Each year, for the past 14 years, the American Legion Auxiliary has been the co-presenting sponsor of the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival (NVCAF). Since 2000, the Auxiliary has played a key role by donating $120,000 each year in addition to Auxiliary volunteers providing countless hours toward the program’s success at the local, department, and national levels, supporting the work of the event staff and working directly with veterans. Listen to interviews and audio content on SoundCloudView photos on Facebook.
“I know firsthand the value of role models for youngsters — girls, especially. So I continue to highlight the stories of the women who came before us — whether centuries or decades or just days earlier. We can learn from all of them.”
— Lynn Sherr, American broadcast journalist and author of Susan B. Anthony Slept Here and other books Download an excerpt from Sherr’s latest book, Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space