The City of Glendale received $1 million from the State of California to launch a tech startup accelerator. After feedback from the tech community, start-ups, accelerators and potential operators, the City will launch two new accelerators.
THE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL LOS ANGELES KIDSX DIGITAL HEALTH ACCELERATOR
Focusing on advancing digital health innovation for pediatric health and healthcare. The program will provide innovation in a field that is very timely and will serve as the first Pediatric-focused digital health accelerator in the world. Pediatric health services include the use of artificial intelligence, gamification, virtual, augmented or mixed reality, mobile apps, voice-enabled services and remote monitoring, among others.
HERO HOUSE GLENDALE
To implement a non-industry specific “Gateway to LA” program that will focus on international or out-of- state companies looking to expand their product in Southern California. It will also accept applicants from Glendale and/or Southern California. This program will be established by SmartGateVC, and backed by Draper University of Heroes in San Mateo, CA, as well as the Armenian Engineers and Scientists of America.
The meetings of the Verdugo Workforce Development Board (VWDB), and all of its subcommittees, are subject to the Brown Act.
Through a Joint Powers Agreement between the Cities of Glendale, Burbank, and La Cañada Flintridge, the City of Glendale administers federal job training funds received by our three cities. The three cities are designated as the Verdugo Consortium Workforce Area, which is governed by the Verdugo Workforce Development Board (VWDB).
The Verdugo Workforce Development Executive Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 13th at 8:00 am. Click here for agenda
The Verdugo Workforce Development Full Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 13th at 8:30 am. Click here for agenda
For meeting information contact Diana Antonio at 818-937-8081 or dantonioATglendaleca.gov
The Verdugo School to Career Coalition will hold its next meeting via telephone conference call on April 22. Click the link below to download phone conference instructions, rsvp information and the agenda and minutes of last meeting.
A 3D printer maker switches to medical devices while an academic group creates ventilators using Home Depot parts.
From ventilators to shields to video machine repair tutorials, tech companies are on the forefront developing solutions to the Covid-19 Pandemic workplace emergencies. One company has even built safe sleep cabins to give healthcare workers a safe haven torest.
Due to recent circumstances surrounding COVID-19 the VJC is providing virtual services and meetings by appointments only. VJC is closed to walk-in clients. You can still meet with your EN counselor by making an appointment. Please call us at 818-937-8000 for more information or an appointment.
We will be extending due dates for all Library materials currently checked out. We ask that you keep your materials and wait to return them until normal operations have been restored in order to prevent further spread of the virus.
At present, we are offering service by phone. You can reach the Burbank Central Library at (818) 238-5600 from 9:30 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday, or the Buena Vista Branch Library at (818) 238-5620 from 10 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday. The Northwest Branch Library will have limited phone service; please call Central or Buena Vista for assistance.
Information about how other BurbankCity services are affected can be found here.
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture is working closely with our parent agency, the City of Glendale, to monitor developments of the COVID-19 outbreak and have taken precautions to help prevent its spread. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Department, under the direction of the City of Glendale, is closing all library locations and cancelling all programs, events, and classes scheduled through March 29, 2020.
Library staff will continue to report to work and will be available from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday – Saturday, in order to continue to provide telephone and chat services to the public.
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture has taken the following steps :
Extension of library material due dates and time to pick-up holds.
Discontinuation, until further notice, of the acceptance of donated materials.
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture offers many digital resources that you can access from home with your library card, including eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, movies, music, and even online classes. You can even manage your account and search the library catalog online. Don’t have a library card? You can get one by filling out this form online to get a temporary card that will give you access to all of our digital resources.