Media Education Lab: School of Communications and Theater
The Media Education Lab provides community outreach, public programs, and educational services and multimedia curriculum resources targeted to the needs of youth and local school and after-school educators; and develops a multidisciplinary research agenda to explore the broad educational impact of media and technology, with a focus on media literacy education.
Contact: Renee Hobbs, (978) 201-9799
Academy for Adult Learners: College of Education
The AAL is designed to give individuals with intellectual disabilities an authentic college experience. Participants attend classes, explore career options based on their interests and goals, and participate in the wide variety of activities available to all Temple students. Each Academy participant is matched with a student mentor who supports the individual in accessing Temple University's many resources.
Contact: Kathy Miller, 215-204-9395
LEAP Project: Beasley School of Law
Temple-LEAP's mission is to educate non-lawyers, particularly middle and high school students from Philadelphia area schools, about the law and citizenship. LEAP teaches about the principles of democracy while developing critical reading, writing and thinking skills.
Contact: Roberta West, 215-204-8948
Arts On Your Side: Tyler School of Art
Arts at your side provides specially designed arts experiences and arts engagement directly to residents of the Philadelphia region so that their lives may be positively influenced and their well-being improved.
Contact: Dr. Cheryl Dileo, 215-204-8542
ExxonMobile Barnard Harris Summer Science Camp: College of Science and Technology
Created by Bernard Harris, a veteran of two NASA space missions, and ExxonMobile, and sponsored at Temple by the CST, this program is designed to enhance middle school students’ knowledge in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Activities include classroom study, experiments, individual and group projects, weekly field excursions and motivational guest speakers.
Contact: Lucille Davenport, 215 204-2888
Communities Empowering Youth: College of Health Professions and Social Work
CEY is designed to enhance competence in North Philadelphia’s community- and faith-based organizations by providing the opportunity to increase organizational effectiveness, further develop their goals and objectives, diversify their funding sources, and provide more effective services for at-risk youth.
Contact: Trish Biedron, (215) 204-1877
Community Arts Program: Tyler School of Art
CAP works in partnership with community organizations, schools, and artists in North Philadelphia. The program develops and delivers university courses, after-school arts workshops, intergenerational forums, and inter-disciplinary performances and exhibits which are based on an exchange of knowledge and images between partners, to create art based on the lives and stories of North Philadelphia.
Contact: Billy Yalowitz, 215-204-7607
Community Music Scholars Program: Temple Music Preparatory Division of the Boyer College of Music and Dance
The Community Music Scholars Program (CMSP) is a community outreach music program offered through Temple Music Prep, the non-credit division of the Boyer College of Music and Dance. CMSP provides instruction in instrumental music on Saturday mornings to Philadelphia school-aged children with need who must be nominated by their school music director or music teacher. The program includes weekly individual lessons with some performance opportunities at a modest cost.
Contact: Melissa Douglas, 215.204.1512
Philadelphia String Project at Temple University: Temple Music Preparatory Division of the Boyer College of Music and Dance
The newly established Philadelphia String Project at Temple University (PSP@TU) is an outreach program offered through the Boyer College’s Temple Music Prep. Through PSP@TU, Philadelphia school-aged children receive group instruction in strings for beginners on Wednesdays afternoons and Saturday mornings at a very nominal cost.
Contact: Melissa Douglas, 215.204.1512