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VA Plans to Help 'Bad Paper' Veterans Don't Go Far Enough

Our Policy Associate and Supervising Staff Attorney, Bradford Adams, expresses his concern on Secretary Shulkin's announcement on extending mental healthcare to veterans with bad paper.

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"Make the VA Great Again":
Medical-Legal Partnerships for Veterans

Our Skadden Fellow, Rose Carmen Goldberg, makes the case for the expansion of medical-legal partnerships in a piece that was featured in the Harvard Law and Policy Review.

Click to Read about Medical-Legal Partnerships

Police Credit CIT Training in Safe Ends to Two Standoffs

In two separate incidents that could have turned into deadly exchanges, San Mateo and Redwood City police credit our Crisis Intervention Training with providing officers the necessary skills needed to de-escalate these incidents and save lives.

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Swords Blog

"Hey, Sarge!": 40 Years later, A Veteran Recalls Early Days of Swords

Joe Luna is a United States Air Force veteran who served as a combat medic in Vietnam. Like many other Vietnam veterans who were coming back after the war, he struggled to reintegrate into his community until he found help with us at Swords to Plowshares.
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Vietnam-Era Veteran Embarks on New Career Serving Others

Meet Joe Bugental, a Vietnam-era Marine, who was looking for part-time work before he sought our employment services. Now, Joe is giving back to his community in his "fourth career" by supporting individuals with disabilities.
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Start a Career in Telecommunications

Veterans are you interested in a career in telecommunications? We have partnered with a national leader in the industry for a veteran-only hiring initiative. Find out more about more about this employment opportunity.
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Social and Events

SHOUT! 2017 Women Veteran Artist Exhibition

Check out our photo album recap on SHOUT! 2017.
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Our Impact: 2016

We are so proud, and we hope you are too, of the impact we had on the lives of 2,869 homeless, low-income and at-risk veterans this year.
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