our new strategic framework

Our Vision for Impact

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Leading with Equity

Swords to Plowshares’ commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is not just a statement; it's a transformative approach. Centered in the principles of Cultural Humility, we foster an environment where everyone feels valued and heard. Explicitly addressing racial inequity ensures that all veterans have equal access to support, services, and resources.

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Restoring Justice for Veterans

Swords to Plowshares has been a driving force in the veterans’ rights movement since our inception in 1974, recognized nationally for our unwavering advocacy for veterans' rights and well-being. We're committed to addressing the unique challenges faced by traditionally marginalized veterans who have borne a disproportionate burden of the negative consequences of war. Our work centers on securing meaningful policy changes and fostering an equitable system of care that genuinely honors and supports those who have served.

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Transforming Care for Under-Resourced Veterans

Swords to Plowshares is committed to serving under-resourced veterans. Our evolving programs empower us to make a greater impact in our communities, focusing on preventing and ending veteran homelessness. We are deeply committed to addressing the urgent needs of senior veterans, finding new solutions to housing veterans, and ensuring that all veterans have access to community-based mental health services.

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