JROTC Students Give Back to Retired Military Veterans

By Robert W. Mitchell | USMC/Army Veteran and Community Outreach Coordinator Hundreds of students, teachers, leaders and chaperones from Junior Officers? Reserve Training Corps (JROTC) chapters around the country donated dozens of care packages and comfort boxes to the veterans of the Armed Forces Retirement Home, Washington, D.C. (AFRH-W) recently. The packages were full of […]

Catholic Charities Affiliate Volunteers for Military Retirees

By Robert W. Mitchell | USMC/Army Veteran and Community Outreach Coordinator A committed group of teenage and adult volunteers from the faith-based group Encounter the Gospel of Life, Inc. took time out of their busy summer vacation to volunteer with military veterans at the Armed Forces Retirement Home here in Washington, D.C. in September 2018. […]

Veterans Day Resource Fair and Veterans Day Ceremony

    The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) will participate in this year’s “Veterans Day Ceremony: WW I Centennial (1918-2018): We Will Never Forgotten” and Veterans Day Resource Fair co-hosted by the Veterans Employee Association and HUD’s Veterans Affinity Group (VAG) on November 8, 2018 in Washington, DC.  This event is scheduled for […]

Mid-Life and Older Women’s Health

    On Thursday, September 13, 2018, the Women’s Congressional Policy Institute in cooperation with Representatives Susan Brooks and Lois Frankel, Co-Chairs for the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, and Representatives Mimi Walters and Brenda Lawrence, Vice-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, sponsored a lunch briefing, “Mid-Life and Older Women’s Health,” at the […]

PROTECTING THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) IN THE FARM BILL

  ISSUE #36, SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 Millions of Americans Continue to Struggle Against Poverty; Protecting and Strengthening SNAP is an Essential Response FRAC, September 12, 2018 Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau show a small, not statistically significant decline in the poverty rate, from 12.7 percent in 2016 to 12.3 percent in 2017. The […]