The week of

May 15, 2017

PHENND Events/Activities

A Good School in every Neighborhood : the Administrative Perspective

PHENND

Open to all VISTAs (and anyone else) who want to come learn with us. A Good School in every Neighborhood : the Administrative Perspective on Public Education in Philadelphia. Come and explore the...

K-16 Partnerships Newsletter

PHENND

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships Spring Newsletter. If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships Network Sign...

Other Local Events and Workshops

16th Annual BuildaBridge Institute for the Applied Restorative Arts

BuildABridge International

BuildaBridge International is holding its 16th Annual BuildaBridge Institute for the Applied Restorative Arts, June 8-11, 2017 Philadelphia, PA USA.  Learn how to integrated creativity in...

Early Childhood Education Career and Opportunities Fair

Mayor’s Office of Education

Early Childhood Education Career and Opportunities Fair Join the Mayor’s Office of Education and learn how to get to the next level in your Early Childhood Education career! Thursday, May 18th...

Stakeholder Training in Collective Impact

Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity

May 2017 Roundtable: Stakeholder Training in Collective Impact Date: Friday, May 19th Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am Location: Community Behavioral Health (CBH), 801 Market St, Philadelphia PA 19107...

End AIDS: The HIV Prevention and Outreach Summit

Philadelphia FIGHT

Join us for End AIDS: The HIV Prevention and Outreach Summit WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7 / 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION CENTER, 13th & ARCH STREETS End AIDS: The HIV Prevention and Outreach...

29th Annual Technology and Adult Education Conference

Office of Adult Education

The Office of Adult Education, in collaboration with Temple University’s Center for Social Policy and Community Development is hosting the 29th Annual Technology and Adult Education Conference on...

12th Annual Forum Theatre training

Just Act

Calling educators, artists, social workers, organizers, healers, activists, facilitators, community, faith-based and non-profit leaders and thinkers, urban researchers, city officials, public...

Education Community Conversation

Mayor's Office of Black Male Engagement

Community Conversations Initiative Please join us for the 5th gathering of the “Community Conversations Initiative.” Forged by a partnership between the Mayor’s Office of Black Male...

Summer Short Courses in Urban Health

Drexel University

Drexel Summer Short Courses in Urban Health June 26-30, 2017 Register by May 30, 2017 The Drexel Urban Health Collaborative is hosting its annual Summer Institute at the Dornsife School of Public...

Telling your Story via Video

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Date and Time: June 6th, 2017 – 09:00 am to 12:00 pm Location: Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia – Jewish Community Services Building, 2100 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103...

WorkReady jobs for Teens

Educators 4 Education

PAID SUMMER WORK EXPERIENCE ➢ Are you between the ages of 14-18? ➢ Are you looking to earn money over the summer? If so, join us at: The Common Place located at 58th and Chester Avenue May 18,...

NeighborWorks Training Institute

NeighborWorks

SAVE THE DATE: NeighborWorks Training Institute Returns to Philadelphia The NeighborWorks Training Institute is returning to Philadelphia from August 14-18, 2017. With more than 100 certificate...

Incubating New Business Development on Neighborhood Commercial Corridors

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

All Together Now: Incubating New Business Development on Neighborhood Commercial Corridors, a round-table conversation Every small business in the country started with an idea either at the kitchen...

Keys to Successful Strategic Planning

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Your strategic plan serves as a tool to provide guidance toward achieving your mission with maximum efficiency and impact. It identifies specific goals and the action steps and resources needed to...

Understanding Business Planning

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Many nonprofits are unsure about the role of a business plan, how it differs from a strategic plan and why both are needed for a resilient, sustainable organization. Through the business planning...

New Resources

Effective Higher Education Strategies for Underrepresented Students

Illinois Education Research Council

Degrees with Less Debt: Effective Higher Education Strategies for Underrepresented Student Populations This report describes an IERC study, led by Executive Director Janet Holt and commissioned by...

Prioritizing Pre-K in Pennsylvania: A State Comparison

Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children

High-quality pre-k is an integral component of the commonwealth’s education system that lays the foundation for a child’s success well beyond their elementary education. An extensive body...

Even One Semester: Full-time enrollment and student success

Center for Community College Student Engagement

Student engagement and transcript data from the Center for Community College Student Engagement demonstrate the benefits of attending college full-time. Students who attend full-time for even one...

Book: Knowledge for Social Change

Temple University Press

Knowledge for Social Change Bacon, Dewey, and the Revolutionary Transformation of Research Universities in the Twenty-First Century by Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, John Puckett, Matthew Hartley, Rita A....

Book: Universities and Their Cities

Johns Hopkins University Press

Steven Diner has published a new book: Universities and Their Cities (Johns Hopkins University Press).  This book surveys American higher education from the early nineteenth century to the present....

New resources to increase campus voter engagement

Campus Election Engagement Project

Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is a national non-partisan project that helps America’s colleges and universities get as many of their 20 million students as possible to register,...

Study: 60 Percent of Rural Millennials Lack Access to a Political Life

The Conversation

New Report Suggests Living in “Civic Deserts” Affects Millennial Voter Patterns The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) investigates patterns and...

Impact of Pre-Kindergarten

Brookings Institution

The Current State of Scientific Knowledge on Pre-Kindergarten Effects A Pre-Kindergarten Task Force of interdisciplinary scientists reviewed the evidence on the impact of state-funded...

Bridging the Rural / Urban Divide

Campus Compact

Bridging the Rural / Urban Divide Join us this month on the Compact Nation Podcast for conversations on bridging the Rural / Urban divide with leading expert Kathy Cramer, Professor in the Department...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Making Waves for Postsecondary Access and Success

National College Access Network

Registration Now Open for NCAN’s National Conference! Where does the college access and success field go to get inspired, network, and build professional knowledge? To the NCAN National Conference,...

Health Disparities Research Institute

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) will host the Health Disparities Research Institute (HDRI) from August 14 – 18, 2017. The HDRI aims to support the...

People & Places 2017

National Urban League

What’s working to revitalize places and advance racial equity? Connect to the people making it happen this dynamic peer-learning event. People & Places features 35 sessions with more than...

True Stories of Engagement: Higher Education for Democracy

Campus Compact

True Stories of Engagement: Higher Education for Democracy March 25-28, 2018 Higher education’s role in the work of democracy has never been more important or more contested than it is right...

Anchor Institutions Task Force Annual Conference

Anchor Institutions Task Force

Anchor Institutions Task Force Annual Conference The Anchor Institutions Task Force Annual Conference will take place October 26- 27, 2017. The conference will begin with an opening reception on...

Can Higher Education Recapture the Elusive American Dream?

American Association of Colleges and Universities

AAC&U’s 2018 Annual Meeting: January 24–27 Washington, DC AAC&U’s 2018 Annual Meeting—“Can Higher Education Recapture the Elusive American Dream?”—will be held January...

Grant Opportunities

Grants for Woman Entrepreneurs

#GIRLBOSS Foundation

#Girlboss Foundation Accepting Applications From Woman Entrepreneurs DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2017 The #Girlboss Foundation enables women to connect across social, digital, and experiential platforms to...

Annual Award for Humanistic Philosophers

Berggruen Institute

Berggruen Institute Seeks Nominations for Humanistic Philosophers for Annual Award DEADLINE: JULY 14, 2017 The Berggruen Institute seeks to nurture new ideas that have the potential to shape a better...

Digital Impact Grants

Stanford University

Digital Civil Society Lab Invites Applications for Digital Impact Grants DEADLINE: JUNE 12, 2017 The Digital Civil Society Lab at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society is inviting...

Environmental Education Projects

Project Learning Tree

Project Learning Tree Seeks Applications for Environmental Education Projects DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 Project Learning Tree works to advance environmental literacy and stewardship through...

Safe Places to Play Grants

U.S. Soccer Foundation

Soccer Foundation Invites Letters of Interest for Safe Places to Play Grants DEADLINE: MAY 26, 2017 (LETTERS OF INQUIRY) Since 1995, the Soccer Foundation has awarded grants to more than six...

Art and Change Grant

Leeway Foundation

Leeway Foundation Invites Applications for Art and Social Change Grants DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2017 The Philadelphia-based Leeway Foundation supports artists involved in art for social change that...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Director, Food Moxie

Food Moxie

Job Requirements: Food Moxie seeks an innovative and energetic Program Director (PD). They will supervise program staff and assist them in attaining organizational and programmatic goals; collaborate...

Vice Principal, K-8, New Foundations Charter School

New Foundations Charter School

Job Description : The Vice Principal works with all members of the New Foundations Charter School learning community to establish and maintain a positive, structured, consistent, caring,...

Director, Policy and Advocacy, National Comprehensive Cancer Network®

National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, & Global Development, the Director, Policy and Advocacy is responsible for contributing to the overall development and implementation of the NCCN Policy...

Operations Associate, Sustainable Business Network

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

Operations Associate, Sustainable Business Network Posted April 25, 2017 About the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia Since 2001, the Sustainable Business Network of Greater...

Executive Director, After-School All-Stars

After-School All-Stars

A Unique Opportunity: ASAS is currently seeking an exceptional and dynamic leader as the Executive Director (ED), reporting to the Regional Executive Director, Northeast (RED). The Executive...

Project Director, Pew Fund, Pew Charitable Trusts

Pew Charitable Trusts

The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and...

Director, Financial Aid, Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment which attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the...

summer jobs for MontCo youth

Montgomery County

Montgomery County Youth: Looking for a Summer Job? Are you 14-18 years of age Currently attending school Call 610-278-5933 Or send an email RSVP to YEP@montcopa.org

Physician, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Position Summary The Physician will conduct daily clinical operations and coordination of primary health care services at the Congreso Health center. The Physician will be responsible for...

Miscellaneous

Advance College Experience (ACE) for high school students

Community College of Philadelphia

Advance College Experience (ACE) ACE Your Summer Experience 9th – 12th Grade Students: Sign up for the ACE Program Get a head start on college with Community College of Philadelphia’s summer ACE...

Vote for DREAM!

DREAM Program

PHENND partner DREAM is one of 3 finalists in the running for a $100K grant from NRG. The final decision is based entirely on an online, public voting process where people can vote as many times as...

Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

Family Travel Forum

Family Travel Forum Seeks Submissions for Teen Travel Writing Scholarships DEADLINE: JULY 14, 2017 The Family Travel Forum and the Society of American Travel Writers invite applications to a...


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