Verdugo Workforce Development Board Releases Four Year Regional and Local Plans For Public Review and Comment

The Verdugo Workforce Development Board (VWDB) has released two draft documents for public review and comment: 1) VWDB Local Workforce Development Plan 2017– 2020 (Draft); 2) Los Angeles Basin Regional Planning Unit:  Regional Workforce Development Plan 2017– 2020 (Draft). The two draft plans will be available for public review and comment beginning February 1, 2017 through March 1, 2017 at www.verdugoworkforce.com/publicnotice.  Hard copies will be available for review at the Verdugo Jobs Center located at 1255 S. Central Avenue, Glendale, CA 91204; Hours:  8:00am – 5:00pm; M – F, free parking available. Additionally, a Public Meeting will be held at the Verdugo Jobs Center on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, from 10am – 12pm to present an overview of the plans’ purpose and requirements. Please email all comments for both draft plans to:  mprankeATglendaleca.gov. Written comments on the Plan are welcome and must be received no later than 5:00pm on March 1, 2017.

Fall Business Breakfast with Special Guest Speaker, Richard Pimentel on September 27, 2016

The Verdugo Workforce Development Board hosted a
Business Breakfast with Special Guest Speaker, Dr. Richard Pimentel, a Vietnam veteran hero whose life is depicted in the major motion picture, Music Within. Dr. Pimentel is one of the world’s leading experts on diversity and disability in the workplace. Pictures and details to be posted soon.
Date:   Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Time: 8:30 A.M.-10:30 A.M.
Location:  Verdugo Jobs Center, 1255 South Central Avenue, Glendale, CA 91204

Jess Duran Retirement

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Jess Duran at His Retirement Party – after 38 years of dedicated service to the Community

July 5, 2016: Jess Duran, Director of Community Services & Parks, came to the City of Glendale began in 1978 as an Administrative Analyst with the former Community Development & Housing Department to oversee the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the housing rehabilitation programs. Continue reading “Jess Duran Retirement”