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Introduction to Digital Accessibility and Harvard's Policies

This class on January 15 from 10 a.m to 11:30 a.m. introduces and explores basic concepts of digital accessibility and relevant university policies including the Digital Accessibility Policy and the Accessible Technology Procurement and Development Policy.

No prerequisite experience with accessibility is required. Learn how you and your department can create more inclusive and welcoming digital assets.... Read more about Introduction to Digital Accessibility and Harvard's Policies

Benefits Office closing for Winter Break!

The Harvard Benefits Office will be closing for the University Winter Recess at 5 PM on December 18, 2020. The office will re-open on Monday, January 4th.

During the recess our medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug vendors, Benefit Strategies, and the Harvard University Retirement Center will be open, some with reduced business hours. Please click for a complete listing of Vendor Contacts.... Read more about Benefits Office closing for Winter Break!

Navigating the Holidays During Covid-19

Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 10:00am
Location: Online

Under normal circumstances, the holiday season can bring several mixed emotions, including anxiety, joy, stress, burnout, excitement, conflict, and/or loneliness. Saying that emotions will be magnified this year is an understatement. Covid- 19 has caused both sudden and gradual shifts in our outlook, routines, relationships, and traditions - all of which demand a new approach to the holiday season.... Read more about Navigating the Holidays During Covid-19

Phillips Brooks House Holiday Drives

For the past 26 years, Phillips Brooks House has collected gifts and donations during the holiday season for several community-based programs in Cambridge, Somerville, and Boston. This holiday season, we are transitioning our programs virtual toy and joy drive to help our community partners through the challenging months ahead.... Read more about Phillips Brooks House Holiday Drives

“Sharenting”: Protecting your kids’ privacy in our digital world

This holiday season, digital technology will take center stage in how we connect and celebrate with our families safety and privacy of our kids online. Leah Plunkett, a faculty member at Harvard Law School, will join us for a lively and eye-opening discussion about “sharenting”: all of the ways that everyday tech choices by parents, grandparents, and other trusted adults impact our kids' privacy and their opportunities – now and in the future.... Read more about “Sharenting”: Protecting your kids’ privacy in our digital world