After a successful launch just a few short weeks ago, the Youth Enrichment Series (YES), a catalog of virtual K-12 enrichment courses presented by the Satell Institute in partnership with some of the region’s top educational nonprofit institutions, is already making a difference in the lives of children and young people throughout Greater Philadelphia. The innovative program provides age-appropriate, engaging, and fun learning experiences that are vitally important to students’ success, and to the success of our region’s future.
In addition to impacting the lives of K-12 students in Greater Philadelphia, YES is also positively affecting the Nonprofit Affiliate presenters, providing connections to new audiences and additional funding.
Here is what our nonprofit partners have to say about the program:
The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia’s two courses – the 2021 Summer Global Leadership Seminar and the United Nations Summer Camp – will welcome close to 80 middle and high school students to learn about global affairs. Kristin Hutchinson, Vice President of Education, noted that students are thrilled to participate at no cost to their families this summer! Take a look at the program guidebook from World Affairs Council of Philadelphia with a welcome keynote address from State Senator Vincent J. Hughes.
The National Liberty Museum (NLM) has three courses in the YES program, focusing on freedom of expression, civic mindedness and more – Beyond Wakanda, TikTok Liberty, and The Power of Art: Express Yourself. Elizabeth Grant, Ph.D., Vice President of Learning and Public Engagement at the National Liberty Museum notes, “We were delighted to welcome graphic artist Newton Lilavois, who shared his own work and worked with the kids to produce their own comic book heroes [in the Beyond Wakanda course]. Their work was on display in our Caretoons exhibition throughout the July 4th holiday weekend when we had close to 1,000 visitors to NLM.”
Learn Fresh’s Sixers Math Hoops Summer Camp, where students in grades 3 – 8 develop math skills and sportsmanship to manage their own NBA or WNBA team, still has openings for Session 4. According to Nick Monzi, CEO and Co-Founder of Learn Fresh, “Three of our campers will be participating in our National Championship Tournament that starts next week! They showed such great sportsmanship and energy that we had to give them a spot in the tournament!” Register your students today to learn math with the Philadelphia 76ers and Learn Fresh.
Act Fast! Online Courses in the are Still Available for Student Participation
The YES program is a special benefit that provides afterschool and summer interactive virtual enrichment courses for constituents and communities of the Institute’s Nonprofit Affiliates—at no cost, thanks to the generous support of the Satell Institute and its Corporate and Foundation Members.
Our partners are already reporting that more than half of the available course slots are filled. However, there is still time to take advantage of the YES program’s expert-crafted and highly interactive courses to enhance the education of our region’s children and young people.
We encourage you to share this unique opportunity with your employees’ families, so they can register at no charge for courses of their choice.
To learn more about YES, its Nonprofit Affiliate presenters and generous scholarship providers, please visit www.SIyes.org.
The Satell Institute Continues to Welcome Members
FOUR NEW CORPORATE & FOUNDATION MEMBERS PLEDGE MORE THAN $100K EACH IN
LONG-TERM COMMITMENTS TO REGIONAL NONPROFITS TO IMPACT THE COMMUNITY
We are thrilled to have membership at the Satell Institute continue to grow as great companies and private businesses and foundations choose to support Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. This week we are thrilled to welcome several new members, including:
Please join us in welcoming Thomas F. Gilbane, Jr., CEO, Gilbane, Inc. Gilbane Inc. is one of the world’s most innovative construction companies and is recognized as an industry leader. Gilbane provides full construction and facilities-related services that deliver value for their clients across a diversity of markets.
With great generosity, Gilbane chose to support its regional community CSR program with a commitment of a minimum of $25,000 or more a year for four years to the ACE Mentor Program of America (ACE). ACE engages, excites, and enlightens high school students to pursue careers in architecture, engineering, and construction through an award-winning, afterschool program, mentoring and continued support for their advancement into the industry. .
Holt Logistics Corp.
Join us in extending a warm welcome to new Satell Institute Member Thomas Holt, III, CEO, Holt Logistics Corp. Holt Logistics Corp. is single-source service provider of commercial, accounting, marketing and technology services to marine terminal operators, warehouses, and logistics companies. Holt Logistics Corp. provides a vertically integrated supply chain solution for importers and exporters, from port, to warehouse, to the final destination.
Holt Logistics chose to support First Tee – Greater Philadelphia as part of its CSR program with a commitment of a minimum of $25,000 or more a year for four years. First Tee is a youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people. Through after school and in-school programs, they help shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by reinforcing values like integrity, respect, and perseverance through the game of golf.
Jackson Family Charitable Fund
Please welcome new Satell Institute member Scott Jackson, Founder, Jackson Family Charitable Fund.
Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld, LLC
Please join us in welcoming Neil A. Cooper, Executive Partner, and David Antzis, Partner, Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld, LLC. The legal team at Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC (RCCB) is a diverse and noted group of accomplished attorneys grounded in the ideals of integrity, practical business judgment and entrepreneurial spirit. With varied backgrounds as practitioners in large firms, founders of boutique firms, general counsels of technology companies, and entrepreneurs, RCCB’s attorneys leverage specific business acumen for the benefit of their clients.
The nonprofit that both the Jackson Family Charitable Fund and Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld, LLC chose to support through the Satell Institute for 4 years is Philabundance. Philabundance is the largest hunger relief organization in the Delaware Valley, driving hunger from our communities today and working to end hunger for good. The organization distributes more than 50 million pounds of food annually through a network of 350 partners including food pantries, houses of worship, hospitals, schools, libraries, and other service providers.