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Promise Neighborhood Partnerships


The Promise Neighborhood is an area of West Philadelphia had been selected as a federally designated Promise Zone since 2014. The Promise Zone initiative is designed to provide residents with the opportunities they need to lift themselves out of poverty and connect to high-quality education, jobs, affordable housing and a safe place to live and thrive. Drexel is proud to be located in the Promise Zone, and to be a key partner in its implementation. 

The ExCITe Center partners with the West Philadelphia Promise Neighborhood grant to support our youth programming, professional development for teachers and digital inclusion initiatives.

Visit the Promise Neighborhood website to learn more:

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