Awards & Media

RVP Honors and Awards

Light A Fire Award" from Portland Monthly and The Oregon Community Foundation, 2007
Mental Health Award for Excellence, Oregon Dept. of Human Services, 2007
Oregon Counseling Association Humanitarian Award to Carol Levine, 2009
Carol Levine: 2009 Award Winner for the National Avon Hello Tomorrow Fund, nominated for her work with RVP  in providing counseling for female veterans
Bank of America "Local Hero" award to Carol Levine, 2009
Carol Levine: 2009 Encore Purpose Prize Finalist
2013 Volunteer Innovation Award from Hands On Greater Portland and the Portland Trail Blazers
2015 National Guard Bureau Family Program Purple Award Recipient

News & Media

View our public service announcement About the Returning Veterans Project
A Thank you letter from an Oregon National Guard member to our Providers,
Letter of Thanks from the Govenor of Oregon.
RVP's Brochure.


Video of the January 2015 Strong For Veterans Conference featuring SGT. Eddie Black and Executive Director Belle Landau speaking on behalf of RVP


Article about Arts healing properties featuring Annette Shore, RVP Art Therapist, LPC. Eugene Weekly, October 2014
Article featuring RVP Outreach Coordinator, Casey Curry about camaraderie between Vietnam era and current war vets. Take Part, October 2014
Interview with Executive Director Belle Landau and Outreach Coordinator Casey Curry with Jim Lockheart of VFP.  July 2, 2014
Inverview with Executive Director Belle Landau on Thank You Democracy with Jefferson Smith on KXRY.
Interview with Board Members Buffy Rider and John Cimral about RVP's participation in the Rose Festival. May 30, 2014
RVP was featured in the Portland Radio Projects Community Voice Project, May 26, 2014
Interview with Executive Director Belle Landau in About Face Magazine, January 28, 2014


Interview with RVP providers Katherina Alexandre and Douglas Wingate in theWilsonville Spokesman, July 2, 2013
Interview with Belle Landau, RVP Executive Director, AM 860 Radio Show, January 29, 2013
RVP as part of the Hands on Greater Portland Volunteer Innovation Award, February 7, 2013


RVP Featured on Comcast Newsmakers, December 10, 2012
RVP's Holiday Greeting!
Coping When Coming Home, West Linn Tidings, November 14, 2012
Coping at War and Peace and Helping Veterans Back Home, The Portland Observer, November 14, 2012
Returning Vets Get Helping Hand, Portland Tribune, November 4, 2012
Serving our Veterans and Military Families with Mental Health Care, a podcast featuring RVP Executive Director Belle Landau and RVP Provider Dr. Margaret Eichler, recorded by Mental Health and Wellness Radio during the Alternatives Conference in Portland, Oregon in October, 2012
Outreach Team Bolsters Veterans' Spirits, The Oregonian, October 8, 2012
Coming Home: Oregon Veterans find a softer landing with an innovative care program, 1859 Oregon Magazine, July-August, 2012
After combat, many Oregon veterans continue to battle unseen wounds, story about a Bend, Oregon veteran, Oregonian, March 10, 2012
Veteran charged with homeless murders: Hint of a larger problem for the U.S. military?, interview with RVP Executive Director Belle Landau, Christian Science Monitor, January 12, 2012
A long way from home: Soldiers return from the battlefields, interview with RVP Executive Director Belle Landau, Street Roots, January 19, 2012


RVP's 2011 Annual Report
Returning Veterans Project WWeek Give!Guide video. This short film features RVP client Iraq veteran Blayden Wall and RVP Executive Director Belle Landau.
HOMEFRONT 911 Monologues...Offer Connection for Military Families, an article on an event presented by the Sanctuary for Veterans and Family and co-sponsored by RVP, Oregonian, August 7, 2011
HOMEFRONT 911 Monologues, Host Marvin Simmons of Northwest Veterans for Peace spoke with Stacy Bannerman, creator and producer of "Homefront 911: Military Family Monologues,"  and Belle Landau of the Returning Veterans Project, KBOO Radio, August 5, 2011


Local Nonprofit Helping Veterans Transition Back into Civilian Life, interview with Mandee Juza and Belle Landau, KPTV Fox News, November 20, 2010
Veteran's Voice,  interview with Belle Landau on the contribution RVP makes in the community, KBOO Radio, November 19, 2010
Veterans Day: a time for healing, by Carol Levine (RVP Founder and  Board Chair), Guest Columnist, Oregonian, November 11, 2010
RVP on " Community Hotline" cable access program, April 2010
Veteran Suicides: The Toll of Service and Search for Answers, by Melissa Hahn, March 2010


Providers Offer Free Counseling to Veterans and Families, by Tom Mann, ODVA Vet News: January/February 2009
Veterans' Affairs OPB Think Out Loud: November 11, 2008
Deeper Wounds, KOIN, November 11, 2009