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We are a network of over 30 colleges and universities that strengthens service-learning, civic engagement, and community partnership in Philadelphia, connecting academics with community involvement.
Events & News
We are looking for individuals who plan on attending the PHENND CONFERENCE: “Green Schools, Communities, and Campuses,” to be held Friday, February 26, 2016 to design and lead paper presentations and workshops. This gathering will be attended by 125-150 students, campus staff, faculty, and community organization staff active in community service, service-learning, and campus-community partnership work. While primarily targeting individuals who are part of the 25+ colleges and universities involved in the Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND), this event is also open nationally to practitioners of campus-community partnership. Over the course of one day, between 3 and […]
PHENND is pleased to invite traditional public schools in Philadelphia to apply for a Community Partnerships Coordinator VISTA position for a start date of August 2016. The AmeriCorps VISTAs will coordinate and facilitate partnerships between the host school and existing and/or potential outside community partners with the goal of well integrating services into the school’s schedule and meeting major school needs, thereby ensuring that these partnerships are mutually beneficial, sustainable and serving students effectively. A complete job description of the Community Partner Coordinator position, a list of Frequently Asked Questions, and the link to the application itself can be found […]
Grants & Initiatives
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.
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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November 23, 2015 Highlights
Laura and John Arnold Foundation Issues RFP for Criminal Justice Research Projects The Laura and John Arnold Foundation works to address the nation’s most pressing and persistent challenges using...
PROGRAM MANAGER – OUT OF SCHOOL YOUTH/YOUNG ADULTS Responsible for overseeing the project’s programmatic activities and operations. Reviews, recommends, reports and implements programs to...
Advancing Education Equity Thursday, December 3 @ 12 noon (central) This online workshop challenges participants to reflect on their own privilege, while empowering them to support young people in...
Service-Learning Intercollegiate Consortium of NEPA and PACC Call for Proposals ENGAGE! Out of the Classroom, into the Community April 14, 2016 Dallas, PA Community-Engaged Learning can significantly...
Federal Tuition Tax Benefits Does subsidizing the costs of higher education through tax benefits provide a real advantage to students, and do these benefits encourage people to continue their...
FREE STEM Workshop: Designing Parachutes and Engineering for K-8 Friday, February 19, 2016 – 1:00pm to 3:00pm A Free STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Workshop for K-8...