Tag: education

HTLA awardees with their certificates under the outdoor tent at Phipps.

HTLA: Giving Hope to More Than Just Students

Every year, I get more hope for them, and for our future, from being involved with these amazing young adults. The hardships these youth have had to overcome are daunting, to me downright overwhelming, but they find a way to rise above.

A COVID-19 Update from HCEF

A quick announcement from HCEF regarding our operations amid the COVID-19 outbreak: We are closely monitoring all communications regarding COVID-19 and taking direction from Governor Tom Wolf. We are committed to ensuring the safety of our students, staff, volunteers, supporters, and the greater community. As for our students, they need community support now more than…
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Tuition Waivers for Youth in Foster Care? The Fostering Independence Through Education Act, HB 1276

More than 25% of foster children become homeless after two to four years of leaving the system, according to Covenant House. Due to their housing instability, it is nearly impossible for these children to save up money for their future, making it difficult to secure quality education and a career, deepening the cycle of poverty.…
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