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To help returning veterans, USC center shares its research with national leaders

by Claudia Bustamante

Every year, 250,000 veterans are transitioning from military to civilian life.

Though there is wide community support for them, a system of more than 40,000 nonprofit organizations, along with federal and state agencies, can be difficult for veterans to navigate for services.

During a Washington, D.C., meeting last week with more than 100 top leaders from government, military, business, philanthropy and social sectors, the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families at the USC School of Social Work shared an innovative, data-driven approach that has proved successful in harnessing the goodwill of local agencies.

“Los Angeles needed a […]

By |December 11th, 2014|Events, News|0 Comments

Thank veterans by letting your voice be heard

A Message from Anthony Hassan, Director of the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families

Since 9/11, more than 2.6 million service members have been deployed overseas, but the U.S. Armed Forces have been defending and exemplifying American values for even longer.

In less than two weeks, Americans will have a chance to truly thank the sacrifices service members and veterans have made to protect our freedoms by taking part in one of America’s most-cherished rights—the right to vote.

Across the nation, elections will be held for multiple seats, including within the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Here in […]

By |October 22nd, 2014|News|0 Comments