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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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May 25, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children Access to Care Grants

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry established Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children in 1987 with the aim of providing dental care for all children nationwide. To that end, HSHC is accepting...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Education Success Project Leader (AmeriCorps/VISTA), YouthBuild Charter School

The full-time AmeriCorps/VISTA Education Success Project Leader serves a 12-month term (July 24, 2015 to July 23, 2016) at YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School, an alternative 12th-Grade-only,...


One Man Walk to DC for education

JESSE “THE WALKING MAN” TURNER ONE MAN WALKING TO DC IN THE NAME OF LOVE Connecticut to Washington, DC June 11 – July 24, 2015 About Jesse “The Walking Man” Turner Jesse “The Walking...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Closing the Hunger Gap Bi-Annual Conference

Closing the Hunger Gap is a network of food banks, anti-hunger advocates, and food justice activists from across North America working to strengthen community food systems. 2015 Conference Dates:...

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

Philadelphia Diversity Conference (for high schoolers)

Are you a high school student curious about social justice issues? Want an opportunity to learn more about racism, immigration policy, or just simply have a good time and be informed? Come check out...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Top of the Class event

Volunteer for PhillyGoes2College’s event on June 5th at 1PM! If you’re interested, send an rsvp to @ Top of the Class is a morale-boosting event which celebrates high school students whom...