The week of

December 12, 2016

Other Local Events and Workshops

Holiday Networking Party

Blue Door Group

What better time to gather with friends, remember our connections and make new ones? Please join us on December 15, 2016 from 6-8pm at City CoHo for a joint Blue Door & Pyramid Consulting...

Transitioning Youth from Foster Care: Innovative Solutions and Looking Ahead

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Assuring a successful transition: Innovative Solutions and Looking Ahead Presented by the Children’s Rights Litigation Committee Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Eastern...

Winter Solstice Celebration

Transition Town Media

Winter Solstice Celebration Join for a rich and soulful celebration of the Winter Solstice Sunday, December 18th, 2016, 7 – 9 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County 145 W....

Open House for Homeless Serving Organzations

Center City District

Open House during the Holiday Season Provides Opportunity to Support Local Organizations that Feed, Support and House the Homeless Event Welcomes Center City Residents, Workers and Businesses Two...

Inaugural Philadelphia Social Innovations Awards

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

We hope you are excited for the Inaugural Philadelphia Social Innovations Awards Happening on January 26th, 2017 5:30 – 10:00PM The Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal Awards will be a...

How Can School Communities Support Immigrant Students and Families

Caucus of Working Educators

How Can School Communities Support Immigrant Students and Families Tuesday, December 20th The Aquinas Center 1719 Morris St. Philadelphia, PA 19145 ​ As educators, we all feel the need to stand...

Pennsylvania Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Public Tour

Pennsylvania Department of Education

The Department of Education (PDE) is holding a series of public events to engage the public on important education topics in Pennsylvania. The primary focus of these events will be the Every Student...

New Resources

Supporting Quality Across Preschool Programs: Balancing Quality and Access

Early Childhood Action Collective

Supporting Quality Across Preschool Programs: Balancing Quality and Access The Early Childhood Action Collective is pleased to share with you the second in an ongoing series of briefs intended to...

Estimated 24 Million Young People Voted in 2016 Election

Tufts University

An Estimated 24 Million Young People Voted in 2016 Election The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE)—the preeminent youth research organization at Tufts...

listening and empathy in higher education and community engagement

Campus Compact

This month on… The Compact Nation Podcast Tune in this month as we talk with writer and activist Ashley C. Ford about the role of listening and empathy in higher education and community...

Growing computer science education in afterschool

Afterschool Alliance

In celebration of Computer Science Education Week, we’re proud to release our new report, “Growing computer science education in afterschool: Opportunities and challenges.” A diverse group of...

Report: First Steps on the Road To Financial Well-Being

Local Initiatives Support Coalition

New Study Shows LISC’s FOCs Surpass Other Programs Promising new evidence suggests that LISC’s Financial Opportunity Center (FOC) approach is working, helping individuals improve their...

How to Have a Successful Year-End Campaign with Limited Time

Network for Good

How to Have a Successful Year-End Campaign with Limited Time 31% of all giving happens in December. No matter how little time is left, you can still make an impact. This free 10-page guide outlines...

Campus Philly 2016 Annual Report

Campus Philly

[Welcome letter from CEO Deborah Diamond] Campus Philly helps college students find that moment when they fall in love with Philadelphia. When that moment occurs, students start to think of building...

Step Up to College Guide now a Mobile App

Philadelphia Futures

Introducing the New Step Up to College Mobile App The Step Up to College mobile app provides students, families and youth-serving professionals with enriched access to key components of the Step Up...

Engaging Parents, Developing Leaders

Annie E. Casey Foundation

Engaging Parents, Developing Leaders A Self-Assessment and Planning Tool for Nonprofits and Schools Parents have the greatest stake in their children’s well-being and are invaluable partners for...

Online College Access and Success Training

National College Access Network

On Nov. 1, with the support of a two-year, $400,000 grant from ECMC Foundation, the National College Access Network began expanding its e-learning program, Fundamentals for College Access &...

Urban FAFSA Completion Rates Are All Over the Map

National College Access Network

Urban FAFSA Completion Rates Are All Over the Map By Elizabeth Morgan, Director of External Relations, and Courtney Argenti, Graduate Policy Intern, NCAN Ninety percent of high school seniors who...

Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Current Issue: Fall 2016, Vol. 102, No. 4 Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation AAC&U has joined with more than a hundred diverse organizations and individuals as partners in the Kellogg...

Project-Based Learning vs. Service-Learning

National Youth Leadership Council

Project-based learning and service-learning have a tough go of it. They’re often seen as two competing ideas, each with similar outcomes, vying for the same goal (application in every classroom)....

Exploring the consequences of charter school expansion in U.S. cities

Economic Policy Institute

This report highlights patterns of charter school expansion across several large and mid-size cities since 2000. In this report, the focus is the loss of enrollments and revenues to charter schools...

Miscellaneous

Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition

University of Pennsylvania

The Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition catalyzes game-changing innovations in education. As the nation’s leading business plan competition, the EBPC attracts innovative ideas in...

Reflection: A Webinar!

National Youth Leadership Council

Reflection: A Webinar! Why is reflection a vital part of the service-learning process? National Youth Leadership Council’s Hannah Reece will drop some knowledge. Monday, December 19 5:00 CT No...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

PT Hotline Advocate, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a dynamic nonprofit, is currently seeking a PT Hotline Advocate to work within its Health Promotion and Wellness division. The Part Time Hotline Advocate is...

Director of Development, Village of Arts and Humanities

Village of Arts and Humanities

In collaboration with The Village’s Board and Leadership, the Director of Development will work to achieve fundraising goals established to meet the programming and facility needs of the...

Staff Attorney, Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center seeks a dedicated, creative, and experienced lawyer to join our office as a staff attorney. The attorney should have a minimum of five years of experience in juvenile justice,...

Director, Job Opportunity Investment Network

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

The Director oversees two program managers. The Director is part of United Way’s Impact team and is accountable to both JOIN’s Investors Committee and United Way’s Associate Vice President,...

Housing Counselor Specialist, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time Housing Counselor Specialist within the Family and Housing Services division at Congreso. The Housing Counselor Specialist works...

Security Guard, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is currently seeking a two full-time Security Guards within the Administrative Division of Congreso. The security guard is responsible for guarding, patrolling and...

Community Engagement School Liaison, AARP Foundation

AARP Foundation

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into ‘Real Possibilities’ by changing the way America...

Director of MBA/MS Student Experience and Alumni Engagement, Temple

Temple University

The Director of MBA/MS Student Experience and Alumni Engagement is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to ensure continuous improvement in service levels resulting in an...

Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellowships

Stoneleigh Foundation

Now Recruiting Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellows for Fall 2017! The Stoneleigh Foundation is currently seeking applications for its 2017-2019 Emerging Leader Fellowship opportunities, which provide...

Director of College Placement, KIPP Philadelphia

KIPP Philadelphia Schools

KIPP Philadelphia Schools Philadelphia, PA Position: Director of College Placement Start: January 2017 Employment Type: Full-time Location: Regional Office KIPP Philadelphia Schools (KPS) is a...

Global Navigator High School Program Leader

Council on International Educational Exchange

Title: Global Navigator High School Program Leader (Summer 2017) Business Unit: High School Summer Abroad Programs Location: International Description Are you looking for a tangible way to make a...

Grant Opportunities

Stop Hunger Minigrants

Youth Service America

One in five children in America are at risk of hunger. This is a problem that can be solved, and kids are a part of the solution! YSA and Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation are looking for 125 of the best...

Female Entrepreneurship

#GIRLBOSS Foundation

#Girlboss Invites Applications From Female Entrepreneurs #Girlboss enables women to connect across social, digital, and experiential platforms to discuss and share knowledge about their careers,...

Projects That Promote Civil Discourse

GriffinHarte Foundation

GriffinHarte Foundation Invites Applications for Projects That Promote Civil Discourse The GriffinHarte Foundation promotes civil conversations about issues that divide us and are often contentious...

Mental Health Research

Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation

Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation Seeks Applications for Mental Health Research The Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation is accepting applications for behavioral or...

Hearing Health (and other community projects)

Starkey Hearing Foundation

Starkey Hearing Foundation Accepting Applications for Hearing Health The Starkey Hearing Foundation brings understanding among people through hearing care by focusing on awareness, education,...

Education Research Projects

Spencer Foundation

Spencer Foundation Invites Proposals for Education Research Projects Established in 1962, the Spencer Foundation is dedicated to the belief that research is necessary to the improvement of education....

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 producing art for social change that positively affects...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Apply: Institute on Integrative Learning and Signature Work

Association of American Colleges and Universities

July 11–14, 2017 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, Illinois Apply by March 15, 2017 The Institute on Integrative Learning and Signature Work is intended for colleges and universities interested in...

Call for Presenters: 4th Annual Step Into College Conference

Steppingstone Scholars

The 4th Annual Step Into College Conference is a two-day college access conference that provides students and their families with essential, college preparation, guidance, and informational...

Call for Papers: International Undergraduate Journal For Service-Learning, Leadership, and Social Change

International Undergraduate Journal For Service-Learning

The International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership and Social Change has a call for papers. You can view the Journal at The Journal is dedicated to providing undergraduate...

Journeys to Success: Equity and Access for All Students

National Partnership for Educational Access

Register Now for NPEA’s 9th Annual Conference in Boston, MA on April 5-7, 2017 Featuring more than 40 workshops, learning exchange sessions, and breakfast roundtables, three keynotes, two...

Partnerships Classifieds

Get a Temple Owl Merit Scholar

Temple University

Are you looking for a summer intern but don’t have the budget for one? Consider hiring a Temple Owl Merit Scholar! Merit Scholars are students, regardless of major, who have been awarded a...

Volunteers needed, Early Childhood Education Conference

Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children

DVAEYC (Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children) is looking for volunteers to work with us at our 2017 Conference, Friday March 10th and/or Saturday March 11th. NEW VENUE!!!...


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