Blue Star Families Community Research 2021: Illinois Military and Veteran-Connected Families’ Needs in the Wake of COVID-19

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | 3 PM CT

Blue Star Families is conducting a mixed-methods needs assessment to evaluate the state of the military-connected population in Chicagoland and broader Illinois. Findings will inform Blue Star Families program delivery and local collective action opportunities. 

Participants

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Megan Everett

Veterans Program Director,
Robert R. McCormick Foundation

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Kathy Roth-Douquet

CEO, Blue Star Families

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Jenny Akin

Co-Director of Applied Research,
Blue Star Families

Christopher Schmidt, USO Illinois

Christopher Schmidt

Executive Director, USO Illinois

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Jim Dolan

Senior Director of Development,
Illinois Joining Forces

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Cindy Rivera

Senior Manager of Equity & Social Impact, Blue Star Families