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Report Launch: "New York State Minority Veterans Needs Assessment"

Feb 20, 2020
2:30pm to 5:00pm ET

Center for a New American Security
Washington, D.C.

To launch its latest report, the Military, Veterans, and Society Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) will host a presentation of findings and a panel discussion featuring rising minority veterans advocates and leaders in organizations that serve veterans on their experiences and work. A reception will follow. The event will be on February 20, 2020 from 2:30-5:00 PM at CNAS; refreshments will be provided.

Please join Kayla Williams, Program Director of the Military, Veterans, and Society Program at CNAS, as she shares results from research findings on the outcomes of minority veterans in New York State and nationwide, as well as recommendations on how organizations can better serve the rapidly diversifying veteran population. Findings include outcomes of women veterans, LGBT veterans, and veterans who identify as racial and ethnic minorities across four life domains (health, housing stability, financial stability and social functioning).

The presentation of findings will be followed by a panel featuring:

  • Pam Campos-Palma, a political strategist and consultant
  • Lindsay Church, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Minority Veterans of America
  • Peter Vicaire, Tribal Government Relations Specialist in the Office of Tribal Government Relations at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Carlos Fuentes, Legislative Director of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

Hope Hodge Seck, a managing editor for, will lead the discussion about their experiences and how organizations that serve veterans are adapting in response to changing demographics. Please register below to join Kayla Williams and the Military, Veterans, and Society Program at CNAS for a stimulating discussion.

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Center for a New American Security
1152 W. 15th St. NW
Suite 950
Washington, D.C. 20005