My name Is Kassim Karamoko I am a 20 year old that attends One Bright Ray Community High School. I've been a student under Mr. Carlos Aponte for about 1 year now.
When we visited Bartram's Garden we were lucky enough to learn from their Horticulturalist Mandy Katz and Gardener Marissa Mcdonald.
If there was a program that was free for all accepted participants, paired them with one-on-one coaching to help individuals set goals, develop skills, and achieve self-sufficiency in order to rise out of poverty wouldn't you want to support it ?!
Students Run Philly Style is an outside of school time program that uses mentoring and long distance running to impact the lives of Philadelphia youth.
Our Closet is a volunteer-driven program with the goal of providing the basic need of clothing to vulnerable individuals and their families throughout Philadelphia.
If you were at the event you probably heard the drums beating down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and the large crowd that followed behind the noise. The party and the Afro-Brazilian beats were brought to you by the non-profit organization Batalá Philadelphia.