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Community College of Philadelphia: Chef Andrew Boxer says the school recently added more tofu options at its central Pavilion Cafe, including marinated tofu at the salad bar several times a week (and by request any time) and as an option in stir fries.

“We want to make sure what students are learning in the District and what young adults and adults are learning at [Community College of Philadelphia] are skills that were applicable to real occupations in the city,” said Kendrick Davis, director of STEM initiatives at the Mayor’s Office.

Just after Kenney took office, his office held a series of cross-sector meetings bringing educators from the District and CCP together with the Philadelphia Youth Network, the Department of Labor, the Department of Commerce, and others to discuss how fund and tailor CTE education to the city’s workforce needs.

The District’s College and Career Readiness Office has already started training FAFSA coaches, who will serve as financial literacy mentors in high schools and lead free workshops across the city. These coaches represent a collaborative effort of institutions, including the Community College of Philadelphia, and college access organizations such as College Possible. The District will also support counselors and teachers in high schools to better provide financial literacy help for students.

The campaign trail came through Philadelphia yet again Sunday as the Democrats work to solidify support for Hillary Clinton among women.

Vice president Joe Biden's wife, Jill, teamed up with Anne Holton, the wife of the Democratic Vice Presidential nominee.

The duo spoke at the Community College of Philadelphia.

Their speech focused mainly on equality for women in the workplace and economy.

Students who enroll in Parkway Center City Middle College High School for the 2017-18 school year will take both high school and college courses during their studies. Partnered with the Community College of Philadelphia, they'll come out of their four years with not just a high school diploma, but up to 61 college credits and the district calls, "two industry-recognized credentials."

In Harrisburg earlier this week, State Rep. Dwight Evans stood at the Speaker’s Rostrum, where he delivered a farewell address that reflected on his more than three decades of service to the Commonwealth and 203rd legislative district.

The Philadelphia native and graduate of Community College of Philadelphia and La Salle University discussed how his time in the city shaped his thinking and also helped him to work across party lines and find allies with Republicans and Democrats alike.

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