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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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February 8, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Health Policy and Law Research

RWJF Issues RFP for Health Policy and Law Research The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has issued a Call for Proposals for research projects that can help build an evidence base for policies that lead...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Assistant Director of Student Engagement for Diversity and Social Justice, Phila U

DEPARTMENT: Office of Student Engagement QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with university staff, faculty, and students; Dependability,...


Weaving Together Career and Civic Commitments for Social Change

Webinar on Weaving Together Career and Civic Commitments for Social Change on February 16 at 3:00pm EST. What if higher education understood developing a civic consciousness and conscience in each...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2016 INSPIRE 2016 Student Engagement Conference

INSPIRE 2016 – March 11-13, 2016 at Siena College – Priority Registration Deadline February 11, 2016 INSPIRE 2016 is a student led community engagement conference held from March 11-13, 2016 at...

New Resources

Nonprofit Sector in Brief 2015: Public Charities, Giving, and Volunteering

The Nonprofit Sector in Brief 2015: Public Charities, Giving, and Volunteering The Nonprofit Sector in Brief 2015 uses the most recent data available to highlight significant trends in the nonprofit...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Evening of Art and Networking

The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians presents an evening of art, culture and networking featuring African multimedia artist, Kayode Malomo When: Thursday, February 25th from 5:00 to 9:00...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteer speakers needed, Step Into College conference

In March, Steppingstone Scholars in collaboration with partner organizations in Philadelphia will host a 2 day college conference for high school students.  We are currently in search of presenters...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships Winter newsletter

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships Winter Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships Network Sign...