Teen Summer Resource Fair & Meet The Mayoral Candidates Forum

On Monday, May 1st, Greater Philadelphia Extracurricular Collaborative, Fab Youth Philly & Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative will be hosting a candidate forum on afterschool, out-of-school time (OST) programs and youth workforce development. The forum will be held at the Friends Center located at 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia 19102 from 4:00-7:00pm.

A summer jobs resource fair for teens with the city’s youth workforce development organizations and providers opens up the event from 4:00-5:00pm. The candidate forum will go from 5:00-6:30pm, followed by a continued resource fair and networking event for folks from 6:30-7:00pm.

Register for the OST & Youth Workforce Development Forum here: Attend a Mayoral Candidate Forum on Afterschool & Youth Workforce Development (google.com)

Please share the event with your organization and network on Facebook: PHLKidsCampaign | Philadelphia PA | Facebook

Ask Me Anythings: An Early Childhood Education Discussion

On Wednesday, May 3 and Thursday, May 4, First Up and Children’s Village will be hosting two virtual “Ask Me Anything” events on Zoom with candidates to discuss early childhood education (ECE). Those that join will have the opportunity to ask specific candidates their questions on ECE through the chat function during a 30-minute session with each candidate.

Rebecca Rhynhart will be attending the first “Ask Me Anything” on Wednesday, May 3 from 6:00-6:30pm. On Thursday, May 4, the second “Ask Me Anything” will take place with Jeff Brown answering questions from 6:00-6:30pm and Cherelle Parker answering questions from 6:30-7:00pm.

Register for the “Ask Me Anything” ECE Discussion on Wednesday, May 3 with Rebecca Rhynhart here: Meeting Registration – Zoom

Register for the “Ask Me Anything” ECE Discussion on Thursday, May 4 with Jeff Brown and Cherelle Parker here: Meeting Registration – Zoom

The Kids Debate

Tune into the WDAS Facebook page on Monday, May 8th from 5pm to 6pm for the ultimate Kids Debate. Philadelphia high school students will question the leading mayoral candidates on what matters most to young people in the city.

Special thanks to iHeart Radio for sponsoring this important conversation.