The week of

February 26, 2019

Other Local Events and Workshops

Job Fair for Progressive Teachers – Mar 5

Philadelphia Learning Collaborative

Date and Time: Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 3-7 PM Location: University City Science Center at The Quorum, 3675 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Educators, administrators, and undergraduate and...

Empower to Employ Job Fair – Mar 7

Project HOME

On behalf of Project HOME, we’d like to invite you to participate in our Empower to Employ Job Fair.  This is a public fair, and will be advertised through our networks.  We expect a turnout of...

Free Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification – Mar 28

Eastern University

FREE Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification Date and Time: Thursday, March 28, 2019; 8 am – 5 pm Location: Center for Urban Youth Development at Eastern University, 3300 Henry Avenue,...

Realizing the Power of Emotional and Social Intelligence – Mar 21

Eastern University

Professional Development Seminars Date and Time: Thursday, March 21, 2019; 8:30 – 3 Location: Eastern University, 3300 Henry Avenue, 3 Falls Center, Philadelphia, PA Intellectual knowledge...

Women in Healthcare: The Education Journey and The Challenges Facing Women’s Health – Mar 16

Echo Collective

A panel of female doctors and mental health practitioners will engage the audience of women and entry-level healthcare professionals in a conversation about their education, career and the challenges...

Free Legal Clinic for Local Small Businesses – Mar 6

Philadelphia VIP

March 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm LawWorks, a project of Philadelphia VIP, is looking for small business owners to meet with volunteer attorneys to receive free legal assistance. Attorneys will...

Just Act Institute for Theatre of the Oppressed

Just Act

This summer, come take a workshop at the Just Act Institute for Theatre of the Oppressed. Expand and strengthen your personal and professional skills for change with a seasoned Theatre of the...

Spring into Scrabble – Mar 16

After School Activities Partnerships (ASAP)

Date and Time: Saturday, March 16, 2019, 11:00am-2:00pm Location: Free Library – Parkway Central (1901 Vine St.) Spring into Scrabble is an annual family and community event for Scrabble...

Personal Finances for Artists – Apr 8

Vision Driven Artists

April 8, 2019 @ The Rotunda Facilitated by Lindsey Nice, Financial Advisor with Hickory Pointe Financial Group – Learn why and how to use budgets – Look at sample budgets and learn how to...

Sacred Places/Civic Spaces: Publication Release + Capstone Exhibition – Mar 12

Partners for Sacred Places

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 | 5pm to 7pm Center for Architecture and Design | 1218 Arch Street How can historic sacred places support civic engagement, social cohesion, and neighborhood equity? Three...

Interactive Design & Facilitation Train-the-Trainer – Apr 3-5

Blue Door Group

About the training: Participants will… learn new interactive techniques to use in your training and facilitation work try out multiple exercises and approaches and receive feedback from...

Power and Privilege: A Candid Look at How Identity and Culture Impact our Understanding and Actions – May 10

La Salle Nonprofit Center

In Search of Meaningful Inclusion and Shared Understanding We cannot deny that issues of power, privilege and inclusion are powerful touchstones – engaging funders and influencing culture,...

New Resources

The U.S. Cities Sustainable Development Goals Index

United Nations

The United States of America () is often referred to as the land of opportunity. It is the world’s richest large economy, home to many of the world’s leading technologies and institutions of...

Free Voting Rights Documentary

Campus Vote Project

Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook will be released in April and you can sign-up to get a free copy to screen on your campus. Requirements to participate are that hosts do not charge admission,...

Crisis, Compassion, and Resiliency in Student Affairs

NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

Coming March 2019! Available for Pre-Order (). Crisis, Compassion, and Resiliency in Student Affairs focuses on the personal lived experiences of student affairs professionals who frequently...

Beyond Mass Incarceration: New Horizons of Liberation and Freedom

Imagining America

Public is a peer-reviewed, multimedia e-journal focused on humanities, arts, and design in public life. It aspires to connect what we can imagine with what we can do. We are interested in projects,...

New National Service State Profile Reports Available

Corporation for National and Community Service

AmeriCorps and Senior Corps national service programs can be found in every state and territory. Each year, we comb through reams of data to summarize the impact our programs make, and we have new...

Eat Right Philly 2017/18 Outcomes Report

Eat Right Philly

Report on Eat Right Philly assesses its impact and goals The nutrition program in more than 200 schools touched about 93,000 students in 2017-18. It also changed its name from Eat. Right. Now. Eat...

SmartCityPHL roadmap

City of Philadelphia

After two years of convening and researching, the City of Philadelphia unveiled its official SmartCityPHL roadmap, a master plan that will help orient what Philadelphia as a “smart city” looks...

Report: Crisis in Democracy: Renewing Trust in America

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

There is an urgency today in the United States. Political polarization has reached crisis proportions. Americans cannot assume that their fellow citizens are operating under the same set of facts....

Article: Engaging With the Community to Promote Physical Activity in Urban Neighborhoods

American Journal of Health Promotion

Purpose: To describe perceptions of physical activity, opinions, on intergenerational approaches to physical activity and a vision for increasing physical activity in an underresourced urban...

Article: Youth Speak Out on School Food Environments

Journal of School Nursing

In Philadelphia, over 40% of youth are overweight or obese. The objective in this assessment was to learn about urban residents’ perspectives regarding the local food environment and its impact on...

Social determinants of health and what mothers say they need and want after release from jail

Preventing Chronic Disease

Identifying the biopsychosocial needs of mothers who have been released from jail is critical to understanding the best ways to support their health and stability after release. In May through August...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer Tutors Needed for After-School Program at Puentes de Salud

Puentes de Salud

Puentes de Salud is searching for additional volunteers to begin tutoring with our elementary after-school programming this semester on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, to begin immediately....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Request for Proposals: Technology & Adult Ed Conference – Mar 22

City of Philadelphia Office of Adult Education

Deadline to submit: March 22, 2019 Presenting an interactive workshop session at the Technology & Adult Ed Conference is a great way to share your knowledge, experience and expertise with...

Call for Submissions: Science Education and Civic Engagement, An International Journal

Science Education and Civic Education International Journal

The mission of this journal is to explore constructive connections between science education and civic engagement that will enhance both experiences for our students. In the 21st century,...

Ninth Annual Assessment Conference – Jun 10-13

Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education

Saint Paul, Minnesota, June 10–13, 2019 Register now for the annual conference of the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE).  The AALHE Annual Assessment...

Fighting Hunger in a World of Plenty: Shifting Power and Taking Action – Mar 14-16

Universities Fighting World Hunger

PUSH: March 14-15, 2019 UFWH Summit: March 15-16, 2019 What is UFWH? Universities Fighting World Hunger is a coalition of institutions of higher education dedicated to educating students in all...

Unlocking Impact: Keys to Successful Partnerships Conference – Mar 1

Western New York Service-Learning Coalition

The Western New York Service-Learning Coalition hopes that Unlocking Impact: Keys to Successful Partnerships will be a learning conference designed to elevate thinking, ideas and practices that can...

Service Matters 2019: Summit on Jewish Service – May 15-16

Repair the World

Service Matters 2019: Registration Now Open. Join the summit to build an action-plan for Jewish Service — register today for early pricing. You are invited to participate in Service Matters...

STEM, Humanities and Social Justice: SENCER Center for Innovation Regional Meeting – Apr 5

SENCER Center for Innovation

Please join the Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities) Center for Innovation Mid-Atlantic Regional...

Grant Opportunities

Amplifying, Disseminating, and Increasing the Public Reach of Research and Practice – Mar 1

Bringing Theory to Practice

Bringing Theory to Practice (BTtoP) is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for faculty, staff, and programs in non-profit colleges, universities, and consortia.  AMP Grants will provide...

Street Outreach Program – Apr 29

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families’ Family and Youth Services Bureau announces the availability of funds under the Street Outreach...

Basic Center Program for homeless and runaway youth – Apr 28

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau support organizations and communities that work every day to put an end...

Ethnic Community Self Help Program – Apr 12

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Administration for Children and Families, Office of Refugee Resettlement announces funding under the Ethnic Community Self-Help (ECSH) Program. The goal of this program is to support Ethnic...

Research Grants to Identify Effective Strategies for Opioid Overdose Prevention – Apr 8

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) is soliciting investigator-initiated research that will identify effective strategies for state, community, and systems-level...

Impact grants – Jul 26

Philadelphia Foundation

From May 17 until July 26, Philadelphia Foundation will accept applications for Impact grants. All funding will be available on a competitive basis and will support organizations and programs that...

Call for Proposals: BTtoP Amplifying, Disseminating, and Increasing the Public Reach of Research and Practice Grants

Bringing Theory to Practice

Proposal Deadline: Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis beginning March 1, 2019. Awards Announced: Awards will be announced on a rolling basis beginning April 1, 2019. Bringing Theory to...

Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Award – Oct 1

American Psychological Foundation

American Psychological Foundation Seeks Applications for Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Award The American Psychological Foundation is accepting applications for the Lizette Peterson Homer...

Music Projects to Teach Mathematics Grants for Grades Pre-K–5 – Nov 1

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM Accepting Applications for Music Projects to Teach Mathematics Grants for Grades Pre-K–5 Teachers The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications from teachers of...

Teachers as Learners Program – May 8

James S. McDonnell Foundation

James S. McDonnell Foundation Accepting Applications for Teachers as Learners Program Founded in 1950 by aviation leader James S. McDonnell, the James S. McDonnell Foundation works to advance quality...

Projects in Aging – May 1

Retirement Research Foundation

Retirement Research Foundation Accepting Applications for Projects in Aging One of the premier foundations dedicated to improving the standard and quality of life for those 65 years of age or older,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Revenue Systems Coordinator, Springboard Collaborative

Springboard Collaborative

Springboard Collaborative invites talented and passionate candidates to apply for the position of Revenue Systems Coordinator. The Revenue Systems Coordinator will be responsible for owning...

Toddler Teacher for Mighty Writers South

Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers is looking for a toddler teacher to teach Sunday class at Mighty Writers South, 1501 Christian St. We expect the toddler teacher to arrive at least 30 min ahead of time for...

Development Coordinator, Lutheran Settlement House

Lutheran Settlement House

Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to serving vulnerable children, adults, and families living in Philadelphia. Our core mission is to empower...

Community Food Distribution Coordinator, Urban Tree Connection

Urban Tree Connection

The Urban Tree Connection is hiring for the 2019 growing season! Community Food Distribution Coordinator supports the growth of UTC’s farmer’s markets, and CSA program. The Food Distribution...

Community Land Stewardship Coordinator, Urban Tree Connection

Urban Tree Connection

The Urban Tree Connection is hiring for the 2019 growing season! Community Land Stewardship Coordinator is responsible for the cultivation of community participation and leadership development...

Community Education & Outreach Coordinator, Urban Tree Connection

Urban Tree Connection

The Urban Tree Connection is hiring for the 2019 growing season! The Community Education & Outreach Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing multi-generational programming...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: Strategies that Promote Success among First-Year Hispanic Males – Mar 11

Yes We Must Coalition

March 11, 2019, 12:00 PM Eastern Time We know that data should drive decision-making regarding the success of our low-income students, but we also know that not all of the individual schools in our...

Imagining Possible Futures: An Essay Writing Contest for High School Students

Pamela and Ajay Raju Foundation

Ajay Raju (chairman & CEO at Dilworth Paxson, museum trustee, founder of the Germination Project, etc) is launching his annual essay contest for teens in conjunction with the Philadelphia Museum...

Nominations: Inaugural Knight Public Faces Fellowship

Knight Foundation

The Knight Foundation announced the inaugural Knight Public Spaces Fellowship, intended to recognize leading innovators who are changing the way we think about public space in community. From now...

Webinar: Developing a High Quality Action Plan for student voter engagement – Mar 5

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

On March 5, 2019, 1 PM, view the next webinar in the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge 2019 webinar series Developing A High-Quality Action Plan . Colleges and universities are adopting...

Webinar: Assessing Civic Learning and Engagement – Mar 6

Educational Testing Service

Discover best practices for planning, executing and assessing programs to enhance civic learning and engagement. Learn how at our complimentary webinar: “Assessing Civic Learning and...

Summer Course: Race, Equity, and Leadership in Schools – May 13-16

Harvard University

Summer course at Harvard Graduate School of Education May 13-16, 2019 Leading inclusive schools, where all students are afforded opportunities to achieve, requires an understanding of the...

College Success Network

Webinar: Strategies that Promote Success among First-Year Hispanic Males – Mar 11

Yes We Must Coalition

March 11, 2019, 12:00 PM Eastern Time We know that data should drive decision-making regarding the success of our low-income students, but we also know that not all of the individual schools in our...

Crisis, Compassion, and Resiliency in Student Affairs

NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

Coming March 2019! Available for Pre-Order (). Crisis, Compassion, and Resiliency in Student Affairs focuses on the personal lived experiences of student affairs professionals who frequently...

Faculty Updates

Webinar: Developing a High Quality Action Plan for student voter engagement – Mar 5

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

On March 5, 2019, 1 PM, view the next webinar in the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge 2019 webinar series Developing A High-Quality Action Plan . Colleges and universities are adopting...

Free Voting Rights Documentary

Campus Vote Project

Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook will be released in April and you can sign-up to get a free copy to screen on your campus. Requirements to participate are that hosts do not charge admission,...

Beyond Mass Incarceration: New Horizons of Liberation and Freedom

Imagining America

Public is a peer-reviewed, multimedia e-journal focused on humanities, arts, and design in public life. It aspires to connect what we can imagine with what we can do. We are interested in projects,...

Amplifying, Disseminating, and Increasing the Public Reach of Research and Practice – Mar 1

Bringing Theory to Practice

Bringing Theory to Practice (BTtoP) is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for faculty, staff, and programs in non-profit colleges, universities, and consortia.  AMP Grants will provide...

Call for Submissions: Science Education and Civic Engagement, An International Journal

Science Education and Civic Education International Journal

The mission of this journal is to explore constructive connections between science education and civic engagement that will enhance both experiences for our students. In the 21st century,...

Webinar: Assessing Civic Learning and Engagement – Mar 6

Educational Testing Service

Discover best practices for planning, executing and assessing programs to enhance civic learning and engagement. Learn how at our complimentary webinar: “Assessing Civic Learning and...

Call for Proposals: BTtoP Amplifying, Disseminating, and Increasing the Public Reach of Research and Practice Grants

Bringing Theory to Practice

Proposal Deadline: Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis beginning March 1, 2019. Awards Announced: Awards will be announced on a rolling basis beginning April 1, 2019. Bringing Theory to...


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