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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 20, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Grants for Hands-On Environmental Education Activities

Captain Planet Foundation Offers Grants for Hands-On Environmental Education Activities The mission of the Captain Planet Foundation is to promote and support high-quality educational programs that...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Community Networker, CityLights

CityLights Community Networker Position Description Reports to: Rev. Aisha Brooks-Lytle, Associate Pastor for Mission Wayne Presbyterian Church Staff Supervisor Job Summary CityLights is a diverse...


Equity in Healthy Food Access: Engaging Women and Entrepreneurs of Color

Thursday, April 23 11 – 12:15 PT / 2 – 3:15 ET This webinar will highlight strategies and valuable resources for engaging female entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs of color in...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Articles: Global Service-Learning

CALL FOR GSL ARTICLES The Fall 2015 issue of the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL) will feature a second special section on global service-learning guest co-edited by Richard...

New Resources

Roadmap to Better Care and a Healthier You in 6 languages

As you may know, CMS launched a national initiative, “From Coverage to Care”, (C2C), which is designed to help answer questions that people may have about their new health coverage to help them...

Other Local Events and Workshops

An Introduction to Legal Issues in Charitable Fundraising

Wednesday, May 6 | 5:30 to 6:30 Parkway Central Library | 1st Floor | Room 108 Marla K. Conley, co-chair of the Nonprofit Organizations Practice Group and a member of the Tax and Wealth Management...

Partnerships Classifieds

Outreach Coordinators, US Social Forum

The Third US Social Forum (USSF) will be taking place in Philadelphia June 25th – 28th, 2015. The USSF has continued to be a catalyst for improving our communities, building coalitions, and...