The week of

April 2, 2007

Other Local Events and Workshops

Panel Discussion: Ed Bacon in the News


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The Ed Bacon Foundation Presents Its Second Annual Urban Forum Ed Bacon in the News A Panel Discussion on Bacon?s Legacy and the Future of Planning and Civic Leadership in Philadelphia Panelists...

Win-Win Transportation Solutions


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Todd Litman Speaks to Friends of PenTrans: “Win-Win Transportation Solutions: Innovative Management Strategies For Creating More Sustainable Mobility” Todd Litman is head of the Victoria...

National Black Arts Spoken Word Tour at Penn


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Please let me know how many Free Tickets you will need for these events!!!! The National Black Arts Spoken Word Tour at the University of Pennsylvania Performances “VOICES OF THE SPOKEN...

Preparing Your Students for College


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Beginning in September, 2006, Philadelphia?s Peer Networking Meetings are being held every month at the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania. March?s meeting featured a panel discussion on...

FAFSA Completion Workshops


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April 11, 18: FAFSA Completion Workshops. Office of College & Career Awareness, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency, and CORE Philly provide students, parents, and educators with...

Center for Child and Family Well-being 2006-2007 Annual Conference


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April 12-13: Center for Child and Family Well-being 2006-2007 Annual Conference. This year?s theme will be Dilemmas in American Education: The Struggle for Equity and Inclusion. Location: Bryn Mawr...

Summer Search Philadelphia: Spring Event 2007


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April 23: Summer Search Philadelphia: Spring Event 2007. Celebrate with proud students who are Philadelphia?s first Summer Searchers to participate in the education programs. Location: Bodine High...

Exploring the Possibilities of Peace in Our Lives


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April 27-29: Exploring the Possibilities of Peace in Our Lives. This Alternatives to Violence Project workshop highlights effective ways to deal with conflict, increase understanding, and develop...

Multicultural Youth eXchange Free Mural Event


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Hey Teachers, Students and Friends of MYX: Multicultural Youth eXchange: Come express yourself at the painting kickoff of the 4th annual Y PHILLY – An Identity Mural by Philadelphia?s Youth...

Shaping America’s Youth: Philadelphia Town Meeting


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Shaping America’s Youth: Philadelphia Town Meeting Promoting Childhood Physical Activity and Healthy Nutrition WHO SHOULD ATTEND – Young people 14 and older – Parents, grandparents,...

Getting Green Done Right


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What: Getting Green Done Right When: Saturday, April 14 at 8:00PM Where: HUB Conference Center, CIRA Center 2929 Arch Street, Suite 200 Philadelphia PA 19147 Event Description: Getting Green Done...

Germantown Health Fair


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Germantown Health Fair April 21st Janes Memorial UME Church at 47 E. Haines Street in Germantown will sponsor a Community Health Fair on Saturday, April 21st, from 9am to 3pm. The event will feature...

Conversation with John Hickenlooper, Mayor of Denver


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Economy League sponsors ?America?s Great Mayors? The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia is sponsoring a series of Profiles in Leadership to help inform the public debate as Philadelphia voters go...

Film Showing: The Future of Food


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On April 3rd the Philadelphia International Action Center will present a free showing of the film: The Future of Food Time 7pm Place: Calvary Church, 48th & Baltimore (Basement) About “The...

Martin Luther King Jr. and Cesar Chavez Memorial Vigil and Rally


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Martin Luther King Jr. and Cesar Chavez Memorial Vigil and Rally April 4, 12-1pm University of Pennsylvania, Perelman Quadrangle/Wynn Commons (34th Street and Spruce) March 31 and April 4 link...

NPower PA April Training Calendar


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Our April Training Calendar is packed with exciting classes. Verizon Scholarships are still available for select classes. For more information on a class or to register for a class, click on the...

Advanced Placement Conference for Philadelphia Parents


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Calling All Parents of Students Grades 8-11!! ADVANCED PLACEMENT CONFERENCE Learn about the Advanced Placement (AP) program and how it can positively impact your child?s success Saturday, April 21,...

New Resources

Participation of Young People in Out-of-School-Time Activities


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Negotiating Among Opportunity and Constraint: The Participation of Young People in Out-of-School-Time Activities. This Chapin Hall report explores young people’s perspectives on their use of...

Measuring Youth Program Quality


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Forum for Youth Investment Publications. Measuring Youth Program Quality: A Guide to Assessment Tools compares nine tools for assessing OST program quality. Building Quality Improvement Systems:...

New Website: School Rooms website (Philadelphia specific)


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SchoolRooms website. Philadelphia Safe & Sound presents a new web portal for students, parents and learning programs. SchoolRooms organizes information (school and library resources, websites,...

Cover the Uninsured Week 2007 one week away


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Cover the Uninsured Week 2007, April 23-29, starts in less than one month! If you haven’t yet become involved in this year’s campaign, now is the time to do it. Start planning and...

Webcast of Teach-in on Farm Bill


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Last week this event took place at UC-Berkeley with over 700 people in the audience– you can tune in on the web — thanks, Kathy Food Fight: A Teach-in On the 2007 Farm Bill March 21,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Spring Into Your Park Event: Smith Playground


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April 21: ?Spring Into Your Park? Event. Join this festive Park Revitalization Project to groom Smith playground into a clean, safe and healthy environment for children to play. Event will also...

Volunteers Needed, PathwaysPA Self-Sufficiency Department


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PathWaysPA?s Self-Sufficiency department is looking for volunteers to help with the following: administrative work, food stamp and Children?s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) screenings, Health Fairs,...

Frankford Avenue Spring Cleanup


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NKCDC FRANKFORD AVENUE SPRING CLEANUP New Kensington CDC?s Frankford Avenue Spring Cleanup will be Saturday, April 14th, from 9 until 12 noon. Volunteers should meet at the NKCDC Garden Center...

Kensington Tree Planting


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KEEP PA BEAUTIFUL TREE PLANTING New Kensington CDC will be celebrating Keep PA Beautiful Day on April 21st by planting upwards of 60 trees in their service area. Volunteers are needed to assist in...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

6th Annual Afterschool for All Challenge


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The 6th Annual Afterschool For All Challenge is fast approaching and it appears you haven’t registered yet. Space is filling up so there’s no time to wait! We’d love to host you...

CiviConnections Workshop for teachers


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FREE CiviConnections Workshop for social studies and service-learning professionals (3rd-12th grade teachers, supervisors, administrators and professors are all invited) Oak Ridge Conference Center...

Taking Action on Climate Change and Global Warming


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The Environmental Leadership Program is proud to present “EMERGING LEADERS, EMERGING SOLUTIONS: Taking Action on Climate Change and Global Warming,” a national conference to be held July...

Pathways to a Sustainable World


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Among the eight plenary speakers are Brian Halweil, LaDonna Redmond, and Judy Wicks and panelists including Tom Ferraro, Elizabeth Henderson, Hank Herrera, and Jan McDonald. Pathways to a Sustainable...

Grant Opportunities

Drug-Free Communities Support Program


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The Drug-Free Communities Support Program provides grants of up to $100,000 to coalitions that mobilize their communities to prevent youth alcohol, tobacco, illicit drug, and inhalant abuse. FY 2007...

Applied Social Issues Internship


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THE APPLIED SOCIAL ISSUES INTERNSHIP (2007) The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) sponsors this internship to encourage research that is conducted in cooperation with a...

American Psychological Foundation Pre-College Grant Program


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American Psychological Foundation Invites Applications for the Pre-College Grant Program Deadline: May 1, 2007 The American Psychological Foundation (<a href=""></a>) is a...

Delta Dental Foundation for NJ Children’s Oral Health


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Delta Dental Foundation Announces Grant to Raise Oral Health Awareness Among New Jersey’s Underserved Children Deadline: June 16, 2007 In an effort to reinforce the...

Butler-Cooley Excellence in Teaching Award


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Turnaround Management Association Invites Entries for Butler-Cooley Excellence in Teaching Award Deadline: May 1, 2007 The Turnaround Management Association (<a href=""></a>),...

Safety Net Breast Cancer Care Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Avon Foundation Invites Applications for Supporting the Safety Net Breast Cancer Care Program Deadline: May 1, 2007 The Avon Foundation (<a...

Leeway Foundation for Women and Trans Artists


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Leeway Foundation Invites Applications From Women and Trans Artists in Delaware Valley Region Deadline: April 9, 2007 The Leeway Foundation’s (<a...

NEA Foundation for the Improvement of Education


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] NEA Foundation for the Improvement of Education Accepting Applications for Learning & Leadership and Student Achievement Grants Programs Deadline: June 1, 2007 The NEA...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Resource Development Intern, Need in Deed


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[emailed 3/28/2007] 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....

Executive Director, Summer Search Philadelphia


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[posted 3/30/2007] Summer Search Philadelphia: Executive Director. SS seeks an ED to oversee an operation that empowers underserved high schoolers to become leaders by providing year-round mentoring,...

Data Specialist, VISTA, EducationWorks


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VISTA DATA SPECIALIST Position Description EducationWorks seeks a VISTA to serve as its Data Specialist to support the organization going to a new level in being data-driven. This VISTA will be...

Various VISTA positions, Project SHINE, Temple University


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Interested in national service? Help Project SHINE build its capacity to engage students and immigrants in service to their communities. Apply to be an AmeriCorps*VISTA member. Health Communications...

Development Assistant, Metropolitan Career Center


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Immediate Opening Title: Development Assistant Status: Full-time, permanent Reports to: Vice President for Community Support Position Overview The Development Assistant supports a fast-paced office,...

Director of Grant Programs, Metropolitcan Career Center


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Immediate Opening Title: Director of Grant Programs Status: Full-time, permanent Reports to: Vice President for Community Support Position Overview The Director of Grant Programs is responsible for...

Staff Member, Mariposa Food Coop


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The Mariposa Food Coop in West Philadelphia is looking to hire one or two new staff members. Preliminary interviews will be held April 27, 29 & 30, 2007. If you?re interested, please submit a...

Miscellaneous

Sixth Annual Summer Cycling Day Camp


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Sixth Annual Summer Cycling Day Camp Four sessions starting July 9th, July 23rd, August 6th, and August 20th. Tuition is $250, including bike, helmet, lock, and great field trips. Need-based...

LIHEAP Crisis Grants Extended until April 13


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LIHEAP extended to April 13th The PA Department of Public Welfare has announced that the Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) and Crisis programs have been extended so that applications will be...

Attention Artists: Bike Rack Proposals


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ATTENTION ARTISTS ? NKCDC SEEKING BIKE RACK PROPOSALS! New Kensington CDC is currently seeking proposals for a second round of artistic bike racks (ArtRacks) to be built around the Fishtown and East...


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