Weekly news updates and enrichment activities brought to you by the Netter Center team 
May 11th, 2021 

Dear UACS families,

We hope that everyone is doing well! The weather is heating up, so make sure that you are staying hydrated and cool. Take a look below for some summer programming information!

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

Attention 6th-12th Graders! 

Our Summer WorkReady Program is almost full!!  This is a six-week paid summer internship. In addition to virtual programming, we are planning for 3 days per week of in-person engagement for Summer 2021.
Programming includes:
- General Career Exposure 
- Performing Arts 
- Visual Arts and Media 
- Sports and Fitness 
- Health and Healthcare 
- Entrepreneurship 
- Social Justice 
- Community Service 
- Culinary Arts 
- Nutrition 
- Academic Support and College Prep 
Participants will be eligible for a stipend through Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN)
If you haven't completed your online application yet, please send an email to netter-pyn@sas.upenn.edu for instructions on how to apply.

Virtual Rebel Chefs

Join Rebel Chefs Tuesday at 4:10 pm! Click HERE to access the Zoom link. 
Local News 

City-Wide Updates

The Philadelphia Law Department has released its review on the year 2020. Click below to read more. 

Click for: City Updates

Penn Updates

Philosophy professor Karen Detlefsen has been appointed to serve as vice provost of education at Penn. Click below to learn more! And click HERE to learn about her work with ABCS courses. 

Click for: Penn Updates

School District of Philadelphia Updates 

Register for kindergarden by May 28th! Click below to learn more. 

Click for: SDP Updates

UACS Sports Intern Spotlight!

Netter Center Staff Spotlight
Community Events, Highlights & Resources

Sustainable Self-Care: Community Care for Families

Join the AFEL Family Navigator Team on Friday, May 14th. They will be providing support and guidance for families wrestling with the demand of a very different school year and the impact of the COVID-19 shut-down. Join them to learn trauma-informed strategies to support you and your children, engage in playful positivity, and gain information about community resources. Click HERE to advance register!  
Job Training, Employment, and Volunteer Opportunities
Click Here to Access More Job Training Resources
Sign Up For Work #PlayItSafePHL

ATTENTION! Teens and young adults looking for to engage in meaningful summer employment! Work Ready PHL and Philadelphia parks and Rec have a range of paid work opportunities. Summer is just around the corner; click HERE to learn more info!

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