News from LA Veterans Collaborative

 Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative (LAVC) sends a thank you to those who joined the meeting this month! They look forward to hosting you at the next collaborative meeting on July 8, 2020.  


Dr. Frank Alvarez M.D., MPH, discussed Los Angeles County’s Roadmap to Reopening during COVID-19 pandemic. Here is some aadditional materials related to the presentation on COVID-19 and the Los Angeles County guidelines to reopening below:    
Roadmap to Reopening
Roadmap to Recovery Infographic
Protocols for Retail Establishments

Immediate Job Openings in Southern California

With record unemployment levels reaching new highs every week, a good number of employers are currently searching for workers in Southern California. Scores of jobs that have opened even as the coronavirus pandemic continues and many businesses remain closed.

Go to this page to see samples and link to open jobs from Patch and Zip Recruiter – jobs in Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange County, San Bernardino and San Diego.

Glendale-Burbank-La Cañada Flintridge’s Verdugo Job Center Recruiting for Many Jobs Now

Due to recent circumstances surrounding COVID-19 the Verdugo Job Center (VJC) is providing virtual services and meetings by appointments only. VJC is closed to walk-in clients. You can still meet with a counselor by making an appointment.

Jobs are available with Teledyne Reynolds, Centerlyne, Calif. Department of State Hospitals, ROSS, PASC, Walgreen’s, Instacart, Warner Brothers, Smart and Final, Catholic Charities, FedEx Ground, ACE Hardware, Lowe’s and at many more employers – contact the VJC for information and to arrange applications today.

Please contact VJC at 818-937-8000 for more information about jobs and career services now.

Red Cross Services for Veterans

The American Red Cross services for veterans date back to World War I and remains consistent with the spirit of our congressional charter. Today, the Red Cross is proud to maintain our commitment to the men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

  1. Referrals to Community Resources
  2. Veterans Claims for Benefits
  3. Volunteerism in VA & Military Hospitals
  4. Map Your Skills to Our Job Opportunities
  5. How to Contact the Red Cross for Assistance and Volunteer Opportunities

Link to Red Cross Website

Space Tech Expo Rescheduled for August 10,2020

ATTENTION: NEW DATES FOR SPACE TECH EXPO USA 2020
Event postponed. Space Tech Expo USA is now taking place late Summer 2020

Space Tech Expo & Conference is the leading showcase of space-related technologies and innovations from systems and sub-systems, components, testing and manufacturing technologies for civil, military and commercial space applications.

Follow news and updates about event here.

Work with Apple Computers, iPhones, Tablets, Software? Or, Want to?

Apple’s Annual  Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) moves online for first time, June 22, 2020, with a jam-packed, all-online experience from Apple Park.

Special Event Keynote and Platforms State of the UnionJan. 22, at 10am. The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off with exciting reveals, inspiration, and new opportunities to continue creating the most innovative apps in the world. Join the worldwide developer community for an in-depth look at the future of Apple platforms, directly from Apple Park.

  1. 100+ Engineering Sessions Developer Forums
  2. Developer Forums
  3. 1-on-1 Developer Labs (by appointment) 

Click here for more information and to download the event app

Support for Women Businesses – NEW

New Economics for Women has put together a team of experts to take care of the Women’s Business Center. The NEW-WBC will have its headquarters in Canoga Park, with another location in Van Nuys. In addition to all the workshops and one-on-one consultations, the program will expand in the months to come with an “On the Road Program” taking the much-needed program to different communities and organizations around Los Angeles County.

The NEW Women’s Business Center provides resources and tools to ensure women entrepreneurs are on the right track for economic independence through small business ownership.

We are here to help your business. Register for local training workshops that help you develop your business. Book a 1-on-1 appointment with our staff. Get the support you need to succeed.

Visit the Website of NEW here

Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative Meeting, Wednesday June 10, 2020 – Online with Zoom

The Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative (LAVC) is a structured network of over 300 public, private, and government agencies from across multiple sectors working together to improve the lives of veterans, service members, and military families in Los Angeles County.

ACCESS & ENGAGEMENT9:00 AM – 9:55 AM 
WOMEN VETERANS9:00 AM – 9:55 AM 
LAVC COLLECTIVE MEETING10:00 AM – 10:45 AM 
BREAK OUT GROUPS 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

Next meeting will be online from 10:00am to 10:45am. Register here . . . .

Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative

Please join us for the next LAVC meeting on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. This meeting will be hosted on Zoom!
This month, Dr. Carl Castro, the Director of the USC Military and Veterans Programs (MVP), will talk about his recent article examining the impact of COVID-19 on the Veteran Community. The full article is included below:Impact of COVID-19 on mental health care for Veterans: Improvise, adapt and overcome 

To learn more about the LAVC and community resources please visit our LAVC website.