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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 adrienne@nycveteransalliance.org for more information. 

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  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 03:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Networks Sesame Street in Communities

    Blue Star Families offers a Military Lifestyle Webinar called Sesame Street: In Communities on September 25, 3pm. Sesame Street in Communities is a bilingual multimedia initiative that harnesses the power of our engaging Muppets and proven content to reach children across the country with critical educational materials. 

    Register here.

  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 06:00 PM

    We Call Her Yolanda Screening

    Attend the screening of We Call Her Yolanda on September 25, 6pm. Marine Corps Veteran and Oscar Award winner, Tony Bari, will screen the documentary he filmed covering the aftermath and recovery efforts that took place after Typhoon Yolanda hit the Philippines in 2013. The screening and following discussion are open to current and former military service members and their guests.

    RSVP here.

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 10:00 AM

    Veterans Affairs Office Hours

    Congresswoman Grace Meng offers Veterans Affairs Office Hours on September 26, 10am-4:30pm. 

    Are you a veteran or a beneficiary of a veteran? Have questions about VA benefits, services, or a pending claim? Need assistance with filing for VA benefits? Meet with a VA representative to get your questions answered.

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    Shani Baraka Center in Newark, NJ

    Newark Women Veterans Workshop

    Assemblywoman Cleopatra G. Tucker offers a Women Veterans Workshop on September 26, 10am – 3pm for the NJ 28th Legislative District. Get information, resources, and access to earned benefits: substance abuse counseling, family and mental health therapy, MST resources, discharge upgrade assistance. Open to active, reserve, and national guard service members and veterans of all branches as well as their family members.

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 10:00 AM

    NYIT Accessing Higher Education

    NYIT offers Accessing Higher Education on September 26, 10am-12pm. This session is designed for student veterans seeking tools to achieve academic success (to include accommodation & technology), align education to career goals, and finance higher education.

    Email to register.

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    Northport VA in Northport, NY

    Northport VA Homeless Veteran Stand Down

    The Northport VA Medical Center has a Stand Down for Homeless Veterans on September 26, 10am-2pm. Veterans can get assistance with housing, employment, health care, and more.

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    White Plains Vet Center in White Plains, NY

    Service Dogs and You

    The White Plains Vet Center offers Service Dogs and You, a workshop for veterans, families, and professionals on September 26, 11am-12:30pm. Are you a veteran with a disability? Are you thinking about how a service dog might be able to help? Come find out what service dogs are all about in this interactive workshop. Find out how a service dog can help veterans with documented disabilities, what to expect when applying for a guide or service dog, and more. This seminar will also review access laws pertaining to service dogs, emotional support animals, and therapy animals.

    To register, please contact Ann Chiappetta.

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 01:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Networks Importance of Community

    Blue Star Families offers a Military Lifestyle Webinar called Importance of Community with Melody Warnick and Tina Atherall on September 26, 1pm. 

    Register here.

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 02:00 PM

    Veteran Support Services Network Meeting

    The Veteran Support Services Network plans their next meeting for September 26, 2-4pm. The theme for this meeting is "Know Your Rights: Understanding Veterans' Human Rights in New York City." The NYC Commission of Human Rights will share valuable information and resources to assist veterans who are dealing with housing descrimination, employment rights, and so much more. Come join us as we learn new ways of educating and empowering veterans and their families in the Bronx to improve their quality of life.

    Register here.

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 02:00 PM

    Lawyers Serving Warriors® Discharge Upgrade Clinic

    Lawyers Serving Warriors® offers a Free Discharge Upgrade Clinic on September 26, 2-3pm. This is a National Veterans Legal Services Program.

    Talk to an attorney for free. He or she can help you with your military discharge upgrade issues. NVLSP attorneys are experts in cases before the military correction boards. Bring your DD-214 and any other discharge documents you have. Call or email to schedule an appointment.