The week of

October 19, 2015

PHENND Events/Activities

Call for Workshops: PHENND Conference: Green Schools, Communities, and Campuses

PHENND

We are looking for individuals who plan on attending the PHENND CONFERENCE: “Green Schools, Communities, and Campuses,” to be held Friday, February 26, 2016 to design and lead paper presentations...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Secondary Trauma & Self Care: A Workshop for Nonprofit Workers

Blue Door Group

“The expectation that we can be immersed in suffering and loss daily and not be touched by it is as unrealistic as expecting to be able to walk through water without getting wet.” – Rachel...

Experiential Learning: Theory & Practice

Blue Door Group

Experiential Learning: Theory & Practice Monday, November 9 and Tuesday, November 17 6:00-8:30 pm Click here for more information or to register. &mc_eid=1f1e81aa64#!gathering/ciht Get...

Breakfast with the Stars: Branding and Messaging Edition

Here's My Chance

Breakfast with the Stars: Branding and Messaging Edition Tuesday, November 10 | 9:00 to 11:00 Parkway Central Library | 4th Floor | Skyline Room During this robust panel presentation we will...

Prioritizing Donor Relations and Creating a Culture of Gratitude

Free Library of Philadelphia

It’s About Behavior-Prioritizing Donor Relations and Creating a Culture of Gratitude Thursday, November 5 | 1:00 to 2:00 Parkway Central Library | Ground Floor | Tech Lab Join us at the...

Funding Your Education: Electronic Resources for Scholarships

Free Library of Philadelphia

Funding Your Education: Electronic Resources for Scholarships Monday, November 2| 6:00 to 7:00 Parkway Central Library | 4th Floor | Room 405 In this workshop you will learn how to access...

Energy Smart Schools, Wind Energy & Solar Photovoltaics

School District of Philadelphia

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY TEACHER TRAINING WORKSHOP I: Energy Smart Schools, Wind Energy & Solar Photovoltaics Saturday, October 24, 2015 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Hosted by School District of Philadelphia...

Teacher PD: Homeostasis and Negative Feedback

University of Pennsylvania

You are invited to a free PD session on Saturday, October 24, 9-12 AM. Our PD will include: · Homeostasis and Negative Feedback – Concepts and Breathing Experiments (an analysis and discussion...

High Stakes Testing: Envisioning Alternatives & Planning Next Steps

URBAN Philly

CONVENING ON HIGH STAKES TESTING: ENVISIONING ALTERNATIVES & PLANNING NEXT STEPS Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT) Kiva Auditorium, Ritter Annex, Temple University 1301...

Engaging Families, Schools, and Community Partners

Foundations

PEER NETWORKING MEETING: Engaging Families, Schools, and Community Partners Join us for a great conversation about ways to attract and involve key community stakeholders in support of your OST...

Seeing Through the Lens of Creativity

Teacher2Teacher

I hope you’re doing well and your school year is off to a great start. I wanted to invite you to an upcoming event on October 29th, 2015 from 5-8:30 pm. Seeing Through the Lens of Creativity is...

Work Readiness Workshop for young people

Montgomery County

Do you need a job this holiday season? The program can prepare you for great employment opportunities with partnering employers! We provide assistance to qualifying teens and young adults between...

Cocktails With a Conscience

Repair the World

Cocktails With a Conscience is only a few days away! As our new cohort of Fellows begins to call Philly home, we can’t think of a better topic to discuss at this month’s event than...

Level Up College and Resource Fair

PhillyGoes2College

PhillyGoes2College is proud to present the Level Up Fair. The Fair will connect Philadelphia residents to resources that will allow them to take their education or career to the next level,...

Mothers On a Mission: Raising a Young Black Man in America

Black Male Development Symposium

Arcadia University will play host to a powerful panel discussion that will be lead by three dynamic women . ‘Mothers On a Mission: Raising a Young Black Man in America’ is coming to the Glenside,...

Rock the Vote themed PhilaSoup

PhilaSoup

Join education non-profit organization PhilaSoup on Sunday, November 8 from 3 – 5 PM at Oxford Mills for our Fall Soup with the theme, “Rock” the Vote. As with all of our soup...

Plan to Give

PhilaSoup

Plan to Give Saturday, October 24, 2015 9:30am 1:30pm Hosted by EPIP Philadelphia Giving Circle & The Spruce Foundation Are you interested in learning more about ways to contribute to the causes...

Green City Teachers Basic Training

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Green City Teachers Basic Training Come play with plants and get credit for it! Learn about gardening, greening and the environment, and how to incorporate it into classroom or after-school...

Drumbeat Facilitator Training

BuildABridge International

November 6-8. DRUMBEAT® 3-Day Facilitator Training Program. DRUMBEAT is an early intervention program for “at-risk” youth and adults. We use a unique approach, drawing metaphors and...

Interfaith Alliance of Pennsylvania Tenth Anniversary

Interfaith Alliance of Pennsylvania

The Interfaith Alliance of Pennsylvania will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of its founding, on Sunday afternoon, November 1, 2015, at Penbrook United Church of Christ, 56 Banks Street, Penbrook, PA...

Flip the Script Before it Flips You

Just Act

Flip the Script Before it Flips You Wednesday nights, 6-10pm November 11, November 18, December 2, December 9, December 16, 2015 Geared towards individuals seeking new facilitation skills, and an...

University-Assisted Community Schools: Advancing the Model Locally and Globally

University of Pennsylvania

Ira Harkavy and the staff of the Netter Center are pleased to let you know that registration has opened for our December 3-4 conference on “University-Assisted Community Schools: Advancing the...

New Resources

Engaged Faculty Institute Curriculum

Community Campus Partnerships for Health

California Campus Compact, Campus Compact of the Mountain West, and Community-Campus Partnerships for Health are very excited to announce the release of the Engaged Faculty Institute (EFI)...

Report from Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering

National Science Foundation

Ira Harkavy, Founding Director of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, and Vice Chair of the Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering...

Community Cleanup Resource Guide

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Last year, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful released its first Community Cleanup Resource Guide. Our goal was to collect, in one place, information about City government and nonprofit initiatives designed...

Rethinking Preparation for Work: A Civic-Enriched Liberal Education

Association of American Colleges and Universities

AAC&U Peer Review Summer 2015, Vol. 17, No. 3 Rethinking Preparation for Work: A Civic-Enriched Liberal Education In a world where college graduates spend the majority of their public lives...

Student Centered Policy Solutions for College Completion

National College Access Network

NCAN Releases New Policy Report NCAN and partner organizations, NASFAA, Ed Trust, and the Urban Institute, joined together to answer a simple question: What are policy wins that we can be implemented...

United Way’s Holiday Network


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Join United Way’s Holiday Network AGENCIES Do you need volunteers to work with your organization over the holidays? Are you in need of specific items for your organization this holiday season?...

Collection of Anti-Bullying Resources

TES

Teach your kids how to prevent bullying whether it happens at recess or online. With these resources, your students will learn strategies to help them feel safe in any environment. We’d like to...

Partnerships Classifieds

2nd Annual Generosity Series 5K

West Philadelphia Alliance for Children

Join WePAC as we participate in the 2nd Annual Generosity Series 5K! Last year 26 runners raised over $17,000 for children’s literacy and libraries in Philadelphia. This year we hope to beat...

volunteers needed, Philly Watersheds

Partnership for the Delaware Estuary

Keep It Clean! Help us protect our city’s waterways from pollution by placing storm drain markers Storm drain marking is an ideal volunteer project for any civic organization, school or church...

Grant Opportunities

Urban Forestry Projects

Arbor Day Foundation

TD Bank and Arbor Day Foundation Invites Applications for Urban Forestry Projects TD Bank and the Arbor Day Foundation are accepting applications to TD Green Streets, a grant program that will offer...

Children’s Book Awards

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Invites Entries for Children’s Book Awards The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is accepting submissions from publishers for the twenty-seventh annual Ezra Jack Keats New...

Grants for Professional Videos

PHILO Project

The PHILO Project Now Accepting Applications October 1 – October 31, 2015 for January – June 2016 The PHILO Project, the local nonprofit that produces free, high quality professional...

Scaling Reading Success

AARP Foundation

AARP Foundation received a 2015 Social Innovation Fund Classic grant and has released an RFP targeting 19 states (highlighted below). AARP Foundation’s SIF funding will seek to evaluate and expand...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Associate Director, Civic House

University of Pennsylvania

Join the Civic House team! Earlier in the summer we needed to temporarily suspend our search for a new Associate Director. We just re-posted the position. Civic House at the University of...

Lacrosse coach, Young Quakers Community Athletics

University of Pennsylvania

We are looking for a passionate leader to coach the 6th-8th grade boys lacrosse team at Comegys University Assisted Community School. Young Quakers is a unique opportunity to work with both Penn...

Program Manager, PreK-3 Alignment

School District of Philadelphia

Program Manager, PreK-3 Alignment The School District of Philadelphia Job Summary Coordinates, implements and monitors activities to enhance and align the preK to Grade 3 learning experience in...

Trainer, Nutrition Education

School District of Philadelphia

Trainer, Nutrition Education – Implements training programs for students, educational and administrative staff and parents. Provides awareness of the concepts of nutrition education to develop...

Youth Coordinator, Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative

Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative

Position: Youth Coordinator (DFC) Department: SEPC Reports To: SEPC Director Status: Part-time Hours of Work: Three weekdays from 2pm to 5pm, additional hours weekdays 9am – 5pm. Some evening...

Miscellaneous

Strategies for Growing and Scaling Organizations

Unite for Sight

Strategies for Growing and Scaling Organizations October 20, 4-5pm Eastern Time Register at Learn from leading experts about strategies for growing and scaling organizations. The webinar will...

Civic Engagement as Workforce Development

California Campus Compact

Civic Engagement as Workforce Development – Registration Deadline is October 23, 2015 A recent report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and Workforce (2015) indicates that the US...

IMPACT Conference webinar

IMPACT Conference

Join members of the IMPACT Conference planning committee & board as ACPA’s Commission for Student Involvement (CSI) hosts an evening Webinar with IMPACT on Tuesday, October 20th at 8pm...

Parent Engagement Strategies

National College Access Network

NCAN Webinar to Discuss Parent Engagement Strategies Join us on Tuesday, October 27 from 2-3:15pm EST and listen in as NCAN Member I Know I Can staff discuss the philosophy behind Blueprint:College,...


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