VEA Center Open House

June 2, 2011

Open House for the VEA CENTER (Veterans Employment Alliance)

 

Friday, June 3, 2011

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

2424 S. 102nd Street West Allis, Wisconsin 53227

 

CONTACT Person: Tanya Byrd 414-326-0507

 

If someone said to you "this time next year, you will be broke and homeless," you would probably laugh and call them crazy. Yet for too many, this is a devastating reality.

Prior to 1999, VEA Founder, C.J. Brown III, was CEO of a financially successful business and Philanthropist. He never imagined living on the streets, eating out of garbage cans or sleeping under bridges in Milwaukee. He made the mistake of trusting the wrong people with his financial affairs. During this period of struggling, he created the “28 Days to Employment Program” and a unique workforce training system that is now in its ninth year.

The VEA Center specializes in programs designed to empower participants with all the tools they need to find a career and not just a job. The consortium helps individuals succeed in the workplace and confidently support their families. The VEA Center eliminates barriers to utilization of available resources by providing easy access to necessary services. The VEA Center will house a diverse collective of essential agencies and programs needed to move participants from unemployment/underemployment back into the workforce. In addition to workforce readiness training and career placement, the program supports each Veteran's continued efforts by designing an individualized, life plan that outlines how they will retain their job, advance in their career, and ensure long-term financial stability for themselves and their children.

 

"We know just how much of a difference a good career can make to a struggling veteran.," said C. J. Brown III, Founder and National Director of the Veterans Employment Alliance. "But we also know that giving each Veteran the full set of tools they need to develop their career and support their family finding a career is just the first step. Veterans Career Camp continues to help Veterans and families by."

To learn more: www.peoplepowerllc.com

 

Community Watch

» West Allis taps into tool to help get foreclosed properties fixed up 6/27

» West Allis hears 72nd Street residents who don't want bumpouts 6/24

» West Allis helping fledgling craft brewery get started 6/24

» Burglaries at 10-year low in West Allis, robberies hit 10-year high Updated:  6/23

» Man, 21, charged in fatal accident on 76th Street in Greenfield 6/21

» Greenfield couple calls police on their attacking cat 6/21

» Video: Greenfield going full speed to become its own internet provider 6/21

» Greenfield man charged in fatal crash 6/20

» Early morning fire destroys garage in Greenfield, spreads to house 6/20

» Initial Reaction Podcast: MLB Draft's Wisconsin flavor and WIAA's postseason model Updated:  6/15

» After facelift, Greenfield Park Golf Course re-opens to rave reviews Updated:  6/15

» A new Layton Avenue Baptist Church is rising in Greenfield through skill and faith 6/14

» Charcoal grill tips over, causes fire at Greenfield home 6/13

» West Allis foundry faces possible fines of $62,370 Updated:  6/13

» Vape shop caught up in CBD legality debate 6/9

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Steve Showalter's switch to Menomonee Falls and Brookfield East's dominance Updated:  6/9

» Thieves hit Greenfield liquor store twice in a week, injure clerk Updated:  6/8

» Trial ordered for firefighter accused of fatal drunken crash 6/7

» Initial Reaction Podcast: 2016 state track preview, and could Henry Ellenson land with the Bucks? Updated:  6/2

» Emerald ash borer blasting Greenfield ash trees Updated:  6/2

» Greenfield police looking for hit and run suspect 5/31

» Suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country's 2016 WIAA State Track and Field Meet Special Section Updated:  5/31

» New West Allis elementary math program to give deeper understanding 5/31

» Missing West Allis woman's body identified in South Dakota Updated:  5/28

» Milwaukee man, 37, charged with sexual assault of a child in West Allis Updated:  5/27

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

Advertisement

CONNECT