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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.



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

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April 25, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Innovation & Impact Microgrant

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Innovation & Impact Microgrant Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, Philadelphia’s affiliate for Keep America Beautiful, is pleased to offer this microgrant opportunity...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Employee Relations Director, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a dynamic nonprofit, is currently seeking a full-time Employee Relations Director within the agency’s Administrative division. The Employee Relations...


Citizenship classes for green card holders

The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians is offering free or reduced cost classes to help current Green Card holders prepare for Citizenship. Please pass this information on to your participants...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Mastering the College Admission Process

Critical Components: Mastering the College Admission Process May 23 – 26, 2016 Pittsburgh, PA Audience: Secondary school counselors, independent educational consultants, community based...

New Resources

Stronger Nation 2016: Postsecondary Attainment

New Report Shows National Postsecondary Attainment Rate Rises to More Than 45 Percent First-time data on certificates add to understanding of attainment; Urgent action needed to increase...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Discussion: The Limitations of Teaching ‘Grit’ in the Classroom

Join us in May as we discuss this article from the Atlantic and discuss “The Limitations of Teaching ‘Grit’ in the Classroom.” Whether or not you are in a traditional classroom, this...

Partnerships Classifieds

Summer Interns, Philadelphia Community Corps

Philadelphia Community Corps seeking summer interns! Interested in being a part of a dynamic, rapidly developing nonprofit organization? We are currently seeking motivated, versatile interns to join...

PHENND Events/Activities

Presentations from 2016 PHENND Conference

A limited number of presentations from the 2016 PHENND Conference “Green Schools, Green Communities, Greens Campuses” are now available on the PHENND website. Go to the Conferences &...