Youth Development

City Hall Honors Teenshop Inc. for 30 Years of Service

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May 7, 2015
Congratulations to UAC Program Partner Teenshop Inc. for celebrating 30 years of phenomenal community service mentoring and developing adolescent girls into leaders.

On Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10am in Room 400 of City Hall, Teenshop Inc. will be honored with a resolution celebrating their 30 years of community service. Teenshop Inc. is a mentoring program designed to develop adolescent girls into leaders through an innovative series of life skills workshops, community service and college tours. Since 1985, Teenshop Inc. has expanded to Los Angeles, California and currently has three chapters throughout Philadelphia. For more information about the Teenshop. Inc.

1st Annual Rad Awards 2015

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April 18, 2015
UAC President & CEO Sharmain Matlock-Turner has been nominated for Rad Connector of the Year at Rad-Girls.com first annual Rad Awards. Join her Saturday, April 18th and celebrate this tremendous honor.

On Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 7pm-10pm, the first annual Rad Awards will take place at The Dreaming Building to honor women who inspire others in the fields of technology, media, culture and business. We are excited to announce UAC President & CEO Sharmain Matlock-Turner has been nominated for a Rad Connector of the Year award. This celebration will be hosted by Rad-Girls.com, a digital platform for spirited females who are constantly achieving, innovating, and inspiring. It is an ongoing conversation between empowered women.

Coca Cola Pay It Forward Scholarship 2015

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March 31, 2015
Do you know of some awesome teens? If so, nominate them today and they may receive mentoring from Steve Harvey and a $5,000 scholarship.

Do you know a high school student between the ages of 13-18 who is in need of a college scholarship? Coca-Cola is now accepting nominations for their 2015 Pay It Forward program that includes a $5,000 dollar scholarship and a mentorship with Steve Harvey. The Pay It Forward program is desined to help teens to reach greater heighhts, providing a three-day mentorship, leadership, and networking opportunity at the Pay It Foward Academy in Atlanta, Georgia.

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.

ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship

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April 8, 2015
Attention high school seniors and parents of high school seniors! It's scholarship season and ExxonMobil is looking to award four high school seniors with $5000 scholarships. Click here for more info.

ExxonMobil is now accepting applications for their Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarships sponsored by the Council of the Great City Schools. To be eligible, applicants must be seniors in high school graduating from a school district represented by the Council of Great City Schools. A total of four scholarships for two males and two females, each $5,000 dollars, will be awarded to two African American and two Hispanic students. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 5pm EST.

Philadelphia Youth Leadership Conference 4th Annual Youth Engagemeng Conference- The Next Level Leaders

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April 25, 2015
Philadelphia Youth Leadership Council is taking it to the next level. Click here to meet the leaders.

Calling all high school youth!

On Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 8:30am-3:30pm, The Philadelphia Youth Leadership Council will be hosting the 4th Annual Youth Engagement Conference featuring The Next Level Leaders at the School of the Future. There will be a panel discussion on Creating Positive Youth Images in the Media. Other activities include resource tables, speed networking, raffles/giveaways and these workshops:

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.