Events

Stand Guard Against Veteran Suicide.
Monday June 22, 2015
Veterans will walk Colorado Bridge to guard against Veteran suicide. Colorado Blvd Bridge, Pasadena, Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA (MAP) Details on our Meetup Page. And national site is here.

Military Women Leadership Conference.
Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 9:00am to 6:30pm
location: YWCA of Glendale, 735 East Lexington Drive, Glendale, CA 91206

Women Veterans should be setting the cadence for other women to follow. The Military Women Leadership Conference is designed to benefit the women veterans who attend. There will be a direct learning experience that can be used and further developed. The day is long yet rewarding because we have credible guests from different backgrounds. Organizations presenting will include: The Verdugo Job Center, EDD, Wellness Works, Calvet, Vet Hunters, World Financial Group, Millennium Momentum Foundation, EBV Consultants and Encouragement Center, and Volunteers of America. This day is designed to build confident leaders who will have the knowledge and hunger to share the information they attain. Professional Portfolios will be provided to each attendee. There will be raffles and a gas card of $50.00 will be awarded to the veteran with the most guests! (must be vets). A Leadership Certificate of Recognition will be awarded to each participant who attends the full day ! The Certificate can be shown at future job interviews. Come make connections, grow in self and professional development, and share your professional experiences with other female military women. Together, we can set the cadence for future leaders.

JVSVeteransFirst
Monday, June 1 at 11:00am-1:00pm
West Hollywood Library – Wells Fargo Community Meeting Room, 625 Norht San Cicente Blvd., 1st floor, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Information Session will include the following topics:
Housing, Nathaniel Boehme from New Directions for Veterans; Finance, Lyrice Marsh from First Financial Security; EBenefits, Denise Self from Veterans Administration; Stress Management, Gail Soffer from Mindful Warriour Project; Educational Benefits, Community College Veterans Officer.
Get your questions answered. Refreshments served.
click here to RSVP for limited seating

LA Veteran Business Network Networking & Dinner Event – Military Women Social Meetup ,
Thursday, May 14, 2015, 6:30 PM.
Irvine Marriott, 18000 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, CA 92612. The Veteran Business Network (VBN) is proud to present the first of what will be quarterly events. Join us as we bring together some of the area’s most successful veteran business leaders to enjoy some libations, eat great food, and build lasting friendships that enrich the veteran business community and the veteran community as a whole.

LA Women Veterans Collaborative- Military Women Social Meetup,
Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 10:00 AM.
AT&T Building (USC School of Social Work), 1150 S. Olive Street, 11th Floor Sunset Theater, Los Angeles, CA. Please join us for the next meeting of the CollaborativeIn just over six months since the Los Angeles Veterans Study, our community has set clear action items, leveraged new relationships and begun ne wprocesses for coordination that will better support Veterans and their family in Los Angeles County. To date, Veterans continue to face a number of challenges receiving and accessing care. We must continue to work together to solve these challenges. Please click below to RSVP to ensure we have you on the security list. As a reminder, the Engagement and Access Working group meets from 9:00-10:00am, composed of outreach and battle buddy organizations, this group is working on access issues and is open to all navigators and peer supports throughout Los Angeles County. We will also be hosting a special session with HUD/VASH subcontractors to support more outreach.

GORUCK Light – Military Women Social Meetup ,
Saturday, May 2, 2015, 2:00 PM.
Hosted by Megan R. (Female Veteran Advisory Commitee Member) And theGORUCK page link is here for more information.

 

 


Mindful Warrior Project Event, Oct. 9, 2017 in Pasadena

Meditation, and engaging activities that destress the mind, provide relaxation, and self-awareness. Free and welcome to veterans and their supporters (friends and families).

Contact info@mindfulwarriorproject.org for details and PARKING.

Monday, October 9, 2017
6:30 PM

American Legion
131 N Marengo Ave
Pasadena, CA

City of Glendale Hosting Tech Job Fair Oct 12, 2017 at Central Library

Here is a link for more information, including employers participating and potential jobs. Link

The Verdugo Job Center will be hosting its 2nd Annual Tech Job Fair at the newly renovated Downtown Central Library on October 12, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. This event provides a platform for companies to interview and hire technologically skilled job seekers. Admission is free and provides attendees with access to over 18 local businesses and resource organizations and 180 positions, with even more to be announced.

October 12, 2017  –  9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Downtown Central Library
222 E. Harvard Street, Glendale CA 91205
Contact: Melissa Younesian  myounesian@glendaleca.gov

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

Click here for flyer with detailed information