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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.

Community Partnerships VISTA Project

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



Helping low-income students enter higher education through intensive college awareness programming.

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August 24, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Urban and Regional Partnerships for Civic Learning and Student Success

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION Mini-Grant Request Deadline: September 30, 2015 Send submissions to rezzo@ Take advantage of CUMU’s latest collaboration with Campus Compact, Education Commission of the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

High School Afterschool Instructor, Netter Center for Community Partnerships

2015-16 High School Afterschool Instructor The University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships University-Assisted Community Schools programming (UACS), creates mutually...


Building a Healthy Corner Store Network

Building a Healthy Corner Store Network Thursday, August 27 10:00 – 11:00 PT /1:00 – 2:00 ET Register Now In communities lacking supermarkets or other full-service food retail, families depend...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

K-16 Institutes on Place, Service-Learning, and Sustainability

“Through teamwork at the Institute, my challenges turned out to be my biggest advances. My enthusiasm for service-learning has grown ten fold. CWI’s Institute was beyond my expectations.”...

New Resources

Peer Learning Circles for Emerging Leaders

Are you looking for a way to connect with other future nonprofit leaders? Are you interested in taking on more responsibility in the future? Discover support for tomorrow’s leaders through Peer...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Better Board Engagement Starts Now!

Breakfast with the Stars: Board Recruitment & Management Edition Better Board Engagement Starts Now! Hosted by Here’s My Chance THE FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA 1901 Vine Street, Fourth...

Partnerships Classifieds

Leadership Team Internship, Puentes de Salud

Puentes Hacia el Futuro Programa de Enriquecimiento Educativo 2015-2016 Leadership Team Internship Application Due: Friday, September 11th, 2015 Applications received after the deadline will be...