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Harvard Junior Salma Abdelrahman Named Truman Scholar

Salma Abdelrahman ’20 was sitting in a Phillips Brooks House Association meeting when she found out she was one of 62 students across the country named 2019 Truman Scholars, a graduate scholarship for college students committed to public service.

The Phillips Brooks House
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The Phillips Brooks House

The Phillips Brooks House in Harvard Yard on Thursday afternoon. The building currently houses offices for the Center for Public Interest Careers, the Harvard Public Service Network, and the Phillips Brooks House Association.

Ayanna S. Pressley
College

PBHA Supports Youth Jobs at Dreams of Our Future Rally

Chanting “youth united will never be defeated” and “youth need labor,” several members of Harvard’s Phillips Brooks House Association and local students marched for youth job funding at the eleventh annual Dreams of Our Future rally in Boston Thursday.

Ayanna S. Pressley
Student Jobs

Ayanna S. Pressley

U.S. Representative Ayanna S. Pressley (D-Mass.) spoke to the crowd about the importance of youth voices and youth work at the Boston Common Grand Stand during a rally before the March for Youth Jobs. Other speakers included State Representative Liz Miranda, who spoke about her own experiences beginning to work at age thirteen.

State House
Student Jobs

State House

The march concluded at the Massachusetts State House, where some marchers were planning to spend the afternoon speaking with lawmakers about summer job funding. Members of Harvard's Philips Brooks House Association planned to advocate for full funding of after school and out of school grants and a summer jobs program for at-risk-youth.

March Through Downtown Crossing
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March Through Downtown Crossing

Ralliers marched through Downtown Crossing to the State House. Chanting slogans including "Youth Jobs Now," some people carried signs while others carried information on upcoming legislation concerning job funding.

March for Youth Jobs
Student Jobs

March for Youth Jobs

The March for Youth Jobs took place in downtown Boston Thursday afternoon. The crowd included many high school students from around the area as well as a band and adult supporters.

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College

Harvard Alumni Group Discusses Women’s Role in Media Depolarization

About 45 alumni, students, and community members gathered inside the Phillips Brooks House parlor room on Saturday to discuss the polarization of the media during a roundtable event hosted by the Harvard Alumni for Global Women’s Empowerment.

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Harvard Law School

Incarcerated Youth Visit Harvard to Explore Career, Educational Options After Release

A handful of incarcerated youth traveled around Harvard's campus Thursday to learn about possible professional and educational paths they could pursue after their release from prison.

Mayor of San Juan
PBHA

Mayor of San Juan Receives PBHA Award, Urges Increased Public Service

Cruz, who garnered national attention for her criticisms of the Trump administration's response in the wake of Hurricane Maria in 2017, is the first Latina woman to receive this public service honor.

Student Life

Hurricane Florence Hits Close to Home for Harvard Students

Since Florence made landfall, there have been at least 43 confirmed deaths, flooding as high as 30 inches, and possible contamination of rivers due to flood damage to a dam in North Carolina.

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College

Administrators Conducting Review of Public Service at Harvard College

Before searching for a new Assistant Dean for Public Service, administrators are assessing the state of public service at the College.

Gene Corbin
On Campus

Gene Corbin

Gene Corbin, the current Assistant Dean of Harvard College for Public Service, will step down at the end of the semester.

Gene Corbin
Student Life

Dean Corbin's Legacy: 15 Years of Creating ‘Citizen-Leaders’

Assistant Dean of Harvard College for Public Service Gene A. Corbin, with his fist-bumps and friendly smile, has been a constant on campus for a generation of Harvard College students.

Imprisoned in a Box
Student Groups

Students Hold 24-Hour Protest Against Solitary Confinement

During each hour of the “7x9” protest, a volunteer sat inside a 7-foot by 9-foot box made of tape, providing a visual representation of the small area allotted to prisoners placed in solitary confinement.

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