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The Greater Northside Workforce Coalition to Host Week Long Event “Uplift Northside”

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Uplift Northside is a week long series of free, financial security workshops for the residents of the Near Northside and Northline neighborhoods in Houston, Texas.

Beginning October 9th and ending October 13th, the Greater Northside Workforce Coalition, convened by Young Invincibles and in partnership with Avenue CDC, will put on a series of free, educational workshops on entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and job searching.

The Coalition’s vision is that Uplift Northside will act as a “resource tour,” re-introducing residents to longstanding institutions that help young adults complete their educations, gain the training needed to enter in-demand industries, and improve their financial literacy.

The Coalition’s goal is to increase the income and wealth of Greater Northside residents and strengthen the existing programs and partnerships in the neighborhoods.

YI South and the Greater Northside Workforce Coalition invite community members of all ages to attend a workshop during Uplift Northside Week!

Monday, October 9, 2017
Navigating the Healthcare System hosted by Community Outreach for Personal Empowerment (COPE), Memorial Hermann Community Benefit Corporation
Navigating our healthcare system can at times be complicated.  Learn how to effectively use our healthcare system and ways to pay for your care. Refreshments provided!
Location:  Clark Park Community Center; 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Open Job Lab with Carnegie Neighborhood Library and Center for Learning
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance Location: Carnegie Neighborhood Library and Center for Learning; Room: Carnegie Library Computer Lab; 1:00PM – 2:45PM
Public Speaking Workshop Hosted by Wesley Community Center
A special public speaking training for all levels of public speakers
Location: 1410 Lee Street, Houston, TX 77009
Time: 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Employer Interviewing at Workforce Solutions Northline
Workforce Solutions-Northline will host a hiring event for ABM (AirServ)
Location: 4424 North Freeway, Suite A Houston, Texas 77022
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Financial Education Workshop with Wesley Community Center
Free and open to individuals and families interested in learning how to improve their financial stability.
Location: 1410 Lee Street, Houston, TX 77009
Time: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday, October 13, 2017
Entrepreneur Connection Walk ins with Leonel Castillo Community Center
Staff is available to assist entrepreneurs in our community with education, capital, and mentoring to realize their small business dreams! No appointment necessary!
Location: Leonel Castillo Community Center, 2101 South St, Houston, TX 77009; 9am-1pm
Entrepreneurship Fair with Wesley Community Center
This will allow Entrepreneurs to showcase their products and services. A huge variety of talent ranging from arts and crafts, to jewelry, food and more!!  Don’t miss this event!!
Location: 1410 Lee Street, Houston, TX 77009; 9am-Noon
Contact: Aurora Harris
For a complete list of workforce development resources check out our Coalition’s Brief of Services!
Thank you to our partners!
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