The week of

October 21, 2013

PHENND Events/Activities

Scholars in Service to PA Makes an Impact


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Although the Scholars in Service to PA program recently ended after nine years due to the termination of our AmeriCorps grant, we are pleased to show off new results of pre- and post-surveys of...

Other Local Events and Workshops

PD for Teachers from Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting


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ATTENTION K-12 TEACHERS! Join us for a UNIQUE (AND FREE!) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY. The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting IS COMING TO PHILADELPHIA! WHEN: November 7, 2013. 4:30 – 7...

More than words: Listening to Indigenous voices


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The Penn State Brandywine Laboratory for Civic and Community Engagement and the Psychology Club are delighted to welcome Dr. Lynne Russell. Dr. Lynne Russell is a Māori academic researcher from...

CONNECT Philly Youth Development Consultants


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CONNECT Philly Youth Development Consultants (PYDC) started in April of 2013 in an effort to bring other youth development consultants together around the goals of: *increasing collaboration and...

PCCY State Funding Strategy Meeting


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On Monday, October 28th 2013, Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) is hosting a funding formula event starting at 5pm.  Pennsylvania is one of three states without a funding formula. We...

College Ready Workshop


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What if your students had extra help in planning for college? Help them get ready with SJU’s College Ready Workshop Saturday, October 26, 2013 Campion Student Center 9:00am – 2:00pm The...

Meet the Experts Business Education Series


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MEET THE EXPERTS Wells Fargo Business Education Series NOVEMBER 19, 2013 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Temple University Alter Hall – 7th Floor Graduate Commons 1801 Liacouras Walk Philadelphia, PA This...

2013 Philadelphia High School Fair


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2013 Philadelphia High School Fair Background •    The School District of Philadelphia previously hosted a high school fair every fall for middle school students to learn about their high school...

The Power of Play


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The Power of Play @ The Lenfest Center – October 24, 2013 This workshop is a well-vetted tactical workshop that builds skills, tools and confidence in adults providing play and recess with...

Business on Board: Leadership Development and Board Placement


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Business on Board: Leadership Development and Board Placement APPLY ONLINE to create lasting impact in the creative sector by developing your leadership skills. The Arts & Business Council of...

Creating Sustainable Funding for Nonprofits


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Sader, Nino & Associates at Merrill Lynch & Benevon Invite You to Join Us on November 8th, for a Presentation and Discussion on Creating Sustainable Funding for Nonprofits You will be...

Classroom and Behavior Management


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November Peer Networking Meeting Wednesday, November 20, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Topic: Classroom and Behavior Management Register: Location: United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern NJ,...

Black Energy Awareness Month Youth Career Day


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American Association of Blacks in Energy Sponsors ‘BEAM’: BLACK ENERGY AWARENESS MONTH YOUTH CAREER DAY For students in grades 9 to 12. Focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math...

PHS Green City Teachers


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Learn about gardening, greening and the environment, and how to incorporate it into classroom or after-school activities. PHS Green City Teachers is a 5-session course that uses experiential learning...

Black Middle Class Neighborhoods in the 21st Century


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Mary Pattillo, Harold Washington Professor of Sociology and African American Studies Northwestern University, will deliver Urban Studies’ 30th Annual Public Lecture: “Black Picket Fences...

Juvenile In Justice Exhibition


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InLiquid and the Juvenile Law Center Present Juvenile In Justice An exhibition of works by Richard Ross, Roberto Lugo, and Mat Tomezsko November 8 – December 12, 2013 InLiquid, a nonprofit...

Sports & Education Expo


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MARK YOUR CALENDAR! THE SPORTS & EDUCATION EXPO IS COMING TO THE PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION CENTER!  DECEMBER 13-15, 2013 THIS IS AN EXCITING EVENT that combines the passion for sports with the...

NJ’s Annual Conference for Afterschool


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NJ’s Annual Conference for Afterschool November 22 & 23, 2013 This year’s conference celebrates the official launch of NJ’s Quality Standards for Afterschool. Come learn about...

Families Achieving College Education, School District of Philadelphia


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The Office of Family and Community Engagement of the School District of Philadelphia is excited to present several activities as part of Family Appreciation Month. This annual celebration allows the...

New Resources

Post-Growth Economics & Community Resilience


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Because of your keen interest in the new economy movement, I’m sharing this just-released paper entitled “Climate After Growth: Why Environmentalists Must Embrace Post-Growth Economics...

Effective Professional Development in an Era of High Stakes Accountability


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Effective Professional Development in an Era of High Stakes Accountability Teaching the Teachers: Effective Professional Development in an Era of High Stakes Accountability. September 2013. This...

The Play Deficit


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The Play Deficit. September 2013. In this article, Psychologist and Research Professor Peter Gray argues that children today are cossetted and pressured in equal measure, and that without the freedom...

The Influence of Childhood Aerobic Fitness on Learning and Memory


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RESEARCH ARTICLE The Influence of Childhood Aerobic Fitness on Learning and Memory Lauren B. Raine,  Hyun Kyu Lee, Brian J. Saliba, Laura Chaddock-Heyman, Charles H. Hillman, Arthur F. Kramer...

Partnerships Classifieds

Graduate Assistant, Women’s Outreach and Advocacy Center, CCP


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Graduate Assistant Job Description Women’s Outreach and Advocacy Center Program Coordinator Office of Student Affairs Graduate Assistant/Program Coordinator Duties: This is an unpaid position....

Volunteers needed, Adopt a School Program


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POSITION SUMMARY Adopt A School Campaign Volunteers are a growing group of high-level volunteers responsible for assisting the Lead Program Director in all donor and client procurement  efforts...

volunteers needed, Election Protection Program


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Registration is OPEN for Seventy’s non-partisan Election Protection Program! The November 5 General Election in Philadelphia will include contests for City Controller and District Attorney as...

Volunteers Needed, Help for Homeowners Event


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The Department of the Treasury and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), as part of the Obama Administration’s Making Home Affordable Program, are partnering with the HOPE NOW...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Communities for Change leadership symposium


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nFocus Solutions’ 4th annual Communities for Change leadership symposium will be held October 23-25 in Omaha, Nebraska. Each year, decision-makers from city governments, nonprofits, schools,...

Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness: Beyond Housing


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Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness: Beyond Housing January 15-17, 2014 Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan 1605 Broadway New York, NY 10019 A national conference to connect people to...

NeighborWorks Training Institute


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NeighborWorks Training Institute Kansas City, MO December 9-13, 2013 Register Online for the NeighborWorks Training Institute! An energetic city forged by a rich history, Kansas City is a jewel of...

Call for Workshops: National Conference on Volunteering and Service


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Save the date for the upcoming 2014 Conference on Volunteering and Service from June 16-18. Points of Light is now accepting proposals for workshops. Each year, conference workshops highlight proven...

2014 IMPACT National Conference


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SAVE THE DATE 2014 IMPACT National Conference We are thrilled to announce that the 2014 IMPACT National Conference will be from February 27 – March 2 at Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, IN!...

10th Annual Summer Changes Everything™ national conference


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The 10th Annual Summer Changes Everything™ national conference on summer learning is coming to Orlando, Florida, November 11-13, 2013! Showing how you make a difference in the lives of the young...

Grant Opportunities

Christopher Columbus Awards


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Innovation Generation: Christopher Columbus Awards The Christopher Columbus Awards is a national, community-based STEM competition for middle school students and teachers looking to make a difference...

True Hero Grants


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True Hero, Inc. recognizes students and schools for doing good work in their communities and beyond via student service projects. If there is a club, group or organization at your school that is...

Informal STEM Research


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National Science Foundation Offers New Funding Opportunity for Informal STEM Research The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Education & Human Resources (EHR) requests proposals...

State Justice Institute Grants


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State Justice Institute Grants The State Justice Institute’s partner and technical assistance grants help state and local courts (including juvenile courts) and their agencies and national...

Research Grants for Out-of-School Time


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Edmund A. Stanley, Jr. Research Grants request for proposals January 2014-December 2014 Applications accepted until November 15, 2013. National Institute on Out-of-School Time on behalf of the Robert...

American Association of University Women Community Action Grants


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Community Action Grant Application Application Deadline: January 15, 2014 Since the inauguration of the Research and Projects Fund in 1972, AAUW has provided support to hundreds of communities around...

William T. Grant Foundation Research Grants


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Social Settings The Foundation supports high-quality research that enhances our understanding of how youth settings work, how they affect youth development, and how they can be improved. Guidance...

2014 Youth Garden Grant


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2014 Youth Garden Grant AT A GLANCE THIS PROGRAM STARTED: September 16, 2013 APPLICATIONS DUE BY: December 6, 2013 WINNERS ANNOUNCED ON: Friday, February 7, 2014 (All day) LOG IN AND APPLY! Since...

Walmart Foundation


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Walmart Foundation Apply for local, state or national grants Central to our commitment to operating globally and giving back locally are the grants we award to organizations of all sizes in...

Build-A-Bear Foundation Literacy Grants


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Build-A-Bear Foundation Literacy Grants Build-A-Bear Foundation provides $1,000-$5,000 grants to organizations providing books for children from underserved populations, and also supports programs...

14-15 PACC*VISTA Host Site Applications Now Available


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In partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Pennsylvania Campus Compact (PACC) is pleased to announce the availability of up to twenty-four (24) AmeriCorps*VISTA...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Manager of Operations, Dress for Success Philadelphia


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DRESS FOR SUCCESS PHILADELPHIA, MANAGER OF OPERATIONS Dress for Success Philadelphia is an affiliate of an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of...

Marketing Project Manager, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


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The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) has been a visionary non-profit organization headquartered in Philadelphia since its founding in 1827 whose mission is to motivate people to improve the...

Director, Human Resources & Talent Management, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


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The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS), founded in 1827, is a visionary non-profit organization headquartered in Philadelphia whose mission is to motivate people to improve the quality of life...

Manager of Individual Giving, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


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The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) has been a visionary non-profit organization headquartered in Philadelphia since its founding in 1827 whose mission is to motivate people to improve the...

Greenhouse Manager/Head Grower, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


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The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has been a visionary not-for-profit organization in the Greater Philadelphia Region since its founding in 1827. PHS organizes the annual Philadelphia Flower...

AmeriCorps School Readiness Fellows, Head Start Camden County


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Center for Family Services Head Start Program is seeking AmeriCorps School Readiness Fellows to serve at Head Start programs throughout Camden County. AmeriCorps State/National members will serve in...

Miscellaneous

Developing “Grit” to Increase College and Career Readiness


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Join Foundations, Inc. this fall as we hear from three dynamic leaders from nationally renowned organizations in education and youth development on critically important topics affecting kids today!...

Young Entrepreneur Awards


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National Federation of Independent Business: Young Entrepreneur Awards The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards program raises awareness among the nation’s youth of the critical role that private...

Sixers “Heroes Among Us” program


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The Sixers “Heroes Among Us” program awards people in the greater Philadelphia-area who have made exceptional and overwhelming contributions to better the lives of children in the...

Food Policy 101: Expanding Healthy Food Access on Food Day 2013


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UPCOMING WEBINAR! Thursday, October 24, 2013 11:00 – 12:00 Pacific / 2:00 – 3:00 Eastern On October 24, the nation will join together for Food Day 2013 — a celebration and a movement...

Document Complaints about Education Budget Cuts Online


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Help Parents United for Public Education and the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia lay the groundwork for a class action suit against the state for steep education budget cuts. Document your...


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