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June 19, 2017

Other Local Events and Workshops

Blockchain Technology for Social Good


Join the Ethereum community dedicating their talent and work to transforming our world. By properly leveraging blockchain technology we can solve the world’s most pressing problems. Our goal is...

Community Conversations Initiative: Economic Development

City of Philadelphia

The village will gather again on Wednesday, June 21, 5:30 for our monthly series, Community Conversations Initiative, at the Community College of Philadelphia. Forged by a partnership between the...

Film Screening: Portraits of Professional CAREgivers

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Portraits of Professional CAREgivers: Their Passion, Their Pain is a documentary film which takes us on a journey into a world the public has not seen. The film depicts the dramatic emotional costs...

2017 Strengthening Families Summit

Department of Human Services

Join us for the 3rd Annual Strengthening Families Philadelphia Summit. Explore the Strengthening Families approach and see how it’s improving outcomes for children. Attend engaging workshops,...

Nonprofit Legal Clinic

Philadelphia VIP

Philadelphia LawWorks Offers Nonprofit Legal Assessment Clinic A Project of Philadelphia VIP Register to ask your legal question On June 27, Philadelphia LawWorks, will again host a nonprofit legal...

New Resources

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

University of Georgia

Ready for good substantive summer reading? The Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement is pleased to announce its latest issue, Volume 21, No. 2, June 2017. Authors in this issue have...

How to Write Better Donor Thank Yous

Network for Good

Create a Lasting Impression The thank you note is often your first opportunity to engage donors, show them how their donations will make a difference, and reinforce that their decision to support...

Project U-Turn releases ‘Renewed Commitment’

Philadelphia Youth Network

After ten years of improving education opportunities for Philadelphia’s disconnected young people, Project U-Turn underwent a strategic planning process and restructuring. On June 12, members...

Investing in Workforce Program Innovation

Aspen Institute

Workforce Strategies Initiative releases new report: Investing in Workforce Program Innovation Workforce Strategies Initiative at the Aspen Institute released a report title, Investing in Workforce...

Advancing the High School Graduation Rate in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Youth Network

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Graduating from high school is a critical milestone for youth achieving a successful transition to adulthood. Youth without high school diplomas often face few job options, low...

Incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in a Cross-Sector Post-secondary Attainment Agenda

Equal Measure

As our first Advancing Equity publication, we would like to share Incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in a Cross-Sector Post-secondary Attainment Agenda: Lessons from Lumina...

Access to 4-Year Public Colleges and Degree Completion

Harvard University

Joshua Goodman, Harvard University Michael Hurwitz, College Board Jonathan Smith, College Board Does access to 4-year colleges affect degree completion for students who would otherwise attend 2-year...

For the Sake of All: Improving the health & well-being of African Americans in St. Louis

For the Sake of All

FOR THE SAKE OF ALL Improving the health & well-being of African Americans in St. Louis and why it matters for everyone Two St. Louis communities—9 miles between them yet worlds apart. A child...

Let’s talk Social Innovation

Campus Compact

This month on #CompactNationPod, Andrew Seligsohn and Marina Kim, executive director of Ashoka U, discuss social innovation. Kim explains and how Ashoka U has worked to make sure students learn about...

Building Public Trust in the Promise of Liberal Education and Inclusive Excellence

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Liberal Education, Spring 2017 Vol. 103, No. 2 This issue of Liberal Education features presentations and remarks made in January at AAC&U’s 2017 annual meeting, “Building Public...

VALUE Institute: Student Learning Outcomes at Its Best

Association of American Colleges and Universities

The VALUE Institute: Student Learning Outcomes at Its Best AAC&U is excited to announce a partnership with Indiana University’s Center for Post-secondary Research (IU CPR) to establish the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Transforming STEM Higher Education

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Transforming STEM Higher Education: Discovery, Innovation, and the Value of Evidence November 2–4, 2017 San Francisco, CA Transforming STEM Higher Education Network Conference Register by October...

CUMU Conference: The Urban Advantage

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

CUMU ANNUAL CONFERENCE The Urban Advantage | Denver, CO | October 8–11, 2017 From a mile above sea level, learn about the ways administrators and scholars are changing the face of urban...

29th Annual National Service-Learning Conference®

National Youth Leadership Council

Save the date! 29th Annual National Service-Learning Conference® InterContinental Riverfront Saint Paul March 11-13, 2018 | Saint Paul, MN Registration open September 5 Last March, we asked you to...

Grant Opportunities

Leadership Programs for Women and Girls

Eileen Fisher

Eileen Fisher Seeks Applications for Leadership Programs for Women and Girls Eileen Fisher believes that by activating the natural leadership qualities within themselves, women and girls are able to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Tech Skills Tutor Training Facilitator

Office of Adult Education

The Office of Adult Education, formerly known as the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy, is an office of the City of Philadelphia that works to ensure that all Philadelphians have access to...

Corridor Manager, North 5th Street Revitalization Project

Korean Community Development Services Center

KCDSC is a social services and community development corporation that has served Philadelphia’s Olney neighborhood since 1984. Its community economic development program, is the North 5th Street...

Trans-Health Information Project (TIP) Co-Coordinator/Outreach Specialist, GALAEI


Trans-Health Information Project (TIP) Co-Coordinator/Outreach Specialist Organization: GALAEI Position Summary: The TIP Co-Coordinator/Outreach Specialist is responsible for connecting and building...

Development Director, The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre

Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre seeks a personable, strategic, and detail-oriented Development Director to advance the organization in meeting and maximizing its contributed and earned income...


Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program Basics

Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network

PSAYDN Virtual Quarterly Meeting: Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program Basics June 20, 2017 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Please join at 10:45 AM Join us as we learn the basics of EITC. This...

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