Shared Prosperity hosted a roundtable entitled, Unlocking the Potential of Philadelphia’s Disconnected Youth in August of 2016. Stanley Morgan was a member during Cohort 4 and Assistant Crew Leader in Cohort 5. Since graduating PowerCorpsPHL, he continued national service as an AmeriCorps Fellow with Philly Urban Creators.
The August roundtable focused on the current challenges and opportunities Philadelphia faces in supporting youth and young adults to achieve to their full potential. Stanley was chosen to be one of the three speakers at the roundtable. He reflected on his life journey, focusing on accomplishments and lessons learned in pursuit of his ever evolving personal, education and career goals. He also touched on the impact of being involved with RISE, PowerCorpsPHL, and Philly Urban Creators.