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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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August 3, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Local Food, Local Places

Local Food, Local Places is a program supporting neighborhoods that want to build a local food system and a healthier community action plan for the families and others surrounding them. The program...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

SERVE Philadelphia 2015-2016 AmeriCorps VISTA Project

Application deadline: September 11, 2015 Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service is accepting applications for two (2) SERVE Philadelphia 2015-2016...


STAMP (Students at Museums in Philly) Pass

STAMP (Students at Museums in Philly) is a program of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, in partnership with 12 museums and attractions and a group of generous sponsors and community...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Presenters: Youth Voice and Engagement

Deadline: August 7, 2015 Call for Presenters APOST Bi-Annual Conference: Youth Voice and Engagement September 18, 2015; Pittsburgh Area, PA The APOST Bi-Annual Conference is a professional...

New Resources

2015 Emergency Food Provider Report

From January through March of this year, The Coalition conducted our biennial Emergency Food Provider Survey of 232 programs throughout our region. One of the most alarming findings is that percent...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Aging and HIV: Prevention, Care, Treatment – Cure & Hepatitis C

NATIONAL AIDS TREATMENT ADVOCACY PROJECT EDUCATING COMMUNITIES ABOUT HIV AND HEPATITIS Free Forum Aging and HIV: Prevention, Care, Treatment – Cure & Hepatitis C Friday, October 2nd, 2015...

Partnerships Classifieds

Urban Garden Internship Program, Norris Square Neighborhood Project

Norris Square Neighborhood Project is seeking energetic and dedicated urban farmers! We are accepting applications for unpaid internships for Fall 2015 (Sept-December). Norris Square Neighborhood...

PHENND Events/Activities

Save the Date: Fall PHENND Meeting

The Fall PHENND Meeting featuring youth sports programs Tuesday, October 6 9:00AM – 12:00 PM Location TBA The Fall PHENND Meeting is a chance for the entire PHENND Network to get together to share...