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April Fellowship Events at CURF: Fireside Chats with 2017 Fellowship Recipients, Writing Personal Statements, Fellowships 101 & 201, and Fulbright Week
We encourage you to take advantage of April Fellowship Events in CURF’s Fireside Lounge on the 2nd floor of the ARCH Building (3601 Locust Walk):
Fireside Chats with 2017 Penn Fellowship Recipients:
Thursday, April 6, 5:00pm: Fireside Chat with 2017 Thouron Award recipients
Tuesday, April 11, 5:00pm: Fireside Chat with 2017 Mitchell Scholar Theodore Caputi
Alexa Salas, along with Camilo Toro C'17, and Yaneli Arizmendi Nu'17 will create Lanzando Líderes (Launching Leaders), a community-based after-school program for Latino high school students in South Philadelphia. Alexa, Camilo, and Yaneli will work with Latino immigrant families and members of the community to develop an experiential, bilingual, culturally inclusive curriculum to serve as the touchstone for the program.
Anthony has been named as a finalist for the Illinois State Board of Education’s annual Teacher of the Year Award. Zarate, who has been with UNO Charter School Network for three years, teaches English Language Arts to 7th and 8th graders at UCSN Brighton Park Elementary School in Chicago.
Paul wrote a piece for PlanPhilly in coordination with PennPraxis' upcoming Praxis Dialogues, on what makes art truly public in Philly's current era of urban renewal: