Longtime Leader Of Philadelphia Student Organization To Step DownAs executive director of Youth United for Change for the last 16 years, Andi Perez has seen the student group's political influence grow.
Young Philadelphians Revisit the 1964 'Freedom Summer' in MississippiNearly 40 students from Youth United for Change will attend the "Freedom 50" conference, honoring the civil rights workers who signed up African-American voters in 1964, including the three who were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan.
Philadelphia Students Make A Call For Full, Fair Funding For Schools At District Headquarters
Activists Opposed To Proposed School Closures Offer Their Own Plan"Corbett's budget hurt education around the state, not just Philadelphia. And we need to come up with a unified strategy with other districts around the state and restore the funding formula from 2008."
Group Says Philly's Dropouts Are Victims Of SystemYoung people who have dropped out of Philadelphia schools say what's really happening is, they're being pushed out.