Upcoming programming and events

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Due to the current public health crisis, PYD has moved all of our youth programming online for the foreseeable future. We will be providing updates on our plans and events on this page, so check back here monthly for the latest news.

Below you’ll find our youth program events for the upcoming month. If you would like to sign up for any of our programs, follow the sign-up information provided or fill out our youth intake form.

Career Readiness programming

Career Exploration Workshop
When: September 3rd, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Are you unsure what kind of job/career you want in the future? Join us for a career exploration workshop! If interested in signing up, contact Becca Cronin at RCronin@pyd.org.

Work Readiness Workshop Series
When: September 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 29th from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Join us for a Work Readiness Training series where we will work on career goal setting, applying for jobs, resume writing, and interviewing. If interested in signing up, contact Becca Cronin at RCronin@pyd.org.

Stress Management Workshop
When: September 14th, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Join us for a workshop on Stress Management! If interested in signing up, contact Becca Cronin at RCronin@pyd.org.

Work-Based Learning Experience with Girls Chronically Rock
When: September 17th, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Interested in starting your own business or working for a nonprofit? Join us for a guest lecture from Keisha Greaves, founder of Girls Chronically Rock! If interested in signing up, contact Becca Cronin at RCronin@pyd.org.

Post-Secondary Education Workshop
When: September 221nd, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Not sure what you want to do after high school? Join us for a virtual workshop where we will discuss the different options available after high school. If interested in signing up, contact Becca Cronin at RCronin@pyd.org.

Work-Based Learning Experience: Pilot/Air Force Guest Lecture
When: September 25th, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Have you ever thought about being a pilot or joining the air force? Join us for a guest lecture from a pilot! If interested in signing up, contact Becca Cronin at RCronin@pyd.org.

Work Without Limits Job Fair
When: September 30th, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Join us for the Work Without Limits job fair! If interested in signing up, contact Becca Cronin at RCronin@pyd.org.

Theater Arts programming

Access to Theater Sessions
When: Starting September 23rd, every Wednesday from 6:00-7:30pm and Sunday from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Deep, Moe, and Tammy are facilitating weekly ATT workshops where students will continue to learn theatre skills as a group. For more information, please contact Deep Chinappa at dchinappa@pyd.org.

National programming

NDMC Open Meeting: Authentic Fundraising During COVID Times
When: September 18th, 1:00 – 2:00 PM EDT
Join the National Disability Mentoring Coalition for their September meeting, with guest speaker Bob Bryan from Benevolence Non-Profit Advisors. If interested in attending, contact Genelle Thomas at gthomas@pyd.org.