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Michigan Women Veterans Survey Greetings fellow female veterans of Michigan:
As a Navy veteran myself, I have a special commitment to my sister veterans. I want to help in developing services which are meaningful to our Michigan women veterans, and to assess the quality of existing services. That’s why we are asking for your help, as we try to understand the needs of women veterans in Michigan. We developed a survey, with questions to help us learn about your military background, health status, and use of veteran services offered in Michigan. The survey is completely anonymous. We will use the information in your answers for collective analysis of issues that affect women veterans in Michigan. The survey is online at . Or, call us at 313-456-4702 for a paper copy. Please do share this information with other women veterans living in Michigan. We would love to get responses from all the 50,000 women veterans in Michigan!
Anne K. Thompson, LCDR USN, Ret.
Chair, Michigan Women’s Commission

• Websites for Business Assistance and Business Funding Do you need guidance in Business Plan Writing, Financial Analysis, Loan Package Preparation, Market Research, Marketing Plan Development, Strategic Planning, Business Workshops, Procurement Assistance, Certifications for Women or Minority Owned Businesses, and Referrals to Private Sector Service Providers? Want to know about funding sources, such as: Micro Loan Funds, Pre-Seed Funds, Angel Investors, and Venture Capital? We have on-line resources that will help you get started and help you grow! Just click on "more" to see links!

Michigan Women
Michigan Women's Commission, 3054 W. Grand Blvd., Ste. 3-600, Detroit MI 48202, 313-456-4702

2015 meetings are scheduled for Jan. 13 in Lansing, 2 p.m., at the Radisson Hotel, Lansing, 111 N Grand Ave., Lansing MI 48933. The April 13 meeting will be held in Grand Rapids, August 10 in Sault Ste. Marie, and Oct. 15, in Detroit. The Michigan Women's Commission was created by statute in 1968 to improve the lives of Michigan women. The Commission's current priorities are women in business, women veterans and human trafficking. We also help Michigan women identify federal, state and local resources. Our Twitter handle is @MIWomensComm ; Facebook is  Michigan-Womens-Commission . We sponsor yearly "Young Women, Strong Leaders" conferences. Commission meetings are held quarterly. Join us at an upcoming meeting.

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 •  Human Trafficking (US Dept. of State)
 •  Polaris Project(National Center on Human Trafficking)
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 •  VA Center for Women Veterans
 •  Veterans Affairs Agency - Michigan
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