EC Los Angeles Ensures Local Hiring & Contracting for Jordan Downs Public Housing Redevelopment


Under a contract with Jordan Downs Community Partners (JDCP), Touchstone Project Solutions and Emerald Cities Los Angeles Director Veronica Soto are developing the Local Hire/Section 3 Plan to ensure local hiring… Read More

E-Contractor Academy Grad Ryan Tittsworth, CEO of RBT Electric, Wins Another LA County Contract

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Congratulations to Ryan Tittsworth, president of RBT Electric, Inc., on his third solar energy contract with Los Angeles County since graduating from ECC’s E-Contractor Academy in LA. The new contract, val… Read More

Youth Take High Road to ‘STEAM’ Careers with ‘ACES’ Program

ECC’s commitment to building a sustainable and just economy for the next generation has taken unique form in Los Angeles, where the Architecture, Construction and Engineering Students (ACES) Pathway Program… Read More

ACES Students Begin Pathway to Construction Through Union-Made MC3 Training

By providing training using the Multi-Craft Core Curriculum (MC3), Caló YouthBuild, a partner to Emerald Cities Los Angeles, has become one of the few organizations offering high school students and out-of-s… Read More

Award to LA County for Economic Development Work with EC Los Angeles


LA County is receiving a Green California Leadership Award in the Green Economic Development category in recognition of its work with EC Los Angeles.  The award is being given by California-based Green Tech… Read More

E-Contractor Academy Grad Wins Zero Net Energy Contract

Ryan Tittsworth has been president of RBT Electric, Inc., for six years, but he credits his attendance at the E-Contractor Academy for his success at winning his company’s first contract with LA County. Tit… Read More

ECC Helps Put YouthBuild Grads on the Job with LA Builder


Emerald Cities Los Angeles recently played a critical “bridging” role in the placement of La Causa YouthBuild graduates Marco Loera, 23, and Alejandro Martinez, 23, in their first construction jobs, w… Read More

Los Angeles Graduates 40 Minority and Women E-Contractors


ECC President Denise Fairchild and L.A. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas stand among E-Contractor Academy graduates, staff, and supporters. On Tuesday, November 19, the first cohort of EC Los Angeles’s … Read More

California's Prop 39 Framework Takes The High Road


On July 9, Steve Veres (pictured above), California Senator Kevin DeLeon's District Director, laid out the elements of California’s newest energy efficiency program at the kick-off of EC Los Angeles’… Read More

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