The Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Board, with more than 40 active business and community leaders, represents the southern coastal region of Los Angeles County, including Lomita, Long Beach, Signal Hill, and Torrance.

The Board is responsible for oversight of the federal Workforce Investment Act resources, leveraging robust and responsive business solutions and One-Stop Career Center systems in Pacific Gateway's service area that deliver critical workforce and economic development services to diverse communities.

The Board works closely with community partners including the Business, Education, and Non-Profit communities.  Focused on its role as a strong Industry Convener, Workforce Intermediary, and Service Broker, the Board works closely with key Regional partners around Southern California to ensure workforce development activities that are an essential part of regional economic development and job creation strategies.  

WIA Local Workforce Plan 2013-2017
The following documents constitute the final submittal of the Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network Local Plan to the State of California’s Workforce Investment Board. These documents represent Pacific Gateway’s Local Strategic Workforce Plan for Program Years 2013-17.

Local Strategic Workforce Plan

Regional Economic Data Report

Currently Accepting Board Nominations
If you have an interest in serving on the Workforce Investment Board, please review the following documents and submit an application to Suzanne Gordin, WIB Secretary, either by email (suzanne.gordin@pacific-gateway.org) or by mail to:  3447 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807.

WIB Application
WIB Member Overview
Annual Reports

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2011-2013 Strategic Priorities
In July 2011 the WIB adopted the following strategic priorities:
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