LETTERS
FROM NETTER
Weekly news updates and enrichment activities brought to you by the Netter Center team 
October 27TH, 2020

Dear UACS families,


This week we want to remind everyone that Election Day is next Tuesday, Nov. 3rd! The last day to do all-in-one early voting (applying for your ballot and voting early in-person) is today, October 27th. You may continue to drop off your mail-in ballot in person until November 3, so long as you’ve applied for it before October 27. If you have not yet voted, please scroll down and review our resources for finding your polling place and voting on election day. For our programming, we are still enrolling students, and you can find more information on site-based virtual programming in this newsletter, too!

Wishing you good health, 
The Netter Center

Enrollment for UACS sites is live! 

If you have questions or would like assistance with your enrollment application, please contact your Site Director. See more detailed enrollment information below! 

K-8 UACS Programming

Comegys Cyber Fall Programming 

Enrollment is Open! 
Call or text Comegys Site Director Ms. Aurora with questions.
Phone: (215) 913-0599
Lea Cyber Fall Programming
Enrollment is Open!
Contact Lea Site Director Arttia Watts with questions.
Email: arttiaw@sas.upenn.edu | Phone: 215-898-5351
Hamilton & Mitchell Cyber Fall Programming
Enrollment is Open! 
Contact Hamilton and Mitchell Site Director Latifah Anderson with questions.
Email: latifahk@sas.upenn.edu | Phone: 215-435-2352 

High School Apps are Almost Due!

 SDP High School Applications are open and due November 6th!
Click here for more information, and contact our High School Program Manager, Ms. Candace, for assistance. 
eatonc@sas.upenn.edu
High School UACS Programming
West Philly HS Fall Programming
Enrollment is Open!
Contact WPHS Site Director Corey James for more information. 
Email: coreyj@upenn.edu
Sayre HS Fall Programming

Enrollment is Open!

Contact Sayre Site Director Joseph Brand for more information.
Email: jbrand@sas.upenn.edu | Phone: 215-898-5351
Local News 
City-Wide Updates

As Election Day (Tuesday, November 3rd!) approaches, we want everyone to be prepared and ready to cast their vote. Don’t forget, if you want to cast your ballot early you can visit one of the city’s satellite election offices or fill out a mail-in ballot. Information for both are included at the end of this newsletter! If you’re planning to cast your vote on Election Day, make sure to get familiar with the city’s voting system, including the new voting machines. Click below to learn more. 

Click for: City Updates

Penn Updates

This issue we are highlighting everything election related! Penn Today sat down with Kathleen Hall Jamieson, a professor of communication at the Annenberg School for Communication, to discuss the fast approaching November 3rd election. Jamieson says: “What’s happening right now is complicated, and the public at large is coping with trying to raise families, put food on the table, gain and hold work in a COVID world. Attention to the ins and outs of voter interference are probably not on the radar of ordinary people.” Luckily, Jamieson has her eye on this complicated and important issue. Read the full interview below.

Click for: Penn Updates

School District of Philadelphia Updates

As discussed when the school year began in September, the SDP is hoping to slowly and safely transition to in-person learning throughout the school year. To stay updated on their plans and know what to expect, click below. 

Click for: SDP Updates
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UACS Nights Goes Fall! 

UACS Nights is back with new and innovative classes!
Sign up for events on our Eventbrite Page.
Make sure you like us on Facebook for news and updates.
Please direct any questions to: ashleyamapp@gmail.com.

Election day is next week, Tues. Nov. 3rd!

 Are you ready? 🗳 ☑️

Find your polling place: Click here.
Election Day Guide: Click here.
Information on Satellite Election Offices: Click here
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