Climate Center at West LA College

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  • Company Size: 10
  • Industry: Sustainability, Education
  • Locations: Culver City, CA

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) has established the California Center for Climate Change Education at West Los Angeles College, a first-of-its-kind, forward-looking resource that will help prepare students for good-paying, fulfilling careers in the clean energy and climate technology industries. The Center will be accessible to students and staff from all nine LACCD campuses.

CCCCE was funded with a state allocation of $5 million as part of AB 1913, sponsored by Asm. Isaac G. Bryan and $1.3 million from the federal government were sponsored by then Rep. Karen Bass (now Los Angeles Mayor) and Sen. Alex Padilla. The federal funding was approved in the Federal Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023.

The California Center for Climate Change Education at West Los Angeles College (Climate Center) is deeply committed to promoting climate education through the lens of social and economic justice, while also fostering workforce development and empowerment of frontline communities.

Our Center is committed to a human-centric culture, valuing gender, racial, and age equality, as well as inclusion. We prioritize ADA compliance and accessibility. We place a strong emphasis on work/life balance, offering flexible scheduling and remote work options to accommodate our employees’ needs. Job security and career advancement opportunities are integral to our culture, with a focus on internal promotions and skill development. Sustainability is a core value; we prioritize eco-friendly practices and community engagement. Our management style is collaborative and empowering, encouraging open communication and a growth mindset among our team members.

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