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Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 11:00 AMArmy Community Service in Brooklyn, NY
Army Community Service offers Employment Readiness Program classes to service members and their families beginning October 19, 11am-12pm.
Call to register.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 06:00 PMMaimonides Breast Cancer Center in Brooklyn, NY
Fort Hamilton Military Spouses visits Maimonides Breast Cancer Center on October 19, 6-8:30pm. The event includes dinner, giveaways, a tour, plus transportation.
Friday, October 20, 2017 at 08:30 AMHofstra University in Hempstead, NY
The Nassau County Department of Human Services, Office of Mental Health, Chemical Dependency and Developmental Disabilities Services and the Mental Health Association of Nassau County present the 8th Annual Conference on Co-Occurring Disorders on October 20, 8:30am-4pm. This year’s conference will focus on bringing together co-occurring mental illness & chemical dependency and intellectual & developmental disabilities.
Friday, October 20, 2017 at 09:00 AMVA NY Harbor in New York, NY
The Veterans Mental Health Coalition presents the 2017 VA NY Harbor Summit "Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Veterans and Their Family Members" on October 20, 9am-3pm. This summit is an opportunity for the VA to establish and enhance positive working relationships with community partners and better address the healthcare needs of Veterans and their families in our community.
Learn from experts about new initiatives and treatment practices. Gain insights about how Veterans with Other Than Honorable Discharges can gain access to services. Discover new tools and techniques.
Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10:00 AMSuffolk County Community College in Brentwood, NY
Attend the Suffolk County Career Expo on October 20. The expo is open to veterans only 10-11am, and the general public 11am-1pm. Over 100 companies are participating. Admission is free and registration is not required.
Click here for full list of employers.
Friday, October 20, 2017 at 07:00 PMThe Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY
The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World on October 20, at 7pm. Led by Scott J. Shapiro, Yale Law School.
NYMAS talks are free and open to the public. NYMAS is supported in part by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.
Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 08:30 AMNew York Film Academy in New York, NY
New York Film Academy and Hire Heroes USA host a Veteran Employment Workshop on October 21, 8:30am – 5pm. The event includes a panel discussion, career coaching, resume assistance, networking tips, and more. It’s open to all Post 9/11 veterans interested in careers in the entertainment industry. Bring your laptop and all your evaluation reports.
Breakfast and lunch are provided and the event is free. Register here.
Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 10:00 AMVeterans Activity Center in Ronkonkoma, NY
Boots on the Grand NY has a Food Pantry Collection Drive on October 21, 10am-3pm.
Bring canned foods, soups, Chef Boyardee, chili. Cans/packets of tuna, turkey, chicken, fruit, etc. Frozen food, pasta and sauce, mac and cheese, rice dishes. Boxed foods, cereals, carbs, breakfast bars, etc. Coffee (cans and k-cups), snacks. New packages of socks, underwear, sweatshirts, pants, and shower shoes for our hospitalized Veterans are also welcome.
Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 11:00 AMFordham University Rose Hill Campus in Bronx, NY
Fordham University offers the 10th Annual College Access Fair on October 21, 11am-3:30pm, for African-American/Black and Latino/Hispanic students and their families. This is an opportunity for students and parents/guardians to meet and talk with dozens of independent college and university admission and financial aid representatives. A series of workshops will also be offered. At the “Ask the Financial Aid Expert” stations, students and families can talk one-on-one with financial aid experts about specific questions about paying for college (English or Spanish sessions available).
Click here for more information and to register.
Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 11:00 AMHarlem Grown in New York, NY
The Mission Continues travels to the Harlem Grown Tot Lot to build a learning space and install a chalkboard on October 21, 11am-2pm. Register here.