The week of

March 26, 2018

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 June Institute – Call for Proposals

PHENND

Are you interested in leading a breakout session at our June Institute? This year’s theme is “College Access and Success” and will be attended by about 100 students, campus...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Education Reform, Communities, and Social Justice: Exploring the Intersections

Rutgers University

Registration is now open for the third annual research conference on Education Reform, Communities, and Social Justice: Exploring the Intersections, which will be held at the Edward J. Bloustein...

PHLYouthTalk: Gun Violence: From Parkland to Philly

Philadelphia Youth Commission

Please join the Philadelphia Youth Commission and the Millennial Advisory Commission on Tuesday, March 27 for a special #PHLYouthTalks conversation about the issue of gun violence in Philadelphia and...

Public Hearing on Racial Disparities in Home Lending

City Council

From Jojy Varughese, Urban Affairs Coalition Several articles involving racial discrimination and redlining came out in the past few weeks, specifically looking into lending patterns in the...

QuickBooks for Nonprofits

Free Library of Philadelphia

Thu, April 5, 2018 10:00 Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library This course establishes best practices for designing a QuickBooks system to meet the complex needs of a nonprofit...

Lunch & Learn: Canva for Social Media

Free Library of Philadelphia

Thu, April 19, 2018 12:00 Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library Social media posts that include images can help increase your engagement by 650%! Learn how to use Canva,...

Project Planning for Nonprofit Organizations

Free Library of Philadelphia

Tue, April 24, 2018 10:00 Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library Do you have a project to make happen? This workshop uses the example of planning a large Shakespearean production to...

Riverbend Summer Science Inquiry Institute 2018

Riverbend Environmental Education Center

Free Professional Development Opportunity for 3-5th grade teachers! Transform your classroom, improve your science teaching and learn ways to integrate science into your English and math curriculum....

Building Healthy Competition Training Workshop

Up2Us Sports

Join Up2Us Sports for our one-day training module that focuses on leveraging competitive environments to help young people learn valuable sport and life skills. This interactive workshop examines the...

Creating & Mastering a Successful Leadership Style

La Salle Nonprofit Center

What Makes a Superior Leader? Creating & Mastering a Successful Leadership Style April 26, 2018 9 AM-4 PM Independence Seaport Museum 211 S. Columbus Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19106 Your skills and...

Re-entry Peer Support and Empowerment Group

Philadelphia FIGHT

From Distress to Success Where individuals with shared life experiences of adverse contact with the Criminal Justice Systems come together to support and empower each other through dynamic dialog,...

Adult College Resource Fair

Graduate! Philadelphia

Jumpstart Your Education and Career! An Adult College Resource Fair and Workshops for Adults Who Have Some College Credit and Want to Go Back To School To Complete Their Degree Adult College...

Working to Increase Graduation Rates at Community Colleges: The Role for the K-12 System

Philadelphia Education Fund

Join us for breakfast on Thursday, April 5th as we discuss: Working to Increase Graduation Rates at Community Colleges: The Role for the K-12 System Approximately, million students are enrolled in...

Youth Poetry Weekly Workshops

Philly Youth Poetry Movement

Weekly Workshops Are Back! PYPM Saturday Workshops return with topics including Creative Writing, Social Justice, and Arts & Business. Saturday, March 31st 12:00 – 3:00 at the The William...

Continuing ed classes on obesity and psychotherapy

Temple University

Continuing Education Professional and Career Development Professor Paul Felker Presents Treating Difficult Clients: Psychotherapy for Client and Therapist April 6, 2018 1:00-4:00 TU-Center City...

Urban Health Summer Institute

Drexel University

The Drexel Urban Health Collaborative would like to invite you to attend the Urban Health Summer Institute, hosted June 18 – 24, 2018 at the Dornsife School of Public Health. Early registrants –...

Center for Youth Development Professionals Meet & Greet

Center for Youth Development Professionals

The Center for Youth Development Professionals is a new entity in Philadelphia, established to meet the professional development needs of adults in Philadelphia who work with or on behalf of youth...

Community Land Trusts: A Tool for Permanent Affordability

Women’s Community Revitalization Project

The City of Philadelphia is changing and as some neighborhoods undergo rapid redevelopment rising housing costs can lead to people being displaced from the communities they call home. Community Land...

Training and Support for Neighborhood-Based Community Organizers

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

Iron Sharpens Iron 2018: Training and Support for Neighborhood-Based Community Organizers Join the spring session of engaged neighborhood residents, community organizers and community developers to...

Compass Pro Bono Information Session

Compass Philly

JOIN US FOR A PROSPECTIVE CLIENT INFO SESSION – APRIL 25 If you are considering applying for a Compass pro bono consulting project, please join us on April 25 to hear about Compass’...

Pi Wars USA Experience: A Family-Fun Day of Raspberry Pi Robotics

Achievement House Cyber Charter School

Join us for the 2018 Pi Wars USA Experience A Family-Fun Day of Raspberry Pi Robotics Pi Wars USA is a 1-day event for students and their families, using Raspberry Pi controlled robots to navigate a...

Judy Wicks: “From Me to We” Screening

WHYY

Tue, April 17, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT WHYY, Inc 150 North 6th Street Judy Wicks is the founder of SBN and co-founder of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies. Her work on farm to...

New Resources

Youth Movements Around the World

Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting

Young People’s Revolutions: Examining Youth Movements Around the World This lesson plan pools resources on how young people are leading protests and social action in 4 countries (Tunisia,...

Get (or be) a skills-based volunteer

Philadelphia Foundation

Skills-based volunteers to provide free capacity building support The Philadelphia Foundation (TPF) has announced a formalized partnership with Catchafire, an online service that connects social good...

PA homeless students at highest level ever

People’s Emergency Center

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has released a report on its education programs for children and youth experiencing homelessness. A summary of the report by the People’s Emergency...

State of Opportunity in America Report

Center for Advancing Opportunity

Vast Majority of Residents of “Fragile Communities” Say College Is Important By Kim Cook, Executive Director, National College Access Network NCAN members and the families we serve have long...

Facilitator’s Guide for Effective School Partnerships Toolkit

Abt Associates

[Note: PHENND was pleased to be a part of the original research that informed the Toolkit, through the work of our School Community Partnerships VISTA Project.] Schools and districts have long...

Housing instability negatively affects the health of children and caregivers

ScienceDaily

One in three low-income renters face housing instability, placing them at greater risk of poor health and other hardships, according to new research out of Boston Medical Center, published in...

The Impact of Housing Quality on Children’s Health

Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Can Housing Explain Racial Disparities in Childhood Asthma? A recent post in How Housing Matters looks at the relationship between housing and childhood asthma – and specifically whether housing...

Lending Patterns in Philadelphia Not Much Better Than in the 1930s

Center for Investigative Reporting

Reveal Report Finds Lending Patterns in Philadelphia Not Much Better Than in the 1930s Reveal, a publication of the Center for Investigative Reporting, has released the findings from their yearlong...

Read and Rise program for summer camps

Free Library of Philadelphia

Help Children Prevent Learning Loss Over The Summer Attention summer camps: help children avoid reading loss this summer by becoming a Read and Rise site. Over the summer, students can lose two-three...

[White Paper] A Better Donor Experience

Network for Good

[White Paper] A Better Donor Experience: Is it the Cornerstone of Donor Loyalty? Turn first-time donors into recurring supporters by providing an engaging donor experience. It’s a startling fact:...

Miscellaneous

Signature Work from First Year to Capstone

Association of American Colleges and Universities

AAC&U Webinar: Signature Work from First Year to Capstone: Scaffolding throughout the Curriculum Friday, April 27, 2018 2:00 ET AAC&U is pleased to announce the latest webinar in a series...

2018 SummerSessions at Friends Select School

Friends Select School

Where the City Meets Your Kid June 18 – July 27 (1-6 week courses available) Friends Select SummerSessions provides a unique experience that will engage, challenge, and enrich students in...

2018 Chancellor’s Awards for Civic Engagement at Rutgers University–Camden

Rutgers University

These awards recognize the contributions of our campus community and partners to Camden and across southern New Jersey. Nominations are being accepted in eight categories, all listed below with the...

Youth Fostering Change

Juvenile Law Center

When: March 27, 2018 Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am EST To Register: Please email Rachael Ickes at cwtpreg@ with your name, email address, and agency name. Youth Fostering Change, a project at...

Sparking Social Capital in the 21st Century

Social Innovations Institute

Social capital is in decline. Community trust, networks of resources, and authentic communication systems are critical to the fabric of healthy and sustainable communities, as well as a bedrock...

Young Writers & Illustrators Spring Short Story Contest

The World Was Made for You

Write & Illustrate Your Own Story Co-hosted by children’s author Nahjee Grant OPEN TO ALL AGES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST: Write & illustrate a story no longer than 32 pages about...

Upcoming Webinar: Crowdfunding for Service Years

Service Year Alliance

Upcoming Webinar: Crowdfunding for Service Years – Insights from the 2017 Pilots Thursday March 29, 2018 1:00-2:00pm EST Service Year Alliance piloted crowdfunding throughout 2017 and would...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

AmeriCorps VISTA, HIAS-PA/Civic House

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania (Civic House & HIAS PA)-PA/NYCC HIAS Pennsylvania (HIAS PA) has provided legal and social services for immigrants and refugees since 1882 in order to ensure their fair...

Special Events/Outreach Coordinator, RSVP Montgomery County

RSVP of Montgomery County

RSVP is seeking a part-time Special Events/Outreach Coordinator. The position is 25 hours per week. OVERALL PURPOSE Plan, coordinate and promote special events to ensure they run smoothly and are...

Development Director, Clarifi

Clarifi

The position including coordinating grant applications and reporting, cultivating major donors, developing fundraising appeals, maintaining individual and corporate donor relations, and developing...

Summer Environmental Educators, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

The Schuylkill Center’s Nature Ramblers summer camp is an environmentally focused program that strives to give children the opportunity to explore and learn about their relationship to the...

Adventure Treks Leaders, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

The Schuylkill Center’s Summer Adventure Treks is an environmentally focused adventure camp for young adults. Week-long programs are designed to challenge campers emotionally, physically, and...

Play Captain Supervisors and Project Manager, Fab Youth Philly

Fab Youth Philly

FAB YOUTH PHILLY is looking for dynamic, organized and reliable youth development professionals to lead teams of teens as part of our Play Captain Initiative. There are 4 Play Captain Supervisor...

Coordinator, Community Support, American Cancer Society

American Cancer Society

Position Description Save lives. Fulfill yours. At the American Cancer Society, saving lives is our mission. We achieve our mission by drawing on our humanity. Humanity made up of courage,...

various VISTA positions, Serve Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

Serve Philadelphia VISTA Corps Application Open The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service is currently accepting applications from qualified candidates to join the...

Studio Institute Program Summer Internship

Brandywine Workshop and Archives

The Archives are Moving & Intern Opportunity During the summer of 2018, the Brandywine Workshop and Archives (BWA) will begin the relocation of its archives. The Archives cover a forty-five year...

Volunteer Coordinator VISTA, Read By 4th

Free Library of Philadelphia

Join the team! The Volunteer Coordinator will prepare campaign partners to sustain key initiatives that leverage community volunteers to support the goals of the campaign. The Read by 4th Volunteer...

various summer positions, SMASH Wharton

Level Playing Field Institute

SMASH Wharton is a new summer STEM program that serves minority students of color from underrepresented communities in Philadelphia. SMASH Wharton at UPenn is looking for instructors to teach Math,...

Grant Opportunities

Free Clinics Grant Program

American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation

AAFP Accepting Applications From Free Clinics Grant Program The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation advances the values of family medicine by promoting humanitarian, educational, and...

Projects Connecting Mathematics to Other 9-12 Grade Subjects

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM Accepting Applications for Projects Connecting Mathematics to Other 9-12 Grade Subjects The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics works to ensure equitable mathematics learning of the...

Youth Literacy Grant Program

Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Accepting Applications for Youth Literacy Grant Program The Dollar General Literacy Foundation was established in 1993 in honor of Dollar General’s...

Walmart Community Grant Program

Walmart Foundation

Walmart Foundation Accepting Applications for Community Grant Program The Walmart Foundation is accepting applications through its Community Grant Program. Through the annual program, grants of up to...

Grants to Nonprofit Publishers

J.M. Kaplan Fund

Kaplan Fund Offers Grants to Nonprofit Publishers Through its Furthermore program, the Kaplan Fund supports nonfiction book publishing projects related to the urban experience; natural and historic...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Creative Aging Conference

National Center for Creative Aging

Proposals sought for Creative Aging Conference in Philadelphia The National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA) and LeadingAge will present the 2018 Creative Aging Conference on October 26-27 at the...

2018 Black Educators Rock Conference

Black Educators Rock

Prolific Professional Development Opportunity for Your District, School, Campus, or Organization July 12-15, 2018 Jacksonville, FL For the first time in the history of the US, children of color are...

Sacred Places / Civic Spaces Call for Design Precedents

Community Design Collaborative

How can historic sacred places support civic engagement, social cohesion, and neighborhood equity? The Community Design Collaborative in partnership with Partners for Sacred Places is excited to...

Partnerships Classifieds

Get (or be) a skills-based volunteer

Philadelphia Foundation

Skills-based volunteers to provide free capacity building support The Philadelphia Foundation (TPF) has announced a formalized partnership with Catchafire, an online service that connects social good...

Sacred Places / Civic Spaces Call for Design Precedents

Community Design Collaborative

How can historic sacred places support civic engagement, social cohesion, and neighborhood equity? The Community Design Collaborative in partnership with Partners for Sacred Places is excited to...

11th annual Philly Spring Cleanup

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Cobbs Creek Cleanup United by Blue is joining forces with Philadelphia Water Department and Keep Philadelphia Beautiful to celebrate the 11th annual Philly Spring Cleanup! SATURDAY, APRIL 7 2018...

Tablers wanted for student college and career fair

U.S. Dream Academy

On behalf of the team at Dream Academy Philadelphia, we would like to invite you to attend our upcoming College, Internship, and Career Fair. The purpose of this event is to provide elementary,...


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