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School District of Philadelphia awarded $29.5 million GEAR UP grant [Philadelphia Tribune]
February 10, 2022

The U.S. Department of Education announced that the School District of Philadelphia will receive a Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness…

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Diverse Philadelphia-area business leaders weigh in on the region’s biggest barriers to inclusion [Philadelphia Business Journal]
August 27, 2021

The Philadelphia Business Journal asked the members of our 2021 class of Diversity Leaders in Business Awards honorees what they…

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Diversity Leaders in Business Awards 2021: Dawn McCray, City Year Philadelphia [Philadelphia Business Journal]

Initially thinking she might pursue a career in law, Dawn McCray ultimately felt a pull toward working with children. In…

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Becoming intentional bridges: Grads of DiverseForce on Board speak to the impact of serving on boards [Generocity]
August 23, 2021

When Darryl Bundrige became executive director of City Year Philadelphia, one of his immediate goals was to diversify its board….

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Diversity Leaders in Business Awards 2021: Announcing the second group of 12 honorees [Philadelphia Business Journal]
August 4, 2021

Diversity, equity and inclusion – from race and ethnicity to gender identity and sexuality – have become top of mind…

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Taco Bell Foundation awards $17 million towards grants, scholarships nationwide [Al Día]

The Taco Bell Foundation is continuing its focused commitment to breaking down barriers to education, and inspiring the next generation…

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On the market: 20 opportunities to flip the script [Generocity]

The nonprofit sector gained 63,000 jobs in May, according to a report by the Center for Civil Society Studies. Leading…

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Comcast Newsmakers: Helping Students To Succeed In School And Life (with Darryl Bundrige)
June 8, 2021

Posted May 28, 2021 COVID-19 changed the way kids interact with caring adults at school. But as Darryl Bundrige, Executive…

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City Year Philadelphia Names Aldustus (A.J.) Jordan as Idealist of the Year for his support of service and education over the past decade
April 19, 2021

Media Contact: Laurie Backall Managing Director of Development City Year Philadelphia 267.736.0089   City Year Philadelphia Names Aldustus (A.J.)…

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Hidden figures: The corps of young people helping build stronger educational networks [Generocity]
February 17, 2021

Darryl Bundrige highlights AmeriCorps members whose commitment to national service in our schools is helping students and teachers manage disruptions,…

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Walter Wallace, Jr.
October 29, 2020

This week, Walter Wallace, Jr. — a son, a father, a loved one, and friend — had his life taken…

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Creating Education Equity through Collaboration

CYP Impact Manager, Raijene Dreuitt, and Kensington High School Assistant Principal, Jamie Clark, discuss their collaborative approach to pursuing education…

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