Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

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!

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    Bloomberg LP in New York, NY

    Veteran Cultural Competence Training

    The VA, Fordham University, and the Syracuse University Institute of Veterans and Families are enabling a day of Veteran Cultural Competence Training on November 12, 9-5pm. Training consists of many different interactive events, military simulations, lectures, and a powerful theater production that illustrates the challenges of veterans and the community's responsibility for their re-integration. All of these exercises will prepare you to work more effectively with veterans and their families.

    Open to anyone who currently provides services to or employs veterans, like: Business leaders, HR executives, Medical health staff, Mental health professionals, University faculty, and Administrators.

    Learn how to deliver quality, culturally competent care and education to Veterans and their families. Understand how to acquire
    the best strategies for optimizing the performance and growth of Veterans.

    RSVP here.

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Bloomberg LP in New York, NY

    VA Veteran Cultural Competence Training

    The VA VISN 2 MIRECC, Bloomberg LP, Starbucks Coffee, and the Syracuse University Institute of Veterans and Families are enabling a day of evidence-
    based Veteran Cultural Competence Training on November 12, 10am-6:30pm. Training consists of many different interactive events, military simulations, lectures, and a powerful theater production (Theater of War's Ajax) that illustrates the challenges of veterans and the community's responsibility for their re-integration. All of these exercises will prepare you to work more effectively with veterans and their families.

    Open to anyone who currently provides services to or employs veterans or their families, like: Medical professionals, Mental health professionals, Business leaders, HR executives, University faculty and staff, Administrators.

    RSVP here.

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook, NY

    10th Annual Veterans Breakfast

    Attend the 10th Annual Veterans Breakfast on November 12, 10am. The program will include recognition of our Veterans's contributions, remembrance of those who have served, information on Medicare and VA benefits, and entertainment.

    Please call to register.

  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 04:00 PM
    Lehman College in Bronx, NY

    Senator Rivera Veterans Thanksgiving Dinner

    Join State Senator Gustavo Rivera on November 13, 4-6pm, for a Thanksgiving Dinner to honor our Veterans and the men and women in uniform who continue to dedicate their lives to the greater good of our nation.

    RSVP to attend.

  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 05:30 PM
    WeWork in New York, NY

    Bunker Labs WeWork Veterans In Residence Launch Party

    Join Bunker Labs and WeWork as they introduce the newest Veterans in Residence Tribe for the 2019-B cohort during their Launch Party on November 13, 5:30-8pm. 

    WeWork and Bunker Labs is excited to launch the WeWork Veterans In Residence program Powered by Bunker Labs which offers United States military veterans and spouses fully-sponsored work spaces to help entrepreneurs build and grow their businesses. To celebrate, Bunker Labs NYC is hosting a launch party with special guests to introduce the members of our latest Veterans in Residence tribe who will briefly share their entrepreneurial stories.

    The Veterans in Residence Launch Party is a special installment of the monthly Bunker Brews meetup program.

    RSVP here.

  • Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 08:00 AM
    9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York, NY

    Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden

    The 9/11 Memorial Museum hosts a preview of a new special exhibition, Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden, for 9/11 community members on November 14, 8am-6pm. Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Ladenopens to the public at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in November 2019. The exhibition examines the 10-year search for Osama bin Laden, documenting the intelligence and military activities that led to a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where the leader of al-Qaeda was killed nearly 10 years after 9/11.

    If you are a member of the military or a veteran, you can reserve your free ticket(s) to the exhibition preview by clicking here.

    www.911memorial.org/veterans

  • Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 10:00 AM

    Free Discharge Upgrade

    The National Veterans Legal Services Program, Lawyers Serving Warriors®, offers a Free Discharge Upgrade & Medical Retirement Clinic on November 14, 10am-1pm. Talk to an attorney for free! He or she can help you with your military discharge upgrade or medical retirement issues. NVLSP attorneys are experts in cases before the military correction boards.

  • Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    The Viscardi Center in Albertson, NY

    Abilities, Inc. Resource Luncheon

    Join Abilities, Inc. at The Viscardi Center for their First Annual Resource Luncheon on November 14, 10am-12pm, when they showcase all of the services and programs they provide to improve transition and employment outcomes for consumers and students with disabilities.

    The program will include:
    - panel discussions
    - networking lunch
    - A full tour of Abilities, Inc. programs and classrooms, including their new state-of-the-art Enterprise Office Skills Training Program in partnership with Canon Solutions America

    For more information or to RSVP, please contact Josef Pevsner,

  • Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 12:00 PM
    F&J Pine in Bronx, NY

    Bronx Chamber of Commerce Veterans Luncheon

    The Bronx Chamber of Commerce presents a Veterans Luncheon on November 14, 12-3pm. Complimentary for veterans and active military members. Seats are limited.

    Honorees include: Adeyemi LaCrown Oloruntoba, USAF; Norman M. Thomas, USMC; Joan Davis, USA; Guy Richardson, USN.

  • Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 01:00 PM
    Industry City in Brooklyn, NY

    Veterans Business Expo in Industry City

    The Veterans Business Expo NYC will showcase veteran owned businesses on November 14, 1-8pm. Food, drinks, products, and services can be purchased and sampled during the event.

    Close to 50% of World War II veterans started businesses. Today, only 4.6% of recent veterans have given entrepreneurship a try, though, the opportunities to start a business have never been greater. Hear from those that are helping lead the next generation of entrepreneurs and also meet with different agencies and nonprofits looking to create social change.

    RSVP here. Vendors apply here.

    Proceeds of event will benefit The Black 6 Project, veteran-led 501(c)3 nonprofit that uses the skills of military veterans to conduct humanitarian and disaster relief missions around the world.

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