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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 18, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Multi-Arts Production Fund

MAP Fund Invites Letters of Inquiry for Performance Work Embodying Spirit of Exploration DEADLINE: OCTOBER 3, 2014 (LETTERS OF INQUIRY) Administered by Creative Capital, with support from the Doris...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Energy Co-op

The Energy Co-op is a sustainability-focused 501(c)(12) consumer cooperative providing renewable electricity, heating oil, and biodiesel services to thousands of households, small businesses, and...


Early Childhood Educator of the Year Award

Award of Excellence & Educator of the Year Award Nominations Each year PACCA (Pennsylvania Child Care Association) asks its members to help us identify their colleagues both in leadership roles...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Save the Date: Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning & Civic Engagement

Save the date for next year’s Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning & Civic Engagement through Higher Education: March 11-13, 2015 in Little Rock, AR! While this conference has historically...

New Resources

Inclusionary Housing and Community Land Trusts

The National Community Land Trust Network, in partnership with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, has released two working papers on inclusionary housing: Resident and Community Engagement in...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Sandbox Collective for youth workers and advocates

Sign up now for the September meeting of the Sandbox Collective, taking place from 8:30-10am on Thursday, September 11th. The Goals of The Sandbox Collective: To create a monthly forum for...

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Volunteer Instructor for Adult Learners

Become a Volunteer Instructor for Adult Learners! Do you need student teaching and/or practicum hours? Are you an effective and dynamic person who likes helping others? Consider becoming a volunteer...