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Good news in the district – City Year transforms Olney High
January 31, 2024

Nearly 200 student success coaches, staff and volunteers from City Year worked to transform Olney High School and the nearby…

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Tawana Frisby: An Emerging Woman Leader Impacting Her Community

As Women’s Leadership Today attended City Year Philadelphia’s recent Women’s Leadership Luncheon centered on diversity in the city’s business community,…

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City Year Women’s Leadership Luncheon Exclusive: What is Diversity?

Last month, Women’s Leadership Today had the privilege of attending City Year Philadelphia’s 9th Annual Women’s Leadership Luncheon, which focused…

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How Olney High School is honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 2024
January 16, 2024

Hundreds of volunteers of all ages will work to improve their community on the federal holiday designated as a “National…

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The 9 Most Prestigious Fundraising Events in Philadelphia
November 1, 2023

In need of some inspiring girl power? Join City Year’s Women Leadership Luncheon for a compelling conversation with women leaders…

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City Year Philadelphia celebrates new school year with a block party
September 19, 2023

Philly Live’s Aunyea Lachelle finds out about the mission of City Year Philadelphia and how the organization is lifting up…

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Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson Praises the Fiscal Year 2024 Operating and Capital Budgets
July 11, 2023

Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson (Second District) voted yes on final passage of the City of Philadelphia’s Fiscal Year 2024…

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Athena’s Year with City Year

In 2022, Athena signed on as a corporate sponsor with City Year Philadelphia, an organization that supports students and young…

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City leaders ask for $40M extra to keep youth safe this summer
June 9, 2023

NBC10’s Karen Hua has the details on the $40 million plan from city leaders on how to keep kids safe.

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Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson and community groups urge inclusion of funding in the City of Philadelphia proposed fiscal year 2024 budget to support his “Save Our Youth” plan
June 7, 2023

Speaking at the press conference in support of the Save Our Youth funding plan was At-Large Councilmember Jim Harrity; Sharmain…

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Vice President Kamala Harris called for increased care worker wages and decried ‘extremist’ GOP leaders in Philly visit

On the tarmac under an overcast sky, she was all smiles, greeted by cheers from about 100 people, including representatives…

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Student at Olney Elementary honored as City Year’s Idealist of the Year
May 12, 2023

Aziza Shuler reports.

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