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:

  • Friday, February 19, 2021 at 03:00 PM
    Online

    Bay Ridge Center Veterans Resource Webinar

    Bay Ridge Center offers a Veterans Resource Webinar: Navigating Civilian Resources on February 19, 3pm (EST). 

    Bay Ridge Center launched this program in November to honor Veterans Day and to empower the veteran community with essential resources and services. All sessions will be held remotely via Zoom.

    Register by emailing BRC’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, Michael Schumer, then join the Zoom meeting here. Or join by telephone (call 646-558-8656 and Enter: 752 500 7881).

  • Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 05:00 PM
    Online

    Virtual Intrepid Book Club

    Join fellow veterans, service members and military family members at the Intrepid Museum for a lively book discussion ONLINE! The Intrepid Book Club meets quarterly for a two-hour facilitated discussion with an introduction related to the Museum’s collection and crew. Books are a mix of fiction and nonfiction, all related to military or military family experiences. Copies of the books are available for free on a first-come, first-served basis (email access@intrepidmuseum.org to register and then receive your copy).

    On February 23, 5-7pm (ET), discuss Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery. Join other veterans and their guests as they discuss astronaut Scott Kelly’s bestselling memoir. Follow Scott Kelly from his time as a young Navy pilot through his year living on the International Space Station, as he reflects on the personal and professional challenges he faced along the way. 

    The Intrepid Book Club is free to attend for all current and former service members and their families, spouses and partners, with advanced registration. RSVP here.

    Please let them know if you have any questions. As always, please visit intrepidmuseum.org/vets for information about all of the Intrepid Museum’s programs and resources for veterans and military families.

  • Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 08:30 AM
    Online

    Hiring Our Heroes AMPLIFY Spouse Intensive

    Join Hiring Our Heroes for the two-day virtual AMPLIFY Spouse Career Intensive on February 25, 8:30am-3:45pm (EST) and February 26, 8:30am-1:45pm (ET). The event leads a cohort of military spouses through intensive career preparation, professional development, and networking. AMPLIFY attendees will leave with an improved resume, a professional photo, a polished LinkedIn profile, and a professional network of fellow military spouses and employers.

    Attendees will be given the opportunity to:

    • Connect with a hand-picked career coach or industry leader
    • Participate in interactive sessions on public/professional speaking, salary negotiations, networking skills, personal branding, interview techniques, and military spouse entrepreneurial options
    • Interact with local and national employers and companies

    Registration is required as cohort size is limited to ensure each attendee is given one-on-one attention. Registrants will be notified of acceptance into the program and given further instructions via email following initial registration. Acceptance is on a first-come, first-served basis.

    This event is powered by USAA.

    Register here for the virtual February session.

    hiringourheroes.org/amplify

  • Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 11:00 AM
    Online

    Bunker Labs Virtual Muster

    Mark your calendars for Bunker Labs' first Virtual Muster, presented by Intuit on February 25, 11am-6pm (ET). This year, they are featuring their signature in-person Muster elements - inspirational keynote speakers, authentic and meaningful networking opportunities, and general Bunker Labs camaraderie – via a dynamic and engaging virtual experience. Join in to hear from subject matter experts, build stronger one-on-one connections with military-connected community members, and engage with your peers from the Bunker Labs nationwide community! 

    • Full day of programming, including inspiring keynotes
    • Topic-driven conversations with thought leaders from the military-connected community
    • Immersive 3D exhibit hall where you can “walk” through and meet the amazing companies and sponsors that make up the Bunker Labs community
    • High-energy Pitch Competition, sponsored by Ford Motor Company Fund
    • Chance for connection during the signature Bunker Connect virtual networking event

    Register for free here.

     

  • Friday, February 26, 2021 at 03:00 PM
    Online

    Bay Ridge Center Veterans Resource Webinar

    Bay Ridge Center offers a Veterans Resource Webinar: Staying Healthy at BRC on February 26, 3pm (EST). 

    Bay Ridge Center launched this program in November to honor Veterans Day and to empower the veteran community with essential resources and services. All sessions will be held remotely via Zoom.

    Register by emailing BRC’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, Michael Schumer, then join the Zoom meeting here. Or join by telephone (call 646-558-8656 and Enter: 752 500 7881).

  • Friday, March 05, 2021 at 03:00 PM
    Online

    Bay Ridge Center Veterans Resource Webinar

    Bay Ridge Center offers a Veterans Resource Webinar: Joining Bay Ridge Village on March 3, 3pm (EST). 

    Bay Ridge Center launched this program in November to honor Veterans Day and to empower the veteran community with essential resources and services. All sessions will be held remotely via Zoom.

    Register by emailing BRC’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, Michael Schumer, then join the Zoom meeting here. Or join by telephone (call 646-558-8656 and Enter: 752 500 7881).

  • Friday, March 12, 2021 at 03:00 PM
    Online

    Bay Ridge Center Veterans Resource Webinar

    Bay Ridge Center offers a Veterans Resource Webinar: Your Feedback on March 12, 3pm (EST). 

    Bay Ridge Center launched this program in November to honor Veterans Day and to empower the veteran community with essential resources and services. All sessions will be held remotely via Zoom.

    Register by emailing BRC’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, Michael Schumer, then join the Zoom meeting here. Or join by telephone (call 646-558-8656 and Enter: 752 500 7881).

  • Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 06:30 PM
    Online

    Virtual Financial Fitness Workshop

    The White Plains Vet Center and Bronx Vet Center are happy to partner with the Westchester County Joseph P. Dwyer Vet2Vet Peer Support Project and Family Services of Westchester to provide a series of virtual Financial Fitness workshops. These are open to all veterans, spouses, and caregivers.

    Check out Credit Report: Addressing Those Pesky Errors, Collections, & Zombie Debt on March 17, 6:30-7:30pm (EST). 

    Join the Zoom meeting here.

    Or join by phone: 929-205-6099

    Meeting ID: 863 1919 4630

    Passcode: 5693847872

  • Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 08:30 AM
    Online

    Hiring Our Heroes AMPLIFY Spouse Intensive

    Join Hiring Our Heroes for the two-day virtual AMPLIFY Spouse Career Intensive on March 23, 8:30am-3:45pm (EST) and March 24, 8:30am-1:45pm (ET). The event leads a cohort of military spouses through intensive career preparation, professional development, and networking. AMPLIFY attendees will leave with an improved resume, a professional photo, a polished LinkedIn profile, and a professional network of fellow military spouses and employers.

    Attendees will be given the opportunity to:

    • Connect with a hand-picked career coach or industry leader
    • Participate in interactive sessions on public/professional speaking, salary negotiations, networking skills, personal branding, interview techniques, and military spouse entrepreneurial options
    • Interact with local and national employers and companies

    Registration is required as cohort size is limited to ensure each attendee is given one-on-one attention. Registrants will be notified of acceptance into the program and given further instructions via email following initial registration. Acceptance is on a first-come, first-served basis.

    This event is powered by USAA.

    Register here for the virtual March session.

    hiringourheroes.org/amplify

  • Friday, April 02, 2021 at 01:40 PM
    Online

    Service Beyond the Binary

    Spectra and John Jay Veterans Association presents Service Beyond the Binary, a Zoom webinar, on April 2, 1:40pm (ET). 

    Join event panelists Michael Matos (he/him/his), President of John Jay Veterans Association; James Fitzgerald (he/him/his), Deputy Director of NYC Veterans Alliance; and Sam Ascencio (he/they/zir), President of Spectra as they answer questions on the intersectionality of LGBTQ+ topics and military service. A roundtable discussion will follow the event.

    Register here.

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