The week of

May 5, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships Summer Institute

PHENND

PHENND and the School District of Philadelphia's Office of Strategic Partnerships explore the key elements of successful community-school partnerships.

Other Local Events and Workshops

How To Get Your 501(C)3

Resources for Human Development

Technology: Marketing & communication Friday, May 9, 2014 | 10:00AM – 12 Noon | King Room Presented by: Kevin Roberts, Communications Manager, RHD How To GET YOUR 501(C)3: Achieving Your...

13th Annual East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention

East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention

The 13th Annual East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention to be held on Saturday, May 17th at the Enterprise Center / 4548 Market St. Celebrates the Black Experience in Comic Books Celebrates Black...

Science Saturdays for High School Students

Drexel University

The Drexel Materials Research Society chapter is hosting a series of science workshops for high school students (8-12th grade) in the Philadelphia area. This program, called “Science Saturdays,”...

Genomes and Gene Expression for Teachers

University of Pennsylvania

This workshop will provide introductory material on genomes and gene expression. The speaker will highlight key concepts in genomics that will help you and your students understand things like: •...

Graduate! Philadelphia Evening Open House

Graduate! Philadelphia

Our Mission Is To Increase The Number Of Adults With College Degrees In Greater Philadelphia. We Provide Free Of Charge Advising, Guidance, Coaching And Supports To Adults Who Seek To Return To...

Celebration of Scholars

Philadelphia Education Fund

EdFund sets Celebration of Scholars The Philadelphia Education Fund will hold its annual Celebration of Scholars at the Franklin Institute, 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, on Wednesday, June...

2014 Tribute to Change

Bread and Roses Community Fund

The Bread and Roses Community Fund has scheduled its 2014 Tribute to Change to gather the Bread & Roses community together to recognize exceptional organizers, activists, and community groups...

13th Annual Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference

Mazzoni Center

Transgender health conference set for June The 13th Annual Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference will be held June 12th to 14th. The event is the biggest of its kind for trans-identified and gender...

State of School Funding in Delaware County

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

On May 7th, Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) will host a forum that discusses the state of school funding in Delaware County. The event will be held at the Upper Darby Municipal Branch...

Mothers in Charge Annual Conference: The Cost of Violence

Mothers in Charge

The Mothers in Charge annual national conference, this year on the theme of The Cost of Violence – The Journey from Pain to Peace: National Conference on Violence Prevention & Behavioral...

2nd Annual Your Way Home MontCo Summit

Your Way Home Montgomery County

The second annual Your Way Home Montgomery County Summit will be held on Thursday, May 29th from 8am to 12:30pm at the Science Center Auditorium at Montgomery County Community College, 340 DeKalb...

Powerful Voice Awards

Women's Way

The Powerful Voice Awards is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year! Over 1,200 women and men will gather together to raise their powerful voices for equity, safety and justice for...

BuildaBridge 13th Annual Institute for Arts and Transformation

BuildABridge International

Join us for BuildaBridge’s 13th Annual Institute for Arts and Transformation! When: June 4 – 8, One day classes June 9 Where: Philadelphia University What: The BuildaBridge Annual...

New Resources

Pitt COPC Featured as a Best Practice by HUD

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

University of Pittsburgh: A “University of the Community” HUD USER publishes examples of anchor institutions’ best practices in communities and regions across the country. The most recent...

Book: One Nation Underemployed: Jobs Rebuild America

National Urban League

One Nation, Unemployed Nearly one out of five black and Latino workers are underemployed, according to the National Urban League’s recently released 2014 State of Black America report. The...

2014 Community Health Rankings

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

2014 Community Health Rankings This report reveals how each county in each state ranks on the factors that influence health as well as health outcomes. About the Program The County Health Rankings...

Strengthening Pennsylvania Businesses through Investments in Pre-Kindergarten

Pre-K for PA

On April 24th, Pre-K for PA released a report, Strengthening Pennsylvania Businesses through Investments in Pre-Kindergarten, issued by ReadyNation/America’s Edge on its behalf. The report examines...

Obama cracks down on poor teacher training

Politico

The Obama administration plans to use tens of millions in federal financial aid as leverage to reward teacher-training programs that produce teachers who routinely raise student test scores, and to...

Improvements When High Schools Focus on Ninth Grade

University of Chicago

A new report from the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research examines dramatic improvements for Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students exposed to a targeted approach for reducing...

Digital archive of Community Land Trust movement

Roots & Branches

ROOTS & BRANCHES is a digital archive of historical materials tracing the origins and evolution of the community land trust (CLT), as both a model and a movement. Our focus for now is on the...

Philadelphia Education Fund’s Response to School District’s Budget Announcement

Philadelphia Education Fund

Philadelphia Education Fund’s Response to School District’s Budget Announcement Again, we face a School District budget that should be acceptable to no one who cares about kids,...

Imagining America’s Extension Reconsidered Initiative

Imagining America

Imagining America’s Extension Reconsidered Initiative About the Initiative Extension Reconsidered is an Imagining America initiative that is engaging a diverse range of participants in...

2014 Campus Election Engagement Map

Campus Election Engagement Project

2014 Campus Election Engagement Map Want to engage your school’s students in the election? To see who’s involved at nearby campuses, click on your state. Sign up here to plant your own...

New edition: The Impossible Will Take a Little While

Paul Loeb

Paul Loeb writes: We have free advance electronic academic exam copies of The Impossible Will Take a Little While’s new edition. It’s wholly updated and I think even stronger than the...

Inner City Truth 3 Research Report on Lifestyles of Youth of Color

MEE Productions

Research Report Explores the Lifestyles and Behaviors of Hispanic & African American Youth Inner City Truth 3 (ICT3) is based on a 100+ question survey conducted with 1,700 African-American and...

Miscellaneous

Measuring the Shared Value of Anchor Community Engagement

Initiative for a Competitive Inner City

Measuring the Shared Value of Anchor Community Engagement Anchor institutions play a significant role in the local economy due to purchasing power, real estate investments, employment and a long-term...

Healthy Food Marketing: Trends & New Research

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Join us for a webinar: Healthy Food Marketing: Trends & New Research Tuesday, May 13, 2014 11:00 – 12:00 Pacific / 2:00 – 3:00 Eastern Healthy food marketing efforts have...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Social Worker, Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory

Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory

The Social Worker is an LMSW responsible for supporting the roughly 30 high school aged participants of Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory’s after school and summer youth development programs....

Gearing Up Team Leader

Gearing Up

Gearing Up is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide women in transition from abuse, addiction and/or incarceration with the skills, equipment, and guidance needed to safely ride a...

Summer Book Camps Counselors, Tree House Books

Tree House Books

This summer, Tree House Books will have a 4-week summer camp for young people ages 7-15. Three counselors are needed to lead our three camps: Lead Camp Counselor – Boy’s Camp Job Description...

Development Director, Mighty Writers, Inc.

Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers, a five-year-old Philadelphia nonprofit that teaches city kids to write, is looking for a development director. Required: three-to-five years nonprofit experience. Winning candidate...

Employment/Entrepreneur Specialist, Project HOME

Project HOME

The Employment/Entrepreneur Specialist will develop, lead and coordinate programs geared toward raising employment and entrepreneurial skills of neighborhood youth. To that end, the Employment/...

Audience Engagement Coordinator, Next City

Next City

Next City seeks a dynamic Audience Engagement Coordinator who will steer the organization’s social media efforts, supports its communication and marketing campaigns, and serve as a primary...

Pt-time Executive Director, Network for New Music

Network for New Music

Executive Director (PT, avg 25 hrs/weekly, year-round): Network for New Music, Philadelphia’s premier contemporary music ensemble since its founding in 1984, seeks an Executive Director to work...

Development Director, Pathways To Housing Inc.

Pathways to Housing

Development Director, Pathways To Housing Inc. – PA Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director, the Development Director conducts and coordinates ongoing development efforts to...

Systems Administrator, JEVS Human Services

JEVS Human Services

The Systems Administrator is responsible for providing infrastructure and desktop support and problem resolution on an enterprise level. As part of the core competencies of the position is also to be...

Managing Attorney, Clean Air Council

Clean Air Council

Overview: Clean Air Council is a 501(c)(3), member-supported environmental health advocacy organization whose mission is to protect everyone’s right to breathe clean air. The Council is...

Project Manager, Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

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...

Grants & Campaign Manager

Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia

The Grants & Campaign Manager is responsible for the overall management and coordination of Boys & Girls Clubs’ annual It Just Takes One campaign, endowment and planned giving programs....

Business Development Specialist

Community Integrated Services

Community Integrated Services is a non-profit agency that helps enable people with disabilities to become fully integrated into and involved in their communities. Our focus is to support people as...

Education Specialist

The Attic Youth Center

The Attic Youth Center is seeking a dynamic, insightful, and energetic individual to serve as the Education Specialist of The Bryson Institute, The Attic Youth Center’s outreach and education...

Director of Analysis & Quality Assurance (Head Start)

Acelero Learning

Are you a socially-conscious, high-achieving, flexible people-person with a sharp analytical mind and strong communication skills? Do you believe in the power of clear data and compelling...

Development Officer

Evangelicals for Social Action

The Development Officer is responsible for the development and implementation of comprehensive fundraising strategies for the Sider Center, including cultivating and sustaining a broad network of...

instructors needed, Sharon Hill Summer Enrichment Academy

Neighbor to Neighbor CDC

Sharon Hill’s Neighbor to Neighbor CDC is launching a new Summer Enrichment Academy for youth ages 13-15 years. The program is designed to strengthen the academic skills of students while...

Grant Opportunities

Children’s Trust Fund

Children's Trust Fund

Applications are now being accepted for Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) grants. CTF promotes innovative and creative primary and secondary child abuse and neglect prevention programs in...

Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation

Drucker Institute

Drucker seeks applicants for innovation award The Drucker Institute is accepting applications for the 2014 Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation, an annual award that recognizes a nonprofit...

Senior Center Accreditation RFP

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) strengthens the quality of senior centers in local communities to ensure older adults have the resources they need to live healthy...

American Academy of Pediatrics: CATCH Resident Funds Grants

American Academy of Pediatrics

2013 CATCH Resident Funds grants will be awarded on a competitive basis for pediatric residents to plan community-based child health initiatives. CATCH Resident Funds projects must include planning...

Grants for Organizations that Serve Disadvantaged Communities

Public Welfare Foundation

The Public Welfare Foundation supports organizations that address human needs in disadvantaged communities, with strong emphasis on organizations that include service, advocacy, and empowerment in...

Community Partnerships to Advance Research

National Institutes of Health

Community Partnerships to Advance Research National Institute of Nursing Research This funding opportunity announcement seeks to encourage researchers to partner with communities using Community...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Chapters & Reviewers: Advances in Service-Learning Research

American Educational Research Association

The Service-Learning and Experiential Education SIG of the American Educational Research Association announces a Call for Chapters & Reviewers for the 2015 volume in the series Advances in...

PA STEM Vision Conference: Connecting Classroom to Career

Philadelphia Education Fund

CONNECTING CLASSROOM TO CAREER: Career-Focused STEM Conference Co-Sponsored by Philadelphia Education Fund Pennsylvania education, business and policy-making leaders will gather May 9 to collaborate...

2014 Diploma Plan Institute

National Dropout Prevention Network

2014 Diploma Plan Institute June 18-20, 2014 Kingston Plantation Myrtle Beach, SC DPI is an opportunity for teams of school and/or district addministrators to consult with contracted field experts to...

Partnerships Classifieds

Summer Book Camps Assistant Counselors, Tree House Books

Tree House Books

Summer Book Camps Assistant Counselors: volunteer during our 4-week summer camp, by applying here. Summer Book Camps: Be a part of Tree House’s summer camp and assist a lead counselor in...

Words on Wheels Biker, Tree House Books

Tree House Books

Words on Wheels Biker: This summer, Tree House is spearheading the movement of books by bike into the surrounding community. The goal is to delivery 1,000 books in 4 weeks. Get involved and...

Tablers needed, Community Day in Kensington

24th Police District

Police sponsor community day in Kensington The 24th Police District of Philadelphia in Kensington will be hosting its First Annual Community Day on June 21st in the Lowe’s Improvement Center @...

Volunteers needed, Trash 2 Treasure Sale

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Trash 2 Treasure benefits UWGPSNJ Impact Fund From June 13th to the 16th, the annual Trash 2 Treasure yard sale at Swarthmore College will be filled with community members looking to get a bargain on...

LOVE Your Park Week’s Kickoff Service Day

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Join the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Young Friends group as we celebrate LOVE Your Park Week’s Kickoff Service Day () at the Azalea Garden on Saturday, May 10 from 9am to Noon. This...


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