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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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May 18, 2015 Highlights

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Officer, Corporation for National and Community Service

Job Title: Program Officer Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service Hiring Organization:Office of Field Liaison Job Announcement Number: CNS-15-041-1402218 This position is located in...


Teacher Q&A with Dr. Hite re: Action Plan 3.0

Teacher Q&A with Dr. Hite – Action Plan “Times of diminishing resources require an even greater commitment to equity.” – Dr. William Hite, Superintendent Join Dr. Hite as...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Leading the Way in College Access and Attainment

Registration Now Open for the NCAN 20th Anniversary National Conference! NCAN invites you to register for the 2015 NCAN National Conference, Leading the Way in College Access and Attainment. The...

New Resources

New Report: Early Guarantee of Federal Financial Aid

College for All: Improving College Access and Degree Attainment Through an Early Guarantee of Federal Financial Aid In 2015, approximately million students are expected to graduate from high schools...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Free CEUs for Teachers at Media Literacy Conference

On June 26 – 27, educators, researchers, librarians and youth-media experts will converge in Philadelphia for two energetic days of idea-sharing, brainstorming, and professional development and...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Our Closet

Volunteer With Us! Our Closet will be operating pop-ups throughout the summer and need your help! We will be adding in additional dates and locations throughout the summer as we pilot new locations....