The week of

February 8, 2015

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships Winter newsletter

PHENND

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships Winter Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships Network Sign...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Video-Story Telling

La Salle University

Social media is changing the way nonprofit organizations interact with all their audiences and stake-holders. But social media is not an end in itself, but rather a potentially huge tool that can...

Urban Nutrition Initiative Eats and Beats 2016

University of Pennsylvania

Eats and Beats 2016 April 9th, 5:30-8:30 PM High School of the Future 4021 Parkside Avenue The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative is excited to announce our 8th annual community meal and fundraiser,...

Evening of Art and Networking

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians presents an evening of art, culture and networking featuring African multimedia artist, Kayode Malomo When: Thursday, February 25th from 5:00 to 9:00...

Discover Your Future – A STEM Event for girls

American Association of University Women

Discover Your Future – A STEM Event! Date: Saturday, April 9, 2016 Time: 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM Location: Montgomery County Community College, Science Center, Blue Bell, PA Girls learn about women...

Screening & Panel: The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

WHYY

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution Thursday, February 11, 2106 WHYY 150 N. 6th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 6:30 Reception Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served 7:15...

Exchange PHL Breakfast Series: Every Student Succeeds Act

Exchange PHL

The Exchange PHL Breakfast Series: Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Wednesday, February 24, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (EST) Philadelphia, PA The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed by...

Transforming Race Relations in the U.S.

Real Talk

Transforming Race Relations in the : Building Trust, Forming Relationships and Solving Problems through Transformational Social Therapy Interactive Lecture: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 6PM to 7:30PM...

Getting the Word Out: Helping Scientists Engage with the Public

University of Pennsylvania

Register: Getting the Word Out: Helping Scientists Engage with the Public Join Maiken Scott, reporter from WHYY and Don Sapatkin, reporter at The Philadelphia Inquirer as they discuss how researchers...

Shaping Urban Health & Environmental Landscape Symposium

University of Pennsylvania

Shaping Urban Health & Environmental Landscape Symposium Charles Branas, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania Sara Heller, PhD, Associate Professor of Criminology,...

Community-Based Learning Course Development and Faculty Workshop

Drexel University

Drexel University’s Community-Based Learning Course Development and Faculty Workshop, May 31 – June 2, 2016 Drexel University’s Lindy Center for Civic Engagement and College of Arts and...

North Philly Arts Teacher’s Association

North Philly Arts Teacher's Association

You are cordially invited to first meeting of the North Philly Arts Teacher’s Association, a new professional network of Art, Drama, Music, Creative Writing, Dance, and Technology teachers in...

Empathy: A Powerful Antidote to Exclusion, Intolerance, and Bullying

National Liberty Museum

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS The region’s leading resource for character education and values-driven learning, approved by the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Departments of Education Our 2016...

Tobacco-Free Campus Summit

City of Philadelphia

Are you interested in learning more about how to make your college/university campus smoke-free or tobacco-free? Then this event is for you! What: Tobacco-Free Campus Summit Where: 801 Market Street,...

Exit Strategy Performance and Panel Discussion

Teacher Action Group

When: Tuesday, Feb. 9th, 6:30-8:30pm Where: 480 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA Call 215-985-0420. “Exit Strategy” dramatizes the issue of school closings; Join us in panel addressing...

4th Annual Youth Non-Profit Symposium

Office of Councilman David O

Join us for an informative discussion on funding for non-profits that serve the youth in Philadelphia! The Office of Councilman David Oh will host the 4th Annual Youth Non-Profit Symposium at Peirce...

African American Knowledge Competition 2016

Institute for the Development of African-American Youth (IDAAY)

You’re Invited to IDAAY’S Annual African American Knowledge Competition 2016! Thursday, February 25, 2016, 5:00-7:00pm Temple University Main Campus in Walk Auditorium (corners of 13th St. and...

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Delaware County Intermediate Unit

The Delaware County Intermediate Unit will sponsor a Youth Mental Health First Aid trainings from 8 to 5:00 on February 12. Target Audience: School and/or agency teams which may include: educators,...

Classroom and Behavior Management (Grades 6-8)

Out-of-School Time Resource Center

February Peer Networking Meeting (PNM): Register Today Thursday, February 18th, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Topic: Classroom and Behavior Management (Grades 6-8) Register: NEW Location: School District...

PhilaSoup Winter Soup Fundraiser for teachers

PhilaSoup

PhilaSoup Winter Soup – February 21 Join education non-profit organization, PhilaSoup, on Sunday, Feb. 21 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 at the Slought gallery, located at 4017 Walnut Street, for a soup...

Discussion: American Governor: Chris Christie’s Bridge to Redemption

Rutgers University

Join the Rutgers-Camden Leadership Institute for a lunchtime discussion with author Matt Katz, as he discusses his new book, American Governor: Chris Christie’s Bridge to Redemption. The...

Educating the Heart: Creating Mindful Communities Conference

Montgomery Early Learning Centers

Educating the Heart: Creating Mindful Communities Conference Our theme this year is Creating Mindful Communities! In an effort to meet the social and emotional needs of the whole child, our...

New Resources

Measuring Growth and Inclusion for U.S. Metro Regions

Brookings Institutuion

The Brookings Institution released new economic performance rankings for the 100 largest metro areas that measures growth, prosperity, and inclusion together. It includes separate rankings by racial...

Study Links Liberal Arts to Success in Life

Inside Higher Education

Study Links Liberal Arts to Success in Life A background in the liberal arts can translate into becoming a leader and a more fulfilling life A study released last month shows that a liberal arts...

Recent Trends in General Education Design, Learning Outcomes, and Teaching Approaches

American Association of Colleges and Universities

National Survey of College Leaders Reveals Clear Consensus on Learning Outcomes, Greater Emphasis in General Education on Integration, Applied, and Project-Based Learning Findings from Survey of...

Read Across America Day

National Education Association

NEA’s Read Across America Day is March 2, 2016! The National Education Association is building a nation of readers through its signature program, NEA’s Read Across America. Now in its 19th...

Childhood Environment and Gender Gaps in Adulthood

National Bureau of Economic Research

Are Poor Neighborhoods Worse for Boys Than Girls? A new analysis of social mobility by economist Raj Chetty reveals how childhood environment impacts adult gender gaps. How adults in the fare...

Promising Practices in Social & Emotional Learning

Susan Crown Exchange

Preparing Youth to Thrive: Promising Practices in Social & Emotional Learning The verdict is in: Social and emotional learning (SEL) skills matter enough to be mandated. Social and emotional...

Nonprofit Sector in Brief 2015: Public Charities, Giving, and Volunteering

Urban Institute

The Nonprofit Sector in Brief 2015: Public Charities, Giving, and Volunteering The Nonprofit Sector in Brief 2015 uses the most recent data available to highlight significant trends in the nonprofit...

The Intersection of Afterschool and Competency-based Learning

American Youth Policy Forum

The Intersection of Afterschool and Competency-based Learning: Emerging Trends, Policy Considerations, and Questions for the Future Afterschool and competency-based learning are increasingly emerging...

Governing Urban Schools in the Future

Pew Charitable Trusts

Governing Urban Schools in the Future: What’s Facing Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Overview In 2001, the state of Pennsylvania took over the School District of Philadelphia. The move, which came...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteer speakers needed, Step Into College conference

Steppingstone Scholars

In March, Steppingstone Scholars in collaboration with partner organizations in Philadelphia will host a 2 day college conference for high school students.  We are currently in search of presenters...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Active Citizens Conference

College of William and Mary

William and Mary Active Citizens Conference February 20, 2016 Registration Closes February 10 Registration for the 2016 Active Citizens Conference closes next Wednesday, February 10. On February 20...

Call for Proposals: Driving Postsecondary Attainment for All

National College Access Network

Apply to Present at NCAN’s 2016 Conference! Join the NCAN national conference, Driving Postsecondary Attainment for All, by applying to present a session! The conference will be held September...

Service-Learning Civic Engagement Conference

Maryland/DC Campus Compact

2016 Service-Learning Civic Engagement Conference STRONGER TOGETHER SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2016 UNIVERSITIES AT SHADY GROVE Rockville, MD The Service-Learning & Civic Engagement Conference (SLCE) is...

Call for Submissions: 3rd Annual Public Health Day Symposium

College of Physicians

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS The College of Physicians of Philadelphia’s Section on Public Health & Preventive Medicine’s 3rd Annual Public Health Day Symposium April 4, 2016 | 8:30am – 12:30pm...

High-Impact STEM Education Conference

Campus Compact of the Mountain West

High-Impact STEM Education Conference – June 9-10, 2016 – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Denver, CO Registration Deadline May 25, 2016 SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagements and...

Global Health & Innovation Conference

Unite for Sight

Global Health & Innovation Conference, April 16-17, 2016 You and your colleagues and students may be interested in attending or presenting at the upcoming 13th annual Global Health &...

2016 INSPIRE 2016 Student Engagement Conference

Siena College

INSPIRE 2016 – March 11-13, 2016 at Siena College – Priority Registration Deadline February 11, 2016 INSPIRE 2016 is a student led community engagement conference held from March 11-13, 2016 at...

Collaborating to Build a Diverse STEM-literate Society

International Technology and Engineering Educators Association

ITEEA 2016 Conference National Harbor Washington, DC March 2-4, 2016 2016 Conference Theme: COLLABORATING TO BUILD A DIVERSE STEM-LITERATE SOCIETY The annual ITEEA conference provides an unparalleled...

Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success

American Association of Colleges and Universities

AAC&U’s Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success: Applications Due March 1 Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success June 21–25, 2016 University of California Los...

Grant Opportunities

Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program

Mary Kay Foundation

Mary Kay Foundation Accepting Applications for Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program The goal of the Mary Kay Foundation is to eliminate domestic violence. As part of this effort, the foundation...

National Education Pathways With a Purpose

USA Funds

USA Funds Seeks Applications for Mayor-Led College Success Programs USA Funds, in partnership with the United States Conference of Mayors, has issued an RFP for its National Education Pathways With a...

Health Policy and Law Research

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF Issues RFP for Health Policy and Law Research The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has issued a Call for Proposals for research projects that can help build an evidence base for policies that lead...

Fund for Progress on Race in America

United Way Worldwide

The Fund for Progress on Race in America Powered by The United Way Worldwide In the wake of the attacks in Charleston, the trauma in Ferguson, Baltimore and New York, and countless expressions of...

Lumina Foundation Showcase Prize

Lumina Foundation

As one of the leading higher education foundations in the United States, Lumina Foundation has a long history of investing in and supporting not-for-profits to improve postsecondary completion rates....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Neighborhood Bike Works

Neighborhood Bike Works

Neighborhood Bike Works (NBW), a nonprofit organization, seeks a full time Executive Director to oversee, develop, and inspire a collaborative vision for NBW’s youth and adult programs while also...

Part-Time Assistant Service-Learning Coordinator, Widener University

Widener University

Assistant Service-Learning Coordinator- Part-Time Widener University is seeking a part-time Assistant Service- Learning Coordinator. This position will provide support and programming assistance for...

Early Intervention Specialist, Congreso

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time Early Intervention Specialist within Congreso’s Health Promotion and Wellness division. This position is responsible for...

Medical Case Manager, Congreso

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time Medical Case Manager for the Esfuerzo Program within the Health Promotion and Wellness division at Congreso. The Medical Case...

Call for Artists: Summer Youth Arts Workshop

Asian Arts Initiative

Call for Artists Asian Arts Initiative’s 2016 Summer Youth Arts Workshop Priority Deadline: February 26, 2016 Overview: Asian Arts Initiative is seeking experienced visual and/or performing artists...

Assistant Director of Student Engagement for Diversity and Social Justice, Phila U

Philadelphia University

DEPARTMENT: Office of Student Engagement QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with university staff, faculty, and students; Dependability,...

Miscellaneous

National Philanthropy Day Honors

Association of Fundraising Professionals

Association of Fundraising Professionals Invite Nominations for National Philanthropy Day Honors Since 1960, the Association of Fundraising Professionals has advanced effective and ethical...

Operation Understanding Student Ambassador Program

Operation Understanding

Operation Understanding Student Ambassador Program Applications are due March 15th High school juniors that identify as African American and/or Jewish from throughout the Greater Philadelphia area...

2016 Teacher as Hero Award

National Liberty Museum

2016 Teacher as Hero Award This yearly recognition program, sponsored by State Farm®, honors outstanding educators in the Delaware Valley. Nominations for 2016 are now open! This year we are...

Weaving Together Career and Civic Commitments for Social Change

NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

Webinar on Weaving Together Career and Civic Commitments for Social Change on February 16 at 3:00pm EST. What if higher education understood developing a civic consciousness and conscience in each...

Nonpartisan Voter Engagement at Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit VOTE

Webinar: Getting Started in 2016: Nonpartisan Voter Engagement at Your Nonprofit, February 11, 2016 at 2:00 pm ET Eager to help your clients and constituents to register and vote this year, but...

Examples of Excelencia: Latino Success in Higher Education

Excelencia in Education

For over 10 years, Examples of Excelencia has been the only national effort to recognize programs with evidence-based practices that increase Latino student success in higher education. Programs are...


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