On August 25th and 26th, the California Transition Assistance Program (CalTAP) and American River College are teaming up to host webinars designed to inform and connect Veterans of all eras to their earned federal and state benefits as well as provide continued support and assistance as their needs change over time through four pathways:

·     Core Curriculum: (Veteran 101, CA Benefits, Financial Literacy)

·     Education: (Selecting a School, Educational Benefits, UC & State Schools)

·     Employment: (Apprenticeship, Job Search, State Employment)

·       Entrepreneurship: (DVBE, Business Centers, Business Resources)

The event is being offered on two different days—be sure to register for one of them at the link below:

Veteran and First Responder Prevention Virtual Conference Tickets – Friday September 11, 2020 at 8:30 am

10th Annual LASPN Suicide Prevention Summit: Hope, Transformation & Well-Being

About this Event

This year’s 10th Annual Suicide Prevention Summit will focus on the impacts of COVID-19, systemic racism and oppression, and community violence. Our goal is to bring together the brightest minds in Suicide Prevention, to present talks that foster hope, transformation and well-being. Collectively we will explore the role all of us can play in suicide prevention.

Day 3 – Sept 11th: 8:30 am – 2:00 pm (Hosted by CalVet)

This session requires special registration – space is limited. Please complete Eventbrite registration to receive Zoom instructions.

08:30 – 09:00: 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony: Moment of Silence & Reflection.

  • Introduction: Keith Boylan-Deputy Secretary-Veterans Services Division, CalVet
  • Welcome: Colette Thomas (LACDMH), James Zenner (VPAN LACDMH), Steve Peck (CEO, U.S. VETS)

09:00 – 10:30: Session 1: Military & Suicide

  • Keynote April Foreman (American Association of Suicidology, Exec Board) “Focusing on the impacts of COVID-19, systemic racism and oppression, and community violence”

10:40 – 12:10: Session 2: First Responders & Veterans “Who watches the watchers? Protecting and serving those who Protect & Serve”

  • Speakers include: Brian Malte (Hope & Heal Fund), Miatta Snetter (U.S. VETS), and Crystal Williams (LACDMH) and more TBA.
  • Moderated by: David Weiner (Former Chief of Police, Long Beach VA)

12:30 – 14:00: Session 3: Panel Discussion: “Bringing hope to life: What Suicide Prevention means to me”

  • Panelists include: Tess Banko (UCLA/VA Veterans Family Wellness Center), Roberto Alvarez (LA County 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Special Assistant, Military and Veterans Affairs), Nathan Graeser (Brigade Chaplain, California Army National Guard), and Eric Barrera (VPAN LACDMH & Marine Corps Veteran)
  • Moderated by: Robert K. Stohr (Executive Director, U.S. VETS Patriotic Hall)

Learn more about our speakers below

Speakers will be updated soon

Pohai Nani Services

Pohai Nani Services – 25 June 20

Aloha Sam,

Thank you for your continued support and communication as we further explore a partnership

to share and create career opportunities for your students here at our agency.

I have included the job title and description below to give insight as to what position we are

hiring for.

Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided nearly 100 years of housing

and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a

Christian environment.

Location: Good Samaritan Society Pohai Nani Services@Home

Address: 45-090 Namoku St Cottage H, Kaneohe, HI 96744 USA

Employment Type: Full-Time, Part-Time, On-Call

Shift: Varies

Job Responsibilities

This position provides care to assigned clients in a caring, safe and efficient manner and is

responsible to perform the following according to agency standards, procedures and

individualized client service plans.

• Relief and respite care

• Companionship

• Memory care

• Personal hygiene and grooming

• Dressing

• Bathing

• Meal preparation

• Assistance with light exercise

• Ambulating

• Medication reminders

• Light housekeeping

• Laundry

• Errand services and appointment escorts

• Shopping assistance

• House sitter services

• Coordination of skilled care service


Individuals with CNA Licenses are Encouraged to apply.

High school education or higher education is not required to be hired into this job.

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Prior work experience with seniors or disabled individuals is helpful, but agency will train

employees as needed.

Please see the attached flyers for varying shift times and availability.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.

I look forward to working with you,

Michelle Tanaka


45-090 Namoku Street, Cottage H

Kaneohe, Hawaii 96744

Office: 808-235-6314

Cell: 808-462-3873