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This report, prepared by the Caster Center, is a 2-year evaluation report about zero8hundred. Zero8hundred is a cross-sector community initiative whose mission is to proactively link transitioning service members and their families to resources and opportunities in the community, helping them successfully transition to civilian life.

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nonprofit, non-profit, nonprofit institute, caster, family, center, philanthropy, philanthropic, university of San Diego, San Diego, military, evaluation, transitioning, service members, Longitudinal, veterans, civilian life


Military and Veterans Studies | Nonprofit Administration and Management


Research Team:

  • Mary Jo Schumann, PhD, Director of Research
  • Kim D. Hunt, MA, Doctoral Research Assistant

Support from:

  • Tessa Tinkler, PhD, Senior Research Associate
  • Connelly Meschen, MA, Coordinator
  • Carolyn Noack, MSW, Research Assistant
  • Aya Tore, MA, Research Assistant

The Caster Center would like to acknowledge:

  • The zero8hundred Advisory Board and staff who are truly committed to the success of this important program;
  • Mayo Osman-Strauss, who spent countless volunteer hours interviewing VIPs; and
  • The many dedicated service members and their families who walk the transition path toward the promise of a new day.


Caster Family Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Research The Nonprofit Institute School of Leadership and Education Sciences University of San Diego Copyright © 2017 All Rights Reserved

2017 zero8hundred's Continuing the Promise of a New Day: Support for Service Members Transitioning to Civilian Life in San Diego