The week of

April 3, 2017

Other Local Events and Workshops

Mentoring 101: How to Be an Effective Mentor

Mentoring Partnership & Resource Center

Join the Mentoring Partnership & Resource Center for their Mentoring 101: How to Be an Effective Mentor training on May 11. Get the skills and strategies you need to be an effective mentor! In...

The Intersection of Community, Academia, and Grantmaking

University of Pennsylvania

The Intersection of Community, Academia, and Grantmaking This symposium offers training and education on developing, pitching, and funding innovative project ideas that utilize community-academic...

40th Anniversary Powerful Voice Awards

Women's Way

Please join us on May 11th for WOMEN’S WAY’s 40th Anniversary Powerful Voice Awards. Attached is the invitation to our event. We expect about 1,000 people to attend this celebratory...

PhilaSoup Spring Soup/5th Anniversary Event

PhilaSoup

PhilaSoup Spring Soup/5th Anniversary Event – April 23 from 11 – 1 Join PhilaSoup for our final Soup of the 2016-2017 year at the Hamilton Mansion at the Woodlands Cemetery in West...

Smart but Scattered: Improving Executive Skills to Promote School Success

The Quaker School

After providing an overview of executive skills and the critical brain functions associated with their development, Dr. Peg Dawson, the co-author of the book Smart but Scattered, will present an...

Creating Inclusive, Democratic Spaces for Learning, Research, and Action

Lehigh University

Registration now open for Living our Civic Values: Creating Inclusive, Democratic Spaces for Learning, Research, and Action to be held June 1-2, 2017 at Lehigh University SAVE THE DATE Living our...

Learning Beyond the Classroom: A SL and CBR Conference

Dickinson College

Registration now open for Learning Beyond the Classroom: A Service-Learning and Community Based Research Workshop for Faculty Course Development to be held May 26, 2017 at Dickinson College Learning...

Empowering the Voice and Presence of Young Black Girls & Women

Mentoring Partnership & Resource Center

Permission to Own: Empowering the Voice and Presence of Young Black Girls & Women Join us for a dialogue to get at the raw truth of how to help young black girls & women discover, unlock,...

Regenerative Business Prize

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

Do you own a business seeking to make a deep impact in the community? Join us for a workshop to discover and explore the concepts and principles of regenerative business. The workshop will include...

Call for Presenters: 8th Annual Education for Liberation Conference

Teacher Action Group

  Teacher Action Group Philadelphia presents our 8th Annual Education for Liberation Conference! Crawl Spaces* for Liberation: Educate to Transform Hosted by our Co-Sponsor Folk Arts and...

The Art of Persuasive Nonprofit Story-Telling

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Good story-telling brings your cause to life. Discover how to motivate, persuade and make your cause memorable by using stories to bring your organization to life for any audience. While statistics...

Essentials of Media Relations in a Digital World

La Salle Nonprofit Center

While the world of media is evolving, the fact remains that all media, whether traditional or new, are swamped with requests for coverage. It is those who give the media what they want, when and how...

Film: Refugee Kids: One Small School Takes on the World

Repair the World

In response to recent actions against immigrants and refugees, Repair the World will be screening the film Refugee Kids: One Small School Takes on the World at 6pm on Thursday, April 6th at our...

The Intersection of Community, Academia, and Grantmaking

University of Pennsylvania

SAVE THE DATE! Friday, April 28, 2017 8:30 am – 12:15 pm The Intersection of Community, Academia, and Grantmaking This symposium offers training and education on developing, pitching, and...

Teacher Symposium

School District of Philadelphia

Teacher Symposium April 29, 2017 School District of Philadelphia Office of Teaching and Learning Registration opens in PD Planner Monday, March 20th and closes Friday, April 7th. Follow us on Twitter...

Matching and Initiation in Mentoring Relationships

Mentoring Partnership & Resource Center

Match mentors and mentees, and initiate the mentoring relationship using strategies likely to increase the odds that mentoring relationships will endure and be effective. Weds, April 26 8:30 –...

Information Session for International Professionals

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

Are you a foreign-educated professional? Or do you know someone who is? Even with a high level of English and a university degree, it can be difficult to secure employment in your profession. The...

Teens, Which Fashion Career Is Right For You?

Precollege Fashion Programs

Teens Which Fashion Career Is Right For You? This event is to prepare teens on how to pursue career opportunities in the fashion industry that suits their personality and talents. The fashion...

Philadelphia Science Festival in Libraries

Franklin Institute

Science comes to your neighborhood as the city’s most engaging experts visit YOUR local library to lead FREE programs after school. Spark a passion for STEM learning through exciting experiments,...

Eats for Equity

Enterprise Center

Eats for Equity, May 4, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, The Enterprise Center. Join The Enterprise Center and rising chef talent for a night of fun – and delicious food – while supporting unique...

Big SandBox Fundraiser

Big SandBox

Join Us! The Big SandBox cordially invites you to an evening of live music, art and celebration. The Philly Street Violins will be in the house and Brugal Rum will be serving up delicious...

New Resources

Shared Challenges and Divergent Systems in ECE and K-12

University of California at Berkeley

Educator Expectations, Qualifications, and Earnings: Shared Challenges and Divergent Systems in ECE and K-12 Project Description: This policy brief builds on a previous report, Building a Skilled...

Afterschool Impacts Database

Afterschool Alliance

Federal afterschool funding is on the chopping block because the White House claims there is no evidence that 21st Century Community Learning Centers programs have been effective. Afterschool...

The Impact of Cultural Diversity within Rural Communities

Everett Area High School

[Ed note: This was sent to me by a participant in the service-learning conference I spoke at last week at Juniata College.  Matt, thanks for sharing!] What happens when a rural school meets a...

I’m First! Guide to College

Center for Student Opportunity

The 2017 edition of I’m First! Guide to College is now available and features 179 colleges that care about first-generation college students, an interactive college planning curriculum, and a...

Aligning Postsecondary Education and Workforce Strategies

Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)

Aligning Postsecondary Education and Workforce Strategies to Drive Attainment The Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), supported by Lumina Foundation, developed this tactical guidebook to...

New Report: College Remains Unaffordable for Many Americans

Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)

Limited Means, Limited Options: College Remains Unaffordable for Many Americans Our country was built in part on the idea that, with hard work and a good education, any American should be able to...

Models to Support Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

Issue 32 | Social Impact and Innovative Models to Support Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Their Families Throughout the Lifespan We invite you to read the 32nd...

Report: Hungry and Homeless in College

University of Wisconsin

Study: Half or more of community college students struggle to afford food, housing Two-thirds of students at American community colleges struggle to pay for food and half to find a stable place to...

Centers for Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation

Association of American Colleges and Universities

AAC&U Receives Grant from the Kellogg Foundation to Develop Centers for Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation at Higher Education Institutions The Association of American Colleges and...

Step-by-Step Guide to Fundraising Campaigns

Network for Good

Need help raising money? You need to raise money, so you’ve decided to launch a fundraising campaign. Great! With any type of campaign, there are common strategies for success. Knowing these...

Partnerships Classifieds

Call for Artists: Philadelphia Trans Health Conference

Mazzoni Center

Mazzoni Center is hosting its annual trans health conference this September. They have put out a call for artist work as below: Philadelphia Trans Health Conference is dedicated to showcasing the...

Program for Music Students in Underrepresented Communities

Settlement Music School

Program for Music Students in Underrepresented Communities Taking Applications The Philadelphia Music Alliance for Youth (PMAY) seeks students in grades 4 – 11 to apply to its Artists’...

summer interns, Valley Youth House Summer Camp

Valley Youth House

Valley Youth House Spend your summer with VYH at Camp Fowler! We are seeking full time interns for our new summer program to facilitate experiential education and adventure based programming at our...

Grant Opportunities

Mental Health Projects for the Underserved

American Psychological Association

APF Seeks Applications to Support Mental Health Projects for the Underserved The American Psychological Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Psychological Association, is accepting...

Projects That Incorporate Music Into Math Instruction

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM Accepting Applications for Projects That Incorporate Music Into Math Instruction The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications from teachers of preK-2 mathematics for...

New Writer and New Illustrator Children’s Book Awards

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Invites Entries for New Writer and New Illustrator Children’s Book Awards The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is accepting submissions from publishers for the...

Cultivating Healthy Communities

Aetna Foundation

Cultivating Healthy Communities 2017 Grant Program The Aetna Foundation is the independent charitable and philanthropic arm of Aetna Inc. Our mission is to promote wellness, health, and high-quality...

GEAR UP Program

U.S. Department of Education

The GEAR UP Program is a discretionary grant program that provides funding for academic and related support services to eligible low-income students, including students with disabilities and English...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Summer AmeriCorps Member, PowerCorpsPHL

EducationWorks

Are you interested in: Serving Philadelphia communities? Learning from other young adults? Sharing your experiences in higher education? Building your professional networks? Making Philadelphia parks...

Various VISTA positions, SERVE Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

National Service Task Force VISTA Leader, Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service The National Service Task Force VISTA Leader will work with staff members from Philadelphia’s network of...

Research Manager, Character Lab

Character Lab

Character Lab is a Philadelphia-based, non-profit organization that aims to advance the science and practice of character development so that all kids can reach their fullest potential. Position...

Director, Financial Aid, Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia

Director, Financial Aid Community College of Philadelphia Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment which attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and...

Summer Instructors, Upward Bound Program

University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania Upward Bound Program is looking for dedicated and experienced educators to serve as the classroom instructors during the 2017 summer program. Upward Bound is a...

Coordinator, Farm to Families Program

St. Christopher’s Hospital

POSITION DESCRIPTION COORDINATOR FARM TO FAMILIES PROGRAM AT ST. CHRISTOPHER’S Position Summary: Farm to Families (F2F) provides a CSA-style box of fresh, local, affordable produce distributed...

Program Director, Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers

Program Director, Mighty Writers About Mighty Writers Mighty Writers is a nonprofit that teaches Philadelphia kids, seven to 17, to think and write with clarity. Our free, out-of-school writing...

Outreach Coordinator, Drexel University College of Medicine

Drexel University

Job Overview: The Outreach Coordinator will provide: health education individually and in group settings (classes); proactive outreach; and health system navigation to the population of patients...

Reunification Support Specialist, Achieving Reunification Center

Achieving Reunification Center

Opening Date: Tue, 03/21/2017 The Achieving Reunification Center (ARC) is a program of Department of Human Services (DHS) and a program partner of The Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC). First of its...

Director of Diversity and Inclusion, St. Joseph’s Prep

St. Joseph's Preparatory School

POSITION SUMMARY: The role of the Director of Diversity and Inclusion is to foster and support the Prep’s diversity and inclusion statement and to ensure that this commitment is understood and...

Education Manager, Character Lab

Character Lab

About Character Lab Character Lab is a Philadelphia-based, non-profit organization that aims to advance the science and practice of character development so that all kids can reach their fullest...

Director Continuing Education, National Comprehensive Cancer Network®

National Comprehensive Cancer Network

This position reports to the Senior Vice President, Finance/Chief Financial Officer (accreditation, department operations and administrative areas) and to the Chief Executive Officer (clinical...

High School Science Curriculum Specialist, School District of Philadelphia

School District of Philadelphia

Job posting for High School Science Curriculum Specialist: &JOB_ID=4600130851&REPRESENTATIVE_COMPANY_ID=00002581&COMPANY_ID=00002581 Opening date: 3/23/17 Closing date: 4/13/17 Job...

Miscellaneous

Making the Case for Community Schools: New Framework Brief and Messaging Guide

Coalition for Community Schools

Register Today! Making the Case for Community Schools: New Framework Brief and Messaging Guide April 12, 2017 3:00-4:00 PM EST Join us for a deep dive into new resources to make the case for...

Assessment that Empowers Faculty to Take Risks with Pedagogical Innovation

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Please join our upcoming webinar, Beyond the “A” Word: Assessment that Empowers Faculty to Take Risks with Pedagogical Innovation on Monday, April 17 at 2:00 pm. The Association of...

Summer jobs for Bucks Co youth

Bucks County Center for Young Professionals

ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS! DO YOU LIVE IN BUCKS COUNTY? ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A JOB? IF YOU ANSWERED YES TO ANY OF THESE QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT: Terece Torquato at TTorquato@ 215-781-1073, ext....


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