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The Collaborative Partners with the Office of Children and Families to Provide Sports Equipment, Curriculum, and Coach Training for Youth Summer Programming

The Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative is proud to partner with the Office of Children and Families as part of a citywide effort to re-engage thousands of youth through fun, high-quality summer programming. Through this partnership, the Collaborative will support over 50 sites throughout the city, engaging over 7000 youth in basketball, soccer, golf, and fitness/play activities […]

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Hello Insight: Sports, Check-In Tool Capturing Outcomes is Critical for Sustainable Success.

Collaborative member organizations continue to play a critical role in the lives of the youth they serve and it is vital to the continued success of a program to exhibit the positive outcomes of the work. By capturing both the number of youth served, as well as measuring SEL outcomes, member organizations can clearly and […]

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The Collaborative Partners with the Office of Children and Families to Provide Sports Equipment, Curriculum, and Coach Training for Youth Summer Programming

The Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative is proud to partner with the Office of Children and Families as part of a citywide effort to re-engage thousands of youth through fun, high-quality summer programming. Through this partnership, the Collaborative will support over 50 sites throughout the city, engaging over 7000 youth in basketball, soccer, golf, and fitness/play […]

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Members of the Collaborative Work with the Office of Children and Families to Offer Summer Programming for Philadelphia Youth

As an intermediary organization supporting nearly 60 sports-based youth development nonprofits throughout the city, The Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative is proud to support our member organizations who will be providing 5-weeks of summer programming in conjunction with the efforts of the School District of Philadelphia and the Office of Children and Families. The Collaborative is […]

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Sports-Based Youth Development Promotes Social-Emotional Learning Growth

A recent study released by Laureus USA and the Allstate Foundation shows that sports-based youth development (SBYD) programs play a significant role in fostering critical social and emotional learning (SEL) skills necessary to succeed in school, careers, and life. The study found that substantially more young people in SBYD programs develop SEL skills than those attending non-sports programs, […]

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QUESTIONS OF QUALITY with Dr. Tiffany Berry, the Claremont Evaluation Center

Dr. Tiffany Berry received her PhD from Claremont Graduate University in Developmental Psychology & Evaluation, specializing in the development of intrinsic motivation among youth who participate in after-school programs. Dr. Berry’s research stems from her experience evaluating educational programs that aim to improve developmental and educationally significant outcomes among children and adolescents. She has established […]

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Strengthening the Sports-Based Youth Development Sector with Measurement and Evaluation

PYSC firmly believes in the importance of measuring what you do. We expect our members to always work towards better evaluation methods, and we speak with our members about their program goals and outcomes and how they track progress. Our partners at Temple University’s School of Sport, Hospitality, and Tourism Management have shared their expertise in program evaluation […]

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Task Force on Sports-Based Youth Development Report Launch with Mayor Kenney

On June 27th PYSC stood with Mayor Kenney to announce the Game On Philly! campaign aimed to create quality sports-based youth development programs accessible to all of Philadelphia’s young people. “It’s a community effort,” said Mayor Jim Kenney at the Task Force on Sports-Based Youth Development Report Launch last Wednesday. “I’ve never seen, since I’ve been Mayor, […]

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