To alleviate poverty and promote equity through education and employment
To create coordinated systems which promote the attainment of academic achievement, economic opportunity and personal success
Together with our partners, we have provided more than 225,000 opportunities to young people since PYN was founded in 1999
The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) creates education and employment opportunities for youth and young adults. We believe every young person deserves the chance to cultivate their talents and to achieve their dreams.
- Build systemic solutions that close gaps in youth serving systems.
- Support and train youth-serving organizations to deliver high quality programs that develop academic and career readiness skills.
- Engage employers and system leaders to ensure that today’s young people will be prepared to join tomorrow’s workforce.
- Design comprehensive service networks to prepare youth for successful futures in school, work and life.