The week of

May 12, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

2014 PHENND Annual Report

PHENND

2014 PHENND Annual Report We are pleased to share the new PHENND Annual Report which profiles our accomplishments during the 2012-2013 academic year. The report also includes brief summaries from...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Idealism Meets Reality in Urban Education: Screening of The New Public

Drexel University

Drexel’s Critical Conversations in Urban Education Series Goodwin College Critical Conversations in Urban Education You are cordially invited to the acclaimed Critical Conversations in Urban...

Translating Addiction Research into IMPACT

University of Pennsylvania

Translating Addiction Research into IMPACT Please join us for a discussion about how the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act will change access and quality in behavioral healthcare. The...

Adding Identity to the Interfaith Triangle of Teens: Walking the Walk and Religious Identities

Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia

On May 18, the Interfaith Center is hosting a presentation by Professor Ria Van Ryn from Yeshiva University. Ria has spent this year studying Walking the Walk, our interfaith program with high school...

Know Your Child’s Rights Seminars: Assistive Technology

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

Know Your Child’s Rights Seminars Join us on May 15th for one of three training sessions on Assistive Technology and Settlements. This training series on special education law teaches parents,...

Infographics: Using Imagery to Increase Engagement

Urban Affairs Coalition

Urban Affairs Coalition partners with Here’s My Chance to host Capacity Building Workshop for local Nonprofits “Infographics: Using Imagery to Increase Engagement” On Friday, May 16 from 9:30am...

Walking the Walk Informational Session

Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia

Is Walking the Walk a good fit for teenagers in your congregation or school? Walking the Walk is winding up its 9th program year and we are already planning for program year 2014 – 2015. To date,...

Book A Mural Arts Tour

Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

Book A Mural Arts Tour Various days, times and locations Discover public art in a new way. Our trained guides take visitors into diverse communities and share behind-the-scenes stories of each mural....

Prison Health Care & Reentry Summit and Prevention & Outreach Summit

Philadelphia FIGHT

You are invited to join us for two exciting events during AIDS Education Month and receive up to hours of CME credits for Physician Assistants at each event, at NO charge to you! AIDS Education...

Family Education Summit

School District of Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia’s Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Family Education Summit Saturday, May 31 8:00 AM Registration 9:00 AM Event Begins 3:00 PM Event Ends...

Fundraising and Finances for Out-of-School Time Staff

Out-of-School Time Resource Center

May Peer Networking Meeting for Out-of-School Time Staff Wednesday, May 14, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Topic: Fundraising and Finances Register: HERE: Location: United Way of Greater Philadelphia and...

Professional Standards and Advancement for Youth Workers

Out-of-School Time Resource Center

Spring 2014 OSTRC Academy: May Session The Academy is back and the Spring 2014 schedule is underway! We’re moving right along with the next session(s): Thursday, May 29, 10:00 AM -12:00 PM...

New Resources

Cincinnati Transforms its Public Schools

EdSource

Revolution in Cincinnati Districts thinking of embracing a community-schools approach should look to a nationally recognized model: the Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS), writes Susan Frey for...

Scaling Up, Staying True: Spreading Innovations in Expanded Learning

Wallace Foundation

Scaling Up, Staying True A Wallace conference report on spreading innovations in expanded learning How can national nonprofits provide expanded learning opportunities to as many children as possible...

Axis Philly Examines Immigration in NE Phila.

Axis Philly

Axis Philly Examines Immigration in NE Phila. A recent article by the nonprofit news site Axis Philly highlights the growth of immigrant neighborhoods in the Northeast. Below is a short excerpt....

Building a Grad Nation Summit and Report

America's Promise

Building a Grad Nation Summit For the first time in history the nation’s high school graduation rate rose above 80 percent, according to the 2014 Building a GradNation report released at the...

Childhood Obesity and Nutrition Podcasts

Yale University

Our collection of podcasts is available for download on iTunes U, under the Yale University Health & Medicine – Nutrition & Obesity section. Recent Podcasts The Politics of Public Health...

Using Evaluation for Continuous Improvement

Harvard Family Research Project

Resources on Using Evaluation for Continuous Improvement. April 2014. having the right information available at the right time goes a long way toward helping organizations improve their program...

Donor Strategies to Prevent Childhood Obesity: Lessons from Greater Philadelphia

Center for High Impact Philanthropy

Donor Strategies to Prevent Childhood Obesity: Lessons from Greater Philadelphia. 2014. This guide presents three high-level strategies that represent critical levers for preventing the childhood...

Community Change: Lessons Learned from Making Connections

Annie E. Casey Foundation

Community Change: Lessons Learned from Making Connections. 2013. This report provides an overview of Making Connections, a major community development initiative led by the Casey Foundation. The...

Asset Mapping: A Handbook

Canadian CED Network

Asset Mapping: A Handbook. 2002. This toolkit targets community leaders with specific information for working with the community, in order to undertake three different mapping approaches: Whole...

Afterschool Programs Close Achievement Gaps

Expanded Learning & Afterschool Project

Afterschool Programs Close Achievement Gaps. 2014. New research from Dr. Deborah Lowe Vandell on the value of afterschool programs shows that sustained participation in afterschool activities during...

New Report on Economic Impact of Higher Education

Committee on Institutional Cooperation

Impact of Midwest Research Far-Reaching: Federal Cuts Will Be Felt as Far Away as California and New Hampshire ISSUED: OCTOBER 28, 2013 University research is a key component of the US economic...

Miscellaneous

Mapping Public Resources for Youth & Families

Ready by 21

Mapping Public Resources for Youth & Families May 20, 2014, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT How much does your state or locality spend on children and youth? Are the investments aligned with a larger...

Performance Partnership Pilots: Aligning Policy to Improve Outcomes

Ready by 21

Performance Partnership Pilots: Aligning Policy to Improve Outcomes May 13, 2014, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT Frustrated by the policy barriers to your collective impact initiative? Join this webinar...

National Liberty Museum’s Young Heroes Award

National Liberty Museum

The National Liberty Museum honors “Heroes” for a very simple reason: “Liberty” and “Heroism” are inseparable. To “LIVE LIKE a HERO” means accepting the responsibilities of freedom...

Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students

Aspen Institute

Aspen Institute Invites Applications for William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students DEADLINE: JULY 18, 2014 The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation is...

Diving Deep in Community Engagement: A Model for Community Service-Learning Professional Development

Campus Compact

Diving Deep in Community Engagement: A Model for Community Service-Learning Professional Development will be an engaging conversation for current and future civic engagement practitioners,...

76ers Heroes Among Us Program

Philadelphia 76ers

The Sixers “Heroes Among Us” program awards people in the greater Philadelphia-area who have made exceptional and overwhelming contributions to better the lives of children in the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

AmeriCorps VISTA Position, Health Annex

Resources for Human Development

AmeriCorps VISTA Position – Health Annex, part of the Family Practice and Counseling Network of Resources for Human Development, Philadelphia, PA Access to high quality, comprehensive and...

Pt-time Program/Recreation Assistant, Lenfest Center

Lenfest Center

Position: Program/Recreation Assistant Salary and Benefits: This is a part-time position paying $12/hour The Lenfest Center is a privately owned and operated community center in the Hunting Park...

Web Design Instructor, Educators 4 Education

Educators 4 Education

Educators 4 Education (E4E) has an immediate opening for an out-of-school time web design instructor for middle and high school age youth. E4E is looking to hire a passionate and experienced...

Executive Director, Lindy Center for Civic Engagement, Drexel University

Drexel University

Executive Director, Lindy Center for Civic Engagement, Drexel University The Executive Director is a member of the faculty with an appointment in a disciplinary area related to civic engagement with...

Director of Development, International House Philadelphia

International House Philadelphia

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT The Director of Development bears the leadership responsibility for all development programs of IHP as adopted by the Board of Trustees and directed by the President/CEO. The...

Instructor, Mathnasium of Andorra

Mathnasium of Andorra

Instructor Job Description A Math Learning Center in Philadelphia, Mathnasium of Andorra (just north of Manayunk and Roxborough in the Andorra Shopping Center), has part-time openings for highly...

Grant Opportunities

Veteran Housing Grants Program

Home Depot Foundation

Home Depot Foundation Offers Grants to Support the Housing Needs of Military Veterans DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 24, 2016 The Home Depot Foundation’s Veteran Housing Grants Program awards grants to...

Regional Training Centers for University-Assisted Community Schools

Netter Center for Community Partnerships

The Netter Center for Community Partnerships is pleased to announce that the request for proposals to develop a regional training center on university-assisted community school is now available....

State Farm Foundation

State Farm Foundation

State Farm Foundation: Grants State Farm is committed to meeting the needs of our communities by focusing our giving in three areas: Safe Neighbors (safety), Strong Neighborhoods (community...

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) IMPACT Awards

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

GlaxoSmithKline & United Way Issue Call for Applications for $40,000 GSK IMPACT Awards GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) have issued...

N-Visioning a Brighter Future STEM-Based Projects

Westinghouse Electric Company

Westinghouse Electric Invites Applications for STEM-Based Projects DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 14, 2014 The Westinghouse Electric Company is accepting applications from elementary, middle, or high schools...

Native Plant Education Projects

Wild Ones

Wild Ones Invites Applications for Native Plant Education Projects DEADLINE: OCTOBER 15, 2014 Wild Ones, a nonprofit environmental education and advocacy organization, is accepting applications from...

Fund for a Just Society

Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations

Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Accepting Proposals for Fund for a Just Society DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 The Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations is accepting...

Campus Kitchens Project Online Planner Competition

Campus Kitchens

The Campus Kitchens Project Online Planner Competition Deadline: May 16 Want to win $5,000 to start a Campus Kitchen to fight hunger in your community? Any college, university, or high school...

IRS VITA Grant Program

Internal Revenue Service

IRS VITA Grant Program The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Grant Program is an IRS initiative designed to promote and support free tax preparation service for the underserved, in both urban...

Aetna Foundation Regional Grants: Cultivating Healthy Communities

Aetna Foundation

The Aetna Foundation Regional Grants Program – GoLocal: Cultivating Healthy Communities – funds community wellness initiatives aligned with our Healthy Eating and Active Living focus area in our...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Submission: Currents in Teaching and Learning

Worcester State University

CURRENTS IN TEACHING AND LEARNING SPECIAL CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Volume 7, Number 1, Fall 2014 Currents in Teaching and Learning is a peer-reviewed electronic journal published semi-annually by...

National Conference on Summer Learning

National Summer Learning Association

Summer Changes Everything National Conference on Summer Learning November 17-19, 2014 San Antonio, Texas At the 2014 Summer Changes Everything™ national conference the National Summer Learning...

Call for presenters: Beyond School Hours XVIII Every Minute Matters

Foundations

Call for presenters: Beyond School Hours XVIII Every Minute Matters February 18-21, 2015; Orlanda, Fla. Deadline: June 30, 2014 Foundations is searching for exceptional presenters to explore best...

ACPA Symposium on Service-Learning

American College Personnel Association

ACPA Symposium on Service-Learning Location: June 3 – 5, 2014 • Louisville, Kentucky, USA Join this outstanding professional development opportunity as professionals come together to discuss the...

Reciprocity in Action: Strengthening Community Ties Together

Campus Compact

Upper Midwest Civic Engagement Summit Reciprocity in Action: Strengthening Community Ties Together June 12-13, 2014 University of Wisconsin-Stout Menomonie, WI Co-sponsored by the Campus Compacts of...

Keystone Health Promotion Conference

Pennsylvania State University

On June 17-19th, there is a Keystone Health Promotion Conference. It will be held at Penn State Harrisburg in Middletown, PA. Registration is now open. Here are the conference details and...

Pennsylvania Governor’s School for Engineering and Technology

Lehigh University

Pennsylvania Governor’s School for Engineering and Technology July 20, 2014 – August 2, 2014 Lehigh University | Bethlehem, Pennsylvania The Pennsylvania Governor’s School for Engineering...

National Institute for Out-of-School Time Summer Seminars

National Institute for Out-of-School Time (NIOST)

National Institute for Out-of-School Time (NIOST) Summer Seminars offer professional development to those in afterschool, out-of-school time, youth development, education or related fields. Summer...


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