The week of

January 5, 2015

Other Local Events and Workshops

English for Healthcare Professionals

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

English for Healthcare Professionals Apply Now for Classes Starting January 2015 We’re excited to share an update about our new Immigrant Professionals Program. This January we’re...

Monthly Sandbox Gathering: Police Brutality

Sandbox Collective

You’re invited to the Monthly Sandbox Gathering. This month we invite you to come share your thoughts, feelings, concerns, and resources regarding recent events in Ferguson, MO (Mike Brown),...

How to Obtain 501(c)(3) Status and Keep It

Mt. Airy Learning Tree

The Mt. Airy Learning Tree Catalog is out and registration has begun! If you have any questions about online registration, please email or call at 215-843-6333 , M-F from 9-2 pm. You can download...

Signature Series on Education Equity and Transformation of Schools

Rutgers University

Community Leadership Center Signature Series on Education Equity and Transformation of Schools Education of American children in urban settings is at a crossroads as local schools, elected...

The Art of Asking Questions

Blue Door Group

The Blue Door Group’s networking gatherings are opportunities for educators, trainers, facilitators, and people interested in participatory approaches to education to come together on a regular...

PowerCorps PHL Information Session

City of Philadelphia

PowerCorps PHL Information Session • Are you 18-26 years old? • Have you completed High School/ GED and currently looking for a Job • Are you looking for a way to find some money to pay for...

Community-Driven Research Day

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

COMMUNITY-DRIVEN RESEARCH DAY (CDRD) encourages collaborations between researchers and community based organizations (CBOs) and community groups who have questions that they are interested in...

Events: It was a Magical Evening, Now What?

Free Library of Philadelphia

Tuesday, January 6 | 1:00 to 2:00 Parkway Central Library | Main Level | Room 108 Learn how to measure an event’s success and what proper follow up looks like. This workshop is part of the...

New Resources

Campus Philly Annual Report 2014

Campus Philly

As Campus Philly celebrates 10 years of connecting students to Greater Philadelphia, we are struck by the changes in our region and student body. Over the past 10 years, Philadelphia has...

Report: Schools’ Discipline for Girls Differs by Race and Hue

New York Times

For all the attention on the problems black boys face with school discipline and criminal justice, focus is growing around these issues as they pertain to black girls, writes Tanzina Vega in The New...

Assessing The Impact On Health And School Engagement

Health Affairs

A new study in Health Affairs uses the 2011-12 National Survey of Children’s Health to assess the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) among children, including exposure to...

Correctional Education in Juvenile Justice Facilities

U.S. Department of Education

Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. have released guidelines for improving education for youth in the nation’s juvenile detention centers, reports Moriah...

Time for Equity Educational Improvement Tool

Annenberg Institute for School Reform

An all-encompassing tool for expanded learning time The Annenberg Institute for School Reform (AISR) has released a web-based tool for school and district leaders, reform support partners,...

New Report: 2013 Volunteering and Civic Life in America

National Conference on Citizenship

Today, the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), in partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service, and the Census Bureau, released new Volunteering and Civic Life in...

New Book: Bringing Buildings Back

BRINGING BUILDINGS BACK (EXPANDED AND REVISED 2ND EDITION) From Abandoned Properties to Community Assets By Alan Mallach Combining practical suggestions with a thoughtful exploration of policy,...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Senior Adults for Greater Education at Kelley School

Senior Adults for Greater Education

“ (Senior Adults for Greater Education) is looking for individuals 55 years and older who have a few hours available to volunteer at Kelley school. SAGE will provide training, support, and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Connecting Campuses with Communities Conference


Registration is now open for the 7th Annual Connecting Campuses with Communities at IUPUI May 11-15th. Looking to enhance or create a service learning course? Ready to advance your community-engaged...

Call for Proposals: William and Mary Active Citizens Conference

William and Mary College

The William & Mary Active Citizens Conference Educating, Uniting, and Inspiring Active Citizens February 21, 2015 Williamsburg, VA Call for proposals for the William and Mary Active Citizens...

Call for Proposals: Forum on Justice and the Food System

Harvard University

Harvard’s Just Food? Forum on Justice and the Food System March 28-29, 2015 A collaboration of the Harvard Food Law Society and Food Literacy Project as part of Food Better Call for workshop and...

Building Bridges between Education and Engagement

Gulf-South Summit

Gulf-South Summit | March 11-13, 2015 Hosted by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service The mission of the Gulf-South Summit on...

Grant Opportunities

Collaborative School Library Award

American Association of School Librarians

The American Association of School Librarians Collaborative School Library Award recognizes and encourage collaboration and partnerships between school librarians and teachers in meeting goals...

Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign Town Hall Advocacy Sessions

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

The Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) extended the deadline for acceptance of proposals to host the Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign (DTEC) Town Hall Advocacy Sessions. Proposals from...

NIH Summer Research Experience Programs

Nation Institutes of Health

Funder: Nation Institutes of Health Maximum Award: varies Application Deadline: May 21, 2015 The purpose of the NIH Summer Research Experience Program is to provide a high quality research experience...

Spencer Foundation Education Research Projects

Spencer Foundation

Established in 1962, the Spencer Foundation is dedicated to the belief that research is necessary to the improvement of education. To that end, the foundation supports high-quality investigations of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Bilingual Tassel Team Captain, Graduation Coach Campaign

City of Philadelphia

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Graduation Coach Campaign is an initiative of the Mayor’s Office of Education that provides information, resources, and strategies to adults to help them guide students...

various positions, EducationWorks


Academic Tutors ( 2 positions: 1 Mathematics; 1 English/Language Arts) EducationWorks is seeking highly committed, professionals to provide academic support services to middle school students....

various positions, Common Place

Educators 4 Education

Educators 4 Education (E4E) is looking to hire passionate and experienced individuals for the TCP scholars after-school program to be held at the Common Place (1939 South 58th Street) a. All...


School District of Philadelphia Kindergarten Registration

School District of Philadelphia

Hope all is well. I am excited to inform you the School District of Philadelphia’s Kindergarten Registration for the 2015-2016 school year will begin on January 20th through May 29th....

Invitation to participate in a multi-campus study on student civic learning


Interested in assessing student civic learning through participation in co-curricular service? IUPUI is looking for a representative sample of institutions who offer community service activities...

Gateway to College Program, Montgomery County Community College

Montgomery County

FREE Gateway to College Program at Montgomery County Community College To assist youth than have dropped out of high school, ages 16 to 21, in Montgomery County enter the emerging workforce and...

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