The week of

November 6, 2017

Other Local Events and Workshops

Power Not Paranoia: a dialogue on surveillance and policing

Media Mobilizing Project

Thursday, November 9th at 6PM – 9PM American Friends Service Committee 1501 Cherry St, Phila PA Media Mobilizing Project and The Center for Media Justice – home of the Media Action...

(DIS)PLACED: Philadelphia | Artist Meet & Greet

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture

We at Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture are thrilled to be hosting Tunisian-French artist eL Seed for an upcoming mural in the West Philadelphia neighborhood, as an extension of our ongoing (DIS)PLACED...

College Essay Night

Mighty Writers

(for 12 graders) Tues. November 14, 6-8pm MW South, 1501 Christian St. Join Mighty Writers staff and volunteers as we help seniors perfect their college entrance and scholarship essays! You should be...

Hurricane Maria Relief Drive

Arcadia University

On Sunday, November 12, 2017 Arcadia University student organization, Melanin In Action () in conjunction with Barclays Bank will be hosting a Hurricane Maria Relief Drive, from 10am-4pm at the...

4th Annual Uniting to Fight Poverty Summit

Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity

REGISTER NOW! THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017 YOU ARE INVITED to attend the Philadelphia Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity’s 4TH ANNUAL UNITING TO FIGHT POVERTY  SUMMIT THURSDAY,...

Water, Water Everywhere: A Dialogue on Flooding and Disasters in Greater Philadelphia

American Planning Association Pennsylvania Chapter

The 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season is on track to be one of the top ten most active seasons on record, with five major hurricanes, and a streak of eight straight hurricanes from August 9 to September...

Reentry Training Series: Digital Skills Build

Philadelphia FIGHT

Digital Skills Build – Module 1 A Reentry Training Series Training series start November 15th—All classes meet twice a week Wed and Thurs from 10am-12pm *unless otherwise stated* To enroll,...

College Night Happy Hour for Challah for Hunger

Challah for Hunger

College Night Join Challah for Hunger for a happy hour event on November 9 from 5:30-7:30 at Milkboy on South Street! In addition to happy hour specials, good people and vegetarian bar food,...

Forum on Justice & Opportunity

Episcopal Community Services

The Forum on Justice & Opportunity, sponsored by Episcopal Community Services, connects volunteers and social change activists to human service experts in order to activate partnerships and build...

Understanding the Culture of Urban Poverty: Building Resilience and Resources

Sources for Human Services

Workshop discusses understanding the culture of urban poverty Fairmount Behavioral Health System and Sources for Human Services will present Understanding the Culture of Urban Poverty: Building...

Info Session for new Foundation Directory Online

Free Library of Philadelphia

RFC introduces the new Foundation Directory Online The Regional Foundation Center is excited to announce that everyone’s favorite nonprofit database, Foundation Directory Online, was recently...

Institute for Family Professionals trauma awareness courses

Lakeside Global Institute

**Updated for Winter 2018** Registration for Winter 2018 Courses opens Monday, November 6 at 8:30 AM Choose a course from the list below. On each course page, you can select the course as your...

Guide for First-time Supervisors

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Position your New Supervisors for Success As a new supervisor, there are additional demands unrelated to work-related skills. Suddenly they’ve gone from working in a group to supervising others...

Fundamentals of Human Resources

La Salle Nonprofit Center

The essential framework Through the years, Fundamentals of Human Resources has been one of the most popular and impactful classes we offer because it provides an essential framework for understanding...

Helping your special needs child transition out of high school

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

Do you have a child between the ages of 14 and 21 who has an Individualized Education Program (IEP)? Want to learn more about their legal right to an IEP that prepares them for life after high...

Call for Abstracts: School Reform, Communities, and Social Justice: Exploring the Intersections

Rutgers University

Friday, May 18, 2018 Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ Over the past twenty years, neoliberal school reforms have gained increasing...

Expanding History: Philadelphia’s Postwar Public Schools

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Albert M. Greenfield School, 2200 Chestnut Street The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is expanding its inventory of...

Fundraising Beyond Grants

CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia

[VDA@CW] Fundraising Beyond Grants By CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13 2017 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM Vision Driven Artists and CultureWorks are partnering on a monthly workshop series...

Arts Fundraising Boot Camp

Vision Driven Artists

Vision Driven Artists is proud to present our very first Arts Fundraising Boot Camp – a month-long intensive designed to help Philadelphia-based artists and arts organizations find funding to...

New Resources

October Compact Nation Podcast – new episodes

Campus Compact

Tune in monthly for conversations with leading community engagement professionals, book and literature reviews, discussions of important topics in the field, and maybe the answer to what happens when...

Strengthening American Democracy: A Guide for Developing an Action Plan

American Democracy Project

New Guide Book Helps Develop Action Plans to Increase Civic Learning, Democratic Engagement, and Voting Rates on Campus The American Democracy Project, The Democracy Commitment, and NASPA’s Lead...

Philly FUNDamentals donation app

Fund for the School District of Philadelphia

The Fund for the School District of Philadelphia Unveils Innovative Tool to Make it Easier to Support Public Schools Philly FUNDamentals, a new web-based platform, allows donors to give directly to a...

Child Development Associate: A Successful Tool to Develop Philadelphia’s Existing Early Childhood Teachers

Early Childhood Action Collective

The Early Childhood Action Collective (ECAC) is pleased to share with you the latest in a series of briefs intended to inform the implementation and improvement of early childhood programs in...

The Broken Compass: Parental Involvement with Children’s Education

Harvard University Press

Keith Robinson and Angela L. Harris Boston: Harvard University Press, 2014 While family engagement advocates posit that the more involved parents and families are with a child’s education the...

New Strategic Plan for National Partnership for Educational Access

National Partnership for Educational Access

NPEA completes strategic planning process! Among our many exciting projects this fall, we are thrilled to share that NPEA recently completed a strategic planning process to help guide us through the...

Analysis of Overdose Deaths in Pennsylvania

University of Pittsburgh

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is in the midst of an unprecedented epidemic of drug abuse and drug-related overdose deaths impacting every corner of the state and all of its residents. In 2016,...

Social Innovations Journal: Achieving Sustainable Impact in Europe

Social Innovations Journal

We invite to read the just released European Edition. EUROPE’S MOST INNOVATIVE IDEAS TO ACHIEVE SUSTAINABLE IMPACT We live in an ever expanding — and yet, with technology — ever...

Black Student Loan Borrowers Disproportionately Struggle to Repay Debt

Center for American Progress

  Black student loan borrowers who started college in 2003 most likely owe more on their federal student loans after 12 years than when they originally borrowed, and nearly half of them default...

Free Sex Ed for schools

Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA

Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA is currently offering 45-60 minute programs to 8-12 grade students in the School District of Philadelphia on the topics of contraception, sexually transmitted...

Creating a Persona: A Powerful Tool for Focusing on the Right Audience

Iris Creative Group

Tomorrow’s eblast. Next week’s appeal letter. December’s gala invitation. Does your to-do list go on and on? And on? How about the list of people you need to reach with all those messages? Your...

Departments that Integrate Civic Responsibility by Design in Majors

Association of American Colleges and Universities

AAC&U Selects Twenty-Two Institutions to Highlight Departments that Integrate Civic Responsibility by Design in Majors Grant from the Endeavor Foundation Supports AAC&U’s Signature...

Partnerships Classifieds

event volunteers needed, Malcolm Bernard HBCU College Fair

School District of Philadelphia

On Wednesday, November 15, the School District of Philadelphia is hosting the Annual Malcolm Bernard HBCU College Fair from 3:30-7pm at 440 N. Broad St. This event is open to the entire Philadelphia...

mentor students for Delaware Valley Science Fair

Drexel University

Colleagues, Professors, Engineers, and Scientists: Share your skills, knowledge, and expertise with a student or team of students involved in independent research for the Delaware Valley Science...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Democracy: The Inconvenient Truths

Association of American Colleges and Universities

2018 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Democracy: The Inconvenient Truths March 22, 2018 to March 24, 2018 The Westin Gaslamp 910 Broadway Circle San Diego, CA 92101 “We live in a time when...

NPEA Conference: Standing Together in a Changing Landscape

National Partnership for Educational Access

Standing Together in a Changing Landscape: A Call to Action Our 10th Annual Conference will take place April 11-13, 2018 at the JW Marriott in New Orleans, LA. Registration will open in December....

Grant Opportunities

Young Jewish Humanitarian Prize

Charles Bronfman Prize

Charles Bronfman Prize Seeks Nominations for Young Jewish Humanitarian Prize The Charles Bronfman Prize annually recognizes Jewish humanitarians whose work, while inspired by personal Jewish values,...

Solutions to Social Isolation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF Issues RFP for Solutions to Social Isolation The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has issued a Request for Proposals for the best ideas from around the world that address social isolation and...

Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children Access to Care Grants

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children Invites Proposals for Access to Care Grants The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry established Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children in 1987 with the aim of providing...

Legal Education Research Projects

AccessLex Center for Legal Education Excellence

AccessLex Accepting Applications for Legal Education Research Projects The AccessLex Center for Legal Education Excellence, in partnership with the Association for Institutional Research, is...

Collaborative Research Grants

National Endowment for the Humanities

NEH Accepting Applications for Collaborative Research Grants The National Endowment for the Humanities is accepting applications for its Collaborative Research grant program, which encourages...

Wildlife Conservation Projects

SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund

SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund Accepting Applications for Wildlife Conservation Projects The SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund works with purpose and passion on behalf of...

RFP: Employment Connections for Opportunity Youth


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Request for Proposals: Employment Connections for Opportunity Youth. Released October 6, 2017. Deadline to submit questions for response October 23, 2017. Deadline extension: Proposals due November...

Establishing or Expanding Success Services for Students

National College Access Network

NCAN Member Grant Opportunity: Establishing or Expanding Success Services for Students Tuesday, November 14 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern Register here Join this webinar to learn how members can apply...

Public restroom expansion

City of Philadephia

City seeks proposals to expand public restrooms, hygiene facilities The Office of Homeless Services of the City of Philadelphia is seeking proposals for expanding the number of restrooms and hygiene...

2019-21 funding process

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

United Way announces FY 2019-21 funding process United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) has announced the launch of the FY 2019-2021 funding process. In order to qualify...

Community-Wide Reading Programs

National Endowment for the Arts

Big Read Accepting Grant Applications for Community-Wide Reading Programs The Big Read, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts, aims to restore reading to the center of American culture....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director, Donor Relations, WHYY

WHYY

WHYY is seeking a full-time Director of Donor Relations. WHYY is the leading public media organization in the Philadelphia Region, including Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and beyond. You can...

Reading Coach Site Coordinator, Citywide OST Initiative

City of Philadelphia

Agency Description This position will sit within the Managing Director’s Office (MDO) which provides oversight of the City’s major operating departments. The MDO provides support, assistance, and...

Director of Post Secondary Services, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

The Director of Post-Secondary Services is responsible for the development design and oversight of Congreso’s career and college pathway strategy and directly supervises of tthe Post-Secondary...

Pt-time Adult Literacy Instructor, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso’s Adult Education department provides various programs and services to adults of all ages who are preparing for high school equivalency credentials, as well as college and career...

Outreach and Partnerships Management VISTA, TeenSHARP

TeenSHARP

TeenSHARP  is recruiting an Outreach and Partnerships Management VISTA to join our New Jersey team! The position will be charged with school outreach to help build the organization’s presence in...

Director, Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships

Drexel University

Drexel University is currently searching for the next Director of the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, an urban extension center located adjacent to campus at the nexus of our two local...

Chief Financial Officer, Children’s Literacy Initiative

Children's Literacy Initiative

Reporting directly to the CEO, and serving as a member of the leadership team, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a critical leadership role that will serve as a strategic thought partner and...

Director Faculty Project Mgt, Temple University

Temple University

The Director of Faculty Project Management will help define strategy and process to improve the Research and Faculty interaction with information systems at the University. In an environment where we...

Vice Provost for Research and Creative Activity, West Chester University

West Chester University

Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Pennsylvania seeks applicants for the position of Vice Provost for...

Miscellaneous

Nominations for Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition

City of Philadelphia

We would like to put on your radar about an upcoming annual event, Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition, being held in April 2018. The Mayor’s Day of Service is a chance to recognize service...

For HS students: Princeton Prize in Race Relations

Princeton University

The Princeton Prize in Race Relations recognizes and rewards high school students who advance race relations within their schools or communities through their volunteer efforts. The Prize consists of...


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