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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, August 07, 2019 at 10:00 AM

    Congressman Payne Veteran Job Fair

    Congressman Donald Payne, Jr and The Essex County Continuum of Care Veteran Subcommittee offer a Veteran Job Fair on August 7, 10am-2pm. Veterans will have the opportunity to network with various employers who have veteran hiring initiatives, as well as apply to jobs on the spot.

  • Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Ted Weiss Federal Building in New York, NY

    New York Small Business Conference

    The U.S. Department of Education Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization hosts the New York Small Business Conference August 15, 10am-12pm. The Conference will feature presentations concerning Education procurement opportunities and Education prime contractor partnering opportunities. Registration is required. Minority, Women, and Veteran-owned small businesses are encouraged to attend.

    Visit www.fbo.gov for more information.

    Register here by August 5.

  • Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 05:30 PM
    WeWork in New York, NY

    Bunker Brews Veterans In Residence Demo Day

    Attend the Veterans in Residence Demo Day & Capstone on August 15, 5:30-8pm.

    Join us for libations and food, hear brief presentations from each Veteran in Residence on their journey over the last six months, and how they made meaningful connections to impact and take their companies to the next level. Exhibiting the following Veterans in Residence graduates:

    Bädé Collection www.badecollection.com
    BagUps www.bagups.com
    Black 6 Coffee Trading Co. www.black6coffee.org
    Black Veterans Project www.blackveteransproject.org
    Dashible www.dashible.com
    Military Talent Group www.militarytalentgroup.com
    Org-Ology www.org-ology.com
    Pathfinder Labs www.pathfinder.vet
    Pynt Society www.pyntclub.com/
    TALEA Beer Co. www.taleabeer.com

    RSVP here.

  • Saturday, September 07, 2019 at 08:00 AM
    Ellis Island in Jersey City, NJ

    Mission Continues Ellis Island Service Project

    The Mission Continues is deploying to Ellis Island on September 7, 8am - 2pm. 

    Join us as we go to Ellis Island once again for an impactful service project on Ellis Island in honor of the events that happened on 9/11/01.

    Ferry tickets will be provided. Detailed project information, ferry departure times and ferry ticket pick up information to come.

    Register here.

  • Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 12:00 PM
    Historic Richmond Town in Staten Island, NY

    Staten Island Oktoberfest

    Staten Island Historic Richmond Town hosts Oktoberfest on October 12, 12-7pm. Enjoy food, beer, rides, vendors, live bands, carnival games. Veterans are free. Family and kid friendly. Free drink with $10 entry fee. All proceeds go to veterans in need. 

    sioktoberfest.com

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Metropolitan Club in New York, NY

    Bunker Labs Inaugural Gala

    Bunker Labs presents their Inaugural Gala on October 23, 6-9pm. The inaugural Bunker Labs Gala showcases veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs, empowers the local entrepreneurial ecosystems, and builds powerful connections between the veteran and business communities.

    Purchase tickets here.

  • 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.