The week of

November 26, 2012

PHENND Events/Activities

ATTN K-12 Schools: Application to host AmeriCorps*VISTAs


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PHENND is pleased to invite public schools in Philadelphia to apply for a Community Partnerships Coordinator VISTA position for a start date of August 2013.  We anticipate being able to place about...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Norristown Deferred Action Clinic


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Norristown Deferred Action Clinic The Philadelphia Deferred Action Network (P-DAN) is organizing a free information session and legal clinic in Norristown to help eligible immigrants apply for...

Mill Creek Farm’s Annual Benefit Party


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Join us for Grow Strong, Mill Creek Farm’s Annual Benefit Party Celebrating our 7th growing season Saturday December 1, 4-7 pm Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St. Featuring DJs and dancing,...

Citywide Financing College Campaign


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Citywide Financing College Campaign 2012-2013 As part of our continuing effort to increase the number of students from Philadelphia, applying to, enrolling in and completing college, the...

Assoc of Black Women in Higher Ed mtg: Managing your finances


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Join ABWHE – Philadelphia Chapter for its  2nd Quarterly Professional Development Meeting of the 2012 -2013 Year! “Take Charge of Your Finances in 2013 (and what you can do to start now!)”...

Changes to OST Peer Networking Spring Schedule


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We made small changes to this season’s lineup of Peer Networking Meetings (PNMs) — and you can still help us make it the best yet! Please look through the schedule below and contact us to...

Promising Practices in Youth Sports Programs


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The Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative (PYSC) invites you to a Networking Seminar on Wednesday, December 12, from 9:30 to 11:30 AM. It will be held at Legacy Tennis, located at 4842 Ridge Avenue...

Helping Teachers Work with Children with Challenging Behaviors


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Facing the Challenge: Helping Teachers Work with Children with Challenging Behaviors December 6 and 13, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Delaware County Intermediate Unit, Morton This two-day training series is...

Disruption, Transition, and a new Global Era for Women’s Advancement


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Bryn Mawr College Conference: “The Next Wave: Disruption, Transition, and a new Global Era for Women’s Advancement” December 4, 2012 from 9:45 am to 6:15 pm McPherson Auditorium,...

The Racial Geography of Child Welfare


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The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce: Winter 2012 Community Symposium-The Racial Geography of Child Welfare...

Diversify Your Revenue Sources


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Strategies for Older Suburbs Roundtable Series Given the nation’s economic climate and looming fiscal constraints, many of us are looking for creative solutions to our communities’...

New Resources

Out-of-School Time Resource Center webinars


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The Out-of-School Time Resource Center (OSTRC) lists dozens of professional development (PD) webinars in its OST PD Calendar! These webinars are offered by various providers and cover topics...

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans


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President Obama Signs New Initiative to Improve Educational Outcomes for African Americans Executive Order Establishes the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans In...

An Integrated Framework for Assessing the Value of Community-Based Prevention


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The Institute of Medicine released a report entitled, “An Integrated Framework for Assessing the Value of Community-Based Prevention,” which calls for a framework to capture the full value of...

Childhood Food Insecurity


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This Urban Institute report points to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’s (SNAP) ability to reduce food insecurity among children and lists other factors associated with it. Learn more...

Foreclosure Prevention Resource Center website


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Please visit the new UAC/CED Foreclosure Prevention Resource Center website. The site was designed to provide helpful information and contacts to homeowners who are trying to save their homes from...

Free Adult College Access Counseling Services


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University of Pennsylvania Educational Opportunity Center Free Adult College Access Counseling Services: Now Serving Zip Codes 19145 and 19146 Date: As of January 9, 2013 Location: 220 S. 40th...

Issue Brief: Higher Education Accountability


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Informing the debate: RFA releases PACER brief on higher education accountability Credentials after high school are increasingly tied to secure, family-sustaining jobs in the United States. But...

Future of Higher Education conference proceedings


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You or your members may be interested in the new special issue of Social Research: “The Future of Higher Education” Social Research Volume 79 No. 3 (Fall 2012) (Proceedings of the...

Pennsylvania Among States with Fast-Growing Income Inequality


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Pennsylvania Among States with Fast-Growing Income Inequality Middle- and low-income Pennsylvanians have fallen further behind top earners over past 30 years Income gaps widened in Pennsylvania...

Education Policy and Leadership Center


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The mission of The Education Policy and Leadership Center is to encourage and support the development and implementation of effective state-level education policies to improve student learning in...

Partnerships Classifieds

Freelance Program Evaluator available


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Freelance Program Evaluator Are you looking to assess whether your program is meeting its set goals and/or objectives? Do you want to obtain tangible data about your program to share with...

ReStore Marketing and Communications Intern, Habitat for Humanity MontCo


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ReStore Marketing and Communications Intern Goal: To help grow the ReStore donor and customer base through active use of social media, design of printed materials, and creation of in-store...

board members sought, Community-Campus Partnerships for Health


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The Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) Board of Directors is recruiting new board members from the US and Canada! Applications are due January 7, 2013. We are searching for individuals...

Volunteer tax preparers, Campaign for Working Families


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The Campaign for Working Families will provide free tax preparation services for the 2012-13 Tax Season! The impact of state budget cuts was hard on the Campaign, but we are moving FORWARD! The...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Abstracts: Nutrition Education: Moving from Good to Great


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Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior 46th Annual Conference Nutrition Education: Moving from Good to Great! August 9 – 12, 2013 Portland, Oregon | Hilton Portland & Executive Tower...

Call for Papers: Racism and Anti-Racism through Education and Community Practice


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Call for Papers Racism and Anti-Racism through Education and Community Practice: An International Exchange 26th—28th June 2013 Centre for Education for Racial Equality in Scotland, University of...

Call for Hosts: IMPACT National Conference


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If you have ever considered hosting the IMPACT National Conference, we are currently looking for hosts for the 2014 and 2015 conferences. The conference is primarily organized by a National Planning...

Grant Opportunities

Community-based services for older adults


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REQUEST FOR LETTERS OF INTENT United Way is looking for organizations currently providing community-based services for older adults. United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey has...

Public Health Services and Systems Research


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Invites Grant Proposals for Public Health Services and Systems Research Deadline: December 18, 2012 (Brief Proposals) The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has announced a...

Chespeake Bay Community Engagement and Restoration Grant Programs


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Chesapeake Bay Trust Invites Applications for Community Engagement and Restoration Grant Programs Deadline: December 7, 2012 The Chesapeake Bay Trust is accepting applications for the following grant...

Use of Research Evidence in Policy and Practice Affecting Youth


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William T. Grant Foundation Accepting Letters of Inquiry for Studies on the Use of Research Evidence in Policy and Practice Affecting Youth Deadline: January 3, 2013 (Letters of Inquiry) The William...

Teacher and Artist Partnership and Residency Grants


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Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Teacher and Artist Partnership (TAP) and Long-term Residency (LTR) Applications and Guidelines Now Available Application deadline: December 21, 2012 The funding...

Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) Grant Program


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Applications are Now Available for the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission’s Pennsylvania Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 JARC Funding Round The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC)...

Home Depot Community Impact Grants Program


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Home Depot Foundation Accepting Applications for Community Impact Grants Program Deadline: December 12, 2012 The Home Depot Foundation is accepting applications for its Community Impact Grants...

Maintain and Protect Hiking Trails


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American Hiking Society Offers Support to Maintain and Protect Hiking Trails Deadline: December 15, 2012 The American Hiking Society’s National Trails Fund is dedicated solely to building and...

Our Town Grant Program: Creative Placemaking


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National Endowment for the Arts Invites Creative Placemaking Proposals for Our Town Grant Program Deadline: January 14, 2013 The National Endowment for the Arts has published guidelines and the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Volunteer Coordinator, Philabundance


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PHILABUNDANCE VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR Position Title: Volunteer Coordinator Location: 3616 S. Galloway Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148 Reports to: Senior Manager-Volunteers Department: Development...

Philadelphia Teaching Fellows


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Philadelphia Teaching Fellows When it comes to student success, nothing at school matters more than the quality of the teacher at the front of the class. Philadelphia Teaching Fellows is a highly...

ITWorks Instructor, NPower PA


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ITWorks Instructor ITWorks is a life-changing program for at-risk young adults who are 18-24 years old, have a GED or high school diploma, but have not completed college. In southeastern Pennsylvania...

Teen Program Manager, Project H.O.M.E.


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Job Posting The Teen Program Manager will oversee the continued development, implementation, and evaluation of programs geared towards raising the academic, technology, college-readiness and...

Teaching artists, Taller Puertorriqueño


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Join our team of talented teaching artists, counselors and volunteers at Taller Puertorriqueño! We are seeking counselors to work in small groups with children K-5 on homework help and life skills...

Urban Farm Manager/Educator, Center for Environmental Transformation


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Urban Farm Manager/Educator Job Description The Center for Environmental Transformation, a faith-based non-profit located in Camden, NJ seeks an Urban Farm Manager and Educator to further our...

Volunteer Associate, Philadelphia Youth Network


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Volunteer Associate Dec. 2012-June 2013 General Description: Presently, PYN is seeking a candidate who will help expand the organization’s external relations efforts with a focus on connecting...

Miscellaneous

Three new community schools webinars


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The Coalition for Community Schools has an exciting lineup of informative webinars scheduled over the next few weeks with a host of expert guest speakers. Make sure you register, join us, and then...

Promising Practices for Dropout Prevention and Recovery in Rural Districts


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Leveraging Local Resources: Promising Practices for Dropout Prevention and Recovery in Rural Districts Join us for a Webinar on November 29 at 2:00 PM EDT Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat...

Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior webinars


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The Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (JNEB) from the Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) will be starting a Journal Club—weekly webinars featuring authors from the latest...

Sandy Relief for Atlantic City Schools and students


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Thank you for contacting me regarding what you and/or your students could do to help the Atlantic City area after Hurricane Sandy.   I spoke with the Donna Haye, Superintendent of Atlantic City...

How to Create a Healthier School Food Culture


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NEW-The webinar, “How to Create a Healthier School Food Culture,” on Tuesday, December 11th at 2:00 PM (EST), focuses on school food choices that go way beyond the cafeteria. This webinar...


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