102, 2024

MLK Day of Service: YB Philly Beautifies the school halls of MANA w/Inspiring Mural Paintings for School Community

By |February 1st, 2024|

Each year, for MLK Day of Service, YouthBuild Philly honors the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by partnering with a local school or recreation center. We were excited to partner with the Marian Anderson Neighborhood Academy (MANA) this year to help beautify and bring new life to their school community; the event kicked [...]

3011, 2023

Class of 2024 Thanksgiving Luncheon

By |November 30th, 2023|

One of our most cherished traditions here at YouthBuild Philly, is to celebrate Thanksgiving as one big family. Every year on Thanksgiving Eve, we invite our students and staff to join us for our Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon for an opportunity to fellowship one last time before we depart for the holiday break. This year’s event took [...]

3110, 2023

Service Launch: YouthBuild Philly Kicks Off FIRST Service Event of the 23/24 School Year

By |October 31st, 2023|

On Thursday, October 19, we kicked off our first service event of the academic year at the Athletic Recreation Center in North Philly! Students and staff had a great time revitalizing the center’s common areas, painting, planting greenery, and reorganizing their studio space. At the start of the event, students and staff were divided by GPS [...]

910, 2023

From a Cookout to a Cook-In: YB Host Annual Fall Cookout

By |October 9th, 2023|

On Friday, Sept. 29, we hosted our Annual YouthBuild Philly (YB Philly) Fall BBQ for the Class of 2024. Due to inclement weather, instead of a cookout, we held a  COOK-IN! Despite these unforeseen circumstances, the BBQ was well attended by both students and staff and felt very similar to BBQs we’ve held in the past. [...]

1409, 2023

YouthBuild Philly Invites Over 300 Applicants to Student Mental Toughness Training for the Class of 2024

By |September 14th, 2023|

On Tuesday, August 29, YouthBuild Philly kicked off its annual Student Mental Toughness Training (SMTT), inviting over 300 young people (ages 17-20) as applicants, to join the Class of 2024! For background, SMTT is fun and collaborative, but an intensive four day training, where applicants attend a series of workshops that provide an overview of YouthBuild’s [...]

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