The week of

June 24, 2013

Other Local Events and Workshops

Free Open Source Software Convention


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FOSSCON 2013 is Saturday August 10th in Philadelphia. FOSSCON is a local convention about Free Open Source Software. Fosscon will be held at: The Friends Center on Cherry Street, easily reachable...

National Conversation on American Unity


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NATIONAL CONVERSATION ON AMERICAN UNITY Tuesday, July 23, 2013 1 – 4 Admission: Free Advance reservations recommended: Register online . For more information, please call Allison Grant at Join...

Summer Class Listing of Frator Heru Institute


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The Frator Heru Institute PRESENTS Summer Classes, Seminars & Workshops July 8 – August 17, 2013 Registration: Monday, June 24 – Thursday, July 11, 2013 / – #036: PRE-COLLEGE...

Restorative Practices II: Using Circles Effectively


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Friday June 28 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm BuildaBridge House (205 W. Tulpehocken St, Philadelphia, PA 19144) A circle is one of several versatile restorative practices that can be used proactively, to...

Grounded in Philly Launch Party


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Philadelphians are coming together to turn vacant lots into productive community spaces! Healthy Foods Green Spaces is a constituent-led coalition that magnifies the voice of Philly’s urban...

Nutrition Education in Food Banks Webinar


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A Flavorful Pairing: Nutrition Education in Food Banks Webinar Register Now – small and transparent Register now for this 1-hour webinar; free to Academy members! The webinar is limited to the...

PA NEN’s Summer Workshop


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PA NEN’s Summer Workshop Registration is Open! Sign Up Today! Teaching nutrition is a vitally important job. But what’s even more important? Motivating and inspiring your clients to USE what...

Envisioning PACC AmeriCorps VISTA Project Design Sessions


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Register now to attend “Envisioning PACC AmeriCorps VISTA Project Design Sessions”. Take action and envision a future PA Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA project during one of two...

The Underwriting Process Explained


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Workshop: The Underwriting Process Explained Thursday, June 27 4:00 – 6:00 Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation 1500 Market Street Suite 2600 West Philadelphia, PA 19102 Cost: FREE...

Finding Your Funding


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Presented by: Women’s Business Development Center Finding Your Funding $$$ Monday, June 24 6:00 – 8:00 Walnut Street, Suite 1124 Philadelphia, PA 19107 Cost: $10 This two-hour workshop...

Social Media Training Day


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Monday, June 24, 2013 – 8:30am – 5:00pm Philadelphia Business Journal 400 Market Street, 12th Floor Philadelphia PA 19106 Cost: $300 In this all-day session, you will learn how to...

New Resources

Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds workshop for teacher


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The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation is holding the 2013, “Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds.” It’s a 2 day workshop on August 6-7, 2013 at the Hill School in Pottstown, PA...

Common Core and the Value of a Diploma


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When a diploma no longer signals competence A new report from the Center for Public Education finds that until states and districts re-examine their graduation policies, a high school diploma will...

Measuring Social Return on Investment for Community Schools


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We are pleased to announce the release of “Measuring Social Return on Investment for Community Schools,” a case study and companion guide designed to help educators and administrators across the...

Public Health Webinar: The Built Environment


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(APHA) Webinar: Built Environment Approaches for Improving Community Health On Thursday, May 9, 2013, the APHA hosted this webinar on the built environment. The built environment — our...

Partnerships Classifieds

Internships, Art Sphere, Inc.


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Art Sphere Inc. offers invaluable learning opportunities to students in high school or completing an undergraduate/graduate program at a local university or college. From art education to public...

volunteers needed, Summer Cycling Day Camp


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This summer Neighborhood Bike Works expects to teach 72 young people bike mechanics, safe urban riding, and lots more! We can’t do it alone and are looking for adult volunteers to help us...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality


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Date:September 19-20 InterContinental Hotel & Conference Center, Cleveland, Ohio Don’t miss the 2013 Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality this September 19 and 20. The Policy...

Call for Chapters & Reviewers: Service-Learning Pedagogy: How Does It Measure Up?


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The Service-Learning and Experiential Education SIG of the American Educational Research Association is pleased to announce a Call for Chapters & Reviewers for the 2014 volume in the series...

Call for Proposals: Latino Communities Conference


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Latino Communities Conference: Building Bridges/Construyendo Puentes When:   Thursday October 24, 2013, 8am-5:30pm Where:  Sykes Student Union, West Chester University Conference is free and open...

Grant Opportunities

2014 RSVP Competition


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Established in 1971 and now one of the largest senior volunteer programs in the nation, RSVP offers a diverse range of volunteer activities that serve communities to create measurable impact, benefit...

Beyond Words Library Disaster Relief


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Dollar General, in collaboration with the American Library Association (ALA), the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and the National Education Association (NEA), is sponsoring a school...

National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year


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Dow Jones Fund: National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year The National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year program identifies outstanding high school journalism teachers who have...

Grant Opportunities from Action for Healthy Kids


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School Breakfast to School Wellness Partnership grant opportunities from Action for Healthy Kids for the 2013-2014 school year abound. School districts can apply for funds that range from $12,600 to...

Health Care Innovation Awards


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Made possible by the Affordable Care Act, the Health Care Innovations Awards provides an opportunity to improve quality and bring down costs for patients and taxpayers. On May 15, 2013, the Center...

Closing the Gap in Healthcare Disparities through Dissemination


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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Funding Opportunity Announcement: Closing the Gap in Healthcare Disparities through Dissemination and Implementation of Patient-Centered Outcomes...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

AmeriCorps positions, City Year Greater Philadelphia


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CITY YEAR is actively recruiting to fill positions before June 30. All confirmed hires start August. A million students drop out of high school each year; barely half of African American and Hispanic...

Prevention Specialist Position [Full Time], COLOURS


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JOB DESCRIPTION FULL-TIME PREVENTION SPECIALIST POSITION SUMMARY: The COLOURS Organization, Inc., a program partner of the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) is currently looking for an individual to fill...

Prevention Specialist Position [Part Time], COLOURS


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JOB DESCRIPTION PART-TIME PREVENTION SPECIALIST POSITION SUMMARY: The COLOURS Organization, Inc., a program partner of the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) is currently looking for an individual to fill...

Miscellaneous

National Association of Independent Schools Challenge 20/20 Program


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NAIS: Challenge 20/20 Program National Association of Independent Schools Challenge 20/20 Program provides an opportunity for schools to develop globally based, experiential curricula and to build...

Grad Course for Teachers: Literacy and Jewish History


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A Graduate Course in partnership between The Penn Literacy Network & National Museum of American Jewish History This course explores the relationship between inquiry-based learning and...

Nutrition Education in Food Banks Webinar


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A Flavorful Pairing: Nutrition Education in Food Banks Webinar Register Now – small and transparent Register now for this 1-hour webinar; free to Academy members! The webinar is limited to the...

Food Access and Economic Impacts: Trends and New Research


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Webinar Join in on June 27th at 2:00 PM Studies have shown that healthy food retail improves the economic health and well-being of communities, and can help to revitalize struggling business...

The Coalition for Community Schools Blog


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INNOVATIONS IN EXPANDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES: THE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS APPROACH Every Wednesday, starting today, the Coalition will post a new blog on how districts and their community partners are...


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