Mayoral Sustainable Housing, Transportation, and Jobs Summit

Come to the Los Angeles Business Council’s upcoming summit to explore innovation and investment in L.A.’s economy. The summit will include the release of LABC Institute Workforce Survey of the Downtown Arts, Design and Innovation District, as well as the unleashing of new economic policies to increase workers purchasing power, reform business taxes, incentivize affordable housing, and integrate the sharing economy. More info.

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