The week of

January 13, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

Meals and More Info Session


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PHENND and the Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO) welcome you to an information session about the Meals and More Initiative. Wednesday, January 29 10-11:30 AM at...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Improving Parent Engagement


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January Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative (PYSC) Networking Seminar Thursday, Janaury 30th, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Topic: “Improving Parent Engagement” Register: HERE: Location:...

Declaration for the Right to Libraries Event


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SAVE THE DATE JANUARY 27, 2014 Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools with the Association of Philadelphia School Librarians invite you to sign DECLARATION FOR THE RIGHT TO LIBRARIES School library...

Introduction to OST Resources


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Spring 2014 OSTRC Academy Sessions The Academy is back and the Spring 2014 schedule is underway! We’re getting things started with a kick-off session: Thursday, January 23, 10:00 AM -12:00 PM...

George Washington Carver Science Fair


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Philadelphia’s George Washington Carver Science Fair is one of the largest urban science fairs in the United States. It will take place in February and March, 2014, an is open to ALL youth in...

Philly Materials Day for Students


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Philly Materials Day You’re Invited To a Free Day of Hands -On Science & Engineering Fun For All Ages! • SEE MATERIALS INSPIRED BY NATURE • LEARN HOW MATERIALS MAKE US SAFER • MAKE ICE...

PA Progressive Summit


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PA Progressive Summit Scholarship Program The folks who make up today’s progressive movement share a set of fundamentally American values: equal opportunity and mutual responsibility, effective...

Music is For Life: A Celebration of Music & Arts Education in Philadelphia


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Music is for Life is an event to bring together many of Greater Philadelphia’s ongoing, newly emerging, and interested organizations, educators, artists, allies, etc. to 1) celebrate the...

Small Business Legal Clinic


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Martin Luther King Day Small Business Legal Clinic Meet individually with a lawyer for free Ask an attorney about: – The right legal structure for your business (Sole Proprietor, Partnership,...

HIV in Your Community


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“HIV in Your Community” TAKE THE TEST TOWNHALL The Penn Center for AIDS Research Community Advisory Board (Penn CFAR CAB), in collaboration with Victory Christian Center, invites you to...

Anti-Oppression Workshops at Mariposa Coop


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We’re kicking off 2014 in partnership with Mariposa Food Co-op in presenting their semi-annual anti-oppression month. Look forward to a free weekly anti-oppression workshops through the end of...

Moving Beyond the Wall: A Symposium on Mass Incarceration


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Moving Beyond the Wall: A Symposium on Mass Incarceration Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9 am – 3:30 pm Community College of Philadelphia As a follow up to our 2007 and 2012 Arts and Criminal Justice...

Accelerating Innovative Strategies to Achieve Health Equity


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EVENT CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER From University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Public Health Initiatives Thursday, February 13, 9:00am-1:30pm Accelerating Innovative Strategies to Achieve Health...

Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion in PA and state by state


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From University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Public Health Initiatives Wednesday, February 5, 12:00-1:30pm Location: TBA The Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion in PA and state by state...

Reaching the Dream: College Access for the Next Generation of Leaders


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Reaching the Dream: College Access for the Next Generation of Leaders I am writing to let you know about some exciting programming we are providing at Girard College for the Martin Luther King Day of...

Penn College Preparation Day on MLK Day


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UPenn’s admissions office has put together information for high school students on what you need to do throughout your high school career to begin the application process for any college and...

College Board Middle States Forum Pre-Conference


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Philadelphia School District Staff and Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable Members are invited to attend pre-conference sessions at no cost! Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at the Sheraton Downtown...

New Resources

Gateway to College Program in MontCo


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FREE Gateway to College Program at Montgomery County Community College To assist youth than have dropped out of high school, ages 16 to 20, in Montgomery County enter the emerging workforce and...

Teacher’s Guide to Engaging a New Generation of Anti-Hunger Leaders


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Engaging a New Generation of Anti-Hunger Leaders Between 2010 and 2013, YSA and Sodexo Foundation supported 39 classrooms and 4,000 students in an extended, semester-long service and learning...

Report: Serving Healthy School Meals


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Serving Healthy School Meals schools need updated kitchen equipment About this series of reports This is the second in a series of reports that summarizes how schools are putting in place updated...

Why Teacher Leadership Is Not Busy Work


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Why Teacher Leadership Is Not Busy Work Why must teacher leadership be so difficult? asks José Luis Vilson in a post on the Center for Teaching Quality website. Encouraging teachers in leadership...

English Language Learners: A growing yet underserved student population


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ELLs and the policies around them English Language Learners: A growing—yet underserved—student population A new brief from the Education Commission of the States examines reform issues around...

Amplifying Learning in Systems Change Investments


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New Issue Brief – Amplifying Learning in Systems Change Investments: An Experience in Developmental Evaluation The OMG Center is publishing a series of Issue Briefs highlighting lessons from...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer Readers, PA One Book


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PA One Book Reader Survey Now Open Once again we are looking for volunteer readers to read the featured book, Stripes of All Types by Susan Stockdale to children within Early Care and Education...

Board Members, TutorChatLive


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Seeking Board Members for TutorChatLive, a Web-based Education Nonprofit supports underserved secondary school students in achieving academic success by providing access to free, live, online...

volunteers needed, Sip & Swipe Cafe for older adults


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Coaches help older adults go online What’s a Sip and Swipe Café? A place where older adults are taught computer skills (, swiping) in a warm (coffee-drinking) venue. As a Sip and Swipe Café...

volunteers needed, Delaware County Literacy Council


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Delco Literacy seeks tutors The Delaware County Literacy Council (DCLC) is asking adults in Delaware County to make a New Year’s resolution that will keep on giving in 2014 and beyond. Instead of...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Conference


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Call for Abstracts January 20 Deadline Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) invites you to present at the 2014 Annual Conference, June 28 – July 1 in Milwaukee, WI. Research...

Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education Conference


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Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education 2014 Conference February 6-9, 2014 Make Connections – Take Action Registration is now open. Use the Registration Guide and...

Nutrition Educators: Nourishing Future Generations One Table at a Time


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Nutrition Educators: Nourishing Future Generations One Table at a Time PA NEN 2014 Annual Conference Lancaster County Convention Center & Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square April 28-29 The...

Grant Opportunities

Training and Prof Dev RFPs for Early Childhood


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PD/TA and Higher Ed RFPs The Southeast Regional Key is scheduled to release our 2013-2014 Professional Development and Technical Assistance RFPs in the coming weeks. If you represent a higher...

Benefits Access Centers and Benefits Referral Sites


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City seeks agencies as benefit hubs The Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO) is looking for community-based multi-service agencies to serve as Benefits Access Centers...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Roots to Re-Entry Project Coordinator, PA Horticultural Society


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Roots to Re-Entry Project Coordinator POSITION SUMMARY: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s (PHS) Roots to Re-Entry Job Training and Placement Program gives inmates at the Philadelphia Prison...

Testing and Counseling for Social Networks Strategy Project, ActionAIDS


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ActionAIDS, Inc. POSITION DESCRIPTION Position Title:        Testing and Counseling for Social Networks Strategy Project Reports to:        Prevention Services Coordinator...

Part Time Controller, Public Citizens for Children and Youth


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Position: Part Time Controller Organization: Public Citizens for Children and Youth is a Philadelphia based organization focused on Improving the lives and life chances of our region’s children...

Vice President of Development, Back On My Feet


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Vice President of Development Back On My Feet – Philadelphia, PA The VP, Development will report to the CEO and will be directly responsible for fundraising for the $2M+ Shared Services budget,...

Scheduling Manager, Liberty Resources


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Scheduling Manager, Liberty Resources, Inc. Posted on: December 24, 2013 Job description LRI is a non-profit, consumer driven organization that advocates & promotes Independent Living for persons...

Executive Coordinator, St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children


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Executive Coordinator, St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children Posted on: December 27, 2013 Job description St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children Position Title: Executive...

Assistant Budget Director, Resources for Human Development


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Assistant Budget Director, Resources for Human Development, Inc. Posted on: December 30, 2013 Job description Resources for Human Development (RHD) () is a large and diverse nonprofit social service...

Program & Administrative Officer, Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia


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Program & Administrative Officer, Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia Posted on: December 31, 2013 Job description Reports To: Executive Director Type: Must establish primary residence in the...

Controller, The Moyer Foundation


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Controller, The Moyer Foundation Posted on: January 2, 2014 Job description Reporting to the National Executive Director, the Controller will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting...

Director of Development, Bethesda Project


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Director of Development, Bethesda Project Posted on: January 2, 2014 Job description NOTE: This position is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Relocation assistance is not available for this...

Miscellaneous

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Annual Award


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Applications are due February 10, 2014 for the Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Annual Award! Exemplary partnerships from anywhere in the world that are striving to overcome the root causes...

Philadelphia City Scholarship Program


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The Philadelphia City Scholarship Program provides four-year assistance to undergraduate students in the amount of $1,000 per academic year. The program has been in existence since 1959 and has made...

Survey for youth-serving organizations


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If you work in a youth-serving organization and you are responsible for hiring staff, please consider taking 15 minutes to complete this survey.  You can also cut/paste this into your browser () The...

Webinar: The Promise of Universities in School Reform


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The Netter Center for Community Partnerships at Penn would like to bring to your attention a recent thematically based issue of the Peabody Journal of Education on  “Higher Education’s...

ITWorks recruiting


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ITWorks program recruiting yound adults for free IT training program ITWorks is recruiting students, ages 18-26, for its Spring 2014 classes in both Philadelphia and Wilmington, beginning in...

Bezos Scholars Program at the Aspen Institute


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Bezos Family Foundation: Bezos Scholars Program at the Aspen Institute The Bezos Scholars Program at the Aspen Institute seeks students who are independent thinkers, demonstrated leaders, and engaged...

Excellence in Summer Learning Award


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National Summer Learning Association: Excellence in Summer Learning Award The Excellence in Summer Learning Award recognizes an outstanding summer program that demonstrates excellence in accelerating...

School District of Philadelphia’s Kindergarten Registration


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Hope all is well. I am excited to inform you the School District of Philadelphia’s Kindergarten Registration for the 2014-2015 school year will begin on January 21st through May 30th....

Media Advoacy Webinar


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DRN offers media webinar The Disability Rights Network is offering a free online workshop on media advocacy on Tuesday, January 28th from 10am to 12:30pm. Most people get their information and often...


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