Philadelphia Youth Network
Philadelphia lags about 15 percentage points behind the national average in the rate of high school graduation.
Hopping on a bus parked on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the fifty men and women say they are young professionals rallying for fair education funding for Philadelphia schools.
Eighteen-year-old Bethany Burgess was among 400 student workers at the “Work Ready Expo,” showcasing what she learned during her summer employment.
The Work Ready Philadelphia initiative links young people, ages 12 to 21, with paid summer internships.
Five Philadelphia high school students have been chosen for a leadership summit this week in Washington, DC.
Thousands of young people between the ages of 14 and 21 were getting ready today to begin summer jobs through the partnership known as “Work Ready Philadelphia.”
John Middleton (far right) announced that his family philanthropy is donating grant money to four institutions, including the School District of Philadelphia.
Sun Life Financial Inc. Recognizes Philadelphia Nonprofits And 3 High School Seniors As Rising Stars
Sun Life Financial Inc. announced Philadelphia’s Sun Life Rising Star Awards Program winners Wednesday night.