The simple, yet challenging practice of focusing on the present moment builds your ability to guide your thoughts toward what matters most to you. That may be greater productivity, deeper relaxation, stronger connections with your loved ones, or broader compassion for your neighbors near and far.
COVID-19 has been declared a national emergency under federal law that allows the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School (“Penn Law”) to offer to its employees one-time emergency tax-free needs-based assistance. This assistance is being offered in the form of payments or reimbursements for certain types of expenses as “qualified disaster payments” under Internal Revenue Code Section 139. This Policy outlines eligibility for such payments and the procedures for requesting and receiving assistance.