Bottomless Closet

Winter 2019 Workshops 



 FMS: Introduction to Banking 

 Wednesday, January 9, 2019     6:00 – 8:00 pm 


Bibi Ali from Amalgamated Bank, will lead this workshop and will provide an overview of different types of financial institutions, deposit accounts, and banking services. This workshop will be held at Amalgamated Bank. Address and details will be provided after registration. ELECTIVE





PDS: Resume and Interview Practice at Google

Thursday, January 17, 2019     12:00 – 2:20 pm 


We “Google” every day, multiple times throughout the day, most of us cannot live without Google…. So how about the opportunity to interact with some incredible members of Google’s staff at their offices.  You will have the opportunity to visit their location, learn about the organization and refine your interview techniques with some one on one mock interviews.    This is an exciting opportunity with a limited number of seats available and I anticipate that the session will fill up quickly so please don’t wait to register.   As a special incentive, women attending this event will receive a gift certificate for an outfit at Bottomless Closet. CORE 





PDS: Early Success on The Job

Wednesday, January 23, 2019     6:00 – 8:00 pm 


Now that you have a job, how do you make sure that you do a good job? Sheila Lambert will lead this workshop on transitioning to a new job or position and gaining early success. She will discuss the key to making the transition, managing change, and getting off to a good start. CORE





FMS: Debt Managment

   Monday, January 28, 2019     6:00 – 8:00 pm 


Tami Peter will lead this workshop on managing and reducing debt. She will discuss taking control of spending, becoming debt-free, understanding compound interest and using your budget. Bring a copy of your credit report to the class. If you do not have a credit report, please visit Bottomless Closet will reimburse you for any fees you incur to generate the credit report. This workshop is a prerequisite to the Budgeting workshop. This is a prerequisite to the budgeting workshop. CORE





PDS: Legal Panel of Attorneys

Wednesday, February 6, 2019     6:00 – 8:00 pm 


Join us and the Association of Black Women Attorneys for a panel discussion on a variety of key legal topics. You will have the opporturnity to ask questions and get clarification on areas of interest including employment law. ELECTIVE





PDS: The Business of Etiquette

Tuesday, February 12, 2019     6:00 – 8:00 pm 


Are you unsure about the best way to handle work? How does a person know what constitutes bad manners when everyone in the workplace seems to be misbehaving in some way? Catherine Davis will discuss what is appropriate at work and how to set your own standards to help you excel in any job. CORE





PDS: Take Charge of Your Life - Part 1

Tuesday, February 26, 2019     6:00 – 8:00 pm 


Are you ready to start making the changes necessary to improve the quality of your life? If the answer is "yes", join Roberta Brenner, women's life coach for this informative, interactive, goal-oriented workshop. Learn why practicing extreme self-care is the #1 key to improving your life and achieving your goals. Leave with the tools and insights that will start you on the path to a better you and the life you want and deserve. ELECTIVE




 FMS: A Personal Finance Course

 Wednesday, March 6, 2019     6:00 – 8:00 pm 


Register for this speciial, 4 week program. Sessions meet on Wednesdays from 6:00 - 8:00 pm on the following dates: March 6, 13, 20 and March 27. You will get personalized budgeting advice, open a FREE savings account, see your credit report and much more. These courses will be taught by professionals from Neighborhood Trust. This is a brand new program to be offered at Bottomless Closet. When you attend this program you will have the benefit of personalized "one on one" financial consulting with a trained professional from Neighborhood Financial Trust. This series counts as one ELECTIVE





PDS: Take Charge of Your Life - Part 2

Tuesday, March 26, 2019     6:00 – 8:00 pm 


In addition to reviewing the information and tools covered in part 1, participants will have the opportunity to share their successes and challenges in achieving their goals with life coach Roberta Brenner. Both Roberta and your fellow participants will celebrate your success and help you strategize solutions to the challenges you may be facing. Feedback and support are essential for making life changes that will help you create the life you want and deserve. This workshop is designed for those who attended Part 1 in February. ELECTIVE


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