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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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May 2, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Kids Run the Nation Fund Grants

Road Runners Club of America Accepting Applications for Kids Run the Nation Fund Grants In 2007, the Road Runners Club of America developed the Kids Run the Nation Fund to assists running clubs,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Senior Navigator VISTA, UConnect, Drexel University

AmeriCorps VISTA – Senior Navigator Job posted by: UConnect at Drexel University Posted on: April 26, 2016 While there are myriad programs in Philadelphia that offer support to those who are...


Real Talk Race Webilogue

Join a Real Talk Race Webilogue 4-Part Series – Thursdays, May 12-June 2 6pm-8pm EDT – Online! Explore your racial issues through a webilogue – a web-based, real-time dialogue....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Civic Engagement Retreat

Civic Engagement Retreat Wednesday, June 1, 2016 2:00 PM – Friday, June 3, 2016 1:00 PM Sky Lake Camp & Retreat Center 501 William Law Rd Windsor, New York 13865 Looking to refresh and...

New Resources

My Brother’s Keeper 2016 Progress Report

My Brother’s Keeper 2016 Progress Report Two Years of Expanding Opportunity and Creating Pathways to Success Two years have passed since the President signed a Presidential Memorandum in 2014...

Other Local Events and Workshops

It’s a Green Thing Sustainability Fair

Saturday, June 4, 1:00 – 4:00 PM West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, PA The Second Annual It’s a Green Thing Sustainability Fair is a family-friendly festival located at Nature’s...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships Newsletter: Community Schools

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships March/April Newsletter featuring articles on Community Schools. If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the...