Workforce Economic Development

Workforce Economic Development (WED) at Long Beach City College is dedicated to bridging the gap between fulfilling business needs for a qualified workforce and providing education and training, including skill sets relevant to jobs in the 21st century. 

With nearly 30,000 students, LBCC is among the largest of the 113 colleges in the California Community Colleges System, the largest system of higher education in the nation. With Economic Development being one of the primary missions at LBCC, we are committed to delivering programs and services that contribute to a competitive workforce and business development in the global market. 

We achieve our mission through programs and special projects, funded by federal, state, local and private dollars. Our staff is well versed in project management to ensure accountability of project/grant outcomes.