IAM Networking

Core Value #3: Networking

The Influencing Action Movement (IAM) specializes in connecting people across various networks providing access to career advancement opportunities, personal and professional resources and networking events.

IAM hosts Happy Hours for adults, After-School Cafes for youth & more! IAM networking events are exclusively for members in our networks and programs. However, select events are open to the general public.


IAM Networking Happy Hours
IAM’s most popular networking events! Allowing our networks to interconnect in a trendy and relaxed environment, each happy hour is hosted by a successful professional from various industries. The featured host is honored for their work in the community and give attendees invaluable advice on how to advance their own careers. In an effort to provide an intimate atmosphere, the happy hours are invite only. To secure your place at our next event, email events@influencingaction.org.


IAM After-School Cafes (coming soon)
IAM After-School Cafes are for High School aged students in our virtual mentoring programs or programs of IAM Community Partners. The cafes provide an opportunity for students to mix and mingle with positive role models, receive on-site homework assistance from IAM Tutors, engage in an Open Mic (hosted by the Arts and Entertainment Network) and enjoy great food at a special discount. The cafes are typically held during the school year from 3pm – 5pm at various locations.

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IAM Networking w. TV Personality & Actress Kharisma McIlwane in March 2013 at Alfa Lounge.