The week of

June 9, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships April/May Newsletter


Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships April/May 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...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Film and Panel: Fleeced: Speaking Out Against Senior Financial Abuse

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

FLEECED: SPEAKING OUT AGAINST SENIOR FINANCIAL ABUSE The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and local partners invite you to...

Saideh Browne at Philly Book Festival

Philly Book Festival

Philly Book Festival JOIN PHILLY BOOK FESTIVAL GUEST SPEAKER SAIDEH BROWNE AUTHOR AND RADIO HOST On June 14th as she shares her knowledge and experience from the recent BEA 2014 and journey as an...

Calling All Interns: My Philly Summer Party

Campus Philly

Calling All Interns: My Philly Summer Party Thursday, July 17, 2014, 5:30 – 7:00 Independence Seaport Museum Campus Philly’s My Philly Summer Party is the premier regional event for...

Be Your Own Boss training for teen entrepreneurs


So you’ve decided to become your own boss? Awesome! Now what? Well, now it’s time to create a solid, actionable plan of attack designed to take your business out of your head (or neighborhood)...

YouthSpark Live: Focus on Technology

We Connect The Dots

I am excited to share with you an exciting program called YouthSpark Live that we are hosting in partnership with Microsoft at the ExCITe Center on Drexel’s campus Saturday June 21. We have a full...

Claim Your Spot for Park(ing) Day 2014

Park(ing) Day

Join in the SEVENTH Annual Park(ing) Day in Philadelphia on Friday, September 19, 2014! Local organizers are especially interested in extending Park(ing) Day to more of Philly’s neighborhoods....

Adult ESL Teacher Training Course

Nationalities Service Center

ADULT ESL TEACHER TRAINING COURSE Learn the art of teaching English right in the heart of Center City. The Education Department at NSC is now offering a 100-hour training course for teachers of...

New Resources

Beyond the Bell Toolkit: New 4th Edition

American Institutes for Research

Beyond the Bell Toolkit: New 4th Edition The American Institutes for Research’s “Beyond the Bell Toolkit” is practical and easy-to-use and contains great information for program...

Linking Academic and Community Guidelines for Community-Engaged Scholarship

Journal of Higher Education Outreach & Engagement

Research universities seeking to promote community-engaged scholarship (CES), defined here as research of mutual benefit to community and academic interests, will discover that it requires capacity...

School Spending Increases Linked to Better Outcomes for Poor Students

National Bureau of Economic Research

A new paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research finds that in districts that substantially increased education spending as the result of court orders, low-income children were significantly...

Book review: Teaching with Heart

Public School Notebook

Poems that teachers love by Sam Reed III April is National Poetry Month, but after reading the contributions of 90 teachers and educational thought leaders in the anthology Teaching with Heart:...

PACDC Mag: Beyond Gentrification Toward Equitable Neighborhoods

Philadelphia Association of CDCs

The 2014 PACDC Magazine is hitting mailboxes now, and the Board of Directors hopes you’ll read it all. With the population growing and an up-tick in the economy, many Philadelphia neighborhoods...

Annual Report: Communities in Schools of Pennsylvania

Communities in Schools Pennsylvania

Spring 2014 Report Released! We are proud to release our Spring 2014 report which highlights the accomplishments of Communities In Schools | Pennsylvania during the 2012-2013 school year. It includes...

Partnerships Classifieds

college access coaches needed, Let’s Get Ready

Let's Get Ready

THINKING ABOUT HELPING SOMEONE GET TO COLLEGE? VOLUNTEER ONE EVENING A WEEK WITH LET’S GET READY! SAT Prep • College Application Assistance • Financial Aid Overview Where: Temple University...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Eastern Regional Conference on After-School

Johns Hopkins University

Eastern Regional Conference on After-School JUNE 26 & 27, 2014 JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF EDUCATION (#1 IN THE COUNTRY) 2800 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218 Embedding Core Academic...

Call for Submissions: Rethinking Bilingual Education

Rethinking Schools

You may have heard that we have started work on a new book, Rethinking Bilingual Education. We’ve received many good articles in response to our first call for submissions, but we still need...

Reflecting and Learning from Community-Engaged Research

Community Campus Partnerships for Health

Early-Bird Rates End June 9 for Community-Engaged Research Conference! Registration is open for the CCPH co-sponsored “What Went Wrong? Reflecting and Learning from Community-Engaged...

Call for Proposals: 25 years of Student Service in Tutoring

University of North Carolina

I wanted to remind everyone about SCALE’s virtual literacy conference, themed “25 years of Student Service in Tutoring,” on November 7-8th, 2014. We’re looking for 1 hour Webinar-format...

Grant Opportunities

HIV/AIDS Projects

Elton John Aids Foundation

Elton John Aids Foundation Seeks Letters of Intent From HIV/AIDS Projects DEADLINE: JUNE 12, 2014 (LETTERS OF INTENT) The Elton John Aids Foundation has issued a Request for Proposals for...

Senior Corps RSVP

Corporation for National and Community Service

Expanding the Impact of Service: Earlier this week, we announced the 2015 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Senior Corps RSVP grants. CNCS will fund Senior Corps RSVP programs that are...

Global Youth Service Day 2015 Lead Agency Program

Youth Service America

YSA is recruiting nonprofits to serve as Lead Agencies for Global Youth Service Day 2015 (April 17-19, 2015). The Lead Agency program offers organizations the funding, official designation,...

Summer of Service Awards

Youth Service America

The Summer of Service Awards recognize young people who are creating positive change through volunteering and service. Winners receive a $1,000 award to assist them in continuing their good work....

Establish a USDA Center for Behavioral Economics and Healthy Food Choice Research

US Department of Agriculture

The US Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals from public and private institutions of higher education for a grant to research behavioral economics and its influence on healthier food...

Local Food Promotion Program

US Department of Agriculture

The Local Food Promotion Program is a component of the Farmers Marketing and Local Food Promotion Program (FMLFPP), authorized by the Farmer-to-Consumer Direct Marketing Act of 1946, as amended (7...

Minority Youth Violence Prevention

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

FY14 Minority Youth Violence Prevention: Integrating public health and community policing approaches Deadline: June 13, 2014 by 5pm EDT OMH intends to make available approximately $4,000,000 for...

Breakthrough Schools award

National Association of Secondary School Principals

NASSP/MetLife: Breakthrough Schools The National Association of Secondary School Principals and the MetLife Foundation Breakthrough Schools program highlights high-achieving middle or high schools,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Part-Time Research Assistant, Allegheny Project Teen Reading Lounge

Pennsylvania Humanities Council

Part-Time Research Assistant Pennsylvania Humanities Council’s Teen Reading Lounge in Allegheny Project Organization Overview Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC) is a 40-year old nonprofit...

Grants Management Specialist, Corporation for National and Community Service

Corporation for National and Community Service

Job Title: Grants Management Specialist Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service This position is located in the Field Financial Management Center, Department of the Chief Financial...

Community Relations Manager, Your Way Home

Montgomery County

Join the Your Way Home team and help us improve the housing stability, economic security and health of all Montgomery County residents. Montgomery County is pleased to announce the creation of a new...

Project Manager, Percent for Art, Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy

City of Philadelphia

Percent for Art Project Manager Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy, City of Philadelphia Energetic, highly-organized self-starter needed to serve as project manager and administrator...

Development Manager, Playworks


About the Organization: At Playworks we believe in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid. Playworks is a national nonprofit organization that improves school climate, reduces bullying...

Teaching Artists, YESPhilly


YESPhilly is a dynamic accelerated high school and GED program that engages youth who have dropped out of school and helps them transform their lives. Students come to YESPhilly because they want to...

Service-Learning Program Placement Coordinator, Saint Joseph’s University

Saint Joseph's University

Position Summary: The Placement Coordinator reports to the Faith-Justice Institute Director and serves as the Service-Learning Program’s official contact person to community partners with primary...

Financial Opportunity Corps VISTA, Clarifi


The Financial Opportunity Corps VISTA will develop and manage a financial coaching program, called Clarifi Coach, to provide long-term and episodic support to Clarifi clients in under-resourced...

Executive Director, Historic Germantown

Historic Germantown

Historic Germantown Historic Germantown is seeking an Executive Director who will work with the Board of Directors and its member sites to build on our beginnings and advance the new strategic...


#MomsEqualPay Tweet Chat


Join MomsRising & AAUW for a #MomsEqualPay Tweet Chat this Thursday! MomsRising and expert guests from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) invite you to join #MomsEqualPay Day...

Choosing Philadelphia: Findings to Inform Immigrant Talent Attraction & Retention Initiatives

Nationalities Service Center

Choosing Philadelphia:  Findings to Inform Immigrant Talent Attraction & Retention Initiatives June 25, 2014 2:00 to 3:00 Eastern Time Webinar Our breakfast briefing on June 18 is sold out!...

Zayed Future Energy Prize

Zayed Future Energy

High Schools from around the world are requested to submit a business case for how they would use funds of $100,000 to raise awareness on the importance of sustainability and improving the...

How You Can Generate Long-term Revenue from Recurring Giving

Network for Good

Ready to radically boost your fundraising? It’s time to build a recurring gift program. In our exclusive webinar, monthly giving expert and “philanthropyholic” Erica Waasdorp shares real-life...

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