The week of

August 18, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Healthy Home Services and Products followed by Local Foods Celebration


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SBN September Meeting: Healthy Home Services and Products Friday, September 8th, 5 PM – 6:30 PM Tabernacle United Church 3700 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 You?re invited to join us...

Community Technology Training Offered


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Community Technology Training Offered Dear Community Member: This year Hopeworks, in conjunction with Symantec, will again offer a valuable training in technology skills. This hands on workshop is...

Election 2006: Vote for Homes Voter Registration Training


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ELECTION 2006: VOTE FOR HOMES! Voter Registration Trainings Vote for Homes! is a NONPARTISAN group registering thousands of people who are people who are living on low-incomes, including those who...

Apply for Social Venture Institute


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We are now accepting applications for Case Studies for this year?s Social Venture Institute, to be held November 3-4 at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. A Case Study Application...

National Black Arts Spoken Word Tour


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NATIONAL BLACK ARTS SPOKEN WORD TOUR “THE REVOLUTION WILL BE TELEVISED” Fall 2006 * Festival of Film, Media, Theater & Literary Arts Location: CINEMA@PENN, 3925 Walnut Street...

New Resources

Post Volunteer Opps to 50+ crowd


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Dear Greater Philadelphia non-profit staffs: If you have a NEW volunteer opportunity and would like help in getting the word out about it to prospects age 50+, Coming of Age would like to help by: *...

Childhoo Obesity focus of Future of Children Journal


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Childhood Obesity the Focus of New Issue of Princeton/Brookings Future of Children Journal The Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and the Brookings Institution are pleased to announce the...

New Report: Afterschool Time: Choices, Challenges and New Directions


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] I wanted to take a moment of your time and share a new Educational Development Center publication that may be of interest. ?Afterschool...

New Guide: School Wellness Policy and Practice: Meeting the Needs of Low-Income Students


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School] As you may know, all local school districts that participate in the National School Lunch Program must develop and implement a school wellness policy...

New Book: Tactics of Hope: Street Life and the Public Turn in English Composition


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: Paula Mathieu I’ve worked since 1997 in two different street newspapers, nonprofits that give homeless people an income opportunity and public voice via its...

Community Youth Mapping


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] The AED Center for Youth Development and Policy Research (the Center) constantly strives to keep you aware of current issues that effect...

Nutrition lessons for low literacy adults


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[posted from PA Nutrition Education Network] Below please find a resource for nutrition education lesson plans targeted toward older adults with low literacy skills created by The University of...

Sustainability in Higher Education 2005 Digest


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The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) is pleased to announce the release of its first publication, AASHE Digest 2005, a review of campus sustainability...

New Website: Pension Funds and Urban Revitalization


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Pension Funds and Urban Revitalization This joint website project, sponsored by Harvard Law School and the University of Oxford, investigates and promotes best practices in urban economic development...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

LEARNS Institute for Education Focused Volunteer Programs


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Save the Date: November 8-9, 2006 LEARNS Institute for Education Focused Volunteer Programs Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Midtown, Phoenix, AZ The LEARNS partners are pleased to invite you to this...

Transformational Activism to Birth a New Cultural Paradigm


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A Gathering for Emerging Leaders of All Ages: Transformational Activism to Birth a New Cultural Paradigm An Intergenerational Collaboration September 10-15 Omega Institute Rhinebeck, New York Hosted...

Call for Presenters: National Service-Learning Conference


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Mark your calendars! The 18th Annual National Service-Learning Conference: Beyond Borders, Beyond Boundaries will be held March 28-31, 2007, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The conference is the largest...

Call for Presenters: 2006 DC Conference on Service and Leadership


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Tomorrow’s Leaders Today! 2006 DC Conference on Service and Leadership Call for Presenters Deadline: Monday, October 2, 2006 Each year Serve DC brings together AmeriCorps members and national...

Incorporating Service-Learning Into Your Curriculum


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THE NEW YORK METROPOLITAN SERVICE-LEARNING INSTITUTE AND THE LONG ISLAND REGIONAL SERVICE LEARNING NETWORK ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE RACHEL’S CHALLENGE INCORPORATING THE SERVICE-LEARNING INTO...

Afterschool Achievement Strengthening Literacy & Other Skills


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School] We would like to share a recent article that appears in the May 2006 SEDL Letter, the award winning magazine of the Southwest Educational Development...

New Website and Training: Nutrition Environment Measures


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Many of you have expressed interest in our Nutrition Environment Measures (NEMS) while others have been referred to us by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Last year, we developed a set of...

Grant Opportunities

Angel Soft Angels in Action Program


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Children Serving Their Communities. The Angel Soft Angels in Action Program recognizes children ages 8-18 who have executed exemplary acts of service to benefit their community, a charity, or cause....

State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grant


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State Farm? and Youth Service America (YSA) know that students, teachers and schools can use service-learning as a tool to help youth build stronger academic skills, foster civic responsibility and...

Support for Research on Immigrant Children


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Foundation for Child Development Young Scholars Program Offers Support for Research on Immigrant Children Deadline: November 1, 2006 The Foundation for Child Development...

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grant Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grant Program Accepting Applications for 2006-2007 School Year Deadline: October 15, 2006 and February 15, 2007 To empower parents and...

National Wildlife Refuge System Preserve America Grant


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Applications Invited for National Wildlife Refuge System Preserve America Grant Program Deadline: November 1, 2006 A program of the Fish and Wildlife Service (<a...

Robert Wood Johnson Scholars in Health Policy Research


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Applications Invited for Robert Wood Johnson Scholars in Health Policy Research Program Deadline: October 25, 2006 A program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (<a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Mural Corps Art Instructor


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[emailed 8/18/06] Mural Corps Art Instructor Deadline for receipt of resume: Open until filled Pay: $25/hour To apply, all interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and .jpeg samples...

Business/Sales Manager, Philadelphia Public School Notebook


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[emailed 8/17/06] Job opportunity: Business/Sales Manager at Philadelphia Public School Notebook Public School Notebook has an opening for a Business/Sales Manager, responsible for ensuring continued...

Site Manager, Campaign for Working Families


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[emailed 8/15/06] Campaign for Working Families Position Description: Site Manager Reports To: Director of Operations, Campaign for Working Families Program: The Campaign for Working Families...

Director of Operations, Campaign for Working Families


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[emailed 8/15/06] Campaign for Working Families Position Description: Director of Operations Reports To: Assistant Director, Campaign for Working Families Program: The Campaign for Working Families...

Assistant Program Director, Youth Development Programs, Wellness Center


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[emailed 8/21/06] JOB POSTING Department: Wellness Center Position: Assistant Program Director, Youth Development Programs Pay Grade: 17 ($ $) Hours: Full Time (40 hours including routine evenings...


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