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Santa Fe Event: Fiction Book Discussion: Firefly Lane

Santa Fe Event: Fiction Book Discussion: Firefly LaneMonday, April 12, 2021, 6:30‑8pm MDT
Location: Online Event Event via Zoom
All Attendees: FREE

New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah writes about the tumult and energy of the 1970s and 1980s.  She takes her readers into the hearts of two women whose friendship endures years of ups and downs. On Firefly Lane, the women share an unbreakable bond from their teens into their 40s. Now a popular 10-episode series on Netflix.



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NYC Chapter Event:The Bloated Belly Whisperer: The Care and Feeding of Your Gut Microbiota

NYC Chapter Event:The Bloated Belly Whisperer: The Care and Feeding of Your Gut MicrobiotaTuesday, April 13, 2021
Time:
1:00 - 2:15 PM EDT
Location: Online Webinar - Zoom ID sent 72 hours prior to event
Members: $5, Guest: $10

TTN-NYC's Caring Collaborative presents TAMARA DUKER FREUMAN, MS, RD, CDN, who will introduce you to the 100 trillion microscopic inhabitants of your gut.
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Their state of wellbeing contributes to health outcomes as varied as risk of metabolic and Inflammatory Bowel disease, to frailty and severe COVID  infection.

Their diversity and prosperity is essential to your health and longevity,
so learn what diet and lifestyle habits you can adopt to keep them thriving,
and what factors impact them adversely.


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Long Island Chapter Event: The Little Pillbox Hat Tour

Long Island Chapter Event: The Little Pillbox Hat TourWednesday, April 14, 2021
Time:
10:00am - 12:00 pm
Location: Zoom
Restricted to members and their guests
Registration Deadline: Sunday, April 11, 2021
Members: $8, Guests: $12

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and the Preservation of Our Architectural Treasures. From quietly influencing the powerful people she was surrounded with, to outright personal action, JKO fought to advance an enlightened cultural agenda inspired by her storied upbringing.


 

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Santa Fe Event: Living Alone During The Pandemic: The Power of Your Unique Gifts

Santa Fe Event: Living Alone During The Pandemic: The Power of Your Unique GiftsWednesday, April 14, 2021, 4‑5:15pm MDT
Location: Online Event Event via Zoom
All Attendees: FREE

“When you connect with your unique gifts, you will begin to influence and inspire everyone around you.” ~ Kat of Clarity Breakthrough

 

Are you more like a Llama or a Goat? What are your unique gifts? How have they inspired and supported you recently? How have you used them or adapted them during this past, challenging year many changes to our ‘normal’ lives? How has normal changed for you? 

Please watch The Art of Being Yourself with Caroline McHugh, TEDxMiltonKeynesWomen (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veEQQ-N9xWU) in advance of our discussion.



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Chicago Chapter Event: What Should I Wear?

Chicago Chapter Event: What Should I Wear?Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 6‑7pm CDT
Location: Zoom link provided with registration – Please save to your calendar!
Members: FREE, Guest: $5
With spring right around the corner and life slowly opening up again, the age old question of what should I wear? returns. Most women struggle figuring out what clothes to buy and wear for their ever-changing bodies and lives, but when they learn how to end that struggle, it makes shopping and choosing what to wear more fun and a lot less stressful.

Join us as Scarlett De Bease, a personal wardrobe stylist, shares tips to help women know what clothes to wear and how to create their own unique signature style.  She will show us how self-confidence improves when women love what they wear and how they can feel fearless no matter the setting. You’ll stop stressing about dressing after you attend this event!
 

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Where in the World is Atlanta TTN?

Where in the World is Atlanta TTN?Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 7‑8pm EDT
Location: Zoom Meeting - Virtual Tour
Restricted to members and their guests
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Members and Guests: FREE
Join us for our next Where in the World is ATL TTN? Series as we travel to April in Paris on Wed, Apr 14th at 7 pm.  Who doesn't love Paris in the Springtime.  Join us as we stroll the Champs Elysees, take a river ride on the beautiful Seine, look at the "Night of Museums" (Nuit des Musee), visit a few of the marvelous outdoor cafes, and see the Cherry Blossoms in full bloom while enjoying some of the lovely parks around town. Hope you will join us! 

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Thursday Night Special: Voter Rights & Voter Suppression

Thursday Night Special: Voter Rights & Voter SuppressionThursday, April 15, 2021, 7‑8pm EDT
Location: Online
All Attendees: FREE
Is Our Democracy at Risk? Nancy Brumback, League Of Women Voters

Join us for a discussion of the voting rights bills pending in the U.S. Senate.  What do they mean?  Why are they important?

Learn some of the history around voting rights.  Hear about the efforts in state legislatures around the country to pass bills that will make it more difficult for people to vote.

What are the the voting bills pending in the Massachusetts legislature?  Learn about the VOTES Act which will make reforms permanent, including expanded voting by mail put in place last fall to deal with the pandemic.  Hear suggestions on how you can make a difference in all these areas.  Bring your questions!

Please register by Wednesday eve, April 14.  Zoom link sent Thursday morning.

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Boston Chapter Event: Friday Morning Coffee Hour: The History and Future of Moviegoing

Boston Chapter Event: Friday Morning Coffee Hour:  The History and Future of MoviegoingFriday, April 16, 2021, 10‑11am EDT
Location: Online
Restricted to members and their guests
Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 15, 2021
Members and Guests: $5

Moviegoing in America: Nickelodeons to Movie Palaces to IMAX to Netflix

Back by popular demand -Brian Rose

This presentation will look at the fascinating history of movie theaters and examine how the experience of moviegoing has changed over the decades. And whether movie theaters will survive in the age of Netflix



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Unpacking Whiteness Workshop: A First Step Toward Anti-Racism

Unpacking Whiteness Workshop: A First Step Toward Anti-RacismTuesday, April 20, 2021 through Thursday, June 3, 2021
Time:
Choose the date & time of your preferred session
Location: Online

Hurry!  Just a few openings left!

2020 was a year of heightened awareness of racism in our country.  Many of us felt it critically important to understand what is happening, why it is happening and what we might do about it.  We have learned that the most important place to start is with educating ourselves.

This 7 week workshop has received rave reviews from the 100 participants who have experienced this program to date.  Some have even called it "life changing"! 

"This is one of the all time best TTN experiences I've ever had.  I find it very exciting that we're getting inside ourselves so that we can get outside ourselves and tackle important issues." - TTN workshop graduate

Note:  If you were unable to attend the required Orientation Session, please contact: bostonchapter@thetransitionnetwork.org for the recording.



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Santa Fe Event: Ted Talk: The Three Secrets Of Resilient People with Lucy Hone, TEDxChristchurch

Santa Fe Event: Ted Talk: The Three Secrets Of Resilient People with Lucy Hone, TEDxChristchurchWednesday, April 21, 2021, 6‑7:30pm MDT
Location: Online Event Event via Zoom
All Attendees: FREE

“Adversity [like this fire] does not discriminate.”  What has been most challenging for you in the last year? How can you apply these secrets of resilience to address any lingering pain, grief, or sorrow? How might you practice these on a regular basis to become more resilient in general? Take away tools for managing any adversity in your life.

Please watch this 16 minute TED Talk in advance of the event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWH8N-BvhAw



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Washington DC Chapter Event: Together Women Rise

Washington DC Chapter Event: Together Women RiseWednesday, April 21, 2021
Time:
7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Online
All Attendees: FREE
Join us to learn about the changes at Dining for Women, including their new name: Together Women Rise! Look for the new logo on future postings. Join us to learn how you can make a difference!

Take a vicarious voyage abroad each month and learn about  amazing grassroots organizations that are transforming the lives of women and girls in developing countries. The DC Chapter has formed a Together Women Rise giving circle, part of a nationwide organization dedicated to promoting gender equality among societies in Africa, Asia and South/Central America. Using videos and other educational materials provided by Together Women Rise, we learn together about these organizations and enjoy the company of other TTN women who share a passion for improving the lives of women and girls worldwide.


 

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Long Island Chapter Event: 7th Series of Fitness Classes (6) with Victoria

Friday, April 23, 2021
Time:
9:30-10:30 am
Location: Zoom
Restricted to members and their guests
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Members: $18, Guests: $26

Presented by Victoria LaBouff-Lanza, a certified fitness instructor and personal trainer with 25 years of experience.  (www.fitnessbyvictoria.com)

This 7th fitness series includes classes on: 

April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28.



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Boston Chapter Event: It's 5:00 Somewhere - "Stakes is High: Meeting the Urgency of This Moment"

Boston Chapter Event: It's 5:00 Somewhere - Friday, April 23, 2021, 5‑6pm EDT
Location: Online
Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 22, 2021
All Attendees: $5

Don't miss this inspiring conversation about urgent challenges of today.

A nation struggles to battle a global pandemic and at the same time undo centuries of systemic racism, all while recovering from one of the most consequential and contentious elections in its history. It sounds like something out of a sci-fi novel, but this is our reality. For some, the impacts of this moment are mostly viewed through our phones and televisions. However, for others, the pain is much closer to home and the stakes are much higher. This workshop will focus on how we as individuals and collectively through our work can meet this moment with the urgency that it requires, especially for the people who are counting on us most.



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Chicago Chapter Event: Life After the Corporate Breakup

Chicago Chapter Event: Life After the Corporate BreakupTuesday, April 27, 2021, 6‑7pm CDT
Location: Zoom link provided with registration – Please save to your calendar!
Registration Deadline: Monday, April 26, 2021
Members: $5, Guest: $10
You’ve worked your way up the corporate ladder and suddenly you find yourself without a job. You've been laid off, quit, terminated or RIF'd and while the breakup is anxiety provoking, you know one thing for sure—you don’t want to go back to corporate.  You have the time and resources to explore your next move. You’re ready to do something different and work for yourself.
If you have been feeling like you don't know how to start, or that you’re not sure you have what it takes… think again. You can absolutely use the skills you've learned in corporate to become an entrepreneur. You’ll be able to hone your craft and do the work that you enjoy on your terms. There is a career out there looking for exactly what you have to offer: knowledge, experience, professionalism and wit.
Join us as TTN Chicago member Katrina Roddy shares an 8 step guide for women who want to get over the corporate breakout and use the skills they learned in corporate to make their own career as an entrepreneur.
 

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Philadelphia Chapter Event: Virtual Interactive French Cooking Class

Philadelphia Chapter Event: Virtual Interactive French Cooking ClassWednesday, April 28, 2021, 5:30‑7pm EDT
Location: Online via Zoom
Registration Deadline: Monday, April 26, 2021
Members: $35, Guest: $40





Learn to cook a delicious French meal while supporting a great cause! In this virtual cooking workshop, you will be guided through the step-by-step process for making the French bistro classic, poulet au vinaigre, as well as two seasonal, French-inspired side dishes. So, if you’re dreaming of Paris in the springtime, we invite you to join us for this fun, interactive class!

Proceeds from the event support Edible Alphabet, a hallmark program of the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Culinary Literacy Center. Edible Alphabet offers immigrants and refugees living in Philadelphia innovative English Language Learning through cooking, increasing their knowledge, fluency and confidence in conversing, and providing them with the skills and abilities needed to fully participate in the civic, cultural, and economic life of the city. Allons cuisiner!

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NYC Chapter Event: “The Central Park” Author Talk with Photos

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Time:
4:00 – 5:00 pm EDT
Location: Zoom link sent 72 hours prior to event
Members: $5, Guest: $10
 
Want to see Central Park like you never have before?
 

Join us for a zoom-wander down the paths of Central Park, circa 1858 and beyond...

Cynthia Brenwall shares the incredible visual story of the creation of Central Park, based on her book, The Central Park: Original Designs for New York's Greatest Treasure, and then will show us where to view some of the designs in today’s park.


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NYC Chapter Event: Making Money From Your Hobbies

NYC Chapter Event:  Making Money From Your HobbiesThursday, May 6, 2021
Time:
12:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
Location: Zoom link sent 72 hours prior to event
Members: $5, Guest: $10

Crafting jewelry? Baking pies? Framing photography? Arranging flowers? Designing interiors? Tracing family roots? Or painting rocks?

What’s your passion? What do you enjoy spending your time doing?

Learn how other people have converted their hobbies into revenue generators and kept having fun while making money.

 

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Boston Chapter Event: It's 5:00 Somewhere - Gallery with a Twist!

Boston Chapter Event: It's 5:00 Somewhere - Gallery with a Twist!Friday, May 7, 2021, 5‑6pm EDT
Location: Online
Registration Deadline: Thursday, May 6, 2021
All Attendees: $5

Owner Gillian Ross will provide a private tour through this beautiful gallery. Enjoy this unique art 'experience' with a customized tour .                                                                   

Gallery Twist's short term exhibitions of diverse eclectic artwork in a variety of media are displayed on two floors of an historic victorian home.  The artists are well-established regionally and many are award-winning.  Emerging artists are also showcased.  What makes the experience so special is the way the work is presented - sensitively, thoughtfully and enabling you to visualize how it might look in your own home.  You feel like you have entered a story and are wandering through the chapters.   



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Philadelphia Chapter Event: Taking Charge of Your Breast Cancer Screening: Effective New Technologies You Need to Know About

Philadelphia Chapter Event: Taking Charge of Your Breast Cancer Screening:  Effective New Technologies You Need to Know AboutWednesday, May 12, 2021
Time:
3:00PM to 4:30PM EST
Location: Virtual Event via Zoom
Members: $10, Guest: $15



Mammography alone (including 3D) may not be enough for many women.  Are you one of them?  Learn about new additional breast screening technologies that can find up to 250% more cancers in women with dense breasts.  Attend this session and learn why and when this is true and what you can do about it.  Be the Boss of your next breast cancer screening. This could be life saving information!

"I learned more about breast cancer screening in one hour from Leslie Yerger than I had known in my entire lifetime."      Jill D   


 

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Boston Chapter Event: Friday Morning Coffee Hour - Beyond the Quilts

Boston Chapter Event: Friday Morning Coffee Hour - Beyond the QuiltsFriday, May 14, 2021, 10‑11am EDT
Location: Online
All Attendees: $5

“Quilting connects us to our ancestors, preserves our memories, and gives us a way to connect with generations to come.”

Sisters In Stitches Joined By The Cloth is New England's only quilt guild dedicated to
preserving the art, history, culture and traditions of African-American quilts throughout
the African Diaspora. "Beyond The Quilts" will offer an in-depth conversation with several guild members, who will share their stories about what or who inspired them to make their quilts, pertaining to Cloth, Social Justice, Family History documentation,
Music, Poetry, Art and Literature.

Please register by Thursday at 5:00 pm.  Zoom link will be sent thursday eve.



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Long Island Event:: LEARN TO "TWEET"

Friday, May 14, 2021, 2‑3pm EDT
Location: Zoom
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Members: FREE
Join this workshop and learn how Twitter can work for you.  Presented by Barbara Mehlman.

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Santa Fe Event: Book Discussion of The Partner by John Grisham

Santa Fe Event: Book Discussion of The Partner by John GrishamMonday, May 17, 2021, 6:30‑8pm MDT
Location: Online Event via Zoom
All Attendees: FREE
The Partner (1997) is a legal thriller by American novelist John Grisham. A law firm’s junior partner learns of a scheme masterminded by his firm’s client to defraud the U.S. government, and stand to make tens of millions of dollars. Set in Biloxi, Mississippi, the primary character devises a plan of his own, even faking his own death, to steal the money from secret off-shore accounts. After complicated turns of events, at the highest levels of government, he must protect the people he cares for, gain his freedom, and return the fortune that he secretly set aside. Kirkus Reviews called this book “Grisham’s best-plotted novel."

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NYC Chapter Event: Decluttering: You Can Do It!

NYC Chapter Event: Decluttering: You Can Do It!Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Time:
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST
Location: Zoom link sent 72 hours prior to event
Restricted to members and their guests
Registration Deadline: Monday, May 17, 2021
Members: FREE, Guests: $5

Decluttering: Your Own Archeological Dig.

Come meet Nancy Deutsch, the “Empathic Organizer” and learn how to get started on organizing your space and your life.

Come prepared to discuss your own personal decluttering challenges and learn how to start your treasure hunt while freeing up your space and more.

“Organizing is really about the person, not their stuff.” –Nancy Deutsch



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NYC Chapter Event: Beyond Health Care Proxies: Getting Your Health Care Wishes Respected--What You Should Know and Do

NYC Chapter Event: Beyond Health Care Proxies: Getting Your Health Care Wishes Respected--What You Should Know and DoWednesday, May 19, 2021
Time:
4:00 - 5:15PM
Location: Zoom link sent 72 hours prior to event
Members: $5, Guest: $10

Concerned about future health care issues Beyond Health Care Proxies?

Want to learn about the latest issues, laws, and choices that we should all know about?

Want to ensure that your future health care wishes are respected, and that you get only wanted treatment?

Here's your chance!


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Washington DC Chapter Event: Together Women Rise

Washington DC Chapter Event: Together Women RiseWednesday, May 19, 2021
Time:
7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Online
All Attendees: FREE

Join us to learn about the changes at Dining for Women, including their new name: Together Women Rise! Come and learn how you can make a difference in this important work!

Take a vicarious voyage abroad each month and learn about  amazing grassroots organizations that are transforming the lives of women and girls in developing countries. The DC Chapter has formed a Together Women Rise giving circle, part of a nationwide organization dedicated to promoting gender equality among societies in Africa, Asia and South/Central America. Using videos and other educational materials provided by Together Women Rise, we learn together about these organizations and enjoy the company of other TTN women who share a passion for improving the lives of women and girls worldwide.


 

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Philadelphia Chapter Event: Your Vote Counts – Giving Circle Grant Selection

Philadelphia Chapter Event: Your Vote Counts – Giving Circle Grant SelectionThursday, May 20, 2021, 5:30‑8pm EDT
Location: Online via Zoom
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 18, 2021
All Attendees: FREE


Attention TTN Giving Circle members, and TTN members even if not a Giving Circle member – it’s time for the TTN Philadelphia Giving Circle members to vote to select its annual grant recipients! The agenda is simple, we’ll hear directly from a final slate of Philadelphia nonprofits who will describe their mission and need, and then Giving Circle members will vote to select the TWO nonprofits to receive our $25,000 grants.

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Boston Chapter Event: It's 5:00 Somewhere - Creating a Women's Fund

Boston Chapter Event: It's 5:00 Somewhere - Creating a Women's FundFriday, May 21, 2021, 5‑6pm EDT
Location: Online
All Attendees: $5

"She Believed She Could - So She Did"- Creating a Women's Fund

The power of women giving to other disadvantaged women.  Co-founders Rachel Sagan and Rebecca Parkhill will tell their story of how they saw a need and figured out how to address it.  They will share their success in starting and growing a new social venture, the Metrowest Women's Fund. Both women were at a transitional moment in their lives, when they came together to create something needed and new. They combined their passion for improving the lives of women and girls and their experience in local philanthropy and leadership to launch a new organization. The program will include their story, Q & A and an immersive program on Strengthening the Generosity muscle which will include a meditation and journaling exercise.

Please register by Thursday at 5:00 pm.  Zoom link will be sent thursday eve.



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Long Island Event:Cooking Class from The Effortless Kitchen

Long Island Event:Cooking Class from The Effortless KitchenMonday, May 24, 2021, 4‑5:30pm EDT
Location: Zoom
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Friday, May 21, 2021
Members: $8
Debbie Brosnan is Chef and Owner of the Effortless Kitchen.
Join Debbie and learn  how to make a delicious easy meal right from home! The Effortless Kitchen will teach you how to use whole foods and healthy ingredients.



 

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Boston Chapter Event: Friday Morning Coffee Hour - Identity Theft and Fraud Prevention

Boston Chapter Event: Friday Morning Coffee Hour - Identity Theft and Fraud PreventionFriday, May 28, 2021, 10‑11am EDT
Location: Online
Registration Deadline: Thursday, May 27, 2021
All Attendees: FREE

Do you know how to protect yourself?

Robin Putnam, MA Office of Consumer Affairs Business Regulation; 
Amy Schram, Better Business Bureau

Millions of Americans become victims of identity theft and fraud every year. Seniors are often targets. Join Robin Putnam from the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs Business Regulation and Amy Schram from the Better Business Bureau for tips on how to protect yourself.

The presentation will include information about the Office and what it does. It will also cover how to spot and avoid scams, recent scams that the Office has learned about, how to prevent identity theft, plus steps to take if you have fallen victim.

Please register by Thursday May 27 at 5:00 pm  Zoom link will be sent Thursday evening by 8p.



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Boston Chapter Event: It's 5:00 Somewhere - Why Reparations?

Boston Chapter Event: It's 5:00 Somewhere - Why Reparations?Friday, June 4, 2021, 5‑6pm EDT
Location: Online
All Attendees: $5

Why Reparations? The Racial Wealth Gap: Understanding the Economic Basis for Repair.

Join us for a conversation with Lotte Lieb Dula, creator of reparations4slavery.com
With her own family's history of slaveholding as a backdrop, Lotte will explore different aspects of the movement for reparations for slavery. She will look at the genesis of
white wealth in parallel with the historical harms that resulted from the enslavement of
African Americans, creating the current 10-to-1 racial wealth gap. What are some of
the first steps white people might take to begin down the path of repair?



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Long Island Event: Self Care for Living with Arthritis

Long Island Event: Self Care for Living with ArthritisMonday, June 7, 2021
Time:
4 to 5:00 pm
Location: Zoom
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Friday, June 4, 2021
Members: FREE

This program is the fifth in the Seasons of Self Care Series.

Monica Richey, Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, has expertise in rheumatology and patient education.  She is affiliated with Northwell Health.



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Philadelphia Chapter Event: Poverty and Homelessness in America – Philadelphia, a Case Study

Philadelphia Chapter Event: Poverty and Homelessness in America – Philadelphia, a Case StudyWednesday, June 9, 2021
Time:
3:00PM to 4:30PM EST
Location: Online via Zoom. Link will be sent prior to event.
Registration Deadline: Monday, June 7, 2021
All Attendees: $35
 



Join an inspiring conversation with Sister Mary Scullion, one of today’s leading social activists and an advocate to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty. Sister Mary co-founded Philadelphia’s nationally recognized Project HOME and was named as one of the “World’s Most Influential People in 2009” by Time magazine. Moderated by acclaimed Community Impact attorney and broadcast journalist Renee Chenault Fattah, this conversation will help us better understand one of the most challenging issues now facing communities, how to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty and enable all of us to attain our fullest potential as individuals and as members of the broader society. 

Thank you for supporting this fundraiser for the TTN Giving Circle; a portion of the proceeds raised will be donated to Project HOME.



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