During Mental Health Awareness Month, Minority Vets wants to check in on its community. Your feedback gives them valuable data on how they can best serve the community and how they can effectively strive to change the system, especially in the realm of veteran mental health.
Can they count on you to help us fight for change?
Military Veterans in Journalism has secured more than $20,000 in Poynter Institute online classes that are now available to its members to take for free.
Made possible thanks to the generous support of the Craig Newmark Philanthropies, these courses will directly help their membership gain actionable skills that they can put to work immediately.
Poynter Institute has a treasure trove of training opportunities for journalists of every type. From courses focusing on how to become a better writer to courses on film and broadcast television, Poynter has it all.
What this means for you:
You’ll have FREE ACCESS to some of Poynter’s popular courses. If you find these courses useful, MVJ will find other ways to work with Poynter for even more training.
Minority Veterans in Journalism (MVJ) invites you to mentor a veteran in the MVJ community. Please consider volunteering some of your time to mentor a veteran to teach him or her about the field of journalism. MVJ pairs up experienced mentors with mentees eager to learn and grow. You must have three years experience in journalism or a related field to become a mentor.
Click here to apply.
Once you are accepted into the program, you may have a one-time, one-hour zoom session with one of their members.
Minority Veterans of America is accepting applications for the Winter Wish Project 2021.
It's the end of the year and with the rising cost of goods, inflation, and a years' long pandemic, Minority Vets knows winter has been tough. Join them for the Winter Wish Project. They're spreading some winter joy to members of the Minority Vets community by fulfilling the wishes of minority veteran families.
What does that mean? They're looking for minority veterans who could use a little extra support this winter to provide for their families. If selected, Minority Vets will provide up to $200 in gift card or direct financial relief (dependent on location). Priority will be given to new applicants this winter but past Winter Wish Project recipients are welcome and encouraged to apply.
Minority Vets will host an Equity, Inclusion & Justice Summit virtually on November 13-14, 2021.
Equity, inclusion, and justice aren’t just words, they’re a way of life. Minority veterans have served our country with honor and dignity, yet face systemic barriers to accessing earned benefits and are often left out of the narrative of the American veteran. Join Minority Vets as they delve into the greatest disparities that face the minority veteran community and share their vision for the way forward. It has never been more important for our generation to lead the way to a brighter future for our entire community.Read more