The week of

May 06, 2013

PHENND Events/Activities

School Partnerships Institute


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Please join PHENND and the School District of Philadelphia’s Office of Strategic Partnerships as we explore the key elements of successful community-school partnerships. Tuesday, June 4, 10 AM...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Documentary Film: Mothers of No Tomorrow


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Screening of Documentary Film: Mothers of No Tomorrow Thursday, May 9th: 6:30 PM Please join us for a special screening of the documentary film Mothers of No Tomorrow, which provides an uncharted and...

Medical Preparedness for Disasters


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The Extraordinary Has Become Ordinary: Medical Preparedness for Disasters Friday, May 17th: 12 Noon Hurricane Katrina, Joplin, Missouri, and Superstorm Sandy…The mega-storm is becoming more...

Expanding your small business


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Women’s business center sets series on business expansion The Women’s Business Development Center is offering a five-session training program designed to encourage business expansion. ...

Book Launch: Planning, Politics, and the Building of Modern Philadelphia


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Book launch discusses the “building of modern Philadelphia” The University of Pennsylvania Press has published Ed Bacon: Planning, Politics, and the Building of Modern Philadelphia, by...

Crowdsourcing Change


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SEPTA, Art Museum featured in crowdsourcing event Starting at 6pm on Tuesday, May 7th, Philly NetSquared will mark its 5th Anniversary with its signature Crowdsourcing Change format. Here’s how it...

Special Education Law series


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PILCOP continues special education law series The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia will continue its series of workshops and seminars on special education law with Pro Se Parents: Doing it...

Foreclosure Information Night


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PA senator sponsors two foreclosure prevention workshops Pennsylvania Sen. Leanna Washington will hold two workshops on foreclosures in May, one in Montgomery County and one in Philadelphia. The...

How to Obtain 501(c)3 Tax Exempt Status and Keep It


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HOW TO OBTAIN 501(c) (3) TAX-EXEMPT STATUS and KEEP IT (4 week Course) Mt. Airy Learning Tree: May 15-June 4, 2013 (Spring Semester) Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm Place: Blair Christian Academy 220 W. Upsal...

Legal Rights Training for Advocates of People Who Are Poor or Have Disabilities


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Legal Rights Training for Advocates of People Who Are Poor or Have Disabilities is Tuesday, May 21, from 12 – 3 in the Southeast Conference Room of Community Hospital, 2600 W. 9th St. in...

New Resources

Broadening the Benefits of Dual Enrollment


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Dual enrollment delivers A new, three-year study from the James Irvine Foundation tracking outcomes for 3,000 students across California found that career-focused dual-enrollment programs yield...

Book: Closing the Opportunity Gap


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One gap leads to another A new book from the Oxford University Press offers research-based essays by education experts that highlight the discrepancies in America’s public schools, focusing on...

Achieving Educational Equity for Each and Every Child


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Still at risk, 30 years later Reversing the Rising Tide of Inequality: Achieving Educational Equity for Each and Every Child A new report by the Leadership Conference looks at bolstering both quality...

Wealth Gap: Increasing in Recovery


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Wealth Gap: Increasing in Recovery During the first two years of the nation’s economic recovery, the mean net worth of households in the upper 7% of the wealth distribution rose by an estimated...

Family Guide to PA’s Juvenile Justice System


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A FAMILY GUIDE to Pennsylvania’s Juvenile Justice System A family’s first introduction to the juvenile justice system could be a knock on the door or a phone call from the police that your child...

The Research Base for a Birth through Eight State Policy Framework


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The Research Base for a Birth through Eight State Policy Framework OVERVIEW Early experiences in childhood lay a critical foundation for later success. The relationships, environments and supports...

Interviews about School Safety and Anti-Bullying


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Safe Schools Center makes anti-bullying resources available The Center for Safe Schools has been working with print and broadcast media across Pennsylvania on interviews, special features and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

People, Land and Community Education (P.L.A.C.E.) – Gettysburg


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Registration is now open for People, Land and Community Education () – Gettysburg, a course to assist educators in helping students make a connection to their community by linking history, science,...

Service-Learning Research Awards


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2013 IARSLCE Awards IARSLCE is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the following 2013 awards, details of which may be found at Awardees will be recognized at the 2013...

Collaboration in an Era of Constrained Resources


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Association for Collaborative Leadership 2013 Annual Conference October 9–11, 2013 Collaboration in an Era of Constrained Resources Dallas, Texas Hosted by The Universities Center at Dallas Keynote...

2013 Neighborhood Revitalization Conference


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Register for the 2013 Neighborhood Revitalization Conference Registration is now open for the 2013 UNCA Neighborhood Revitalization Conference, in partnership with the Alliance for Children and...

Grant Opportunities

Think Green Grants


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Keep America Beautiful/Waste Management: Think Green Grants Waste Management is joining forces with Keep America Beautiful (KAB) to encourage local solutions that showcase environmental stewardship...

Parent Group of the Year


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PTO Today: Parent Group of the Year PTO Today’s Parent Group of the Year Contest is an excellent opportunity to showcase your hard work while giving your school the chance to win cash and...

Neighborhood Planning in Philadelphia


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Wells Fargo hosts workshop on neighborhood planning Have you been trying to organize residents towards one common vision for your neighborhood?  Is your neighborhood considering creating a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

VISTA Project Coordinator, Contextual Learning, Philadelphia Youth Network


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AmeriCorps VISTA Project Coordinator, Contextual Learning, Philadelphia Youth Network Posted on: April 17, 2013 Service Description: The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is seeking an AmeriCorps...

VISTA Project Coordinator, Worksite Development, Philadelphia Youth Network


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AmeriCorps VISTA Project Coordinator, Worksite Development, Philadelphia Youth Network Posted on: April 17, 2013 Service Description: The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is seeking an AmeriCorps...

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


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Director of Lending and Training, Women’s Opportunities Resource Center Posted on: April 16, 2013 The Women’s Opportunities Resource Center (WORC) is a nationally-recognized...

Manager of Programming, Philadelphia Works


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Manager of Programming, Philadelphia Works, Inc. Posted on: April 16, 2013 This technical position is responsible for developing and maintaining software programs and customizing database...

Employment and Technology Instructor, Valley Youth House


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Employment and Technology Instructor, Valley Youth House Posted on: April 16, 2013 The Achieving Independence Center (AIC) is a “one-stop center” designed to help young people, ages...

Bilingual Housing Counselor, Clarifi


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Housing Counselor – Bilingual Spanish/English, Fannie Mae Mortgage Help Center Summary The Housing Counselor assists Fannie Mae borrowers in completing the steps necessary to avoid foreclosure...

Financial Education Manager, Clarifi


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Financial Education Manager – Financial Smarts Summary The Financial Education Program Manager is responsible for managing general education (Financial Smarts) programs, including the direction...

Grants Manager, Clarifi


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Grants Manager, Clarifi The Grants Manager at Clarifi is responsible for coordinating grant development, researching new funding prospects, providing donor/funding correspondence, preparing all grant...

Executive Assistant, Women Against Abuse


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Executive Assistant, Women Against Abuse Posted on: April 19, 2013 We recently were awarded a contract from the Philadelphia Office of Supportive Housing to provide additional supportive services to...

Accounting Manager, Women Against Abuse


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Accounting Manager, Women Against Abuse Posted on: April 19, 2013 We recently were awarded a contract from the Philadelphia Office of Supportive Housing to provide additional supportive services to...

Director of Fund Development & Marketing, Maternity Care Coalition


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Director of Fund Development & Marketing, Maternity Care Coalition Posted on: April 2, 2013 The Director of Fund Development & Marketing provides leadership for fund development, marketing,...

Site Coordinator, LIFT-Philadelphia


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SITE COORDINATOR/AMERICORPS*NATIONAL DIRECT MEMBER, LIFT-Philadelphia Posted on: April 16, 2013 About LIFT LIFT’s mission is to help community members achieve economic stability and well-being....

Part-Time Coordinator of Health & Social Services, African Family Health Organization


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Part-Time Coordinator of Health & Social Services The African Family Health Organization (AFAHO), a community-based, non-profit organization serving African and Caribbean immigrants and refugees...

Miscellaneous

Engaging Families and the Community as an Alternative to Expulsion


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Solutions to the Dropout Crisis Tuesday, May 7, 2013 3:30 – 4:30 Eastern Time Engaging Families and the Community as an Alternative to Expulsion: An Innovative Approach to Dropout Prevention...


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