This position was implemented by Former Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Jesse Brown’s letter on April 25, 1995, to assist the Director’s of their respective facility and the Center for Minority Veterans assess and identify the needs of minority veterans.
The primary goal of this outreach initiative is to increase local awareness of minority Veteran related issues and develop strategies for increasing their participation in existing VA benefit programs for eligible Veterans. Minority Veterans Program Coordinator’s are located at Regional Offices, Health Care Facilities and National Cemeteries and are responsible for:
There is a Minority Veteran Program Coordinator (MVPC) located in each state’s Regional Office, Health Care Facility and National Cemetery to educate and assist with your eligibility of benefits and services.
Learn more about the Minority Veterans Program Coordinators.
Selecting the appropriate Administration below to access a listing of Minority Veterans Program Coordinator (MVPC) by state, who can provide service within your community.
Picture from the Mar 18, 2011, Congressman James E. Clyburn, Sixth Congressional District Veterans Forum, held Santee Convention Center, 1737 Bass Drive, Santee, SC. Pictured from left to right: J.T. McLawhorn, Chair, VA Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans; John Gibson MVPC Homeless Coordinator, VA Regional Office, Columbia, SC; Congressman Clyburn; Ray Nelson, MVPC Dorn VAMC, Columbia, SC; Willie Perry, US Department of Labor.