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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.

Campus Election Engagement Project

Promoting non-partisan college student voter registration and turnout for the 2014 Pennsylvania Governor's race.

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September 15, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Equity in Mathematics Grants

NCTM Accepting Applications for Equity in Mathematics Grants DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 7, 2014 The purpose of the grant is to incorporate middle school classroom materials or lessons that will improve the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Housing Specialist, ActionAIDS (Philadelphia Area)

Provide the full range of direct services to clients seeking assistance with housing that could include identifying housing and assistance in accessing rental, mortgage, and utility programs....


Voices For Healthy Kids Initiative: Healthy Food Access, Healthy Communities

Voices For Healthy Kids Initiative: Healthy Food Access, Healthy Communities September 25, 2014 11 – 12 PT / 2 – 3 ET Advocacy efforts to improve access to healthy food at the local,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Fighting Hunger in Maryland: From the Ground Up

Register Today! Fighting Hunger in Maryland: From the Ground Up Conference presented by the Maryland Food Access and Nutrition Network Monday, September 29th, 2014 8 – 4 University of Maryland...

New Resources

Resources on Special Immigrant Juvenile status

Working with children who have been abused or neglected can be heartbreaking. The issue can become even more complicated for immigrant youth. Earlier this year, as part of National Foster Care Month,...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Connecting Coffee: Nutrition Resources

The popular Connecting Coffee discussion series for nonprofit professionals continues on October 14th with a conversation about Nutrition Resources in Philadelphia. People who work in food insecurity...

Partnerships Classifieds

mentors needed, Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers seeks mentors for African American boys Mighty Writers, with studios at 39th and Lancaster in West Philadelphia and 15th and Christian in South Philadelphia, has taught kids how to...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnership Network Fall Speakers: Bethlehem Area Health Partnership

K-16 Partnership Network Fall Speakers: Bethlehem Area Health Partnership Wednesday, October 29, 3:00-5:00 PM Location: School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street PHENND K-16 Partnerships...