MEDIA ADVISORY

August 20, 2015

Paige Marlatt Dorr
Office: 916.327.5356
Cell: 916.601.8005
Office E-mail: pdorr@cccco.edu

California Community Colleges to Hold Los Angeles Town Hall Meeting on Recommendations to Improve Delivery of Workforce Education

Who/What: Members of the California Community Colleges Board of Governors and Chancellor Brice W. Harris will participate in a town hall meeting to discuss 25 recommendations developed by a task force aimed at improving the delivery of workforce education in the system’s 113 community colleges. The Task Force on Workforce, Job Creation and a Strong Economy was formed to address California’s anticipated shortage of 1 million skilled workers over the next decade. The panel’s recommendations will be presented at the event sponsored by the Southern California Leadership Council and Los Angeles Trade Technical College, and media will have opportunities for one-on-one interviews with key leaders in this effort.

When/ From 9 -11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Where: Los Angeles Trade Technical College

2215 South Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA
Aspen Hall 101

(Campus Map: http://college.lattc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/LATTC-CAMPUS-MAP-5-30-14-wpark.pdf)

NOTE: Media planning to attend are asked to RSVP to Paige Marlatt Dorr at pdorr@cccco.edu. Members of the public wishing to attend are asked to RSVP by registering at this link.

The California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation composed of 72 districts and 113 colleges serving 2.1 million students per year. Community colleges supply workforce training, basic skills education and prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions. The Chancellor’s Office provides leadership, advocacy and support under the direction of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. For more information about the community colleges, please visit http://californiacommunitycolleges.cccco.edu/, https://www.facebook.com/CACommColleges, or https://twitter.com/CalCommColleges.

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