VHP is celebrating its 20th year with several initiatives throughout the school year. To stay updated, follow Veterans Heritage Project on Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn, or sign-up in the footer of www.veteransheritage.org to receive the quarterly e-newsletter distribution.
About Veterans Heritage Project (VHP)
Founded in 2004 and established as a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit in 2009, VHP’s mission is to Connect Students with Veterans™ in order to honor veterans, preserve America’s heritage, and develop future leaders. VHP facilitates an after-school program in 30 local schools. Veterans’ first-person accounts of history are preserved in the Library of Congress and in the student publication, Since You Asked.™ Program elements also include community book receptions, veteran presentations, civic engagement, and college scholarships. The curriculum is designated as a Character Education Program by the Arizona Department of Education and is aligned with Arizona's College and Career Readiness Standards. VHP's work has been recognized by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, Library of Congress, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame Society, Arizona Department of Veterans' Services, Arizona Council for the Social Studies, and Arizona Humanities. To learn more, visit www.veteransheritage.org