The week of

December 17, 2012

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships November/December Newsletter


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Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships September/October Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Understanding Your Taxes/Credit Building


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Three similar opportunities below… Attend this workshop and get your taxes done FOR FREE!!! What: Understanding Your Taxes/Credit Building When: Thursday January 10, 2013 12:30 – 3:00 PM (You...

Community Forums on School Closures


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The School District of Philadelphia is committed to providing parents and community stakeholders with an opportunity to learn more about the Facilities Master Plan and to share input on the...

BMe: Black Male Engagement Story Sharing Day


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BMe: Black Male Engagement Comes to PhillyCAM Participate in the BMe Story Sharing Day at PhillyCAM on Thursday, January 10 from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. BMe is a growing network of black males...

Film screening and call for films re civil rights


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ITVS Community Cinema, in partnership with WHYY,  PhillyCAM and ReelBlack, will be presenting a free screening of The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight For Civil Rights on February 28, 2013...

Infill Philadelphia Design Awards: Soak It Up!


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Save the date! Infill Philadelphia: Soak It Up! Design Awards Thursday, March 7, 2013 Academy of Natural Sciences 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA Join us for the results of  the...

Become a Tree Tender


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Tree Tenders A Program of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Become a PHS Tree Tender PHS’s Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county...

Race Institute for K-12 Educators


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Registration is now open for The Race Institute for K-12 Educators!   The workshop will be held January 31-February 2 at The Episcopal Academy just outside Philadelphia.  You can also register now...

The Super-T: Intensive Training for Activist Trainers


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The Super-T: 17 days of Training for Trainers an intensive training for activists, organizers, educators and social change agents. May 31 – June 16, 2013 (with a special orientation for...

New Resources

New Hope For School Integration


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What are we waiting for? In a lengthy article in American Educator, Richard Kahlenberg discusses obstacles he’s faced in promoting socioeconomic school integration over the past 16 years, the...

Resources for transition to Kindergarten


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Kindergarten Registration is Just Around the Corner! In most districts Kindergarten Registration usually begins in February or March. Most districts provide the dates and instructions for...

Statement from Supt Hite on School Closures with list


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Dear Colleagues, I decided to join The School District of Philadelphia this fall as superintendent because of the potential to create a better-run, safer and higher-performing system. Above all, I...

Beyond the Food Drive: Ending Hunger Through Citizen Services


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Beyond the Food Drive: Ending Hunger Through Citizen Services Whatever your age or income, you can engage in effective voluntary citizen service to fight hunger, ranging from food drives to...

2012 State of Child Welfare report


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The high-profile events of the last year, combined with the recent recommendations from Pennsylvania’s Task Force on Child Protection, clearly have elevated public policy discussions about child...

Volunteering Among Americans Hits Five-Year High


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Volunteering Among Americans Hits Five-Year High Parents of school-aged children volunteer at higher rate than overall population; nation’s education chief says schools are an essential hub for...

Partnerships Classifieds

Economic Development Intern, Urban Affairs Coalition


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Job Description Economic Development Intern Special Projects in Economic Development, Financial Education and Community Reinvestment Urban Affairs Coalition Community and Economic Development (CED)...

Volunteer at your workplace – Mentors Needed, Spark Philadelphia


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Volunteer at your workplace – Mentors Needed, Spark Philadelphia Summary: Be a Professional Mentor for a 7th or 8th Grader: -Help the student connect career success to success in school so they...

Interns, PhillyCAM


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PhillyCAM Accepting Spring/Fall Internship Applications We are currently accepting applications from high school, college and graduate level students who are interested in receiving course credit for...

Volunteer Tutors Needed (Adult Ed), PathWays PA


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Volunteer Tutors Needed, PathWays PA PathWays PA offers free Adult Education classes to assist low-income students in furthering their education, studying to earn their GED®, and improve their...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Conference


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“It Takes a Region” Has Been Rescheduled! New Conference Dates: Sunday, February 10th – Tuesday, February 12th “It Takes a Region” was originally scheduled for Oct....

Disability From the Inside Out: Acceptance, Assumptions, & Activism


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The President’s Commission on Human Diversity at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania will be hosting its annual Diversity Spring Conference. Our theme this year is: Disability From the Inside...

Grant Opportunities

Pathways Within Roads to Reading


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Pathways Within Roads to Reading The Pathways Within Roads to Reading Initiative donates books to literacy programs in small and rural low-income communities. Maximum award: 200 books appropriate for...

NEA: Student Achievement Grants


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NEA: Student Achievement Grants The NEA Foundation Student Achievement Grants provide funds to improve the academic achievement of students by engaging in critical thinking and problem solving that...

NEA Foundation: Learning & Leadership Grants


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NEA Foundation: Learning & Leadership Grants NEA Learning & Leadership Grants support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

GeoKids LINKS MS Biology Fellowship


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The GeoKids LINKS program places in Biology graduate students into School District of Philadelphia grade school classrooms as a part of their training in science. Graduate LINKS Fellows receive...

Program Coordinator, Fresh Artists


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Program Coordinator, Fresh Artists Job Categories: Education, Other, Program Delivery, Philadelphia County (PA), Community Art/Cultural Organization, Visual Arts Program Coordinator Fresh Artists is...

Executive Assistant, Fresh Artists


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Executive Assistant, Fresh Artists Job Categories: Administrative, Development, Marketing & Public Relations, Operations & Finance, Other, Philadelphia County (PA), Community Art/Cultural...

Miscellaneous

Mobilizer Academy


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Last chance to become a part of The Mobilizer Academy: a 12 month skill-building, leadership academy connecting Millennials across the country to strengthen their networks and become part of a...

CultureWorks Coworking Office Space


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CultureWorks Coworking Office Space is now Open! Coworking is a revolution in working culture dedicated to openness, community, accessibility, and sustainability. Our coworking community is made up...


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