Mar. 22, 2019 10:45 am
The value of youth grantmaking goes beyond money
How youth from the Greater Philadelphia area are learning critical life lessons giving and receiving tens of thousands of dollars in youth-led charitable grants.
Mar. 5, 2019 11:38 am
This Philly art collective is helping teens deal with mental health issues
The Creative Resilience Collective gets teens to create individual and collaborative projects that explore their lived experiences and build on leadership skills.
Feb. 26, 2019 10:05 am
What’s the best way to get young people engaged in leadership? We asked them
Three youth advocacy professionals and four young people they work with share tips for spurring advocacy. One common suggestion: Pay them for their time.
Feb. 21, 2019 12:50 pm
The importance of Black male educators and role models
"When I was entering my teenage years, I was fortunate to have Black male mentors who pushed me to pursue my best self," writes City Year AmeriCorps member Michael Harding.
Feb. 20, 2019 2:40 pm
March For Our Lives Philly youth organizers: It’s ‘extremely important for us to participate in politics’
Local teens are hosting voter registration drives at their schools and encouraging their peers to be politically aware. Plus, here's how to vote for the first time.
Feb. 19, 2019 12:15 pm
Mighty Writers and veteran journalists are helping Camden high schoolers tell their stories
The neighborhood newsroom project will be funded by a $25,000 grant from the Lenfest Institute of Journalism’s Philadelphia Ecosystem Collaboration Fund.
Feb. 12, 2019 11:46 am
This girls’ leadership org wants you to honor the ‘women with grit’ in your life
Angie Ortiz, who holds a youth seat on the Jill Melmed-Buzzeo Award's advisory board, writes about the power of mentorship ahead of a Valentine's Day Shout-Out campaign.