Community Engagement

Scott Charles wearing a black suit
Temple’s Scott Charles on gun violence prevention
Temple Health’s trauma outreach manager joined local business leaders seeking solutions to gun violence.
October 20, 2021
Cesali Morales, business manager at Norris Square Neighborhood Project, at Las Parcelas.
Philly Community Wireless offers internet for the community, by the community
The group hopes to address inequalities in internet access that were highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
October 7, 2021
A woman in a red face covering standing before an overhead projector screen.
Temple course answers the question: Why care about college?
Assistant Professor Jennifer Johnson explains how to get the most out of a college experience.
September 24, 2021
Jessica Beard wearing her white coat inside her medical clinic
Temple trauma surgeon earns fellowship aimed at curbing gun violence
As a Stoneleigh Foundation Fellow, Jessica Beard aims to transform the media narrative on gun violence in Philadelphia.
Image of the “Swing into School Circus” event held at the former Norris Homes Community Center in North Philadelphia.
An old community center provides new workforce services
The community center will support collaborative efforts toward digital accessibility and training for both youth and adults in North Philadelphia.
Image of a man in a Temple Police officer jacket outside in North Philadelphia.
How a Temple Police officer gives back to North Philadelphia’s youth
Through weekly classes, Officer Leroy Wimberly bridges the gap between police officers and youth in the community.
A Temple spring campaign ad on a Philadelphia street.
Brand campaigns celebrate Temple’s alumni and faculty
Two campaigns launched in the spring pay tribute to the university’s innovative, resilient community.
The 14th Annual Neighborhood Job Fair provides hope for job seekers
Learn what employers and resources will be accessible to the community at this event.
Image of Temple student Savina Echeverria
Tyler student aspires to help build city neighborhood
Savina Echeverria hopes to one day create more green spaces in neighborhoods around North Philadelphia.
Temple students sweeping streets and collecting litter in North Philadelphia.
Temple students volunteer for the annual Philly Spring Cleanup
Students come together to spruce up shared spaces in the largest citywide cleaning event of the year.
Image of aerial overview of North Central Philadelphia neighborhoods.
Temple’s Lenfest North Philadelphia Workforce Initiative awarded $2.5 million grant
The grant from the Lenfest Foundation expands workforce collaborative efforts among community and Temple University organizations in North Philadelphia.
an engineer examines water in Peru
Shifting service: Temple Engineers Without Borders connected to a local project during COVID-19
The pandemic didn’t stop Temple Engineering students from renovating a community garden at a South Philadelphia High School.
Moraine Kisenda and Isha Dev with COVID vaccine syringes.
Two students, one historic moment
Two At Your Service interns got Instagram attention at Temple University Hospital’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic.