The week of

July 7, 2014

Other Local Events and Workshops

Code for America Philly

Stemnasium Learning Academy

Code for America Philly Saturday, July 12, 2014 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Featuring the K-12 mobility Experience To register: please visit Ages 7-17 Comcast Center 1701 John F. Kennedy Blvd....

4th Annual World Class Summit

Pennsylvania Economy League

Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 5:30-8:00 pm Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia Join the Economy League and its partners for the fourth annual World Class Summit. Don’t miss...

PA College Admissions Counseling Summer Institute

Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling

July 14-16, 2014 at Bucknell University Registration is still open! As the longest continuously running summer professional development opportunity for new admission and secondary school...

2014 CMS Health Insurance Marketplace Workshop

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Registration is now open for the 2014 CMS Health Insurance Marketplace Workshops The Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment period for 2015 begins November 15, 2014. This one-day event is...

New Resources

National Voter Registration Day


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National Voter Registration Day is September 23 On September 23, 2014, volunteers, celebrities, and organizations from all over the country will “hit the streets” for National Voter...

National Student/Parent Mock Election


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National Student/Parent Mock Election The National Student/Parent Mock Election, the nation’s largest student-driven civics project, invites students to take part in the election process and...

Finding, Buying and Serving Local Foods Webinar Series

US Department of Agriculture

Finding, Buying and Serving Local Foods Webinar Series From January through June, 2014, the USDA Farm to School Program hosted two webinars each month to showcase the variety of ways school districts...

Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement

North Carolina Campus Compact

LATEST EDITION OF PARTNERSHIPS AVAILABLE Read the latest edition of Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement, North Carolina Campus Compact’s peer-reviewed, online...

International Journal of Community Research and Engagement

Gateways

Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement Vol 7, No 1 (2014) Gateways’ seventh volume features articles that were originally presented at CU Expo 2013: Engaging...

STEM: Assessing the Relationship between Education and the Workforce

Government Accountability Office

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education programs can serve an important role both by helping to prepare students and teachers for careers in STEM fields and by enhancing...

The Growth of Incarceration in the United States

National Academies Press

The Growth of INCARCERATION in the United States THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES PRESS Washington, After decades of stability from the 1920s to the early 1970s, the rate of incarceration in the United...

Breaking the Glass Ceiling of Achievement for Low-Income Students and Students of Color

The Education Trust

Breaking the Glass Ceiling of Achievement for Low-Income Students and Students of Color For nearly two decades, closing the achievement gap has been a focus of educators and policymakers nationwide....

Harvard University

State of the Nation’s Housing 2014 The housing recovery should regain its footing, but also faces a number of challenges, concludes the 2014 State of the Nation’s Housing report. Tight...

Healthy Food Access Portal

PolicyLink

We’re pleased to announce the Healthy Food Access Portal’s new look! Last year we launched the Healthy Food Access Portal to be a resource to the movement to improve access to affordable, healthy...

How Diverse Neighborhoods Spur Economic Mobility

PolicyLink

How Diverse Neighborhoods Spur Economic Mobility: An Interview with Patrick Sharkey Even for the generation of African Americans that came of age after the civil rights era, there has been little...

AmeriCorps Alums network

AmeriCorps Alums

Did You Serve in AmeriCorps? Join AmeriCorps Alums Today: A Network That Gets Things Done for You! If you served (or are serving) in AmeriCorps, you are part of a network of more than 820,000...

Family Service Guide: Volunteering Tips for Parents of Young Children

Youth Service America

YSA and Disney Junior’s Pirate and Princess are coming together this summer to introduce the “power of doing good” to kids ages 2-7 (and to everyone ages 2-7 at heart!) Parents can...

Partnerships Classifieds

journey2home Second Friday

Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

journey2home Second Friday July 11, 2014, 04:30 PM – 07:00 PM 42nd Street and Lancaster Avenue, journey2home mobile art unit (Rain Location – 4119 Lancaster Avenue, journey2home...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

American Association for Sustainability in Higher Education Conference & Expo

American Association for Sustainability in Higher Education

Empowering higher education sustainability professionals. With nearly 2,000 participants, AASHE’s annual conference is the largest gathering of higher education sustainability professionals and...

Beyond the Bell Train the Trainer

American Institutes for Research

Beyond the Bell Train the Trainer Call to all local trainers, technical assistance specialists, intermediary organizations, state networks and state education agencies that want to learn more about...

Call for Proposals: Strengthening Service-Learning in TESOL

Common Ground

Call for Proposals Learning the Language of Global Citizenship: Strengthening Service-Learning in TESOL The literature on service-learning in TESOL has developed over the last two decades to include...

Holding Researchers and Research Accountable to Communities

Community Campus Partnerships for Health

Join CCPH at the American Public Health Association Conference, November 15-19 in New Orleans! Register at early-bird rates and attend our Community-Based Public Health Caucus-sponsored session,...

Campus Compact Heartland Conference

Missouri Campus Compact

We invite your participation in the Campus Compact Heartland Conference, October 2-3, 2014 in Lincoln, NE. This conference will bring together individuals from across the nation to explore different...

Housing America’s Future: New Directions for National Policy

Bipartisan Policy Center

2014 Housing Summit Housing America’s Future: New Directions for National Policy September 15-16, 2014 Washington, DC Housing comprises nearly one fifth of the American economy. The sector is a...

People to People International’s Global Youth Forum 2014

People to People International

People to People International’s Global Youth Forum 2014: Learn to Serve, Serve to Learn November 5 – 9, 2014 in Kansas City, MO The four night/five day program equips students ages 13-18...

Grant Opportunities

NCTM: Teacher Professional Development Grants

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM Accepting Proposals for Teacher Professional Development Grants DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 7, 2014 The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics supports teachers with the aim of ensuring equitable...

Pre-K-6 Classroom Research Grants: Math

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Accepting Proposals for Pre-K-6 Classroom Research Grants DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 7, 2014 The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics supports teachers with...

NEA Foundation: Learning and Leadership Grants

NEA Foundation

NEA Foundation Invites Applications for Learning and Leadership Grants DEADLINE: OCTOBER 15, 2014 The NEA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the National Education Association, is a public charity...

Ronald McDonald House Charities Global Grant

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Ronald McDonald House Charities Seeks Partnerships With Children’s Organizations DEADLINE: AUGUST 29, 2014 Ronald McDonald House Charities aims to improve the health and well-being of children...

RFP: Creative Placemaking

Philadelphia LISC

Here at Philadelphia LISC, we believe art strengthens communities: it can elevate, define, and highlight place and space. We are excited to release our Request for Proposals to fund creative...

Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation: Capital Projects

Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation strives to ensure that all children enter kindergarten ready to learn, are equipped for success throughout their learning years, and graduate from high...

Arthur Vining Davis Foundation: Secondary Education Grants

Arthur Vining Davis Foundation

Beginning in 1994 and consistent with our historical emphasis on education, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations explored the possibility of targeted funding to address the challenges facing public...

NBCUniversal 21st Century Solutions Grant

NBCUniversal Foundation

We’d like to share some great news! On June 2, NBC10 is launching 21st Century Solutions – our third annual grant challenge for nonprofit organizations implementing new and innovative programs...

Choice Neighborhood Planning Grants

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Choice Neighborhood Planning Grants These planning grants, now available, will support the development of comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plans that will improve neighborhood services,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

LawWorks Community Economic Development Coordinator, Philadelphia VIP

Philadelphia VIP

Philadelphia VIP, the hub of pro bono in Philadelphia, recruits, trains, and supports volunteer lawyers who provide free legal services to low-income clients, nonprofits and small businesses, seeks a...

Director of Middle School Academics, SquashSmarts

Squash Smarts

Director of Middle School Academics (Anticipated Start Date of August 18, 2014) SquashSmarts, Philadelphia’s only urban youth enrichment program utilizing Academic Tutoring and Squash Fitness...

Director of Squash, Health and Fitness, Squash Smarts

Squash Smarts

Director of Squash, Health and Fitness (Anticipated Start Date of August 18, 2014) SquashSmarts, Philadelphia’s only urban youth enrichment program utilizing Academic Tutoring and Squash...

IMPaCT Research Coordinator, Penn Center for Community Health Workers

University of Pennsylvania

Penn Center for Community Health Workers: IMPaCT Research Coordinator IMPaCT: IMPaCT is an innovative, evidence-based health care delivery model for improving health outcomes among socioeconomically...

Assistant Teachers, New Foundations Charter School

New Foundations Charter School

New Foundations Charter School is looking for Assistant Teachers for grades K-8. Assistant Teachers work 20-25 hours per week and are assigned to a specific classroom or grade level. Candidates...

Miscellaneous

Storefront Challenge 2014 Design Competition

Community Design Collaborative

Storefront Challenge 2014 Nominations due September 15 The Commerce Department and the Collaborative are recognizing great storefront façade improvements in Philadelphia. Winners will be recognized...

P. Buckley Moss Foundation: Grants for Teachers of Children Who Learn Differently

P. Buckley Moss Foundation

P. Buckley Moss Foundation Education Grants aid and support teachers who wish to establish an effective learning tool using the arts in teaching children with learning disabilities and other special...


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