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Veterans Empowerment Seminar at New Haven City Hall 165 Church Street New Haven, CT 2nd floor

January 18, 2018 from 7pm to 9pm
Come out and see how the National Veterans Council For Legal Redress can help you with your benefits.Light refreshments will be servedSee More
Jan 15

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Name of the Organization
National Veterans Council for Legal Redress
Contact Person
Olivia C. Henderson
Job Title
Assistant Director
Contact phone
2039883006
E-mail
olivia.chris.henderson@gmail.com
Website
http://www.nvclr.org
Interest
Aging\Elderly Services, Youth, Food Assistance, Energy Assistance, Career Assistance, Housing Assistance, Shelter, Health, Education, Adult Education, Financial Literacy, Advocacy, Arts, Economic Development
Description Interest
New Haven Connecticut based nonprofit 501 (3) C Veterans organization/ advocacy group. Assisting Veterans that are diagnosed with PTSD and helping them to get their discharges upgraded through Pro Bono Legal Services and to get benefits that they are entitled to receive

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At 11:51am on October 24, 2016, Lee Cruz said…

Olivia,

You need to build up a network of friends, just like on Facebook. Also, like and comment on other people's post.

At 10:53am on July 18, 2016, Lee Cruz said…

Olivia,

Welcome to GNH Community, glad to have you join us. Members may post information that they think will be of interest to nonprofits, civic organizations, and the people they serve or the general public. Posting your events early helps minimize scheduling conflicts and allows us to promote your events with alerts to the general public. Your posts are immediately viewable by over 900 members.  We share notice of listed events on Monday and Friday with 7000+ people via Facebook, Google+, Linkedin, Twitter and Instagram. Note that politically partisan, religious or business promotion posts are not allowed.

 

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Deceased Vietnam Veterans

Posted on October 1, 2016 at 10:00pm 0 Comments

The National Veteran Council is looking for family members of deceased Vietnam Veterans that entered in the Military from New Haven, CT. so, that their names can be inscribed on the Vietnam Monument on the Long Wharf in New Haven.

Go to www.nvclr.org and leave a message

 

This is a photograph of the National Veterans Council for Legal Redress 501(c) (3) Veterans organization board members with Senator Chris Murphy from left to right Garry C. Monk-Executive Director, O…

Posted on July 31, 2016 at 11:22pm 0 Comments

This is a photograph of the National Veterans Council for Legal Redress 501(c) (3) Veterans organization board members with Senator Chris Murphy from left to right Garry C. Monk-Executive Director, Olivia Monk Henderson-Assistant Director, Senator Chris Murphy,Helen Harper-Wilson -Secretary/Assistant Treasurer, Conley F. Monk Jr Director & Founder.

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Vietnam Veteran Monument

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