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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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January 26, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation: Academic Enrichment Grants

The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation offers Academic Enrichment Grants designed to develop in-class and extra-curricular programs that improve student learning. The foundation considers...

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...


Confronting Health Disparities: Obesity and Prevention in African American Communities

There is a free, live webcast offered on February 19th, 2015 from 9:00-10:00 AM. It’s titled “Confronting Health Disparities: Obesity and Prevention in African American Communities.” This...

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

Free Books for Read Across America Day

The Reading Resource Project is an ongoing program that runs throughout the year. The program distributes high quality, softcover books for Read Across America Day, National Drop Everything and Read...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Sayre Health Center’s Mommy Expo

Save the date: February 7th, 2015 from 1-4pm! You’re invited to The Sayre Health Center’s Mommy Expo! This workshop is designed for experienced moms, new moms and moms to be. Join us for a fun...

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...