The week of

August 6, 2019

PHENND Events/Activities

Your Constitution Day Event: Census 2020

PHENND

As you may know, institutions of higher education that receive federal funds ( everyone), are required to host some type of educational event in honor of Constitution Day, September 17th. We have a...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Open House Employment Event for Transportation at Temple – Aug 8

Temple University

OPEN HOUSE EMPLOYMENT EVENT Thursday, August 8, 2019, 9am-3pm IMMEDIATE JOB OPENINGS: • School Van Drivers (no CDL required): $11 per hour • School Van Attendants: $10 per hour • Dispatchers: $...

Game on Philly Task Force Convening, Sept. 18

Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative

Date and Time: Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location: Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 One year ago we published Game On Philly!, the report of the...

BuildaBridge Institute: Arts in Healing Course & Conscious Drumming Skills and Workshop, Aug. 22-24

BuildaBridge

Please join BuildaBridge for a 2-part course in Arts in Healing & a 3-part skills workshop in Conscious Drumming from August 22-24, 2019. About Arts & Healing: This course explores the...

PHEAA K-12 School Counselor Financial Aid Workshops

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)

Greetings from the PA School Services division of PHEAA! We are inviting you to attend our annual Financial Aid Workshop conducted by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) and...

PCPR College Access and Success Forum: Continuing the Courageous Conversations, Aug. 22

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

Date and Time: August 22, 2019, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Location: Saint Joseph’s University, Mandeville Hall (Haub School of Business) The Day Sessions will include: “For Emerging Professionals”...

New Resources

Toolkit for Your Next Discussion on Conflict and Peacebuilding

Pulitzer Center for Education

Conflict takes place everywhere around the world. How can journalists cover its many facets responsibly? Whose stories do we see, and whose do we miss? Where can we find vital stories of...

New Article: States Lead the Way on Community School Innovation

Brown Center Chalkboard

Policymakers and leaders at multiple levels have been paying increased attention to community schools—schools that engage families and community organizations to provide well-rounded support to...

The Promise of Adolescence: Realizing Opportunity for All Youth

National Academies of Science Engineering and Medicine

The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (the Academies) today released its latest report, The Promise of Adolescence: Realizing Opportunity for All Youth, containing comprehensive...

Policy Hub Bulletin

Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

Economy League Introduces the Policy Hub Bulletin The Economy League has recently launched Policy Hub, an online newsletter that provides an original policy brief on a biweekly basis, to provide...

New report on job concentration in cities and regions

Brookings Institution

Where jobs are concentrating and why it matters to cities and regions Chad Shearer, Jennifer S. Vey, and Joanne Kim June 18, 2019 The relationship between place and economy is constantly evolving,...

Strengthening Data-Use Practices to Promote Student Success and Equity

Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)

IHEP Report Recommends Strengthening Data-Use Practices A new report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy and Education Counsel emphasizes the importance of disaggregating data to promote...

Building a System to Provide Sports-Based Youth Development for All of Philadelphia’s Children

Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative

There are a lot of good signs in Philadelphia today—population is increasing, the economy is strong, and our sports teams are winning. But we all know that over the long-term, Philadelphia’s...

Updated: Recommendations to Increase Opportunity and Decrease Poverty in America

Opportunity Youth United

These Recommendations cover expansion of pathways out of poverty for Opportunity Youth plus detailed system changes for education, upward mobility, criminal justice, community development, and family...

SNHU Degree Program powered by JEVS

JEVS Human Services

Please share! Pre-recorded information session about the degree program from SNHU + JEVS that will help people achieve educational goals with a flexible, affordable, supported online degree program....

Miscellaneous

Webinar: Evaluating Collaboration From the Ground Up

Visible Network Labs

August 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Mountain Time Starting an evaluation of a coalition, network or other inter-organizational partnership isn’t easy. Join Leah Perkinson of Evergreen Consulting...

Webinar: Grant Evaluation – How to Successfully Include Evaluation in Smaller Grants, Aug. 7 or 14

CharityHowTo

You’ll learn from this Live Webinar: How to approach the evaluation portion of application narratives consistently in grant applications How to start evaluation narratives by knowing what you...

Webinar: How to Run an Amazing Giving Tuesday Campaign – A Step-by-Step Guide with Calendar!, Aug. 8 or 15

CharityHowTo

You’ll learn from this Live Webinar: How to create your own Giving Tuesday Campaign Calendar How to recruit your Giving Tuesday Committee How to motivate your Committee members to fundraise for...

Sunrise Fall After School Applications are Available Now!

Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise After School is Back! All applications will be accepted August 1st, 2019, but applications for new sunrise students will not be processed until August 12th, 2019. Check out of website for...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

El Centro: Certified Math Teacher, Full-time

El Centro High School

El Centro High School is seeking advisors (we call our teachers, advisors) who are eager to work in a progressive, student-centered, project-based high school. Specifically, El Centro is looking...

SquashSmarts: Director of Middle School Academics

SquashSmarts

SquashSmarts is an award winning out-of-school-time urban youth enrichment program utilizing the sport of squash and academic tutoring. Founded in 2001, SquashSmarts provides high quality, high...

SquashSmarts: Director of Development & Events

SquashSmarts

SquashSmarts is an award winning out-of-school-time urban youth enrichment program utilizing the sport of squash and academic tutoring. Founded in 2001, SquashSmarts provides high quality, high...

Career and Technical Education Teacher, Biotechnology

School District of Philadelphia

Job Summary Provide a career and technical education instructional program in which students will acquire and apply technical knowledge and skills such that they will be prepared to excel in an...

Post-Secondary Success Coach at JEVS Human Services

JEVS Human Services

JEVS is hiring another coach for our College for America program. The Postsecondary Success Coach provides resources and tools to navigate the postsecondary process and develops individualized...

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia: Transit Coalition Organizer

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

A coalition of Philadelphia-based organizations is forming to advocate for transit improvements that benefit all Philadelphians and better connect our thriving city. The Coalition believes transit is...

Career and Technical Education Teacher, Biotechnology

School District of Philadelphia

Department: Career and Technical Education Reports To:  School Principal Resumes/cover letters/inquiries may be directed to Najwa Smith at nsmith3@ Job Summary Provide a career and technical...

Director of Development, ArtWell

ArtWell

ArtWell, an award-winning youth arts organization, is seeking a dynamic Development Director to join their inspiring high-performing team. Over the past 20 years, ArtWell has worked with over 400...

Grant Opportunities

Immigrant Integration Research – Nov 26

Russell Sage Foundation

Russell Sage Foundation Invites LOIs for Immigrant Integration Research One of the oldest American foundations, the Russell Sage Foundation was established by Margaret Olivia Sage in 1907 for...

Internet Freedom Fund – Sep 1

Open Technology Fund

Open Technology Fund Invites Applications for Internet Freedom An initiative of the Open Technology Fund, the Internet Freedom Fund strives to build the capacity of individuals, organizations, and...

Expanding Effective School Practices – Sep 13

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $5 Million Funding Opportunity for Expanding Effective School Practices The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is inviting teams of schools, support organizations,...

NFL Foundation/LISC Provide $3 Million to Build or Refurbish Football Fields, Application Q & A, Aug. 9

LISC Philadelphia

On Friday, August 9, 2019 3:00 join us for an informative WEBex as we answer questions about our NFL Grassroots Program Request for Proposals. The NFL Foundation’s Grassroots Program provides...

New Opportunity: AmeriCorps VISTA Campus Recruitment, Applications Due Aug. 26

AmeriCorps VISTA

Calling all two- and four-year colleges and universities! AmeriCorps VISTA is excited to announce a new opportunity to promote AmeriCorps service on college and university campuses around the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Racing Toward Postsecondary Success – Sep 16-18

National College Access Network

The 2019 NCAN conference, Racing Toward Postsecondary Success, will take place September 16-18. We’re offering over 100 sessions with opportunities for professional development and...

College Success Network

Strengthening Data-Use Practices to Promote Student Success and Equity

Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)

IHEP Report Recommends Strengthening Data-Use Practices A new report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy and Education Counsel emphasizes the importance of disaggregating data to promote...

Report: Moving Beyond Access — College Success for Low-Income, First-Generation Students

The Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Education

Dr. Jennifer Engle, Assistant Director for Higher Education, Ed Trust, and former Senior Research Analyst, Pell Institute in collaboration with Dr. Vincent Tinto, Pell Institute Senior Scholar and...

Partnerships Classifieds

Clarifi Looking for Financial Coach Volunteers – September 2019 Training

Clarifi

Do you have a spirit for helping people? When you volunteer as a coach with Clarifi, you will make a real impact in your community and motivate individuals to achieve financial stability. Our clients...

Dream Academy: Volunteer Mentor Opportunities

U.S. Dream Academy

Dream Academy Learning Mentor Program  The Dream Academy is an after-school program that aims to break the cycle of incarceration by giving children the skills and vision necessary to lead...

Volunteers Needed for the Adult Learning Program at Temple University

Temple University

Volunteer Tutors needed  Temple University’s CCP/WELL’s adult basic education program provides a full range of instructional services that prepare Pennsylvanians looking to develop the basic...

Volunteer Opportunity: Taylor Wildlife Preserve

Taylor Wildlife Preserve

Taylor Wildlife Preserve, located on 85 acres along the Delaware River in Cinnaminson, NJ (only 30 minutes from Center City, Philadelphia) is looking for some student volunteers who might be...

Call for Co-Chair: Tracking and Monitoring Community Engagement – Aug 12

Indiana Campus Compact

Call for Co-Chair for 2020 Community of Practice – Tracking and Monitoring Community Engagement: and the COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE LEADERSHIP Co-Chair: H. Anne Weiss, Director of Assessment,...


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