Celebrating Thanksgiving as a chosen family is one of our most cherished traditions here at YouthBuild! We celebrate Thanksgiving a day early every year with a Thanksgiving lunch – prepared and served by staff – followed by a party and games. In addition to staff and students (and students’ children), we often have great volunteersContinue reading YouthBuild 2021 Thanksgiving Luncheon →
After more than a year of planning, YouthBuild Philly is excited to announce the official grand opening of Stomping Grounds Café (SGC), YouthBuild’s first community-facing and student-led social justice coffee shop. The Café officially opened its doors to the public on Monday, Nov. 1 at 8 a.m. after holding an initial ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday,Continue reading YouthBuild Philly Launches Stomping Grounds Social Justice Café →
Dear Supporters, On August 30, 2021, YouthBuild Philly proudly, warmly and safely welcomed an incoming class of new students back into our building for the first time since March 2020. Over the past 20 months our school community has encountered challenges that we never expected. Through it all, our staff, Board of Trustees, students andContinue reading Support YouthBuild #TodayTomorrowandBeyond! →
On Tuesday, October 19, students of the Class of 2022 took to the streets of Philadelphia to reclaim their education in YB Philly’s Annual Acceptance March! After being forced to cancel and reschedule the march from its original date in September, due to inclement weather and city flooding, we were excited to finally celebrate ourContinue reading Class of 2022 Acceptance March →
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