Economic Development – About the Committee

The EC Economic Development Committee monitors Economic Development issues and legislative policies affecting the Second Supervisorial District to advise Supervisor Ridley-Thomas on key issues impacting the economic strength and health of the community and mobilize the community to take action.

Goals:

  1. Collaborate and link the Second Supervisorial District office with the community through the Empowerment Congress Economic Development Committee.
  2. Educate and inform the community about key economic policies and initiatives impacting the Second Supervisorial District.
  3. Identify emerging economic issues in the Second Supervisorial District and determine how to influence and develop policy.

Issues:

  • Promoting awareness of Procurement opportunities within the County Procurement Division for businesses in or serving the Second Supervisorial District
  • Promoting employment opportunities with major contractors funded with County funds via Project Labor Agreements
  • Hosting workshops on economic related issues such as the Small Business Procurement Opportunities
  • Advocating for economic issues impacting the community such as Crenshaw/LAX Leimert Park Station, and Crenshaw/ LAX Connector to the airport.

Click here for a printable version of the Economic Development Committee fact sheet.

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