The week of

October 27, 2014

Other Local Events and Workshops

Graduate! Philadelphia Open House for Adults

Graduate! Philadelphia

Our Mission Is To Increase The Number Of Adults With College Degrees In Greater Philadelphia. We Provide Free Of Charge Advising, Guidance, Coaching And Supports To Adults Who Seek To Return To...

Call for Proposals: 2015 Inclusive Leadership Conference

Campus Philly

Campus Philly and Temple University are teaming up to host the 2015 Inclusive Leadership Conference. The conference will take place on Saturday, February 14th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Temple...

Paying for College: Emotionally Invested

Clarifi

Location Public Health Management Corp. (PHMC) 1500 Market Street Suite 1500 Philadelphia, PA 19102 October 28, 2014 – 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm The process of planning for college can be...

Youth Empowerment Program Information Sessions

Montgomery County

Job Corps Information Sessions The Youth Empowerment Program in collaboration with the local Job Corps Admission Counselor is hosting a series of information sessions for young adults, ages 16...

Gateway to College Program in Montgomery County

Montgomery County

FREE Gateway to College Program at Montgomery County Community College The Youth Empowerment Program is offering a FREE program at Montgomery County Community College to eligible youth called Gateway...

Wharton Ethics Program: The Vision Behind Warby Parker

University of Pennsylvania

PennSEM and the Wharton Ethics Program Presents: The Vision Behind Warby Parker Coleman Social Impact Lecture Series: Jordan Kassalow, Founder of VisionSpring Tuesday, October 28, 5:00 PM, JMHH 240...

Early Literacy and the READ! by 4th Campaign

School District of Philadelphia

The School Reform Commission is making Early Literacy and the READ! by 4th Campaign the subject of its first Strategy, Policy, and Priorities meeting of the year. The meeting will be held on November...

TESOL Workshop

University of Pennsylvania

TESOL Workshop Graduate School of Education University of Pennsylvania 3700 Walnut St, Philadelphia PA 19104 December 5-7, 2014 6-9pm December 5; 9am-4pm December 6-7 AN INTENSIVE, RESEARCH-BASED,...

Legal Issues in Advanced Fundraising: Corporate Sponsorships, Illiquid Assets, and Large Gifts

Free Library of Philadelphia

Legal Issues in Advanced Fundraising: Corporate Sponsorships, Illiquid Assets, and Large Gifts Thursday, October 30 | 9:00 to 11:00 Parkway Central Library | 1901 Vine St | 4th Floor | Skyline Room...

Facing Another: The Gift and Challenge of an Encounter

Chestnut Hill College

Facing Another: The Gift and Challenge of an Encounter — Saturday, November 22, 2014 — 9:00 am – 4:00 pm This day-long seminar engages and critiques, through various...

DCCC Chester County Campus Health Fair

Delaware County Community College

Information on the Affordable Care Act will be available at: 1st Annual DCCC Chester County Campus Health Fair at our Exton Campus October 29, 2014 10:30 am to 1:00 pm Delaware County Community...

New Resources

National Equity Atlas

PolicyLink

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of the National Equity Atlas — a unique data tool for those working to transform America’s broken economy into one that is equitable, resilient,...

Book: Educated in Whiteness: Good Intentions and Diversity in Schools

University of Minnesota Press

How well-meaning educators shape and enact diversity-related policies and practices that strengthen whiteness rather than educational equity or justice Through ethnographic accounts of teachers in...

Civic Learning and Teaching

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Civic Learning and Teaching, Ashley Finley, editor (Fall 2014) Available now for download (pdf) and purchase (print). Civic Learning and Teaching contributes to an understanding of why civic...

Community Development Data Inventory and Dashboard

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

“Community Development Data Inventory” Publication released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia The Community Development Studies and Education Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of...

Urban Affairs Coalition

Philadelphia Home Buy Now Program Releases Impact Report: 160% ROI in First Year to City of Philadelphia On Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Wells Fargo Bank, the Community and Economic Development (CED)...

Write Your Block

Creative Philadelphia

How to Participate Write Your Block is an opportunity to spread poetry across the city, and to empower everyone to be a poet. Spread the word about the program in your program announcements,...

Beyond Confrontation: Community-Centered Policing Tools

PolicyLink

PolicyLink and Advancement Project are collaborating on a series of briefs focusing on improving the relationships between police and communities of color across the country by lifting up effective...

Responsible Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship Webinar Recording

Unite for Sight

Unite For Sight held its “Responsible Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship Webinar” last week, and the free recording is now available online at The webinar included phenomenal expertise from...

Promoting middle school success through innovative afterschool programs

Afterschool Alliance

Afterschool in action: Promoting middle school success through innovative afterschool programs By Afterschool Alliance and MetLife Foundation The compendium “Afterschool in action: Promoting...

Advancing Underrepresented Youth in STEM in OST

Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Boys & Girls Clubs of America releases white paper on advancing underrepresented youth in STEM during out-of-school time Boys & Girls Clubs of America released the white paper...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

PathwaysPA

Tax Season is Around the Corner – We Need Volunteers! Our VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program provides extensive free tax preparation services and Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)...

Development & Communications Volunteer, Philadelphia FIGHT

Philadelphia FIGHT

Philadelphia FIGHT is a comprehensive AIDS Service Organization providing state of the art, culturally competent HIV primary care, consumer education, advocacy, social services, outreach to people...

Development & Communications Intern, Philadelphia FIGHT

Philadelphia FIGHT

Philadelphia FIGHT is a comprehensive AIDS Service Organization providing state of the art, culturally competent HIV primary care, consumer education, advocacy, social services, outreach to people...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2015 IMPACT Conference

IMPACT Conference

2015 IMPACT Conference, February 19 – 22, 2015, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA Registration is Now Open! Register as an individual or group before January 15th for the early bird...

Women Doing Democracy: Building Grassroots Coalitions to Grow Healthy Food

Women Food & Ag Network

Women Food & Ag Network Annual Conference Women Doing Democracy: Building Grassroots Coalitions to Grow Healthy Food and Farming in Your Community is the theme of the 2014 WFAN annual...

Grant Opportunities

National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Community Grants

National Fish & Wildlife Foundation

Wells Fargo and the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Accepting Applications for Community Grants DEADLINE: DECEMBER 10, 2014 Wells Fargo and the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation are...

National Environmental Education Foundation

National Environmental Education Foundation

National Environmental Education Foundation Requests Applications for Capacity-Building Grants Due: October 30, 2014 The National Environmental Education Foundation supports lifelong environmental...

J.M. Kaplan Fund Grants for Nonprofit Publishing

J.M. Kaplan Fund

Kaplan Fund Offers Grants to Nonprofit Publishers Deadline: March 1, 2015 Through its Furthermore program, the Kaplan Fund supports nonfiction books about the urban experience; natural and historic...

Campus Kitchen Launch Grant

Campus Kitchens

Deadline: February 1 The Campus Kitchens project has numerous funding options and grant opportunities available to schools across the country to help with the planning and implementation of a Campus...

Sodexo Foundation Youth Grants

Youth Service America

Deadline: January 15 YSA (Youth Service America) and Sodexo Foundation are looking for 100 of the best ideas from young people about how they can help end childhood hunger in their communities. $400...

Laura Bush Foundation grants for school libraries

Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries

The mission of the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries is to help school libraries (a) encourage and foster a love of reading; (b) support student learning; and (c) make books and reading...

Association of American Educators Foundation Classroom Grant

Association of American Educators

Available Awards The number of classroom grants awarded will depend on the total number of applicants. Grants are available for up to $500. Classroom Grant Funding Options Classroom grants can be...

Thank a Million Teachers initiative

Farmers Insurance

The Thank a Million Teachers initiative understands that being underappreciated often means being underfunded too. With this in mind we have designed two separate grant opportunities. One addresses...

DEP Environmental Education Grants Program

Department of Environmental Protection

Each year, Pennsylvania invests in its schools, county conservation districts and other nonprofit organizations to improve environmental awareness among students and adults alike. The Environmental...

15-16 PACC*VISTA Host Site Application Available

Pennsylvania Campus Compact

15-16 PACC*VISTA Host Site Application is Available! See In partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Pennsylvania Campus Compact (PACC) is pleased to announce the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Division Director, Targeted Case Management

Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania

The Division Director (DD) is responsible for leading the division and supervising Program managers in the Division. The DD is also responsible for supporting the development and growth of all of the...

Executive Director, Families Forward Philadelphia

Families Forward Philadelphia

Families Forward Philadelphia seeks an experienced and skilled professional to serve as its Executive Director. About Families Forward Philadelphia Families Forward Philadelphia (FFP) is a 113-year...

Employment Success Manager, Youth Build Charter School

Youth Build Charter School

Employment Success Manager (Job Development/Career Mentoring) Full-time, 12-month position at YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School, an alternative 12th-Grade-only, diploma-granting high school for...

Physical Activity Coordinator, Get Healthy Philly

Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Physical Activity Coordinator ORGANIZATIONAL APPOINTMENT: Chronic Disease Prevention/Get Healthy Philly, Philadelphia Department of Public Health NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1 GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:...

Miscellaneous

Verizon Wireless’ Because Voices Have Power Program

Verizon

Verizon Wireless’ Because Voices Have Power Program Verizon Wireless has expanded its initiative to raise domestic violence awareness by launching the Because Voices Have Power campaign, which...

People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Program

Environmental Protection Agency

Deadline: December 16 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will award up to $15,000 for each of 42 college student teams to pursue projects that deliver sustainable, alternative approaches to...

Make Your Mark on Hunger mini-grants

GenerationOn

Deadline: December 15 This spring, from March 15–April 30, generationOn is challenging you to Make Your Mark on Hunger. Apply for a $500 service project grant to support youth-led hunger relief...

Make a Difference Day Awards

Newman's Own

Deadline: November 30 On Oct. 25, millions of Americans will take part in Make A Difference Day. Newman’s Own supports the day by awarding $10,000 to the charities of each of the 10 national...

C.W. Henry Turkey Trot

C. W. Henry School

Register Now Henry Turkey Trot Saturday, November 22 Join Henry families, neighbors, and runners from around the region for a 5K run and 1M walk to promote fitness and fun. The course will start and...


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