Get HYPE Philly! is a high-energy collective impact initiative focused on promoting health and positive youth development in Philadelphia.
Get HYPE Philly! brings together myriad partners to empower the city’s youth to become leaders for healthy change in their schools and communities through physical fitness, nutrition education, entrepreneurship, civic involvement and more. Get HYPE Philly! is creating a lasting impact, helping to ensure that Philadelphia’s young people play a key role in building healthier communities and becoming a healthier generation.
Get HYPE Philly! is made possible with funding from GSK, with support from The Philadelphia Foundation.
The Get HYPE Philly! Advisory Board is composed of corporate, government and nonprofit leaders committed to promoting youth leadership and healthy communities. It helps guide the work of the Collective with members' varied expertise, especially in the areas of sustainability, marketing and outreach as well as policy and advocacy.
Abby Cabrera, Thomas Jefferson University
Alison Hastings, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
Amanda Wagner, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Andrea Swan, Temple University
Ashley Feuer-Edwards, AFE Strategies
Becki Lynch, GSK
Bettyann Creighton, School District of Philadelphia
Bridget Palombo, Asociación de Puertorriqueños en Marcha
Carly Spross, The Fresh Grocer
Darrin Anderson, NJ Partnership for Healthy Kids
Domenic Vitiello, University of Pennsylvania
Ebony Staton Weidman, Office of Senator Bob Casey
Erica Atwood, First Degree Consulting
Hassan Moore, Temple University
Ileana Garcia, Frankford Community Development Corporation
Kim Turner, Office of Congressman Dwight Evans
Mica Root, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Mike Goings, Philadelphia 76ers
Mitchell Little, City of Philadelphia
Morris Hobson, Comcast
Phil Fitzgerald, The Philadelphia Foundation
Rachel Brooks, Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Ricardo Calderon, City of Philadelphia
Richard Greenwald, Soulsville Foundation
Rickie Brawer, Thomas Jefferson University
Saxon Nelson, City of Philadelphia
Tracey Giang, Comcast
Vikki Lassiter, Independent Consultant