Veterans Village To Launch Construction Of Affordable Prototype For Homeless Veterans Housing Crisis
Dr. Arnold Stalk, PhD Veterans Village Founder to join with civic leaders and US Veterans to begin construction of a rapid deployment house made from standardized, recycled ISO shipping containers on site at Veterans village, Downtown Las Vegas
Plan of action to be unveiled depicting the expansion and the master plan to address the nationwide Veterans housing Crisis. The recycled housing units can be rapidly transported anywhere in the country via railroad "piggy-back"
This fast construction, economically sound environmentally friendly options aims to create a comprehensive housing solution to meet the need for affordable housing that provides stability and support for our veterans to successfully transition back into civilian life.
Guest of Honor: Ms. Violet, an 80 year old United States Navy WAC Veteran and resident of Veterans Village and several other Veterans will participate in the ceremony.
WHEN: 10:00am, February 4, 2015
WHERE: Veterans Village, Downtown Las Vegas
1150 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, Nevada 89104
Arnold Stalk, PhD, Founder, Veterans Village Las Vegas quote:
“I began experimenting with recycling ocean containers in the 1980’s and have consistently believed that this is s solution to house our homeless Veteran heroes with respect and dignity. This prototype will be part of a new Veterans Village Las Vegas development”
· Saw cutting ceremony.
· Interviews with United States Veteran residents at Veterans Village.
· Interviews with Arnold Stalk PhD, Founder, Veterans Village.
About Veterans Village:
VV Mission Statement: Veteran's Village is dedicated to the creation of an environment that is home to United States Veterans. This is a unique and innovative approach to holistic and comprehensive housing with support services. Public and private collaborative partnerships have been established to provide services to residents including, employment training and referrals, continuing education and degree programs, nutritional programs, exercise training, medical services, mental health counseling, specialized activities and special events.www.vvlv.org
Arnold Stalk, PhD
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