Free Educational Topics in Chicago
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What is Scuba Therapy? What research has been done around scuba diving and spinal cord injury? autism? PTSD? Chronic pain? How is Diveheart helping to inspire and partner with the medical community to delve more deeply into what scuba diving can do to for people of all abilities.
Restore our Democracy addresses the problem of unlimited political money corrupting our democracy. We explain the problem clearly, and discuss the causes and possible solutions, including steps that we can take in our own communities to begin addressing this structural problem in our country. The presentation is non-partisan and brings issues to light which are of concern across the aisle. MORE >
Learn about Medicaid eligibility in Illinois nursing homes and how to protect assets when applying. A lot of people think that if they don't protect their assets 5 years in advance, they are out of luck. This is not the case and many people are continuing to spend down their assets in nursing homes until they have nothing when they could be protecting some for their spouse, children, or grandchildren. MORE >
The Chicago region faces serious threats. Growth is uneven. Downtown is booming while many neighborhoods are struggling. Streets are erupting in racial uprisings and COVID-19 has made existing inequalities worse. Many residents are giving up altogether and leaving. Now more than ever, Chicago must address racial equity and provide strategies for prosperity for the good of everyone. Kelwin uses an urban planning and equity lens to discuss multiple facets of the issues including systematic policies that produced housing segregation and the unequal distribution of opportunities to build wealth. Drawing from his experience as a community leader on the South Side of Chicago, he offers strategies and interventions for the road ahead. MORE >
This presentation is for individuals, teams and/or organizations that want to explore careers with a social impact. The presentation is a combination of Matt’s social impact journey and an interactive workshop for participants. Participants will engage in the following: MORE >• 1-2 things you hope to get out of today’s presentation
• Matt’s social impact career journey
• What are you Passionate about?
• What are your Strengths?
• Passions & Strengths – what’s the intersection?
• How do I explore options & opportunities?
• Individual/Group questions
• What actions am I willing to do next?
Selling your home now or in the future. When you’re ready to put you house on the market will you know where to start? Do you think the Realtor will do everything for you? Does the thought of getting your home ready for the buyer’s critical eye scare you? Are you willing to take a price reduction rather than investing a little into the house? MORE >Staging a home results in fewer days on the market and a higher selling price. Be one step ahead of the competition. Learn how to stage your home today! Get it ready now before even calling the Realtor!
What can be done to get your house ready for little or no money?
From the curb to the back door!
What home Staging is and what it is not.
What are buyers in this market looking for in their new home?
How to shorten the time on the market and get the best offers.
If you thought the student loan bubble was just a Millennial problem, think again! The trillion dollar student loan bubble is bursting and the millennial generation will not be the only ones feeling the repercussions. This eye-opening program details the depth of this country’s student loan crisis, how it is spreading beyond the millennial generation, and why it is becoming your problem as well. MORE >
Human beings are social beings. We have certain aspects in our lives that re-enforce our commonality as people. One of those aspects is the celebration of certain times during the year. However, most of us celebrate those days, without really understanding the reason for making those days special, or why we eat certain foods on those days. MORE >For instance, Halloween is celebrated by wearing spooky costumes, telling ghost stories, or decorating with pictures of witches and goblins. We carve pumpkins, and go trick or treating. Every one of those aspects in the celebration of Halloween is tied to a belief, or a historical reason.
Learn about the importance of Powers of Attorney, especially as we age. We will discuss the various caretakers one can hire in the home and how to pay for them, knowing that things might need to change when the money starts to run low. Learn about the various long term care communities and their pay structure as well as the available benefits that can be applied for (both in the home and in long term care communities). MORE >
Learn about the vast importance of powers of attorney and why they are much more desirable than a guardianship. Understand that powers of attorney from the internet are not the right fit for most people and the advantage of having them drafted by an attorney who understands the needs of disabled individuals. Learn that a will simply isn’t enough. Leave with a better understanding of the differences between revocable and irrevocable trusts and how they differ when it comes to asset protection planning. MORE >