USC has published this study of Veterans in Los Angeles area. Click Here to download.
|The next Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative (LAVC) meeting is on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. The collective meeting will begin at 10 am, and it will take place at the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall. We have partnered with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (DMH) and the office of Military Veterans Affairs to host the next upcoming meetings. Please don’t forget to register for the December meeting. |
If you are interested in attending the Women Veterans or the Access & Engagement working groups, please arrive at 9 am.
Please make sure to register for the meeting!
11:00am to 2:00pm. For the Pasadena Community. Everyone Welcome!
Location: Flintridge Center, 236 West Mountain, Unit 117, Pasadena, CA 91103. Information: 626-795-9968
Innovation peaks in the silicon mountains.
SEPTEMBER 14-21, 2019
Glendale, California boasts a thriving tech ecosystem that is home to over 1000 high tech firms that generate over $5 billion dollars in sales each year and employ over 41,000 people. Get in on the action during Glendale Tech Week 2019. Employer demos, Job Fair, Start-up Pitches, Speakers and More!
Our mission is to provide free assistance to veterans who are navigating pending criminal cases
The Community Veteran Justice Project (CVJP) is dedicated to ensuring current and former military service members receive the information, support, and services they need to use California’s Veteran Statutes to improve their lives.
CVJP provides specific services, policy advocacy, and community education to assist justice-involved service members/veterans with obtaining alternative sentencing for some felonies, and diversion for misdemeanor cases. This can result in treatment rather than incarceration, some cases being dismissed, and records being sealed.
Google Data Scientist and former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Sean O’Keefe pointed out that there are more than 2.5 million businesses in the U.S. that are majority-owned by veterans. This amounts to 9% of all businesses in the U.S. To help veterans find jobs and promote their businesses, Google has launched some useful new tools.
Google has enabled new “Veteran-Led” attribute for businesses that are owned, led or founded by a veteran. This attribute can be added through the Google My Business profiles. And it will appear along with others such as “Outdoor Seating” and “Has Wifi.” . . . . more
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!
DEADLINE: January 10, 2019
CONFERENCE DATES: May 11-19, 2019
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.
If you are a woman veteran in Los Angeles and are feeling lost or worried about your mental health, you are not alone. Connect with Women Vets on Point today.
Women Vets on Point is an independent, not-for-profit program designed and informed by women veterans for women veterans in order to address critical needs and barriers to mental health care after military service. The program is funded by a consortium of Southern California foundations and brings together a team of program developers, service providers, and researchers from Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC), and the United States Veterans Initiative (U.S.VETS).