Powel Partnerships

Current programs and sponsors:
  • Drexel University — Provides staffing, volunteers, professional development and other supports
  • Playworks — Recess Coach
  • PHENND Vista – Community co-ordinator
  • WePAC — Volunteer Library Services
  • University of Pennsylvania Reipe House — Volunteers and tutoring
  • University of Pennsylvania — City Step Dance classes and performance
  • Spiral Q — Arts and Activism Education
  • University City Arts League — Arts Education
  • Eagles Book Mobile
  • Eat. Right. Now — Nutrition Program
  • Phi Sigma Sigma — Volunteers and fundraising
  • Alumni and Friends of Powel School — Fundraising
  • West Philadelphia Tutoring Project – Provides tutors for students
  • Drexel, Swarthmore and U of PA –  provide student teachers and practicum students
  • Children’s Literacy Initiative – professional development and on site coaching for staff  to support the implementation of best practices in literacy
  • University City Arts League – after school art program
  • Gwendolyn Bye – After School dance program
  • Need in Deed – Service Learning Projects for 4th grade students
  • Penn Dental – Provides free dental checks for students with parental approval
  • The Samuel Powel House – Provides field trips for 4th grade classes
  • City Step – Dance Instruction for 4th grade classes and performance opportunity


Past programs/sponsors:
  • Drexel University Incoming Law School class of 2015 – Clean-up Day
  • Drexel University Alumni Association – Clean-up day and supply drive
  • Global Green – Greening Grant
  • Community Design Collaborative – Grant for playground redesign
  • Small Change Collaborative Grant
  • Picasso Grant – PCCY
  • Children Can Shape the Future Grant


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