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By Antoinette Balta, Esq., LLM
Andrew Alton enlisted in the United States Marine Corps upon graduating from high school. He served on an intelligence collections team after studying Russian at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, Calif. During his time Continue reading Armed with a Legal Degree, a Veteran Continues His Mission
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, veterans were already experiencing homelessness at a higher rate than the civilian population. While we hunkered down in the comfort and safety of our homes, our veterans’ situation worsened. As of April 2020, veterans are Continue reading Is America still the home of the brave?
The USC Warrior Bards, a new Veteran program at USC, is changing lives of military veterans through the arts. Continue reading From Homeless to Hired: One Veteran’s Story
A Los Angeles-based group is stepping up to help local homeless veterans. New Directions for Veterans is holding an emergency fundraiser to help provide clothing, hygiene products and other resources to help vets living on the streets. Continue reading Veterans group hosts emergency fundraiser to help provide essentials to homeless vets amid COVID-19 crisis
The World’s Big Sleep Out is a one-off global campaign where more than 50,000 change-makers, business-leaders and members of the public around the world will be sleeping out in unison on December 7th, 2019 to create the world’s largest display of solidarity with – and support of – those experiencing homelessness and displacement.
Continue reading Join Will Smith, Dame Helen Mirren, Chris Martin and Team New Directions For Veterans in The World’s Big Sleep Out
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced the award of 163 Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) grants totaling $47,600,000. This funding will provide workforce reintegration services to more than 18,000 homeless veterans.
Continue reading U.S. Department of Labor Announces Award of $47,600,000 In Training Grants to Help Homeless Veterans Re-enter the Workforce
Rob’s Barbershop Community Foundation (RBCF) is well known for managing projects in Maryland that provide no-charge haircuts and hairstyles services to children and adults who lack access to regular grooming services. Therefore, on June 25, 2018 at 5PM the RBCF and the Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training (MCVET) will cut the ribbon on a single chair barber/beauty salon that will exclusively provide no-charge grooming services homeless veterans.
Continue reading Local Charity Creates Barber/Beauty Salon Expressly for Homeless Veterans
Construction is a great industry/career for veterans to transition into and grow within whatever field they choose.
Continue reading Why the Construction Industry is a Great Fit for Veterans
ORLANDO, Fla., — Clean the World, a leader in Global Health, and Booyah Veteran Bus Project, announce the launch of Hike Across America, powered by Booyah Veteran Bus Project and Clean the World. Hike Across America is a three-month initiative to raise awareness for homeless veterans and the difficulties they face going from active duty to civilian life.
Continue reading Clean the World & Booyah Veteran Bus Project Partner to Support Homeless Veterans Through Three-Month Hike Across America