Project RISE Program Calendar

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Effective Public Speaking, Compelling Interviews

Tired of clammy palms and shaky knees during presentations? Want to turn heads with impactful words and land that dream job or internship? Join our dynamic public speaking event! Ditch the nervous mumbles and unleash your inner rockstar speaker. In this interactive workshop, you'll confront stage fright, organize captivating narratives, and master body language techniques. Learn from pro speakers, practice with supportive peers, and leave equipped to wow any audience – classmates, professors, future employers – you name it! Don't let stage fright steal your voice. Find your confidence, own your message, and command the attention you deserve. Let us know you're interested in attending now and become the speaker you were always meant to be!

Beacon on the Hill

As the academic year draws to a close, are you, a blind college student, eager to conquer new challenges and step into the exciting world beyond textbooks and exams? Look no further than this unique weekend retreat to reach new heights in your skills and confidence.

This dynamic program is designed to equip you with the essential hands-on skills and knowledge to navigate everyday life with confidence and independence. From taking control of your personal finances to wielding a chainsaw, and from grilling your own burgers to organizing your best arguments for hot button debates, our expert instructors will guide you through a comprehensive curriculum that covers many facets of independence. Imagine:

  • Whipping up simple, delicious meals with newfound culinary prowess
  • Conquering your laundry blues by learning efficient braille labeling techniques and accessible washing machine operation
  • Transforming your dorm room into a haven of organization with space-saving tips and assistive technology recommendations
  • Charting your course with ease using accessible mapping apps with confidence
  • Learn budgeting strategies and explore accessible banking options
  • Discover stress management techniques and build a strong support network
  • Career exploration: Gain insights into diverse career paths and connect with successful blind professionals.

This is not your average seminar; it's a springboard to a future filled with possibilities. Join us, connect with fellow blind college students, and embark on a transformative journey towards empowered living. Don't miss this opportunity to unlock your full potential! Register today!

Dates: Friday, May 17 - Sunday May 19, 2024

Time: 2:00 PM Friday - 10:00 AM Sunday

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Format: In person

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