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Within four months of having an Outreach Specialist act as boots on the ground in the region, CASY & MSCCN have experienced significant progress in creating support for veterans while developing brand recognition and strategic partnerships.

Some of those strategic alliances include:

⦁Becoming an official resource partner for 2-1-1 San Diego

⦁Becoming an official resource partner for SD United

⦁Becoming an active member with the San Diego Veterans Coalition (SDVC)

⦁Becoming an active member of the Veterans Employment Committee (VEC)

⦁Resource referral partner for Veterans Community Connections (VCC)

⦁Resource referral partner of San Diego Military & Family Collaborative (SDMFC)

⦁Resource referral partner with Veterans Career Transition Assistance Program (VetCTAP)

⦁Resource referral partner with Cal State San Marcos’ Veterans Student Organization (VSO)

⦁Signing a Memorandum of Agreement with the National Veterans Transition Services, otherwise known as Reboot

Stay tuned for more exciting updates as we continue to build awareness of CASY & MSCCN in San Diego. We are excited to educate the San Diego region about the breadth of free resources available to our veteran and military community.

In the meantime, if you are in need of employment services, such as resume writing assistance, LinkedIn® profile optimization, mock interviewing, training, or job placement assistance, please don’t hesitate to call on us at CASY , or make connections with us on the CASY or San Diego Facebook pages to keep informed about Hot Jobs, community events, and resources.

Dean Dauphinais has become a fixture in the San Diego Veteran Community over the past 10 years. A Marine Corps Veteran, Dean brings a wealth of knowledge to CASY & MSCCN about the current state of military and Veterans affairs in the San Diego region, ranging from issues of homelessness, unemployment, and benefits access to minority Veterans affairs and transition assistance. Dean is known for his advocacy for under-served Veteran populations, specifically homeless, at-risk, unemployed, and under-employed Veterans. In his role as Outreach Specialist, Dean raises awareness about the employment services that CASY & MSCCN offer and is a force-multiplier for San Diego area Veterans in transition.| HOT JOBS 31

By forging these strategic alliances while offering a suite of employment service offerings, CASY & MSCCN are well positioned to be a force multiplier for the San Diego region as it concerns veteran, military member, and spouse employment.