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Homeless Female Veterans

Empathy for the "Devil:" Exchanging Introspection for Outrospection

Lysa Heslov | Posted 03.22.2016 | Impact
Lysa Heslov

It's hard to believe, but we are already almost three months into a new year. Did you make any resolutions for 2016? If so, you're not alone: each tim...

Organizations Mobilize to Help Underserved Women Veterans

Randy Rutta | Posted 10.02.2015 | Politics
Randy Rutta

As a leading provider of services for veterans, Easter Seals is on the front lines when it comes to identifying the needs of our returning service men and women. We recently released a Call to Action white paper asking policymakers to recognize an urgent need: greater funding support for our female veterans.

5 Years Ago, This Veteran Was Homeless. Today, She's A Student At Harvard

OWN | Posted 03.25.2015 | OWN

Alicia Watkins is a retired Air Force staff sergeant who proudly served in Iraq and Afghanistan. She risked her life for the freedom of others, surviv...

Why Aren't We Talking About Homeless Female Veterans?

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.12.2014 | Women

In his new PBS series "Coming Back with Wes Moore," Army veteran Wes Moore explores the often painful process of returning home from combat, including...

The Sad Reason Female Vets Aren't Seeking Help

Los Angeles Daily News | Susan Abram | Posted 11.30.2013 | Los Angeles

She once wore Army-issue green, then earned the rank of E-3 seaman in the U.S. Navy. But when Serwa Scorza left the uniform, insignia and base behind...

Female Vets Are Fastest Growing Segment Of Homeless Population

www.nytimes.com | Posted 02.28.2013 | Impact

Even as the Pentagon lifts the ban on women in combat roles, returning servicewomen are facing a battlefield of a different kind: they are now the fas...

Watch: First-Ever 'Ms. Veteran America' Crowned

Posted 01.10.2013 | Impact

Forget the battle fatigues and boots. For 39 women whose usual work clothes are anything but sexy, Sunday's first-ever Ms. Veteran America: The Wo...

L.A. Stand Down to Assemble Vital Services for Female Vets

Steve Peck | Posted 09.02.2012 | Impact
Steve Peck

In times of war, weary troops "stand down" to rest and recover from the physical and psychological toll of combat. The ultimate goal of a stand down is to offer the veteran renewal of spirit, health and overall well-being in a safe environment.

Jessica Prois

Homeless Female Vets Double In Population, Call For Employment Help

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Prois | Posted 03.27.2012 | Impact

The fact that many homeless female veterans are middle-aged, divorced, unemployed and single mothers is more than just research on paper for Jennifer ...

As America Honors Its Heroes, We Can Do More for Homeless Women Veterans

Ralph da Costa Nunez, PhD | Posted 01.11.2012 | New York
Ralph da Costa Nunez, PhD

On this Veterans Day, as we take pause to remember the veterans who so bravely served our country it's imperative that we not overlook homeless women veterans and their families.

Jessica Prois

Homeless Female Vets Need More Clinical Resources, Open Ears

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Prois | Posted 08.29.2011 | Impact

Paulina Hicks has always done things systematically. She went to college for civil engineering, enlisted in the military out of veritable love of her ...