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 06, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Warrior Writers Virtual Coffee Hour

    Warrior Writers offers a Virtual Coffee Hour on August 6, 12-1pm (EST).

    Hosted by veterans in the Warrior Writers network, these sessions will provide unstructured time for connection, resource sharing, wellness checks and listening. It's just a place to connect, check in, share ideas/resources and be yourselves.
    Register here.
  • Monday, August 10, 2020 at 01:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Families Grow With Google

    Participate in Blue Star Families' Grow With Google on August 10, 1-2pm (EST). Learn how Google tools can help you search for remote work, fine-tune your ability to use these tools for efficiency purposes, and more.

    Register here

  • Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 08:00 PM
    Online

    VetsinTech Virtual Entrepreneurship Event

    Join VetsinTech for a Virtual Entrepreneurship Event on August 11, 8-9pm (EST), to learn about entrepreneurship programs and support available from VetsinTech and their partners. This event will focus on how Veteran Entrepreneurs can access Capital and how to get resources, including coaching and accelerator programs such as NASDAQ offerings.

    Moderator: Ikram Mansori | Donald Coolidge

    Panelists:

    Nicola Corzine | Executive Director at Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

    Craig Cummings | General Partner at Moonshots Capital, Serial Entrepreneur, Military Veteran

    Tom Anderson | Counsel at VLP Law Group LLP

    RSVP here.

  • Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 07:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Warrior Writers Virtual Workshop

    Attend the Warrior Writers Virtual Workshop on August 12, 7-9pm (EST). This generative creative writing workshop will offer prompts that cover a variety of military issues and experiences. This encourages sharing stories, opinions, and ideas for productive writing/reflecting/story-telling and art-making. A highlight of these workshops for many veterans is having a space to release bottled-up thoughts and emotions among others who understand, creating a sense of empowerment in the ability to tell their own story. By creating an open and accepting atmosphere, Warrior Writers build a community of support. Workshops are for any service member or veteran regardless of experiences with writing, combat, art, deployment, etc.

    Register here. This class is led by Warrior Writers poet/playwright/actor Jeff Key, based between New Orleans and LA.

  • 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.

  • Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 07:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Warrior Writers Virtual Workshop

    Attend the Warrior Writers Virtual Workshop for female vets on August 18, 7-9pm (EST). This generative creative writing workshop will offer prompts that cover a variety of military issues and experiences. This encourages sharing stories, opinions, and ideas for productive writing/reflecting/story-telling and art-making. A highlight of these workshops for many veterans is having a space to release bottled-up thoughts and emotions among others who understand, creating a sense of empowerment in the ability to tell their own story. By creating an open and accepting atmosphere, Warrior Writers build a community of support. Workshops are for any service member or veteran regardless of experiences with writing, combat, art, deployment, etc.

    Register here. This particular session is for female veteran writers.

  • Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 08:00 PM
    Online

    Warrior Writers Virtual Caucus Space

    Warrior Writers offers an online Caucus Space on August 20, 8-9:30pm (EST) for BIPOC & white alliesThere will be two sessions, one for people of color to connect as well as time for white folks to talk about white privilege and how to be better allies.

    Register here to attend.

  • Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 02:00 PM
    Online

    TRR Train the Trainers Workshop

    Attend TRR's Train the Trainers Workshop (part two) on August 22, 2-6pm. The 2020 Series is designed to orient those in the veteran service community to Equine Assisted Psychotherapy in the repair of Military Moral Injury and also to enhance the training of equine therapy facilitators.

    If you did not did not participate in the webinar on June 25, you can watch the recording here: trrhelp.org/webinars-video. Watching the recorded video is required to attend the virtual workshop. 

    Register for part two here.

    Attending part one is required to attend part two.

  • Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 11:00 AM
    Online

    2020 Warrior Community Integration Symposium

    America's Warrior Partnership has collaborated with All In The Loop to bring you the virtual 2020 Warrior Community Integration Symposium, August 25 -27, 11am-6pm. America's Warrior Partnership will offer this year's virtual symposium at no cost to attendees. Register today to take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn about trends and solutions in the veteran space and connect with attendees, speakers and sponsors directly from your laptop or desktop.

    The Symposium is an industry-leading event that empowers those who serve veterans by fostering collaboration and enhancing service to veterans and their families in communities across America. Hundreds of veteran-serving professionals will gather to share best practices, hear from inspiring and influential speakers, and learn about resources available from exhibitors and attendees in order to empower the veterans and their families in their care. 

    Learn more about the Symposium here.
    Register here.
  • Friday, August 28, 2020 at 12:00 AM
    Online in New York, NY

    Warrior Writers Virtual Coffee Hour

    Warrior Writers offers a Virtual Coffee Hour on August 28, 12-1am, at Night Owl Noon on Thursday at midnight! 

    This informal hangout is geared towards our night owls and is just a time to connect, check in, share ideas/resources and be yourselves. Pajamas welcome!
    Register here.

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