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Last Call: University of Pennsylvania Scholar Success Academy

The University of Pennsylvania Rising Scholar Success Academy (PennRSSA) is a series of free, entirely virtual postsecondary access programs designed to prepare Philadelphia high school students for the pivotal next steps of educational and career pathways in a post-pandemic world.

  • Enrollment deadline:  May 15, 2021
  • Dates and times: Monday, June 28 – Friday, July 30, 2021
  • Eligibility: for rising seniors (will have completed 11th grade this school year). No minimum GPA, test score, or other academic requirement to participate.

Summer programs are hiring!

The City of Philadelphia and partners are now hiring for open positions in summer camps, rec centers, pools, and more. Seasonal positions are a great way to build your resume, earn money, and give back to your community.

Ready to learn more? Check out the listings below to find the right opportunity for you:

 

 

 

Proposed Partial Settlement of General Rate Proceeding

The Water Department and the Public Advocate have reached a partial settlement of some of the issues in the pending General Rate Proceeding, which will be presented to the Rate Board for its consideration.  The agreement and comments in favor and opposed are set forth here.

Comments are being accepted until noon on Friday, May 14, 2021 at WaterRateBoard@phila.gov.

Philadelphia Continuum of Care Community Meeting

The Office of Homeless Services and the Roadmap to Homes board will be providing key updates pertaining to the Philadelphia Continuum of Care on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 3 p.m. Hear updates from OHS staff, Roadmap to Homes board members, and HUD Technical Assistance representatives.

Please register for this meeting in advance using this link. Review the Community Meeting Agenda in advance.

Upcoming events

  • May
    8
    Love Your Park Week 2021
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Love Your Park Week 2021

    May 8, 2021
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm, 1 week
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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    Love Your Park Week is a week-long celebration of parks across Philadelphia. Register to volunteer at one of dozens of parks across Philadelphia from May 8-16, 2021! More than 80 volunteer Park Friends groups across Philadelphia will be tending gardens and flower beds, caring for trees, and cleaning up our parks after a cold winter. Registration opens April 14, 2021. Please note that all events will be capped at 25 total participants and will follow COVID-19 health protocols per Philadelpha's Department of Public Health. All participants are required to wear masks. Love Your Park Week is made possible with the support of the Knight Foundation, TD Bank, and PECO. https://www.facebook.com/events/318996589574152/
  • May
    13
    PDPH Mobile Testing Unit - Community COVID-19 Testing Event
    10:00 am to 2:00 pm
    Concilio, 141 E. Hunting Park Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19124, USA

    PDPH Mobile Testing Unit - Community COVID-19 Testing Event

    May 13, 2021
    10:00 am to 2:00 pm, 4 hours
    Concilio, 141 E. Hunting Park Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19124, USA
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    • No out-of-pocket costs
    • No appointments required
    • Walk-up testing with on-site registration (online registration not yet available)
  • May
    13
    BRT MV Appeal Hearing
    10:00 am to 3:00 pm

    BRT MV Appeal Hearing

    May 13, 2021
    10:00 am to 3:00 pm, 5 hours
  • May
    13
    PDPH Mobile Testing Unit - Community COVID-19 Testing Event
    10:00 am to 2:00 pm
    Concilio, 141 E. Hunting Park Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19124, USA

    PDPH Mobile Testing Unit - Community COVID-19 Testing Event

    May 13, 2021
    10:00 am to 2:00 pm, 4 hours
    Concilio, 141 E. Hunting Park Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19124, USA
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    • No out-of-pocket costs
    • No appointments required
    • Walk-up testing with on-site registration (online registration not yet available)
  • May
    13
    Philadelphia FIGHT - Community COVID-19 Testing Event
    11:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Mifflin Square Park, 500 Wolf St., Philadelphia, PA 19148, USA

    Philadelphia FIGHT - Community COVID-19 Testing Event

    May 13, 2021
    11:00 am to 1:00 pm, 2 hours
    Mifflin Square Park, 500 Wolf St., Philadelphia, PA 19148, USA
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    • No out-of-pocket costs
    • No appointments required
    • Walk-up testing 
    • Pediatric testing offered

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