The week of

February 17, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

2014 Service Leaders Summit: ACCESS – Postponed


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Due to time spent rescheduling the 25th anniversary PHENND Conference and staffing changes at Drexel, we are postponing this event until the Fall.  Stay tuned for details. Drexel’s Lindy...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Center for Financial Services Innovation Annual Conference


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Center for Financial Services Innovation Annual Conference Get Connected at EMERGE 2014 June 4-6, 2014 Los Angeles, CA EMERGE with More Networking and New Ideas This year we are offering more ways to...

Preventing Educator Burnout


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Engaging Disconnected Youth: Tools and Strategies for Working with Youth “In the Reactor” March 19, 2014 Philadelphia, Pa. This workshop will discuss vicarious trauma, and cover why simply...

Community Design Collaborative Celebration


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LEVERAGE Wednesday, March 19, 6 pm to 8 pm Dorrance Hamilton Hall, The University of the Arts 320 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA RSVP Join us for LEVERAGE, a special event to benefit the...

Cocktails with a Conscience


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Repair the World: Philadelphia – Cocktails with a Conscience Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EST) Philadelphia, PA Repair the World: Philadelphia Presents… Cocktails...

Improving Email Communication for Nonprofits


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FREE WORKSHOP FOR NONPROFIT EXECUTIVES Why No One Reads Your Newsletter: Improving Email Communication for Nonprofits Tuesday, March 18th from 9:30-11:00am Free Library of Philadelphia | 1901 Vine...

How to Apply Gaming Incentives to Donor Engagement


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FREE WORKSHOP FOR NONPROFIT EXECUTIVES Playing the Game to Win: How to Apply Gaming Incentives to Donor Engagement Friday, February 21st from 9:30-11:00am Free Library of Philadelphia | 1901 Vine...

Dyslexia, A Civil Rights Issue of Our Time


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Please join The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity Multicultural Dyslexia Awareness Initiative, Vessels of Hope and The Reading Clinic, Inc. for an important event at the African American...

Summer Music and Art Info Session


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Add low-cost arts and cultural activities to your summer camp with SMART! Summer Music and Art, brought to you by Art-Reach What is IT? SMART gives camp programs unlimited access to Art-Reach’s...

Improving Community Health with Technology


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Improving Community Health with Technology: The Latest from the Health Technology Innovation Incubator February 20, 2014, 12:00 -1:30pm Location: Fagin Hall Room 114, University of Pennsylvania Part...

Life Skills for Young Men


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Educators 4 Education presents FREE life skills classes for males ages 13-18. EVERY WEDNESDAY 6-7:30 PM They See the Trouble, They don’t see the Struggle This is an opportunity to support our young...

Mantua in Action After School Program Open House


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Mantua in Action After School Program Open House Presented by Drexel University, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative, DB4, We Are Mantua, Educators 4...

Open House: Year-Round Tax Site at North Central Empowerment Zone


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OPEN HOUSE! You are invited to see our new tax preparation site, offering year-round financial services to families located in the North Central Empowerment Zone. Friday, February 21 10:30am to...

National College Access Network Spring Training


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Join the National College Access Network (NCAN) for Spring Training and REGISTER TODAY The meetings will focus on the role of college access/success programs in collaboratives that aim to increase...

AmeriCorps Member Training Series


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Check out these upcoming AmeriCorps Member Trainings and sign up today! All trainings are held at 1900 S. Broad Street and cost $15/person per workshop. Time Management & Professionalism...

Organizing & Leadership: How to Build a Group to Take Action


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Training for Change workshops Training for Change is headquartered in Philadelphia and is committed to increasing capacity around the world for activist training. Their trainings deliver skills that...

New Resources

School Breakfast Scorecard


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New Jersey has shown marked increases in getting low-income children to eat breakfast in school, while Pennsylvania has demonstrated slow improvement in serving the meals. That’s the word from...

Philly Youth Featured in The Nation


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Barbara Ferman of Temple University, and former PHENND Learn and Serve grantee for POPPYN writes: We made it to the Nation.  POPPYN is the University Community Collaborative’s award winning...

Resources for Evaluating Community Organizing


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: Angelia DiGuiseppe <angelia@> New Resources for Evaluating Community Organizing! Resources for Evaluating Community Organizing (RECO) brings you up to date on the...

Policy Brief: Higher Eds as Charter School Authorizers


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Informing the Debate: RFA Releases Brief on Institutions of Higher Education as Charter School Authorizers Debates on charter school reform are annual occurrences in Harrisburg. This year, amid a...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Service Learning Institute: Meeting the Needs of 21st Century Learners


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Service Learning Institute: Meeting the Needs of 21st Century Learners three days of Conversations, Seminars, Ideas and Collegial Exchange led by Author and International Service Learning Expert...

Call for Proposals: Scholarship of Teaching and Engagement


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CALL FOR CONFERENCE PROPOSALS 2015 HETL – SoTE Utah Conference Proposal Deadline: April 11, 2014 January 20–22, 2015 at Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah Please join us for the 2015 Higher...

Extra Learning Opportunities: Transforming Lives and Transforming Minds


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2014 Promising Practices-Proven Strategies Conference Extra Learning Opportunities: Transforming Lives and Transforming Minds March 12-14, 2014 Harrisburg, Pa. The conference will focus on advancing...

Call for Proposals: Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement


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International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) Announcing the 2014 Conference Call for Proposals The International Association for Research on...

Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education


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Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education The Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education aims to advance the status and prospects for publicly engaged teaching and research in the...

Building a Healthier Future Summit


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The Building a Healthier Future Summit – one of the premiere gatherings of leaders working to end childhood obesity – provides a unique opportunity for business and industry leaders to sit with...

17th Annual Continuums of Service Conference


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Aloha! 17th Annual Continuums of Service Conference April 2-4, 2014 in Honolulu, Hawaii Civic Engagement: Bridging Gaps in Education, in Communities, and across the Globe The 17th Annual Continuums...

Grant Opportunities

Up2Us Sports Matter Matching Grants


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Up2Us Sports Matter Matching Grants Deadline: March 21 Up2Us is partnering with DICK’S Sporting Goods to support a new, youth sports initiative, Sports Matter. Sports Matter will accept...

Smart from the Start Pre-School Awards


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Together Counts: Smart from the Start The Smart from the Start Awards are designed to reward preschools (including Head Start programs) that develop plans for creating practical, long-term...

True Hero Community Service grants


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Attn: All Community Service Advisors & Students Please pass this information along to any community service groups in your school. True Hero, Inc. is non-profit organization rewarding students...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Advisor, College Success for Returning Adult Students, Graduate! Philadelphia


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Advisor, College Success for Returning Adult Students Graduate! Philadelphia is a program of The Graduate! Network, Inc. that helps adults return to college to complete a degree they started but...

Family Health Educator, Congreso de Latinos Unidos


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Family Health Educator The Family Health Educator’s primary role is to serve as the lead organizer and instructor for the Healthy Movimiento for Families Research Project. This position will be...

Community Organizer, Southwest Community Development Corporation


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Southwest Community Development Corporation JOB DESCRIPTION (Updated 1/2014) Title:    Community Organizer – Full Time Position Summary: Neighborhood Advisory Subcommittee (NAS) is an extension...

Ways to Advocate for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System


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You are invited to “Ways to Advocate for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System” featuring the JUVENILE LAW CENTER (Catherine Moffa & the Juveniles for Justice). Refreshments,...

Director, Development, Philadelphia Youth Network


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Director, Development, Philadelphia Youth Network About PYN: The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is a nationally-recognized intermediary organization dedicated to improving the economic and...

Miscellaneous

Performance Management in Place-Based Initiatives


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Performance Management in Place-Based Initiatives: Experiences of a Choice and Promise Neighborhood Sponsored by: Social Solutions Date & Time Thursday, February 27, 2014, 3:00-4:30pm EST...

Crafting a Successful Farm to School Produce Bid


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Farm To School: Local, Healthy, and Fresh – Crafting a Successful Farm to School Produce Bid” is a webinar that walks you through the intricacies of writing a RFP for locally grown produce for...

Youth Action Net Global Fellowship


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Youth Action Net Global Fellowship Deadline: March 16 Sponsored by the Sylvan/Laureate Foundation, the Laureate Global Fellowship annually recognizes 20 young leaders, ages 18-29, who have pioneered...

Jamba Juice: It’s All About the Fruit


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Jamba Juice: It’s All About the Fruit The Jamba Juice It’s All About the Fruit grant program provides schools with fruit trees to create engaging nutrition and gardening experiences....

Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program


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Kohl’s Cares Kohl’s is seeking nominations for its Kohl’s Cares Program of young people who have made a difference in their communities. Maximum award: $10,000 in scholarships....

Heroes for Change Awards


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And the award goes to… Young Heroes like you! Youth Service America and Radio Disney are offering young change-makers the chance to receive Heroes for Change Awards – $1,000 awards to...


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