The week of

September 29, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

Workshops For AmeriCorps VISTAs & Year of Service Volunteers

Vision Driven Consulting

Vision Driven Workshops For AmeriCorps VISTAs & Year of Service Volunteers Sessions occur the 2nd Tuesday of each month 9:30-11:30 am Location: PHENND offices (3624 Market St, Suite 5W) Cost:...

2014 Service Leaders Summit

PHENND

Drexel’s Lindy Center for Civic Engagement and PHENND are pleased to host the 2014 Service Leaders Summit. Saturday, November 1, 2014 Drexel University This event will bring together college...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Community Artists and Organizations Workshop

Philadelphia Folklore Project

Community Artists and Organizations Workshop Thursday, October 9th 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM Community artists and organizations involved (or those who wish to be involved) in folk arts in education...

Intergenerational Leadership: Closing the Generation Gap on Nonprofit Boards

Here's My Chance

Intergenerational Leadership: Closing the Generation Gap on Nonprofit Boards Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM Free Library of Philadelphia (Main Branch, 1900 Vine Street, Philadelphia,...

2014 Summits on Educational Excellence for African Americans

White House

2014 Summits on Educational Excellence for African Americans Students at any age, birth through adulthood, deserve opportunities – opportunities afforded by a high-quality school experience...

Social Media for Nonprofits Philadelphia 2014


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Social Media for Nonprofits Philadelphia 2014 Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT) Friends Center 1501 Cherry St...

Common or Uncommon: Shaping the Discussion on Curriculum & Instruction

Philadelphia Teacher Conveinings

Common or Uncommon: Shaping the Discussion on Curriculum & Instruction – Philadelphia Teacher Conveinings, Saturday, October 18th, 2014 , Philadelphia, PA 9:00 AM- 1:30 PM. A teacher-led...

College Prep 102: The P.L.A.N. for Success

Philadelphia Learning and Achievement Network

The Philadelphia Learning and Achievement Network presents College Prep 102: The for Success! Saturday, October 18, 2014 9:00 am-1:00 pm (Registration begins at 8:30 am) Temple University Main...

School Reuse Charrette: Public Presentation and Panel Discussion

Community Design Collaborative

Public presentation and panel discussion By Community Design Collaborative (OTHER EVENTS) PHILADELPHIA CENTER FOR ARCHITECTURE 1218 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14 2014 4:00...

Please Touch Museum Education Night 2014

Please Touch Museum

Please Touch Museum Education Night 2014 Connecting Curriculum Standards to Museum Exhibits and Programing Thursday, October 9th, 4:00 to 7:00 Join us for a special evening, featuring everything...

Hispanic Heritage Month magazine launch, reception & talent showcase

Motivos Magazine

Motivos™ bilingual magazine and Kensington CAPA present: Hispanic Heritage Month magazine launch, reception & talent showcase Wednesday, October 15th 5:45-7:30 PM Event Details: Join...

Health Education and Resource Summit

Temple University

The Department of Health and Human Services Get Covered America SEIU Healthcare and Temple University’s Center for Social Policy and Community Development Cordially Invite You To A Health...

Parent Appreciation Month Events

Women's Christian Alliance

PARENT APPRECIATION MONTH EVENTS: 7 Ways in 7 Days (on the 7th day, we rest!) Partners: Women’s Christian Alliance, PARENT POWER, The EARTHS and The School District of Philadelphia 1st Event:...

Small Business Health Options Early Access and Online Enrollment for 2015

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Come Learn About New Features of the Small Business Health Options Program, SHOP Early Access and Online Enrollment for 2015 The Health Insurance Marketplace invites small business owners, agents,...

Presenting VISTA 2025: Chester County Economic Development

Chester County Economic Development Council

How Will Chester County sustain and balance progress and preservation? Presenting VISTA 2025 Chester County Economic Development Council Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (EDT)...

Sayre Health Center’s Corps Community Day

Sayre Health Center

SAVE THE DATE Sayre Health Center’s Corps Community Day Open House When:Tuesday, October 7, 2014 Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Place: Sayre Health Center, 5800 Walnut Street Come and join us for...

New Resources

Guide for Parents of First Generation College Students

ACT

If you haven’t been to college and your child is planning to go, you can help more than you might think. For information that can help you and your teen prepare for college and a career, check...

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

PACER

October is National Bullying Prevention Month The End of Bullying Begins with Me: that’s the message during PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Month in October. It’s a time when communities...

International Undergraduate Journal for Service-Learning, Leadership, and Social Change

Augustana College

The Fall volume of the International Undergraduate Journal for Service-Learning, Leadership, and Social Change is now up at: Please excuse the delay in getting the Journal posted. We have moved the...

Covering Elections Through Student Social Media Reporting

Campus Election Engagement Project

Covering Elections Through Student Social Media Reporting How do we get students to pay attention to important elections, especially in a non-presidential year? One way is to have their peers create...

Schools Wanted: Gallup-HOPE Index

HOPE Worldwide

THE GALLUP-HOPE INDEX GALLUP STUDENT POLL The Gallup Student Poll is a measure that will track for 10 years the hope, engagement and wellbeing of school students in grades 5 through 12 across the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed, Phila College Prep Speakers Bureau

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

PCPR is seeking college access practitioners interested in joining our Speakers Bureau to facilitate workshops and presentations. Presentations topics will range from basic college going workshops,...

Generosity Philly 5K Run/Walk supports Need In Deed

Generosity

Do you like supporting teachers and students? Do you like to keep it moving? Here’s your chance to do both! Need in Deed is participating in the first-ever Generosity Philly 5K Run/Walk, and we...

Volunteers Needed, 4th Annual Philly Trans* March

GALAEI

4th Annual Philly Trans* March: Marching On… Members of the trans* community and their allies will rally and then take to the streets of Philadelphia on October 11, 2014 from 3-6:00 pm for the 4th...

volunteers needed, Olney Youth Arts Festival

CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia

Olney Youth Arts Festival seeking volunteers The Olney Youth Arts Festival (of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia) is seeking Event Volunteers to assist the organizers for pre-event promotion and day...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Facing Race

Kirwan Institute on Race and Ethnicity

Upcoming Conference: Facing Race Facing Race, the foremost national racial justice conference, will take place November 13-15 in Dallas, Texas. PolicyLink is hosting a workshop on how to employ an...

Call for Co-Editors, Reviewers, Articles: Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education

Missouri Campus Compact

CALLING ALL FACULTY The Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education is soliciting applications for a co-editor, reviewers, and manuscripts for the 2015 edition. The Journal of Public...

Institute on Place, Service-Learning and Sustainability

Community Works Institute

Put Your Students’ 21st Century Skills Into Action FIND OUT What Service-Learning Will Mean for Your School learn more CWI’s 2015 Institutes on Place, Service-Learning and Sustainability...

Call for Articles: Journal for Civic Commitment

Community College National Center for Community Engagement

The Journal for Civic Commitment (JCC) has extended its deadline for submissions to be considered for the Spring 2015 issue of the journal. Though JCC is particularly interested in work on...

Grant Opportunities

American Association of School Librarians: Innovative Reading Projects

American Association of School Librarians

American Association of School Librarians Invites Applications for Innovative Reading Projects The American Association of School Librarians, a division of the American Library Association, is...

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation: Undergraduate Scholarships

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Invites Applications for Undergraduate Scholarships The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, which helps high-achieving low-income students reach their full potential through...

Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program

Walmart Foundation

Walmart Foundation Accepting Applications for Community Grant Program The Walmart Foundation is accepting applications through its Community Grant Program. Through the program, grants of up to $2,500...

Letters of Inquiry for Creative Placemaking Projects

ArtPlace America

ArtPlace America, a nationwide initiative to drive community revitalization through the arts, is inviting Letters of Inquiry for the fifth round of its National Grants program. A collaboration of...

Philadelphia Teacher Convening Grants

PhilaSoup

Philadelphia Teacher Convening Grants For Teachers and Organizations: Looking to expand your instruction in line with the Common Core? Want funding for professional development or a classroom...

Let’s Play Community Construction Grant

KaBOOM!

Let’s Play Community Construction Grant Deadline: October 9, 2014 $15,000 for playground equipment – This grant is open to municipalities and child-serving nonprofit organizations without a...

GRAMMY in the Schools: Grants for High School Music Programs

GRAMMY

GRAMMY in the Schools: Grants for High School Music Programs GRAMMY Signature School awards are given to high school music programs that are keeping music programs alive and well despite budgets and...

Science of Hope and Optimism Initiative

International Sociological Association

International Sociological Association Seeks Applications for Science of Hope and Optimism Initiative DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2014 (LETTERS OF INTENT) The International Sociological Association is...

Karma for Cara Foundation Micro-grants

Karma for Cara Foundation

Deadline: Rolling The Karma for Cara Foundation is encouraging kids 18 and under to apply for funds between $250 and $1,000 to complete service projects in their communities. Whether it is turning a...

Whole Kids Foundation School Garden Grant Program

Whole Kids Foundation

Deadline: October 31 Created in partnership with FoodCorps, the School Garden Grant program provides a $2,000 monetary grant to a K-12 school, or a non-profit working in partnership with a K-12...

Sports-for-All Clinic Grants for Autistic Youth

VolunteenNation

Deadline: Rolling Passion for sports? Promote fitness in your community by hosting a Sports-For-All Clinic. can provide you with funding, support and guidance to host your own sports clinic for...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Assistant Director, Ursinus Center for Advocacy, Responsibility, and Engagement

Ursinus College

Ursinus College seeks a dynamic individual to be the Assistant Director of UCARE – the Ursinus Center for Advocacy, Responsibility, and Engagement. Responsibilities include managing relations with...

AmeriCorps position: Instructor, Information Technology / Business Administration

YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School

Instructor: Information Technology / Business Administration Job posted by: YouthBuild Philadelphia 10-month AmeriCorps Member (date of hire to July 30, 2015) positions at YouthBuild Philadelphia...

Executive Director, University City Arts League

University City Arts League

Founded in 1965, the University City Arts League is a 501(c)3 organization in West Philadelphia that is dedicated to arts education and cultural enrichment for people of all ages in our diverse...

Executive Director, Dignity Housing

Dignity Housing

DIGNITY HOUSING Executive Director Job Announcement Dignity Housing works to break the cycle of homelessness in Philadelphia. Since its inception in 1988, Dignity has helped more than 4000 homeless...

Miscellaneous

Green Schools Program

Recyclebank

Green Schools Program 2014-2015 In Partnership with Domtar SUSTAINABILITY IN THE CLASSROOM. IMPACT FOR THE COMMUNITY. Our innovative Green Schools Program encourages students to make a difference in...

Responsible Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship

Unite for Sight

Unite For Sight has scheduled a new free webinar on Wednesday, October 8, 4-5pm Eastern Time, about “Responsible Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship”. This webinar is ideal for...

The Impact of the Felony Drug Ban on Welfare Benefits

The Sentencing Project

Campaigns to Eliminate Federal Lifetime Welfare Ban This webinar will take place on Tuesday, October 14th at 2 Eastern. Click here to register. Presenters Jessica Bartholow, Western Center on Law...

Racial Perceptions of Crime and Support for Punitive polices

The Sentencing Project

Upcoming Unlocking Justice Webinars Racial Perceptions of Crime and Support for Punitive polices This webinar will take place on Wednesday, October 1st at 2 Eastern. Click here to register....

Promise Zone Initiative Stakeholder Webcasts

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

On behalf of our federal partners, we are pleased to announce the second round of the Promise Zone Initiative competition. The deadline for applications is November 21, 2014, by 5 EST. That is why...

Identifying the Best Online Ambassadors for Your Organization

Network for Good

Tuesday, October 7th at 1pm EDT A robust online ambassador program can be the key to spreading your mission. When more people know about your cause, more people can support your nonprofit’s...

My Fresh Page Project Competition

YMCA of the USA

The YMCA of the USA is accepting entries from individuals and groups for its third annual My Fresh Page Project competition. Through the competition, the Y will award a total of $20,000 in support of...

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Prudential

Deadline: November 4 Students in grades 5-12 in the who have volunteered in the past 12 months are invited to apply for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 102 State Honorees (2 per state) will...

Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow Contest

Samsung

Deadline: October 31 Are you and your students innovative? Do you think you can use STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) to help solve an environmental challenge in your local community?...

Media-Smart Youth Teen Leaders Program

National Institutes of Health

Deadline: October 24 The Media-Smart Youth® Teen Leaders Program is designed for teens/young adults ages 15 to 20 who are interested in bringing the Media-Smart Youth: Eat, Think, and Be Active! ®...


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