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How a corporate partner is helping YouthBuild Philly students become ‘green leaders’ in construction

YouthBuild Philly students
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Building materials company Saint-Gobain has been working with YouthBuild USA since 2010 to provide materials and hands-on job training for students working in YouthBuild Philly’s building trades track.

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Seeking to Build Community, Philadelphia Invests $500M in Recreational Spaces

FDR Park
Friday, September 22, 2017

Supported by a record $100 million grant from the William Penn Foundation, Philadelphia launched a high-profile, mayor-backed, seven-year, $500 million initiative called “Rebuild” to revitalize neighborhood parks, recreation centers, playgrounds, and libraries across the city.

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Philadelphia’s Placing a $500 Million Bet on Play

Monday, September 11, 2017

As the City's Rebuild initiative lays the groundwork for a major investment in rec centers, parks and libraries, two neighborhoods offer a road map to getting this overhaul right.

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Seventeen-member oversight board named for Rebuild

Monday, October 30, 2017

Seventeen stakeholders have been named to a new oversight board for the Rebuild initiative to improve Philadelphia's public spaces. Their first public meeting is 11/1.

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Rebuild announces 21 nonprofits qualified as Project Users

Rebuild
Friday, November 17, 2017

Rebuild announced that 21 nonprofits were qualified as Project Users and, as a result, are eligible to apply for grants to manage improvements to parks, rec centers, and libraries. 

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22May2018

Education/Delaware County Funders Joint Convening: Supporting College Access and Completion

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

On behalf of our Education Funder and Delaware County Funder Affinity Groups, Philanthropy Network invites you to join us on Tuesday, May 22 from 3:00 – 5:00 PM for a special joint session on supporting college

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City Council and Mayor Kenney play nice as rec center ‘rebuild’ advances

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Mayor Jim Kenney’s plan to revamp public facilities throughout the city took another step forward this week, with key legislation passing favorably out of a City Council committee on Monday.

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