on 05 June 2020

The events surrounding the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, along with countless of other racial injustices, have shaken our country to its core and the world mourns and marches with us. While many are still suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Coronavirus isn't the only disease we are fighting. We are faced with more urgency than ever to fight the public health crisis of systemic and institutional racism.

 

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on 05 March 2020

In an effort to have a greater understanding of a targeted population of youth, Turning Points for Children partnered with Public Health Management Corporation's Research & Evaluation Group (R&E Group) to commission a needs assessment of youth between the ages of 16 and 21.

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on 02 April 2019

If you're a foodie in Philadelphia, there's no doubt you know about the restaurants of Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran. Philadelphia magazine named Marcie and Valerie among the “10 Best Philadelphians” of 2012, saying: “In a city where what has been usually dictates what will be, in a neighborhood that nobody else wanted or cared about, two women came in and breathed change all over everything…they had ideas.” 

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on 20 March 2019

You likely know Doug Pederson from his integral role as head coach during the Eagles' legendary 2018 Super Bowl run, and he sets a wonderful example of a true champion and leader. Coach Pederson is a featured honoree at the Kids at Heart Gala in May!  

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on 26 June 2018

Jamyra was on her way to becoming another statistic—a former foster care kid lost in adulthood. Luckily for her, Turning Points for Children had just partnered with Youth Villages to bring YVLifeSet to Philadelphia. Here is the latest up-date.

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on 26 June 2018

In 2014, Marilyn gave birth to her daughter. While this should have been a wonderful event, she was still in high school. Unable to find reliable daycare for her newborn, she had to drop out.

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