The Chess Queen of Katwe, Uganda, Visits 9Queens!

 Today we have a guest post from our Chess Support Coordinator, Dyresha Harris, about a fantastic event ASAP hosted last Saturday.

The Chess Queen of Katwe, Uganda, Visits 9Queens!

"On Saturday, December 1, Phiona Mutesi, 3-time Women’s Junior Chess Champion of Uganda spoke to a rapt audience of about 45 aspiring girl chess-players, parents, and coaches about her incredible journey from the s...

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Upcoming ASAP Trainings

ASAP is always looking for new club leaders! Remember, if you want to start a club in your neighborhood, you can fill out a form at General volunteer trainings are ongoing and are followed by an initiative-specific training. Upcoming dates for those are:
Debate, 11/8, 5-7 at the University of...

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ASAP Debate Captains Deconstruct the Presidential Debate

It's always nice to combine what ASAP does after school with what is going on in the wider world. Yesterday, the Philadelphia Scholastic Debate League team captains gathered for a special event to discuss the presidential debates. Though all but one of the students were ineligible to vote, all were still extremely invested in both the debate and...

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Hello, and welcome back!

ASAP's blog is back from hiatus! With all of the things we have going on, it's great to be able to share them with you. This year, ASAP's blog will be brought to you by me, Reni (questions? comments? drop me a line at  rellis at I'll be updating as much as I can so you can hear all about what ASAP has going on!

Our Scrabble,...

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Help ASAP Improve Our Website!

Thanks for supporting After School Activities Partnerships! We are in the process of updating our website and are looking to learn how you would like to use our website and what we can do to improve your experience. Please take 5 minutes to complete a brief survey. The results will help us improve our service to the families of Philadelphia. To...

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