North Philadelphia-(PAAN): Committed to ending violence and drug abuse in our communities

The Philadelphia Anti-Drug/Anti-Violence Network is a non-profit agency located in North Philadelphia that seeks to tackle some of the leading problems in our communities such as drug abuse and violence within our communities.

Their mission is to transform the lives of many of the children/adults, here in the city through “the development and implementation of programs that reduce juvenile delinquency, young adult criminality, as well as relapse into criminal behavior.”

Sequence 1 Charles from Philadelphia Neighborhoods1 on Vimeo.

Text and Video by Sharee Cole

PART II: THE INSTITUTE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTH

 

fullsizerender-3Below is a short documentary that gives viewers a peak of what it is like to be a member of one of the programs IDAAY offers known as “Main College Bound Program.” This program provides students with college preparation skills, life skills, and mentoring.

 

Sequence 11 from Philadelphia Neighborhoods1 on Vimeo.