California public libraries, in partnership with California Department of Veterans Affairs, are working to connect veterans and their families to benefits and services for which they are eligible. Libraries, in collaboration with community veteran service organizations, can positively impact the quality of life for veterans.
Veterans Connect @ the Library Five Year Evaluation (pdf format, 28.5MB) - By every measure, the Veterans Connect @ the Library program has surpassed all expectations and been a substantial success. Read about the program's impact from its inception in 2012 through 2017 in this report.
Community Salute is an initiative of the Institute of Museum and Library Services aimed at strengthening the ability of libraries, archives and museums (LAMs) to respond to the needs of veterans and military families.
The latest CalVet newsletter, as well as previous issues, can be found here.
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