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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.


2015-2021 GEAR UP College Readiness and Collaborative Communities (CRCC) Grant

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

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October 24, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

DeVos Institute of Arts Management

DeVos Institute of Arts Management Accepting Applications for Fellowship Program Founded at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in 2001 and transitioned to the University of Maryland...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Customer Engagement Manager, Alfrea

Customer Engagement Manager (CEM) Alfrea / Local Food Ag-Tech Startup Exciting position at local food startup Alfrea The Customer Engagement Manager is an important position at Alfrea. The ideal...


Webinar: Smoking Cessation on campus

“Truth Initiative’s College Programs: Helping colleges across the country #FinishIT, one campus at a time” October 26, 2016, 1:00-2:30pm Free Webinar from The Smoking Cessation...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: National Association for Multicultural Education

You’re invited to the Pennsylvania Chapter National Association for Multicultural Education 19th Annual Conference March 3-4, 2017 Dickinson College Carlisle, PA Call for Proposals PA-NAME is...

New Resources

A Practical Guide to Building Effective School-Based Partnerships

Partnering for Student Success: A Practical Guide to Building Effective School-Based Partnerships Schools and districts have long partnered with external organizations to deliver programming to...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Panel Discussion: In the Artist’s Voice: Art As Activism

Panel Discussion: In the Artist’s Voice: Art As Activism Oct 26 | 6:30pm–7:30pm Talk about art with the people who make it. Independent curator Pedro Alonzo moderates a panel on artists who...

Partnerships Classifieds

Waste Watchers Needed, Philadelphia Marathon

This November, Philadelphia’s Office of Sustainability is partnering with the Philadelphia Marathon to host Waste Watchers, a sustainability initiative to keep waste out of the landfill. Waste...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships Network Meeting: College Access Networks

The next K-16 University Partners Meeting will be Thursday, December 8th 3:00 – 4:30 PM at the School District of Philadelphia (440 N. Broad St.), Room 1075.  This meeting will focus on K-16...