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Next Steps AmeriCorps Program

Designed as a college completion and success strategy, the Next Steps AmeriCorps Program will engage 100 students in part-time AmeriCorps service during the 2014-2015 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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April 27, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

2015 Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service Grants

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has available funding for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. The funding will mobilize more Americans to observe the Martin Luther...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Seasonal Part-time Garden Educator, Urban Tree Connection

JOB TITLE: Seasonal Part-time Garden Educator Time Commitment: 20-25 hrs/wk, beginning in May JOB DESCRIPTION: Urban Tree Connection works in Haddington, West Philadelphia to transform vacant land...


Advancement of Knowledge Award

Conference on College Composition and Communication Seeks Nominations for 2015 Advancement of Knowledge Award DEADLINE: JULY 15, 2015 The Conference on College Composition and Communication supports...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Community Strategy Management & Collective Impact Training Program

Insightformation, Inc. is pleased to announce its Summer 2015 Community Strategy Management & Collective Impact Training Program. Our 12-week program, which is offered both in-person and online,...

New Resources

Inde’go Comes to Philadelphia

Philadelphia becomes the 74th municipality in the USA to start bike sharing with Inde’go. The Indego system features hundreds of bikes available 24/7, 365 days a year. Station locations were...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Youth Sports – Parent and Community Engagement

Youth Sports Networking Seminar May PYSC Networking Seminar Thursday, May 14th 9:30-11:30am At SquashSmarts, 3890 N 10th Street – Philadelphia, PA 19140 Topic: “Youth Sports –...

Partnerships Classifieds

Organizing Intern, Earth Quaker Action Team

Organizing Intern Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) – 10-20 hours/week Summer 2015 Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) is a grassroots nonprofit based in Philadelphia. Our mission is to build a just and...