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This website is a project of the NYC Veterans Alliance to connect our community of veterans, military members, and their families across the NYC Metro area with events, opportunities, organizations, and resources to improve their lives and empower them. Events and Bulletin Board posts are submitted and managed by various organizations across the NYC Metro area; please address questions or concerns directly to the point of contact listed for each post. This listing is for informational purposes and does not constitute endorsement. 

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  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 09:00 AM

    Security Job Fair

    Attend a Security Job Fair on June 19. Allied Universal is looking for experienced Security Officers in Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan.

    Register with Le’Mechele Small.

  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    New York City Council in New York, NY

    NYC Council Veterans Committee Public Hearing

    Attend the New York City Council Veterans Committee Public Hearing on June 19, 10am. The council will hear testimony regarding four proposed local laws. These bills will require the Department of Veterans Services to provide benefits counseling services for veterans, create veterans resource centers, create a veterans resource guide, and provide peer support services for veterans. The hearing is open to the public.

    You can read each proposed bill here. No RSVP is required.

  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    Bronx Workforce1 in Bronx, NY

    Veteran Career Day

    Bronx Workforce1 hosts a Veteran Career Day on June 19, 11am-2pm. Network with companies and community organizations, attend career workshops, and participate in onsite interviews with potential employers. Bring copies of your resume and dress in professional business attire.

  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 09:15 PM
    IFC Center in New York, NY

    Film Screening: TransMilitary

    The IFC Center presents a film screening of TransMilitary on June 19, 9:15pm. The screening is followed by a discussion with Director Gabriel Silverman, Co-director Fiona Dawson, film subject US Army Corporal Laila Villanueva, and Ryan Thoreson, Researcher, LGBT Rights Program, Human Rights Watch.

    The military is the largest employer of transgender people in the United States. Amid rapidly changing policies that technically at present bans them from serving, 15,500 troops identify as transgender. TransMilitary documents four brave men and women who risk their families’ livelihoods by coming out to the Pentagon’s top brass in the hope of attaining the equal right to serve. With a new commander-in-chief at the helm, they must traverse a series of successes and defeats, as their careers hang in the balance.

    Purchase tickets here.

  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    Bronx Vet Center in Bronx, NY

    Project Healing Waters Fly Tying

    Project Healing Waters offers a Fly Tying Demonstration on June 20, 11am-1pm. 

  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    Gotham Comedy Club in New York, NY

    Combat to Comedy: A Veterans Comedy Show

    The Armed Services Arts Partnership is excited to host Combat to Comedy, the third annual veterans comedy show at NYC's iconic Gotham Comedy Club on June 20, 7-9pm. The performance will feature Roy Wood Jr.Janeane GarofaloSeth Herzog, and Benari Poulten (Army), as well as Maria Batdorff (Navy), Michael Carrasquillo (Army), Fred McKinnon (Army), and Meg Mitcham (Army) -- all veterans who have graduated from ASAP's Comedy Bootcamp course. The performance culminates with a panel, where comics discuss their military experience and the impact that comedy has had on their lives. 

    Purchase tickets here.

  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 07:15 PM
    John Jay Educational Campus in Brooklyn, NY

    Public Hearing on Student Loan Debt

    The Department of Consumer Affairs holds a Public Hearing on Student Loan Debt on June 20, 7:15-10:30pm. New Yorkers will have a chance to hear from experts in the field, learn about city resources, and testify themselves on their experiences. Veterans with student debt are strongly encouraged to attend and speak on their experiences.

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 08:30 AM
    Harlem Health Center in New York, NY

    Community Healthcare Network Veterans Initiative Anniversary

    The Community Healthcare Network celebrates the 1st Anniversary of their Veterans Initiative on June 21, 8:30-10am. A continental breakfast will be served. RSVP by June 18.

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 02:30 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Lifestyle Webinar Earth Day Initiative

    Take part in a Blue Star Lifestyle Webinar about the Earth Day Initiative on June 21, 2:30pm (EST).

    Many people want to have a green impact and protect the health of their families and their communities but are overwhelmed by a list of 100 things they can do to green their lifestyles. We break things down into easy and impactful actions that people can take in a matter of minutes.

    Register here.

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM

    Bourbiz NYC Veteran/Military Spouse Networking & Resource Event

    Veteran Success Resource Group and GCO host the Bourbiz NYC Veteran/Military Spouse Networking & Resource Event on June 21, 5-8pm. Vets and spouses are invited to come network and take advantage of free Business Coaching. Get real-world advice from real-world mentors that’s relevant to your business start-up. Free sports memorabilia giveaway to close out the evening.

    Register here for this resource-packed event.