The week of

January 29, 2018

PHENND Events/Activities

Save the Date & Register to attend the 2018 PHENND Conference

PHENND

The theme this year will be “Health,” and will take place at Temple University’s Health Sciences Campus at 3401 N. Broad Street on Friday, April 27th. The PHENND Conference is an annual...

Other Local Events and Workshops

LGBTQ Identity in the Workplace

Independence Business Alliance

Join Independence Business Alliance’s Young Professionals for a night of networking and discussion about LGBTQ identity in the workplace from 6-8PM on January 30. Collectively, attendees will...

Refugees and the Political Crisis of Our Time

University of Pennsylvania

The Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics 2018 Rena and Angelius Anspach Lecture Refugees and the Political Crisis of Our Time with Rt. Hon. David Miliband Tuesday, January 30,...

TEDxWilmingtonED: Education Possible

TEDxWilmington

Friday, February 9th, 2018 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM HOTEL DU PONT 42 W 11th St Wilmington, DE, 19801 Through an exciting lineup of curated TED and TEDx Talks, we will explore the many aspects of this...

Path to Citizenship class

1199C Training Fund

For ANYONE with a permanent resident/green card FREE “Path to Citizenship” class at District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund! Schedule: — Information Session (REQUIRED): Tuesday,...

Introduce A Girl to Engineering Day

Drexel University

Hosted by: Drexel University College of Engineering Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018, 10 am – 2 pm Location: The ExCITe Center, 3401 Market Street, Suite 100, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Drexel...

various technology workshops for middle school girls

TechGirlz

I wanted to let you know about four free workshops that TechGirlz is running in your area in the coming weeks: Introduction to JavaScript 2/3/2018 at Launch Academy (1701 Walnut Street, 8th Floor,...

Critical Financial Literacy Inquiry to Action Group

Teacher Action Group

Check out this flyer to learn more about the Critical Financial Literacy and other ItAG (Inquiry to Action) groups. Our ItAG seeks to reexamine financial literacy programs found in many in school and...

Poetry in Context: Poetry Readings with Dr. Eve L. Ewing

Swarthmore College

February 21, 2018 Late afternoon event (4:15-5:45p) Swarthmore College Kohlberg Hall, Scheuer Room 500 College Ave Swarthmore, PA 19081 Evening event (7-8pm) Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse (info)...

Nonprofit Leadership Forum – Leading Through Times of Change

Cabrini University

Cabrini’s Nerney Institute holds Nonprofit Leadership Forum The Nerney Leadership Institute of Cabrini University will offer a Nonprofit Leadership Forum – Leading Through Times of Change....

Accessing SNAP! Info Session

Philadelphia Benefits Access Coalition

Benefits Access Coalition holds SNAP information session You are invited to the first meeting of the Philadelphia Benefits Access Coalition on February 1, 2018, 2:00 – 4:30 pm. on Accessing...

Schomburg Symposium: Does Violence Have Color?

Taller Puertorriqueño

  Does Violence Have Color? 22nd Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium February 24, 2018 / 9–5 pm El Corazón Cultural Center, 2600 N 5th St. Join us for the 22nd annual Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium,...

Learning as Development: Rethinking International Education in a Changing World

University of Pennsylvania

Book Launch Event Organized by Penn’s International Educational Development Program Daniel A. Wagner, Professor at PennGSE and Irina Bokova, Director-General, UNESCO Date: Wednesday, January 31st...

Did it Work?  Applying Education Research  to Inform Practice

Philadelphia Education Fund

Join us for breakfast on February 1 , 2018 (rescheduled from January 4) from 7:45-10:00 AM as we discuss:   Did it Work?  Applying Education Research  to Inform Practice When it comes to...

The Love Of A King NewCORE Legacy Conversation

NewCORE

The Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement will host it’s first New CORE conversation here at City Hall, entitled “The Love Of A King.” NewCORE (the New Conversation on Race and...

Philly Materials Science and Engineering Day

Drexel University

Saturday, February 3, 2018 10 – 3 Bossone Research Enterprise Center 3126 Market St. Join Drexel’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, the University of Pennsylvania Department...

A Deeper Dive into the State of Education

Pennsylvania School Boards Association

PSBA Closer Look Series Public Briefings The Closer Look Series Public Briefings will take a deeper dive into concepts contained in the proposed Pennsylvania State Budget and the State of Education...

Fundraising and Grantwriting for Artists

Vision Driven Artists

Vision Driven Consulting has teamed up with The Rotunda & CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia to bring resources and capacity-building workshops to self-producing artists/musicians, arts...

The Business of Zero Waste

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

Best Practice Forums are a series of workshops from SBN that use member case studies to create meaningful opportunities to learn, connect, and build a better business. The next program in the series...

Social Innovations in Nursing Symposium

Social Innovations Journal

The Pennsylvania Action Coalition and Social Innovations Journal INVITE YOU to SOCIAL INNOVATIONS IN NURSING SYMPOSIUM: TAKING THE LEAD TO TRANSFORM HEALTH CARE Thu, February 8, 2018 2:45 PM – 6:30...

learn.design.bio

University of Pennsylvania

on February 17, 2018 1:00-5:30pm at the University of Pennsylvania brings together designers and educators to discuss novel learning platforms and activities to advance biological design and...

Being Informed Educators about Dating and Domestic Violence

Cabrini University

  The Barbara and John Jordan Center For Children of Trauma And Domestic Violence Education presents EDUCATORS BACK ON CAMPUS: Being Informed Educators about Dating and Domestic Violence...

New Resources

We ASPIRE: Advancing Student Performance through Integration, Research, and Excellence

Association of American Colleges and Universities

AAC&U Announces Five-Year Strategic Plan to Reclaim Higher Education’s Civic Mission of Educating for Democracy AAC&U’s goals for 2018–22 reaffirm a commitment to advancing quality and...

Kresge Foundation Arts & Culture Program: The First Decade

Kresge Foundation

The Kresge Foundation’s decision to focus its arts and culture program on creative placemaking required not only agility but a sea change in its approach to grantmaking, a report from the...

Public Education Funding Inequity in an Era of Increasing Concentration of Poverty and Resegregation

U. S. Commission on Civil Rights

Briefing Before The United States Commission on Civil Rights Held in Washington, DC EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In 1954, the Supreme Court decreed in Brown v. Board of Education that public education “is...

School District of Philadelphia’s Kindergarten Registration process

School District of Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia’s Kindergarten Registration process for the 2018-2019 school year is January 16, 2018 through May 31, 2018! The District’s goal is to ensure that all...

Kindergarten Registration

School District of Philadelphia

Did you know Kindergarten registration began on January 16th? Many adults in Philadelphia do not, which makes this month a great time to remind parents to register their children. The School District...

Fall 2017 Issue of Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

University of Michigan

Release of V 24 N 1 Michigan Journal The belated release of the fall 2017 Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning. The link to this issue is at: This issue has a number of important...

Crisis of Confidence: Current College Students Do Not Feel Prepared for the Workforce

Strada Education Network

New Survey Reveals Crisis of Confidence in Workforce Readiness Among College Students Strada-Gallup survey finds majority of students don’t believe they will graduate with the knowledge and skills...

Economic Diversity in Philadelphia’s Neighborhoods

Pew Charitable Trusts

Our recent report on Philadelphia poverty, “Philadelphia’s Poor: Who They Are, Where They Live, and How That Has Changed,” found that about 60 percent of the city’s 372 residential census...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteer with middle and high schoolers

Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia

Hiring Spring 2018 Volunteers to work with Middle and High Schoolers! Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia is hiring volunteers for spring 2018!! Breakthrough’s signature dual mission expands...

Access Coaches, Let’s Get Ready

Let's Get Ready

Access Coaches are on the frontlines of educational justice as teachers, role models, and mentors. As a Coach, you will impart vital skills and techniques that high school students from disadvantaged...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Partnering for Equity

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

CUMU members are vibrant, forward-looking institutions that serve as vital resource hubs for their communities. As our communities face increasingly complex challenges, you and your institution’s...

Call for Proposals: Equitable Development Conference

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

PACDC’s Community Development Leadership Institute is accepting proposals to present at its Equitable Development Conference on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. This full day conference will be held in...

Call for Proposals: Engaging Diverse Communities

Siena College

4th Annual Engage for Change Workshop Are we as campuses engaging in authentic partnership with our community partners? How can we deepen our roles in the community while enhancing the education of...

Grant Opportunities

Grants for orgs serving women and children

The Transition Network

Transition Network seeks agencies that serve women and children The Giving Circle of the Philadelphia Chapter of The Transition Network — a donor advised fund of The Philadelphia Foundation...

National Resilient Communities Program

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

NFWF Issues RFP for National Resilient Communities Program In 2017, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, in partnership with Wells Fargo, launched the Resilient Communities Program, which is...

Information Campaigns for innovative programs

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation Seeks Proposals for Information Campaigns The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation supports organizations that contribute to the physical, mental,...

2018 Transformation Awards for women and trans artists

Leeway Foundation

Leeway Accepting Applications for 2018 Transformation Awards The Leeway Foundation is accepting applications for its 2018 Transformation Award, an annual award program that provides unrestricted...

RFQ: Affordable Housing Pilot Program in McPherson Square

Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority

PRA Issues Request for Qualifications for Affordable Housing Pilot Program in McPherson Square The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (“PRA”) is pleased to issue this Request for...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director Of Operations, One House at a Time

One House at a Time

One House at a Time (OHAAT) is a small, volunteer-driven nonprofit located in Huntingdon Valley, PA. Our current focus is ending child bedlessness in Greater Philadelphia. Through a program called...

Summer AmeriCorps Members, PowerCorpsPHL

PowerCorpsPHL

Be a Summer AmeriCorps Member with PowerCorpsPHL! Applications accepted on a rolling basis through May 1st. Information and Application PowerCorpsPHL is accepting applications from college students...

Media Specialist, Penn Center for Community Health Workers

University of Pennsylvania

About the position: If you care about social justice and have a passion for documenting compelling stories, this is the job for you! Penn Center for Community Health Workers, part of the University...

Youth Placement Specialist, The Work Group

The Work Group

The Work Group, a progressive, alternative education and training program, has an outstanding opportunity for a high energy professional with job counseling and coaching ability to guide our students...

Director, Assessment and Evaluation, 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...

Project Lead, Exhibits and Experiences, The Franklin Institute

Franklin Institute

As one of the leading science centers in the country, The Franklin Institute is an educational and cultural center that directly reaches more than one million people each year with informal science...

Grant Writing Consultant, JEVS Human Services

JEVS Human Services

JEVS OVERVIEW As one of the largest non-profit organizations in the Delaware Valley, JEVS Human Services helps people from all walks of life including the under and unemployed as well as the frail...

Data and Compliance Coordinator, City of Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

The Data and Compliance Coordinator reports to the PHLpreK Director and supports the performance evaluation of PHLpreK, the City of Philadelphia’s quality pre-K initiative. The Data and...

Program Associate, Creative Communities, William Penn Foundation

William Penn Foundation

The Program Associate will spend the majority time as a member of the Creative Communities team, which is focused on: Providing core organizational support to advance the artistic mission of arts and...

Community Building Coordinator, SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC welcomes applications for the full-time position of Community Building Coordinator (“Coordinator”). SEAMAAC (a nonprofit organization founded in 1984, as the Southeast Asian Mutual...

Executive Director, Delaware River City Corporation (DRCC)

Delaware River City Corporation (DRCC)

About DRCC Established in 2004, the Delaware River City Corporation  (DRCC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to completing, sustaining and programming of the riverfront trail and network of...

Summer 2018 Internships with Philadelphia Fed Community Development

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Job #253256 Description The successful candidate will support the department’s research projects related to community development and access to credit. Responsibilities include literature review,...

Development Director, Rebuilding Together Philadelphia

Rebuilding Together Philadelphia

Rebuilding Together Philadelphia transforms the lives of low-income Philadelphians by improving the safety and health of their homes. The Development Director will oversee all development activities...

Program Manager – Philadelphia PLUS, The New Teacher Project

New Teacher Project

Use your communication and organizational skills to help end educational inequality! TNTP seeks a full-time Program Manager to support the Pathway to Leadership in Urban Schools (PLUS) programs in...

Miscellaneous

Engaging Your Community as Ambassadors and Donors

Benevon

I hope you will join me for the next webinar in our Getting Started with the Benevon Model Webinar Series: Engaging Your Community as Ambassadors and Donors, on Thursday, February 15th from 11 to...

scholarships for veterans

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo recently announced a special scholarship program for veterans who plan to enroll, or students already enrolled, in full-time college, university, or vocational-technical school. The...

How Cities Increased FAFSA Completion by High School Seniors

National College Access Network

The Kresge FAFSA Completion Challenge: How Cities Increased FAFSA Completion by High School Seniors Wednesday, February 21 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern Register here In 2016-17, NCAN and The Kresge...

How the New Federal Tax Law Could Impact Nonprofits

La Salle Nonprofit Center

A Webinar Presentation by Kreischer Miller co-sponsored by The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University Answers to the Questions you have about HR1 – Tax Cuts & Job Act – What it Means...

Nonprofit Sector Survey open

Nonprofit Finance Fund

Nonprofit Finance Fund State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey open Raise your organization’s voice through completing the Nonprofit Finance Fund State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey, Jan. 17-Feb. 21,...

Apply: Philadelphia African American Leadership Development Forum

Urban League of Philadelphia

UWGPSNJ, Urban League launch program for African American nonprofit leaders With support from United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, the Urban League of Philadelphia and The...

Thank You Wednesday – It’s just the beginning

Network for Good

Wednesday, January 31st at 10am PST | 1pm EST Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday, and now Thank You Wednesday. Join Network for Good and special guest Jamie McDonald, representing 92nd Street Y, the...

The Teen Empowerment model: Youth Building Peaceful Communities Together

Social Innovations Journal

  Register Here About this Presentation: The Teen Empowerment Model is based on the belief that with the proper support, training, and resources, young people, including those of highest risk, have...

Boy’s and Girl’s Track Program

City of Philadelphia

It is a 10-month program designed to provide a safe and nurturing environment that promotes social and emotional well being for boys and girls in grades 7th through 12th. Our program focuses on...

LaunchX HS entrepreneurship program now at Penn

LaunchX

Our summer entrepreneurship program is expanding to three new universities this summer. In response to student demand, we’re happy to announce that our summer entrepreneurship program will be...

Native Plant Education Projects

Wild Ones

Wild Ones Invites Applications for Native Plant Education Projects Wild Ones, a nonprofit environmental education and advocacy organization, is accepting applications from projects designed to...

HistoryQuest Fellowship for Social Studies Teachers

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Accepting Nominations for HistoryQuest Fellowship Founded in 1945, the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation identifies and develops the...

Creativity is a Martial Art – How to Unlock your Own “Samurai Creativity”

Drexel University

Hot Topic #2: Creativity is a Martial Art – How to Unlock your Own “Samurai Creativity” Date – Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Time – 12:15 PM-1:15 PM Location –...

Creating a Culture of Success

Drexel University

Please save the date and plan to attend one of Drexel School of Education’s FREE Webinars! Hot Topic #1: Creating a Culture of Success Date – Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Time – 12:15...

Afterschool Webinar: Building Workforce Skills in Afterschool

Afterschool Alliance

Wednesday, January 31 at 2 ET Register Afterschool and summer programs across the country are helping to close the gap between the skills and competencies students possess and the needs of...

Cooke Young Scholars Program (7th graders)

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Do you know an outstanding 7th grade student with financial need and passion to succeed? The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, sponsor of the Award for Excellence in Educational Access at the NPEA Annual...


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