The week of

January 23, 2017

PHENND Events/Activities

VISTA School Community Partnership Coordinators

PHENND

Join a cohort that works to strengthen communication, collaboration and community in local Philadelphia schools. PHENND seeks 21 full-time AmeriCorps VISTAs: 16 serve as Community Partnership...

Register for 2017 PHENND Conference: Immigration

PHENND

Register to attend the 2017 PHENND Conference The theme this year will be “Immigration,” and will take place at Cabrini University in Radnor, PA on Friday, February 24th. All plenary...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Philadelphia Premiere Screening of Beyond Measure

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

Philadelphia Premiere Screening of Beyond Measure Wednesday, January 25 7 pm Please register for this free event Springside Chestnut Hill Academy is proud to have been chosen as the host site for an...

Raising Awareness of Human Trafficking

Alvernia University

RAISING AWARENESS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING Sponsored By: Alvernia University Philadelphia Center Melrose Park, PA Senior Social Work Class Friday, March 31, 2017 8:30 am – 3:30 pm (Light breakfast...

Philadelphia Literacy Day

Tree House Books

Save the Date! May 13, 2017 Philadelphia Literacy Day A gathering of Readers, Writers and Thinkers in Philadelphia Hosted by Tree House Books on what we hope will be a beautiful, sunny Spring...

Tech it Out Philly seeks youth

Tech It Out Philly

Tech it Out Philly is a program that works with Philadelphia public high school students to explore social change through computer science. Tech it Out teaches its students to be engaged in their...

PD for Teachers: Assessing your School Environment

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful/SDOP Professional Development Day by Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Join us on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the beautiful Industrious office space on Broad Street to...

Free Immigration Legal Clinic

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

The next Welcoming Center Free Legal Clinic will take place on Valentine’s Day Tuesday February 14, 2017 from 3:00PM to 5:30PM at 1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Suite 555, Philadelphia. Other...

And…Action! Writing for Cinema

Mighty Writers

And…Action! Writing for Cinema Instructor: Maxwell di Paolo In this workshop, students will learn all about film and filmmaking. We will explore different movie genres and plot structures and learn...

#1000BlackGirlBooks Public Presentation

Rutgers University

Marley Dias, Founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, to Give Free, Public Talk Rutgers University–Camden will host Marley Dias, the 11-year-old founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, for a free, public...

Reimagining the University/City Connection

Rutgers University

Community Leadership Center Lecture Series Integrating Research, Policy, and Practice: Reimagining the University/City Connection Tuesday, March 28, 2017 from 9 – 12 Rutgers University—Camden...

What the Every Student Succeeds Act Means for Philadelphia

Philadelphia Education Fund

You Are Invited! Please join us at February’s Education First Compact Thursday, February 2, 2017 7:45 – 10:00 am Pipeline Philly, 30 South 15th Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 FREE...

Free Citizenship Class

1199C Training Fund

Free Citizenship Class at District 1199C: Enroll Now for March 2017 Registration is open now for a *FREE intensive Citizenship class starting March 6 at District 1199C Training & Upgrading...

Graduate! Philadelphia Adult College Fair

Graduate! Philadelphia

Graduate! Philadelphia Adult College Fair Wednesday, February 1 3:00 pm – 7:00pm Workshops: 5:00pm – Early Childhood Education Careers 5:45pm – and Rising Stars Early Childhood...

School Advisory Council (SAC) Info Session

School District of Philadelphia

When Victoria Trower, a new parent at James J. Sullivan School saw “SAC Meeting” on the school’s monthly calendar, she was intrigued. “So I popped in the office and I asked,...

Mighty Mujeres

Mighty Writers

What do Frida Kahlo, Sonia Sotomayor and Celia Cruz all have in common? They’re all awesome Latina ladies of history! In this workshop, students will learn about a Latina lady a week to know...

Nonprofit Branding on a Shoestring

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Brand Power Are you among the many nonprofits that fails to view its brand as a strategic asset? Branding expert Nathalie-Laidler-Kylander emphasizes that while a brand is a fundraising tool, it also...

Who Stole the Cookie? literature event

Mighty Writers

Who Stole the Cookie? For Philadelphia students ages 7 to 9 Sunday, 2:00-3:30pm February 19 (one session only) This workshop will take place at 1501 Christian Street Inspired by this year’s One...

Contextualizing the Modern Black Experience, 1968-present

Philadelphia Black History Collaborative

1ST ANNUAL PHILADELPHIA BLACK HISTORY COLLABORATIVE CONFERENCE 2017 CONTROLLING OUR NARRATIVE Conference Theme: Oppression, Resistance, and Accommodation: Contextualizing the Modern Black Experience,...

New Resources

Evictions in Philadelphia

Reinvestment Fund

In 2016, Matthew Desmond published his truly extraordinary study of evictions in Milwaukee, WI titled Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. Inspired by Desmond’s work we at Reinvestment...

Job readiness and GED Preparation for Young Adults

Bucks County Center for Young Professionals

FREE Job Readiness/Career Exploration, Job Placement & GED Preparation for Young Adults To assist out-of-school young adults, ages 16 to 24, in Bucks County and North East Philadelphia enter the...

Innovations through Retail and Consumer-Driven Healthcare

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

Innovations through Retail and Consumer-Driven Healthcare: A look at the Success of the Retail Clinic Movement from the Beginning, Where the Industry is Today, and Where it is Innovating in its...

Free GED Preparation and Testing for Montgomery County Out-Of-School Youth

Montgomery County

Public Service Announcement Free GED Preparation and Testing for Montgomery County Out-Of-School Youth The Youth Empowerment Program of Montgomery County, in collaboration with the Montgomery County...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed, Philadelphia Flower Show

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

FLOWER SHOW VOLUNTEERS NEEDED The 2017 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show will happen Saturday, March 11 – Sunday, March 19, 2017. We need your volunteer help to make the Show a success. Please choose...

Host Agencies Needed for Senior Training Program

National Able Network

Host Agencies Needed for Senior Training Program (SCSEP), National Able Network The National Able Network in Delaware is looking for nonprofits to serves as host agencies for the Senior Community...

Grant Opportunities

Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program

Mary Kay Foundation

Mary Kay Foundation Accepting Applications for Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program The goal of the Mary Kay Foundation is to eliminate domestic violence. As part of this effort, the foundation...

2017 Fuller Challenge

Buckminster Fuller Institute

Buckminster Fuller Institute Issues RFP for Fuller Challenge The Buckminster Fuller Institute has announced a Request for Proposals for the 2017 Fuller Challenge. Through the annual program, the...

Health Policy Research Scholars

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF Accepting Applications for Health Policy Research Scholars The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is accepting applications for its 2017 Health Policy Research Scholars program. The goal of the...

Clinical Scholars Program

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF Accepting Applications for Clinical Scholars Program The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is accepting applications for its Clinical Scholars program, a three-year leadership program for...

Innovative K-12 Education Programs

Braitmayer Foundation

Braitmayer Foundation Seeks Proposals for Innovative K-12 Education Programs DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2017 Located in Marion, Massachusetts, the Braitmayer Foundation was established in 1964 through a...

World of Children Award

World of Children

World of Children Accepting Nominations for 2017 Awards Program DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2017 The World of Children Award program was created to recognize individuals who make a difference in the lives of...

Community Yard Tree Giveaway Grant

TreePhilly

TreePhilly Community Yard Tree Giveaway Grant Application Spring 2017 TreePhilly’s Community Yard Tree Giveaway program empowers community groups to help restore Philly’s urban forest –...

Retired Senior Volunteer Program

Corporation for National and Community Service

We are delighted to announce a new Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for RSVP funding in counties that currently do not have RSVP grants. There are 29 Pennsylvania counties in play. The Notice of...

Stoneleigh Foundation Fellowship Request for Letters

Stoneleigh Foundation

New Stoneleigh Foundation Fellowship Opportunities! The Stoneleigh Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for accomplished professionals to pursue discrete, multi-year projects that improve...

Teacher-Leader Collaborative Grants

Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders

I am writing on behalf of Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders (School Leaders), an organization whose mission is to support Philadelphia schools by recognizing and developing our exceptional...

Informal Learning Initiative

William Penn Foundation

The William Penn Foundation (WPF) is requesting inquiries for the Informal Learning Initiative. WPF will support informal learning projects that engage young children and families from underserved...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Environmental Education Specialists, Heinz National Wildlife Refuge

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge

Environmental Education Specialists Expected Dates: February 6, 2017 to June 30, 2017 Site: John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge Regional candidates preferred but all candidates considered. The John...

Career Counselor for First Year Students, Drexel University

Drexel University

The Steinbright Career Development Center (SCDC) at Drexel University, which provides exceptional service in both cooperative education and career services, is a fast-paced, pivotal department of the...

Program Manager, PhillyGoes2College

Philadelphia Education Fund

The Postsecondary Opportunity division is a unit of the Philadelphia Education Fund, a not-for-profit organization whose mission it is to improve the quality of public education in Philadelphia and...

Executive Director, SELF

Urban Affairs Coalition

Division / Program: SELF/URBAN AFFAIRS COALITION (UAC) Position Details Opening Date: Tue, 01/17/2017 Position Summary: The ED must have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management...

Miscellaneous

Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Scholarship Fund

Philadelphia 76ers

Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Scholarship Fund (for high school students only) Click here for more details – ; Click Scholarship Program tab in order to access the online portal that will be live...

Mentoring Art Contest

Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers Mentoring Art Contest Click here for more details – Quick Highlights · Background: The Philadelphia 76ers Mentoring Art Contest (MAC) presented by PECO, is a city-wide...

School District of Philadelphia Kindergarten Registration

School District of Philadelphia

Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be held February 28 through May 31, 2017. The School District of Philadelphia needs your assistance informing parents and the community...

Diversity and Philanthropy

Indiana University

Diversity and Philanthropy Presented by Dr. Lilya Wagner Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017 Time: 12:00 to 1:00 (EST) Price: $* Dr. Lilya Wagner, author of Diversity and Philanthropy: Expanding the...

Lean Prototyping & User Testing Webinar

Interactive Mechanics

Lean Prototyping & User Testing Webinar Wednesday, January 25, 3-4 PM ET Free! Prototypes are early interactive models you can build to test an idea before any code is written. They can range...


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