The week of

February 19, 2018

PHENND Events/Activities

SAVE THE DATE! K-16 Partners Network Meeting: Collaborative Approaches to Improving Health and Wellness through Organized Sports, Physical/Health Education and After School Programming

PHENND

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 2:45 – 4:30 PM School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad St., Room 1072 Register here: The theme of this meeting draws from our upcoming PHENND Annual Conference...

Other Local Events and Workshops

National Nutrition Month® events

MANNA

National Nutrition Month® at MANNA Help MANNA celebrate the science that underlies everything we do: Nutrition! Throughout the month of March, we are hosting an exciting series of events in...

Making a Website Using WordPress

TechGirlz

FEBRUARY 24 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Event run by the Blackwell Library Adult/Teen Department. Please email Conita Pierson with any questions. Thank you! Some of life’s most important skills...

Intro to Encryption: How to Protect Your Information

TechGirlz

FEBRUARY 21 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Run by South Philadelphia Library. Please email Eric Vo with any questions. Thank you! Whether it is your teacher’s test questions or your parent’s credit...

Free Speech in a Time of Culture War

University of Pennsylvania

Special Panel Discussion: FREE SPEECH in a Time of CULTURE WAR Sigal Ben-Porath (Free Speech on Campus) and Keith Whittington (Speak Freely), with George Ciccariello-Maher (discussant) and Rogers...

Nature Talk: Nature-Rich Cities, Homes, Schools

Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership

Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) presents NATURE TALKS: a series of annual, thought-provoking conversations with Richard Louv, author of The Nature-Rich Life: Nature-Rich Cities,...

Winter Soup for K-12 education

PhilaSoup

PhilaSoup is a Philadelphia-based non-profit organization that provides micro-grants to teachers to fund classroom projects. We do this by hosting quarterly community soup events. Three times a year,...

Interactive Design and Facilitation: Train-the-Trainer Series

Blue Door Group

Save the date: May 16-18, 2018 is our next Train-the-Trainer About the Series: Participants in the series: learn new interactive techniques to use in their training and facilitation work try out...

Measuring your Social Impact: Social Return on Investment

Social Innovations Institute

A Social Return on Investment (SROI) should be calculated when YOUR business model is dependent upon philanthropy to demonstrate the social returns and impact. If your not-for-profit model is not...

Shaping Policy for Working Mothers and their Families

Maternity Care Coalition

The United States ranks last among its counterparts in instituting workplace accommodations for pregnant and parenting families. The number of working mothers with young children continues to grow,...

Trauma 101: An Overview of Trauma-Informed Care

MENTOR Independence Region

Join MENTOR Independence Region for a FREE Trauma 101: An Overview of Trauma-Informed Care training by Lakeside Global Institute and post-training discussion on the application of trauma awareness to...

What’s the Kiki: The Rising Kiki Scene in Philadelphia’s House and Ball Community

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Join us for a free CEU training over lunch to learn more about the thriving Kiki scene in Philadelphia! What’s the Kiki: The Rising Kiki Scene in Philadelphia’s House and Ball Community February...

Nonprofit Legal Assessment Clinic

Philadelphia VIP

LawWorks, a project of Philadelphia VIP, is looking for nonprofit leaders to meet with volunteer attorneys to receive free legal assistance that will likely continue after the event. Organizations...

Social Justice Book Club

Repair the World

Come out join the fellows of Repair the World: Philadelphia for a book club as we discuss The New Jim Crow Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander as our first book for...

Accelerating Students through the Talent Pipeline and Into Careers

National College Access Network

Are you interested in learning how to take your organization’s advising ability to the next level? Want to learn how to help students actualize their career aspirations through their college...

Snooze or Lose: Promoting Sleep Health in Adolescents

Radnor Township School District

Dr. Wendy Troxel Mon., March 12 at 7 in the Radnor High School auditorium The Radnor Township School District Adolescent Sleep & School Start Time Study Committee will welcome licensed clinical...

Ed Bacon Awards + Talk Honoring Enrique Peñalosa

Philadelphia Center for Architecture

2018 Edmund N. Bacon Awards + Talk | Honoring Enrique Peñalosa Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018 | 6:30 – 8:30 PM Location: Moore College of Art & Design 1919 Race Street Philadelphia, PA...

City Lobby: Helen Gym

Urban Consulate

Join us for a conversation with City Councilmember Helen Gym about her most daring ideas for Philadelphia. What should we dare to dream in 2018 to create a more just & equitable city for all?...

Abbott Preschool at 20: Celebrating Success

Educational Testing Service

Please join us as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of New Jersey’s Abbott preschool program, a national and international model of high-quality and effective preschool join us as we celebrate...

Innovative Leaders Driving a Green & Equal Philly

Green Philly Blog

Conversations to Build an Inclusive Philadelphia presents Innovative Leaders Driving a Green & Equal Philly This roundtable discussion will address how to build a strong organization and develop...

New Resources

Show Me the Way: The Power of Advising in Community Colleges

Center for Community College Student Engagement

It’s a no-brainer that the more advising colleges offer, the more engaged students will be in their education. But a new report from the Center for Community College Student Engagement shows...

Mini-PHIL & PHIL-Plus Home Improvement Program Impact Report

Urban Affairs Coalition

The Urban Affairs Coalitions’ Community Economic Development department is excited to share the release of the Mini-PHIL & PHIL-Plus Home Improvement Program 2003 – 2017 Impact...

Equity and Inclusion: Expanding the Urban Ecosystem

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Vol 29, No 1: Equity and Inclusion: Expanding the Urban Ecosystem Dear Readers, Our urban and metropolitan universities have for many years been addressing the needs and interests of increasingly...

Fueling Philadelphia’s Talent Engine

City of Philadelphia

Citywide Workforce Development Launch Earlier this month, Mayor Kenney unveiled a new workforce development strategy for the city. Fueling Philadelphia’s Talent Engine is a comprehensive workforce...

New Report on the Future of Undergraduate Education

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education was formed by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences to develop a national strategy in support of the commitment to an inclusive ideal of an...

New Website: MENTOR Independence Region

MENTOR Independence Region

MENTOR Independence Region has a new website! We’ve launched our new website ! The new website is in line with our new branding and features new colors, images, and better organization of...

How to Increase FAFSA Completion in Your Metro Area

Kresge Foundation

New Report and Webinar: How to Increase FAFSA Completion in Your Metro Area A new report, “Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees: How 22 Cities Helped High School Students Complete More FAFSAs and Get More...

Economic Mobility Across Generations

Pew Charitable Trusts

Pursuing the American Dream: Economic Mobility Across Generations Introduction and Key Findings The ideal that all Americans have equality of opportunity regardless of their economic status at birth...

Donor Retention Communication Checklist

Network for Good

Rev Up Retention With a Donor Management-Based Communications Plan. Use this checklist to help you unearth the right information from your donor management system (DMS) exactly when it’ll have the...

Public: A Journal of Imagining America

Imagining America

New issue of Public: A Journal of Imagining America PUBLIC: A Journal of Imagining America is pleased to announce the publication of its latest issue: Digital Engagements; Or, the Virtual Gets Real,...

Voter Friendly Campus Report

NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

Campus Vote Project is pleased to announce the release of the Voter Friendly Campus report from the inaugural Voter Friendly Campus program! The report was prepared jointly by Campus Vote Project and...

2020 Elective Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

Brown University

On Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching & The Howard R. Swearer Center at Brown University released the newly revised application frameworks for the 2020...

Taking the Lead to Transform Health Care

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

SOCIAL INNOVATIONS IN NURSING: TAKING THE LEAD TO TRANSFORM HEALTH CARE Social Innovations Journal Winter Edition READ HERE:  Despite health care expenditures surpassing $ trillion dollars yearly in...

Broken Promises: The Underfunding of IDEA

National Council on Disability

The National Council on Disability (NCD) is pleased to submit this report titled Broken Promises: The Underfunding of IDEA. This report is part of a five-report series on the Individuals with...

Working in the Service Sector in Philadelphia

University of California at Berkeley

Philadelphia Service Sector workers contend with unstable and unpredictable work schedules A new research brief released today by the Shift Project at the Institute for Research on Labor and...

Partnerships Classifieds

Call for Proposals: International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning Conference

International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning

The 48th annual conference of the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning (ISETL) will be in Tempe, Arizona from October 10-13, 2018. ISETL encourages college and university faculty...

Instructors and Assistants needed, TechGirlz

TechGirlz

Winter is long, especially up north, and there is no better way to beat the Winter Blues than getting out and volunteering. Some of the most common comments we get from volunteers are how much fun...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Good Food for All Conference

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger and the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Culinary Literacy Center are now accepting presenter proposals for the fourth annual Good Food for All...

Call for Proposals: Action Learning and Action Research Legacy for Transforming Social Change

Action Learning Action Research

Action Learning Action Research and PAR World Congress 2018 10th Action Learning Action Research and 14th Participatory Action Research World Congress June 17 – 20, 2018 Norwich University...

National Postsecondary Strategy Institute for District leadership

Reach Higher

The second Reach Higher National Postsecondary Strategy Institute for school districts seeking to support a vision of helping every student obtain a postsecondary education is taking place May 4-5 in...

TDC Carnegie Classification Workshop

American Association of State Colleges and Universities

TDC Carnegie Classification Workshop at RVCC With Lori Moog, Director of Service Learning and Community Outreach, Raritan Valley Community College & Verdis L. Robinson, National Director, The...

Grant Opportunities

New Jersey Health Initiatives

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF Issues RFP for New Jersey Health Initiatives The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has issued a Request for Proposals for its New Jersey Health Initiatives: Upstream Action Acceleration initiative....

Learning and Leadership Grants

NEA Foundation

NEA Foundation Invites Applications for Learning and Leadership Grants The NEA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the National Education Association, is a public charity supported by contributions...

2018 CommunityWINS Grant Program

U.S. Conference of Mayors

Conference of Mayors Announces 2018 CommunityWINS Grant Program The United States Conference of Mayors, in partnership with the Wells Fargo Foundation, has announced a Call for Nominations for the...

Social and Environmental Justice Projects

Ben & Jerry's Foundation

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation Seeks Proposals From Social and Environmental Justice Projects The Ben & Jerry’s Foundation supports organizations working to bring about progressive...

Youth Bereavement Support Services Grants

A Little Hope

A Little Hope Offering Youth Bereavement Support Services Grants A Little HOPE supports organizations that provide bereavement support services and grief counseling to children and teens who have...

Champions in Action award

Citizens Bank

At Citizens Bank, we’re dedicated to helping our communities reach their potential. To address the social challenges our communities face, we created Champions in Action, a unique program designed...

Mary’s Community Fund for neighborhood projects

Greensgrow Farms

Mary’s Community Fund Application Open! Mary’s Community Fund is a legacy project to continue the life and work of Mary Seton Corboy, the founder of Greensgrow and a visionary in supporting a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Garden Center Manager, Greensgrow Farms

Greensgrow Farms

The Greensgrow Farms garden center in Kensington is the cornerstone location of Greensgrow. It is the heart of our organization and the sustained success of the business and the site is critical to...

Land Preservation Project Manager, Neighborhood Gardens Trust

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

  The Neighborhood Gardens Trust is seeking a project manager to support its work to protect and preserve community-managed open spaces in the city Philadelphia. The Land Preservation Project...

Government Relations Manager, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBN) is seeking a Government Relations Manager to oversee the development, implementation, and evaluation of all government relations...

Director of Family University, Action for Early Learning

Drexel University

Drexel University seeks a Director of Family University as part of its Action for Early Learning (AFEL) early childhood education improvement initiative. The ideal candidate will have a Masters level...

Studio Institute College Internships

Brandywine Workshop and Archives

for Philadelphia based students Full –time Summer 2018 Arts Internship Opportunities at BWA and other local organizations is participating in a internship program to assist disadvantaged college...

Miscellaneous

Philadelphia City Scholarship

City of Philadelphia

Do you know a high school senior who is going to college next year? If so, make sure they apply for the Philadelphia City Scholarship. The Philadelphia City Scholarship provides 50 high school...

Equity & Inclusion: Student Veterans in Higher Education

Campus Compact of the Mountain West

Webinar: Equity and Inclusion for the 1% (not THAT 1%): Student Veterans in Higher Education Time: This one hour and 15 minute webinar will be held at 12 pm Pacific, 1 pm Mountain, 2 pm Central and 3...

Making Wise Decisions Toolkit: Choosing the Right Data System

National College Access Network

NCAN Webinar: In a world where data have become increasingly important for tracking program activities and measuring program outcomes, having a system in place to manage all that data is critical....

Survey for College Access Nonprofits

Columbia University

Survey on performance measurement Teachers College at Columbia University seeks education nonprofits that (1) include immigrants in their service population and (2) provide college access and success...

Teacher as Hero Awards

National Liberty Museum

Teacher as Hero Awards Sponsored by State Farm® This yearly recognition program, sponsored by State Farm®, honors outstanding educators in the Delaware Valley. The public is invited to submit...

various webinars, America Saves Week

Pennsylvania Treasury Department

  As part of America Saves Week, February 26 through March 2, the PA 529 College Savings Program is partnering with financial experts to offer five free webinars. Topics for the interactive...

Housing Insecurity & Homelessness on college campuses

Campus Compact

Webinar for members on Housing Insecurity & Homelessness on college campuses March 12, 2018 at 3:30PM EST Webinar for members on Housing Insecurity & Homelessness on college campuses Campus...

Relationships between Branch/Regional Campuses and their Host Communities

Optimal College Town Assessment

We are pleased to offer you another *free* webinar to talk about the use of data in helping town-gown relationships, this time we are co-hosting with National Association of Branch Campus...

Low-profit Limited Liability Companies and Program-Related Investments

Social Innovations Lab

Register Here About this Presentation: The capital formation, governance and branding advantages of the Low-profit Limited Liability Company (L3C). How the only for-profit business form in the that...

Joyce De Guatemala Scholarship Fund for Latina artists

Brandywine Workshop and Archives

In support of Latina Women Artists in Residence at Brandywine Workshop Current Application Period: Open until March 31, 2018. The Dream of Joyce de Guatemala Joyce de Guatemala Bush Vourvoulias was...

Libby Newman Fellowship for Philadelphia based artists

Brandywine Workshop and Archives

The Fund, approximately $1,200 a year, is given to a local artist not currently enrolled in an University Program, for an residency at Brandywine Workshop. All projects must include some use of the...

Connect the Lots Camden seeks artists

Connect the Lots

Performers, Visual Artists and More! We are calling on you! Connect the Lots Camden SHOWCASE YOUR TALENT WITH CONNECT THE LOTS! The Connect the Lots team is looking for local artists to create...


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