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Serving the Unique Needs of Minority Veterans and Sub-Populations

January 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Serving the Unique Needs of Minority Veterans and Sub-Populations

Tuesday, January 28

9:00 am – 12:30 pm EST

This forum is dedicated to training AmericaServes network users on how to better serve our underrepresented veterans, uncover areas of stigma and identify best practices in supporting their needs in the community. Our keynote and panel discussion will highlight the unique experiences of underrepresented veterans: women, LGBTQ+, racial and ethnic minorities, and chronically homeless veterans

Agenda

9:00 am – 9:15 am:    Introductions

  • ServingTogether, a program of EveryMind
  • PAServes
  • Allegheny County Veterans Services

9:15 – 10:00 am:    Engaging Minority and Underrepresented Veteran Communities

  • Robert A. White, Director of Community Impact, Minority Veterans of America

10:00 am – 12:15 pm:     Uncovering Areas of Stigma and Identifying Best Practices in Supporting Underrepresented Veterans

  • Moderated by: Aryanna Hunter, Director, University of Pittsburgh – Office of Veterans Services
  • Panelists:
    • Patti Gerhauser, Veterans Leadership Program
    • Timothy M. Jones, Veterans Leadership Program
    • Robert A. White, Minority Veterans of America

Who Should Attend?

Registered AmericaServes Network Users in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Staff and team members within the organization are encouraged to attend.

Individuals working with or supporting military and veterans are also invited to participate.

Cost?

Free

Where?

This workshop will be offered in person, but also virtually through a live webinar option.

This event will be held in person at:

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum

4141 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

 

For additional information, visit:

servingtogetherproject.org/jan28

 

Thank you to our event sponsor:

 

Presented by ServingTogether, a program of EveryMind as part of the Regional Community of Practice efforts for the AmericaServes Mid-Atlantic Region. This project was supported under a Grant awarded by the Walmart Foundation to SU.

Details

Date:
January 28
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Website:
https://servingtogetherproject.org/jan28/

Venue

Webinar

Organizer

ServingTogether – Christy Kenady
Phone:
703-288-5355
Email:
ckenady@every-mind.org
Website:
http://www.servingtogetherproject.org