The week of

September 29, 2006

PHENND Events/Activities

Quarterly PHENND Meeting: Service-Learning Faculty Development

Quarterly PHENND Meeting: Service-Learning Faculty Development Tuesday, October 10 9:00AM – 12:00 PM Widener University Room 108, Quick Center 13th & Walnut Streets, Chester, PA The...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Project H.O.M.E. 2006 Young Friends Event

We invite you to join us for the Project 2006 Young Friends event! WHAT: Project 2006 Young Friends Event WHEN: Thursday, October 26th, 2006 5:30-8pm WHERE: The University of the Arts (Great Hall),...

Teachers of English as a Second Language Fall Conference

PennTESOL-East’s Fall 2006 Conference Saturday, October 28, 2006 Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA REGISTER NOW! Pre-Registration closes October 7! CONFERENCE THEME: Reaching Out from...

PA’s First EITC Coalition Conference

– – – Announcing – – – PENNSYLVANIA?S FIRST EITC COALITION CONFERENCE ?EXPANDING EITC IMPACT? WHEN? October 24 ? 25, 2006 WHERE? Hilton Hotel & Towers,...

Philly Beyond Oil 2006

Philly Beyond Oil 2006 Building a Just Society Beyond Peak Oil and Global Warming Saturday, October 14, 2006 8:30 AM ? 4:00 PM Friends Meeting, 4th and Arch St. Philadelphia Ever rising energy prices...

Green Building Boom: Energy Efficient, Healthy and Sustainable Homes and Communities

The Green Building Boom: Energy Efficient, Healthy and Sustainable Homes and Communities Thursday, November 2, 2006 8:30 ? 4:00 Delaware Valley Planning Commission 6th and Race Streets,...

Restaurant/Hospitality Oritentation & Networking Workshop

2006 RESTAURANT/ HOSPITALITY ORIENTATION & NETWORKING WORKSHOP OCTOBER 23RD, 2006 5:30 ? 8:30 PM Location: Temple University, Center City 1515 Market Street, Room 222 Philadelphia, PA This...

Seven Stars Farm Tour

White Dog Caf? Foundation?s Fair Food Project Seven Stars Farm Tour, Phoenixville, PA Sunday, October 15th 10AM ? 2PM Come spend the day at Seven Stars Farm, a 350 acre certified Biodynamic dairy...

City Council hearings on Self-Sufficiency Standard

PHILADELPHIA?S WORKING FAMILIES STRUGGLE TO GAIN SELF-SUFFICIENCY Philadelphia City Council to Hold Hearings on PathWaysPA 2006 Self-Sufficiency Standard October 5, 2006, at 1 PM Philadelphia City...

Block Captain meeting – South Philadelphia

CASU – The Community Outreach Service Unit under the Division of Community Based Prevention Services will be meeting with area Block Captains in South Philadelphia on October 24, 2006 at 6 pm....

Youth Development Conference to Inspire Community Action

November 17: Sixth Annual Youth Development Conference to Inspire Community Action. ?Wisdom of the Elders, Energy of the Youth?Beyond Limits? is the theme of this year?s Conference, a forum for...

Workshop: Linking Money to Mission

LINKING MONEY TO MISSION: A BALANCING ACT A dynamic exploration of how nonprofits can improve the ways they get and use money so their missions can thrive. In this workshop, we will: * Show you what...

Call for Presentations: MontCo Association for Excellence in Service Annual Conference

Montgomery County Association for Excellence in Service (MAX) Request for Presentation Proposals ?MAXimizing Your Potential? Second Annual Conference March 14 and 15, 2007 Montgomery County Community...

College Fair in Chester County

It’s that time again! The Chester County Intermediate Unit is sponsoring a college fair on October 30, 2006 in Downingtown (about 45 minutes away from Philadelphia) 250 schools will be there....

Fall and Spring Composting Workshops

Advance notice for people who plan ahead — and people who love to share good news so you’ll have time to get the good word into your newsletters… The free Recycling through...

Project U-Turn Launch

Save the Date: Project U-Turn Launch October 19, 2006 Press conference: 11 am Project U-Turn Expo : 10 am – 7 pm Philadelphia’s Youth Transitions Collaborative will release two major...

Transforming Inner-City Education

NATIONAL LEADERS, EDUCATORS, WHITE HOUSE POLICY ADVISERS TO EXPLORE IMPACT OF EARLY LEARNING ON FUTURE GENERATIONS OF INNER-CITY CHILDREN ?Transforming Inner-City Education: Can an Early Start Change...

New Resources

New Website: Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

We are pleased to announce the Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable has launched its website at Please take a moment to look the site over. We hope that you will use this site frequently as we will...

New Energy Loan available for low/mod homeowners

New Energy Loan available The City of Philadelphia will launch the Philadelphia Energy Loan Program, which is designed to assist low moderate income homeowners to increase the energy efficiency of...

Critical Issues in After-School Programming

Critical Issues in After-School Programming Robert Halpern?s Critical Issues is a monograph which draws on his extensive research to address key questions in after-school. Through four studies,...

Quality Standards For Middle School After School Programs

Exploring Quality Standards For Middle School After School Programs Harvard Family Research Project and National Institute of Out of School Time (NIOST) recently co-hosted a 1-day summit on quality...

Recruitment and Retention of Frontline Youth Workers

Capturing Promising Practices in Recruitment and Retention of Frontline Youth Workers Capturing provides strategies used by organizations to recruit and retain staff who work directly with youth. The...

New Website: After School Math

The After School Math website is a FREE resource for facilitating math activities in after school programs. Targeted for children in grades 5-8, the site consists of 10 thematic activity modules,...

New Website: Kid-Fit

KID-FIT, a California-based program developed by Aerobic Fitness Consultants, Inc., aims to improve the healthy behaviors of youth in both school and afterschool settings. The website contains...

New Program: The Growing Connection

The Growing Connection TGC is a pilot project, developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN and American Horticultural Soceity, to realize innovative, sustainable solutions to hunger,...

Grant Opportunities

State Farm Service-Learning Grants

I thought you might be interested in the following and might help spread the word among organizations that would use the money wisely to improve the Grants for $25,000-$100,000 service-learning...

We the People Bookshelf Project

[posted from RFP Bulletin] We the People Bookshelf Project Announces New Grants on the "Pursuit of Happiness" Deadline: January 31, 2007 The American Library Association Public Programs...

Hamburger Helper Grant Program for Local Communities

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Hamburger Helper Announces Grant Program for Local Communities Across America Deadline: May 2007 Hamburger Helper, a General Mills food brand, is looking to lend a...

Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship to Support Research in Education

[posted from RFP Bulletin] National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship to Support Research in Education Deadline: November 10, 2006 The National Academy of Education/Spencer...

County Land Conservation Programs

[posted from RFP Bulletin] County Land Conservation Programs to Be Recognized With Annual Award Deadline: November 17, 2006 A call for applications for a national award recognizing leadership in...

Knight Brothers 21st Century News Challenge

[posted from RFP Bulletin] John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Announces Knight Brothers 21st Century News Challenge Deadline: December 1, 2006 (Letters of Inquiry) The John S. and James L. Knight...

Public Relations Grants Available for Nonprofit Organizations

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Public Relations Grants Available for Nonprofit Organizations Deadline: December 31, 2006 CyberAlert, Inc. (<a href=""></a>), an online media...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Presenters: National Conference on Volunteering and Service

National Conference on Volunteering and Service Save the Date ? July 16-18, 2007 Plan now to attend the nation?s premier event for volunteering and community service. The Points of Light Foundation...

Youth Leadership Institute Train-the-Trainer Seminar

Youth Leadership Institute Train-the-Trainer Seminar The Points of Light Foundation is offering the Points of Light Youth Leadership Institute Train-the-Trainer Seminar from December 11?13, 2006, in...

Engaging Our World conference

The University of Louisville will be hosting the Engaging Our World conference this November 3-5. The workshops, speakers, and panels will cover: global health, fair trade, homelessness, inequality,...

Call for Presenters: Youth Service Institute: Building the Movement

Youth Service Institute: Building the Movement December 5-7, 2006 in New Orleans Youth service is a proven strategy for improving communities across the globe; it results in not only physical...

SCALE’s Read. Write. Act. Conference

Register NOW for SCALE’s 2006 Conference and take advantage of our early bird rates. Check out the Conference Flyer attached for details about our exciting roster of conference presenters and...

Call for Presenters extended: Intnat’l Conf on SL in Teacher Ed

To accommodate the growing number of individuals who are interested in presenting at the July 2007 International Conference on Service-Learning in Teacher Education in Brussels, the deadline for...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed, Philly Plays Scrablle

PHILLY PLAYS SCRABBLE Volunteer Position Description Beginning October 2006 the Free Library of Philadelphia in conjunction with its partnering sponsors ASAP & Verizon, will be hosting a city...

Volunteers Needed, KidZone Fall Festival

[posted from Neighbors On Line Philadelphia] Anyone who can volunteer to help with a block clean up on October 6 from 10 am to 1 pm, to get the Center ready for the kids? please sign-up by calling...

Volunteer aides and tutors in schools

We need volunteers for the following positions listed below. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. We really need help the children need so much additional help after school. 1....


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