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Cristina Jiménez Calls for Community Activism in 2019 Robert Coles Lecture

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.

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Robert Coles "Call of Service" Lecture and Award

Cristina Jiménez speaks during the Robert Coles "Call of Service" Lecture Friday evening at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church.

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Cristina Jiménez speaks during the Robert Coles "Call of Service" Lecture Friday evening at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church.

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Reuben, Lovett to Serve As Phillips Brooks House Director, Public Service Dean

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.

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PBHA Summer Employees Face Delayed Stipends

The Phillips Brooks House Association has delayed payment of stipends to roughly 50 summer program employees, which has presented difficulties for students across the organization’s programs, according to several student employees.

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Thimba Outlines New Model For Public Service at Harvard College

As the College searches for a new assistant dean for public service, the Phillips Brooks House will pursue “a different model” of programming, College Dean for Administration Sheila C. Thimba said in an interview Tuesday.

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Phillips Brooks House stands in the northwest corner of Harvard Yard and houses several College public service programs. Administrators are currently searching for a new Faculty Director to head the organization.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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