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, May 28, 2020 at 06:30 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Veterans Art Workshop Online Empowerment Writing

    The Veteran’s Art Workshop Online Portal offers Empowerment Writing for family members and caretakers on May 28, 6:30-8:30pm (EST).

    Register here, join the zoom session here

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

    See other classes available here.

  • Friday, May 29, 2020 at 02:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    GallopNYC Virtual Veterans Meetup

    GallopNYC continues their Veterans Program virtually via Zoom with their horses every Friday at 2pm! GallopNYC instructor Katie will host the meeting and share information about all things horse-related. Servicemen and women are invited to join them for a few minutes of connection.

    Register here for the Zoom meeting.

  • Monday, June 01, 2020 at 11:00 AM
    Online

    VetsinTech Google Cloud Certification

    Register now through June 1, 11am, for VetsInTech and Google Cloud's Google Cloud Certification challenge. This 6-10 week program, beginning June 3, 2020 will give you access to free training and is designed to prepare you for the Google Cloud Associate Cloud Engineer certification exam.

    All training is available online and exams may be scheduled for online, remote proctoring or at a local test center. The prescribed learning will be supplemented with webinars and office hours hosted by Google Cloud technical trainers and Cloud Certified Googler Veterans. If you attempt the certification exam, a fee is required but you may request reimbursement from the Veterans Administration. The VA recognizes Google Cloud certification exams as reimbursable certification tests for qualified US veterans covered under a GI Bill. (Additional information about test fee reimbursement is available on the Education and Training page of the GI Bill website.)

    Register HERE for the training.

  • Monday, June 01, 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 virtual Lucid Mind/Lucid Body Sessions on June 1, 1pm (EST).

    Register here, 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.

  • Tuesday, June 02, 2020 at 11:00 AM
    Online

    NYS DVS Tele-Town Hall for 55-B/C Program

    New York State Division of Veterans Services and New York State Department of Civil Service present a Tele-Town Hall on June 2, 11am-12pm, on the 55-b/c Program, also known as the Governor's Program to Hire Individuals and Veterans with Disabilities. This will include brief descriptions of both agencies, an overview of the program, eligibility criteria, and a portion to answer your questions.
    Register here.
  • Tuesday, June 02, 2020 at 08:00 PM
    Online

    Veterans Writing Project One Day Workshop

    Veterans Writing Project (VWP) and Armed Services Arts Partnership present a One Day Workshop on June 2, 8-9:30pm. The workshops focus on the elements of the craft of creative writing, so they are useful for writers regardless of their interest in fiction, non-fiction, essay, memoir, short stories, or poetry. Beginning with the questions, “Why do we write? and "What’s different about writing the military experience?”, the workshops cover a variety of writing techniques and styles that will strengthen your abilities and spark creativity.

    Instructor Jerri Bell leads this session From the Ground Up: Writing Better Sentences. Stories are made of sentences. Here’s how to create better stories with better sentences.

    Register here. Learn more about the workshops here.

  • Wednesday, June 03, 2020 at 01:00 PM
    Online

    The Financial Path Forward: Virtual Town Hall for America’s Veterans

    Comcast NBCUniversal and Disabled American Veterans partner for The Financial Path Forward: Virtual Town Hall for America’s Veterans on June 3, 1-2pm (EST).

    Veterans across America will hear from a team of some of the country’s most knowledgeable financial experts, thought leaders, and small business advisors.

    Hosted by CNBC Correspondent Contessa Brewer, the experts will provide simple, straightforward, and actionable strategies to empower veterans to achieve the American Dream they helped defend.

    CNBC is committed to democratizing investing for a new generation. 

    Register here.

  • Friday, June 05, 2020 at 02:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    GallopNYC Virtual Veterans Meetup

    GallopNYC continues their Veterans Program virtually via Zoom with their horses every Friday at 2pm! GallopNYC instructor Katie will host the meeting and share information about all things horse-related. Servicemen and women are invited to join them for a few minutes of connection.

    Register here for the Zoom meeting.

  • Monday, June 08, 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 June 8, 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, June 09, 2020 at 08:00 PM
    Online

    Veterans Writing Project One Day Workshop

    Veterans Writing Project (VWP) and Armed Services Arts Partnership present a One Day Workshop on June 9, 8-9:30pm. The workshops focus on the elements of the craft of creative writing, so they are useful for writers regardless of their interest in fiction, non-fiction, essay, memoir, short stories, or poetry. Beginning with the questions, “Why do we write? and "What’s different about writing the military experience?”, the workshops cover a variety of writing techniques and styles that will strengthen your abilities and spark creativity.

    Instructor Dario DiBattista leads this session More Than Just Pretty Words on a Page: An Overview of Poetry and What It Really Is.

    Register here. Learn more about the workshops here.

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