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Action for Early Learning (AFEL)

Because the ability to read drives children’s success in school, we have a special focus on early literacy. The West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning Initiative (AFEL) is a collaboration of social service and education agencies with community stakeholders working to create an education support system for students and families in the West Philadelphia Promise Zone.

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Digital On-Ramps

Students from Philadelphia Academies, Inc. work towards digital badges

Digital On-Ramp’s mission is to help Philadelphians successfully transition through education and training into meaningful career advancement with fewer obstacles and more personalized support. Our team works hard to engage educators, trainers, service providers, students, advocates, job seekers and employers to facilitate technologies that streamline employment services, build capacity for organizations and improve outcomes for all Philadelphians.

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Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships

Dornsife Center Opening

Drexel University’s vision is to become the most civically engaged university in the United States, and the Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships is the cornerstone of the commitment we’ve made to our community.

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Local Economic Inclusion

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Lindy Center for Civic Engagement

Drexel University’s vision as a comprehensive and progressive university with a deep commitment to civic engagement comes to life through the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement. The Lindy Center plays a crucial role in fulfilling the University’s goals of becoming the most civically engaged university in the country and improving the lives of those living in the University City community.

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Promise Neighborhood

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