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Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services has been partnering with iHeart Media since September 2013 when we had our first discussion about a communications campaign to create an inclusive world for veterans and their families in communities and across America. Now in its 8th year, iHeartRadio Show Your Stripes is iHeartMedia's long-term effo...
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Veterans Stable Housing Environment

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The US national moratorium on evictions ended Aug. 26 . In June, it was stated that the Department of Veterans Affairs "is deeply concerned about possible dramatic increases in homelessness when eviction moratoria are lifted," Keith Harris, national director of clinical operations for the VA's Homeless Programs Office, said at a House Veterans Affa...
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Turning Ideas into Action

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On Sept. 22, Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services hosted the 2 nd annual Veterans Health Summit with ConsenSys Health , a technology company that is driving positive, inclusive change in healthcare and life sciences. This virtual event brought together health practitioners, thought-leaders, and researchers to both identify barriers to qu...
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Partnering and Research

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Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services joined the American Legion and other partners in publishing The Future of Credentialing of Servicemembers and Veterans: Leveraging Partners, Policies and Resources . We believe in sharing solutions broadly. To this end, this report provides recommendations to transitioning service members, employers, ...
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Partners Promoting Our Work

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Recently, Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services partnered with Positiv TV and PositivCares . Positiv TV is a national and FREE 24/7 movie network showcasing favorites from Hollywood Studios and Independent providers. The channel offers stories of hope, courage, compassion, honor, redemption, and triumph – movies with a message that not on...
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Remembering 9/11

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Twenty years ago, our world was changed forever. On September 11, 2001, most of us witnessed an act of cowardice and terror that has left generations searching for answers, answers that many are still looking for. The courage and commitment of our military and their families has been tested time and time again since that fateful day and the resilie...
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Sharing Solutions Broadly

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To ensure that veterans and families succeed where they live, Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services team uses our research and experience to provide influence, share ideas and build & sustain actions that organizations use to impact veterans.  Colonel (Ret.) Sam Whitehurst, Vice President, Programs & Services at Dixon Center ...
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Service Before Self Ep. 14

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Dixon Center for Military & Veterans Services , Service Before Self , a podcast that tackles the evolving needs of veterans and their families, based on the belief that veterans can succeed in the community where they live. Listen to Challenges Faced by Disabled Veterans with Louis Orslene, Supervisory Policy Advisor in the Office of Disability...
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July - August 2021 Financial Recap

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Prudential Financial, INC., has made a $50,000 grant to Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services to support our critical work in making the lives of our veterans and their families better. The grant from Prudential provides resources to develop and sustain our work in workforce development and career placement. Dixon Center will achieve this...
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Situational Awareness through VAntage Point

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Many organizations and individuals that work with Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services are curious about where to get more information from The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The most useful source of information is online communications tools between the department and it's stakeholders. Since 2016, with the launch of the blog, ca...
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Workforce Development & Career Placement

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To ensure that veterans and families succeed where they live, Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services provides and coordinates technical assistance/training, resource sharing, and strong leadership to our partners, who, with our ongoing support, operate direct service programs. Our work encompasses a broad swath, at the local and national l...
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Service Before Self Podcast Ep. 12

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Dixon Center for Military & Veterans Services , Service Before Self , a podcast that tackles the evolving needs of veterans and their families, based on the belief that veterans can succeed in the community where they live. Listen to Assisting Organizations and Communities Address the Evolving Needs of Veterans and their Families with Colonel D...
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Save the Date - Dixon Center Annual Holiday Reception

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​ Save the Date for the Dixon Center Annual Holiday Reception Tuesday Evening, December 14, 2021 from 7pm - 8:30pm EST Please Save the Date of our Annual Holiday Reception and Awards Ceremony. About this Event We hope that you will join us, virtually again this year, during our annual holiday reception and award ceremony. We use this time ever...
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The Impact of Socially Conscious Actions

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At Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services , we are always looking for new and innovative avenues for our supporters to assist in our work. Knowing that both individuals and corporations have become more and more socially conscience, with a growing desire to find new ways to impact the causes they believe in. We would like to introduce a ne...
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Service Before Self Episode 11

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Dixon Center for Military & Veterans Services , Service Before Self , a podcast that tackles the evolving needs of veterans and their families, based on the belief hat veterans can succeed in the community where they live. Listen to Veterans and their Families Succeeding in their Communities with Jim Beamesderfer, Vice President, Veterans Initi...
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Creating a Beacon in Boston

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At Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services we believe that organizations do not need to create new programs to support veterans and those touched by military service but simply adapt their existing programs to be welcoming and receptive to those who have served. This is most relevant in our work as a member of The Fedcap Group, a global net...
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Service Before Self Podcast Ep. 14

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Dixon Center for Military & Veterans Services posted our 14th episode of Service Before Self , a podcast that tackles the evolving needs of veterans and their families, based on the idea that veterans can succeed in the community where they live. Listen to Episode 14: Challenges Faced by Disabled Veterans with Louis Orslene, Director, Employer ...
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May 2021 Financial Recap

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During the month of May, two things took place that motivated our Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services donors. First, our parent organization, The Fedcap Group , on Wednesday, May 19 th released its FY21 First-Half Financial and Operating Results. This effort, conducted twice a year, provides stakeholders with regular and timely disclosu...
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Bringing Back the True Meaning of Memorial Day

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Dixon Center for Military & Veterans Services posted our 13th episode of Service Before Self , a podcast that tackles the evolving needs of veterans and their families, based on the idea that veterans can succeed in the community where they live. The Service Before Self Podcast introduces you to people and the programs that are having an impact...
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Tackling the Civil-Military Divide

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Dixon Center for Military & Veterans Services posted our 10th episode of Service Before Self , a podcast that tackles the evolving needs of veterans and their families, based on the idea that veterans can succeed in the community where they live. The Service Before Self Podcast introduces you to people and the programs that are having an impact...
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