Commitment to Action

Digital On-Ramps

Commitment by

Philadelphia Academies, Inc.

In 2011, Philadelphia Academies, Inc., the City of Philadelphia, Urban Affairs Coalition and other public and private sector partners committed to providing education and workforce training for 175,000 youth and adults, with an emphasis on vulnerable youth, which will allow them to compete in the global economy by preparing them to fill the jobs at home. The partners will build a digital framework that will provide customized learning and 'anywhere' education (curriculum accessible anytime, anywhere on their mobiles and laptops) to Philadelphia residents.

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Commitment

Digital On-Ramps

Launched

2011

Est. Duration

5 years

Estimated Total Value

$2,000,000

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States

Commitment by

Philadelphia Academies, Inc.

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Philadelphia Works, JOIN Collaborative, Peirce College, Free Library of Philadelphia, IBM, Andrew Hamilton School, Community College of Philadelphia, Mayor's Commission on Literacy, Philadelphia Youth Network, Drexel University, Urban Affairs Coalition, City of Philadelphia