Military Employment Collaborative Series
The Military Employment Collaborative Series is a speaking series in collaboration with Goldwater Institute to get awareness out about the opportunities we can do to improve employment to our veterans and their spouses.
The series kicked off April 24, 2019 with:
Military Spouses Unemployment: The Never-Ending Recession.
A conversation with Hiring Our Heroes – Eric Eversole, President
Special Guests included:
- Governor Doug Ducey, Arizona
- U.S. Senator Martha McSally, Arizona
- U.S. Senator Dan Crenshaw, Texas
Our country has undertaken significant efforts to empower veterans as they search for meaningful careers. That work has fueled unprecedented opportunities for transitioning service members, driving veteran unemployment to a record low of 2.7% in February 2019.
That success, however, has not generated financial stability for military families. Why?
Military spouses—often called the backbone of our military—have been left on the economic sidelines forcing families to live on a single income. Frequent moves, deployments, and remote duty locations have made it difficult for most military spouses to maintain and advance a career.
Hiring Our Heroes and HeroZona Foundation are working to remove barriers and empower military spouses as they look for careers in Arizona.
The mission of HeroZona Foundation is to celebrate and empower our veteran community.
Phoenix Tools 4 School
Sat July 27, 2019
The Phoenix Tools 4 School provides basic school readiness supplies for students whose families cannot afford any or all the necessary items to start off the school year. The initiative provides students with book bags, notebooks, writing utensils and other necessary supplies.
HeroZona National Veteran Summit was created to continue empowering our heroes. This multi-day event provides programming, workshops and panels that focuses on three pillars – Entrepreneurship, Employment and Education.