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  • Strengthening Tribal Communities Through the HEARTH Act

    New authority granted by the HEARTH Act has the potential to significantly reduce the time it takes to approve leases for homes and small businesses in Indian Country, promoting investment in tribal communities and facilitating economic development

  • North Carolina, Hawaii and South Carolina Pass Laws Supporting Military Spouses

  • Reaching Out to Fight Veteran Homelessness

    Project REACH challenged developers to create a convenient mobile application so that local resources are available to those who need them most – our homeless veterans. The ultimate goal is to create a national platform that identifies available services such as health clinics, food kitchens, housing services, and shelters at any location around the country.

  • Partnering with the AAPI Community to Resolve Racial Conflict

    Becky Monroe, Acting Director of the Community Relations Service at the U.S. Department of Justice, writes about the CRS' work in helping communities navigate racial and national origin tensions.

  • Saving Face Can’t Make You Safe – HIV and the AAPI Community

    Hector Vargas highlights events across the country supporting the Annual National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and discusses the challenges facing AAPI communities in relation to HIV/AIDS.

  • A Veterans Path

    A soldiers path in life when returning home is not always clear cut and obvious. Cassaundra learned this the hard way when she completed her service as she began going to college full-time, working full-time, and raising two children. She now serves veterans by reaching out to mentor women leaving the armed forces with her organization F7 group.

  • Helping Veterans and Businesses Succeed Together

    John Reynolds and his organization Veterans2Work seek to educate both veterans and companies on the ways to find and utilize each other. By teaching veterans about going on a job search and teaching companies how best to utilize the mission-oriented mindset of a soldier Veterans2Work hopes to lower the unemployment rate of young and disabled veterans.

  • Helping Survive the Peace

    As a Vietnam verteran, Bob Curry saw the opportunity to help out a new generation of soldiers when the Afganistan War and War in Iraq began. He began DryHootch, a non-profit organizaiton, with the goal in mind to give veterans a safe, alcohol-free, drug-free environment to deal with the PTS they might be feeling after returning home.

  • In Service - Veterans Helping Veterans

    Jeffery Hanson works to give veterans the means to reach recovery on their own terms. His non-profit organization Palmetto State Base Camp provides transitional residential housing for homeless veterans supported by a program designed to return veterans to independent living and self-sufficiency.

  • Leave No Soldier Behind

    Stephen Sherman works tirelessly to make sure that veterans receive quality medical treatment, avoid homelessness, and have food to eat everyday. His daily mantra is "leave no soldier behind" and he lives it.