The week of

March 10, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

Randy Stoecker: Learning, Service, Community, and Change


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RANDY STOECKER: Learning, Service, Community, and Change: Challenging the Conventions of University-Community Engagement MARCH 19, 2014 9:00AM to 11:30AM At The Reel Cinema Howard Gittis Student...

VISTAs in Education Meetup: Goal Setting


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PHENND*VISTAs Meetup: BHAGs for Snags Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT) Event Details Join the PHENND *VISTA cohort and other service fellows from across the city for an...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Free Private Screening and Panel Discussion: TEACH


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Ever thought about becoming a teacher? Join the UPenn Teacher Education Program in the viewing of TEACH, a documentary film that offers insight into what it means to be a teacher. The viewing will be...

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Workshop


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TESOL Workshop – University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education The TESOL Workshop is an intensive three-day, fifteen-hour introduction to Teaching English to Speakers of Other...

Sojourner Truth Walk


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Register today! Walk in honor of Sojourner Truth. The Sojourner Truth Walk on Saturday, April 26th is a 5K walkathon event to celebrate the leadership of women and girls and support the work of Camp...

Second Annual Philadelphia DoGooder Video Awards


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Second Annual Philadelphia DoGooder Video Awards Tickets in Philadelphia, PA, United States Spearheaded by social good champions Generocity and creative agency Here’s My Chance, Philly DoGooder is...

Camp Save a Life 2014


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Join us for Camp Save a Life 2014! Camp Save a Life is a free week-long camp held each year at Red Cross House for youth ages 10-14. Camp Save-a-Life provides youth with the opportunity to learn...

Education Issues Workshops for Candidates and Campaigns


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Education Issues Workshops A Non-Partisan One-Day Program for Pennsylvania Legislative Candidates, Campaign Staff and Interested Voters Sponsored by The Education Policy and Leadership Center...

Scholarship Information Session For Parents and Students


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Scholarship Information Session For Parents and Students Join us to discover valuable information about applying for college scholarships. At this free information session, you’ll learn about...

Breaking Down Walls: Mass Incarceration Meets the Academy


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Join the Goldring Reentry Initiative (GRI) in our second annual criminal justice event, Breaking Down Walls: Mass Incarceration Meets the Academy, on Saturday, March 29th at the Penn Museum! This...

CommUNIty Food Education Workshops


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The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (UNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania.  UNI’s mission is to educate, engage and empower...

Financial Support for Youth Sports Programs


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March Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative (PYSC) Networking Seminar Monday, March 24th, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Topic: “Financial Support for Youth Sports Programs” Register: HERE...

Out-of-School Time Staff: Obtaining, Training, Retaining, and Motivating


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March Peer Networking Meeting Wednesday, March 19, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Topic: Staff: Obtaining, Training, Retaining, and Motivating Register: HERE. Location: United Way of Greater Philadelphia...

New Resources

Generator School Network and National Service-Learning Clearinghouse


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Generator School Network Relaunches; Integrates National Service-Learning Clearinghouse The National Youth Leadership Council is pleased to announce that the Generator School Network has re-launched...

Teaching resilience: Reflection


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Teaching resilience: Reflection By Kevin D. Washburn Student doing the notes “I’m so stupid. I’ll never get this!” The message looped inside Kent’s mind, its echoes blinding him to any way...

Leading the Way for Children’s Health


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Leading the Way for Children’s Health July 2012 – June 2013 Annual Report or the Alliance for a Healthier Generation For the first time in three decades, we are starting to see some data...

Building Guided Pathways to Accelerate Student Completion


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Get With the Program … and Finish It: Building Guided Pathways to Accelerate Student Completion Most community colleges offer a wide array of programs. Yet they typically provide little...

From Soft Skills to Hard Data: Measuring Youth Program Outcomes


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From Soft Skills to Hard Data: MEASURING YOUTH PROGRAM OUTCOMES Two years after its publication, the basic trends that motivated the development of this guide continue. Practitioner access to...

Focus on Audience for Better Project-Based Learning Results


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Focus on Audience for Better PBL Results At the end of a project-based learning (PBL) experience, students typically share what they have learned or discovered with an audience. Depending on the...

Early College High School Initiative Impact Study


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Early College, Continued Success: Early College High School Initiative Impact Study About the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Early College High School Initiative (ECHSI) The Bill &...

A Look at Cross-Sector Collaboration


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The Breakdown: A Look at Cross-Sector Collaboration In this series, we focus on the bigger picture of social impact in Greater Philadelphia. We take a look at the connections between organizations,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed, Give Kids Sight Day


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Be a hero! Help us give free eye checks and eyeglasses to Philadelphia area children. Join Eagles Youth Partnership, Public Citizens for Children and Youth, Wills Eye Hospital, Visionworks, Jefferson...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: New Heights for College Access and Success


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Deadline to Submit a Proposal is March 14 The deadline to submit a proposal to present at the National College Access Network (NCAN) national conference, New Heights for College Access and Success is...

Workshop on Successful Out-of-School STEM Learning


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The National Research Council’s (NRC) Board on Science Education has assembled a 13-person expert committee, which will host a 2-day workshop on Successful Out-of-School STEM Learning. The...

Grant Opportunities

State Farm Youth Advisory Board Applications


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2014 State Farm Youth Advisory Board Applications State Farm® Youth Advisory Board (YAB) service-learning grant applications are available now until May 2.  The grants range from $25,000 –...

Typical or Troubled School Mental Health Education Program


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American Psychiatric Foundation Seeks Applications for ‘Typical or Troubled’ Mental Health Grant Program DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2014 The Typical or Troubled School Mental Health Education...

Youth-Oriented Technology/Computer Game Projects


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ESA Foundation Seeks Proposals for Youth-Oriented Technology/Computer Game Projects DEADLINE: MAY 15, 2014 The Entertainment Software Association Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the...

US-Japan Foundation: Pre-College Education Programs


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United States-Japan Foundation Accepting Letters of Intent for Pre-College Education Programs DEADLINE: JULY 15, 2014 (LETTERS OF INTENT) Since 1980, the United States-Japan Foundation has supported...

US Airways Education Foundation: STEM-Based Education Progs


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US Airways Education Foundation Accepting Applications for STEM-Based Education Programs DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2014 The US Airways Education Foundation is accepting applications from nonprofit...

William T. Grant Foundation: Understanding Inequality


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Grant Foundation Launches Initiative on Understanding Inequality DEADLINE: MAY 6, 2014 In recent years, inequality in the United States has become increasingly pervasive. At the same time, prospects...

Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts


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Graham Foundation Accepting Nominations for 2014 Carter Manny Awards DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2014 Founded in 1956, the Chicago-based Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts provides...

National Afterschool Matters Research Grants


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NATIONAL AFTERSCHOOL MATTERS INITIATIVE NEW FUNDING GUIDELINES Edmund A. Stanley, Jr. Research Grants Request for Proposals January, 2014 – December, 2014 Background/Goals National Institute on...

Farm to School Grants


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Would you like a grant to plan, implement, or sustain a farm or garden at your school? Then, look what’s available for the Farm to School Grants. Applications are due on April 30, 2014. The purpose...

RGK Foundation


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RGK Foundation awards grants in the broad areas of Education, Community, and Health/Medicine. The Foundation’s primary interests within Education include programs that focus on formal K-12...

Singing for Change


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Singing for Change empowers people to create positive change in their communities. Singing for Change funds organizations that inspire personal growth, community integration and the enhanced...

Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation


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Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation Our Mission: Our mission is…to help underprivileged youth reach their full potential by supporting innovative youth-serving organizations in the geographic...

YOUTHadelphia grants for youth-led projects


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YOUTHadelphia is the Youth Advisory Committee of the Philadelphia Foundation’s Fund for Children. The mission of YOUTHadelphia is to give Philadelphia teens opportunities to build youth...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Senior Account Manager for Good, Here’s My Chance


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Senior Account Manager for Good 1227 N. 4th Street Philadelphia, 19122 Overview Here’s My Chance is a “creative agency for good” based in Philadelphia, PA that is transforming the way...

Tutors, Educators 4 Education


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Educators 4 Education are in need of caring teachers/tutors to provide one-on-one and small group support. We are seeking center and in-home tutors for all subjects.  Must have a minimum of a...

Assistant to the CEO, Opportunity Finance Network


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Job Announcement Job Title:              Assistant to the CEO FLSA Status:       Contractor Location:              Philadelphia, PA Office About Opportunity Finance...

Strategic Consulting Team, Opportunity Finance Network


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Opportunity Finance Network has two exciting positions available on our Strategic Consulting Team! OFN’s Strategic Consulting Team focuses their services in three main areas: 1.    CDFI...

Development Director, Norris Square Neighborhood Project


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Norris Square Neighborhood Project promotes positive change through youth education, community leadership, green space, the arts and the celebration of Latino culture.  Norris Square Neighborhood...

Executive Director, Philadelphia, After-School All-Stars


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For more than 20 years, After-School All-Stars has provided free, high-quality after-school programs to low-income, inner-city youth across the country. Now reaching 92,000 students on over 400...

Manager for Individual and Corporate Stewardship, Mural Arts Program


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The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program unites artists and communities through a collaborative process, rooted in the traditions of mural making, to create art that transforms public spaces and...

Miscellaneous

Kindergarten Registration Information Sessions


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The School District of Philadelphia’s Office of Early Childhood Education in partnership with The Free Library of Philadelphia and the Please Touch Museum would like to invite parents and...

10th Annual Global Solutions Lab


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The 10th Annual Global Solutions Lab is taking place this June 22-30 in New York at the UN and in Philadelphia at Chestnut Hill College. Participants will be briefed by UN experts (from the UNDP,...

Penn students support small business development


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From Penn student Eliana Machefsky: It was recommended that I reach out to you to let you know about an exciting project that I am working on with two dining hall workers at Penn. Troy Harris and...

Lynton Award: Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty


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NERCHE Invites Nominations for 2014 Lynton Award for Early Career Faculty DEADLINE: MAY 16, 2014 The New England Resource Center for Higher Education is committed to collaborative change processes in...

Making an Impact with Food Insecure Populations


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Making an Impact with Food Insecure Populations is a webinar, free to dietitians who are a part of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. It will provide you with a basic understanding of the...

Guide for Effective Nutrition Interventions and Education


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“GENIE: Your Nutrition Education Wishes Have Been Granted!” is a webinar happening on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 2:00-3:00 PM (EST). It will present the “Guide for Effective Nutrition...


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