The week of

April 21, 2014

Other Local Events and Workshops

Film screening: Las Analfabetas/Illiterate

Filadelfia Latin American Film Festival The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy is proud to co-sponsor a film screening at the 2014 Filadelfia Latin American Film Festival (FLAFF). Las...

Pennsylvania Women and Families Economic Summit

Pennsylvania Women and Families Economic Summit Brought to you by Keystone Progress Hosted by Center for American Progress Action Fund, Organizing for Action NOTE: This sign-up is the first step for...

Youth Courts: Lawyers Helping Students (CLE)

Youth Courts: Lawyers Helping Students April 23, 2014 Registration: 12:30pm Programs 1:00pm to 4:00pm Location: Attorneys Office 615 Chestnut St Philadelphia, PA Continuing Legal Education Credits...

Graduate! Philadelphia Evening Open House

Graduate! Philadelphia Evening Open House April 22nd, 3-7 PM 1211 Chestnut Street, 9th Floor For more information call 215-498-1504 Or email: advisor@ Our Mission Is To Increase The Number Of Adults...

Community Resilience Series

Temple, City offer community resilience workshops On May 20th, the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services will present the first workshop in its Community...

GMOs and The Global Food System: The Looming Challenges and the Role of Science

GMOs and The Global Food System: The Looming Challenges and the Role of Science Delaware Valley Society for Nutrition Education a local non-profit that is committed to the promotion of good nutrition...

Philadelphia Foundation Grant Info Session

TPF sets twofold info session The Philadelphia Foundation (TPF) will hold an information session about how to apply for a grant on Tuesday, April 29th from 2-4pm at 1234 Market Street, 18th Floor, in...

Black Male Development Symposium

The Black Male Development Symposium Committee invites you to join us for our 8th Annual Symposium on Saturday, May 10, 2014 on the campus of Arcadia University, 450 S. Easton Road, Glenside, PA from...

Get a Grip on Data: How to Identify and Use Information Better

Philadelphia Foundation to hold data seminar The Philadelphia Foundation will sponsor Get a Grip on Data: How to Identify and Use Information Better on Friday, May 16th from 9:30am to 12:30pm at 1234...

Federal Reserve 2014 Reinventing Older Communities Conference

Federal Reserve 2014 Reinventing Older Communities Conference From start to finish, this is one event you don’t want to miss. The Philadelphia Fed’s Reinventing Older Communities conference,...

Preventing Disability Discrimination

PILCOP offers workshop on preventing disability discrimination The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia will sponsor a workshop on laws protecting people with disabilities from discrimination,...

Future of Behavioral Health in Light of Healthcare Reform

PSIJ to focus on behavioral health reform The implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 place mental health, for the first time, at the...

Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations Annual Conference

PANO sets annual statewide conference The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations will hold its 2014 annual statewide conference on the theme, The Power of WE – Building Trust,...

Show Me The Opportunity: Igniting Faith Leaders to Bring Economic Growth To The Region

Please see the attached flyer & invitation, about the upcoming faith Based conference Show Me The Opportunity: Igniting Faith Leaders to Bring Economic Growth To The Region....

Screening of the Documentary Growing Cities

Screening of the Documentary Growing Cities Thursday, April  24th,  6 pm Saint Joseph’s University Forum Theater, Campion Student Center The Saint Joseph’s University Community Garden...

Government Grantwriting Fundamentals from a Funder’s Perspective

Government Grantwriting Fundamentals from a Funder’s Perspective Friday, May 30 | 9:00 to 4:30 (break for lunch) Parkway Central Library | 1901 Vine St | 1st Floor | Room 108 This full-day...

Nonprofit Management: Unleash Your Passion

nonprofit management | UNLEASH YOUR PASSION Tuesday, May 20 | 10:00 to 3:00 (break for lunch) Parkway Central Library | 1901 Vine St | Ground Floor | Montgomery Auditorium This interactive seminar...

Delaware County VITA Volunteer Recognition Ceremony

DelCoAD Group’s Appreciation Event & Tax Season Celebration! Honoring our  VITA Volunteers For Helping to Put Money Back into the Hands of  Hardworking Individuals and Families in...

New Resources

Revival From the Roots: Tour of Philly’s Neighborhood Schools

A TOUR OF PHILLY’S NEIGHBORHOOD SCHOOLS In “Revival From the Roots: Tour of Philly’s Neighborhood Schools” follow Jerry Jordan, President of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers,...

Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network undergraduate public policy ideas

The 10 Ideas Series is a publication of the Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network and is a premier journal for representing undergraduate public policy ideas. Who We Are Established in the wake of the...

2014 State of the Nonprofit Sector

Survey chronicles nonprofit challenges Results of the annual national survey of the Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) describes the many challenges facing the nonprofit sector today and demonstrates the...

Research Agenda for the Common Core State Standards

CCSS: Work to be done, and analyzed A new brief from the Center on Education Policy examines the needs of state and local education policymakers around the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Four...

Putting Student Data To The Test To Identify Struggling Kids

Using early warnings to turn around lives At Miami Carol City Senior High in Florida, a handful of teachers, administrators, and coaches, as well as analysts from Talent Development Secondary, which...

Schools overcoming the challenges of poverty

Failing the kids who need us most In an opinion piece in The Hechinger Report, Pamela Cantor writes that many of our schools are failing to educate black and Latino children, and quick to punish...

Urban Education Certificate at Arcadia University

URBAN EDUCATION CERTIFICATE at Arcadia University The concept of urban education is critical to our understanding of teaching and learning in the United States. Urban schooling historically has...

Place Matters: Metropolitics for the 21st Century

Peter Dreier, John Mollenkopf, and Todd Swanstrom proudly announce that the third edition of PLACE MATTERS: METROPOLITICS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY will be out in August and available for Fall 2014 course...

The Role of Social Enterprise and Hybrid Organizations

[posted from Community Development Finance listserve] I am forwarding the Social Science Research Network link to my recent article, The Role of Social Enterprise and Hybrid Organizations, which may...

Miscellaneous

City of Philadelphia High School Internship Program

City government seeks HS students for summer internships The City of Philadelphia municipal government, through the Philadelphia Youth Network’s WorkReady Summer Internship Program, will be hiring...

Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation: Summer Food webinar

Hunger doesn’t take a vacation Summer Food webinar April 24, 2014 at 10:30am Many Pennsylvania children who receive free and reduced meals during the school year find themselves without a constant...

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Florence Steiner Award

ACTFL: Florence Steiner Award The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Florence Steiner Award honors the memory of a teacher, department chair, professional speaker, and ACTFL...

Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Research Awards

2014 IARSLCE Awards IARSLCE is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the following 2014 awards, details of which may be found at Awardees will be recognized at the 2014...

K-16 Partnerships

Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network undergraduate public policy ideas

The 10 Ideas Series is a publication of the Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network and is a premier journal for representing undergraduate public policy ideas. Who We Are Established in the wake of the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

External Relations Coordinator, Benefits Data Trust

External Relations Coordinator, Benefits Data Trust Posted on: April 11, 2014 Job description Benefits Data Trust (BDT) is a national not-for-profit organization committed to transforming how...

Head Start Mental Health & Disabilities Specialist, Norris Square Civic Association

Head Start Mental Health & Disabilities Specialist, Norris Square Civic Association Posted on: April 11, 2014 Job description Primary Responsibilities Ensure program’s compliance with...

Union Campaign Researcher, UNITE HERE Research

Union Campaign Researcher, UNITE HERE Research Posted on: April 11, 2014 Job description UNITE HERE is recruiting full-time Campaigners to conduct research and develop campaign strategies that will...

Family/Community Engagement Coordinator, Maternity Care Coalition

Family/Community Engagement Coordinator, Maternity Care Coalition, Phila/Delaw/Montgo Counties Posted on: April 8, 2014 Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic nonprofit, works to improve maternal...

Development Coordinator, The Moyer Foundation

Development Coordinator, The Moyer Foundation Posted on: April 10, 2014 Job description Position The Development Coordinator will support the Development Department in the fundraising operations,...

VISTA, Tech Tutors Program Coordinator

Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service is accepting applications for one full time SERVE Philadelphia AmeriCorps VISTA member to serve for a period...

Summer Teachers, Steppingstone Scholars Program

Steppingstone Scholars, Inc. is a not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to providing opportunities for motivated and talented Philadelphia schoolchildren. The Steppingstone Scholars...

Business Specialist, Nueva Esperanza

Business Specialist, Nueva Esperanza, Esperanza Posted on: April 9, 2014 Job description Esperanza College of Eastern University seeks a Business Specialist who will provide overall guidance and...

Science Education Director, Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory

Science Education Director, Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory Posted on: April 9, 2014 Job description Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory provides after-school and summer programming for high school...

Volunteer Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA), YouthBuild Philadelphia

Volunteer Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA), YouthBuild Philadelphia Posted on: April 10, 2014 Job description 12-month AmeriCorps/VISTA Volunteer Coordinator (July 21, 2014 to July 24, 2015)at...

Education Coordinator, Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture

We are currently seeking to hire a full-time Education Coordinator. Duties include but are not limited to: Overseeing educational content of Al-Bustan’s in and out-of-school programs and liaising...

Education Coordinator, JEVS Human Services

Education Coordinator, JEVS Human Services Posted on: April 10, 2014 Job description The Education Coordinator is a member of JEVS Career Strategies/ CS Youth Services department. This requires the...

Program Manager, ResCare Workforce Services

JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION:        Program Manager, ResCare Workforce Services REPORTS TO:    Program Director Job Summary: Provide oversight of the Montgomery County Youth WIA and TANF...

Communication and Community Liaison, Gearing Up

Gearing Up – Position Description Position title: Communication and Community Liaison Reports directly to: Program Director & Executive Director Service week (days/hours): 40 hours/week; longer...

Grant Opportunities

Regional Nutrition and Physical Activity Programs

Aetna Foundation Accepting Applications for Regional Nutrition and Physical Activity Programs DEADLINE: JUNE 5, 2014 The Aetna Foundation is dedicated to promoting wellness, health, and access to...

NEA Challenge America Fast-Track Grants

National Endowment for the Arts Accepting Applications for Challenge America Fast-Track Grants DEADLINE: MAY 8, 2014 The National Endowment for the Arts is accepting applications from small and...

Promising Innovations Grant for Aging programs

Kendal Charitable Funds Accepting Applications for 2014-2015 Promising Innovations Grant DEADLINE: MAY 15, 2014 (LETTERS OF INTENT) As a network of nonprofit communities, programs, and services...

Grants for Youth with Disabilities

Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation: Grants for Youth with Disabilities The Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation Grants program is dedicated to helping young Americans with disabilities maximize...

Commercial Development in Empowerment Zones

Empowerment Zone grants offered The Philadelphia Department of Commerce and the American Street and North Central Empowerment Zone Community Trust Boards have announced a Request for Proposals (RFP)...

Philadelphia Housing Authority Training Requests for Proposals

Grants support training services Philadelphia Works, in partnership with the Philadelphia Housing Authority, is seeking proposals from qualified organizations to provide training services and/or...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Papers: International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement

IJRSLCE Call for Submission The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement invites submissions for the fall 2014 volume of The International Journal of...

Call for Papers: Community Organizing

Hi COMM-ORG and others, Are you writing about community organizing or one of its related fields?  If so, I invite you to submit your writing for Volume 20, 2014 of the COMM-ORG papers collection....

Summit on the Intersection of Criminalization and Race

Interfaith Organizing Initiative Summit on the Intersection of Criminalization and Race Thursday May 8 (5 pm) through Friday May 9 (3 pm), 2014 ELCA Lutheran Center, Chicago IL Dear colleagues,...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Financially Hers Coaching Boot Camp

Financially Hers Coaching Boot Camp Summary:  Coaches are paired one-on-one with a Clarifi client for a total of six months. Clients are all enrolled in a month-long Financial Boot Camp held at...


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