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Desegregation's 75th Anniversary, Session 1: Black Veterans and Good Jobs - Washington, DC

U.S. Department of Labor Black Veterans & Good Jobs.

Hybrid: in-person; live webcast – Hosted by Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS)


Tue. Jul 25, 2023, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET


Frances Perkins Building

Cesar Chavez Memorial Auditorium

200 Constitution Avenue

Northwest Washington, DC



The U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) and Chief Evaluation Office (CEO) are pleased to invite you to a three-part roundtable series Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Desegregation of the U.S. Armed Forces and focusing on Black Veteran Employment Outcomes, Barriers, and Interventions.  The sessions bring together individuals with lived experience and subject matter experts to discuss the current state of research in the field, identify best practices that can be applied more widely, and consider potential research avenues to advance our collective understanding and expand our capacity to support Black Veteran employment outcomes and career success within the civilian labor force.

Session 1: Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Desegregation of the U.S. Armed Forces:  Black Veterans and Good Jobs 

  • This in-person VETS-hosted session will feature Veterans, practitioners, and researchers gathering to engage in thought-provoking discussion on the significance of the desegregation of the U.S. Armed Forces, its impact on civil rights movements, progress made toward equality in the military, and Black Veterans’ access to good jobs. 


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