2018 Gala After Party
Jun
1
to Jun 2

2018 Gala After Party

This year's after party is organized by our Gala Millennial Committee and is geared towards young professionals. We not only hope that this after party allows you to come celebrate with us, but also encourages you to get excited about our cause.

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The Hard Truth About Soft Skills
Jun
13
6:30 PM18:30

The Hard Truth About Soft Skills

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The Hard Truths About Soft Skills workshop covers all the unspoken rules, tips and tricks that help you land a job.  Everyone can learn technical information from a class, a course, or a book.  But, there are non-technical (soft) skills that are critical to one having job success!  

This workshop focuses on those specific soft skills that one must have in order to be successful.

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$25 Raffle to Win a 20 Guest Suite at Taylor Swift's "reputation" Tour June 2nd in Chicago!
May
21
12:00 PM12:00

$25 Raffle to Win a 20 Guest Suite at Taylor Swift's "reputation" Tour June 2nd in Chicago!

Project H.O.O.D., through a generous supporter, is raffling off 1 suite (for 20 people) to Taylor Swift's concert at Soldier Field in Chicago on June 2, 2018. Raffle tickets are $25 each and includes entry into the raffle - 1 entry per ticket. A total of 2,500 raffle tickets will be sold. The winner will be announced on May 21st, 2018 at 12:00 noon. 

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A Conversation with Pastor Brooks and Father Michael Lapsley: Two Sessions of Conversations
May
19
10:00 AM10:00

A Conversation with Pastor Brooks and Father Michael Lapsley: Two Sessions of Conversations

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Join Project H.O.O.D. and New Beginnings Church in welcoming Father Bobby from The Institute for Healing Memories on Saturday, May 19, 2018. During his struggle against apartheid, a bomb caused Father Michael to lose an eye and both hands. While in South Africa, Father Michael went on to work with Nelson Mandela and saw a nation in need of healing. Read more!

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Project H.O.O.D. Leadership and Economic Opportunity Center: Building Your Marketing Strategy presented by WBDC
May
14
6:00 PM18:00

Project H.O.O.D. Leadership and Economic Opportunity Center: Building Your Marketing Strategy presented by WBDC

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Entrepreneurs and Professionals - Join us on May 14, 2018 for this free class! Explore the top trends that small businesses should be paying attention to, simple ideas for incorporating them, and the tools that can help you implement them into your overall marketing strategy.

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Job Fair at New Beginnings Church
May
3
10:00 AM10:00

Job Fair at New Beginnings Church

Employers attending include: First Student, UChicago Medicine, Manhattan Mechanical Services , South Shore United Methodist Church, A & O RECOVERY SOLUTIONS, LLC, Pepsi Beverages, CDM Smith, SDSC – TDL & Construction Trades , Premier Home Health Care Services, Inc. and more to come!

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Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship (ADME) and Business Workshop
May
1
6:00 PM18:00

Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship (ADME) and Business Workshop

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Are you a new business owner? Interested in becoming an entrepreneur in 2018? If so, you are invited to join the Illinois Department of Commerce for an ADME Business Workshop. This workshop has been designed to instruct new business start-ups or individuals who have an interest in entrepreneurship.

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Author Breakfast with Avi Jorisch, "Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World"
Apr
26
8:30 AM08:30

Author Breakfast with Avi Jorisch, "Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World"

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Come hear how Israel, known as the Start-Up Nation, can impact Chicago the way it has the world with its ingenuity ("chutzpah") and innovative thinking.The author of Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World, a book about people who have chosen hope and healing over death and destruction will join us at a breakfast on Thursday, April 26, 2018.

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Construction Program Information Meeting
Dec
20
10:00 AM10:00

Construction Program Information Meeting

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We are excited to announce our Construction Program which is a beginning step into a very stable industry with a high demand for craft workers. Project H.O.O.D., in partnership with Associated Builders and Contractors, will train and certify men and women aged 18-24 years old in Core and Carpentry Level 1 through ABC's nationally recognized training program.

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