An OST program that provides an ownership based education through community service projects in order to learn 21st century entrepreneurial skills

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The We Love Philly Podcast

A podcast that explores volunteerism while promoting the people and organizations that contribute to Philadelphia's legacy as the City of Brotherly Love

Mission

The mission of We Love Philly a recognized 501(c)(3) outside of school time program, is to provide a ownership based education to teenage students who are in search of a positive life experience that differs from typical teenage interaction. Our students come from widely diverse backgrounds, including those who have been ignored or left behind by mainstream institutions. By participating in volunteerism and creative entrepreneurship students are equipped with the skills to thrive in the 21st century, while taking ownership of their environment

We Love Philly Volunteer Videos

Going out in the community and making change through action. These videos were created for the volunteer organizations we served to help them spread their positive message.

Phinding Philly Volunteer Blog

Discovering Community with Global Citizen by Yaddiel Rodriguez

Discovering Community with Global Citizen by Yaddiel Rodriguez

 As someone who lives in Philadelphia, I’ve never been to any events. I always played with my neighbors or stayed home. Growing up I was surrounded by violence on a consistent basis
Meeting My New Spiritual Family with One Art Community Center by Kassim Karamoko

Meeting My New Spiritual Family with One Art Community Center by Kassim Karamoko

 My spiritual journey before meeting the family behind One Art Community Center felt like a maze, I was not sure where I could find people who could relate to me. I would meet new people and wonder “are they spiritual?”
Being Inspired to Inspire Others with Mighty Writers By Destiny Frazier

Being Inspired to Inspire Others with Mighty Writers By Destiny Frazier

 Have you ever been afraid to speak in front of an audience? My whole life I lived in fear of public speaking. I remember when I was young and had to read in front of my classmates and teachers. Butterflies created a tornado in my stomach.