Kevin L. Ballen '22 is one of the founders of the Service Starts with Summer Program. The program, administered by the Phillips Brooks House Association, gives each participant a $1,500 stipend for completing 100 hours of work on a self-directed service project in their hometown.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow traveled to Phoenix, Ariz. last Wednesday, meeting with Phoenix Mayor Katharine W. Gallego ’04 and other city officials to discuss the importance of partnerships between universities and cities. The trip is the latest in a series of stops Bacow has made across the country.
Harvard affiliates and community leaders gathered Thursday evening for an event called “Beloved Streets: Race & Justice in America,” which marked the culmination of a winter-term course at Harvard Graduate School of Education of the same name.
An undergraduate consulting organization has granted $10,000 to 13 Harvard affiliates and groups to achieve sustainability initiatives this year.
Phillips Brooks House staff members and College students from a variety of campus public service organizations are working to create a new public service initiative.
PBHA’s Puerto Rico program was one of four service trips run by the organization from March 11 to 18 and was the latest effort on behalf of Harvard students to support people affected by the storm.
Cheered on by supportive fans and motivated by inspirational signs, more than a dozen Harvard students joined thousands of other runners to cross the finish line of the 121st annual Boston Marathon.
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.
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.
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.
Mindich’s $15 million donation also boosts Harvard’s capital campaign, which is on track to become the most ambitious fundraising drive in higher education history.
Participants will be volunteering at the Phillips Brooks House Association Mission Hill After-School Program on Tuesday and the Boston Living Center on Wednesday and Thursday this week.