Literacy

iD Tech Summer Camps for Girls- Scholarship Program

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April 1, 2015
All girls who are interested in tech are encouraged to apply to attend iD Tech Summer Camps for Girls for free!

This summer, iD Tech will be partnering with Code.org, a nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding participation in computer science, to send 100 girls ages 7-17 to iD Tech's summer camps for free. iD Tech camps teach programming, game design, robotics and more, and will be offered at the University of Pennsylvania, Villanova University and West Chester University. The scholarships are valid for day-only iD Tech camps.

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Convening to Build Impact Series

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March 18, 2015
Help to build impact to support student success by attending United Way's Convening to Build Impact Series. Leaders whose employment position is essential to making decisions and affecting change are strongly encouraged to attend these series.

On Wednesday, March 18, 2015 from 9AM to 11AM, the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey is hosting the Convening to Build Impact: Supporting Student Series at their main offices.

"Love Yourself" Cultural Enrichment Workshop hosted by Ridock King

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February 28, 2015
This cultural enrichment workshop is for middle school age (10-14) Black and Latino males.

On Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 10AM-2PM, Joshua Keller and Mental Ambition, LLC will host a cultural enrichment workshop. This event will take place at the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center located on 21st & Cecil B. Moore. This workshop will emphasize the important of self-love and self-esteem through cultural expression. Joshua will discuss African American history, hip-hop, community involvement and health and fitness.

Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia (HPP) 18Mai Signature Event

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May 16, 2015
Join UAC Program Partner, Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia (HPP) for their signature event at the African American Museum of Philadelphia.

On Saturday, May 16, 2015, UAC Program Partner, Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia (HPP) will be hosting 18Mai, HPP's signature event to celebrate Annual Haitian Flag Day at the African American Museum of Philadelphia. For more information pertaining to general and VIP tickets, please contact HPP at 267-270-2321 or by email at info@hpphilly.org.

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.

In The Sanctuary: Featured Author Dr. Robin L. Smith

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January 15, 2015

                                                                        

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.