The week of

March 23, 2015

PHENND Events/Activities

Other Local Events and Workshops

PhillyGoes2College Swagathon for High School Seniors

Mayor’s Office of Education

Great college access events happening April 2nd for high school seniors all over Philly! Check out PhillyGoes2College’s Swagathon events here! To register for events please go to:...

Children’s Recovery from Adverse Experiences

Childrent's Crisis Treatment Center

Children’s Crisis Treatment Center and the Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation will present Children’s Recovery from Adverse Experiences: Is It Luck or Something Else? on Thursday,...

Homebuying Workshop in DelCo

Clarifi

Clarifi sets Delaware County homebuyers workshop Looking to buy a home? Join Clarifi for a free workshop, get your questions answered and see if you’re ready for the financial responsibilities of...

Mayoral Candidates Forum

Public Health Management Corporation

Public Health Management Corporation will hold a Mayoral Candidates Forum to discuss issues related to public health in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 16, 3-5 at 1500 Market Street in the Lower...

Jam4Justice

Philadelphia Youth Network

April 24, 2015 from 8:30am to 4:00pm at the William Way Community Center 1315 Spruce Street, Philadelphia How can we use art, music, writing, games, drama, technology, and other means to engage young...

Teacher Leadership Summer Institute

Teachers Lead Philly

July 20-22 at Swarthmore College The Teacher Leadership Summer Institute is a residential leadership program designed to give Philadelphia teachers (who have completed at least three years of...

5th Annual Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night Philly

Philly’s 5th Annual Take Back the Night begins organizing & Planning for this year’s event When: Thursday April 23, 2015 | Marches begin at 5:45 pm Where: Four marches will begin at various...

Effective Communications to Build Relationships, Engagement & Understanding

La Salle University

Whether it’s interacting with a donor, a regulator, a co-worker, a supervisor or a supervisee, the most successful people are the best communicators. That includes not only the messages you...

Transforming Schoolyards Design Guide Release and Panel


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Transforming Schoolyards Design Guide | Release and Panel Monday, May 4. 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM. Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street. Schools and communities are transforming schoolyards (see...

Aging with Financial Security

University of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, May 5, 2015; 11:30 am – 5:00 pm Sylvan M. Cohen Annual Retreat with Poster Session: “Aging with Financial Security: Addressing the Challenges of Cognitive Aging and...

38th Annual Rural Health Conference

National Rural Health Association

Attend the National Rural Health Association’s (NRHA) annual conference created for all of those with an interest in rural health care, including rural health practitioners, hospital...

S.T.E.A.M. Conference: Exploring the Creativity

Montgomery Early Learning Centers

May 30. Conference. Professional Dimentions invites you to submit an application to present at their May conference. Their theme this year, “Exploring the Creativity,” focuses on...

9th Annual Black Male Development Symposium

Arcadia University

9th Annual Intergenerational Black Male Development Symposium Reaching Out For The Brothers: A Call to Action! Saturday, May 9, 2015 The Black Male Development Symposium will provide an opportunity...

14th Annual Institute for Arts and Transformation

BuildABridge International

June 3-12, 2015 Philadelphia, PA The BuildaBridge Annual Institute is a training and applied research academy designed to prepare artists, youth workers, community and congregational leaders,...

Montgomery County ManuFest: Youth Manufacturing Expo

Montgomery County

Why ManuFest? Because the cool career possibilities in America’s new manufacturing boom shouldn’t be a secret anymore! Think great salaries, a killer job market, and career paths that...

Two new videos from Campus Philly

Campus Philly

Campus Philly’s Annual Meeting on December 8, 2014 was a great celebration of the organization’s first 10 years. But maybe you couldn’t make it, or maybe you were there and want a chance to...

The State of Philly Schools

Repair the World

March 24 – REPAIRtalk 6 – 8 pm RTW Workshop – 4029 Market Street Are you interested in learning more about the Philadelphia school system? Join us for an education justice-filled...

Fourth Annual Sayre Health Fair

Sayre Health Center

Sayre Health Center 4th Annual Health Fair: Save the date! Sayre Health Center will have our 4th Annual Spring Health Fair on Saturday, April 11th from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM on the Sayre Campus. For...

Planned Giving: Realizing the Potential

La Salle University

Planned giving is a unique charitable tool that allows individuals of any means to support your organization for years to come while also fulfilling their own financial goals and objectives....

Building an Effective Direct Mail Program

La Salle University

The Power of Direct Mail While someday online fundraising may eclipse direct mail, the latter is still alive and well. Direct mail is responsible for 75% of new donors and most nonprofits receive...

New Resources

Youth Fostering Change Reports

Juvenile Law Center

Youth project develops guides for caseworkers on teens in foster care Youth Fostering Change, a youth engagement program of the Juvenile Law Center, offers youth who are currently or formerly...

Evaluation of an Effort to Help Nonprofits Manage Their Finances

Wallace Foundation

Wallace Foundation study focuses on nonprofit financial management Nonprofits can face significant financial management challenges. The Wallace Foundation has issued a report that follows 25...

Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced and Underprotected

African American Policy Forum

Report focuses on challenges facing African American girls Girls of color face much harsher school discipline than their white peers but are excluded from current efforts to address the...

Community Outlook Survey

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Federal Reserve releases survey on low-to-moderate income communities The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has released its Community Outlook Survey for the fourth quarter of 2014, providing...

GED, ESL programs, Center for Literacy

Center for Literacy

Center for Literacy announces enrollment for GED, ESL programs There is an urgent need for literacy programs for adults in Philadelphia. According to the American Community Survey 2009-2013, there...

School Readiness Report

Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children

PA Partnerships issues new school readiness report Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children has released its latest School Readiness Report showing how Pennsylvania is performing in preparing its...

The LGBT Community and the EITC

Center for American Progress

People who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT)-a disproportionate number of whom are living in poverty-would benefit substantially from proposed modifications to the Earned Income Tax...

Hunger in our Schools Website and Report

Share Our Strength

Most educators regularly see students come to school hungry and school breakfast programs often are inadequate for addressing the issue, according to a new report from No Kid Hungry. Hunger in Our...

Extended Period to Enroll in Healthcare

Campaign for Working Families

ENROLL AMERICA AND THE CAMPAIGN FOR WORKING FAMILIES PARTNER TO HELP TAXPAYERS GET COVERED DURING THE TAX FILING SPECIAL ENROLLMENT PERIOD Enroll America and Campaign for Working Families will...

In School Presentations available, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Book an In School Presentation! Keep Philadelphia Beautiful believes that education is one of the most effective ways to discourage littering and encourage recycling and waste reduction. We are...

Health in all policies training manual

World Health Organization

Health in all policies training manual This manual is a training resource to increase understanding of the importance of Health in All Policies among health and other professionals. The material will...

Access Improvements for Undocumented Students

National College Access Network

Brief Examines Access Improvements for Undocumented Students Bill DeBaun, Program Analyst, NCAN In a new research brief, Addressing postsecondary access for undocumented students, the Education...

Publicly Engaged Scholarship and Teaching

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Diversity & Democracy, Winter 2015, Vol. 18, No. 1 This issue of Diversity & Democracy examines the levers for and barriers to faculty and student participation in publicly engaged...

Greater Philadelphia Nonprofit Economic Recovery Survey 2014-15

La Salle University

According to experts, the Great Recession ended in 2009. That was good news for everyone, theoretically even nonprofits. But we know that nonprofits recover several years after the rest of...

Effects of an Academic Summer Program for Middle School Students

MDRC

An Analysis of the Effects of an Academic Summer Program for Middle School Students March 2015 by Marie-Andrée Somers, Rashida Welbeck, Jean Grossman, Susan Gooden This report examines the...

President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Corporation for National and Community Service

The 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll application is officially live on our Honor Roll website. This year’s deadline is Tuesday May 5, 2015 at 5:00 pm Eastern...

Partnerships Classifieds

host sites needed, Help Yourself to Health series for seniors

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

Host sites sought for free senior health workshops Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) is seeking locations to host a series of free workshops aimed at helping adults age 60 and older better...

volunteers needed, Food Nerd Jr.

Food Nerd Jr.

Volunteers needed for food education company! Food Nerd Jr. is an up and coming food education company who uses hands-on STEAM activities to help children, ages 4-12, discover foods. We are a team of...

Village of Champions leads Global Youth Service Day in Philly

Village of Champions

Village of Champions Youth Network Inc., needs your help in promoting our Global Youth Service Day activities during the weekend of April 17-19, 2015. We have been selected as the lead agency in...

Guest speakers needed, A’s for J’s Program at area high schools

A's for J's

VILLA and Jordan Brand have partnered to create a program that rewards students for academic achievement and excellence. The “As for Js” academic incentive program sponsored by Villa and Brand...

volunteers needed, Casa Monarca

Casa Monarca

Casa Monarca is a non-profit organization our mission is to promote and preserve the Mexican culture and traditions through social, cultural and educational programs and events that involve the South...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2015 Color of Wealth Summit

Center for Global Policy Solutions

2015 Color of Wealth Summit Center for Global Policy Solutions Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 6:30 PM The Center for Global Policy Solutions and the Insight Center for Community Economic Development...

6th Annual Positive Youth Development Institute

Positive Youth Development Institute

July 20-21. 6th Annual Positive Youth Development Institute. Enable adults who work with young people to expand their understanding of the methods, theory, and research that support effective youth...

Agents of Change: Harnessing the Power of Higher Education for Community Change

Gannon University

Conference Description: Experiential learning, community connection, place-based learning, engaged scholarship, institutional citizenship—the movement travels under different names from campus to...

Grant Opportunities

Employment and Work Ready RFPs

Chester County

Chester County offers workforce grants The Chester County Department of Community Development has issued two Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for a provider to operate its Employment Advancement and...

Lincoln Financial Foundation

Lincoln Financial Foundation

Deadline: Varies Lincoln Financial Foundation awards grants to programs where the company has a presence. There are four strategic areas where funding is awarded: Youth Education, Human Services,...

Kinder Morgan Foundation

Kinder Morgan Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing The foundation’s K-12 giving focuses especially on academic programs, including tutoring, arts education, and environmental education programs that work with schools and...

Mazda Foundation

Mazda Foundation

Deadline: Applications accepted May 1 to July 1, 2015 This foundation provides support in areas on education and literacy, environmental conservation, cross-cultural understanding, social welfare,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Philadelphia Cultural Fund

Philadelphia Cultural Fund

The Philadelphia Cultural Fund (“PCF” or the “Fund”) seeks an Executive Director to provide leadership and vision in fulfillment of the Fund’s mission of supporting and enhancing the...

Seeking Community Outreach and Engagement Coord, Center for Excellence in Environmental Toxicology

University of Pennsylvania

Seeking Community Outreach and Engagement Coordinator Interested in Environmental Public Health? Looking for an opportunity for skill development and career growth? Want a rewarding career working...

Director of Development, SeniorLAW Center

SeniorLAW Center

SeniorLAW Center is a nonprofit organization which improves the lives of older Pennsylvanians and protects their rights through legal representation, education and advocacy. The Director of...

Online Tutor Training Facilitator(s), Mayor’s Commission on Literacy

Mayor's Commission on Literacy

The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy in Philadelphia seeks one or more facilitators to manage its online Basic, ESL and GED® tutor training programs. The completely online tutor trainings are each...

Tutor Trainer for Adult Literacy, Mayor’s Commission on Literacy

Mayor's Commission on Literacy

The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy works to ensure that adults in Philadelphia have access to high-quality education and support. Among the ways we work on achieving that goal is to provide free...

Executive Director, Physicians for Social Responsibility

Physicians for Social Responsibility

Updated March 2015 Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) – Philadelphia Executive Director Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) Philadelphia is a public health, 501c3 non-profit...

Nutrition and Food Resources Coordinator, AmeriCorps VISTA

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger, in partnership with the New York City Coalition Against Hunger (NYCCAH), is seeking a dynamic AmeriCorps VISTA member to join our team in...

Media Fellowships, Motivos Magazine

Motivos Magazine

Motivos inaugural Media Fellowships in collaboration with Enertia Group are detailed on page 3 of this edition. Please have students interested in editorial, business/sales, marketing/design or...

Summer 2015 Interns, Research for Action

Research for Action

Now Hiring: Summer 2015 Interns Summer internships run from May – August. Exact start and end dates are based on the needs of the project and the availability of the student. Interested...

Miscellaneous

Telling Stories Through Email: How to Write Appeals that Rock!

Network for Good

Telling Stories Through Email: How to Write Appeals that Rock! Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 1pm EDT Register Now! Email is becoming an increasingly popular medium for staying in touch with...


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