Gifts help USC make LA most veteran-friendly place in U.S.

by Claudia Bustamante

The Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families at the USC School of Social Work has received two gifts totaling $125,000 to support local efforts aimed at making Los Angeles the most veteran-friendly place in the country.

The gifts from the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation and Newman’s Own Foundation will provide necessary support to the Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative, a network of more than 400 organizations and stakeholders that meets monthly to discuss some of the most pressing issues facing local military populations.

Convened by the center, the collaborative develops systems and programs to bridge gaps in […]

By |November 9th, 2015|Collaborative, Giving|0 Comments

School shows military social work impact

The USC School of Social Work and the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families (CIR) recently hosted a brunch in San Diego to highlight the school’s dedication to military social work.

Held at the Hall of Heroes museum, which was graciously provided by long-time supporters of the school and military social work, Amy and Chuck Spielman, the August 29 event was an opportunity for guests to learn more about the important impact that both the school and CIR are making on society every day.

A short program featured remarks by Carl Castro, director of CIR, who articulated the […]

By |September 8th, 2015|Giving|0 Comments