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4th Annual Event Celebrates Military Children

A celebration of the unique lives and sacrifices of children from military families was held earlier this month at the Los Angeles Public Library’s Central Branch.

In honor of Military Child Month, the event was organized by the Mindful Warrior Project and its partners – the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles Public Library, and Operation Family Caregiver.  It offered a variety of activities including a puppet show, face painting, balloon hats and a drum circle. There were crafts and other interactive activities personalized for the older children. Healthy and organic snacks were also provided.

Among the most popular attractions […]

By |April 18th, 2017|Community, Events|0 Comments

New CIR study on military sexual assault finds long-term consequences for victims

Victims of military sexual assault experience unique circumstances and require specific treatment compared to civilian sexual trauma victims, according to a new University of Southern California study.

Researchers with the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work examined the physical and psychological health, along with risk-taking behaviors, of men and women who had experienced sexual assault in the military.

CIR researchers surveyed more than 2,500 veterans in Southern California and found 4.8 percent of men and 40.6 percent of women reported experiencing military sexual assault. Both male and female veterans […]

By |November 17th, 2016|News|0 Comments