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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.

Campus Election Engagement Project

Promoting non-partisan college student voter registration and turnout for the 2014 Pennsylvania Governor's race.

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August 25, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Substance Abuse Education and Demand Reduction Fund – Adults

The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) is now accepting applications for projects under the Substance Abuse Education and Demand Reduction Fund (SAEDRF) funding that will provide...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Volunteer Coordinator, Nonprofit Technology Resources

Volunteer Coordinator Summary The volunteer coordinator supports NTR’s work clients, interns, and volunteers. This includes recruiting, coordinating with feeder agencies, training, coaching,...


Community Engagement in Community Land Trusts

In the past year, the Network has partnered with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy to produce a new report on Resident and Community Engagement that may promote the outcomes of CLTs engagement...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Advancing Community Driven Global Service-Learning: Promising Practices

7th Annual Global Service-Learning Institute GSLI is an ongoing collaboration between Cornell University, New York Campus Compact and Amizade Advancing Community Driven Global Service-Learning:...

New Resources

Housing Discrimination and School Achievement Gap

The Poverty & Race Research Action Council recently prepared two shadow reports for the ’s review of compliance with the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Racial Discrimination. The...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Net Tuesday: Free Tech Tools for Nonprofits

Event discusses free tech tools for nonprofits September’s Net Tuesday discussion will be about accessing free technology tools for nonprofit organizations and will be held on Tuesday,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Adult Tutors needed, Community Learning Center

CLC seeks adult tutors Community Learning Center (CLC), a non-profit organization serving adults throughout Philadelphia, is seeking tutors for its adult literacy program. Volunteer tutors work with...