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5 new Stoneleigh fellows will take on specific challenges of vulnerable youth people

Mar. 16, 2017 8:35 am

5 new Stoneleigh fellows will take on specific challenges of vulnerable youth

Efforts will be spread across three challenges for youth "aging out" of the child welfare system.
Another Philly giving circle is ready to give a local nonprofit $20K funding

Mar. 7, 2017 3:06 pm

Another Philly giving circle is ready to give a local nonprofit $20K

The first grant to be awarded by the Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia will go to a group dedicated to foster care and refugees.
Juvenile Law Center staffers are working on a resource map for system-involved youth results

Mar. 7, 2017 7:35 am

Juvenile Law Center staffers are working on a resource map for system-involved youth

Youth Matters Philly will launch in April.
POPPYN’s video report on foster care in Philly is making waves at DHS results

Feb. 1, 2017 12:20 pm

POPPYN’s video report on foster care in Philly is making waves at DHS

The youth media program dedicated its most recent episode to problems within the foster care system, and local government is paying attention.
What’s next for foster youth in Philly? method

Nov. 17, 2016 12:34 pm

What’s next for foster youth in Philly?

Reps from Turning Points for Children, Barristers' Association of Philadelphia and more debated the future of the local foster care system at a recent panel.
9 State of Young Philly events for the mission-minded purpose

Nov. 9, 2016 7:40 am

9 State of Young Philly events for the mission-minded

Get excited for Young Involved Philadelphia's seventh annual event series with our picks for each of its nine days.
How this advocate is helping older foster kids improve a system that failed them people

Nov. 7, 2016 9:10 am

How this advocate is helping older foster kids improve a system that failed them

"It's not acceptable that youth we took responsibility for raising end up being homeless in adulthood or incarcerated so soon after they leave care," said Stoneleigh fellow Dominique Mikell.
This youth advocate is leaving the charter school she ‘grew with’ to build something new people

Oct. 10, 2016 11:05 am

This youth advocate is leaving the charter school she ‘grew with’ to build something new

After 21 years with YouthBuild, Simran Sidhu is leaving the organization to head up a new, "different type" of youth org that will involve programming, funding or a mix of both.
Nate Nichols’ Valley Youth House speech will move you people

Sep. 16, 2016 9:18 am

Nate Nichols’ Valley Youth House speech will move you

The Palette Group founder's presentation to 100 ex-foster, homeless and underserved youth is stirring (and riddled with killer hip hop references).
4 cool things we learned at #INTERVIEW16 purpose

Apr. 20, 2016 2:50 pm

4 cool things we learned at #INTERVIEW16

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