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June 2021

June 1, 2021

Career Journey (PT)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Workshop Hours: 10:00am - 12:00pm PT / 12:00pm - 2:00pm CT/ 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET

PREREQUISITE: Must have attended The Career Center...

COVID-19 SUPPORT GROUP FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This is an eight week support group.

 How can the HIV community best support each other during...

Budgeting Nuts & Bolts (ET)

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A single-session workshop focused on identifying financial goals and getting specific about the flow of money in our lives. Participants will learn simple strategies for tracking...

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

Self-Care to Give Care (ET)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This group is intended for everyone who does the challenging work of caring for a loved one who is an older adult (whether a partner, spouse, parent, friend or other family). This initiative gives...

How to Job Search During a Pandemic, Part 1 (ET)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Workshop Hours: 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET / 12:00pm - 2:00pm CT / 10:00am - 12:00pm PT

Are you interested in learning how to navigate your job search during pandemic? Do you need ...

Mind Body Spirit - A group for Black women working in the entertainment industry.

2:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Being a professional in the entertainment business comes with its unique challenges. For Black women these challenges are often compounded by racism and sexism. This 6-week gathering provides a...

June 2, 2021

Job Search Seminar Unit 2 | Networking Principles and Practices (PT)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Workshop Hours: 10:00am - 12:00pm PT / 12:00pm - 2:00pm CT / 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET

Networking is considered the most important tool in your job search tool kit. During this...

Parenting Through a Pandemic

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Are you living with the challenges of balancing self-care with the needs of your family and navigating a career in the entertainment industry?...

Black Entertainment Professionals Gathering

12:00 pm - 12:00 pm

With all the highs and lows of 2020, one thing that stood out was the need for friendship and supportive community. Realizing the very real and ever-...

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

National Support Group for Dancers - Summer 2021

3:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An 8-week virtual support group for professional dancers and choreographers who are currently not performing due to injury or as a result of the abrupt halt in the performing industry. Through...

June 3, 2021

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

Every Artist Insured: Getting Affordable Coverage in NY/NJ During COVID-19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and give you clear, step-by-step guidance on what all your insurance options are and how to get the most affordable coverage. We will...

Resume Writing Workshop (ET)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop Hours: 10:00am - 12:30pm PT/ 12:00pm - 2:30pm CT / 1:00pm - 3:30pm ET

...

Budgeting Nuts & Bolts (PT)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A single-session workshop focused on identifying financial goals and getting specific about the flow of money in our lives. Participants will learn simple strategies for tracking income and...

LinkedIn Suite for Entertainment: Part 1, Profile Development Basics

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Workshop Hours: 11:30am - 1:30pm PT / 1:30pm - 3:30pm CT/ 2:30pm - 4:30pm ET

PREREQUISITE: Must have attended The Career Center...

Psychology of Money (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

***Registration for this cycle has closed.***

Psychology of Money explores how family, cultural, and entertainment industry attitudes contribute to how we think about and...

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Please note your time zone: 1-2:30 pm (PT);  3-4:30 pm (CT);  4-5:30 pm (ET)

In order to participate fully in the activities set out...

June 4, 2021

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

June 7, 2021

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please note your time zone: 9-11:30 am (PT);  11am-1:30 pm (CT); 12-2:30 pm (ET)

Orientation is the first step to enrolling in the services of The Career Center. 

...

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

Welcome to Medicare (ET)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The seminar is for anyone who will soon be getting Medicare and wants to learn more about how it works, understand the many options available and the timing of choosing and enrolling in coverage...

How to Apply for New York State Emergency Rental Assistance (ET)

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) helps households that are behind on their rent and that have experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19. In addition to paying...

June 8, 2021

How to Job Search During a Pandemic, Part 2 (PT)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please note your time zone: 10:00am - 12:00pm PT / 12:00pm - 2:00pm CT / 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET

PREREQUISITE: Must have attended The...

Every Artist Insured California

10:00 am - 11:00 am

This is a web-based seminar that will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and give you clear, step-by-step guidance on what your Covered California options are and how to get the most...

Career Journey (PT)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Workshop Hours: 10:00am - 12:00pm PT / 12:00pm - 2:00pm CT/ 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET

PREREQUISITE: Must have attended The Career Center...

Support Group for Entertainment Professionals

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Virtually join other performing arts and entertainment professionals to discuss the stress of change and the unknown during the COVID-19 pandemic. The eight-week group will be a way to connect...

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

Self-Care to Give Care (ET)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This group is intended for everyone who does the challenging work of caring for a loved one who is an older adult (whether a partner, spouse, parent, friend or other family). This initiative gives...

Intro to Financial Wellness: Budgeting Nuts & Bolts (CST)

12:30 pm - 12:30 pm

A single-session workshop facilitated by Jaime Delgado, LCSW focused on identifying financial goals and getting specific about the flow of money in our lives. Participants will learn...

Mind Body Spirit - A group for Black women working in the entertainment industry.

2:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Being a professional in the entertainment business comes with its unique challenges. For Black women these challenges are often compounded by racism and sexism. This 6-week gathering provides a...

Money Matters: Managing Debt & Credit (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

In this single-session seminar Financial Wellness Counselor Rebecca Selkowe, J.D., will cover the basics of consumer debt, including debt relief options, understanding and improving your credit,...

June 9, 2021

Job Search Seminar Unit 3 | Submitting Online Applications (PT)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Workshop Hours: 10:00am - 12:00pm PT / 12:00pm - 2:00pm CT / 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET

PREREQUISITE: Must have attended The Career Center...

Parenting Through a Pandemic

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Are you living with the challenges of balancing self-care with the needs of your family and navigating a career in the entertainment industry?...

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

Encore (PST)

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

ENCORE is an ongoing, once-monthly process group—for entertainment industry professionals 65 and over—that offers a safe place to explore the challenges of growing older in "the business."  Our...

National Support Group for Dancers - Summer 2021

3:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An 8-week virtual support group for professional dancers and choreographers who are currently not performing due to injury or as a result of the abrupt halt in the performing industry. Through...

Applying for Affordable Housing (NYC)

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Want to apply for affordable housing but don't know where to begin? The Actors Fund affordable housing seminar helps participants get organized so they can be prepared to take...

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Orientation - Summer 2021

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join an Orientation session for The Actors Fund’s upcoming free online 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction courses for those in the performing arts and entertainment. MBSR uses meditation,...

June 10, 2021

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

Every Artist Insured: Getting Affordable Coverage in NY/NJ During COVID-19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and give you clear, step-by-step guidance on what all your insurance options are and how to get the most affordable coverage. We will...

National Dancer Info Session (ET)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

LEARN ABOUT DANCER SERVICES AT THE ACTORS FUND

The Actors Fund offers resources...

Psychology of Money (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

***Registration for this cycle has closed.***

Psychology of Money explores how family, cultural, and entertainment industry attitudes contribute to how we think about and...

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Please note your time zone: 1-2:30 pm (PT);  3-4:30 pm (CT);  4-5:30 pm (ET)

In order to participate fully in the activities set out...

June 11, 2021

Apartment Hunting 101: Strategies for Finding Housing in New York City

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Are you looking for a new place to live? Do you need to leave your current housing? During the pandemic, do you need updates on critical housing issues? Check out our  Housing Seminar that helps...

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

How to Apply for the Chicago Emergency Rental Assistance Program (CT)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Chicago Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) helps households that are behind on their rent and that have experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19. The...

June 14, 2021

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please note your time zone: 9-11:30 am (PT);  11am-1:30 pm (CT); 12-2:30 pm (ET)

Orientation is the first step to enrolling in the services of The Career Center. 

...

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

Welcome to Medicare (ET)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The seminar is for anyone who will soon be getting Medicare and wants to learn more about how it works, understand the many options available and the timing of choosing and enrolling in coverage...

How to Apply for New York State Emergency Rental Assistance (ET)

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) helps households that are behind on their rent and that have experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19. In addition to paying...

June 15, 2021

Career Journey (PT)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Workshop Hours: 10:00am - 12:00pm PT / 12:00pm - 2:00pm CT/ 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET

PREREQUISITE: Must have attended The Career Center...

COVID-19 SUPPORT GROUP FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This is an eight week support group.

 How can the HIV community best support each other during...

Support Group for Entertainment Professionals

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Virtually join other performing arts and entertainment professionals to discuss the stress of change and the unknown during the COVID-19 pandemic. The eight-week group will be a way to connect...

Every Artist Insured California

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 

This is a web-based seminar that will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and give you clear, step-by-step guidance on what your Covered California options are and how to get the...

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

Self-Care to Give Care (ET)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This group is intended for everyone who does the challenging work of caring for a loved one who is an older adult (whether a partner, spouse, parent, friend or other family). This initiative gives...

Money Matters: Investing Basics for Creative Professionals - Part 2 (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Getting started with investing does not have to be intimidating–and it’s definitely not just for the wealthy! Join Financial Wellness Counselor Rebecca Selkowe, J.D., and David...

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Orientation - Summer 2021

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join an Orientation session for The Actors Fund’s upcoming free online 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction courses for those in the performing arts and entertainment. MBSR uses meditation,...

June 16, 2021

Job Search Seminar Unit 4 | Interviewing for Success (PT)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Workshop Hours: 10:00am - 12:00pm PT / 12:00pm - 2:00pm CT / 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET

PREREQUISITE: Must have attended The Career Center...

Parenting Through a Pandemic

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Are you living with the challenges of balancing self-care with the needs of your family and navigating a career in the entertainment industry?...

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

National Support Group for Dancers - Summer 2021

3:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An 8-week virtual support group for professional dancers and choreographers who are currently not performing due to injury or as a result of the abrupt halt in the performing industry. Through...

Managing Cash Flow Graduate Group (ET)

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A monthly group providing ongoing support for graduates of Managing Cash Flow at The Actors Fund. Participants receive guidance and troubleshoot individual challenges, while building community and...

June 17, 2021

Social Networking (PT)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please note your time zone: 10am-12pm (PT); Noon-2pm (CT); 1pm-3pm (ET)

PREREQUISITE: Must have attended The Career Center...

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

Every Artist Insured: Getting Affordable Coverage in NY/NJ During COVID-19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and give you clear, step-by-step guidance on what all your insurance options are and how to get the most affordable coverage. We will...

Creativity Doesn’t Age Speaker Series (PT)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Webinar Hours: 1:00pm - 2:30pm PT / 3:00pm - 4:30pm CT/ 4:00pm - 5:30pm ET

With decades of knowledge and experience, journalist Jeff Tidwell shares...

Psychology of Money (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

***Registration for this cycle has closed.***

Psychology of Money explores how family, cultural, and entertainment industry attitudes contribute to how we think about and...

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Please note your time zone: 1-2:30 pm (PT);  3-4:30 pm (CT);  4-5:30 pm (ET)

In order to participate fully in the activities set out...

Cash Flow Graduate Group - Evening (PT)

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A monthly group providing ongoing support for graduates of Managing Cash Flow at The Actors Fund. Participants receive guidance and troubleshoot individual challenges, while building community and...

June 21, 2021

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please note your time zone: 9-11:30 am (PT);  11am-1:30 pm (CT); 12-2:30 pm (ET)

Orientation is the first step to enrolling in the services of The Career Center. 

...

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

Welcome to Medicare (ET)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The seminar is for anyone who will soon be getting Medicare and wants to learn more about how it works, understand the many options available and the timing of choosing and enrolling in coverage...

How to Apply for New York State Emergency Rental Assistance (ET)

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) helps households that are behind on their rent and that have experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19. In addition to paying...

June 22, 2021

Support Group for Entertainment Professionals

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Virtually join other performing arts and entertainment professionals to discuss the stress of change and the unknown during the COVID-19 pandemic. The eight-week group will be a way to connect...

Psychology of Money (LA)

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Psychology of Money is a six-week group that explores how familial, cultural and industry attitudes contribute to our thinking, feelings and behavior...

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

Self-Care to Give Care (ET)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This group is intended for everyone who does the challenging work of caring for a loved one who is an older adult (whether a partner, spouse, parent, friend or other family). This initiative gives...

NYC Housing Connect 2.0 Tutorial

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

NYC has launched a NEW website for applying for affordable housing lotteries and re-rentals. Learn everything you need to know about 2.0.

 All new affordable housing...

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Orientation - Summer 2021

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join an Orientation session for The Actors Fund’s upcoming free online 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction courses for those in the performing arts and entertainment. MBSR uses meditation,...

June 23, 2021

Parenting Through a Pandemic

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Are you living with the challenges of balancing self-care with the needs of your family and navigating a career in the entertainment industry?...

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

National Support Group for Dancers - Summer 2021

3:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An 8-week virtual support group for professional dancers and choreographers who are currently not performing due to injury or as a result of the abrupt halt in the performing industry. Through...

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Orientation - Summer 2021

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join an Orientation session for The Actors Fund’s upcoming free online 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction courses for those in the performing arts and entertainment. MBSR uses meditation,...

June 24, 2021

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

Every Artist Insured: Getting Affordable Coverage in NY/NJ During COVID-19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and give you clear, step-by-step guidance on what all your insurance options are and how to get the most affordable coverage. We will...

National Dancer Info Session (ET)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

LEARN ABOUT DANCER SERVICES AT THE ACTORS FUND

The Actors Fund offers resources...

Psychology of Money (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

***Registration for this cycle has closed.***

Psychology of Money explores how family, cultural, and entertainment industry attitudes contribute to how we think about and...

Affordable Housing for Seniors (NYC)

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

This seminar, tailored for senior citizens, helps participants better understand the affordable housing landscape and get organized and prepared to take advantage of opportunities to apply. While...

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Please note your time zone: 1-2:30 pm (PT);  3-4:30 pm (CT);  4-5:30 pm (ET)

In order to participate fully in the activities set out...

June 25, 2021

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

June 28, 2021

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please note your time zone: 9-11:30 am (PT);  11am-1:30 pm (CT); 12-2:30 pm (ET)

Orientation is the first step to enrolling in the services of The Career Center. 

...

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

Welcome to Medicare (ET)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The seminar is for anyone who will soon be getting Medicare and wants to learn more about how it works, understand the many options available and the timing of choosing and enrolling in coverage...

How to Apply for New York State Emergency Rental Assistance (ET)

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) helps households that are behind on their rent and that have experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19. In addition to paying...

June 29, 2021

Support Group for Entertainment Professionals

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Virtually join other performing arts and entertainment professionals to discuss the stress of change and the unknown during the COVID-19 pandemic. The eight-week group will be a way to connect...

Psychology of Money (LA)

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Psychology of Money is a six-week group that explores how familial, cultural and industry attitudes contribute to our thinking, feelings and behavior...

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

Self-Care to Give Care (ET)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This group is intended for everyone who does the challenging work of caring for a loved one who is an older adult (whether a partner, spouse, parent, friend or other family). This initiative gives...

June 30, 2021

Parenting Through a Pandemic

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Are you living with the challenges of balancing self-care with the needs of your family and navigating a career in the entertainment industry?...

Mindfulness Meditation With The Actors Fund (ET)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-...

Dancers on the Move - Transitions to New Careers

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

About this series:

Since becoming a program of The Actors Fund in 2016, Career Transition For Dancers (CTFD) has awarded...

National Support Group for Dancers - Summer 2021

3:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An 8-week virtual support group for professional dancers and choreographers who are currently not performing due to injury or as a result of the abrupt halt in the performing industry. Through...

Arts Workers, Entrepreneurship and Contracts | The Artist Exchange

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Seminar Hours: 12:30pm - 2:00pm PT / 2:30pm - 4:00pm CT / 3:30pm - 5:00pm ET 

While contracts might seem intimidating, familiarizing yourself with them is the first best...