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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.

Campus Election Engagement Project

Promoting non-partisan college student voter registration and turnout for the 2014 Pennsylvania Governor's race.

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September 1, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Pilot Project for Procurement of Unprocessed Fruits and Vegetables for School lunches

This memorandum is a request for application and sets forth the guidance and procedures for interested State Distributing Agencies (SDAs) to be considered for participation in the Pilot Project for...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Officer, Philadelphia LISC

We are excited to share that Philadelphia LISC is seeking a Program Officer to oversee its Commercial Corridor and Community Safety programs. This position will also support the implementation of...


Organic Farming’s Impact on Health

Food Tank will host the sixth webinar in its Exclusive Webinar Series on Wednesday, September 10, entitled “Organic Farming’s Impact on Health.” The webinar features new research from Dr....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Farmland, Food and Livable Communities Conference

What does it take to build healthier and more resilient food systems that create jobs, protect farmland, reward family farmers and improve food security for all Americans? Join American Farmland...

New Resources

Eastern North Philadelphia Resource Guide

Finding educational resources just got a lot easier for families living in North Philadelphia east of Broad Street, thanks to a new guide from Latino-focused community group Congreso. Called the...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Peace & Purpose: Wellness Services for Educators

Peace & Purpose Those who teach, heal, and serve our young people do tough, amazing work. However, services aimed to help youth providers often focus solely on the content of the job, ignoring...

Partnerships Classifieds

medical bloggers needed, Medical Care

Calling all bloggers! Medical Care, the journal of the American Public Health Association, is re-launching its blog and is looking for 3-4 core volunteers to help write blog entries. Email...