Whittier Public Library Community Conversations with Veterans presents an award-winning documentary & discussion online

Posted on the Whittier Public Library Veterans Resource Center page. Free Online Screening Daily, May 1-9 Ground Operations champions combat veterans who are restoring their own lives, and revitalizing their communities, by transitioning into new careers in urban farming, beekeeping, pastured livestock, aquaponics & all manner of food production. The cavalry is arriving just in time as half of American…

Community Conversations with Veterans Partnership and Program Moves Online

In March 2020, carefully planned public programs started to fall apart due to the novel coronavirus. San Jose Public Library is one of 18 library jurisdictions participating in the 2020 Community Conversations with Veterans initiative. The initiative offers California libraries the opportunity to connect more closely with veterans and their families, while also helping veterans…

Community Conversations with Veterans Series Features Stories and Service Dogs

Kern County Library’s Ridgecrest Branch will host two Community Conversations with Veterans events in March 2020. On Saturday, March 7, John Anderson of Ridge Writers, the East Sierra Branch of the California Writers Club, will share stories from the recently published book Scenes from Lives of Service: High Desert Veterans of WWI through Desert Storm. On Saturday,…

Farmer Veteran Coalition and Ground Operations Director at Screening

Fresno County Public Library will screen Ground Operations: Battlefields to Farmfields as part of the 2020 Community Conversations with Veterans initiative. The director of Ground Operations, Dulanie Ellis, and Michael O’Gorman, founder of the Farmer Veteran Coalition will host a Q&A and discussion as part of the event. Documentaries About Veterans Ground Operations is one…