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Theme: Community Development in the Greater Philadelphia region

This event occurred on
March 23, 2016
6:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
(UTC -4hrs)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States

We will host a variety of speakers who have all brought about significant change in our region centering on the themes of Penn Charter's Center for Public Purpose - education, poverty and food insecurity.

William Penn Charter School
3000 West School House Lane
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19144
United States
Event type:
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Eileen Flanagan

Quaker author, speaker and activist
Eileen is A Quaker activist and author who with the Quaker Action Team successfully challenged a bank supporting mountaintop removal.

Lauren Vague

Program and Development Coordinator
Lauren is the Program and Development Coordinator at Uplift Solutions and devoted to working on issues of food security. She has spent most of her career working with anti-poverty organizations focusing on vulnerable populations dealing with housing and food insecurity.

Natalie Nixon

Associate Professor and Director of the Strategic Design MBA Program at Philadelphia University
Natalie Nixon is an Associate Professor and Director of the Strategic Design MBA program at Philadelphia University. Natalie holds the G. Allen Mebane IV '52 Chair for Design Thinkers.

Nooha Ahmed-Lee

Head of School at YSC Academy
Nooha Ahmed-Lee is the Head of School at YSC Academy in suburban Philadelphia. She was previously the Head of the Lower School at William Penn Charter School and Head of the Lower and Middle Schools at The Shipley School.

Organizing team