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Next Steps AmeriCorps Program

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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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March 2, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Neighborhood Advisory Committee Program Funding

The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD) is soliciting proposals for the Neighborhood Advisory Committee (NAC) Program funding for the City 2016 Fiscal...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Marketing and Communications, National Liberty Museum

The Director of Marketing & Communications provides leadership and management to advance the marketing efforts of the Museum. This person is responsible for defining the overall marketing and...


Webinar: How to Successfully and Responsibly Innovate

You and your colleagues and students may be interested in a new upcoming free webinar on Thursday, March 5th, about Essentials of Innovation: How to Successfully and Responsibly Innovate. Essentials...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Community Reinvestment Coalition Annual Conference

Join NCRC and leaders from business, government, community non-profits, media and academia March 25-28, 2015 in Washington, for cutting edge dialogue and hands-on trainings, workshops, plenaries,...

New Resources

Demographic truths about Latino attainment

population growth is now driven by Hispanics: No other group is replenishing itself through births or immigration to reverse overall population decline, writes Tim Henderson for Stateline. In 25...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Monthly Sandbox Gathering for Youth Workers

PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION FOR MARCH’s SANDBOX GATHERING- we will be at iMunch Cafe in Brewerytown! Thursday, March 12 8:30-10:30 AM You’re invited to the Monthly Sandbox Gathering. In...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, mock interviews at Penn Treaty High School

Penn Treaty High School is seeking volunteers to perform mock interviews for our students on Friday, March 20 from 10 am to 1 pm. This is part of our week long Career Week to bring career and job...

PHENND Events/Activities

Twitter Chat about the PHENND Conference

#PHENND2015 Tweets   Join us for our first Twitter Chat about the PHENND Conference hosted by Generocity! Friday, March 6, 2015 at 12 PM Join in for a conversation on Twitter hosted by (news...