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Northern California Joining
(ISFAC) Meeting - January 2014
Date: Thursday, January 16th
Time: 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: DeVry University – 2216 Klausen Dr., STE 118 A,
Elk Grove, CA.
The theme for this quarter
is Veteran Services & Resources, and we have some
really great presenters lined up. If you are able to
attend, please register by visiting
www.norcaljcf.eventbrite.com. Please share the
registration link with any of your community partners that
may be interested in joining us.
JCF is a voluntary
Military cooperative partnership, organized to provide
multi-service networking for training and assistance, to
ensure Total Force Family Readiness. Their purpose is to
provide assistance to Families regardless of service
component. The goal of the JCF is to strengthen existing
Family Assistance delivery systems in the event of
mobilization, deployment, or natural disaster through the
interaction of committee members.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sacramento, CA
November 8, 2013
MILITARY NONPROFIT PATRIOTWATCH.COM
VOLUNTEERS PRAISE LABOR UNIONS AND LEGISLATRORS
AT CAPITAL EVENT TODAY
This morning on the North steps of the state
capital, “Labor and Veterans – Partners in
Service” was officially launched. The project is
sponsored by California unions that spearhead
helping veterans on three fronts: providing
volunteer service, opening doors to good jobs
and a special Veterans Day event to honor our
heroes for their service.
Leading off the speakers at the press event was
Emcee Art Pulaski, Secretary-Treasurer and Chief
Officer of the California Labor Federation
followed by Vietnam veteran Nick Berardino and
US Marine Corp veteran Sean Sargeant. Assembly
members Dr. Richard Pan, Ken Cooley and Roger
Dickinson, all from the Sacramento area, spoke
passionately about the needs of area veterans
and their families.
"I am rarely impressed by photo ops and press
events at our state capital" said Dave Jenest,
CEO and webmaster of a local military family and
veteran charity. "When we received the
invitation from Assemblymember Dr. Richard Pan’s
staff I realized were hearing from someone who
knows what he's talking about. His service as
Vice Chair of the Assembly Committee on Veterans
Affairs and in years past while a medical
student, working at a VA hospital, he brings
real time issues to the table," Jenest said.
In concluding his comments about the event
Jenest also said "Listening to the veterans who
spoke and with our nonprofit's mission including
law enforcement officers as well, Dr. Pan's
support for Sacramento City Police and the
Sacramento County Sheriff, many of whom are
veterans, convinced us to help any way our group
of volunteers can."
Jenest was referring specifically to veteran
Sean Sargeant who works as a probation officer
now. The group was equally impressed by Marine
veteran and President of SEIU Local 1000 Yvonne
Walker, Vietnam veteran and Chairwoman for CAL
AMVETS, Lorraine Plass and last but hardly
least, Rick Davis, US Navy vet and Business
Manager, Ironworkers Local 118.
PDN volunteers attending today’s event and
working on others this weekend included RN, BSN,
LNC, TNS (Retired) Ruthi Wolfson, SEIU 1000 Shop
Steward Darrell R Parker and Vietnam veteran
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CA Labor Federation,
the coming year, one of our focuses will be on
veterans and labor. We have brought a veterans
program proposal to our board, please see one page
description attached. We are also developing and
working to release a big picture policy platform on
labor support for veterans. we want to work with
your offices to build this program. There is good
work already done by other organizations and our
unions, we want to aggregate, amplify, and build on
VETERANS AND LABOR – PARTNERS IN SERVICE
2013 Veterans Day Project •
Those who serve our
country in uniform risk their lives to defend and protect
the freedoms we all value. But far too often, our nation’s
veterans don’t receive the support they’ve earned or the
services they need when returning home. California’s labor
unions are taking the lead to change that.
“Labor and Veterans – Partners in
Service” is a new project sponsored by California unions
that spearheads helping veterans on three fronts: providing
volunteer service, opening doors to good jobs and a special
Veterans Day event to honor our heroes for their service.
Veterans Day 2013
Richard Pan and his staff for the Veteran’s Day event honoring our men and women
in the armed services. Food was provided by Sacatomatoes Food Truck, serving their delicious,
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