The week of

March 7, 2016

PHENND Events/Activities

Overbrook Elementary-Bryn Mawr College recognized with Lindy Award

PHENND

PHENND is pleased to announce that Overbrook Elementary in West Philadelphia and Bryn Mawr College were recognized with the Lindy Award for Excellence in K-16 Partnerships at the PHENND Annual...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Vision Zero Mini-Forum

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

The Bicycle Coalition has been at work for a Vision Zero Policy for Philadelphia for quite some time — and this morning, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney mentioned Vision Zero in his budget...

Beacons of Light: The Black Student Protest Legacy at Rutgers-Camden

Rutgers University

Beacons of Light: The Black Student Protest Legacy at Rutgers-Camden We invite you to join us for a full day of panels and discussion about the history of student protest and desegregation at...

Free SAT Workshops

Free Library of Philadelphia

READY to Spring into the Redesigned SAT? We have teamed up with PHILLYGOES2COLLEGE to offer FREE workshops to help college bound students excel at the Redesigned SAT! Students will explore the...

The Privilege of Aging workshop series

Drexel University

The Privilege of Aging March 31st: ‘The Nervous System and Sleep”, April 7th The Nervous System and Pain’ April 14th ‘The Digestive System and Dietary Supplements’ April 21st- May 26th- TBD...

32nd Annual Employment, Training & Education Conference

PA Workforce Development Association

PWDA 32nd Annual Employment, Training & Education Conference Shaping the Future The PA Workforce Development Association (PWDA) is the voice of Pennsylvania’s workforce system, leading the...

STEM in the City

Professional Development Dimensions

STEM in the City April 16, 2016 8:30 AM-4:30 PM ASPIRA PA Campus Only 16 percent of American high school seniors are proficient in Math and interested in a STEM career. Even among students who do go...

2016 Friends of Neighborhood Education Summit

Friends of Neighborhood Education (FONE)

2016 Friends of Neighborhood Education Summit By: Friends of Neighborhood Education (FONE) Join the Friends of Neighborhood Education for a day of discussion and networking with Philadelphia...

Women’s History Lecture with Cynthia Figueroa

Widener University

Widener’s Oskin Leadership Institute Welcomes Latino Nonprofit Leader as Beideman Visiting Scholar The Oskin Leadership Institute at Widener University welcomes Cynthia Figueroa as the 2015-16...

Social & Studio Conversations: Michael Rakowitz

Moore College of Art and Design

Presented by Graduate Studies at Moore’s Social & Studio Practices program in collaboration with The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. This event is part of Mural Arts’ ongoing...

Grow in Greater Philly

Teach for America

On Saturday, April 9th, hundreds of individuals from across the region will converge to be sustained, developed, and connected through professional development, networking, and knowledge sharing....

Bright Futures: Improving Education and Transforming Outcomes for Girls of Color

Educational Testing Service

The “Bright Futures: Improving Education and Transforming Outcomes for Girls of Color” symposium will provide a forum to hear the voices, consider the struggles and examine the data of...

Motivos Spring Edition Launch Party

Motivos Magazine

Motivos Spring Edition Launch Party Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Friday, April 1, 2016 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT) Moore College of Art & Design 1916 Race Street...

The High Cost of Free Parking

Delaware Valley Smart Growth Alliance

DVSGA Spring Forum: Professor Donald Shoup The High Cost of Free Parking Do you know how much of housing costs is due to minimum parking requirements? How much has our society spent on unnecessary...

2nd Annual Philadelphia Coaches’ Conference

Drexel University

We are happy to announce Drexel University and the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management will host the 2nd Annual Philadelphia Coaches’ Conference on Tuesday, May 17th, 2016. This is a...

Nonprofit Branding on a Shoestring

La Salle University

Most of us understand the concept of branding as it relates to Apple or Starbucks but we often make the fundamental mistake of believing that there’s no value in a brand unless you can sink lots of...

Emerging Sustainability Leaders Soiree

The Green Program

Join us as we build the sustainability workforce of the future Emerging Sustainability Leaders Soiree FRIDAY, APRIL 8 2016 6:30 PM — 9:30 PM Through our 2nd Annual Emerging Sustainability Leaders...

Woman UP! Ladies going from networks to net worth

The Power of the T

Woman UP! Ladies going from networks to net worth! Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT) A’s Place 3722 Main Street...

Let Freedom Ring – Re-Imagining Equity and Justice in the United States

The Privilege Institute

Let Freedom Ring – Re-Imagining Equity and Justice in the United States Philadelphia, Pennsylvania SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, April 14 – Sunday, April 17, 2016 What is the White Privilege...

Teaching with Primary Sources

University of the Arts

Teaching with Primary Sources – UArts Workshop for K-12 Educators Featuring Keynote Speaker Kim Sajet from the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC We are pleased to invite K-12 teachers...

Engaging Multiple Voices: Issues that Divide and Unite in Urban Education

Drexel University

Critical Conversations in Urban Education Lecture Series Drexel School of Education’s Critical Conversations in Urban Education lecture series will host Dr. H. Richard Milner, IV, one of the...

Innovative Practices to Address the Opioid Epidemic

University of Pennsylvania

Innovative Practices to Address the Opioid Epidemic Join Matt Hurford, MD, Vice President of Medical Affairs a the Community Care Behavioral Health Organization as he discusses his research and...

Stolen Dollars and Sense: Breaking the Silence of Labor Trafficking

Nationalities Service Center

Stolen Dollars and Sense: Breaking the Silence of Labor Trafficking Friday, March 25, 9 AM …an educational conference to inform, engage, and motivate the community to collectively plan concrete...

Philadelphia AmeriCorps Week schedule of events

City of Philadelphia

Please see the official Philadelphia AmeriCorps Week website for the list of events and social media themes. Please communicate with your members and alumni to 1) participate in these events, 2)...

A Call to Coaches: Developing Young Men of Character

A Call to Men

The Next Generation of Manhood A Call to Coaches Developing Young Men of Character A CALL TO COACHES is a FREE educational training event where coaches are empowered to build young men of character,...

Give Kids a Smile Event

Public Citizens for Children and Youth

The 2016 “Give Kids A Smile” Event is March 22nd to March 25th. Smile Day is free dental care for children 1-18 years old, particularly children who are uninsured, have no dental insurance or...

Nonprofit Breakfast Series: Nontraditional Fundraising

RSM

Nonprofit Breakfast Series Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Philadelphia Country Club 1601 Spring Mill Rd., Gladwyne, PA Join us for the next session of RSM’s Nonprofit Breakfast Series. The event includes...

New Resources

Science kits for K-5 teachers

Franklin Institute

Attention K-5 Educators! We invite your class to join us for a CLASSROOM CELEBRATION OF SCIENCE in preparation for the 2016 Philadelphia Science Festival with our FREE Classroom Science Kits! Each...

Quick-Start Guide to Donor Management

Network for Good

What do spreadsheets, emails, and sticky notes have in common? None of them are designed for managing donors—yet this old-fashioned trifecta is often the default method that many nonprofits use to...

Diversity & Democracy: The Equity Imperative

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Diversity & Democracy, Winter 2016, Vol. 19, No. 1 The Equity Imperative This issue of Diversity & Democracy calls readers to invest in high-quality learning for all students by ensuring...

Guiding Principles for the Sustainability of Age-Friendly Community Efforts

Grantmakers in Aging

Guiding Principles for the Sustainability of Age-Friendly Community Efforts About Community AGEnda The Community AGEnda initiative, a special project of Grantmakers In Aging, has accelerated the...

New Book: Changing Marketplace for Higher Education

Johns Hopkins University Press

Breakpoint The Changing Marketplace for Higher Education by Jon McGee The challenges facing colleges and universities today are profound and complex. Fortunately, Jon McGee is an ideal guide through...

Tackling the Challenge of Lead Exposure

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

The Children of Flint are not alone. More than 8,000 children in Flint have been exposed to lead after a budget-cutting decision to switch drinking water sources. This public health emergency in...

Parent as Teachers Program

Norristown Family Center

The Norristown Family Center Parents as Teachers program. We offer: FREE home visits to parents of children from birth to age 5 to share an activity, information about child development and help with...

Partnerships Classifieds

Drexel seeking partners for brand identity course

Drexel University

Is your non-profit organization interested in working with a Drexel University academic course to develop brand identity materials? Read on! Professor Nick Cassway from Drexel University’s Westphal...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Spanning Boundaries in Your Institution and Community: Enhancing Your Leadership Skills

New York Campus Compact

In partnership with NYCC, we invite you to register for this upcoming retreat which has a theme of Spanning Boundaries in Your Institution and Community: Enhancing Your Leadership Skills. Campus...

Call for Proposals: College Changes Everything Conference

State of Illinois

2016 College Changes Everything Conference Call for Proposals and Save the Date: July 21, 2016 Please mark your calendars to attend the fifth annual College Changes Everything conference – the...

15th Annual Institute for Restorative Arts

BuildABridge International

15th Annual Institute for Restorative Arts Hosted by the The Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center, June 1-June 10, 2016 Covington, Kentucky Develop professional skills integrating the arts for...

Grant Opportunities

Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF Invites Applications for Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is accepting applications to its 2016 Interdisciplinary Research Leaders program. Through...

Safety-Net Implementation RFP

National Safety Net Advancement Center

National Safety Net Advancement Center Issues Safety-Net Implementation RFP The National Safety Net Advancement Center aims to transform the ability of safety-net organizations to respond to payment...

Greening STEM Integration Grants

National Environmental Education Foundation

NEEF Accepting Applications for Greening STEM Integration Grants The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), with major funding support from the Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the...

Healthy Aging Advocacy Projects

Tufts Health Plan Foundation

Tufts Health Plan Foundation Seeks Letters of Inquiry for Healthy Aging Advocacy Projects The Tufts Health Plan Foundation is accepting Letters of Inquiry from nonprofit organizations for projects...

African-American Forestland Ownership Program

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities

Endowment for Forestry Issues RFP for African-American Forestland Ownership Program The Endowment for Forestry and Communities, in partnership with the Department of Agriculture’s Natural...

FAFSA Completion Challenge Grant

National College Access Network

FAFSA Completion Challenge Grant Available for Largest Cities NCAN invites your city to submit a proposal for the FAFSA Completion Challenge Grant. With financial support from The Kresge Foundation,...

AmeriCorps Indian Tribes Grants

Corporation for National and Community Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is announcing the availability of AmeriCorps Indian Tribes grant funding that will place AmeriCorps members on the ground to help tackle the...

Open Educational Resources (OER) Degree Initiative

Achieving the Dream

Open Educational Resources (OER) Degree Initiative The Open Educational Resources (OER) Degree Initiative seeks to boost college access and completion, particularly for underserved students, by...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Manager of Health Education, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a dynamic nonprofit, is seeking a full-time Manager of Health Education within Congreso’s Health Promotion and Wellness division. The Manager of Health Education...

Summer Education Position, Carousel Connections

Carousel Connections

Carousel Connections, a six week summer residential program supporting teenagers and young adults with special needs, resides on the campus of Haverford College each summer. At Carousel...

Early Childhood Education Program Coordinator, Puentes de Salud

Puentes de Salud

Puentes Hacia el Futuro Early Childhood Education Program Coordinator Early Childhood Education at Puentes de Salud serves the rapidly growing Latino immigrant community of South Philadelphia and...

Food Access Programs Coordinator VISTA, Greensgrow Farms

Greensgrow Farms

Greensgrow Farms, in partnership with Hunger Free America, is seeking a dynamic AmeriCorps VISTA member to join our team in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Greensgrow is a nonprofit urban farm with a...

Miscellaneous

Summer Cycling Day Camp

Neighborhood Bike Works

Hey West Philly! Neighborhood Bike Works is offering an awesome 2-week summer camp experience to youth ages 8-14. Generous financial aid is available! HOW TO SIGN UP Visit Contact camp@, (215)...

Understanding Disproportionality in Discipline

Mid-Atlantic Regional Education Laboratory

REL Mid-Atlantic and the Technical Assistance Center on Disproportionality at New York University (NYU-TAC-D) are collaborating to present a four-part webinar series that will help participants...

2016 Chancellor’s Awards for Civic Engagement

Rutgers University

I am pleased to announce the 2016 Chancellor’s Awards for Civic Engagement, which recognize the contributions of our campus community to Camden and South Jersey. Nominations are being accepted...

Camp Ginkgo

West Park Cultural Center

CAMP GINKGO (14th year for this West Park Cultural Center summer program in partnership with the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center) What: Arts and Nature Camp – artist/counselors provide...


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