The week of

November 18, 2013

PHENND Events/Activities

VISTAs in Education Peer Networking Meetup


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PHENND will host the first official 2013-14 PHENND VISTAs in Education Peer Networking and Professional Development Meetup on the afternoon of Thursday, December 5th, from 3:00-5:00 at a location...

K-16 University Partners Meeting: Early Literacy


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We are excited to announce that PHENND and the School District of Philadelphia are holding the next K-16 University Partners Meeting on Wednesday, December 11th, 3:30PM-5:00PM at 440 North Broad...

Other Local Events and Workshops

2013 Hopeworks Holiday Open House


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You are invited to the 2013 Hopeworks Holiday Open House! When:  Wednesday December 4th Time:  10 until 6 Where:  543 State St. Camden, NJ 08102 Contact:  856-365-4673 RSVP:  Take a tour!...

World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast


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World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast On behalf of the Faith Advisory Board of Philadelphia FIGHT, Bishop Ernest McNear, Vice President Jane Shull, Executive Director Calenthia S. Dowdy, Director of Faith...

Beyond the Paint: Philadelphia’s Mural Arts: Educator’s Evening


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Educator’s Evening – Beyond the Paint: Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Thursday, November 21st, 4:30 to 7:30 pm Samuel Hamilton Building Open to all classroom teachers, this evening will give...

Town Hall Meeting to Address State of Emergency in Black Philadelphia


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IBW Town Hall Meeting to Address State of Emergency in Black Philadelphia Conveners Seek to Engage Black Professional Organizations Eager to play a more active role in combating the multiple crises...

Math + Science Teacher Forum


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December 2013  Math + Science Teacher Forum  – December 2, 4:30-6:45. RSVP BY November 27  AT NOON TO DON MCKINNEY at dmckinney7@ Note the early deadline to RSVP due to the Thanksgiving...

Creating Authentic Donor Dialogue


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Executives’ Breakfast: Creating Authentic Donor Dialogue In today’s competitive charitable marketplace, effective donor stewardship is critical to the cultivation of a prospective major...

The Affordable Care Act and You!


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Listen to Affordable Care Act Experts, and meet with Trained Navigators to help become informed about the Affordable Care Act: – Is there a plan that will fit my budget? – How do I enroll...

Immigrant Access to the Affordable Care Act


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How does the Affordable Care Act (ACA) impact immigrant access to health care? PICC’s Immigrant Access Training Program is offering a comprehensive training on how to identify and determine...

New Resources

Announcing Volume 20, Number 1 of the Michigan Journal


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Announcing Volume 20, Number 1 of the Michigan Journal Since 1994, The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL) has been the premier national, peer-reviewed journal publishing articles...

Childhood Homelessness in Pennsylvania


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Childhood Homelessness in Pennsylvania In 2012, 9,098 children/youth slept at least one night in emergency (EH) or transitional (TH) housing in Pennsylvania. Of children served by EH/TH programs,...

Building Commitment to a Postsecondary Systems Change Agenda


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OMG Center Launches Community Partnerships Issue Briefs Series The OMG Center is publishing a series of Issue Briefs highlighting lessons from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s...

Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement


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Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Partnerships recognizes that successful engaged learning depends on effective partnerships between students, faculty, community...

Education for Homeless Children and Youths Program Data Collection Summary


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Education for Homeless Children and Youths Program Data Collection Summary The data on homeless students, 2011-12 The federal Department of Education has released new data for its Education for...

Early Childhood Longitudinal Study: The First Eight Years


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Educate the whole child The latest Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation uses a new analysis of the Early Childhood Longitudinal study, which tracked 13,000 children in kindergarten in...

Foster Youth Persistence to College


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Bolstering the odds for foster youth About two-thirds of foster kids never attend college, and even fewer graduate; those who do have an uncommon resilience, writes Michael Winerip in The New York...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Logan CDC Neighborhood Plan


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Logan CDC has received a grant from the Wells Fargo Regional Foundation to complete a comprehensive neighborhood plan for Logan, which will position the neighborhood for support during the...

Volunteer Financial Coach, Clarifi


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Volunteer Financial Coach Volunteer Financial Coaches will work one on one with Clarifi clients seeking to reach personal financial goals. Volunteer coaches will help clients gain personal financial...

Communications and Development Internship, Committee of Seventy


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Winter 2013 Communications and Development Internship The fiercely non-partisan Committee of Seventy fights tirelessly for better government in the region by striving to involve more citizens in...

various holiday related volunteer opportunities


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During the holiday season, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s Community Action Center works to mobilize the caring power in our community by providing a wealth of...

Volunteers needed, Campaign for Working Families


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Campaign for Working Families Volunteer Registration is Now Open! Tax Preparer Training: Through volunteering you will help connect working families to all of the tax credits they are eligible...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Family Engagement Conference


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National Family Engagement Conference April 8-9, 2014 Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel Cincinnati, OH This family engagement peer network brings together district leaders from across the nation and...

Call for Abstracts: PA Nutrition Education Conference


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The 2014 Call for Abstracts/Local Projects is back for 2014! PA NEN invites you to submit a proposal of original research or a successful project/program you have implemented in your community....

National AfterSchool Association Annual Convention


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Welcome to the 2014 National AfterSchool Association Annual Convention! EXPERIENCE INNOVATION in the Big Apple! Friday February 28 – Monday March 3, 2014 The New York Hilton Midtown, NYC Join...

Call for Presenters: Educating Hearts Conference: The Stress Effect


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Call for Presenters! Educating Hearts Conference: The Stress Effect To strengthen the abilities of practitioners and educators to address their personal stress and to assist them in the...

Grant Opportunities

Turning Point Prize


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Turning Point Prize Do you have a great idea for a project that would help women, girls, and families in our region? Could you put $15,000 to work improving your community? Women for Social...

Earthwatch Institute: Educator Fellowships


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Earthwatch Institute: Fellowships The Earthwatch Institute offers educators fully funded fellowships for hands-on learning with leading scientists doing field research and conservation on projects...

Coach Across America Program


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Coach Across America Program Deadline: December 13 Apply to host a Coach Across America (CAA) Coach at your sports-based youth development program! CAA was launched by Up2Us to provide its member...

NEA: The Big Read


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NEA: The Big Read The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts to restore reading to the center of American culture by providing citizens with the opportunity to read and...

Fund for Teachers


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Fund for Teachers Deadline, January 30, 2014 Program Information Fund for Teachers provides educators, possessing a broad vision of what it means to teach and learn, the resources needed to pursue...

Urban Waters Small Grants Initiative


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Urban Waters Initiative The goal of the Urban Waters Small Grants program is to fund research, investigations, experiments, training, surveys, studies, and demonstrations that will advance the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Development Coordinator Description, Norris Square Neighborhood Project


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Norris Square Neighborhood Project – Development Coordinator Description About Norris Square Neighborhood Project Norris Square Neighborhood Project promotes positive change through youth...

Nutrition Education Advisor, Penn State Extension DelCo


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A Nutrition Education Advisor position is open at Penn State Extension. The position requires providing nutrition education in low-income areas of Delaware County through established groups of...

Assistant Director for Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs, West Chester University


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Assistant Director for Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of...

Program Officer, Philadelphia LISC


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Philadelphia LISC is looking to hire a second Program Officer.  Attached here and below is the job description — please share with your networks.  The application deadline is December 13th....

Miscellaneous

Expanded Learning Opportunities


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Expanded Learning Opportunities December 3rd at 3pmEST This webinar will highlight the Coalition for Community School’s upcoming report, The Convergence of Community Schools and Expanded...

Prioritizing Health in the Latino Community


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“¡Pláticas de Salud! Prioritizing Health in the Latino Community” is a webinar scheduled for December 4th at 4:00 PM (EDT). The Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LCHC) has completed a...

Help Phillipines Super Typhoon Haiyan Survivors


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[from Youth Service America] How To Help Phillipines Super Typhoon Haiyan Survivors As with any natural disaster, the fastest and most effective way for young people (or anyone) to help is through...


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