The week of

October 5, 2015

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships July/August newsletter

PHENND

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships July/August Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships Network...

K-16 Partnership Network Fall Speaker: Collective Impact in Education

PHENND

K-16 Partnership Network Fall Speaker: Collective Impact in Education Tuesday, October 27, 9:30-11:30 AM Location: School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street, Room 1075 PHENND K-16...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Principios de la Busqueda de Fondos

Free Library of Philadelphia

Principios de la Búsqueda de Fondos martes, 27 de octubre| 11:00 to 12:30 Parkway Central Library | 4th Floor | Skyline Room Este curso ofrece una orientación sobre el proceso de investigar a y...

Graduate! Philadelphia Open House

Graduate! Philadelphia

Title: Open House & College Access Week For The Family On Wednesday, October 7th, we are hosting an open house at PASSHE, located on 701 Market St., from 11am to 2pm. Come by anytime to meet and...

Social Justice Symposium

Manor College

2015 FALL SOCIAL JUSTICE SYMPOSIUM Manor College OCTOBER 28, 2015 • 2:30-5:30 PM In the Spirit of the founder, Saint Basil of Caesarea, we are hosting a Symposium in the Spirituality Center of the...

9th Annual Legs Against Arms

Physicians for Social Responsibility

Physicians for Social Responsibility’s 9th Annual Legs Against Arms Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Arcadia University As an outgrowth of our commitment to eliminate the public health epidemic of...

Can the Suburbs Compete for Millennials?

Delaware Valley Smart Growth Alliance

Can the Suburbs Compete for Millennials? A presentation and expert panel with Maureen McAvey, Kevin Gillen, Eric Goldstein, and Tony Maras Thursday, November 5, 2015, 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm Sterling Pig...

The Essentials: A Curriculum for People Who Mentor Young Black Men

Mentoring Partnership & Resource Center

Free Training for People Who Mentor Young Black Men! The Mentoring Partnership & Resource Center is offering the opportunity for people who mentor young Black men and boys to be trained free of...

Uniting to Fight Poverty Summit

City of Philadelphia

PLEASE JOIN the Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity for Shared Prosperity Philadelphia’s Uniting to Fight Poverty Summit Honest Conversations about Race, Inequality...

Community Discussion of August Wilson’s King Hedley II

West Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

Paul Robeson House / West Philadelphia Cultural Alliance and the University of Pennsylvania’s August Wilson & Beyond class are thrilled to invite you to: A Community Discussion of August...

Social Media Analysis

Deloitte

Registration opens today! What does your social network say about you and your organization? Learn how to capitalize on your social media investment at the next Deloitte Community Leadership Forum...

School Play: Delaware County performance

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

You don’t want to miss this thought provoking and compelling play that puts the Pennsylvania school funding crisis on center state. The Delaware County performance of School Play will be held...

The Business of the Future

Penn State Great Valley

Workshop with Carol Sanford-The Business of the Future Carol Sanford has worked with Int’l Fortune 500 and Growth Stage Entrepreneurs to lead revolutions in their companies and change the course of...

Mathnasium Trimathlon

Mathnasium of Andorra

October 17-18, 2015 Open to kids in grades 2, 3, 4, and 5, Mathnasium’s TriMathlon is an annual math event held over the course of one weekend at Mathnasium Learning Centers across the United...

On Two Fronts: Screening and Arts Showcase

WHYY

WHYY and the arts non-profit Warrior Writers invite you to a reception and arts showcase reflecting on the contributions and sacrifices of veterans in recent wars. Experience the visual art, poetry...

I Heart the Arts Happy Hour

WHYY

I Heart the Arts Happy Hour is dedicated to engaging and connecting creative curators and business professionals through a celebration of arts and culture. The event will pay a special tribute to the...

Leading Questions: Philadelphia Mayoral Debate

WHYY

Following Michael Nutter’s eight years of service, Philadelphians will elect a new mayor this November. Democratic candidate Jim Kenney and Republican candidate Melissa Murray-Bailey are both vying...

Signs of Change Art Exhibit

Here's My Chance

Here’s My Chance SIGNS OF CHANGE Opening Reception + Street Art Panel Wednesday, October 14th Doors at 6pm, Panel at 6:30pm RSVP HERE Come check out Philly’s BIGGEST art show of the fall...

New Resources

CNCS to launch National Veterans Corps

Corporation for National and Community Service

Since the 2009 Serve America Act, we have prioritized both expanded service to veterans and military families, and increased engagement of veterans themselves. To build on these efforts, we will...

Blueprint for Designing Children’s Savings Account Programs

CFED

A Step-by-Step Guide to Designing Children’s Savings Account Programs Children’s Savings Account (CSA) programs are a powerful tool for growing college savings and building students’...

Pell Partnership: Ensuring a Shared Responsibility for Low-Income Student Success

The Education Trust

The Pell Partnership: Ensuring a Shared Responsibility for Low-Income Student Success Several organizations reporting on higher education issues have estimated a significant gap in the college...

Miscellaneous

College Access Benchmarking Webinar

National College Access Network

Register NOW for the October 7 Benchmarking Webinar! Join us for a webinar on the 3rd year of NCAN’s Benchmarking project. This webinar will: provide an overview of the next phase of...

Play Space Design Competition

Community Design Collaborative

Registration opens TODAY for the Play Space Design Competition! The Community Design Collaborative and DVAEYC have chosen three real-life public sites in Philadelphia—a library, recreation center,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Education Program Capacity Building Independent Contractor

United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley Opportunity Posting September 30, 2015 Opportunity: Education Program Capacity Building Independent Contractor Department: Community Impact OPPORTUNITY...

CEO and Founding Principal, Independence Charter School West

Independence Charter School

Job Description: Position: CEO and Founding Principal School: Independence Charter School West Reports to: ICS-West Board of Trustees Overview: Independence Charter School (ICS) is a highly...

Communications Director, Public Citizens for Children and Youth

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

Position Summary: The Communications Director is the chief liaison between PCCY and the Press and engine for PCCY’s presence on social media platforms including PCCY’s website. He/She is also...

Instructor, Mathnasium of Andorra

Mathnasium of Andorra

Instructor Job Description A Math Learning Center in Philadelphia, Mathnasium of Andorra (just north of Manayunk and Roxborough in the Andorra Shopping Center), has part-time openings for highly...

Program Leader-Recreation, Lenfest Center

Lenfest Center

The Lenfest Center is a privately owned and operated community center located in the Hunting Park community of North Philadelphia. The center’s mission is to improve the mental, physical and social...

Program Leader-Education, Lenfest Center

Lenfest Center

The Lenfest Center is a privately owned and operated community center located in the Hunting Park community of North Philadelphia. The center’s mission is to improve the mental, physical and social...

Grant Opportunities

MLK Day of Service Community Partnership Project

Iowa Campus Compact

Iowa Campus Compact is announcing its requests for proposals (RFP) for the 2015 MLK Day of Service Community Partnership Project. The mini-grant project is focused on supporting service that...

Young Jewish Humanitarian Prize

Charles Bronfman Prize

Charles Bronfman Prize Seeks Nominations for Young Jewish Humanitarian Prize The Charles Bronfman Prize annually recognizes Jewish humanitarians whose work, while inspired by personal Jewish values,...

Research Fellowships

National Academy of Education

National Academy of Education Invites Applications for Research Fellowships The National Academy of Education advances high-quality education research and its use in policy formation and practice....

Student Health 101

American College Health Foundation

American College Health Foundation Invites Applications for Student Health 101 Award Since 1920, the American College Health Association and the American College Health Foundation have linked college...

Every Day Capacity Building Program

National Environmental Education Foundation

National Environmental Education Foundation Invites Applications for Capacity Building Program The National Environmental Education Foundation encourages Americans to enjoy, protect and maintain...

Teacher Action Research Grant

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM Invites Proposals for PreK-8 Pre-service Teacher Action Research Grant The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is inviting proposals from pre-K teachers to support a collaborative action...

Social Inequality Research

Russell Sage Foundation

Russell Sage Foundation Seeks Letters of Inquiry for Social Inequality Research One of the oldest American foundations, the Russell Sage Foundation was established by Mrs. Margaret Olivia Sage in...

Worker Safety Grants Program

Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America

Agricultural Safety and Health Council Seeks Applications for Worker Safety Grants Program The Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America is seeking applications for its 2016 Safety Grants...

PACC*VISTA Host Site Application Available

Pennsylvania Campus Compact

16-17 PACC*VISTA Host Site Application is Available! See In partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Pennsylvania Campus Compact (PACC) is pleased to announce the...

Sow it Forward

Kitchen Gardeners International

Kitchen Gardeners International is accepting applications until January for Sow it Forward grants to nonprofits interested in starting or expanding food garden projects of general benefit to their...

Picasso Project Grants

Public Citizens for Children and Youth

Picasso Project Grants for Innovative Art Based Projects in Schools The Picasso Project makes grants of up to $5000 to under-resourced public schools, making it possible for teachers to collaborate...

Partnerships Classifieds

Economic Development Internship, Community and Economic Development (CED) Department

Urban Affairs Coalition

Job Description Economic Development Internship Special Projects in Economic Development, Financial Education and Community Reinvestment Fall and/or Winter Semester Urban Affairs Coalition Community...

Volunteers Needed, Mock Interviews

KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy

Volunteers Needed: Mock Interviews at KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy Every fall, KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy invites volunteers from the community to conduct “mock interviews” with 11th...

Study participants needed, Building Health and Wealth Network

Drexel University

BUILDING WEALTH AND HEALTH NETWORK ATTENTION: The Center for Hunger-Free Communities at Drexel University is conducting a participatory research study that includes: · $1 for $1 matched savings up...

Debate Judges needed

After School Activities Partnerships

Do you have good judgement?  Are you looking for a way to support education in Philadelphia?  Volunteer with ASAP as a Debate Judge!  We’re always looking for volunteer judges so that more...

Innovation Management Intern, Office of Innovation & Technology

City of Philadelphia

OIT Innovation Management Intern (20 hours/week) Position Overview The Innovation Management team is looking for an intern to help manage and oversee the daily activities happening in the City of...


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