The week of

January 12, 2015

Other Local Events and Workshops

Teacher PD: Genomic Testing: promises and challenges

University of Pennsylvania

Genomic Testing: promises and challenges Genome scale testing is becoming common place in genetic medicine. The new testing technologies produce vast amount of data that is used to guide clinical...

Winter Wonderland Transition

Philadelphia Interagency Coordinating Council

Winter Wonderland Transition at 5! January 17, 2015 10AM-1PM Easter Seals 3905 Ford RD Philadelphia, PA 19131 Families who attend this event will: * Meet other Early Intervention families and learn...

Supporting Multiple Language Learners

Philadelphia Youth Network

Supporting Multiple Language Learners March 11, 2015 1:00 to 3:00 Register Here One in five residents in Philadelphia speaks a language other than English at home. Youth learning English as a...

Special Education Seminar: Dyslexia and Other Learning Disabilities

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 1:00 – 4:00 Click here to buy tickets! Speakers: Sonja Kerr; Kathleen Carlsen (Children’s Dyslexia Center of Philadelphia) This session is designed to provide the...

Internship Program Development: Do’s, Don’ts and Lessons Learned

The Philadelphia Foundation

TPF forum discusses intern programs The Philadelphia Foundation will present a forum on Internship Program Development: Do’s, Don’ts and Lessons Learned on Friday, January 23 from 9:30...

Meet the Funders Grantmaker Panel

La Salle University

LaSalle hosts grantmaker panel On January 23, the Nonprofit Center at the LaSalle University School of Business will host a Meet the Funders Grantmaker Panel from 8:30 :30 at 260 S. Broad Street in...

Vicarious Trauma and Burnout: The Ethics of Self-Care When Managing Clients in Crisis

Widener University

Widener offers workshop on vicarious trauma for social workers The Widener University School of Social Work Alumni Board will sponsor a workshop on Vicarious Trauma and Burnout: The Ethics of...

Greater Philly Cultural Alliance Community Engagement Forum

Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

GroundSwell project to host community engagement forum The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance’s GroundSwell program will host a Community Engagement Forum to highlight the work that...

Panel on PA’s New Anti-Human Trafficking Law

Women's Way

Panel discusses new human trafficking law Women’s Way will host a panel of experts to discuss what the new anti-human trafficking law means for Pennsylvanians. The panel will include...

Web 2.0: New Cyber-Speech and Bullying Among Youth

CORA Services

CORA SERVICES, INC. Presents THE WEB : NEW CYBER-SPEECH & BULLYING AMONG YOUTH DATE: JANUARY 15, 2015 TIME: 9:00 – 1:00 (REGISTRATION 8:30) LOCATION: CORA SERVICES, 8540 VERREE ROAD,...

Health Fair and Kids Carnival at Girard College

Girard College

Girard College to host King Day of Service events Girard College will again host the signature site for the 20th Annual Martin Luther King Day of Service on January 19. Beginning at 8 , organizations...

Mayoral Forum on Equitable Development

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

Philadelphians will head to the polls for Primary Elections this May to choose their candidates to face off in the November 2015 elections for Mayor. Save the date for April 1, 2015 at 5:30 pm for a...

Chester County 11th Annual Economic Outlook

Chester County Economic Development Council

Chester County Economic Development Council 11th Annual Economic Outlook Please join us as our experts analyze growth trends, identify challenges, discuss broad economic development strategies, and...

2nd Annual Penn State Public Health Day Symposium

Penn State University

The 2nd Annual Penn State Public Health Day Symposium will be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, PA. Join, especially if...

Connecting Sports and Schools

Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative

January PYSC Networking Seminar Monday, January 26th 9:30-11:30 am At Philadelphia School District Education Center, 440 North Broad Street – Philadelphia, PA 19130 Topic: “Connecting...

New Resources

Public School Poverty: The New Normal

Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center

Poverty has increased among Pennsylvania’s school children, just as funding for their schools has decreased. And the students living in poverty are attending schools across the state, not just...

New LISC study: investments in low-income communities show results

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Building Sustainable Communities This study from the Local Initiatives Support Corporation details strategies that make poor neighborhoods more resilient and highlights impact in Eastern North...

Teen Health By State

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The HHS Office of Adolescent Health just updated its fact sheets on teens’ healthy relationships, mental health, physical health, reproductive health, and substance abuse. Based on new federal...

Study: Summer jobs reduce crime

University of Pennsylvania

A recent University of Pennsylvania study found that Chicago’s summer job program lowers the rate of violent crimes among teens. Those randomly chosen to receive the eight-week positions were...

New census data shows widening income gap

U.S. Census Bureau

New data on the Philadelphia metropolitan area recently released by the US Census Bureau indicates that that the gap between wealth and poverty in the region is growing larger. According to a report...

Trends in Income Inequality and its Impact on Economic Growth

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Inequality Is Shrinking Our Economy Rising inequality over the last 20 years reduced economic growth by 7 percent, according to a new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

MLK Day of Service

Corporation for National and Community Service

As we approach the end of another successful year of service, we want to wish you a happy holiday season! As you reflect on 2014 and look toward the new year, we hope you will continue the holiday...

New Website: Movements.org

Movements.org

Movements is crowdsourcing the fight for human rights. It connects human rights activists in closed societies with those with skills to help them around the world. Join today and help a dissident in...

Conference Materials: Symposium on Equitable Development

Philadelphia Association of CDCs

The answer isn’t “Red Lion and the Boulevard,” but the intersection of Race & Poverty in Philadelphia and across the country – as we were heard from Angela Glover...

Miscellaneous

Reframing the Human Services to Gain Public Support for Effective Programs

PerformWell

Webinar discusses gaining public support for human services On Thursday, January 15th, from 3 4:30 pm, PerformWell presenters will review results from a new study about how nonprofits can...

FAFSA Completion Commencement Video Challenge

The White House

With “FAFSA season” just around the corner, First Lady Michelle Obama is calling on every high school senior in America to complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) starting...

Data Management Strategies to Maximize Your Success

Network for Good

Data Management Strategies to Maximize Your Success January 13, 2015 at 1 pm EST Driven by Data You know you should be using data to make better fundraising decisions, but where should you start?...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Admissions Coordinator, ACHIEVEability

ACHIEVEability

Supervisor: Director of Self-Sufficiency Supervisees: None Assistants: None Overall Purpose and Objective of Position: • The admissions coordinator is responsible for coordinating and ensuring the...

Planned Giving Associate, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)

American Friends Service Committee

AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to...

Leadership and Planned Gift Officer, American Friends Service Committee

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)

Job Category: Exempt Status: Full-Time Location: Philadelphia or Northeast Regional Area Office Deadline to Apply: 1/23/2015 Please visit our website to view full job description and apply: ) Summary...

Grant Coordinator, YouthBuild Philadelphia

YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School

The Grant Coordinator is a full-time, year-round at YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School, an alternative 12th-Grade-only, diploma-granting high school for high-school dropouts ages 18 to 21....

Marketing Director, The Energy Co-op

Energy Co-op

The Marketing Director is responsible for creating and implementing marketing strategies to acquire new members and retain current members for The Co-op’s energy products and services. This...

Policy Researcher, Solutions for Progress

Solutions for Progress

Solutions for Progress (SfP) is a mission-driven company committed to helping low- and moderate-income individuals and families move and remain out of poverty through the practical application of...

CUA Program Director, NorthEast Treatment Centers/Community CARE

NorthEast Treatment Center

SUMMARY: NET seeks a dynamic, seasoned executive within child and family services to continue leading the first Community Umbrella Agency within the City of Philadelphia. We envision a CUA Director...

Part Time Director of Marketing, Fresh Artists

Fresh Artists

ABOUT FRESH ARTISTS Fresh Artists is an award-winning, small, dynamic and unusual organization that is blazing new trails in the nonprofit world. The culture of Fresh Artists is highly collaborative,...

Part-Time GED/Adult Basic Education Teacher, Community Learning Center

Community Learning Center

Community Learning Center, an outcome-oriented nonprofit adult literacy organization with locations in North and West Philadelphia, seeks a part-time GED/Adult Basic Education teacher. Please apply...

Pennsylvania State Director, Center for Employment Opportunities

Center for Employment Opportunities

The Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) is dedicated to providing immediate, effective and comprehensive employment services to men and women with recent criminal convictions. Our highly...

Part Time After School Opportunities, Community Education Alliance of West Philadelphia

Community Education Alliance of West Philadelphia

Community Education Alliance of West Philadelphia is seeking part-time after school employees to work at Belmont Academy Charter School, Preschoolers and Kindergartners, ages 3-6 and Belmont Charter...

Grant Opportunities

North Penn Community Health Foundation: elderly support services

North Penn Community Health Foundation

The North Penn Community Health Foundation (NPCHF) is now accepting applications from organizations that work with the dual eligible elderly population in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. This grant...

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy: Community Connector

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy

EPIP supports grassroots projects The Philadelphia chapter of the Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) has released a Request for Proposals for its giving circle. EPIP is a national network...

Resist grants for grassroots organizations

Resist

Grants for small nonprofits offered Resist is now accepting applications for six different grants designed for grassroots organizations with budgets under $150,000. Grants include a general support...

World Hunger Leadership Challenge

USA Charitable Foundation

Administered by the USA TODAY Charitable Foundation and the Lift a Life Foundation, with support from the Yum Foundation, the Lead2Feed World Hunger Leadership Challenge encourages middle and high...

Alexia Foundation: Professional Photography Projects

Alexia Foundation

The Alexia Foundation is accepting applications from individual photographers for its Professional Alexia Grant Program. Through the program, one professional photographer or visual journalist will...

Summer Food Service Program

Pennsylvania Department of Education

Sponsor a Summer Food Service Program This Year, Apply Now The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides free meals to children from low income families so they may receive the same high quality...

Disney Friends for Change Grants

Youth Service America

YSA Now Accepting Applications for 2015 Disney Friends for Change Grants Disney Friends for Change Grants offer young change-makers $500 to gather their friends and turn their creative ideas to help...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

California Farm To School Conference

California Farm to School Network

CA Farm To School Conference 2015 Connecting. Growing. Leading. May 4th – 6th | Asilomar | Pacific Grove, CA Registration is open! Connect with Farm to School partners and colleagues across...

Appalachian Summit on Service-Learning Pedagogy & Practice

Carson-Newman University

The Bonner Center for Service Learning & Civic Engagement at Carson-Newman University is excited to host the 2nd annual Appalachian Summit on Service-Learning Pedagogy & Practice on February...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Dress for Success

Dress for Success

Dress for Success seeks volunteers Dress for Success is seeking volunteers for a variety of roles. Volunteers can work one-on-one with a Dress for Success Philadelphia client to help her select her...

tutors needed, Literacy Council of Norristown

Literacy Council of Norristown

Norristown group offers tutoring orientation The Literacy Council of Norristown is offering a free orientation for tutors from 1-2:30 Wednesday, January 28 at the First Presbyterian Church, 113...


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