The week of

September 22, 2014

Other Local Events and Workshops

College Ready Workshop at St. Joe’s

Saint Joseph's University

Thank you so much for helping us advertise for our College Ready Workshop! It truly is a great day! Our College Ready Workshop will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2014 from 8:30 am – 2 pm....

Voter Registration Rally

Center for Returning Citizens

The BLOC Party is a voter registration rally for formerly incarcerated persons, friends and neighbors in Philadelphia. The rally will be held on September 27  from 1 to 6 in Vernon Park at 5800...

Food Access Collaborative Volunteer Training

City of Philadelphia

The Food Access Collaborative is hosting a soup kitchen volunteer training for university students on September 27th from 11 am to 3 pm at Drexel, MacAlister Hall, Room 2019. The training will help...

Grantseeking Basics for Individuals in the Arts

Free Library of Philadelphia

Grantseeking Basics for Individuals in the Arts Wednesday, October 1 | 3:00 to 4:30 Parkway Central Library | 1901 Vine St | Ground Floor | Tech Lab Attend this class to learn how to search for...

Compass Project Launch

Compass

Compass Project Launch Wednesday, October 8 | 6:30 – 8:30 Four Seasons Hotel | 1 Logan Square | Phila. Compass is seeking business professionals to volunteer on strategic consulting teams for...

Call for Speakers: Out-of-School Time Peer Networking Sessions

University of Pennsylvania

2014-15 Peer Networking Schedule Here at last is the lineup of upcoming Peer Networking Meetings (PNMs), same great content — new location !!** To help us vet, please look through the schedule...

2014 Global Challenges Faculty Institute

Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Registration is now open for the 2014 Global Challenges Faculty Institute! Thursday & Friday, November 6 – 7, 2014 Global Challenges Institute on Educating Globally Competent Citizens The...

Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School 10th Anniversary Celebration

Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School

The Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School (FACTS) will host its 10th Anniversary Celebration and Silent Auction on Friday, October 17, 2014 from 6 PM – 9 PM at the Sheraton Philadelphia...

Environmental Health and Environmental Justice in Pennsylvania

Chester Environmental Partnership

Chester Environmental Partnership presents Environmental Health and Environmental Justice in Pennsylvania: Where Do We Go From Here? Tuesday, September 30, 2014 8:00 – 6:00 Smilow Center...

Adult TESOL Teacher Training

Nationalities Service Center

ADULT TESOL TEACHER TRAINING Learn the art of teaching English right in the heart of Center City. The Education Department at NSC is now offering a 100-hour training course for teachers of English as...

Positive Youth Development and Trauma-Impacted Youth

Philadelphia Department of Human Services

Training focuses on positive youth development and trauma The PUSH Project of the Philadelphia Department of Human Services and Valley Youth House will be hosting a training on Positive Youth...

Citizens Planning Institute

Philadelphia City Planning Commission

Citizens Planning Institute accepting applications The Citizens Planning Institute (CPI) is accepting applications for the Fall 2014 course series through September 25th. Now in its fourth year, the...

Meet the Funder session

RSVP of Montgomery County

RSVP hosts Meet the Funder session RSVP of Montgomery County will host a seminar offering local nonprofit leadership the opportunity to participate in a discussion with some of the area’s...

Food Pantry Ribbon Cutting in Frankford

Food and Wellness Network (FAWN)

New food pantry serves Frankford area The Food and Wellness Network (FAWN) will open a new food bank to serve the Frankford section of the city with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on...

Love & Logic: Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun!

Family Services

Pottstown group hosts series for parents Family Services is offering a practical and entertaining parent training program, Love & Logic: Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun!, designed for parents...

TESOL Workshop

University of Pennsylvania

TESOL Workshop October 10-12, 2014 6-9pm October 10; 9am-4pm October 11-12 Graduate School of Education University of Pennsylvania AN INTENSIVE, RESEARCH-BASED, PRACTICAL AND AFFORDABLE WORKSHOP...

Teen Technology Network Video Production After School Program

People’s Emergency Center

Announcing a free video production after school program for high school aged youth. TTN Productions Part of PECs’ Teen Technology Network in partnership with PhillyCAM Learn the basics of media...

Code for Philly Meetup

Code for Philly

Code for Philly—a Code for America Brigade—would like to invite you to come join us. We are PHL-based developers, designers, catalogers, organizers, and other citizens working to build a better...

EdCamp Delaware County

Wikispaces

REGISTRATION AND INFORMATION AT Saturday, October 18, 2014 | Swarthmore College, Kohlberg Building Edcamp Delaware County is a free participant-driven conference devoted to K-12 education issues and...

Campus Philly CollegeFest

Campus Philly

CollegeFest Saturday, September 27th Campus Philly CollegeFest is the city’s all-day welcome to new and returning students, and the first stop for students to meet Philadelphia, featuring 5,000...

PHEAA’s Financial Aid Workshop

PHEAA

Greetings from the PA School Services division of PHEAA We are inviting you to attend our annual Financial Aid Workshop conducted by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) and...

How Philadelphia Can Go From Blight To Bright

Housing A

Join Us To Learn More About How Philadelphia Can Go From Blight To Bright Monday, September 29, 2014 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM At Municipal Court Conference Center in the Widener Building at 1339...

National Partnership for Educational Access Conference

The Steppingstone Foundation

Save the Date for the Seventh Annual National Partnership for Educational Access Conference April 16-17, 2015 Ÿ- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Improving Outcomes: 360° Perspectives on Educational...

Urban Regeneration Strategies: A Social Equity Perspective

Temple University

URBAN REGENERATION STRATEGIES: A SOCIAL EQUITY PERSPECTIVE A Temple University Community Development Lecture Dr. Naomi Carmon, a leading scholar on housing and urban regeneration, will provide an...

Fundraising RX

Philadelphia Association of CDCs

FUNDRAISING RX Fundraising RX is an interactive training that covers the fundamentals of fundraising, common misconceptions about making the “ask” and provides insight into crafting...

The Advocacy Game

Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania

The Advocacy Game at the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania’s Homes Within Reach Conference As part of the 2014 Homes Within Reach conference, PACDC’s Policy Director, Beth McConnell, will...

Avoiding Fair Housing Discrimination

Philadelphia Association of CDCs

AVOIDING FAIR HOUSING DISCRIMINATION: LANDLORD BEST PRACTICES AND RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES With the Fair Housing Coalition of Suburban Philadelphia If you are a professional who does leasing and...

New Resources

What Relief? How Student Loan Assistance Fails Teachers

Third Way

Teachers and their debt A new brief from the Third Way finds current federal programs to aid teachers with student debt are confusing, underutilized, conflicting, and sometimes detrimental to the...

Employers of National Service initiative

Corporation for National and Community Service

As part of the AmeriCorps 20th anniversary celebration at the White House on Friday, President Obama announced Employers of National Service, a new initiative to build a talent pipeline to connect...

Absences Add Up

America's Promise

Absences Add Up This state-by-state analysis shows impact of poor attendance on test scores was published for Attendance Awareness Month by Attendance Works. It demonstrates how students who miss...

Update on Healthy PA Plan

Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center

Update on Healthy PA Plan This report from the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center analyzes the new version of Pennsylvania’s Medicaid expansion plan and notes that while about a half-million...

E-Books for the classroom from Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting

Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting

E-Books from Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting Download e-books for the classroom, many of them free, September 1-30. Available titles include: Congo’s Children Tarnished: The True Cost of...

The Role of National Service in Closing the Graduation Gap

Youth Service America

The Role of National Service in Closing the Graduation Gap America’s Promise Alliance, in conjunction with the 20th Anniversary of AmeriCorps on Sept. 12, released The Role of National Service...

New Report on AmeriCorps: I Will Get Things Done for America

Voices for National Service

I Will Get Things Done for America Featuring a foreword by Chelsea Clinton, the “I Will Get Things Done for America” report by Voices for National Service chronicles the history of...

Miscellaneous

Support DREAM Program in Rocky Run

DREAM Program

“Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up.” ~ Rocky Balboa DREAM is “going the distance” for Philadelphia children living in low-income housing by racing...

Asset-Based Community Engagement in Higher Education

Minnesota Campus Compact

Just a quick reminder to register for Minnesota Campus Compact’s webinar next Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT): Asset-Based Community Engagement in Higher Education....

The Great Recession Hits Home: Asset Depletion and Foreclosure

Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse

Webinar focuses on how foreclosure affects households On September 25, 2014 at 2:00 PM EDT, the Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse will feature Dr. Hannah Thomas in a Webinar titled The Great...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Assistant Director of Volunteer Programs for Civic Engagement, Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr College

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS Bryn Mawr College’s Leadership Innovation and Liberal Arts Center (LILAC) is seeking an Assistant Director of Volunteer Programs for Civic Engagement. The...

Associate Director, Praxis Program, Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr College

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, PRAXIS PROGRAM Bryn Mawr College’s Leadership, Innovation and Liberal Arts Center (LILAC) is looking for an Associate Director for the Praxis Program, one of the College’s key...

21st CCLC STEM Group Facilitator, Northern Children’s Services

Northern Children's Services

21st CCLC STEM Group Facilitator The Group Facilitator is responsible for planning and leading structured after-school activities in a school setting. The Group Facilitator must be capable of...

Research Associate, The Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice

Drexel University

The Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice at Drexel University is looking for a Research Associate to join the team. Job Overview The Department of Emergency Medicine in the Drexel University...

Community Intervention Specialist, The Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice

Drexel University

Healing Hurt People, a program of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice at Drexel University, is looking for a Community Intervention Specialist to join the team. Job Overview Position...

Executive Director – Part-time, Caplin Family Charities

Caplin Family Charities

Executive Director – Part-time, Caplin Family Charities The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization according to the strategic...

Family/Community Engagement Coordinator, Maternity Care Coalition

Maternity Care Coalition

Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic nonprofit, works to improve maternal and child health and wellbeing through the collaborative efforts of individuals, families, providers and communities....

Site Coordinator – Norristown, Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc.

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

The Site Coordinator is responsible for the administration, coordination and supervision of group facilitators, sub-contractors, and enrolled participants. The Site Coordinator will assist the...

Counseling Coordinator, Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc.

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

The Adult Counseling Coordinator is responsible for the daily oversight of the domestic violence program and supervision of the domestic violence advocates through two major functions: 1) Program...

Volunteer and Marketing Manager, Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures provides low-income, first-generation-to-college students with the tools, resources and opportunities necessary for admission to and success in college. Philadelphia Futures is...

Sponsor-A-Scholar Coordinator, Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures provides low-income, first-generation-to-college students with the tools, resources and opportunities necessary for admission to and success in college. Philadelphia Futures is...

OST Group Leader, Catholic Social Services

Catholic Social Services

TITLE: OST Group Leader TITLE OF SUPERVISOR: OST Assistant Director & Program Director ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: Catholic Social Services Community Based Services Division— Saint Thomas Aquinas @...

Grant Opportunities

Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation: Fellowships The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation awards fellowships in the areas of biological sciences, mathematics, and physical sciences to support high...

Google: RISE Awards

Google

Google RISE Awards support organizations that promote access to Computer Science (CS) education and give students aged 7-18 the opportunity to become creators — not just consumers — of...

Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Grants promote health access The Health Resources and Services Administration is now accepting applications for grants under the Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program through October...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Building a Fair Food Economy to Grow Healthy People

Growing Power

2014 Urban & Small Farms Conference: “Building a Fair Food Economy to Grow Healthy People” NOVEMBER 7-9, 2014 at Potawatomi Bingo Casino Hotel in Milwaukee, WI Register for the...

2nd annual Social Entrepreneurship Institute

Unite for Sight

You and your students and colleagues may be interested in attending the 2nd annual Social Entrepreneurship Institute on Friday, December 5, 2014, at the Shubert Theater in New Haven, Connecticut....

Call for Proposals: CSNAP (Citizenship, Service, Networking and Partnerships) Student Conference

North Carolina Campus Compact

CSNAP (Citizenship, Service, Networking and Partnerships) Student Conference “Raise Your Voice and Take Action” November 7-8, 2014 at NC State University, Raleigh, NC Call for Proposals Deadline:...

Call for Proposals: Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement (PACE) Conference

North Carolina Campus Compact

North Carolina Campus Compact is currently accepting workshop proposals for two upcoming conferences. Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement (PACE) Conference February 18, 2015, Elon University,...

Call for Proposals: Black Farmers and Urban Growers Conference

Black Urban Growers

Resources Exchanged. Ideas Pollinated. Solutions Born. The Black Farmers and Urban Growers Conference is coming to the city of Detroit from Friday, October 17 to Sunday, October 19, 2014. Check out...

Call for Proposals: 360° Perspectives on Educational Access

National Partnership for Educational Access

National Partnership for Educational Access Now Accepting Workshop Proposals Improving Outcomes: 360° Perspectives on Educational Access We invite you to submit a workshop proposal for NPEA’s...

Call for Proposals: Learning without Borders

International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association

The International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL) and the Department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning at the University of Minnesota invite you to attend the 2015...

Break Away Staff Development Summit

Break Away

Break Away is hosting our annual Staff Development Summit next month – October 9 – 10, 2014 Registration is open and all the details you’d want – workshops sessions, hotel and...

Partnerships Classifieds

Request for Research Assistance, Urban Affairs Coalition

Urban Affairs Coalition

Request for Research Assistance The Urban Affairs Coalition’s Community Economic Development Department is in the process of formulating a transformative goal around Financial Education....

Call for Volunteers, Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia

Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia

Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia School Year Program Fall 2014 – Call for Volunteers Breakthrough believes in the power of education to radically change young peoples’ lives. We believe the...

Professional Volunteers needed, Compass Pro Bono

Compass

Compass seeking volunteers Compass is seeking business professionals to volunteer on strategic consulting teams for the following nonprofits: Chester County OIC; Community Learning Center; Habitat...

volunteers needed, Project HEARTH (Helping Elderly Adults Remain in Their Homes)

Family Services

Volunteers sought to help older adults Family Services’ Project HEARTH (Helping Elderly Adults Remain in Their Homes) is in need of dedicated volunteers to work with seniors living in the...

volunteers needed to tell their professional stories, Philadelphia Education Fund

Philadelphia Education Fund

College centers need speakers Volunteers are needed between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm to tell their professional stories and inspire students. The Philadelphia Education Fund is looking for...

volunteers needed, 2014 High School Fair

Philadelphia Schools Partnership

We are writing you to ask for your help with recruiting volunteers for the 2014 High School Fair on October 17th and 18th. The event this year is shaping up to be bigger and better than last year. In...


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