Over 100 job seekers and community partners were in attendance at the Disability Resource Fair on Wednesday, October 23 at the Verdugo Jobs Center, organized in partnership with the Department of Rehabilitation and the State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD). Tabling employers included Goodwill, the U.S. Census Bureau, and Access. Keynote speaker Christopher Arroyo of SCDD kicked off the event; Jose Gonzalez, an alumnus of the CNC Machinist Academy, and Olga Cervantes, an Employment Development Department (EDD) success story, also discussed their career journeys.
Dozens of employers will offer job opportunities for technology skilled job seekers.
- Beyond Limits
- Service Titan
- Cal Tech
- Sada Systems
- Hawke Media
- Liberman Media
- NEP Group
- Image Cube
- DOT 818
- Age of Learning
Innovation peaks in the silicon mountains.
Glendale, California boasts a thriving tech ecosystem that is home to over 1000 high tech firms that generate over $5 billion dollars in sales each year and employ over 41,000 people. Get in on the action during Glendale Tech Week 2019 and during our year round programming.
Join Tech on Tap as they introduce and welcome the a new workspace in the center of the Business District. Just steps from Glendale Galleria, Porto’s Bakery, and other hot spots.
Location: 500 North Brand Blvd. 20th Floor – Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Please join us at the Verdugo Job Center located in Glendale, CA. All ready to work candidates are welcome. Light refreshments will be provided.
Time: 10 am — 12 pm
Date: October 24, 2018
Motivational Speaker: Dana LeMon
Sponsoring Employer: Pride Industries
Location: 1255 South Central Avenue Glendale, CA 91204
Limited space RSVP by Oct. 15: Fernando 818.409.0498 or Alex 818.937.8063
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is an Equal Opportunity Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. – TTY (818) 548-3857.
12th Annual Sustainability Summit – sponsored by the Los Angeles Business Council – April 20 | 7:30 am -2:30pm
This annual summit at the Getty Center is a momentous event in our city, annually drawing more than 1,500 industry, corporate and civic leaders in attendance and via livestream. This exceptional forum advocates for business-driven solutions and effective public policy to help Los Angeles realize a more sustainable future.
Join our experts to learn:
- The balance between local and imported water resources
- How the State plans to increase water conservation technologies and tools through incentives
- The potential impact of Proposition 68 on the June 2018 ballot– the Parks and Environment Bond – that would invest $4 billion for environmental protection, flood protection and infrastructure projects
- And much more!
Hear from top leaders, including:
- The Honorable Kate Brown Governor, State of Oregon
- The Honorable Jay Inslee Governor, State of Washington
- The Honorable Eric Garcetti Mayor, City of Los Angeles
- The Honorable Kevin de Leon Senate President pro Tem, State of California
- The Honorable Laura Friedman Assembly Assistant Speaker pro Tem
- and many more
Interview with Joanna McFarland-Founder/CEO- HopSkipDrive, a ride service for kids designed to help you take some of the stress out of your family’s busy schedule. Joanna has more than 15 years experience in product and general management. She has an MBA from Stanford University and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Joanna has worked for different companies in various roles—broadening her experience background. After working her way up from Director to Vice President of the Publisher Network for AT&T, she took on a Vice President role with One West Bank.
Following our Fireside chat with Joanna, we will shift to a panel discussion, Beyond the #MeToo Movement-What’s Next for Women in the Workplace, that will focus on how #MeToo can bring women together and encourage them to support each other when it comes to promotions and workplace advancement–important steps towards attainment of equality and a balance of power between men and women. Joanna will also participate in the panel.