The week of

October 15, 2018

Other Local Events and Workshops

Climate Change & Health: The Hidden Threat

University of Pennsylvania

November 15th at 12:00pm-1:30pm Amado Recital Hall at Irvine Auditorium (3401 Spruce St Philadelphia, PA 19104) Speaker: Judge Alice C Hill (Ret), Former Senior Director for Resilience –...

The Politics of Map-Making: Exploring Geography, Math, and GIS to Understand Gerrymandering

Philadelphia Education Fund

Dr. Rebecca Theobald is an Assistant Research Professor, in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Dr. Theobald will present two...

Teaching Artist Play Date: Mindfulness Movement

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation

Wednesday, November 7, 2018; 4:30-6:00 pm Join Gracianna Coscia-Collins (Education Manager at Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers) for a mindfulness-based movement experience. Inspired by Artistic Director Kun-Yang...

Creative Entrepreneurship 101: Step By Step

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation

Tuesday, October 23, 2018; 6:00-8:30 pm How do you build a sustainable career that aligns your teaching artist practices and your own creative work? Join Todd Hestand, business consultant, artist,...

Philadelphia Nonprofit Job Fair

Free Library of Philadelphia

Parkway Central Library hosts Nonprofit Job Fair on October 24 Philadelphia Nonprofit Job Fair Wednesday, October 24, 2018 4:00 Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine...

Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed: Changemakers Forum

New Jersey United Ways

NJ United Ways, community leaders seek ways to advance financial security It’s been 10 years since United Way set an ambitious goal to make the invisible visible. Hidden within every community,...

Free ESL and Civic Classes

District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund

FREE! Autumn/Winter ESL/EL Civics Classes October 30, 2018 – February 28, 2019 at District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund! Curriculum: • Set Workforce and Career Goals • Improve Reading...

Iron Sharpens Iron: Training for Emerging Community Leaders

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

Iron Sharpens Iron: Fall 2018 Are you an emerging leader working to improve the quality of life in your neighborhood? Or maybe you’re a seasoned practitioner who recognizes the power of youth...

What Makes a Superior Leader? Creating and Mastering a Successful Leadership Style

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Date and Time: Thursday, November 29, 2018 – 09:00 am to 04:00 pm Location: Bucks County Community College – 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA 18940 Registration for this course is through...

New Resources

State Cuts to Higher Education Threaten Access and Equity

Center for Budget and Policy Priorities

Budget Policy Center report highlights impact of lower higher education funding Pennsylvania’s dwindling public investment in higher education over the last decade has contributed to rising tuition...

Free workshops: OnTrack to Post-Secondary Education

Uncommon Individual Foundation

OnTrack to Post-Secondary Education is a (no cost) college and career readiness curriculum designed to help 8th-12th students successfully navigate school, understand the post-secondary attainment...

How University Presidents and City Manager View Town-Gown Relationships

Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship

Are you investing in your campus and community relationship? Is it flourishing or surviving? Gain fresh insights on results from interviews conducted with university presidents and city managers that...

Report: The High Cost of “Free” Counsel for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

Juvenile Law Center

THE PRICE OF JUSTICE: THE HIGH COST OF “FREE” COUNSEL FOR YOUTH IN THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM Jessica Feierman, Nadia Mozaffar, Naomi Goldstein, Emily Haney-Caron, July 25, 2018...

Increasing Access to Quality Child Care for Four Priority Populations

Urban Institute

In recent decades, policymakers have increasingly focused on the importance of high-quality child care and early education services in supporting the development of low-income children. Though...

Peer Learning Circles for Nonprofit EDs and emerging leaders

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Peer Learning Circles Cultivate Leadership Skills One of the most effective ways The Nonprofit Center has been successfully nurturing leadership growth and development, for both current executive...

New film and screening: Personal Statement

Reify Films

PERSONAL STATEMENT is a feature-length documentary that follows Karoline, Christine and Enoch through their senior year and into college. They work tirelessly as peer college counselors to realize...

100th Issue of Cascade: Investing in Opportunity

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

It is with great pleasure that the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia shares this 100th issue of Cascade with you. This issue explores the Reinventing Our Communities conference theme of Investing...

Partnerships Classifieds

Join MLK Association planning committee

Martin Luther King Association for Nonviolence

MLK Association schedules meetings to plan winter activities The Martin Luther King Association for Nonviolence is seeking volunteers to join its 2018 – 2019 Event Planning Committee. Committee...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Engaged Campus Institute

NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

This two-day institute, organized by AASCU’s American Democracy Project and the NASPA LEAD Initiative, is a workshop designed for teams from colleges and universities interested in strategic...

Grant Opportunities

Fund for a Just Society

Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations

Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Accepting Proposals for Fund for a Just Society The Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations is accepting proposals from non-Unitarian...

grants for string instrument programs

Classics for Kids Foundation

Classics for Kids Accepting Applications From Music Programs The Classics for Kids Foundation empowers young people to shape their futures through music, helps build sustainable stringed instrument...

Award for Urban Excellence

Bruner Foundation

Bruner Foundation Accepting Submissions for Award for Urban Excellence A program of the Bruner Foundation, the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence is a national design award that recognizes...

Fellowship for historic preservation

James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation

James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation Invites Applications for Fellowships Since 1989, the James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation has been in the vanguard of historic preservation practice and...

Pathways to the Liberal Arts

Teagle Foundation

Students and their families face myriad pressures as they navigate the process of enrolling in college. One of the most important decisions they can make in the college choice process is what to...

Education for American Civic Life

Teagle Foundation

The charge of the Teagle Foundation is “to support and strengthen liberal arts education, which we see as fundamental to meaningful work, effective citizenship, and a fulfilling life.” Among the...

NYPA Campus Compact VISTA Host Site Applications

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

2019-2020 CCNYPA VISTA Host Site Applications Released: Apply Now! CCNYPA is pleased to notify you that we have released the VISTA Host Site Applications for the 2019-2020 project year! If...

CCNYPA Regional Consortia Mini-Grants for Community Engagement – Deadline Extended


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Request for Applications: 2018-19 CCNYPA Regional Consortia Mini-Grants for Community Engagement Deadline Extended: December 15, 2018 CCNYPA is pleased to announce the availability of twelve...

Social Media in the Classroom Grant

Internet.Frontier.Com

What could a $1,000 grant do to upgrade your classroom? Win a Grant of $1,000 When You Show Us How You Use Social Media in the Classroom The Question: How are you using social media to enhance the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of College Access, Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures

We are currently seeking a Director of College Access to join our team. This role is a unique opportunity for an experienced leader and educator to develop, expand, and lead all College Access...

Operations Manager, Fleisher Art Memorial

Fleisher Art Memorial

Under the supervision of Fleisher’s executive director, you will coordinate operational details to ensure that delivery of Fleisher’s educational programs are of the highest quality, consistent...

Academic Coordinator, School of Social Policy and Practice

University of Pennsylvania

The School of Social Policy & Practice seeks a professional higher education program coordinator to join the Nonprofit Leadership Master’s Degree Program at the School of Social Policy &...

Workforce Development Advisor, PowerCorpsPHL

EducationWorks

About PowerCorpsPHL Launched in September 2013, PowerCorpsPHL is a City of Philadelphia AmeriCorps initiative. Operated in partnership with EducationWorks and the Philadelphia Youth Network,...

Salesforce consultant, PowerCorpsPHL

EducationWorks

About PowerCorpsPHL PowerCorpsPHL is a City of Philadelphia AmeriCorps initiative, operated in partnership with EducationWorks. Working closely with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, the...

Project Coordinator, PowerCorpsPHL

EducationWorks

About PowerCorpsPHL Launched in September 2013, PowerCorpsPHL is a City of Philadelphia AmeriCorps initiative. Operated in partnership with EducationWorks and the Philadelphia Youth Network,...

Assistant Director of Culture and Climate, PowerCorpsPHL

EducationWorks

About PowerCorpsPHL Launched in September 2013, PowerCorpsPHL is a City of Philadelphia AmeriCorps initiative. Operated in partnership with EducationWorks and the Philadelphia Youth Network,...

Job Developer, Center for Employment Opportunities

Center for Employment Opportunities

The Opportunity CEO is currently seeking to hire a Job Developer for our Philadelphia office, a role that’s crucial to CEO’s work to help individuals coming out of incarceration regain the skills...

Director of Development, Pathway School

Pathway School

Pathway Mission Statement At its founding in 1961, Pathway was among the very few schools in the greater Philadelphia area designed exclusively for the learning disabled child, and unified the...

Miscellaneous

How Do University and Municipal Leaders View Town-Gown Relationships?

Optimal College Town Assessment

“The role of the president is to create trust among a number of constituencies, par­ticularly the faculty and the board of trustees within the university, but also trust within the business...

Advancing Social Justice Capacities – Webinar

JP Higher Ed

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 2pm (EST) We are inundated with news about hate bias incidents, the growth of hate groups, and governmental actions that push people further into the margins. What do we...

Advancing Diversity and Inclusivity through Multilevel Strategic Leadership

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Monday, November 5, 2018 12:00 EST Please join our upcoming webinar, “Advancing Diversity and Inclusivity through Multilevel Strategic Leadership,” on Monday, November 5, at 12:00 (EST)....

Faculty Updates

Pathways to the Liberal Arts

Teagle Foundation

Students and their families face myriad pressures as they navigate the process of enrolling in college. One of the most important decisions they can make in the college choice process is what to...

Education for American Civic Life

Teagle Foundation

The charge of the Teagle Foundation is “to support and strengthen liberal arts education, which we see as fundamental to meaningful work, effective citizenship, and a fulfilling life.” Among the...

Engaged Campus Institute

NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

This two-day institute, organized by AASCU’s American Democracy Project and the NASPA LEAD Initiative, is a workshop designed for teams from colleges and universities interested in strategic...

NYPA Campus Compact VISTA Host Site Applications

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

2019-2020 CCNYPA VISTA Host Site Applications Released: Apply Now! CCNYPA is pleased to notify you that we have released the VISTA Host Site Applications for the 2019-2020 project year! If...

CCNYPA Regional Consortia Mini-Grants for Community Engagement – Deadline Extended


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Request for Applications: 2018-19 CCNYPA Regional Consortia Mini-Grants for Community Engagement Deadline Extended: December 15, 2018 CCNYPA is pleased to announce the availability of twelve...

Advancing Social Justice Capacities – Webinar

JP Higher Ed

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 2pm (EST) We are inundated with news about hate bias incidents, the growth of hate groups, and governmental actions that push people further into the margins. What do we...

Advancing Diversity and Inclusivity through Multilevel Strategic Leadership

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Monday, November 5, 2018 12:00 EST Please join our upcoming webinar, “Advancing Diversity and Inclusivity through Multilevel Strategic Leadership,” on Monday, November 5, at 12:00 (EST)....


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