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  • Be SMART for Kids

    Learn about Be SMART for Kids, a presentation about how to prevent child access to guns, promote responsible storage and reduce the risk of suicide. This presentation is given by parent, grandparent and community volunteers and teaches the simple steps that all adults - gun owners and non-gun owners alike - can take in keeping kids and communities safer. We will focus on the importance of conversation, responsible gun storage and community awareness.
  • Introduction to Meditation

    In these difficult times, most of us are being faced with challenges that we never expected. We cannot control outside forces. What we can do, is do our best to not let the stress overwhelm us. In this completely free Intro to Meditation class, I’ll show you easy techniques to help manage stress. We’ll focus on two types of meditation: Mindfulness and Walking. The walking meditation is designed for all ages and great for children age 3+. Join us online! This class will be held online using Zoom. Upon registering, you will receive a link to access the class. Simply click the link on the day and time of class and Victoria will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home!
  • Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

    Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's; the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia; stages and risk factors; current research and treatments available for some symptoms; and Alzheimer's Association resources. Join us online! This class will be held online using Zoom. You will receive an invitation and instructions to join the class before it begins. This class is held in partnership with multiple Community Education programs.
  • Westminster Town Hall Forum Viewing

    We will be viewing the live streamed Town Hall Forums put on by Westminster. These forums provide unique opportunities to explore key issues of our day from an ethical perspective. Join us in person at the Lenox Community Center to view the live stream, or simply click the title below on the date and time to watch virtually. Tuesday, September 21, 12pm, José Antonio Vargas: Democracy in the Eyes of an Undocumented Citizen José Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. In 2011, The New York Times Magazine published a groundbreaking essay he wrote in which he revealed and chronicled his life in America as an undocumented immigrant. He is the author of the best-selling memoir, Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen and will speak at the Forum about democracy, belonging, and what citizenship really means. Monday, October 4, 12pm, Dr. Wendy Hui Kyong Chun: Democracy's Digital Dilemma Dr. Wendy Hui Kyong Chun leads the Digital Democracies Institute at Simon Fraser University in Canada. Her upcoming book, Discriminating Data, delves into how social media platforms are designed to make us hate one another across political, racial, and class lines. She will speak at the Forum on how the internet and algorithms have undermined democracy and how they could be used in the pursuit of racial and social justice. Tuesday, October 26, 12pm, LaTosha Brown: Ensuring Black Voters Matter LaTosha Brown is the Co-Founder of Black Voters Matter, Black Voters Matter Fund and Black Voters Matter Capacity Building Institute; three initiatives designed to boost Black voter registration and turnout, as well as increase power in marginalized, predominantly Black communities. She will join us to talk about bridging grassroots activism into political power, as well as voter suppression efforts launched throughout the South since the 2020 election. Tuesday, November 16, 12pm, The Honorable John R. Tunheim: Democracy and the Courts The Honorable John R. Tunheim has served for 25 years as United States District Judge in the District of Minnesota and has served as Chief Judge since 2015. He has devoted much of his judicial career to helping develop the rule of law in new democracies, including drafting the Kosovo Constitution and advising over 40 countries on judicial independence. He will speak at the Forum on the role of the judiciary in America and the steps the court is taking to engage in civics education through its new Justice and Democracy Centers.
  • Women's EmpowerU Classes

    This Dress for Success Twin Cities' career advancement program focuses on the following Pillars of Success: Health and Wellness, Leadership Development, Positive Network of Support, Financial Literacy, and Digital Literacy. Dress for Success is offering this series to help women know their worth. These classes are FREE thanks to the sponsorship by Dress for Success. Dress for Success Twin Cities is a local non-profit that serves women ages 18 and older with their career advancement. SAT, 9/18, 11 AM – On-Boarding for Success: Congratulations! You shined in your interview, you negotiated the job offer and now you’re ready to start your new job! This session provides tips, tools, and techniques to help you Set Yourself Up for Success in your new job. We’ll go over the nitty gritty details of planning out your day and cover how to best connect and build trust with your new supervisor, colleagues, and clients both in-person and remotely. SAT, 9/25, 11 AM - Self-Care for Women in Career Transition (Facilitated by Kim Hansen): Self-care is not a luxury. It is essential to our career advancement and success. Join Dress for Success Twin Cities to learn self-care tips and discuss how to integrate daily self-care into our lives. SAT, 10/2, 11 AM - Building Better Boundaries (Facilitated by Kim Hansen): Having strong personal and professional boundaries is a must. Join Dress for Success Twin Cities to gather tips and discuss how we all can do a better job respecting both ourselves and others with good boundaries. THURS, 10/14, 7 PM - LinkedIn Lab (Facilitated by Jeff Coltman): Join Dress for Success to learn how to set up and start your own LinkedIn account and use it to make meaningful connections that help you advance your networking and your job search successfully. SAT, 10/16, 11 AM - Meal Planning for Success (Facilitated by Dr. Geeta Vora): Eating healthy isn’t just good for our bodies, it’s great for our mental health and our career success. Join Dress for Success Twin Cities as we explore the connection between health & wellness and career success while learning which foods help us to become and stay successful in our daily lives, ultimately impacting our career path. SAT, 10/23, 11 AM - Job Market Research (Facilitated by Paul Sears): Researching the job market is essential to not only determining your next job move, but also gaining needed information on current and future trends including industry growth and salary guidelines. Join Dress for Success Twin Cities as we review various job search tools and techniques to help you gather as much information as possible to make the best decisions to advance your career. SAT, 10/30, 11 AM - Confidence Inside and Out (Facilitated by Deb Sauder) Join Dress for Success Twin Cities to learn about various tips for increasing your confidence inside. We will be talking about building your personal brand and creating an effective elevator pitch as you network and interview for your next job. Join us online! These classes will be held using the online platform, Zoom. Upon registering, you will receive a link to access the class. Simply click the link on the day and time of class to attend the class from the comfort of your own home! This online class is held in partnership with multiple Community Education Programs.
  • Women's Personal Success Plan

    Dress for Success Twin Cities empowers women through employment. Join us for one of our Personal Success Plan sessions to help you define, design, and envision your own 90 day success plan and learn about all of Dress for Success services here to support you as you advance your career. After attending this session, new clients will write out their detailed Personal Success Plan and receive a Confidence Kit (clothing package and more!). Join us online! These classes will be held using the online platform, Zoom and held in partnership with multiple Community Education Programs.
  • Women's emPower Hour

    Dress for Success Twin Cities assists women ages 18 and over who are struggling financially at this time and are in need of job search assistance. Join us on Monday nights to meet, network, support, and be supported by other women in job search. For the last 15 minutes we will be setting goals and talking about how we reach those goals with daily micro-steps. Join us online! These classes will be held using the online platform, Zoom. Simply click the link on the day and time of class to attend the class from the comfort of your own home! This online class is held in partnership with multiple Community Education Programs.