Shout!

SHOUT! aims to engage with women veterans and bring public awareness to the issues they face.

SHOUT! for Women Veterans is a unique initiative of Swords to Plowshares.

Shout

Showcase Your Art

Share your art with the community for SHOUT! 2014.
Deadline for the Call for Art is May 16.
Call for Art

Showcase Your Art

“You think I didn’t serve in combat…what do you think the gun is for.” –Sergeant First Class Anne Dore. Currently active duty in the U.S. Army. Served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Share Your Story

Upload an photo of yourself from your time in the military and some words about your experience as a women veteran.
Share Your Story

Share Your Story

Give a SHOUT! Out

Thank a veteran for her service

Women are playing increasingly important roles in the military, but are still marginalized with different needs than their male peers. Give a “shout out” to thank the brave women who have served our country!
Click here to SHOUT!

Give a SHOUT Out

SHOUT! was inspired by the fact that art encourages expression and healing. This event helps us build a network of women veterans and supporters and to provide resources for women in need – many who have overcome issues like homelessness and post-traumatic stress.


SHOUT! explores the intersections of art, community, health and healing as we address these issues.

 

 

The Things She Carried

The Things She Carried

New York Times (Op Ed) – THE injury wasn’t new, and neither was the insult. Rebecca, a combat veteran of two tours of duty, had been waiting at the V.A. hospital for close to an hour when the office manager asked if she was there to pick up her...

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Research Survey for California Women Veterans

Research Survey for California Women Veterans

The Institute for Veteran Policy at Swords to Plowshares is conducting research and outreach to determine the employment needs of women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces and reside in California in order to identify gaps in services, develop policy, raise public awareness, and advocate for improved...

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Honoring Women in the Military: March 15, 2014 Event

Honoring Women in the Military: March 15, 2014 Event

Twin Towers United Methodist Church in Alameda will be hosting the 6th Women in History event, “Honoring Women in the Military.” The event will take place on Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm at 1411 Oak Street, Alameda, CA 94501. This event is in celebration of...

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Navy Names First 4-Star Female Admiral

Navy Names First 4-Star Female Admiral

Time – President Obama nominated Vice Admiral Michelle Howard for a fourth star Friday, becoming the first woman in Navy history to attain the rank—assuming Senate approval—of full admiral. She currently serves as deputy chief of naval operations for operations, plans, and strategy. She has been tapped to serve as vice chief of...

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