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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.

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GEAR UP

Helping low-income students enter higher education through intensive college awareness programming.

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May 25, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, supports research on environmental and policy strategies with strong...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

AmeriCorps Community Projects Coordinator, YouthBuild Charter School

The AmeriCorps Community Projects Coordinator serves a 12-month term (August 12, 2015 to August 5, 2016) at YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School, an alternative 12th-Grade-only, diploma-granting...

Miscellaneous

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

Community Immersion Teacher Development

In their fourth year of operation, Dr. Peter Murrell, Jessica Strauss, Maritza Dominguez and Rachel Carlson of the Alliance for Community Teachers and Schools are co-authors of a chapter in a book...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Effective Meeting Facilitation

Join Brittany Campese (Vision Driven Consulting) and other AmeriCorps, Year of Service members, and new professionals to learn about Effective Meeting Facilitation on Tuesday, June 9th, 9:30 –...

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...