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Disruptions and government response to the coronavirus outbreak are heavily impacting youth in foster care purpose

Mar. 31, 2020 11:53 am

Disruptions and government response to the coronavirus outbreak are heavily impacting youth in foster care

Advocates say improvisation will be required to address the full range of problems Philadelphia’s child welfare system is confronting.
Project HOME opens a STEAM lab at Honickman Learning Center purpose

Jan. 27, 2020 6:44 am

Project HOME opens a STEAM lab at Honickman Learning Center

“Quality education for every child should not be a luxury, it’s a basic need,” says Project HOME's cofounder and executive director Sister Mary Scullion.
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.
YOUTHadelphia awards largest grant in its history to Youth HEALers Stand Up! purpose

May 17, 2019 1:15 pm

YOUTHadelphia awards largest grant in its history to Youth HEALers Stand Up!

The Philadelphia Foundation’s Youth Advisory Committee spent weeks narrowing down the applicants to five grantees.
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."
Philly had an all-time high of homeless children and youth in 2014. Here’s why results

Jan. 10, 2017 7:39 am

Philly had an all-time high of homeless children and youth in 2014. Here’s why

The Pa. Department of Education reported 5,764 students who experienced homelessness in Philadelphia that year. People's Emergency Center's Joe Willard attributes the historic high to better tracking methods.

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