The week of

June 8, 2015

Other Local Events and Workshops

Engage 2015 Pre-Conference Sessions: Passionate Conversations

Philadelphia Youth Network

Engage 2015 Pre-Conference Sessions: Passionate Conversations June 18, 2015 (multiple times & locations—see below) As youth development practitioners, we spend our days engaging young people,...

Fun Safe Philly Summer Kick-Off

City of Philadelphia

Spread the word! Fun Safe Philly Summer Kick-Off event—Thursday, June 11th, MLK Recreation Center The Fun Safe Philly Summer Kick-Off event is free and open to the public and there are lots of...

Networking Meeting for College Prep programs

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

What – PCPR Network Meeting When – Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Time – 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Where – Cheyney University Center City, 701 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Phila, PA...

Health in All Policies workshop

Amerrican Public Health Association

Workshop at Amerrican Public Health Association Conference Health in All Policies beyond the basics – skill building to promote health, equity, and sustainability across sectors–Fee:...

Job Corps Trade Show

Job Corps

Job Corps Trade Show  Job Corps is the nation’s oldest and largest federally funded careers skills training & education program.  Since 1964, Job Corps has trained and educated more than...

Making Sense of Money and Banking: A Course for Teachers

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

When: July 20-24, 2015, 8:00 to 3:30 Where: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Who: K-12 teachers This 5-day professional development course, taught by Federal Reserve education...

Science Inquiry Institute at Riverbend

Riverbend Environmental Education Center

Professional Development Opportunity for School District of Philadelphia K-5th Teachers August 10th-14th, 2015 9:30-4:00 Registrations must be received no later than August 4th, 2015 Join Riverbend...

How to Build a School Garden

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society – Green City Teachers – How to Build a School Garden – Learn what it takes to create a sustainable school garden. This program is designed for...

Second Annual Community Gardens Day

Neighborhood Gardens Trust

Neighborhood Gardens Trust | Second Annual Community Gardens Day Saturday, June 20, 2015, 10am to 3pm Celebrate the community gardens and pocket parks that are essential to the fabric of Philly....

Reimagining Health in Cities: New Directions in Urban Health Research

Drexel University

REIMAGINING HEALTH IN CITIES: NEW DIRECTIONS IN URBAN HEALTH RESEARCH THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 & 11, 2015 A symposium hosted by the Drexel University School of Public Health The...

State of the Research: School Closings Symposium

University of Pennsylvania

“state of the research” SCHOOL CLOSINGS a mid-atlantic regional conference friday, june 19 | philadelphia, pa Space is limited – register at: $15 suggested donation collected at the door No...

Marsha Levick to Speak at Tedx Philly

TEDx Philadelphia

Marsha Levick, who was most recently the keynote speaker at the PHENND Conference in February, will speak at Tedx Philly. And Justice For All Thursday, June 11, 2015 Temple Performing Arts Center...

New Resources

Summer Reading Teen Intern Toolkit

American Library Association

This toolkit is a guide for librarians, library workers, and anyone running a summer reading program who are looking for tips on how to enlist the help of teen interns. Throughout the toolkit, you...

Map of Play

KaBOOM!

Add to KaBOOM!’s Map of Play The Map of Play is a community generated guide to playspaces across the country. You can find playspaces near your location or add a new playspace and help other...

Philadelphia to be part of Safety and Justice Challenge

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

The City of Philadelphia won MacArthur Foundation Support to Reduce Use of Jails Congratulations to the Department of Public Safety and all those involved in the City of Philadelphia becoming one of...

State of Black America Report

National Urban League

The State of Black America, the National Urban League’s seminal annual publication now in its 39th edition, has become one of the most highly-anticipated benchmarks and sources for thought...

2015 County Health Rankings

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Philadelphia ranks last among PA counties in health outcomes Philadelphia ranks last among Pennsylvania’s 67 counties in basic health outcomes, such as physical activity and early death, according...

Region’s Nonprofits Lag in Economic Recovery

La Salle University

LaSalle study: Nonprofits still hurting from recession While experts agree that the most recent recession is officially over, more than half of nonprofit organizations in the greater Philadelphia...

Expanding Housing Opportunities & Revitalizing Neighborhoods

Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund

Expanding Housing Opportunities & Revitalizing Neighborhoods Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund Annual Report Each year the Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund (HTF) provides critical funding to...

A Promise Worth Keeping: Advancing the High School Graduation Rate in Philadelphia

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

PolicyLab released a report, A Promise Worth Keeping: Advancing the High School Graduation Rate in Philadelphia, that documents the rates of graduation, dropout, re-engagement, and post-secondary...

Condition of Education 2015

U.S. Department of Education

Condition of Education Spotlights Difference in Attainment by Socioeconomic Class Last week the Department of Education released its annual report, The Condition of Education, on education across all...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Pre-conference Data and Evaluation Workshop

National College Access Network

NCAN to Offer Pre-conference Data and Evaluation Workshop NCAN is excited to offer our first ever Pre-conference Data and Evaluation Workshop! The Workshop will focus on data collection, usage, and...

College Readiness Institute for Educators

Reach for College

Conference: 2015 College Readiness Institute for Educators, presented by Reach for College collaboration with The George Washington University, July 20-22, Register here. The RFC! College Readiness...

Grant Opportunities

Summer of Creativity Grants

Youth Service America

Summer of Creativity Grants – Apply by August 10! Young change-makers can now apply for a Summer of Creativity Grant to help make their community greener, safer, smarter, healthier, cleaner, or...

Global Youth Service Day Lead Agency Program

Youth Service America

Mobilize Youth in Your State for GYSD 2016 Join the largest coalition in the country of organizations mobilizing youth to serve their communities. YSA is accepting applications for the 2016 Global...

Women-Led Projects

Open Meadows Foundation

Open Meadows Foundation Invites Applications for Women-Led Projects The Open Meadows Foundation is a grant-making organization seeking to fund projects that promote gender, racial, and/or economic...

Arts-Integrated Education Programs

P. Buckley Moss Foundation

P. Buckley Moss Foundation Accepting Applications for Arts-Integrated Education Programs The mission of the P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education is to promote the integration of...

Midcareer Scholars Grant Program

Spencer Foundation

Spencer Foundation Seeks Applications From Midcareer Scholars The Spencer Foundation is seeking applications from academic midcareer scholars for the second round of its Midcareer Grant Program. The...

Technology Education Projects

IEEE Foundation

IEEE Foundation Invites Applications for Technology Education Projects The IEEE Foundation cultivates resources and relationships to foster technological innovation and excellence that benefits...

Stringed Instrument Matching Grant Program

Classics for Kids Foundation

Classics for Kids Accepting Applications for Stringed Instrument Matching Grant Program Studies show that kids who play a stringed instrument score higher on standardized tests, enjoy more parental...

West Philadelphia Community Capacity Building Grants

Philadelphia LISC

Philadelphia LISC announces a Request for Applications (RFA) for the West Philadelphia Promise Zone Community Capacity Building Grants Program. These grants will assist volunteer-led, community-based...

Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity—Round 9 Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity is a national program of RWJF. The program...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Deputy Director of National Service Programs, Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement & Volunteer Service

City of Philadelphia

The Deputy Director of National Service Programs is a position intended to lead efforts, align programs and leverage partnerships within the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer...

teaching positions, YESPhilly Accelerated High School

YESPhilly

The YESPhilly Accelerated High School is a small school serving youth who have previously dropped out of Philadelphia Public Schools. YESPhilly has a strong youth engagement/development model that...

Development Manager, Clarifi

Clarifi

Please send cover letter, resume and recent writing sample (last 4 months) to Markita Morris-Louis at mlouis@ SUMMARY The Development Manager at Clarifi is responsible for coordinating grant...

Pt-time Financial Coordinator/Human Resources, ASAP

After School Activities Partnerships (ASAP)

ASAP’s mission is to develop high quality after school activities and resources to empower youth and strengthen communities in Philadelphia. We are seeking a someone as for part time Financial...

Copy Center Manager, CADCOM

Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission

Position Summary: Under general direction, coordinate all activities in the Copy Center; oversee all aspects of production and customer service; maintain high volume xerographic equipment; serve as...

Research and Evaluation Director, Get Healthy Philly

City of Philadelphia

Research and Evaluation Director Division of Chronic Disease Prevention Philadelphia Department of Public Health Summary The Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) seeks an experienced,...

Assistant/Associate Professor in Public Health, Arcadia University

Arcadia University

Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in Greater Philadelphia and a national leader in study abroad and international education. Approximately 3,900 students study at Arcadia, with...

Bike Share Community Liaison, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

JOB TITLE: Bike Share Community Liaison COMPENSATION: $35,000 BENEFITS: Health insurance, 401K options, vacation, sick & personal leave, bicycle benefit START DATE: July 15th, 2015 PURPOSE AND...

Miscellaneous

Call for Artists: Next Stop: Democracy


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Open Call for Artists and Arts Programs NEXT STOP: DEMOCRACY! Deadline = Friday, June 19th Can art create action, and can artists help increase voter turnout? We aim to find out, and we’re looking...

Nominations open for Red Ribbon Award

University of Pennsylvania

Have you ever wanted to tell someone thanks in a very public way? Have you ever wanted to make sure that the person who inspires you to do the work that you do is honored in some way? Here is your...


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