The West Coast awards celebration for the Heroes’ Voices National Veterans Poetry Contest, this event features poetry and music exploring a variety of perspectives on war, peace and soldiers’ experiences before, during and after battle. There is no charge for tickets to this event. A reception with the artists follows the performance. Your donation […]
Join us in this special venue for an afternoon of music and poetry, and the presentation of the Chap Book from the first National Veterans Poetry Contest. Watch for more information!
Heroes’ Voices offers workshops at the Cal-Vet Home in Yountville, mostly with elderly veterans plus a few younger vets with health challenges like Parkinson’s Disease. One vet, a man in his 50s, likes Simon & Garfunkel, so we often sing numbers like The Boxer and Sounds of Silence. After one recent session, he walked me […]
One of Heroes’ Voices most exciting new projects is a pilot research program that we will sponsor in cooperation with the Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research (PAVIR). This insightful new study will be on the Veteran’s Administration campus in Menlo Park, CA. Psychologist and researcher Dr. Ben Graham will lead the research, observing three […]