The week of

March 3, 2006

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND Guide to National Service Learning Conference


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As many of you know, Philadelphia will host the 17th Annual National Service-Learning Conference March 22-25, 2006. PHENND has played a key role on the local host committee, and as some of you may...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Solving the Affordable Housing Crisis in Philadelphia


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MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Project is hosting two public forums on solving the affordable housing crisis. Please join us for these important gatherings. And please spread the word! Making Our Way Home:...

Nonprofit Standards for Excellence Seminar


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The Standards for Excellence programming is coming to the Philadelphia region. Supported by grants from The Wachovia Foundation, The Philadelphia Foundation and The HBE Foundation, PANO is partnering...

Workshop: How to Organize to Get What You Want


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Rescheduled from the FALL! Strategy: How to Organize to Get What You Want Saturday, April 1, 10 am ? 3 pm Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street How can your group organize best to make change? How can...

Tax Fairness and Equality


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Tax Fairness and Equality Tuesday, April 18, 6 ? 9 pm Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street Each year, more of the services Philadelphians depend on go on the chopping block: health care, public...

Dedication Ceremony of the 2005 Y Philly Murals


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Friends of MYX and Casa de Venezuela Please join us for the DEDICATION CEREMONY OF THE 2005 Y PHILLY MURALS MYX: Multicultural Youth eXchange and Casa de Venezuela will be hosting a dedication party...

Entrepreurship Week in Philadelphia


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The Empowerment Group (), located in the Kensington neighborhood of North Philadelphia, is committed to accelerating economic growth in distressed urban communities by cultivating local...

Pennsylvania Conference for Young Progressive Leaders


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The Center for Progressive Leadership, the United States Students Association and Young People For are sponsoring the Pennsylvania Conference for Young Progressive Leaders, a 2-day training...

Education for Liberation: Black Students, Black Colleges, and the Black Freedom Struggle


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Monday, March 27 Dr. Joy Ann Williamson “Education for Liberation: Black Students, Black Colleges, and the Black Freedom Struggle.” 6 Terrace Room, Logan Hall University of Pennsylvania...

Introduction to Fundraising at the Regional Non-Profit Center


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Introduction to Fundraising at the Regional Non-Profit Center Sponsored by: Philadelphia’s Young Nonprofit Leaders (PYNL) Date: March 24, 2006 Come learn about fundraising from the experts....

Panel Discussion: Interacting with Schools


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March Peer Networking Meeting for Out-of-School Time (OST) Staff WHO: Philadelphia-area out-of-school time (OST) staff are invited to an evening of socializing, collaborating, and problem-solving...

BoardCorps Bootcamp


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BoardCorps Bootcamp Sponsored by: Nonprofit Center, La Salle University Location: Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania United States Date: April 22, 2006 A full-day leadership development program to...

RecycleBank Presentation


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Residents are rewarded for Recycling in Chestnut Hill and West Oak Lane: Why not University City? Wednesday, March 15th 7:30 to 9:30 pm University of Pennsylvania’s Stiteler Hall, B21 37th and...

Tabling Opportunity: Community Awareness Day


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Jones Memorial Community Church Of God In Christ, located at 3050 North 22nd Street 19132, in conjunction with Family Life Center of Pennsylvania, is sponsoring a Community Awareness Day on Saturday,...

Coordinator Orientation: WorkReady Philadelphia Employer Paid Internships (EPI) 2006


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You are cordially invited to attend a Coordinator Orientation regarding WorkReady Philadelphia Employer Paid Internships (EPI) 2006. This orientation will provide you with information and resources ?...

New Resources

Open House for New Youth Leadership Masters Program


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EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUTH WORKERS: Are you a professional serving the needs of youth? The urban site of Eastern University will begin offering an awesome Master of Arts degree in Urban...

Community School Resources


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Community School Resources This edition of Community Schools Online presents tools and resources for community school advocates and practitioners. We also look at International Community Schools in...

Promising Practices in Revenue Generation for Community Organizing


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Hi COMM-ORG, I am very pleased to announce the availability of: Promising Practices in Revenue Generation for Community Organizing by Sandy O’Donnell, Jane Beckett, and Jean Rudd We have had a...

New Book: Social justice movements in Appalachia


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[posted from Comm-Org] NEW BOOK forthcoming on social justice movements in Appalachia… “Jeff Biggers?s inspiring book should be a best seller immediately. It is a ?how-to? book?-how to...

New Report on Food Marketing to Kids


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[posted from PA Nutrition Education Network newsletter] Recently, the Institutes of Medicine released a report on food and beverage marketing targeted to children ages 12 and under. A committee...

Updated Website: Science, Gender, and Afterschool


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[posted from Promising Practices in Afterschool listserv] The Educational Equity Center at AED would like to inform you of the updated Science, Gender and Afterschool website. Programs/curriculum,...

New Effective Practices on Volunteering


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The Resource Center’s Effective Practices Collection OUR NEWEST EFFECTIVE PRACTICES! Developing and implementing a Block Parent program Supervising “aging in place” volunteers...

Partnerships Classifieds

Summer of Social Action 2006


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Summer of Social Action 2006 — The Kensington Welfare Rights Union sponsors an 8-week internship program for college students from across the country to join us in our work and learn our...

7th annual Spring Into Your Park


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Celebrate Earth Day this year by pitching in at a local park — On Saturday, April 22nd from 10 am ? 1 pm, over 60 neighborhood parks throughout the city of Philadelphia will be planting,...

UC Green TreeVitalize Community Tree Planting


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UC Green TreeVitalize Community Tree Planting Saturday, March 25 10am ? 1pm Kingsessing Recreation Center, 50th & Chester/Kingsessing Avenues Mark your calendars now! University City Green will...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign National Truth Commission


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Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC) National Truth Commission The PPEHRC will be holding a National Truth Commission in Ohio this summer to expose economic human rights...

Daniel Pennock Democracy School


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Join Us for The Daniel Pennock Democracy School Washington College of Law, American University, Room 500 4801 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC April 7th – April 9th, 2006 If you take no...

Call for Workshops: Sustainable Business Network Conference


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Request for Workshop Proposals Annual Conference of the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia Saturday, May 20, 2006 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA Submission Deadline:...

Grant Workshop” Show Me The Money


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Grant Workshop ?Show Me The Money? Lewisburg, PA ? May 8-12, 2006 Early registration (before april 14th) = $550 ($585 after) This phenomenal one-week workshop will be held at the Union County...

Linkages to Learning After-school Institute


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] Linkages to Learning Institute: Sustaining High Quality Afterschool Programs, in Atlanta, April 18-20, co-sponsored by SERVE, SEDL?s...

Northeast Regional Campus Compact Conference


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Join us for the 2006 Northeast Regional Campus Compact Conference, Telling Our Stories: Measuring Our Impact on Friday April 7, 2006 in Nashua, New Hampshire. Please visit for more information about...

Latino Students: Promoting Access and Success


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Innovative Educators An Educational Conference Company Owned by Educators Conference- Latino Students: Promoting Access and Success San Diego, CA March 30th and 31st, 2006 For additional information...

Education for Sustainability Institute


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Education for Sustainability Institute at Shelburne Farms, Vermont – July 17-21, 2006 The Education for Sustainability Institute is an opportunity for educators interested in curriculum...

Community Works Institute on Service-Learning 2006


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Community Works Institute on Service-Learning 2006 at Shelburne Farms, Vermont * July 24-28, 2006 Don’t miss this nationally acclaimed event! Join with educators from across North America and...

2006 National Youth Leadership Training


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2006 National Youth Leadership Training July 16-23, 2006 Audubon Center of the North Woods, Sandstone, Minnesota For High School Youths, Educators, and Community Workers Registration open through...

Family Support America National Conference


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On its 25th Anniversary, Family Support America will bring together a new coalition of members for family support. If you believe family support principles are necessary to provide the best support...

Grant Opportunities

Alzheimer’s Foundation


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Alzheimer’s Foundation Seeks Grant Applications for Innovative Care Programs Deadline: May 15, 2006 In its ongoing mission to foster optimal care, the...

Disability Employment Grant Program for NJ Orgs


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Kessler Foundation Invites New Jersey Organizations to Apply for Disability Employment Grant Program Deadline: March 27, 2006 The Mission of the Henry H. Kessler Foundation...

School Gardens Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] National Gardening Association Invites Applications for School Gardens Program Deadline: October 15, 2006 As a way to encourage the growth of health-focused youth gardens,...

HP Technology for Community Grant Initiative


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Information Guide Available for HP Technology for Community Grant Initiative Deadline: March 22, 2006 The HP (<a href=""></a>) Technology for...

ASCAP Foundation Music Education Grants


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] ASCAP Foundation Announces 2007 Music Education Grant Guidelines Deadline: October 1, 2006 The ASCAP Foundation (<a href=""></a>) is a publicly...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Community Organizer, Phila. Unemployment Project


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[emailed 2/28/2006] Job Description Community Organizer The Philadelphia Unemployment Project is a long time organizing project working with unemployed and low-income people on issues of economic...

Teacher, Charlestown Playhouse


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[emailed 3/1/2006] Parent Coop in Northern Chester County seeks experienced Kindergarten teacher. Cert. reqd, PT, play-based, great environment. Email resume to cshillinger@verizon.net

various positions, ACORN


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[emailed 3/8/06] ACORN is looking to hire immediately for the following positions: a PT Human Resources Assistant, a FT Political Organizer, and a FT community/schools organizer. Also, we are now...

Miscellaneous

YES Digital Media Training Program


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YES Digital Media Training Program Now Enrolling Students The YES Digital Media Training Program (DMTP) is an exciting, hands-on job training program with instruction in graphics, web design, video...

Oxfam America CHANGE Initiative


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The Oxfam America CHANGE Initiative is now accepting student applications for the 2006-2007 academic year. The CHANGE Initiative aims to develop capable and confident young leaders, who are active...

New Course: Service-Learning in Mexico


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Announcing an opportunity to serve and learn in a Caribbean community struggling to be sure its citizens have access to jobs AND its natural resources are protected. Financial aid currently...


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