The week of

September 1, 2014

Other Local Events and Workshops

Up South: Freedom Summers in Philadelphia

La Salle University

Up South: Freedom Summers in Philadelphia As of late, the airwaves have been full of news of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act and Freedom Summer. La Salle University is pleased to host...

Bridging the Gaps 24th Annual Symposium

University of Pen

Bridging the Gaps 24th Annual Symposium September 12, 2014 A chance to network with Philadelphia’s health and social services community Symposium Agenda 8:30 – 10am Poster Session: Bridging the...

College Access and Success 101

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

Save the Date: Date – Monday, October 20, 2014 Time – 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (proposed) Location – LaSalle University The Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable will be conducting a...

Free Financial Workshops in MontCo

Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)

Free Financial Workshops Sponsored by: Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) Asset Development — Fatherhood Initiative — Microenterprise National Penn Bank (CADCOM...

Why Your Brand is More than Just Your Logo

Here's My Chance

Why Your Brand is More than Just Your Logo Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM Free Library of Philadelphia (Main Branch, 1900 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA) A memorable logo is...

Engaging Millennials as Donors, Volunteers, and Employees

Here's My Chance

Engaging Millennials as Donors, Volunteers, and Employees Tuesday, September 9, 2014 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM Free Library of Philadelphia (Main Branch, 1900 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA) Why is it...

Peace & Purpose: Wellness Services for Educators

Pedalogical

Peace & Purpose Those who teach, heal, and serve our young people do tough, amazing work. However, services aimed to help youth providers often focus solely on the content of the job, ignoring...

Out of the Box series: Rethinking what it means to live with HIV

ActionAIDS

Out of the Box: Rethinking what it means to live with HIV SEPTA Tokens Light Dinner September 20th LGBT Elder Initiative: Getting Older with HIV Learn about empowering yourself to age successfully...

2014 Arts and Education Symposium

Pennsylvania Arts Education Network

2014 Arts and Education Symposium The 2014 Arts and Education Symposium will be held on Thursday, October 2 at the State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg, PA. Join us for a daylong convening of...

Genomics Series for Teachers: The Human Microbiome

University of Pennsylvania

This workshop will provide an introduction to the human microbiome in health and disease states. The following questions will be addressed: • What is the human microbiome and what are its...

PA Association for College Admissions Counseling Kick Off Event

Pennsylvania Association for College Admissions Counseling

PA Association for College Admissions Counseling Kick Off Event It’s time for the school year to begin, so why not start it with some learning and discussion with wonderful colleagues? This...

The War on Poverty at 50: Its History and Legacy

University of Pennsylvania

Friday, September 19, 2014 “The War on Poverty at 50: Its History and Legacy” (Conference) Location: Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Auditorium (1st floor) Time: 9:00am-5:00pm Attend this FREE...

The Meaning of a Superfund site to the Community

University of Pennsylvania

2014 – 2015 Penn SRP Center/CEET Seminar Series The Meaning of a Superfund site to the Community Frances Bard, Phd University of Pennsylvania, PSOM Associate Professor, Family Medicine...

New Resources

Eastern North Philadelphia Resource Guide

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Finding educational resources just got a lot easier for families living in North Philadelphia east of Broad Street, thanks to a new guide from Latino-focused community group Congreso. Called the...

Engaging Your Campus in the Elections: Six Key Ways to Act

Campus Election Engagement Project

Engaging Your Campus in the Elections: Six Key Ways to Act How do we engage America’s 20 million students in our nation’s elections? The Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) worked with over...

New Website: Bebashi

Bebashi

Why We Exist: Bebashi – Transition to Hope was founded in 1985 as a full-service HIV/AIDS organization with special interest in serving low-income people of color with HIV disease. As the...

Report and Webinar: Housing America’s Older Adults

AARP Foundation

On September 2, please join AARP Foundation for the release of a groundbreaking new report, HOUSING AMERICA’S OLDER ADULTS—MEETING THE NEEDS OF AN AGING POPULATION, prepared by the Harvard...

Impact of Arts Education

National Endowment for the Arts

How do in-school arts education programs affect student creativity, academics, or social outcomes? Researchers from the Kennedy Center and Johns Hopkins University shared their investigation of these...

VISTA Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Corporation for National and Community Service

Marking Five Decades of the Economic Opportunity Act Across the country, homeownership is on the rise, more of our students are graduating from college, and more Americans are landing jobs in...

Income and Wage Gaps Across the US

U.S. Conference of Mayors

Cities of Inequality or Opportunity? Jobs created since the end of the Great Recession pay nearly a quarter less than the jobs that were lost during the recession, contributing to widening inequality...

Partnerships Classifieds

Social Media & Outreach Intern, Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement & Volunteer Service

Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement & Volunteer Service

Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement & Volunteer Service now recruiting a Social Media & Outreach Intern for the Fall Semester Location Philadelphia, PA (City Hall) Reports To SERVE...

volunteer facilitator, Tree House Books

Tree House Books

Tree House Books is seeking a facilitator for the Entrepreneurship cycle of their “What’s Your Story?” writing workshop. If you have experience teaching writing, working with youth...

Fall 2014 Internships at Research for Action

Research for Action

Fall 2014 Internships at Research for Action Research for Action (RFA) seeks to use research as the basis for the improvement of educational opportunities and outcomes for traditionally underserved...

Marketing/Communications Intern, Penn’s Village

Penn’s Village

Penn’s Village is a 501(c)3, non-profit organization, operated by and for residents of Center City (river to river and Spring Garden Street to Washington Avenue) who wish to remain independent and...

medical bloggers needed, Medical Care

American Public Health Association

Calling all bloggers! Medical Care, the journal of the American Public Health Association, is re-launching its blog and is looking for 3-4 core volunteers to help write blog entries. Email...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

BOOST (Best of Out-of-School Time) Conference

BOOST Collaborative

BOOST (Best of Out-of-School Time) Conference April 28 – May 1, 2015 Palm Springs, CA The BOOST Conference is one of the largest, most recognized, and highly comprehensive professional development...

Call for Proposals: 18th Annual Continuums of Service Conference

Call for Proposals Submission Deadline: Monday, October 13, 2014 Dear Colleagues, We are currently accepting presentation proposals for the 18th Annual Continuums of Service Conference (COS),...

Call for Proposals: Citizenship, Service, Networking and Partnerships (CSNAP)

North Carolina Campus Compact

CSNAP Student Conference Call for Proposals Deadline: October 3rd North Carolina Campus Compact seeks workshop proposals for the 2014 CSNAP (Citizenship, Service, Networking and Partnerships)...

Urban & Small Farms Conference: Building a Fair Food Economy to Grow Healthy People

Growing Power

2014 Urban & Small Farms Conference: “Building a Fair Food Economy to Grow Healthy People” NOVEMBER 7-9, 2014 at Potawatomi Bingo Casino Hotel in Milwaukee, WI Register for the...

Farmland, Food and Livable Communities Conference

American Farmland Trust

What does it take to build healthier and more resilient food systems that create jobs, protect farmland, reward family farmers and improve food security for all Americans? Join American Farmland...

Grant Opportunities

Mental Health Programs for Children and Families

Viola Bernard Foundation

Viola Bernard Foundation Accepting LOIs for Mental Health Programs for Children and Families DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 2, 2014 (LETTERS OF INQUIRY) The Viola Bernard Foundation supports innovative programs...

Ben Cohen Stand Up Foundation: Anti-Bullying Programs

Ben Cohen Stand Up Foundation

Ben Cohen Stand Up Foundation Invites Applications for Anti-Bullying Programs DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2014 The Ben Cohen Stand Up Foundation, the charitable foundation of rugby star Ben Cohen, works...

K-12 Field Trip Grants Program

Target Corporation

Target Accepting Applications for K-12 Field Trip Grants Program DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 Target Corporation is accepting applications from education professionals for the Target Field Trip...

J-Serve (International Day of Jewish Youth Service) Grants

B'nai B'rith Youth Organization

J-Serve (International Day of Jewish Youth Service) Grants Deadline: September 30 J-Serve 2015, the International Day of Jewish Youth Service, is on April 19, 2015! Through the generosity of the...

Campus Kitchen Launch Grant

Campus Kitchens

Campus Kitchen Launch Grant Deadline: September 30 If hunger and food insecurity are issues in your community and you want to make an impact on both the community need and the students on campus,...

Pilot Project for Procurement of Unprocessed Fruits and Vegetables for School lunches

U.S. Department of Agriculture

This memorandum is a request for application and sets forth the guidance and procedures for interested State Distributing Agencies (SDAs) to be considered for participation in the Pilot Project for...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

School Partnerships Coordinator, Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative

United Communities Southeast Philadelphia

Position: School Partnerships Coordinator Department: SEPC Reports To: SEPC Program Evaluation Manager Status: Full-time, 40 hrs/wk; Exempt Hours: 9am-5pm Posted: August 7, 2014 Closing: September 7,...

Victims of Trafficking Program Coordinator, Nationalities Service Center

Nationalities Service Center

NSC is a non-profit organization that provides social, educational, and legal services to immigrants and refugees in the greater Philadelphia area. Our strength lies in the diversity of our clients...

Program Officer, Philadelphia LISC

Philadelphia LISC

We are excited to share that Philadelphia LISC is seeking a Program Officer to oversee its Commercial Corridor and Community Safety programs. This position will also support the implementation of...

Miscellaneous

Organic Farming’s Impact on Health

Food Tank

Food Tank will host the sixth webinar in its Exclusive Webinar Series on Wednesday, September 10, entitled “Organic Farming’s Impact on Health.” The webinar features new research from Dr....


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