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 [...]

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 [...]

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