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September 2018
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Tim Mosman: Artwork on Display

September 1 - September 30
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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The art of Tim Mosman will be on display on the gallery walls at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library from September 1-30, 2018.   Artist Statement: "For me, the urge to paint is sort of rooted in a need to make things with my hands. I think that when I'm making things with my hands, when I'm painting, I'm engaging my body as a sort of conduit between my brain and my hands that then opens up the process…

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PSA Art Awakening: Artwork on Display

September 1 - September 30
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Artwork from PSA Art Awakenings is on display on the wooden towers and glass cases of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library from September 1-30, 2018. PSA Art Awakenings provides expressive arts programs using the healing power of creativity to allow participants to explore feelings and process behavioral health concerns. Services are provided in a safe studio environment where artists explore and develop their creative and artistic skills. Participant artists learn to use creativity as a way to maintain a healthy well-being. The…

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Understand Your Competitors Using ReferenceUSA

September 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Differentiation is key when you're in a saturated market. Do you know how your business fills a unique niche in the market? The first step to positioning your business is understanding your competitors. In this workshop you will use ReferenceUSA, a national business directory, to understand who your competitors are, where they're concentrated, and how big of a market share they hold. This class can also be used to identify potential customers for businesses who sell to other businesses.

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Simple Steps to a Well Run Business – Communicate

September 29 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Is Your Business Running You or Are You Running Your Business? SCORE and Canon USA announce Simple Steps to a Well-Run Business - a 3-part educational series that follows up with the opportunity for facilitated roundtable discussions on client-driven topics, supported by SCORE mentoring. How a business is managed and how it is able to compete within its designated market will determine whether it will survive, so some of the most helpful tools attendees will learn is how to break-down…

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Overview of Refugee Resettlement

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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In partnership with the Joel D Valdez Main Library, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Tucson will be presenting on Refugee Resettlement in the United States and on our country's long history of welcoming refugees. In this inaugural talk, IRC Tucson Advocacy & Outreach Coordinator Nejra Sumic will discuss the Refugee Resettlement process and will provide an update on the impacts of the 2017 Refugee Travel Ban.

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Designing Policy to Control Climate Change

September 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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The second of a series of talks "Climate Change: Arizona's New Reality." Climate change is real and affecting our home. Hear how to put the brakes on climate change and learn about ways to deal with a hotter future. Meet students who are taking action and arm yourself with information. Presented by Dr. Derek Lemoine. Professor Lemoine's research combines economic theory and computational methods to better understand the dynamics of environmental policy and of energy systems. Themes of his research…

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October 2018
Free

Ready to go Global?

October 4 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Get the information and advice you need to succeed to sell your products and services internationally. The U.S. Commercial Service can guide you through the export process from beginning to end, helping you to develop an effective international sales strategy, identify and comply with applicable laws and regulations, fulfill documentation requirements, and overcome trade problems. The U.S. Commercial Service offers assistance with: Trade counseling Market intelligence Business matchmaking Commercial diplomacy Trade finance strategies Christina Parisi, Director of the U.S. Commercial…

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Facebook Lab for Business & Nonprofits

October 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Let's get into the inner workings and analytics of your business or nonprofit Facebook page and take a look at what you're doing right, and what could work better for you. Everyone who comes will get individualized attention and a worksheet to help build your content strategy. Social Media Librarian Lisa Bunker has been teaching and working professionally on Facebook and other social media platforms since 2009, and is a contributing author of the 2017 book "Using Social Media to…

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