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November 2020

Virtual Studio Campference

November 19, 2020 - November 21, 2020
Free

APPLICATION HAS BEEN CLOSED.  You’ve been to a Next Step Campference and you're ready to level up! Register for this fall’s virtual Studio Campference and join a group of 10 young people facilitated by Next Step’s expressive arts guru, Kimberly Khare. We’ll discuss ways to hold safe conversations with medical providers in the midst of the global pandemic, social unrest and systemic inequality that surrounds us today. Together, we’ll take on the facts, the feels and the finesse of advocating…

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STRIVE (2020 Fall Semester)

November 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 12, 2020

Next Step STRIVE is a FREE weekly after-school mentorship program for teens living with Sickle Cell Disease in Boston, Washington, D.C. and New York City. As a STRIVE student, you'll get one-on-one academic support and access to a community of peers in a safe and welcoming virtual environment. Sound cool? Sign up below and join us! Here's what you can do at STRIVE each week: 1. Get Homework Help When You Need It Maybe you're stuck on a class assignment.…

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STRIVE (2020 Fall Semester)

November 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 12, 2020

Next Step STRIVE is a FREE weekly after-school mentorship program for teens living with Sickle Cell Disease in Boston, Washington, D.C. and New York City. As a STRIVE student, you'll get one-on-one academic support and access to a community of peers in a safe and welcoming virtual environment. Sound cool? Sign up below and join us! Here's what you can do at STRIVE each week: 1. Get Homework Help When You Need It Maybe you're stuck on a class assignment.…

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December 2020

STRIVE (2020 Fall Semester)

December 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 12, 2020

Next Step STRIVE is a FREE weekly after-school mentorship program for teens living with Sickle Cell Disease in Boston, Washington, D.C. and New York City. As a STRIVE student, you'll get one-on-one academic support and access to a community of peers in a safe and welcoming virtual environment. Sound cool? Sign up below and join us! Here's what you can do at STRIVE each week: 1. Get Homework Help When You Need It Maybe you're stuck on a class assignment.…

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#RAREis Workshop

December 10, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Online!, Your laptop, smart phone or computer + Google Map
Free

Storytelling in Rare Disease – Horizon’s #RAREis Community raises awareness of rare diseases by sharing stories, accomplishments, hopes, fears, and dreams. Through this virtual workshop, we’ll be discussing the power of sharing stories in rare disease through social media and other avenues. You have a story that's just your own. Maybe you want to share it online. Maybe you want to share it with your best friend. Maybe you just want to be able to write it down for yourself.…

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STRIVE (2020 Fall Semester)

December 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 12, 2020

Next Step STRIVE is a FREE weekly after-school mentorship program for teens living with Sickle Cell Disease in Boston, Washington, D.C. and New York City. As a STRIVE student, you'll get one-on-one academic support and access to a community of peers in a safe and welcoming virtual environment. Sound cool? Sign up below and join us! Here's what you can do at STRIVE each week: 1. Get Homework Help When You Need It Maybe you're stuck on a class assignment.…

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Holiday Party!

December 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online!, Your laptop, smart phone or computer + Google Map
Free

Let's celebrate the end of 2020! We'll come together as the Next Step community to highlight some of the goodness we found, collaborated, and cultivated together. If you've been to a Next Step program we'd love to see you at our virtual holiday party. Please be sure to register ASAP! We are looking forward to celebrating the end of this year and getting some new energy for the new year. If you have any questions please reach out to Quita.

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February 2021

STRIVE Open House

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online!, Your laptop, smart phone or computer + Google Map
Free

Next Step STRIVE is a FREE weekly after-school mentorship program for teens living with Sickle Cell Disease in the Boston area, Washington, D.C. area, and New York City area. As a STRIVE student, you'll get one-on-one academic support and access to a community of peers in a safe and welcoming virtual environment. Sound cool?* Want to learn more about it? Join us for a virtual open house.   *Cool stuff even at the open house. Join us and get a…

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CBTF/Next Step Virtual Weekend Campference

February 25 - February 27
Free

Please join us for a joint Next Step/CBTF Virtual Campference just for you! This three-day virtual event will provide workshops to gain confidence in your sense of self, learn positive self-talk, and explore concrete skills to apply on a daily basis. If you are interested in community engagement and are willing to step into your stretch-zone, we hope to provide you with tools to speak up for yourself, advocate for your own needs, and connect with other brain/spinal tumor survivors…

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March 2021

1-Day Virtual Campference for +Mothers

March 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Next Step is hosting a 1-day retreat for Moms living with HIV. 2020 was a hard year. The challenges of parenting while managing a chronic illness are difficult at best. Where do you make time for yourself vs helping your child with online school? If you're wanting to connect with other +Moms and talk about these issues and more apply today! This is a place to share strategies that work for you while listening to others. Build a network of…

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