Memorial Day Event in Burbank, CA May 27, 2091

The City of Burbank Parks & Recreation Department and the Burbank Veterans Committee Proudly Presents a Memorial Day Ceremony. A time of song, word, remembrance, and celebration. At the McCambridge Park War Memorial, Corner of San Fernando Road & Amherst Drive.

Time: 11:00 am

Location: McCambridge Park War Memorial San Fernando Road & Amherst Drive Burbank,

For more information please call 818-238-537

Memorial Day Event in Glendale, CA – May 27, 2019

Forest Lawn—Glendale’s Memorial Day Commemoration will be a historic event celebrating the heroism of the United States Military and honoring the memories of American veterans. Beginning at 1:00 PM on Monday, May 27, 2019, the featured remembrance will delight audiences of all ages with a symphony of patriotic events made possible thanks to partnerships with 1887 Fund, Leadership Pasadena, and Wellness Works. The events include a recitation of the “Gettysburg Address” and “Pledge of Allegiance”; an invocation and benediction by Lieutenant Jennifer Shiflett of The Salvation Army Glendale & Community Center; and performances of patriotic music, including “The Star-Spangled Banner”and “Battle Hymn of the Republic,”as well as “Taps” performed by the Band of the California Battalion and a memorial march featuring Scottish bagpipes and drums.

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Glendale Tech on Tap Free Film Screening & Gathering – May 22, 2019

 Glendale Tech on Tap in partnership with DishDivvy, will sponsor a screening of the excellent film Soufra at the Glendale Laemmle. Guests will enjoy a Soufra-inspired boxed meal to enjoy during the film, prepared by local DishDivvy HomeCooks.

Soufra follows the unlikely and inspirational story of Mariam Shaar – a generational refugee who has spent her entire life in the Burj El Barajneh refugee camp in Lebanon. Mariam sets out against all odds to change her fate by launching a successful catering company, “Soufra,” eventually expanding it into a food truck business with a diverse team of fellow refugee women.

Click here to learn more and purchase tickets.

Writing Scholarship for Veterans

The LWC Baker Veteran Scholarship
SCHOLARSHIP details: Applicant must be a veteran of the armed services, and not have a book in publication but should be generating work with the intent of being published in established literary magazines and/or have other awards of merit. The goal of this scholarship is to give an underserved population the opportunity to have close mentoring relationships with professional writers and editors. This scholarship covers full tuition (all events, readings, workshops, etc. are covered for scholar) for the conference and offers steep discount for the superb housing we have at Seaside (scholars pay a lodging fee of $200 total for the full conference). This is our sixth year, and we are proud to have offered financial aid (we have both fellowships (for those with one book or more) and scholarships for five years!

GENRE: Open

DEADLINE: January 10, 2019

CONFERENCE DATES: May 11-19, 2019

TO SUBMIT: https://www.artweeksouthwalton.com/longleaf-writers-conference-registration/

FOR DETAILS:  https://www.artweeksouthwalton.com/2018-longleaf-visiting-writers-faculty-agents-editors-and-guests/

The Longleaf Writers Conference is an annual gathering of creative writers from all over the nation and features award-winning writers in poetry and fiction and creative nonfiction who will offer a full week of intensive writing workshops, one day seminars, lectures, readings, and social events.  The conference offers the opportunity for all writers to celebrate writing, to network with other writers, make new literary friends, and to hone their crafton one of the most beautiful beaches in the US.  web:https://www.longleafwritersconference.com  

Please note: Travel stipends and meals are not included at this time for fellows and scholars but most activities and events have some food and drink available.·Fellows and scholars will benefit from a special reading, direct work with faculty, and other specific duties that allow them access to our faculty and visiting writers.

For more info: contact Seth Tucker at longleafwritersconference@gmail.comor303-868-3873

LA Conservation Corp Career and College Fair, Los Angeles, Nov. 2, 2018

LA Job Corp Job Fair Nov 2, 2018 posterCome learn about opportunities to build upon your education and career goals

The Los Angeles Conservation Corps (LA Corps) is hosting a College & Career Fair on Friday, November 2, 2018 for teens and young adults in Los Angeles.

The event is free, open to the public, and complimentary lunch will be provided to attendees.

Attendees will meet college contacts and prospective employers and will have the chance to win a free Apple iPad!

Fri, November 2, 2018, from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
Location:  The Goodwill Center of Southern California, 3150 North San Fernando Road, Los Angeles, CA 90065

Click here to visit site for details and to rsvp

Domestic Violence Community Forum & Candlelight Vigil, October 11, 2018

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On Behalf of the Glendale Commission on the Status of Women: Join us for a Domestic Violence Community Forum & Candlelight Vigil

When: October 11, at 6pm

Location: Glendale Central Library

6:00 Reception

6:30 Program

Presentation of Domestic Violence Community Survey

Panel Discussion, moderated by Assemblymember Laura Friedman – including experts from YWCA Glendale, Glendale Police Department, Glendale Unified School District and Armenian Council of America

Questions and Answers

Candlelight Vigil

Click here to see flyer

Voices in Action Community Forums

Join the discussion on important employment issues that affect your community

The Verdugo Workforce Development Board wants to put your voice into action! We invite you to our Stakeholder and Community Forums where we want to hear from you about important employment issues that affect you today. Your valuable feedback is critical in the development of a plan that is reflective of our community’s workforce needs.

Forums run October 18 to Nov 15. Click here to download flyer with details.