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Graduate! Philadelphia invites you to a MOVIE SCREENING & EXECUTIVE BREAKFAST about Philadelphia’s Hidden Talent Pool: Bridging Learning & Work

September 9-10, 2019

UNLIKELY – Movie Screening and Discussion

Join us for a reception and private screening of the feauture documentary UNLIKELY. This film investigates America’s college dropout crisis and the barriers student face in their pursuit of an education and meaningful career. www.unlikelyfilm.com

UNLIKELY follows the journey of five individuals working to obtain a post-secondary degree. These individuals are parents, opportunity youth, full-time employees, and first in their families to go to college.

September 9, 2019 | 5:00 – 8:00 PM

National Museum of American Jewish History

Executive Leadership Breakfast

Join Philadelphia and national leaders for the opening of the Graduate! Network’s Fifth Annual Learning Exchange, back again in our hometown and co-hosted with Graduate! Philadelphia.

Discussion topics will include:

  • Competing demands, conflicting opinions: Is a degree still worth the investment?

  • An Inclusive Talent Vision for Philadelphia

  • Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab speaking on the inherent inequities in our system of postsecondary education

  • Innovation and technological advances in the design and delivery of learning

  • Social and economic mobility as an “ROI” of degree completion

Your participation and financial support will help lower-income adults and their families more fully participate in our growing economy. Join the conversation and help us bridge the talent gap in our region!

September 10, 2019 | 8:00 – 11:00 AM

Hamilton Garden at The Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street

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