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Mighty Writers bought 100 books for kids held at a local detention center. Now, they’re not welcome purpose

Jul. 3, 2018 4:45 pm

Mighty Writers bought 100 books for kids held at a local detention center. Now, they’re not welcome

After a planned Tuesday morning delivery to Berks County Residential Center was "abruptly cancelled" on Monday afternoon, the nonprofit is regrouping.
This is why advocates are supporting LGBTQ foster parents in court purpose

Jun. 28, 2018 12:45 pm

This is why advocates are supporting LGBTQ foster parents in court

In the ongoing legal battle between Catholic Social Services and the City of Philadelphia, questions of religious liberty and anti-discrimination in the foster care system are on trial. Meanwhile, the Office of LGBT Affairs is actively recruiting prospective foster parents.
Ending the ‘closet to poverty pipeline’ for LGBTQ youth method

Jun. 28, 2018 8:48 am

Ending the ‘closet to poverty pipeline’ for LGBTQ youth

Stoneleigh Fellow Kee Tobar celebrates Pride Month by "making sure that the most vulnerable amongst us are not so consumed with survival that they cannot participate in the joy and celebrations that are integral to it."
Philadelphia FIGHT is incentivizing teens to get tested for HIV with a hip hop concert method

Jun. 25, 2018 7:42 am

Philadelphia FIGHT is incentivizing teens to get tested for HIV with a hip hop concert

Teens and young adults make up about one-fifth of all new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. — and the rate of diagnosis in Philadelphia is five times greater than the national average.
To prevent trauma in our youth, we must discuss structural inequalities method

Jun. 18, 2018 8:30 am

To prevent trauma in our youth, we must discuss structural inequalities

"The trauma of violence and racism does not just happen in large, dramatic ways, but in everyday microaggressions," writes Hopeworks 'N Camden's director of youth programs, Dannyelle Austin.
Philly needs a better prison-to-school pipeline method

May 31, 2018 12:39 pm

Philly needs a better prison-to-school pipeline

Juvenile justice reform advocates say young people returning from jails and prisons in Philadelphia need improved opportunities to get their education.
Peep this massive list of low-cost summer camps for Philly kids purpose

May 31, 2018 11:27 am

Peep this massive list of low-cost summer camps for Philly kids

Billy Penn found over 45 programs for families in need of a financial respite.
A bunch of Philly teens just granted out $50,000 to local nonprofits funding

May 29, 2018 10:00 am

A bunch of Philly teens just granted out $50,000 to local nonprofits

This YOUTHadelphia cycle's 21 teen participants chose to support programs focusing on youth wellness, women’s empowerment, college awareness and youth incarceration.
Can ‘restorative justice’ transform school discipline in Philadelphia? method

May 25, 2018 12:55 pm

Can ‘restorative justice’ transform school discipline in Philadelphia?

The practice, an extension of criminal justice, repairs harm and resolves personal conflicts constructively, say its supporters at Philadelphia Student Union and T.U.F.F. Girls.
Motivos mag’s Jenée Chizick-Agüero on making space for Latinx youth people

May 24, 2018 7:35 am

Motivos mag’s Jenée Chizick-Agüero on making space for Latinx youth

We spoke to the founder about why she started the magazine, what it means for underrepresented youth to be “seen” and how to navigate the challenges of Spanish-to-English translation.

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