The Power of Military Spouses

May 7th is recognized as Military Spouse Appreciation Day, which provides an important opportunity to remember the service of our nation's military spouses.... Read More ▶


Direct Child Tax Credit Payments, Starting this Summer, May Aid Veteran Households

Many veteran households with children may soon become eligible to receive an enhanced child tax credit for 2021. This child tax credit is all part of the American Rescue Plan Act that was signed into law on March 11, 2021. While the headlines were pr... Read More ▶


JPMorgan Chase Renews Commitment to Syracuse University’s IVMF During National Small Business Month to Enhance the Post-Service Lives of Veterans and their Families

Ten years after its original foundational grant to enhance the post-service lives of veterans and military families through Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), JPMorgan Chase today announced an additional $8 m... Read More ▶


Apply Now for a Training Program Designed for Veterans Considering Careers in Politics

The Veterans Program for Politics and Civic Engagement is a selective, rigorous and intense educational initiative. It is offered with the initial support of JPMorgan Chase & Co. through a collaborative effort by Syracuse University’s Institute fo... Read More ▶


How Biden’s Budget Signals the Right Ideas to Address Veterans Issues

Last week, the White House unveiled its $1.5 billion Fiscal Year 2022 discretionary budget request. It signals a significant boost (8 percent) in spending on the VA’s budget. The plan increases spending on several necessary priorities, including t... Read More ▶


Deadline to Apply for Walmart’s Open Call is Friday, April 30

Open Call is an action-packed one-day virtual event. Walmart welcomes suppliers to virtually pitch product that is shelf-ready and made, grown or assembled in the United States. However, only several days remain to apply for Walmart’s eighth annual... Read More ▶


Employment Resource Hub

The military-connected employment resource hub is a collection of virtual data, research, and insights related to veteran and military spouse employment issues. The hub is intended to serve a wide variety of information needs. It will continually evo... Read More ▶


Hartnel Lambert, Military Veteran, EBV Graduate, and Veteran EDGE participant

Hartnel Lambert was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and immigrated to the United States of America when he was 9 years old. Moving to the U.S. was one of the most challenging and – no doubt – the most rewarding experiences of his life.... Read More ▶


The Latest Update On the Unemployment Situation of Veterans (March 2021)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported on April 5th that the employment added 916,000 in March, and the trend of unemployment edged down to 6.0%. Industries like leisure and hospitality, public and private education, and construction witnessed... Read More ▶


Navigating Veteran Certification: What You Need to Know

Today, large companies are strengthening their diverse spend as they make efforts to create more equity in their supply chains, providing more procurement opportunities to veteran-owned businesses (VOBs). With this opportunity comes barriers for this... Read More ▶