The week of

June 22, 2015

PHENND Events/Activities

VISTA Leader, School-Community Partnerships VISTA Project

PHENND

PHENND seeks a VISTA Leader for a late July (or as soon as possible thereafter) start date. The VISTA Leader should have strong skills and experience with/in the following areas: Staff and volunteer...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Youth Media Workshops

Philly CAM

There are several exciting upcoming workshops and opportunities for youth (13-18) we wanted to share with you. Please help us get the word out and feel free to visit our website for updates: or...

Summer Debate Academy

After School Activities Partnerships (ASAP)

Youth interested in debate will have the opportunity to learn the craft of Public Forum debate, including how to build a solid case, present compelling arguments, and leave opponents speechless...

Strengthening Families Philadelphia 2015 Summit

Philadelphia Department of Human Services

Thursday, August 6, 2015 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Imani Education Circle Charter School 5612 Greene Street Philadelphia, PA (FREE Parking- enter the school’s parking lot from Maplewood Avenue)...

Free Networking Event for Youth Workers

Turning Points for Children

Thursday, June 25 | 6:00 to 8:00 Impact Hub | 1227 N 4th St | Phila. This networking event, co-sponsored by Here’s My Chance and Turning Points for Children, will be a chance for youth work...

Nonprofit Exec. Leadership Inst. (NELI) Information Session

Free Library of Philadelphia

Tuesday, June 23 | 5:30 to 7:00 United Way Bldg | 1709 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy | Phila. Get ready for the Ascending Leadership Certificate! Interested in moving up to senior management? The Ascending...

Planned Giving Donor Relations

Free Library of Philadelphia

Tuesday, July 14 | 1:00 to 2:00 Parkway Central Library | 4th Floor | Room 405 Join us at Parkway Central Library for the next live webinar in the Donor Relations Guru (DRG) series, which will focus...

American FactFinder and Census.gov

Free Library of Philadelphia

American FactFinder and Thursday, June 25 | 10:00 to 12:00 Parkway Central Library | Ground Floor | Tech Lab Noemi Mendez Eliasen, Data Dissemination Specialist at the US Census Bureau, will lead...

Eating Healthy On A Tight Budget

Mariposa Food Co-op

Eating Healthy On A Tight Budget @ Mariposa Food Co-op Saturday, Jun 27, 2015, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM 4824 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143 Eating Healthy on a Tight Budget is a new workshop...

Putting Chester Made Arts and Culture on the Map

Pennsylvania Humanities Council

PUTTING CHESTER MADE ARTS AND CULTURE ON THE MAP Please plan to attend the upcoming City Council Meeting Show your support for Arts and Culture in the City of Chester June 24, 2015 7PM Chester City...

Summer Math Camp

Math Corps Philadelphia

The Math Corps Philadelphia Summer Math Camp is a fun math camp for 7th grade students. The camp is FREE for all participants, and students receive tutoring and mentoring, to engage with higher-level...

Cocktails with a Conscience

Repair the World

Thursday, July 9 – Cocktails with a Conscience! 7 – 8:30 pm RTW Workshop, 4029 Market St SAVE THE DATE for our FINAL Cocktails with a Conscience of the season! As the 2014-2015 cohort of...

Early Childhood Education (ECE) Workforce Solutions Brainstorm

Public Health Management Corporation

Early Childhood Education (ECE) Workforce Solutions Brainstorm Building on the momentum of the ECE Workforce Summit, the ECE Workforce Solutions Brainstorm will bring together ECE employers to...

Public Health in Cuba

Physicians for Social Responsibility

Doctors to Speak about Public Health in Cuba Physicians from Philadelphia Share Travel to Cuba’s Health System Physicians for Social Responsibility – Philadelphia (PSR) invites the public on...

Using Observation Data to Support Kindergarten Transition

Public Health Management Corporation

Leveling the Playing Field— Using Child Observation Data to Support Kindergarten Transition A 2‐session training series for Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers Join us for this exciting...

New Resources

National Survey of American Teachers

Communities In Schools

A new Public Opinion Strategies survey of 700 elementary and secondary teachers nationally indicates that student poverty, lack of parental engagement, over-testing, weak administrators, and student...

National Report Card on School Funding

Leadership Conference

A new report from the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights examines how lack of resources create vastly unequal educational opportunities, even within the same state. The report finds many...

Timing and Duration Effects of Homelessness on Children’s Health

Children’s HealthWatch

Compounding Stress: The Timing and Duration Effects of Homelessness on Children’s Health Decades of scientific research has demonstrated that homelessness experienced during early childhood...

Strengthening Student Success with Non-Academic Supports

Working Poor Families Project

More Supports Needed for “Non-Traditional” College Students Student success is a top priority of community colleges today but most academic reform efforts are currently geared toward...

Zeroing In on Place and Race

Social Science Research Council

Rates of Youth Disconnection Vary Widely Among Cities The number of American young people who are disconnected-neither working nor in school-has fallen since 2010, but rates vary widely among metro...

Policy Options for Improving Economic Opportunity and Mobility

Peter G. Peterson Foundation

A new report from the Peter G. Peterson Foundation presents differing policy options from two experts on how to foster broader economic opportunity and mobility. Jared Bernstein, a senior fellow at...

Accelerating Achievement Through Summer Learning

National Summer Learning Association

This report is designed as a resource for program providers, education leaders, policymakers, and funders who are making important decisions about whether and how to strengthen and expand summer...

Mapping College Ready Policies

New America

New Interactive Tool from New America Maps Alignment of College Ready Policies This week, New America released an interactive web-based report, Mapping College Ready Policies, that allows users to...

Miscellaneous

State of the Nation’s Housing 2015

Harvard Univeresity

State of the Nation’s Housing 2015-Live Webcast This year’s report provides a current assessment of the state of housing markets for both rental and homeownership, and will be presented...

National Assessment of Service and Community Engagement

Siena College

The Siena College Research Institute is hosting a free webinar on June 30th at 2pm to discuss findings from the National Assessment of Service and Community Engagement (NASCE). The NASCE is a...

ITWorks recruiting youth

Tech Impact

ITWorks program recruiting young adults for free IT job training program ITWorks is recruiting students, ages 18-26, for its Fall 2015 classes in both Philadelphia and Wilmington, beginning in...

Call for Submissions: The Engaged Faculty Institute Curriculum

California Campus Compact

California Campus Compact (CACC) and Campus Compact of the Mountain West (CCMW) are collaborating with Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) to re-design the Faculty Toolkit for Service...

Advanced College Experience (ACE) Plus

Community College of Philadelphia

Advanced College Experience (ACE) Plus JULY 7 – AUGUST 5, 2015 Accelerated High School Students: This summer, earn college credits for free with ACE+. Choose from courses in Psychology,...

Introduction to Corporate Giving

Foundation Center

Wednesday, July 8 | 1:00 to 2:00 Attend this class to explore the world of corporate support and tools and resources on corporate giving. Explore the world of corporate support and tools and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

AmeriCorps Community Projects Coordinator, YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School

YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School

The AmeriCorps Community Projects Coordinator serves a 12-month term (August 12, 2015 to August 5, 2016) at YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School, an alternative 12th-Grade-only, diploma-granting...

Deputy Operations Manager, Rebuilding Together

Rebuilding Together Philadelphia

Job Description: Deputy Operations Manager 20 to 24 hours weekly — additional hours may be requested for rebuilding days Possibility of FT position in January 2016 Rebuilding Together...

instructors, TEACH

TEACH

We’re Hiring! We need experienced, talented, personable teachers who are passionate about teaching AND love working with students one-on-one &/or in the classroom! This is your opportunity to...

Grant Opportunities

Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grant Program

Wild Ones

Wild Ones: Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grant Program The Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grant Program gives small monetary grants to schools, nature centers, or other non-profit educational...

Connecting Mathematics to Other Subject Areas Grants

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM Accepting Applications for Projects Connecting Mathematics to Other 9-12 Grade Subject Areas The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics supports teachers with the goal of ensuring equitable...

Safe Places to Play Grants

U.S. Soccer Foundation

Soccer Foundation Invites Letters of Interest for Safe Places to Play Grants Since 1995, the Soccer Foundation has awarded grants to more than six hundred organizations in the United States for...

Art and Politics Fellowships

New School

Vera List Center Accepting Art and Politics Fellowships Founded in 1992 and named in honor of the late philanthropist, the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at the New School in New York City is...

Art and Social Change Grants

Leeway Foundation

Leeway Foundation Invites Applications for Art and Social Change Grants The Philadelphia-based Leeway Foundation supports artists involved in art for social change that positively affects and...

Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields

The Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields announces “Good Neighbor Grants.” Up to $1,500 in Financial Assistance to 501(c)3 non-profit organizations which offer: 1. Services for women, children, and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Conference

Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group

SHIRLEY SHERROD 2015 NESAWG Conference Keynote Speaker We are honored to welcome Shirley Sherrod as the keynote speaker at NESAWG’s 2015 It Takes a Region Conference. , a longtime civil rights...

National Conference on Housing Mobility

Metropolitan Planning Council

The conference takes place in Chicago on July 16, and is organized by the Poverty & Race Research Action Council, Metropolitan Planning Council, and Center on Budget and Planning Policies....

At the Intersection of Community Engagement and Collective Impact

Eastern Region Campus Compact

ERCC 2015 Moving Us Forward: At the Intersection of Community Engagement and Collective Impact The Fifth Annual Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference October 14th – 16th, 2015, Newark, New...

27th Annual National Service-Learning Conference

National Youth Leadership Council

Students & Educators to Meet In Minneapolis for 27th Annual National Service-Learning Conference We are proud to announce that the location of the 27th Annual National Service-Learning...

Transforming Sustainability Education

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

Our membership expressed that an early bird registration deadline extension would increase accessibility and allow many more of you to join the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in...

Scholarships to Closing the Hunger Gap: Cultivating Food Justice Conference

WhyHunger

Want to attend the Closing the Hunger Gap conference September 13 – 16 in Portland, OR, but don’t have the funds to pay for it? Apply for a scholarship by the June 26 deadline at There are a...

Partnerships Classifieds

Workshop leaders needed, Girls Rock Philly Summer Camp

Girls Rock Philly

The 9th annual Girls Rock Philly summer camp season is swiftly approaching, and we’re working on putting together the best one yet. We love rock camp so much that this year we’re having two...

Presenters needed, 12th Annual College Sendoff Conference

CORE Scholars

CORE Scholars Presents: The 12th Annual College Sendoff Conference CORE Scholars will host its 12th Annual College Sendoff Scholarship Conference for over 400 recent Philadelphia high school...

Junior Researcher Task Force, Global Food Security Conference

Elsevier

The 2nd International Global Food Security Conference () being held at Cornell University, NY this October is currently recruiting a “Junior Researcher Task Force.” Selected junior task...

volunteers needed, Papal Visit

World Meeting of Families

In case you hadn’t heard… The Pope is coming! Philadelphia will welcome the world during the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 on September 22 – 27. The week-long...

Four Seasons Parkway Run & Walk

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Four Seasons Parkway Run & Walk for fighting pediatric cancer at CHOP What are the event details: What: Four Seasons Parkway 5K Run & 2K Family Walk When: Saturday, September 19, 2015 (rain...

volunteers needed, professional development week for teachers

Public Citizens for Children and Youth

The School District of Philadelphia is having a week-long professional development workshop for elementary school teachers and principals on literacy instruction as part of the READ! by 4th Campaign....


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