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.
More information about the Tech Job Fair will be posted here soon!
All agendas and minutes for the VWDB are published on our Board Page.
Glendale Tech on Tap Meeting features guest speaker Vahe Kuzoyan, President of Glendale company Service Titan, who walked participants through the process of transitioning a company to tech and leading it through the process of a start-up venture. Vahe’s greatest tips: it is about the culture; don’t fear failure, learn from it; and Glendale is the new happening place for housing a tech business!
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
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”
More than $175,000 was awarded to the Verdugo Workforce Development Board to train people with autism to operate computer-numerical-control, or CNC, machines, as well as help people with disabilities learn other workforce skills, the board announced this week. Continue reading “$178,000 Awarded to VWDB to Train People with Autism”