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MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR PIVOTAL EXPERIENCE.

 

Youth events and workshops geared towards preparing Pivotal scholars for school and career. 

Financial Literacy - Taxes

Financial Literacy - Taxes

Who's Invited: All Post-Secondary Scholars

Want a better understanding of the why and how in filing taxes? Come learn from a tax expert as we break down the tax process and share how your taxes tie into your stimulus checks!

April 22, 2021 | 4:00PM - 5:30PM     REGISTER

May 18, 2021 | 3:00PM - 4:30PM     REGISTER

May 27, 2021 | 4:00PM - 5:30PM     REGISTER

 

 

 

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Career Readiness - Professionalism

Who's Invited: All Post-Secondary Scholars

How should I interact during meetings? How important is dress-code? Is water-cooler talk real? You have questions, let's get them answered! Walk away with a better understanding of expectations in the workplace and how skills like communication, resourcefulness, and problem-solving go hand-in-hand. 

April 29, 2021 | 4:00PM - 5:30PM     REGISTER

 

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Career Readiness - Business Tech

Who's Invited: All Post-Secondary Scholars

Word, Powerpoint, Excel. You've heard of all of these before and probably have already used them in school! Join us as we practice with multiple programs to develop your technical skill-set and understanding of the full Microsoft Office Suite. Whether you're a beginner or just want to brush up on your skills, you'll have fun doing it!

May 5, 2021 | 3:00PM - 4:30PM     REGISTER

May 11, 2021 | 3:00PM - 4:30PM     REGISTER

 

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High School End of Year Celebration

Who's Invited: All High-School Scholars

Scholars, come celebrate completing another year of high school and come celebrate your fellow scholars that are graduating!

May 13, 2021 | 5:00PM - 6:00PM     REGISTER

 

 

 

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Choosing Peace 

Who's Invited: All Pivotal Scholars, Alumni, and Supporters

In honor of National Foster Care Month in May, Pivotal is hosting a special virtual event. Shalita O’Neale is an author, wife, mother, entrepreneur, and alumni of foster care. You’ll learn how she determined her own path despite the many obstacles she faced before, during, and after her time in foster care. Join us for an enlightening conversation and explore how you can apply the lessons Shalita learned to your own life and healing work. Pivotal is also offering a free copy of Shalita's book to all Pivotal scholars and alumni!

Get a free copy of Choosing Peace!

 

 

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PAST YOUTH EVENTS

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Club Pivotal!

Who's Invited: All High School Scholars

Feeling like you miss deadlines? Overwhelmed with everything being asked of you? Then join us during our next Club Pivotal session and learn some tips and tricks to cleaning up your schedule!

 

 

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Young Professional's Conference

Who's Invited: All Post-Secondary Scholars

Looking to get prepared for the technology that will be used during your summer internship? Wanting to find the best way to present yourself especially in the virtual space? Come join us for our Young Professional's Conference where you walk away with a better understanding of the business technology in the workplace and how skills like communication, resourcefulness, and problem-solving go hand-in-hand.

 

 

 

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Virtual STEAM 

Who's Invited: All High School Scholars

Come learn about street art and the artists behind them, Take a hands-on dive through a mobile game where you refine your own street art as you turn a grey world into a colorful one!

 

 

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Professional Development Workshop (PDW)

Who's Invited: All High School Scholars

A three-day series focusing on the essential to becoming a career professional. Practice interview skills, build your resume, get familiar with the Microsoft/Google product suites, and explore career pathways. Plus, earn a stipend all at the same time!

 

 

 

 

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Pivotal and Cisco Networking Event

Come and gain valuable insight into Cisco's diversity efforts and how you can contribute at this leading Bay Area tech company! A segment on career readiness and resume preparation will also be offered. Open to Post-Secondary Pivotal scholars. 

 

 

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Resume Drop-In Workshops

Come drop-in, get some assistance with your resume and ensure it is ready for job applications! You are able to drop in at any time during this window, please ensure you register to get the direct Zoom URL.

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The  Pivotal Experience

Did coronavirus steal your internship?  This opportunity is designed to advance your career exploration and readiness.  Join us for a four week series of workshops and generative conversations culminating with an informational interview with someone who works in the field that interests you!