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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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May 18, 2015 Highlights

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Summer AmeriCorps positions, Local Initiatives Support Coalition

One or more Summer LISC AmeriCorps member slots available. Minimum Time (MT) Members must serve 300 hours and must start after May 1 and before July 1. We hope to fill all slots before the end of...


Parent Group of the Year Contest

PTO Today’s Parent Group of the Year Contest is an excellent opportunity for parent groups to showcase their hard work while giving their school the chance to win cash and prizes. Maximum...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Presenters: Accelerating Change: Engagement for Impact

Call for Presenters – Accelerating Change: Engagement for Impact – Campus Compact 30th Anniversary Conference – March 21-23, 2016 – Boston, MA During the 2015-2016 academic...

New Resources

Sustainable Communities Initiative Resource Library

HUD’s Sustainable Communities Initiative Resource Library After years of communities’ hard work creating regional coalitions to strengthen their economies; obtaining comprehensive public input to...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Addressing Challenges to HIV Adherence Research and Practice in Low-Resource Settings

Robert Remien, Professor of Clinical Psychology Columbia University Medical Center “Addressing Challenges to HIV Adherence Research and Practice in Low-Resource Settings” Thursday, May 21st,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Public Administration Externship, North Penn United Way

NORTH PENN UNITED WAY Public Administration Externship ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION North Penn United Way (NPUW) is a nonprofit organization that works in partnership with local community leaders,...