Community Engagement

an employer tables at the job fair
$2.6 million grant expands workforce collaborative efforts in North Philadelphia
The Lenfest North Philadelphia Workforce Initiative is ramping up its effort to assist unemployed, underemployed and underpaid Philadelphians.
August 21, 2019
People dancing on Broad Street
10 resources anyone can access at Temple
Temple offers myriad resources and programs for community members.
August 6, 2019
the Metropolitan Opera House on North Broad Street in 1924
North Broad Street: A history in photos
Peruse a selection of photographs from Temple Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center showing North Broad Street throughout the years.
July 29, 2019
A teenage girl sitting at the anchor desk at TUTV
College Bound Academy for housing-insecure youth returns to campus
The summer program allows youth facing housing insecurity to experience college life and explore major and career options.
A group of people dancing on Broad Street
For second year, Temple joins in Philly Free Streets on North Broad
Temple’s event will include health screenings, wellness activities, signups for job training, dancing in the street and more.
young boys on their new bicycles
Temple Campus Safety surprises 200 local children with new bicycles
Kids rode home with new bicycles after a Temple Police bicycle safety program, thanks to a generous donation from a university trustee.
David Brookstein speaks to students at Central High School
Engineering a modern heart
A professor of mechanical engineering uses his personal experience to teach high schoolers at his alma mater.
Students tour the Charles Library construction site
Local teens explore architecture and engineering careers
Temple employees with backgrounds in architecture and construction management are hosting an ACE Mentor Program team for area high school students.
Trina Worrell Benjamin
Local entrepreneur gets a boost from Small Business Development Center
A North Philadelphia business owner found resources at Temple to further build her company.
board of the North Central Special Services District
Community residents partner with Temple to launch special services district
The North Central Special Services District debuts near Temple University.
Temple Ambler Campus
Small Business Development Center opening at Temple Ambler
The Ambler outpost of the Fox School of Business’ center will primarily service businesses owned by military veterans.
elementary school students playing instruments
Repaired instruments return to Philadelphia schools
Musical instruments fixed through Temple’s Symphony for a Broken Orchestra project are being returned to local schools.
Roger Ideishi standing in the middle of a museum exhibit
The art of inclusion
Roger Ideishi travels across the U.S. to help ensure that people with disabilities have equal access to cultural experiences.