The week of

April 23, 2007

PHENND Events/Activities

End of the Season Celebration


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Delaware County Asset Development Group (DelCoAD) invites you to participate in our 5th Annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, where will we recognize the students and community members who have...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Nonprofit Trainings in May


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Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organization’s May Calendar of training opportunities Month of MAY Successful Strategic Planning (Full Day) – Tuesday, May 1, 2007, 9:00-4:00...

Asian American Heritage Month


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The Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian American Affairs is proud to present the upcoming celebration of Asian American Heritage Month on May 5, 2007, from 1 pm to 5 pm, in Exhibition Hall...

Multiple Cultures, Multiple Voices: Effectively Educating All Children


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Penn State Harrisburg and the Pennsylvania Department of Education in partnership with the Center for Schools and Communities are sponsoring a three-day English as a Second Language conference...

Center in the Park’s Watershed Snapshot Day


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Center in the Park’s Watershed Snapshot Day Watershed Snapshot is an annual survey of Pennsylvania’s water bodies and watersheds conducted by hundreds of volunteers in every part of the...

Declare Your Energy Independence


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April 25 7:00 to 9:00 Declare Your Energy Independence: Tips on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy workshops that will provide you with useful tips on how you can impact the amount of energy you...

Green Building and Historic Preservation Tour


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May 10 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm Tour the Blue Ball Barn in Alapocas Run State Park Greening History: The Greenest Building is the One Already Built! Is it possible to repair or restore a historic property...

Delaware Valley Regional Global Warming Conference


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May 19 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL GLOBAL WARMING CONFERENCE for Government Officials, Educators & the Community goal: get educators together to hear the issues on global...

Garden Tenders Hands-on Workshop


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Garden Tenders Hands-on Workshop: Square Foot Gardening, Double Digging and Other Ways to Get the Most from Your Food Garden Saturday, April 28, 10 am – 1 pm Greensgrow Farms 2501 Cumberland...

Haddington?s On The Move Community Event


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Exhibiting is FREE to community based and faith based institutions. We are looking for choirs, poets, vocalist, and other entertainment PRESS RELEASE From: To Our Children?s Future With Health 4601...

PACDC A Night at the Races Fundraiser


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Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporation’s Second Annual A Night at the Races fundraiser Join us for tasty fare, refreshing drinks, and an entertaining evening of virtual...

Chester Youth Empowerment Youth Summit, The Remix 2007


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It’s titled “Chester Youth Empowerment Youth Summit, The Remix 2007”; the theme of the Summit is “The time is NOW why wait?” It is a FREE Event which will be held on May...

What?s So Great About Growing Older?


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Coming of Age with special support from AARP announces the SECOND session of Boomervision!? 2007 What?s So Great About Growing Older? Not sure? Then this program is for you. Monday, May 7, 5:30 PM at...

2007 Urban Watersheds Revitalizations Conference


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2007 URBAN WATERSHEDS REVITALIZATION CONFERENCE WHEN: Thursday, May 3, 8:30 – 3:00 WHERE: The Kanbar Campus Center, Philadelphia University (School House Ln. and Henry Ave., Philadelphia)...

Film: Where Do You Stand?


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“Where Do You Stand?” May 1st International House 3701 Chestnut Street 7:00, $10 wheelchair accessible In 1999, after a quarter century of struggle, textile workers in Kannapolis, North...

Taking Control of Your Financial Destiny


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The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and CITI cordially invite you to participate in an economic development forum Taking Control of Your Financial Destiny April 28, 2007 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM...

Economic Empowerment Forum for Emerging Leaders


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I?m writing to invite you to an Economic Empowerment Forum for Emerging Leaders. The forum will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2007 starting at 8:00 at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center Hotel...

Entrepreneurship Week Fundraiser


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Come ?Party Like an Entrepreneur!? this Thursday April 26th at World Caf? Live (3025 Walnut St) from 9pm til midnight. The night will feature drink and food specials from 9pm-11pm, DJ Kik mixin? it...

One-Day Conference on Post-Hurricane Katrina Gulf-Coast


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?Thinking Globally, Acting Locally?: One-Day Conference on Post-Hurricane Katrina Gulf-Coast 5 May 2006 @ Swarthmore College, 10am-5:30pm The aim of this conference is to raise continued awareness...

New Resources

New Report on Class Gap in Volunteering


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DISADVANTAGED TEENS BENEFIT FROM VOLUNTEERING BUT DO IT LESS THAN BETTER-OFF PEERS A new federal study has found that volunteering produces many positive benefits for teens from low-income...

Conference Presentations from New Partners for Smart Growth


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The 2007 New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in Los Angeles, California, hosted record attendance of over 1500 people from across the country for three full days of presentations, discussions,...

Summerbridge of Greater Philadelphia


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Summerbridge of Greater Philadelphia is a comprehensive academic enrichment program that provides a path from middle school to college for low-income students from Philadelphia?s public schools....

New Report on Philadelphia: A Tale of Two Cities


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It could go either way. Read A Tale of Two Cities ? a report portraying Philadelphia?s human capital challenge as latent economic opportunity. At the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board, we?re...

Partnerships Classifieds

Looking for training resources for out-of-school time staff


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Representatives from the out-of-school time (OST) community are working to coordinate regional trainings for staff. A long-term goal is to create a training and professional development network in...

UC Green Arbor Day Community Tree Planting


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UC Green Arbor Day Community Tree Planting Friday, April 27, time: TBA Meeting location: Meet at 4508 Chestnut St. PECO Exelon is sponsoring UC Green volunteers and local students to plant 20 trees...

TreeVitalize Neighborhood Tree Planting: South Philly


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TreeVitalize Neighborhood Tree Planting Saturday, April 28, 9 am ? 1 pm Meeting location: For Bella Vista, 9th and Bainbridge Streets; For Queen Village, the 300 block of Queen Street. Local Tree...

TreeVitalize Neighborhood Tree Planting: Fairmount


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TreeVitalize Neighborhood Tree Planting Saturday, April 28, 9 am ? 1 pm Meeting location: Ward Park, 24th and Aspen Streets Fairmount Tree Tenders, together with neighbors and others will plant 36...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Texas Summer Institute in Service-Learning


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The Texas Center for Service-Learning (TxCSL), a statewide initiative of Region 14 Education Service Center and the Texas Education Agency, is proud to announce open registration for the 4th annual...

Planners Network 2007 Conference: Race, Class and Community Recovery


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*Planners Network 2007 Conference – New Orleans – May 30-June 2 *Conference Theme – Race, Class and Community Recovery: From the Neighborhood to the Nation and Beyond* Visit to see...

Call for Papers: Professor, Can I Bring My Baby to Class?


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Call for Papers ?Professor, Can I Bring My Baby to Class?? A new book to encourage women with children to pursue higher education ? Would you like to be an inspiration to others? ? Do you have a...

Service-Learning in After-School Programs


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SERVICE-LEARNING IN AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS: August 2-3 – Oakland, CA This interactive institute will include presentations from the acclaimed California After school Service-Learning (CASSL)...

Institute on Urban Service-Learning


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INSTITUTE ON URBAN SERVICE-LEARNING: June 18 – Denver, CO This institute is designed to introduce K-12 educators to dynamic classroom tools and teaching strategies that bridge content...

Urban Service-Learning Institute


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URBAN SERVICE-LEARNING INSTITUTE: August 2-3 – Detroit, MI This event will bring together community voices to discuss service-learning outreach and application techniques that will help...

EPICS Conference on Engineering/Computing Service-Learning


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May 22-24 – EPICS Conference on Engineering/Computing Service-Learning – San Diego, CA; “EPICS” stands for Engineering Projects in Community Service. In the program, teams of...

2nd Annual Access to Knowledge Conference (A2K2)


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Remote participation in the A2K2 conference on the accompanyong Wiki: We invite you to contribute background materials on access to knowledge issues and to suggest questions to be addressed on the...

4th Annual Nutrition and Health Conference


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4th Annual Nutrition and Health Conference Co-sponsored by the University of Arizona Program in Integrative Medicine and Columbia University’s Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative...

International Institute on Student-Centered Learning and Engagement


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JOIN US FOR PSU’s 2007 INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE ON STUDENT-CENTERED LEARNING AND ENGAGEMENT To REGISTER: SELECT SESSION TOPICS! – Overview of Active Learning Strategies –...

Grant Opportunities

Mattel Children’s Foundation


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The Mattel Foundation supports organizations that directly serve children (birth-12 years of age) in need. The Foundation’s priorities are: 1) supporting the health and well-being of children,...

Guitar Center Music Foundation


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Purpose The Guitar Center Music Foundation’s mission is to aid nonprofit music programs across America that offer music instruction so that more people can experience the joys of making music....

Community Economic Development Discretionary Grant Program


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Community Economic Development Discretionary Grant Program–Operational Projects: funds to provide resources to eligible CDCs for their job creation and business projects, as well as to address...

Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity


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Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Targeted Areas of Need: funds to enhance/expand recovery-oriented systems of care involving small, grassroots organizations and/or support...

Hispanic Health Services Research Grant Program


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Hispanic Health Services Research Grant Program: funds to conduct health disparities research projects that relate to identifying and evaluating solutions for eliminating health disparities among...

Mentoring Programs Grant


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Grant Opportunity Department of Education CFDA Original Closing Date for Applications: May 23, 2007 Dates: Applications Available: April 11, 2007. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: May 23,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Health Education Instructor, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


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[emailed 4/13/07] Health Education Instructor The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is seeking a Health Education Instructor responsible for teaching youth between the ages of 14 and 18yrs old the...

Professional Development Coordinator, Need In Deed


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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...

Academic Coordinator, Philadelphia Futures


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[emailed 4/11/07] Philadelphia Futures is seeking an Academic Coordinator for its centerpiece program, Sponsor-a-Scholar (SAS), which assists students attending Philadelphia?s neighborhood high...

Summer Green Corps, UC Green


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Summer Employment It’s time to apply! UC Green is seeking hard-working individuals looking for a rewarding outdoors job caring for the young trees of our urban forest. If you think you are...

AmeriCorps*VISTA Project Manager, PA Campus Compact


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ANNOUNCEMENT Pennsylvania Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA Project Manager Position Search PACC is searching for a full-time AmeriCorps*VISTA Project Manager to lead, guide and support our 28...

Miscellaneous

Interfaith Worker Justice Summer Programs


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Interfaith Worker Justice Summer Programs Future religious and community leaders need to understand the economic pressures that are and will be faced by workers, especially low-wage workers. Leaders...

How to Facilitate a Successful Workshop


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Join the Service-Learning Young Professionals Network (SLPYN) for the fourth in our online SAGE Session series. Learn more about SLYPN, and connect to the SAGE Session at <a...

Scholarships for National Conference on Volunteering and Service


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The National Conference on Volunteering and Service will convene in Philadelphia, PA, July 16-18, 2007. On behalf of the 2007 National Conference Host Committee, we are pleased to announce that a...


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