Screen shot 2014-05-12 at 11.22.45 AMOn Friday July 25, 2014 Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, in collaboration with volunteers from Goldman Sachs’ Community TeamWorks program and a range of nonprofit and employment partners, will be holding a career and resource expo for veterans and their families.

The event will take place from 10:00am to 3:00 at Restoration Plaza, where veterans can meet with prospective employers, get screened for benefits and participate in mock interviews and small business and financial counseling workshops. Nonprofit partners include Black Veterans for Social Justice, the Posse Foundation, New York City College of Technology and Medgar Evers College, all of whom will provide information on how veterans can achieve their employment, life planning and financial goals.

Veterans also will be offered mock interview to prepare for speaking to potential employers. In addition to career support, Restoration will be providing benefits screenings and assistance with completing benefits applications.

Financial counseling sessions will occur throughout the day as well for expo visitors who are interested. Additionally, Councilmember Robert Cornegy Jr.’s office will conduct a business development workshop for veteran entrepreneurs, facilitated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)/ Brooklyn Small Business Development Center.

No registration is required. Just share the information and come on down!

WHAT:           Vets & Family Career & Resource Expo

WHEN:           Friday, July 25, 10:00am – 3:00pm

WHERE:         Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, 1368 Fulton Street, Bklyn

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  1. I look forward to this great opportunity to meet these veterans whom have totally put their lives on hold to serve our country. I take my hat off and say thank you to each and everyone of them. I am truly looking forward to assisting our veterans as we work together on their search of employment.

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