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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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November 24, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Baseball Tomorrow Fund

Baseball Tomorrow Fund Invites Applications from Youth Baseball and Softball Programs The Baseball Tomorrow Fund is a joint initiative of Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Testing and Counseling for Social Networks Strategy Project, ActionAIDS

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred and/or experience in social/human service delivery. Demonstrated expertise in HIV testing, counseling and client advocacy....


New Survey of College-Educated Immigrants

Dear Friend, As you may have heard, this summer our national partners at IMPRINT received funding from the Knight Foundation to conduct a pioneering survey of college-educated immigrants....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Ready by 21 National Meeting

Ready by 21 National Meeting March 31 – April 2, 2015 New Orleans, La. The National Meeting brings together up to 400 national, state and local leaders committed to improving partnerships, policies...

New Resources

Book: Trusting Teachers with School Success

A new book, Trusting Teachers with School Success, indicates that teachers given authority to make decisions influencing school success create cultures consistent with high-performing organizations,...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Discipline, Disabilities, School to Prison, Disproportionality

Join us for a full-day conference on Saturday, December 13 on special education and discipline. Two alarming trends are happening across the country right now. A disproportionate number of minority...

Partnerships Classifieds

Call for Community Grant Reviewers, PennSERVE

PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of Citizen Service CALL FOR COMMUNITY GRANT REVIEWERS 2015 AmeriCorps State Grant Competition SUMMARY: PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of Citizen Service is...

PHENND Events/Activities

ATTN K-12 Schools: Application to host AmeriCorps VISTAs

PHENND is pleased to invite traditional public schools in Philadelphia to apply for a Community Partnerships Coordinator VISTA position for a start date of August 2015. The AmeriCorps VISTAs will...