This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance. 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:
Join the Coalition for Veteran Owned Business (CVOB) at the Institute for Veterans & Military Families (IVMF) and Amazon representatives for a special webinar for veterans and military families on March 4, 1-2pm (EST), to learn more about the Amazon Delivery Service Partner (DSP) program, an opportunity for entrepreneurial leaders to start and grow their own package delivery business in their communities. You’ll also have the opportunity to hear directly from a current DSP owner about the experience of launching and growing a package delivery business.
Currently seeking DSP applications in New York (entire state) and New Jersey.
Join Blue Star Families on March 4, 3pm (EST), for a virtual town hall: Military-Connected Families & the COVID-19 Vaccine (Part Two). You’ll have an opportunity to hear information specific to you and your family, and participate in a Q&A with Dr. Fauci and other top military & veteran medical professionals about the COVID-19 vaccine.
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.; Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the U.S. National Institutes of Health
NYSHealth presents a webinar: A Conversation with Andrea Goldstein: Addressing the Needs of Women Veterans on March 5, 12-1pm (EST).
Since the founding of our country, women have played an integral role in our nation’s military and are serving in record numbers today. They are the fastest growing demographic in the veteran community and make up approximately 10% of the veteran population—a total of more than 2 million women veterans nationwide.
Most women who serve in the military transition to healthy, purpose-driven lives after their time in service; however, far too many face myriad obstacles that can prevent a smooth reintegration. Women veterans also have unique health needs and disproportionally negative health outcomes when compared with their male and civilian counterparts.
To address these inequities, Congress passed the Deborah Sampson Act in early 2021, which aims to expand access to health care and benefits for women veterans. But what are the specific issues women veterans face and how does this legislation address them? What role do toxic environments play, for countless women inside and out of the military, in creating these problems? And what else needs to be done to ensure women veterans are provided with the resources they need to live healthy lives?
Please join NYSHealth for a conversation with Andrea Goldstein, Senior Policy Advisor, Women Veterans Task Force, Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives and Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy Reserves, for insight into these complex issues and to learn more about what we all can be doing to support women veterans.
This webinar will include time for audience Q&A.
Attend the Warrior Writers Virtual Lunch Break Writing Prompt for veterans and family members on March 5, 12:30-2:30pm (EST).Join Warrior Writers Facilitators Jake and Bob for a Lunch Break Writing Prompt! Drop in on Zoom for as little or as long as you want to participate in a casual, generative, creative writing session for veterans and active duty. No need to register. Drop in any time during the session.Join here. Meeting ID: 823 8316 4120
Bay Ridge Center offers a Veterans Resource Webinar: Joining Bay Ridge Village on March 5, 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).
Join the Veteran NCO Club on March 5, 7-8pm (EST).
This is a place for the corps of non-commissioned officers to share ideas, vent their feelings, and generally blow off some steam. Like the proverbial NCO club, it is meant to be a space that is laid back, easy-going, full of camaraderie, and sometimes full of heated debate – minus the throwing things.
To contribute to the discussion or to become a contributing participant, send an email to Samuel Cottes with your article, idea, or request.
Register here. Once your registration is confirmed, a form will be sent out to every participant that should be completed and returned before the event.
Seeking fun entertainment? Looking for a date night at home? Join Blue Star Families for their new adults-only First Friday series beginning March 5, 8pm (EST).
Each month, they'll bring you a virtual live event with different entertainment options - music, comedy, trivia, and more! There will also be opportunities to win some cool prizes!
Join Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and other chapters virtually from wherever you are, as they Ruck the Gettysburg Battlefield together on March 6, 11am-3pm (EST).
The Eagles participating in-person will be stopping at several historically important monuments along the way and broadcasting their stops via Facebook Live on the Team RWB Rucking Facebook group page. Tune in to learn some history while you ruck!
If you're interested in a Ruck the Battlefield patch as a commemoration of completing your challenge, contact Keith Wittstock, Philadelphia Chapter Captain.
Click here for details, using the Team RWB app and your login.
See more virtual fitness opportunities here.