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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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November 17, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Nutrition Science Research Award

Nutrition Science Research Award Call for Proposals 2014 The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science at the New York Academy of Sciences is now accepting applications for its annual nutrition science...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Development and Communications, Community Learning Center

COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER Director of Development and Communications Community Learning Center, an outcome driven nonprofit adult literacy organization that offers free GED, basic reading, and...


Engaging Community Partners to Support Healthy Food Retail

WEBINAR: Engaging Community Partners to Support Healthy Food Retail Tuesday, December 2, 2014 11 – 12 Pacific / 2 – 3 Eastern Over the past several years, healthy food retail has become an...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Multicultural Student Leadership Summit

Call for Programs: Multicultural Student Leadership Summit at Baylor University “Celebrate. Communicate. Collaborate. Leadership in a Diverse World” March 28, 2015 Purpose Preparing...

New Resources

School Discipline Advocacy Service

The School Discipline Advocacy Service (SDAS) is a collaboration of law students from Temple University Beasley School of Law and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, who seek to improve...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Philadelphia’s Roadmap for Growth

What Would You Like Philadelphia’s Next Leaders to Know about Our Region’s Immigrant Community? Join us on December 2 and share your ideas for Philadelphia’s Roadmap for Growth!...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Read to Me Literacy Program

Read to Me Literacy Program Volunteer Opportunity ACHIEVEability is a non-profit organization working to permanently break the generational cycle of poverty for low income, single parent, and...

PHENND Events/Activities

Save the Date: 2015 PHENND Conference: Justice for All

Save the date for the 2015 PHENND Conference The theme this year will be “Justice for All,” and will take place at Rutgers University-Camden on Friday, February 27th. We are pleased to...