The week of

September 15, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnership Network Fall Speakers: Bethlehem Area Health Partnership

PHENND

K-16 Partnership Network Fall Speakers: Bethlehem Area Health Partnership Wednesday, October 29, 3:00-5:00 PM Location: School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street PHENND K-16 Partnerships...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services

First Aid For Mental Health Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a public education program that teaches the skills needed to identify, understand, and respond to signs of behavioral health challenges...

Temple University’s School of Medicine Grand Rounds

Temple University

Temple University’s School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, is extending an open invitation to its 2014-15 Grand Rounds. Below is the schedule of informative...

Girls Rock Philly People’s Gala

Girls Rock Philly

“I have big hopes and dreams They say I shoot too high, But I tell them they’re wrong I’m right where I belong That’s why I sing this song.” –“Lifted” by Untamed,...

How Community Developers and Health Care Providers can Partner

Philadelphia Association of CDCs

CREATING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES: HOW COMMUNITY DEVELOPERS AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS CAN PARTNER Research shows that where you live not only affects your physical health but also cognitive abilities; Bad...

CDCs 101: (Mostly) Everything You Wanted to Know about CDCs

Philadelphia Association of CDCs

CDCs 101: (Mostly) Everything You Wanted to Know about CDCs Led by adjunct faculty of Temple University’s Community Development program, and featuring a guest appearance by the City’s...

Learning From Pittsburgh: An Economic Development Master Class

Philadelphia Association of CDCs

LEARNING FROM PITTSBURGH: AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MASTER CLASS (IN TWO PARTS) Led by seasoned public and private sector industry experts, this innovative Two-Part session will feature case studies,...

Show Me the Money: Project Development 102

Philadelphia Association of CDCs

SHOW ME THE MONEY: PROJECT DEVELOPMENT 102 With Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation Featuring some of the region’s most experienced developers and financiers, this interactive,...

2014 AIDS Walk Philly

The 2014 AIDS Walk Philly will be Sunday, October 19th! AIDS Walk Philly is the Philadelphia Region’s largest annual HIV/AIDS awareness and fundraising event. Join thousands of people in a 5K...

Making your Website Work for You

Free Library of Philadelphia

Making your Website Work for You Tuesday, October 7 | 9:30 to 12:30 Parkway Central Library | 1901 Vine St | Rooms 405-407 Rick Simmons, chief solutions officer at Simmons Online Solutions, will...

Substance Abuse, Violence, and HIV: Changing Environments to Reduce Risk in North Philadelphia

University of Pennsylvania

“Substance Abuse, Violence, and HIV: Changing Environments to Reduce Risk in North Philadelphia” Location: Alumni House, 3533 Locust Walk Date & Time: Thursday, Oct. 16th; 5:00-6:30pm...

Delaware Valley Association of Volunteer Administrators mtg

Delaware Valley Association of Volunteer Administrators

Volunteer administrators meet The September meeting of the Delaware Valley Association of Volunteer Administrators will discuss the topic of public relations tactics at Surrey Services for Seniors at...

Connecting Coffee: Nutrition Resources

Connecting Coffee

The popular Connecting Coffee discussion series for nonprofit professionals continues on October 14th with a conversation about Nutrition Resources in Philadelphia. People who work in food insecurity...

Philadelphia Idealist Grad Fair

Action Without Borders

Philadelphia Idealist Grad Fair September 23, 2014, 5:00-8:00 PM Hosted by The Drexel University School of Public Health Idealist can help you make a difference in your career! At the fair, you can:...

Disability Rights Advocacy Workshops

Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania

Workshops offer training to disability advocates To help disability advocates improve their skills, the Disability Advocacy Support Hub (DASH) was established by the Disability Rights Network of...

Man to Man Health and Wellness Workshop

Empowered Communities Development Corporation

Workshop convenes men to discuss health issues Empowered Communities Development Corporation and Mercy Philadelphia Hospital will present a Man to Man Workshop to facilitate an informal discussion...

New Resources

State of School Nutrition 2014

School Nutrition Association

School Nutrition Association Releases “State of School Nutrition 2014” National survey finds cafeterias promote healthier choices, but still struggle with student lunch participation. NATIONAL...

Website and Report: The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

“The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America” is a report from the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. One key finding showed that 50 states did...

Hunger in America 2014

Feeding America

HUNGER IN AMERICA The Hunger in America study series is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive insight into charitable food distribution in the United States. Hunger in AmericaHunger in...

Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement

Purdue University

The Service-Learning branch of Purdue’s Center of Instructional Excellence is excited to announce our first annual publication of the Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International...

Bucks County Youth Center at the CareerLink

PA CareerLink® Bucks County

FREE Job Readiness/Career Exploration, Job Placement & GED Preparation for Youth To assist out-of-school youth, ages 17 to 21, in Bucks County enter the emerging workforce and achieve their...

Book: The Opportunity Equation

Citizen Schools

The Opportunity Equation How citizen teachers are combating the achievement gap in America’s schools As debates about education rage on, and wealth based achievement gaps grow, too many people...

Teaching Attendance toolkit

Attendance Works

The Power of Positive Connections New toolkit lays out attendance strategy The toolkit calls for using absenteeism records from past years and from the first month of school to connect the most...

Resources on Special Immigrant Juvenile status

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

Working with children who have been abused or neglected can be heartbreaking. The issue can become even more complicated for immigrant youth. Earlier this year, as part of National Foster Care Month,...

CCP scholarships for under and unemployed

Community College of Philadelphia

CCP offers scholarships to unemployed, underemployed Community College of Philadelphia has formed a partnership with the Wanamaker Scholars Program and is offering a scholarship program for...

Philadelphia After School Directory

After School Activities Partnerships (ASAP)

After school directory to be released On Wednesday, September 10th, After School Activities Partnerships (ASAP) released its annual directory of after school programs as a supplement to the...

Community Health Data Base

Public Health Management Corporation

Community health data now available on online database The Community Health Data Base has announced the release of its new mapping tool, which makes available key indicators from Public Health...

Partnerships Classifieds

School supplies drive for Kensington High School for Creative and Performing Arts

Kensington High School for Creative and Performing Arts (KCAPA)

Kensington High School for Creative and Performing Arts (KCAPA) will be hosting a school supplies drive during the month of September. Help ensure that our students are equipped to learn by getting...

College Access Coaches needed, Let’s Get Ready at Penn and Temple

Let's Get Ready

Help Someone Get to College! Let’s Get Ready expands access to college in America by mobilizing, equipping, and empowering a movement of college students helping high school students get to...

mentors needed, Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers seeks mentors for African American boys Mighty Writers, with studios at 39th and Lancaster in West Philadelphia and 15th and Christian in South Philadelphia, has taught kids how to...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Solving Obesity: Everyone’s Issue – A Workshop

Institutes of Medicine

Solving Obesity: Everyone’s Issue – A Workshop When: September 30, 2014 Where: National Academy of Sciences Building (Auditorium) • 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418...

Fighting Hunger in Maryland: From the Ground Up

Maryland Food Access and Nutrition Network

Register Today! Fighting Hunger in Maryland: From the Ground Up Conference presented by the Maryland Food Access and Nutrition Network Monday, September 29th, 2014 8 – 4 University of Maryland...

Grant Opportunities

Projects to Improve Philanthropy

Fund for Shared Insight

Shared Insight Fund Invites Proposals for Projects to Improve Philanthropy DEADLINE: OCTOBER 15, 2014 The Fund for Shared Insight is a new multiyear collaboration of seven funders that aims to pool...

Equity in Mathematics Grants

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM Accepting Applications for Equity in Mathematics Grants DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 7, 2014 The purpose of the grant is to incorporate middle school classroom materials or lessons that will improve the...

Campus Health Initiatives

American College Health Foundation

American College Health Foundation Seeks Applications for Campus Health Initiatives DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2015 The American College Health Foundation, the charitable arm of the American College...

International Reading Association Teacher as Researcher grants

International Reading Association

IRA: Teacher as Researcher Grant International Reading Association Teacher as Researcher grants support classroom teachers who undertake action research inquiries about literacy and instruction....

Jamba Juice: It’s About the Fruit and Veggies

Jamba Juice

Jamba Juice: It’s About the Fruit and Veggies The Fall 2014 Jamba Juice “It’s About the Fruit and Veggies” Garden Grant provides youth garden programs with gardening supplies,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Fall 2014 Site Director, Let’s Get Ready

Let's Get Ready

Leadership Opportunity for College Students Let’s Get Ready Fall 2014 Site Director Opportunities Let’s Get Ready’s mission is to empower high school students in underserved...

Fun, Safe Philly Summer Coordinator (VISTA), Mayor’s Office of Policy Planning & Coordination

Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement & Volunteer Service

Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service is accepting applications for SERVE Philadelphia 2014-2015 AmeriCorps VISTA members for our November Cohort,...

Development Director, Philadelphia Public School Notebook

Philadelphia Public School Notebook

Job Opportunity: Development Director (position available Oct. 15, 2014) Founded in 1994, Philadelphia Public School Notebook is an innovative, independent, nonprofit news service that serves as an...

Community Development Associate (AmeriCorps), Enterprise Center CDC

The Enterprise Center

LISC AmeriCorps Service Description Full-Time Member Position October 1, 2014 – July 31, 2015 Local Initiatives Support Corporation and The Enterprise Center Community Development Corporation are...

Community Networks Director, JEVS Human Services

JEVS Human Services

Your career at JEVS Human Services will touch countless lives, including yours. We are an organization founded on the principles of serving individuals so that they can become independent and...

Adolescent Therapist, The Attic Youth Center

Attic Youth Center

The Attic Youth Center, Philadelphia’s only agency exclusively serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth (LGBTQ), is seeking an experienced adolescent therapist. Primary...

Program Officer, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), widely recognized as the nation’s premier community development intermediary, has a 32-year history of investing in community-based organizations...

Government Relations Project Coordinator, Society of Hospital Medicine

Society of Hospital Medicine

The Government Relations Project Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that SHM’s public policy efforts are conveyed to SHM members. Major elements of this position include developing content...

Case Manager/Social Worker, Youth Service, Inc.

Youth Service

Youth Service, Inc. a private non-profit child welfare agency dedicated to assisting families with keeping children safe has openings for Case Managers in the Famiy Empowerment Service and Truancy...

Program Manager, Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers

We are seeking a dynamic Program Manager with a background in community engagement and program implementation in low income neighborhoods. Sunday Suppers is a unique community based program that...

Program Specialist, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA

COME JOIN A FORWARD-THINKING AGENCY THAT IS HELPING MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN CHILDREN’S LIVES. Big Brothers Big Sisters SEPA seeks a full-time Match Support Specialist for our Exton and Norristown...

Associate Director of College Retention and Success, Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures, a nonprofit organization committed to improving the educational opportunities for low income, first-generation-to-college students, has an opening for an Associate Director of...

Housing Specialist, ActionAIDS (Philadelphia Area)

ActionAIDS

Provide the full range of direct services to clients seeking assistance with housing that could include identifying housing and assistance in accessing rental, mortgage, and utility programs....

Chief Financial Officer, theVillage

theVillage

The Chief Financial Officer directs the agency’s financial planning, accounting practices, facilities maintenance and improvements and information systems activities, as well as its...

Development Coordinator, The National MS Society, Greater Delaware Valley Chapter

National MS Society

The development coordinator will work directly with the department Vice president and managers to execute specific campaign and/or site responsibilities within Walk MS and Bike MS as determined...

Executive Director, University City Arts League

University City Arts League

The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the University City Arts League and is responsible for the organization’s daily operations as well as the achievement of its mission and...

Miscellaneous

Innovations that Enhance Financial Capability and Engagement

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Innovations that Enhance Financial Capability and Engagement As Americans navigated through the Great Recession, the field of financial education has necessarily evolved—in name and practice—from...

Comcast expands Internet Essentials

Comcast

Internet Essentials brings the power of the Internet to more students and families across the country. Since 2011, Internet Essentials has connected more than 350,000 families, or more than million...

National Afterschool Matters STEM Practitioner Fellowship (NJ)

National Institute on Out-of-School Time

NIOST and NJSACC Offer A New and Incredible STEM Fellowship Opportunity! National Afterschool Matters STEM Practitioner Fellowship A collaborative effort between the National Institute on...

Youth Garden Grants

National Gardening Association

NGA: Youth Garden Grants National Gardening Association Youth Garden Grants support schools and community organizations with child-centered garden programs. In evaluating grant applications, priority...

Financing Basics: Working with Community Development Financial Institutions

PolicyLink

Financing Basics: Working with Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) October 21, 2014 11 – 12 PT / 2 – 3 ET CDFIs are mission-driven organizations that work in...

Voices For Healthy Kids Initiative: Healthy Food Access, Healthy Communities

American Heart Association

Voices For Healthy Kids Initiative: Healthy Food Access, Healthy Communities September 25, 2014 11 – 12 PT / 2 – 3 ET Advocacy efforts to improve access to healthy food at the local,...

What Will Healthy PA Mean for Low-Income PA Families?

Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN)

What Will Healthy PA Mean for Low-Income PA Families? Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN) is hosting a webinar with legal and policy expects to help organizations understand what Healthy PA...

I Dream of College Program

Good LUCK Foundation

I DREAM OF COLLEGE PROGRAM (PHILLY CAMPUS) Accepting applications now!! This program is open to 10th – 12th grade students who are interested in attending college. The program will help them...

Every Hour Counts Measurement Framework

The After School Corporation

Every Hour Counts Measurement Framework September 25. 2014 2pm – 3pm; Webinar This webinar will answer the following questions: what outcomes are most important to track; how can we use data to...


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