APM Honored as Northeast Affiliate of the Year
APM is excited to be named the 2019 UnidosUS Northeast Regional Affiliate of the Year, a program Ford Motor Company Fund has been supporting for more than ten years. APM received the Regional Affiliate of the Year Award during the UnidosUS Conference in San Diego this August 3-6
Aetna Voices of Health Competition
APM was honored to be selected as a local “Aetna Voices of Health” contestant in the Philadelphia community, one of five organizations in the region to be selected. Aetna’s Voices of Health program recognizes non-profit organizations that are actively improving the health of their communities by addressing the social determinants of health that lead to emergent patterns of health inequalities across populations. APM is one of five regional winners in the competition. Aetna is asking the public to determine the top organization from Philadelphia, and that organization will be awarded a $20,000 grand prize.
Please join APM and Aetna at The Food Trust’s Market at Cherry Street Pier on September 14th. APM will host a table with information on their programs, and the public will have an opportunity to vote for APM. Online voting begins on September 9th. Please go to www.aetnavoicesofhealth.com to cast your vote.
Pradera Corporation Participates in National Night Out
Pradera Corporation, a subsidiary of APM that provides foster care, kinship care, and treatment foster care training for parents across the Philadelphia region, participated in 16 National Night Out events on August 5th, August 6th, and August 10th. Pradera staff conducted extensive outreach throughout the Philadelphia region to raise awareness of services provided and to recruit potential Resource Parents. The outreach resulted in over 144 families expressing an interest in becoming Resource Parents.
Philly Counts 2020 Census Champion Training
Philly Counts 2020 is the City’s effort to support the next United States Census. APM is partnering with Philly Counts on this initiative, and will host a training session for “Census Champions” on September 17th (Constitution Day) in the Community Room at 1900 North 9th Street. The training is a 90-minute session designed to equip people with the knowledge to effectively and accurately answer questions about the 2020 Census. Philly Counts has a goal of training 1,000 Champions, with a focus on persons who can speak in English, Spanish and/or Mandarin.
March to Remember
On September 21, APM will participate in the March to Remember the victims of Hurricane Maria. Participants will gather at 10:00 AM at the North Apron of City Hall and unfurl a 60 x 40-foot Puerto Rican flag. At 11:00 AM, participants will march up the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to the Washington Monument statue in front of the Art Museum to commemorate those who died and to remind the world that Puerto Rico is still suffering. Governor Wolf and Senator Casey are also expected to attend and we will help register people to vote.
Last call for Preschool – Only a Few Spaces Available
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with APM
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Save the date for Gift of Love
Join us on Thursday evening, November 21! Learn more about this year’s event >> select here.