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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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November 17, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Nutrition Science Research Award

Nutrition Science Research Award Call for Proposals 2014 The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science at the New York Academy of Sciences is now accepting applications for its annual nutrition science...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Policy Analyst, Philadelphia School Partnership

The Philadelphia School Partnership is a mission-driven, high-impact education nonprofit working to ensure there are enough great schools in Philadelphia to serve every student. At the...


Apply to be a White House Fellow

Apply to Be a White House Fellow! We are pleased to announce that applications are now open to be a 2015-2016 White House Fellow. Applications will be open until January 15, 2015 — please help...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Multicultural Student Leadership Summit

Call for Programs: Multicultural Student Leadership Summit at Baylor University “Celebrate. Communicate. Collaborate. Leadership in a Diverse World” March 28, 2015 Purpose Preparing...

New Resources

Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement

LATEST EDITION OF PARTNERSHIPS AVAILABLE Read the latest edition of Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement, North Carolina Campus Compact’s peer-reviewed, online...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Making Communities Safer: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design And Community Collaboration

Making Communities Safer: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design And Community Collaboration Sponsored by PACDC and LISC Thursday, December 4th from 9:30 to 12:30 PECO Energy Hall,...

Partnerships Classifieds

various volunteer needs, ACHIEVEability

ACHIEVEability is a non-profit organization working to permanently break the generational cycle of poverty for low income, single parent, and homeless families through higher education, affordable...

PHENND Events/Activities

Save the Date: 2015 PHENND Conference: Justice for All

Save the date for the 2015 PHENND Conference The theme this year will be “Justice for All,” and will take place at Rutgers University-Camden on Friday, February 27th. We are pleased to...