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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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May 21, 2019 Highlights

College Success Network

Parents in College: By the Numbers

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research, in partnership with Ascend at the Aspen Institute, recently authored “Parents in College: By the Numbers,” a fact sheet exploring new...

Faculty Updates

Reflection Workshop for Service-Learning / Civic Engagement Faculty, June 12

We are pleased to offer this workshop on reflection as a teaching / learning strategy in collaboration with NYPA Campus Compact. Although the workshop is primarily geared to faculty members who have...

Grant Opportunities

Compass Client Application Now Open for 2019-2020 Classic Projects

Compass is gearing up for our next round of Classic Projects and invites Greater Philadelphia area eligible nonprofits to apply for a potential consulting engagement. Compass offers pro bono...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Enrollment Coordinator at Independence Charter School

Independence Charter School (ICS) is a community-based K-8 public charter school of academic excellence, centrally located in Philadelphia and serving a diverse community of learners. ICS provides an...


Webinar: Developing a High Quality Action Plan Series #3, June 20

Join us on June 20, 2019, 1 PM, for the third webinar in a six-part series designed to help you navigate the process of developing a high-quality action plan using the Strengthening American...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Health Equity Summer Intensive – Jun 10-11

June 10-11, 2019 in Chapel Hill, NC, USA UNC Center for Health Equity Research is hosting the first annual Health Equity Summer Intensive, a two-day training on innovative methods and approaches to...

New Resources

Dialogue Institute Annual Report

Visit Take a look at our 2017-2018 Annual Report to find out about all of the exciting new changes at the Dialogue Institute. Mission The Dialogue Institute engages religious, civic, and academic...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Summer Workshop for Youth: Getting Ready for High School – Aug 19-23

WANTED: Youth Getting Ready for High School Low Cost High School Readiness Program for Students aged 11-14 10:00am-3:00pm August 19 – 23, 2019 Do you know a rising 6th, 7th or 8th grader? Are they...

Partnerships Classifieds

various volunteer opportunities, TechGirlz

Instructors & Instructor Assistants Note: All volunteers must have completed background clearances on file with TechGirlz before committing to a volunteer opportunity. May 25th, 11:00 AM-2:00 PM,...