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A new voter registration initiative aims to get Philly high school students to the polls on Nov. 6 purpose

Sep. 21, 2018 12:00 pm

A new voter registration initiative aims to get Philly high school students to the polls on Nov. 6

The City of Philadelphia's Office of Youth Engagement and the Urban League of Philadelphia are visiting three schools on Sept. 25, National Voter Registration Day.
Home visits from education experts are improving outcomes for Philly kids in poverty results

Aug. 8, 2018 12:45 pm

Home visits from education experts are improving outcomes for Philly kids in poverty

In-home lessons for under-resourced families can improve literacy rates and shrink the achievement gap. Here's how they work — and one North Philadelphia mom's story.
This Philly program helps African and Caribbean immigrant youth thrive in their new city method

Aug. 1, 2018 12:45 pm

This Philly program helps African and Caribbean immigrant youth thrive in their new city

African Family Health Organization's youth empowerment program hopes that by offering students respect and support, they will better appreciate themselves and their culture.
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.

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