The week of

April 13, 2015

PHENND Events/Activities

University Partners Meeting: Truancy and Absenteeism, Preventative Programs

PHENND

Monday, May 18, 2015, 3:30-5:00 PM Location: School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street The Office Of Truancy and Absenteeism will present on programs and strategies being implemented in...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Camp College 2015 for rising first year students

Pennsylvania Association of College Admission Counseling (PACAC)

The Inclusion, Access and Success Committee of the Pennsylvania Association of College Admission Counseling (PACAC) is proud to launch its inaugural summer program for Pennsylvania’s high school...

Pennsylvania Education for All Coalition Annual Meeting

Pennsylvania Education for All Coalition

Pennsylvania Education for All Coalition (PEAC) ANNUAL MEETING Keynote Presenter Jerry G. Petroff, , Associate Professor The College of New Jersey Mark your calenders! PEAC’s 15th anniversary...

Spring Open House, Cristo Rey

Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School

Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School is still accepting applications for the upcoming school year for 9th and 10th grade. Prospective students and their families are invited to attend the Spring Open...

Institute for Family Professional Courses on Trauma and Discipline

Institute for Family Professionals

Save the Date of May 1, 2015 for Institute for Family Professional’s upcoming bi-annual schedule to register for FREE courses on topics like Trauma, Anger, Discipline and many more.   We...

Democratic Ethical Educational Leadership Conference

Temple University

Welcome The mission of the new DEEL is to create an action oriented partnership dedicated to inquiry into the nature and practice of democratic ethical educational leadership through sustained...

ConnectED Learning Adult Education Conference

Mayor's Commission on Literacy

ConnectED Learning Friday, May 8, 2015, 9:00am-3:30pm Temple University, Tuttleman Learning Center Register today for the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy’s 27th Annual Technology & Adult...

Young Voters Event

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

Education Funding in Pennsylvania is broken. Pennsylvania’s school districts have the most inequitable spending for poor students in the nation, according to the Department of Education. As one of...

3rd Annual Sojourner Truth Walk

Camp Sojourner

3rd Annual Sojourner Truth Walk: Celebrating Girls’ and Women’s Leadership Register today! Walk in honor of a Woman or Girl you admire. The 3rd Annual Sojourner Truth Walk on Saturday, May 2 is a...

Community Center Open House

Puentes de Salud

We are thrilled to announce that we will be opening our brand new community center on Saturday, April 25th! We will celebrate with music, food, and tours from 12-4pm at 17th and South. This...

National Association for Media Literacy Education Conference

National Association for Media Literacy Education

The conference for the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) is fast approaching! This event will include the NAMLE conference AND the Global Media and Information Literacy...

Helping Recovering People Eliminate Self Defeating Behaviors

Gaudenzia

GAUDENZIA WORKFORCE ACADEMY TRAINING INSTITUTE PRESENTS A Professional Development Seminar Featuring ROBERT J. ACKERMAN, Presenting “Helping Recovering People Eliminate Self Defeating Behaviors”...

Clearinghouse Academy

National Student Clearinghouse

What Is a Clearinghouse Academy? The Clearinghouse Academy® is a FREE workshop hosted by the National Student Clearinghouse. Its purpose is to provide an overview of Clearinghouse services offered...

Listening for a Change: Hands-On Workshop


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Friday, April 17, 2015; 9:30 am – 2:30 pm Listening for a Change: Hands-On Workshop Location: Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street, Lucretia Mott Room, Philadelphia, PA Read more & register....

New Steps in the “Cosmic Dance of Dialogue”

Temple University

New Steps in the “Cosmic Dance of Dialogue” Friday, April 24, 2015 6-9 pm Temple University Walk Auditorium – Ritter Hall Annex 13th Street & Cecil B. Moore Avenue (entrance on CBM,...

Budget Forum for School District of Philadelphia

Philadelphia Education Fund

Come out to tell the School District how you think they can make best use of their budget! Attend a community budget forum with the School District of Philadelphia hosted by the Philadelphia...

School Advisory Council (SAC) Summit

School District of Philadelphia

Please mark your calendar for the District-Wide SAC Summit on Saturday, April 18th! We invite all SAC members, as well as parents, students and community partners interested in serving on a SAC at...

Philly KEYSPOT: Digital Divide Hacks for the Tech Industry

City of Philadelphia

THURSDAY, APRIL 23 2015 5:30 PM — 7:30 PM Philly KEYSPOT is a network of 51 city-funded, public computing centers in low-income areas of Philadelphia, and a key city strategy for digital inclusion....

4th Annual Pyramid STEM Showcase

DHEx Enterprises

Our 4th Annual Pyramid STEM Showcase is scheduled for April 18th, 2015, during Philly Tech Week, and we would love for your participation. With your participation, we are bound to excite someone...

New Markets Tax Credits Workshop

Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation

April 30, 8am to 10:30am, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, 200 South Broad Street, Suite 700 What are the basics of NMTC? What does “ready” mean in the NMTC industry? How can I...

The Biophilic Cities Project: Growing beyond Green in Philadelphia

Delaware Valley Green Building Council

Where: Free Library of Philadelphia, Central Branch, 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 When: Thu, April 16, 2015 – 6:00pm – 8:00pm Join us for an innovative presentation and...

New Resources

The Racial Wealth Gap: Why Policy Matters

Demos

THE RACIAL WEALTH GAP: WHY POLICY MATTERS Amy Traub, Catherine Ruetschlin As the United States rapidly becomes both a more diverse and unequal nation, policymakers face the urgent challenge of...

Book review: Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much

National Housing Institute

Economic Security First Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much, by Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir. Times Books, 2013 By Miriam Axel-Lute Posted on February 4, 2015 It’s not often that...

Book review: Promise of America’s Smaller Industrial Cities

National Housing Institute

We May Be Small, But… Small, Gritty, and Green: The Promise of America’s Smaller Industrial Cities in a Low-Carbon World, by Catherine Tumber. MIT Press, 2012 By Miriam Axel-Lute Posted on...

Report from Community College Survey of Student Engagement

University of Texas at Austin

Community College Students Working Less; Relying More on Grants and Loans By Kim Cook, Executive Director More community college students are relying on grants and loans to pay tuition, while fewer...

Gaining Ground: How Nonprofit News Ventures Seek Sustainability

Knight Foundation

Knight’s ‘Gaining Ground’ tracks progress of nonprofit news sites Radical disruption in the news industry over the past decade has fueled a period of experimentation with new approaches and...

Election Innovation Challenge

Committee of Seventy

2015 Election Ambassador Corps and Election Innovation Challenge The Committee of Seventy has organized a volunteer-powered program to inform voters and safeguard elections since 1905. This year,...

New Background Check requirements for volunteers working with children

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services

New clearance requirements for adult volunteers responsible for the welfare of a child or having direct contact with children. The new clearance requirements go into effect July 1, 2015. From House...

TRIO Veterans Upward Bound Program

University of Pennsylvania

The TRIO Veterans Upward Bound Program at the University of Pennsylvania () offers FREE intensive pre-college courses to eligible veterans who are interested in furthering their education in order to...

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

White House

We want you to take OUR daughters and sons to work on Thursday, April 23. Each year, an estimated million employers participate in Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. If just a small portion of...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, College Signing Day

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

The School District of Philadelphia is in the mist of organizing the first ever “College Signing Day” on Friday May 1st, 2015. St. Joseph’s University will host the event in the Hagan pep...

Graphic Design Summer Intern, National MS Society

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Volunteers with graphic design expertise are needed to assist our Marketing department 10-20 hours per week in our Center City office. To apply, email Joy McManus at @ with your resume and a link to...

volunteers needed, Walk MS

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Attention Volunteers: Join us on Sunday, April 26, Saturday, May 2 or Sunday May 3 at our annual Walk MS events. Together we will make a difference in the lives of those affected by multiple...

Grant Opportunities

Healthy Youth PA

Pennsylvania Department of Health

The Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Family Health announces a Request for Applications (RFA) opportunity for Healthy Youth PA. This newly created program uses an integrated program model...

Host an AmeriCorps NCCC Team

Corporation for National and Community Service

AmeriCorps NCCC offers help to Get Things Done! AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) is now accepting service project proposals for 2015. Now is your chance to take advantage of an...

Neighborhood Economic Development Impact Grants (NEDIG)

City of Philadelphia

Neighborhood Economic Development Impact Grants (NEDIG) | Request for Proposals Release of RFP: April 6, 2015 NEDIG provides developers with gap financing for commercial and industrial real estate...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Employment Coach, ACHIEVEability

ACHIEVEability

Do you have a knack for helping people discern their gifts and talents? Are you knowledgeable about jobs, careers, HR departments and the Philadelphia job market? Do networking and making connections...

Academic Coach, ACHIEVEability

ACHIEVEability

ACADEMIC COACH The foundation of ACHIEVEability is education. We believe that education is key to becoming self-sufficient. ACHIEVEability is here to assist our participants earn degrees to, in turn,...

Senior Program Officer – Economic Opportunity, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Philly LISC seeks Senior Program Officer – Economic Opportunity Applications will be accepted through April 30, 2015 Philadelphia LISC seeks a Senior Program Officer to promote place-based...

Pt-time Registered Dietitian, MANNA

MANNA

Employment Category: Part Time Reports To: Nutrition and Client Services Manager General Description: The Nutritionist participates in the nutritional care of MANNA’s clients and is responsible for...

Community Engagement Facilitator, Sayre Health Center

Sayre Health Center

Reports to: Social Health Director FLSA: Non-Exempt Directly Supervises: None Position Summary: Serves as the primary coordinator of Peer Health activities. Coordinates health promotion programming...

Picasso Project Internship, PCCY

Public Citizens for Children and Youth

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) is one of the region’s leading children’s advocacy organization, working to improve the lives and life chances of children in Southeastern...

21st CCLC Summer Camp Coordinator, Oxford Circle Christian Comm. Dev. Assoc.

Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association

21st CCLC Summer Camp Coordinator Last day to apply: Friday, April 17, 2015 DESCRIPTION: Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the Oxford Circle Christian Community Development...

Miscellaneous

Leaving a Legacy: Strategic Planning and Leadership Transition for Alternative Breaks

Break Away

Break Away invites you to join our National Conference Call Series for alternative break programs on Wednesday, April 29th. Each month, our member schools convene to share resources and best...

Scholarships for Penn GSE School Leadership Program

University of Pennsylvania

Scholarships Available for Penn GSE School Leadership Program! The Graduate School of Education is seeking two aspiring Philadelphia school district leaders as recipients of a $25,000 grant towards...

Cultivating Soft Skills in Workforce Development: K-12 Initiatives

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Session Description: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were million unemployed people in the United States in August 2014, while at the same time there were million job openings....

The Art of Social Media

Network for Good

The Art of Social Media Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 1pm EDT Think building a brand online is just for the corporate world? Think again! Join Guy Kawasaki, author of The Art of Social Media, as he...


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