Youth Development

Neighborhood United Against Drugs (NUAD)

Location

5214 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
United States
215-724-7430
Hours of Operation: 
Adult services are offered 9am-5pm, Youth services are after school and during the summer.
5214 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Joseph
E.
Purnell
Executive Director

To reduce drug use/abuse, teen pregnancy, chronic illness, the spread of HIV infection, and senseless violence in the community.  Programs and activities are designed to educate and equip people with the skills needed to make positive choices in life.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, After School Activities, Education - Youth, Health, Health Issues Treatment, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Violence Prevention

GALAEI (Gay and Lesbian, Latino Aids Education Initiative)

Location

149 W. Susquehanna Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States
267-758-6923
Fax: 
267-758-6923
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
149 W. Susquehanna Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Miguel
Andrade
Interim Executive Director

A queer Latin@ social justic organization.  We were founded in 1989 to respond to the lack of support and resources for our community during the HIV epidemic.  Queer acknowledges and represents the mosaic of sexual and gender identities within out communities.  Latin@ respresents the multiracial, multicultural experience of Latinidad.  As a queer Latin@ organization we embarce the common history of resistance and resilience of Latin@ and queer people.  GALALEI embodies both histories.  We are unwavering in our commitment to the advancement de nuestra familia.  GALAEI maintains a strong commitment to being a community based organization dedicated to serving Latinidad through providing social services around HIV/AIDS and sexual health, organizing, networking, and referrals.  

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Education - Adult, Education - Youth, Health, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Housing Counseling, Youth Development

Explorers Sans Frontières

Location

2415 Almond Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
United States
215-850-4743
Hours of Operation: 
Varies
2415 Almond Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Shonta
Collins
President

Explorer San Frontiers Event To build cultural connections one person and one community at a time. Our programs are designed to integrate travel with learning so that the exchange of knowledge is used to improve relationships among diverse cultures through personal communication, humanitarian projects and assistance, as well as through practical training and application of learned skills.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Economic Inclusion, Education - Adult, Education - Youth, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Literacy, Youth Development

Fresh Visions Youth Theatre

Location

4821 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
United States
267-226-7135
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday 3pm-9pm, and Saturdays 9am-7pm
4821 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Bruce
Robinson
Founder/Executive Artistic Director
To transform African American youth through the arts by offering children from the historically under-served lower Germantown community of Philadelphia access to high-level and rigorous training in the dramatic and performing arts and providing continuous performance opportunities for these children to display the skills they have acquired to audiences of their peers, parents, and neighborhood supporters. Where a powerful product meets a powerful mission.
Services provided: 
After School Activities, Education - Youth, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Violence Prevention, Youth Development

COLOURS

Location

1207 Chestnut Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-851-1973
Fax: 
215-851-1870
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 10am-8pm
1207 Chestnut Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Mark
A.
Wilson
Executive Director
To respond to the lack of positive and progressive educational advocacy and support mechanisms for LGBT people of color in the Greater Philadelphia area.
Services provided: 
Advocacy, Education - Adult, Education - Youth, Health Issues Treatment, Health Issues Education, HIV/STD/ Hepatitis C Prevention/Education/Screening and Testing Services

The Black Writers Museum

Location

The Historic Vernon House
5800 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
United States
267-297-3078
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 3:30pm - 7:30 pm, and Saturdays, 9:00 am -5:00 pm
The Historic Vernon House
5800 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Supreme
Dow
Executive Director

To provide youth and community programming by utilizing exhibits of classic and modern Black authors and their composition as tools for teaching and learning.

Services provided: 
After school activities: creative writing, reading development, reciting and performing

WorkReady Job Placement Holds "Retention Ceremony"

Date: 
March 16, 2011
On March 16th, the Coalition’s WorkReady Job Placement Services (WJPS) Program held its first-ever “Retention Ceremony,” to honor 45 youth and young adults ages 17-24 who have retained their employment for more than 91 days!