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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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October 5, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

MLK Day of Service Community Partnership Project

Iowa Campus Compact is announcing its requests for proposals (RFP) for the 2015 MLK Day of Service Community Partnership Project. The mini-grant project is focused on supporting service that...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Leader-Recreation, Lenfest Center

The Lenfest Center is a privately owned and operated community center located in the Hunting Park community of North Philadelphia. The center’s mission is to improve the mental, physical and social...


Play Space Design Competition

Registration opens TODAY for the Play Space Design Competition! The Community Design Collaborative and DVAEYC have chosen three real-life public sites in Philadelphia—a library, recreation center,...

New Resources

Pell Partnership: Ensuring a Shared Responsibility for Low-Income Student Success

The Pell Partnership: Ensuring a Shared Responsibility for Low-Income Student Success Several organizations reporting on higher education issues have estimated a significant gap in the college...

Other Local Events and Workshops

The Essentials: A Curriculum for People Who Mentor Young Black Men

Free Training for People Who Mentor Young Black Men! The Mentoring Partnership & Resource Center is offering the opportunity for people who mentor young Black men and boys to be trained free of...

Partnerships Classifieds

Debate Judges needed

Do you have good judgement?  Are you looking for a way to support education in Philadelphia?  Volunteer with ASAP as a Debate Judge!  We’re always looking for volunteer judges so that more...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnership Network Fall Speaker: Collective Impact in Education

K-16 Partnership Network Fall Speaker: Collective Impact in Education Tuesday, October 27, 9:30-11:30 AM Location: School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street PHENND K-16 Partnerships...