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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 3, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Music Projects to Teach Pre-K-2 Mathematics

NCTM Accepting Applications From Music Projects to Teach Pre-K-2 Mathematics DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 6, 2015 The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications from teachers of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Language Access Coordinator, Parent, Family & Community Engagement

Language Access Coordinator, Parent, Family & Community Engagement The School District of Philadelphia Coordinates and oversees professional language access services that are being provided to...


Beyond the Pitch: Urban Opportunities

Beyond the Pitch: Investors’ Circle We are pleased to announce the theme of IC’s next national event: Urban Opportunities The event takes place in downtown Philadelphia on October 21st!...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Presenters: Youth Voice and Engagement

Deadline: August 7, 2015 Call for Presenters APOST Bi-Annual Conference: Youth Voice and Engagement September 18, 2015; Pittsburgh Area, PA The APOST Bi-Annual Conference is a professional...

New Resources

Second Chance Pell Pilot Program for Incarcerated Individuals

Department of Education Launches Second Chance Pell Pilot Program for Incarcerated Individuals Program will build on existing research to examine effects of restoring Pell eligibility JULY 31, 2015...

Other Local Events and Workshops

E! Day: Education Day 2015

Save the date! On Friday, August 14, from 8 AM – 3 PM The School District of Philadelphia in collaboration with Radio One is presenting our annual back to school event, E! Day: Education Day...

Partnerships Classifieds

Outreach team volunteers needed for food security

Partner with the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger Over 470,000 Philadelphians receive SNAP, but there are many more people in Philadelphia alone who could qualify for benefits but...

PHENND Events/Activities

Save the Date: Fall PHENND Meeting

The Fall PHENND Meeting featuring youth sports programs Tuesday, October 6 9:00AM – 12:00 PM Location TBA The Fall PHENND Meeting is a chance for the entire PHENND Network to get together to share...