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Next Steps AmeriCorps Program

Designed as a college completion and success strategy, the Next Steps AmeriCorps Program will engage 70 students in part-time AmeriCorps service during the 2015-2016 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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February 1, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

College Readiness Programs

HOME RFPS VOYA FOUNDATION ISSUES RFP FOR COLLEGE READINESS PROGRAMS Voya Foundation Issues RFP for College Readiness Programs The Voya Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Voya Financial, has issued...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Data Analyst, Student Placement, School District of Philadelphia

Data Analyst, Student Placement at the School District of Philadelphia Seeking a mature professional with experience in managing data, record keeping, budgets, various spreadsheets, and customer...


2016 Local Hero Award for Community Pediatrics

Council on Community Pediatrics Invites Nominations for 2016 Local Hero Award Community pediatrics is the practice of promoting and integrating the positive social, cultural, and environmental...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

The Future of African American Education

A Dream Deferred Conference The Future of African American Education March 7-8, 2016 Charlotte, NC The 12th annual A Dream Deferred conference will be held in Charlotte, , March 7–8, 2016....

New Resources

Developing Community Schools, Community Learning Centers, Extended-service Schools and Multi-service Schools

The Children’s Aid Society recommends Developing Community Schools, Community Learning Centers, Extended-service Schools and Multi-service Schools: International Exemplars for Practice, Policy...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Montgomery County ManuFest: Youth Manufacturing Expo

Why ManuFest? Because the cool career possibilities in America’s new manufacturing boom shouldn’t be a secret anymore! Think great salaries, a killer job market, and career paths that...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Environmental and Sustainability Partnerships

K-16 University Partners Meeting: Environmental and Sustainability Partnerships The next K-16 University Partners Meeting will be Thursday, February 25, 2016, 1:00 – 2:30 PM at the School District...