State of the State RI

Guests: Dee DeQuattro, Development Director, Operation Stand Down RI, osdri.org
David Rothermel, Chief, RI Office of Veteran Affairs, vets.ri.gov
Host: Richard August Time: 30 minutes
Guests cover the history and mission of Operation Stand Down, now in its 25th year. How many vets are being served by OSDRI, how they are being served, the number of vets estimated to be homeless in R and more. They describe upcoming events including Boots on the Ground, the Black Tie Gala for Gold Star Families, the concert by the 88th Army band, and much more. All these events are part of Memorial Day week-long observances. For more info about these events, visit osdri.org. Monday, May 29th is Memorial Day.

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State of the State is a public access television show produced in Rhode Island. Its purpose is to promote, in a non-partisan manner, the civic awareness of the general public; to promote greater civic participation and the exercise of political citizenship…


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State of the State is a public access television show produced in Rhode Island. Its purpose is to promote, in a non-partisan manner, the civic awareness of the general public; to promote greater civic participation and the exercise of political citizenship by using the television show as a means to educate and to inform the public.

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