Welcome to U.S.VETS' first newsletter for The Veterans Fund. This quarterly communication will provide supporters with development highlights of the West Los Angeles VA veteran housing campus, updates on The Veterans Fund campaign, media, engagement opportunities, and more!

Thank you for your commitment to forever changing the landscape of veteran housing and services in Los Angeles!
West LA VA Veteran Housing Highlights

Since Fall 2019, U.S.VETS and partners have made significant strides on the West LA VA (WLAVA) veteran housing campus—including advocacy, community planning, infrastructure, transportation, and branding. A few of these accomplishments are listed below. To learn more, visit the West LA Veterans Collective website.

  • Advocacy: Numerous community and elected meetings have taken place, including a recent public hearing.

  • Infrastructure: Utility planning and potholing on Bonsall Ave (North Campus’s main road) are underway.

  • Transportation: Mass transit “First Mile/Last Mile” planning is in progress, including Metro purple line.

  • Branding: West LA Veterans Collective website and community naming activities are in progress.

Next Up: Design and Planning

  • 3D architectural renderings of the first four buildings, which will include wall coverings, flooring, furniture, people, and events.

  • Landscape and community space design

  • Environmental and structural testing
In the News 

In July, U.S.VETS CEO and President, Stephen Peck, appeared on ABC7’s Eyewitness Newsmakers segment to discuss the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on homeless and at-risk veterans in Los Angeles, and the WLAVA veteran housing campus.

A Message from our Senior Leadership Team

Watch Darryl Vincent, U.S.VETS’ Chief Operating Officer, deliver the organization’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the social justice movement.

Read the entire message from our CEO, Stephen Peck, and COO, Darryl Vincent, on our website.
We are grateful for your support of our vision to build the nation's largest veteran housing community, and look forward to keeping you posted on our progress.
Stephen J Peck MSW
President and CEO
Stephen J. Peck, M.S.W.
President and CEO, U.S.VETS
USMC 1968 - 1971