Monthly Archives: August 2013

Money Talks

Money is a regular topic of conversation in the nonprofit world. We talk about how to raise money. We also talk about sustainability – in the nonprofit world, this generally means revenue stability.  We definitely talk about how we spend our money: overhead vs. programming. It’s less common, however, to talk about where we spend […]

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10 Questions With…Jordan

Jordan is a rising 11th grade student at Eastern Senior High. During his second year in the program, Jordan became a Lead Tutor based on his positive attitude, impressive grades, and commitment to the program. Though sometime soft spoken, Jordan’s sense of humor emerges in sideways glances and whispered sarcastic comments. He’s likely shaking his […]

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10 Questions With…Zorita

As our summer program came to an end, our Summer Intern, Andi, interviewed Zorita. Zorita is a rising Junior at Perry Street Prep Public Charter School, a Lead Tutor, and a Lil’ Wayne fanatic. She also inspired us all by conquering stage fright this summer to bring home a win in our philanthropy pitch competition. […]

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10 Questions With…Sejal

Andi Mirviss, our Summer Intern, sat down with Sejal, a rising 11th grade student at Perry Street Prep. Sejal had to leave Reach during the last school year due to her commitment to the school’s rugby team, but she returned to join us this summer. How do you like Reach? I love Reach! Reach is […]

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10 Questions With…Rico

Rico, a rising 10th grade student at Eastern Senior High School, just finished his first year as a Program Tutor. He sat down with Andi Mirviss, our Summer Intern, to discuss his experience with Reach and his hopes for the future. Tell us about what you see in your future. I want to major in […]

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10 Questions With…Dana

Andi, our Summer Intern, recently sat down with Dana, a Lead Tutor from Perry Street Prep. Dana just completed her third and final year as a Reach tutor. Whether during class or during an interview, Dana never hesitates to say what she thinks. Here, she shares her thoughts about Reach, her students, and the new […]

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10 Questions With…Daquan

Daquan is a Lead Tutor with Reach Incorporated. He just finished his third and final year in our program. Daquan is a member of our first tutor cohort from Perry Street Prep Public Charter School. He sat down to talk with our Summer Intern, Andi Mirviss. How did you first start with Reach? I saw […]

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10 Questions With…Kyare

The following is an interview with Kyare Turner, Junior Staff at Reach Incorporated. Kyare is a rising 11th Grade student at Eastern Senior High School. He also participated in our inaugural summer program, which recently came to an end. Kyare sat down to speak with our Summer Intern, Andi Mirviss. How long have you been […]

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When Teens Become Trees

A Guest Post by Andi Mirviss, Reach Incorporated Summer Intern Shel Silverstein’s Giving Tree is a classic in the American children’s book canon. Its basic vocabulary and approachable drawings create a short story that has meaning far deeper than its simple prose. It tells the story of a boy who, after sharing his childhood with […]

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Andi: The Price We Pay

On Thursday evening at 1:00am, five adults sat in the hallway on the 7th floor of the Holiday Inn in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania. Having visited Temple University and Arcadia University, we recently sent 13 teenagers to their rooms for the night. While we heard giggling and game playing, we held a staff meeting – we […]

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