The week of

June 12, 2017

Other Local Events and Workshops

STEM PD opportunity

Philadelphia Education Fund

The Philadelphia Education Fund (Ed Fund) is partnering with Drexel University, The Academy of Natural Sciences, The Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network, and Research for...

Community Day in Norristown

Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)

Community Day August 5, 2017 12 Noon—4 PM 340 East Oak Street Norristown, PA Sponsored by the generous support of Shop Rite, Keystone First, Carver Center, Norristown Fire Dept., Norristown Police...

School Closure Ceremony

Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools

On June 15 we honor the 29 Philly neighborhood schools shuttered since 2011. As the school year comes to an end let us remember that Superintendent Hite intends to close 3 schools a year over the...

Healthy Rental Housing: Current Risks and Opportunities for New Partnerships

Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity

Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017 Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Community Behavioral Health, 801 Market Street This roundtable will bring together service providers and professionals from the...

Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership: Open Houses

La Salle University

Explore Graduate Programs including the Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership Where are you going and how will you get there? La Salle University is a Catholic university in the tradition of the...

Philadelphia Nonprofit Institute

Nonprofit Learning Lab

Join us at the Philadelphia Nonprofit Institute on September 13, 2017 The Nonprofit Learning Lab is hosting the Philadelphia Nonprofit Institute on September 13, 2017 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at...

Environmental Round Table: The Future of Recycling and Act 101

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

Environmental Round Table: The Future of Recycling and Act 101 Thursday, June 29, 4:00-6:00 PM Pennsylvania Resources Council Environmental Living Demonstration Center Newtown Square, PA The...

Hope Works Here: A Camden Story

Hopeworks 'n Camden

Hope Works Here: A Camden Story Film Screening PENN ROOM 401 Rutgers Camden, Camden, NJ 08102 THURSDAY, JUNE 29 2017 5:30 PM — 8:30 PM Come to a special screening and discussion of “Hope...

Tree House Sprouts! for young children

Tree House Books

Tree House Sprouts! Inside every child is a reader, writer, and thinker, just waiting to grow. For children ages 4-6, as they develop their identities as readers, we’ll have story times, games,...

New Resources

Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Equal Measure

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion A Statement from Equal Measure Dear Friends and Colleagues, Almost one year ago, I wrote about the critical and urgent opportunity – the...

A New Accountability for Broadening Participation in STEM

Higher Education Today

This blog posting, A New Accountability for Broadening Participation in STEM by Ira Harkavy, Louis Martin-Vega and Daryl Chubin appears on Higher Education Today, a Blog by the American Council on...

Community Schools: An Evidence-Based Strategy for Equitable School Improvement

Learning Policy Institute

This brief examines the research on community schools, with two primary emphases. First, it explores whether the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) opens the possibility of investing in well-designed...

Podcast: College students and food insecurity

College Possible

College Possible released a podcast exploring new research from the National Student Campaign against Hunger and Homelessness, which found that 22 percent of college students experience food...

2017 Condition of Education report

U.S. Department of Education

The Condition of Education is a congressionally mandated annual report summarizing important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The 2017 Condition of Education...

Resources for environmental education

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Check out our Educator Resource Guide & our Community Cleanup Resource Guide. And if that wasn’t enough, classroom acivities & worksheets co-created with some amazing Bryn Mawr...

Podcast: A Compact for America

Campus Compact

In this special bonus episode of the Compact Nation Podcast we’re sharing an episode of Socratic Method specialist Christopher Phillips’ podcast, Socrates Cafe, featuring Campus Compact...

School Funding: Do Poor Kids Get Their Fair Share?

Urban Institute

Research suggests increased spending on education can improve student outcomes, especially among low-income students. This means that targeted increases in funding could help narrow the achievement...

STEM Starts Early: Grounding STEM Education in Early Childhood

Sesame Workshop

STEM Starts Early: Grounding Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education in Early Childhood by Elisabeth McClure, Doug Clements, Lisa Guernsey, Susan Nall Bales, Jennifer Nichols, Nat...

Partnerships Classifieds

Event sponsors needed, L.I.V.E. for KAY

L.I.V.E. for KAY

On Saturday, August 19, 2017, for KAY Inc. will host its launch event, The Philadelphia Renaissance, at the CMC Entertainment Event Space in West Philadelphia from 2pm – 6pm. for KAY Inc. is a...

One-time & group volunteer opportunities

Tree House Books

What are you doing this summer? Volunteering at Tree House Books. Come on over to Tree House Books (1430 W. Susquehanna Ave) to learn more about ways to get involved! We will be discussing…...

Request for Information: Building Culture of Health

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Our health and well-being can be greatly influenced by complex social factors: where we live, how we work, the soundness and safety of our surroundings, and the strength and resilience of our...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Presentations: Phila College Prep Rountable Conference

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable (“PCPR”) is gearing up for our 2017 Annual Conference, Thursday – Friday, August 17-18, 2017. Each year we look to provide our members with a...

Higher Education’s Role in Addressing Global Crises

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Global Engagement and Social Responsibility Higher Education’s Role in Addressing Global Crises October 12–14, 2017 New Orleans, LA Register for Global Engagement and Social Responsibility...

Grant Opportunities

Local journalism grants

Lenfest Institute for Journalism

Lenfest Institute for Journalism Launches Local News Grants Program The Lenfest Institute for Journalism is a nonprofit organization devoted to preserving and advancing local journalism nationwide....

Community Pediatric Health Programs

American Academy of Pediatrics

Community Access to Child Health Seeks Applications for Community Pediatric Health Programs Community Access to Child Health, a program of the American Academy of Pediatrics, provides support to...

Community Grant Program

PeopleForBikes

PeopleForBikes Invites LOIs for Fall 2017 Community Grant Program PeopleForBikes is a national movement to make riding better for everyone. By collaborating with millions of individual riders,...

Social change for women and girls

Valentine Foundation

The Valentine Foundation funds programs that create social change for women and girls. We are interested in receiving applications from organizations working to produce significant change in the...

Seamless Transfer Pathways

Education Design Lab

Research shows that 80 percent of students who enroll in one of our nation’s community colleges every year express an intent to complete a bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution. Yet, in...

Baldino Social Finance fellowship, GoodCompany Ventures

GoodCompany Ventures

GoodCompany Ventures (Philadelphia) created the first accelerator designed to engage social entrepreneurs to apply new technologies to unmet social needs, build business models to take their...

Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Thank you for your interest in the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) project for the development of Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers. We...

GreenWorks! grants

Project Learning Tree

Project Learning Tree offers GreenWorks! grants up to $1,000 to schools and youth organizations for environmental service-learning projects that link classroom learning to the real world. Students...

Research in the Formation of Engineers (RFE)

National Science Foundation

The NSF Engineering (ENG) Directorate has launched a multi-year initiative, the Professional Formation of Engineers, to create and support an innovative and inclusive engineering profession for the...

American Honda Foundation

American Honda Foundation

More than $37 million have been awarded to organizations serving over 117 million people in every state in the American Honda Foundation (AHF) was established by American Honda Motor Co., Inc., to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Pt-Time Math Instructors-Middle School, TeenSHARP

TeenSHARP

TeenSHARP is looking for middle school math instructors! TeenSHARP’s mission is to eliminate barriers among talented high school students of color in order to gain access to highly selective...

Pt-Time Math Instructors-High School, TeenSHARP

TeenSHARP

TeenSHARP is looking for high school math instructors! TeenSHARP’s mission is to eliminate barriers among talented high school students of color in order to gain access to highly selective colleges...

Pt-Time English Instructors-Middle School, TeenSHARP

TeenSHARP

TeenSHARP is looking for English instructors for our middle school students! TeenSHARP was founded to eliminate barriers among talented high school students of color in order to gain access to highly...

Pt-Time English Instructors-High School, TeenSHARP

TeenSHARP

TeenSHARP is looking for English instructors for our high school students! TeenSHARP was founded to eliminate barriers among talented high school students of color in order to gain access to highly...

Operations Coordinator, After-School All-Stars Philadelphia

After-School All-Stars

After-School All-Stars is currently seeking a full-time Operations Coordinator to play a critical role of ensuring grant compliance and supporting our schools and main office. The ideal candidate...

Principal, Independence Mission Schools

Independence Mission Schools

Independence Mission Schools (IMS) is a non-profit network of 15 independent Catholic schools providing a transformative education to children of all faiths in low-income neighborhoods across the...

Director Office Diversity & Inclusion, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

The Director is responsible for coordinating efforts to establish Diversity & Inclusion as a core Hospital strategy. This includes all aspects of functions, practices and programming in support...

CPC+ Project Director, Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University

Manages and directs Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS) innovation and/or quality improvement programs for Jefferson Health System. Sets goals for programs according to the strategic...

Digital Literacy Innovation Coordinator, City of Philadelphia

City of Philadephia

With a workforce of over 25,000 people, and opportunities in more than 1,000 different job categories, the City of Philadelphia is the fifth largest city in the United States and one of the largest...

Miscellaneous

Phila seeks Youth Poet Laureate

Free Library of Philadelphia

Youth Poet Laureate Applications We are now accepting applications for the next Youth Poet Laureate for the City of Philadelphia. The application is open now with an online submission deadline of...

Counselor Summer Institute

College Board

Professional development opportunity: College Board will host a free, unique online Counselor Summer Institute on August 8-10 focused on helping counselors make college and career success easier for...

Year 15 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Projects

Local Initiatives Support Coalition

Year 15 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Projects Training & 1-on-1 Clinic with LISC & National Equity Fund DATE: Thursday, July 19, 2017 TIME: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM LOCATION: 718 Arch Street,...

Effective Storytelling: Integrating Storytelling into the Culture of Your Organization

Nonprofit Toolkit

You’ve heard it over and over: Storytelling is key to driving participation. But the truth is that some stories are effective, while others just fall flat. So how do you tell a good story—one...


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