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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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July 6, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Capacity Building Grants Program

National Alliance for Grieving Children Announces Capacity Building Grants Program The National Alliance for Grieving Children promotes awareness of the needs of children and teens grieving a death...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Nutrition Education Associate, Weavers Way Community Programs

Job Description: The Nutrition Education Coordinator will deliver WWCP’s year-round budget-conscious cooking and nutrition education programs, namely to parents and families at an emergency housing...


Youth Development Challenges in Kenya

Solutions to the Dropout Crisis Tuesday, July 14, 2015 3:30 – 4:30 Eastern Time Youth Development Challenges in Kenya with guests Dr. Lawrence Allen and Mr. James Nampushi This special...

New Resources

Beyond Financial Aid Toolkit

Helping Higher Ed Support Low-Income Student Success With one in three college students defined as low-income, Lumina released Beyond Financial Aid to be a toolkit designed to help two- and four-year...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Philly Takes the Mic: Boys Write Now and Girls on Fire

Philly Takes the Mic Boys Write Now and Girls on Fire “Philly Takes the Mic” The Alliance of Young Artists and Writers is teaming up with NAACP ACT-SO, Philadelphia Writing Project, and...

Partnerships Classifieds

Call for Reviewers, Journal for Public Scholarship in Higher Education

Missouri Campus Compact is now soliciting reviewers for the Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education on a continual basis. We are looking for higher education faculty and staff with a...