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Online. Provides support, meet-ups, message board, newsletter, job postings, and tips on job searching.
The 405 Club
415 E. 82nd St.
New York, NY 10028
Online. Offers mutual support and advocacy for individuals who are unemployed. Resource manuals, networking and assistance with starting groups called 'Cubes.' Check website for 'Cubes' in NJ. Cubes' are linked to form 'Neighborhoods' and 'Neighborhoods' are linked to form 'Power Blocks.'
UCubed - Union of Unemployed
9000 Machinists Place
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
International. 12-Step. Support for people to help themselves and one another recover from underearning. Underearning is not only about earnings although the inability to provide for one's needs, including future needs is one symptom. Underearning includes underemployed, underachieving and fear of personal growth.
P.O. Box 255
Nyack, NY 10960
Model. Job-seekers self-help group, with 24 groups in NJ. Founded 2011. Mutual support for those who are actively looking for work, and would like to re-invogorate their job search. Includes laid-off workers, recent college grads, those re-entering the job market, retirees seeking part-time, and struggling small business owners. Members share support and job leads, assisting each other with techniques and sugguestions to improve job search and netwroking, while setting personal goals between meetings. Values a positive 'Pay It Forward' group culture. All groups meet at local public libraries where local librarians skilled in job search resources and skills are available, along with access to computers. Free how-to materials for starting NhN groups available.
244 Berkley Rd.
Rivers Edge, NJ 07661
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