Education - Youth

Teenshop Inc. Rising Seniors Scholars Program Now Accepting Applications

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April 15, 2015
Now accepting applications for their Rising Seniors Scholars college prep residential program. If you or someone you know is a female high school senior, we encourage you to develop your leadership with Teenshop Inc. at Bryn Mawr College this summer.

UAC Program Partner Teenshop Inc. empowers ‘girls with goals’® to become caring, courageous leaders and change agents in their communities and beyond. Teenshop Inc. is now accepting applications for Rising Senior Scholars, a two week college prep residential program at Bryn Mawr College from July 12th until July 15th. While at Bryn Mawr College, girls who are seniors in high school will attend workshops that cover topics such as leadership, SAT Prep, college essay writing and financial literacy.

Philadelphia Anti-Drug/Anti-Violence Network 2015 PAAN Slam

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February 4, 2015
Calling all poets, rappers, vocalists and lyricists! If you are between the ages of 10-18, we encourage you to showcase your talent at the 2015 PAAN Slam.

UAC Program Partner Philadelphia Anti-Drug/Anti-Violence Network (PAAN) will host their 2015 PAAN Slam on Wednesday, February 4th at the Pearl Movie Theater at 1600 N Broad. All poets, rappers, vocalists and lyricists ages 10-18 are welcome, however participants cannot use profanity, vulgar language or sexual explicit content. Those interested in performing must arrive at 3:30pm for auditions and material review.

2015 African American Children's Book Fair

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February 7, 2015
We invite you to come experience an enriching day of African American Children's literacy. Meet and greet with some of the literary world's most profound authors of our time. Make Saturday, February 7. 2015 a family day.

On Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 1pm-3pm, the 2015 African American Children's Book Fair will be hosted at the Community College of Philadelphia located at 17th & Spring Garden Street in the gymnasium. Award-winning authors and illustrators will be in attendance to read and autograph their books. There will be a wide selection of African American books for children, preschool to young adult available for purchase. As an added bonus, promotional giveaways, prizes, and games will highlight the afternoon.

Stemnasium Learning Academy "Hour of Code" Philadelphia

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December 8, 2014
Join us as we bring this innovative education to Philadelphia Youth! All students K - 12 are encouraged to attend this FREE event!

The HOUR OF CODE is a nationwide initiative by CSEdWeek and code.org to introduce computer programming to 10 million students and encourage them to learn programming. The Hour of Code Philadelphia kicks off December, 8 2014 - December 13, 2014.

2014 Moxie Women Conference

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December 19, 2014
Helping girls and young women grow up believing in their abilities to accomplish their goals.

Over the years, The Moxie Women Conference has fostered the growth of young girls while honoring the accomplishments and contributions of women to their chosen careers. As successful civic leaders coming from all different walks of life and diverse experiences, theire is a need to share responsibility to help girls and young women grow up believing in their abilities to accomplish their goals.