The week of

March 30, 2015

Other Local Events and Workshops

Equipping Food Entrepreneurs for Business Success

The Enterprise Center

THE FOODIE FORUM Equipping Food Entrepreneurs for Business Success You will learn: The legal requirements for successfully developing your food enterprise How to access capital to finance your food...

Treatment Education Activists Combating HIV

Philadelphia FIGHT

Project TEACH (Treatment Education Activists Combating HIV) is an innovative health education program which trains people living with HIV/AIDS to act as peer educators, activists and advocates in...

A Full House: Gambling’s Effect on Families and Society

Temple University

Temple University’s Center for Social Policy and Community Development is inviting you to a free one-day conference on problem gambling. Note: Social Work Continuing Education Credits available...

Rome’s Birthday at Penn Museum: Free for SDP students

University of Pennsylvania

The Penn Museum, with generous support from PECO, is offering FREE admission to ALL families with students in the School District of Philadelphia on Saturday, April 18th for our celebration of...

Integrating Trauma Awareness into Agency Practice

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

In the third session of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s Convening to Build Impact series, we invite you to join us and other Impact Partners for “Integrating Trauma...

Beyond Entry-Level Jobs

Economy League

Beyond Entry-Level Jobs: How Career Pathways Can Reduce Poverty and Increase Economic Growth May 7, 2015 | 5:30-7:30 PM College of Physicians of Philadelphia 19 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA A...

Life After Service Workshop

Vision Driven Consulting

Join Brittany Campese (Vision Driven Consulting) and other AmeriCorps, Year of Service members, and new professionals to learn about Life After Service on Tuesday, April 14th, 9:30 – 11:30am....

Harnessing the Power of Younger Volunteers

Philadelphia Foundation

Creating strategies to attract and retain young(er) volunteers should be part of your volunteer activities. Millennials, teenagers and pre-teens and even older children have energy and are willing to...

How & Why to Create an Organizational Business Plan

La Salle University

How & Why to Create a Business Plan The important process of business planning aligns organizational strategy with human, financial, marketing and other resources, serving as a practical pathway...

Community Forum on Medical Assistance

Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN)

Community leaders, block captains, religious leaders, CBOs, staff of legislative offices and… YOU are invited! Community Forum on Medical Assistance THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2015 12 noon –...

Building a Plan to Win 25 Sustainable Public Community Schools

Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools

STRATEGY SESSION: Building a Plan to Win 25 Sustainable Public Community Schools by 2018. For Parents, Students, Teachers, Staff & Community Members of Neighborhood Public Schools who...

Good Food For All Conference

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

Good Food For All Conference FLP Culinary Literacy Center Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT) Philadelphia, PA Event Details Looking for new ideas, delicious healthy recipes to cook...

City Streets: Race Through History

Creative TechWorks Design Studio

THE CREATIVE TECHWORKS DESIGN STUDIO PRESENTS THE FIRST EVER CITY STREETS: RACE THROUGH HISTORY™: PHILADELPHIA WEARABLE TECH RACE THROUGH THE CITY Tech Teams of All Ages and Backgrounds Will Pound...

Kensington CAPA Senior Class Flea Market Fundraiser

Kesington Creative and Performing Arts

The Kensington CAPA Senior Class is hosting a Flea market Fundraiser in the parking lot next to KCAPA on Saturday, April 11th, from 8AM-6PM. The event, titled, “Raise Tigers,” will...

Temple University Women Veterans Forum 2015

Temple University

You are invited to the following event: Temple University Women Veterans Forum 2015 Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)...

Graduate! Philadelphia April Open House

Graduate! Philadelphia

Graduate! Philadelphia April Open House Wednesday, April 1, 2015 (3:00p-7:00p) Come meet our Partner College Advisors from regional institutions, have transcripts reviewed, and receive next steps in...

NPEA Conference: Pre-Conference Workshops

National Partnership for Educational Access

2015 NPEA Conference: Pre-Conference Workshops Wednesday, April 15 · 1:00 – 4:00 Event Location: Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel 201 N 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 The pre-conference...

Site Visit to Church Farm School

National Partnership for Educational Access

2015 NPEA Conference: Site Visit to Church Farm School Wednesday, April 15 · 12:00 – 4:30 Event Details: Participants will leave together from the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel...

State of Partnerships in Education

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

Join us at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce State of Partnerships in Education event on Thursday, April 30, 2015 from 8:00-10:00 at the DoubleTree Suites Philadelphia West in Plymouth...

Audition: Actor-Facilitation Ensemble

Gas & Electric Arts

Are you—or someone you know– interested in social justice and cultural activism? participatory theatre and arts-based civic engagement? creative place-keeping? community planning and urban...

Challenged Youth: Risk, Trauma, and Special Needs

University of Pennsylvania

Next Peer Networking Meeting: Register Today! Challenged Youth: Risk, Trauma, and Special Needs Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 9:30 – 11:30 AM Location: PHMC, 1500 Market Street, Lower Mezzanine...

National Student Teaching and Supervision Conference

West Chester University

9th annual National Student Teaching and Supervision Conference April 20 – 21, 2015 West Chester University of Pennsylvania Key Note Speaker: 2014 National Superintendent of the Year Dr. James...

PhillyGoes2College Swagathon for High School Seniors

Mayor’s Office of Education

Great college access events happening April 2nd for high school seniors all over Philly! Check out PhillyGoes2College’s Swagathon events here! To register for events please go to:...

New Resources

Youth Fostering Change Reports

Juvenile Law Center

Youth project develops guides for caseworkers on teens in foster care Youth Fostering Change, a youth engagement program of the Juvenile Law Center, offers youth who are currently or formerly...

Evaluation of an Effort to Help Nonprofits Manage Their Finances

Wallace Foundation

Wallace Foundation study focuses on nonprofit financial management Nonprofits can face significant financial management challenges. The Wallace Foundation has issued a report that follows 25...

Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced and Underprotected

African American Policy Forum

Report focuses on challenges facing African American girls Girls of color face much harsher school discipline than their white peers but are excluded from current efforts to address the...

Community Outlook Survey

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Federal Reserve releases survey on low-to-moderate income communities The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has released its Community Outlook Survey for the fourth quarter of 2014, providing...

GED, ESL programs, Center for Literacy

Center for Literacy

Center for Literacy announces enrollment for GED, ESL programs There is an urgent need for literacy programs for adults in Philadelphia. According to the American Community Survey 2009-2013, there...

School Readiness Report

Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children

PA Partnerships issues new school readiness report Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children has released its latest School Readiness Report showing how Pennsylvania is performing in preparing its...

The LGBT Community and the EITC

Center for American Progress

People who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT)-a disproportionate number of whom are living in poverty-would benefit substantially from proposed modifications to the Earned Income Tax...

Hunger in our Schools Website and Report

Share Our Strength

Most educators regularly see students come to school hungry and school breakfast programs often are inadequate for addressing the issue, according to a new report from No Kid Hungry. Hunger in Our...

Extended Period to Enroll in Healthcare

Campaign for Working Families

ENROLL AMERICA AND THE CAMPAIGN FOR WORKING FAMILIES PARTNER TO HELP TAXPAYERS GET COVERED DURING THE TAX FILING SPECIAL ENROLLMENT PERIOD Enroll America and Campaign for Working Families will...

In School Presentations available, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Book an In School Presentation! Keep Philadelphia Beautiful believes that education is one of the most effective ways to discourage littering and encourage recycling and waste reduction. We are...

Health in all policies training manual

World Health Organization

Health in all policies training manual This manual is a training resource to increase understanding of the importance of Health in All Policies among health and other professionals. The material will...

Access Improvements for Undocumented Students

National College Access Network

Brief Examines Access Improvements for Undocumented Students Bill DeBaun, Program Analyst, NCAN In a new research brief, Addressing postsecondary access for undocumented students, the Education...

Publicly Engaged Scholarship and Teaching

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Diversity & Democracy, Winter 2015, Vol. 18, No. 1 This issue of Diversity & Democracy examines the levers for and barriers to faculty and student participation in publicly engaged...

Greater Philadelphia Nonprofit Economic Recovery Survey 2014-15

La Salle University

According to experts, the Great Recession ended in 2009. That was good news for everyone, theoretically even nonprofits. But we know that nonprofits recover several years after the rest of...

Effects of an Academic Summer Program for Middle School Students

MDRC

An Analysis of the Effects of an Academic Summer Program for Middle School Students March 2015 by Marie-Andrée Somers, Rashida Welbeck, Jean Grossman, Susan Gooden This report examines the...

President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Corporation for National and Community Service

The 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll application is officially live on our Honor Roll website. This year’s deadline is Tuesday May 5, 2015 at 5:00 pm Eastern...

Miscellaneous

Telling Stories Through Email: How to Write Appeals that Rock!

Network for Good

Telling Stories Through Email: How to Write Appeals that Rock! Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 1pm EDT Register Now! Email is becoming an increasingly popular medium for staying in touch with...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Philadelphia Cultural Fund

Philadelphia Cultural Fund

The Philadelphia Cultural Fund (“PCF” or the “Fund”) seeks an Executive Director to provide leadership and vision in fulfillment of the Fund’s mission of supporting and enhancing the...

Seeking Community Outreach and Engagement Coord, Center for Excellence in Environmental Toxicology

University of Pennsylvania

Seeking Community Outreach and Engagement Coordinator Interested in Environmental Public Health? Looking for an opportunity for skill development and career growth? Want a rewarding career working...

Director of Development, SeniorLAW Center

SeniorLAW Center

SeniorLAW Center is a nonprofit organization which improves the lives of older Pennsylvanians and protects their rights through legal representation, education and advocacy. The Director of...

Online Tutor Training Facilitator(s), Mayor’s Commission on Literacy

Mayor's Commission on Literacy

The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy in Philadelphia seeks one or more facilitators to manage its online Basic, ESL and GED® tutor training programs. The completely online tutor trainings are each...

Tutor Trainer for Adult Literacy, Mayor’s Commission on Literacy

Mayor's Commission on Literacy

The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy works to ensure that adults in Philadelphia have access to high-quality education and support. Among the ways we work on achieving that goal is to provide free...

Executive Director, Physicians for Social Responsibility

Physicians for Social Responsibility

Updated March 2015 Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) – Philadelphia Executive Director Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) Philadelphia is a public health, 501c3 non-profit...

Nutrition and Food Resources Coordinator, AmeriCorps VISTA

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger, in partnership with the New York City Coalition Against Hunger (NYCCAH), is seeking a dynamic AmeriCorps VISTA member to join our team in...

Media Fellowships, Motivos Magazine

Motivos Magazine

Motivos inaugural Media Fellowships in collaboration with Enertia Group are detailed on page 3 of this edition. Please have students interested in editorial, business/sales, marketing/design or...

Summer 2015 Interns, Research for Action

Research for Action

Now Hiring: Summer 2015 Interns Summer internships run from May – August. Exact start and end dates are based on the needs of the project and the availability of the student. Interested...

Grant Opportunities

Employment and Work Ready RFPs

Chester County

Chester County offers workforce grants The Chester County Department of Community Development has issued two Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for a provider to operate its Employment Advancement and...

Lincoln Financial Foundation

Lincoln Financial Foundation

Deadline: Varies Lincoln Financial Foundation awards grants to programs where the company has a presence. There are four strategic areas where funding is awarded: Youth Education, Human Services,...

Kinder Morgan Foundation

Kinder Morgan Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing The foundation’s K-12 giving focuses especially on academic programs, including tutoring, arts education, and environmental education programs that work with schools and...

Mazda Foundation

Mazda Foundation

Deadline: Applications accepted May 1 to July 1, 2015 This foundation provides support in areas on education and literacy, environmental conservation, cross-cultural understanding, social welfare,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2015 Color of Wealth Summit

Center for Global Policy Solutions

2015 Color of Wealth Summit Center for Global Policy Solutions Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 6:30 PM The Center for Global Policy Solutions and the Insight Center for Community Economic Development...

6th Annual Positive Youth Development Institute

Positive Youth Development Institute

July 20-21. 6th Annual Positive Youth Development Institute. Enable adults who work with young people to expand their understanding of the methods, theory, and research that support effective youth...

Agents of Change: Harnessing the Power of Higher Education for Community Change

Gannon University

Conference Description: Experiential learning, community connection, place-based learning, engaged scholarship, institutional citizenship—the movement travels under different names from campus to...

Partnerships Classifieds

host sites needed, Help Yourself to Health series for seniors

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

Host sites sought for free senior health workshops Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) is seeking locations to host a series of free workshops aimed at helping adults age 60 and older better...

volunteers needed, Food Nerd Jr.

Food Nerd Jr.

Volunteers needed for food education company! Food Nerd Jr. is an up and coming food education company who uses hands-on STEAM activities to help children, ages 4-12, discover foods. We are a team of...

Village of Champions leads Global Youth Service Day in Philly

Village of Champions

Village of Champions Youth Network Inc., needs your help in promoting our Global Youth Service Day activities during the weekend of April 17-19, 2015. We have been selected as the lead agency in...

Guest speakers needed, A’s for J’s Program at area high schools

A's for J's

VILLA and Jordan Brand have partnered to create a program that rewards students for academic achievement and excellence. The “As for Js” academic incentive program sponsored by Villa and Brand...

volunteers needed, Casa Monarca

Casa Monarca

Casa Monarca is a non-profit organization our mission is to promote and preserve the Mexican culture and traditions through social, cultural and educational programs and events that involve the South...


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