The week of

May 8, 2017

PHENND Events/Activities

VISTA Leader, PHENND

PHENND

PHENND (The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development) is a consortium of over 25 colleges and universities in the Greater Philadelphia region. The consortium actively seeks...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Getting New Projects off the Ground

Vision Driven Consulting

Vision Driven Consulting Series Getting New Projects off the Ground (June 12th) Special Guest Facilitator: Oskar Castro, Bohiti Fotuto • Identify the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and...

Fair Housing Rights Youth Training

Fair Housing Rights Center

Fair Housing Rights Youth Training Learn the tools you need to advocate for your fair housing rights! #KnowYourRights #FairHousing At the public youth training you will learn: -Fair Housing laws...

Access and Inclusion Through Digital

Interactive Mechanics

Access and Inclusion Through Digital Wednesday, May 24 3-4 PM EDT You might think of digital as a potential barrier to entry—how do you know a visitor’s expertise or comfort level with...

Civics Cafe: Get your name in print

Young Involved Philadelphia

Civics Cafe: Get your name in print WHEN: Tuesday, May 23, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM TICKETS: Free WHERE: Philadelphia Media Network ADDRESS: 801 Market Street Philadelphia, PA We heard you, Philly:...

2nd Annual Multi-School Musical: Barrio Grrrl!

After School Activities Partnership

On May 11th & 12th- ASAP/ After School Activities Partnerships & ASPIRA of PA, INC., present the 2nd Annual Multi-School Musical, bilingual production of Barrio Grrrl!, written by Pulitzer...

New Resources

Project SEARCH: internships for students with disabilities

Drexel University

Project SEARCH is a one-year internship program for students with developmental disabilities who seek sustainable, competitive employment. The program involves classroom instruction, career...

Chicago’s Social Innovations

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

We invite you to READ the 33rd Edition of the Social Innovations Journal, Chicago’s Innovations, Enterprise & Public/Private Partnerships. We believe that the potential for good ideas to...

Policy Recommendations that Support Postsecondary Credential Completion

Jobs for the Future

“Framing the Opportunity” for States and Institutions to Advance Equity A recent report by Jobs For the Future (JFF) estimates that up to 100 million individuals are underserved by various...

College Costs in Context: College (Un)Affordability by State

The Institute for College Access & Success

College (Un)Affordability by State: Lowest-Income Students Face Highest Cost Burdens A sobering new analysis by The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) finds striking inequities in...

Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States

Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education

“Once known for wide accessibility to and excellence within its higher education system, the now has an educational system that sorts students in ways that have profound implications for later...

Studies show racial bias in Pennsylvania school funding

Philadelphians Organized to Witness Empower & Rebuild

People objecting to Pennsylvania’s status as the state with the widest gap between funding for rich and poor school districts have argued that a zip code all-too-often determines the quality of a...

Partnerships Classifieds

Basic Tutor Training for Adult Education

Office of Adult Education

Adult Education VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Free Training Available Receive training to work with adults to help them improve their reading, writing and math, and become a certified adult education tutor....

Volunteer Instructor, Adult Education Program, Hope Partnership for Education

Hope Partnership for Education

  Hope Partnership for Education was founded by the Sisters of Mercy and the Society of the Holy Child in 2002. Our mission is to help break the cycle of poverty through education. We serve...

Summer Debate Academy

After School Activities Partnership

Want to be one of Philly’s great debaters? Join us at the 4th annual ASAP Summer Debate Academy! This FREE, two-week day camp is designed to introduce new and novice debaters in entering grades...

Summer Intern, PHLpreK

Public Health Management Corporation

The PHLpreK team at Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) serves as the administrative intermediary for the City’s pre-kindergarten program. The PHLpreK team is offering an unpaid summer...

Prom Collection Drive

University of Pennsylvania

It’s prom season…share your style!!! What: Prom Collection Drive Dresses Shoes Accessories (jewelry, hair pieces, purses) Unused makeup Where: Donation box at the Netter Center Front Desk @ 111...

Board Treasurer, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Seeks Board Member with Strong Financial Acumen About Us Keep Philadelphia Beautiful is expanding its current board of directors, and seeking an individual with strong...

Donate and pack books

Tree House Books

Got Books? We need them! Drop off new or gently used books at: Tree House Books 1430 W. Susquehanna Ave., Philadelphia 11 am – 7 pm, Monday-Friday 10 am – 3 pm, Saturday Why Donate?...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Student Conference on Voter Engagement and Activation

Franklin & Marshall College

Voters Organized Through Engagement A National Student Conference on Voter Engagement and Activation March 3, 2018 Sponsored by F&M Votes Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster PA Every...

Call for Presenters: Campus Compact National Conference

Campus Compact

Registration now open Join us for learning, dialogue, and connection among people linking campuses to communities for the public good. March 25-28, 2018 Indianapolis, Indiana Attend pre-conference...

Grant Opportunities

University-Assisted Community Schools Regional Training Centers

University of Pennsylvania

The Netter Center for Community Partnerships is pleased to announce that it is requesting proposals from universities/colleges to host its fourth regional training center on University-Assisted...

Volunteer Generation Fund

Corporation for National and Community Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is accepting applications for the Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF). VGF grants will be used to develop and/or support community-based entities...

Design Grant

Community Design Collaborative

Apply for a Design Grant The Collaborative’s Design Grants offer pro bono preliminary design services to nonprofit organizations in greater Philadelphia. Design Grants are responsive; they offer a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Senior Organizer, Make the Road New Jersey

Make the Road New Jersey

Job Announcement: Make the Road New Jersey Senior Organizer – Full Time May 2017 About the Organization: Make the Road New Jersey builds the power of immigrant and working class communities to...

Community Organizer, Make the Road New Jersey

Make the Road New Jersey

Job Announcement: Make the Road New Jersey Community Organizer – Full Time April 2017 About the Organization: Make the Road New Jersey builds the power of immigrant and working class...

External Affairs Coordinator, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Position Summary: The External Affairs Coordinator is responsible for supporting the External Affairs Manager and Development Director with the agency’s internal and external events, special...

Community & Education Programs Manager (Part Time Contractor), Keep Phila Beautiful

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Community & Education Programs Manager (Part Time Contractor) About Keep Philadelphia Beautiful A proud Keep America Beautiful affiliate, we convene, equip and empower people to use community...

FIRST Robotics VISTA, GRASP Laboratory

University of Pennsylvania

The GRASP Laboratory at Penn Engineering is currently seeking one outstanding candidate interested in spending a year fighting poverty with robots! Please share with interested parties and contact...

Development Writer, The Academy of Natural Sciences

Drexel University

Job Description: Development Writer The Academy of Natural Sciences, Institutional Advancement Founded in 1812, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is a leading natural history...

Miscellaneous

After School Survey

City of Philadephia

The City of Philadelphia wants to hear from YOU about after school programs. The city launched a survey to hear from residents about after school programming. This online survey is being used to...

National Service Research and Evaluation Series

Corporation for National and Community Service

Do AmeriCorps members improve a community’s sense of well-being? RSVP for the first Research and Evidence Webinar Research and Evidence Webinar Series The Office of Research and Evaluation...

ASPIRA ZipCode Student Newspaper

ASPIRA Schools

Share Your Organization’s Message in the ASPIRA Schools Student Newspaper Open to: All Businesses Organizations Respond by: June 9th Contact: ASPIRA Communications Coordinator, Nathan Cross ncross@...

2017 STEM Mentoring Awards

US2020 National

2017 STEM Mentoring Awards Announced US2020 National has announced the 2017 STEM Mentoring Awards, which includes five award categories for this year’s applicants. The SMAs is an opportunity to...

2017 Schools of Opportunity

University of Colorado

The 2017 Schools of Opportunity recognition program is recruiting applicants: Building on the success of the past two years, the National Education Policy Center at CU Boulder will again recognize...

Children’s Savings Accounts and the Opportunity Pipeline

National College Access Network

Join us May 17 at 3 ET for Children’s Savings Accounts and the Opportunity Pipeline. This webinar will review a burgeoning body of research that shows how Children’s Savings Account (CSA)...

Data disaggregation in the study of boys and men of color: AAPIs

University of Pennsylvania

RISE for Boys and Men of Color webinars Thursday, May 18, 3:00 – 4:30 pm EST Discussant: Robert Teranishi, PhD Topic: The significance of data disaggregation in the study of boys and men of...

Executive Order 13767: Border security and immigration

University of Pennsylvania

RISE for Boys and Men of Color webinars Wednesday, May 10, 3:00 – 3:45 pm EST Discussant: Nichole M. Garcia, PhD Topic: Effectively examining data to understand Executive Order 13767: Border...


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