Evan J. Mandery ’89, a professor at the City University of New York, said that elite colleges and universities exacerbate social inequality in the United States during a talk on Monday at the Phillips Brooks House Association.
Harvard’s Small Claims Advisory Service, a legal aid program run by undergraduate volunteers, expanded its organization to Columbia University and the five Claremont Colleges this semester.
A handful of undergraduates are in training to run Boston Marathon in April, with five running on behalf of Harvard College Marathon Challenge to raise money for PBHA.
The Deaf Awareness Coalition, a student group dedicated to raising awareness about Deaf culture, accessibility, and American Sign Language, has started recruiting members for its fall class of volunteers.
Students in the Phillips Brooks House Association phoned Massachusetts state representatives at a Tuesday event held by the group in support of a Covid-19 housing equity bill making its way through the state legislature.
Almost two years after the pandemic’s start, Cambridge homeless shelters have held steady operations amid the spread of the Omicron variant.
Mia Mingus, an anti-violence and disability justice advocate, received the Phillips Brooks House Association’s Robert Coles “Call of Service” Award on Friday.
Harvard’s Phillips Brooks House Association awarded activist Tarana J. Burke with the 14th Annual Robert Coles “Call of Service” Award in a webinar Friday.
Homeless shelters in Cambridge are grappling with their fall and winter operations as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take a toll in Massachusetts.
Phillips Brooks House Association’s Summer Urban Program will begin virtually this Monday for roughly 550 young Boston and Cambridge students.
The Harvard Square Homeless Shelter announced it was closing for the rest of the season on Sunday morning, stopping daily lotteries for beds and halting in-person services amid challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui and City Manager Louis A. DePasquale announced a pair of initiatives this weekend to support the city’s vulnerable homeless and senior populations.
Homeless shelters in Cambridge have begun to solicit donations and call for government intervention to support their guests as they struggle to confront the coronavirus crisis.
The Harvard Jewish Coalition for Peace, which will hold its first meeting in the PBH Building, is a new anti-Zionist Jewish organization focusing on Palestinian solidarity work, fighting anti-Semitism through solidarity, and engaging with the history of radical Jews.
Jiménez received the 13th annual Robert Coles “Call of Service” Award at First Parish Church in Cambridge for co-founding United We Dream, an advocacy group for young immigrants.
Reuben and Lovett’s dual appointments mark the end of a more than yearlong vacancy left by former Dean of Public Service Gene A. Corbin’s departure in May 2018.