Missed Orientation? Get the slide deck here.

Pride Path

Curriculum and Training

Welcome to the 2018 Pride Path workforce development program page for young adults age 18-24. We have an impressive faculty passionate about advancing you to your next professional level.
Our goal is to offer 21st century skill-building and career development activities including problem-solving, critical thinking, digital literacy, and cross-cultural communication.

Intake
Step 1:  Complete the Personal Assessment here.
Step 2:  Schedule an appointment by clicking here.
Facilitated by: SahLeem Butler and Dr. Ellen Greer

Spring/summer professional development and training consisted of:
  • Workshops facilitated by Pride Path staff
  • Workshops facilitated by partner organizations
  • One-on-one coaching by Pride Path staff
The workshop series below has concluded for the spring and will give you a good idea of what we have offered so far! All workshops were FREE and open to the public.

APRIL 5: GOALS-SETTING

Sign-up for April 5, 1-5 PM

    
Facilitated by: SahLeem Butler and Melody BenitezYAYA Network

Missed Goals-Setting? Get the slide deck here.


Young adults will:
  • Describe current achievements
  • Assess where you are now in relation to goals
  • Visualize a positive future for yourself
  • Brainstorm tangible goals
  • Know about additional resources to build on what you learn today

APRIL 10: CONFLICT RESOLUTION

Sign-up for April 10, 1-3 PM

Facilitated by: Nicholas Tamborra

Young adults will:
  • Identify your triggers
  • Know how to communicate effectively through writing, speaking, and moving
  • Compare and contrast effective and noneffective examples of avoiding and managing conflict
  • Understand what sets you off and how to manage your own behavior
  • Explore strategies for effective communication

APRIL 12: COMPUTER LITERACY

Sign-up for April 12, 1-3 PM

Facilitated by: Judy Kamilhor

Young adults will:
  • Learn basic functions of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Know how to use job search sites like Idealist
  • Create and use email effectively
  • Review your social media presence to ensure that it reflects the you you want to present to employers

APRIL 17: FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT

Sign-up for April 17, 1-3 PM

Facilitated by: Molly Ornati 

Young adults will:
  • Learn the fundamentals of budgeting including income and expenses
  • Understand the Importance of a checking and savings account
  • Learn the process of filing for taxes including 1099s (contracted work), W2 withholding (when employed), and resources for free tax filing
  • Gain knowledge of tax and investment strategies, securities, and life insurance
  • Learn about the LGBTQ+ dollar and how it effects the national economy (personal financial power)

APRIL 19: WHAT IS LEADERSHIP?

Panel Discussion

Register for April 19, 1-3 PM

Advance registration is required.

                        
Moderated by: Floyd Rumohr, Executive Director, Brooklyn Community Pride Center. Panelists: José Albino. Executive Director, Griot Circle; Georgia Brooke Guinan, Firefighter (photo forthcoming); Sandy Hong, Co-Founder/Director, New Women Space,  David Kilmnick, President/Chief Executive Officer, LGBT Network; Carlos Menchaca, NYC Council Member District 38, Gabrielle Royal, Vice President at Citi, Campus Diversity Recruitment and more TBA. 

Missed the leadership panel? Get the slide deck here.


Young adults will explore what leadership means and what it looks like in the workplace with a panel of queer professionals.

APRIL 24: RÉSUMÉS & LINKEDIN PROFILES

Sign-up for April 24, 1-5 PM

Facilitated by: Ellen Mehling. For more information about programs at the Brooklyn Public Library, please click here.
 

Young adults will:
  • Identify your strengths, skills and accomplishments
  • Draft an accomplishments statement to include in a résumé
  • Develop an outline for a professional résumé or revise your professional résumé
  • Know the basics of how to correctly format and craft a professional résumé
  • Draft a cover letter
  • Know how to set up a LinkedIn page

APRIL 26: BRINGING OUT YOUR BEST: INSPIRATION FOR THE QUEER WORK FORCE

Queer Workforce Fashion

Sign-up for April 26, 1-3 PM

    
Facilitated by: Nicolas Gomez and David Lopez
 

Young adults will:
  • Know how to dress as you want to be seen: professional and successful
  • Present in a way that is consistent with companies’ professional standards, brand, etc.
  • Know grooming techniques
  • Understand how to posture, gesture, and speak with confidence

MAY 1: INTERVIEWING FOR SUCCESS

Sign-up for May 1, 1-3 PM

Facilitated by: TBA

Young adults will:
  • Understand how to conduct yourself during different types of interviews including one-on-one, group, phone, and videoconference
  • Develop a 30-45 minute sales pitch of “You, Inc.”
  • Understand how to determine cultural “fit” within an organization
  • Know how to conduct basic research on a company

Leadership funding for the Pride Path program is provided by the New York Community Trust

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What’s Happening in and Around the Center 

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  • Trans & Gender Non Conforming Adult Support Group
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  • Private Meeting
  • Health Insurance Enrollment (Callen-Lorde)
  • UPFRONT Support Group: LGBTQ+ Foster Youth (Fostering Change for Children)
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  • FREE HIV Testing and Sex Kits for Everybody! (Family Health Centers at NYU Langone and Turning Point - Brooklyn)
  • SAGE Table
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  • Trans Radical Rational/e
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  • Occupational Therapy Clinic
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  • Health Insurance Enrollment (Callen-Lorde)
  • UPFRONT Support Group: LGBTQ+ Foster Youth (Fostering Change for Children)
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  • FREE HIV Testing and Sex Kits for Everybody! (Family Health Centers at NYU Langone and Turning Point - Brooklyn)
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  • Project THRIVE (Brooklyn MSM) Community Advisory Board Meeting
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  • Self-Defense Workshop Shaan Saar
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  • Center OPEN 10am - 4pm
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  • Trans Radical Rational/e
  • CAMBA Weekly Meeting
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  • Occupational Therapy Clinic
  • Trans & Gender Non Conforming Adult Support Group
  • Pink Cloud AA Group
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance!
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  • Health Insurance Enrollment (Callen-Lorde)
  • UPFRONT Support Group: LGBTQ+ Foster Youth (Fostering Change for Children)
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  • GIVING TUESDAY! All GIFTS UP TO $5,000 MATCHED!
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  • FREE HIV Testing and Sex Kits for Everybody! (Family Health Centers at NYU Langone and Turning Point - Brooklyn)
  • World AIDS Day Remembrance Event
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Other Programs & Resources

ARTS & CULTURE

Come OUT and… CREATE
The arts make our creativity visible and we want you to express yourself.

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ELDER PRIDE

Come OUT and… TEACH
You’ve paved the way for those who have come after and we want to hear from you about programs and services that meet your needs and interests.

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TGNC PRIDE

Come OUT and… BELONG
We’re here for you and want to hear from you about activities, services, and programs that that meet your needs and priorities.

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12-STEP & SUPPORT

Come OUT and… HEAL
The Center provides a safe, supportive environment for many groups to meet — and we’re looking to provide more.

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RESOURCES

Brooklyn and New York City have a rich history of providing resources to the community. Resources and partners of the Brooklyn Community Pride Center are compiled from LGBTetc.com and additional sources.

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