The week of

March 26, 2007

Other Local Events and Workshops

Radio forum: Blueprint for a Safer Philadelphia

Friday, April 6, 2007 MEE Productions will be broadcasting live its second in a series of community forums about preventing youth violence in Philadelphia. Sponsored by the Blueprint for a Safer...

Spring Community Arts Workshop

Spring Community Arts Workshop: Thursdays 6:00-8:00 7 weeks: March 29 ? May 10 University City Arts League (4226 Spruce St.) Cost: $80 UCAL members / $90 non-members Come to the spring community...

Tree Planting Refresher Training

Tuesday, March 27 7:00 pm UC Green Tree Planting “Refresher” Calvary Center for Culture and Community at 48th & Baltimore Ave. (#34 subway-surface trolley stops at corner) It’s...

2007 Youth on the Move Retreat

2007 Youth on the Move Retreat Chamounix Mansion July 26, 27, 28, 29, 2007 Adolescent Intervention Network and Provider to Provider Initiative will be hosting the 2nd Annual Youth on the Move Retreat...

Arts in Transformation: the Un-Conference Conference

Join us on Saturday, March 31st for a networking reception and opportunity to meet fellow artists and arts-based practitioners engaged in service to the community in Philadelphia and around the...

Happy Hour/Clothing Drive

Happy Hour/Clothing Drive Wednesday, April 18, 2007 5:30pm to 7:30pm Hosted by: Kildare?s Irish Pub 509 South Second Street (On Headhouse Square in Philadelphia) Big or Tall… Short or...

Fellowship Farm 75th Anniversary Celebration

Fellowship Farm is celebrating 75 years of improving human relations Please join us Saturday, April 28, 2007 at Lutheran Theological Seminary 7301 Germantown Avenue 2:00-4:00 – Celebratory...

The Media and Women’s Health: Sorting Fact from Fiction

Drexel/Health Partners Grand Rounds presents: One of the nation’s most prominent figures in women’s health… Judy Norsigian Executive Director, Our Bodies Ourselves “The Media...

Multigenerational Dynamics of Grandparent Caregiving

Widener conference focuses on grandparent caregivers According to the 2000 US Census, in Pennsylvania there are 205,000 grandparents raising their grandchildren full time with 10,000 residing in...

Disaster Preparedness, Readiness and Response For Nonprofit Agencies

A call to action to the region?s nonprofit health and social service community from the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, the City of Philadelphia, and the American Red Cross, Southeastern...

New Resources

New Book: Dewey’s Dream: Universities and Democracies in an Age of Education Reform

New Book: Dewey’s Dream: Universities and Democracies in an Age of Education Reform Realizing Dewey?s vision of making public schools the seedbed of a democratic society “For 20 years,...

SafeSchoolsPhilly website updated

ISCV Launches Updated “SafeSchoolsPhilly” Web Site The Institute for the Study of Civic Values is launching today an updated “SafeSchoolsPhilly ” web site aimed at providing...

New Website: FAFSA4caster

SECRETARY SPELLINGS ANNOUNCES NEW TOOL TO HELP FAMILIES PLAN FOR COLLEGE FAFSA4caster Gives High School Juniors A Leg Up On Financial Aid Planning Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings today...

DiscoverU Teen Program

DiscoverU is a non-profit organization created especially for young people ages 14 to 22 who want to be excited and inspired to create a purposeful life and career. DiscoverU unlocks their greatness...

Community Food Projects Guidance

Updated 2007 guidance for Community Food Projects applicants is now available at , or by using the links posted here. If you submitted a Letter of Intent and were approved for a full proposal, the...

Miscellaneous

National Volunteering Awards

There are various awards that will be made at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service this summer here in Philadelphia. For more information about the conference, visit: <a...

Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement

This is a reminder that the New England Resource Center for Higher Education is accepting nominations for the 2007 Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement, which recognizes a faculty...

Technology and the Nonprofit Sector – Survey

[this survey comes from former United Way Teaming for Technology Director Steve Rockwell who is now getting his MBA at MIT. Please help him out by completing this survey.] I am writing to ask for...

Nominations sought for PennSERVE Youth Board

National & Global Youth Service Day (N&GYSD) is quickly approaching and will be celebrated this year from April 20 through April 22, 2007. N&GYSD is recognized as the largest service...

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

Nominations Invited for Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes Deadline: April 30, 2007 The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes seeks nominations for its 2007 awards. The Barron Prize honors young...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Professional Development Coordinator, Need In Deed

Since its founding in 1987, Need in Deed?s mission has been to work with students, teachers and community partners to prepare youth for civic responsibility and service to others. Our goal is to...

Microenterprise Researcher Internship, Philadelphia Development Partnership

PHILADELPHIA DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP POSITION: Citigroup Microenterprise Researcher Internship INTERNSHIP DATES: May 21, 2007 ? August 10, 2007 HOURS: 40 per week COMPENSATION: $12/hour REPORTS TO:...

Grant Opportunities

Women Helping Others Foundation

Women Helping Others: Grassroots nonprofits in the and Puerto Rico can apply for a grant from the Women Helping Others Foundation, which supports health, education and social-services projects that...

Pennsylvania Children’s Trust Fund

The Pennsylvania Children’s Trust Fund has announced funding for community-based programs to address the primary prevention of child abuse and neglect. Applications due April 17, 2007 and can...

Weaver’s Way Environment Committee Funding

The Environment Committee of Weaver’s Way Co-op is offering funds for tangible environmental improvements in the community and/or environmental training programs. Local community groups are...

International Paper Environmental Excellence Awards

Conservation Fund Accepting Applications for International Paper Environmental Excellence Awards Deadline: April 30, 2007 International Paper (<a href=""></a>), in partnership...

Fund for Wild Nature

Fund for Wild Nature Invites Applications for Grants Program Deadline: April 27, 2007; and November 2, 2007 The Fund for Wild Nature (<a href=""></a>) provides "small...

Medical Assistance Grants

UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation to Offer Medical Assistance Grants Deadline: Open The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (<a href=""></a>) is offering...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Land Value Taxation (LVT): A Blueprint for Urban Renewal

A Special Invitation for Pennsylvania?s Leaders ? Explore tax reform not tax shifts ? Revitalize downtowns and communities ? Reward smart land-use and minimize land speculation Land Value Taxation...

Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conference

The next Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conference will be held on May 17 and 18, 2007 at the Northwestern University School of Law, in partnership with the Children & Family Justice...

Call for Panels, Workshops, Proposals: Imagining America Conference

Please find below the full CFP of Imagining America’s annual national conference. If you have any questions, go to or contact me at julietf@ Imagining America: Artists And Scholars In Public...

Building Sustainable Local Economies

The E. F. Schumacher Society cordially invites you to a seminar entitled: Building Sustainable Local Economies With Erbin Crowell, Eric Harris-Braun, Elizabeth Keen, Chris Lindstrom, Alex Thorp,...

America Reads: Readers as Leaders Conference

America Reads: Readers as Leaders Conference Saturday April 21, 2007 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Lasell College, DeWitt Hall Readers as Leaders is a student-initiated intercollegiate conference intended...

Call for Presenters: Life After AmeriCorps Conference

Serve DC and the DC InterCorps Council presents 3rd Annual Life After AmeriCorps Conference Come and present at the statewide conference that will engage over 200 AmeriCorps members! Serve DC is...

Partnerships Classifieds

East Falls Neighborhood Tree Planting

TreeVitalize Neighborhood Tree Planting Saturday, March 31, 2007, 9 ? l Meeting location: Falls Presbyterian Chruch, Midvale and Vaux Streets Local tree tenders, neighbors and other volunteers will...


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