The week of

June 15, 2015

Other Local Events and Workshops

Wave Week service and leadership summer program

Spark the Wave

Wave Week is one of the premier service-leadership training grounds in the United States – and one of the best weeks of your entire life. Wave Week has trained thousands of the nation’s best...

Linking Cultural Diversity and Nutrition Through Technology

PA Nutrition Education Network

This one day, interactive workshop will focus on two different types of communication: 1. Cultural 2. Technology Using a case-study, Janet Schwartz will describe what cultural competence looks like...

Family Involvement, Resource, Support and Training Play Date

Philadelphia Interagency Coordinating Council

(Family Involvement, Resource, Support and Training) Presents: Play Date with the PICC At Smith Playground When: Thursday, June 18th 2015 From 4-6pm Where: Smith Playground 3500 Reservoir Dr.,...

Just Food Conference

Princeton Theological Seminary

SAVE THE DATE: Just Food Conference, September 24 to 26 in Princeton, NJ The Princeton Theological Seminary is hosting a conference devoted to the intersection of theology, sustainability, and food....

Various trauma-informed free workshops

Institute for Family Professionals

IFP Institute for Family Professionals One Penn Center, Ste. 1705 Philadelphia, PA 19103 These courses are generously offered through United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey!...

2015 World Class Summit

Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

2015 World Class Summit Thursday, July 16, 2015 | 5:30-8pm Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia This premier annual event provides a unique opportunity for attendees to...

Inquiry and the Ancients: A Mini Teacher Institute

University of Pennsylvania

Inquiry and the Ancients: A Mini Teacher Institute Presented by the Penn Museum and the University City Science Center July 13 – July 14, 2015 8:00 am – 3:00 pm This FREE two-day mini...

Call for Presenters: Declare! Youth Empowerment Skillshare

University of Pennsylvania

Save the Date! Declare! 2015: A Youth Empowerment Skillshare And Growers’ Market What Makes A Healthy Philadelphia? Make your voice heard! On Friday July 31st 2015, the Agatston Urban Nutrition...

Geek Squad Summer Academy

New Foundations Charter School

Geek Squad Summer Academy is a two day event covering topics in interactive classes ranging from Film Production, Digital Photography, Digital Citizenship, and Digital Music. Date: July 22nd-23rd...

U.S. Social Forum

U.S. Social Forum

US SOCIAL FORUM PHILADELPHIA 2015 Another World is Possible… Another World is Necessary The US Social Forum taking place in Philadelphia, June 25-28, 2015 is a convergence driven by the...

New Resources

Unaffordable America: Poverty, housing, and eviction

University of Wisconsin

Poverty, Housing, and Eviction A lack of both affordable housing and public housing assistance has resulted in high rates of eviction for low-income renters, according to a new policy brief by...

Why Don’t Students Learn About Poverty?

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

Commentary for Spotlight–Why Don’t Students Learn About Poverty? In the latest commentary for Spotlight, contributor Harlan Beckley, executive director of the Shepherd Higher Education...

Evaluation of School Breakfast program

Journal of Public Economics

Free School Breakfasts Appear to Boost Kids’ Grades Math, reading and science scores better in schools that subsidized morning meals. Free school breakfasts may help low-income students do...

Educators Can Boost Women’s Role in STEM

American Association of University Women

Educators Can Boost Women’s Role in Computing, Engineering, Report Says Women remain dramatically underrepresented in the fields of engineering and computing, necessitating a wide range of...

Common Core and Widening Achievement Gaps

Hechinger Report

Coming soon: A larger gap in achievement scores The Common Core was rolled out with promises of closing learning and achievement gaps, but in the short term, gaps will almost certainly grow wider,...

Teacher Experience Really Does Matter

Education Week

That 5th-year teaching plateau: plain wrong The notion that teachers only improve in their first three years is deeply ingrained in K-12 policy discussions, but two new studies suggest teaching...

Out-of-School Time Summer Survival Kit

University of Pennsylvania

OSTRC SUMMER SURVIVAL KIT! To help you survive the summer, the OSTRC has bundled an assortment of PD highlights, opportunities and general resources designed for and available to Philadelphia OST...

Disney Friends for Change Action Kit

Disney

The Disney Friends for Change Action Kit features five sections – Sparking an Idea, Finding Friends for Change, Making It Happen, Getting the Word Out, and Planning for What Comes Next –...

SNAP Box farm share for ACCESS card holders

Greensgrow Farms

GOT AN ACCESS CARD? STRETCH YOUR DOLLARS WITH OUR SNAP BOX! A SNAP Box is a weekly box with 5-8 types of vegetables and fruits. • Join for a four-week session for just $ per week. • Pay $26 at...

New City Plan: A Running Start Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

Last week the Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO) launched A Running Start Philadelphia: for every child, birth to five before an overflow crowd that included Mayor...

2015 Greater Philadelphia AIDS Resource Guide

Philadelphia FIGHT

The 2015 Greater Philadelphia AIDS Resource Guide will be available exclusively online at The Resource Guide is now a searchable database that is mobile-friendly! Search for resources in your area...

Promoting Normalcy for Children and Youth in Foster Care

Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center has published a new guide, Promoting Normalcy for Children and Youth in Foster Care, to help state advocates, legislators, and agencies implement recently enacted federal...

Pathways to Progress: Setting the Stage for Impact

Equal Measure

New Issue Brief Pathways to Progress: Setting the Stage for Impact In 2014, the Citi Foundation launched Pathways to Progress, a three-year, $50 million commitment to help 100,000 low-income youth...

Miscellaneous

Free SAT Prep and College Application Summer program

Let's Get Ready

Let’s Get Ready will be running two FREE SAT prep and college application assistance programs in Philadelphia this summer from mid-June to mid-August, preparing students for the October SAT....

Hyatt High School Summer Bridge Program

Cheyney University

Cheyney University’s Hotel, Restaurant, & Tourism Management program will offer a Hyatt High School Summer Bridge Program on its campus from Sunday July 19 to Friday July 24. The six-day...

Interfaith on Campus: Core Concepts to Help You Plan for Next Year

Interfaith Youth Core

Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) invites you to a free webinar tomorrow called Interfaith on Campus: Core Concepts to Help You Plan for Next Year. Tuesday, June 16, 1pm-2pm EST Head to this page for the...

Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School seeks students

Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School

Are you still looking for a high school for next year? Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School is still accepting applications for the 9th and 10th grade. Cristo Rey provides a quality, college-prep...

AmeriCorps Alums Virtual Career Fair

AmeriCorps Alums

AMERICORPS ALUMS VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR CONNECTING ALUMS TO IMPACT CAREERS June 30, 2015 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) The AmeriCorps Alums Virtual Career Fair will connect you directly...

Brandraising: Raising Money and Visibility Using Smart Communications

Network for Good

Wed. June 17, 2015 at 1pm EDT As you expand the tools you use to communicate online and off and as staff roles change, how do you ensure that everyone is speaking with one voice? Based on Sarah...

Call for Entries: How We Play

Community Design Collaborative

How We Play | Call for Entries The Community Design Collaborative, in partnership with the Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children, is hosting How We Play, an exhibition of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Atlas Corps Nonprofit Fellowships

Atlas Corps

Atlas Corps Seeking Global NGO Leaders for Paid Fellowship in Atlas Corps seeks nonprofit/NGO professionals from around the world to apply for Fellowships in the Atlas Corps engages leaders...

US2020 Program Manager, Mayor’s Office of Education

City of Philadelphia

US2020 Program Manager Reports to: Director of STEM Initiatives/US2020 Project Director Compensation: $35K – $45K. Contract or salary status to be negotiated Overview The US2020 Program Manager is...

Grant Opportunities

Fund for a Just Society Grants

Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations

Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Accepting Proposals for Fund for a Just Society Grants The Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations is accepting proposals from...

Leadership Training for Women Executives

Valentine Foundation

Valentine Foundation Invites Applications From Philadelphia Organizations for Leadership Training for Women Executives The Valentine Foundation is accepting applications from organizations in the...

Legal Education Diversity Pipeline Grant Program

Access Group Center for Research & Policy Analysis

Center for Research & Policy Analysis Invites Applications for Legal Education Diversity Pipeline Grants DEADLINE: JULY 3, 2015 The Access Group Center for Research & Policy Analysis conducts...

Inter-Religious Cooperation Projects

El-Hibri Foundation

El-Hibri Foundation Invites LOIs for Inter-Religious Cooperation Projects The El-Hibri Foundation envisions a world in which respect for human dignity, equality and appreciation of diversity are...

2016 Young Artists Prize

YoungArts Foundation

YoungArts Foundation Invites Applications for 2016 Young Artists Prize The National YoungArts Foundation provides emerging artists (ages 15-18 or grades 10-12) with opportunities to work with...

NJ Artist Fellowships

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Invites Applications for NJ Artist Fellowships The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation is accepting applications for the 2016 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Individual...

2015 Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service Grants

Corporation for National and Community Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has reopened the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service grant competition. The competition has been reopened in order to allow applicants to...

First in the World College Success grant

U.S. Department of Education

The FITW program is designed to support the development, replication, and dissemination of innovative solutions and evidence for what works in addressing persistent and widespread challenges in...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media

National Public Health Information Coalition

The National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) is pleased to announce the National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media to be held August 11 – 13, 2015 in Atlanta,...

STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference

U.S. News

STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference – Teach, Inspire, Hire: Discovering and Growing America’s Diverse Talent Pool June 29 – July 1, 2015 San Diego, Calif. Technology, policy and...

Partnerships Classifieds

Call for Tablers: Summit Ball: Climbing Our Way to the Top

Philadelphia FIGHT

FIGHT is now accepting requests to table at The Summit Ball: Climbing Our Way to the Top! The Summit Ball promises to be one of this region’s most recognized house/ballroom community events that...


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