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Cathy  Wong

Cathy Wong

Swords to Plowshares
Staff Attorney & Pro Bono Manager
San Francisco, CA, USA


Cathy Wong is the Staff Attorney & Pro Bono Manager at Swords to Plowshares, a community-based non-profit that provides legal aid, housing, and social services to homeless and low-income veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to joining Swords, she represented homeless and low-income veterans as the Veterans Project Attorney at Bay Area Legal Aid and as a Staff Attorney at the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center. Before working in poverty law, she practiced corporate and securities law at Mayer Brown's New York office. She is a graduate of St. John's University School of Law and is a member of the New York and Connecticut State Bars.
Cathy Wong is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters VA Benefit Fact Sheet—Education and Training, Post-9/11 GI Bill: Factors to Consider - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Underserved: How the VA Wrongfully Excludes Veterans with Bad Paper, March 2016 - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
VA Benefit Fact Sheet—Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Services, Education and Career Counseling - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
VA Benefit Fact Sheet—Home Loan Guaranty, VA Guaranteed Loan - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Introduction to Benefits for Veterans with Disabilities (PowerPoint slides) - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
VA Benefit Fact Sheet—Dependents and Survivors, Burial and Plot Interment Allowance - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Eligibility Determination, Amended on July 27, 2017, VHA Directive 1601A.02, Department of Veteran Affairs - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
VA Benefit Fact Sheet—Life Insurance, Veterans Group Life Insurance - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades, and Veteran Cultural Competency Program Introduction (PowerPoint slides) - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
VA Accreditation FAQ, How to Apply for VA Accreditation as an Attorney or Claims Agent - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
VA Benefit Fact Sheet—Claims for VA Benefits and Character of Discharge, General Information - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
VA Benefit Fact Sheet—Home Loan Guaranty, Homeless Shelter Program - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
VA Service-Connected Disability Compensation (PowerPoint slides) - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Sample VA Applications - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment VA Service Connected Disability Compensation - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Introduction to Benefits for Veterans with Disabilities - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Tuesday, November 14, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Introduction to Benefits for Veterans with Disabilities - Introduction to Benefits for Veterans with Disabilities, Tuesday, November 14, 2017
VA Service Connected Disability Compensation - VA Service Connected Disability Compensation, Tuesday, November 14, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg VA Service Connected Disability Compensation - VA Service Connected Disability Compensation, Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Introduction to Benefits for Veterans with Disabilities - Introduction to Benefits for Veterans with Disabilities, Tuesday, November 14, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 20, 2017, San Francisco, CA
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