Join West Seattle VFW, The Mission Continues, American Legion Post 206, and the Seattle University Veteran’s Community as we all come together to give the West Seattle VFW a fresh new look on the exterior of the building! This is a family-friendly event and ALL are encouraged to come out and help give a new look to one of Seattle’s original VFW Posts.
From: July 30, 2019 at 9:00am to: 12:00pm
Trainer(s): John Phillips, M.A.Ed.
Details: Veterans who have been away from the civilian workforce are eligible for a variety of programs to help them return to work. This training will familiarize participants with federal, state, and local programs available to veterans in our area who would benefit from retraining or supportive employment. We encourage case workers, social service professionals, educators, hiring managers, and anyone interested in helping veterans find meaningful employment to attend. Join us to learn, share, network, and collaborate.
WeWork and Bunker Labs Minneapolis are excited to celebrate the graduation of the Veterans In Residence program for their latest tribe. The program offers United States military veterans and spouses fully-sponsored workspaces to help entrepreneurs build and grow their businesses.
I AM NOT INVISIBLE
An Affair to Remember
2019 Women Veterans Summit
Vendors 4-6pm, Dinner & Speaker 7-9pm
September 6, 2019 Emerald Queen Hotel & Casino 5700 Pacific Hwy E, Fife, WA 98424
Please join us for the 7th Annual VA Mental Health Summit. This event offers the opportunity to network among behavioral health care professionals and colleagues, and to share resources, best practices, and identify topics of importance for veterans. Break out sessions will focus on Peer Mentoring, Treating TBI and PTSD, Suicide Prevention, Coaching into Care, Veteran Services Organizations, Accessing VA Mental Health Services, Mental Health Services Available regardless of Discharge Status. (6 CEUs available)
Join MVA as we help fill the Color Guard for the Seattle Pride Parade. Don't want to carry a flag? Not to worry, you can walk in our contingency behind. Come out and make new friends and meet your fellow Minority Vets.
Sign up to march or carry a flag in the Color Guard at mvaseaparade.eventbrite.com. Folks in the parade must be at 4th & Union at 10 a.m.
To learn more about the parade & route, go to seattlepride.org/parade.
WA Warm Line is a peer support help line for people living with emotional and mental health challenges. Calls are answered by specially-trained volunteers who have lived experience with mental health challenges. They have a deep understanding of what you are going through and are here to provide emotional support, comfort, and information. All calls are confidential.
Crisis Connections is recruiting veterans to become Warm Line responders to the hundreds of WA State veterans, families, and survivors who call the warm line every year. Please join us for this important information session at the South Seattle Georgetown Campus.
South Seattle Georgetown Campus
6737 Corson Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108
Grab your motorcycle and join us for a fun ride in support of our Veterans at the 12th Ride For The Warriors on Saturday, June 22.
We will be kickstands up at 11:00 am and we’ll hit the road. Suggested donations are $20 for riders, $10 for passengers, with 100% of proceeds supporting the non-profit Seattle Stand Down. We will be riding from I-90 Motorsports to the City Hall Saloon in Cumberland WA. For Lunch and returning to I-90 Motorsports.
The KCVC Monthly Muster Gets Mindful of Heart and Body. PDF Flyer
All are invited to a special gathering to get a taste of three essential, evidence-based practices to reclaim body, mind, and soul for our military community.
CALLING ALL MEMBERS!
In honor of the 75th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy (aka Operation Overlord), The Mission Continues is partnering with multiple agencies and veterans organizations across the PNW to remember this historic event.
All are invited to arrive at 10:00 and the 12th Floor for refreshments.
Seattle Rep is reaching out to all prior service members and their families to participate in their Public Works musical adaptation of As You Like It! Don’t pass this once in a lifetime opportunity up. These are low key auditions, come as you are to the general auditions or the veteran specific auditions at the Compass Housing Alliance Renton Veterans Center. Sign up for any here.
A special day of reverence for the grand opening of the Vietnam Veteran Memorial Park at the Museum of Flight
All are invited to our May Monthly Muster to discuss the much anticipated grand opening of the Vietnam Veteran Memorial Park on May 25th at the Museum of Flight. We are inviting our veteran ecosystem to spread awareness of this special day of reverence.
The May monthly muster will be at South Seattle College Georgetown Campus.
6737 Corson Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108, Building B., #B124
Everyone is invited for a special concert at the Seattle Symphony that will feature compositions derived from the hearts and stories of Veterans from the the Compass Housing Alliance Shoreline Veterans Center. The concert is free and RSVP is encouraged by not required.
All are invited to the KCVC April Muster at the Seattle Vet Center to combine arms on their empowering services and to discuss the Vet Center upcoming relocation from the current location to Georgetown. Allow time to pass through light security.
The Mission Continues, Team Red, White & Blue, and Team Rubicon, along with members of the Greater Seattle community and veteran supporters come together for a day of solidarity to showcase how exercise, community, and inclusivity combine to combat mental health challenges.
On April 13, 2019, in Seattle and across the country, the Minority Veterans of America will be hosting a Right to Serve Rally to oppose the Transgender Military Ban. The intention of this rally is to build community space for our transgender service members and veterans to express themselves and find community as well as to build power through standing in solidarity with those impacted by this policy.
The Seattle Seahawks invite you to a FREE, one-of-a-kind direct hiring event. Build your professional network by engaging with hiring managers and community leaders from federal, local, and national companies. Interview assistance, resume building and onsite interviews will be available.
The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Valley Cities provides confidential, high-quality behavioral healthcare services and local resource connection at low to no-cost and without long wait times to post-9/11 veterans (including National Guard and Reserves), their families, and the families of active duty service members including spouse or partner, children, parents, siblings, caregivers, and others.
The Future of the VA: Privatization or the Model for a US Single Payer System?
About this Event
The University of Washington (UW) Center for Health Innovation & Policy Science (CHIPS) presents its inaugural Annual Health Policy Symposium, "The Future of the VA: Privatization or the Model for a US Single Payer System?" Please join us for a timely and thought-provoking discussion followed by a period for audience questions, moderated by UW heath policy expert, Aaron Katz.
Join us at the Monthly Muster of the KCVC to build community, share ideas, and lean about the veterans peer support program at Crisis Connections Warm Line. This program provides veterans the opportunity to support other veterans with emotional and mental health challenges.
The project will produce the first new health care building on the Seattle campus since 1998.
Please RSVP to Kimberly.Langston@va.gov
Join us to learn and share promising practices for recruiting and retaining veteran talent. Veteran employment specialists, hiring managers, and those interested in supporting a system that gets veterans and their families into well-paying and rewarding jobs are invited to be part of the conversation.
Arm yourself with the skills in suicide prevention.
Come be a part of the solution to prevent suicide in WA state
In 2019, the Seattle Repertory Theatre's Public Works Seattle is partnering with Compass Housing Alliance and the greater veteran community to offer world-class acting workshops, events, and performances for veterans and families of all abilities.
Workshops are weekly and begin on Thursday, February 7th to April 11th. No ASVAB needed!
Details in this PDF Flyer
The Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) and King County Veterans Program (KCVP) are hosting a community planning session at the KCVP Tukwila Office to receive feedback and share plans for an upcoming Request for Proposal (RFP) for three key strategies within the VSHSL Implementation Plan: