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:
Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) presents Talk Show Night with Clean AF for free on July 3, 8-9pm.
All Clean AF Talk Show Hosts are ASAP Community Members:
- PT Bratton (LaughItOff Comedy)
- Dewayne White (DDub Comedy)
- Nikkie Knowles (Funny Girl Productions)
- Nick Baskerville (Story Telling On Purpose)
Team RWB brings you a Virtual Fourth of July Vinyasa Flow on July 4, 8am (EST). Join Eagles across the country for a 45-minute vinyasa flow. Prepare to sweat in this energizing practice. All levels welcome.
Click here for virtual practice (or catch the recording later).
See more virtual fitness opportunities here.
The Department of Defense will conduct a Salute to Great Cities of the American Revolution flyover of New York City on July 4, 5pm, to recognize the role of the city in the birth of this great nation.
The aircraft are scheduled to fly down the Hudson River at approximately 5pm and pass just east of the Statue of Liberty. Multiple aircraft from the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps will fly over in five waves. The flyover will be led by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, followed by B-1, B-2, and B-52 bombers, F-15 and F-22 fighters, and U.S. Marine Corps F-35 fighters.
The Department of Defense is proud to be part of this celebration of the nation's 244th birthday. This flyover represents a small part of our military capacity and capability to continue to protect and defend the nation. Homeland defense is their top priority.
Note: The flyover is dependent upon weather and air traffic control. Weather minimums are 3000' and 5 miles visibility.
Blue Star Families offers Spouseforce Orientation on July 6, 2-3pm (EST). We have all been there – trying to make new connections and get job leads, all while working hard to land that career opportunity. Start your career planning the right way with #BSFSpouseforce.
When you attend the Blue Star Families Spouseforce Orientation you’ll receive:
- Personalized assistance
- Resume evaluation & tips
- Local resources and connections to support your career goals
Relocating soon? No problem! Blue Star Careers has the tools to connect you to other communities.
Black Veterans For Social Justice present a Veterans Rally Because Black Lives Matter on July 7, 5pm.
For over 40 years, Black Veterans for Social Justice has been rooted in combating racism in NYC for veterans and non-veterans. Black Veterans for Social Justice actively works to close the gap in racial disparities in employment, housing, health, and benefits. This work is not new to them, and Black Veterans for Social Justice will continue to do the work to ensure there is true equity for all Black Americans.
If you cannot attend, rally can be viewed at www.bvsj.org.
Join VetsinTech for a Virtual Employer Event - Building Your Story & Resume for mission-driven companies on July 7, 7-8pm (EST).
Over 250,000 veterans transition out of service every year, 80% of them enter civilian life without a job — meanwhile there are millions of open roles in tech. VetsinTech is partnering with Twilio to provide vital resources to the veteran community to close this employment gap. They are offering this free webinar to introduce you to five people who have successfully transitioned into tech roles and to provide you with key skills, including storytelling and resume building, which will help you stand out while applying to and interviewing for jobs at mission-driven companies.
Military Officers Association of America offers LinkedIn for Networking on July 8, 2-3pm (EST).
By now, many of us recognize the significance of LinkedIn but may not be exactly sure about how to maximize its value. LinkedIn is extremely beneficial for networking, but it is important to understand how to grow and sustain the relationships to make that possible.
Interested in mastering your LinkedIn profile? Let MOAA help! Join two MOAA career transition specialists for an hour of insights and information on the use of LinkedIn for networking. They will share LinkedIn best practices as well as answer your questions.
Regardless of your status — actively looking for a job, making a career transition, or happily ensconced in a position you love — you should always be cultivating and maintaining a strong professional network. What better way than making the most of your LinkedIn profile?
Patton Veterans Project presents a Zoom Reunion on July 8, 6-7:30pm (EST) for alumni of their I Was There film workshops. Join the event for Personal Reflections on Race in the Military.
Also featuring guests Founder and vice-chair Ben Patton; Brigadier General (Ret) Lawrence E. Gillespie, Sr, Chairman of the National Board of Directors of The Rocks, Inc.; and Wesley Becton Jr., co-founder and CEO of George Washington Street Partners.