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2015 Philly DoGooder Video Awards Hackathon

The Philly Youth Poetry Movement (PYPM) is a volunteer-run, non-profit organization that provides a safe space for Philadelphia teens to discover the power of their voices through spoken word and literary expression.
PYPM offers literary arts education programming for youth ages 13-19 that promotes creative expression, critical literacy, life skills, and civic engagement.


This second episode of Beyond The Plate follows the story of a chemist with a love for food. Chef Townsend Wentz tells us about his journey through chemistry labs, at a time when restaurant kitchens were only a means to a greater good. This story is a prime example of how your life can change in a single day through hard work, determination, and a sprinkle of luck.

If there’s a Will there’s a Way


This short documentary tells the story of award winning Chef Chris Kearse.
Through his words you are transported in different stages of his life, focusing on his will and want for great things. Unlike other videos about chefs, this video does not speak about the wonderful food Chef Kearse puts out on a daily basis, but it speaks about his inspiring story and the way he works every day to influence others.