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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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Philly dominates Knight Cities Challenge … again

Monday, June 12, 2017

For the third consecutive year, Philadelphia has dominated the Knight Cities Challenge, winning more than $1 million out of $5 million in urban-revitalization grants that the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation offers annually to 26 cities.

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Your board isn’t diverse enough

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A new study from BoardSource found board diversity hasn't improved in the past two decades, but two local foundations - Seybert and Leeway - are taking steps to make their boards more representative of those they serve.


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.


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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