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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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October 5, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Sow it Forward

Kitchen Gardeners International is accepting applications until January for Sow it Forward grants to nonprofits interested in starting or expanding food garden projects of general benefit to their...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Instructor, Mathnasium of Andorra

Instructor Job Description A Math Learning Center in Philadelphia, Mathnasium of Andorra (just north of Manayunk and Roxborough in the Andorra Shopping Center), has part-time openings for highly...


College Access Benchmarking Webinar

Register NOW for the October 7 Benchmarking Webinar! Join us for a webinar on the 3rd year of NCAN’s Benchmarking project. This webinar will: provide an overview of the next phase of...

New Resources

Blueprint for Designing Children’s Savings Account Programs

A Step-by-Step Guide to Designing Children’s Savings Account Programs Children’s Savings Account (CSA) programs are a powerful tool for growing college savings and building students’...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Community Discussion of August Wilson’s King Hedley II

Paul Robeson House / West Philadelphia Cultural Alliance and the University of Pennsylvania’s August Wilson & Beyond class are thrilled to invite you to: A Community Discussion of August...

Partnerships Classifieds

Debate Judges needed

Do you have good judgement?  Are you looking for a way to support education in Philadelphia?  Volunteer with ASAP as a Debate Judge!  We’re always looking for volunteer judges so that more...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships July/August newsletter

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships July/August Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships Network...