The week of

January 20, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

Making Education Careers in Philadelphia Achievable for Millennials


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Making Education Careers in Philadelphia Achievable for Millennials PHENND and the School District of Philadelphia are holding the next K-16 University Partners Meeting on Wednesday, February 26th,...

Other Local Events and Workshops

2014 Inclusive Leadership Conference


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2014 Inclusive Leadership Conference From student leader to civic leader Here’s the chance to leave your mark and help build a better Philadelphia! On February 8th, Temple University and Campus...

Reinventing Older Communities: Bridging Growth and Opportunity


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The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Community Development Studies and Education Department today announced plans for Reinventing Older Communities: Bridging Growth and Opportunity, a...

13th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture in Social Justice


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The 13th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture in Social Justice Wednesday, January 22 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Zellerbach Theater, Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (3680 Walnut St)...

Healthcare Reform Workshop For the Child Care Community


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Healthcare Reform Workshop For the Child Care Community Healthcare Reform, Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act – Whatever you want to call it – it’s FINALLY HERE! HURRY! Time is Running...

Mobilizer Academy


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Mobilize is excited to announce that the Mobilizer Academy is coming to Philly in 2014! This February, we’re starting our Mobilizer Academy in Philadelphia, which equips Millennial leaders from...

Teacher Action Group’s Inquiry to Action Groups


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I’m writing to invite you to participate in Teacher Action Group’s (TAG) third year of Inquiry to Action Groups (ItAGs). Inquiry to Action Groups offer an opportunity for teachers to...

People’s Emergency Center Career Fair


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PEC CENTER FOR EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING CAREER FAIR: LAUNCH YOUR CAREER! Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EST) The United Bank Building 3750 Lancaster Ave Philadelphia, PA 19104...

Pedalogical February Workshops


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Pedalogical January 2014 Offers: Live & Online Workshops February Workshops Make Work Work for You – &llr=5luy96oab Less Busy, More Engaged – &llr=5luy96oab&showPage=true...

Understanding the Urban Watershed: The Classroom to Schoolyard Connection


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Teacher Workshop Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Time: 4:00-6:30 PM Understanding the Urban Watershed: The Classroom to Schoolyard Connection Tour EPA’s “ Lessons for a Green and Healthy...

Prison, Foster Care, and the Systemic Punishment of Black Mothers


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Tuesday, January 21 – Signature Program “Prison, Foster Care, and the Systemic Punishment of Black Mothers,” co-sponsored  by the Netter Center 5:00-8:00 pm, 2nd Floor, Hillel at...

Better Philadelphia Challenge & Edmund N. Bacon Prize


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Better Philadelphia Challenge & Edmund N. Bacon Prize Join political powerhouse Ed Rendell as he presents an insightful talk in honor of receiving the 2014 Edmund N. Bacon Prize for his lifetime...

Young Fathers United Parenting Program


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Free 13 Week Parenting Program Teaches Young Men to Become Strong Fathers! If You’re a Young Father or Know a Young Father, ages 14-25 – Please Pass the Word and Come to YOUNG FATHERS...

New Resources

National Literacy Action Week


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National Literacy Action Week January 27- February 1, 2014 Register your Project Today Throughout its history, SCALE has supported the activist initiatives of campus-based literacy programs across...

Book: Getting Back to Full Employment: A Better Bargain for Working People


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Putting Full Employment on the Equity Agenda If we want to reduce inequality and see prosperity broadly shared, we need full employment, argue economists Dean Baker and Jared Bernstein. Their new...

Hands on Banking curriculum


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Hands on Banking Hands on Banking is a free, online financial education curriculum designed for both self-paced, individual learning and classroom use. In the educator section, teachers can access...

Time to Act: Investing in the Health of Our Children and Communities


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Time to Act: Investing in the Health of Our Children and Communities New recommendations from the RWJF Commission to Build a Healthier America explore how we can improve health for all Americans by...

New Federal School Discipline Guidance Addresses Discrimination, Suspensions


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New Federal School Discipline Guidance Addresses Discrimination, Suspensions Leaders of the departments of Education and Justice have issued new guidance on how school leaders can ensure that...

The shifting structure of school governance


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The shifting structure of school governance In her overview for Education Week’s Quality Counts 2014, Jaclyn Zubrzycki writes that most of the nation’s 13,000 districts retain a familiar...

#TalkPoverty Resources from Half in Ten


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Take Action and #TalkPoverty Anti-poverty organization Half in Ten has developed a toolkit with state-by-state data, talking points, sample press releases, op-eds, and editorials to help community...

Urban Institute researchers mark the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty


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Urban Institute researchers mark the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty The Urban Institute is making the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty with new research and analysis on America’s...

Film Review: If You Build It: A Story of Transformation Through Education


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Film Review: If You Build It: A Story of Transformation Through Education “If You Build It,” a new film directed by Patrick Creadon, explores what happens when teachers urge students to...

Pennsylvania School Breakfast Challenge


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More than 200 Schools in our Region Pledge to do a Better Job Helping Kids Start the Day Ready to Learn In Montgomery County, fewer than 18% of low income students are enrolled in school breakfast...

Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement webinar series


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Are you seeking guidance as you complete your institution’s application for the Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement? Consider the following three-part webinar series that is...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Dr. Seuss Day at WD Kelley School


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You are invited on Monday, March 3rd, to the Kelley School!! We will be celebrating Dr. Seuss Day (also known as National Read Across America Day). During this time, we will coordinate programming...

volunteers needed, Clark Park Discovery Day


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The Penn Science Festival Coalition has begun preparations for organizing the University’s participation in the 2014 Philadelphia Science Festival, an annual celebration of the sciences in the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

36th Annual Summer Institute on College Teaching


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Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education’s 36th Annual Summer Institute on College Teaching Over the years, hundreds of faculty have participated in the Institute and have found it...

2014 Engagement Academy for University Leaders


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Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Engagement Academy for University Leaders The sixth offering of the Engagement Academy for University Leaders will be held on June 2-5, 2014 in...

Achieving Authentic, Equitable & Transformative Partnerships


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Registration is Open for Community-Campus Partnerships for Health‘s 13th International Conference, April 30-May 3, 2014 in Chicago! The conference, “From Rhetoric to Reality: Achieving...

Call for Abstracts: Science and Service-Learning


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The next RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) Research (Volume 8) focuses on science and service-learning as a multifaceted research-based learning strategy designed to improve...

Grant Opportunities

Singing for Change


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Singing for Change Accepting Letters of Interest for Social and Environmental Problems Singing for Change was created by Jimmy Buffett in 1995 and initially funded with contributions from his summer...

New Jersey-Based Job Programs for People With Disabilities


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Kessler Foundation Offers Grants for New Jersey-Based Job Programs for People With Disabilities DEADLINE: MARCH 14, 2014 The Kessler Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for...

Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam Initiative


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Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam Initiative Deadline: February 28 The InvenTeam initiative offers an unparalleled opportunity for high school students to cultivate their creativity and experience invention....

Colin Higgins Youth Courage Awards


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Colin Higgins Youth Courage Awards Deadline: February 6 The Colin Higgins Youth Courage Awards are bestowed each year to acknowledge remarkable young people who refuse to be silenced by societal...

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation: Minigrants for School Libraries


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Ezra Jack Keats Foundation: Minigrants The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation offers Minigrants to public and school libraries for programs that encourage literacy and creativity in children.  Programs...

The Merchants Fund for small businesses


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The next grant deadline for The Merchants Fund is Friday, 28 February, 2014 (postmarked). Note the deadlines may not have been updated on the site but I wanted to get this out ASAP.  Please forward...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Quaker Voluntary Service (QVS)


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We recognize that Friends today are being invited to rediscover and reclaim the living tradition of Quaker service for our time, offering new models built on enduring truths. Quaker Voluntary Service...

Executive Director, Community-Campus Partnerships for Health


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COMMUNITY-CAMPUS PARTNERSHIPS FOR HEALTH SEEKS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Application review begins February 24, 2014 Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) seeks an accomplished leader in...

Debate & Drama Coordinator Position, ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships


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Debate & Drama Coordinator Position, ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships – Location: Philadelphia, PA – Hours: 35+ hours, some evenings and weekends – Start Date: Spring...

Miscellaneous

West Philadelphia Skills Center for Economic Advancement


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The West Philadelphia Skills Center for Economic Advancement (WPSCEA) is recruiting Patient Sitters for employment opportunities with The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)! Applications...

Health Care and Sustainable Food


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SAVE THE DATE! Upcoming Webinar Health Care and Sustainable Food in California: A New Report from Healthy Food in Health Care Thursday, January 30th 11 am – 12 pm PST GOOD FOOD IS GOOD MEDICINE As...

For school groups: Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American


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The National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) invites you and your students to experience Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American, opening in March 2014. Come see the well-known and...

Build a Voter Engagement Timeline for Your Nonprofit


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Webinar: Plan Ahead 2014 – Build a Voter Engagement Timeline for Your Nonprofit Thursday, January 23rd at 2:00pm Eastern The 2014 midterm elections will be here soon, and it’s time to...

I AM the Generation Run Project


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The I AM the Generation Run Project is a program for young gay/bisexual men who are interested in learning more about health and interested in fitness and getting involved in local marathons. We are...

Scholarships for High School Students to Attend CCP


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SCHOLARSHIPS for High School Students DID YOU KNOW… Community College of Philadelphia has given away MILLIONS in scholarships? The Community College of Philadelphia Foundation and Office of...

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes


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Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes honors outstanding young leaders who have focused on helping their communities and fellow beings and/or on protecting the...

Caring Institute: 2014 Caring Awards


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Caring Institute: 2014 Caring Awards The Caring Institute is now accepting nominations for its annual Caring Awards. Nominees should exemplify caring and serve as worthy role models for others. Award...

Making Cents Financial Literacy Webinars


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Register Now for the 2014 Making Cents Webinars The topics and speakers for the January 23rd and February 19th Making Cents webinars have been announced and online registration is open. These free...

K-16 Partnerships

Making Education Careers in Philadelphia Achievable for Millennials


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Making Education Careers in Philadelphia Achievable for Millennials PHENND and the School District of Philadelphia are holding the next K-16 University Partners Meeting on Wednesday, February 26th,...


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