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!
Join us at VEThack's annual Ruck March to End Veteran Suicide with NYPD, FDNY, and Community Partners. This is a wonderful gathering each year led by VEThack and with many organizations taking part, and we'll be proud to participate again this year!We'll gather at the USS Maine Monument at 59th Street at the southwest corner of Central Park. A PT session led by Rudy Reyes will be followed by a ruck march along Central Park West to focus attention on preventing suicide. The march ends at the NYPD 20th precinct for a BBQ. After the BBQ, Jake's Dilemma and the Gin Mill will host us for a bar crawl!Rucks are up to you and your comfort level. Wear comfortable shoes or boots, and wear apparel representing the Alliance, your military affiliation, or another organization that's meaningful to you.Free. Everyone is welcome.
Attend the Sgt. John Basilone Parade on September 22, 12pm. A celebration will follow, with the signing of the twin cities Colle Sanita, Italy (his birthplace) and Raritan, NJ, where John grew up.
New York County Lawyers Association offers a Pro Bono Training: Legal Protections for Military Members and Veterans in Housing and Employment on September 24, 3-5pm.
This CLE is designed to educate attorneys on the protected class status active military members and veterans have under New York City and New York State law. It will focus on anti-discrimination law in the areas of housing and employment.
Attendees will learn:
- who is protected,
- how and when the provisions apply, and
- how these laws can benefit military and veteran clients
Program Co-sponsors: NYCLA Pro Bono Training Programs; Feerick Center for Social Justice, Fordham University School of Law
Faculty: Katherine Greenberg, Assistant Commissioner, NYC Commission on Human Rights; Benjamin Pomerance, Deputy Director, NYS Division of Veterans' Affairs; Kristen Rouse, Founding Director, NYC Veterans Alliance
The City of New York Veterans Advisory Board holds its next meeting on September 25, 6-8pm.
VAB meetings are open to all community members including service members, veterans of any service era or discharge status, spouses, partners, family members, and supporters. No RSVP required.
The New York State Bar Association offers a webinar concerning Advanced Financial and Health Directives for Service Members and Veterans on September 26, 12-1pm. This program will discuss civilian and military power of attorney forms and procedures and health care proxy/living will forms. The differences in non-military and military forms to assist your deployment will also be discussed.
Sponsored by the Committee on Veterans and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association.
Attend the VetsRock Concert on September 16, 7pm with Heart and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts.
Apply to attend the concert free through Hope for the Warriors here.
The Women Marines Association presents Oktoberfest on September 28, 1-5pm. There will be beer, food, raffles, games, prizes and more. A ticket gets you into the event and includes 2 beers and food.
Purchase your ticket here.
Are you running for office in our next citywide election in 2021? Come to our Compliance Training on September 28, 2-4:30pm, launching this summer in all five boroughs. This seminar covers campaign laws and CFB rules. The candidate, treasurer, or campaign manager is legally required to to attend this training. NYC Veterans Alliance is a co-sponsor of the event.
Backpacks For Life and The Unbridled Heroes Project invite you to attend Heroes & Horses BBQ on September 28, 3-8pm. The event is free. Enjoy food, drinks, live music, and horses!
Click here for additional information.
Vietnam Veterans of America Thomas J. Tori Chapter 421 hosts the Jay O'Donovan Memorial Golf Outing on October 2. Registration and breakfast at 7am, shotgun start, scramble format at 8am.