Princeton Area Alumni Association

Community Service

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Tutors Needed in Trenton


Weekly tutors are needed for the Princeton-Blairstown Center’s (PBC) Leaders of Tomorrow Program at Trenton Central High-West Campus in Trenton, NJ.  Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Volunteer for one or more days to tutor, mentor and empower underserved freshmen who need help with core subjects (English, Math, Science, History).  Application, fingerprinting and orientation required prior to working with students. For more information contact Jessica Keels, LSW, Site Coordinator at

PBC was founded in 1908 by a group of Princeton University undergraduates and alumni. They joined together to take 30 impoverished boys from Philadelphia to a two week summer program.  While much has changed over our 106 year history, we remain committed to serving some of our region’s most at-risk youth.  Today PBC’s mission is to transform the lives of vulnerable young people, through integrated experiential and adventure-based programming in schools and at our outdoor Blairstown Campus.  Our School-Based programs focus on dropout prevention, leadership and social emotional learning skills.

Posted by Princeton AAA about 6 years ago.


PA3 Hopes to Support 2 PICS Interns for Summer 2015

If you are looking for the Annual Dinner for the PICS internships on October 30, 2014, please click here:

With help from YOU, the Princeton Area Alumni Association is pleased to announce that they will be providing financial support of two undergraduate internships with the
Princeton Internships in Civic Service (PICS) program.  For those of you unfamiliar with PICS, Jim Floyd '69 suggests that you watch this video:

Both internships support non-profits in the local Princeton area, and are BRAND NEW for the Summer of 2014.  Without the support from PA3, they would not exist.  Please click here to find out more about the organizations and internships.  

Please consider donating to support the PA3-PICS internships.

Posted by Princeton AAA about 6 years ago.


Community Service at Community Park School in Princeton

Gardening - Saturday, September 20, 10 am to noon.  Rain Date: September 21.

Join Priscilla Hayes '75, School Garden Educator, and PA3 at the Community Park School Garden for weeding and clean up. 

Community Park Elementary School
372 Witherspoon St.
Princeton, NJ 08540

Volunteers will help get the Community Park School garden in shape for an open house for teachers from around the area the following week.  The Community Park School garden is a cooperative effort, maintained mostly by volunteer parents from the school, and supported by a very part-time school garden educator (Priscilla) and the science teacher.  This effort will be entirely completed by volunteers.  
This project will include garden clean up and spruce up, but Priscilla will be doing instruction as well. She will show people around the garden, which is the most "urban" of Princeton's school gardens, and includes a prairie garden, some fruit trees, a small arboretum, etc.  

Please bring gloves, trowels, and other garden tools.

Please RSVP to Kristin at

Related Events

Garden Clean Up in Princeton ( Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM )
Location: Community Park School

Posted by Princeton AAA about 6 years ago.


Ballet in Lawrenceville

This production has MANY Princeton connections.  Check out the Town Topics article

Join us as we kick off an exciting year!
As August comes to a close, we are looking forward to kicking off American Repertory Ballet's 2014-2015 performance season.
We invite you to join us in the theatre this September!

To purchase tickets, click here, select the 20th as your preferred date, enter the number of tickets you would like to purchase at this discounted rate, and enter the promo code PA3 in the right column.
See ARB perform at Rider University in Lawrenceville

Saturday, September 20 at 7:30pm
followed by a
 special chance to meet that dancers after the performance!

Alice Cao and Cameron Auble-Branigan performing Trinette Singleton's Dreams Interrupted; Photo Credit: Leighton Chen

American Repertory Ballet returns to Rider University's Bart Luedeke Center this September to present its Fall Kick-Off Performance weekend.
Please join us for an evening of compelling, dynamic works, featuring a large range of movement styles, narrative voices, and musical genres.

ARB's Fall Kick-Off Performance will feature: Our Town (choreographed by Philip Jerry, Princeton class of '95)Fantasy BaroqueDreams Interrupted, and Confetti

Click here to learn more about this performance.

Tickets are $10 for a group of 10 or more.

Click here, select the 20th as your preferred date, enter the number of tickets you would like to purchase at this discounted rate, and enter the promo code PA3 in the right column.

Contact Alexis Branagan, Director of Marketing and PR at ARB and Princeton class of '11, to arrange tickets:
abranagan@arballet.org732-249-1254 x15

Below: photos of Philip Jerry's Our Town
Photo Credit: Leighton Chen, Princeton class of '66


Related Events

ARB Our Town $10 tickets ( Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM )
Location: Rider University

Posted by Princeton AAA about 6 years ago.


Videos from Isles Intern sponsored by PA3

PA3 sponsored two interns over the summer, and we are really happy to share the videos produced by Christie Jiang at her internship at Isles!

Isles: Confronting Trenton's Problem Properties
Isles: Transforming Old Homes from Dangerous to Healthy
Isles: Grow Your Own
Isles: Youth Who Succeed
Isles: Housing Counseling
Isles: Center for Energy and Environmental Training (CEET)

You can see more videos from Isles here, and learn even more on their website:

Posted by Dan about 6 years ago.