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June 25, 2019

Aundrea Cline-Thomas is the former NBC10 reporter and current reporter at CBS New York reporter.

Q: Please tell us about your background (birth, parents, childhood …)

My parents were born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, however, they met and got married in Washington, D.C. M...

December 29, 2018

African Community Learning Program work under the theme "My Name."

Running a new organization is a daunting task, as one can never imagine just how much work lies ahead. On October 9, 2017, I started African Community Learning Program with many people’s support. Ou...

December 27, 2018

 I am standing in front of “The Statue of Liberation of Slavery” in Gorée Island  on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 while visiting the historic place.

During my visit to Senegal in the summer of 2015, my family and I went to Gorée Island, a world heritage site.The...

October 1, 2018

Hannah assists Motaz with his homework at ACLP.

On the first day we opened African Community Learning Program’s door Hannah Peifer was there. On the last day of our 2017-2018 school year, Hannah was there. She witnessed the rainy days we scrambled to start our sessions...

September 3, 2018

Dr. Martin Luther Jr. once said, “If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” My educational journey could be described as crawling while consistently moving forward.

All I kn...

June 10, 2018

“When you want to be an example, you have to be prepared for it.”  The former Philadelphia top lawyer, Sozi Pedro Tulante, has done just that: prepare. 

At the age of eight, Tulante began his journey in Philadelphia as a refugee from Kinshasa, Zaire on December 15,...

May 18, 2018

Adam Roth-Saks (right) stops by to support Aminata Sy (left) during the Wharton Startup Challenge, where African Community Learning Program became a 2018 Social Impact finalist.

The administrative director of the Nonprofit Leadership Program at Penn’s School of Social P...

May 14, 2018

Becky Shaknovich (center) receives a certificate during African Community Learning Program's Africa Celebration at the Blackwell Library. Hazim Hardeman (left) and Aminata Sy (right ).

On the sunny afternoon of Monday, May 22, 2017, I visited to the Blackwell Library to...

May 14, 2018

 Ibra holds two books read during African Community Learning Program's fall 2017 semester

African Community Learning Program is launching its #500EmpoweringAfricanStories Project on Monday, May 14, 2018. The project has three components: intern, donate, recommend. The g...

May 8, 2018

African Community Learning Program students, some volunteers, and librarians posing at the Blackwell Library after wrapping up students' Africa projects in fall 2017.

Six month ago on October 9, 2017, I launched African Community Learning Program with the support of man...

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