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Immigrant Workers’ Rights Workshop with PhilaPOSH

What do you have to do when your workplace is unsafe? What do you do if you become sick due to your daily activities at work? Not many immigrant workers know what they have to do if they have issues with their jobs or workplaces. DAYA Center-Dompet Dhuafa USA hosted PhilaPOSH who provides education for [...]

By |2018-05-08T07:47:54+00:00April 19th, 2018|News|0 Comments

PSSA Tryouts: Preparing Students’ Confidence and Readiness for the State-Wide Exam

Rio Tan is very optimistic now. He just finished his PSSA Tryouts at DAYA Center. “He is not nervous anymore after seeing the tryouts’ results” says Rio’s mother. Rio is one of the 750,000 students in Pennsylvania who will take the PSSA (Pennsylvania System of School Assessment). The state-wide examination seeks to assess students, teachers [...]

By |2018-04-24T04:41:02+00:00April 18th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Intercultural Dialogue with Fairfield University’s Students

On Thursday, March 15th, students from Fairfield University, Connecticut, visited our DAYA Center in South Philadelphia.  They met our English for Speakers of Other Language (ESOL) adult learners. The students participated in an Alternative Spring Break program provided by their University and stayed at the Aquinas Center for the week. During the week,  the students [...]

By |2018-03-28T17:37:11+00:00March 28th, 2018|News|0 Comments

DAYA Center is Now a Partner of The City of Philadelphia’s OAE

Dompet Dhuafa USA's DAYA Center established a partnership with The City of Philadelphia's Office of Adult Education (OAE). DAYA Center will be one of myPLACESM program partners that offers a one-stop for Adult Education and Career Preparation. As a myPLACESM site, DAYA Center will allow an adult learner to enroll in Adult Basic Education (ABE), [...]

By |2017-11-21T21:28:47+00:00November 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

DAYA Center: Educating Future Agents of Change

DAYA Center is a rebranding of Dompet Dhuafa USA's education program: HOLA (House of Learning). DAYA Center stands for Development and Advancement for Youth in Action Center but the word DAYA also has a deeper meaning in Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). According to the Official Indonesian Dictionary published by Republic of Indonesia, DAYA means (1) an [...]

By |2017-10-25T23:25:48+00:00September 18th, 2017|Blog, News|0 Comments