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PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 30, 2017) – Last week, The Aspen Institute...

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Category: PYN | Nov 30, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 3) – On August 3 and August 10, WorkReady Ph...

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Category: WorkReady | Aug 1, 2017

Philadelphia (July 3, 2017) — Recent news has reported that summer jo...

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Category: WorkReady | Jul 3, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 12, 2017) – Today, city officials, leaders and...

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Category: Project U-Turn | Jun 12, 2017

Philadelphia, PA, May 1, 2017 –– The Aspen Institute Econo...

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Category: PYN | May 1, 2017

Philadelphia, PA (January 12, 2016) – On Thursday, January 12, Philad...

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Category: PYN | Jan 12, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Nov. 29, 2016) -- On this Giving Tuesday, Mayor Jame...

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Category: WorkReady | Nov 29, 2016

PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 10) - On August 10 and August 11, WorkReady P...

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Category: WorkReady | Aug 10, 2016

PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee for the Democratic ...

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Category: WorkReady | Jul 13, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (July 5, 2016) – Today marks the beginning of youth summ...

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Category: WorkReady | Jul 5, 2016

PHILADELPHIA - What’s next for the 600,000 people released from feder...

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Category: PYN | Jun 27, 2016

Philadelphia – This week, the U.S. Department of Labor awarded the Ci...

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Category: WorkReady | May 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (May 19, 2016) – Today members of the private sector ral...

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Category: WorkReady | May 19, 2016

The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) has officially released its 2014-2015 ...

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Category: PYN | May 5, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (March 24, 2016) – The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) ...

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Category: WorkReady | Mar 24, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (March 7, 2016) – In a press conference today, Mayor Jam...

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Category: WorkReady | Mar 7, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (February 26, 2015) – The Philadelphia Youth Network (PY...

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Category: PYN | Feb 26, 2016

The Barra Awards On December 8, PYN was recognized by the Barra Foundation...

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Category: PYN | Dec 17, 2015

PHILADELPHIA — The Annie E. Casey Foundation announced today that it ...

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Category: PYN | Dec 16, 2015

Philadelphia (December 7, 2015) - In November leaders across Phil...

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Category: WorkReady | Dec 7, 2015

2014-2015 WorkReady Collateral Released...

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Category: WorkReady | Nov 23, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (September 30, 2015) – The Philadelphia Youth Network (P...

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Category: PYN | Sep 30, 2015

Philadelphia, PA (August 13, 2015) - Nearly 400 youth gathered at the Penns...

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Category: WorkReady | Aug 13, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (July 6, 2015) – Today marks the beginning of youth summ...

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Category: WorkReady | Jul 6, 2015

PHILADELPHIA YOUTH NETWORK HOSTS ENGAGE 2015: A CONFERENCE FOR YOUTH PROGRA...

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Category: PYN | Jun 18, 2015

Philadelphia  – Community officials, business leaders, educators...

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Category: Project U-Turn | Jun 12, 2015

Philadelphia (May 20, 2015) - Mayor Michael A. Nutter received a report whi...

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Category: Project U-Turn | Jun 2, 2015

Philadelphia (May 8, 2015) – Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN), a nonp...

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Category: Project U-Turn | May 8, 2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA– May 8, 2015 – The Philadelphia Youth Network ...

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Category: PYN | May 8, 2015

Philadelphia (December 12, 2014) - Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) Preside...

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Category: PYN | Dec 12, 2014

Philadelphia (December 4, 2014) - Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) Presiden...

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Category: PYN | Dec 4, 2014

$10,000 Challenge Grant for GSK IMPACT Award Winners    ...

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Category: PYN | Dec 2, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (December 2, 2014) - GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) today announce...

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Category: PYN | Dec 2, 2014

Philadelphia (November 13, 2014) - Today, key city leaders congratulat...

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Category: WorkReady | Nov 13, 2014

2013-2014 WorkReady Report Released...

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Category: WorkReady | Nov 13, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (October 1, 2014) - The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) celeb...

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Category: PYN | Oct 1, 2014

Philadelphia - Nearly 400 youth will gather at the Pennsylvania Convention ...

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Category: WorkReady | Aug 6, 2014

Philadelphia - On Thursday, June 26, more than 50 young Philadelphians cele...

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Category: Project U-Turn | Jul 11, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (July 1, 2014) - Following a daunting summer jobs crisis, loca...

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Category: WorkReady | Jul 1, 2014

Philadelphia - The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) recently hosted its ann...

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Category: PYN | Jun 19, 2014

Philadelphia - On Tuesday, January 21, Mayor Michael A. Nutter launched the...

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Category: WorkReady | Jan 22, 2014

Philadelphia - At the December 2, 2013 Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) Boa...

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Category: PYN | Dec 5, 2013

Today, key city leaders congratulated more than 200 investors who supported...

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Category: WorkReady | Nov 18, 2013

Local leaders from Philadelphia traveled to Aspen, Colorado from November ...

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Category: Project U-Turn | Nov 6, 2013

Philadelphia - With support from Mayor Michael A. Nutter, the Mayor's Offic...

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Category: Project U-Turn | Oct 30, 2013

The Philadelphia Youth Network Board of Directors has appointed Chekemma F...

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Category: PYN | Aug 14, 2013

Philadelphia -  On Monday, August 5th, more than 500 youth gathered a...

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Category: PYN | Aug 5, 2013

Philadelphia - The Philadelphia Youth Network Board of Directors announced ...

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Category: PYN | Jul 29, 2013

Philadelphia - The Aspen Institute announced a three-year grant of over $49...

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Category: Project U-Turn | Jul 17, 2013

Philadelphia (July 1, 2013) - Thousands of young people joined the Philadel...

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Category: PYN | Jul 1, 2013

WorkReady Philadelphia was recently featured on the White House Blog. Follo...

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Category: PYN | Jun 27, 2013

Bringing key leaders together to address critical public policy issues is a...

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Category: PYN | Jun 27, 2013

Philadelphia - On Wednesday, June 26th, more than 100 young Philadelphians ...

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Category: PYN | Jun 26, 2013

Philadelphia - On Tuesday, June 25 and Thursday, June 27, over 700 Philadel...

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Category: WorkReady | Jun 25, 2013

Bank of America Press Release:  The Bank of America Charitable Founda...

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Category: PYN | Jun 18, 2013

Philadlephia - On June 12, the Program Services Division hosted the 2013 Wo...

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Category: WorkReady | Jun 14, 2013

Philadelphia - On Wednesday, May 15, staff and students gathered to celebra...

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Category: PYN | May 16, 2013

The Philadelphia Youth Network is very excited to announce that two staff m...

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Category: PYN | Apr 1, 2013

Philadelphia - On Tuesday, March 19, the Student Success Centers hosted an ...

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Category: PYN | Mar 19, 2013

Harvey Chism, VP of Educational Innovation at Philadelphia Youth Network, ...

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Category: PYN | Mar 14, 2013

Philadelphia - On Wednesday, January 30, WorkReady Philadelphia's newest in...

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Category: WorkReady | Feb 4, 2013

Mayor Nutter officially launched the 10,000 Summer Jobs Challenge, his char...

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Category: WorkReady | Jan 28, 2013

Philadelphia - WorkReady Philadelphia is launching a biotechnology-foc...

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Category: WorkReady | Dec 10, 2012

Philadelphia - The Philadelphia Youth Network was happy to nominate John Mc...

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Category: WorkReady | Dec 6, 2012

Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce President...

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Category: WorkReady | Oct 17, 2012

Philadelphia - Mario Lee was a WorkReady Summer 2012 intern at Children&rsq...

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Category: WorkReady | Sep 14, 2012

Philadelphia – On Thursday August 9, more than 400 youth gathere...

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Category: WorkReady | Aug 9, 2012

“It’s not always about money; you have to value the experience ...

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Category: WorkReady | Aug 6, 2012

Philadelphia – Thousands of eager and talented youth began their...

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Category: WorkReady | Jul 2, 2012

Philadelphia – The Walmart Foundation today announced a $500,000...

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Category: WorkReady | Jun 13, 2012

Philadelphia Youth Network’s President and CEO, Stacy E. Holland and ...

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Category: WorkReady | May 18, 2012

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/20120503_Labor_secretary_Solis__Nutte...

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Category: WorkReady | May 3, 2012

Philadelphia - On Friday, April 27, Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced ...

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Category: WorkReady | Apr 30, 2012

Philadlephia - In 2011, Philadelphia was one of 24 cities selected around t...

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Category: PYN | Feb 23, 2012

Philadelphia - Project U-Turn, along with eleven other community collaborat...

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Category: Project U-Turn | Feb 6, 2012

On Thursday, January 5, the White House launched its Summer Jobs + initiati...

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Category: WorkReady | Jan 6, 2012

The GED-to-College provider network has been selected to present at the Nat...

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Category: PYN | Dec 15, 2011

Stoneleigh Foundation Emerging Leader Fellow PYN has an opportunity to hos...

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Category: PYN | Nov 14, 2011

The Sun Life Rising Star Awards program recognizes and provides resources t...

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Category: Project U-Turn | Oct 11, 2011

The 2009-2010 annual report, You CAN Get There From Here, documents the jou...

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Category: PYN | Sep 7, 2011

Participants in Communities In Schools of Philadelphia's WorkReady internsh...

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Category: WorkReady | Jul 22, 2011

One in a series highlighting aspects of the nation's biggest problem. No, n...

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Category: WorkReady | Jul 5, 2011

How-to guides for planning and operating three WorkReady program models: in...

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Category: WorkReady | Jun 21, 2011

Important Note about Youth Applications for WorkReady Summer Programs: Pl...

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Category: WorkReady | May 20, 2011

For Philly.com's One Great Idea series, District Attorney Seth Williams spe...

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Category: WorkReady | May 11, 2011

March 29, 2011 – Today the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and I...

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Category: Project U-Turn | Apr 1, 2011

Read the report and see news coverage of its release....

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Category: Project U-Turn | Feb 21, 2011

"It was very exciting and meaningful to have someone take time out of their...

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Category: WorkReady | Nov 3, 2010

"The E3 Center gave me something I really wanted, a second chance. I didn't...

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Category: PYN | Jun 1, 2010

On October 16, 2009, Mayor Michael Nutter congratulated more than 200 area ...

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Category: WorkReady | Nov 1, 2009

On August 13, 2009, more than 1,000 youth and adults gathered at the Pennsy...

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Category: WorkReady | Aug 1, 2009

This year’s Orientation for WorkReady Employer-Paid Internships, spon...

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Category: WorkReady | Jun 1, 2009

Download Read a new report that provides eighteen first-hand perspectives ...

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Category: WorkReady | Apr 1, 2009

A new report explores the economic prospects for youth who don’t grad...

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Category: WorkReady | Apr 1, 2009

  The Project U-Turn Campaign reports continued progress toward resol...

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Category: Project U-Turn | Apr 1, 2009

88 Businesses welcomed Philadelphia public high school students into their...

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Category: PYN | Jan 1, 2009

PHILADELPHIA — Harvey Shaw’s plans to move out of his parents&r...

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Category: PYN | Nov 1, 2008

List of Winners PYN was proud to receive a 2008 Eddy Award from the Philad...

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Category: PYN | Nov 1, 2008

In its 26th year, the Excellence Awards are the most esteemed honor given t...

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Category: PYN | Oct 1, 2008

Download press release, August 8, 2008.  View photos, view list of pro...

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Category: PYN | Aug 1, 2008

Tuesday, June 17, Mayor Michael Nutter called area employers to encourage n...

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Category: WorkReady | Jun 1, 2008

Mayor Nutter taps Philadelphia Youth Network's Vice President for Policies ...

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Category: WorkReady | Jan 1, 2008

Local leaders heard from Collaborative members and youth themselves on prog...

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Category: Project U-Turn | Nov 1, 2007

Political, business and foundation leaders recognized for their supportPHIL...

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Category: WorkReady | Aug 1, 2007

Starting July 2, over 1,000 Philadelphia young people will begin working in...

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Category: PYN | Jul 1, 2007

PHILADELPHIA, PA, June 23, 2007 – For hundreds of eager Philadelphia ...

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Category: PYN | Jun 1, 2007

PHILADELPHIA, PA, June 28, 2007 – Based on outward appearances, it wa...

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Category: PYN | Jun 1, 2007

Young film-makers documented their peers at the April 15 youth-led forum fo...

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Category: WorkReady | May 1, 2007

Graduation and Dropout BasicsAccording to AYPF’s publication, Whateve...

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Category: Project U-Turn | Mar 1, 2007

Graduation and Dropout BasicsAccording to AYPF’s publication, Whateve...

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Category: Project U-Turn | Mar 1, 2007

The Public School Notebook's spring edition theme is "Dropping out, coming ...

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Category: Project U-Turn | Mar 1, 2007

On January 24th, 2007, 1,552 ninth grade students from Philadelphia schools...

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Category: WorkReady | Jan 1, 2007

includes descriptions of the work of Philadelphia’s Youth Transitions...

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Category: Project U-Turn | May 1, 2006

The Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) i...

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Category: WorkReady | May 1, 2006

The Governor's Workforce Development Awards recognized the Philadelphia You...

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Category: PYN | May 1, 2006

George Davis, recently retired senior vice president of Lincoln Financial G...

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Category: WorkReady | Nov 1, 2005

PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 5, 2005) – The Philadelphia Workforce Inves...

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Category: WorkReady | Nov 1, 2005

Laura Shubilla, President of PYN, was invited to testify before the U.S. Ho...

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Category: WorkReady | Jul 1, 2005

Youth Education and Employment Data from the June 22 Philadelphia Youth Cou...

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Category: WorkReady | Jul 1, 2005

There's a lot riding on students such as Donnell A. Jackson. The Temple Uni...

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Category: PYN | Apr 1, 2005

PYN is one of several local areas highlighted in a recent report by the Nat...

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Category: WorkReady | Feb 1, 2005

PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 17, 2004) – The Philadelphia Workforce Inv...

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Category: PYN | Nov 1, 2004

August 12, 2004: More than 600 youth from throughout the City and region ca...

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Category: WorkReady | Aug 1, 2004

PHILADELPHIA – June 26, 2004 – For thousands of committed Phila...

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Category: WorkReady | Jun 1, 2004

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children Honors Graduating InternsWork...

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Category: WorkReady | Jun 1, 2004

March 25, 2004. Leading employers from around the region gathered today to ...

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Category: PYN | Mar 1, 2004

March 15, 2004, 10 amMr. Chairman, Members of City Council, my name is Laur...

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Category: WorkReady | Mar 1, 2004

Philadelphia, PA - For thousands of committed Philadelphia teens, today was...

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Category: PYN | Jun 1, 2003

Maybe you've heard about the effort to keep Philadelphia school children fr...

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Category: WorkReady | Jun 1, 2003

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