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FREE COMPUTER LEARNING CENTER OPENS IN WEST PHILADELPHIA TO PROVIDE LITERACY TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

 FREE COMPUTER LEARNING CENTER OPENS IN WEST PHILADELPHIA
 TO PROVIDE LITERACY TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
 PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- State legislators, local officials and community leaders will be on hand for the grand opening of the Squirrel Hill Computer Learning Center on Thursday, Sept. 10, at 6 p.m., at the Squirrel Hill Apartments, 1018 S. 48th St., in West Philadelphia.
 The Squirrel Hill Learning Center will provide free literacy training, tutoring services and employment training programs for eligible West Philadelphia residents.
 The center was donated by Squirrel Hill Associates and renovated by West Philadelphia residents enrolled in an adult community service program funded through the Youth Opportunities Unlimited (Y.O.U.) grant. The Y.O.U. grant is a federal initiative designed to marshall public and private support for youth growing up in high poverty areas.
 The West Philadelphia Improvement Corps (WEPIC) and the Center for Literacy are partners in this initiative designed to bring literacy training and educational services to the residents of West Philadelphia.
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 /CONTACT: Sonya Pappas of PIC, 215-963-2146/ CO: Private Industry Council of Philadelphia, Inc.; Squirrel Hill
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