The week of

February 12, 2007

Other Local Events and Workshops

Helping Nonprofits Consider Green


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February 27: Helping Nonprofits Consider Green. Intended for executive directors and senior board members, this Nonprofit Finance Fund workshop addresses the major components of green project...

Lecture on Green Building in Philadelphia


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“What Does ‘Building Green’ Mean & What is Philadelphia Doing About it?” with Robert Thomas Thursday, February 15 12:00-1:00 Racquet Club of Philadelphia, 215 South 16th...

Call for Workshops: Arts in Education Conference


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A Call for Workshop Proposals Respond by Friday, February 23, 2007 PAEP is sponsoring a conference for all teachers in the five-county area on Saturday, April 14, 2007 Cardinal Dougherty High School...

Lecture: Women in the Academy: Negotiating New Accountabilities


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The American Council on Education Office of Women in Higher Education Network Southeast Pennsylvania Chapter Cordially Invite You to Attend Our Breakfast Meeting on March 2, 2007 from 8:30 to 10:30...

Green Affordable Building Conference


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Green Affordable Building Conference – February 17 With the exciting new green building projects Habitat has on the horizon, the organization and Drexel University’s School of...

Salute to Women Who Make a Difference


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Save the Date Salute to Women Who Make a Difference Awards Dinner May 10, 2007 New location: Spring Mill Manor Honor the achievements of outstanding women. Companies, organizations and groups can...

Rehearsal for Reality: Social Action Workshop


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Gas & Electric Arts Presents REHEARSAL FOR REALITY: SOCIAL ACTION WORKSHOP Reinvigorate your life and your community! March 23 – 25, 2007 Workshops for learners of all kinds: teachers...

Marshall-Brennan Moot Court Competition


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Marshall-Brennan Moot Court Competition (Feb. 23) The University of Pennsylvania Law School Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project sends Penn Law students into Philadelphia inner city high...

New Resources

Youth Development Professional Standards


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Professional Development Standards seeks to provide a set of criteria that help OST organizations create an effective professional development system. The standards also serve as a yardstick against...

New Report: Impact of After-School Programs


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The Impact of After-School Programs that Promote Personal and Social Skills. A new report from the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) shows that youth who participate...

How does school funding affect your student’s education?


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Phila Ed Fund’s new Learning Brief–How Does School Funding Affect Your Student’s Education? The current Community Learning Brief, our third issue, explains school funding in an...

New Website for Dropout Prevention: Learning to Finish Campaign


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As part of the Learning to Finish Campaign, the Pew Partnership for Civic Change recently created a wiki website that concerned citizens and practitioners can use to contribute information regarding...

Cover the Uninsured Week Planning Materials Available


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Free Cover the Uninsured Week Planning Materials Available Start planning and promoting activities for Cover the Uninsured Week 2007, April 23-29, now?with help from our newly updated planning...

New Website: YouthNoise


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[posted from K-12 Service-Learning listserv] YouthNoise (YN) has recently launched a new website at , to engage youth world wide ages 13 to 26 in civic life and civic action. We believe the site can...

New Report: International Assessment of Youth and Education


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The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has been working on a project called the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) since 2000 which profiles thousands of...

New School Foods Report Card


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23 states get an F and Kentucky tops the list with an A -. Those are the results of the Center for the Science in the Public Interest’s (CSPI) evaluation of policies for foods and beverages...

Partnerships Classifieds

Panelists needed for Fattah Conference on Higher Education


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Dear College Preparatory Professional: I am pleased to announce that the Fattah Conference on Higher Education will convene its 21st Annual Pre-College Forum on Friday, February 16, 2007 at the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Urban Agriculture Conference 2007


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Online Registration Now Open Click on Urban Agriculture Conference 2007 Farming the City: Changing the Way We Think about Food, Hunger and Health The Food Projects 4th Conference on Agriculture in...

National Service-Learning Conference


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Come to the National Service-Learning Conference! The largest gathering of youths and practitioners from the service-learning movement. ? Nearly 3,000 participants from all 50 states and 12 other...

Mobilizing New Mentors through Partnerships Conference


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April 11-13: Mobilizing New Mentors through Faith- and Community-Based Collaborations. will assist and challenge mentoring programs to explore avenues for recruiting new mentors, particularly...

Center for Summer Learning National Conference


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April 19-20: 2007 Center for Summer Learning National Conference. Join summer program providers, teachers, youth workers, managers, researchers and policy makers in the only national forum focused...

Pennsylvania School-Age Child Care Alliance Conference


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April 20-21: Annual Pennsylvania School-Age Child Care Alliance Conference. PENN SACCA offers advanced-level professional development opportunities for program directors and staff who work directly...

Schools, Food and Gardening: Cultivating a Healthy Future


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Mark your calendars! We?re back! Baum Forum and the Nutrition Department, Teachers College Columbia University present Schools, Food and Gardening: Cultivating a Healthy Future, April 21, 2007. Join...

Institute for Youth- and Education-Focused Volunteer Programsm


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Do you recruit, train, or supervise volunteer mentors or tutors? Does your program address the needs of youth in disadvantaged circumstances? Are you interested in strengthening your mentoring,...

Institute for Community Service and Service-Learning Professionals


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Campus Compact Professional Development Institute for Community Service and Service-Learning Professionals Monday, July 23 ? Friday, July 27, 2007 University of San Diego, San Diego, CA Four and a...

Grant Opportunities

HIV Prevention Grant


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Adopting and Demonstrating the Adaptation of Prevention Techniques for Persons at Highest Risk of Acquiring or Transmitting Human Immunodeficiency Virus (ADAPT 2) Secretary?s Forecast Summary...

HIV Interventions for Straight African American Men


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HIV/AIDS Risk Reduction Interventions for Heterosexually-Active African-American Men Secretary?s Forecast Summary RFA-PS-07-002 CDC?s Procurement and Grants Office has published a program...

National Community-Based Lead Outreach and Training Grant


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National Community-Based Lead Outreach and Training Grant Program: Request for Proposals FY 2007 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is soliciting grant proposals from eligible entities to...

Schools Chemical Cleanout Campaign


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SCHOOLS CHEMICAL CLEANOUT CAMPAIGN This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits proposals to support an innovative project that advances the goals of the ?Schools Chemical Clean-out...

Chesapeake Bay Small Watershed Grants


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The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announces funds to support protection and restoration actions that contribute to restoring healthy waters, habitat and living resources of the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Volunteer Coordinator, Committee of Seventy’s Election Oversight Program


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[emailed 2/6/07] Volunteer Coordinator for Seventy’s Election Oversight Program for the May Primary February 12, 2007 ? June 15, 2007 The Committee of Seventy is a non-partisan organization...

Financial Advancement Club Organizer, GPUAC


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Request for Consultant Proposal Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition Community and Economic Development Department February 9, 2007 Position Organizer of Financial Advancement Network (FAN)...

Project Manager, Commuter Options Vanpool Project


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[emailed 2/12/07] Position Available Project Manager for Commuter Options Vanpool Project The Philadelphia Unemployment Project is hiring a Project Manager for its Reverse Commute project, Commuter...

Youth Development Counselor, Hopeworks


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[emailed 2/12/07] Hopeworks Youth Development Counselor If you meet the requirements for this job please e mail a cover letter and resume to job@ NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Hopeworks ?N Camden Hopeworks...

Unemployed Advocate, Phila Unemployment Project


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[emailed 2/12/07] Unemployed Advocate Position Available The Philadelphia Unemployment Project is hiring an Unemployed Advocate. The position entails providing advocacy and assistance to unemployed...

Miscellaneous

Apply for Wave Week 2007 for students interested in service


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Wave Week 2007 News Things are busy with Wave Week. First, Wave Week ’07 is moving from Chestnut Hill College to Arcadia University in Glenside, PA. We are very thankful to CHC for the...

Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant Webinars


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Subject: Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant Webinars March 6 and March 29, 2007 The Department of Education’s office of Federal Student Aid is pleased to invite you to an...


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