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The 405 Club

Online. Provides support, meet-ups, message board, newsletter, job postings, and tips on job searching.

Write:

The 405 Club

415 E. 82nd St.

Apt. 2-C

New York, NY 10028

Website: http://www.the405club.com

E-mail: 405club@gmail.com

Verified: 2/12/2013

UCubed - Union of Unemployed

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.'

Write:

UCubed - Union of Unemployed

9000 Machinists Place

Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Website: http://www.unionofunemployed.com

Verified: 2/14/2013

Underearners Anonymous

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.

Write:

Underearners Anonymous

P.O. Box 255

Nyack, NY 10960

Website: http://underearnersanonymous.org

E-mail: info@underearnersanonymous.org

Verified: 1/8/2013

Neighbors-helping-Neighbors USA

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.

Write:

Neighbors-helping-Neighbors

244 Berkley Rd.

Rivers Edge, NJ 07661

Website: http://www.NhNusa.org

E-mail: john@nhnusa.org

Verified: 1/30/2013

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