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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.


Community Partnerships VISTA Project

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


2015-2021 GEAR UP College Readiness and Collaborative Communities (CRCC) Grant

Helping low-income students enter higher education through intensive college awareness programming.

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June 27, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Global Youth Service Day Lead Agency Program

Lead Global Youth Service Day 2017 in Your Community YSA is now accepting applications for the 2017 Global Youth Service Day Lead Agency Program! Through the generous support of State Farm, the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

President and Chief Executive Officer, Urban League of Phila

Job Description – President and Chief Executive Officer Overview of the Organization and the City of Philadelphia The Urban League of Philadelphia was organized in 1907 as the Armstrong...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

7th Annual Service Engagement Summit

7th Annual Service Engagement Summit SAVE THE DATE: Monday and Tuesday February 27-28, 2017 We will focus on the role of social justice in higher education through the lens of power, privilege, and...

New Resources

Barriers to Employment for Former Prisoners

In 2014, the economy lost between $78 billion and $87 billion because of significant barriers to employment faced by former prisoners or people with felony convictions, according to a report from...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Think on Your Feet!: Improv for Trainers and Facilitators

Think on Your Feet!: Improv for Trainers and Facilitators Thursday, July 28 1:30-5:00 pm Click here for more information or to register. &mc_eid=16007f54c4#!gathering/ciht As educators,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Financial Ambassador, Clarifi

Looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity? In 2011 Clarifi created a formal volunteer program to provide an opportunity for partners, business professionals, and community members to help...