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Resume Writing for People Over 50 (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Ready to start a new career or change jobs? Need a sharp resume to share with possible employers? Please join our Workforce and Community Development staff for a resume writing workshop. All adults are welcome to this free webinar where presenters will specifically address challenges and opportunities that adults over […]


⭐ Pandemic Perspectives: Essential Workers – Prestige vs. Pay (Smithsonian National Museum of American History) – VIRTUAL

Join curators and historians for an engaging series of panels offering perspectives on the current pandemic. Panelists will virtually share objects from the past as a springboard to a lively discussion of how to better understand the present. Audience questions are encouraged and will be addressed in the moderated dialogue. […]


A Conversation About Racial Justice and Worker Mobility (Brookings Institute) – VIRTUAL

America and the world are entering a new chapter of policymaking, offering a renewed opportunity for fact-based federal policy solutions to counter the unprecedented impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the disparities it has laid bare, and to ensure prosperity for Americans from all walks of life. Against this backdrop, […]


⭐ Career Workshop: Jumping Over Age Barriers (Free Library of Philadelphia) – VIRTUAL

Age can be a barrier or just a speed bump!  Mature workers face job search challenges that younger workers don’t. However, they also provide important workplace advantages that are becoming more valuable every day. Savvy mature workers are landing good high paying jobs because they have the job search know-how—shouldn’t […]


On the Breath: Facts, Stories & Songs About the History of Labor Protests in NYC (New York Library) – VIRTUAL

This program asks: what was working life like at the beginning of the Twentieth Century in our city? Who were the citizens/laborers who took their stories to the streets to bring attention to their underpaid, dangerous work conditions? The Triangle Fire was the largest workplace disaster in New York City […]


How COVID-19 is Reshaping the Future of Business and Work (Brookings Institution) – VIRTUAL

The unprecedented economic downturn and protracted closures to stem the COVID-19 pandemic will have long-lasting consequences for the U.S. economy. As businesses and households adapt to working during the pandemic, these consequences will ultimately reshape the future of business and work. The pandemic also presents several complex policy challenges, including […]