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TikTok is a unique blend of social media platforms — here’s why kids love it

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TikTok is a unique blend of social media platforms — here’s why kids love it

With TikTok, it’s impossible to separate the individual from the meme, says Penn State professor Kevin Munger.
PhillyCAM’s new pre-apprenticeship program aims to be a pipeline for young media pros method

Aug. 5, 2020 10:07 am

PhillyCAM’s new pre-apprenticeship program aims to be a pipeline for young media pros

The Arts2Work program is pairing Black and Latinx Philadelphians with mentors and skills to help them pursue careers in media and the arts.
How Hopeworks is supporting Camden youth during the coronavirus pandemic purpose

Mar. 20, 2020 9:45 am

How Hopeworks is supporting Camden youth during the coronavirus pandemic

The tech education nonprofit gave out nearly 50 laptops so its youth can work from home and continue to support themselves.
This high school student wrote a play about the trauma of school shootings. You can see it tonight purpose

Jan. 17, 2020 2:37 pm

This high school student wrote a play about the trauma of school shootings. You can see it tonight

Angelina DeMontes' play, Candles, premiered last night at the Arden Theatre’s Hamilton Family Arts Center at 62 N. 2nd Street. There are performances tonight and tomorrow (January 17 and 18) at 7 p.m.
During Tech in Action Day, all the participants teach and learn purpose

Nov. 20, 2019 11:23 am

During Tech in Action Day, all the participants teach and learn

Comcast NBCUniversal, in partnership with Comcast LIFT Labs and Generocity, sent nearly 50 volunteer technologists out to help nine local nonprofits serving youth, seniors, and people with disabilities.
Use arts and culture as a platform for social justice, says this teen purpose

Nov. 19, 2019 1:47 pm

Use arts and culture as a platform for social justice, says this teen

"It is so important for local artists of all mediums to spread these strong messages," says Sabirah Mahmud, a member of the STAMP Teen Council, and Global Climate Strike activist.
Tour an imagined drop-in center for youth experiencing housing insecurity purpose

Nov. 8, 2019 8:15 am

Tour an imagined drop-in center for youth experiencing housing insecurity

Youth from West Philly created avatars of themselves leading a tour of their imagined center, The Stoop, with help from Neighborhood Time Exchange media artist María Alarcón.
The young philanthropists of CCFWG’s Girls Advisory Board gear up for a new funding cycle purpose

Oct. 14, 2019 11:00 am

The young philanthropists of CCFWG’s Girls Advisory Board gear up for a new funding cycle

The 16th class of GAB — whose first meeting was September 7 — has already decided its funding priorities: access to sexual and reproductive healthcare and education; human trafficking; and mental health.
The lesson is hope: Musicopia uses $100k grant from Impact100 Philadelphia to expand services purpose

Sep. 26, 2019 8:00 am

The lesson is hope: Musicopia uses $100k grant from Impact100 Philadelphia to expand services

According to Jesse Mell, who directs Musicopia's Drumlines program, music education programs are not only an avenue for self expression, they bring hope.
For young people impacted by a loved one’s cancer, it isn’t just another day at camp purpose

Sep. 25, 2019 8:00 am

For young people impacted by a loved one’s cancer, it isn’t just another day at camp

In his guest column, Mark Manning introduces us to Alexandra Charlton and Sophia Smargissi, two teenagers who have built memories together at a nonprofit camp and support group where they help each other deal with loss.

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