The week of

February 13, 2017

Other Local Events and Workshops

Fear Inc: Confronting Islamophobia in America

University of Pennsylvania

Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 4:30 Levin Family Dean’s Forum Lecture Fear Inc: Confronting Islamophobia in America Featuring internationally renowned writer, commentator, professor, producer,...

Philadelphia Social Impact Career Fair

Saint Joseph's University

You’re invited to register for the Philadelphia Social Impact Career Fair to be held on Thursday, March 23rd from 11am-2pm in the Jake Nevin Field House at Villanova University. This Career...

Best for PHL Workshop for businesses

ImpactPHL

Best for PHL Workshop February 21, 8:00 – 10:00 AM Deloitte LLP, 1700 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 Best for PHL aims to discover, encourage, equip, and celebrate businesses in the...

Higher Education-Community Partnerships for Democracy and Social Change

University of Pennsylvania

Ira Harkavy and the staff of the Netter Center are pleased to send you this notice of our 25th Anniversary Conference next November 16-17th on Penn’s Campus. We hope you will join us!...

The Fierce Urgency of Now: Education in West Philadelphia

University of Pennsylvania

The Fierce Urgency of Now: Education in West Philadelphia February 27, 2017, 5-7 pm. A Black History Month program co-sponsored by the Netter Center for Community Partnerships and the...

VisionZero Conference safe streets conference

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Vision Zero conference on March 1, 2017 Annual forum to highlight best practices for safer streets. The DVSGA believes in safer streets through new design, automated enforcement, education, and...

Immigration and Global Inequality

University of Pennsylvania

Immigration and Global Inequality Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5–6:30 Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge 3417 Spruce Street A panel discussion featuring: Michael Jones-Correa, Professor of Political...

Second Annual International Entrepreneurs Summit of Philadelphia

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Second Annual International Entrepreneurs Summit of Philadelphia Tuesday, February 28, 2017 5:00 – 8:00 International House Philadelphia 3701 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 RSVP:...

Child Health Forum

Cabrini University

Child Health Forum February 17, 9am-4:30pm Grace Hall Atrium; Cabrini University; Radnor, PA Cabrini University will host a one-day symposium addressing the importance of connecting childhood obesity...

College of Physicians Public Health Grand Rounds: Childhood Asthma

College of Physicians

College of Physicians Public Health Grand Rounds February 15, 2017 and May 24, 2017 from 5:30-7:00 PM Mutter Museum |19 South 22nd Street Childhood Asthma: Clinical and Community-based Approaches to...

Innovative Models to Support Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

Social Impact and Innovative Models to Support Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their Families Throughout the Lifespan Thursday, March 23, 2017 – 2:00 -7:00 PM...

Managing the Contribution

La Salle Nonprofit Center

For Fundraising and Finance Professionals Managing the Contribution Responsibility and accountability to donors falls to both development and finance managers, stewarding every donor from the time of...

Interfaith Campus Leadership Conference

Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia

The Interfaith Center’s mission is to “advance mutual trust, understanding, and cooperation among faith communities, in order to work together for the common good of the region.”...

Eboo Patel to be honored: Dare to Understand Award

Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia

On March 7th, the Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia will honor Eboo Patel, Founder and Director of Interfaith Youth Core, with their annual Dare to Understand Award. This award honors...

Embodied Diversity Dialogue

Blue Door Group

Embodied Diversity Dialogue, April 21, 9:30 AM- 4:30 PM. Presented by Blue Door Group: In this workshop, the presenters will draw on both techniques of applied theater and the practices of...

The Wonder of Words Early Literacy Conference

Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children

Conference registration is NOW OPEN! Join us on March 10th and 11th at our new venue to explore The Wonder of Words at the DVAEYC Annual Conference!. There are so many exciting things happening at...

Teen Playwrights! Let them Fly!

Mighty Writers

Teen Playwrights! Let them Fly! 4 sessions April 25, May 2, 9, 16 Ages 14-17 In this workshop, we complete your plays and conduct a staged reading at 1501 Christian Street for friends and families on...

Teen Actors! Night of ONE-ACTS!

Mighty Writers

Teen Actors! Night of ONE-ACTS! 3 sessions May 16, 23, 30 Ages 14-7 This workshop is designed to cast actors and rehearse to perform during the night of ONE-ACTS on May 30. Actors will create...

New Resources

Cash Benefits Are Too Low to Help Families Meet Basic Needs

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Cash Assistance No Longer Helps Families Meet Basic Needs Cash benefits from the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program leave poor families well below the poverty line and are not...

Financially insecure residents can cost cities millions

Urban Institute

Financial Insecurity Takes a Toll on Cities Having a high proportion of financially insecure residents (those with less than $2,000 in savings) can cost cities millions of dollars in lost revenue,...

Persistent Racial Gaps in SAT Scores

Brookings Institution

A new report from the Brookings Institution finds that large racial gaps in SAT scores make it difficult for African American and Latino students to attend college and achieve upward mobility. Race...

Common Cents Lab End of Year Report

Duke University

Our findings and research on financial well-being These articles and white papers combine academic insights with applied suggestions. Our hope is to provide you and your organization ideas supported...

High Cost of Fines and Fees in the Juvenile Justice System

Juvenile Law Center

DEBTORS’ PRISON FOR KIDS The High Cost of Fines and Fees in the Juvenile Justice System Costs, fines, and fees in the juvenile justice system harm youth and their families. They also undermine...

Philadelphia Futures’ Sponsor-A-Scholar Alumni Survey Report Issued

Philadelphia Futures

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty: Philadelphia Futures’ Sponsor-A-Scholar Alumni Survey Report Issued Philadelphia Futures conducts a survey to assess students’ outcomes post-college and measure...

Digital Polarization Initiative

American Democracy Project

Resources to Engage Students in Critically Analyzing Social Media News Content AASCU’s American Democracy Project has announced a new national initiative on digital polarization. “The Digital...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteer judges needed, George Washington Carver Science Fair

School District of Philadelphia

Now in its 38th year, Philadelphia’s George Washington Carver Science Fair is one of the largest urban science fairs in the country. Co-sponsored by the School District of Philadelphia, The Office...

Philly CoderDojo needs you

Philly CoderDojo

Philly CoderDojo needs you! Please also pass this email along to the techies/ potential mentors you know and look forward to an invite for youth to attend sessions. We need volunteers to help startup...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Tenth Biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference

Federal Reserve System

Register now for the Tenth Biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference in Washington, on March 23–24, 2017. On March 23-24, the Federal Reserve System will host its...

Transforming STEM Higher Education: Discovery, Innovation, and the Value of Evidence

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Transforming STEM Higher Education: Discovery, Innovation, and the Value of Evidence A Network for Academic Renewal and Project Kaleidoscope Conference November 2–4, 2017 San Francisco, CA...

Global Health & Innovation Conference

Unite for Sight

Global Health & Innovation Conference April 22-23, 2017 | Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 14th annual conference The Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale on April 22-23,...

Call for Papers: Municipal Transformation and Economic Equality Graduate Student Conference

Rutgers University

Call for papers! Rutgers University–Camden Campus Department of Public Policy and Administration Program in Public Affairs/Community Development presents: Municipal Transformation and Economic...

Engaging Families: Transformational Movements, Sustainable Practice

Institute for Educational Leadership

Engaging Families: Transformational Movements, Sustainable Practice National Family and Community Engagement Conference June 22-24, 2017 San Francisco, CA The 2017 conference supports all who strive...

Moving from Research to Policy and Practice to Improve the Lives of Youth

Georgetown University

The fifth annual McCourt School of Public Policy’s LEAD (Leadership. Evidence. Analysis. Debate.) Conference, Moving from Research to Policy and Practice to Improve the Lives of Youth, will be held...

Grant Opportunities

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Global Challenge

IEEE Foundation

lEEE Foundation Issues 2017 Request for Proposals The IEEE Foundation, the charitable arm of technology innovation organization IEEE, has issued a Request for Proposals for projects that raise...

Accelerator for Tech Nonprofits

Fast Forward

Fast Forward Seeks Applications for Technology Accelerator Program Fast Forward unlocks the power of the tech community to tackle social issues. From poverty, to education access, to improving...

Hospitals’ Role in Population Health

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF Seeks Applications for Coordinating Office to Enhance Hospitals’ Role in Population Health The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is seeking proposals from organizations that can work with...

Delaware River Restoration Fund

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

NFWF Accepting Proposals for Delaware River Restoration Fund The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, with support from the William Penn Foundation, is accepting proposals for projects aimed at...

Pre-K-6 Classroom Research Grants

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM Accepting Proposals for Pre-K-6 Classroom Research Grants The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics supports teachers with the aim of ensuring equitable mathematics learning of the highest...

Learning and Leadership Grants

NEA Foundation

NEA Foundation Invites Applications for Learning and Leadership Grants The NEA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the National Education Association, is a public charity supported by contributions...

Environmental Community Service Award (for schools)

Manko Gold Katcher & Fox LLP

12th ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD $10,000 in Honorariums to be Awarded in 2017 Application Deadline – March 20, 2017 Region-Wide Search Spearheaded by Wawa, 6abc and Manko,...

All of Us Research Program

National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health has announced a new opportunity for organizations interested in helping engage volunteers in the All of Us Research Program, part of the Precision Medicine...

Apply to host a Quaker Voluntary Service Fellow

Quaker Voluntary Service

I want to thank you and your organization for taking the time to consider applying to become a site placement for our 2017-18 QVS cohort of Fellows, or for sharing this opportunity with the...

Arts-Integrated Education Programs

P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children's Education

P. Buckley Moss Foundation Accepting Applications for Arts-Integrated Education Programs The mission of the P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education is to promote the integration of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Self-Sufficiency Coach, ACHIEVEability

ACHIEVEability

Self-Sufficiency Coach ACHIEVEability, which is member of the Mission First Housing Group, is a nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive and intensive support for families so that they can...

GreatPhillySchools Coordinator, Philadelphia School Partnership

Philadelphia Schools Partnership

Philadelphia School Partnership GreatPhillySchools Coordinator Organization Summary The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) works to give every child in America’s fifth largest city the...

Part-Time Administrative Assistant, Rebuilding Together Philadelphia

Rebuilding Together Philadelphia

Job Description: Part-Time Administrative Assistant Rebuilding Together Philadelphia is a nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize communities by providing free...

Part-Time Child Development Instructor, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is currently seeking a Part-Time Child Development (CDA) Instructor for the Post- Secondary Services Department within the Education & Workforce Services...

Assistant Vice President for Education, FAIMER

Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

The Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) is seeking an Assistant Vice President for Education in Philadelphia, PA. The AVP for Education will provide...

Community Engagement Coordinator, Ajilon

Ajilon

Community Engagement Coordinator Jobs in Culver City, CA; Philadelphia, PA; Dallas, TX Do you enjoy working in a fast paced and dynamic environment? Are you interested in working with a quickly...

Academic Facilitator: Future Track Program

City of Philadelphia

The Office of Adult Education (OAE) is partnering with the Philadelphia Streets Department’s Future Track program to provide classroom instruction for program participants. The instruction will...

Program Officer, First Hospital Foundation

First Hospital Foundation

The First Hospital Foundation, established in 1997, is a private foundation that supports nonprofit organizations whose programs and services help improve the health and well-being of the most...

Associate, GreenLight Fund Philadelphia

GreenLight Fund Philadelphia

GreenLight Fund Philadelphia seeks an energetic, organized and talented Associate to support all aspects of strategy and operations. The Associate will lead and support a diverse array of activities,...

Payroll Administrator, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is currently seeking a Payroll Administrator for the Fiscal Department within the Administrative Division of Congreso. The Payroll Administrator, under the daily...

Bilingual Case Aide, United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia

United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia

  SUMMARY: The Case Aide will provide direct service support to families in their own homes by making referrals based on family goals and support FES and Truancy Case managers as well as...

FES Case Manager, United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia

United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia

FES Case Manager SUMMARY: The Family Empowerment Services Case Manager provides support and case management services to families and individuals. Conducts home visits to assess and ensure...

FES Case Management Supervisor, United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia

United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia

SUMMARY: The FES Supervisor directly supervises FES Case Managers, and mentors new and existing staff in the case management department to provide quality services and ensure that the needs of all...

Miscellaneous

Herb Garden Grant

Herb Society of America

Herb Society of America Invites Applications for Herb Garden Grant FEBRUARY 6, 2017 DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2017 The Herb Society of America is inviting applications from teachers in grades 3 through 6...

Virtual STEM Coaching for Out of School Time Educators

Development Without Limits

Virtual STEM Coaching for Out of School Time Educators by Development Without Limits Attention K-12 Out of School Time staff! Join this FREE online course to learn more about implementing STEM...

Using Events as a Springboard for Engagement

Iris Creative Group

Using Events as a Springboard for Engagement Nobody likes to be sold to all the time. It’s easy to worry about “burning out” your list with too many emails, but that doesn’t mean you should...

Call for Nominees: Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition

City of Philadelphia

Please mark your calendars for the Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition, which will take place on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 12:00 PM at City Hall. I am happy to inform you that nominations are now open...


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