Weekly news updates and enrichment activities brought to you by the Netter Center team 
September 8th, 2021 

Dear UACS families,

Welcome back to the school year! We are excited to kick off another great semester of the UACS Newsletter Letters From Netter! We will be transitioning back to our normal weekly newsletter schedule, so look out in your inbox every week for something new. 
Check out below for some new back-to-school information, resources, and fun events! More information on Netter's UACS fall programming coming soon.
Wishing you good health,
The Netter Center
Community Events, Highlights & Resources

Free West Philly COVID-19 Vaccine Community Clinic

There is an upcoming COVID vaccination opportunity at West Philadelphia High School on Thursday, September 9th.
There are appointment slots available for students & staff from 10:30-3:00 and for family & community members from 3:00-5:00. You can register for this event by texting 'READY' to 267-263-7297, or just walk-in on the day of the event.
This clinic is open to anyone age 12+. Individuals who are 18 and over will have a choice between Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, and individuals who are between the ages of 12 and 18 are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine only.
This event is FREE! This is a great chance to make sure you and any family members 12 and over are protected and safe heading into the new school year!!! Feel free to contact Katey Givan at 765-418-3080 (call or text) with any questions. 

Collective Climb Restorative Community Project

Collective Climb is recruiting its next group of high school students to participate in the Restorative Community Project. Join this 3-month fellowship to learn ways to unpack trauma and heal your community. This opportunity is PAID.
Complete the application (takes 5 minutes) by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 8th to schedule a 30-min conversation with staff. They are looking to get to know you!
Questions? Email info@collectiveclimb.org or DM them on Instagram @CollectiveClimb.
Click HERE for more information!
Local News 
City-Wide Updates

The city is responding to the damage and flooding brought on by Hurricane Ida.

Click below to read more relevant information.   

Click for: City Updates
Penn Updates

A committee has been formed to identify Penn's next president. Click below to learn more!

Click for: Penn Updates
School District of Philadelphia Updates
The Board of Education has approved the School District of Philadelphia’s ARP ESSER Health & Safety Plan for the 2021-2022 school year.
Click below to learn more about this update!
Click for: SDP Updates
The Best Free and Cheap Things for Students in Philadelphia
The Philadelphia Inquirer has published an article highlighting different events and activities that are free or discounted for Philly students, that can be accessed with a student ID. 
Click HERE to read and learn more about these opportunities!
Job Training, Employment, and Volunteer Opportunities
Click Here to Access More Job Training Resources

Philadelphia OIC Community Resource Fair

Join OIC at their community resource fair on Saturday, October 16th from 10AM to 2PM for the opportunity to be connected to job opportunities and training resources! Click HERE to learn more!

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