Philadelphia Architects and Buildings

Source: Philadelphia Architects and Buildings Description: The Philadelphia Architects and Buildings Project (PAB) is a regional initiative that dramatically expands free public access to information on the built environment of the five-county Philadelphia area and beyond, by providing a user-friendly, web-based, image-rich resource. In an ambitious example of private, academic, and public cooperation, the PAB project brings…
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Interactive West Philadelphia History Map

Source: People’s Emergency Center Description:  West Philadelphia has often attracted national and international attention for its prominent role in our nation’s history. These neighborhoods west of the Schuylkill River have a rich cultural identity unique to the city of Philadelphia, making it a place of significance within a ‘city of firsts’. This interactive map, a project…
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MightyFest writing activities

Source: GPA Description: At Mighty Writers, we teach kids to write.We do this through four-day-a-week writing academies at our six neighborhood locations in Philadelphia, and at our site in Camden, New Jersey. Over the course of a year—even in summers!—we take students through every genre of writing, but always with the same goal: to get kids…
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WTS Philadelphia’s Transportation YOU Program

Source: WTS International- Philadelphia Chapter Description: Transportation YOU is a hands-on, interactive, mentoring program that offers young women ages 13-18 an introduction to a wide variety of transportation careers. Through the program, WTS chapters work to make a difference in the lives of young girls by offering programs and activities that will spark their interest in all…
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Glissando Philadelphia Schools Harp Program

Source: Lyra Society Description: The Lyra Society was created to increase awareness of the harp as a major solo instrument, expand the harp repertoire by commissioning gifted composers, educate young harpists, and enrich the lives of students. The Glissando Philadelphia Schools Harp Program offers in-school presentations—without charge to students—to acquaint and excite young people with the harp.…
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Philadelphia Magic Gardens

Source: Philadelphia Magic Gardens Description: Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (PMG) inspires creativity and community engagement by educating the public about folk, mosaic, and visionary art. PMG preserves interpret and provide access to Isaiah Zagar’s unique mosaic art environment and his public murals. Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (PMG) is an immersive mixed media art environment that is completely covered with…
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Japan-America Society

Source: Japan-America Society Description: JASGP is a private nonprofit organization that has inspired mutual curiosity, understanding, and collaboration between Japan and Philadelphia for more than 30 years through art, business, and culture. We operate: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden hosting over 38,000 visitors annually; produce the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival with over 15,000 attendees; present a…
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Moder Patshala

Source: Moder Patshala Description: Our mission is to assist recently arrived Bangladeshi-American and other immigrant students and their families in adjusting to their new environment and fulfilling their American dream by achieving a proper education. Our mission is also to assist the children of Bangladeshi-American parents who may be struggling academically. We hope to build a stronger…
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National Constitution Center

Source: National Constitution Center Description: The National Constitution Center is the first and only institution in America established by Congress to “disseminate information about the United States Constitution on a nonpartisan basis in order to increase the awareness and understanding of the Constitution among the American people.” The Constitution Center brings the United States Constitution to life…
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Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and The Creative Economy

Source: Philadelphia OACCE Description: The Office of Arts, Culture and The Creative Economy (OACCE) supports Philadelphia’s arts, culture, and creative industries through partnership, promotion, and education. OACCE partners with for-profit and nonprofit organizations and City offices and agencies to ensure culture and creativity are essential components of the City’s strategies for revitalizing and engaging communities, improving educational…
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