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The Acel Moore High School Journalism Workshop is an annual project sponsored by Philadelphia Media Network. The hands-on program seeks to introduce Philadelphia-area high school students to the fields of print and digital journalism.

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By Oscar Miller Program director   On Halloween, workshop committee members and staff volunteers walked into a delightful treat when they heard from two nationally renowned  educators speak on the need for and importance of urban journalism. In stirring speeches, George L. Daniels, assistant dean of the College of Communication and Information Sciences at the […]

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Nia Lartey, a freshman at George Washington  University, participated in the 2018 Acel Moore workshop. This is her second  blog post on her college experience.   College life here in the nation’s capital has been fast-paced and hectic at times.  But it also has been exhilarating in many respects. Full disclosure:  I am a journalism junkie, […]

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  Program director Oscar Miller received a President’s Award on Oct. 27 at the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists  Annual Gala. The surprise award was bestowed on Oscar for his exemplary work in keeping the Acel Moore High School Journalism Workshop flourishing for decades. The award was presented by outgoing PABJ president Melony Roy of KYW […]

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By Oscar Miller Program director    The Acel Moore legacy continues to grow. Three years after his death at age 75, the man, his life, and his work remain powerful and instructive, and their impact is expanding each day. Moore, who was a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter at the Inquirer, was among four honorees receiving the […]

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Nia Lartey, a freshman at George Washington  University, participated in the 2018 Acel Moore workshop. This is her first  blog post on her college experience.   Since my days at Headstart, I’ve heard of this magical land called college. Depending on the stage in my life, I heard it described in different ways. In second grade […]

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Carlos Martinez, a freshman at Barry University, participated in the 2018 Acel Moore workshop. This is his first blog of college life in the Sunshine State. I must admit that this small kid from North Philly had some trepidation when he made the decision to attend Barry University in Miami. On June 8, 2018, graduation […]

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Email our program director Oscar Miller at acelmooreprogram@gmail.com or call us at 215 854 5102.

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