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Most foster youth don’t earn bachelor’s degrees. The Field Center wants to change that method

Sep. 20, 2017 12:55 pm

Most foster youth don’t earn bachelor’s degrees. The Field Center wants to change that

Penn's Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice and Research, along with a new Stoneleigh Fellow, provides technical support to a cohort of four area colleges offering campus support programs for foster youth.
How Strawberry Mansion’s ninth graders helped bring a PAL Center to an empty school results

Sep. 18, 2017 1:55 pm

How Strawberry Mansion’s ninth graders helped bring a PAL Center to an empty school

"It doesn't matter if I'm the best fundraiser in the world — if the community isn’t on board, we can't be successful," said PAL Executive Director Ted Qualli.
September is now Philly’s Adult Education Month people

Sep. 14, 2017 10:50 am

September is now Philly’s Adult Education Month

And the Office of Adult Education has a whole bunch going on, as Director of Professional Development and Community Engagement Naomie Nyanungo shared during her "Around the Corner" interview.
Philadelphia OIC is adding school classes to its workforce training programs purpose

Sep. 11, 2017 11:11 am

Philadelphia OIC is adding school classes to its workforce training programs

The new OIC Workforce Academy is an accelerated college and career readiness program for young adults ages 16 and 21 who want to be prepared to enter either college or the workforce.
Here’s what 4 Philly educators say they were like as kids people

Sep. 8, 2017 12:55 pm

Here’s what 4 Philly educators say they were like as kids

Reminiscing with the School District of Philadelphia's Ami Patel Hopkins, Child's World America's Bill Clark, PHLpreK's Julie Beamon and Teacher Action Group's Sam Reed.
Teachers are still spending thousands of their own dollars on school supplies. Here’s how to help funding

Sep. 6, 2017 10:57 am

Teachers are still spending thousands of their own dollars on school supplies. Here’s how to help

"There is a noticeable difference in students when they know they are adequately provided for."
Check out this guide for partnering with the Philly school district purpose

Aug. 31, 2017 11:08 am

Check out this guide for partnering with the Philly school district

The School District of Philadelphia's Office of Strategic Partnerships has a new online guide for organizations interested in bringing their services to schools.
Vote to get these Philly panels focused on social impact at SXSW 2018 purpose

Aug. 16, 2017 7:45 am

Vote to get these Philly panels focused on social impact at SXSW 2018

All of these panels — we counted 30 — include Philly folks who are working in social impact in some way. You've got until Aug. 25 to vote.
Here’s how Steppingstone Scholars motivates students facing academic hardships people

Aug. 3, 2017 3:25 pm

Here’s how Steppingstone Scholars motivates students facing academic hardships

Generocity intern and Steppingstone Scholar Ivanie Cedeño interviews her advisor, Stephanie Tisdale, on "Around the Corner."
12 people of color leading the social impact charge in Philadelphia people

Jul. 31, 2017 12:58 pm

12 people of color leading the social impact charge in Philadelphia

Get to know this list of impressive folks working in each of our editorial calendar themes.

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