The week of

December 09, 2013

Other Local Events and Workshops

Green Your School Workshop: Moving Ideas to Action


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Green Your School Workshop:  Moving Ideas to Action Please mark your calendars for Friday, January 10th, 8:30 am to 1:30 pm for our next Green Your School Workshop:  Moving Ideas to Action. This...

Philadelphia Mural Arts @ 30 Opening Reception


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Viewmasters: Mural Process, Product, and Context Lincoln Financial Mural Arts Center at the Thomas Eakins House 1727-29 Mt. Vernon Street Philadelphia, PA Opening Reception: December 10, 2013, 5:30...

Black Male Development Symposium Kickoff Reception


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We’re Back! Black Male Development Symposium 2014 You’re Invited! – Kickoff Reception Friday, December 13, 2013 – 6:00 – 9:00 Arcadia University’s Grey Towers...

Children with Emotional Needs: Stopping the School to Prison Pipeline


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Know Your Child’s Rights Seminars Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia Join us on December 10th for a training on preventing students with emotional needs from having a future in the...

New Resources

Philadelphia LISC Annual Report


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PHILADELPHIA LISC Philadelphia LISC is a local program of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, (LISC), a national non-profit development organization dedicated to transforming distressed...

Effects of Sequestration on Low Income Housing Programs


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Using the Media to Track the Effects of Sequestration on Low Income Housing Programs In the eight months since sequestration was implemented, media outlets have reported on how sequestration has...

Housing Instability Among Our Nation’s Veterans


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Housing Instability Among Our Nation’s Veterans According to Housing Instability Among Our Nation’s Veterans, million veteran households suffered from severe housing cost burden in 2011,...

Growing Convergence of Community Schools and Expanded Learning Opportunities


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NEW REPORT: The Growing Convergence of Community Schools and Expanded Learning Opportunities The Coalition for Community School’s new report, The Growing Convergence of Community Schools and...

Aligning Policies and Practices to Advance a Postsecondary Systems Change Agenda


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New Issue Brief:  Aligning Policies and Practices to Advance a Postsecondary Systems Change Agenda The OMG Center is publishing a series of Issue Briefs highlighting lessons from the Bill &...

Filling the SNAP Gap


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Filling the SNAP Gap Did you know that starting November 1st, SNAP benefits (food stamps) were reduced for all families by an average of $36 monthly for a household of four? Even before the SNAP...

International Undergraduate Journal on Service-learning, Leadership, and Social Change


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The Fall 2103 volume of the International Undergraduate Journal on Service-learning, Leadership, and Social Change is now online.  You can access at...

Partnerships Classifieds

Intern, Dress for Success


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Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Articles: Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning


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Please consider submitting an article to the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL).  We are now seeking articles for volume 21 (fall 2014, spring 2015). The first step in the...

Connecting Learning and Civic Outcomes


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2014 Gulf-South Summit Creating Capacity Collaboratively: Connecting Learning and Civic Outcomes March 26-28, 2014 | Auburn University, Auburn, AL Featuring speakers: Timothy Eatman Imagining America...

Call for Proposals: 2014 Upper Midwest Civic Engagement Summit


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2014 Upper Midwest Civic Engagement Summit  – Request for Session Proposals Reciprocity in Action: Strengthening Communities Together June 12-13, 2014, University of Wisconsin-Stout,...

2014 Green Schools National Conference


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Solutions Summit: Greening our Classrooms The 2014 Green Schools National Conference Solution Summits will examine “Curriculum that Advances a Sustainable Future, ” a session that promises to be...

National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference


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The Food Research and Action Center and Feeding America are holding the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference on March 2-4, 2014 in Washington, DC. For hotel, travel, registration and more...

Call for Proposals: Occupy Education: Empowering the 99%


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PA National Association for Multicultural Education 16TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY APRIL 11-12, 2014 CONFERENCE THEME: Occupy Education: Empowering the 99% Conference Presentation Proposal...

Grant Opportunities

Youth CareerConnect Program


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The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Department of Labor (DOL), announces the availability of approximately $100 million in grant funds, authorized under Section 414(c) of the American...

2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards


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2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards Deadline: February 10 The twelve award-winning programs this year will receive $10,000 and an invitation to accept their award from First Lady...

Senior SNAP Enrollment Initiative


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NCOA SNAP Enrollment Request for Proposals The National Council on Aging is accepting proposals for their Senior SNAP Enrollment Initiative. The SNAP Enrollment Initiative is a national program that...

North Penn Health Opportunities Fund


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Health Opportunities Fund Now Accepting Letters of Inquiry Under this fund, the North Penn Community Health Foundation will consider requests that address one or both of the following: * Build the...

Financial Coaching into Service Delivery for Transitioning Veterans


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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) # CFP-14-R-00001 for Integrating Financial Coaching into Service Delivery for Transitioning Veterans and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Senior Associate, Strategic Communications, Opportunity Finance Network


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JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title:                           Senior Associate, Strategic Communications (Web Development) Reports to:                       ...

Garden Justice Legal Initiative Community Organizer, PILCOP


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Staff Positions The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, a nationally-renowned public interest law firm devoted to equality and systemic change, is currently seeking a part-time community...

Manager, External Relations, Spark Philadelphia


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Manager, External Relations, Spark Philadelphia December 2013 Background: Spark () is an award-winning, growing national nonprofit. Spark works to increase youth engagement and reduce the high-school...

Jr. High AfterSchool Program Director, UrbanPromise Ministries


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UrbanPromise Ministries: Jr. High AfterSchool Program Director UrbanPromise Ministries is looking to hire a passionate and experienced individual for a full-time position directing an AfterSchool...

Video Production facilitator, New Foundations Charter School


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New Foundations Charter School is looking for a video production facilitator for middle/high school students. The role of the VP facilitator is to teacher students the basics of video production...

Miscellaneous

Lend for America Microfinance Fellowship


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We all know that poverty exists. Often we forget that it exists in our own backyard. I’m reaching out about our paid fellowship opportunity for college students to serve low-income communities...

Cloud Computing for Nonprofits Free Webinar Series


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

Webinar: Helping College Students Experiencing Homelessness


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Webinar on Helping College Students Experiencing Homelessness NCHE is hosting a webinar on December 11 beginning at 2:00PM. In this interactive webinar, presenters will review important information...

M.Ed. Community Engagement Fellowship programs


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Dear Friends and Colleagues: I am pleased to announce that applications have opened for our 2014-2015 Community Engagement Fellowship programs. This is a full-tuition, 36-credit graduate fellowship...

Webinar: Best Practices for 21st Century Environmental Problem-Solvers


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Greening Forward Webinar: Best Practices for 21st Century Environmental Problem-Solvers Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 at 6:00pm Eastern Milo Cress (10-year-old founder of Be Straw Free), Avalon Theison...

MLK Day of Service Webinar: Volunteer Recruitment and Retention


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MLK Day of Service Webinar: Volunteer Recruitment and Retention Wednesday, December 11 at 3:00pm Eastern With the holidays quickly approaching and people seeking ways to give back, there’s no...

Webinar: Moving from Service to Social Justice


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NYLC Webinar: Moving from Service to Social Justice Wednesday, December 11 at 5:00pm Central Understanding and learning about your community needs while working with others to solve the issue is one...

2014 Muhammad Ali Center Peace Garden Grants


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2014 Muhammad Ali Center Peace Garden Grants Deadline: January 17 The 2014 Muhammad Ali Center Peace Garden Grant is an award designed to engage youth on the topics of nutrition, peace studies,...

Webinar: Gun Violence, Disability and Recovery


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December 18, 2013, 9:00pm Webinar: Gun Violence, Disability and Recovery Social Dimensions of Health Institute led by Cate Buchanan (Director, Surviving Gun Violence Project) and responded to by...

Monell Science Apprenticeship Program


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MONELL SCIENCE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM Are you… • Extremely interested in science and research? • A high school or undergraduate student in Philly? • Eligible to work in the United States?...

Pedalogical Coaching and Consulting


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From Pedalogical Coaching and Consulting Second Semester Jumpstarter Package: January 2014 Hit Restart Would you like to recalibrate your classroom for the second half of the year? Then this is the...


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