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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 19, 2019 Highlights

College Success Network

Researchers Propose New Way to Gauge Colleges’ Success in Enrolling Low-Income Students

By Lindsay Broderick, Staff Writer at National College Access Network A recent study conducted by Caroline Hoxby and Sarah Turner of Stanford University and the University of Virginia, respectively,...

Faculty Updates

Podcast from Imagining America: IAStoryShare

IAStoryShare is a podcast from Imagining America, where publicly engaged artists, designers, scholars, students and community members share stories about their life and work. Listen and subscribe to...

Grant Opportunities

Direct Service Grants – Mar 29

Between February 22 and March 29, Philadelphia Foundation will accept applications for Direct Service grants: general operating support grants for direct-service organizations that are well-run,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Assistant Program Manager, Compass Philadelphia

Compass Philadelphia is seeking a part-time Assistant Program Manager to join a team that oversees our pro bono consulting program. About Compass Compass is a nonprofit that inspires business...

K-16 Partnerships

Counselor Connect at Temple University – Mar 13

As Philadelphia’s public university, something we’re most proud of are the diamonds in our own backyard. The more we work together with local high school counselors like you, we can uncover more...


Building a Culture of Curiosity to Empower Your Team and Your Constituents – Feb 20

As children, we exercise curiosity by the minute. As adults, we need to relearn how to use it. As leaders, we need to foster it across our organizations. Join us on February 20 for a complimentary...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

CAP College Success Institute – May 20-21

Making Waves Foundation event: Nationally, only 11 percent of low-income students graduate from college by age 24. This is not enough. This May 20-21, the CAP College Success Institute will convene...

New Resources

Fostering Successful Youth Transitions in Pennsylvania

New fact sheet highlights needs of youth aging out of foster care The Juvenile Law Center and PA Partnerships for Children have released a fact sheet about Transition Age Youth, Fostering Successful...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Sexual Harassment Prevention in the Workplace – Feb 25

Free workshops from Temple University’s Human Resources department. Keep your skills and resumes fresh! Free Sexual Harassment Prevention Seminar February 25, 2019, 4pm-5:30pm, FREE...

Partnerships Classifieds

after school soccer volunteers needed, Bayard Taylor School

Bayard Taylor school is searching for Volunteers to assist with after-school soccer program Tuesdays/Thursdays. When: 3pm-5pm Tuesdays/Thursdays, from March 5th to May 27th (subject to change based...