The Veteran Employment Strategy Summit is taking place today and is streamed live online. For those who could not make it to the summit (or had not registered in time), the event is online and will be available for viewing live or afterwards.
The summit is kicking off with a keynote address by Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist and Craigconnects and veteran supporter. We will introduce our cultural competency training, Combat to Community, that educates the community on understanding veterans as they transition from military service back to civilian life. The summit will also teach successful practices for veteran hiring programs, followed by a panel discussion with employers.
“Veterans bring a wealth of skills, leadership ability and loyalty to the workplace. Many companies have expressed the desire to hire veterans but don’t know where to start, and many have implemented hiring programs but need guidance on how to support veterans in the workplace,” said Amy Fairweather, Swords to Plowshares’ Director of Policy.
Click here for the event program with the agenda and speaker bios.
Thanks for tuning in and supporting veterans in our communities.
Thanks to the event sponsors, Prudential and the Walter & Elise Haas Fund, for making this possible.