Please direct all media inquiries to Communications & Development Associate Nikkia Moss.

YouthBuild in the News:

3/29/17: Here’s what Philadelphia nonprofits stand to lose if AmeriCorps is eliminated (Generocity)

2/27/17: Women’s Way and YouthBuild Philly have new leadership (Generocity)

10/10/16: This youth advocate is leaving the charter school she ‘grew with’ to build something new (Generocity)

8/26/16: YouthBuild Philly Holds Special Graduation Ceremony (CBS 3)

6/30/16: Philly Students Turned These Two Abandoned Properties into Eco-Friendly Homes (Curbed Philadelphia)

6/29/16: In Nicetown, A Green Building Celebration (Philadelphia Magazine)

6/29/16: YouthBuild Transforms Neighborhood (ABC 6)

5/11/16: The Highest Hanging Fruit (The Philadelphia Citizen)

4/29/16: SRC approves three Renaissance charters, postpones vote on non-renewals (WHYY/Newsworks/The Notebook)

4/13/16: For students with juvenile justice involvement, better options lead to more diplomas (The Philadelphia Public School Notebook)

4/5/16: A matter of degrees (The Philadelphia Public School Notebook)

3/16/16: Charter School Uses Coffee To Improve Lives Of Former High School Drop Outs (CBS 3)

12/3/15: How to go from homeless to employed (the Philadelphia Inquirer)

12/2/15: Once homeless and hungry, Philadelphia barista seizes chance to succeed (Philly Voice)

10/18/15: Next Phila. mayor must attack poverty through training programs (The Philadelphia Inquirer)

9/27/15: Reconnecting with a productive path (The Philadelphia Inquirer)

9/25/15: Creating Opportunity for the Next Generation of Thinkers (USA Today)

9/18/15: YouthBuild charter gets $1.1 million from feds to grow (The Philadelphia Inquirer)

7/14/2015: Starbucks Wants to Do Something Genuinely Useful for America: Hire Young People Who Need Work (

7/13/2015: Connecting Young People With Jobs (The New York Times)

6/26/16: Students tell their stories: A chess expert nearly lost to the system (The Philadelphia Public School Notebook)

5/20/2015: More students re-engaging, but resources are scarce (The Philadelphia Public School Notebook)

5/20/2015: What’s Working? What’s Not? (Focus on Boosting Graduation Rates for All) (The Philadelphia Public School Notebook)

2/15/2015: Local, national effort to help at-risk students (The Philadelphia Tribune)

8/28/2014: High School Dropouts Get Reprieve at YouthBuild Philly Graduation (WHYY/Newsworks)

4/3/2014: TEDxPhiladelphia Presents Ideas for a Greater Philadelphia (Campus Philly Blog)

2/27/2014: Service Leads to New Direction (Corporation for Community & National Service Blog)

2/3/2014: Student’s film exposes challenges youths face (Philadelphia Tribune)

1/29/2014: YouthBuild students help restore John Coltrane House (PlanPhilly Eyes on the Street Blog)

11/26/2013: Raising the Roof: Solar Schools Initiative unleashes the potential atop our schools — and inside them (GRID Magazine)

9/23/2013: Teens Go Platinum: High schoolers turn a rundown property into a LEED Platinum showpiece, with help from some friends (GRID Magazine)