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New Directions, Serving the Forgotten
by Matt Davison, Staff Writer

In 2006, I was coordinating a pilot program for the Department of Labor, called the Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program (IVTP). Since this was a pilot program, the there was always the option that the Department of Labor could discontinue it. In the Fall of 2007, I got word that IVTP was being terminated. Knowing that the non-profit I was working for at the time could not afford to keep me on the payroll without this funding, I thought about where I would most like to continue my service to veterans. I had known about New Directions, Inc. They had an excellent reputation for their holistic approach to serving veterans in need and at risk. Fortunately, there was an opening. More fortunately, I was able to fill that opening. Read More >


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