Crossing the Threshold

November 10, 2014
8:00pm Eastern Time
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On Monday, 11/10 at 8p ET/7p CT, WORLD Channel and Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) are hosting a live online screening of TPT's CROSSING THE THRESHOLD.

Chat live with Producer Luke Heikkila; Kathleen Vitalis, President/CEO of Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV), a statewide vet-serving organization; and Nathaniel Saltz, Program Director of MACV, about how communities can address the needs of homeless veterans.

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Video Description

Crossing the Threshold

Everyone can support returning veterans as they integrate back into the community and work. It starts with listening. Learn from Veterans helping other Veterans find their place back home. This program is part of Veterans Coming Home, a public media effort to support veterans made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

26min 40sec



  • Luke Heikkila

    Luke Heikkila is the senior producer of "Crossing the Threshold." Since 2004, he has been working with Twin Cities Public Television tpt partners and producing stories with them. Having two military embeds under his belt (Iraq, 2009 and Afghanistan, 2012), Luke has developed a deep-rooted appreciation for what our nation’s Veterans have done for all of us.

  • Kathleen Vitalis

    Kathleen Vitalis is the President/CEO for the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans. Her responsibilities include managing all day-to-day activities of the statewide organization as well as being the key interface for private foundation giving/fundraising. Kathleen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing & Finance from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

  • Nathaniel Saltz

    Nathaniel Saltz is the Program Director for the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans. Since 2003, he has been serving veterans experiencing homelessness at MACV, including operating and case managing veterans in a 13-bed transitional housing program and coordinating the annual Twin Cities Metro StandDown. Nathaniel currently serves on a number of community committees addressing homelessness.

  • Luke

  • Cristina

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