The week of

September 26, 2011

PHENND Events/Activities

Public Lecture by Dr. Andy Furco: Service-Learning and Community Engagement

Thursday, October 27, 4-5:30 PM School District of Philadelphia Auditorium, 440 N. Broad Street At this important time of transition in the School District of Philadelphia, nationally known expert...

An exploration of community partnerships in economics and business education

Higher Education and Community Development: An exploration of community partnerships in economics and business education RESCHEDULED FOR Friday, November 18, 10:30 AM-2:00 PM Come learn about...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Film: American Teacher

Need in Deed presents “American Teacher” — Wed., November 9th Mark your calendars now for a special event: the screening of “American Teacher” — a feature length...

Being The One I Want To Be Mini Conference for Girls

Sisters Giving Back presents A mini conference for girls October 8, 2011 Being The One I Want To Be Special Guest Speaker Kendra G Of WRNB Sisters Giving Back Mission Statement To be positive role...

25th Annual AIDS Walk

On Sunday, October 16th, 2011, the 25th Annual AIDS Walk will happen in Philadelphia. You know people.  Those people know people.  Let’s get them together and have fun for a great cause! ...

LIFT-Philadelphia’s Autumn Open House

Join Us on October 12th for LIFT-Philadelphia’s Autumn Open House On Wednesday, October 12th, LIFT-Philadelphia will be hosting an Autumn Open House to showcase our newly expanded West Office...

Hunger, Homelessness & Poverty: Impact on College Students

Hunger, Homelessness & Poverty: Impact on College Students A Conference for Students, Practitioners & Providers Sponsored by Community College of Philadelphia Women’s Center Drexel...

First Annual Sustainable Energy Conference

First Annual Sustainable Energy Conference, October 17, 2011, 8 – 4 PECO Energy Hall 2301 Market St Philadelphia, PA The Sustainable Energy Conference, sponsored by the Energy Coordinating Agency...

Philadelphia Writing Project (PhilWP) 25th Anniversary

PhilWP celebrating 25 years as a powerful teacher network The Philadelphia Writing Project (PhilWP) is celebrating its 25th anniversary of teachers teaching teachers. The mantra of “teachers as the...

The Dream Project

VILLA presents “THE DREAM PROJECT” Saturday October 22, 2011 9:00am -3:30 pm Benjamin Franklin High School Come and listen to Former Def Jam Executive Kevin Liles (currently the manager...

PSR Soul of Medicine Brunch

The 12th Annual Soul of Medicine Brunch & Ken Ginsburg Soul of Medicine Award Presentation Click here for upcoming PSR event info. Please join Physicians for Social Responsibility at The 12th...

Digital Storytelling Workshop

Spells Writing Lab hosts a Digital Storytelling Workshop for teens The Digital Storytelling Project You have something important to say. Whether it’s about your school, your family, your...

Fellowship Farm Annual Meeting

Fellowship Farm Annual Meeting Saturday, October 22, 2-4 Please join our exciting, 2011 Annual Fellowship Farm Annual Meeting on Saturday, October 22nd from 2-4 at our beautifully refurbished...

MA in Urban Studies Preview Day at Eastern

MA in Urban Studies Preview Day featuring lecture by Shane Claiborne The fall semester Preview Day will be on Monday, October 10th from 5-8PM at Eastern University’s Falls Center location. ...

The Politics of Hue: Race, Racism, and Social Identity

Association of Black Women in Higher Education (ABWHE) Philadelphia Chapter presents our Fall Signature Event The Politics of Hue:  Race, Racism, and Social Identity Part of our “Sisters, Can We...

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging Senior Education Fair

PCA celebrates Milestones with education event Philadelphia Corporation for Aging will present a Senior Education Fair on Saturday, October 22nd to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its Milestones...

2nd Annual Community Driven Research Day

Temple to host 2nd Annual Community Driven Research Day The 2nd Annual Community Driven Research Day will be held on Friday, November 11th at Temple University. The event aims to develop new...

State of Young Philly

YIP schedules two weeks of events on city’s future Young Involved Philadelphia will present its annual two-week event series to engage, connect, and represent those with innovative approaches for...

Social Venture Institute

Conference encourages businesses to have positive social impact The Social Venture Institute is a two-day training program that teaches entrepreneurs how to run successful businesses that have a...

8th Annual Youth Service Institute

City to host national youth service institute Youth Service America will convene the 8th annual Youth Service Institute in Philadelphia on October 24-26. As YSA’s signature training event, the...

New Resources

Scaling Up School and Community Partnerships

Successful Community School Initiatives Inform New Scaling Up Guide The Coalition for Community Schools is proud to release Scaling Up School and Community Partnerships: The Community Schools...

New Edition: Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide

The Community and Economic Development (CED) Department of the Urban Affairs Coalition is pleased to announce the availability of the Summer/Fall 2011 edition of its comprehensive Foreclosure...

New Article: Measuring Engagement

An interesting article today (9/20/2011) from Inside Higher Ed: “Measuring Engagement,” specifically about the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and the Community College...

Philadelphia Public Computer Labs website

Philadelphia Public Computer Labs The Philadelphia Computer Labs site includes a map displaying computer labs in Philadelphia that are open to the public. This is in order to provide more...

New Book: Media and Social Justice

[posted from Comm-Org list] From: Jeff Pooley <pooley@> MEDIA & SOCIAL JUSTICE (Palgrave Macmillan) * edited by Sue Curry Jansen, Jefferson Pooley, and Lora Taub-Pervizpour * ISBN:...

New Report: Volunteering in America

One quarter of Americans volunteered for charity last year Volunteering in America, a new report from the US Corporation for National and Community Service, says that while the number of Americans...

Miscellaneous

Inquiry into Service Learning: From Learning Outcomes to Dissemination

Inquiry into Service Learning: From Learning Outcomes to Dissemination Friday, November 4, 2011 2:00pm – 3:30pm Eastern / 1:00pm – 2:30pm Central / 11:00am – 12:30pm Pacific Register at...

Success Stories and Strategies for Expanding School Breakfast

Please join us for a webinar! “Success Stories and Strategies for Expanding School Breakfast” Wednesday, 9/28/2011, 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern Time Registration Link: The Food and Nutrition...

Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge

Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Launch Fourth Annual Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge for K-12 Students Deadline: March 15, 2012 The Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge...

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program Invites Entries From Young Volunteers Deadline: November 1, 2011 The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program annually honors middle and high school...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Associate, Business Partnerships, Phila. Youth Network

Associate, Business Partnerships General Description: The Business Partnerships Unit at the Philadelphia Youth Network is looking for an Associate to oversee the implementation of internship and...

Extended Learning Opportunities (ELO) Director, Phila. Youth Network

Extended Learning Opportunities (ELO) Director General Description: The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is a non-profit youth workforce development intermediary organization that connects...

Case Manager, The Bridge

[emailed 9/14/11] CASE MANAGER The Case Manager will be primarily responsible for counseling, referrals and service coordination.  Case managers will build on the Bridge’s extensive knowledge of...

Vice President of Administration, ACHIEVEability

[emailed 9/14/11] VP, Administration, at ACHIEVEability: Foster Organizational Financial Health to Help More Families Achieve Self-Sufficiency As we celebrate our 30th year and with our new strategic...

Case Manager, Maternity Care Coalition

Case Manager, Maternity Care Coalition Posted on: September 7, 2011 Maternity Care Coalition, a dynamic $ nonprofit, works to improve maternal/child health and well being. MCC seeks a self motivated...

Refugee Resettlement Lead Case Manager, HIAS Pennsylvania

[posted 9/14/11] HIAS Pennsylvania Refugee Resettlement Lead Case Manager MISSION The Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (“HIAS”) Pennsylvania was founded in 1882 to provide services to Jewish...

Project Coordinator, PA Asylee Outreach Project

[posted 9/14/11] PROJECT COORDINATOR, PENNSYLVANIA ASYLEE OUTREACH PROJECT Full Time Grant Funded Position The Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (“HIAS”) Pennsylvania was founded in 1882 to provide...

Project Manager, Friends of the Wissahickon

Project Manager, Friends of the Wissahickon Posted on: September 8, 2011 Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) is seeking a Project Manager to facilitate and ensure the successful completion of FOW-led...

After School Program Facilitators, University of Pennsylvania

After School Program Facilitators – Sayre High School Posted on: September 8, 2011 Posted by: Netter Center for Community Partnerships – University of Pennsylvania The primary...

Mentoring Program Training Coordinator, Nueva Esperanza

Mentoring Program Training Coordinator, Nueva Esperanza Posted on: September 2, 2011 Esperanza seeks a candidate for the position of Training Coordinator for the Mentoring Program in our National...

Director of Development, Bethesda Project

Director of Development, Bethesda Project Posted on: September 8, 2011 NOTE: This position is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Relocation assistance is not available for this position....

Director of Foundation and Government Relations, Mann Center for the Performing Arts

Director of Foundation and Government Relations, Mann Center for the Performing Arts Posted on: September 6, 2011 Duties: As a key member of the development team, this position will be responsible...

Plant One Million Regional Project Manager, Philadelphia Hort. Society

Plant One Million Regional Project Manager Posted on: September 6, 2011 ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: Inspire * Transform * Build * Sustain The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has been a visionary...

Assistant Program Officer, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Assistant Program Officer, Local Initiatives Support Corporation Posted on: September 6, 2011 Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), widely recognized as the nation’s premier community...

College Counselor, Steppingstone Scholars

[posted 9/14/11] College Counselor Contributes to the success of the organization by collaborating with the Program Director to develop and coordinate a new College Counseling program. In partnership...

Chief Executive Officer, Carson Valley Children’s Aid

Carson Valley Children’s Aid is currently seeking a Chief Executive Officer.  The Chief Executive Officer is the principal executive and administrative officer of Carson Valley Children’s Aid,...

Grant Opportunities

Safe Routes to School Grants

Grant Money Available for Safe Routes to School Activities Deadline to apply for noninfrastructure grants is November 15, 2011 Does your school encourage students to walk or bicycle to school? If so,...

Future of Nursing Research Initiative

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Invites Brief Proposals for Future of Nursing Research Initiative Deadline: Rolling, Until January 3, 2012 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is coordinating a unique,...

Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces Call for Applications for 2012-13 Health Policy Fellows Deadline: November 9, 2011 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows program is...

State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grants

Youth Service America Invites Applications for State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grants Deadline: November 9, 2011 State Farm and Youth Service America are offering grants of up to $1,000 for...

Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship

Education Researchers Invited to Apply for National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Deadline: November 4, 2011 A program of the National Academy of Education and the Spencer...

Lumina Foundation

Grant Guidelines Lumina Foundation believes that education provides the basis for individual opportunity, economic vitality and social stability. With its partners, Lumina strives to meet workforce...

Youth Garden Grants

NGA/Home Depot: Youth Garden Grants National Gardening Association Youth Garden Grants provide support to schools and community organizations with child-centered garden programs. In evaluating grant...

Teacher as Researcher grant

IRA: Teacher as Researcher Grant International Reading Association Teacher as Researcher grants support classroom teachers who undertake action research inquiries about literacy and instruction....

Mt. Airy Teacher’s Fund

Education grants available for Mt. Airy teachers The Mt. Airy Teacher’s Fund is now accepting grant applications for teachers at AB Day, Emlen, Henry, Houston, and Lingelbach schools in Mt. Airy. ...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Abstracts: Global Health & Innovation Conference 2012

You and your colleagues may be interested in attending or presenting at the Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale.  We are currently accepting abstract submissions for presentation, and...

Call for Proposals: 7th Annual Conference on Financial Education

Join us for the 7th Annual Conference on Financial Education™ Save the Date April 18-20, 2012 Caribe Royale, Orlando, Florida Each year, the Institute for Financial Literacy hosts the Annual...

Call for Proposals: Knowledge Crossing Borders 2012

West Chester University of Pennsylvania, along with Universidad Nacional at Heredia, Costa Rica, will be organizing the Congreso International de Educacion Superior (CIESUP)/Knowledge Crossing...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, McPherson Square Park Cleanup

McPherson Square Park Cleanup from 10am-2pm Volunteers are needed! Saturday, October, 1st, 2011 Fun begins at 3 · Children’s crafts, games, and environmental activities! · Pre-school story...

RiverCity Festival

RiverCity Festival Please join us for a great volunteering opportunity at the RiverCity Festival on Saturday, October 1st. The festival will be held at Penn Treaty Park on the beautiful Delaware...

Chester County Watershed Tree Planting

Plant One Million Unionville, PA, Chester County Watershed Tree Planting: Saturday, November 5th 2011 (9 am to 1:00 pm) Join the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and the Brandywine Conservancy in...

volunteers needed, Philadelphia Marathon

Reserve your spot now to volunteer for the Philadelphia Marathon Friday, November 18 – Sunday, November 20! Be part of the action at this world-class race!  Register today to be among more...

ESL volunteers, Nationalities Service Center

NSC seeks ESL volunteers Nationalities Service Center is looking for volunteers to teach English as a Second Language to newly arrived refugees. Classes are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-3pm. No...


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