The week of

April 29, 2013

Other Local Events and Workshops

Arrested Development: Choices, Consequences and the Law


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Do you know what your rights are if you’re stopped by the police? Most people don’t, and the consequences can be severe. From simple misunderstandings to illegal searches and excessive...

Small Business Solutions Expo


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Small Business Solutions Expo presented by Wells Fargo THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013 | 8AM – 12PM THE ENTERPRISE CENTER Business Event Center | (Ludlow Street Entrance) 4548 Market Street |...

Film screening: Braking Cycles


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Braking Cycles Public Screening @ Urban Saloon 2120 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia Wednesday, May 8 Doors open at 7 PM Screening begins at 7:30 PM $10 a ticket Join fellow bike racers, cyclists and...

National PTA Family and Community Engagement Training


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We are writing to invite you to participate in a two‐day “Train the Trainer” workshop brought to you by the PTA Urban Family Engagement Network and the Office of Family and Community Engagement...

Credit and Money Matters workshops


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Please use this website to register for a free financial workshop presented by Bank of America in collaboration with the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. Each of the workshops highlighted...

Constitution Making Annual Conference


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The Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism Presents: 2013 Annual Conference CONSTITUTION MAKING May 3, 2013 9:00 – 5:00 Houston Hall, Benjamin Franklin Room, 3417...

Education for Liberation Curriculum Fair and Citywide Summit


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Curriculum Fair and Citywide Summit Teacher Action Group – Philadelphia and Campaign for Nonviolent Schools Present the Fourth Annual Education for Liberation Curriculum Fair and Citywide Summit...

New Resources

New Report: ExpandED Schools initiative


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Expanding engagement A new brief from The After-School Corporation (TASC) examines its ExpandED Schools initiative, which it launched in 2011 in 11 elementary and middle schools in New York City,...

Teacher Misclassification in High Stakes Personnel Decisions


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Flawed measures, but the best we’ve got What Do We Know About the Tradeoffs Associated with Teacher Misclassification in High Stakes Personnel Decisions? A new paper from the Carnegie Knowledge...

New Book: Why Would Anyone Cut a Tree Down?


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New Book: Why Would Anyone Cut a Tree Down? The book was written by Roberta Burzynski and illustrated by Juliette Watts, two long-time NA S&PF employees who work out of Newtown Square. On April...

Partnerships Classifieds

event volunteers needed, National MS Society


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National MS Society – Preakness at the Piazza May 18 The National MS Society’s Preakness at the Piazza will take place on Saturday, May 18th. Volunteers must be 21 and are needed for set up,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2013 National Brownfields Conference


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2013 National Brownfields Conference May 15-17, 2013 Atlanta, Georgia The 2013 National Brownfields Conference is EPA’s largest training conference, and the nation’s largest event that...

Call for Proposals: PA Disability Employment & Empowerment Summit


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The PA Disability Employment & Empowerment Summit (PADES ) 2013 planning committee is currently accepting proposals for presentations on the following topics relevant to people with disabilities...

Advancing Equity and Opportunity through Fair Trade Learning


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Student Learning, Community Development: Advancing Equity and Opportunity through Fair Trade Learning Register Now for 6th Annual Global Service-Learning Institute May 29 – 31, 2013 Cornell...

Grant Opportunities

State Farm Good Neighbor YOUth in the Driver Seat Grants


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State Farm Good Neighbor YOUth in the Driver Seat Grants Deadline: June 23 Learning to drive is one of the most exciting milestones in a teen’s life. To support teens and their teachers in this...

State Farm Good Neighbor Student Achievement Grants


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State Farm Good Neighbor Student Achievement Grants Deadline: June 23 Increase academic achievement, workplace readiness, and stronger communities during the 2013-2014 school year with a $1,500 State...

School-based running programs


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SCHOOL AWARD PROGRAM Application Submission Deadline 11:59pm: Wednesday, May 15, 201 About The Program With the goal of empowering school age children nationwide with the means to achieve and...

Home Depot Foundation: Veterans Housing


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The Home Depot Foundation (THDF) is seeking opportunities to support veteran housing projects around the country, with a primary focus on permanent supportive housing. Projects may be new...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

UrbanPromise Ministries: Summer Camp Director


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UrbanPromise Ministries:  Summer Camp Director UrbanPromise Ministries is looking to hire a passionate and experienced individual for a full-time position directing a Summer Camp from mid-June to...

UrbanPromise Ministries: Jr. High AfterSchool Program Director


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UrbanPromise Ministries: Jr. High AfterSchool Program Director UrbanPromise Ministries is looking to hire a passionate and experienced individual for a full-time position directing an AfterSchool...

UrbanPromise Ministries: Education Coordinator


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UrbanPromise Ministries: Education Coordinator UrbanPromise Ministries is looking for a self-motivated individual with good organizational and interpersonal skills to work as the Education...

Team Leader, Gearing Up


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Job Title:  Gearing Up Team Leader     (Two Positions available) Benefits:  None Location:  Center City or Northwest Philadelphia (Mt. Airy/Germantown) Compensation:  $12/hour Hours:  5-7...

Youth Counselors, Taller Puertorriqueno


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TALLER PUERTORRIQUENO, INC. EDUCATION PROGRAMS 2557-59 N. 5TH ST. PHILADELPHIA, PA 19133 (215) 423-6320 (Tel) (215) 423-6248 (Fax) Taller Puertorriqueño is seeking to hire Youth Counselors to work...

Visual & Performing Teaching Artists, Taller Puertorriqueno


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Job Opportunities for Visual & Performing Teaching Artists Taller Puertorriqueño is seeking artists interested in teaching part-time classes in the visual and performing arts to children and...

AmeriCorps VISTAs, SERVE Philadelphia


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Join the SERVE Philadelphia AmeriCorps VISTA Team! 2013-2014 SERVE Philadelphia AmeriCorps VISTA applications being accepted through May 30th! Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s Office of Civic...

Finance & Accounting Assistant, FINANTA


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FINANTA is a non-profit community lender that provides access to capital, technical assistance, and credit-building services for low-to moderate-income entrepreneurs and first-time homebuyers in the...

Individual Donor Coordinator, Philadelphia Student Union


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The Philadelphia Student Union (PSU) is a community based youth organizing and leadership development organization led by high school aged youth with adult support. PSU is a national leader in the...

Youth Organizer, Philadelphia Student Union


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The Philadelphia Student Union (PSU) is a community based youth organizing and leadership development organization led by high school aged youth with adult support. PSU is national leader in the...

Director of Lending and Training, Women’s Opportunities Resource Center


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The Women’s Opportunities Resource Center (WORC) is a nationally-recognized not-for-profit organization headquartered in Philadelphia that promotes social and economic self-sufficiency primarily...

Miscellaneous

Third Annual WALK Against Hate


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Third Annual WALK Against Hate Date: May 19, 2013 Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Venue: MLK Drive/West River Drive Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania On Sunday, May 19, 2013 nearly 1500 walkers will...

Advocating for Community Schools


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Upcoming Webinars from the Coalition for Community Schools Advocating for Community Schools April 30th 3-4pm EST – Federal and State Policy 101: The Coalition will share a concise overview of...


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