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February 03, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships December/January Newsletter


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Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships December/January Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Cultural Sensitivity in Youth Sports


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February Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative (PYSC) Networking Seminar Thursday, February 20th, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Topic: “Cultural Sensitivity in Youth Sports” Register: HERE...

What About Student Impact and Outcomes?


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Out of School Time Resource Center’s February Peer Networking Meeting Wednesday, February 19, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Topic: What About Student Impact and Outcomes? Register: HERE. Location:...

Promising Practices in Professional Development for Out of School Time Staff


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Spring 2014 OSTRC Academy: February Session The Academy is back and the Spring 2014 schedule is underway! We’re getting things moving with the next session: Tuesday, February 11, 10:00 AM...

Special event on Firearms Violence Research


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February 25, 2014, 12:00 – 1:30pm NEW! Special event on Firearms Violence Research featuring Dr. Alan Leshner Location: Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Auditorium, 34th and Spruce streets Featuring...

PCAT STEAM Project Showcase


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Please join us for the First Annual STEAM Project Showcase The Philadelphia Center for Arts and Technology Thursday, February 20, 2014 Rescheduled to March 6, 2014 5-7 PM 2111 Eastburn Avenue,...

Caught in the Divide: Digital advancement and a critical moment in literacy education


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Caught in the Divide: Digital advancement and a critical moment in literacy education February 12th, 7-8:30PM Multicultural Center (Stokes 106) A Haverford House Project, sponsored by the Center for...

Introduction to Volunteer Recruitment, Management, and Recognition


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Introduction to Volunteer Recruitment, Management, and Recognition Tuesday, February 11, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (EST) The SERVEPhiladelphia VISTA Professional Development Committee Presents: An...

PACDC Gala and Awards Ceremony


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Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations 2014 Gala Nominations SAVE… This date: 5:30 Thursday, April 24th, for PACDC’s 2014 Gala and Awards Ceremony at WHYY on...

Bridge to Health Information Professions


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Bridge to Health Information Professions Do You Want to Enter the Healthcare or Health Information Technologies Field? Do You Want to Improve Your Academic & Technology Skills? If You Answered...

Save the Date: Wall Ball 2014


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Save the Date: Wall Ball 2014 Mural Arts Wall Ball Thursday, May 29, 2014 Union Transfer 1026 Spring Garden Street 5:30 – 6:30 VIP Reception 6:30 – 9:30 Wall Ball Celebrate the...

BuildaBridge Annual Institute


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SAVE THE DATE 13th Annual Institute June 4-9, 2014 The BuildaBridge Annual Institute is a professional development and applied research academy that is designed to prepare artists, youth workers,...

Tempus Conference – Social Entrepreneurship for Young Adults


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The second annual Tempus Conference – Social Entrepreneurship for young adults will be held March 14th & 15th, 2014 in Kimberton, PA  Last year Tempus attracted over 145 participants from...

Young Hearts 2014 for young people


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Congreso de Latinos Unidos is hosting a teen event “Young Hearts 2014” that is happening on Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 4-6 pm @ Congreso in the Multipurpose room on 2800 Somerset Street....

A Mighty Launch Party: “The Legacy of Philly Soul Radio”


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A Mighty Launch Party: “The Legacy of Philly Soul Radio” Presented by PECO with support from the Knight Foundation’s Knight Arts Challenge Come celebrate the launch of “Going...

Arts in Child Development, Arts in Learning


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Arts in Child Development, Arts in Learning, Developing Programming for Children (Part II of Creating Safe Spaces) March 15 In this course, participants learn the nature of art as a creative process...

Introduction to Restorative Practices


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Introduction to Restorative Practices – March 7 Restorative practices is a practical approach to interacting with children and youth, and is a set of techniques and concepts that can be applied...

New Resources

Building Community Partnerships in Support of a Postsecondary Completion Agenda


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New Report – Building Community Partnerships in Support of a Postsecondary Completion Agenda In this Report, the OMG Center highlights key lessons from the Bill & Melinda Gates...

Report: The Mentoring Effect


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The Mentoring Effect The Mentoring Effect is a compelling new report informed by the first-ever nationally representative survey of young people on the topic of both informal and formal mentoring, as...

Service-Learning Student’s Guide & Journal


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Service-Learning – Student’s Guide & Journal Helping You Take Your Student’s Education to a Higher Level and Creating 21st Century Citizens Building Personal Character –...

Joint Statement of Collaboration for Local School Wellness Policies


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Schools play a role in making their students healthy. That means a wellness policy is important for developing and managing a plan for action. 30 + organizations wrote the Joint Statement of...

Food Insecurity and Hunger in the U.S.: New Research


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The Food Research and Action Center and Children’s HealthWatch launched a new periodical called, “Food Insecurity and Hunger in the : New Research.” It will be published three times a year and...

Nominations Open: Teacher As Hero Awards


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Summary On Thursday, April 3, 2014, State Farm will sponsor and host the 2014 Teacher As Hero Awards at the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia, PA. Since 2000, State Farm has been a partner with...

New Report: Impact of Farmers Market Promotion Program


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In the fall of 2012, the Farmers Market Coalition partnered with Market Umbrella to embark on a research project to understand the activities and impacts of the USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program...

Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research


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Volume 2 of Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research is Now Available Online The editorial team is pleased to announce that Volume 2 of Undergraduate Journal of Service...

Higher Education’s Role in Public School Reform and Community Engagement


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Peabody Journal of Education on “Higher Education’s Role in Public School Reform and Community Engagement” edited by Robert F. Kronick, Jessica Nina Lester and D. Gavin Luter. The...

New Report: Concentration of Poverty


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Concentration of Poverty The Century Foundation and Rutgers Center for Urban Research and Education has published a report by Paul A. Jargowsky titled, “Concentration of Poverty In the New...

Partnerships Classifieds

Stroehmann Walk + Run Against Hunger


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STROEHMANN WALK+RUN AGAINST HUNGER APRIL 12, 2014, SATURDAY | PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART 5K ( miles) on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive How the Walk+Run Helps: Join us for our annual Walk+Run Against...

World Water Day Walk for Water


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World Water Day Walk for Water Presented by H2O for Life Saturday, March 22, 2014   9AM Alverthorpe Park Pavilion Forrest Avenue; Rydal; PA, 19046 Register on site: $10 Twice around the trail =...

Azavea’s Summer of Maps Fellowship Program


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Now in its third year, Azavea’s Summer of Maps program is open for applications, and we’re inviting your organization to participate. Summer of Maps offers fellowships to students to perform...

Volunteers Needed, Logan Comprehensive Neighborhood Plan


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Volunteers Needed, Logan Comprehensive Neighborhood Plan The Logan CDC writes: We are in desperate need of more volunteers to assist with our Resident Satisfaction survey portion of our comprehensive...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Public Health Proposals


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Call for Public Health Proposals – College of Physicians February 21 (extended deadline) The Section on Public Health & Preventive Medicine of the College of Physicians is conducting a half...

Chester Professional Development Training Series


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Chester Professional Development Training Series You are invited to participate in the following training series sponsored by, the Boys and Girls Club of Chester (BGCC), Chester Youth Collaborative...

Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning


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Are you a leader in volunteerism, service-learning, or civic engagement? Join us March 9-11, 2014 at the Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning in Franklin, TN. With general...

Call for Proposals: Community College National Center for Community Engagement Conf


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PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR COLLEAGUES AND SET ASIDE FUNDS IN YOUR BUDGETS TO ATTEND! The Community College National Center for Community Engagement is happy to announce it is now accepting pre-conference...

Call for Submissions: Community Works Journal Online Magazine


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More information and submission guidelines are available at: EXAMPLES OF JOURNAL TOPICS Community Empowerment; Place-Based Education; Sustainability; Service-Learning; Social Justice; Environmental...

Sustained Dialogue Conference: Transforming Divides


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Transforming Divides: From Bitter Debate to Better Dialogue, SDCN Annual Conference 2014 March 7-9, 2014 at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA Rancorous national discourse has become the norm. From...

GRuB Institute: Drop-Out Prevention


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Join us for the GRuB Institute February 26-28th, 2014 Creating place-based and community-connected youth engagement experiences For over 15 years GRuB has been running agriculture-based ALTERNATIVE...

National Community Land Trust Network National Conference


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National Community Land Trust Network 2014 National Conference: Cleveland Come to learn, leave inspired. April 27 – 30, 2014 We invite you to join us at the 2014 National Conference in Cleveland,...

Call for Workshops: Prison Health Care & Reentry Summit


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Beyond the Walls: Prison Health Care & Reentry Summit When: Tuesday, June 10th; 8:30 AM – 5 PM Where: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th & Arch Streets What: Through panels and workshops,...

Grant Opportunities

Signature Employment Grants


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Kessler Foundation Invites Applications for 2014 Signature Employment Grants DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 7, 2014 (CONCEPT APPLICATION) The Kessler Foundation is dedicated to improving quality of life for...

Katie’s Krops Grants


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Katie’s Krops Grants Deadline: February 28 Once a year, Katie’s Krops hosts a grant cycle for youth, ages 9 to 16, to win a grant to start a Katie’s Krops vegetable garden in their...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Grants and Stewardship, Philadelphia Futures


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Director of Grants and Stewardship ORGANIZATION SUMMARY Philadelphia Futures (a merger and reorganization of White-Williams Scholars with Philadelphia Futures) provides Philadelphia’s...

Urban Garden Director, Norris Square Neighborhood Project


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Urban Garden Director Position FY14 Norris Square Neighborhood Project is seeking a dynamic, energetic bilingual Urban Garden Director to oversee our six urban gardens and farms.  The ideal...

Truancy Case Manager, Institute for the Development of African American Youth


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Truancy Case Manager Job Description 1-8-14 JOB DESCRIPTION Position Title:       Truancy Case Manager Reports To:           Program Supervisor Location:              ...

Vice President for Youth Business Development, JEVS Human Services


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VICE PRESIDENT FOR YOUTH BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT JEVS Human Services is a multifaceted, 21st century nonprofit that annually serves more than 24,000 people through 30 successful programs. JEVS provides...

AmeriCorps*VISTA positions, College Possible Philadelphia


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College Possible is currently recruiting to fill AmeriCorps and VISTA positions for Fall 2014.  We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit making college admission and success possible for low-income students...

Miscellaneous

Service-Learning As Dropout Prevention


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Service-Learning As Dropout Prevention February 19th at 3:00PM Join Hillary Kane, Chair of the Pennsylvania Service-Learning Alliance (PSLA), as she discusses service-learning as a drop-out...

Campus Viewing and Interactive Webcast of Inequality for All


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Campus Viewing and Interactive Webcast of “Inequality for All”, a film by Robert Reich, February 20th, 5 Interested in viewing “Inequality for All”, Robert Reich’s new...

Newman Civic Fellows Award


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Nominations Now Open for the 2014 Newman Civic Fellows Award Nominations are now being accepted  for Campus Compact’s Newman Civic Fellows Award, which recognizes community-involved student...

President’s Honor Roll Webinars


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We are hosting two upcoming webinars to help you complete your Honor Roll application. To participate, register below: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 2 ET Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 2 ET These...

Schedule a book reading with local author Cynthia Kreilick


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Let’s Talk Books! Invite local children’s author Cynthia Kreilick to your classroom!  Cynthia will read one of her books and talk to students about creating stories and bringing them to...


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