The week of

December 15, 2006

PHENND Events/Activities

Volunteers Needed, Income Tax Assistance for Low-Income Families


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Help fight poverty and move a family toward self-sufficiency Become a VITA Volunteer and help low-income families file their taxes so they can claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The EITC...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Public Conversation Series: Building an Agenda for Philadelphia?s Next Mayor


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Urban Studies Program University of Pennsylvania PUBLIC CONVERSATION SERIES 2007 Urban Poverty & Prosperity: Building an Agenda for Philadelphia?s Next Mayor Recent signs from the real estate...

Phila. College Prep Roundtable Meeting


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[posted from the College Prep Round Table listserv] Calling all College Prep Programs in the Philadelphia Area: We are a planning a full scales financial aid assault on the Philadelphia Area. We want...

Commemorate Homeless Memorial Day


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Join Us to Commemorate Homeless Memorial Day Join us for a candlelight vigil as we remember our homeless and formerly homeless neighbors and friends who died this year in our City of Brotherly Love....

Economic Agenda for Pennsylvania?s Working Families, 2007-2008


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?An Economic Agenda for Pennsylvania?s Working Families, 2007-2008? Wednesday, December 20, 2006 AM to AM At United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania 7 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, (between 17th...

Public Forum on Media Ownership


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Save the Date! Thursday, Jan 18th, 2007 Public Forum on Media Ownership With Federal Communications Commissioners Michael J. Copps and Jonathan S. Adelstein (Additional Panelists TBA) January 18th,...

Readin Group: Robert Wright?s ?The First Wall Street?


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READING GROUP: Robert Wright?s ?The First Wall Street? *NEW DATE* (for meeting postponed from December 4, 2006) Monday, January 29th, 6:15 to 8:00 pm Seiss Community Center, 2111 Sansom Street What...

Garden Tenders Basic Training


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Interested in starting a community or school-based garden? Garden Tenders Basic Training 5 Wednesdays, beginning January 10 The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society 100 North 20th Street, 5th Floor...

The Next Great City Election 2007 Neighborhood Forums


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Neighborhood Forums “The Next Great City” Election 2007 Forums – Sign Up Today! Here is a calendar of Great Expectations/Citizen Voices forums scheduled so far. More forums in more...

Workshop: College Counseling 101


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Pennsylvania Association for College Admissions Counseling and Pennsylvania School Counselors Association proudly co-sponsor a joint professional endeavor: College Counseling 101: A Dynamic...

Infill Philadelphia: Revitalizing urban neighborhoods through innovative design


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Revitalizing urban neighborhoods through innovative design Community Design Collaborative of AIA Philadelphia Philadelphia Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Present Infill Philadelphia:...

New Resources

New Resource: The Benefit Bank


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Solutions for Progress is pleased to introduce you to an exciting internet-based tool?The Benefit Bank (TBB?)– that allows you to provide free online access to government benefits and free tax...

Service-Learning Opportunity: Food Stamp Enrollment Campaign


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Even though fall 2006 semester is just coming to a close, many of you are getting ready for the spring semester as well as the following fall 2007. The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger...

School Breakfast Report Card


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On December 7, the Pennsylvania Hunger Action Center released its annual School Breakfast Report Card evaluating how effectively Pennsylvania school districts are using the federal School Breakfast...

New Report: School-Business Partnerships: Seven Strategies for Success


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[posted from Public Education Network newblast] SCHOOL-BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS: SEVEN STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS School-business partnerships have been flourishing for more than 30 years. Since the 1970s,...

Ready for College and Ready for Work: Same or Different?


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] WORK READY = COLLEGE READY What do an electrician, construction worker and plumber have in common with college freshmen? According to a study recently...

Policy Brief: Aligning PreK-3 curriculum


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] LADDERS OF LEARNING: FIGHTING FADE-OUT BY ADVANCING PK-3 ALIGNMENT A new issue brief by Kristie Kauerz, published by the New America Foundation...

Fact Sheet: Local Food Systems


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[posted from Community Food Security listserv] A new resource from Environmental Commons — a series of educational fact sheets on the importance of local control in supporting healthy regional...

Materials available: Media-Smart Youth


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School] Media-Smart Youth: Eat, Think, and Be Active! New after-school program materials now available Media-Smart Youth: Eat, Think, and Be Active! is...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed, winter emergency shelter


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For the second winter, Project was asked by the City of Philadelphia Office of Supportive Housing to partner with the Arch Street United Methodist Church to implement a short term overnight drop-in...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Abstracts: Study of Food, Society, Agriculture and Human Values


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Announcing the Joint 2007 Annual Meetings of the AGRICULTURE, FOOD, AND HUMAN VALUES SOCIETY (AFHVS) and the ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF FOOD AND SOCIETY (ASFS) Celebrating the 20th anniversary of...

National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning


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The National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning at SEDL and NWREL is pleased to announce a Southwest Regional Training Conference that will be held as a pre-conference event to the National...

Community Scholarships for Community-Campus Partnerships for Health conference


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We hope you’re already planning to join us for the Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) 10TH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE, “Mobilizing Partnerships for Social Change” April...

Call for Abstracts: 3rd Annual Eastern Regional Conference on After-School


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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Third Annual Eastern Regional Conference on After-School Attached to this email is the Call for Abstracts form for your review. If you are interested in submitting an abstract,...

Educators for Community Engagement National Gathering


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SAVE THE DATE! Educators for Community Engagement Presents The National Gathering 2007 Reflections on the Bay Hosted by CSU Monterey Bay June 7-9, 2007 The Service Learning Institute at California...

Rocky Mountain Sustainability Summit: Forging Solutions at Colleges and Universities


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Rocky Mountain Sustainability Summit: Forging Solutions at Colleges and Universities February 22-23, 2007 University of Colorado at Boulder Online Registration has Begun! To register, visit The 2007...

Call for Abstracts: Imaginative Education: Provoking Excellence Across the Curriculum


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Announcing the 5th International Conference on Imagination and Education Imaginative Education: Provoking Excellence Across the Curriculum July 18-21, 2007 Vancouver, Canada Abstract Deadline:...

Grant Opportunities

Earthwatch Educator Fellowships


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Earthwatch Educator Fellowships Available to Sponsor Participation in International and Conservation Expeditions Deadline: Rolling The Earthwatch Institute (<a...

Child Health Implementation Funds Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] American Academy of Pediatrics Seeks Proposals for the Community Access to Child Health Implementation Funds Program Deadline: January 31, 2007 The American Academy of...

John W. Gardner Leadership Award for Nonprofit Leaders


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Independent Sector Invites Nominations for John W. Gardner Leadership Award Deadline: January 31, 2007 Independent Sector (<a href=""></a>) presents...

Tech Museum Awards to Honor Technology Benefiting Humanity


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Tech Museum Awards to Honor Technology Benefiting Humanity Deadline: March 26, 2007 (Nominations) The Tech Museum Awards (<a href=""></a>) is an...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Philadelphia Teaching Fellows


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LOVE our city, TEACH our children. Become a teacher in the School District of Philadelphia. No experience or coursework in education is required. The Philadelphia Teaching Fellows are looking for...

Administrative Assistant, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Delaware Valley


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Job Title: Administrative Assistant ? Grade 3 Hours Required: 40 hours per week Location: Philadelphia Reports To: Operations Coordinator Position Summary: This position is responsible for providing...

Office Manager, Teach for America


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Office Manager, Philadelphia Start Date: Immediately Employment type: Full-time Location: Philadelphia Location Notes: Summary As part of a broader nationwide growth effort, the Philadelphia region...

Assistant to the Executive Director, Teach for America


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Assistant to the Executive Director, Philadelphia Start Date: Immediately Employment type: Full-time Location: Philadelphia Location Notes: Summary As part of a broader nationwide growth effort, the...

Farmer, Mort Brooks Memorial Urban Organic Farm, Weavers Way Coop


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Mort Brooks Memorial Urban Organic Farm Weavers Way Coop 559 Carpenter Lane Philadelphia, PA 19119 Contact: Emily Neuman, Farm Coordinator 215-843-2350, x310 farmer@ Position Advertised: Farmer...

Miscellaneous

Fellowship for Study of Higher Education


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Lumina Foundation for Education and the Association for the Study of Higher Education Announce Fellowship Program Deadline: May 10, 2007 With support from Lumina Foundation...


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