Educational Programs

Karl Racine

The State of U.S. Race Relations: Improved or Worsened?

On Aug. 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech as a part of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The speech sought an end to racial injustice in America and called for an integrated society. In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, come out to to hear an enlightening presentation by the Attorney General of the District of Columbia, Karl Racine, on the state of race relations in the United States.

Campaigns that Drive Action - Online Surveys (Registration Required)

This 2.5 hour workshop, co-sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., will reveal simple but effective best practices and considerations for building a survey that will allow your small business or non-profit to gather valuable insights from your customers & clients and, as a result, help you to move your business or organization forward.Register Now

Social Media 101 and 102 (Registration Required)

Thinking about marketing your business with social media - or perhaps you are already using social media, but want to take it to the next level? This 3-hour workshop, sponsored in partnership with Constant Contact, Inc., is designed to be a fun, dynamic and informative session full of actionable insights, tips and techniques you can use immediately.Register Now

Health Literacy for Healthy Living

Learn to find and assess quality online health information. This class will be 2.5 hours. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc. Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics. You will learn to: Navigate medical websites. Evaluate medical websites for updates and active links. Research personal health issues.

Health Literacy for Healthy Living

Learn to find and assess quality online health information. This class will be 2.5 hours. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc. Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics. You will learn to: Navigate medical websites. Evaluate medical websites for updates and active links. Research personal health issues.
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Improv for Writers, Artists and Creative Thinkers

Use the methods of improv acting to tap into creative energy. Join us for a performance workshop in which local performer Ashi Day will use games, exercises, and concepts from improv theater as useful practices for all kinds of creative arts. All skills levels are welcome and encouraged to participate.
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Home Ownership Course

Cedric Lewis, Community Lending Officer at Operation HOPE will be leading a HUD-certified seminar on home ownership. Come learn what you can afford, programs that can help, and tips for choosing a loan. Topics covered will include: Renting vs. owing How to get approved for a mortgage Debt to income ratios Down payment assistance programs

Prepare for the SAT

Learn the test layout and strategies to help get the highest score possible on the SAT. This program will be led by a representative from Odyssey Tutors. The presentation will last about 60 minutes with time for questions. We will meet in the large meeting room on the lower level. 
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Coffee Tasting and Talk

Come learn about the importance of origin and geography to the flavor of coffee. Joel Finkelstein, owner and head roaster at Qualia Coffee, will be leading this talk. A coffee tasting will also be included. This program will be held in the large meeting room in the lower level and will last about one hour.  
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Friendship Hospital for Animals Client Education Series

Join us in the Large Meeting Room, where Dr. Amanda McMurphy will present an overview of the clinical signs and diagnostic tests used to identify osteoarthritis in older dogs. Joined by rehabilitation specialist Janay Austin-Carlson, the discussion will also include ways to improve joint function and help relieve pain. Free and open to the human public - no pets please!

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