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Shannon  Kissinger

Shannon Kissinger

Swords to Plowshares
Policy Associate, Institute for Veteran Policy
San Francisco, CA, USA


Shannon Kissinger is a Policy Associate with Swords to Plowshares with a Masters in Social Work from Humboldt State University and bachelor’s degree in journalism with an emphasis in foreign policy. Shannon has extensive experience in veteran policy concentrating on macro solutions to veteran issues. Shannon presents Combat to Community® cultural competency curriculum and provides outreach and technical assistance to other community-based veteran services agencies.

Shannon worked for the Department of Veterans Affairs as a Social Worker dealing specifically with homeless veterans, infectious disease, and medical practice. Shannon has also worked for numerous veteran non-profits and managed geriatric and senior services for clients. Shannon spent five years in the U.S. Navy as a Seabee and is a service-connected disabled veteran.

Shannon Kissinger is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Veteran Cultural Competency: Combat to Community Resources - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Veteran Cultural Competency: Combat to Community (PowerPoint slides) - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
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