2402, 2023

Valentine’s Day Edition: YouthBuild Philly teams up with Philabundance to conduct service and prepare food boxes for families in need

By |February 24th, 2023|

Community service is a core tenant of our program here at YouthBuild Philly, as it teaches our students the significance of helping those less fortunate than we are. That’s why for Valentine’s Day this year, our culinary students joined forces with Philabundance to prepare food boxes for families dealing with food insecurity and inflationary pressure on [...]

1701, 2023

YouthBuild Philly Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at MLK Day of Service Event – In Partnership with Bluford Charter School

By |January 17th, 2023|

For the YouthBuild Philly community, MLK Day represents a day of service, reflection, and impact, rather than a day off. For this year’s MLK Day, we were excited to bring back our Annual MLK Day event for the first time in person since the start of COVID-19. While we still managed to find meaningful ways for [...]

2811, 2022

YB Philly Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon – Class of 2023

By |November 28th, 2022|

Celebrating Thanksgiving as a chosen family is one of our most cherished traditions here at YouthBuild Philly! We celebrate Thanksgiving a day early every year with a Thanksgiving lunch – prepared and served by staff – followed by a party and games. In addition to staff and students (and students’ children), we often have great volunteers [...]

310, 2022

The YB Family is Growing – New Employee Recognition

By |October 3rd, 2022|

At YouthBuild Philly, when’s there’s a moment to shout out student leaders and their achievements, we take full advantage of the opportunity. At the same time, it’s important for us to highlight our amazing staff and faculty, who are hard at work behind the scenes supporting our students each day. With more than 200 students, it [...]

1309, 2022

Class of 2023 Student Mental Toughness Training and Annual Acceptance March

By |September 13th, 2022|

On Tuesday, Aug. 30, YouthBuild Philly kicked off its annual Student Mental Toughness Training (SMTT), inviting over 300 young people (ages 17-20) to join the Class of 2023! For background, SMTT is a fun, collaborative, but intensive four-day training, where applicants attend a series of workshops that provide an overview of YouthBuild’s climate, culture, and [...]

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