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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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July 16, 2019 Highlights

College Success Network

Report: Those Left Behind Gaps in College – Attainment by Race and Geography

Introduction and summary In the heart of the Arkansas Delta lies Lee County, a rural area with a deep history. Cotton, an industry sustained by slaves and, later, African American sharecroppers, once...

Faculty Updates

The Confounding Promise of Community: Why It Matters More Than Ever for Student Success

Read AAC&U’s current issue of Liberal Education: The Confounding Promise of Community: Why It Matters More Than Ever for Student Success. Community engagement can be confounding. The...

Grant Opportunities

Projects to Improve the Lives of Formerly Incarcerated Men and Women – Aug 15

Rapoport Foundation Invites LOIs for Projects to Improve the Lives of Formerly Incarcerated Men and Women The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Foundation invites Letters of Intent for projects with...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Data Analyst, Full-time

OIC of America is a national affiliate network focused on workforce development for undeserved communities. Currently, we are operating 4 Department of Labor grants as the intermediary for our...


ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge – Catch up on Our Action Planning Webinar Series

We are now halfway through our 2019 webinar series focused on developing a high-quality action plan. Each webinar focuses on a different section of the Strengthening American Democracy...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Nonprofit Mgmt Institute: Transforming Anxiety into Active Leadership – Sep 10-11

NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE SEPTEMBER 10-12, 2019 STANFORD, CA Many of us today are living in a constant state of generalized anxiety, in both our personal and professional lives. Concerns about...

New Resources

Emphasizing the Importance of Growing Collegiate Voter Turnout

“In the rural mountains of northern Thailand, I clutched my colleague Wan around the waist as I sat perched on the back of his dirt bike. I’d joined him on this seven-hour ride through...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Free Prof’l Development from Penn Museum – Unpacking the Past: China Program Preview (6th-8th grade teachers in Phila. Title I Schools), Aug. 13

Unpacking the Past: China Program Preview (6th-8th grade teachers in Philadelphia Title I Schools), Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm, FREE, Penn Museum, Group Entrance, 3260 South...

Partnerships Classifieds

Seeking MightyFest Writing Carnival Partners for Sept. 28

We want YOU to be a part of our 2nd Annual MightyFest Carnival on the Parkway this September! It’s a kids’ writing festival with over 50 free writing activities and carnival games and a...