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Urban Creators is fundraising $30K to groom its next generation of leaders funding

Nov. 14, 2016 9:56 am

Urban Creators is fundraising $30K to groom its next generation of leaders

The goal, said cofounder Alex Epstein, is to put young people in a position to run the organization as is so he can focus on expanding the nonprofit.
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.
A public defender has infiltrated the ranks of the PPD people

Nov. 3, 2016 12:48 pm

A public defender has infiltrated the ranks of the PPD

With a plan to improve the ways in which officers interact with underprivileged youth of color. Meet Stoneleigh fellow and Defender Association veteran Rhonda McKitten.
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.
‘Which case of police brutality has affected you and the organization the most?’ people

Aug. 4, 2016 3:17 pm

‘Which case of police brutality has affected you and the organization the most?’

Generocity's high school intern asks Universal Companies' Nikkia Moss and Reid Moss the tough questions about policy brutality and engaging Black youth in this edition of Around the Corner.
Take a quick peek at the Kensington Earthship being built by local high schoolers purpose

Apr. 25, 2016 8:55 am

Take a quick peek at the Kensington Earthship being built by local high schoolers

This is how youth with Norris Square Neighborhood Project celebrated Earth Day.
Why Lenfest protege Keith Leaphart fights for at-risk youth people

Mar. 11, 2016 12:51 pm

Why Lenfest protege Keith Leaphart fights for at-risk youth

The entrepreneur and philanthropist was one. He's dedicated his career to making money and opportunity, and he won't stop until the world knows he was Gerry Lenfest's greatest investment.
How this Camden-based nonprofit is using GIS to prevent water crisis method

Jan. 21, 2016 9:45 am

How this Camden-based nonprofit is using GIS to prevent water crisis

Hopeworks 'N Camden is employing youth to collect and map water asset data.

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