The week of

March 03, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

25th Anniversary PHENND Conference

This year's theme will be "Anchor Institutions: A Regional Approach". This annual conference will draw participants from around the country.

Other Local Events and Workshops

Internet Essential computer classes

In partnership with Comcast, LIFT is putting on Internet Essential computer classes during the months of March and April. Classes are held four times a week, two in our West office and two in our...

Survey for Youth Serving Orgs

Calling all Out of School Time Executive Directors, Directors and HR managers. Please take 10 minutes to complete this survey about the Youth Work Certificate Program at the Community College of...

Staying Power: Planning for your organization’s sustainability

Staying Power:  Planning for your organization’s sustainability April 16, 2014 9:30-4:00 Registration Link: Session Description: The Finance Project (TFP) is coming to Philadelphia!  If you are...

Harnessing Creativity to Strengthen 21st Century Work Skills

From Crayon Box to Career Path: Harnessing Creativity to Strengthen 21st Century Work Skills April 11, 2014 10:00 am-2:30 pm Register Here Workshop Description: Art is a natural tool for...

STEAM for Educators

STEAM for Educators March 27, 2014 10:00 am-2:30 pm Register Here Workshop Description: Interested in incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts or Math (STEAM) into your programs?  Join...

College and Career Ready: Designing Instruction for the New High School Equivalency Standards

College and Career Ready: Designing Instruction for the New High School Equivalency Standards March 7, 2014 9:30 am-4:00 pm Register Here Workshop Description: GED 2014 is here. Come to this...

Prospects for the Philadelphia public schools

Prospects for the Philadelphia public schools March 4, 2014 discussion agenda Action Plan The District’s budget for 2013-14 and 2014-15 –       the $14,000,000 hole –      ...

Spring into Scrabble

ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships Presents Spring into Scrabble Free For All Ages Location: Parkway Central Library, Lobby 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 Date: Saturday, March 15, 2014...

Realizing the Unique Health Needs of the LGBT Community

Let’s Talk About Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health REALIZING THE UNIQUE HEALTH NEEDS OF THE LGBT COMMUNITY WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION Baligh Yehia, MD, MPP, MSHP Assistant...

Passionate Conversations About Youth Development

Please join us for the RESCHEDULED “Passionate Conversations About Youth Development” hosted by The Sandbox RSVP here This event will provide an opportunity for youth development...

Up Close & Personal With Governor Rendell

The Business Association of West Parkside Presents Up Close & Personal With Governor Rendell Join us for an intimate lunch to hear Governor Rendell’s thoughts on Economic Development, the...

Reforming Health Care: Present Challenges and Visions for the Future

Reforming Health Care: Present Challenges and Visions for the Future March 8, 2014, 8:00am-12:30pm Location: Temple University School of Medicine, 3500 N Broad St, MERB 105 The 3rd annual health...

Energypath 2014

Energypath is the region’s largest sustainable energy event attracting industry professionals, policymakers and academia throughout the region and across the United States. The goal of...

Educators of Color Recruitment Fair

DELAWARE VALLEY CONSORTIUM FOR EXCELLENCE AND EQUITY “Recruiting Teachers and Administrators Who Value Diversity, Inclusion and High Achievement for ALL Students” 8th ANNUAL EDUCATORS OF COLOR...

Building Bridges to Wealth

Building Bridges to Wealth is a six-week free financial literacy course being offered exclusively for the Lea school parents and community. This course will teach participants how to better manage...

Public Meetings on Ways to Improve Charter Schools

Auditor General DePasquale to Hold Public Meetings on Ways to Improve Charter Schools Seeks to find ways to improve accountability, effectiveness, transparency The public meetings will be held:...

New Resources

New Report from Mayor’s Commission on African-American Males

MAYOR’S COMMISSION ON AFRICAN-AMERICAN MALES PRESENTS RECOMMENDATIONS TO MAYOR FOR IMPROVEMENT OF CONDITIONS FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEN AND BOYS Members of the Mayor’s Commission on...

New Research supports Community Schools

Research Review Gives Thumbs Up to Community Schools Approach In the wake of newly elected New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s pledge to open 100 community schools, a report released last month...

Committee on Institutional Cooperation Annual Report

The Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) is a consortium of the Big Ten member universities plus the University of Chicago. For more than half a century, CIC members have collaborated to...

New Website: Philadelphia LISC

Philadelphia LISC (Local Initiatives Support Coalition) has a new website! Philadelphia LISC is a bold and creative leader in community revitalization and a strong advocate for equitable development...

Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Programs Database

Did you know that PA NEN has a state-wide database listing nutrition education programs that serve the low-income audience availalbe on its website? This database provides so much information...

New Professional Standards for Principals

New professional standards for California principals approved include restorative justice and focus on community engagement Setting a clear expectation that schools should be a place of safety and...

After Thompson: Getting Kids Out of Harm’s Way

The Aspen Institute released a briefing of a recent roundtable called, “After Thompson: Getting Kids Out of Harm’s Way–Implications for the Well-Being of Children.” The...

U.S. Coalition of Cities Against Racism and Discrimination Action Plan

Coalition of Cities Against Racism and Discrimination 10-Point Plan of Action In the 50 years since the murder of Medgar Evers in Jackson, the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham...

Environmental Justice Timeline and Milestones: 1964-2014

Environmental Justice Timeline and Milestones: 1964-2014 This report is a compilation of several previous reports. In preparation for the four-day Second National People of Color Environmental...

Mayor’s Commission on African-American Males issues report

Last week, members of the Mayor’s Commission on African-American Males presented a report on the state of African-American men and boys in Philadelphia to Mayor Michael A. Nutter this afternoon. ...

Miscellaneous

Lend for Philly Microfinance Competition

LEND FOR PHILLY ANNOUNCEMENT Lend for America is seeking socially conscious, entrepreneurial students in Philadelphia. This spring, with the support of the Knight Foundation, Lend for America is...

Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Ehrlich Award. The Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award recognizes one senior faculty member (post-tenure or middle-to-late career at institutions...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Chief of Staff, School Reform Commission

We’re looking for our next Chief of Staff for the School Reform Commission What We Are Looking For Are you someone with senior level experience who is ready to use your expertise to support a...

Director of Lending and Training

We are looking for a Director of Lending and Training for a nationally recognized not-for-profit in Philadelphia. Our client is an SBA micro lender that recently received a highly competitive CDFI...

After School Coordinator and Educator, Bartram’s Gardens

After School Coordinator and Educator The After School Coordinator and Educator is responsible for the daily administration and coordination of Bartram’s new After School program, as well as...

Grant Opportunities

Community Partnership Award

Community Partnership Award Deadline: April 1, 2014 The Mutual of America Community Partnership Award annually honors the outstanding contributions that nonprofit organizations, in partnership with...

Champions for Healthy Kids

Champions for Healthy Kids Deadline: March 14, 2014 Through the Champions for Healthy Kids program, the General Mills Foundation will award 50 grants of $20,000 each to nonprofit organizations...

State Farm Neighborhood Assist

Bring $25,000 to your community – State Farm Neighborhood Assist® Have you ever wanted to help your community with a problem but didn’t know where to start? Maybe it’s a run-down park or to...

Social Innovation Fund

This is an exciting time for the Social Innovation Fund. In a few months, SIF will celebrate its five year anniversary, and yesterday, we launched our fourth funding competition! Thanks to a...

Libri Foundation: Books for Children Grants

Libri Foundation: Books for Children Grants The Libri Foundation Books for Children Grants donate new, quality, hardcover children’s books for small, rural, public libraries across the country....

Dominion Foundation: Education Partnership Grants

Dominion Foundation: Education Partnership Grants The Dominion Foundation is currently accepting applications for grants to encourage the development of new programs to strengthen math and science...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Best of Out of School Time Conference

BOOST Conference April 29 – May 2, 2014 Palm Springs, Calif. Join the nation’s largest, most recognized and comprehensive conference for after school and out-of-school time professionals. Set...

Call for Workshops: Focus on the Family, School and Community

Call for Workshop Proposals FOCUS ON THE FAMILY, SCHOOL, AND COMMUNITY IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM October 26-29, 2014 Best Western Premier Harrisburg, Pennsylvania This three-day, multi-state, conference...

Greenlining’s 21st Annual Economic Summit

Please join us April 4, 2014 at the Oakland Marriott in Downtown Oakland for Greenlining’s 21st Annual Economic Summit, “The 21st Century Majority: Empowering A New Nation.” The...

Global Refugee Simulation & Conference

Global Refugee Simulation & Conference American Red Cross Washington, Do you have the courage and perseverance to survive the harsh conditions, political conflicts, and violence millions of...

2014 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference

The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) is pleased to be a co-sponsor of the 2014 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference. The 2014 program will feature...

Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference

Building Resilient Communities, Local Solutions:  Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference – May 19-21, 2014 Center of NH, Manchester, NH Sponsors: Antioch University New England and...

Contemporary College Student Veteran Symposium

The 3rd Annual Beyond GI Joe: The Contemporary College Student Veteran Symposium is scheduled for March 27th and 28th, 2014 at Marywood University in Scranton, PA. With the influx of veterans into...


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