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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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February 1, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Innovations in Reading Prize

National Book Foundation Seeks Nominations for Innovations in Reading Prize Each year, the National Book Foundation recognizes individuals and institutions that have developed innovative means of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Data Entry and Family Engagement Specialist, Congreso

Position Announcement Data Entry and Family Engagement Specialist Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a dynamic nonprofit, is currently seeking a full-time Data Entry and Family Engagement Specialist...


Documentary History Project for Youth

APPLY NOW for Documentary History Project for Youth 2016! The Documentary History Project for Youth is an after-school, weekend, and summertime production workshop for middle and high school...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Institute on General Education and Assessment

AAC&U’s Institute on General Education and Assessment: Applications Due February 12 Institute on General Education and Assessment June 4–8, 2016 Boston University Boston, Massachusetts...

New Resources

Computer Science Teacher AmeriCorps

Last week, President Obama announced his plan to give all students across the country the chance to learn computer science in school—and national service is at the forefront of this effort. Below...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Beginning Grant Writing for Artists

The Vision Driven Artists Series is off to a fantastic start! Over 90 self-producing artists and curators have come out to explore resources, discover capacity-building strategies, and pool...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Environmental and Sustainability Partnerships

K-16 University Partners Meeting: Environmental and Sustainability Partnerships The next K-16 University Partners Meeting will be Thursday, February 25, 2016, 1:00 – 2:30 PM at the School District...