Weekly news updates and enrichment activities brought to you by the Netter Center team 
January 25th, 2021 

Dear UACS families,

This week we would like to give a special shout-out to our Netter Center staff team! Their dedication and commitment are unmatched! To view their accomplishments from this year, please view our staff appreciation video below. 
This week we've also included UACS programming updates, Inauguration news, and community mental health resources. As a reminder, enrollment remains open for K-12 virtual enrichment programming!

"For there is always light,
If only we're brave enough to see it
If only we're brave enough to be it"

- Amanda Gorman

(Click HERE to read and see the full poem performed)
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
Netter Staff Appreciation Video
Watch the Netter Staff Appreciation Video above to see all of our team's amazing work!
UACS Programming
We invite all UACS K-8 families to join us for our first "Empower, Engage and Interact"  Virtual Family Workshop on February 1st! Click HERE to access the Zoom link.
Hamilton and Mitchell K-8 families, join us for Family Literacy Engagement Night on Jan. 27 HERE!
Local News 
City-Wide Updates

The Black Generational Wealth bi-monthly series brings together government and community leaders to offer workshops, resources, and networking opportunities across the city. While this series is targeted towards Black men, all residents are welcome to attend. Events are free and registrations are online.

Click for: City Updates

Penn Updates

To help protect the Penn community and our neighbors across Philadelphia, the University has launched Penn Cares: its COVID-19 response program established to help thwart the spread of the disease.

Click for: Penn Updates

School District of Philadelphia Updates

The School District will open Specialized Services Regional Centers beginning Jan. 25 to determine student eligibility for special education support and services. 

Click for: SDP Updates
Inauguration Updates
Wednesday Jan. 20, 2021, Joe Biden was inaugurated as the 46th Presdient of the United States, starting his four year-term. Click HERE to learn more about the latest executive orders that are being passed. 
Community Events & Resources

Click here for more info and to register for this event on Jan. 28!

Access The Black Famlies' Guide for Talking About Racism HERE!
To apply and learn more about the WPSI and PIDC's work force development inititatives click HERE!
Click here to view prior issues of Letters from Netter
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