Princeton Hidden Minority Council

Welcome Back!

Hello!

Welcome back to campus! Below are the events and announcements for this week!
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Upcoming PHMC Events

PHMC Open House

Come to Campus Club this Friday, Sept. 16 from 7:00pm - 10:00pm to learn more about the work PHMC does and meet the members of the board! There will be FREE PIZZA! Find out how you can get involved at our open house!

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Additional Announcements

Want to get involved?

If you are interested in the work that we do and want to be a part of it, please fill out the following form as we currently have open positions and would like to contact those who are interested! https://goo.gl/forms/WI26tjnVIJPEFah83

1VY G Conference Princeton Ambassadors Application

1VY G, a conference hosted by the Ivies to bring together students, alumni and community partners to strengthen and empower the first-generation community for collective change will be held at Yale this year on February 24-26. Princeton needs TWO student ambassadors. As an ambassador, you will be the primary coordinator for the conference (coordinating travel plans to/from conference, setting up pre- post- conference meetings for attendees, invite appropriate administration to attend the conference, etc.). Time commitment: 3-4 hours per week until the conference, monthly google hangouts, and periodic email check-ins.


Applications are due by Wednesday, September 23rd, 12 noon. Selected applicants will be notified no later than Monday, September 26th. Application can be found here: https://goo.gl/forms/dXw6f2aQqjea2IKC3

Apply for Matriculate (PAID position)

Looking for a paid position that impacts lives? Matriculate is a non-profit that has partnered with Princeton and to connect high achieving low-income high school students with successful college students who would serve as advising fellows. Advising fellows coach these high schoolers through the college application and financial aid processes. As an advising fellow you will have the opportunity to help a high achieving high school student find and attend the best fit school for them and be paid an hourly wage for your work. We are in the midst of recruitment, so I encourage you to apply now at http://www.matriculate.org/apply if you're interested or to contact me Tabitha Lumour-Mensah (tnjl@princeton.edu) with any further questions. I hope to receive your applications soon!

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The Princeton Hidden Minority Council

Our mission is simple; we want to advocate for the first generation and low income voices that aren't being heard, which is seen primarily through the lack of dialogue on campus and the stigma that is attached to this part of a student's identity. In order to accomplish this we intend on connecting students with the resources that currently exist, analyzing what additional resources could be beneficial, fostering a stronger community by sharing our narratives with each other, and providing insight to the larger Princeton community on what it can be like to be low-income or the first person in ones family to attend college.

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