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 [...]

2807, 2023

YouthBuild Philly Hosts Class of 2023 Commencement Ceremony

By |July 28th, 2023|

On June 30, YouthBuild Philly held its annual commencement ceremony to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2023. It was a thrilling and heartfelt celebration with family, friends and invited guests at the Temple University Performing Arts Center. A tangible energy filled the auditorium as graduates marched in a procession to their seats [...]

2106, 2023

YouthBuild Philly attends the 2023 Juneteenth Parade and Festival at Malcolm X Park

By |June 21st, 2023|

Dear YouthBuild Philly and Supporters: Black Lives Matter in our school, in our community and in our world. Today, we observe Juneteenth – a holiday celebrated on June 19 to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people in the US. The holiday was first celebrated in Texas in 1865, in the aftermath of the Civil War, enslaved [...]

906, 2023

YouthBuild Philly x CBS News Philly Host Coffee for Veterans Event in Honor of Military Appreciation Month

By |June 9th, 2023|

In recognition of military appreciation month, YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School teamed up with CBS 3 Philadelphia (CBS Philly) to host a “Coffee With Veterans” event to honor all veterans for their service. The event kicked off on a chilly day in West Philadelphia the Monday morning of the event, but a free hot cup of coffee [...]

2804, 2023

Earth Day 2023: YouthBuild Philly x Life Do Grow Farm Join Forces for 2nd Annual Earth Day Service Event

By |April 28th, 2023|

Earth Day is celebrated nationally to honor the achievements of the environmental movement and raises awareness of the need to protect Earth’s natural resources for future generations. YouthBuild Philly was proud to commemorate this year’s Earth Day in partnership with Urban Creators and the Life Do Grow Farm. This year’s event was led by Mr. George, [...]

2004, 2023

YouthBuild Philly Charter School holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for NEW $25 Million School Building Project in the heart of North Philly

By |April 20th, 2023|

After months of planning, Youthbuild Philly held the official groundbreaking ceremony for its new school building last week on Wednesday, April 12. The event kicked off mid-day immediately after lunchtime at the new building site at 2309 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19132. The ceremony represents the start of construction for our new home, set to [...]

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