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Humanitini: Veterans & Reintegrating with Civilian Life

Nov 2017 Humanitini

This Month: Veterans & Reintegrating with Civilian Life The challenges of reintegrating veterans have been well-documented. Civilians may be surprised to know that many veterans – like their World War II ancestors – transition back into the “real world” by attending school on the GI Bill. This event will provide a platform for veterans and their loved ones to share their perspectives on the various paths to returning to civilian life. Join Ely S. Ross, the Director of the Mayor’s

Community Spotlight: Double Nickels Theatre Company

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Double Nickels is a theatre company on a mission. Through the medium of “reminiscence theatre,” they are committed to honoring and celebrating the legacies of DC’s seniors and veterans. Since 2006, Double Nickels Theatre Company, led by Antoinette Ford, has gathered and performed oral histories from numerous communities across DC, using performance to educate both audience and actors. In their Age Exchange program, for example, seniors share life stories and communicate with members of younger generations. The younger generations learn from

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