Weekly news updates and enrichment activities brought to you by the Netter Center team 
August 3rd, 2021 

Dear UACS families,

UACS Summer programming is in its final week! Thank you all for a great and safe summer together. We hope to see you at the end-of-summer showcases this Wednesday and Thursday (flyer below!)
We'll continue to send a bi-weekly newsletter in August to keep you updated on back-to-school information. Have a great rest of the summer!
Wishing you good health,
The Netter Center
UACS Programming
Join us for the UACS High School WorkReady Virtual Culminating Event at this link: https://upenn.zoom.us/j/94563015411
Huge shout-out to the @philadelphiazoo for supporting weekly Zoo visits for our UACS summer campers - THANK YOU! See more photos on the @nettercenter Instagram!
Local News 
City-Wide Updates

Philadelphia has updated mask recommendations due to the COVID Delta variant. The recommendations include vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals wearing masks in all indoor public spaces. Click here to review all recommendations.   

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Penn Updates

The official @uofpenn Instagram page highlighted the High School Voter Project for hosting a voter registration table by the LOVE statue on Penn's campus! The High School Voter Project is a Netter Center-run, peer-to-peer, non-partisan initiative to get high school students registered to vote. Learn more at @HSVoterProject and see the @uofpenn post here!

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School District of Philadelphia Updates
On July 30th, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health released its latest guidelines on school reopening, including guidelines on masking, COVID-19 testing, and physical distancing. Review the new guidelines here
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Community Events, Highlights & Resources


Get your FREE COVID-19 vaccine at Clark Park! Vaccines available for ages 12+
  • Get your free Pfizer or J&J vaccine on Friday, August 6, at Clark Park (43rd and Chester) before the start of the Movies in Clark Park screening of “Black Panther.”
  • Representatives from Penn Medicine will be on site from 6 pm to 8 pm administering vaccine doses.
  • The first 60 people who receive their doses will receive a $25 gift card to either Renata’s Kitchen or Booker’s, while supplies last
  • Vaccinations are open to anyone, and no insurance is required
  • After your shot, be sure to stay and enjoy the free screening of “Black Panther!
  • Text: READY to 267.263.7472 to register ahead of time
Job Training, Employment, and Volunteer Opportunities
Click Here to Access More Job Training Resources

City Year AmeriCorps has full-time positions for recent high school graduates! 

Do you know a recent graduate who is wondering what is next? City Year recruits young adults to serve in schools full time to help students stay on track to graduation and fully engage in their learning. In addition to tutoring and mentoring students during the school day, the responsibilities of the role include leading after school programs and working with teachers to apply data and analytics to build individualized success plans for students. The benefits of serving a year with City Year include:

  • A bi-weekly living stipend
  • Exclusive scholarships to more than 120 leading colleges and universities
  • 11 months of professional development
  • And more!
    If you know someone who is interested in learning more, please complete this form to get in touch with a City Year recruiter today.

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