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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. 

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, April 26, 2018 at 02:00 PM

    Veteran Support Services Network Meeting

    The Veteran Support Services Network hosts a meeting on April 26, 2-3:30pm. They are excited to have over 30 partners, veteran advocates, and fellow veterans working together to help form a new initiative. The goal is to improve the quality of life of veterans and their families by providing the latest information on veteran benefits, resources, services, and referrals. During this changing economic and social climate in our country, now is the time to make sure that veterans and their families have access to the benefits and resources they rightly earned and deserve.

    Phone conferencing capabilities can be set up for partners who can't make the meeting in person. Email Amjad Mujaahid for further details.

    RSVP here.

  • Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 05:30 PM

    BMCC Veteran Career Event

    The Borough of Manhattan Community College and the New York City Department of Veterans’ Services will co-host a Veteran Career Event on April 26 for student veterans from all boroughs. All college student veterans who want to attend the event must present a school photo ID, and are recommended to wear business casual attire. Business cards and resumes are also recommended.

    It will include a panel of local government officials who are also military veterans at 5:30 p.m. in Theatre 2, and a networking reception at 6:30 p.m. in Richard Harris Terrace. The panel discussion will feature Edna Wells Handy, Acting Chief Compliance Officer, NYC Housing Authority; Jeffrey D. Roth, Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Veterans’ Services; James Garcia, Director of Outreach, NYC Service; Felipe C. Moon, Veterans Recruitment Program, NYS Department of Civil Service and Lisa Beatha, University Director of Veteran Affairs, CUNY.

  • Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Century 21 SEMIAO & Associates in Rutherford, NJ

    NJ VA Home Loan Workshop

    Attend a free VA Home Loan Workshop courtesy of Century 21 SEMIAO & Associates and Bergen County Veterans Services on April 26, 6-8:30pm. Learn how to get started, how to qualify for a loan, consider your home as an investment, and the realtor’s point of view.

    Email or call to RSVP. Space is limited. Food and beverages will be provided.

  • Friday, April 27, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Hunter College in New York, NY

    Moral Transformation and War Conference

    Hunter College holds a one-day conference, Moral Transformation and War, on April 27, 9am-5pm. This is a capstone event for a series sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities to discuss themes drawn from classic works of literature, history, and philosophy to illuminate moral transformation, injury, and repair resulting from the experience of war. Panelists in the morning session will explore what we do (and don’t yet) know about moral injury. A luncheon discussion will review the impact of our public programs as part of “Dialogues on the Experience of War.” And the afternoon session will feature lightning talks and poster presentations focused on opportunities for future actions and collaborations. Registration for the conference is free and open to the public, though seating is limited.

    Register here.

  • Friday, April 27, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    VFW Post 3211 in Hicksville, NY

    Project9Line Veterans Stand Up Comedy Showcase

    Project9Line presents a Veterans Stand Up Comedy & Improv Showcase on April 27. Doors open at 7pm and the fun begins at 8pm. Admission is $22 and vets are $5 with ID.

  • Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Jefferson Gardens in New York, NY

    Mission Continues Concrete Safari Service Project

    The Mission Continues joins Concrete Safaris for a Service Project on April 28, 9am-1pm. They will perform a variety of maintenance activities like repairing raised beds, shoveling topsoil, planting herbs, vegetables, fruits, and flowers, spreading mulch, picking up trash, weeding, and more.

    Register here.

    Concrete Safaris is a model for social change in which children learn how to alter the physical world around them by navigating New York City's infrastructure, becoming confident, experienced, effective leaders at an early age, committed to their health and environment.

  • Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 01:00 PM
    Congregation Ramath Orah in New York, NY

    MSAWI Support Our Troops Day

    Major Stuart Adam Wolfer Institute holds their 9th Annual Support Our Troops Day on April 29, 1-4pm. Come through their Boot Camp and enter the Do a Mitzvah Zone (DMZ).

    Pack general care packages for troops and veterans. Create craft items for the military. Write thank you cards to the troops. Join a class in their military academy.

    Admission is $36/family, $18/individual in advance; or $50/family, $25/individual at the door. Complimentary admission for active military, veterans, and their families.

    RSVP at msawi.org.

  • Monday, April 30, 2018 at 08:00 AM
    Adelphi University in Garden City, NY

    Rapid Resolution Therapy

    Long Island Center for Recovery, Veterans Health Alliance of Long Island, Florida Center for Recovery, and Adelphi University host Rapid Resolution Therapy Training on April 30, 8am-12pm. Presented by the founder of RRT, Dr. Jon Connelly. The event is free to attend and breakfast is included.

    Register here.

  • Monday, April 30, 2018 at 10:30 AM

    Backpacks For Life Annual Golf Outing

    Join Backpacks For Life for their 3rd Annual Golf Outing on April 30, 10:30am. Enjoy a day of networking and golf on one of North Jersey's premier courses while they continue their efforts to serve the veteran community.

    10:30am Brunch 

    12:00pm Tee Time 

    5:00pm Cocktail Hour

    6:00pm Awards Dinner

    Click here to register or donate.

  • Monday, April 30, 2018 at 01:30 PM

    SOSVETS Veteran Stakeholders Meeting

    SOS VETS presents the Essex County Veteran Stakeholders Meeting on April 30, 1:30-3:30pm. Light refreshments will be served. Currently seeking guest speakers.

    RSVP with Terrell McCain mccaintl@ubhc.rutgers.edu or David Pearson dpearson@catholicharities.org. Contact Paul Lazaro (973-353-5374) for parking.