In Their Hands

Inspiring Impact

Friday, September 23, 2022

In summer 2022, PennPraxis brought architecture classes, career development, and technical training to West Philadelphia High School in collaboration with the Netter Center for Community Partnerships. Part of the summer session included implementing the first phase of a community garden that is intended to become a public resource.

The Praxis program at West Philadelphia High was realized due to the Netter Center’s longstanding relationship and its University-Assisted Community School (UACS) program. Comprehensive, year-round UACS programming is made possible with funds that the Netter Center receives from generous donors, as well as grants from the Philadelphia Office of Children and Families and the Philadelphia Youth Network.

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