The week of

September 09, 2013

PHENND Events/Activities

Fall PHENND Meeting: Immigration


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The Fall PHENND Meeting featuring campus-community partnerships related to immigration and immigrant communities Wednesday, October 2 9:00AM – 12:00 PM Arcadia University Grey Towers Castle,...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Witnesses to Hunger in Camden


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Ten mothers and grandmothers from Camden, New Jersey are the newest members of Witnesses to Hunger.   While Camden has been portrayed as a dangerous, poverty stricken city, the Camden Witnesses...

Keystone Energy Education Program Professional Development


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Team Up with the Keystone Energy Education Program (KEEP). This PA DEP program focuses on teaching about and tracking energy efficiency in school buildings and homes.  Interested school teams will...

Sisters Giving Back Mini Conference


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Sisters Giving Back Presents A Mini Conference: “Taking the Next Steps…Step Forward…Step Right…” Saturday, October 19, 2013 8:30 – 5:00 p. m. Temple University’s Ritter Annex 1301...

Urban Sustainability Forum: Pollution and Children’s Health


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Join the Academy of Natural Sciences and Moms Clean Air Force for an Urban Sustainability Forum panel discussion on air pollution and children’s health.  On Thursday, September 19th, 6:30-8pm,...

AmeriCorps Member & Supervisor Training Series


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The potential of AmeriCorps members can only be realized when they are provided the training necessary to work with new communities to effectively alleviate poverty. I am excited to announce the...

First Annual State of Veterans Affairs in Philadelphia


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Pointman Soldiers Heart Ministry LIVE Broadcast Event with WURD 900 AM September 28, 2013 11:00am To 2:00pm A SYMPOSIUM: FIRST ANNUAL STATE OF VETERANS AFFAIRS IN PHILADELPHIA Location: TRIUMPH...

La Salle Nonprofit Center course offerings


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Nonprofit Center offers new series The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University’s School of Business is now accepting registrations for its new series of nonprofit educational programs designed...

Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness


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Wednesday, 25 September, 2013 • 5:00–6:30 pm Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street Dr. Lee Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness...

Early Childhood Education Resource Fair


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SERK Resource Festival-SAVE THE DATE On October 7, 2013 the Southeast Regional Key is hosting an ECE/SACC Provider Resource Festival at Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse, Inc. in...

United Way’s Emerging Leaders Program


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UWGPSNJ seeks emerging leaders United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is an intensive leadership development program offered to 24 mid-level...

Public Health Point/Counterpoint


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In 2013-2014 the Penn Center for Public Health Initiatives will present a seminar series entitled Public Health Point/Counterpoint. Each event within the series will discuss a key public health issue...

Cloud Computing for Nonprofits Free Webinar Series


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Cloud Computing for Nonprofits Free Webinar Series September Dates Tech Impact’s ongoing Cloud Computing for Nonprofits webinar series demystifies cloud computing and provides information on...

New Resources

Green Apple Day of Service


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A Green Apple Day of Service project is a great way to build support and momentum for green efforts in your school or campus.  On (or around) September 28, 2013, the second annual Green Apple Day of...

New Findings About the Effectiveness and Operation of Small Public High Schools


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Actually, small high schools work New findings from a multi-year study by MDRC show that small high schools in New York City, which serve mostly disadvantaged students of color, continue to produce...

Widening wealth gap in education


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50 years later, what bars social mobility The resources that the affluent devote to their children are driving a gap between the academic outcomes of well-to-do children and everyone else, writes...

Pennsylvania Medicaid Enrollment Drops


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PA Medicaid rolls drop The Kaiser Family Foundation has released a report, Medicaid Enrollment: June 2012 that shows Pennsylvania dropped more than nine percent of children, families and expecting...

Semester of Service Strategy Guide


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Semester of Service Strategy Guide The Semester of Service Strategy Guide is designed to help educators develop and implement a high-impact, strategic plan of action to engage students in serving and...

How Good OST Programs Improve Attendance


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How Good OST Programs Improve Attendance Research shows that good afterschool programs can not only improve academic performance but also influence school day attendance, even when most don’t...

Does Service-Learning Really Work? YES – If It’s High Quality.


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Does Service-Learning Really Work? YES – If It’s High Quality. As students and teachers across the country start a new school year, two articles have been making their way around the...

IRS website on Affordable Care Act


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IRS launches website on Affordable Care Act The Internal Revenue Service has created a new website to educate individuals, nonprofits and businesses about how the health care law may affect them....

Solving the High School Graduation Crisis: Identifying and Using School Feeder Patterns in Your Community


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UWW guide helps identify school feeder patterns The path to dropping out starts early. So the earlier a struggling student is identified, ideally before they enter high school, the better the chances...

Bringing Buildings Back E-book


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Bringing Buildings Back E-book The second edition of Alan Mallach’s book, Bringing Buildings Back, is now available as an E-book. The updated version contains new material that  that directly...

F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s Future 2013


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Adult Obesity Rates Hold Steady But Remain High Adult obesity rates remained level in every state except for Arkansas in the past year, according to F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s...

ASAP After School Directory


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ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships Releases Annual After School Directory On Wednesday, September 11, ASAP will release its annual Directory of After School Enrichment Activities, published as...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer Coordinator, Career Wardrobe


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Volunteer Coordinator, Career Wardrobe Overview: Career Wardrobe’s mission is to empower women in transition by providing programs which inspire the confidence necessary to achieve...

Education Policy Interns, Public Citizens for Children and Youth


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Intern Posting: Unpaid Two positions Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) is the region’s leading child advocacy organization. For over thirty years, we have advocated to improve the lives...

mentors needed, Cornerstone Christian Academy


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Mentor a Middle School Student in Southwest Philly Cornerstone Christian Academy in Southwest Philadelphia looking for mentors for our middle school mentoring program!  Middle School Mentors join...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Bridging Gaps in Education, in Communities and across the Globe


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We are currently accepting presentation proposals for the 17th Annual Continuums of Service Conference (COS), Civic Engagement: Bridging Gaps in Education, in Communities and across the Globe, to be...

Grant Opportunities

National Gardening Association Mantis Awards


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NGA/Mantis: Mantis Award The National Gardening Association Mantis Awards to charitable and educational garden projects that enhance the quality of life in their host communities. Maximum award: NGA...

Teacher as Researcher Grant


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IRA: Teacher as Researcher Grant International Reading Association Teacher as Researcher grants support classroom teachers who undertake action research inquiries about literacy and instruction....

MetLife Foundation Afterschool Innovator Awards


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MetLife offers after school award The Afterschool Alliance and MetLife Foundation are seeking innovative and potentially lesser known afterschool programs that excel at engaging middle schoolers....

Project Ignition Grants for Teen Driver Safety


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Project Ignition Grants Available to High School Students to Improve Teen Driving The National Youth Leadership Council® is pleased to announce the availability of $2,000 Project Ignition grants for...

NEA Foundation: Student Achievement Grants


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

Million Hearts State Learning Collaborative


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Million Hearts State Learning Collaborative Focus on Hypertension Identification, Control and Improvement ASTHO, with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is offering this...

NEA Foundation: Learning & Leadership Grants


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

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

AmeriCorps position, Chester Housing Wellness Program


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Building Partnerships to Address Root Causes of Poverty Older adult residents and adults with disabilities who reside at the housing authority TBD are at increased risk of premature displacement from...

Assistant Health and Disabilities Coordinator, Maternity Care Coalition


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Assistant Health and Disabilities Coordinator, Maternity Care Coalition An Assistant Health and Disabilities Coordinator is needed for the Early Head Start program to assist in the planning,...

Development Consultant, Equality Forum


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Development Consultant, Equality Forum Posted on: August 20, 2013 Job description Equality Forum is seeking a seasoned development professional to run a multi-platform fundraising campaign for a...

Director of Policy and Governance, The Philadelphia Youth Network


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Director of Policy and Governance, The Philadelphia Youth Network Posted on: August 21, 2013 Job description About PYN: The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is a nationally-recognized intermediary...

Vice President of Program Services, The Philadelphia Youth Network


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Vice President of Program Services, The Philadelphia Youth Network Posted on: August 21, 2013 Job description About PYN: The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is a nationally-recognized intermediary...

Director of Programs & Partnerships, Global Citizen


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Director of Programs & Partnerships, Global Citizen Posted on: August 22, 2013 Job description The Director of Programs and Partnerships will manage a portfolio of initiatives that engage...

Evaluation Manager, Family Planning Council


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Evaluation Manager, Family Planning Council Posted on: August 23, 2013 Job description Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Evaluation Manager is responsible for managing...

Quality Control Manager, Turning Points for Children


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Quality Control Manager, Turning Points for Children Posted on: August 23, 2013 Job description Summary of Position The Quality Control Manager oversees the implementation of Families and Schools...

Corporate Relations Manager, The Moyer Foundation


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Corporate Relations Manager, The Moyer Foundation Posted on: August 26, 2013 Job description Position & Background The position is a three-year, grant-funded position. The primary responsibility...

Department Manager, Youth & Family Development, Concilio


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Department Manager, Youth & Family Development, Concilio Posted on: August 26, 2013 Job description General Description: Develop and manage comprehensive youth and family development programs for...

Deputy Director, HIAS Pennsylvania


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Position Opening Deputy Director, HIAS Pennsylvania MISSION Driven by the Jewish value of welcoming the stranger, HIAS Pennsylvania provides legal, resettlement and supportive services to immigrants,...

Development Coordinator, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey


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Development Coordinator, Burlington, NJ (Fundraising), United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Posted on: August 27, 2013 Job description Development Coordinator, Resource...

Health Insurance Navigators, Health Federation of Philadelphia


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Health Insurance Navigators, Health Federation of Philadelphia Posted on: August 27, 2013 Job description To facilitate consumer enrollment in a Qualified Health Plan (QHP) through the Federal...

Technology Systems Contractor, Media Mobilizing Project


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Technology Systems Contractor, Media Mobilizing Project Posted on: August 27, 2013 Job description Media Mobilizing Project Technology Systems Contractor Role: The Technology Systems Contractor work...

Counselor/Case manager, YESPhilly


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Counselor/Case manager, Youth Empowerment Services Posted on: August 28, 2013 Job description YESPhilly Counselor/Case manager Job Posting Starting immediately YESPhilly is a dynamic organization...

Controller, Tenant Union Representative Network


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Controller, Tenant Union Representative Network Posted on: August 29, 2013 Job description The Tenant Union Representative Network is seeking an experienced Controller who has a BS in Accounting, or...

Miscellaneous

Choice Bus Available for schools and community groups


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THE CHOICEBUS IS COMING! THE CHOICEBUS IS COMING! Summary The Mattie C. Stewart Foundation was created to help educators, community leaders and other interested groups reduce the dropout rate and...


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