The Hollywood WorkSource Center staff representing EWDD WorkSource Services at the 2018 biannual LGBT Veteran Stand Down Saturday September 15, 2018
The Hollywood WorkSource Center, run by EWDD partner MCS, represented the City of Los Angeles’ 16 WorkSource Centers at the biannual Los Angeles LGBT Center Veteran Stand Down event on Saturday, September 15, 2018.

More than 30 vendors attended, representing local community, supportive and employment resources available to veterans and active service members.

The event was geared for veterans over the age of 50, including the LGBT veteran community. Speakers included Mayor Eric Garcetti, LA LGBT CEO Lorri Jean and Marine Reserve Veteran William Duckworth, who detailed the history and intersection of Veterans and LGBTQ rights and the impact of the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy.

Alongside EWDD staff, the Hollywood WorkSource Center provided informational flyers about WorkSource services tailored for Veterans and LGBTQ individuals.

Learn about the various programs and benefits offered through EWDD Employment Services and WorkSource Centers.

This story is part of the EWDD UPDATES from the week of September 17, 2018. Read this issue and more.