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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.

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GEAR UP

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

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August 31, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Address Social and Environmental Problems

Singing for Change Accepting LOIs for Projects to Address Social and Environmental Problems Created by Jimmy Buffett in 1995, Singing for Change initially was funded with contributions from the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Financial Analyst, School District of Philadelphia

Financial Analyst at The School District of Philadelphia Job Summary Performs detailed analyses and evaluations of the financial operations of various organizational units and programs in connection...

Miscellaneous

Finding & Keeping Good Board Members

Finding & Keeping Good Board Members October 9, 2015 noon to 1:30 pm Busy board members don’t even have to leave their desks to get secrets from a board governance expert on the most...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Coalition for Community Schools National Conference

Community Schools National Forum 2016 – Workshop Application April 6-8, 2016 Albuquerque, NM Conference Theme and Overview In April 2016, the Coalition for Community Schools, together with the...

New Resources

New Online Voter Registration in Pennsylvania

Once you know you are eligible to vote, the next step is to register. In Pennsylvania, a new online application makes registering to vote easier than ever before. You can also register in person, by...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Be Your Own Boss (BYOB) Class

Micro-Enterprise and Small Business Resources Classes Start October 6, 2015-November 10, 2015 Six Weeks 6 PM-8 PM Tuesday Evenings FREE BASED ON ELIGIBILITY (VALUE $120) Day classes start October 8,...

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From Blight to Bloom: La Finquita Day of Service

From Blight to Bloom: La Finquita Edition! Saturday, September 12, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM 428 Master St., Philadelphia, PA Join Keep Philadelphia Beautiful and South Kensington Community...