Fall 2018 PHENND GEAR UP report
The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND), operating under the fiscal sponsorship of the University of Pennsylvania, engages multiple campuses across the region to support the GEAR UP CRCC (College Readiness Collaborative Communities) objectives through direct service. PHENND manages a cohort of campus partners who in turn, recruit, train, place and manage college student volunteers (GEAR UP Coaches) using a “College Positive Volunteerism” framework. Primary activities include tutoring in math, English and other core subjects, college visits, and panel speakers for both the 10th and 11th grade cohorts at GEAR UP schools.
Download the report of our accomplishments during the Fall 2018 semester. The report includes profiles for each participating high school served.
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