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This website is a project of the NYC Veterans Alliance to connect our community of veterans, military members, and their families across the NYC Metro area with events, opportunities, organizations, and resources to improve their lives and empower them. Events and Bulletin Board posts are submitted and managed by various organizations across the NYC Metro area; please address questions or concerns directly to the point of contact listed for each post. This listing is for informational purposes and does not constitute endorsement. 

We welcome your submissions at ourveterans@nycveteransalliance.org for posting here free of charge. If you are interested in sponsored content or program sponsorship, please email adrienne@nycveteransalliance.org for more information. 

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  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Bronx Borough Hall in Bronx, NY

    NYC Department of Finance Outreach Event

    The NYC Department of Finance offers an Outreach Event on February 27, 10am-1pm, for assistance with property tax exemptions. Veterans welcome. Get one-on-one, in-person assistance. Homeowners & Tenants Enrollment Event.

  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 03:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Gaining Employment in the VA Webinar

    Attend Serving Those Who Served: Gaining Employment in the VA Webinar on February 27, 3-4pm (EST).

    Are you interested in getting a job in the VA and want to know how to set yourself up for greatest success? Learn about various career pathway options and get the scoop for how to find jobs (even when not posted on USA Jobs!). By joining this webinar you will learn about what hiring officials are looking for and how to prepare both your application and for interviews. They will also discuss what NOT to do during the process (e.g., what really might turn off someone from considering you) and address common barriers faced in the hiring process. Finally, you will learn more about what is truly negotiable after landing the job.

    Presented By: Drs. Lisa Kearney, Matt Moore, Monica Roy, & Josh Rinker

    Register here.

  • Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 12:00 PM
    Brooklyn Central Library in Brooklyn, NY

    NYC Department of Finance Outreach Event

    The NYC Department of Finance offers an Outreach Event on February 28, 12-2pm, for assistance with property tax exemptions. Veterans welcome. Get one-on-one, in-person assistance. Homeowners & Tenants Enrollment Event.

  • Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    District Office in Middle Village, NY

    NYC Department of Finance Outreach Event

    The NYC Department of Finance offers an Outreach Event on February 28, 6-8pm, for assistance with property tax exemptions. Veterans welcome. Get one-on-one, in-person assistance. Notice of Property Value session.

  • Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 06:00 PM

    NJ Veterans Chamber Access to Capital Event

    The New Jersey State Veterans Chamber of Commerce offers an Access to Capital Event with a Meet the Lenders Reception on February 28, 6-9pm. Find out how to raise money for your business entity through traditional and non-traditional means. Hear from different lenders, learn how to prepare for raising capital, and discover programs that are out there to support veteran businesses. Data suggests that those who are successful in raising capital have higher revenues than those that do not raise capital.

  • Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 06:30 PM
    LGBT Community Center in New York, NY

    Community Forum for LGBTQIA Vets

    The New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs, SAGE Vets, and the Richard C. Failla LGBTQ Commission of the New York State Courts co-host a Community Forum for Veterans and their family members who identify as LGBTQIA on February 28, 6:30-9pm.

    Free assistance with claims and appeals for federal and state Veterans’ benefits, discharge upgrade appeals, employment resources, VA healthcare enrollment, landlord-tenant disputes, consumer protection matters, and much more will be available from more than a dozen agencies and organizations.   

  • Friday, March 01, 2019 at 09:30 AM

    NYS Veterans Discharge Upgrade Workshop

    VA NY Harbor Healthcare System hosts a Discharge Upgrade Workshop on March 1, 9:30am-12pm. Learn how to apply for a discharge upgrade with the Department of Defense and the rights of Veterans in receipt of an Other than Honorable and General Discharge DD-214. New York State military legal advisors, VA subject matter experts, and community providers will present on the appeal process, rights of the veteran, and legal resources available to attendees.

    RSVP here.

  • Friday, March 01, 2019 at 10:00 AM

    Veteran Job Fair

    VA Hudson Valley Health Care System Compensated Work Therapy (CWT)/Community Employment Programs hosts a Veteran Job Fair on March 1, 10am-12pm. Open to all Veterans enrolled at VA Hudson Valley. Various employers and agencies from the area will be present.

  • Friday, March 01, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    Closing Months of the Second World War

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts On the Crest of Fear: the V-2s, the Battle of the Bulge, 
    and the Closing Months of the Second World War
     on March 1, at 7pm. Led by Tami Davis Biddle, U.S. Army War College. 

    NYMAS talks are free and open to the public. NYMAS is supported in part by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

  • Saturday, March 02, 2019 at 02:00 PM
    The 92nd Street Y in New York, NY

    Blue Star Families Ben Franklin Circle

    Blue Star Families presents a Ben Franklin Circle on March 2, 2-4pm for veterans, military families, caregivers, neighbors, and volunteers

    Ben Franklin Circles bring people together face-to-face to explore two simple goals: 1) to help us improve ourselves and 2) to help us improve our world. The Circles are modeled after Ben Franklin's "Mutual Improvement Club" which he started as a young man and ran throughout his life. To learn more visit: benfranklincircles.org

    Register here.