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:

  • Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 01:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Summer Military and Veteran Virtual Career Fair

    Military Officers Association of America offers Summer Military and Veteran Virtual Career Fair on June 10, 1-2:30pm (EST). The event is open to transitioning servicemembers, veterans and their spouses.

    This unique opportunity connects the military and veteran community directly with employers. The best part? It can be all be done from the safety, security and comfort of your home or office on your preferred laptop, tablet, desktop or smartphone device.

    MOAA's online, cloud-based platform makes it easy and fun for you to participate. After signing in, you'll be able to explore the available information and opportunities, and participate in one-on-one text-based chats with representatives from participating organizations.

    Register here.

    www.moaa.org

  • Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 07:00 PM
    Online

    Theater of War King Lear Project

    Theater of War's King Lear Project on June 11, 7-9:30pm, presents streamlined readings of scenes from Shakespeare’s King Lear to engage diverse audiences - including older adults, caregivers, and family members - in open, healing, constructive, discussions about the challenges of aging, dementia, and caring for friends and loved ones.

    Featuring performances by Frankie Faison, Amy Ryan, Kathryn Erbe, Marjolaine Goldsmith, David Zayas, and Public Advocate Jumaane Williams. Directed and Facilitated by Bryan Doerries.

    Register here. Registered audience members will receive a Zoom link prior to the event.

    All of Theater of War Productions' events follow the same format:

    • The actors will read the play.
    • Four community panelists will kick off the discussion with their gut responses to what resonated with them across time
    • Discussion is opened to the audience, facilitated by Bryan Doerries. During the discussion, raise your hand using the button at the bottom center of the screen. If called upon, you will be promoted to speak and you will be visible and heard by the entire audience for the duration of your comments. If you would prefer not to be seen, please disable your video when entering the event.
  • Friday, June 12, 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.

  • Tuesday, June 16, 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 16, 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 So You Got Something to Say About Something? A Brief Course on Lyrical Poetry.

    Register here. Learn more about the workshops here.

  • Thursday, June 18, 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 June 18, 8-9:30pm. 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

  • Friday, June 19, 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 22, 2020 at 01:00 PM
    Online

    Blue Star Families Transitioning Like a Milspouse Online Workshop

    Join Blue Star Families for this virtual workshop on June 22, 1pm (EST), where you’ll get the career tools and resources you’ll need to make your transition out of the military with your spouse a much smoother experience.

    Register here.

  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 01:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Military and Veteran Virtual Career Fair

    Military Officers Association of America and American Corporate Partners offer a Military and Veteran Virtual Career Fair on June 23, 1-2:30pm (EST). The event is open to transitioning servicemembers, veterans and their spouses.

    This unique opportunity connects the military and veteran community directly with employers. The best part? It can be all be done from the safety, security and comfort of your home or office on your preferred laptop, tablet, desktop or smartphone device.

    MOAA's online, cloud-based platform makes it easy and fun for you to participate. After signing in, you'll be able to explore the available information and opportunities, and participate in one-on-one text-based chats with representatives from participating organizations.

    Register here.

    www.moaa.org

  • Tuesday, June 23, 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 June 23, 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

  • Tuesday, June 23, 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 23, 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 Stories, Reflections, "Matrix" Moments, and Other Narrative Explorations in Poetry.

    Register here. Learn more about the workshops here.

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