youth

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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Nina Zarwie, whose summer job at Cancer Treatment Centers of America is made possible through the WorkReady program.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
February 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia's summer youth employment project is looking for a few good bosses. The program has 8,500 jobs waiting but typically, about 16,000 teens and young adults apply. Read more here.
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Sharmain Matlock-Turner.
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Antionette Lee
February 21, 2020 - 6:30 am
For 20 years, Sharmain Matlock-Turner has been the driving force behind one of Philadelphia’s most impactful organizations that tackles one of the city’s largest problems: poverty. Read more here.
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Mikyeil El-Mekki.
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Cherri Gregg
February 20, 2020 - 4:00 am
Mikyeil El-Mekki is changing the game by empowering the next generation to be great problem-solvers. Read more about this KYW Newsradio Gamechanger here.
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Arnett Woodall of West Phillie Produce
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Cherri Gregg
February 18, 2020 - 5:00 am
Arnett Woodall is changing the game by transforming his neighborhood. Read more about this KYW Newsradio Gamechanger here.
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Quandell Iglesia.
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Cherri Gregg
February 14, 2020 - 4:00 am
At the age of 20, Quandell Iglesia is the owner and president of three businesses. His journey to entrepreneurship began when he was 16. Now, he's changing the game by setting an example and paying it forward. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy announces new initiatives to support youth mental health in Maple Shade on February 11, 2020.
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David Madden
February 11, 2020 - 4:06 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy visited Maple Shade High School to unveil a plan he hopes will put mental health concerns for young people on par with physical ones. Read more here.
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Coach Daryl Murphy.
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Cherri Gregg
February 11, 2020 - 4:30 am
For Daryl Murphy, running has been in his DNA from day one. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro announces the state is suing Juul at Radnor High School.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
February 10, 2020 - 4:54 pm
The Pennsylvania attorney general's office sued electronic cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs Inc. on Monday over how its products are marketed and sold to teenagers. Read more here.
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#WeAreNotAtRisk campaign
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Flashpoint
January 07, 2020 - 3:57 pm
A youth-led global campaign, which recently planted its roots at 15th and Cherry streets, wants to change the negative narrative about young people across the globe. Read more here.
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