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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.

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Helping low-income students enter higher education through intensive college awareness programming.

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January 26, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes honors outstanding young leaders who have focused on helping their communities and fellow beings and/or on protecting the health and sustainability of the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Behavioral Health Implementation Research Scientist, CHOP Policy Lab

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Behavioral Health Implementation Research Scientist About PolicyLab: Established in 2008, PolicyLab is a highly innovative, multidisciplinary center within the Research...

Miscellaneous

South Africa Partners Educator Tour

South Africa Partners is accepting applications for our 2015 Educator Tour! We invite educators and teachers to travel with us to Johannesburg, East London, and Cape Town from July 15-29th, to learn...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

4th Annual Childhood Obesity Bay Area Conference

Slow Food San Francisco’s 4th Annual Childhood Obesity Bay Area Conference will take place March 6-7th, 2015 at UCSF Medical Center. Join us for 2 days of incredible content from over 30...

New Resources

New Book: Obama’s Fight for Rigor and Results in Social Policy

Show Me the Evidence: Obama’s Fight for Rigor and Results in Social Policy Show Me the Evidence tells the story of how the Obama administration planned and enacted several initiatives to fund...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Monthly Sandbox Gathering: Passionate Conversation

You’re invited to the Monthly Sandbox Gathering. We are excited to host our 2nd annual “Passionate Conversation” in February and to pick up where we left of in January’s...

Partnerships Classifieds

Peer Session Volunteers needed, Financial Advancement Clubs

Financial Advancement Network (FAN) Club Volunteers Job Description Job Title: Financial Advancement Network (FAN) Club Peer Session Volunteer (Three (3) positions available) Purpose: Volunteers will...