The week of

September 8, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships Summer Newsletter

PHENND

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships Summer Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships Network Sign...

Other Local Events and Workshops

The K-16 Landscape: Journalists’ Perspectives

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

What – Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable Network Meeting When – Wednesday, September 17th Time – 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM Where – The October Gallery’s 7165 Lounge...

Professional Coaching for the Nonprofit Job Seeker

Free Library of Philadelphia

Professional Coaching for the Nonprofit Job Seeker Thursday, September 25 | 11:00 to 1:00 Parkway Central Library | 1901 Vine St | Rooms 405-407 Stephanie Poplar, a nonprofit resource consultant...

Census Data for Nonprofit Organizations

Free Library of Philadelphia

Census Data for Nonprofit Organizations Monday, September 22 | 9:30 to 11:00 Parkway Central Library | 1901 Vine St | Room 108 Noemi Mendez Eliasen, Information Services Specialist for the Census...

Building Reuse in Philadelphia: Doing Well by Doing Good

Urban Land Institute Philadelphia

Building Reuse in Philadelphia: Doing Well by Doing Good This major forum will focus on how older vacant and underused buildings can be successfully adapted to meet new market needs and spark...

Technology Learning Collaborative Annual Conference

Technology Learning Collaborative

TLC 2nd Annual Conference: BringITHome Technology Learning Collaborative Friday, October 24, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT) Philadelphia, PA FREE Event The theme of this year’s TLC conference...

“Fall” into Networking Opportunities with Nonprofit Exec Leadership Inst

Bryn Mawr College

We have another NELI info session/networking event on the calendar for Monday, September 15. The deadline to apply for the Ascending Leaders Program is also approaching on September 22. Please...

Creating Healthy Communities

Philadelphia LISC

Healthy families, healthy communities LISC, PACDC, & Jefferson U to offer training on healthy community development strategies It turns out that how healthy we all are is greatly determined by...

Passion. Perseverance. Success. An Evening with Angela Lee Duckworth, PhD

Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia

Pop Quiz: Test Your Knowledge Passion. Perseverance. Success. What do these three words describe? A. The research of MacArthur Genius Award winner Angela Duckworth, B. The topic for an informative...

Back to School Special Education Boot Camp

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

Back to School Special Education Boot Camp Saturday, September 20, 2014 8:30 3:00 Sponsored by: Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia Location: United Way Building 1709 Benjamin Franklin...

Philanthropy Network’s 2014 Fall Conference

Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

SAVE THE DATE: PHILANTHROPY NETWORK’S 2014 FALL CONFERENCE When: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM Where: The Inn at Penn 3600 Sansom Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104...

Graduation Coach Campaign Video Launch Tailgate Party

City of Philadelphia

Graduation Coach Campaign Video Launch Tailgate Party Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT) School District of Philadelphia 440 N Broad St Atrium Philadelphia, PA 19130 What are...

Creating a Model for Positive Youth Development through Sport

University of Pennsylvania

September Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative (PYSC) Networking Seminar Monday, September 22nd, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Topic: “Creating a Model for Positive Youth Development through...

Montgomery County Job Corps Information Sessions

Montgomery County

I would like to share some exciting news and include you on my contact list to reach potential youth candidates for our wonderful youth programs. Please see the recruitment dates and times below...

Camden Trauma Summit II

Healing10

The 2014 Camden Trauma Summit will present an exciting opportunity to systemically apply Trauma Informed Care (TIC) to the city of Camden. Rutgers University–Camden 303 Cooper St Camden, NJ 08102...

Women’s Forum: Keeping Silent in the Face of Injustice Around the World

Temple University

Women’s Forum: Keeping Silent in the Face of Injustice Around the World Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Friday, September 19, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)...

Free SAT Prep at Free Libraries

Free Library of Philadelphia

Due to popular demand, the Free Library of Philadelphia will be offering a 4-week series of SAT prep classes on Saturdays in September at three Library locations. To register, visit Registration for...

New Resources

Service as a Stress Reliever for Students

Youth Service America

Did you know that school is the top source of stress for teens? Service can be the answer: multiple studies have found that volunteering can help reduce stress and increase happiness. As students and...

September: Attendance Awareness Month

Attendance Works

Attendance Awareness Month Celebrated for the first time in September 2013, Attendance Awareness Month is a nationwide event recognizing the connection between school attendance and academic...

Op-ed: To Keep Poor Students in School, Provide Social Services


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Chronically absent political will Given hardships at home, poor kids could be expected to have the best school attendance, if only because school offers a hot meal and orderly environment, writes...

Blog and Website: Global Service-Learning

GlobalSL.org

A coalition of universities is leading efforts to ensure the development of rigorous research and evidence-based methods at the nexus of global learning, community-university partnership, and...

Classrooms with a Cause Curriculum

Youth Service America

MAKE LEARNING MORE MEANINGFUL THIS SCHOOL YEAR WITH YSA’S CLASSROOMS WITH A CAUSE CURRICULUM Add a cause students care about, and you can make learning about more than taking tests. Classrooms...

Teaching Ferguson

Teaching for Change

As the new school year begins, first and foremost on our minds and in our hearts will be the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Teachers may be faced with students’ anger,...

Roadmap for a Successful Urban Farm: Cultivate Community Acceptance

Johns Hopkins University

Roadmap for a Successful Urban Farm: Cultivate Community Acceptance If your vision involved growing food as a productive way to use these vacant plots of city land, you are not alone. Forms of urban...

Report: Boosting the life chances of young men of color

MDRC

Boosting the life chances of young men of color Despite progress on many fronts, young men of color still face many obstacles to success in American society and suffer disproportionately from...

Partnerships Classifieds

Economic Development Internship, Urban Affairs Coalition

Urban Affairs Coalition

Economic Development Internship XVIII Special Projects in Economic Development, Financial Education and Community Reinvestment Fall Semester 2014 Urban Affairs Coalition Community and Economic...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Anchor Institutions Task Force Annual Conference

Marga

The Anchor Institutions Task Force (AITF) is a growing network of over 400 members, which serves as an ongoing think tank promoting the role of anchor institutions in community and economic...

Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference

Engagement Scholarship Consortium

Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference, October 6-9 in Edmonton, Alberta! WHO SHOULD ATTEND University and college faculty and staff members who are involved in engaged scholarship or studying...

Grant Opportunities

Juvenile Justice Programs

Public Welfare Foundation

The Public Welfare Foundation is accepting Letters of Intent from organizations and programs working to end the criminalization and over-incarceration of youth in the United States. Through its...

William T. Grant Foundation Distinguished Fellows Program

William T. Grant Foundation

William T. Grant Foundation Invites Letters of Inquiry for Distinguished Fellows Program DEADLINE: JANUARY 6, 2015 (LETTERS OF INQUIRY) The William T. Grant Foundation’s Distinguished Fellows...

National Youth Technology Program

Best Buy Foundation

Best Buy Foundation Accepting Applications for National Youth Technology Program DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2014 The Best Buy Foundation provides underserved teens with access to technology to build 21st...

Young Entrepreneurs Academy Grants

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Chamber of Commerce Foundation Invites Applications for Entrepreneurs Academy Grants DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 The Chamber of Commerce Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the...

Farmers Insurance: Thank a Million Teachers Grants

Farmers Insurance

Farmers Insurance: Thank a Million Teachers Grants Farmers Insurance Thank a Million Teachers grants can be put towards classroom supplies or National Board Certification. Maximum award: $2,500....

Association of American Educators Classroom Grants

Association of American Educators

AAE: Classroom grants The Association of American Educators offers small grants for teachers that can be used to purchase classroom learning materials. Grants can be used for a variety of projects...

AAUW Community Action Grants

American Association of University Women

The American Association of University Women strives to promote equity and education for women and girls. Since the organization’s founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions...

ING Unsung Heroes 2015 Class Project Awards

ING

ING Unsung Heroes Program Invites K-12 Educators to Apply for 2015 Class Project Awards Through its Unsung Heroes awards program, financial services company ING annually recognizes K-12 educators in...

50 States for Good Competition

Tom's of Maine

Tom’s of Maine Invites Nominations for 2014 50 States for Good Competition Tom’s of Maine is inviting nominations from nonprofit organizations for an opportunity to share in $510,000 in funding...

Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art

A Blade of Grass

A Blade of Grass Invites Letters of Interest for Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art A Blade of Grass provides resources to artists who demonstrate artistic excellence and serve as innovative...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Communications Manager, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

JOB TITLE: Communications Manager COMPENSATION: $38,000 – $43,000 BENEFITS: Health Insurance, 401K option, vacation, sick and personal leave START DATE: As soon as possible ABOUT THE BICYCLE...

Organizing Director, Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP)

Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP)

ORGANIZING DIRECTOR Company: Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP) Location: Philadelphia Date Posted: August 25, 2014 The Organizing Director is responsible for developing and guiding...

After School Program Lead Teacher, Providence Center

Providence Center

Providence Center’s youth program, called Power, creates a tight-knit community of children and Teen Leaders who strive to achieve their full potential and who assist their peers to do the...

Program Associate, Summer Search Philadelphia

Summer Search Philadelphia

WHY WORK AT SUMMER SEARCH Summer Search is a dynamic, national nonprofit organization that identifies resilient low-income high school students and inspires them to become responsible and altruistic...

Donor Relations Manager, Summer Search Philadelphia

Summer Search Philadelphia

Why Work At Summer Search Summer Search is a $ national youth development non-profit in seven cities across the country. Since 1990, we’ve worked with low-income high school students to transform...

Logistics Coordinator, Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships

Drexel University

Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With approximately 25,000 students, 200 degree programs and 14 colleges and schools, Drexel is one of...

Part-Time Accountant/Bookkeeper, Vetri Foundation

Vetri Foundation for Children

The Vetri Foundation for Children seeks a part-time accountant to help run the day-to-day financial and bookkeeping operations of our growing nonprofit organization. You will work in a fast-paced,...

Partnership Coordinator, School District of Philadelphia

School District of Philadelphia

Partnership Coordinator, School District of Philadelphia Summary Assists with the identification, screening and matching of school-based partnerships which provide services to school communities, in...

Program Director, Siloam

Siloam

Siloam is seeking a dynamic candidate to fill a Program Director Position. If you or someone you know is interested, please see the Position Description and send a letter of interest and resume to...

Miscellaneous

Impact100 Philadelphia Founders Fellowship

Impact100 Philadelphia

Impact100 Philadelphia | Founders Fellowship Deadline: September 19 Impact100 Philadelphia, a collective giving nonprofit organization, is sponsoring a new program to encourage young women to learn...

How Can Communities Ensure That Research is Ethical?

Community Campus Partnerships for Health

Register Today for September 23 Webinar: How Can Communities Ensure That Research is Ethical? Our new report, Redefining Research Ethics Review: Case Studies of Five Community-Led Models highlights...

Online Courses That Benefit Society

Udemy

Udemy Accepting Applications for Online Courses That Benefit Society Udemy is an online learning marketplace where more than three million students have taken courses in everything from programming...


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