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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.



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

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May 25, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Student Health Services

The School District of Philadelphia is seeking to provide high-quality health services to all District students in a reliable and effective manner at competitive rates. We are open to innovative...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Education Success Project Leader (AmeriCorps/VISTA), YouthBuild Charter School

The full-time AmeriCorps/VISTA Education Success Project Leader serves a 12-month term (July 24, 2015 to July 23, 2016) at YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School, an alternative 12th-Grade-only,...


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

Expanding Opportunities in America’s Urban Areas

The nation’s cities are the engines of the economy, creating opportunities for the entire country, including suburban, rural, and tribal areas alike. America’s top 100 metro areas alone account...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Mental Health First Aid for Youth

Summer youth programs are gearing up, but did you know that you are more likely to encounter a person in a mental health crisis than someone having a heart attack? Learn the warning signs and how YOU...

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...