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July 2020

July 1, 2020

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

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

It’s a fact: better interviewers get better job offers. However, the process of interviewing is anxiety-ridden. The key to doing well in an interview is to fully prepare and to practice, practice...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Managing Debt & Credit (PT)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In this two-part workshop, we will cover the basics of consumer debt, including: debt relief options, understanding and improving your credit, and strategies for paying off debt with...

July 2, 2020

Social Networking (PST)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Created a LinkedIn account and wondering what to do next? This workshop will help you reframe your networking strategies and develop your brand on LinkedIn to more effectively connect to the...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Every Artist Insured: Getting & Keeping Affordable Health Insurance During COVID19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This seminar 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 (EST)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Prior to this workshop, please attend a Career Center Orientation | ...

July 3, 2020

The Green Room - Alcoholics Anonymous (PST)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Underearners Anonymous have been cancelled at The Actors Fund. You may reference the national online directory for virtual meetings.

This...

July 6, 2020

The Career Center Orientation (EST)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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

The Career Center addresses a central challenge for performing arts and entertainment professionals:...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Welcome to Medicare (Eastern Daylight Time)

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...

The Career Center Orientation (PST)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

...

July 7, 2020

Career Assessment (PST)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us to explore and prioritize your values, skills, interests and preferences, in order to gain a better understanding of the jobs that are the best fit for you.

...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Self-Care to Give Care (EST)

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 2 (EST)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Are you interested in learning how to navigate your job search during pandemic? Do you need to discuss challenges the pandemic has burdened you with as a job seeker? If so, you're in the right...

NYC Housing Connect 2.0 Tutorial

3:00 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.

Starting in July 2020, all new...

July 8, 2020

Job Search Seminar Unit 1 | Personal Branding (PST)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Today’s employment climate is more competitive than ever and there are many people out there competing for the best jobs available. As a result, the first step to a successful job search is to...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Virtual How To: The Art of Interviewing via Zoom

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Do you find yourself unsure of how best to prepare yourself for online interviews?
Would you be open to learning specific strategies for a positive interviewing experience?
 ...

Encore (PST)

2:00 pm - 4:00 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...

Support Group for Dancers

3:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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

Applying for Affordable Housing (NYC)

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Want to apply for affordable housing but don't know where to begin? During the pandemic, do you need updates on critical housing issues like evictions, mortgage payments, utilities, and rent ? The...

July 9, 2020

Resume Writing (PST)

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Are you tired of sending your resume out and not getting any response? In this workshop you will gain techniques, tips and tools that will increase your visibility in a competitive job...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Every Artist Insured: Getting & Keeping Affordable Health Insurance During COVID19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This seminar 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

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

LEARN ABOUT DANCER SERVICES AT THE ACTORS FUND - For dancers unable to attend meetings in person.

Please Note...

LinkedIn | The Digital Network (EST)

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this hands-on session, users learn how to set up and tweak their personal profiles in addition to learning how to network on the platform in a meaningful way. 

Workshop Hours:...

Creativity Doesn't Age: Speaker Series for the 50+ Crowd

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Thurs, July 9 - Please note your time zone! 1-2:30 pm PDT; 4-5:30 pm EDT; 3-4:30 pm CDT 

ABOUT THIS SERIES
The world of work and meaningful connection for people over...

July 10, 2020

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 like evictions, mortgage payments, utilities...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

The Green Room - Alcoholics Anonymous (PST)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Underearners Anonymous have been cancelled at The Actors Fund. You may reference the national online directory for virtual meetings.

This...

The Latest on COVID-19: A Panel Presentation for the Entertainment Community

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join our doctors for a panel discussion on COVID-19.

Learn about:

  1. ...

July 13, 2020

The Career Center Orientation (EST)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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

The Career Center addresses a central challenge for performing arts and entertainment professionals:...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Welcome to Medicare (Eastern Daylight Time)

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...

The Career Center Orientation (PST)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

...

July 14, 2020

Every Artist Insured: Getting & Keeping Affordable Health Insurance During COVID 19 (Pacific Daylight Time)

10:00 am - 11:00 am

This seminar 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 affordable coverage. We...

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

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Do you need help figuring out how to look for work during the current crisis? Are you wondering how to stay focused on your long term career goals when there is a...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Self-Care to Give Care (EST)

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...

Applying for Affordable Housing (NYC)

2:00 pm - 4:00 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 advantage of...

Every Musician Insured! Getting & Affording Insurance during COVID-19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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

We will provide important information...

July 15, 2020

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

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Networking is considered the most important tool in your job search tool kit. During this seminar we will discuss how to leverage the hidden job market through networking and the best practices of...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Wednesday Forum: Career Uncertainty in the Time of COVID-19(2:30 PM EST)(11:30PST)(1:30CST)

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

So much of who we are is connected to our career identities. As a whole, we tend to underestimate the influence our career has on our overall wellbeing. When we are disconnected from work—...

July 16, 2020

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Every Artist Insured: Getting & Keeping Affordable Health Insurance During COVID19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This seminar 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 (EST)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Prior to this workshop, please attend a Career Center Orientation | ...

LinkedIn | The Digital Network (EST)

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this hands-on session, users learn how to set up and tweak their personal profiles in addition to learning how to network on the platform in a meaningful way. 

Workshop Hours:...

Psychology of Money (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Psychology of Money explores how family, cultural, and entertainment industry attitudes contribute to how we think about and use money. This six-week group will help participants identify...

July 17, 2020

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

The Green Room - Alcoholics Anonymous (PST)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Underearners Anonymous have been cancelled at The Actors Fund. You may reference the national online directory for virtual meetings.

This...

July 20, 2020

The Career Center Orientation (EST)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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

The Career Center addresses a central challenge for performing arts and entertainment professionals:...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Welcome to Medicare (Eastern Daylight Time)

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...

The Career Center Orientation (PST)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

...

Advanced LinkedIn Seminar (EST)

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Are you ready to take your LinkedIn skills to the next level? This course will provide you with advanced LinkedIn strategies that are guaranteed to help increase your profile views and grow your...

Every Musician Insured! Getting & Affording Insurance during COVID-19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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

We will provide important information relevant to...

July 21, 2020

Career Assessment (PST)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us to explore and prioritize your values, skills, interests and preferences, in order to gain a better understanding of the jobs that are the best fit for you.

...

Every Artist Insured: Getting & Keeping Affordable Health Insurance During COVID19 (Pacific Daylight Time)

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This seminar 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 affordable...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Self-Care to Give Care (EST)

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 2 (EST)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Are you interested in learning how to navigate your job search during pandemic? Do you need to discuss challenges the pandemic has burdened you with as a job seeker? If so, you're in the right...

July 22, 2020

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

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

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this seminar, we will explore recruitment trends, how to outwit the online application black hole, and the overall application process and pre-employment screening.

July 23, 2020

Resume Writing (PST)

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Are you tired of sending your resume out and not getting any response? In this workshop you will gain techniques, tips and tools that will increase your visibility in a competitive job...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Every Artist Insured: Getting & Keeping Affordable Health Insurance During COVID19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This seminar 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

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

LEARN ABOUT DANCER SERVICES AT THE ACTORS FUND - For dancers unable to attend meetings in person.

Please Note...

LinkedIn | The Digital Network (EST)

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this hands-on session, users learn how to set up and tweak their personal profiles in addition to learning how to network on the platform in a meaningful way. 

Workshop Hours:...

Psychology of Money (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Psychology of Money explores how family, cultural, and entertainment industry attitudes contribute to how we think about and use money. This six-week group will help participants identify...

Affordable Housing for Seniors (NYC)

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Tailored for senior citizens, this seminar helps participants better understand the affordable housing landscape and get organized and prepared to take advantage of...

July 24, 2020

Every Musician Insured! Getting & Affording Insurance during COVID-19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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

We will provide important information relevant to...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

The Green Room - Alcoholics Anonymous (PST)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Underearners Anonymous have been cancelled at The Actors Fund. You may reference the national online directory for virtual meetings.

This...

July 27, 2020

The Career Center Orientation (EST)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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

The Career Center addresses a central challenge for performing arts and entertainment professionals:...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Welcome to Medicare (Eastern Daylight Time)

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...

The Career Center Orientation (PST)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

...

July 28, 2020

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

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Do you need help figuring out how to look for work during the current crisis? Are you wondering how to stay focused on your long term career goals when there is a...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Self-Care to Give Care (EST)

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

3:00 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.

Starting in July 2020, all new...

The Career Center Orientation (EST)

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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

The Career Center addresses a central challenge for performing arts and entertainment professionals:...

July 29, 2020

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

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

It’s a fact: better interviewers get better job offers. However, the process of interviewing is anxiety-ridden. The key to doing well in an interview is to fully prepare and to practice, practice...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

July 30, 2020

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Every Artist Insured: Getting & Keeping Affordable Health Insurance During COVID19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This seminar 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 (EST)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Prior to this workshop, please attend a Career Center Orientation | ...

LinkedIn | The Digital Network (EST)

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this hands-on session, users learn how to set up and tweak their personal profiles in addition to learning how to network on the platform in a meaningful way. 

Workshop Hours:...

Psychology of Money (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Psychology of Money explores how family, cultural, and entertainment industry attitudes contribute to how we think about and use money. This six-week group will help participants identify...

July 31, 2020

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (EST)

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-minute meditation practice is grounded...

The Green Room - Alcoholics Anonymous (PST)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Underearners Anonymous have been cancelled at The Actors Fund. You may reference the national online directory for virtual meetings.

This...