The week of

March 2, 2015

PHENND Events/Activities

Other Local Events and Workshops

Best Practices Guide to Effective Board Governance

La Salle University

What does it really mean to be an effective board member? Hear what the true roles, responsibilities and liabilities are and come to appreciate what board membership really means. With this deeper...

Fundamentals of Human Resources

La Salle University

While lots of classes can be called “fundamentals,” few topics are more fundamental to a nonprofit than its talent. And that’s what HR is all about – finding and keeping good...

Starting a Nonprofit Training Series

Free Library of Philadelphia

Wednesday, March 4 | Filing the Documents The second seminar will cover the application for 501(c)(3) status, the 1023, specifically the 1023EZ. We will discuss important related documents, such as...

Just for Us Girls Teen Expo

Good LUCK Foundation

JUST FOR US GIRLS TEEN EXPO! SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2015 * 12pm – 6pm 2125 CHESTNUT STREET * GRIFFIN HALL * PHILA, PA I am Special ~ I am Important I am Amazing ~ I am Beautiful I am powerful! Open to...

Third Annual Congreso College Fair

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

On Thursday, April 2nd at 5:00 pm Harcum College at Congreso will be hosting its Third Annual Congreso College Fair. The fair will be held at the Trujillo Center located at 2830 North American Street...

Juvenile Justice Concerns and Local Solutions

Rutgers University

Creating Bridges for Camden’s Youth Juvenile Justice Concerns and Local Solutions Event Summary This three-part program will delve into key issues affecting the New Jersey juvenile justice...

Free Federal and State Tax Filing

LIFT

2014 Tax Season Free Federal and State Tax Filing Get your taxes done with LIFT-Philadelphia 5548 Chestnut St, First Floor Members may file State & Federal taxes through regularly scheduled...

Eats and Beats Urban Nutrition Event

University of Pennsylvania

Join the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative for our sixth annual community dinner and fundraiser, Eats and Beats. The event includes a locally-sourced, seasonal meal prepared by our youth interns,...

Monthly Sandbox Gathering for Youth Workers

Sandbox Collective

PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION FOR MARCH’s SANDBOX GATHERING- we will be at iMunch Cafe in Brewerytown! Thursday, March 12 8:30-10:30 AM You’re invited to the Monthly Sandbox Gathering. In...

Food Is Medicine Networking Event

MANNA

Food Is Medicine Celebrate National Nutrition Month at MANNA’s Exclusvie Event Join the Conversation Are you in higher education and looking to work with an established community-based...

School District of Philadelphia Annual Reverse College Fair

School District of Philadelphia

Welcome to the School District of Philadelphia Annual Reverse College Fair! A reverse college fair is a fair targeted for counselors and college access professionals. College and university admission...

Facilitation Train-the-Trainers

Blue Door Group

Friday, May 29 and June 5 Two-Day Train-the-Trainer Series Time: 9:30 – 4:30 Location: Tabernacle United Church 3700 Chestnut St. (West Philadelphia) Click here for more information and to...

AmeriCorps Week in Philadelphia


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AmeriCorps Week is an opportunity for the Corporation for National and Community Service to recognize the tremendous contribution national service members make every day to the well-being and...

Staff: Obtaining, Training, Retaining, and Motivating

University of Pennsylvania

Out-of-School Time Resource Center March Peer Networking Meeting Wednesday, March 18th, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Topic: Staff: Obtaining, Training, Retaining, and Motivating Register: HERE. NEW...

New Resources

Procurement Strategies: Creating an Anchored Local Economy in Newark

Initiative for a Competitive Inner City

Kim Zeuli, Senior Vice President of ICIC (Initiative for a Competitive Inner City), and Lena Ferguson, Research Analyst at ICIC recently wrote a blog called “Newark’s Data-Driven Approach to...

Book: Economic Development and Housing Change in Hartford and Providence


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A Tale of Two Cities: Economic Development and Housing Change in Hartford, Connecticut and Providence, Rhode Island by Thomas E. Deller, MCP, AICP — Editor, Marcia Marker Feld, PhD, AICP, APA,...

Work-Family Balance for Men in a Changing Economy

Center for American Progress

As more women enter the workforce and dual-earner households become the norm in American society, work-life balance is often framed as a women’s issue–but workplace flexibility, paid...

Two Reports Highlight Effectiveness of Home Visiting Programs

Hatcher Group

Home visiting programs that receive federal funding through the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program (MIECHV) have been extremely effective, according to two new reports. The...

Impacts of intensive tutoring and mentoring program

University of Chicago

After just a single year in Chicago’s intensive tutoring and mentoring program known as Match, participants ended up as much as two years ahead of students in a control group who didn’t...

Impacts of Early Childhood on Special Education Placements

American Educational Research Association

More quality preschool equals less SPED A new study published in the journal Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis finds that access to state-supported early childhood programs significantly...

Demographic truths about Latino attainment

Governing Magazine

population growth is now driven by Hispanics: No other group is replenishing itself through births or immigration to reverse overall population decline, writes Tim Henderson for Stateline. In 25...

Understanding Community Development Needs

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Understanding Community Development Needs through the CRA Performance Context Author(s): Laura Choi and William Dowling December 8, 2014 Community Development Working Papers Community development...

Community Development Data Guidebook

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

This guide is meant to serve as a “how to” for those interested in conducting more robust community development research. This type of community-based research, often termed performance context...

Community Food Security in United States Cities

Johns Hopkins University

The Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) recently completed an updated report on Community Food Security. Community food security (CFS) is a concept that represents a subset of food...

Social Mobility and Extracurricular Participation among American Youth

Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

Income-based differences in extracurricular participation are on the rise and these differences greatly affect later outcomes. This disparity exacerbates the already growing income achievement gap...

Immigration Policy Updates

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

[From the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians] Did You Know…? 3 Surprising Facts about the President’s November Immigration Announcement THESE NEW FEATURES WILL CHANGE THE...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, mock interviews at Penn Treaty High School

EducationWorks

Penn Treaty High School is seeking volunteers to perform mock interviews for our students on Friday, March 20 from 10 am to 1 pm. This is part of our week long Career Week to bring career and job...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Garden Cities: Urban Ag in the Garden State Conference

Ag in the City

Ag in the City invites you to the Garden Cities: Urban Ag in the Garden State Conference. When: Friday March 13, 2015 8 to 6 Where: Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers University- Newark, 350 Dr....

National Community Reinvestment Coalition Annual Conference

National Community Reinvestment Coalition

Join NCRC and leaders from business, government, community non-profits, media and academia March 25-28, 2015 in Washington, for cutting edge dialogue and hands-on trainings, workshops, plenaries,...

Grant Opportunities

Carton 2 Garden Contest

Evergreen Packaging

Open to grades K-12 in all schools (public, private, or charter in the United States), it’s a fun way to teach students about environmental stewardship, recycling, and repurposing materials,...

Neighborhood Advisory Committee Program Funding

City of Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD) is soliciting proposals for the Neighborhood Advisory Committee (NAC) Program funding for the City 2016 Fiscal...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Assistant, Equal Measure

Equal Measure

Equal Measure (formerly OMG Center) is seeking to hire an Executive Assistant. We are hoping that you can include the announcement with your next Monday newsletter. Here is the information. The...

Assistant Dean for Student Development and Engagement, Widener University

Widener University

Widener seeks an accomplished, experienced and innovative professional to assume the position of Assistant Dean for Student Development and Engagement to serve as a highly visible member of the...

Director of Student Organizations, Widener University

Widener University

Widener University is currently seeking a Director of Student Organizations to directly supervise the programming, risk management, recruitment, and leadership development of our student...

Project Manager, Fairmount Ventures

Fairmount Ventures

Fairmount Ventures () is a social impact business launched to help create the world we all want to live in. Core services include: strategic and business planning, resource and board development,...

Associate, Fairmount Ventures

Fairmount Ventures

Position Available: Associate, Fairmount Ventures, Inc. About Fairmount Ventures Fairmount Ventures () is a social impact business launched to help create the world we all want to live in. Our vision...

Policy and Planning Director, Office of Housing and Community Development

City of Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia Office of Housing and Community (OHCD) is the City’s housing policy agency committed to strategically aligning housing and community development resources and programs...

Development Director, William Way LGBT Community Center

William Way Community Center

Development Director, William Way Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center Summary: The Development Director is responsible for assuring achievement of the William Way LGBT Community...

Director of Marketing and Communications, National Liberty Museum

National Liberty Museum

The Director of Marketing & Communications provides leadership and management to advance the marketing efforts of the Museum. This person is responsible for defining the overall marketing and...

Program Assistant, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Philadelphia Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is a catalyst for community change, working with partners to strengthen neighborhoods and improve the lives of residents. Philadelphia LISC...

PT House Management Associate, Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House Charities

The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House on Chestnut Street has a unique opportunity for two mature, responsible individuals with great people skills and good judgment. The House Management Associates...

Director of Development, Ralston Center

Ralston House

The Director of Development is responsible for securing financial resources through grants and appeals which will support the organization’s programs and services. This position is also...

Senior Center Social Worker, Lutheran Settlement House

Lutheran Settlement House

The LSH Senior Center is unique in that it focuses on intergenerational programming, sharing its common space with our teen after-school program. Under the supervision of the Senior Center Director,...

Data and Evaluation Analyst, Maternity Care Coalition

Maternity Care Coalition

Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic $8m nonprofit, supports maternal and child health and well-being through a mix of evidence-based programs and the collaborative efforts of individuals,...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: How to Successfully and Responsibly Innovate

Unite for Sight

You and your colleagues and students may be interested in a new upcoming free webinar on Thursday, March 5th, about Essentials of Innovation: How to Successfully and Responsibly Innovate. Essentials...

Tobacco-Free Kids’ KickButtsDay

Tobacco-Free College Campus Initiative

More than 1,514 campuses nationwide have a 100 percent smoke- or tobacco-free policy in place. Through the Fresh Air Campus Challenge and the TFCCI Challenge, the Tobacco-Free College Campus...

Tina Sloan Green receives Sixers Game Changer Award

Philadelphia 76ers

76ers honor a local legend as the first Game Changer Professor Tina Sloan Green, and longtime PHENNDie, received the inaugural Sixers Game Changer Award The Philadelphia 76ers celebratied Black...

Jamba Juice: It’s All About the Fruit and Veggies

National Gardening Association

The Jamba Juice It’s All About the Fruit and Veggies grant program provides schools with fruit trees to create engaging nutrition and gardening experiences. Observing and exploring fruit...

TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat

TEDxManhattan

TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat TEDxMANHATTAN WILL BE BROADCAST LIVE ON SATURDAY, MARCH 7TH, 2015 FROM 10:30am – 6:00pm EST On March 7th, we will webcast the TEDxManhattan event live. You...

Educating for Sustainability Webinar Series

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

AASHE’s second webinar series for 2015 is “Educating for Sustainability.” Through this series, AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) provides...


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