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Chinatown: Asian Americans United Leads Youth Engagement Projects

Chinatown: Asian Americans United Leads Youth Engagement Projects

Asian Americans United hosts and organizes a variety of civic engagement programs and events, most of which are largely facilitated by youth volunteers. But one woman, Teresa Engst, helps organize and train the young volunteers in order to facilitate change in the Chinese immigrant community. Between leading youth programs and summer camps, organizing civic engagement […]

 

Fox Chase: CORA Services Arrives At Loesche Elementary School

Fox Chase: CORA Services Arrives At Loesche Elementary School

CORA Services recently expanded its out-of-school-time (OST) network in Northeast Philadelphia, bringing additional services to schools like Loesche Elementary School. Located in Fox Chase, CORA provides children with academic support, psychological services, speech and language services and school counseling. Its OST program was recently renamed YOUTHCOR, “cor” being Latin for heart and originally the intended name for […]

 By Marisa Steinberg

Olney/Logan: GED Center Closing Leaves Community Void

Olney/Logan: GED Center Closing Leaves Community Void

[vimeo 65069811] For 21-year-old Gemera Gilmora, the E3 Logan/Olney Center’s free GED program is a welcomed change from her high school experience. “Within the two years that I’ve been here I’ve learned more than in my high school years – even some middle school,” Gilmora said. Gilmora dropped out of high school several years ago after […]