The week of

March 27, 2017

Other Local Events and Workshops

2017 Philadelphia GEOBowl

Geographical Society of Philadelphia

The 2017 Philadelphia GEOBowl is scheduled for 6:00pm- 8:00pm, May 3, 2017 at the University of Pennsylvania. This is a fun and competitive event that brings regional middle school teams together to...

Summer Service Leadership Institute

Spark the Wave

Spark the Wave, a nonprofit organization that empowers youth to be stronger volunteers and community leaders, presents its premier summer Service Leadership Institute, Wave Week. Participants come...

STEM Network Meeting: Computer Science Education

Philadelphia Education Fund

April STEM Teacher Forum & Networking Meeting APRIL STEM TEACHER FORUM. Registration is open for our April 17 STEM Teacher Forum. This free event is designed for classroom teachers but is open to...

writing group for trans and gender non-conforming youth

University of Pennsylvania

transcribez: Writing group for trans and GNC youth Who? Creative writing group for trans and gender non-conforming youth (age 14-24), with trans and GNC facilitators When? Every second Saturday for...

Diverse Unfreedoms Conference and Keynote

Rutgers University

On Friday, March 31st join us as we discuss “Powers in Persons: An Anatomy of Unfreedoms from Slavery to Child and Bridal Servitude” by Keynote Speaker: Dr. Orlando Patterson Multi-Purpose Room:...

Philly Eviction Crisis research presentation

Office of Councilwoman Helen Gym

Join Ira Goldstein of the Reinvestment Fund for a deep dive into his research on the Philly Eviction Crisis. There’s space for about 40 participants, so RSVP quickly! RSVP here #responses When:...

Driving Tech Talent Growth in PHL

Economy League

Driving Tech Talent Growth in PHL Tuesday, May 2, 2017 | 8:00am – 10:00am Convene Cira Centre, formerly The Hub 2929 Arch Street, Mezzanine Level, Suite 200 | Philadelphia Employers in Greater...

Workshop on Restorative Justice

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania African-American Resource Center Presents: “Talking with One Another is Loving One Another” Workshop on Restorative Justice facilitated by Lori Harris Tuesday, March...

Trauma Sensitive Program Design for Youth Development Programs

Up2Us Sports

TRAUMA SENSITIVE PROGRAM DESIGN FOR SCHOOL BASED YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS Thursday, April 27, 2017 8:30am – 12:00pm $35 | Lunch included Location: Lenfest Center 3890 N 10th St REGISTER HERE...

Hopeworks Spring Hackathon

Hopeworks 'n Camden

Register Now for the Hopeworks Spring Hackathon! SPONSORED BY: Fulton Bank of NJ, Comcast, Starbucks IN PARTNERSHIP WITH: MobiWebcom, Microsoft, Waterfront Ventures, Subaru, O3, EPAM Join us on...

Millennial Leadership Philly

Millennial Ventures

The Millennial Leadership Philly Power 100 Summit is the first workforce development initiative that brings together top business and career development experts to provide personalized advice,...

Women in Nonprofit Leadership Conference

Women in Leadership Conference

The goal of the Women in Nonprofit Leadership Conference is to bring together women leaders and aspiring women leaders of Philadelphia-area nonprofits to engage in discussions about relevant issues:...

Own It: Leadership for Women

University of Pennsylvania

In action since 2014, Own It is a series of events, summits and opportunities meant to motivate and connect young women everywhere. Our mission is to bridge the gap between female leaders and the...

Urban Health Short Courses

Drexel University

Urban Health Short Courses, June 26-30, 2017, at Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health Four short courses in urban health are being offered at Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health,...

Redistricting & Representation: How to Solve Pennsylvania’s Gerrymandering Problem

Bryn Mawr College

Redistricting & Representation How to Solve Pennsylvania’s Gerrymandering Problem Presented by Carol Kuniholm Co-Chair, Fair Districts PA Election Reform Specialist, League of Women Voters...

Storytelling Through Mural Arts

ACHIEVEability

Free Drexel Course for West Philadelphia Residents Course: ENGL 323 Storytelling Through Mural Arts With Professor Gabriella Ibieta Date: April 3rd – June 12th, 2017 Wednesdays from 5:30-8:00PM...

Free GED Classes

Community Learning Center

Do you want your GED and a career? TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR LIFE AND ENROLL IN COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER’S FREE CLASSES • Improve reading, math and other skills needed to get your GED • Learn...

Women Veterans Forum 2017

Temple University

Women Veterans Forum 2017 A Day Honoring Military and Women Veterans HER STORY: She Wore Her Boots With Pride Breaking the Silence- Can We Talk? Friday, April 21, 2017 | 9:30am – 3:30pm |...

Spring After Schools Arts and Summer programs

West Park Cultural Center

Afterschool Arts Spring Session will start April 18th with the following: Session = 16 classes Cost: $50 (one-time fee) scholarships available Location: School of the Future, 4021 Parkside Avenue...

StorySlam: Volunteering in the Community

First Person Arts

StorySlam: “Volunteering in the Community” Thousands of corporate volunteers LIVE UNITED to change lives and strengthen communities, 365 days a year! Join us for food, drinks and an evening of...

Challenged Youth: Risks, Traumas, and Special Needs

Out-of-School Time Resource Center

Next OSTRC Peer Networking Meeting: Register today! Challenged Youth: Risks, Traumas, and Special Needs Thursday, April 13, 2017, 9:30 – 11:30 AM Location: School District of Philadelphia, 440...

A Night At The Roundtable

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

The College Prep Roundtable Presents “A Night At The Roundtable” It’a a Celebration! This is PCPR’s 25th anniversary. We will be recognizing Philadelphia college access and...

New Resources

Better STEM Outcomes: Developing an Accountability System for Broadening Participation

University of Pennsylvania

Given your leadership in the field, we think you might find “Better STEM Outcomes: Developing an Accountability System for Broadening Participation” of interest. This new report, which we...

Immigration & Sanctuary Cities: City of Philadelphia Action Guide

City of Philadelphia

As the Trump Administration continues to enact policies at odds with many Philadelphians’ beliefs, we understand the frustration or anger many of you are feeling. One of the most important things...

End of the Year Art Week

Art Sanctuary

Art Sanctuary is providing free artist residencies to middle and high school classrooms in May & June; teachers can have an artist come to do an amazing art piece/project with the students,...

Gender Values Institutional Self-Assessment Tool for Family Friendliness

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Gender Values: Meeting the Challenge for STEM Gender Diversity The Association of American Colleges & Universities and Project Kaleidoscope are pleased to announce the new Gender Values...

Teaching about the President’s proposed budget

Campus Election Engagement Project

CEEP resource on the President’s proposed budget With President Trump’s proposed budget touching every aspect of American life, Campus Election Engagement Project has pulled together a...

A Balanced and Researched-Based Approach to Standardized Testing

Pennsylvania State Education Association

PSEA Report: A Balanced and Researched-Based Approach to Standardized Testing For more than a decade, educators have been speaking out about the impact of toxic, high-stakes testing on our schools...

Large School Districts Hire More Security Officers Than Counselors

The 74 Million

Data Shows 3 of the 5 Biggest School Districts Hire More Security Officers Than Counselors Many of America’s biggest school districts have prioritized security officers over counselors. In Houston,...

Agenda: Pre-K: Impact of Arts and Culture

Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

Agenda: Pre-K The Impact of Arts and Culture The inaugural Agenda issue brief, called Agenda: Pre-K, focuses on the benefits of art integration in early childhood education, a topic especially...

Partnerships Classifieds

Engaging + Virtual Financial Aid Workshops in your Classrooms

NextGenVest

Engaging + Virtual Financial Aid Workshops in your Classrooms! is hosting free virtual workshops for all PHENND classrooms*! They’re 15-30 minute workshops in which your students get get help:...

Run for Clean Air

Clean Air Council

Run for Clean Air – Sunday, April 9, 2017 – 7:30 am to 10:30 am If you’ve been following the news lately, it’s clear that public health and the environment are under attack on all...

After School Instructors, OCCCDA

Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association

Instructor(s) Needed Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association (OCCCDA) seeks Instructors (STEAM, Coding/Media Arts, Conflict Resolution, Cross Cultural, Dance and Art) for...

Group Leaders for Afterschool Program, OCCCDA

Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association

  Group Leader(s) Needed Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association (OCCCDA) seeks Group Leaders for Afterschool Program Time: 3-6 pm Schedule: 5 days, Weekly Mon-Fri. Location:...

Run as One to benefit veterans

Mission Continues

RUN AS ONE WITH THE PHILADELPHIA 1ST SERVICE PLATOON APRIL 1, 2017 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Thomas Edison High School 151 W. Luzerne St. Philadelphia, PA 19140 In honor of Marine veteran Clay Hunt,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Focus on Educational Assessment: Advancing African-American Education Excellence

Educational Testing Service

It is a fact: Out of the major population groups in the United States, African Americans face the greatest educational assessment challenges. You’re invited to join us at “A Focus on...

Grant Opportunities

Wetland Restoration Projects

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Applications for Wetland Restoration Projects The Fish & Wildlife Service is accepting applications for its annual Standard Grants Program. The annual matching...

Hands-On Environmental Education Activities

Captain Planet Foundation

Captain Planet Foundation Offers Grants for Hands-On Environmental Education Activities The mission of the Captain Planet Foundation is to promote and support high-quality educational programs that...

Madeline Moore Summer Camp Grant

Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services

Madeline Moore Summer Camp Grant About Since 1998, the Dept. of Behavioral Health has provided the Madeline Moore grant to allow children with a behavioral health diagnosis to attend summer camp....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Grants Associate, ACHIEVEability

ACHIEVEability

ACHIEVEability is seeking a dynamic Grants Associate who will help us to realize our mission of breaking the generational cycle of poverty for vulnerable families. Reporting to the Development...

Development Director, ACHIEVEability

ACHIEVEability

ACHIEVEability is seeking a dynamic Development Director who will help us to realize our mission of breaking the generational cycle of poverty for vulnerable families. Reporting to, and in...

Director of Community Services Division, ACHIEVEability

ACHIEVEability

The Director of Community Services Division is responsible for the overall operation of the community office and sustaining partnerships within the Haddington/Cobbs Creek community. The Director is...

Assistant Director for K-12 Partnerships, Rutgers-Camden

Rutgers University

Recognized nationally for its work, the Office of Civic Engagement connects Rutgers University–Camden to communities beyond the campus. Working with community partners, the office supports efforts...

Regional Organizer, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

JOB TITLE: Regional Organizer COMPENSATION: $31,000 – $35,000 BENEFITS: Health Insurance, vacation, sick & personal leave, bike benefit START DATE: Immediate Opening ABOUT THE BICYCLE...

Reentry Coalition VISTA, Office of Criminal Justice

City of Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Criminal Justice seeks a dynamic and motivated Serve Philadelphia VISTA to join our team for a year beginning July 2017. The Reentry Coalition VISTA will...

Partner Support Coordinator VISTA, Read by 4th

Free Library of Philadelphia

Partner Support Coordinator VISTA Read by 4th is a citywide effort of an ever-growing network of partners working to dramatically increase the number of children reading on grade-level by the time...

Special Education Teacher, YESPhilly

YESPhilly

The YESPhilly Accelerated High School is a small school serving youth who have previously dropped out of or are at risk of dropping out of Philadelphia area public schools. YESPhilly has a strong...

Pro Bono Case Manager, Philadelphia VIP

Philadelphia VIP

JOB DESCRIPTION – Pro Bono Case Manager Ideal Start Date: Early-to-Mid June 2017 Philadelphia VIP, the hub of pro bono in Philadelphia, recruits, trains, and supports volunteer attorneys who...

Food Access VISTA, Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

Food Access VISTA The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger (Hunger Coalition), in partnership with Hunger Free America, is seeking a dynamic AmeriCorps VISTA member to join our team in...

Camps Counselors, DREAM Program

DREAM Program Philadelphia

Do you want a FUN, meaningful way to spend your summer? Do you want to add a great experience to your resume? Have you ever considered working at a summer camp? Our Camp programs promote...

Miscellaneous

2017 Chancellor’s Awards for Civic Engagement

Rutgers University

We are pleased to announce the 2017 Chancellor’s Awards for Civic Engagement at Rutgers University–Camden. These awards recognize the contributions of our campus community to Camden and...

How to Launch a Successful Fundraising Campaign

Network for Good

Nonprofit 911: How to Launch a Successful Fundraising Campaign Tuesday, March 28 at 1pm EDT Thinking about Spring fundraising? Join us on Tuesday, March 28 at 1pm EDT and learn how to launch a...

Philadelphia AmeriCorps Alums Chapter Meeting

Philadelphia AmeriCorps Alums Chapter

Philadelphia AmeriCorps Alums Chapter Meeting March 30, 2017 at 6pm We invite all AmeriCorps Alums in Philly and South Jersey to join us for our March meeting. The meeting will be held via conference...


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