Public Citizens for Children and Youth

File photo of six-year-old girl
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John McDevitt
October 27, 2019 - 12:13 pm
A child advocacy organization in the region released a report that found seven out of 10 families are getting deeper under water because of the costs of raising children. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
September 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
A clash is brewing over a controversial bill in Philadelphia City council that would require every rental unit built before 1978 to be lead safe.
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PCCY Grant
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Mike DeNardo
May 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A round of new arts grants this year is beginning to bear fruit in Philadelphia schools. It's crunch time at the Overbrook Educational Center, where students are in their final days of rehearsals for their production of 'The Wiz' next Friday, Saturday and Sunday (May...
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The grounds of the old Frankford Arsenal
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Pat Loeb
September 18, 2018 - 8:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Council is set to vote, Thursday, on giving the most generous tax breaks available to a group of 68 properties, including some already under development in the city's hottest neighborhood and dozens of others that were added late last week, leaving...
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STEMCraft
Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
August 15, 2018 - 2:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney got a lesson in the world's most popular video game on Wednesday. The teachers were nine-and-ten-year-olds, gearing up for a fundraiser this fall. Robert was glued to the computer screen, even as the grown-ups talked about getting more...
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Mayor Jim Kenney speaks at the grant announcement at the High School of the Future.
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 01, 2018 - 6:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Four Philadelphia schools are the winners of tech grants funded by a Minecraft tournament last fall. Julia De Burgos, Samuel Gompers, John B. Kelly and Laura W. Waring elementary schools will each receive $2,500 in the first-ever Turing Tech Grant Project, which is...
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