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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

Mighty Writers opening El Futuro in mid-March

Back in May we told you about Mighty Writers’ plans to open an after-school literacy program for Latino students. Mighty Writers is now set to open their new location, called El Futuro, at 1025 S. 9th St. later this month.

Pic of 15th and Christian location comes from Temple News.

Photo of the 15th and Christian location from Temple News.

The non-profit organization caters to Philadelphia youth, from ages 7 through 17.

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What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

Mighty Writers planning to open an after-school program in Italian Market

Mighty Writers, the nonprofit organization that teaches kids the value of writing well, has been awarded a grant that will enable it to open a location in the Italian Market serving Latino students.

Pic of 15th and Christian location comes from Temple News.

Pic of 15th and Christian location comes from Temple News.

A $75,000 grant from the Knight Foundation will help pay for a literacy program catering to at least 150 Latino students from second to 12th grades in its first year. The exact location of the program has not been finalized, but a spokeswoman said they are shooting for 9th Street in or very near the Italian Market, which has become much more Mexican over the years, particularly the southern end.

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