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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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March 19, 2019 Highlights

College Success Network

Summer course: Closing the Achievement Gap: Strategies for Excellence with Equity – Jun 29

June 29-July 3, 2019 Harvard University Learn how to raise achievement levels for all students—while narrowing gaps between groups—by increasing teacher, student, and family engagement. Overview...

Faculty Updates

2019 Engage for Change Conference – Mobilizing Campuses and Communities – May 22-23

Engage for Change, May 22 – 23, 2019, is a regional conference that connects local community engagement practitioners​, including ​faculty, students,​ and​ community organizations​....

Grant Opportunities

Quality of Life for Military Families – Apr 26

Fisher House Foundation Accepting Applications to Improve Quality of Life for Military Families The Fisher House Foundation, in partnership with Newman’s Own and Military Times, is accepting...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Serve Philadelphia Summer VISTA Project

AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program designed to build capacity in organizations that bring individuals and communities out of poverty. The Serve Philadelphia VISTA Corps is a cohort of...

Miscellaneous

Social Media Ambassadors: A DIY Toolkit to Inspire Action – Mar 21

Master Class Webinar with Beth Brodovsky Thursday, March 21, 2:00–3:30 Eastern All attendees can ask questions by phone or email after the class. Social media can be an incredibly effective way to...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Manuscripts for IJRSLCE- May 15

The IJRSLCE Editorial Board (International Journal for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement) has issued a call for manuscripts for Issue 7 (2019) of the journal. The Editorial Board...

New Resources

Building Out From The Core: Center City Housing Report 2019

The Center City District (CCD) and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC) have released Building Out From The Core: Housing Report 2019, examining housing development in Greater Center...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Dual Enrollment Pathways Open House – Apr 3

Earn College Credits While You’re in High School. Join us as we provide current and prospective dual enrollment students with information about the College and our high school programs. Date and...

Partnerships Classifieds

Summer Opportunities for High School Students – Temple University

PRE-COLLEGE SUMMER PROGRAMS Temple offers summer pre-college programs to help high school students prepare for the college admissions process, explore potential majors, and make new friends—even...

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND Seeks VISTAs for Nonprofit Fellows program

Join a cohort that works to strengthen communities and alleviate poverty by building capacity at local Philadelphia nonprofits.  What was once the Philly Fellows program, PHENND now seeks 13...