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Understanding the Diverse Experiences of Military Families of Color Survey

 

Closing Soon! Take the survey before it closes on July 28th!

 

We're listening - Take the survey today to share your diverse experience as a military-connected family of color

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Blue Star Summer:
July Newsletter

Because military life frequently took us away from friends and family, I'd plan a big road trip every summer.

The trip I remember most is when I drove the kids to Canada solo while my husband was overseas. We weren't on a time limit, and it was the first year of Blue Star Museums, so we made many stops along the way, including tons of Blue Star Museums...

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Blue Star Summer Camp: Home Edition

Blue Star Summer Camp returns with more amazing virtual field trips to museums and parks to keep kids busy and engaged—whether you're PCSing or staying put!

Join us for three weeks of FREE virtual summer programming.

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Blue Star Museums is Back

From May 15th - September 6th, the nation's active-duty military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserve, and their families, will receive free admission to museums across the country thanks to this collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

Blue Star Families’ annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey (aMFLS) has been providing a comprehensive understanding of the experiences and challenges encountered by military families since 2009. The latest findings are now available!

CCIS: A Social Impact Model

Learn how the Blue Star Families Chapter model has improved military families sense of belonging in their local communities.

Racial Equity and Inclusion Initiative

"An important first step for our military families of color..." Through five impact areas—Research & Advocacy, Training, Leadership, Collaboration, and Community Impact—the initiative will gather new resources and focus the energy of Blue Star Families and a broad assembly of corporate, foundation, and nonprofit partners.

EVENTS

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Families Serve, Too!

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Explore Bear Mountain!

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START Family Book Club

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IMPACT

1 mil+

Use our programs and resources each year

$83 mil+

Value of benefits accessed by military families

11

Chapters Nationwide

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What We Do

Founded in 2009 by military spouses with you in mind, we empower military families to thrive by connecting them with their civilian neighbors – both people and organizations – to create strong communities of support.