The week of

March 05, 2012

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships January/February Newsletter


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Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships January/February Newsletter! Also, for those who are new to the network currently, the K-16 partnerships has three committees and one affiliated group: Non-profit...

Pennsylvania Service-Learning Alliance


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Youth Service America is happy to announce our new partnership with the Pennsylvania Service-Learning Alliance with the support of State Farm. Founded by PennSERVE, Institute for Global Education and...

2012 PHENND Annual Report


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2012 PHENND Annual Report We are pleased to share the 2012 PHENND Annual Report which profiles our accomplishments during the 2010-2011 academic year. The report also includes brief summaries from...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Transit Planning in the Delaware Valley


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Please join us for a series of special meetings hosted by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission This meeting is part of a series of listening sessions held around the region. Our goal is...

Acting Superintendent and Chief Academic OffIcer’s Community Forum


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Acting Superintendent and Chief Academic OffIcer’s Community Forum We would like to invite all Philadelphia parents and caregivers, including parents of Philadelphia charter schools, along with...

Citizenship and naturalization workshops


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Interested in Becoming A Citizen? Attend a community training and learn more about the naturalization process! In preparation for Citizenship Day in Greater Philadelphia and the Lehigh Valley, PICC...

Designing the World to Work for Everyone


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2012: DESIGNING THE WORLD TO WORK FOR EVERYONE Join us for this 8th Annual Design Science/Global Solutions Lab, June 17–25 at the United Nations and Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia. Where you...

Youth Development through Sport and Recreation


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Temple University’s Sport Industry Research Center (SIRC), in partnership with Meeting Planners International and the Professional Convention Management Association student chapters, is proud...

ASCD Annual Conference


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What Is the ASCD Annual Conference & Exhibit Show? The ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show is education’s premier professional development event, where you can Explore the big ideas in...

2012 Watershed Congress


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2012 Watershed Congress is March 10 Sponsored by the Delaware Riverkeeper Network and in partnership with PHS, the Watershed Congress is designed for people interested in protecting local rivers and...

Connecting Youth Sports to Colleges and Universities


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Youth Sports, Fitness and Nutrition Networking Seminar The Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative (PYSC) and the Health Promotion Council’s “Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities OST...

OST Peer Networking: Fundraising and Finances


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March Peer Networking Meeting for Out-of-School Time Programs Fundraising and Finances Tuesday, March 13, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Register HERE: The OSTRC’s monthly Peer Networking Meetings...

Get Healthy Philly Speaker and Panel


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Please join us on Wednesday, March 7th from 2-4:30pm for an exciting presentation and panel discussion.  Learn about national strategies and trends to increase physical activity among school...

Taste of the Nation Philadelphia


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On Monday, May 7, 2012 at the Leows Philadelphia Hotel a culinary event called, “Taste of the Nation Philadelphia” will be held to fight childhood hunger. Organizations involved include the...

Wave Week 2012


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Wave Week is our 6-day intensive day program of leadership development, community service, team building activities, and summer fun. Wave Week 2012 will be held July 15-20, 2012 at Villanova...

Celebration of Black Writing Festival


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Celebration of Black Writing Festival at Temple University The Celebration of Black Writing Festival is a one-of-a-kind festival that uses the excitement of the best of all forms of writing by and...

Nuts and Bolts of Summer Feeding Programs


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PCCY Hosts: The Nuts and Bolts of Summer Feeding Programs Come learn about how you can help feed children this summer and hear the benefits to being part of the Summer Food Service Program....

New Resources

Increasing new-teacher success


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Increasing new-teacher success A report from the New Teacher Center examines teacher-induction policies across the country, finding no single state has perfected its induction policy to ensure...

Spatial Consequences of Philadelphia’s Shifting School Enrollments


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POLICY BRIEF: FROM NEIGHBORHOOD SCHOOLS TO CHARTER SCHOOLS The Spatial Consequences of Philadelphia’s Shifting Enrollments Philadelphia’s Mayor Michael Nutter has identified the rebuilding of the...

How Project-Based Learning Educates the Whole Child


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How Project-Based Learning Educates the Whole Child. February 2012. Project-based learning is built on the same foundation as whole child education. Inquiry into adolescent mental health, youth...

High School Toolkit


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High School Toolkit. February 2012. What keeps kids in school? What makes graduates college- or career-ready? Has it gotten harder to get into college? The Center for Public Education has all of...

NPower PA March and April Training Calendar


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NPower PA March and April Training Calendar Feature Class: Access Introduction Learn how to use MS Access to create a database, enter and update individual records and create reports based on...

Youth, Service and Pathways to Democracy in Egypt


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Youth, Service and Pathways to Democracy in Egypt by Barbara Ibrahim and Leah Hunt-Hendrix [Voices working paper series] This paper argues that in authoritarian contexts such as existed in Egypt...

Nutrition Assistance in Farmer’s Market


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Philadelphia: A study analyzed and developed an evaluation tool to better understand the relationship between the farmers market characteristics and people redeeming their SNAP benefits in these...

PA Nutrition Education Database


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Nutrition Education Database Did you know that PA NEN has a state-wide database listing nutrition education programs that serve the low-income audience? This database provides information that can...

Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement


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Classification Description Community Engagement Elective Classification The classification for Community Engagement is an elective classification, meaning it is based on voluntary participation by...

Weatherization Now Available to DelCo Public and Local Businesses


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CAADC Weatherization Now Available to the Public and Local Businesses Community Action Agency of Delaware County (CAADC) has a new opportunity available to home owners, landlords and business owners...

Providing Comprehensive Educational Opportunity to Low-Income Students


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What it would take A recent report by the Campaign for Educational Equity at Teachers College at Columbia University establishes a legal framework for providing the country’s neediest children...

Partnerships Classifieds

Free desks available to nonprofits (act by Wednesday)


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State Farm periodically reviews our inventory and notices items that are no longer any use to our company. We would like to advise you these items are available to your organization or any other...

Red Cross Club Intern, American Red Cross


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Job Description Job Title: Red Cross Club Intern Department: Emergency Services Reports to: Youth Services Staff SUMMARY: Red Cross Club interns will work to empower high school students...

Volunteer Tutor Info Session & Orientation, Lutheran Settlement House


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At Lutheran Settlement House, we recently re-designed our Adult Education Programming and we are excited to get the news out about our upcoming Volunteer Tutor Info Session & Orientation. We...

Social Media volunter, Phila. Urban Food and Fitness Alliance


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PUFFA Seeks Social Media Volunteer The Philadelphia Urban Food and Fitness is seeking a reliable volunteer to assist our youth team with administering social media outlets including blog, Facebook...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

IMPACT Conference


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Register today at The IMPACT Conference is historically the largest gathering in the country focused on the civic engagement of college students in community service, service-learning,...

Reconnecting Hands, Mouth & Mind through Food Systems Education


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Reconnecting Hands, Mouth & Mind through Food Systems Education Conference April 20-22, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine Many colleges and universities now have their own farms, where...

Call for Proposals: Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement


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The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) is excited to invite you to the 12th Annual International Research Conference on Service-Learning and...

Grant Opportunities

September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance Grants


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September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance Grants The mission of the Corporation for National and Community Service is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic...

Libri Foundation Books for Children Grants


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Libri Foundation: Books for Children Grants The Libri Foundation Books for Children Grants donate new, quality, hardcover children’s books for small, rural, public libraries across the country....

Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams


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Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams The Lemelson-MIT Program is dedicated to supporting and encouraging invention, and seeks to inspire students and rising inventors. InvenTeams are teams of high school...

Wal-Mart Foundation


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Wal-Mart Foundation supports programs and initiatives addressing education, workforce development, economic sustainability, and health and wellness.  For health and wellness in particular, the...

Cause An Effect


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Have you ever wanted to help your community with a problem but didn’t know where to start? Maybe it’s a run-down park or an opportunity to bring teen driver instruction to a local community. ...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Health Educator, OIC of America


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[emailed 2/28/12] HEALTH EDUCATOR (TEMPORARY POSITION) Reports to the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Project Director The Part-Time Health Educator position is a temporary position which is funded for a...

Summer Job for Teens: UC Green Corps


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Summer Job for Teens UC Green Is Accepting Applications! Do you know a teen who is enthusiastic, dedicated, hard-working, not afraid of getting dirty, loves the outdoors, and is team-oriented? The UC...

Miscellaneous

Service-Learning District-wide to Increase Students’ Academic Engagement


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Mark your calendar for the next National Dropout Prevention Center/Network Radio Webcast Solutions to the Dropout Crisis March 13, 2012 3:30 – 4:30 Eastern Time Service-Learning District-wide to...

Innovations in American Government awards


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Ash Center: Innovations in American Government The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government Innovations in American...

Go Ganges! Film Screening


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Go Ganges! Film Screening Wednesday, April 18, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (ET) Philadelphia, PA Go Ganges! This will be the Philadelphia premiere for this amazing 80-min film, followed by Q&A...


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