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Philadelphia Council for College and Career Success. Wr summer rfp. Future Filled With Hope: Get Involved. Project ECHO. Project ECHO High School Students regarding the program… “I enjoyed working on a business plan and getting an overall feel for business in general.”

Project ECHO

“…I had the opportunity to gain a real-world understanding of business …and I gained entrepreneurial skills as well.” Year 3 Institute - Global Youth Leadership Institute. This institute takes place at two world-renowned institutions that are dedicated to international understanding and sustainable development: United World College – Costa Rica (UWCCR) and EARTH University.

Year 3 Institute - Global Youth Leadership Institute

While staying at UWCCR, participants interact with the school’s diverse student body and learn about the school’s commitment to peace, multiculturalism, and the environment. At EARTH University, GYLI participants learn first-hand from EARTH students, who come from Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Participants stay and work with local farming families, who form an agro-ecotourism cooperative that strives for sustainability in all its facets: economic, social, and environmental. Essential questions of Year 3: “What is my role as a leader in creating sustainable world systems?” “What is my relationship to the Earth?”

Download (PDF) Read more our partnership with EARTH University and their one-of-a kind community. Download (PDF) Untitled. The Schuylkill Center - - - Half-Day Field Studies Half-day programs provide a two-hour lesson exploring the Schuylkill Center’s natural areas with our environmental educators.

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Biodiversity Learn the methods scientists use to measure biodiversity and why it is vital to the health of the environment and the quality of human life. Rebuilding Together Philadelphia. Ciee. CIEE Core Values We believe in excellence and integrity, providing the highest-quality programs and services, leading by example, and going the extra mile to serve our students and partners.


Study & Intern Abroad Programs, Graduate School & Careers. Stress Reduction & Mindfulness Curriculum. The Holistic Life Foundation has created, developed, and piloted a twenty-four (24) week mindfulness curriculum, based on the structure of their successful after school program.

Stress Reduction & Mindfulness Curriculum

The curriculum empowers students with tools and skills for peaceful conflict resolution, improved focus and concentration, greater control and awareness of thoughts and emotions, improved self-regulation, as well as stress reduction and relaxation. The curriculum is based on yoga, meditation, breathing, tai-chi, centering, and other mindfulness techniques. Untitled. Urban Creators. Al-Bustan is Philly's beacon for Arabic culture in Donald Trump's age of hate - Generocity Philly. Editor's note: This article has been updated to reflect that Al-Bustan's current Pew grant does not include funding for programming involving musician Marcel Khalife.

Al-Bustan is Philly's beacon for Arabic culture in Donald Trump's age of hate - Generocity Philly

Edit 7/12 @ 8:22 p.m. Presidential candidate Donald Trump wants to ban Muslims from entering the United States, but presidential candidate Donald Trump has never stepped foot inside Hazami Sayed‘s West Philadelphia home. Home - Global Citizen Year. Global Youth Leadership Institute. AFS Intercultural Programs USA. Sky Bird Travel & Tours. Women's World Wide Web. Project Potential. SEEKHO was founded on the premise that local people could be recruited to help solve local challenges, which we found was true.

Project Potential

Because many people expressed a desire to improve educational outcomes, we focused on building a culture of education and learning by offering age-specific programs. However, as we saw many of our hardworking and talented students fall through the cracks, we realized that the challenges that villages face are interconnected, and therefore, you cannot improve education without also improving economic conditions or health. Our local staff recognized this point and as a result, began mobilizing community members and using existing resources and institutions to improve economic conditions, living standards, and health.

Recognizing these two points led us to found Project Potential, where we select, train, and support local Village Visionaries to use existing resources to connect existing resources to achieve community goals. Erie Lanes - Bowling deals, parties, events and leagues in Phila. Clothing4money. We can provide sports teams, schools, clubs, and religious organizations with a simple way to fundraise for their own programs, while at the same time supporting your local Big Brothers Big Sisters agency!


A clothing drive can be held any time of the year. We will do all the work and provide you with the tools necessary to run a successful drive. Fill out our easy to use form to schedule a date and time Contact your local community through social media, press, flyers, etc. Find an area to collect the items Place signs for drop off location. Travel to Costa Rica – Volunteer Vacations. Hub to encourage immigrants, trigger innovation opens its doors in Mt. Airy. Philadelphia's population has been on the rise in recent years — thanks, in part, to new immigrants — and one Philadelphia neighborhood is hoping to capitalize on this influx of newcomers by giving their businesses a boost.

Hub to encourage immigrants, trigger innovation opens its doors in Mt. Airy

On Thursday evening, a group of nonprofits will launch the "Philadelphia Immigrant Innovation Hub" on the site of a former post office on Germantown Ave. in Mt. Airy. The idea — backed by a $261,500 grant from the Knight Foundation — is to give immigrant entrepreneurs space to work; one-on-one coaching to beef up their business plans; and access to loans to grow their operations for a period of about 18 months. Some of the entrepreneurs have been in business for a while and are struggling, while others just have an idea.

Patrice Banks Female Mechanic that Caters to Women. I was once that woman who didn’t know who to take my car to for repairs and service or which mechanic(s) I could trust.

Patrice Banks Female Mechanic that Caters to Women

My knowledge of cars was turn the key and go. Meet the Disruptor: Ariell Johnson of Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse. Ariell Johnson, owner of month-old Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse in Kensington, once feared comic book shops. Growing up in Baltimore, Johnson was a fangirl of TV cartoons He-Man, She-Ra, Thundercats and X-Men.

As a kid, she always wanted to know the backstory for the X-Men’s “Storm,” the first black female superhero she encountered, the character who, she says, “opened my mind to the possibilities of anything is possible.” Here and there, she’d borrow a friend’s comic. But it was years before she could muster up the courage to go out and buy a book. Today, she’s the first woman on the East Coast to own her own comic book shop. Project Potential. What We Do. Inspire offers management and strategy consulting services to nonprofit organizations and schools. Through the use of data-driven tools, Inspire seeks to help leaders of nonprofit organizations make critical decisions about the future of their organization.

Schoolyard Ventures. Ycenter. Watson University - Education of the Future. Amizade Amizade empowers individuals and communities through worldwide service and learning. Programa de Educación Comunal de Entrega y Servicios - Proyecto P.E.C.E.S., Inc. HOME. Volunteer at the Orangutan Rescue IAR. Activities. Our Story — Ycenter. Watson University students got a crash course in the social entrepreneur life in its first session. Watson University is not your average social entrepreneurship class experience. The first session in Philadelphia, a two-and-a-half week course, was an experiment to see if the city is ready to handle training millennials to be the social entrepreneurs of the future. Made up of students from across the country (four from Philly, two from Arizona, and one each from Colorado, D.C., New Jersey, and Connecticut), the pilot program was a crash course in the social entrepreneur lifestyle.

Like orangutans? You can volunteer to help them at a 'forest school' in Indonesia. Action Horizon Institute. The Best Philadelphians 2015. Knight Foundation Awards $1.48 mil to 22 Orgs Pushing Boundaries in Philly. The latest group of Knight Foundation’s arts grantees in Philadelphia includes 22 organizations receiving $1.48 million total, and the grantee list consists of a mix of large cultural institutions in the city as well as smaller organizations. Of the Americas - Home. Partners of the Americas - Home. The World in Action. CDI Home. YouthBuild Philadelphia - Community Service. The Biggest Spring Events and Festivals Coming to Philadelphia in 2015. The longer days and warmer temperatures mean many things, including the arrival of outdoor events, fantastic festivals all around the city and the first day of spring on Friday, March 20.

Costa Rica Student Travel & Volunteer Trips. Young Adult Group Adventure Travel & Trips: Under30Experiences. Our Cocoa Story: Big Change in the Dominican Republic. View Image. Friends of the Wissahickon. Where youth/FILM/learning meet for positive change. Philadelphia Rock Gyms - After School Programs. Session 3 Starts February 16, 2015!

BuildOn gives students volunteer opportunities - The Learning Key - Philly Tribune. What We Do — The Business of Doing Good. Urban Blazers - Contact Us. Ecuador- Surfing & Marine Biology Retreat. What: Ecuador: A Pacific Coast retreat focusing on marine biology with an emphasis on conservation, biodiversity & environmental sciences. A high-octane, 25 day learning community adventure retreat in Ecuador surrounding marine biology with an emphasis on conservation, biodiversity & environmental sciences. Science Leadership Academy @ Beeber. Black, White and Baseball. Worldview Explorations. The Chewonki Foundation. International Volunteer Programs. Education Travel - Educational Vacations - Experiential Travel.

Whitewater 2013. Getting the “green light” for student travel. Marketing Guide & Media Kit. Global Glimpse l Open the Eyes of Tomorrow's Leaders. Student Community Service & Volunteer Trips. MDJunior. City Kids Take Flight! Toyota International Teacher Program. Service Volunteer Abroad Programs. Rustic Pathways Groups. Join the #BeFair Twitter Party 10.28.2014. Education at The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.