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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.



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

Director of Student Organizations, Widener University

Widener University is currently seeking a Director of Student Organizations to directly supervise the programming, risk management, recruitment, and leadership development of our student...


Educating for Sustainability Webinar Series

AASHE’s second webinar series for 2015 is “Educating for Sustainability.” Through this series, AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) provides...

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

Book: Economic Development and Housing Change in Hartford and Providence

A Tale of Two Cities: Economic Development and Housing Change in Hartford, Connecticut and Providence, Rhode Island by Thomas E. Deller, MCP, AICP — Editor, Marcia Marker Feld, PhD, AICP, APA,...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Just for Us Girls Teen Expo

JUST FOR US GIRLS TEEN EXPO! SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2015 * 12pm – 6pm 2125 CHESTNUT STREET * GRIFFIN HALL * PHILA, PA I am Special ~ I am Important I am Amazing ~ I am Beautiful I am powerful! Open to...

Partnerships Classifieds

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...