The week of

November 17, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Civic Education Forum on Homelessness in Phila


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Young Involved Philadelphia?s November programming is focused on the issue of homelessness. Please contact YIPAdvocacy@ if you want to learn more about ending homelessness in our city. ?Crisis in the...

Parents With POWER! Session: Learning Styles


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[posted from Neighbors On Line Philadelphia] The Philadelphia Black Alliance for Educational Options is hosting a Parents With POWER! Session >>> November 29, 2006 >>> Blair Christian Academy >>> 220...

Online Chat: Mentoring and Afterschool


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The Center for Schools and Communities, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network and the Pennsylvania Department of Education, is offering a live, online...

Environmental Leadership Recruitment Party


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Come out and celebrate the holiday season with the Environmental Leadership Program and its network of emerging environmental leaders in the Delaware Valley. What: Informational event FREE and OPEN...

New Resources

New Report on Food Security in the US


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[posted from the PA Nutrition Education listserv] This week USDA released their most recent report on domestic food security, Household Food Security in the United States, 2005. According to the...

New Report on Food Security in Pennsylvania


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Nearly 10 Percent of Pennsylvania Households at Risk of Hunger Latest Data Ends State?s 4-Year Slide Harrisburg (November 16, 2006). According to a report released yesterday by the Department of...

Interview re: Architecture in Education program


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Check out the interview with Kristen Mullaney, Director of the AIA’s Architecture in Education Program. Kristen was interviewed on the Guerilla Educators blog at: Since 1981, AIE has connected...

New Report: College Students Helping America


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Report Finds Sharp Increase in College Student Volunteering Evidence Points to Rising Civic Engagement Since 9/11 (Washington ) ? Volunteering among college students has risen sharply in the years...

Free Promotional Materials for PHIL Energy Loans


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We are pleased to announce that the PHIL Energy Loan is now available for Philadelphia homeowners with less-than-perfect credit. This loan, like the Mini-PHIL Home Improvement Loan, is an unsecured...

Start Planning for Cover the Uninsured Week


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Get Ready for Cover the Uninsured Week 2007! Start planning for Cover the Uninsured Week, April 23-29, 2007! Mark your calendars and plan how you and your community can help get America covered. With...

New Website: The Next Mayor


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[posted from Neighbors On Line] Philadelphia Daily News “The Next Mayor” web Site a Prominent Link on We’ve already had several requests for postings related to the Mayors’...

Member Services at CTCNet (Community Technology Centers)


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New member services and staff at CTCNet: * Member Services – more detail on each of the following is now posted on CTCNet’s home page (): * What is Community Technology Video. A group of...

Partnerships Classifieds

Interns needed, Young Heroes Program, City Year Philadelphia


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City Year runs two Saturday leadership development and service learning programs for middle school and high school Students. We are currently looking for interns to serve as team leaders for the...

Volunteer Opportunities for 50+ crowd


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Want free admission to The Franklin Institute Science Museum and learn about King Tut? How about reading books for the blind or creating holiday greeting cards for those in need of some cheer?...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Submissions: Community Based Learning and Research conference


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Mark your calendars for the CoRAL Network’s annual conference on community-driven research. The 2007 conference will be held on Saturday, April 28 at American University’s Mary Graydon...

Tutor/Mentor Connection Conference


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] From: “tutormentor1@” The issues surrounding poverty, such as youth violence, substance abuse, poor schools, etc. are topics I’m sure many of you and...

Grant Opportunities

Progressive Technology Project


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] From: Mark Sherman <info@> Please share this. Apologies for duplicate postings The Progressive Technology Project’s Organizing and Technology Grants...

Barnes & Noble’s Local and Regional Contributions


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Local and Regional Contributions Policy Barnes & Noble considers requests for local and regional support with non-profit organizations that focus on literacy, the arts or education (K –...

PNC Foundation


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PNC and the PNC Foundation have long histories of strengthening and enriching the lives of our neighbors in communities in which we live and work. For decades, we have provided resources to seed...

Early Registration for HUD grants


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The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced that early registration for 2007 HUD grants is now open. They also provide resources on how finding and applying for their grants....

Connections for All grant for CTCs


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CTCNet’s new Connections for All (C4All) program offers a variety of opportunities for you to enhance your CTC’s capacity to serve people with a broad range of abilities. The centerpiece...

Project ISP: Internet Safety Providers


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New Foundations Charter School is proud to present: Project ISP Internet Safety Providers Request for Proposals Twenty $500 awards are available to Middle and High schools in PA and NJ to implement...

Alibris Library Grants


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Alibris to Award Library Grants for Books Through Collection Development Award Deadline: December 1, 2006 For the fourth consecutive year, online bookseller Alibris (<a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Various Internships, Energy Coordinating Agency


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[emailed 11/15/06] The Energy Coordinating Agency of Philadelphia (ECA) is a private, non-profit corporation dedicated to ensuring that households have access to safe, affordable, and reliable...

Miscellaneous

Emergency Heating Assistance for NJ and Phila


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Citizens Energy corporation in partnership with Citgo Oil is providing oil assistance to individuals and shelters. Most important, is that if oil heats your home and your income falls below 60% of...


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