This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance.
Stay up to date on Veterans Day 2019 activities!
The 9/11 Memorial Museum hosts a preview of a new special exhibition, Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden, for 9/11 community members on November 14, 8am-6pm. Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Ladenopens to the public at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in November 2019. The exhibition examines the 10-year search for Osama bin Laden, documenting the intelligence and military activities that led to a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where the leader of al-Qaeda was killed nearly 10 years after 9/11.
If you are a member of the military or a veteran, you can reserve your free ticket(s) to the exhibition preview by clicking here.
The National Veterans Legal Services Program, Lawyers Serving Warriors®, offers a Free Discharge Upgrade & Medical Retirement Clinic on November 14, 10am-1pm. Talk to an attorney for free! He or she can help you with your military discharge upgrade or medical retirement issues. NVLSP attorneys are experts in cases before the military correction boards.
Join Abilities, Inc. at The Viscardi Center for their First Annual Resource Luncheon on November 14, 10am-12pm, when they showcase all of the services and programs they provide to improve transition and employment outcomes for consumers and students with disabilities.
The program will include:
- panel discussions
- networking lunch
- A full tour of Abilities, Inc. programs and classrooms, including their new state-of-the-art Enterprise Office Skills Training Program in partnership with Canon Solutions America
For more information or to RSVP, please contact Josef Pevsner,
The Bronx Chamber of Commerce presents a Veterans Luncheon on November 14, 12-3pm. Complimentary for veterans and active military members. Seats are limited.
Honorees include: Adeyemi LaCrown Oloruntoba, USAF; Norman M. Thomas, USMC; Joan Davis, USA; Guy Richardson, USN.
The Veterans Business Expo NYC will showcase veteran owned businesses on November 14, 1-8pm. Food, drinks, products, and services can be purchased and sampled during the event.
Close to 50% of World War II veterans started businesses. Today, only 4.6% of recent veterans have given entrepreneurship a try, though, the opportunities to start a business have never been greater. Hear from those that are helping lead the next generation of entrepreneurs and also meet with different agencies and nonprofits looking to create social change.
Proceeds of event will benefit The Black 6 Project, veteran-led 501(c)3 nonprofit that uses the skills of military veterans to conduct humanitarian and disaster relief missions around the world.
Honor our veterans at Come Back Daily Tribeca and enjoy a variety of different experiences curated by High Falls Hemp NY on November 14, 6-8pm. Then enjoy a panel discussion at 7pm, moderated by Dr. Andre Ragnauth, MPhil., a Ph.D, Neuropyscho pharmacologist, and Biophysicist veteran, as other veterans discuss how CBD has impacted their lives.
Attend the 6th Annual Salute to Veterans on November 14. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast, exhibit, and seminar.
Guest speakers are Assemblyman Michael Cusick, Senator Andrew Lanza, and John Vincent Scalia Home for Funerals, Inc.
RSVP by November 5.
In celebration of NYC Veterans Month, The NYC Department of Finance, Department of Veteran Services, and the Department of Citywide Administrative Services cordially invite all city employee veterans for an evening of honor and appreciation on November 14, 6-8pm. The event is sponsored by AARP and this year's theme will offer special recognition to the Marines. Agencies that provide benefits to veterans will be in attendance to provide benefit information.
Hudson County Community College Department of Cultural Affairs presents a Veterans Day Art Cafe on November 15, 8:30-9:30am. Stroll the gallery and meet other local veterans. HCCC alumnus and Jersey City Police Officer Leon Tucker, Jr. will lead a discussion on the life and legacy as an American veteran.
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum hosts its inaugural Veterans Job & Resource Fair on November 15, 12-6pm. Open to veterans and their spouses, the Museum’s goal is to connect this community to available resource partners and employment and networking opportunities. Throughout the day, workshops led by experts will be offered that are geared towards job acquisition and expanding professional development.
Job seekers can register here.