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 our listing of Resources for Veterans & Families HERE. We also 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:

  • Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 01:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Veterans Art Workshop Lucid Body Sessions

    The Veteran’s Art Workshop Online Portal offers weekly Saturday Lucid Mind/Lucid Body Sessions on April 11, 1pm (EST).

    Join Fay's class here, with a mindfulness and movement exploration geared to self expansion.

    VAW-OP is brought to you by Exit12 Dance Company, De-Cruit and Women Veterans Empowered and Thriving (WVET).

    See additional classes here.

  • Sunday, April 12, 2020 at 02:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Minority Vets Safety Series - Protecting Yourself and Your Family

    Join Minority Vets for a weekly series on safety and precautions that you can take to protect yourself and those around you from COVID-19. Each week they will tackle a new topic around how you can more safely navigate the world around you. Join MVA leader and U.S. Coast Guard veteran, Janell Norman, for this family-focused session!

    Register here to join the virtual weekly sessions.
  • Monday, April 13, 2020 at 10:00 AM
    Online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Families Virtual Coffee Chat

    Join Blue Star Families Monday mornings at 10am (EST) for Virtual Coffee Chats!

    Connect over a cup of coffee, tea, juice, whatever you choose, to visit with other Blue Star Families and have some fun visiting with new friends. Bring a friend!!

    Join the chat here: zoom.us/j/3106831989

    bluestarfam.org

  • Monday, April 13, 2020 at 03:30 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    New Politics Virtual Leading With Purpose

    New Politics Leadership Academy offers a Virtual Leading With Purpose session on April 13, 3:30-5pm. They've launched this new program to help their communities serve and lead in this time of unprecedented change. 

    Register here.

    Each program will be facilitated by Max Klau. Questions? Please reach out to Max Klau.

    newpoliticsacademy.org

  • Monday, April 13, 2020 at 06:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Veterans Art Workshop WVET Meetup

    The Veteran’s Art Workshop Online Portal offers WVET's Men & Women Veterans Meet up & Workshop on April 13, 6-8pm (EST).

    Do you feel seperate walking through the civilian world? Do you feel like you've lost your purpose? Do Something Different.

    Join the meetup here.

    VAW-OP is brought to you by Exit12 Dance Company, De-Cruit and Women Veterans Empowered and Thriving (WVET).

    See additional classes here.

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM
    Online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Families Music Meet-Ups

    Join Blue Star Families Tuesday mornings at 11am (EST) for Music Meet-Ups!

    Jennifer Garretson, a professional musician and music teacher, has partnered with Blue Star Families to offer a 5-week virtual course on a variety of musical performance and theory topics. ALL ages are welcome! You may join one or all of the sessions.

    Register here.

    bluestarfam.org

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 02:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Marketing Yourself for a Second Career Webinar

    Military Officers Association of America offers an Online Career Event - Marketing Yourself for a Second Career on April 14, 2-3pm (EST).

    Inevitably, we all make the transition, either from military to civilian careers and/or from civilian to civilian careers. Interested in best practices for strategies and techniques to prepare for any transition? The most significant key to career transition is preparation, preparation, preparation with a focus on your personal branding! During this period of uncertainty created by the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, while we are practicing social distancing, there is no reason to put your career aspirations on hold. Join MOAA for an information-packed webinar on marketing yourself for a second career where topics include: transition planning; the current job market and economy; resume writing; leveraging social media; and more!

    Join MOAA’s Program Director for Engagement and Career Transition services, Captain Pat L. Williams, PhD, PHR, USN (Ret.) for tips and techniques on marketing yourself for your next career move.

    Register here.

    www.moaa.org

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 03:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall

    Watch this Town Hall from the COVID-19 Military Support Initiative, Association of Defense Communities, and Blue Star Families: Working as One Community - How the Military, States, and Local Governments are Working Together to Respond to COVID-19 on April 14, 3-4pm (EST).

    Free event - register here. Capacity is limited.

    COVID-19 Military Support Initiative is powered by Booz Allen Hamilton.

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 03:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Veterans Art Workshop Online Empowerment Writing

    The Veteran’s Art Workshop Online Portal offers Empowerment Writing for Women Veterans on April 14, 3-5:30pm (EST).

    Join the zoom session here. Women veterans only.

    VAW-OP is brought to you by Exit12 Dance Company, De-Cruit and Women Veterans Empowered and Thriving (WVET).

    See other classes available here.

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 08:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    New Politics Virtual Leading With Purpose

    New Politics Leadership Academy offers a Virtual Leading With Purpose session on April 14, 8-9:30pm. They've launch this new program to help their communities serve and lead in this time of unprecedented change. 

    Register here.

    Each program will be facilitated by Max Klau. Questions? Please reach out to Max Klau.

    newpoliticsacademy.org

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