The week of

January 26, 2015

Other Local Events and Workshops

Less Busy, More Engaged

Pedalogical

MARCH 25TH | 6-8PM | 1315 WALNUT STREET Begone, ubiquitous to-do list! Audit the ways in which you spend your time, explore what leads you to make choices around your schedule, and create concrete...

Personal Strategic Planning

Pedalogical

FEBRUARY 25TH | 6-8PM | 1315 WALNUT STREET Explore what really matters to you, identify and define your core values, and discuss concrete next steps to get you feeling more aligned with a personal...

Community Engagement: The Community Connector Program

Philadelphia Association of CDCs

One of the most essential building blocks of neighborhood revitalization – and often the most difficult to achieve — is community engagement. Engagement encourages buy-in and trust and it...

Extra Learning Opportunities Conference

Center for Schools and Communities

March 3-5, 2015 Harrisburg, Pa. The conference will focus on advancing systems that support and promote collaboration and youth success and on key elements of high-quality extra learning...

9th Annual National Student Teaching and Supervision Conference

West Chester University

Save the date 9th annual  National Student Teaching and Supervision Conference April 19 – 21, 2015 West Chester University of Pennsylvania Key Note Speaker: 2014 National Superintendent of the...

Monthly Sandbox Gathering: Passionate Conversation

Sandbox Collective

You’re invited to the Monthly Sandbox Gathering. We are excited to host our 2nd annual “Passionate Conversation” in February and to pick up where we left of in January’s...

Donor Relations and Front Line Fundraisers

Free Library of Philadelphia

Thursday, February 5 | 1:00 to 2:00 Parkway Central Library | 4th Floor | Skyline Room (take elevators to 4th floor) How does the partnership between donor relations professionals and front line...

Mission Possible: Effective Fundraising Strategies for 2015

Free Library of Philadelphia

Tuesday, February 3 | 9:30 to 11:00 Parkway Central Library | Rooms 405 – 407 (take main elevators to 4th Floor) Arguably, donors may have the greatest capacity to give than at any other time...

PHILO Project Information Session for small nonprofits

Free Library of Philadelphia

PHILO Project Information Session Wednesday, January 28 | 4:00 to 6:00 Parkway Central Library | Main Level | Room 108 (walk through cafe area) The PHILO Project provides professionally shot,...

Sayre Health Center’s Mommy Expo

Sayre Health Center

Save the date: February 7th, 2015 from 1-4pm! You’re invited to The Sayre Health Center’s Mommy Expo! This workshop is designed for experienced moms, new moms and moms to be. Join us for a fun...

Volunteer Recruitment & Management Workshop

Vision Driven Consulting

Volunteer Recruitment & Management Workshop Join Brittany Campese (Vision Driven Consulting) and other AmeriCorps, Year of Service members, and new professionals to learn about Volunteer...

New Resources

New Issue: Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

University of Georgia

We are pleased to announce the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement has recently published volume 18(4), December 2014.  It is found at , where full-text articles can be accessed...

Philadelphia becomes an Employer of National Service

Corporation for National and Community Service

Philadelphia is a trailblazer when it comes to service, and this week the city took its commitment to the next level. Yesterday, I stood with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter to announce that the...

Transforming Public Education: The Need for an Educational Justice Movement

New England Journal of Public Policy

Education: the epicenter of injustice in our society Low-income children of color are at the epicenter of injustice in our society, writes Mark Warren in The New England Journal of Public Policy. It...

From Foster Care to Freshman

NPR

College support for foster youth who’ve aged out Over the last few years, a nationwide push has arisen to get more foster youth to college, and to help them stay and graduate, reports Jennifer...

Medicaid Expansion in PA

Health Federation of Philadelphia

Need Health Insurance? We can help! Call 215-977-7255 Email: navigator@ Or go to your nearest Community health center. Find locations at: New health insurance options are available for individuals...

Farm to Senior Pilot Project Report

Farm Fresh Rhode Island

Farm Fresh Rhode Island is pleased to share our report of the “Farm to Senior” project, piloted in senior centers around the state in 2014. Our sincere appreciation goes out to all of...

New Book: Obama’s Fight for Rigor and Results in Social Policy

Brookings Institution

Show Me the Evidence: Obama’s Fight for Rigor and Results in Social Policy Show Me the Evidence tells the story of how the Obama administration planned and enacted several initiatives to fund...

How the Racial Bias in Our Big Money Political System Undermines Our Democracy

Demos

Big-Money Political System Holds Back Racial Equity A new report from Demos argues that the dominance of corporate and wealthy private donors in the American political system disproportionately harms...

Worlds Apart: Poverty and Politics in Rural America

PolicyLink

How can poor rural communities escape poverty? In her acclaimed 1999 book, Worlds Apart, author Cynthia Duncan examined rural inequity through detailed portraits of communities in Appalachia, the...

Near-Term Effects of Voluntary Summer Learning Programs

Wallace Foundation

Ready for Fall? Near-Term Effects of Voluntary Summer Learning Programs on Low-Income Students’ Learning Opportunities and Outcomes This report presents the first set of student outcome findings...

Free Books for Read Across America Day

Literacy Empowerment Foundation's Reading

The Reading Resource Project is an ongoing program that runs throughout the year. The program distributes high quality, softcover books for Read Across America Day, National Drop Everything and Read...

Alternative To Suspension And Expulsion

NPR

The Oakland Unified School District in California is at the forefront of a new approach to school misconduct and discipline, reports Eric Westervelt for NPR. Instead of suspending or expelling...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Educators 4 Education

Educators 4 Education

E4E is looking for volunteers to support K-8 grade students during our homework help and after school program. Volunteers work with students, one-on-one and in small groups, to help answer questions,...

Peer Session Volunteers needed, Financial Advancement Clubs

Urban Affairs Coalition

Financial Advancement Network (FAN) Club Volunteers Job Description Job Title: Financial Advancement Network (FAN) Club Peer Session Volunteer (Three (3) positions available) Purpose: Volunteers will...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

4th Annual Childhood Obesity Bay Area Conference

Slow Food San Francisco

Slow Food San Francisco’s 4th Annual Childhood Obesity Bay Area Conference will take place March 6-7th, 2015 at UCSF Medical Center. Join us for 2 days of incredible content from over 30...

26th Annual National Service-Learning Conference

National Youth Leadership Council

EXPERIENCE THE ULTIMATE EVENT FOR ANYONE COMMITTED TO CHANGING THE WORLD WITH YOUTH More Powerful Together, the 26th Annual National Service-Learning Conference®, will gather more than 1,500 youth...

Call for Abstracts: Nutrition Educators: Piecing it All Together

Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network

May 4-5 DoubleTree by Hilton King of Prussia, PA PA Nutrition Education Network is Excited to Announce the 2015 Lineup of Speakers and Topics! Tackling Obesity: The Number One Public Problem in the...

Building Bridges between Education and Engagement

Gulf-South Summit

Please make plans to attend this year’s Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning & Civic Engagement through Higher Education, March 11-13 at Little Rock, AR. To register, go to the Gulf-South...

Advanced Service Learning Institute: Academics, Engagement and Purposeful Action

CBK Associates

An Advanced Service Learning Institute: Academics, Engagement and Purposeful Action from July 20-22, 2015 Carey Conference Center outside Albany, NY hosted by the New York State Association of...

Education as Action: Foundations of Service Learning Institute

CBK Associates

Education as Action: Foundations of Service Learning Institute from June 30-July 2, 2015 hosted at The Westminster School, Atlanta, Georgia Ready to be revitalized? Curious about how to launch or...

Grant Opportunities

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes honors outstanding young leaders who have focused on helping their communities and fellow beings and/or on protecting the health and sustainability of the...

Provident Bank Foundation

Provident Bank Foundation

Provident Bank Foundation Issues RFP for Community Signature and Impact Grants The Provident Bank Foundation was created in 2003 with a donation of stock and cash from the initial public offering of...

Hadassah Foundation: Leadership-Building Projects for Women and Girls

Hadassah Foundation

Hadassah Foundation Invites Applications for Leadership-Building Projects for Women and Girls The mission of the Hadassah Foundation is to improve the status, health, and well-being of young Jewish...

Domestic Violence Safe Housing for pets

RedRover

RedRover Seeks Applications From Emergency Shelter Organizations to Help Victims of Domestic Abuse and Their Pets Founded in 1987, the mission of RedRover is to bring animals out of crisis and...

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation: Academic Enrichment Grants

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation

The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation offers Academic Enrichment Grants designed to develop in-class and extra-curricular programs that improve student learning. The foundation considers...

Fund for Teachers

Fund for Teachers

Fund for Teachers enriches the personal and professional growth of teachers by recognizing and supporting them as they identify and pursue opportunities around the globe that will have the greatest...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Philly Fellows

Philly Fellows

Fellowship applications for 2015/2016 due February 8, 2015 Philly Fellows offers year-long fellowships connect top college graduates to dynamic, nonprofit opportunities while developing their...

Part-Time Marketing & Communications Director, Educators 4 Education

Educators 4 Education

Educators 4 Education (E4E) is seeking a part-time Marketing/Communications Director. The Marketing/Communications Director will report to the President/CEO and will be responsible for overseeing...

Behavioral Health Implementation Research Scientist, CHOP Policy Lab

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Behavioral Health Implementation Research Scientist About PolicyLab: Established in 2008, PolicyLab is a highly innovative, multidisciplinary center within the Research...

Miscellaneous

Confronting Health Disparities: Obesity and Prevention in African American Communities

University at Albany

There is a free, live webcast offered on February 19th, 2015 from 9:00-10:00 AM. It’s titled “Confronting Health Disparities: Obesity and Prevention in African American Communities.” This...

South Africa Partners Educator Tour

South Africa Partners

South Africa Partners is accepting applications for our 2015 Educator Tour! We invite educators and teachers to travel with us to Johannesburg, East London, and Cape Town from July 15-29th, to learn...


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