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Melvin: Class of 1996

“College and where I would end up in life was something I seldom considered until I became part of Philadelphia Futures.”

John: Class of 2005

“My mentor taught me a lot about humility and focusing on others. Now that I am a mentor, I hope that I am able to provide the same support and prospective to my mentee.”

Jodi: Class of 2007

“I am proud of my decision to go to Rosemont College and where it has taken me.”


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The Philadelphia Futures Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation Celebration

Philadelphia Futures is pleased to present the 2020 Virtual Graduation Celebration. Many thanks to 6abc Action News anchor and Futures Board Member Ri...


We are grateful to the members of the #PhillyFutures community, including a few alums, who shared inspirational messages for our #Classof2020 graduates.

Take a look:

#PFGraduationCelebration2020 #PFProud

"While tonight may be the end of your time as a Futures scholar, it is the beginning of you being a future engineer, being a future nurse, a future lawyer, a future entrepreneur, a future inspiration to another person."


Many thanks to the presidents and staff at @fandmcollege, @arcadia1853, @haverfordedu, @PSUabington, @DrexelUniv, and @penn_state for offering congratulatory messages to the #Classof2020 graduates!

Take a look:

#PFGraduationCelebration2020 #PFProud

College Presidents and Staff Congratulate Class of 2020 Graduates

Many college presidents and staff send well wishes to the Philadelphia Futures Class of 2020 graduates.


Members of the #PhillyFutures Board sent in their well wishes and words of advice to the #Classof2020 high school and higher education graduates!

Take a look:

#PFGraduationCelebration2020 #PFProud

Philadelphia Futures Board Members Congratulate Class of 2020 Graduates

The Philadelphia Futures Board Members congratulate the Class of 2020 High School and Higher Education Graduates.


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