The week of

October 2, 2017

Other Local Events and Workshops

Writing workshops for kids and teens

Mighty Writers

Mighty Teen Scholars Futuro For Philadelphia students ages 13 to 17 Thurs., 5:30-7:30pm September 14, 2017 to June 7, 2018 This workshop will take place at MW El Futuro,1025 S. 9th St. We’re about...

Trauma 101: Becoming Trauma Aware

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) invites you to participate in a two-hour workshop, Trauma 101: Becoming Trauma Aware, taught by Lakeside Global Institute....

Association of Black Women in Higher Education National Conference

Association of Black Women in Higher Education

Celebrate “Sister Power” in Philadelphia with the Association of Black Women in Higher Education National Conference (ABWHE) as they honor Philadelphia’s Poet Laureate, author and activist...

Teacher Research and Knowledge: A Celebration of Writing and Literacy

University of Pennsylvania

The Philadelphia Writing Project, the Teachers Institute of Philadelphia, Mighty Writers and Penn’s Teacher Education Program, and Reading/Writing/Literacy will sponsor Teacher Research and...

Parents Progressing with Life

Philadelphia FIGHT

Parents Progressing with Life (PPWL) is a free parenting program provided by PLC Philadelphia to empower parents. We take a creative look at positive parenting techniques and teach parents ways to...

The Road to College Success for Students from Underserved Communities

Philadelphia School Partnership

How do we prepare students for what comes after their college acceptance? How do we equip them with the skills they need to graduate and continue into the workforce? For years, author Richard...

Teacher Open House Workshop for “Picturing Camden”

Rutgers University

The Teacher Open House will include an interactive museum tour and a hands-on workshop for local and regional teachers, as well as a brief talk by exhibition artist Bruce Garrity. Explore the...

30th Anniversary & Film: Because of the War

Philadelphia Folklore Project

The Philadelphia Folklore Project is celebrating our 30th Anniversary with the release of our latest film Because of the War. The film features stories of four Philadelphia-based Liberian women who...

Annual fundraiser for youth organizing

Youth United for Change

For over 25 years, Youth United for Change has been building youth leadership to do things like: -win a campaign for access to lead-free water in Philly schools -incubate student organizing in other...

First-Time Homebuyers Seminar

Temple University

If you are thinking about purchasing your first home, this is an opportunity you can’t miss. Fulton Mortgage Company is offering a no-cost, no-obligation, seminar to provide you with important...

A Conversation with Hill Harper: Achieving Success for All Students

School District of Philadelphia

A Conversation with Hill Harper: Achieving Success for All Students: The School District of Philadelphia’s Office of Family and Community Engagement is pleased to announce that the District has an...

Overcoming Challenges for K-12 English Language Learners

Philadelphia Education Fund

Join us for breakfast on October 5th as we discuss: Help Me Understand: Overcoming Challenges for K-12 English Language Learners Each day, after school, thousands of Philadelphia School District...

Community Health Fair in Haddington

Episcopal Community Services

YOU’RE INVITED: FREE COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR Episcopal Community Services and The National Osteopathic Medical Association (NOMA) will be hosting Healthy You, a free community health fair. NOMA, in...

State of Hispanic Business in Philadelphia

Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The 2017 “State of Hispanic Business” in Philadelphia informs chamber members, partners, policy makers and the business community about the climate, condition, and trends of the region’s...

2017 PA Arts and Education Symposium

Education Policy and Leadership Center

Radisson Hotel Harrisburg Convention Center Thursday, November 2, 2017 The 2017 Pennsylvania Arts and Education will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg Convention...

Roadmap for New Executive Directors

La Salle Nonprofit Center

You’ve earned the right to be an executive director, but that means all eyes are on you – the board, the staff and other key stakeholders. The early days of your tenure are a delicate balance of...

Financial Management for Nonprofits

RSVP of Montgomery County

November 14 Learn the basics of nonprofit finance and accounting procedures. This Seminar will cover the elements of a financial plan, legal and financial requirement for non-profits, how to connect...

New Resources

Democracy Counts: Report on U.S. College and University Student Voting

Tufts University

Students in 2016: Study, Study, Vote [Excerpted from The Conversation] A new study reveals that more, and more diverse, US college students voted in 2016. What are the implications for future...

Major Influence: Where Students Get Valued Advice on What to Study in College

Strada Education Network

“Major Influence: Where Students Get Valued Advice on What to Study in College,” examines the source and helpfulness of the advice students receive on what to study in college and follows the...

Childhood hunger in North Philadelphia more than triples

Drexel University

Inquirer by Alfred Lubrano, Staff Writer @AlfredLubrano | alubrano@ Updated: SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 — 3:04 PM EDT Stephanie Sakho believes that people who work should have fuller refrigerators than she...

PA ESSA Consolidated State Plan

Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE)

I am pleased to advise that Pennsylvania has timely submitted its proposed ESSA Consolidated State Plan to the Department of Education. A copy of the plan may be viewed on the Department’s ESSA...

Miscellaneous

Technology-Focused K-8 Lesson Plans

The Beacon

The Beacon Invites Submissions for Technology-Focused K-8 Lesson Plans Technology and entertainment blog The Beacon is inviting submissions of technology-focused lesson plans for its Technology...

Nonprofit Ascending Leadership Certificate Program

Bryn Mawr College

Final Call! There’s Still Time To Apply To NELI’s Ascending Leadership Certificate Program! Develop the leadership skills that will make you stand out in the crowd! The Nonprofit Ascending...

Extra Life: Gaming for healthy kids

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

Extra Life unites thousands of gamers around the world to play games in support of their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Since its inception in 2008, Extra Life has raised more than...

Nominate the 2018 Next Generation Leader

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Nominate the 2018 Next Generation Leader Award Today! United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s Women United invites you to nominate the 2018 Next Generation Leader Award...

WEBINAR: Digital Projects for Arts & Culture

Interactive Mechanics

Tuesday, October 10 | 3pm – 4pm FREE Registration: Are you getting started with a website redesign, mobile app, or new interactive exhibit? Or are you hoping to start a digital project in the...

Improve Educational Outcomes for Youth With Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice System

Juvenile Law Center

Partnering with P&As to Improve Educational Outcomes for Youth With Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice System An estimated 30-50% of those in the juvenile justice system are identified as youth...

The Secret to a Record-Breaking #GivingTuesday

Network for Good

Wednesday, October 11 at 1pm EDT $168 million. That’s how much was donated on #GivingTuesday in 2016. Can your small or growing nonprofit position this day of giving as the launching pad for a...

Online Job & Internship Week

Campus Philly

Campus Philly’s Online Job & Internship Week: October 23 thru 27 at This is the perfect opportunity for regional employers to recruit college students & recent grads for internships,...

2017 Service Year Field Survey Results

Service Year Alliance

Presentation on 2017 Service Year Field Survey Results: Wednesday, October 25 @ 2:00PM EST Join our team for a webinar on October 25th to discuss the findings from our 2017 Service Year Field Survey....

Moving from Vision to Implementation: Strategies for Systems Change in Collective Impact

Collective Impact Forum

October 26, 2017 – 2:00pm – 3:30pm ET Forming a steering committee and creating a common agenda is hard work. However, what happens after the vision has been agreed upon? How do you...

Career Success Spotlight: Supporting Adult Learners to and through College

National College Access Network

Wednesday, October 25 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern We know that college completion has lasting impacts on economic returns for the individual and community, improves the educational attainment of...

Higher Education Institutions’ Motivation to Partner with College Access Organizations

National College Access Network

Thursday, October 26 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM Eastern Join Dr. Cat McManus for an overview of her recent mixed-methods research exploring partnerships between higher education institutions and college...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Kitchen Teachers, Culinary Literacy Center

Free Library of Philadelphia

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Culinary Literacy Center is seeking kitchen teachers for its school visit program, Nourishing Literacy. This is a great opportunity for people who have a flexible...

Qualitative Research Associate or Senior Research Associate, Research for Action

Research for Action

September 2017 Qualitative Research Associate or Senior Research Associate About the Organization: Research for Action (RFA) is an independent, non-profit educational research organization that seeks...

MENTOR Program Coordinator, Court of Common Pleas

Court of Common Pleas

Job Posting Position: MENTOR Program Coordinator Employer: The Honorable Michael Erdos, First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Court of Common Pleas Application Deadline: October 18th, 2017 Hours:...

Executive Director, Repair the World Philadelphia

Repair the World

Repair the World is dedicated to making deep and meaningful volunteer service a central part of Jewish life. We enable people to transform their neighborhoods, cities and lives through service...

Member Service Manager – Philadelphia Chapter, Back On My Feet

Back On My Feet

Back on My Feet combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources. Operating in 12 major cities coast-to-coast, Back on My Feet...

Education Manager, National Constitution Center

National Constitution Center

National Constitution Center: Our Vision The National Constitution Center (Center) envisions a more perfect union where “We the People” know our Constitution, celebrate our freedoms, embrace our...

Research Assistant, Children’s Literacy Initiative

Children's Literacy Initiative

Do you love data and the knowledge it unlocks? Are you organized, detail-oriented and tech savvy? Can you translate numbers into visualizations and stories? Do you want to use your super powers to...

Database Administrator, The William Penn Foundation

William Penn Foundation

The William Penn Foundation seeks a Database Administrator to join its Grants Management team, supporting grantmaking activities, evaluation, and learning in service of the Foundation’s...

Deputy Director of PHLpreK, Mayor’s Office of Education

City of Philadelphia

The Deputy Director of PHLpreK reports to the PHLpreK Director and supports the design and implementation of PHLpreK, the City of Philadelphia’s quality pre-K initiative. The Deputy...

Deputy Director for Community Schools, Mayor’s Office of Education

City of Philadelphia

The Deputy Director for Community Schools is an employee of the Mayor’s Office of Education (MOE) and will provide operational leadership and supervision to the community schools team under the...

Pt-time Lead Teaching Artists, Puentes a las Artes/Bridges to the Arts

Puentes de Salud

The Barnes Foundation and Puentes de Salud are Partners in the launch of Puentes a las Artes/Bridges to the Arts, a pilot project which will support PreK ELL/ESL children, ages 3-4 from South...

Pt-time Project Coordinator, Puentes a las Artes/Bridges to the Arts

Puentes de Salud

The Barnes Foundation and Puentes de Salud are partners in the launch of Puentes a las Artes/Bridges to the Arts, a pilot project which will support PreK ELL/ESL children, ages 3-4 from South...

Director of School Engagement – Pennsylvania, Project Lead The Way

Project Lead The Way

At Project Lead The Way, we are empowering students to thrive in an evolving world. We know that students must develop the knowledge and skills necessary to compete in the workforce, solve important...

Grant Opportunities

Domestic Public Policy Program

Smith Richardson Foundation

Smith Richardson Foundation Accepting Applications for Domestic Public Policy Program The mission of the Smith Richardson Foundation is to contribute to important public debates and to address...

Program Development and Evaluation

Brady Education Foundation

Brady Education Foundation Seeks Applications for Program Development and Evaluation The Brady Education Foundation seeks to close the achievement/opportunity gap for children at risk for poor school...

Evidence-Based Solutions for Vulnerable Older Adults

AARP Foundation

AARP Foundation Issues RFP for Evidence-Based Solutions for Vulnerable Older Adults The AARP Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Association of Retired Persons, works to ensure that...

Pennsylvania AmeriCorps State Competitive Grants

PennSERVE

PennSERVE is pleased to share information two opportunities to develop and operate AmeriCorps programs or projects. PennSERVE Announces a Request for Applications for 2018-2019 Pennsylvania...

GradNation Acceleration Grant

America's Promise Alliance

n 2010, America’s Promise, along with its campaign co-conveners, set the national goal of a 90 percent graduation rate by 2020 and created the GradNation campaign to mobilize efforts towards that...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: 2018 Service Engagement Summit

Indiana Campus Compact

SUBMIT A PROPOSAL FOR THE 2018 SERVICE ENGAGEMENT SUMMIT: CONNECTING ACROSS DIVIDES STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND STAFF – YOU’RE INVITED! The Indiana Campus Compact Service Engagement Summit is our...

Call for Proposals: National Service-Learning Conference

National Youth Leadership Council

Registration is open for Justice in Action SIGN UP TODAY Early-Bird Registration Available Until December 15 Service-learning is justice in action. It’s young people taking notice of inequities...

Can Higher Education Recapture the Elusive American Dream?

Association of American Colleges and Universities

2018 Annual Meeting: Can Higher Education Recapture the Elusive American Dream? January 24–27, 2018 Grand Hyatt Hotel Washington, DC Early bird registration deadline: November 17 Pre-Meeting...

Partnerships Classifieds

Early Childhood Internship, Puentes a las artes

Puentes de Salud

Registration deadline: October 15th, 2017 Description We seek highly motivated individuals from all backgrounds to serve as interns in our after-school program for children ages 3-4. Puentes de Salud...

volunteers needed, Food Buying Club

Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha

What do you get when you put an orange, a tomato and a volunteer together in a room on a Tuesday in North Philly? Volunteers needed for Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha’s Food Buying Club to...


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