Community Engagement

Marcus Allen, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region, talking to an employee
Leading the charge for change
Type: News Story
Temple alumnus Marcus Allen, CLA ’01, works to help youth prevail over poverty through mentorship and educational support.
November 8, 2017
A tree with yellow leaves and the Bell Tower in the background.
Wilkerson talks School Reform Commission appointment
Type: News Story
As chair of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission, Joyce Wilkerson will help improve educational outcomes for local students.
December 12, 2016
prescription medication bottles and pills.
Combating a crisis: Temple to host public opioid symposium
Type: News Story
Temple professors are joining forces with community advocates and federal officials to host an opioid crisis symposium on Main Campus Nov. 19.
November 11, 2016
An actor and the director of ‘A Fierce Kind of Love” posing in WHYY’s studio.
Institute on Disabilities’ ‘Fierce’ play, exhibit in spotlight
Type: News Story
Temple’s Institute on Disabilities’ A Fierce Kind of Love initiative explores the story of the intellectual disability rights movement in Pennsylvania.
April 14, 2016
A Temple men's basketball player shooting a three-point shot.
Temple men’s basketball plans to score against hunger
Type: News Story
Each time the team scores a three-point shot, the Fresh Grocer will donate to Philabundance.
January 8, 2016
'Funeral for a Home' leads to continued community engagement
Type: News Story
In May, Temple Contemporary's community history, art and engagement project, “Funeral for a Home,” culminated in the celebration of the life of a single Philadelphia rowhouse—before it was demolished.
July 3, 2014