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CIR director appointed to Los Angeles’ veteran advisory council

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced the appointment of Anthony Hassan, director of the USC Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families, to a new council that will advise the mayor’s administration on issues affecting the city’s military community.

The Military Veteran Advisory Council is an initiative of the recently launched Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs, created to address the needs of veterans in Los Angeles, home to the highest concentration of veterans in the country. The office is working to coordinate resources with a variety of stakeholders to support veterans in Los Angeles and seek strategies to […]

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LA mayor lauds USC for leading military social work, Castro presents on veterans

by Claudia Bustamante

The USC Price School of Public Policy held a daylong conference Oct. 8 to discuss the needs of returning veterans, especially with regard to employment and housing.

The conference, “Work and Home: Addressing the Urgent Needs of Returning Veterans,” featured a number of high-profile speakers, including opening remarks by Gen. David Petraeus, USC Judge Widney Professor, and affiliated faculty with the USC Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families (CIR) at the USC School of Social Work, and a keynote address by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.

During his remarks, Garcetti lauded USC for its leadership role, […]

By |October 10th, 2013|News|1 Comment