The week of

March 9, 2015

PHENND Events/Activities

New video about PHENND

PHENND

Check out the newest video about PHENND.  Taken largely from footage at the 25th Anniversary PHENND Conference in April 2014.  Special thanks to volunteer videographer Alicia Dorsey.

VISTA School Community Partnerships Coordinators

PHENND

Join a cohort that works to strengthen communication, collaboration and community in local Philadelphia schools. PHENND seeks 20 full-time AmeriCorps VISTAs: 16 serve as Community Partnership...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Spark Philadelphia seeks school partners

Spark Philadelphia

Partnership Opportunity: Spark Philadelphia After two years of successful programming with 7th and 8th graders in our initial Philadelphia partner schools, Spark is pleased to seek new partners for...

Philadelphia’s AmeriCorps Week


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Are you a currently serving or alum AmeriCorps member? Share your story to be featured during AmeriCorps Week. AmeriCorps Week celebrates the impact and experiences of AmeriCorps members all across...

10th annual Forum Theatre Summer Intensive

Gas & Electric Arts

Gas & Electric Arts 2015 10th annual Forum Theatre Summer Intensive Bring out your ability to overcome societal and self-imposed limits in order to better include and interact with others. Gas...

Spring Training: Hit a School Funding Home Run for Kids

Public Citizens for Children and Youth

Spring Training: Hit a School Funding Home Run for Kids Description: This year we have an unprecedented opportunity to make public education funding more fair and to get more of it for schools across...

Leaving Gifted Kids Behind

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

Leaving Gifted Kids Behind Tuesday, March 24, 2015 1:00 — 4:00 In this session, participants will learn how Pennsylvania law affects and supports gifted children, as well as practical tips for...

Congreso College Fair

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso College Fair Thursday, April 2nd 5:00 pm 2830 N. American St. Trujillo Center (Harcum @ Congreso Building) La Salle University DeVry University Peirce College Chestnut Hill College PASSHE...

Movement Media Institute

Media Mobilizing Project

About the Movement Media Institute Media Mobilizing Project is holding it’s Spring Movement Media Institute in two months – May 29-31. We’d love to have you and/or members of your...

Recharging Schools: Addressing the Holistic Needs of Children

University of Pennsylvania

, the Leaders in Education Advocacy and Reform Network, cordially invites you to attend… Recharging Schools: Addressing the Holistic Needs of Children The mission of this year’s...

Esperanza College Open Houses

Eastern University

Esperanza College of Eastern University is holding two Open House events in March. The Admissions Team is inviting students and family members to learn more about opportunities available at Esperanza...

Sensory Issues: From Clinic to Home & School

Easter Seals of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Workshop offers help in addressing challenging behaviors Easter Seals of Southeastern Pennsylvania will present a workshop, Sensory Issues: From Clinic to Home & School: A Workshop to Develop...

Education Policy Forums on Wolf’s Proposed Education Budget

Education Policy and Leadership Center

You are invited to attend one of EPLC’s Regional Education Policy Forums on Governor Wolf’s Proposed Education Budget for 2015-2016 Space is limited. There is no cost, but an RSVP is...

Building a Strong Corporate Fundraising Program

La Salle University

Building a Strong Corporate Fundraising Program Corporations don’t support your organization jut because they like you — they need to know what’s in it for them. And if you want to...

Red Flags in Financial Management that Could Sink Your Organization

La Salle University

La Salle University, The NonProfit Center  will be holding a class that will explore the balancing act of weighing both risk and return, something that those entrusted with financial management in...

Non-Profit Workshop Series

Free Library of Philadelphia

Unlocking the Value of Census Demographic Data Tuesday, March 10 | 9:30 to 11:00 | Rooms 405-407 Noemi Mendez Eliasen, Information Services Specialist for the Census Bureau, will provide an...

New Resources

Special ACA Enrollment Period for Tax Season

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

CMS Announces Special Enrollment Period for Tax Season Eligible consumers have from March 15 through April 30 to enroll in coverage The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced...

Service-Learning enhancing the curriculum for Nursing Students

Clemson University

Clemson Collaborations in Service-Learning will be broadcast over Clemson TV beginning Wednesday March 11 at 3:30 pm. and will air each Wednesday at 3:30 pm until May 6. More specific program...

YSA Resources to Help You End Childhood Hunger

Youth Service America

From project ideas and examples to webinars and planning guides, YSA – in partnership with Sodexo Foundation – has many tools and resources to help you plan Global Youth Service Day...

Campus Philly’s Online Job and Internship Fair

Campus Philly

Campus Philly to hold online internship and job fair Campus Philly’s annual Online Job and Internship Fair will take place March 23-27. During the event, hundreds of summer internship opportunities...

Effect of the Great Recession on Child Well-Being

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

CHOP study shows impact of recession on child well-being Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s PolicyLab and First Focus have released a report, The Effect of the Great Recession on Child...

School Breakfast Scorecard

Food Research Action Center

PA scores low on school breakfast scorecard According to the School Breakfast Scorecard, issued by the Food Research Action Center (FRAC), forty other states are more successful compared to...

Failing on Two Fronts: The U.S. Labor Market Since 2000

Center for Economic and Policy Research

For almost four decades and by almost all available measures, economic inequality has been increasing in the United States. For a portion of this period, the United States could console itself,...

Access to Nutrition Assistance May Increase Housing Security

Journal of Applied Research on Children

Co-enrollment for Child Health: How Receipt and Loss of Food and Housing Subsidies Relate to Housing Security and Statutes for Streamlined, Multi-Subsidy Application by Megan Sandel; Diana Cutts;...

Report: Improving the Tax Preparation Experience

New America

by David Rothstein Rachel Black Tax time is often referred to as the “golden moment” for asset building and financial management due to the substantial infusion of resources many households...

Consequences of Teachers’ Gender Biases

National Bureau of Economic Research

Math bias against girls A new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research points to the influence of unconscious bias around math and science in teachers towards girls, writes Claire Cain...

How ESEA Title I, Part A, ‘Portability’ Takes from the Poor and Gives to the Rest

Center for American Progress

How ‘portability’ jeopardizes Title I A new brief from the Center for American Progress demonstrates that Senator Lamar Alexander’s proposed reauthorization bill for the ESEA would...

Book: Community Economic Development in Social Work


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Community Economic Development in Social Work By Steven Soifer This unique textbook emphasizes a holistic approach to community building that combines business and real-estate development with a...

Guide to Livable Cities

Knight Foundation

It’s no secret that cities around the world are making themselves more livable as they compete to attract and retain talent. What’s not as widely known is how it’s done. Today we’re...

Build, Prepare, Invest: Assessing Food Hub Businesses for Investment Readiness

Wholesome Wave

Wholesome Wave’s Food Hub Business Assessment Toolkit provides you with the tools to evaluate a food hub business’ readiness for investment Whether you are an investor considering making an...

Social Enterprises, Economic Self-Sufficiency, and Life Stability

REDF

Social enterprises (SEs) are mission-driven businesses focused on hiring and assisting people who face barriers to work. In 2011, REDF funded organizations in California to expand and support SEs...

New Report: Medicaid as an Investment in Children

National Bureau of Economic Research

Medicaid as an Investment in Children: What is the Long-Term Impact on Tax Receipts? David W. Brown, Amanda E. Kowalski, Ithai Z. Lurie NBER Working Paper No. 20835 Issued in January 2015 We examine...

New Reports on Pennsylvania Homelessness

People’s Emergency Center

More Pennsylvanians homeless PEC recently summarized Pennsylvania-based data on single adult individuals and on families who experienced homelessness from the 2014 release of the Housing Inventory...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Philadelphia public schools

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

The United Way has launched a new volunteer portal to make volunteering even easier! Support your local school by donating your time and talent as a volunteer....

volunteers needed, United Communities Southeast Philadelphia

United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia

United Communities Southeast Philadelphia is a nonprofit agency that works in a partnership with its various communities for social and economic justice and fosters harmony for building...

drivers needed, PhillyPatientRide

Enterprise Car Share

Looking for a way to make a difference in your community? Join PhillyPatientRide! For many cancer patients, transportation can be a major obstacle to getting the treatments that they need, and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Engaged Scholarship: Advancing Rigor, Elevating Impact

Engagement Scholarship Consortium

ESC 2015 MEETING Welcome to the 16th Annual Conference of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium Engaged Scholarship: Advancing Rigor, Elevating Impact The Engagement Scholarship Consortium journey...

Call for Proposals: Revolutionary Scholarship: Innovation of Community Engagement Models

International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement

Announcing the 2015 Conference Call for Proposals The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) is pleased to announce that proposals are now being...

Call for Workshop Proposals: Family Involvement Conference


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Call for Workshop Proposals Family Involvement Conference October 18-21, 2015; Harrisburg, Pa. This conference is based on the premise that active family involvement in the education process is the...

Food Waste & Hunger Summit

Campus Kitchens

Mark your calendar for the second annual Food Waste & Hunger Summit from April 18-19, 2015, at the University of Georgia in Athens. The Food Waste & Hunger Summit convenes student leaders who...

Grant Opportunities

Innovations in Care Program

Hillman Foundation

Hillman Foundation Accepting Proposals for Innovations in Care Program The mission of the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation is to improve the lives of patients and their families through...

STEM-Based Education Programs

US Airways Education Foundation

US Airways Education Foundation Accepting Applications for STEM-Based Education Programs US Airways Education Foundation is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for educational...

Chester County Department of Community Development Youth Grants

Chester County Department of Community Development

Chester County RFPs announced for youth programs The Chester County Department of Community Development (DCD), the entity designated by the Chester County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and the...

Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program

Mary Kay Foundation

The goal of the Mary Kay Foundation is to eliminate domestic violence. As part of this effort, the foundation makes grants to organizations in the United States that assist survivors of domestic...

Typical or Troubled? Mental Health Grant Program

American Psychiatric Foundation

The Typical or Troubled? School Mental Health Education Program was developed by the American Psychiatric Foundation to address the important role adults can have in a teen’s life and the...

Capacity-Building Grants

National Environmental Education Foundation

National Environmental Education Foundation Invites Applications for Capacity-Building Grants The National Environmental Education Foundation works to promote lifelong environmental learning by...

Endangered Language Fund

Endangered Language Fund

The Endangered Language Fund was founded in 1996 with the goal of supporting language preservation and documentation projects. To that end, ELF provides grants for language maintenance and linguistic...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

computer coding instructor, Building 21

Building 21

I am writing today in the hopes that you might know someone who would be interested in working with us at Building 21 on a student requested 10 week course in computer coding for the purpose of video...

Site Director, Let’s Get Ready (summer only)

Let's Get Ready

LET’S GET READY TO LEAD BECOME A SITE DIRECTOR Becoming a Site Director is a paid internship opportunity for those who are interested in the areas of education, nonprofit management and/or...

President, Samuel S. Fels Fund

Samuel S. Fels Fund

President, Samuel S. Fels Fund Reporting Relationship: The President will report to the Board of Directors and manage a small staff About the Samuel S. Fels Fund The Samuel S. Fels Fund is a private...

Development Associate, National Liberty Museum

National Liberty Museum

Under the direction of the Director of Development, the Development Associate participates in and provides support to all aspects of the Museum’s Development program. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE AT...

Summer Supervisor, Philadelphia Youth Network

Philadelphia Youth Network

About PYN: The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is an intermediary organization dedicated to connecting systems and leveraging resources to equip young people for academic achievement, economic...

Health and Nutrition Coordinator, Health Federation of Philadelphia

Health Federation of Philadelphia

The Health and Nutrition Coordinator tracks and monitors the health care of infants and toddlers including those with disabilities. Working with the Health Services Manager, provides health and...

Senior Associate, Get Hype Philly, The Food Trust

The Food Trust

The Food Trust is a nationally recognized nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food and information to make healthy decisions. Headquartered in...

Health Resource Specialist, AccessMatters

AccessMatters

Job Summary: Responsible for providing reproductive and sexual health education related to disease prevention and healthy behaviors, provide limited health screenings ( HIV/STD testing, interviews...

Miscellaneous

A Better Chance: Application Now Open!

A Better Chance

Are you seeking better educational opportunities for your child? A Better Chance, the preeminent national resource for recruiting, identifying and developing leaders among young people of color is...

Philadelphia Food Entrepreneurship Competition

The Enterprise Center

THE ENTERPRISE CENTER IS AWARDING UP TO $50,000 TO PHILLY FOOD ENTREPRENEURS! Apply Here by March 11, 2015 The Enterprise Center is awarding up to $50,000 for Philly food entrepreneurs! Local...

Philadelphia seeks Youth Poet Laureate

City of Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) has released the application materials for the selection of Philadelphia’s next Youth Poet Laureate. A position...

Investing in Early Childhood Education: Making the Case for the 4K Program

Clemson University

Solutions to the Dropout Crisis Tuesday, March 10, 2015 3:30 – 4:30 Eastern Time Investing in Early Childhood Education: Making the Case for the 4K Program presented by Dr. Dolores A....

Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowship Program

Commonwealth Fund

To honor the legacy of the late Margaret E. Mahoney, the Commonwealth Fund, in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Carnegie Corporation, the New York Academy of Medicine, and others,...

Smithsonian Latino Center Young Ambassadors Program

Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Latino Center Accepting Applications for 2015 Young Ambassadors Program The Smithsonian Latino Center, a division of the Smithsonian Institution, works to ensure that Latino contributions...

Food and Nutrition Webinar Series

Food and Drug Administration

FDA Announces a Dietetics and Nutrition Webinar Series Co-Sponsored with the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) The Food and Drug Administration’s CFSAN and JIFSAN are...


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