Veterans and Military Families: How to Welcome Our Afghan Allies

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Tuesday, October 26, 2021 | 2 PM ET

While on a mission to save a nation, our military community formed bonds with the Afghan people. Our Afghan allies are colleagues, friends, and even family. Therefore, the sacrifices they made alongside service members and their families gave rise to today’s current duty: aid their well-being. As we continue to process the end of the war in Afghanistan, many feel compelled to take action to support our Afghan allies as they resettle here in the United States. 

To help us prepare the most impactful event possible, will you please take a short survey? Your answers will shine a light on what kind of support is happening already, what the current needs are, and what barriers that you may be encountering.

Participants

Nazanin-Ash

Nazanin Ash

CEO, Welcome.US

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Kathy Roth-Douquet

CEO, Blue Star Families

Gov. Jack Markell

Governor Jack Markell

White House Coordinator Operations Allies Welcome

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Eric Eversole

President, Hiring Our Heroes

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Sarah Verardo

CEO, The Independence Fund, Save Our Allies

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Art delaCruz

CEO, Team Rubicon

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Krish O'Mara Vignarajah

President & CEO
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

Additional speakers will be announced soon!

Resources

Explore our searchable database of Afghanistan response resources.