The California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) and the Employment Development Department (EDD) fund projects that design, develop, and implement projects that accelerate employment and re-employment strategies for California job seekers. The State Board and EDD fund projects and partnership to create and prototype innovative strategies that bridge education and workforce gaps for targeted populations and
When it comes to veterans’ issues, there’s no one way to address the needs of those who served. Source: Veterans’ issues require multi-faceted approach
SAN DIEGO – Many veterans who have spent years in the military helping protect our country are now preparing to take on a new mission in the New Year. Hire GI is a San Diego-based company that connects service members to the workforce. Many veterans don’t know how to communicate their military services and accomplishments
When returning from active duty, many veterans go directly to higher education. With legislation such as the GI Bills in place, it’s clear that this is an encouraged path. However, to follow this route, vets need to navigate the transition from military life to academic classes, with all the behind-the-scenes work that entails. It’s important to ensure individuals are aware of the resources available to them and overcome the challenges associated with finding an ideal college program.
Veterans have experienced many ups and downs this year. As 2016 started, there was hope that we would see big improvements at the federal level in the area of healthcare services, benefits and claims processing, educational benefits, homeless outreach, and particularly in mental health services. Source: Kelli Germeraad: Veterans deserve improved services
Unemployment among post-9/11 veterans is decreasing, but it is still higher than the overall national unemployment rate. Source: An ideal civilian career for post-9/11 service members, veterans
The local share of a $9.5 million federal grant is helping homeless veterans find homes and jobs. Then it works through Chestnut Health Services to keep them from returning to the streets. Source: Homeless veterans Chestnut Health VA U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin | Belleville News-Democrat
Maryland is home to approximately 425,000 veterans, with about 19,000 living in Frederick County. The Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs, a state government executive department, is charged with ensuring veterans Source: Thanks to Frederick County for launching veterans treatment docket