4 Boys Embark on an Epic Journey of Self-Discovery

Last week, 4 brave students from MLK High School took an even larger step outside of their comfort zone and onto a course that they would remember forever. Khalil Brintley, Rhashon Brew, Keon Ragland and Nicko Bryant are all seniors at MLK high school and participated in the 6-week summer intensive leadership program with Outward Bound… READ MORE >

66 Donors. $2,000. One Incredible Story of Compassion

Last Friday, after weeks of focused effort, Hayley received the last $25 she needed to take her over the edge (a touching contribution from a fellow rappel participant).  She did it the old-fashioned way – by asking and asking again.  In this special Q&A, Hayley shares her very special story of how she turned her… READ MORE >

Leadership Development Program for Merging Schools

By: Lauren Stables, Program Manager of the 6-week Summer Leadership Development Program It has been an exciting summer for 45 students in Philadelphia who participated in a 6 week intensive summer Leadership Development Program. Last Friday, thirty students from Germantown HS & Martin Luther King HS as well as students from Bok Technical & South… READ MORE >

Intern-A-Palooza 2013

We like to think that we are a well oiled machine here at POBS.  Every staff member whether on the front lines in the field or behind the scenes has an integral part in changing the lives of our students.  You could say that our seasonal interns keep all of the moving pieces greased and… READ MORE >