The week of

September 15, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai at Penn

“SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, DEMOCRACY, AND PEACE: A CRITICAL LINK” DR. WANGARI MAATHAI Founder, Green Belt Movement 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Winner October 16, 2006, 7:00pm Irvine Auditorium,...

Media Justice Comes of Age

Media Justice Comes of Age Join us for Media Tank?s 5th Anniversary Party! It’s not too late to buy tickets! Come party with us next Thursday as we celebrate our 5th birthday… When:...

Self-Sufficiency Policy Forum

October 31: Self-Sufficiency Policy Forum, Philadelphia, 10AM-12PM An event to provide information on self-sufficiency in Pennsylvania and a forum for public debate. For more information, email...

Workshop: Leadership Development for Social Justice Organizations

WANTED: STRONG LEADERS IN YOUR SOCIAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATION Led by Bahiya Cabral-Johnson Tuesday, October 10, 6 pm 9 pm Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street Is your organization cultivating the skilled...

Green Meadow Farm Tour

SUNDAY, September 24th, White Dog Caf? Foundation?s Fair Food Project Presents: GREEN MEADOW FARM TOUR 10:00AM ? 2:00PM Glenn & Ian Brendle grow non-certified organic vegetables on 15 acres in...

Understand Your Credit Report

The DelCo Asset Development Group presents: OPEN THE DOOR TO UNDERSTANDING YOUR CREDIT REPORT Chester Micro-Enterprise Foundation and Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Delaware Valley invite you...

Community Impact Training Institute

United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania Community Impact Training Institute The schedule of Community Impact Training Institute workshops for the fall is here! Workshops will be offered in Finance,...

Immigration Forum

Immigration: The Real Issues Behind the Headlines The Montgomery Bar Association & the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians Proudly present a symposium of local and national leaders How...

Symposium on Urban Environmental Issues in the 21st Century

The Penn Institute for Urban Research The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society The Media & Policy Center Foundation Invite Penn alumni to Growing Greener Cities: Symposium on Urban Environmental...

Recent Improvements to the Food Stamp Program

Save the Date! Bringing More Food and Dollars to the Table: What You Need to Know about Recent Improvements to the Food Stamp Program Tuesday, October 24th 9:30 am until 12 noon United Way of...

Workshop: How to Preserve your Family Memories

Workshop: How to Preserve your Family Memories Wednesday, September 20, 6 Don?t let those family treasures languish in the attic! Learn how to best preserve family documents, photographs and sound...

Forum: School Readiness Indicators

The United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth will host a forum on the ?School Readiness Indicators? report by the Pennsylvania Partnerships for...

Imagining Penn Center Design Competition Presentation

The Ed Bacon Foundation invites you to attend An Awards Ceremony and reception honoring the winners of IMAGINING PENN CENTER: A National Student Design Competition With keynote speaker and recipient...

New Resources

Science and Engineering Education Indicators

SCIENCE & ENGINEERING INDICATORS 2006 New indicators from the National Science Board (NSB) provide a broad base of quantitative information on science, mathematics, and engineering education at...

New Report: Another Change to Welfare as We Know It

[posted from PathwaysPA newsletter] Another Change to Welfare as We Know It Ten years ago, President Clinton signed a bill designed to change welfare to a work-oriented program known as TANF,...

New Website: Philadelphia Young Nonprofit Leaders

Philadelphia Young Nonprofit Leaders (PYNL) Launches New Website! We’re thrilled to announce that after months in the works, PYNL has gone live with our new website at The site was designed by...

New Study About Need for Emerging Non-Profit Leaders

[posted from PYNL newsletter] Nonprofit Center at LaSalle Releases New Study About Need for Emerging Non-Profit Leaders In a recently released study, The Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University...

The politics of food in our schools and classrooms

Feeding the Children The politics of food in our schools and classrooms MILWAUKEE, WI – ?You are what you eat,? goes the saying. Well, for years schools have been feeding children some dubious...

Miscellaneous

Nominations accepted for Harris Wofford Award

YOUTH SERVICE AMERICA INVITES NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2007 HARRIS WOFFORD AWARD DEADLINE: OCTOBER 19, 2006 Youth Service America is pleased to administer the prestigious 2007 Harris Wofford Awards,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

VISTA , EITC Tax Volunteer Coordinator, United Way

[emailed 9/12/06] EITC Tax Volunteer Coordinator Americorps*VISTA Member Job Description ? Assist in volunteer recruitment and training ? Work with Project Coordinator to assign volunteers to tax...

Manager of Education Programs, Red Cross of SEPA

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Manager of Education Programs Founded in 1916 as a chartered unit of the American National Red Cross, the American Red Cross Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter is a humanitarian...

Grant Opportunities

William T. Grant Foundation

Youth socialize in any setting but especially in engaging, informal and inclusive environments like afterschool programs, so the AED Center for Youth Development and Policy Research would like to...

Tourism Cares Offers Worldwide Grant Program

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Tourism Cares Offers Worldwide Grant Program Deadline: November 1, 2006 (Letters of Inquiry Packets) Tourism Cares (<a href=""></a>), the tourism...

Accessible America Awards Program

National Organization on Disability Invites Entries for Accessible America Awards Program Deadline: October 31, 2006 The National Organization on Disability (<a href=""></a>) is...

SHOPA Kids In Need Foundation Offers Teacher Grants

[posted from RFP Bulletin] SHOPA Kids In Need Foundation Offers Teacher Grants Deadline: September 30, 2006 The School, Home, & Office Products Association (<a href=""></a>)...

Award for Media Outlets That Promote Service Learning

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Youth Service America to Recognize Youth, Organizations and Media Outlets That Promote Service Learning Deadline: October 19, 2006. Youth Service America (<a...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2006 Bone Health and Nutrition Conference

ANNOUNCEMENT OF UPCOMING CONFERENCE 2006 Bone Health and Nutrition Conference October 9, 2006 8:15 am – 4:30 pm Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel &I/BoneHealth The Department of...

Local Democracy Convention

From: “Julie Andersen” LOCAL DEMOCRACY CONVENTION: The Community Power Road to Democracy September 28-October 1, 2006 Campus of University of Wisconsin, Madison REGISTER NOW: * * The...

Call for Presenters: National Service-Learning Conference

Subject: NSLC Call for Presenters Deadline September 26th 18th Annual National Service-Learning Conference, ?Beyond Borders ? Beyond Boundaries? Do you have an outstanding service-learning program?...

Bioneers by the Bay: Connecting for Change Conference

Bioneers by the Bay: Connecting for Change Conference October 20th – 22nd at UMASS Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA Second Annual Bioneers by the Bay: Connecting for Change Conference October 20th...

Partnerships Classifieds

Mentors needed, Teenagers In Charge

Teenagers In Charge T I C NEED: Men and Women to volunteer high school students-males and females WHEN: at least 1 Saturday a month for 2-3 hours Program meets every Saturday 10 AM to 2 PM (excluding...


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