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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.
H.S. students of color set their sights on voter engagement in Kensington purpose

Jul. 24, 2019 8:00 am

H.S. students of color set their sights on voter engagement in Kensington

During the school year, Youth United for Change focuses on education and schooling activism. But in the summer, all the organization’s resources are focused on the VOTA! project.
These young people are making poetry in Kensington. And the community loves it. purpose

Jul. 22, 2019 8:00 am

These young people are making poetry in Kensington. And the community loves it.

Poets from Kensington High School, Kensington Health Sciences Academy, and Kensington High School for the Creative and Performing Arts took to the Kimmel Center stage for the Philly Slam League Championships.
Report indicates that young Latinas in the School District of Philadelphia feel unseen and unheard purpose

May 20, 2019 12:34 pm

Report indicates that young Latinas in the School District of Philadelphia feel unseen and unheard

Characterized as crazy, selfish or just “fiery” when they have mental health issues, 13 Latina middle and high school students in Philadelphia helped coauthor a report — "We Are Not Invisible"— that demands notice.
A look at the cuts Police School Diversion Program has made to student arrests results

Nov. 2, 2016 7:35 am

A look at the cuts Police School Diversion Program has made to student arrests

News site TakePart profiles the police program and highlights the impact it has made in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Academies, Inc. just launched a fund to put nonprofit tech programs in its classrooms purpose

May 18, 2016 3:08 pm

Philadelphia Academies, Inc. just launched a fund to put nonprofit tech programs in its classrooms

Knight Foundation invested $10,000 in Philadelphia Academies Inc.'s Teen Tech Fund, which will bring programs like Coded By Kids and TechGirlz into the classroom.
These merging nonprofits use hip-hop culture to educate youth method

Mar. 29, 2016 2:21 pm

These merging nonprofits use hip-hop culture to educate youth

Blackboard Labs and Jr. Music Executive are merging under fiscal sponsor Resources for Human Development.
Why a Floridian foundation donated a plane to a Philly high school purpose

Jan. 15, 2016 8:03 am

Why a Floridian foundation donated a plane to a Philly high school

Yup, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy just got an aircraft kit from Florida-based Bede Family Foundation, and students are building it.
These students are raising thousands for their school (and themselves) with jawns purpose

Dec. 28, 2015 10:30 am

These students are raising thousands for their school (and themselves) with jawns

For the second year, students at The Workshop School are crafting and selling "jawnaments." So far, they've raised about $7,000.
These Philly high schoolers are developing social enterprises for credit method

Dec. 21, 2015 8:00 am

These Philly high schoolers are developing social enterprises for credit

Student entrepreneurs at Friends Select High school are the latest cohort to have their ideas accelerated by Schoolyard Ventures, a program that helps them solve real-world problems through socially conscious business.

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