To promote community safety through services that reduce drug abuse and violence, as well as to help at-risk youth develop positive alternatives that will return them to the mainstream of society. Since its inception in 1989, PAAN has utilized its expertise to meet these objectives through street-based community outreach and intervention programs.
Partners & Programs
The Coalition provides Fiscal Sponsorship and Shared Services to a network of 75 partner organizations and programs that offer services throughout the region, reaching more than 150,000 children, youth, and adults. Through the Power of the Coalition, we address the issues most important to families and communities: building wealth in urban communities, improving life chances for youth and young adults, and strengthening the nonprofit sector. We work in the areas of positive youth development, adult education and job training, health-related services, economic education, housing support, advocacy, and economic inclusion. You may browse or search the complete list of program partners below to learn more.
To provide a comprehensive experience to develop young men of strong moral character, empower them to develop to the fullest of their athletic abilities, as well as promote educational, social and cultural growth.
To strengthen the next generation of Philadelphia's business, political and civic leaders by providing a platform for this generation to build "high end networks" with current and future leaders.
To create educational opportunities for underserved youth; develop affordable housing to remedy homelessness; promote green initiatives to preserve our planet; provide health education to prevent some of the most prevalent diseases facing our world; and promote programs to serve those with special needs.
Provides a paid work experience, educational activities and career exploration activities to youth over a six-week period.
To develop adolescent girls into tomorrow's leaders through an innovative series of life skills workshops, community service and college tours.
Provide families in the community with nutritious ingredients for traditional Thanksgiving so they can enjoy family, hope and tradition.
To provide educational and informational entertainment for families.
To provide education, training, and community support to students of West Philadelphia High School, enabling them to achieve academically, socially, and with civic commitment. To help students prepare for, and successfully complete, the national and state examinations that will determine their ability to enter and successfully perform in institutions of higher education, professional training, and the challenges of everyday life.
To serve as a community resource to provide homeowners, tenants, long-time residents, and newcomers with tools and the knowledge to work with the tools they need.