As the birthplace of our nation's democracy, there's plenty of history in Philadelphia, along with museums, festivals, and restaurants. Located just hours from New York City, Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Philadelphia boasts an affordable cost of living. For all Philadelphia has to offer, the statistics around education can look bleak. More than 60,000 children live in the "deep-poverty" category. And the city's school system has been historically underfunded, with clear racial and economics-based divides surrounding which students get access to which resources. As a corps member, you'll join a growing community of changemakers in Philadelphia, all working to create a new reality for students.