The week of

May 1, 2017

Other Local Events and Workshops

Citizenship on the Edge: Sex/Gender/Race

University of Pennsylvania

The Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism and The Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality, and Women present 2017 DCC Annual Conference Citizenship on the Edge:...

SAC Academy Workshop – Understanding the Parent Survey

School District of Philadelphia

SAC Academy Workshop – Understanding the Parent Survey:  We want to hear from you! The Parent Survey is now OPEN, and we want to make sure every single parent/guardian in the School District...

The Black Brain Campaign

Make Your Name Great

On Sunday, May 7, 2017 please join us for a day of fun while supporting a good cause. The Black Brain Campaign was created in effort to help remove the stigma of mental health in the Black community....

Green & Healthy Schools Innovation Expo

Environmental Protection Agency

Green & Healthy Schools Innovation Expo May 31, 2017 4:00 – 7:00 pm Jenkintown School District – 325 Highland Avenue, Jenkintown, PA 19046 Hosted by PA Green and Healthy Schools Partnership...

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Family Day

National Museum of American Jewish History

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Family Day Celebrating Immigrant Families at NMAJH National Museum of American Jewish History 5th and Market Streets Friday, May 26 10 am – 3 pm...

Teacher Reception at the Art Institute

Art Institute of Philadelphia

Teacher Reception at the Art Institute of Philadelphia Thursday, May 4 | 5 – 7 pm Petite Passion | 2300 Market St You’re invited to a teacher reception at the Art Institute of Philadelphia on...

Career Pathways panel for AmeiCorps members and alums

Philadelphia AmeriCorps Alums Chapter

The Professional Development & Networking committee of the Philadelphia AmeriCorps Alums Chapter invites you to attend a Career Pathways panel on May 8th at United Way on the Parkway. This FREE...

4th Annual Celebration of Commitment to Education

Arch Street Presbyterian Church

4th Annual Celebration of Commitment to Education On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 7:00 , the Arch Street Presbyterian Church hosts its annual celebration of all who are making a difference in...

Best Practice Forum: Keys to Talent Retention

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

Best Practice Forum: Keys to Talent Retention Thursday, June 8, 2017 | 9:00 – 11:00 AM WeWork Market Street, 1601 Market Street, 19th FL, Philadelphia The Best Practice Forums are a series of...

We the People: Voter Education & Civic Engagement

Mission Incorporated

“We the People” Join us for a discussion on Voter Education & Civic Engagement May 9, 2017 at 6:00pm Reception from 6-7pm. Program starts 7pm BuLogics 3721 Midvale Ave. Find out more about:...

BMEC 6: Black Male Educators Convening

The Fellowship

BMEC 6: Black Male Educators Convening by The Fellowship and Edcamp Foundation Join us for our first Black Male Educators Convening that’s run Edcamp-style: organic, participant-driven and always...

Free Legal Clinic for immigrants

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

The next Welcoming Center Free Legal Clinic will take place on Valentine’s Day Tuesday May 9, 2017 from 3:00PM to 5:30PM at 1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Suite 555, Philadelphia. Other clinics are...

One Child, Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare

University of Pennsylvania

ONE CHILD, MANY HANDS: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON CHILD WELFARE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Join us in Philadelphia June 7–9, 2017 for an outstanding three days of learning, featuring compelling...

Forward Equitable Development Conference

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

“In the pain of upheaval, there is unremitting effort of the oppressed to shake off the agony of unequal treatment. It is that effort that calls us, tells us not to be afraid of the truth, but...

Sixth Annual Next Level Leaders – Youth Engagement Conference

Philadelphia Department of Human Services

The Sixth Annual Next Level Leaders – Youth Engagement Conference is scheduled for Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 8:30AM – 3:30 PM at Temple Learning Center, 2450 W. Hunting Park Avenue....

Peer Learning Circle for Nonprofit Leaders

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Nonprofit EDs – Think back to a time when you didn’t feel pressured, or stressed, or responsible, or overworked, or maybe even overwhelmed. What steps have you taken to cope with any of...

Deepening Trauma Awareness

Institute for Family Professionals

Deepening Trauma Awareness 12-session workshop. Prerequisites: Enhancing Trauma Awareness. The goals for this 12 session course are to continue the process of enhancing and enriching participants’...

Juvenile Justice DA Candidate Forum

Public Citizens for Children and Youth

The District Attorney has enormous influence over the futures of our children and youth–especially the thousands who are impacted by our justice system each year. Join us at this important...

New Resources

Seeking youth: Junior Youth Action & The Inspiring Leaders Program

Philadelphia Youth Action

Applications are Open for Youth Action! Youth Action is excited to announce that applications are now open for both of our leadership and service programs in Philadelphia- Junior Youth Action &...

OnTrack to Post-Secondary Education Workshops

Uncommon Individual Foundation

OnTrack to Post-Secondary Education Workshops from Uncommon Individual Foundation OnTrack to Post-Secondary Education is an online college and career readiness program designed to help students,...

Public Health for Communities and Children

City Health

The long-term health of communities and children are deeply connected. City Health recently released its inaugural report rating cities on their ‘healthiness.’ We’re pleased to note that...

Working with Young Children of Undocumented Immigrant Parents

Early Childhood Action Collective

The Early Childhood Action Collective (ECAC) is a research and policy group developed to identify data and interventions that have promising innovative applications for use in Philadelphia. This...

Youth Matters: Philly app for struggling youth

Juvenile Law Center

Are you in foster care? Aged out of care? Experiencing homelessness or struggling to find housing, employment, health care, or other services in Philadelphia? Youth Matters: Philly is for you. This...

Best Practices in Early Education for Children Experiencing Homelessness

Public Health Management Corporation

As part of its work with the William Penn Foundation-funded Building Early Links for Learning (BELL) project, Research & Evaluation Group conducted a landscape analysis to identify opportunities...

Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement

North Carolina Campus Compact

Latest Edition of Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Read the latest edition of Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement, North Carolina Campus...

Making Ends Meet: The Role of Community Colleges in Student Financial Health

Center for Community College Student Engagement

Making Ends Meet: The Role of Community Colleges in Student Financial Health Student financial stability is a critically important facet of the improvement work in which so many community colleges...

The Socioemotional Benefits of the Arts: A New Mandate for Arts Education

William Penn Foundation

THE SOCIOEMOTIONAL BENEFITS OF THE ARTS: A New Mandate for Arts Education A SUMMARY REPORT STEVEN J. HOLOCHWOST DENNIE PALMER WOLF WOLFBROWN KELLY R. FISHER KERRY O’GRADY SCIENCE OF LEARNING...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Summer Middle School Group Leader, Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia

SUNRISE OF PHILADELPHIA POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION: Summer Middle School Group Leader DESCRIPTION: Sunrise’s summer programs for middle school students are catered for students going into 8th...

2017 Global Service-Learning Institute

Amizade Global Service-Learning

2017 Global Service-Learning Institute (GSLI), June 29 – 30 Join us for the 2017 Global Service-Learning Institute (GSLI), June 29 – 30, at the SUNY Oswego Metro Center in Syracuse, NY. Go to to...

Call for Submissions: Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research

Penn State University

Submissions Being Accepted for Volume 6 of Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research The editorial team seeks submissions from undergraduates for Volume 6 of...

Pennsylvania Earth Science Teachers Association Conference

Pennsylvania Earth Science Teachers Association

PAESTA is pleased to announce the details for our upcoming June 17, 2017 conference. This year’s conference will begin with a noon luncheon at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, State...

Grant Opportunities

Communications Researcher and Practitioner Partnerships

National Academy of Sciences

National Academy of Sciences Issues RFP for Communications Researcher and Practitioner Partnerships The National Academy of Sciences, with support from the Rita Allen Foundation, has issued a Request...

Health Data for Action Projects

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Accepting Proposals for Health Data for Action Projects The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has released a Request for Proposals for its Health Data for Action program,...

Mazda Foundation

Mazda Foundation

Mazda Foundation Invites Applications for 2017 Giving Program The Mazda Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Mazda North America, supports nonprofit organizations in the areas of education, literacy,...

Mini-Grants for Teachers: Action Research Projects

Inga and Adolph Hoenny Center for Research and Development

Hoenny Center Seeks Applications for Action Research Projects The Inga and Adolph Hoenny Center for Research and Development in Teaching is a nonprofit organization that focuses on how children and...

Housing and Mixed-Use Request for Proposals

Local Initiatives Support Coalition

Funding Announcement:  Housing and Mixed-Use Request for Proposals Deadline for Proposal: June 5, 2017 by 5:00 PM Philadelphia LISC is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) that seeks to provide...

Harper Fund for the Willing Hands

New Century Trust

What is your best idea for promoting women’s economic and political equality that costs less than $5k? We do realize that these grants are small and will not necessarily create widespread change....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Middle School Leader Teacher, Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia

DESCRIPTION: The Middle School Leader Teacher is responsible for developing and ensuring high quality summer activities in accordance with all grant requirements and the strategic goals defined by...

Summer STEM Instructor, Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia

SUNRISE OF PHILADELPHIA POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION: Summer STEM Instructor Sunrise of Philadelphia is currently hiring a Summer STEM Instructor for two summer camp sites serving children in K –...

College Success Advisor/Career Programs Manager, Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures

College Success Advisor and Career Programs Manager The Office of College Retention and Success supports over 300 college students at 50 colleges and universities. We are currently seeking a College...

Accounts Payable Clerk, Congreso

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible primarily for processing invoices, verifying and filing supporting documentation, communicating with vendors, preparing reports, and serving as support and...

Part-time Senior Writer – Development, PA Humanities Council

Pennsylvania Humanities Council

Position Announcement: Part-time Senior Writer – Development ( hours) Philadelphia, PA PHC is seeking a part-time dynamic, seasoned writer to take our well-respected statewide organization to the...

Assistant Project Director, Summer Youth Employment

Urban Affairs Coalition

The Urban Affairs Coalition is seeking an Assistant Project Director who will be responsible for the day-to-day management of UAC’s Summer Youth Employment programs, providing over 1,000 youth with...

AmeriCorps VISTA positions, Council for Employment Opportunities

Center for Employment Opportunities

SERVICE OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION POSITION SUMMARY CEO will place three AmeriCorps VISTA Members (one at each site) who will serve for a full year the organization’s Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and...

Miscellaneous

Advanced College Experience for HS students

Community College of Philadelphia

Attention 9th – 12th Grade Philadelphia High School Students: Get a Head Start on College this Summer with ACE 2017, the Advanced College Experience. Choose from courses in Business, Foreign...

Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards

Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars

The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, an independent nonprofit educational organization, invites nominations for the 2017 Higher Education Civic Engagement Award. The award...

National Summer Transportation Institute for HS students

Cheyney University

Cheyney University is pleased to announce that it will host the National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) for high school students in grades 10, 11, and 12 on its campus in Chester County,...


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