The week of

March 31, 2014

Other Local Events and Workshops

2014 Public Citizen for Children and Youth Annual Celebration


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Celebration of the 2014 Public Citizen for Children and Youth – Wednesday, April 9th. It’s been a long and dreary weekend but we have the perfect solution for you.  Join us at the...

Book reading with Cynthia Kreilick


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It’s a holiday book event on Monday, April 14th, 10 – 11:30 am, at Musehouse! Grab a burlap sack and coast with Samira down one of the best slides in town! Join children’s author...

Philadelphia AmeriCorps Week 2014


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AmeriCorps Week 2014 Celebrating National Service in the City of Philadelphia AmeriCorps Week will be recognized in the City of Philadelphia during the week of March 30 – April 5.  Click on our...

5th Annual Education for Liberation Conference


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Teacher Action Group is proud to present the fifth Annual Education for Liberation Conference Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School 1023 Callowhill St Philadelphia, PA 19123 Saturday, May 3,...

Writing Out Loud: A Celebration of Teachers’ Voices


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The Philadelphia Writing Project is hosting  an event, Writing Out Loud: A Celebration of Teachers’ Voices This event is a 1-day conference that takes place on Sat., April 12, 2014 at Houston...

Philly Teacher Convening


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The Philly Teacher Convening will be hosting an event on April 26th, the first of three teacher-led convenings. Our first session will focus on teacher voice: who you are as an educator and how that...

Chester County Single Mothers’ Conference


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Free Chester County Single Mothers’ Conference Planned for Saturday, April 12 The second annual Single Mothers’ Conference will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at B. Reed Henderson High...

Penn State Center ~ Engaging Philadelphia Open House


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Celebrate the Opening of Our New Office! Penn State Philadelphia Center 675 Sansom Street, Philadelphia PA 19106 Event: Penn State Center ~ Engaging Philadelphia Date: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 Time: ...

Registration Open: 20th Annual AIDS Education Month


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Registration for the 20th Annual AIDS Education Month is now open! Please visit to register today. Additionally, you can register to have an exhibit table at our events here. June 2014 will mark...

New Resources

Head Start Impact Study


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Study: Head Start accrues most benefits to kids with little home stimulation Head Start preschool programs make a difference to children who get little academic stimulation at home, according to a...

Grit in Education


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Grit in Education Around the nation, schools are beginning to see grit as key to student success, reports Tovia Smith for NPR. The idea is to get kids comfortable with struggle as a normal part of...

Civil Rights review of US Education


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Federal data confirm the obvious In the first analysis in nearly 15 years of information from the country’s 97,000 public schools, the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights has...

Welcome Home: The Rise of Tent Cities in the United States


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Welcome Home: The Rise of Tent Cities in the United States The National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty has put out its report, “Welcome Home: The Rise of Tent Cities in the United...

Increasingly Unequal States of America: Income Inequality by State


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The Increasingly Unequal States of America Income Inequality by State, 1917 to 2011 Executive summary Economic inequality is, at long last, commanding attention from policymakers, the media, and...

How Educators Can Eradicate Disparities in School Discipline


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Discipline disparities A report from the Discipline Disparities Research to Practice Collaborative describes the ways in which schools and communities across the country are reducing disparities in...

Women @ Energy Initiative


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Department of Energy’s ‘s Women @ Energy Initiative The United States Department of Energy is actively working to address the shortage of females engaged in STEM in the United States through...

New Report on changes to School Lunch Program


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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) printed report which found that schools have experienced challenges in implementing updated school meal standards. But, the outlook is still positive as...

Highlights and Implications of new Farm Bill


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Take a glance at the report, “The Agricultural Act of 2014: Highlights and Implications in the Nutrition Title.” The Agricultural Act of 2014 was signed into law on February 7. On the following...

New Evaluation Study of AmeriCorps tutoring program


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An independent third-party evaluation of Minnesota Reading Corps, the nation’s largest AmeriCorps tutoring program, has found that elementary students tutored by AmeriCorps members achieved...

Partnerships Classifieds

Call for Reviewers, IARSLCE Conference Proposals


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Call for Reviewers IARSLCE is seeking proposal reviewers for the 2014 Conference to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana on September 29 –  October 1, 2014.  Submission reviews are scheduled to...

Call for Nominations: IARSLCE Board of Directors


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Call for Nominations – IARSLCE Board of Directors We are seeking nominations for candidates to serve on the IARSLCE Board of Directors for terms beginning September 2014.  The openings are for...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Unite for Sight: Global Health & Innovation Conference


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The Global Health & Innovation Conference (#GHIC) is the world’s leading and largest global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference, with 2,200...

Call for Presenters: Early Childhood and STEM


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Seeking conference presenters Professional Development Dimensions is seeking workshop presenters for its second annual Building Conference on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Arcadia University. The theme...

Grant Opportunities

National Association of School Nurses Research Grant


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National Association of School Nurses Invites Applications for 2014 Research Grant DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2014 The National Association of School Nurses, in partnership with the American Nurses Foundation,...

Grassroots Environmental Campaigns


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Patagonia Accepting Applications for Grassroots Environmental Campaigns DEADLINE: AUGUST 31, 2014 Outdoor clothing and gear company Patagonia provides support for environmental work through grants to...

National Art Education Foundation Art Educator Grants


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National Art Education Foundation Seeks Applications for 2014 Art Educator Grants DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2014 The National Art Education Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the National Art Education...

Entertainment Software Association: Grants for Youth Programs


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Entertainment Software Association: Grants for Youth Programs The ESA Foundation is dedicated to supporting geographically diverse projects and programs that benefit American youth of all races and...

Snapdragon Book Foundation: Grants to Libraries


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Snapdragon Book Foundation: Grants to Libraries The Snapdragon Book Foundation provides funds to improve school libraries for disadvantaged children. Maximum award: $20,000. Eligibility: public,...

Philadelphia PreK Counts and Head Start funds


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Philadelphia PreK Counts and Head Start funds The School District of Philadelphia has released RFPs for Pre-K Counts and Head Start funds. For more information and to request an RFP visit the School...

Philadelphia Activities Fund


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The Regional Foundation Center at the Free Library of Philadelphia has copies of the Request for Proposal Guidelines and Grant Applications for the Philadelphia Activities Fund. The application...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Business Development Manager, Fairmount Park Conservancy


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Business Development Manager, Fairmount Park Conservancy The Fairmount Park Conservancy exists to champion the Fairmount Park system. The Conservancy’s mission is to work as a collaborative partner...

Adult Case Manager, Delta-T Group


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Delta- T Group is currently looking for Adult Case Managers in the city of Philadelphia. We require a bachelor’s degree with some prior experience in the field. The opportunity is full time hours...

The Future of Race and Science Symposium


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The Future of Race and Science Symposium April 11, 2014, 9:00am-3:00pm Location: Penn Museum, 3260 South Street – Widener Lecture Hall Inaugural symposium presented by Africana Studies. Widener...

Manager, New Markets Tax Credits, Nonprofit Finance Fund


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Manager, New Markets Tax Credits Location: New York, NY (with flexibility to be located in NFF Offices: Boston, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and San Francisco) Organizational Overview: Nonprofit...

Graduate Research Assistant, Interviewer


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Position: Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) – Interviewer The Bloomington Urban Forestry Research Group (BUFRG) at the Center for the Study of Institutions, Population, and Environmental Change at...

Keystone STARS Specialist, Public Health Management Corporation


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KEYSTONE STARS SPECIALIST The STARS Specialists are a core component of the Keystone STARS program. Through the use of the Keystone STARS Standards, the Specialist is responsible for guiding and...

SERK Grants Specialist, Public Health Management Corporation


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SERK GRANTS SPECIALIST The Grants Specialist’s primary responsibilities are implementation of the Keystone STARS grant making process. Grants Specialists manage the issuing, processing,...

SERK Customer Service Assistant, Public Health Management Corporation


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SERK CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSISTANT The SERK Customer Service Assistant is responsible for ensuring provider communication are accurate, timely and friendly and supporting disbursement of STARS grants...

Trans-Health Information Project Co-Coordinator, GALAEI


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TITLE: Trans-Health Information Project (TIP) Co-Coordinator (Full-time position – 35 hrs. per week some evenings and weekends) REPORTS TO: Program Manager POSITION SUMMARY: GALAEI, a program...

Miscellaneous

Earth Island Institute: Brower Youth Award


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Earth Island Institute: Brower Youth Award The Earth Island Institute Brower Youth Award recognizes young people for their outstanding activism and achievements in the fields of environmental and...


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