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November 5, 2012

Hurricane Sandy

We have received multiple inquiries on how to help the people and communities affected by Hurricane Sandy. We will be posting tips and resources for how to help later this week. In the meantime, please visit the Center for Disaster Philanthropy for the latest news.


Community and Education Challenges in Philadelphia: Research and Reform: The Penn Institute for Urban Research is hosting a panel, tonight from 5:30-7:30pm, on what works what doesn’t for education in Philadelphia. The panel will be moderated by Bob Boruch, University Trustee Chair Professor of Education and Statistics and Co-Director of the Center for Research and Evaluation in Social Policy in the Graduate School of Education. Speakers include:

  • Rebecca Maynard, University Trustee Professor of Education and Social Policy, Graduate School of Education
  • James “Torch” Lytle, Practice Professor, Chair of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership, Graduate School of Education;
  • Matthew P. Steinberg, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education

You can register for free here.

Youth and Work: Restoring Teen and Young Adult Connections to Opportunity: The Annie E. Casey Foundation is hosting a discussion on the latest KIDS COUNT report on Monday, December 3, 2012 from 8:30am-11am. The event will be held at Newseum, Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, D.C. 20001. Please click here for more info on KIDS COUNT.


Edna McConnell Clark Foundation’s 2012-13 Social Innovation Fund Grants Competition: Calling all youth-serving organizations in the U.S. with evidence of impact—you can apply to win an SIF grant of up to $2-5 million over two to three years. Applications must be received by 8pm on Tuesday, November 20, 2012. Click here to apply.

Social Impact Exchange 2013 Business Plan Competition: Calling all U.S.-based nonprofits with evidence of impact and readiness to scale in education, youth development, health, poverty alleviation, and community economic development—the application deadline is 9pm on Friday, December 7, 2012.

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