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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.

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GEAR UP

Helping low-income students enter higher education through intensive college awareness programming.

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November 24, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Education Research Using Large Scale Data Sets

AERA Seeks Applications for Education Research Using Large Scale Data Sets The American Educational Research Association has announced the continuation of its AERA grants program, which provides...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Stoneleigh Foundation Emerging Leader Fellowship, Project HOME

Project HOME is excited to announce that we are accepting applications for a potential Stoneleigh Foundation Emerging Leader Fellow. The mission of the Stoneleigh Foundation is to improve the life...

Miscellaneous

Who Benefits from Federal Tax Subsidies?

Who Benefits from Federal Tax Subsidies? Thursday, December 4, 2014 11 – 12 am PST / 2 – 3 pm EST A national discussion is underway about the causes and effects of income and wealth...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Ready by 21 National Meeting

Ready by 21 National Meeting March 31 – April 2, 2015 New Orleans, La. The National Meeting brings together up to 400 national, state and local leaders committed to improving partnerships, policies...

New Resources

Healthcare Open Enrollment on the Federal Marketplace has started

THE INSURANCE MARKETPLACE IS OPEN! Healthcare Open Enrollment on the Federal Marketplace has started! New and existing enrollees can now renew their plans, pick new plans or enroll for the first time...

Other Local Events and Workshops

False Choice: The New Spatial Politics of Poverty

False Choice: The New Spatial Politics of Poverty University of Pennsylvania, College Hall, Room 205 Friday, December 12 – 12:00 – 1:30pm Margaret Weir Professor of Sociology and...

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Call for Community Grant Reviewers, PennSERVE

PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of Citizen Service CALL FOR COMMUNITY GRANT REVIEWERS 2015 AmeriCorps State Grant Competition SUMMARY: PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of Citizen Service is...

PHENND Events/Activities

ATTN K-12 Schools: Application to host AmeriCorps VISTAs

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 2015. The AmeriCorps VISTAs will...