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Sisterhood of the Dreaded Elevator Pitch

VT Works for Women, Mercy Connections, Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity, and Center for Women & Enterprise are hosting Sisterhood of the Dreaded Elevator Pitch on Friday, May 17, 2024 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM online via Zoom. Learn how to craft an elevator pitch that centers your passion and your purpose. We welcome all people who identify as women regardless of assignment at birth, or gender-expansive folks who are comfortable in a woman-centered space.

Fair Housing Month Keynote: Rothstein Presentation & Discussion

Fair Housing Month kickoff! Join us for our KeyNote event with Richard & Leah Rothstein, authors of Just Action: How to Challenge Segregation Enacted Under the Color of Law. Presentation, discussion, and book signing, followed by a happy hour with free refreshments, cash bar, and music!

Business Plan Writing

If you are interested in starting a business and have questions on writing a business plan, this session is for you! Join us for a conversation with our business counselor John Gergely who will help guide you through the process. In this session, John will: Introduce what goes into creating a business plan; Review examples of different templates you might use; Answer your questions!

Business Taxes Webinar

Come learn about the elements of taxes and how to report them as a business owner. Some of the topics to be covered: Organizational structure and effect on taxes Types of taxes Self-employment Tax Sales Tax Income Taxes (Federal and Vermont) Do I need an EIN? What’s a Schedule C? Do I need an Accountant? John is not a CPA and cannot offer specific tax advice, but he has over 35 years of business experience and will help you understand tax basics.

Avoiding Scams and Financial Fraud

Learn how to spot and avoid scams and financial fraud so you may protect yourself and your family. Knowledge is power! It is important to safeguard your personal and financial information to minimize the risk of financial exploitation and identity theft. If you are educated about the latest frauds and scams, you will be well prepared with tools to recognize potential red flags.

Finding Housing On Demand

This fully online, self-paced version of Finding Housing will help you to understand “affordable housing”, approach a housing search, establish a tenant-landlord relationship, work through barriers, navigate fair housing rights, develop application materials, organize a housing search, and negotiate a lease.

Sustaining the Rent On Demand

Sustaining the Rent focuses on strategies to financially prepare for renting, including determining what "affordable" rent would be and comparing costs of apartments, and understanding how credit affects the ability to pay rent, as well as developing the knowledge and skills needed to track spending, build a budget, and find resources to help meet housing and basic needs.

Tenant Skills

Tenant Skills includes the fundamentals of tenant rights & responsibilities, leases, security deposits, repairs, health code violations, terminations, evictions, fair housing and disability law.

Tenant Skills On Demand

This fully online, self-paced version of Tenant Skills includes the fundamentals of tenant rights & responsibilities, leases, security deposits, repairs, health code violations, terminations, evictions, fair housing and disability law.

Finding Housing

Finding Housing focuses on strategies for overcoming barriers to finding housing (such as a past eviction, no landlord references or a criminal record), understanding the landlord's perspective and how to build a positive tenant-landlord relationship, and skills for conducting an organized housing search, including where to look.

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