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File #: 22-1088    Version: 1 Name: ED - Regional Plan Implementation 4.0
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 8/25/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute an agreement, and any necessary documents and subsequent amendments, with the City of Pasadena, a municipal corporation, operating in its capacity as the contract and program administrator of the Foothill Employment and Training Consortium, to accept and expend grant funding in an amount not to exceed $37,000 and participate in the Regional Plan Implementation 4.0 project for the period of April 1, 2021, through December 31, 2022. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Economic Development
Attachments: 1. 091322-C-7sr
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute an agreement, and any necessary documents and subsequent amendments, with the City of Pasadena, a municipal corporation, operating in its capacity as the contract and program administrator of the Foothill Employment and Training Consortium, to accept and expend grant funding in an amount not to exceed $37,000 and participate in the Regional Plan Implementation 4.0 project for the period of April 1, 2021, through December 31, 2022. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
City Council approval is requested to accept and expend Foothill Employment and Training Consortium grant funding to participate in the Regional Plan Implementation 4.0 project and provide capacity-building training around diversity, equity, inclusion, and high road training partnerships, participate in workgroups, facilitate meetings, and reporting.

Pacific Gateway Workforce Innovation Network (Pacific Gateway) administers various employment and educational training programs through the WorkPlace, Harbor Gateway WorkSource Center, Harbor YouthSource Center, and Youth Opportunity Center (YOC), and partnerships with selected community organizations. These programs assist job seekers in acquiring skills leading to employment in high-demand occupations by local employers.

The funding is intended for the Los Angeles Basin Regional Planning Unit (LABRPU) to support the Regional Planning Units (RPU) in their efforts to develop regional leadership, and organize regional industry leaders and workforce, education, and economic development partners to promote systems change and worker empowerment by building a “high road” economy based on equity, skills, innovation, and shared prosperity. The Regional Plan Implementation 4.0 funding allows RPUs the opportunity to strategize and develop initiatives and partnerships to support continued efforts in implementing the three policy objectives of California’s Strategic Workforce Plan: fostering demand-drive...

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