personal development

18 & over, career exploration, Education, entrepreneurship, personal development, Resources

Fiscal Conduit- A tax-deductible way to raise funds!


Take advantage of Fiscal Conduit Sponsorship options with us! There are many fundraising platforms out here that charge major fees to you, In addition to those fees, your donors receive no benefit from giving you funds.  We have a great legal opportunity for you to raise funds under our program! In addition to a smaller fee,

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18 & over, career exploration, Education, Employment Opportunities, personal development

Essence looking for models 21-35 years old


ESSENCE Live is looking for Black female models for various fashions show segments.  Requirements for Essence Models Seeking models who are sizes 2-12 and ages 21-35 years old. You need to be locally based (NYtri-state area) and available to come to the ESSENCE office for a fitting and to tape the actual segment. Both required

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, career exploration, Motivational (Coaching, personal development

Opportunity:Believing is Achieving – Part II


Seeking Opportunity to get what you want One of the great things about emerging leaders is that they are determined to achieve something great. They look for opportunities and take many different paths to get to their goals, but in the end, they make it work and sometimes make sacrifices to get where they need

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13-17yrs, civic duty, commentary, personal development

New York Historical Society offers free Saturday Programs


New York Historical Society has a nationally-recognized Student Historian Internship Program (link to apply below). They are accepting applications for the 2015-2016 academic year. Interns this year will develop their research and public speaking skills and host a museum event of their own, all while learning more about careers in museums and libraries. This semester, they

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, civic duty, commentary, Education, inspirational, Motivational (Coaching, Speaking, etc), personal development

Wendell Pierce discusses author debut and humanity


“I have a newfound respect for authors. The hardest part was the writing. The easiest part was also the writing. Once it starts flowing, it’s incredible and comes at the strangest times,” says actor, Tony Award-winning producer, and jazz enthusiast, Wendell Pierce. “Watching a baseball game, you’ve got to stop and find something to write

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, career exploration, personal development

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Museum Host Design Fair


Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is hosting its 10th annual Teen Design Fair, where teens talk with top designers working in the fields of fashion, product design, architecture, graphic design, and more! The winners of the 2015 National Design Awards and designers from leading companies will be available  at the Smithsonian to answer questions about

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, career exploration, civic duty, global citizenship, personal development

Denim Day : History and how to get involved


  In the 1990s an Italian driving instructor was freed of rape charges because the Italian Supreme Court believed Jeans an 18 year old victim wore were too tight for the assaulter to remove on his own. Jurors concluded the victim helped the alleged assaulter remove her jeans and, thus, the act was consensual. In protest of the court’s decisions,

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Education, personal development, Resources, Technology

FREE Professional Development funded by the Gates and Delta Research and Education Foundations


The Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign (DTEC) is seeking K-6 teachers in New York City to receive FREE professional development designed to enhance their knowledge about teacher efficacy, and instructional strategies on literacy and Math.  Future Executives, Inc. and its partner NAACP New York City Housing Authority Branch (NYCHA) to conduct the program in NYC. “With Education

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18 & over, career exploration, civic duty, global citizenship, personal development

Life Changing Volunteer Experience and Internship Projects in Africa-Help Make a Difference


Dream Africa Care Foundation is inviting you to volunteer with us in Africa this year for free. Volunteers are needed throughout the year on A wide range of volunteering placements available in Africa, Volunteers can choose to work with orphans in our orphanages, teach in our understaffed rural and urban community school, volunteer in our

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etc), Motivational (Coaching, personal development, Speaking

Women! 3 Ways to Crack the Glass Ceiling-start with your first Job


We dread that infamous glass ceiling, but hope that if it is something we even come in contact with, it won’t be until we are comfortable in our future post-graduation job waiting on a promotion. Waiting is a terrible mistake. While you are waiting on that big promotion, everything you’ve done up until that point secures your

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