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USLA teens at Villanova College and Career Day

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Neena Brown
Yusef Muhammad

T4G OST Program

Teens 4 Good Out of School Time

R* HEALTH Program

Love Your Heart, Mind, & Community

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Workready Summer Job 2018

Another exciting summer job opportunity for youths of ages 14 – 18 years to come participate in an exciting chance to get paid to learn during this summer.

Carefully follow the steps in the flyer below to apply for either our service learning position (T122) or internship position (P118).

After completing the online application on PYN Workready website. Please click the link below to download, print and fill out the enrollment form.

Please call 267-738-9473 (Anja) to schedule an enrollment session, after applying and completing the enrollment forms.

Poplar: Community Learning Farm Fills Need, Establishes Roots

The oldest of its three farms was founded in 2005 next to the East Poplar Playground on 8th Street, between Brown and Poplar streets. The farm partners with the nearby recreation center, providing produce for the meals for after-school programs and summer camps. It also has community garden plots available for rent to nearby residents who want to grow their own food and a weekly farmer’s market that begins in the spring. Please click here to read the complete article by Philadelphia Neighborhoods

— Text and images by Evan Easterling and Tom Ignudo.

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