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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

Career Advisor – Re-Entry Program, ResCare

Title – Career Advisor – Re-Entry Program Location – Norristown, PA Job Responsibilities: • Develops career services and career counseling approaches for re-entry participant...


Beyond the Pitch: Urban Opportunities

Beyond the Pitch: Investors’ Circle We are pleased to announce the theme of IC’s next national event: Urban Opportunities The event takes place in downtown Philadelphia on October 21st!...

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

E! Day: Education Day 2015

Save the date! On Friday, August 14, from 8 AM – 3 PM The School District of Philadelphia in collaboration with Radio One is presenting our annual back to school event, E! Day: Education Day...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, “Back to School” Field Day

High Need Area: Community Building Organization: Philly Unite “Back to School” Field Day Date: August 29, 2015 Description: Volunteers are needed for set up and break down as well as...

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...