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:

  • Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 11:00 AM
    Online

    Blue Star Families Virtual Weekly Nutrition Classes

    Looking for ways to save money or time in the kitchen? Register for Blue Star Families' "What’s Cooking with Beverly" a six-week culinary adventure and workshop series on August 13, 11am (EST). Participants will learn how to stretch their food dollars, plan family meals, stay food safe, and much more. 

    Register here.

    bluestarfam.org

  • Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 03:00 PM
    Online

    ADC 2020 Virtual Summit Series: One Community

    In a fast‐changing world, ADC's mission remains the same – supporting the military and our military families. We can’t gather in D.C., but we can bring D.C. to you. Introducing the Summit Series, a new way to engage with defense leaders and network with ADC’s community: Five topics. Five weeks. One Community.

    On September 24, 3pm (EST), attend One Community, a townhall with DoD leadership. DOD is facing a confluence of crises and challenges it has not encountered in over a century. COVID‐19, renewed calls for racial equality, a critical need to invest in new technology, infrastructure, and weapons systems, and increasing pressures for quality schools, housing, and spouse employment opportunities, all occurring as our national defense strategy pivots to a new era of great power competition. It is clear that these challenges cannot be met by DOD alone, and that there is a key role for defense communities. Indeed, meeting these challenges will require a “one‐community” approach in which installations and communities must work together hand‐in‐hand. But what will this all mean for our nation’s defense infrastructure, both at home and abroad? How will installations and communities work together to ensure our nation remains strong?

    Register here for free (military, DoD and other Federal staff only).

    Learn more here: adcsummit.org

  • Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 07:00 PM
    Online

    AITAF & SAGEVets Online Film Screening

    Arts In The Armed Forces (AITAF) and SAGEVets offer a live, online Film Screening of Paper Moon featuring a talkback with actor, writer, and director Tim Blake Nelson on August 13, 7pm (EST).

    The Zoom will be moderated by Air Force veteran Cole Smith. Any and all Active Duty military, support staff, veterans, and dependents are welcome to join. After registering for this free event, a confirmation email is sent with the zoom link and info for watching the movie for free.

    Register here

    Learn more about the film screening series here.

  • Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 07:00 PM
    Online

    TRR's Azimuth Check: Sweat Lodge

    Attend TRR's Azimuth Check: Sweat Lodge on August 13, 7pm (EST). This webinar on Native American Sweat Lodge will be presented by Eric Mitchell, a member of the Dine’ Nation who has been conducting sweat lodge for 16 years.

    First Nations people have utilized the sweat lodge for thousands of years, as a way of both sending young warriors off to war, and then welcoming them back into society. Before battle, the ceremony and the sweat would serve as a purification for the warrior, and through prayer and song and medicines used during the ceremony, the warrior emerged protected, carrying forth with them all the medicine, and prayer and support from the community. 

    Register here.

    TRR's webinar series is primarily for veterans, veteran service providers and licensed medical and mental health professionals who work with veterans, as well as yoga teachers who are currently or want to work with veterans. Each webinar is an in-depth look at one of the modalities in the Warrior Camp® program. The series shows why the entire program is based on understanding of Military Moral Injury© (MMI) and how this guides TRR's philosophy of warrior care. They speak of MMI in order to differentiate combat-related Moral Injury from non-combat or civilian "moral injuries," and TRR sees it as separate and distinct from PTSD.

    View past webinars here.

  • Friday, August 14, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Online

    PGIM Veteran Internship Cohort Info Session

    Join PGIM for the Veteran Internship Cohort next summer and learn what it's all about with an Info Session on August 14, 12-1:30pm (EST).

    As a member of the 2021 Summer Internship Class, you will receive a unique combination of project-based and role-specific work experience, exposure to executives from across the company, and an ongoing series of professional development, community service, and exceptional networking events. You will be paired with Mentors and Office Buddies from your business group. Members of the cohort can also participate in a curated suite of veteran focused programming that spans the 10-week internship program.

    Not sure where you fit in? Check out this information session hosted by leaders from PGIM’s Veterans Leadership Team representing their Equities, Fixed Income, Investments, Private Capital and Real Estate businesses.

    Register for the Info Session here.

    2021 summer internship opportunities are currently posted at jobs.prudential.com/students. To be eligible for the Veteran Intern Cohort, you must “opt-in” when applying.

    www.pgim.com

  • Friday, August 14, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Online

    Team RWB Virtual Eagle Miles: Summer Streak

    Join Team RWB Eagles and streak through the dog days of summer on August 14! Select your own monthly/daily goal, post your progress on the Team RWB Running or Rucking Facebook group, and have fun crushing your goals!

    Click here for more information.

    See more virtual fitness opportunities here.

  • Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 10:00 AM
    Online

    Blue Star Families Family Art Preservation

    Join Blue Star Families for a hands-on, art-making preservation workshop for the whole family with Agents of Change: Family Art Preservation on August 15, 10-11am.

    Explore how art conservators care for outdoor sculptures out of their element from the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum. Create your own outdoor work of art and observe changes using our the doctor report. This workshop encourages families to experiment with art-making and preservation techniques. Free registration is required since space is limited.

    Register here.

    bluestarfam.org

  • Monday, August 17, 2020 at 01:00 PM
    Online

    Blue Star Families LinkedIn for Military Spouses

    Blue Star Families offers LinkedIn for Military Spouses on August 17, 1-2pm (EST). Learn LinkedIn strategies. Networking with a purpose, connect your way to a new career while you grow your network. And learn how military spouses can qualify for a LinkedIn premium membership for up to a year! 85% of all jobs are filled via networking.

    RSVP here.

    bluestarfam.org

  • Monday, August 17, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    Online

    Blue Star Families Virtual Caregivers Values Workshop

    Join Blue Star Families for a virtual Caregivers Values Workshop on August 17, 5-7pm (EST). The discussion will empower military spouses by providing awareness and understanding of values. Through awareness and understanding, you’ll learn methods of living out your values to strive toward developing deeper meaning.

    Register here.

  • Monday, August 17, 2020 at 08:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    VetsinTech National Web Development Cohort

    VetsinTech is excited to offer full scholarships for virtual Front End Web Development training exclusively for past and present military service members, veterans and spouses, beginning August 17, 8-10pm (EST). This is a 4-week remote course with live streamed classes every Monday thru Thursday evening from August 17 - September 10 (no class on Labor Day). 

    You will learn the basics of programming by building visual and interactive components of a website. More specifically, you will get hands on experience creating the structural foundation (HTML), styling (CSS), and inserting logic to control the behavior (JavaScript) of your own website.

    Register here.

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