Community Partners

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American Reading Company

Mission: To ensure every student is reading on or above grade level.

Built and run by education activists, American Reading Company is a trusted partner of 5,320 schools and 1,070 districts in 50 states. Our team helps strengthen district and school capacity at every level by placing literacy and agency at the heart of school transformation, through:

  • Thematic Inquiry Core Curriculum

  • K-12 Reading Instruction & Assessment

  • Teacher & Leader Learning

  • Expertly Curated Classroom Libraries

As a result, all students read, write, discuss, think, investigate, and solve problems at ever-increasing levels of proficiency. Their academic performance is accelerated and their life prospects are fundamentally improved.



Claymobile, our mobile community engagement program, brings a “pop-up” ceramics studio to schools, older adult facilities, community centers, and other social service agencies throughout the Philadelphia region. Our professional teaching artists provide arts education opportunities that use the tactile medium of clay to nurture imagination, critical thinking, and persistence.



The DCIU Title III Consortium provides fiscal management, supplementary resources, and instructional services, professional development, and parental and community outreach on behalf of its members.


Greater Love Productions

Greater Love Productions serves students in grades K-12, providing them with a holistic approach to the performing arts and music education.

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The Eco Foundation

The ECO Foundation works collaboratively with the people we serve to provide creative education, healthy food, and employment opportunities, so they can meet their needs today and thrive for generations to come.

We liberate people from institutional and structural oppression, so they can be better for themselves and their communities.

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EMIR Healing Center

EMIR Healing Center (Every Murder is Real) is a nonprofit organization that services and supports family members and friends who have been affected by homicide

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Girls On The Run

Girls on the Run envisions a world where all girls can know and activate their limitless potential and be free to boldly pursue their dreams. The program inspires girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates movement.

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It all began over 100 years ago with one woman, Girl Scouts’ founder Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low, who believed in the power of every girl. She organized the first Girl Scout troop on March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, and every year since, we’ve made her vision a reality, helping girls discover their strengths, passions, and talents.

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Gurian Institute

The Gurian Institute provides advanced onsite and online training for educators and other professionals, as well as parents and community stakeholders. Their  work is a powerful deep dive into the minds of boys and girls that has been proven successful in helping schools and communities throughout the world.



Within the changing landscape of education are opportunities for leaders to work within budget constraints to creatively meet the needs of students, educators, and families. Kids deserve great schools and organizations that provide continuity of learning regardless of the physical environment or limited resources. Schools and youth-serving organizations deserve high-quality supports and resources, educators crave genuine professional learning experiences, and students need engaging and authentic instruction. Families need the supports, ideas, and resources to help their children with their education, especially during remote learning.

joven health


We believe that a better future is built upon the mental health of our youth. We envision a world of thriving young people, fully equipped to handle life’s challenges. Early intervention helps. Don’t wait to get help. Our kids deserve better.

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The Kimmel Center

The Kimmel Center Inc. believes that the arts build strong communities and are essential to enhance the human experience. A part of their mission is to educate the region’s young people through access to quality arts experiences and multi-year opportunities to see, make, and understand the performing arts both on-campus and in communities.

5th Grade Partnership

4th Grade Partnership

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Main Line Health

At the Deaver Health Education Center at Lankenau, thousands of schoolchildren visit every year, gaining an understanding of how the foods they eat have a direct impact on different parts of their bodies and their overall health. Kids visit the nearby Deaver Wellness Farm on the Lankenau campus where thousands of tons of fresh organic produce have nourished hospital patients and local residents alike. Aside from tasting delicious, locally grown produce, the children learn to make the connection between where and how food is grown and how it gets to them.

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Mighty Writers

All Mighty Writers programs are designed to teach children to think clearly and write with clarity. Mighty Writers has designed a workshop for our 8th Grade students entitles “ Jumpstart The High School Essay”. They work with each class of 8th graders once a week during the month of October to support the High School Application process.


The Temple University School Of Education

The Temple University School of Education has partnered with Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School to ensure that we serve our community with teachers trained at the highest level.