The Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York City Department of Veterans' Services will host the Got Your 6 Summit at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan on Wednesday, June 15, 9am-5pm.
This summit will bring together community leaders and will be a hands-on experiential day focused on connections, communications, and problem-solving within the veteran support space.
During a full day of panels, speakers, networking, and breakout discussion sessions, attendees will hear from:
DVS Commissioner James Hendon
Philanthropist Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies
General George Casey, 36th Chief of Staff of the US Army
Bob Woodruff, ABC News reporter and founder of the Bob Woodruff Foundation
Areas of focus include:
Veteran economic stability and food insecurity
Education and credentialing opportunities
Affordable housing options
Best practices in support military/veteran caregivers
Arts and community engagement
Suicide prevention and evidence-based mental health support
During the event, organizations will also have the opportunity to learn about and apply for funding from the Bob Woodruff Foundation's grantmaking program.
123 W 18th St
New York, NY 10011
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