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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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August 13, 2019 Highlights

College Success Network

Emergency Aid for Higher Education: A Toolkit and Resource Guide for Decision-Makers

Ascendium Education Group (formerly known as Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates) has invested heavily to advance postsecondary success for low-income students, students of...

Faculty Updates

New Online Exhibit: 50 Years of Service-Learning History in US Higher Education

On July 31, 2019, Stanford University Libraries released the online Service-Learning History Project Archive. Curated by Tim Stanton, Seth Pollack and Josh Schneider the archive contains freely...

Grant Opportunities

Request for Proposals: Summer Employment Programs

The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) on behalf of WorkReady Philadelphia announces the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) to allocate funds to operate quality summer employment programs...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Associate (Full-time)

The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is a solutions-builder forging together significant players to alleviate a root cause of poverty by preparing 12-24-year-olds to become productive working adults....


Value Added: How Anchor Institutions are Adopting a Social Determinants of Health Lens – Sep 24

Social Determinants of Health Webinar Looking ahead, please save the date for the Health Professionals Subgroup’s upcoming webinar: Value Added: How Anchor Institutions are Adopting a Social...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals and Awards Nominations – 2020 Gulf-South Summit in Nashville, TN

The 2020 Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement in Higher Education, “Building Healthy Communities” will be in Nashville, TN, March 25-27, 2020. Proposal Submissions...

New Resources

Guidebook: Why Am I Always Being Researched?

A guidebook for community organizations, researchers, and funders to help us get from insufficient understanding to more authentic truth THIS GUIDEBOOK IS BASED OFF OF ONE SINGULAR PREMISE: IF...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Enriched Philly Presents: Teacher SOUL (Sounds Of Upcoming Legends) August 23

This open mic and artist showcase features Upcoming Legends that serve as Guest Educators with Enriched Schools. About this Event and to RSVP: Remember being a kid thinking your teacher didn’t...

Partnerships Classifieds

Public Interest Law Center: Fall 2019 Internships

The Public interest Law Center is now accepting application for our Fall 2019 internships. Through our unpaid internship program, Public Interest Law Center interns have an opportunity to work...