A population base that has skilled, well-paying jobs strengthens the city's overall economic health. Residents can then spend money locally, gain pride in local businesses and employers, and invest in the community using private resources.
Increase the number of local Monterey Park residents employed by local and new businesses attracted to the city.
Policy 9.1 Partner with the Chamber of Commerce and East Los Angeles Community College to identify job skill needs and provide training to meet those needs.
Policy 9.2 Work with local and regional job training agencies and organizations to place residents in programs that can improve their job skills.