After more than a year of virtual learning, YouthBuild Philly was excited to reopen its doors and hold its annual Student Mental Toughness Training (MTT) for the 2021-22 school year. We invited nearly 300 applicants to join us for this year’s training, which ran from August 30 to September 3. For background, MTT is aContinue reading Class of 2022 Mental Toughness Training →
August 27, 2021 – On August 20, YouthBuild Philly held its 29th annual graduation ceremony at the historic Dell Music Center where we celebrated the accomplishments of 144 young adults. This year’s graduation was special as it marked the end of an unprecedented academic year, and our first full-fledged in-person commencement ceremony since the startContinue reading From Virtual to In-person: 2021 Graduation →
As YouthBuild’s Class of 2021 nears their August graduation date, we’re excited to share a student-created ’21 Days of Reflection’ project with our community. A select group of student leaders identified a number of excerpts from their peers’ Personal Power Reflections, assignments completed throughout the year that encouraged students to reflect on their growth asContinue reading “21 Days of Reflection” →
Help others be #InspiredbyYB! DONATE TODAY. Since March, YouthBuild Philly’s core values of Respect, Excellence and Perseverance have been tried and tested in so many different ways, but our staff and Board members – and above all our alumni and students – have risen to these challenges and continued to show up and show outContinue reading Help Others Be #inspiredbyyb →
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