The week of

November 10, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships Network September/October newsletter

PHENND

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships September/October 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...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Free Federal and State Tax Filing

LIFT

2014 Tax Season Free Federal and State Tax Filing Get your taxes done with LIFT-Philadelphia 5548 Chestnut St, First Floor Members may file State & Federal taxes through regularly scheduled...

Urban Fiscal Stability and Public Pensions: Sustainability Going Forward

University of Pennsylvania

The rising cost of public pensions threatens the fiscal stability of many American cities, including Philadelphia. As part of local and national efforts to address the problem, the Penn Institute for...

Public Hearings: High-stakes standardized tests

Philadelphia City Council

High-stakes standardized tests: what are they costing us? A public hearing before Philadelphia City Council’s Education Committee The Honorable Councilwoman Jannie L. Blackwell, Chair Wednesday,...

#MeetPhilly Leaders Meetup

Campus Philly

#MeetPhilly Leaders Meetup By Campus Philly TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18 2014 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM ABOUT The millennial population is the fastest growing population in Philadelphia outpacing Boston,...

Role of Effective Board Committees in Nonprofit Governance

Philadelphia VIP

Philadelphia VIP’s LawWorks Project is co-sponsoring a free Pfizer seminar for nonprofit executives on The Role of Effective Board Committees in Nonprofit Governance. The seminar will be hosted by...

Innovations in Sustainable Business, the unConference

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

Event Title: Blue Skies, Green Spaces: Innovations in Sustainable Business, the unConference Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014 Time: 8AM – 3PM Location: Philadelphia University DEC Center 4201...

Bridge to Healthcare training program

Temple University

Bridge to Healthcare Are You Interested in Entering the Healthcare or Health Information Technologies Field? Do You Want to Improve Your Academic & Technology Skills? If You Answered Yes, Bridge...

Campaign for Education Funding Delaware County event

Public Citizens for Children and Youth

PCCY is hosting an education funding event in Delaware County on Tuesday, November 18th. This is a workshop open to the whole community, with the goal of informing attendees about The Campaign for...

Nonprofit Institute

University of Pennsylvania

A program of the Barbara and Edward Netter Center for Community Partnerships, the Nonprofit and Communities of Faith Nonprofit Institute provides high-impact training to help individuals, nonprofits...

Community Health Worker Symposium

Temple University

LISC knows that health is significantly determined by neighborhood quality of life. The barriers to good healthcare for lower-income families are often not medical in origin, but arise from social,...

Hopeworks N Camden Open House

Hopeworks 'n Camden

“Celebrate With Us At Our Holiday Open House” When: Tuesday December 2th, 2014 Time: 9 until 6 Where: 519 State St. Camden, NJ 08102 Contact: 856-365-4673 Meet our staff and youth! Meet our...

Positive Directions after school prog in MontCo

Montgomery County Community College

Positive Directions An after school program for high school students (& some Field Trip Saturdays too!) We are looking for high school students who are…  Enthusiastic about exploring careers...

How to Measure Success in Youth Sports

University of Pennsylvania

November PYSC Networking Seminar Wednesday, November 19th 9:30-11:30am At Philadelphia City Rowing, 2700 W Girard Ave – Philadelphia, PA 19130 Topic: “How to Measure Success in Youth...

New Resources

Blueprint for College Readiness

Education Commission of the States

The Education Commission of the States launched the Blueprint for College Readiness initiative to provide guidance and support to the growing number of states working to improve student success and...

Investment in Higher Education for Growth and Opportunity

Keystone Research Center

A Must-Have for Pennsylvania Part II: Investment in Higher Education for Growth and Opportunity Executive Summary Pennsylvania’s deep cuts in funding to K-12 education since 2010-11 have drawn a...

Executive Program for Social Impact Strategy

University of Pennsylvania

In January of 2015, 35 emerging leaders, entrepreneurs, and experienced professionals who are dedicating their careers to social impact will gather through the University of Pennsylvania, for an...

Unlocking Opportunity for African American Girls

National Women's Law Center

Needed: My Sister’s Keeper A new report from the National Women’s Law Center looks at the significant barriers that African American girls face to educational attainment, including lack...

Churn: The High Cost of Principal Turnover

School Leaders Network

The many costs of principal churn A new report from the School Leaders Network indicates that schools, students, and teachers bear significant, unnecessary costs from principal churn because little...

Anchor Institutions in Community Revitalization

Center for American Progress

Eds, Meds, and the Feds How the Federal Government Can Foster the Role of Anchor Institutions in Community Revitalization The growth of cities is largely rooted in the nation’s industrial past. As...

Film: Gaining Ground: Building Community on Dudley Street

Gaining Ground This follow-up to the award-winning documentary Holding Ground (1996) shows how a new generation of leaders at the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative has managed to foster hope and...

New Edition: Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

University of Michigan

Announcing Volume 21, Number 1 of the Michigan Journal Since 1994, The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL) has been the premier national, peer-reviewed journal publishing articles...

Top 10 Major Donor Fundraising Trends for 2014-2015

Top 10 Major Donor Fundraising Trends for 2014-2015. (June 2014). Understanding current trends in fundraising may assist providers in strategizing for the year. This article does an excellent job in...

Empowering Motivation Through Service Learning

PA Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

Empowering Motivation Through Service Learning Motivation comes in three forms: achievement, affiliation, and power (Robertson, 2013). Achievement relates to mastery of new skills and ideas,...

8 Tips for Schools Interested in Restorative Justice

Edutopia

8 Tips for Schools Interested in Restorative Justice. (September 2014). Restorative justice encourages dialogue between the accused and the victim. This intervention has been shown to maintain a...

Philadelphia Youth Sports Directory

Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative

NEW: Youth Sports Directory. We are excited to announce the launch of a Philadelphia Youth Sports Directory. The Directory is an online resource that lists sports-based youth development (SBYD)...

Data Shows Uneven Recovery by State and Race

Economic Policy Institute

New EPI Analysis of State Unemployment Data Shows Uneven Recovery by State and Race The recovery is reaching people unevenly by state and race, according to a new Economic Policy Institute analysis...

New Report: Youth Homelessness in Pennsylvania

People’s Emergency Center

The number of children and youth who experienced homelessness in Pennsylvania and in the United States as reported by the education system has increased over the past three years.  For the first...

Report: Earned Income Tax Credit and Food Consumption Patterns

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

The Earned Income Tax Credit and Food Consumption Patterns Leslie McGranahan, Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach The Earned Income Tax Credit is unique among social programs in that benefits are not paid...

Philadelphia Home Buy Now Impact Report

Urban Affairs Coalition

Philadelphia Home Buy Now Program Releases Impact Report: 160% ROI in First Year to City of Philadelphia On Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Wells Fargo Bank, the Community and Economic Development (CED)...

Miscellaneous

Helping Job Seekers & Workers Access Affordable Health Insurance Options

U.S. Department of Labor

Helping Job Seekers & Workers Access Affordable Health Insurance Options Register Now This live webinar will provide timely information on the 2015 Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment...

Promote with Pictures: Leverage the Latest Marketing Trends at Your Next Event

Here's My Chance

FREE WEBINAR: Promote with Pictures: Leverage the Latest Marketing Trends at Your Next Event Tuesday, November 18th 1pm-2pm EST Presented by Here’s My Chance Have an event coming up that you...

Resource and Research Use Survey

Philadelphia Academies

Resource and Research Use Survey The Higher Education Committee of Philadelphia Academies, Inc. (PAI) needs your help. Please take 10 minutes to complete this short survey! We are administering this...

Engaging Parents and Teens in Afterschool Meals

Food Research and Action Center

Engaging Parents and Teens Food Research and Action Center Wednesday, November 19 at 2:00 pm eastern. Parents and teens can be involved in summer meals on many different levels and engaging both...

Everything You Need to Know about Healthy PA Medicaid Expansion

Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN)

Everything You Need to Know about Healthy PA Medicaid Expansion Tue, December 16, 2014 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST Medicaid Expansion has come to Pennsylvania, which means no more hardworking...

Talent Greater Philly 2014 Regional Challenge

Talent Greater Philly

In Greater Philadelphia, a one percent increase in the rate of college completion would raise per capita income by $ billion in one year. What is your school or business doing to help reach that...

National Equity Atlas Webinar

PolicyLink

Reminder: Sign up for the National Equity Atlas Webinar, Tuesday, November 18 Join the webinar to get a first-hand look at the National Equity Atlas and explore the state of equity in your region....

Reach Higher Commencement Challenge

White House

First Lady Michelle Obama Announces Reach Higher Commencement Challenges Today, First Lady Michelle Obama announced two commencement challenges via video as part of her Reach Higher initiative....

Service-Learning Practitioner Awards

National Youth Leadership Council

Don’t Miss Your Chance to be Recognized! Are you or someone you know doing great service-learning work in the community? Have you completed a project or program that you think is exemplary? Why not...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Mentoring Partnership

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA

Position: Executive Director, Mentoring Partnership Location: Philadelphia, PA-based (regional position with travel to four counties) AGENCY OVERVIEW AND JOB DESCRIPTION JOIN A FORWARD-THINKING...

Development Director, Media Mobilizing Project

Media Mobilizing Project

Media Mobilizing Project is hiring a full-time Development Director. The Media Mobilizing Project builds grassroots leadership to tell transformative stories that amplify and incubate community-led...

Development Coordinator, Olney Christian School

Olney Christian School

Reports to: Head of School Purpose: Coordinate and implement the financial development and fundraising programs and activities of Olney Christian School Position type: Part-time, average 10...

Urban Farmer/Educator, Center for Environmental Transformation

Center for Environmental Transformation

Urban Farmer/Educator Job Announcement The Center for Environmental Transformation (CFET) is an environmental retreat center with an urban farm located in Camden, NJ that engages and educates people...

Grant Opportunities

Future of Work Research

Russell Sage Foundation

Russell Sage Foundation Seeks Letters of Inquiry for Future of Work Research One of the oldest foundations in the United States, the Russell Sage Foundation was established by Margaret Olivia Sage in...

2015 Roth Award for Domestic Violence Programs

Mary Byron Project

Mary Byron Project Announces 2015 Roth Award for Domestic Violence Programs As part of its annual Celebrating Solutions Awards honoring innovative programs in the United States that demonstrate...

Excellence in Teaching Technology and Engineering

Foundation for Technology and Engineering Educators

Foundation for Technology and Engineering Educators Invites Applications for K-12 Programs The Foundation for Technology and Engineering Educators, in partnership with Pitsco/Hearlihy & Company,...

Environmental Education Grant Program

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Each year, Pennsylvania invests in its schools, county conservation districts and other nonprofit organizations to improve environmental awareness among students and adults alike. The Environmental...

Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) program

US Department of Agriculture

The US Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is offering multi-year grants to applicants with a community based strategy to empower Supplemental Nutrition...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Authentic Leadership in Service Learning and Civic Engagement

Community College National Center for Community Engagement

The Community College National Center for Community Engagement is happy to announce it is now accepting workshop proposals for its 24th Annual International Conference to be held on May 19 –...

Get involved in the National Service-Learning Conference

National Youth Leadership Council

The National Youth Leadership Council would like to invite you to join us and an international audience in supporting the 26th Annual National Service-Learning Conference®, More Powerful Together....

Call for Papers: 2015 Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital & Inequality

Federal Reserve Banks of Cleveland

2015 Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital & Inequality Call for Papers June 18-19, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania The Federal Reserve Banks of Cleveland, Philadelphia, and Richmond invite paper...

Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference

Center for Community Progress

Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference The Center for Community Progress conference will be held in Detroit, Michigan on May 19-21, 2015. The Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference is the premier...

Call for manuscripts: Science Education & Civic Engagement

cience Education & Civic Engagement: An International Journal

Science Education & Civic Engagement: An International Journal Call for Manuscripts Submissions for a special issue on civic engagement and informal science education (ISE) to be published in the...

Equity 2015: The National Summit

PolicyLink

Equity 2015: The National Summit October 27-29, 2015 Los Angeles, California By 2043, people of color will be the majority population in the United States. To realize our nation’s full potential,...

Call for hosts: National Farm to Cafeteria Conference

National Farm to Cafeteria Conference

The National Farm to School Network (NFSN) is excited to announce a request for proposals (RFP) for a local host organization for the 2016 National Farm to Cafeteria Conference. We are currently...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed, BOOST After School Programs

Lutheran Children and Family Service

Volunteers Needed for BOOST After School Programs Want to make a difference in a child’s life? BOOST (Best Out of School Time) is a program through Lutheran Children and Family Service that...

volunteers needed, College Application Day

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

The Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable and the PA Association for College Admission Counseling is collaborating together on: What: “College Application Day” at Murrell Dobbins AVTS...

Education Policy Intern, PCCY

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

Education Policy Intern (Unpaid) PUBLIC CITZENS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH (PCCY) We advocate for smart public investments in children birth to 12th grade that will prepare them for success in school and...

Early Childhood Policy Intern, PCCY

Public Citizens for Children and Youth

Early Childhood Policy Intern (Unpaid) PUBLIC CITZENS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH (PCCY) We are currently seeking interns in Early Childhood Policy and Advocacy. We advocate for smart public investments...

Judges needed, Carver Science Fair

Temple University

Carver Science Fair. You are invited to judge at the 36th annual George Washington Carver Science Fair. The Carver Fair is open to all Philadelphia public, charter, parochial, and private school...

volunteers needed, 2014 GEAR UP College Summit

School District of Philadelphia

Volunteers are need for this event.  To volunteer, contact Tia (see below). Please join us for our 2014 GEAR UP College Summit. Our exciting event will provide valuable resources and information to...


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