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Join generationOn and HandsOn Broward for a session on how to support families in effective volunteer service. This webinar will draw upon generationOn's Ready-Set-Go curriculum and HandsOn Broward's frontline experience to deliver practical tools and tips for effective family programming. Plus, be the first to receive generationOn's new toolkit for organizations, which contains lots of great resources, including project guides, media tools, and more.
Get fresh ideas on veterans/military-themed service projects your Club can do this spring! Explore generationOn resources, hear about past Club projects, and connect with other facilitators in our national network. We'd love to welcome your ideas to the discussion!
Veterans, service members and their families face unique challenges and increased risks on all sorts of measures, which include the following areas: education, employment, behavioral health, post deployment family re-integration, and life skills. Civic engagement and community volunteerism can help improve the lives of the military families from the seven Uniformed Services who serve our country with pride, honor, and quiet dedication. Register here to learn from expert Joyce Raezer of The National Military Family Association how to support Service Members, Veterans and their families.
Volunteer Leaders are individuals in our communities committed to investing their time, ideas, resources and experiences to lead others in service for social good. Military Veterans, who have already gained years of experience in giving back to their country, are a natural fit to be volunteer leaders with their skills and practice in the service sector. Register for this session to learn the best practices for identifying, empowering, and engaging military Veterans as Volunteer Leaders.
The search for full-time employment can be a daunting task for our nation�s veterans and military spouses who each face their own challenges. Employment, more than any other factor, informs the sense of self-worth, purpose, and financial security so critical to successful reintegration and family stability. Register for this session to learn how experts are approaching employment among veterans, how communities and individuals can tackle this issue, and project ideas around this topic for the 2013 MLK Day of Service.
In the United States, 200,000 veterans will be homeless at one point during a year�s time, with approximately 107,000 veterans being homeless each night. Nearly one fifth of the homeless population is veterans, though only 8% of the general population can claim veteran status. Homeless and near-homeless veterans, Reservists, National Guardsmen and their families need a community that remembers and honors them. Register for this session to learn how experts are approaching homelessness among veterans, how communities and individuals can tackle this issue, and project ideas around this topic for the 2013 MLK Day of Service.
Please join the American Legion Auxiliary Call to Service Corps and Points of Light Institute on June 26th from 2-3 p.m. for a training webinar on the topic of veterans and housing instability. This training, led by Ian Liseman of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, and West Point Fellow Tessa Knight, will specifically focus on national and grass roots efforts to alleviate the problem.
Come learn more about the Community Blueprint Network, a national collaborative effort of more than 55 nonprofit and government agencies working together to build a community activation model that both serves with and for the military community.
This interactive session will address the pertinent realities of the military community. �The Needs and Capabilities of Military Families� will be led by experts Kathleen Moekler of the National Military Family Association and Vivian Greentree of Blue Star Families.