Highlights from April Madness Events

This April, PYB hosted two events to increase awareness for the organization and its mission for youth development, and to raise funds to help subsidize the costs for young people to attend PYB’s Collegiate Summer Camp Series to be offered this summer.  Click the...

Addition to Summer Camps’ Curriculum: NBA Math Hoops

As part of our off-court academic curriculum for the Collegiate Summer Camp Series, PYB will be introducing the NBA Math Hoops game from the Learn Fresh Education Company to our campers.  It is a fast-paced basketball board game and mobile app that allows students to...

Seven New Corporate Interns to Join PYB this Summer

Beginning this May, seven dedicated and passionate Corporate Interns have joined the PYB team to help with several projects during the formative stages of the organization’s development.  We are excited to announce the inclusion of the following individuals....

Wrap-up of the Middle School Partnership Program

Saturday, May 21st, marked the last day of PYB’s Middle School Partnership Program. This after-school and weekend program, in conjunction with Temple University’s School of Education, provided student-athletes in the North Philadelphia area with a multi-faceted,...

Program Staff Profile – Greg Corbin

Greg Corbin, Executive Director of the Philly Youth Poetry Movement (PYPM) and PYB’s partnering academic instructor and mentor, shares a little bit about himself, his commitment to holistic youth development, and what motivates him about PYB. Philly-bred, Greg...

Back Board Member Profile – Al Parker

This month, PYB was able to catch up with Al Parker, an integral member of PYB’s Board of Directors and Chairman of PYB’s Development Committee, to learn more about his background and why he is so deeply devoted to PYB and its transformative mission. Al Parker grew up...

X’s and O’s from Kenny Holdsman

Today marks the 365th day of the beginning of Philadelphia Youth Basketball as a real live enterprise.  On June 1st 2015, I began my official tenure as PYB’s first employee.  The past 12 months have been the most exhilarating and productive of my “mid career” work...