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2020 Nov 20

Staying Resilient While Facing Uncertainty

1:00pm

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How can we take care of ourselves and continue living and working in the midst of dealing with uncertainty and anxiety? As the impacts of COVID-19 continue to unfold, we are forced to adapt to significant change on a daily basis. Dealing with this level of uncertainty and change can strain our usual strategies for coping, causing increased worry and anxiety. In this group session, we will explore tools and resources for coping and learn how the EAP can be a supportive partner for moving through this extraordinary time.

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2020 Nov 12

Finding Connection and Creating Community

12:00pm

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Online

COVID-19 has altered all our lives in significant ways. Most people are unaccustomed to staying home and being away from family, friends, and coworkers for an extended amount of time. You may feel lost as to how to occupy yourself during such times of solitude and cope with the myriad of thoughts and feelings that can accompany the ongoing uncertainty. In this virtual group session, we will identify strategies for coping and provide a forum for you to ask questions or share strategies that you have found helpful. The group also provides the opportunity to reinforce that you are not alone...

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2020 Nov 10

Balancing Work, Home and the Pandemic

1:00pm

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Online

We are learning now, more than ever, that we are connected to one another in inextricable ways. The focus of this group session will be on the challenges of intergrating responsibilities of work, relationships, and taking care of yourself, overlayed by the pandemic’s emotional impact on everyone. We will identify principles and tools for dealing with handling time and emotional needs of families and work in a way that does not leave you exhausted and depleted.

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2020 Oct 23

Holding Spaces for Racial Equity through Belongingness: The Promise of a Developmental Approach to Adult Learning

1:30pm to 3:00pm

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Online

We invite you to join in an interactive workshop-webinar where we will explore why a developmental approach matters when building spaces for addressing Racial Equity in schools and districts.

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2020 Oct 22

New Blocs, New Maps, New Power (ca. 1982)

4:00pm to 5:15pm

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By the early 1980s, a new political landscape was taking shape that would fundamentally influence American society and politics in the decades to come. That year, the long-standing effort to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment—championed by suffragist Alice Paul and introduced to Congress in 1923—ran aground, owing in significant measure to the activism of women who pioneered a new brand of conservatism. The power and organizational energies of conservative women provided one more proof that the suffragists’ notion of a universal women’s voting “bloc” was an illusion. But in the Reagan era...

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2020 Oct 21

Reducing Misperceptions Via Social Media

11:00am to 12:00pm

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Online

Part of the speaker series on misinformation, co-sponsored by the NULab at Northeastern University.

Social media platforms have struggled to address misinformation circulating on their platforms. It seems unlikely that they will be able to rid these digital spaces of misinformation altogether, which means that there is a need to provide corrective information. This talk will review research on reducing misperceptions via social media. In particular, the talk will emphasize the need to think about attention and identity. In a crowded social media environment, those wishing to...

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2020 Oct 20

Innovating in the Workplace: Supporting Mental Health of Young People of Color During COVID-19 and Beyond

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Online

Even prior to the coronavirus pandemic, young people of color in the United States faced daunting challenges, which are significantly highlighted when navigating the workplace. Along with the hope and pride of having achieved a higher education degree, young people of color are faced with increased professional stress, particularly now. At alarming rates, jobs and internships are disappearing and unemployment rates among people of color are increasing. It is no surprise that due to these factors, combined with the impacts of systemic racism, we are seeing higher rates of depression,...

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2020 Oct 19

FORUM - The Leadership Playbook: Insights from Great Leaders

6:00pm to 7:00pm

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No two leaders are the same. But through conversation with some of the world’s greatest CEOs and game changers, David M. Rubenstein has found commonalities among the motivations and challenges that shape the careers of leaders who thrive—how do they handle decision-making, risk, innovation, and crisis? Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow has helmed institutions of higher learning for almost two decades. Drawing on principles and stories from Rubenstein’s new book, How to Lead: Wisdom from the World’s Greatest CEOs, Founders, and Game Changers, the two will share stories of leaders they...

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2020 Oct 26

Harvard Neighbors Virtual Open House

7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Online

Join us to learn about Harvard Neighbors and the variety of activities that we will be organizing virtually for our community this year. Our membership is composed of Harvard
staff, visiting fellows and faculty, and their spouses and partners.

At the Open House, “meet” the volunteers that lead the various interest groups that range from discussing books, community service, conversation classes in a variety of
languages, outings, and crafts. We also have special events with guest speakers and cultural celebrations planned this year.

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2020 Nov 14

Fabulous Fungus Fair

2:00pm to 3:30pm

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Online

Explore the wondrous world of fungi! Join Harvard students for a closer look at the mushrooms, yeasts, and molds found in gardens, forests, labs—even in our own refrigerators. This popular annual event turns virtual this year, featuring videos created by Harvard students. Join the webinar to participate in live conversation in response to student projects. Be prepared to see fungi in a whole new way!

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2020 Nov 01

Día de los Muertos Day of the Dead Celebration

3:00pm to 5:00pm

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Join us online for an afternoon of community and joyful remembrance. Write an online message of love, watch a master craftsman create papel picado in Mexico, listen to traditional verses in English and Spanish, craft a cempasúchil flower for the departed, ask questions about our ofrenda and learn a Mexican folk dance. At nightfall, walk to our illuminated front steps for an outdoor candle lighting for Covid-19 victims and other loved ones. Handheld candles will be available. Social distancing precautions will be in effect. Look for the...

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