June 29, 2021 Newsletter
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UGA Free Virtual Legal Clinic

This veteran-only opportunity will take place on Saturday, July 10. Participating veterans can talk with an attorney at no cost about any of the following issues:
  • Health care and health insurance
  • Landlord-tenant and eviction
  • Mortgages: foreclosure and delaying foreclosure
  • Debt and debt management
  • Family law issues, domestic violence
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Employment rights: Layoffs, firing, and discrimination
Veterans can preregister by calling 706-542-6439 or emailing this address. Registration closes at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 7, 2021.

Department of Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) mission is to secure the nation from the many threats we face. This requires more than 230,000 employees in jobs that range from aviation and border security to emergency response and cybersecurity.
If you are interested in Federal Career, DHS has pathways for internships and jobs.  
To learn more or to attend a summer DHS webinar click here.

Summer Learning Academy with AT&T

Similar to the military, most robust organizations are directly supported by an embedded corporate university. To engage with students who may have lost their internships because of the pandemic, AT&T’s Corporate University is launching their Summer Learning Academy for college students.

Registration is open now and the program runs from July 12–23, 2021.

Free Museum Admissions Across America

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will participate this summer in Blue Star Museums, a program organized by the National Endowment for the Arts that offers free admission and special discounts to military personnel and their families from Armed Forces Day (May 15) through Labor Day (Sept. 6) across the United States.

Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve. The nationwide list of participating museums is available at as is a parent toolkit for visiting museums with your family.
Free Financial Education for Veterans

The VA has teamed up with Prudential Financial to offer the monthly Wellness Wednesday Financial Education series to Veterans, transitioning service members and their families at no cost. The event occurs on the third Wednesday of every month.

Participants also have access to the Financial Wellness Center, a digital portal focused on learning, with over 100 short educational articles and interactive tools that include financial self-assessment, budgeting and student loan assistance and counseling.
Access Your Benefits through

Veterans and their families can access their VA benefits and services on the new and user- friendly VA website. Users can now access information about VA benefits and services through a single site rather than through multiple locations.
To access their information, users are encouraged to use their current Digital Service (DS) Logon or create a new account using
For more information about the switch from eBenefits to, read the VAntage Point blog.
Get Plugged In

Did you know our SVRC Readiness Program can help tune up your resume while also helping you plug into up to four different professional networks?
  • UGA Alumni
  • National Business Leaders
  • STEM and Life Science Leaders
  • UGA Veterans Peer2Peer
If you are interested in learning more about our readiness programming, click here.
Send feedback, questions, concerns, or ideas to:
SVRC Newsletter Editor: Mandy Levi

Other POCs:
SVRC Interim Director: Mandy Levi
SVA President: Caleb Ray

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