PBHA

Volunteer Appreciation BBQ
Student Groups

Volunteer Appreciation BBQ

Leszek R. Krol ‘18 grills patties for a volunteer appreciation event hosted by Phillips Brooks House Association.

hspn-sign-painting
Student Groups

Painting for the Resistance: Harvard Student Power Network

“Let’s move past the mourning phase and be ready to fight and act.”

College

Costumed Children Scramble for Candy at PBHA Event

​Elementary school students poured through the tunnels of Adams House laughing and shrieking at every turn—handling buckets of candy and enjoying a haunted house organized by the Phillips Brooks House Association and Adams House Committee.

Music Lesson
College

In Service of Art

Incorporating art into community outreach poses challenges, but the experiences arts-based service organizations provide also offer unique fulfillment. As the roles of service and art in society remain under debate, initiatives at Harvard that meld the two areas continue to evolve, broadening arts access in surrounding communities and shaping campus artistic life.

Reframing And Research
Central Administration

Reframing And Research

Abby D. Duker ‘18 lectures on the history of Harvard President Abbott Lawrence Lowell on Thursday afternoon at the Phillips Brooks House as a part of a teach-in. Titled “Reframing Harvard’s History,” the event received support from the Undergraduate Council and the Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

Housing Awareness Week
PBHA

Housing Awareness Week

A public art piece about homeless people’s thoughts on their situations in situated between the Science Center and Memorial Hall. The piece is part of Housing Awareness Week, a project of the Phillips Brooks House Association.

College

(in)Formal Party Promotes Inclusive Social Space on Campus

Amidst ongoing dialogue on campus about social exclusivity, the Phillips Brooks House Association, the College’s student-run umbrella public service organization, hosted an “(in)Formal” party at the Student Organization Center at Hilles on Friday evening in an effort to provide an inclusive social space for students.

Student groups gather to support HUDS workers’ healthcare rights
On Campus

Student groups gather to support HUDS workers’ healthcare rights

Students and workers line the edges of Adams’ Junior Common Room to protest in support of HUDS workers health care benefits. There was a high turnout at the event, which featured leaders from several Harvard college and graduate student groups.

A Clothing Drive in Memory of Luke Tang
House Life

A Clothing Drive in Memory of Luke Tang

A winter clothing drive collection box sits outside of the Eliot dining hall marked with a flyer that reads “In Memory of Luke Tang.” This week the Phillips Brooks House Association and Harvard Square Homeless Shelter together launched the drive, asking students to donate winter clothing to the homeless.

College

College Honors Luke Tang '18 Through Winter Clothing Drive

The drive—organized jointly by Phillips Brooks House and the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter—is collecting winter clothing from students to donate to the homeless through Dec. 9.

Elizabeth Warren at Y2Y Opening
Student Groups

Y2Y Youth Homeless Shelter Celebrates Upcoming Opening

The shelter, set to open to young adults between the ages 18 and 24 in December, looks to serve as a “sanctuary” for local homeless youth.

Martha Coakley on Mental Health
College

Students Talk Campus Mental Health Stigma With Coakley

​In a discussion about mental health with former Massachusetts Attorney General Martha M. Coakley, College students called on Harvard and student groups to address institutional problems and stigma surrounding mental health on campus.

Y2Y Harvard Square Begins Construction
Student Groups

Youth Homeless Shelter Enters Final Phase of Capital Campaign

Leaders of Y2Y look to raise the last $50,000 of a $1.25 million fundraising goal through a crowdsourcing campaign to open a student-run shelter for homeless youth.

PBHA Bike Sale
College

PBHA Mission Hill Program Relocates to Three New Locations

The Mission Hill After School Program, Boston’s oldest student-run after school program, found itself scrambling this past summer after it abruptly lost the space it had previously occupied at the Maurice J. Tobin K-8 School.

PBHA Bike Sale
PBHA

PBHA Bike Sale

A PBHA volunteer asks for bids on a bike at the PBHA annual bike sale. The auction typically raises around $3,000 to fund PBHA’s programs each year.