Hope Stories

On Sunday, January 28th, Hope Partnership for Education opened its doors to NExT (Network of Extraordinary Talent) Philadelphia, an affinity group of the Urban League of Philadelphia to host a community Health and Wellness Summit. Attendees learned tips and tools to help them take control...

For the next five months, Hope students will participate in the World Affairs Council Jr. Model UN Program.  This year’s research/activities will focus on gaining knowledge on two topics: Ending Food Insecurity and Protecting Women and Girls’ Access to Education. On January 22nd, seventh graders...

Meet seventeen-year-old junior, Zayanna ! Zayanna first joined the Hope Family in the fifth grade and graduated from Hope Partnership in 2015. She attends Mercy Career and Technical High School. She is in their Culinary Arts Program and is currently studying pastry arts. At Mercy, Zayanna...

This fall, Hope Partnership graduates have been able to participate in a highly requested “relationships” workshop through a partnership with The Philadelphia Theatre Company and Women Against Abuse. Dating and Us: Exploring Relationships through Play is a weekly two-hour workshop that challenges participants to ask...

Many of you who are reading this attended our 11th Annual FriendRaiser. The evening was a grand success! One dimension of the celebration that we’re especially proud of is The Music of Hope. We have a wonderful middle school music program, supported by some very...

Hope Partnership’s middle school principal, Dr. Sharon DuPree, and our 5th and 6th grade social studies teacher, Mrs. Maureen Oblea, were invited to present at the annual American Association for Middle School Educators Conference. The event was held at the Philadelphia Convention Center from November...

We are less than one week away from our 11th Annual FriendRaiser! As we countdown the final days and hours before the event, we wanted to share our silent and live auction items listed below with you. We look forward to auctioning these wonderful items off...

It hardly seems possible that we’re starting our 5th year in our “new” building at 11th and Huntingdon! The start of the school year never ceases to offer reasons for Hope. Anchor charts, placed strategically around the building, announce a new way of assisting our middle...

Nick and Lorie Howley and Meg Mitkus, the Executive Director of the Howley Foundation, visited Hope Partnership on September 15th. The Howley Foundation supports seven “Howley Scholars” from Hope Partnership Middle School. They’ve also supported one recent high school graduate, who just began his freshman...

Our annual FriendRaiser will take place on Friday evening, November 3rd, at the Springfield Country Club from 6 – 10 PM.  This is an opportunity to learn more about Hope, to meet some of the students, and to enjoy a memorable Friday evening with amazing...