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Next Steps AmeriCorps Program

Designed as a college completion and success strategy, the Next Steps AmeriCorps Program will engage 70 students in part-time AmeriCorps service during the 2015-2016 school year.

PHENND Fellows

PHENND Fellows pairs college graduates with local nonprofits. The program trains and retains the next generation of Philadelphia nonprofit leaders

K-16 VISTA Project

Providing AmeriCorps VISTA members to public schools in Philadelphia to coordinate community partnerships.

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February 25, 2020 Highlights

Other Local Events and Workshops

Free Workshop: Activating Your Community Stories through Zines – Mar 16

For many decades, zines (short for magazine or fanzine, reproduced by a photocopier) have been an accessible yet a powerful medium to narrate and circulate stories — they can be easily created with...

New Resources

Service-Learning and Experiential Education Podcast

The AERA Service-Learning & Experiential Education (SLEE) SIG has launched a very cool podcast highlighting the amazing community-engaged work of SLEE scholars across the nation (and around the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Philadelphia AmeriCorps Alumni Chapter: Join in and/or Apply to be a Board Member

The Mayor’s of Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service is excited to convene the Philadelphia AmeriCorps Alumni Chapter Board! If you are an AmeriCorps alum interested on being on the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Request for Proposals: 2020 Experiential Learning Symposium – Mar 6

Experiential Learning: Developing Leaders, Creating Change Symposium Date: April 24, 2020 Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, 50 West 40th Street, New York, NY 10018 For our fifth annual...

Grant Opportunities

Litigation to Advance Social Justice – Apr 7

Impact Fund Offers Support for Litigation to Advance Social Justice The Impact Fund provides grants to advance social justice in the areas of civil and human rights, environmental justice, and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Healthcare Policy Manager, Benefits Data Trust

Benefits Data Trust (BDT) seeks a Healthcare Policy Manager to help lead its healthcare systems change portfolio and advance social determinants of health solutions designed to help people live...


Webinar: Comprehensive Plans for a Career-Readiness Campus – Feb 28

This webinar is the first in a series offered this Spring by the Yes We Must Coalition on Ensuring Career-Readiness for Low-Income Students. In this series, Yes We Must Coalition member schools will...

Democratic Engagement

2020 Census Calendar

2020 Census Calendar: Mar. 12-20: Households begin receiving heads-up postcards from Census Bureau Mar. 23: Self-response begins via online, by phone, or by mail Mar. 30-Apr. 1: Households receive...

College Success Network

6 (Free) Online Tools to Boost Your Organization’s Communications

Every organization has communications needs. School districts, community-based organizations, colleges and universities – everyone is trying to share their news and other messages with a specific...

Faculty Updates

Schedule Announced for Global Health & Innovation Conference in April

The schedule has just been announced for Unite For Sight’s 17th annual Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale on April 4-5, 2020! We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you...