The week of

October 06, 2014

Other Local Events and Workshops

Genomics Workshop for Teachers

University of Pennsylvania

What Can We Learn about Evolution from Genomes? This workshop will provide introductory material on genomics and evolution. The speaker will highlight key concepts in how genome sequences are being...

Learning Community Institute

Cabrini College

CONNECT. ENGAGE. SUCCEED. 2015 CABRINI COLLEGE LEARNING COMMUNITY INSTITUTE May 26- 29, 2015 • Cabrini College • Radnor, Pennsylvania Is your college or university establishing or refining a...

Free Expungement Clinic

Community College of Philadelphia

FREE EXPUNGEMENT CLINIC If you have a criminal record, you may be able to erase it through a process called expungement. An expunged record can help you with future loans, employment opportunities...

Art & Culture Meet and Greet

Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign

Art & Culture Meet and Greet BYOA (Bring your own art…photographs, paintings, poem, song, etc.) October 10, 2014 6-8 pm Liberty Resources 714 Market Street Philadelphia, PA For More...

A Crucial Catch: Your Day to Fight Breast Cancer

Health Annex

A CRUCIAL CATCH DAY YOUR DAY TO FIGHT BREAST CANCER SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2014 YOU’RE INVITED! You’re invited to attend this special event to celebrate health and learn more about how you can...

Film Screening: Spent: Looking for Change

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, the Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment & Opportunity, and the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey would like to invite you...

Families First Free Training in English and Spanish

Temple University

FREE TRAINING OCTOBER 27 Does your child have developmental delays or special needs? …FEELING OVERWHELMED? The Families First program offers FREE TRAINING on the basics of Early Intervention (birth...

Giving Care Fall Affair

Dr. Bernett L. Johnson

Giving Care Fall Affair November 13, 2014 The Dr. Bernett L. Johnson, Jr. Sayre Health Center would like to cordially invite you to the Giving Care Fall Affair 2014. Sayre Health Center continues to...

Saturday STEM Sessions in Bucks County

Bucks County Workforce Investment Board

Saturday STEM Sessions at PA Career Link Come Explore the Growing Industries of Pennsylvania! Have Fun Learning About: • Building & Construction • Advanced Manufacturing • Education •...

Managing Youth Sports Competition

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative (PYSC) Youth Sports Networking Seminar October PYSC Networking Seminar Tuesday, October 14th 9:30-11:30 am at Legacy Tennis 4842 Ridge Ave Philadelphia, PA...

In My Mind: A LGBT People of Color Mental Health Summit

Depressed Black Gay Men

In My Mind: A LGBT People of Color Mental Health Summit, October 24 (9 am to 4 pm) at Rutgers University, Newark Campus, where along with the discussions, “America’s Psychologist”...

Pennsylvania Basic Education Funding Commission,

Public Citizens for Children and Youth

School funding panel meets The Pennsylvania Basic Education Funding Commission, recently formed by legislation in the state General Assembly, will hold its first public hearing in the region on...

Business Continuity Workshop

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management

OEM, Phila. Bar hold business emergency preparedness workshop The Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management and the Philadelphia Bar Association will sponsor a Business Continuity Workshop on...

Engaging Families, Schools, and Community Partners

University of Pennsylvania

OSTRC sets monthly networking seminar The Out of School Time Resource Center’s monthly networking workshop for people working in the out of school time field will focus on Engaging Families,...

Back to School Special Education Boot Camp

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

PILCOP plans two workshops on special education law The Public Interest Law Center will sponsor two special education seminars in October. The first is the rescheduled Back to School Special...

Scholarship Essay Writing Workshop

Urban League of Philadelphia

Urban League sponsors scholarship essay clinic The Urban League of Philadelphia will sponsor a Scholarship Essay Writing Workshop on Wednesday, October 8th from 12:30-2:30pm at 121 S. Broad Street,...

Adult Education Tutor Institute

Mayor's Commission on Literacy

Literacy Commission sponsors institute for adult educators The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy will sponsor its annual Tutor Institute for adult tutors and educators on Saturday, October 25th...

Community Forum on the Next Governor’s Education Agenda

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Forum on next Governor’s education agenda set Pennsylvania’s public schools, especially in Philadelphia, are in dire straits. Many hope that the upcoming gubernatorial election will help...

The Impact of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Race/Ethnicity on Health

University of Pennsylvania

Intersections: The Impact of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Race/Ethnicity on Health Location: John Morgan Reunion Auditorium,  3620 Hamilton Walk Date & Time: Friday, November 14th;...

Organizing to Address Mass Incarceration

The Sentencing Project

Organizing to Address Mass Incarceration This webinar will take place on Tuesday, October 21st at 3 Eastern. Click here to register. Presenters Caitlin Dunklee, Texas Interfaith Center for Public...

New Resources

School District of Philadelphia Partnership Census

School District of Philadelphia

The Office of Strategic Partnerships at the School District of Philadelphia is seeking to build a comprehensive database of the school-community partnerships in Philadelphia public schools. The...

New Home-Visiting Program for Families in North Philadelphia

Maternity Care Coalition

Healthy Families America: New Home-Visiting Program for Families in North Philadelphia Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) has begun offering Healthy Families America (HFA) services in the North...

Nonpartisan Candidate Guide to PA Governor Race

Campus Election Engagement Project

CEEP’s Nonpartisan Candidate Guides are now complete! One of the major reasons students say they don’t vote is confusion on candidate states. In response, we’ve created concise...

GED Preparation, Job Readiness/Career Exploration and Job Placement

PA CareerLink® Bucks County Youth Center

Free GED Preparation, Job Readiness/Career Exploration and Job Placement I am outreaching to request your assistance and to disseminate this message to as many parents in the Bucks County area as...

Sustainability: Journal of Record

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

Sustainability: Journal of Record Features AASHE Conference & Expo In case you missed it, the Sustainability: Journal of Record’s latest publication, released in August, highlights the...

Academic Skills on Web Are Tied to Income Level

New York Times

A new study shows lower-income students lag their affluent peers in ability to find, evaluate, integrate, and communicate information found online, reports Motoko Rich for The New York Times. The...

Newspapers in Education

Philly.com

The Newspapers in Education program puts newspapers and educational resources in the hands of students and educator’s and creates connections between education and the real world. Explore our...

America’s Hispanic Children: Gaining Ground, Looking Forward

Child Trends

America’s Hispanic Children:  Gaining Ground, Looking Forward Of the 74 million children in the United States today, million are Hispanic. They are the largest racial/ethnic minority group of...

STEM Resource Center established in Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

STEM resource center established in Philadelphia The City of Philadelphia has announced a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) resource center. The center will provide STEM...

Child Well-Being in Philadelphia, Profiles of Children, Families & Fathers

Philadelphia Strong Families Coalition

Coalition issues report on city’s fathers With 44 percent of children in Philadelphia growing up in homes without a father or adult male, the Philadelphia Strong Families Coalition has issues a...

Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States

U.S. Census Bureau

Census reports highlight regional poverty crisis A new report issued by the US Census Bureau called Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2012, and an analysis of the...

Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering

National Science Foundation

Ira Harkavy, PHENND Steering Committee member and a member of the Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering (CEOSE) that “advises the National Science Foundation (NSF) on...

Miscellaneous

Call for Nominations: Richardson Dilworth Award for Distinguished Public Service

City of Philadelphia

Nutter opens nominations for public service awards Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter has opened the nomination period for the fourth annual Richardson Dilworth Award for Distinguished Public...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

C.R.I.B. Residence Presence, Hope Works

Hopeworks 'n Camden

CRIB Presence There are two Residence Presence positions. The presence positions are responsible for partnering with one another to maintain a consistent presence in the Each presence will be...

Community Organizer, Friends of the Free Library of Philadelphia

Friends of the Free Library of Philadelphia

Community Organizer Friends of the Free Library of Phila. (FFL) is seeking a full time, experienced Community Organizer who will play an important role within the organization. The community...

Early Childhood Lead Instructor, Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association

Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association

EARLY CHILDHOOD LEAD INSTRUCTOR DESCRIPTION: Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association (OCCCDA) is seeking a Lead...

Employment Relations Specialist, ResCare

ResCare

Job Title: Employment Relations Specialist GENERAL SUMMARY Responsible for establishing professional relationships with employers; developing standing job bank of employers, providing job leads,...

Social Services Liaison, Philadelphia FIGHT

Philadelphia FIGHT

Philadelphia FIGHT is a comprehensive AIDS service organization providing state of the art, culturally competent, HIV primary care, and opportunities for clinical research, social services, consumer...

Multicultural Outreach Coordinator, Gift of Life Donor Program

Gift of Life Donor Program

Gift of Life Donor Program, the nation’s leading organ procurement organization, is responsible for recovering and distributing organs and tissues used in life-saving and life-enhancing...

Certified Assistance Counselor (Part-time), AccessMatters

AccessMatters

The Certified Assistance Counselor (CAC) is a part-time (average of 21 hours per week) position. In collaboration with local partner organizations, the CAC will provide enrollment assistance for...

Program Director, Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia

Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia

Under general supervision, the Program Director is primarily concerned with the overall program at a Unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs. This includes responsibility for planning, coordination,...

Literacy Supervisor, Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia

Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia

The Literacy Center Supervisor is responsible for the teaching of literacy programs, promotion and awareness of reading challenges at an assigned Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia Club site....

Vice President of Development, Legacy Youth Tennis & Education

Legacy Youth Tennis & Education

Legacy Youth Tennis and Education (formerly Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education), a sports-based youth development organization in Philadelphia, is in search of a highly capable individual to...

Development & Communications Manager, Legacy Youth Tennis & Education

Legacy Youth Tennis & Education

The Development & Communications Manager will serve as a significant player with the Development Team, the President, staff, and the board of directors in the design and execution of many of the...

Nutrition Educator, Public Health Management Corporation

Public Health Management Corporation

This full-time position works with the Nutrition Education TRACKS Director, Assistant Director, Managers, Coordinators, and other Educators. The TRACKS nutrition education curriculum for children and...

Program/Recreation Assistant, The Lenfest Center

Lenfest Center

Program/Recreation Assistant, The Lenfest Center Salary and Benefits: This is a part-time position paying $12/hour The Lenfest Center is a privately owned and operated community center in the...

Quality Assurance Supervisor, Liberty Resources

Liberty Resources

Quality Assurance Supervisor, Liberty Resources, Inc. LRI is a non-profit, consumer driven organization that advocates & promotes Independent Living for persons with disabilities. More than 51%...

Director of Operations, Community Legal Services

Community Legal Services

Director of Operations Philadelphia’s largest public interest law firm, with two offices and 100 employees, is seeking its next Director of Operations. Founded in 1966, Community Legal Services,...

Early Head Start Teacher, Maternity Care Coalition

Maternity Care Coalition

A teacher is needed for the Early Head Start program to assist with the implementation of the education program as outlined in both the adopted curriculum and the Head Start Performance Standards....

Office Assistant, Maternity Care Coalition

Maternity Care Coalition

Office Assistant, Maternity Care Coalition Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic nonprofit, works to improve maternal and child health and well-being through the collaborative efforts of...

Case Manager/ Counselor, COMHAR, Inc.

COMHAR

Case Manager/ Counselor, COMHAR, Inc. Seeking a motivated individual to provide case management, support, and outreach to mental health consumers receiving assistance via a HOPWA-funded housing...

Access Manager, Bicycle Transit Systems

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Bicycle Transit Systems (Bike Transit) aims to be the global leader in bike share system implementation and operation. Leveraging over 25 years combined experience of our staff in sustainable...

Grant Opportunities

2015 AmeriCorps*VISTA Call for Concept Papers

Corporation for National and Community Service

Introduction The Pennsylvania State Office of the Corporation for National and Community Service announces an opportunity, subject to availability of resources, to develop new AmeriCorps*VISTA...

Weinberg Family Internship Fund

The Philadelphia Foundation

TPF offers funds for interns The Weinberg Family Internship Fund, a donor-advised fund of The Philadelphia Foundation, has announced grants to support nonprofit organizations in the Greater...

Knight Cities Challenge

Knight Foundation

The Knight Foundation has announced the upcoming launch of the new Knight Cities Challenge, which is seeking ideas that make the 26 communities where Knight invests more vibrant places to live and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Immigrant Integration Conference

National Immigrant Integration Conference

Join The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians at the National Immigrant Integration Conference The Welcoming Center’s staff and many of our members will be in Los Angeles this December, and...

National Confernece on State and Local Housing Policy

National Housing Conference

At Solutions 2014, the four concurrent workshop tracks are just the beginning. Choose a track as your focus, then supplement your learning with interdisciplinary sessions to expand your housing...

I’m Home Affordable Housing Conference

Innovations in Manufactured Homes

I’M HOME (Innovations in Manufactured Homes) is a 10 year old national initiative of CFED designed to unlock the potential of high quality manufactured housing as a key source of affordable housing...

Partnerships Classifieds

United Way’s Holiday Network

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Join United Way’s Holiday Network!! Do you need volunteers to work with your organization over the holidays? Are you in need of specific items for your organization this holiday season? If so,...

Election Day Volunteers needed, Committee of Seventy

Committee of Seventy

Committee of Seventy Election Program on November 4 REGISTER TODAY for Seventy’s non-partisan election program to help ensure a fair election and smooth voting experience for Philadelphians. Join a...


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