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Program Category: Fee Structure, Free, Grade Level, 3 - 6, 7 - 8, and 9 - 12Program Tags: Girls, middle school, minority, and stem

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    Organization Name: iPraxis, Inc.
    Organization Street Address: Rm 516
    Organization City, State, Zip: Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Organization Phone Number: 2159666253
    Short Description of Organization:

    iPraxis works with middle and neighborhood charter school students in Philadelphia's under-served areas to recruit volunteer mentors in STEM, host science fairs, and provide inspiring STEM presentations.

    Program Street Address: 1701 North 8th Street
    Which one best describes your organization?: Non-Profit
    Which one best describes your program?: Outreach - mobile (you travel to groups of students)
    Is your program delivered in collaboration with external partners?: Yes
    If you answered yes to the last question ("l"), please list those partners.:

    University of the Sciences, Temple University, St. Joseph's University, Drexel University, LaSalle University, Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and many more.

    Accepting Mentors: No


    Is STEM the "core" of your program?: Yes
    Which type of STEM programming do you offer? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Biochemistry
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science
    • Consumer Science
    • Earth and or Space Science
    • Engineering
    • Environment Science
    Which other activities does your STEM program include? (choose All that apply):
    • Academic Enrichment and Homework Help
    • Project-Based Learning
    Does your program use volunteer STEM mentors?: Yes


    Where is your STEM program offered? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Southwest Philadelphia
    • West Philadelphia
    • Lower North Philadelphia
    • Roxborough-Manayunk
    • Near Northeast Philadelphia
    • Far Northeast Philadelphia
    When does your STEM program take place? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Spring
    • During school
    • After school


    How many children does your program serve each year? Numbers can be estimates.: 1001-2000 individuals
    How many hours/week does each child participate? Numbers can be estimates, and can be specific to a season or semester.: Between 2 and 5 hours per week
    Which ages/grades does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
    • 3rd - 6th grade
    • 7th - 8th grade
    • 9th -12th grade
    Which gender(s) does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Girls
    • Boys
    • Transgender and Gender Non Conforming
    Which ethnic/racial populations does your STEM program serve?:
    • African-American
    • Latino
    • Caucasian
    • Asian
    • Native American
    • Middle Eastern
    • Multi-Ethnic
    What percentage of your participants are eligible for free or reduced lunch? Percentages can be estimates.*: 76-100%
    Who can participate in your STEM program?: Individuals and groups
    Can your STEM program accommodate youth with special needs?: Yes (please explain)
    If you chose "yes" for the question above, please explain how you are able to accommodate youth with special needs.:

    We will do our best to modify our mentoring to accommodate any special needs with which a young person presents. In the past, we have worked with youth on the spectrum, as well as youth with learning disabilities and physical disabilities including wheelchairs and extreme allergies.


    Do participants need to pay for your STEM program?: No
    Is transportation to and from your program provided?: No we travel to sites and students.


    Please place your additional comments in the section below.:

    We welcome undergraduate and graduate students as well as STEM professionals to mentor with our school partners.


    Please select the applicable categories: Fee Structure, Free, Grade Level, 3 - 6, 7 - 8, and 9 - 12
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