Pamela Paige bring over 20+ years of extensive workforce development experience and job development expertise with adult, dislocated workers, disconnected youth, younger youth reentry and women. Overseeing a staff of 30, Pamela is the Workforce Development & Section 3 for the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) and its 14 public housing developments.
Her Workforce Development Unit operates on an annual budget of $6.5 million and serves 3,500 active clients. She manages the Watts/ Los Angeles WorkSource Center, HACLA Summer Youth Employment Programs and HACLA Employment Technology Centers. She has financial and professional alliances with the City and County of Los Angeles and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Pamela and her team were recently awarded the $3.7 million HUD Jobs Plus Grant for Nickerson Gardens Housing Development. Pamela is an active member of the Los Angeles World Airport (LAWA) Taskforce, California Workforce Association (CWA), Interdepartmental Health Equity Collaborative (IHEC), and IHEC/Community Health Workers PATH Operations Work Group.
Pamela holds the office the Far Western Regional Director for Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. and member Gamma Mu Chapter, Los Angles, California. Her reputation as an FWR “Worker Bee”—translated as “working and not shirking”— preceded her into IOTA. In return for its commitment to her, Pamela gives IOTA dedication, passion, an innate sense of adventure, the ability to multitask, undaunted enthusiasm and uncompromising loyalty.
Sociology was Pamela’s major at California State University, Long Beach and she since gone on to study at Arizona State University.