Veterans

A military hiring expo, which provides jobs training to veterans. House Republicans hope to expand these sorts of programs. The Senate proposition directly hires veterans as police officers and firefighters. (Photo Courtesy of the Pennsylvania National Guard) On the heels of a disappointing jobs...
09/11/2012
Blog
A military hiring expo, which provides jobs training to veterans. House Republicans hope to expand these sorts of programs. The Senate proposition directly hires veterans as police officers and firefighters. (Photo Courtesy of the Pennsylvania National Guard) On the heels of a disappointing jobs...
09/11/2012
Blog
The weather’s getting warmer in Afghanistan and the war there is heating up again. That means – as it has meant every year for more than a decade — that the pace will quicken at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. More casualties will be brought to this largest American military...
05/15/2012
News/Resource
Credit: Flickr/US Army Africa American soldiers didn't always have to worry about their economic security when they returned from combat. Following World War II, the G.I. Bill offered veterans extensive tuition support, low-interest mortgages, and direct loans for starting a business -- and in the...
03/21/2012
Blog
Credit: Flickr/US Army Africa American soldiers didn't always have to worry about their economic security when they returned from combat. Following World War II, the G.I. Bill offered veterans extensive tuition support, low-interest mortgages, and direct loans for starting a business -- and in the...
03/20/2012
Blog
Vassar College president Catharine Hill raised a provocative point this week in an op-ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer.  In her article Hill reminds us we should be thankful to those who serve in Iraq for many reasons, including their willingness to volunteer and in effect eliminate the...
01/05/2012
Blog
Post-9/11 veterans enlisted knowing that they would likely see active duty, and many of them did: since 9/11, more than 2.2 million Americans have been deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan. Unfortunately, our nation has not rewarded their service with economic opportunity and stability. In fact, the...
11/01/2011
Data Byte
The assault on the right to vote that has taken place in 2011 is historic in terms of its geographic scope and intensity. The state laws that have been passed to curtail early voting, make voter registration more difficult, and require voters to present government-issued photo identification and/or...
09/14/2011
Publication
Demos Democracy Program Counsel Allegra Chapman's testimony before the Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee of the Nebraska Unicameral Legislature on the benefits of Same Day Registration.
08/09/2011
Publication
Demos submitted this testimony from Demos President Miles Rapoport to the House Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties, highlighting the denial of voter registration opportunities for low-income voters and veterans, and underscoring the continued systemic problems with the...
03/18/2009
Publication
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