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Summer WorkReady Star of the Day: Sharnell Holmes

Date: 
July 30, 2013
Sharnell Holmes is today's Summer WorkReady Star

Free Services With YOACAP

Date: 
July 30, 2013
Find out about all the great opportunities YOACAP has to offer!

Summer WorkReady Star of the Day: Dane Davis

Date: 
July 29, 2013
Find out who today's Summer WorkReady Star is!

4 More Nonprofits Push For Reforms In Next Philadelphia Teachers Contract

Date: 
July 24, 2013

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A group pushing for reforms in the next Philadelphia teachers contract has a few new

Mike DeNardo
Source: 
CBS Local

Growing coalition pushes for new kind of Philly teachers contract

Date: 
July 24, 2013

 

A group calling itself the Coalition for Effective Teaching is calling on the Philadelphia School District and the city teachers' union to think about more than dollars and cents when negotiating the next contract. They're pushing to pick teachers not just based on seniority.

There are four new members to the Coalition for Effective Teaching, including the Urban League and Congresso.

Annual Back to School Event

Event Details
Date: 
August 9, 2013

The Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE) is having the annual Back to School Event on Friday, August 9, 2013. Come get ready to go back to school with the School District of Philadelphia. There will be free book bags and giveaways, educational workshops, and live entertainment!

MLK365 Summer Crush Clean-Up

Event Details
Date: 
July 13, 2013
Come participate in this great service initiative!

MLK365 will be having another Summer Crush Clean-Up on Saturday, July 13, 2013. If you missed last month’s clean-up, here is another opportunity to get involved!

Global Citizen’s MLK365 has a ton of events for this month to help celebrate the power of citizen engagement. MLK365 will once again be partnering with the Philadelphia chapter of the AFL-VIO and the Philly Rising Collaborative another clean-up. Through community involvement and service initiatives, MLK365 promotes sustainable civic engagement and positive opportunities for Philadelphia’s youth.