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How a corporate partner is helping YouthBuild Philly students become ‘green leaders’ in construction method

May 24, 2017 3:05 pm

How a corporate partner is helping YouthBuild Philly students become ‘green leaders’ in construction

Building materials company Saint-Gobain has been working with YouthBuild USA since 2010 to provide materials and hands-on job training for students working in YouthBuild Philly’s building trades track.
Workforce development educators need to use ‘tools of the times’ to teach in today’s contexts method

May 23, 2017 11:38 am

Workforce development educators need to use ‘tools of the times’ to teach in today’s contexts

The future of jobs and work was the main topic of Jordan Shapiro’s keynote interview at the 29th Annual Technology & Adult Education Conference.
Why STEMcityPHL uses ‘high-impact mentoring’ to reach young students people

May 12, 2017 9:50 am

Why STEMcityPHL uses ‘high-impact mentoring’ to reach young students

Check out Program Manager Phil Brooks' "Around the Corner" interview on why mentorship matters to Philly's underserved youth.
Philadelphia now has its own Literacy Day, and it’s this Saturday purpose

May 10, 2017 12:43 pm

Philadelphia now has its own Literacy Day, and it’s this Saturday

The inaugural Philadelphia Literacy Day, hosted by Tree House Books, is a day to celebrate the “city of readers, writers and thinkers.”
56 languages are spoken at Northeast High. This program helps students understand each other better purpose

Apr. 4, 2017 12:36 pm

56 languages are spoken at Northeast High. This program helps students understand each other better

Al-Bustan's Tabadul Project is a cross-cultural arts program helping NEHS students and their families become one cohesive community.
The Advocacy Institute is helping teens educate their peers about the tobacco industry people

Apr. 3, 2017 9:50 am

The Advocacy Institute is helping teens educate their peers about the tobacco industry

Ambassador Jada Rasulallah — plus her mentor, Program Coordinator Amanda Irizarry — shared the details on the youth empowerment program on "Around the Corner."
This University City nonprofit is discovering the science behind success and failure method

Mar. 23, 2017 12:56 pm

This University City nonprofit is discovering the science behind success and failure

Character Lab is sharing its findings for free.
These are the daily challenges local refugee families are working to overcome people

Feb. 15, 2017 12:49 pm

These are the daily challenges local refugee families are working to overcome

Employment, housing and education are immediate barriers for refugee families, not to mention language and adapting to American cultural norms.
Here’s why William Penn Foundation doesn’t describe its grantmaking as ‘social justice’ funding

Feb. 14, 2017 12:22 pm

Here’s why William Penn Foundation doesn’t describe its grantmaking as ‘social justice’

The single largest grant in the foundation's history is its recent $100 million investment in parks, rec centers and libraries. It's an 'investment in equity,' said Interim ED Shawn McCaney.
Why Sara Woods is leaving Philadelphia VIP for the education world people

Feb. 13, 2017 12:30 pm

Why Sara Woods is leaving Philadelphia VIP for the education world

Woods is taking over at college access and success nonprofit Philadelphia Futures. In her "Moving On" interview, she discusses her "come with me" leadership style and best practices for volunteer retention.

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