Bare Neccessities

On Tuesday, April 17th, DonCARES of Philadelphia President Donovan Forrest in conjunction with Gear-Up of Temple University conducted a resume writing and interview workshop at Kensington High School in North Philadelphia. Kensington High School is located in a section of North Philadelphia that is largely known for its high rates of opioid addictions and homeless populations. Despite this stigma, Forrest arrived at the high school excited to learn as well as pour his experience as both employee and recruiter to very deserving ninth graders. "Every time I enter a high school I'm nervous. I don't know what to expect, it's a rush of adrenaline I experience every time I walk through the metal

Defending Liberty With Penn Law

On April 6, 2018, DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. had the pleasure of hosting a conversation with University of Pennsylvania Law students and students at The U School. The second-year law students were from The Immigrant Rights Project, a student organization at Penn Law, and talked to our students about undocumented immigrants, visas, and rights in case of an ICE raid. In addition, the law students informed our high school students about how they could get involved in their community by educating their community members on their rights.

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DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, formed in 2015 to promote high-quality one-on-one mentoring for high school students in North Philadelphia. If you find it in your heart to donate to our cause, your gift is 100% tax deductible. Thank you. 


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