Military children enjoy event in their honor

On Sunday, April 17, the Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative held the third annual celebration of military-connected children at the Los Angeles Public Library.

April, Month of the Military Child brought children and families from across the area together to participate in numerous activities at the Central Library in downtown Los Angeles. The collaborative’s Families & Children working group, in partnership with Mindful Warrior Project, organized the event.

The children were able to get their faces painted and enjoy music, art activities, drumming circle and literacy games. They were given as many books and toys as they could carry. Several families while posing at the […]

By |April 29th, 2016|Collaborative|0 Comments

Documentary featuring LAVC sheds light on complications of job-hunting in LA

Local veteran hiring issues were spotlighted during a recent screening of “Jobs for GIs” documentary that followed a handful of local veterans as they navigated the various resources available in Los Angeles aimed at helping veterans find employment.

Held Jan. 20 at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall and in partnership with the Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative, the screening was followed by a panel discussion of the issues addressed in the documentary. Some panelists included Dan Goldenberg, executive director of the Call of Duty Foundation; Lisa Anderson, veterans employment services manager at the Salvation Army Haven; and Blas Villalobos, veterans affairs manager with […]

By |January 25th, 2016|Collaborative, Community|0 Comments