Welcome to OurVeterans.NYC!

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. 

We welcome your submissions at ourveterans@nycveteransalliance.org for posting here free of charge. If you are interested in sponsored content or program sponsorship, please email olivia@nycveteransalliance.org for more information. 

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  • 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.

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Facebook New York in New York, NY

    Facebook VetWorking Tech Tales

    Facebook presents VetWorking Tech Tales on June 21, 6-9pm. Join us for a small, one-night-only happy hour and open mic night exclusively for vets and allies.

    Facebook wants to provide an opportunity to build new connections in New York with those who can relate to our experiences. They'll kick off the evening with refreshments and a light happy hour, and then open the mic for speakers. As an audience member, you'll hear from vets who've dealt with both unique and familiar scenarios. There's no obligation to speak, but if you have a story you'd like to tell or opportunities/resources you would like to share, you can sign up in advance or when you arrive at the event. 

    Register here. Access code is FBNY.

  • Friday, June 22, 2018 at 09:00 AM

    Getting Your Clients' Heads In the Game

    The Veterans Mental Health Coalition Presents the second in Exploring Series, Getting Your Clients' Heads In the Game: Exploring Treatment Options for Veterans on June 22, 9am-12pm.

    Whether you provide housing or legal services, education or employment opportunities, benefits counseling or other services, outcomes for your clients depend on their ability to successfully follow the plans and activities you've laid out for them. Their heads must be in the game in order to succeed and thrive. You will hear from some of NYC's leading professionals in their fields of clinical and holistic treatments that are proving helpful in getting veterans' heads in the game and enabling them to achieve success.

    Register here.

  • Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 09:30 AM

    Bergen County Dog Walk-a-thon

    The Bergen Knights Chapter of the AHEPA presents a Dog Walk-a-thon on June 23. Check in begins at 9:30am and the walk begins at 10:30am. Enjoy vendors, exhibits, food, and fun. The event will raise money to secure a service dog for a warrior suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

    Register here.

  • Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 01:00 PM

    Educating Vets on the Path to Homeownership Seminar

    Attend the Educating Vets on the Path to Homeownership Seminar on June 23, 1-3pm, at the Mental Health Alliance of Nassau County. Learn about building credit, benefits of ownership vs renting, financial qualifications, and VA loan advantages. Food and beverages will be served and there will be a raffle giveaway. RSVP to attend.

  • Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 11:30 AM

    Project9line Happy Healthy Hips

    Project9Line offers Happy Healthy Hips on June 24, 11:30am-12:30pm, free for veterans and their family.

    Our hips carry our weight, keep us balanced, and often bear the load of life’s events. In this workshop, practice gentle hip openers to release tension, ease pain, and create comfort. Eat light 2 hours before class and dress comfortably.

    Register: mryan@project9line.org or 631-841-1141.

  • Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 02:00 PM
    Westerleigh Park in Staten Island, NY

    South Shore Band Performs at Westerleigh Park

    The South Shore Band (Est. 1952) will perform June 24, 2pm at Westerleigh Park. Bring a picnic, blanket, chairs, and the family. Free admission.

  • Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 09:00 AM

    Workforce1 Job Fair

    Workforce1 hosts a Job Fair on June 26. Learn about job opportunities in healthcare.

    Register with Le'Mechele Small.

  • Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 12:00 PM
    Civic Hall in New York, NY

    Pathfinder.vet Brown Bag: Tech & Data

    Pathfinder.vet offers a Brown Bag: Making Tech and Data Work for Non-Profits on June 26, 12-2pm.

    How can you use data to reach funding opportunities? What kind of data do funders want to see, and how can we collect it?

    Non-profits need data and analysis to make quality, targeted improvements to programs and services. But because of financial structuring and reporting, getting and integrating technology to collect and understand data is typically one of the last investments a non-profit will make.

    This panel discussion will talk about how some non-profits and foundations are using data already, some of the ways affordable data projects can help improve communities, and how we can work together to solve challenging problems.

    Pack a lunch and join us to learn how to make data work for your organization. There will be snacks, too!

    Panel (moderated by Elana Duffy, Pathfinder.vet):

    Derek Coy - New York State Health Foundation
    Marie Roker-Jones - Blue Star Families
    Michael Thorne - Data Engineer, US HHS

    Register here.

  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 08:30 AM

    Boots to Business Reboot Course

    This two-step entrepreneurial program offered by the Small Business Administration begins with an in-person course on June 28, 8:30am-3:30pm, instructed by a leading entrepreneurship professional, where participants learn the fundamentals of business ownership, including evaluating business concepts, legal and financial practices. Participants will meet local SBA partners who can assist them after the course. 

    Register here.