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

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Free Adult Literacy Program Offered in Glendale

The Library, Arts & Culture Department Adult Literacy Program offers services to help adults improve their reading, writing, and speaking. Instruction is provided by trained volunteers. The Adult Literacy Program is free and open to all adults ages eighteen and over.

The Adult Literacy Program helps adults who want to learn English as well as English-speaking adults who need to improve their reading and writing skills. Conversation classes and one-on-one tutoring sessions are offered.

The Adult Literacy Program is also seeking volunteers to work with adults to improve their reading, writing, and speaking skills. No prior teaching experience is necessary. Successful volunteers need to make a commitment of at least one hour per week for a minimum of six months.

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and click here to read the Adult Literacy Program Newsletter

Sling Shot Project With Glendale Community College – Tuition Waivers

The Sling Shot Project Job Training Project. A Collaboration between the VWDB’s Verdugo Jobs Center and Glendale Community College.

Care Coordination is a fast growing career in the healthcare industry. This course will assist individuals in enhancing their careers as a Home Health Aides, Medical Assistants or LVNs by gaining skills and knowledge used in hospitals, clinics and other patient care settings.

The VWDB/VJC has a limited number of course fee grant waivers. See flyer for contact and application information. Class runs March 17 – April 28.

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IT Level I Job Training Program Launched – Veterans Encouraged to Apply

The VWDB’s VJC has partnered with Glendale Community College and Department of Rehabilitation to provide IT Level I training for interested clients.  Disabilities Employment Accelerator funds assist individuals with disabilities with job placement, classroom and on the job training, work experience, career exploration assistance. Eligible clients enrolled in the program may qualify to receive free IT training through GCC. After the training there will be opportunities to be enrolled in either work experience or on the job training with local employers. There are also opportunities for other types of classroom training. To find out more about these opportunities, contact Tina Hartyon for more information.

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Disability Resource Fair – October 26, 2017

The Work Incentives Planning and Assistance program will be hosting a Disability Resource Fair at the Verdugo Jobs Center in Glendale on October 26 to honor the National Disability Awareness Month. This resource fair at the Verdugo Jobs Center that will be focusing on providing numerous resources for the disabled population in our community and other surrounding cities. The Disability Employment Accelerator (DEA) program will also be assisting at the event.

Below is the list of all community partners who have confirmed their participation at the event:

1. Independent Living Center of Southern California
2. Employment Development Department
3. Glendale Housing Department
4. Pasadena City College
5. Employment Network MCS
6. Department of Rehabilitation
7. State Council on Development Disability
8. Protection, Advocacy (PABSS) – Disability Rights California
9. Individual Development Account – West Angeles Community Development
10. Employment Network —Goodwill Southern California
11. Social Security Administration
12. Center for Health Care Rights
13. Housing Rights Center – Los Angeles
14. Pacific Clinics Behavioral
15. Ascencia Housing Services
16. Blind Field Services
17. IRS Taxpayer Advocate Services

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