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L.A. Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson to Host Veterans Grocery Giveaway
May 28, 2020
Attendees are required to wear face coverings and observe 6 feet of social distancing guidelines at all times. ... read more »
Ending Workforce Discrimination is Up to Us
March 19, 2020
During my tenure at the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO), it became clear to me that access was the foundation of economic opportunity. The transportation sector lacked diversity, equity and inclusion, and this was glaringly obvious to both leadership and employees. Pathways began to emerge to grow a diverse pool of talent, but it was obvious that a more organizational framework was needed to operate at full capacity to best serve veterans, women, underrepresented, and underserved workers; groups that had been previously overlooked. ... read more »
The Homelessness Crisis – We Are Better Than This
March 12, 2020
There are half a million people, mostly men, mostly white, but way too many African Americans. African Americans are 13 percent of the population and 40 percent of the homeless. The homeless are primarily concentrated in California, New York, Florida, and Texas, but you can find them in almost any community. Two-thirds of the homeless are sheltered on a given night, but a third are sleeping on the streets, on park benches, in alleys, under awnings. To quote the late great Congressman Elijah Cummings, "we are better than this." ... read more »
Housing for Vets Built Through Humanity, Politics and Love
December 5, 2019
Groundbreaking ceremony for Casa De Rosas gives former vets and their families a second chance ... read more »
The Los Angeles NAACP Youth Council Honored Twenty-Three Veterans.
November 21, 2019
Each year, the Youth Council honors African American Men and Women who rendered service to help to same this country's freedom. ... read more »
Waters: Veterans Deserve the Best, I’ll Never Stop Fighting on their Behalf
November 14, 2019
Waters is one of the strongest advocates for veterans and military families in the U.S. Congress. ... read more »
Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder this Memorial Day
May 23, 2019
Dr. Zuberbuhler noted the simplest triggers can make someone with PTSD feel like their nervous system becomes hijacked by a panic reaction, which can cause you to fight (get angry), flight (avoid), or freeze (feel numb). ... read more »
Women Vets on Point Launches New Website Providing Better Pathways to Care 
July 26, 2018
Many of the challenges faced by women veterans are distinct from those faced by male veterans or other women ... read more »
Honor a Hero, Hire a VetSM – A Job Fair in Compton
May 8, 2018
The Employment Development Department in partnership with Compton Community College will host a Job‑and‑Resource Fair for Veterans, National Guard, and Reservists returning from active duty. ... read more »
BOE Member Horton Serves as Grand Marshall at VITA for Veterans Event in Inglewood
March 29, 2018
Horton was the Grand Marshall for the event and provided information presentation on how to maximize millions in refundable tax credits, and other tax planning strategies ... read more »
Los Angeles County Veterans America’s Job Center of California Grand Opening
November 6, 2017
The easily-accessible location of the Veterans AJCC at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall enables Veterans and their families to access a full range of additional services located on-site, including housing, child support, legal services, and mental health services. ... read more »
L.A. Veteran Affairs Announces 30 Day Homeless Plan
January 11, 2017
Since 2010, the number of homeless veterans has been reduced by 47 percent ... read more »
County Receives Additional Funding To Help House Homeless Veterans
July 13, 2016
Over $700,000 in Federal Dollars Awarded ... read more »
Memorial Day
May 25, 2016
Honoring those that gave the ultimate sacrifice ... read more / view cartoon »
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