The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (“WIOA”) mandates local and regional workforce planning as does the State of California. Attached are the documents comprising the draft Local Plan for the Pacific Gateway Workforce Development Area (LWDA), encompassing the cities of Long Beach and Signal Hill, as well as the Regional Plan for workforce areas serving the Los Angeles County Area.  


Local Plan Update

The Pacific Gateway Workforce Development Board is gathering feedback as it updates its Local Workforce Plan.

The forums will take place on three different dates in three different locations.  Please see the list below:


November 15, 2018 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Developing strategies to strengthen services to English

language learners, foreign-born individuals, and refugees.

The Guidance Center

1301 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90813

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December 5, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Community forum on local workforce services.

The WorkPlace

4811 Airport Plaza Dr. Ste 120, Long Beach, CA 90815


December 11, 2018 | 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Improving services to individuals with disabilities through

competitive integrated employment.

Michelle Obama Public Library

5870 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90805