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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

Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health

RWJF Invites LOIs for Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is accepting Letters of Intent for its Evidence for Action:...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

PT Development Director, Weavers Way Community Programs

Weavers Way Community Programs – the non-profit arm of Weavers Way Co-op – is hiring a PT Development Director who has experience with building an individual giving program, particularly...

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

Play Space Design Competition Launch and Reception

Play Space Design Competition Launch and Reception Wednesday, September 9, 2015 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm Center for Architecture, 1216 Arch Street Join us to launch a national design competition to...

Partnerships Classifieds

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...