Youth Development

GALAEI Day Philadelphia

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April 24, 2015
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In 2009, Mayor Nutter officially named April 16th Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative (GALAEI) Day in Philadelphia. In honor of GALAEI Day, GALAEI would like to honor one adult and one youth with the 6th Annual David Acosta Revolutionary Leader Award (DARLA). The DARLA Award is presented to individuals who show leadership and work to improve the community in ways that align with GALAEI’s mission.

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

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Date: 
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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Date: 
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.

Teenshop Inc. 30th Anniversary Debutante Cotillion

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June 13, 2015
You are cordially invited to Teenshop Inc.'s 30th Anniversary Debutante Cotillion Saturday, June 13, 2015. The deadline for registration is Saturday, May 30th.

Teenshop Inc. prepares girls for colleges and careers.

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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Date: 
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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Date: 
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.

2014 Moxie Women Conference

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Date: 
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.