The week of

February 26, 2007

Other Local Events and Workshops

PACC Conf.: Ending Poverty: What Roles Do Campuses Play


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Registration materials are now available for the rescheduled Pennsylvania Campus Compact Conference to be held March 30 ? April 1, 2007 at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg East, Harrisburg, PA. This...

Training for AfterSchool staff: Effective Supervision Skills


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You are warmly invited to attend the March Peer Networking Meeting for Out-of-School Time (OST) Staff WHO: Philadelphia-area OST staff are invited to enjoy light fare while socializing,...

Green City Strategy Mayoral Forum


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The Council is excited to share this opportunity with you. Here is a chance to hear the candidates discuss issues that are both critical to the Council?s work and important to Philadelphians? quality...

Bread and Roses 30th Anniversary Kick Office Party


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30th year anniversary Kick Off Party Mar 15 5:30 pm to 8:00 For 30 years Bread & Roses Community Fund has distributed over $8 million in grants and provided leadership development and technical...

Wharton Social Impact Conference


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Wharton Social Impact Conference The Global Footprint of Business March 22-23, 2007 – The Union League, Philadelphia – Register Now! It’s a small world, and it’s getting even...

Media Relations 101


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A Media Training Workshop for Votes for Homes!, Philadelphia Campaign for Housing Justice, and other allies. Thursday, March 1st 3-5 PM Project 1515 Fairmount Ave Bruce Schimmel, Founder and Editor...

Dance Gala Fundraiser for Betsy Daily School and Shaw Middle School


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Announcing the Betsy Daily School of Performing Arts 30th Anniversary Gala A Night On Broadway An evening of entertainment, dancing and dining! Saturday, May 12, 2007 at 6 PM, Waynesborough Country...

Affordable Benefits for Nonprofits of Any Size


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Workshop: “Affordable Benefits for Nonprofits of Any Size” Wednesday, March 7 9:30 to 12:30 Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, 123 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA Sponsored by...

Fundamentals of HR


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Workshop: “Fundamentals of HR” Thursday, March 8 9:30 to 4:30 Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, 123 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA Sponsored by the Nonprofit Center at La...

Ready to Run: Campaign Training for Women


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Ready to Run: Campaign Training for Women Saturday, March 17 8:00 to 5:30 Douglass College Center, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ For info, see...

Teacher workshop: Strategies of the Abolition movement


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To register for the following workshops, please email jcoval@ Teacher workshop: Strategies of the Abolition movement March 14, 2007 4:30 ? 6:30 PM, free This workshop looks at the PAS and its role in...

Underground Railroad Teacher Workshop


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To register for the following workshops, please email jcoval@ UGRR Teacher workshop at Johnson House May 19, 2007 10 AM ? 1 PM, free At the Johnson House Historic Site, 6306 Germantown Avenue,...

BuildaBridge Institute 2007 : Arts and Service


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Engage the arts in transformation and community service BuildaBridge Institute 2007 held at Mother Boniface Spiritual Retreat Center on May 30th -June 3rd is a training and applied research academy...

Wonders of Wetland for Early Childcare Providers


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Join the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum and Environmental Concern for these new, exciting hands-on workshops! WOW! The Wonders of Wetland for Early Childcare Providers This workshop...

Wetland Plant I.D. for Educators


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Wetland Plant for Educators Get up close and personal with native wetland plants. Learn about their unique adaptations and identifying characteristics. Practice identifying wetland plants in the...

Open House at Mifflin School


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There’s going to be an open house at the Mifflin School next Thursday, March 1st from 10:00 am – 11:00 am; relatedly, kindergarten registration has begun. The Mifflin School is located at...

Dr. Paul Farmer to Lecture at Penn


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Dr. Paul Farmer Maude and Lillian Presley Professor of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Co-Founder, Partners in Health AIDS in 2007: Building a Health Care Movement Wednesday, March 14,...

New Resources

Organizing Kit: Student Labor Week of Action


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STUDENT LABOR WEEK OF ACTION MARCH 28 – APRIL 4 OUR DREAMS, OUR RIGHTS: DEMAND A BETTER FUTURE Imagine a world where everyone who chooses to is able to go to college; a world where workers on...

Cover All Kids for PA Children


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The PA Insurance Department has just received great news! Cover All Kids, Pennsylvania?s statewide comprehensive health insurance plan designed to bring no or low cost affordable health coverage to...

Lessons Learned Report on Transitional Jobs Programs


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National League of Cities Releases ?Lessons Learned? Report on Transitional Jobs Programs A new report published by NLC highlights lessons learned from the YEF Institute?s 2002-2004 Transitional Jobs...

New Action Kit on Combating Childhood Obesity


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Order New Action Kit on Combating Childhood Obesity A new action kit for municipal leaders on Combating Childhood Obesity is available. The YEF Institute publication reflects on the impact that...

Youth Report to America


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The Boys & Girls Clubs of America has published the results of its Youth Report To America, the largest national survey developed and administered by teens. In the Report, 46,000 young people...

Partnerships Classifieds

Presenters needed for Shaw Middle School Health Fair


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Students at Shaw Middle School are participating in a community service learning project by organizing the annual community Health Fair. The school-wide community service project is an applied...

Prepare The Future seeks grassroots leaders


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[emailed from Kenny Holdsman, kholdsma@] Dear Friend, Recently, I was invited to join a new and promising grassroots movement called Prepare The Future (PTF), a citizen-centered organizing effort...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Workshop: Targeting Young Voters


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Young people are voting in record numbers – do you know how to reach them? Approximately 10 million votes were cast by 18-29 year olds in the 2006 elections, and campaigns and organizations are...

Power in the Global Food System


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Save the Date! You are cordially invited to attend the second annual FOOD student-organized symposium on Thursday, April 5th: Power in the Global Food System: Mapping Food Production and Food...

2007 Non Profit Technology Conference


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2007 Non Profit Technology Conference, Washington DC, April 4-6 2007 “The 2007 Nonprofit Technology Conference, “Reinventing Politics: Creating Social Change From the Ground Up,”...

Improving Student Retention Through Civic Engagement and Economic Development


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SOUTH CAROLINA SERVICE CONFERENCE: March 13-14 – Columbia, SC Join South Carolinians in their K-H statewide service-learning conference, March 13-14, “Improving Student Retention Through...

Community-Driven Research Conference


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Event: CoRAL Network 2007 Conference When: Saturday, April 28, 2007 Where: American University, Mary Graydon Center Mark your calendars for the CoRAL Network’s annual conference on...

2007 National Summit on Your City?s Families


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2007 Summit on Your City?s Families: Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2007 The 2007 National Summit on Your City?s Families will take place Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2007, in San Antonio, Texas, at the Westin Riverwalk...

Grant Opportunities

Alcohol and other drug prevention models on college campuses


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The Department of Education announces funds to identify models of effective campus-based alcohol and other drug prevention programs and disseminate information about these programs to other colleges...

Community Action for a Renewed Environment


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The Environmental Protection Agency announces the CARE (Community Action for a Renewed Environment) Grant Program. The CARE grant program will help communities form collaborative partnerships,...

Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools Program


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The assists schools/districts with identification, development and resolution of activities or pollutant sources that can potentially cause poor indoor air quality. Awards are intended for work...

Community-Based Research RFP from Lance Armstrong Foundation


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Lance Armstrong Foundation Announces Community Program/Community-Based Participatory Research Request for Proposals Deadline: April 13, 2007 Through this Request For...

Project Ignition Service-Learning Competition


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Project Ignition Service-Learning Competition to Help Promote Teen Driver Safety Deadline: April 15, 2007 Sponsored by State Farm (<a href=""></a>) and coordinated by the...

Neighborhood Excellence Initiative


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Bank of America Accepting Applications for Neighborhood Excellence Initiative Deadline: Various Bank of America (<a href=""></a>) is committed to the...

Awards of Excellence for Affordable Housing Built Responsibly


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Home Depot Foundation Invites Entries for Awards of Excellence for Affordable Housing Built Responsibly Deadline: March 31, 2007 (Letter of Inquiry) The Home Depot...

Solutions to Domestic Violence


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Changemakers Announce Competition for Solutions to Domestic Violence Deadline: March 28, 2007 "No Private Matter! Ending Abuse in...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Youth Development Coordinator, Starfinder Foundation


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[emailed 2/26/07] Starfinder Foundation Youth Development Coordinator Join one of the fastest growing youth development organizations in Philadelphia. Starfinder Foundation is a dynamic nonprofit...

Miscellaneous

Nominations for National Youth Council


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The Youth Service America National Youth Council is a prestigious group of outstanding young people ages 14-22 from across the United States that serve as advisors to Youth Service America in its...

Brower Youth Award for Environmental Work


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Do you know any teens or college students in North America who have led a dynamic environmental campaign or project? Do you work with campus youth groups or inspiring new leaders? Are you a student...

Center for Progressive Leadership’s New Leaders Program


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The Center for Progressive Leadership is looking for bright, passionate and diverse young leaders from across the country to take part in the 2007 New Leaders Program. Students and young diverse...


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