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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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We compile a weekly email with local events, resources, national conferences, calls for proposals, grant, volunteer and job opportunities in the higher education and nonprofit sectors.

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May 2, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Clean Water Initiatives

Woodard & Curran Foundation Invites Applications for Clean Water Initiatives The Woodard & Curran Foundation, the charitable arm of integrated engineering, science, and operations company...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Summer teachers, Upward Bound Math and Science Program

LNESC is currently looking for teachers to work with our students over the summer at UPenn between July 5th-August 5th as part of our Upward Bound Math and Science Program. We are looking for...


Awards for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement

IARSLCE is pleased to announce that nominations and applications are now being accepted for the 2016 recognitions and graduate student scholarships. We also invite members to participate in the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Understanding Disproportionality in Discipline

Register for the 2016 Summer Institute! REL Mid-Atlantic collaborated with the Technical Assistance Center for Disproportionality (TAC-D) at New York University on the recent four-part webinar...

New Resources

Optimal College Town Assessment Tool

Do you have challenges dealing with student misbehavior in your community? Is your city upset about development that is happening on or near your campus? How much have you recently thought about or...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Philadelphia Forum on Advancing Black Male Educational Success

Philadelphia Forum on Advancing Black Male Educational Success Penn Center for the Study of Race & Equity in Education Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Golkin Hall – Fitts...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships Newsletter: Community Schools

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships March/April Newsletter featuring articles on Community Schools. If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the...