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Philadelphia Youth Network President and CEO serves as keynote speaker at GradNation Summit

Category: PYN | Dec 12, 2014

Philadelphia (December 12, 2014) - Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) President and CEO, Chekemma Fulmore-Townsend served as the keynote speaker at the Newark GradNation Summit on Friday, Dec. 12 at the Robeson Campus Center located at Rutgers University-Newark.
In 2010, the GradNation campaign was launched by America's Promise, building on 105 dropout prevention summits that were convened across the country to raise awareness and inspire action surrounding the nation's high school dropout rates. GradNation is now a large and growing movement of dedicated individuals, organizations and communities working together to increase high school graduations rates and prepare all students for success.
For more information regarding GradNation Newark, visit online.
About Philadelphia Youth Network
The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is an intermediary organization dedicated to connecting systems and leveraging resources to equip young people for academic achievement, economic opportunity and personal success. To achieve this mission, we manage and support large-scale, cross-sector initiatives to develop targeted programs that allow early access to educational and employment services for underserved youth in the region. 

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