Weekly news updates and enrichment activities brought to you by the Netter Center team 
April 19th, 2021 

Dear UACS families,

We hope that everyone is doing well and enjoying this beautiful spring weather! Please take a look below at our upcoming events and opportunities. 
This week we would like to recognize Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week from April 19 to 23, 2021! Click HERE to learn more!

Wishing you good health,
The Netter Center

Enroll in UACS this spring!

Comegys: Enroll here | More Information

Lea: Enroll here | More information

Hamilton and Mitchell: Enroll here | More information

West Philly High School: Email UACS Site Director, Corey James: coreyj@upenn.edu

Sayre High School: Enroll here

Click here for UACS Site Director Contact Information
UACS Programming

Comegys UACS Virtual After School Program: Computer Coding Club

Join UACS for their coding club on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-4 PM, open to 6th-8th graders. Two $50 gift cards are being offered for the completion of a coding project during the afterschool sessions!
Click HERE to access the Zoom link!

Financial Empowerment: Learning to Invest and Build Wealth

Penn Bridges to Wealth is back with a new financial empowerment series in collaboration with the Shawn Carter Foundation! Registration is open and FREE for all new and/or current investment participants. 
Click HERE to register!

Comegys UACS After School Homework Help

Need help with homework? Come to Comegy's Virtual UACS After School tutoring sessions Monday-Thursday 3-4 PM every week! Click HERE to access the Zoom link. 
Local News 

City-Wide Updates

Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley announced that the pause on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine should not have a huge impact on Philadelphia vaccine progress. 

Click for: City Updates

Penn Updates

The entirety of the Penn community, including all students, are eligible to receive the vaccine on campus today, as the city of Philadelphia begins vaccinating all adults. 

Click for: Penn Updates

School District of Philadelphia Updates 
Click below to read SDP's latest District Hybrid Learning Plan Update!

Click for: SDP Updates
Netter Center Staff Spotlight
Community Events, Highlights & Resources

How to Get Your Driver's License in PA

Turning 16 soon? Ready to get behind the wheel? This is the workshop for you! Join Fab Youth Philly on Thursday, April 22nd for their "Skills for a Fab Life" virtual workshop for teens! They will talk about how to get a learner's permit and driver's license in PA. Click HERE to register.

"Growing Readers"
Community Workshop

Join West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning on Tuesday, April 20th from 1-2:30 PM for Growing Readers! Learn about strategies that help aid your child's reading and more. Click HERE to register!
All participants receive $10 Family Dollar gift cards!

ACHIEVEability Financial Aid

Need help paying your rent, mortgage, or utilities? ACHIEVEability is here to help! They provide assistance that will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Interested in participating in their program? Email Keethia.Griffiths@achieveability.org or call (484) 840-3640. 
Job Training, Employment, and Volunteer Opportunities
Click Here to Access More Job Training Resources

Philadelphia Job Corps Center Emergency Medical Technician Training 

Apply for the Philadelphia Job Corps Center Emergency Medical Technician Training program to gain the knowledge you'll need to receive a job in this field. Click HERE to learn more!
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