The week of

June 13, 2016

Other Local Events and Workshops

Supporting Community Outreach Program (SCOP) Expo

Philadelphia Department of Human Services

The Department of Human Services, Family and Community Support Center and the SCOP Advisory Board invites you to please join us for our annual SCOP EXPO on Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 11 am –...

Basic Restorative Practices

International Institute for Restorative Practices

Basic Restorative Practices – Bethlehem, Pennsylvania When: Jul 19 – 22, 2016 Where: IIRP Main Campus, 544 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 Description Basic Restorative Practices (4 Days)...

International Institute for Restorative Practices National Conference

International Institute for Restorative Practices

RESTORING COMMUNITY 21ST IIRP WORLD CONFERENCE October 24-26, 2016 Bethlehem, PA Join us Join leading practitioners and thinkers who are shaping the emerging social science of restorative practices...

Childhood Stress and Urban Poverty: The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experience on Health

Jewish Family & Children's Service

JFCS and The Department of Behavioral Health, Office of Addiction Services presents: Childhood Stress and Urban Poverty: The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experience on Health When: June 27, 2016,...

New Resources

Generator School Network

Youth Service America

The Generator School Network is an online community of youth and adults committed to providing and advocating for high-quality service-learning experiences for young people around the world. The GSN...

Disney Friends for Change Action Kit

Youth Service America

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 –...

Persistent Disparities Found Through Comprehensive Civil Rights Survey

U.S. Department of Education

Civil Rights Data Shows Severe Education Disparities by Race Data released last week by the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights shows wide racial disparities in school discipline,...

Where Does All the Money Go: Shifts in Household Spending Over the Past 30 Years

Hamilton Project

Where Does All the Money Go: Shifts in Household Spending Over the Past 30 Years Low-income households spent less money in 2014 than they did in 1984, while middle- and high-income households...

Summer of Service Idea: Read & Act

FirstBook

Summer of Service Idea: Read & Act United We Serve: Let’s Read. Let’s Move. calls on all Americans to participate in combating summer reading loss and childhood obesity through...

Sustainable Agriculture as Community Development

GreenMoney Journal

The new “Sustainable Agriculture as Community Development” issue (June 2016) from GreenMoney Journal is now fully online at Please find the Links below for the Whole Issue as well as the...

Epidemic of Overdoses From Opioids in Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Health Commissioner has launched the first in a series of publications that will focus on data highlighting a particularly important health issue. The first issue of...

Miscellaneous

Pediatricians and Anti-Poverty Organizations: Building Bridges

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

June 20 Webinar — Pediatricians and Anti-Poverty Organizations: Building Bridges The American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) recent policy statement on child poverty encourages...

Digital for Youth Power: How to Use Digital to Recruit and Move People to Action

Funders' Collaborative on Youth Organizing

Webinar – Digital for Youth Power: How to Use Digital to Recruit and Move People to Action Thursday, June 23 at 2:00pm Eastern About three out of four teens have access to a mobile phone,...

Disney Summer of Service Grants

Youth Service America

Disney Summer of Service Grants Deadline: September 30 Young changemakers who have ideas or projects that could make their neighborhoods healthier, greener, and stronger can receive $500 to gather...

De-Mystifying the CDFI Certification Process

Friedman Associates

De-Mystifying the CDFI Certification Process Join us for a webinar on Jun 16, 2016 at 1:00 PM CDT. Register now! Join us on: Thursday, June 16th, 2016 2:00 pm EST/1:00 pm CST/11:00 am PST Over 1,200...

Donald Herb Garden Grant

Herb Society of America

Herb Society of America Invites Applications for Donald Herb Garden Grant The Herb Society of America is inviting applications from teachers in grades 3 to 6 for its 2016-17 Donald Samull Classroom...

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Prudential

Students Invited to Apply for Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Created by Prudential Financial and the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the Prudential Spirit of Community...

Help break world record for most kids writing in the same place

Mighty Writers

Make history this summer. Mighty Writers will break the Guinness world record for most kids writing in the same place at the same time. Our topic, “If I were President…” Join us! When is the...

Introduction to Cross Sector Leadership: Building Team

Presidio Institute

Introduction to Cross Sector Leadership: BUILDING TEAMS July 11 – August 21, 2016 Introduction to Cross Sector Leadership: Building Teams will focus on developing trust, managing power dynamics...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

SAT Instructor, Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures, a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide low-income, first-generation-to-college students with the tools, resources, and opportunities necessary for admission to and...

K-8 Education Program Coordinator, Puentes Hacia el Futuro

Puentes de Salud

Puentes Hacia el Futuro K-8 Education Program Coordinator Description We seek a highly motivated person in the fields of education, psychology, public health or related field to lead our education...

Adult Education Math Instructor, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Position Announcement Adult Education Math Instructor Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time Adult Education Math Instructor to work within its Education and Workforce...

Science Presenter for National Laser Show Science Assembly Tour

Wondergy

Job: Science Presenter for National Laser Show Science Assembly Tour National Travel, Based in Philadelphia, PA and Oradell, NJ We want YOU for Science/Engineering Education Outreach. Travel the...

Science Presenter for National Robotics Assembly Tour

Wondergy

Job: Science Presenter for National Robotics Assembly Tour National Travel, Based in Philadelphia, PA and Oradell, NJ We want YOU for Science/Engineering Education Outreach. Travel the country...

Science Presenter for National Physics of Skateboarding Assembly Tour

Wondergy

Science Presenter for National Physics of Skateboarding Assembly Tour National Travel, Based in Philadelphia, PA and Oradell, NJ We want YOU for Science/Engineering Education Outreach. Travel the...

South Philadelphia Prevention Coordinator, United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia

United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia

POSITION: SOUTH PHILADELPHIA PREVENTION COALITION COORDINATOR STATUS: Full-time, 40 hours/wk) Organization Summary: The Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative (SEPC) is an initiative of United...

Director of Performance & Quality Improvement and Evaluation, United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia

United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia

POSITION: DIRECTOR OF PERFORMANCE & QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND EVALUATION STATUS: Full-time (40 hours/week); Benefits Eligible HOURS: Monday-Friday; 9am – 5pm SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the...

Outcomes & Evaluation Specialist, United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia

United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia

OSITION: OUTCOMES & EVALUATION SPECIALIST STATUS: Full-time (40 hours/week); Benefits Eligible HOURS: Monday-Friday; 9am – 5pm SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the PQI Director, the Outcomes...

Kensington Health Sciences Academy Site Coordinator, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Position Announcement Kensington Health Sciences Academy Site Coordinator Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a dynamic nonprofit, is currently seeking a full-time Kensington Health Sciences Academy...

Grants Associate, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Position Announcement Grants Associate Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a dynamic nonprofit, is currently seeking a full-time Grants Associate to work within its Administration division. The Grants...

Part-Time Project Manager, Interfaith Housing Assistance Corporation of Chester County

Interfaith Housing Assistance Corporation of Chester County

Position: Part-Time Project Manager (Hourly Position, approximately 20 hours per week, occasional evenings and weekends) Reports to: Executive Director Position Summary: Interfaith Housing Assistance...

Director, Individual Giving, Free Library of Philadelphia

Free Library of Philadelphia

Director, Individual Giving: Full-time Permanent REPORTS TO: Assistant Vice President of Development The Director of Individual Giving will work closely with the Senior Development team to ensure an...

Grant Opportunities

Equal Voice Journalism Fellowship/Scholarship on Poverty

Marguerite Casey Foundation

Casey Foundation Invites Applications for 2016 Equal Voice Journalism Awards The Marguerite Casey Foundation is inviting applications for its Equal Voice Journalism Fellowship/Scholarship on Poverty...

Community Health Projects

Provident Bank Foundation

Provident Bank Foundation Accepting Application for Community Health Projects The Provident Bank Foundation was created in 2003 with a donation of stock and cash from the initial public offering of...

Science Education Grant Program for nontraditional college students

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

HHMI Issues RFP for Science Education Grant Program The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has issued a Request for Proposals for the second round of its Inclusive Excellence competition for science...

Residential Fellowships for integrated scholarship

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study Accepting Fellowship Applications The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study is dedicated to fostering and supporting integrative scholarship that addresses...

$100,000 Dream Big Teacher Challenge

Farmers Insurance

Inspired by the great work teachers do in classrooms every day, Farmers wants to say thank you for their tireless dedication. Through Thank America’s Teachers, Farmers Insurance is giving away more...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Transforming Undergraduate STEM Education: Implications for 21st-Century Society

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Transforming Undergraduate STEM Education: Implications for 21st-Century Society A Network for Academic Renewal Conference November 3–5, 2016 Boston, Massachusetts Register by October 5, 2016, for...

PACC/NYCC Engagement Academy

Pennsylvania Campus Compact

The PACC/NYCC Engagement Academy will be held at Wilkes University in 2017. The academy is a professional and institutional development event where campus teams work intensely for days supported by...

Call for Proposals: General Education and Assessment: Design Thinking for Student Learning

Association of American Colleges and Universities

General Education and Assessment: Design Thinking for Student Learning A Network for Academic Renewal Conference February 23–25, 2017 Phoenix, Arizona Proposals Due Monday, August 1, 2016 The...

Health Disparities Research Institute

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute August 15-19, 2016 Location: 6707 Democracy Blvd, Bethesda, MD The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) will host the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Food Cupboard volunteers needed

People’s Emergency Center

Volunteer at PEC’s Food Cupboard on July 16, 2016. THE PERSON IN THIS POSITION WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR Properly bagging canned and boxed goods — with a team, and under the supervision of a...

volunteers needed, 10th Annual Lancaster Avenue Jazz & Arts Festival

People’s Emergency Center

Volunteer at the PEC sponsored, 10th Annual Lancaster Avenue Jazz & Arts Festival on July 16, 2016! You’ll be involved in a fun outdoor setting with music all day. We are seeking volunteers...

AfterSchool Program Lead Intern, Puentes Hacia el Futuro

Puentes de Salud

Puentes Hacia el Futuro AfterSchool Program Lead Intern Description We seek a highly motivated student in the fields of education, psychology, public health or related field to support our education...

Marketing and Communications Intern, Urban Affairs Coalition

Urban Affairs Coalition

Marketing and Communications Intern Organization: The Urban Affairs Coalition Opening Date: Mon, 05/23/2016 Department: Marketing & Communications Department Program Summary: The Urban Affairs...


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