Welcome to OurVeterans.NYC!

This website is a project of the NYC Veterans Alliance to provide ongoing information to our community of veterans, military members, and their families across the NYC Metro area about events, opportunities, 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

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  • Saturday, July 08, 2017 at 11:00 AM
    Artspace in Patchogue, NY

    Graffiti of War Reception

    Graffiti of War presents the Walls of War Tour – with a Reception on July 8, 11am-4pm.

    The Graffiti of War Project strives to provide the world with a unique glimpse into the lives of those who experienced modern warfare through documenting and displaying the art they created. Each image represents a moment in time, when an emotion was captured in ink, paint, or pencil, an unconventional historical record of this millennium's first major conflict. Through sharing these images, we will begin a dialog between soldier and civilian, to bridge this ever-widening divide between those who have endured the misery of war and those who can only imagine the horrors. 

  • Sunday, July 09, 2017 at 11:00 AM
    Union Square in New York, NY

    Disability Pride Parade

    In recognition of the 27th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, thousands of New Yorkers with disabilities and their families and friends will celebrate their way in the Disability Pride Parade traveling from Union Square Park to Madison Square Park on July 9, 11am. You can revel in the diversity of New York's disability community and enjoy music until 3pm at Madison Square Park, as well as great food and informational resources. 

    You are welcome to register to march until June 30. Form up to march at 10am.

  • Monday, July 10, 2017 at 12:00 PM
    David Lynch Foundation in New York, NY

    Transcendental Meditation Course

    The David Lynch Foundation offers a Transcendental Meditation Course July 10-13. It features a simple, easily learned technique to increase energy and focus, and reduce stress and anxiety. Peer-reviewed studies have found TM reduces PTS symptoms including anxiety, depression and sleep deprivation.

    Register here.

    Introductory classes are available on Tuesdays & Saturdays at noon and 7pm.

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 06:30 PM
    General Assembly in New York, NY

    General Assembly GI Bill Info Session

    General Assembly offers a GI Bill Info Session on July 11, 6:30pm. GA now accepts the GI Bill! Find out all about the process in this information-packed session.

    Are you a veteran who is curious about GA's Web Development Immersive or User Experience Design Immersive courses? Whether you’re looking to cross-over into a role that requires you to have more technical skills, or you are just curious about programming, find out if this immersive course is a fit for you.

    During the upcoming information session you will:

    - Meet the GA team and potential classmates
    - Hear from veterans who have used their own G.I. Bill benefit to pursue training and education
    - Get an overview of the curriculum and course objectives
    - Meet an instructor, hear about his/her professional experience
    - Discover the perks of being a student at GA

    Register here.

    Email any further questions to gibill@generalassemb.ly.

  • Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Fort Hamilton Community Club in Fort Hamilton, NY

    Boots to Business Reboot Course

    This two-step entrepreneurial program offered by the Small Business Administration begins with an in-person course on July 12, 9am, 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. To sign up for the Boots to Business Reboot course, interested participants must fill out the Boots to Business Reboot registration form at https://sbavets.force.com/s/. Create an account to register.

  • Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 06:00 PM

    The Mission Continues Fellowship Information Session

    Join The Mission Continues as they host a Fellowship Information Session on July 12, 6pm. 

    If you've been interested in a fellowship this is a can't miss event. They'll have Cicely Black, a Fellowship Admissions Specialist, speaking about the fellowship. They'll also have potential host site representatives available to speak about opportunities available with their organization and Fellowship Alumni in attendance to speak about their fellowship experience. 

    Casual is fine but if you'd like to impress a host site representative, business casual is recommended. Register here.

  • Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 07:00 PM

    Aperture Summer Open exhibition - On Freedom

    Attend the opening reception of the 2017 Aperture Summer Open: On Freedom on July 13, 7pm. Curated by For Freedoms, this year’s exhibition offers a photographic response to Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. The photographers and image-makers selected for inclusion each address these issues in their work in varying ways. By bringing them together, we aim to open up a dialogue about the nature and necessity of political action, the language and means by which we critique and produce avenues for sustainable change, and the relationship of photography to these issues. The event is free.

    Featuring veteran/photographer Hector Rene.

  • Friday, July 14, 2017 at 09:00 AM

    Boots to Business Reboot Course

    This two-step entrepreneurial program offered by the Small Business Administration begins with an in-person course on July 14, 9am, 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. To sign up for the Boots to Business Reboot course, interested participants must fill out the Boots to Business Reboot registration form at https://sbavets.force.com/s/. Create an account to register.

  • Friday, July 14, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Weehawken in Weehawken, NJ

    UBS Veterans Associate Program

    UBS offers a customized post military program which will introduce you to various business groups within the company. Spend time in the UBS offices, meet the team, and learn about the business, which gives you an opportunity to show them a bit of who you are and what you can do.

    The Veterans Associate Program will prepare you for a post military career at UBS. It gives you the chance to work side by side and learn from some of the most successful people in the industry, acquire new skills, and make important contacts to help you get a head start. See what working for UBS is like and develop a broad and realistic view of the business, culture, and workplace.

    The program is 20 weeks long: two weeks of initial training and orientation, multiple rotational assignments, opportunity to interview for permanent employment during the program.

    Apply directly to the Veterans Associate Program by July 14, 2017.

  • Friday, July 14, 2017 at 02:00 PM
    Manhattan Vet Center in New York, NY

    Project Healing Water Fly Tying

    Project Healing Water Fly Fishing has Experienced Fly Tyer Neil Napolitan teaching a course in basic fly tying on July 14, 2pm. No prior experience is required. All materials and tools will be provided. Email Neil to enroll: Email: nnapolitan@yahoo.com.

    Contact NYC Program Leader, Warren Stern, if you are not yet a PHWFF participant:  wrstern@projecthealingwaters.org