California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) is co-hosting a Black Veterans Summit
The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) is co-hosting a Black Veterans Summit on 24 February, 2014 at the California State African-American Museum, 600 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90001.
Throughout American history black veterans and black military personnel have played a vital role in the development of the United States of America and California, while bringing economic vitality and security to our country and state. The goal of this summit is to further the preservation of a proud legacy through by retelling the history of black veterans and their service to the United States. This inaugural Black Veterans Summit intends to develop lines of communications between the Black Veterans’ community, black military history organizations, and CalVet. Veterans’ access to information regarding well-earned benefits has become a significant issue for all veterans. This summit will feature discussions on Housing, Employment, Healthcare, and Education benefits and services that will help develop multiple avenues of communications that will enable better access to services and facilitate greater access to earned benefits.