• Defining Community

    Community: the word and concept are crucial to the work of helping Veterans reintegrate and supporting military families. But when you and I say “community,” are we saying the same thing?

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Community Tools

    Jun 22, 2018

  • Resource Spotlight: Collective Impact Forum Website

    The Collective Impact Forum (CIF) is a one-stop resource shop for all things Collective Impact. At once a community, a resource library, and a publication, collectiveimpactforum.org belongs in your “favorites.”

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Community Tools

    Jun 20, 2018

  • May Webinar Recap #5

    Check out the recap of our May 31st webinar featuring:

    Hugo Lentze, Chair, Delaware Valley Veterans Consortium (Philadelphia, PA)

    Nicole French, Clinical Director, Veterans Bridge Home, Piedmont Veterans Coalition (Charlotte, NC)

    John Clancy, President & CEO, Tristate Veterans Community Alliance (Cincinnati, OH)

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Continuing Ed

    May 31, 2018

  • Resource Spotlight: Technologies for Communication

    We know how difficult it can be to stay in touch in spite of how many options are available to us. Here are three free communication resources that can help keep your collaborative on the same page.

    Community Tools

    May 28, 2018

  • May Webinar Recap #4

    Check out the recap of our May 22nd webinar featuring:

    Barbara Bartle, President, Lincoln Community Foundation Veteran’s Initiative (Lincoln, NE)

    M.J. Hodgins, Director of Community Development, Lake County Veterans & Family Services Foundation (N. Chicago, IL)

    Blake Bourne, Executive Director, Veterans Bridge Home, Piedmont Veterans Coalition (Charlotte, NC)

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Continuing Ed

    May 23, 2018

  • May Webinar Recap #3

    Check out the recap of our May 21st webinar featuring presenter Chiara Cameron-Wood.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Continuing Ed

    May 21, 2018

  • Resource Mapping

    One of the first steps in optimizing Veteran access, experience, and outcomes is understanding what resources are available in the community. An excellent exercise for this is resource mapping. Resource mapping, though, is more than just an exercise. It’s a process.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Community Tools

    May 17, 2018

  • May Webinar Recap #2

    Miss our May 10th webinar? We've got you covered. See what we talked about and download the slides.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Continuing Ed

    May 11, 2018

  • Blue Star Families’ Annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey is Open

    Share with Your Community Military, Veterans, Families, Caregivers and Survivors: Blue Star Families’ annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey is Open!

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Research and Data

    May 11, 2018

  • May Webinar Recap #1

    Are you a member of one of our Local Partners, and want to register for an upcoming webinar? 

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Continuing Ed

    May 10, 2018