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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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  • Saturday, November 04, 2017 at 10:00 AM
    Madison Square Park in New York, NY

    Eternal Light Monument Prep & Cleaning

    Scouts and firefighters team up to clean the Eternal Light Monument on November 4, 10am, ahead of the opening ceremony of the Veterans Day Parade. This monument was placed in 1923 monument to WWI veterans.

  • Saturday, November 04, 2017 at 12:00 PM

    Bronx Veterans Day Parade

    Attend the Bronx Veterans Day Parade on November 4, stepping off at 12pm. The parade begins at East 175th St & Crotona Parkway heading north. It ends at Vidalia Park at East 180th St. There will be a memorial service following the parade there.

  • Sunday, November 05, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Hofstra Law Atrium in Hempstead, NY

    Hofstra Law Free Veterans Legal Assistance

    Hofstra Law hosts a one-day Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic on November 5, 9am-2pm. Receive a free consultation with attorneys who specialize in Elder Law, Tax, Wills, Estates, Family Law, VA Benefits and Claims, and more.

    Email or call to schedule a free consultation.

  • Monday, November 06, 2017 at 12:00 PM
    CUNY Graduate Center in New York, NY

    2017 Veteran Professional Networking & Resource Fair

    CUNY hosts the 2017 Veteran Professional Networking & Resource Fair on November 6, 12 – 3pm. This veteran-specific resource fair aims to prepare CUNY Veterans, Reservists, Service Members & Military Dependents for post-graduation success by providing information on employment and internship opportunities and graduate/professional school. Student attendees will be introduced to community partners that offer free resources to veterans, which include resume writing assistance, legal aid, housing, mentorship and many others.

  • Monday, November 06, 2017 at 04:00 PM
    DigitasLBi NYC Office in New York, NY

    DigitasLBi Job Training Workshop

    DigitasLBi offers a Job Training Workshop for female veterans on November 6, 4-6pm. DigitasLBi is a global marketing and technology agency. Participants will receive resume and interview skills training. Content is tailored to the needs, interests, and level of work experience of the participants. Register with Samantha Farina. Space is limited.

  • Monday, November 06, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Uniondale Starbucks in Uniondale, NY

    Military Mondays Hofstra Law Clinic

    The Hofstra Law Veterans Law Clinic meets November 6, 6-8pm, for free advice and counsel appointments for veterans. They can assist with disability compensation, disability claims, and discharge upgrade claims. Call or email to make an appointment.

  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    New York University in New York, NY

    Veterans on Wall Street 7th Annual Symposium

    Veterans on Wall Street presents their 7th Annual Veteran Symposium on November 7. The morning session 9am-12:30pm is for veteran attendees and includes panels on social media, career fields, and a fireside chat with General Dempsey & a military veteran turned CEO. The afternoon session 1pm – 4:30pm is for corporate attendees and covers recruiting and retaining veteran employees.

    Register here.

  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 08:00 PM
    Madison Square Garden in New York, NY

    Stand Up for Heroes 2017

    The Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival present Stand Up for Heroes on November 7, 8pm. It’s New York’s biggest night of hope, healing, and laughter. See performances from Hasan Minaj, John Mulaney, Trevor Noah, Conan O'Brien, John Oliver, and Jon Stewart.

    Purchase tickets here.

  • Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 12:00 PM

    A Conversation About Veterans Treatment Courts

    Join NYSHealth for a Conversation About Veterans Treatment Courts on November 8, 12-2pm. Judge Robert Russell, founder of the first Veterans Treatment Court, will lead the conversation. Speakers will discuss the history of Veterans Treatment Courts and what else needs to be done to ensure that every veteran has access to this invaluable resource. To provide an alternative to incarceration, Veterans Treatment Courts follow a specialized court model to intervene in cases involving veterans with mental health or substance use issues who have committed low-level crimes. Founded in Buffalo, NY, in 2008 and replicated across the country over the past decade, Veterans Treatment Courts have provided justice-involved veterans with a second chance by providing them with the treatment they need while allowing them to stay in their own communities.

    Register here.

  • Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 12:30 PM
    Touro Law Center in Central Islip, NY

    Touro Law Veterans Appreciation Luncheon

    Touro Law holds a Veterans Appreciation Luncheon on November 8, 12:30-2pm. All military personal and their families are invited to attend. A special presentation will follow, presented by Touro’s Veterans Law Clinic.

    RSVP by November 3.