We're Looking for After School Tutors
Want to work with Philadelphia’s urban youth in a creative, fun, energetic environment? Give SUPPORT to young people in the Norris Square Neighborhood Project so that they can grow up to become leaders! 
 
NSNP welcomes those who have experience working with youth (especially in communities of color) to volunteer with our After School Program! 
 
The program serves youth 9-12th grade Monday-Thursday 3:00-6:00.Volunteers assist Group Leaders by helping to supervise and facilitate projects (ex: art, youth leadership development, entrepeneurial activities) with youth, and provide homework help and mentorship. 
 
Sign up now to volunteer October – December 2014 and January to June 2014. This experience can also count as an Internship for your school. 
 
To Apply, email raisa@myneighborhoodproject.org for an application, resumes are appreciated! 
 
NSNP is located at 2141 N. Howard St. in the Norris Square neighborhood of West Kensington, Philadelphia. 
 
We're Recruiting!

Do you know a youth between the ages of 14-20 who is interested in learning about art and community gardening, exploring issues that affect their community and developing their leadership skills? 

 

Norris Square's youth programs are currently recruiting! 

There are still spots available in our youth programs Art Factory, Youth Internship Program and Prodigies.

For more information and to enroll, please call (215) 634-2227 or email Evelyn Matos, Site Director at evelyn@myneighborhoodproject.org

 
Community Farmstand Hours - Every Wednesday

Did you know that we operate a community farmstand from 11am-2pm every Wednesday in Norris Square park? Buy fresh organic produce for a dollar and enjoy the delicious results of our community gardening work. Stop by and visit us every Wednesday until winter.

 
Noticias - Norris Square's Bimonthly Newsletter

We recently re-launched our bi-monthly newsletter Noticias. This month, learn about Art Factory and Prodigies using multimedia projects to explore individual identity and the portrayal of youth in the media, get a recap on the Fall Harvest Festival and more! If you'd like to receive our newsletter, subscribe here: Newsletter Sign-up.

To check out the October issue, visit http://eepurl.com/4sTyb

 
Tertulias Celebration - September 26th

This Saturday, join Iris Brown and the Community Health Collaborative for Tertulias Celebration: Your Medicinal Herb Garden.

Tertulias Garden is a commnity garden project created by Iris Brown and Marian Dalke to share medicinal herbs in the Puerto Rican tradition with community members. The space holds "Tardes de Té" every week and is a beautiful space full of monach butterflies created by Iris Brown and Pedro Ospina in collaboration with members of the Norris Square community. We hope that you will attend this free event and share food, enjoy music, and children's activities.

When: September 26th at 5:30pm

Where: Tertulias Medical Herb Garden is located at 2204 N 2nd Street - by the corner of Susquehanna Ave. 

Iris Brown is a member of Grupo Motivos, the women's collective that began the Las Parcelas garden and has been an extremely important advocate for the Norris Square community for many years. Community Health Collaborative is an ongoing partner of Norris Square Neighborhhood Project on various projects.

 

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Norris Square Neighborhood Project
is a community-driven, bilingual learning center in North Philadelphia that offers innovative youth and community programming including arts, media, and entrepeneurial programs for youth ages 14-19 and urban gardening for community residents of all ages.

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