The week of

August 18, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

Inspire. Incite. Innovate: A symposium promoting college access and completion

Temple University

Inspire – Incite – Innovate A symposium promoting college access and completion A symposium promoting college access through University, Corporate, and Civic partnerships and creating...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Various Small Business Workshops from Enterprise Center

The Enterprise Center

WOW, What a Window! The Dynamics of Visual Merchandising Learn simple, cost-effective ways to make the most competitive and profitable use of your window and every square foot of your enterprise!...

Commemorating the Freedom Summer: Ten Weeks That Changed America

Arcadia University

Please join us for COMMEMORATING THE FREEDOM SUMMER: THE TEN WEEKS THAT CHANGED AMERICA WHERE ARE WE NOW? Hosted by State Rep. Brendan F. Boyle and Sponsored by Arcadia University’s Department of...

Watershed Education Teacher Workshop

PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Watershed Education Teacher Workshop October 16, 2014 7:45 AM – 5:00 PM The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education Educators attending this workshop will receive the Bureau of State...

Sandbox Collective for youth workers and advocates

Sandbox Collective

Sign up now for the September meeting of the Sandbox Collective, taking place from 8:30-10am on Thursday, September 11th. The Goals of The Sandbox Collective: To create a monthly forum for...

New Resources

City Council Report: School-Based Family Services Centers

City Council of Philadelphia

School-Based Family Services Centers: An Overview School-Based Family Services Centers (SBFS Centers) is a strategy to address the needs of the most vulnerable and in need among us – our...

Paul Farmer reviews book Upstream Doctors


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Investigating the root causes of the global health crisis: Paul Farmer on the TED Book “The Upstream Doctors” By Paul Farmer At the end of almost a decade spent in teaching hospitals and clinics,...

The Generator: The Power of Youth Voice

National Youth Leadership Council

New Issue of NYLC’s The Generator: The Power of Youth Voice Inside this issue of the Generator you will find research and examples of why youth voice is an essential element of service-learning...

9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance

Youth Service America

The goal of 9/11 Day is to provide a positive way for all people to forever remember and pay tribute to the 9/11 victims, honor those that rose in service in response to the attacks, and remind...

Healthy Schools. It’s a Team Effort Toolkit and Mini-grant

Kids Eat Right

Check out Kids Eat Right’s free, downloadable toolkit, “Healthy Schools. It’s a Team Effort.” The School Nutrition Services Dietetic Practice Group created this material. It’s...

Inclusionary Housing and Community Land Trusts

National Community Land Trust Network

The National Community Land Trust Network, in partnership with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, has released two working papers on inclusionary housing: Resident and Community Engagement in...

BenePhilly Center at Philadelphia FIGHT

Philadelphia FIGHT

The BenePhilly Center at Philadelphia FIGHT are now open. The official opening of six benefits access locations across the City, which works with low-income Philadelphians to access all federal,...

101 Social Media Posts for your nonprofit

Network for Good

Free Download: 101 Social Media Posts for your nonprofit Have you ever been stumped for social media content? In this free download you’ll find 101 ready-to-go social media post ideas for...

Grantmakers and thought leaders on out-of-school time

Wallace Foundation

Grantmakers and thought leaders on out-of-school time: Survey and interview report This report takes a look at the priorities of grantmakers that support afterschool or other expanded learning...

Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions funds Project U-Turn

Aspen Institute

Aspen Institute re-invests in innovative community collaboratives to engage “opportunity youth” Philadelphia and 18 other communities just got a big boost for their efforts to use collective...

Partnerships Classifieds

Internships, Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers

Internships, Mighty Writers Commitment: 150 hours Requirements: • Work with students aged 5-18 individually and in small groups. • Communicate clearly and effectively with students, parents and...

Volunteer Instructor for Adult Learners

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

Become a Volunteer Instructor for Adult Learners! Do you need student teaching and/or practicum hours? Are you an effective and dynamic person who likes helping others? Consider becoming a volunteer...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Character Building, Social Emotional Learning, and Educational Equity

Learning in Afterschool and Summer

HOW KIDS LEARN: Character Building, Social Emotional Learning, and Educational Equity Research across multiple fields have identified character building and social emotional learning, SEL, as an...

Connection 2014: Youth Development

MANY

Connection 2014 September 9, 2014 Baltimore, MD It’s not just an event, it’s an experience. It’s not about who is at the front of the room… it’s about everyone who is in...

Save the Date: Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning & Civic Engagement


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Save the date for next year’s Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning & Civic Engagement through Higher Education: March 11-13, 2015 in Little Rock, AR! While this conference has historically...

Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Conference

Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group

Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Conference November 11-12, 2014 Saratoga Springs, NY KEYNOTE SPEAKER ANNOUNCED: JIM HIGHTOWER “America’s #1 Populist” will give the...

Farmland, Food & Livable Communities

American Farmland Trust

Farmland, Food & Livable Communities Join American Farmland Trust and more than 70 local and national leaders to network, strategize and share best practices to support family farmers, protect...

Climate vs. Capitalism: Writing Retreat Invitation

Zinn Education Project

Climate vs. Capitalism: Writing Retreat Invitation Please consider applying to join Rethinking Schools editor and Oregon Writing Project Director Linda Christensen and me for a weekend writing...

Strengthening Families Leadership Summit

Center for the Study of Social Policy

Strengthening Families Leadership Summit October 7-8, 2014 Chicago, Ill. Reaching deeper, growing stronger, branching out The summit focus will be on discussion and attendee interaction to maximize...

Grant Opportunities

Youth Foundation Grant

Finish Line Youth Foundation

Interest Areas Finish Line Youth Foundation focuses funding on organizations that provide opportunities for youth participation in the following areas: Youth athletic programs – Community-based...

Research Grants for Math Teachers of Grades 7-12

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM Accepting Applications for Classroom Research Grants for Teachers of Grades 7-12 DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 7, 2014 The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications for grades...

Multi-Arts Production Fund

Creative Capital

MAP Fund Invites Letters of Inquiry for Performance Work Embodying Spirit of Exploration DEADLINE: OCTOBER 3, 2014 (LETTERS OF INQUIRY) Administered by Creative Capital, with support from the Doris...

Delaware Community Foundation

Delaware Community Foundation

Delaware Community Foundation Invites Applications For Nonprofit Collaborations DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 The Delaware Community Foundation is accepting applications for its 2014 Collaborative...

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program

Ben & Jerry's Foundation

The Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program supports non-profit grassroots, constituent-led organizations across the country that are using direct action, grassroots community-organizing...

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grants

Lowe's

Increase parent involvement? Build stronger community spirit? Create a new school tradition? The ideas are endless. Whatever goals and dreams you have for your school, Lowe’s Toolbox for...

Family Volunteer Day Grants

GenerationOn

GenerationOn, with generous support from Disney Friends for Change, is giving out Family Volunteer Day grants and event day service kits to affiliates or non-profit organizations around the country....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Bucks County Education Outreach Associate, Public Citizens for Children and Youth

Public Citizens for Children and Youth

Job Description Bucks County Education Outreach Associate REPORTS TO: Executive Director and Director of Education Policy Job Description: PCCY is seeking a dynamic, self- motivated staff member to...

Hunger and Child Health Specialist, Public Citizens for Children and Youth

Public Citizens for Children and Youth

Job Description Hunger and Child Health Specialist REPORTS TO: Executive Director and Director of Health Policy Child Health Care Responsibilities • Initiate and assist with maintaining...

Executive Director, Energy Co-op

Energy Co-op

The Energy Co-op is a sustainability-focused 501(c)(12) consumer cooperative providing renewable electricity, heating oil, and biodiesel services to thousands of households, small businesses, and...

Miscellaneous

Early Childhood Educator of the Year Award

Pennsylvania Child Care Association

Award of Excellence & Educator of the Year Award Nominations Each year PACCA (Pennsylvania Child Care Association) asks its members to help us identify their colleagues both in leadership roles...

Register for Celebrate My Drive

State Farm Foundation

Register for Celebrate My Drive Celebrate My Drive is about spreading the message of 2N2 – 2 eyes on the road, 2 hands on the wheel. It’s a simple habit that can reduce distracted driving...

Youth Work classes at the Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia

There’s still time to register for Youth Work classes at the Community College of Philadelphia (). If you work with young people or are interested in working with young people in places like...

Civic Visions and Struggle in the Path toward Constitutional Democracy

Minnesota Campus Compact

Minnesota Campus Compact hosts conference call discussions with authors of recently published books relating to civic engagement as part of our Engaged Scholarship Series. September’s call is...

Campus Philly Online Internship Fair

Campus Philly

Online Internship Fair: October 27 through 31 This event has become a favorite of both students and employers. Hundreds of internship opportunities are waiting to be discovered; hundreds of students...


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