youth

Bryn Mawr College, 1886
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Kim Glovas
August 11, 2020 - 5:30 am
The seeds of women’s suffrage were planted long before the first flower. Decades prior to the movement, the groundwork commenced at places still notorious for fledgling activism: college campuses. Swarthmore and Bryn Mawr colleges were are the forefront of the movement. Read more here.
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10-year-old Micah Harrigan
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Shara Dae Howard
July 13, 2020 - 9:13 pm
A South Philadelphia business is taking off — and it’s run by a 10-year-old with big plans. Read more here.
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine speaking to reporters.
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Jim Melwert
July 13, 2020 - 5:13 pm
Pennsylvania health officials are concerned test results for COVID-19 are starting to take longer as the number of cases across the country begins to rise, saying that delay could affect their ability to quickly catch and contain outbreaks.
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Lizzy Buczak
July 02, 2020 - 7:44 pm
While most of the world is taking proper precautions to avoid contracting COVID-19, officials in Tuscaloosa, Alabama say some students are purposefully trying to infect each other by throwing “coronavirus parties.” Read more now.
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Photo of an online town hall with Philadelphia-area high school students discussing racism.
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Mike DeNardo
June 12, 2020 - 2:48 pm
High school students are talking honestly about racism and how it affects them. In an online town hall Friday, they talked with government leaders about how to put an end to racism. Read more here.
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Kate Perlman performing her song on Quarantined Kids website
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Hadas Kuznits
May 07, 2020 - 8:31 pm
A new website designed for kids expected to go live by Monday aims to showcase their experience of the pandemic through their artwork. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Youth Orchestra
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John McDevitt
May 06, 2020 - 10:59 am
The world-renowned Philadelphia Youth Orchestra will hold its annual auditions this month. But this year — like most of our interactions nowadays — they’ll be held online. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
May 05, 2020 - 4:46 pm
Philadelphia continues its downward trend in the number of new COVID-19 cases. Meanwhile, city officials are trying to salvage programs for youth while the stay-at-home order remains in place, so the summer WorkReady program is still on. Read the latest here.
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A gavel.
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Cherri Gregg
April 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
A group of juvenile justice advocates have petitioned Pennsylvania’s highest court, requesting the release of youth in detention centers during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more here.
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Corona Relief Squad
Courtesy of Jasleen Gill
John McDevitt
March 20, 2020 - 5:03 pm
High schooler Jasleen Gill saw how the coronavirus pandemic was affecting her community, so she started the Corona Relief Squad to deliver groceries to people in need. Read more here.
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