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"Part of resilience is finding joy, finding beauty, finding love."

— George Takei, Actor, Author, Director, Activist

"Part of resilience is finding joy, finding beauty, finding love."

— George Takei, Actor, Author, Director, Activist

War Comes Home: Keith Jeffreys

Keith Jeffreys is a US Army veteran and the Executive Director, USVAA.

Keith Jeffreys is a US Army veteran and the Executive Director, USVAA: The United States Veterans’ Artists Alliance, a non-partisan organization dedicated to supporting veterans in the arts, humanities and the entertainment industry.

“So I was sitting on the sideline after 9/11, and I felt like there was something that I should be doing.  There was a need for veterans to be able to relate their own experiences in a way that allowed them to tell their stories, in whatever medium they chose, whether that was going to be in theater or spoken word, poetry, writing, or as painters or sculptors, and even actors and directors.”