The week of

February 16, 2015

Other Local Events and Workshops

Gardens and Culture Educator, Norris Square Neighborhood Project

Norris Square Neighborhood Project

Norris Square Neighborhood Project seeks a dynamic and energetic bilingual educator / community organizer to fill the newly created Gardens and Culture Educator (GCE) position. Formerly the Urban...

Youth Violence and Youth Safety Discussion with Mayor Nutter

City of Philadelphia

You are cordially invited to a discussion with Mayor Michael A. Nutter for a discussion on Youth Violence and Youth Safety Thursday, February 19, 2015 11:45 AM Temple University Morgan Hall North,...

Nonprofit Leadership Open House

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania Nonprofit Leadership Open House Transform your career with a Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership Open House Cocktail Reception on February 23rd The Master of Science...

SERK Early Childhood Higher Education Work Group

Public Health Management Corporation

The Southeast Regional Key at PHMC is pleased to invite you to participate in our first Higher Education Work Group of 2015. This event will take place on Wednesday, February 25thth from 12 to 3pm at...

Getting to 501(c)3 Status

RSVP of Montgomery County

Start-Up Clinic Scheduled RSVP of Montgomery County, a multi-service organization meeting community needs through volunteerism, is hosting a series of training seminars by its Volunteer Executive...

National Association for Media Literacy Education Conference

National Association for Media Literacy Education

National Association for Media Literacy Education June 26-27, 2015. This year the NAMLE conference will also include the international MILID conference (media and information literacy and...

PD for Teachers: Genomics of Personalized Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

This free session will provide an overview of the promise and challenge involved in implementing personalized medicine. It will highlight how recent technological advancements are driving fundamental...

Understanding the Brain: Becoming a Learning Scientist

Philadelphia Youth Network

Teachers, program staff, mentors–become a “learning scientist” at The Franklin Institute! Explore the new Your Brain exhibit and learn about youth engagement, why youth think the way they...

Make Work Work for You

Philadelphia Youth Network

This two-hour workshop will help you to clarify what you need and want in order to be fulfilled by your work. Whether you are looking to enjoy your current job more, start out on your own, or make a...

Chester County Smart Energy Briefing

Chester County Economic Development Council

The 2015 Energy Briefing Friday, February 27th 2015 8-9:30am Chester County Economic Development Council 737 Constitution Drive Exton, PA 19341 The Smart Energy Initiative and the Chester County...

Food As Medicine: Complementary care for HIV/AIDS patients

MANNA

Join MANNA for an exciting event! FOOD AS MEDICINE: Complementary care for HIV/AIDS patients. Thursday, February 19th from 1-2pm MANNA 2323 Ranstead Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 Learn more about...

Letters to Trayvon: A Celebration of Black Men and Boys

Arcadia University

In 2012, the death of Trayvon Martin greatly impacted us as a society and we continually struggle to understand the events that occurred on that faithful Sunday evening, February 26, 2012.  We have...

New Resources

Trends in U.S. Local and Regional Food Systems: Report to Congress

US Department of Agriculture

Trends in Local and Regional Food Systems: Report to Congress While there is no consensus about how to define “local food systems” in terms of the geographic distance between production...

Virtual Online Teaching (VOLT) certificate program

University of Pennsylvania

The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that the registration for the Virtual Online Teaching (VOLT) certificate program is now open. You can apply...

Phila. district spends less per pupil than most other cities

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Kristen A. Graham, Inquirer Staff Writer Compared with big-city peers, the Philadelphia School District spends less per pupil than almost any other education system in the country – even...

Negative Impact of Community Stressors on Learning Time

Annenberg Institute for School Reform

Allocated time ≠ learning time A new article in Voices in Urban Education by Nicole Mirra and John Rogers points out that allocated classroom time does not necessarily equal time for learning, and...

Realizing STEM Equity and Diversity through Higher Education-Community Engagement

University of Pennsylvania

The purpose of this white paper is to present a promising approach to advancing equity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through higher education-community engagement. It is...

The Transformative Potential of Campus-Community Collaborations

Impact America

Stephen Black: The Transformative Potential of Campus-Community Collaborations In recent decades, we’ve witnessed a fundamental shift in how we “sort” ourselves into like-minded groups,...

Leading Change Network Teaching Initiative

Leading Change Network Teaching Initiative

The Leading Change Network Teaching Initiative (LCNTI) Interested in Launching A Course At Your College entitled: Organizing: People, Power & Change? The time, energy, and intensity of teaching...

Community Organizing by David Walls


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This incisive book provides a critical history and analysis of community organizing, the tradition of bringing groups together to build power and forge grassroots leadership for social, economic,...

Innovation in Public Housing: the Moving to Work Demonstration

University of North Carolina

THE CHARLOTTE HOUSING AUTHORITY began participating in the Moving to Work (MTW) demonstration program, known locally as Moving Forward, in 2007. To measure our program’s progress, CHA...

Mapping America’s Future

Urban Institute

A Tour of America’s Futures What will America look like in 2030? We can already see that the population is aging and becoming more diverse, but how will those trends play out at the local and...

Climate Stewards Education Project

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The Climate Stewards Education Project (CSEP) of NOAA distributes information on resources, webinars, and book club announcements from CSEP. It also provides professional development opportunities in...

Philly Ed Grants


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Philly Ed Grants is a new website created to help educators and school staff find grants for schools in Philadelphia. It has excellent resources on grants for a variety of topics: check out the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Kiva Zip Operations Intern, Phila Dept of Commerce

City of Philadelphia

Volunteer – Kiva Zip Operations Intern Location: Philadelphia, PA Term: 3-6 months; 3-5 days per week, minimum of 15 hours per week Start Date: As soon as possible The Organizations: was founded...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference

Eastern Region Campus Compact

ERCC invites Workshop and Poster Session Proposals for the Fifth Annual Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference: Moving Us Forward: At the Intersection of Community Engagement and Collective Impact,...

Call for Chapters: Handbook of Research on Community Engagement in 21st Century Education

IGI Glob

Call for Chapters: Handbook of Research on Community Engagement in 21st Century Education Editors Dr. Cathryn Crosby, (University of Delaware) Dr. Frederick Brockmeier, (Northern Kentucky University)...

Community Engagement Institute

Inland Northwest Service-Learning Partnership

Community Engagement Institute May 21-22, 2015 Spokane, WA Sponsored by the Inland Northwest Service-Learning Partnership, Gonzaga University, Eastern Washington University, Spokane Falls Community...

Call for Workshops: HIV Prevention and Outreach Summit

Philadelphia FIGHT

I am emailing to encourage you to consider submitting a Workshop Proposal for this year’s HIV Prevention and Outreach Summit which will be held during the END AIDS 2015 Conference on Monday, June...

CT Farm to School Conference

Common Ground

SAVE THE DATE! Friday, March 20th CT Farm to School Conference Registration opens Tuesday, Jan 20th! To register, visit Join us for a full day of exciting workshops and networking opportunities...

National College Access Network: Leading for Equity

National College Access Network

NCAN Spring Training Events in April: Leading for Equity Elizabeth Morgan, Director of External Relations “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” Dr....

NeighborWorks Training Institute: Business of Community Change

NeighborWorks

NeighborWorks Training Institute Symposium on the “Business of Community Change” Wednesday, February 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California Over its forty year history, the community...

38th Annual National Food Policy Conference

Consumer Federation of America

Registration is now open for the 38th Annual National Food Policy Conference taking place April 21-22 at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. Coordinated by the Consumer Federation of America,...

Stewardship of Place: A Civic Mission of Higher Education

American Association of State Colleges and Universities

Civic Learning & Democratic Engagement Meeting Thursday, June 4, 2015 to Saturday, June 6, 2015 New Orleans Marriott • New Orleans, Louisiana “Stewardship of Place: A Civic Mission of Higher...

Network for Public Education’s Second Annual Conference

Network for Public Education

NPE 2015 Annual Conference – Chicago April 24 – 26 – Early Bird Special Registration Open! Early-bird discounted Registration for the Network for Public Education’s Second Annual...

Grant Opportunities

Montgomery County Food Security & Nutrition Fund

North Penn Community Health Foundation

NPCHF launches capacity building grants for MontCo food pantries The North Penn Community Health Foundation is pleased to announce a new grant initiative aimed at bolstering the operational capacity...

Challenge America Grant

National Endowment for the Arts

The Challenge America category offers support primarily to small and mid-sized organizations for projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations — those whose...

Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program

Kohl's Corporation

Kohl’s Corporation: Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program Every year, Kohl’s recognizes and rewards young volunteers across the country for their amazing contributions to their...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Academics & Programming, Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing low-income, first-generation-to-college students with the tools, resources and opportunities necessary for admission to and...

Food & Landscape Coordinator, Norris Square Neighborhood Project

Norris Square Neighborhood Project

Food & Landscape Coordinator The Food & Landscape Coordinator (FLC) is a new role essential to the restructuring of Norris Square Neighborhood Project’s Gardens and Culture Program. The...

Program Director, Urban Tree Connection

Urban Tree Connection

[emailed 2/3/15] Program Director, Urban Tree Connection Urban Tree Connection (UTC) is seeking an experienced Program Director to lead all community programming during a time of exciting growth and...

Community Farm Manager, Urban Tree Connection

Urban Tree Connection

Community Farm Manager Urban Tree Connection (UTC) is seeking an experienced Community Farm Manager to lead a new urban farm in Chester through a time of exciting growth and development. The Farm...

Youth Career Pathways Consultant, Montgomery County

Montgomery County

Scope of Position • To provide support and assistance to youth participants seeking Internships in the areas of Manufacturing, Health Care and Information Technology with the intent of gaining...

EARN Performance Specialist, Montgomery County

Montgomery County

[emailed 1/20/15] EARN Performance Specialist Job Tracking ID: 512181-480926 Location: Norristown, PA Job Type: Full-Time/Regular Date Updated: December 16, 2014 Job Description: The primary function...

Miscellaneous

Call for Nominations: Mayor’s Award for Distinguished National Service

City of Philadelphia

Mayor Michael A. Nutter invites you to submit a nomination for the 3rd annual Mayor’s Award for Distinguished National Service. Nomination form can be accessed and submitted at: Additional...

2015 Pennsylvania Nonprofit Salary and Benefit Survey

Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations

The Nonprofit Center, in partnership with PANO and six organizations across the state, is launching the 2015 Pennsylvania Nonprofit Salary and Benefits Survey, gathering information on salaries and...

Newman Civic Fellows Award

Campus Compact

Newman Civic Fellows Award: Nominations Due March 4, 2015! We wanted you to know that your president or chancellor has received this notice about the Newman Civic Fellows, as the nomination must come...


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