• What It's Like to Transition Off Active Duty, in GIFs (Part IV)

    Part of designing a positive user experience is perspective-taking. We’re inviting you to join us on an emotional rollercoaster full of anticipation, promise, disappointment, and resilience. Welcome to the life of one transitioning veteran.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Community Tools

    Jun 25, 2019

  • Cultivating a Collective Impact Ecosystem

    In our work with veterans, we frequently create similar islands with an abundance of support and self-contained pockets of success, but no navigable paths between these islands of hope and no map for our clients to follow. This blog examines how using an ecosystem approach can improve community ability to serve and integrate veterans.

    By Kim Carpenter Drake, MEd

    Continuing Ed

    Jun 20, 2019

  • A Thorough Compendium of Mil-Vet Holidays

    Part of military cultural competence is being aware of important dates and holidays. Share this compendium of military and veteran holidays with partners who want to learn more about mil-vet culture.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Community Tools

    May 24, 2019

  • Three Ways to Use NVI's New PsychArmor Courses

    We launched two new courses this week in partnership with PsychArmor! Here are three ideas for how to use them.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Continuing Ed

    May 3, 2019

  • Month of the Military Child: Eight Resources for Serving Veteran Families with Children

    The second part in a two-part blog shares resources that collaboratives can explore in developing a strategy to serve veteran families as a whole.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Community Tools

    Apr 24, 2019

  • Building Networks to Support Veterans: A Path to Progress for All and a Matter of National Security

    Elisha Harig-Blaine of the National League of Cities (NLC) illustrates the value of local civic leadership as stakeholders in veteran issues, and explains what NLC and NVI are doing together to increase civic engagement and improve outcomes for veterans.

    By Elisha Harig-Blaine, Manager (Veterans & Special Needs), National League of Cities

    Community Profiles

    Apr 23, 2019

  • Month of the Military Child: Transitioning to Civilian Life as a Military Child

    The first part of a two-part blog shares what one former military child learned about the military lifestyle...after the family’s transition to civilian life.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Community Tools

    Apr 19, 2019

  • NVI Announces Core National Partners

    These three best-in-class organizations contribute subject matter expertise, convening authority, and significant resources to our local partners as they mature.

    By Nancy Berglass, President

    NVI News

    Apr 2, 2019

  • How the Latest Ecosystem Data Informs NVI Programming

    Our latest Ecosystem Data update was published last week, and represented the responses of 74 collaboratives in the NVI local partner network. Aside from sharing on our website, here's what we're doing with what we learned...

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Research and Data

    Mar 25, 2019

  • Four TED Talks for Collaborative Leaders

    Turn your boring desk lunch into an a-ha moment with these four TED talks that are perfect for collaborative leaders.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Continuing Ed

    Feb 21, 2019