Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance. During the COVID-19 emergency, please be advised that in-person events have been cancelled. For future events, please contact the event organizer. 

Do you need resources or help during the COVID-19 emergency? See Veterans Mutual Aid - NYC Metro. We welcome you to request any help you may need, whether you'd like a fellow veteran to give you a call to check in, or you need food assistance or other help:

  • Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 09:30 AM
    Online

    COVID-19 Community Conversation

    The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Mayor’s Equity Task Force are providing a virtual presentation entitled COVID-19 Community Conversations: Mental Health, Equity & Resilience on January 19, 9:30-11am (ET), focused on mental health during the pandemic to New Yorkers in the areas hardest hit by COVID-19. This session will cover topics such as grief, trauma, coping, and resilience in addition to mental health tips. 

    Register here.

     

  • Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 12:00 PM
    Online

    Microsoft Employment Support Seminars for Veterans

    Microsoft hosts an online employment seminar for veterans and military spouses - LinkedIn Build Your Brand Seminar on January 19, 12-1pm (ET).

    Register here.

  • Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 03:00 PM
    Online

    Brooklyn Rent Freeze Information Session

    The Department of Finance hosts a NHS Brooklyn Rent Freeze Information Session on January 19, 3pm (ET).

    Do you live in a rent-stabilized, rent-controlled, or single-room occupancy (SRO) with a total combined income not exceeding $50,000 annually?
    Are you 62 or older?
    Are you disabled?
    Do you pay more than one-third of your income in rent?

    If so: stop rent increases for the life of your tenancy in your apartment.

    Register for the Zoom webinar: bit.ly/37PbPn3
  • Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 12:00 PM
    Online

    Microsoft Employment Support Seminars for Veterans

    Microsoft hosts an online employment seminar for veterans and military spouses - Resume Builder in Microsoft Word on January 20, 12-1pm (ET).

    Register here.

  • Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 12:00 PM
    Online

    Microsoft Employment Support Seminars for Veterans

    Microsoft hosts an online employment seminar for veterans and military spouses - Interview Skills on January 21, 12-1pm (ET).

    Register here.

  • Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 03:00 PM
    Online

    Bunker Labs Legal Landmines and Contracts

    Bunker Labs offers a virtual session on Legal Landmines and Contracts 101 on January 21, 3pm (EST). 

    Getting your business set up the right way, the first time will save you headaches in the long run. Join this Town Hall to discuss small business legal requirements and what kinds of business contracts are right for you and your business. 

    Speaker Bob Baker brings years of experience working with small businesses and will be sharing his best practices when starting your business. Whether it be setting up your entity for the first time or offering new services that require better contracts, this Town Hall is for you. 

    Register here.

    *This event will be recorded. Participation in the meeting indicates your consent to being included in the meeting recording.

    Bunker Online is a social network for the military-connected community where Bunker Labs staff help make connections to increase your opportunities. Whether exploring a new career path after active duty service, starting a business or growing your business, building a network is critical. In a recent entrepreneur insights study, we found that 92% of entrepreneurs find having a relevant network of highest value to them. We built the network and staff to help assist you in your journey and most importantly, do it together.

  • Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 03:00 PM
    Online

    CityTalk Panel Discussion Automotive Careers in City Government

    Join NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) and other City agencies to learn about Automotive Careers in City Government and the City’s hiring and examination process on January 21, 3-4:30pm (ET). Attendees will also hear from current City employees in the automotive field who will speak about their professional journey and their careers in City government. You will also learn about the Automotive Service Worker exam that is currently accepting applications.

    Register here.

    If you require a reasonable accommodation to attend this webinar, please contact GReid10@schools.nyc.gov

    www1.nyc.gov/site/dcas

  • Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 04:00 PM
    Online

    New York State DVS Online Veteran Benefits Briefing

    The New York State Division of Veteran Services hosts an Online Veteran Benefits Briefing on January 27, 4pm (ET), to review available federal and state benefits for veterans and discuss new presumptive conditions for Vietnam veterans.

    Contact Kevin Justian (315-664-4023) or Kevin.Justian@veterans.ny.gov to register.

  • Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 05:30 PM
    Online

    Intrepid Virtual Astronomy Live

    The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum presents Virtual Astronomy Live: 35th Anniversary of the Space Shuttle Columbia Launch on January 21, 5:30-7pm (EST). 

    This free event will explore the 35th anniversary of the launch of Space Shuttle Columbia. Hear from former Astronaut and 12th NASA Administrator, Charles F. Bolden Jr., in conversation with Mike Massimino, as he shares his experiences on board the Space Shuttle Columbia.

    The event is hosted and co-produced by John “Das” Galloway, founder of the Kerbal Space Academy, and moderated by Summer Ash, an astrophysicist, rocket scientist and freelance writer.

    RSVP here.

    www.intrepidmuseum.org

  • Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 06:00 PM
    Online

    New York State DVS Online Veteran Benefits Briefing

    The New York State Division of Veteran Services hosts an Online Veteran Benefits Briefing on January 21, 6pm (ET), to review available federal and state benefits for veterans and discuss new presumptive conditions for Vietnam veterans.

    Contact Corey O'Neil (315-382-1067) or Corey.Oneil@veterans.ny.gov to register.

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