Events

4th Annual Event Celebrates Military Children

A celebration of the unique lives and sacrifices of children from military families was held earlier this month at the Los Angeles Public Library’s Central Branch.

In honor of Military Child Month, the event was organized by the Mindful Warrior Project and its partners – the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles Public Library, and Operation Family Caregiver.  It offered a variety of activities including a puppet show, face painting, balloon hats and a drum circle. There were crafts and other interactive activities personalized for the older children. Healthy and organic snacks were also provided.

Among the most popular attractions […]

By |April 18th, 2017|Community, Events|0 Comments

LA’s efforts supporting military children

Deborah Hayes, USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work adjunct professor and co-chair of the Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative working group on families and children, discusses the work the collaborative has been able to do over the years to support military children and their families.
As a collaborative, we are truly a number of different organizations and individuals with the same goal, the same vision. And that is to support military-connected children, to identify them in different service areas so that we can be better able to provide for their needs.

Also to see where they are doing well and to acknowledge […]

By |April 13th, 2017|Collaborative, Community, Events|0 Comments