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EDUCATE PHILLY:  A Master Class in Comms 101: The Media and Education

Thursday, June 18, 2020 / 12:00 to 1:15pm
A virtual event to benefit the Philadelphia Education Fund and our Philadelphia Scholars’ Scholarship Endowment.


  • Tom Wolf, Governor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • James Kenney, Mayor, City of Philadelphia
  • William Hite, Superintendent, School District of Philadelphia

You are invited to a Master Class with the Philadelphia Education Fund.  Join us at Educate Philly, an annual event to benefit our critical work advising students, teachers, and schools.  

EDUCATE PHILLY is the Philadelphia Education Fund’s signature fundraising event that enables us to provide critical programming support to students, teachers, and schools. This year, your ticket gives you a seat at the live event, streamed to your laptop or phone!

At the Master Class in Comms 101: The Media and Education, our panel will discuss and debate the media’s impact on students’ understanding of the world around them – from COVID-19 to the upcoming Presidential election, and they’ll be taking your questions LIVE!

Tamala Edwards

Garrett Graff

Ed Rendell

Farah Jimenez


  • Tamala Edwards, Co-Anchor of 6ABC Action News Mornings and Host of 6ABC’s Inside Story
  • Garrett Graff, Former POLITICO Editor and New York Times Bestselling Author
  • Ed Rendell, Former Governor of Pennsylvania and Co-founder, Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement
  • Farah Jimenez, Philadelphia Education Fund President and CEO — Moderator

Our student award winners will remind us that as we struggle with the present, there are bright young futures that can blossom with our support.


  • Shining Star:  Wenting Dong, Temple University
  • Rising Star:  Jayson Burgos, Olney Charter High School
  • Rising Star:  Inya Wyche, Olney Charter High School

Become a sponsor!  Purchase a ticket!  Donate!  No matter how you give, know that your support of Educate Philly makes a difference to both those we serve and in our ability to serve them.

Thank you to our Sponsors (as of 6/17/20)

David and Irene Baker
Richard Corcoran
Don and Lynn Haskin
Joanne Markman
Arthur and KC Baldadian
John and Jennifer Ginelli
Farah Jimenez and David Hyman
Joann Mitchell
Lesley Tewnion
Mark and Penni Blaskey
La-Toya and Otis Hackney
James Jolinger
The Mordy Family