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PHENND Fellows pairs college graduates with local nonprofits. The program trains and retains the next generation of Philadelphia nonprofit leaders

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.

K-16 VISTA Project

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

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December 10, 2019 Highlights

Democratic Engagement

New Voter Registration approach at Columbia College Chicago

Professor Sharon Bloyd-Peshkin at Columbia College Chicago recently shared this info with with HE-SVE-Forum (Higher Education, Student Voter Engagement): After years of attempting to convince my...

Faculty Updates

Podcast Highlights STEM and Service-Learning

In this Higher Ed Rewired podcast episode, titled A Brighter Future – Students Build and Deliver Solar Power, Erik Helgren a physics professor at Cal State East Bay co-teaches the solar suitcase...

For Students

Become a Citizen/Student Journalist

Shine a Light on the Issues You Care About! Use the power of the media to share your perspectives on the issues you care about, and to Shine a light on the actions of policymakers in your community....

Grant Opportunities

Community Grant Program for Bicycling – Jan 17

PeopleForBikes Invites LOIs for Spring 2020 Community Grant Program The PeopleForBikes Community Grant Program provides funding in support of important projects that build momentum for bicycling in...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director Of Strategic Partnerships, Character Lab

Character Lab is looking for a full-time Director of Strategic Partnerships to catalyze the adoption of scientific insights by educators, parents, and students. The Director of Strategic Partnerships...

Miscellaneous

Free Nonprofit Webinar: How to Recruit and Manage Amazing Event Committees, Dec. 11

This webinar will take you through the process of identifying candidates for your chair position, discuss how to recruit committee members, and show you how to effectively manage your team and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Registration Now Open for AAC&U Conference on Diversity, Equity, and Student Success

Registration Now Open Our diverse identities and perspectives are our greatest assets as we work to build more just and equitable campuses and communities. Join AAC&U at Diversity, Equity, and...

New Resources

Economic Security Programs Cut Poverty Nearly in Half Over Last 50 Years

Researchers from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities analyzed Census data and Supplemental Poverty Measurement (SPM) data from Columbia University to determine the impact of economic security...

Other Local Events and Workshops

FREE Workshop for Job Seekers, Dec. 10

FREE Job Readiness Workshop-Open to the Public! Tuesday, December 10, 2019 @ 4pm-5:30pm Topic: “Building Your Personal Brand:  Professionalism In The Workplace!” Job seekers or...

Partnerships Classifieds

Clarifi Looking for Financial Coach Volunteers – January 2020 Training

Do you have a spirit for helping people? When you volunteer as a coach with Clarifi, you will make a real impact in your community and motivate individuals to achieve financial stability. Our clients...

PHENND Events/Activities

Save the Date: 2020 PHENND Conference: Housing – Feb 28

The PHENND Conference is an annual gathering for practitioners of campus-community partnership. This year, the theme is Housing. This gathering will be attended by 100-125 students, campus staff,...