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August 4, 2014

Other Local Events and Workshops

One‐Day Credit Building Training for Non‐profit, School, and Community‐Agency Practitioners

Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County

Presents: One‐Day Credit Building Training for Non‐profit, School, and Community‐Agency Practitioners, as well as Financial Institution Representatives Learn to: ∙ Understand credit as an...

Mural Dedication: All the Way Live from the 215

Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

Mural Dedication: All the Way Live from the 215 August 6, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM 2005 N. 2nd Street Philadelphia, PA 19122 Join us for an evening of music, food trucks, and fun as we dedicate...

Sayre High School Leaders of Change Culminating Event

University of Pennsylvania

Rising seniors from William L. Sayre High School will be presenting their proposal to beautify their school. They have spent their summer in an intensive 6-week internship, sponsered by the...

Early Childhood Education Summit

Center for Schools and Communities

Early Childhood Education Summit November 10-12, 2014 State College, Pa. The summit provides an opportunity for over 1,000 professionals and parents across the early learning and school-age spectrum...

Dive Deeper II – Youth Water Educator’s Summit

Penn State University

Dive Deeper II – Youth Water Educator’s Summit The Dive Deeper Summit is a gathering of youth water educators in the Mid-Atlantic Region where knowledge and resource sharing is paired...

Youth Mental Health First Aid Free Training

Temple University

Free Training: Mental Health First Aid Did you know that suicide is the third leading cause of death in the United States for young people? Learn the warning signs and how YOU can help! August 8th...

2014 Tree Tenders® Classes

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

2014 Tree Tenders® Classes Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender! The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for...

PHS Tree Tenders Advanced Training

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

PHS Tree Tenders Advanced Training The Advanced PHS Tree Tenders® Training consists of 8 advanced classes, designed for individuals with pre-existing basic knowledge, either from the Tree...

Place Matters: Partnerships between Higher Education and their Local Communities

Albright College

To celebrate the opening of its new Center for Civic and Global Engagement, Albright College in partnership with PA Campus Compact, Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Federal Reserve...

Education Day 2014

Radio One

Education Day 2014 In Collaboration With The School District of Philadelphia In Memory of E. Steven Collins Friday, August 8, 2014 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM School of the Future 4021 Parkside Avenue...

New Resources

Student Health and Wellness Guide

OnlineColleges.net

STUDENT HEALTH AND WELLNESS GUIDE Students can be quick to let their health fall to the wayside when they start college, but staying aware of good and bad health habits will serve you well in the...

Sustainable Procurement Toolkit

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

AASHE Announces the Sustainable Procurement Toolkit With support from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) is pleased to...

Advancing Teaching and Research and Improving the Quality of Life through University-Community Engagement

University of Pennsylvania

On July 22, Dr. Ira Harkavy, PHENND Founder and Steering Committee member and Director of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, delivered the...

Fostering Resiliency in African-American Boys Living at PEC

People’s Emergency Center

Can you see me now? Giving boys the support they deserve Early last year People’s Emergency Center Senior Counselor Lisa Christian made a challenging observation: PEC does not ‘see’...

Why Half of Youth Don’t Register to Vote

CIRCLE

Why Half of Youth Don’t Register to Vote Read the latest blog series from CIRCLE exploring aspects of youth voter registration in midterm elections. The analysis is based on this recently...

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital local food plan

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Common Market and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital work together to serve local food. Watch the video!...

Connecting out-of-school time to classroom success among young black males

Children & Youth Investment Trust Corporation

New report: Connecting out-of-school time to classroom success among young black males in “Building bridges: Connecting out-of-school time to classroom success among school-age black males in the...

Penn’s M.S.Ed. in Education Entrepreneurship

University of Pennsylvania

The in Education Entrepreneurship is an accelerated four-semester program, built to provide working professionals with the skills and experiences necessary to conceptualize, develop, and manage...

Creating Connected Communities

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD, in partnership with the Center for Transit-Oriented Development, has published a guidebook communities can use to improve transportation for low- and moderate-income households in small and...

Effects of Increased Learning Time on Student Outcomes

U.S. Department of Education

Report on the effects of increased learning time According to the report “The effects of increased learning time on student academic and nonacademic outcomes: Findings from a meta-analytic...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Annual Safe Schools Conference

Center for Schools and Communities

October 8-9. 2014 Annual Safe Schools Conference. The conference provides an opportunity to learn about the latest research in school safety and violence prevention. Location: Holiday Inn...

Call for Workshops: National Service-Learning Conference

National Youth Leadership Council

Showcase Proposals for 2015 National Service-Learning Conference Workshop and showcase proposals are now being accepted for the 26th Annual National Service-Learning Conference: More Powerful...

Annual Conference on Citizenship

National Conference on Citizenship

NCoC’s 2014 Annual Conference on Citizenship Friday, October 10 – Washington, DC Are you a community builder? A civic engagement leader? Register today for NCoC’s 2014 Annual...

Call for Abstracts: Global Health & Innovation Conference

Unite for Sight

Global Health & Innovation Conference – Presented by Unite For Sight, 12th Annual Conference Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Saturday, March 28 – Sunday, March 29, 2015...

Family Involvement Conference

Pennsylvania Coalition for Parent Involvement

Family Involvement Conference October 26-29, 2014 Harrisburg, Pa. This conference brings together school administrators, teachers, community members and parents, to interact and address issues that...

Grant Opportunities

Neighborhood Economic Development Grant

Philadelphia Commerce Department

Commerce Department | Neighborhood Economic Development Grant Deadline: September 25 The Request for Proposals for the Neighborhood Economic Development Grant is now posted online. NED Grants help...

Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize


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Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize Invites Nominations for 2015 Humanitarian Prize The annual award is given to an organization, anywhere in the world, judged to have made extraordinary...

Leavey Awards Honoring Excellence in Private Enterprise Education

Freedoms Foundation

Freedoms Foundation Accepting Nominations for 2015 Leavey Awards Since 1977, the Freedoms Foundation has recognized outstanding teachers for their efforts to bring passion and creativity to their...

Social and Environmental Justice Projects

Ben & Jerry's Foundation

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation Seeks Proposals for Social and Environmental Justice Projects The Ben & Jerry’s Foundation supports organizations working to bring about progressive...

Youth Athletic Programs and Camps

Finish Line Youth Foundation

Finish Line Youth Foundation Invites Applications for Youth Athletic Programs and Camps The Finish Line Youth Foundation, the charitable arm of athletic products retailer Finish Line, provides...

Digital Innovation Fellowships

American Council of Learned Societies

The American Council of Learned Societies is accepting applications for its ninth annual Digital Innovation Fellowships. With funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the fellowship program...

Philadelphia Cultural Fund

Philadelphia Cultural Fund

With a larger budget, the Philadelphia Cultural Fund is gearing up for its annual grantmaking process, which opens on August 1. The taxpayer-funded nonprofit makes annual grants to nearly 280 arts...

National Afterschool Matters Research Grants

National Institute on Out-of-School Time

NATIONAL AFTERSCHOOL MATTERS INITIATIVE NEW FUNDING GUIDELINES Edmund A. Stanley, Jr. Research Grants Request for Proposals January, 2015 – December, 2015 Background/Goals National Institute on...

Points of Light Civic Accelerator Challenge

Points of Light Foundation

Fall 2014 Points of Light Civic Accelerator Challenge Deadline: August 15 This fall, the Civic Accelerator will host 12-15 innovative social ventures that are working to create greater, more...

Digital Media + Learning Competition: Connected Learning Environments

University of California

The Trust Challenge: Building trust in connected learning environments Application period: September 3 – November 3, 2014 Awards up to $150,000 – The Trust Challenge funds successful...

Cities Combating Hunger through Afterschool and Summer Meals

National League of Cities

Grants and technical assistance available for cities to expand afterschool and summer meal programs Deadline: August 15, 2014 The National League of Cities’ Institute for Youth, Education and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Center for Environmental Transformation

Center for Environmental Transformation

The Center for Environmental Transformation (CFET) is an environmental retreat center with an urban farm located in Camden, NJ that engages and educates people of all backgrounds to practice a more...

Youth Nutrition Education Associate, Food Trust

The Food Trust

Youth Nutrition Education Associate The Food Trust is a nationally recognized nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food and information to make healthy...

Business Manager, Center for Environmental Transformation

Center for Environmental Transformation

Center for Environmental Transformation Business Manager Organization Description The Center for Environmental Transformation (CFET) is an environmental retreat center with five urban gardens located...

Miscellaneous

Crisis Communications for Your Nonprofit

Network for Good

Crisis Communications for Your Nonprofit Tuesday, August 12th 2014 at 1pm EDT If crisis hits your issue area or worse, your organization, do you have a communications plan in place? Join Network for...

Shell Science Teaching Award

National Science Teachers Association

National Science Teachers Association Invites Nominations for Shell Science Teaching Award The National Science Teachers Association, with support from Shell Oil Company, is inviting nominations for...

$1,000 Scholarship Opportunity for Philadelphia High School Students

Philadelphia Youth Action

Philadelphia Youth Action, Inc. (YA), a student-led non-profit service organization, in partnership with The Stafford Foundation will select five 2014 Greater Philadelphia based high school graduates...

National Voter Registration Day Webinar


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Celebrate National Voter Registration Day! Thursday, August 7th at 2:00pm Eastern On September 23, 2014, volunteers and organizations from all over the country will celebrate the third annual...

Campus Vote Project Training

Fair Elections Legal Network

Save the Date: Campus Vote Project Training, August 6th, 12-1 Join us for a Pennsylvania-specific webinar on student voting rights and campus democratic engagement activities best practices! Fair...


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