MAYOR NUTTER TO CUT RIBBON ON NEW CAFÉ PROVIDING EMPLOYMENT TO FORMER FOSTER YOUTH

WHO:            Michael A. Nutter, Mayor of Philadelphia

Lisa Miccolis, Founder/Executive Director, The Monkey & The Elephant

Joseph Hill-Coles, Barista (and PowerCorpsPHL alum)

WHAT:          Mayor Nutter will officially open The Monkey & The Elephant, a new café in Brewerytown providing employment opportunities to young adults who are transitioning out of the foster care system in Philadelphia.  The organization was founded by former AmeriCorps alumnus Lisa Miccolis, who formerly served at YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School in North Philadelphia and worked at numerous coffee establishments in the city.

WHERE:        The Monkey & The Elephant, 2831 West Girard

WHEN:          Thursday, March 26, 2015         1:00 p.m.

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