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Skills to Change the World Boot Camp: Exploring Non-Profit & Social Impact Careers for Students at Brooklyn College

Are you passionate about the environment, your community, human rights or other social issues? Do you desire to make a difference in the world but are not sure where to start or how to get there?

The Magner Career Center is pleased to offer a leadership and skills-building boot camp on Tuesday, June 25 where students will explore non-profit and social impact career paths.

Boot Camp participants will:

· Increase awareness of exciting career paths within fields that have social impact including non-profit, social entrepreneurship, government, and philanthropy, among others.

· Participate in interactive and skills-building trainings with Echoing Green’s Work on Purpose <http://www.echoinggreen.org/our-programs/work-purpose> and Dale Carnegie Training <http://www.dalecarnegie.com/> .

· Hear from Keynote Speaker Tammy Tibbetts, founder of the organization She’s the First <http://www.shesthefirst.org/> .

· Better understand terminology, job functions, and skill sets valued by employers in non-profit and social impact areas.

· Expand networks with Brooklyn College alumni professionals and learn how to leverage these relationships.

· Learn how to become competitive for opportunities after graduation while also making a difference.

Skills to Change the World Boot Camp: An inside look at non-profit & social impact career paths

This exciting full day career exploration workshop includes leadership trainings facilitated by Brooklyn College external partners, job and career building activities, and networking opportunities with alumni and professionals.

Date and Location: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at the Brooklyn College Student Center

Time: 9am to 5pm (Full day participation is required)

Registration

Please register here: http://tinyurl.com/BC-STCTWBootCamp 
Priority registration deadline is May 20. When you register, please say you learned of the event from the LGBTQ Studies FB page. 

Space is limited to 50 students only! We will notify you within 3 to 4 business days if you are accepted into the program. Please do not register to attend if you are unable to commit to the full day. For students with classes, internships or jobs that may conflict, we are happy to write a letter of acceptance to the program to your supervisor or instructor for consideration. If you have any questions about eligibility or other aspects of the program, please email Suzanne Grossman at suzanneg@brooklyn.cuny.edu. When you contact Suzanne, please say you learned of the event from the LGBTQ Studies’s WP page.

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Call For LGBTQ Artists in the NYC Area

Calling all LGBTQ artists in the New York City metropolitan area! Would you like the chance to showcase your work in a one week group art show at a prestigious gallery space in Manhattan during Pride Week 2013? Duh. Well you’re in luck because Rachel Wilkins wants you and your art!

Go here for more information.

Event Notice

Announcing a multimedia exhibit, LGBTQ performance and Conversation between Feminists and LGBTQ Human Rights Defenders at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Feb 16, 2013.

STORIES OF QUEER AFRICA & MOTHER TONGUE MONOLOGUES: FOR LESBIAN ANCESTRAL WIVES AND REVOLUTIONARY WOMEN SPEAKING THE UNSPEAKABLE. PDF ATTACHED FLYER & SEE FULL PROGRAM.www.mothertonguemonologues.org

Black Women’s Blueprint presents

One Night Only!
Saturday, February 16, 2013
6:00PM Reception | 7:30PM Performance
The Langston Hughes Theater
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York 10037
Reserve Your Seat | Purchase Your Tickets

Mother Tongue: MONOLOGUES
FOR LESBIAN ANCESTRAL WIVES & REVOLUTIONARY WOMEN SPEAKING THE UNSPEAKABLE

A Benefit Performance to Support Collaboration and Prevention Programs on Sexual Assault In Communities Of African Descendants.

RELATED EVENTS:

Opening Reception

Friday, February 15, 2013, 6:00 – 10:00PM

None On Record and Black Women’s Blueprint present, Stories of Queer Africa : Seeking Asylum

A multimedia exhibit featuring “Seeking Asylum, A None On Record Short Film Series Making its Debut on PBS Television in February.

Monday, February 18, 2013, 10:00 – 12:00PM

Local Stories, Global Voices: Organizing Across Sexualities and Foregrounding Sexual Rights as Human Rights with LGBTQ Africa
A Live Interactive Video Conversation With:

The Coalition of African Lesbians.

Selly Thiam, Founder, None On Record.

Victor Mukasa, Activist for Civil and Human Rights.

Ejim Dike, Executive Director, U.S. Human Rights Network.