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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.

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Providing AmeriCorps*VISTA members to public schools in Philadelphia to coordinate community partnerships.

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

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March 2, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Neighborhood Advisory Committee Program Funding

The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD) is soliciting proposals for the Neighborhood Advisory Committee (NAC) Program funding for the City 2016 Fiscal...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Assistant, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Philadelphia Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is a catalyst for community change, working with partners to strengthen neighborhoods and improve the lives of residents. Philadelphia LISC...

Miscellaneous

Tobacco-Free Kids’ KickButtsDay

More than 1,514 campuses nationwide have a 100 percent smoke- or tobacco-free policy in place. Through the Fresh Air Campus Challenge and the TFCCI Challenge, the Tobacco-Free College Campus...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Community Reinvestment Coalition Annual Conference

Join NCRC and leaders from business, government, community non-profits, media and academia March 25-28, 2015 in Washington, for cutting edge dialogue and hands-on trainings, workshops, plenaries,...

New Resources

Understanding Community Development Needs

Understanding Community Development Needs through the CRA Performance Context Author(s): Laura Choi and William Dowling December 8, 2014 Community Development Working Papers Community development...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Food Is Medicine Networking Event

Food Is Medicine Celebrate National Nutrition Month at MANNA’s Exclusvie Event Join the Conversation Are you in higher education and looking to work with an established community-based...

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volunteers needed, mock interviews at Penn Treaty High School

Penn Treaty High School is seeking volunteers to perform mock interviews for our students on Friday, March 20 from 10 am to 1 pm. This is part of our week long Career Week to bring career and job...

PHENND Events/Activities

Twitter Chat about the PHENND Conference

#PHENND2015 Tweets   Join us for our first Twitter Chat about the PHENND Conference hosted by Generocity! Friday, March 6, 2015 at 12 PM Join in for a conversation on Twitter hosted by (news...