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Archive for August, 2021

What is gentrification? “a process of neighborhood change that includes economic change in a historically disinvested neighborhood – by means of real estate investment and new higher-income residents moving in – as well as demographic change – not only in terms of income level, but also in terms of changes

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For this week’s Student Spotlight, we have one of Youth Action’s finest: Daianna Williams! Daianna is an 11th grade student who currently attends Academy at Palumbo High School. Daianna’s mom actually told her about Youth Action, and after hearing her talk about the essence of the program and what it

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We’re starting off this week with the #socialissuesspotlight of mental health in Philadelphia. One in five American adults experienced a mental health issue. 17.52% of adults in Pennsylvania have some type of mental health disorder, which is slightly better than the national average of 18.29%. More than one of every five adults

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This Week’s Student Spotlight features our wonderfully talented ninth grader from Delaware Country Christian High School – Gabrielle Watson! Gabrielle told us she joined a youth action because she wanted to increase her leadership skills and make new connections. “I wanted to work with other like minded youth who are

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