Book Club

Diversity & Inclusion Committee

  • Join us on Tuesday, October 26 at 7PM for "Critical Race Theory: Core Ideas and the Current Controversy," led by Professor Gary Peller.

  • Registration for this event here.

PBKNY COVID-19 Relief Initiative

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On April 18, 2021, PBKNY held it's first COVID-sations information session. This public event featured a discussion of the status of the COVID-19 pandemic, variants, and the vaccine. The event was followed up on June 27, 2021, to provide updates and to explore the ways in which women have disproportionately faced pandemic-related challenges. 


Annual Scholarships

We award annual scholarships to graduating seniors of New York City community colleges. Details here

Mentorship Program

Details here

Young Professionals Network
Details here

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Pandemic Assistance and Volunteer Opportunity

“The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter. ’tis the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.”

--Mark Twain

On January 7, 2021, Members of The Board of Directors of The Phi Beta Kappa New York Association released a statement regarding the political violence in Washington, D.C. Please see the attached statement to the left.

"We stand united with members of the Asian-American and Pacific Islander community, and all those who experience prejudice, hate crimes, terror, and threats."

On March 19, 2021, Members of The Board of Directors of The Phi Beta Kappa New York Association released a statement condemning bigotry and racist attacks in the wake of the murders in Atlanta. Please see the statement to the left, which includes readings and resources.

Eligible New Yorkers can walk into New York State Mass Vaccination sites and most pharmacies to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Some pharmacies require appointments for boosters. The PBKNY Young Professionals launched an initiative that pairs volunteers with members who have questions about the vaccine or wish to schedule a vaccination appointment. 

If you are a PBKNY member who needs vaccine assistance: 

To obtain information on walk-in vaccination sites or be guided through the process of securing a vaccination, register here.

If you are a YP and/or PBKNY member interested in volunteering:

Register here to become a volunteer!

If you are a PBKNY member who requires other COVID-19 assistance:

Do you need assistance getting groceries, learning to use Zoom, alleviating social isolation, or anything else? Register here to let us know how we can best support you!

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Are you a Phi Beta Kappa Member? Is it time to renew your dues? You can do so here.


Interested in becoming a part of the Phi Beta Kappa New York Association? Learn more here.