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Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) student, Mariam M. Ibrahim, made Generocity’s list of Immigrant Leaders in the community. Ibrahim came to the U.S. from Egypt with her family in 2017 and enrolled in ESL classes at Center for Literacy in January 2018. Nominated by Robin Robinowitz, chief development officer of the Center for Literacy, Ibrahim has advanced out of Center for Literacy classes and is active at the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians’ Immigrant Leadership Institute. Currently, Ibrahim works interpreting Arabic to English at a nonprofit and also works behind the counter at Panera Bread. She has a bachelor’s degree from Egypt and is now registered for five classes at CCP. — Generocity

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Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins speaking at podium during CCP's Black and Gold gala.

Philadelphia Eagles safety, Malcolm Jenkins, received the Community Hero Award at Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) Black and Gold gala on June 12. The other two honorees of the night were Julie Coker Graham, president and CEO of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Hayward Bell, former chief diversity officer at Raytheon. They were presented with the Corporate Leadership Award and Alumni Achievement Award respectively. The Gala raised $309,760 to benefit the 50th Anniversary Promise Scholarship, an initiative that provides Philadelphia high school graduates the opportunity to pursue an associate degree at CCP with no cost for tuition and fees. See more photos from the Black and Gold Gala.

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