Who Are The Fighin' Phils? We are the staff of Teach For America in Greater Philadelphia!
What Are We Fighting For? We're fighting for all children in Philadelphia and Camden to have an excellent and equitable education!
Teach For America in Greater Philadelphia
What is Teach For America (TFA)? We are a nonprofit organziation committed to improving education for low-income neighborhoods and investing the wider community in education reform. We recruit and train recent college graduates and professionals with exceptional leadership skills to be teachers in low-income areas for two years. Following their two-year commitment, our alumni go on to fight for educational equity in a vareity of careers and sectors.
What Does TFA Look Like in Greater Philadelphia? 25 Staff Members. 309 Corps Members teaching in Philadelphia and Camden. 875 Alumni Living in the Region. Over 22,500 Students Impacted Everyday.
We Need Your Help!
What Do We Need? This work takes a lot of fight...and funding! Our operating costs cover the recruitment, professional development, ongoing support, and continuous investment in our teachers and our alumni.
Why Support Us Now? Right now, we have a unique opportunity for your gift to be doubled! Teach For America's National Team has agreed to match any campaign that reaches $5,000 with an additional $5,000. That means we have the potential to raise $10,000! That amount of money could make a big difference in our region. Please join the Fightin' Phils by making a contribution today, and helping us reach our goal of $5,000.