Welcome to the Regional Economic Development Instutite (REDI). REDI is a career and technical education applied research, training, and technical assistance center based at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College. REDI's mission is to strengthen the regional economy through the design, delivery, and dissemination of state-of-the art workforce development, vocational, and basic skills education and training programs. The Institute specifically endeavors to re-engineer public education (K-16) to seamlessly and effectively connect high demand industries and jobs to California's workforce, with a special emphasis on unemployed and underemployed populations.
REDI's central purpose is to strengthen the competitiveness and profitability of its industry partners, while building meaningful educational experience, careers and livable wages for current and prospective workers.