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Community Outreach Events and Resources

Veteran-Friendly Community Appreciation – November 8th

Live from VA Central Office
November 8th – 1:00-3:00pm (EST)

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CVEB Summit – Partnering Locally to Foster Veteran-friendly Communities

Please join us as we discuss:

  • VA priorities and initiatives update
  • Partnerships with State & County Veteran Directors and Commissioners
  • StorytellersX Program – Veterans sharing their experiences with their community
  • Veteran-friendly community appreciation launch
  • Live interation Q&A

Keynote Address:  Honorable David J. Shulkin, M.D. | Secretary of Veterans Affairs


  • Dr. Lynda Davis | VA Veterans Experience
  • Bill Rausch | Got Your 6
  • Verdie Bowen | NASDVA
  • Jim Wartski | VA Veterans Experience
  • Ed Zackery | NACVSO

Live from VA Central Office
November 8th – 1:00-3:00pm (EST)

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Suicide Prevention Month Webinars

Calling All:  Communities, State/federal/county VA offices, Veteran Service Organizations, Military Service Organizations, Veterans, Service Members, Families, Caregivers, Survivors, Community Veterans Engagement Boards (CVEBs), Community Action Boards (CABs), and Veteran Community Partnerships (VCPs)

Title:  S.A.V.E Training & Overview of Veteran Outreach Toolkit
Preventing Veteran Suicide Is Everyone’s Business:  A Community Call to Action

  • Signs of suicidal thinking should be recognized
  • Ask the most important question of all
  • Validate the Veteran’s experience
  • Encourage treatment and Expedite getting help

Please view the recorded Suicide Prevention Month Webinar, designed specifically for State/Federal/County Veteran Service Organizations, Military Service Organizations, and Community Veteran Engagement Boards.

The series of suicide prevention webinars were offered to local communities to familiarize them with suicide prevention resources, how to recognize signs of suicide and ways communities can work together to prevent Veteran suicides.

View the recorded webinar at

During this Suicide Prevention Month and throughout the rest of the year, we encourage you to review these resources and please share this e-mail with everyone in your community.

We invite you to share your insights, experiences and resources with us at and follow us on Twitter .

Veteran Friendly Communities E-Summit

North Atlantic District CVEB Networking Event

View videos from the NAD CVEB event.

September 2016 E-Summit

Thanks for joining the first ever MyVA Communities E-Summit held on September 9, 2016!

If you missed it, please watch the recorded broadcasts and view the brief slide deck used during the event:

Local communities can to continue the message of local community collaboration and working together to make a difference in the lives of Veterans, Service members, and their families.

Check out the VAantage Point Blog on the MyVA Communities E-Summit and how CVEBs are making an impact!

Need more information and want to find out more on existing communities or how to adopt the model in your community?  Please email


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