Veterans Community Media Center of San Francisco

Veterans Voices


Leave a comment

The Veterans Eye

April 26 – May 25 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays 1-5pm Veterans Community Media Center

An exhibit of Latonia Dixon’s paintings, Ryan McClymont’s photographs and photographic weavings and and Mark Pinto photographs and part of his GI Joes series.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Continue reading

Advertisements


Leave a comment

The Invisible War: Film Screening & Fundraiser

The-Invisible-War-101613The Invisible War
Wednesday, October 16, 6:30 pm
Doors open at 6 pm; screening 6:30 pm
California College of the Arts
Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus
Ticketsinvisiblewarrecovery

From Academy Award nominated Director Kirby Dick The Invisible War, a groundbreaking investigative documentary about one of America’s most shameful and best-kept secrets: the epidemic of rape within the US military.

The film paints a startling picture of the extent of the problem — today, a female soldier in combat zones is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire. The U.S. Department of Defense estimates there were a staggering 22,800 violent sex crimes in the military in 2011.

Twenty percent of all active-duty female soldiers are sexually assaulted. Female soldiers aged 18 to 21 accounted for more than half of the victims. Read more

Cohosted by Dr. Mylea Charvat, SF Supervisor Malia Cohen, and SamaHope

Panel discussion following the screening moderated by San Francisco Supervisor Malia Cohen.

Proceeds from the screening go toward the Artemis Rising Invisible War Recovery Program, a nonprofit recovery program that provides free PTSD treatment to veterans.


Leave a comment

Walking in Memory of Reuben Paul Santos, Iraq War Veteran

Out Of The Darkness Community Walk
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Lake Merced, San Francisco

This month the Veterans Media Center of San Francisco pays tribute to the memory of Reuben Paul “Chip” Santos and to the courage of his parents Paula and Ruben. On Sunday, September 23, I participated in the Out of the Darkness Walk* at Lake Merced here in San Francisco. I went especially to support the Santos family who lost their dear son Reuben, an Iraq War Veteran, to suicide. Paula and Ruben speak publicly about their loss in an effort to create greater public awareness and response regarding Veteran suicide. Continue reading


Leave a comment

David Smith: Veteran Of The Month, July 2012

Veterans Media Center of San Francisco is proud to present Veteran David Smith, previously a Corporal with the United States Marine Corps, as our first “Veteran of the Month.”

Each month the VMCSF highlights a Veteran whose voice makes a contribution to our community.

Veteran of the Month is a project of the Veterans Media Center of San Francisco; Continue reading