Harvard’s Small Claims Advisory Service Expands to Claremont Colleges and Columbia
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.
The Small Claims Advisory Service office is located in the Phillips Brooks House Association building in the northwest corner of the Yard.
Undergraduates Begin Training and Fundraising for Boston Marathon in April
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.
Student Group for Deaf Awareness Begins Recruiting New Members
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.
PBHA Volunteers Phone Mass. State Reps. in Support of Covid-19 Housing Equity Bill
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.
Cambridge Homeless Shelters Hold Steady Amid Omicron Rise
Almost two years after the pandemic’s start, Cambridge homeless shelters have held steady operations amid the spread of the Omicron variant.
Anti-Violence and Disability Justice Advocate Mia Mingus Awarded PBHA ‘Call of Service’ Award
Mia Mingus, an anti-violence and disability justice advocate, received the Phillips Brooks House Association’s Robert Coles “Call of Service” Award on Friday.
Tarana Burke Zoom
Activist and founder of the #MeToo movement Tarana Burke received the 14th Annual Robert Coles “Call of Service” Award and spoke in a fireside chat with the Phillips Brooks House Association Friday.
#MeToo Founder Tarana J. Burke Accepts Harvard’s PBHA “Call of Service” Award
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.
As Winter Approaches, Cambridge Homeless Shelters Reevaluate Their Options
Homeless shelters in Cambridge are grappling with their fall and winter operations as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take a toll in Massachusetts.
PBHA Boston-Based Summer Urban Program Convenes Virtually
Phillips Brooks House Association’s Summer Urban Program will begin virtually this Monday for roughly 550 young Boston and Cambridge students.
Harvard College Moves 2020 Summer Programs Online
Harvard College’s 2020 summer programming will be held entirely online due to the coronavirus crisis, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana announced in an email to undergraduates Monday afternoon.
Harvard Square Homeless Shelter Closes for the Season
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.
City of Cambridge, Local Businesses Launch Programs to Feed Seniors and the Homeless Amid 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.