Virtual panel discussion includes Black leaders in the veteran services sector in advance of Black History Month

Veteran Organizations Join Forces to Host “The Voices of Black Veterans in 2022”

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Veteran Organizations Join Forces to Host “The Voices of Black Veterans in 2022”

Four leading veteran service organizations – Combined Arms, Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America, Minority Veterans of America, and Travis Manion Foundation – are co-hosting a virtual panel discussion, “The Voices of Black Veterans in 2022

… on January 26th from 4:00-5:30 pm EST on Zoom.

In advance of Black History Month in February, these organizations are joining forces to amplify and uplift the voices of the Black veteran community with the goal of carrying their experiences forward and redefining the conversation on veterans in the future. There are approximately 2.15 million Black Veterans in the United States, representing about 12% of the veteran population.

Moderated by Navy Veteran and DEI Professional, D’Juan Wilcher, the panelists include the following Black leaders in the veteran services sector:





· Jeremy Butler, Chief Executive Officer, Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America (Navy)
· Crystal Ellington, Communications Director, Minority Veterans of America (Army)
· Janaia Nash, Chief Programs Officer, Travis Manion Foundation (Army)
· Mary Tobin, AmeriCorps Senior Advisor for Wounded Warrior, Veteran, and Military Family Initiatives (Army)

This accomplished group of veteran leaders will lend their voices and experiences to discuss current projects in the Black Veteran Community and to honor and celebrate the legacy of Black Veterans for Black History Month.

To register for this important and timely conversation, visit this link

To learn more about the work of these veteran service organizations, visit Combined Arms, Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America, Minority Veterans of America, and Travis Manion Foundation.

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