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Innovation for the Invisible: The Hidden Power of Trust Engineers

Innovation for the Invisible: The Hidden Power of Trust Engineers

Dr. Anita Ravi is the CEO and Co-Founder of the PurpLE Health Foundation. She is an engaging speaker, and served as the Keynote Speaker at the 2023 symposium of the Penn Community Scholars Program. Dr. Ravi was invited to speak at the National Committee for Quality Assurance's 2023 Quality Talks...

CNN Hero of the Year

CNN Hero of the Year

Tyrique Glasgow got tired of his community following him in a negative direction. He wanted them to follow him in a positive direction. Now, ten years into his non-profit Young Chances Foundation, the Community Scholars alumnus found himself in the top 10 of the nation for CNN's 2022 Hero of the...

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Upcoming Parkway Central Library Events at the Free Library Upcoming Events at the Free Library of Philadelphia!

  • 05/21/24: INTER/VIEW for Black-led and Black-serving Nonprofits - Parkway Central Library
    on May 21, 2024 at 3:02 am

    Join Civic Capital, Candid, The Regional Foundation Center, and The Patricia Kind Family Foundation, for INTER/VIEW a day-long event that matches mission-oriented people seeking to make a positive impact in and out of their communities. On May 21st, INTER/VIEW provides an opportunity for Black-led and Black-serving Nonprofits and local Foundation Leaders to bridge gaps and create or deepen partnerships with each other. This is NOT a pitch/ask event. Stewardship is a key factor in creating a bond between individuals who have common goals and priorities. It is also a key factor in developing relationships between nonprofits, funders, and resource providers. What happens when the power structures are removed and we get to know each other's passions and priorities? Let May 21st be a day to let down your guard and have genuine conversations with one another. REGISTER HERE Please note: This event takes place in the Skyline Room on the 4th floor of the Parkway Central Library. 05/21/24, 10:00 A.M. - Parkway Central Library

  • 05/21/24: Branding, Elevator Speech, and Changing Careers: Virtual Full Circle Career Workshop - Parkway Central Library
    on May 21, 2024 at 3:02 am

    Discover how to effectively communicate your brand to a prospective employer. Learn about creating an elevator speech, and transferrable hard/soft skills. To join, please register here. Zoom meeting information will be emailed upon registration. Full Circle Career Workshops are made possible in part by PECO Exelon. Tuesday, May 21 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. 05/21/24, 12:00 P.M. - Parkway Central Library

  • 05/23/24: QuickBooks 2 Create Edit Invoices: Virtual Full Circle Career Workshop - Parkway Central Library
    on May 21, 2024 at 3:02 am

    Learn how to create/edit invoices and bills, process payments, reconcile your accounts to verify your QuickBooks account records match with the bank's records. To join, please register here. Zoom meeting information will be emailed upon registration. Full Circle Career Workshops are made possible in part by PECO Exelon. Thursday, May 23 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. 05/23/24, 3:00 P.M. - Parkway Central Library

  • 05/28/24: PA CareerLink Job Search Assistance - Parkway Central Library
    on May 21, 2024 at 3:02 am

    Meet with a Community Workforce Connector from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for one-on-one job search assistance. Get individualized support with resume development, career counseling, and professional development workshops. Call 1-833-750-5627 to learn more! PA CareerLinkreg; Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. 05/28/24, 2:00 P.M. - Parkway Central Library

  • 06/04/24: LinkedIn Advanced: Virtual Full Circle Career Workshop - Parkway Central Library
    on May 21, 2024 at 3:02 am

    Learn some valuable tricks and tips that can make LinkedIn work better for you. Employers are checking you out online; you want a Profile that professionally presents your skillset! To join, please register here. Zoom meeting information will be emailed upon registration. Full Circle Career Workshops are made possible in part by PECO Exelon. Tuesday, June 4 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 06/04/24, 12:00 P.M. - Parkway Central Library