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Center for Women Veterans (CWV)

 

Events

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The following list is provided as the events may be of interest to women Veterans.  By sharing information to raise awareness, VA does not sponsor or endorse any external event.

Interested in making CWV a part of your event?  Request an CWV Speaker at your event.  Please complete the VA CWV Conference Invitation Request.  Requests can be emailed to 00w@va.gov.  Please allow 10 business days for final decision.

Calendar of Upcoming Events
DateEvent

August

18

The American Legion 99th National Convention External link to a non-government website
August 18-24, 2017
Reno, Nevada
The American Legion hosts its national convention in a different city each year and welcomes to it a large number of attendees.  Legionnaires attending the event can take advantage of planned tourism attractions, discounted hotel and travel rates, Legion-sponsored events, and other convention-related offers.

August

21

The American Legion Conference For Women External link to a non-government website
August 21, 2017
Reno, Nevada
The American Legion will hold it’s 99th Annual National Convention in Reno, Nevada, August 2017.  Please join us at The Conference For Women; developed by women who have discovered the keys to success-presented by women who will inspire and invigorate you-and designed with your success in mind.

August

21

Inland Empire Veterans Mental Health Collaborative Financial Wellbeing & Mental Health External link to a non-government website
August 21, 2017
Rialto, California
The Inland Empire Veterans Mental Health Collaborative is a network of public and private organizations that share ideas, knowledge, and resources to improve the access and quality of mental health services for Veterans, military personnel and their families, and to increase public awareness of the unique needs of this special segment of our population.

August

22

Facebook Live Event: How to #ExploreVA Benefits
August 22, 2017
Facebook
Join VA for a “How to #ExploreVA Benefits” Facebook Live event on August 22 at 2 p.m. EDT.  The event will focus on how Veterans can use Explore.VA.gov to learn about VA benefits.  Join us to learn more and hear other Veterans talk about their experiences.  After the live video, Veterans can ask questions in the comments about the resources and tools on the Explore.VA.gov website.

August

22

DHS Veterans Recruitment and Hiring Event " External link to a government website
August 22-23, 2017
Washington, District of Columbia
We invite all Veterans to Continue Your Service to America and come learn more about the Department, its missions and components at our upcoming DHS Veterans Recruitment and Hiring Event.  Veteran candidates will have the opportunity to talk to onsite recruiters and hiring managers and, if qualified, interview for open positions.

August

25

2017 National Women Veterans Summit
August 25-26, 2017
Houston, Texas
It’s been a long time coming, but the 2017 National Women Veterans Summit is set and will take place at the Hyatt Regency Downtown in Houston, Texas Aug. 25-26, with an opening reception Aug. 24.  Register now!

August

28

High Sierra Alpine Backpacking for Female Veterans External link to a non-government website
August 28-September 2, 2017
Sierra Nevada, NV
This six-day alpine backpacking expedition is an exceptional opportunity for female Veterans to find challenge, purpose and camaraderie – and develop skills and confidence that they bring home to their communities, careers and families.  Register now!

August

29

Paralyzed Veterans of America Summit 2017 + Expo External link to a non-government website
August 29-31, 2017
National Harbor, Maryland
Summit is an intensive, three-day learning and sharing experience that provides the most updated and vital information, state of the art research, and emerging science, which can be put to immediate use in caring for individuals with spinal cord injury/disease (SCI/D), MS, ALS and TBI.

September

6

4th Annual Warrior Community Integration Symposium External link to a non-government website
September 6-8, 2017
Atlanda, Georgia
One Team  One Mission.  During this powerful three-day event, representatives of community agencies and national organizations will gather to share best practices, identify trends, find solutions, and solidify future collaborative relationships.  Register now!

September

10

Veterans Yoga Retreat For Women External link to a non-government website
September 10-15, 2017
Rhinebeck, New York
Yoga and relaxation practices are known to help Veterans restore life balance and reintegrate after the challenging experiences of military service.  In this yoga retreat for women Veterans, you gain skills to nourish and strengthen both body and mind, while also increasing resilience and promoting healing in your life.  Register now!

September

16

2017 (Washington State) Women Veterans Summit External link to a non-government website
September 16, 2017
Lynwood, Washington
It’s All About Us.  Our self awareness … Our self love … Our self confidence … It’s time to be good to ourselves!  Register now!

September

19

90th Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) & 85 LA FRA National Convention External link to a non-government website
September 19-24, 2017
Hunt Valley, Maryland
The convention is being hosted by Branch 4 and Unit 4.

September

21

Military Veteran Transition Playbook External link to a non-government website
September 21, 2017
Norfolk, Virginia
We know transitioning out of the Military can be difficult, that is why our goal is to engage, train, mentor and coach each transitioning Veteran into civilian life.  Learn how the playbook can be beneficial for your future, come join us to kick start your transition into the civilian workforce.  Sign up now!

September

28

State of the American Veteran Conference External link to a non-government website
September 28-29, 2017
Los Angeles, California
The Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans ∓ Military Families (CIR) at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is once again presenting a conference aimed at addressing the critical issues facing today’s Veterans.  The State of the American Veteran Conference will focus on understanding the military transition issues of veterans and families, learning about their needs and challenges, and moving toward concrete policy recommendations to ease their transition and increase their well-being.

October

13

Women Veterans Alliance — Women Veterans Unconference-Fall 2017 External link to a non-government website
October 13-15, 2017
City of Industry, California
3 Days of camaraderie, networking, fun, food, inspiration, & relaxation.

October

13

Veteran Womens Voices Writing Retreat External link to a non-government website
October 13-15, 2017
Nevada City, California
VWV group gatherings and retreats concern telling your truth, in your own words.  There is no need for previous writing experience.  Sharing your writing with the group is voluntary.  A two to three-day retreat includes many opportunities to gather informally as well as during sessions led by Veteran writing facilitators.  Weekend retreats include group conversation, relaxation, writing prompts, art projects, music, optional yoga and nature hiking.

October

20

The Women’s Memorial 20th Anniversary Celebration External link to a non-government website
October 20-22, 2017
Washington, District of Columbia
Only weeks until the Women’s Memorial 20th Anniversary Celebration—the countdown is underway!  Make your reservations today!