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Listen to Industry Professionals at Free Online Creative Career Fair

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Every year, Inner-City Arts brings together an amazing group of creatives to share their experience and advice through a series of panels. This year, they will hold their Creative Career Fair online on October 24, 2020, from 10 am – 3 pm. Go here to register for the free event. Students should be prepared to…

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Need Help with the FAFSA?

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When I had to fill out the FAFSA, it felt like the riddle of the Sphinx. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) has to be filled out if you want to apply for financial aid. The application is open now and you’ll need to check with your college about priority deadlines. If you…

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Win $5k in I, Too, Am the Dream Essay Contest

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I, Too, Am The Dream Essay contest is open to high school seniors in the 2020-21 school year. The contest seeks to engage students in describing dynamic stories that have propelled themselves and others to pursue and achieve their own American Dream. Students will be asked to submit an essay, poem, spoken word, or short…

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Free Sculpture Class For Teens

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Craft Youth Culture is offering Reclaiming the Material World: Reappropriating Objects from the Insignificant to the MonumentalSocial Distance Sculpture Workshop. That’s a mouthful, right? The free classes run on Wednesdays, September 23, 2020 – March 28, 2021, from 4 – 5:30. Artist Alicia Piller will guide students as they explore sculptural design and material connections from…

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Just Media Offers Uprising Fellowship

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Interested and emerging writers between the ages of 18 – 24 interested in social justice can apply to Just Media’s Uprising Fellowship. The program runs through September and offers a $250 stipend. From their site: In this moment, we’re looking to understand how the uprising is shifting local politics—whether that’s electoral races, policy, public opinion,…

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Free Online College Courses for High School Students

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LA Trade Tech College, a community college, offers a variety of Saturday classes for students in grades 9th – 12th. Middle school students can attend as well but will need a special admit. The free online classes will run from September 12 – December 19, 2020. Students will be able to take classes in astronomy,…

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Join College Night With Loyola Marymount University via Zoom

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If your student is interested in attending Loyola Marymount, join West Angeles Educational and Enrichment Program (West EEP) on Thursday, August 20th at 7:15 pm. They will host a virtual session with the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission at LMU, Charles Mason. He will be available to answer questions and highlight the benefits of attending…

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Free STEM Activities To Do At Home

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Found this gem on the Founding Moms Newsletter! If your student is looking for fun STEM activities, they should check out this website, STEM 4 Girlz. Not only is the site full of activities using items easily found in the home that covers science, technology, science, and math, it was created by a junior in…

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Learn What It Takes to Succeed in Publishing @ Virtual Career Day

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Here’s a great way for students to discover various careers and learn what it takes to succeed in them. The Chinatown branch of the Los Angeles Public Library holds weekly Career Days on Zoom at 4:30 on Wednesdays. Meet professionals who will discuss their careers, how they got into their fields, and what their day-to-day…

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Free Courses for University and High School Students with Coursera

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Coursera, an online learning platform, offers free access to college and university students through September 30, 2020. Sign up before July 31, 2020, and students will have the opportunity to earn certificates, and gain skills through hands-on learning. Coursera offers students on-demand video lectures from leading universities and companies like Yale, Google, IBM, and more.…

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