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Events

Join us to learn and celebrate.

Alumni, Partners, Scholars, prospective Scholars, and their families can find an array of events throughout the year right here. On our calendar of events, you can learn about what's coming up - and for a general list of traditional and important featured events, read below.

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Featured Events

These events happen from year to year at A Better Chance, and so while the next one may not yet be scheduled, you can learn about what to expect here while you await your invitation and all the details.

Build a Dream Honoring Sandra E. Timmons

On Wednesday, December 4th, A Better Chance will honor Sandra and our stalwart supporters—all of whom played a role in raising the sights of this terrific organization over the last 16 years.  Please join us to celebrate all that is great about A Better Chance at this pivotal time in its history by investing in the 2,000+ Scholars we serve now.

Click Here to Register for Build a Dream

Career and Workforce Skills Development Series

Presented in partnership with Morgan Stanley, the A Better Chance Career and Workforce Skills Development Series is back for 2019-20! Join us for a monthly webinar designed to teach our Scholars and young Alumni to be trailblazing leaders of color. This year's series features seven sessions with incredible panelists that will answer your questions and provide valuable insight on becoming a leader.

Click Here to Register for the Career and Workforce Skills Development Series

News About Events

Discussion with Ursula Burns

On Wednesday March 6, 2019, A Better Chance Alumni met for a Discussion with Ursula Burns, celebrated CEO and former Obama STEM appointee, hosted by the Moody's Diversity Council and Women's History Month Committee. Attendees also had a chance to network with Moody's employees ahead of an upcoming internship opportunity.

Dynamic Paths to Career Success Event hosted by the Dow Jones Black Employee Resource Group

On Thursday, February 28, 2019, Dow Jones Black Employee Resource Group hosted Dynamic Paths to Career Success. Mark DeCambre, Editor at MarketWatch (and a 1992 Alumnus of Simsbury A Better Chance), led the panelists in a lively conversation. A Better Chance Alumni and Scholars asked questions that will help them blaze their own path to a successful and meaningful career!