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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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November 24, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award

National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award The National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award is the nation’s highest honor for out-of-school arts and humanities programs that celebrate...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Testing and Counseling for Social Networks Strategy Project, ActionAIDS

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred and/or experience in social/human service delivery. Demonstrated expertise in HIV testing, counseling and client advocacy....


New Survey of College-Educated Immigrants

Dear Friend, As you may have heard, this summer our national partners at IMPRINT received funding from the Knight Foundation to conduct a pioneering survey of college-educated immigrants....

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

Campus Election Engagement Slideshow

We partnered with hundreds of campuses around the country in our 2014 midterm election work. Check out the slideshow below to see photos from our campus organizers as they worked hard to engage their...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Support Center for Prison Advocacy: Don’t Let Your Record Stall Your Life

Are You Facing Employment Discrimination Due to Your Criminal Record? Are You Curious About How Philly’s New Marijuana Law May Affect You? This is a Day for You! Family, friends, advocates, and...

Partnerships Classifieds

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...