We’re accepting applications!

It’s a new year and we are now accepting applications for our 2018 conNEXTions program!

If you’re a young adult from Madison between the ages of 18-29 and are looking to discover your passion, then click here to take the next step to your success with conNEXTions.

If you’re a looking to give back to our community and support young adults in helping them achieve their goals, click here to become a mentor with conNEXTions or click here to see how else you can support our mission.

DISCOVER YOUR CAREER GOALS

We can connect you with people and resources to help you achieve your goals and open up many opportunities through:

MENTORING

We match you with a mentor and connect you with people who are professionals in the community that can help you advance your career goals.

NETWORKING

We teach you networking skills and create events for you to practice these skills. Unlike other networking memberships or programs, there are no fees for underrepresented young adults so that you can focus on achieving your dreams.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

We provide free workshops to help you with your personal and professional development such as financial literacy, self-branding/confidence building, interviewing, resume writing and more! We also provide free one-on-one financial coaching and partner with companies to provide careers tours.

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Shop on Cyber Monday and support conNEXTions!

If you are shopping online for great deals, consider going through Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price on eligible items to conNEXTions! Just go to https://smile.amazon.com/connextions to shop and support our mission to help young adults in our community.

*Note: only purchases made at smile.amazon.com, (not http://www.amazon.com or the mobile app,) generate AmazonSmile donations.

Thank you for your support!

Happy Holidays!

conNEXTions graduation celebration!

Graduation Celebration

Join us for our first conNEXTions graduation celebration honoring the mentees in our program. Come and enjoy delicious food from a local chef and awesome music by DJ Andrew McKinney! This special event will be at the Urban League on 2222 S Park St #200, Madison, WI from 10:30am-12:30pm on Saturday, December 9th, 2017. The event is free, however space is limited so please RSVP below:
https://connextions-graduation-celebration.eventbrite.com/

Fundraiser with Noonday

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Please RSVP at https://connextionsfundraiserwithnoonday.eventbrite.com

Dear friends and family near and a far. Come and enjoy some light snacks and refreshments! Or shop at bit.ly/NoondayForConNEXTions  to support conNEXTions’ local work in helping young adults achieve their goals as well as the global work of Noonday Collection, who empowers artisans in vulnerable communities.

The passion at Noonday is to promote the flourishing of vulnerable people through fair-trade, dignified, safe work as artisans. Noonday uses fashion and design as a vehicle for social change, while connecting us to the stories of artisans. With a selection from 12 countries, Noonday spans many styles and materials so there’s something for everyone, including great gift ideas for the holidays.

This is more than just a chance to hang out and shop. It’s a chance to be encouraged by change-makers around the world, and participate in that change.

If you can’t make it, you can still shop at bit.ly/NoondayForConNEXTions . A portion of the sale will go to conNEXTions to support our mission to help young adults prepare for the real world.

conNEXTions kick off event

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Come join us for our kick off event at World of Beer in Middleton on Wednesday, May 17th from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM.  We are celebrating the launch of our program and want to thank all our supporters.  There will be free food thanks to our sponsor Summit Credit Union!  We’re also going to have a silent auction to raise money to help young adults in Madison achieve their financial, educational and career goals.  We hope to see you all there!

Shop and Share!

We just found out something very cool about Amazon! If you are shopping online for great deals, consider going through Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price on eligible items to a charity of your choice. We are excited that conNEXTions is now one of the many great charities you can choose from. Just go to https://smile.amazon.com/connextions to shop and support conNEXTions.

*Note: only purchases made at smile.amazon.com, (not http://www.amazon.com or the mobile app,) generate AmazonSmile donations.

Thank you for your support!

Happy Holidays!