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August 15, 2019
By 211LA
Staff Profile: Jose
Meet Jose: Outreach Coordinator  My name is Jose and I’ve made 211 my second home for the past 3 ½ years. I started my journey as a Community Resource Advisor (CRA) on Jan 5th 2016. I remember visiting San Gabriel for the job fair, a part of the interview process, in December of 2015. Prior to 211 LA, I held several jobs. None provided a...
August 15, 2019
By 211LA
Team Profile: Mobility Management
Project Manager David Serby and his team of mobility managers; Pleon Ampornpet, Alicia Morales Rodriguez, and Sterling Mayes (pictured left to right) give us insight on what it’s like to be a part of 211 LA’s Mobility team. The team works both on and off site with Pleon in the North Hollywood and Downtown area, Alicia in the El Monte and Downey...
August 15, 2019
By 211LA
How Your Local AJCC can Help You
About America's Job Center of California   Formerly known as "One-Stop Career Centers", the  America's Job Center of California (AJCC) career centers are located throughout Los Angeles County. AJCC centers are a part of the federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and are open to all job seekers, workers, and employers. Serving as a...
August 15, 2019
By 211LA
Staff Profile: Irene
Meet Irene: Senior Care Coordinator Specialist My name is Irene and I have been working at 211 LA County  for 13 years. My current position is Sr. Care Coordinator Specialist. I have been fortunate enough to have worked in several different positions. I started as a Community Resource Advisor,  and sequentially grew into positions with...
August 15, 2019
By 211LA
Staff Profile: Esther
Meet Esther: Care Coordinator for the Family Reunification Housing Subsidy Program (FRHSP) My name is Esther and I have been with 211 LA since 2016. I served as a Community Resource Advisor for two years and have since become a Care Coordinator for the Family Reunification Housing Subsidy Program at the Edelman Children’s Court. This new position...
August 15, 2019
By 211LA
Staff Profile: Barbara
Meet Barbara: 211 LA Community Resource Advisor and Outreach Coordinator My name is Barbara, and I have been working for 211 LA since July of 2017. In the past year I have had the unique opportunity of dividing my time between two rewarding roles: Community Resource Advisor and Outreach Coordinator. Community Resource Advisor:  What’s the job...
August 15, 2019
By 211LA
LA County’s Fair Chance Hiring Initiative (FCIHO)
What is the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO)?   The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion Authored by Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas to launch a countywide campaign to encourage more businesses to adopt fair chance hiring practices.  This ordinance requires that...
August 12, 2019
By 211LA
Ayudando a Quien Ayuda
En Español What’s the Program? AARP, in partnership with 211 LA and the USC Los Angeles Caregiver Resource Center (LA CRC), launched the Ayudando a Quien Ayuda program on July 30, 2019. Also known as Helping the Helper, this program will connect Latino caregivers with resources in their community.     This bilingual program is...
July 16, 2019
By 211LA
Protecting Yourself From Hidden Fees
Have you ever gotten a bill and the total comes out to be more than you expected? A recent survey by Consumer Reports found that about 85 percent of Americans have experienced an unexpected or hidden fee over the past couple of years. Some hidden fees are small, but all together they add up, which can place a strain on your budget.  Here’s...
July 16, 2019
By 211LA
How to Use Sunscreens Correctly (Hint, you probably aren’t!)
The summer sun has arrived, and so has the need to review your sun-safety habits.  Consumer Reports’ Best Sunscreens of 2019 ratings is now available, along with helpful articles about different ingredients and tips for safe use.  Consumer Reports (CR) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to unbiased product testing, investigative...

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