The week of

April 30, 2007

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND Conference presentations available on web

Conference presentations available from 2007 Annual PHENND Conference “Power, Access and Equity” Some of the presentations and handouts from the PHENND conference have been made available...

Other Local Events and Workshops

AmeriCorps Week Rally

What: AmeriCorps Week Rally! Description: Come join fellow Philadelphia-area AmeriCorps members and alumni in an hour-long celebration! There will be music, snacks, speakers and all sorts of...

Cool Ideas for Hot Days with kids

5/19/07 ? Cool Ideas for Hot Days ? The Southeastern Pennsylvania School Age Child Care Project will be presenting, Cool Ideas for Hot Days, a Professional Development Opportunity for staff working...

City Council At Large Debate

Council Debates: Council at Large (group 1) Thursday, May 3 6:30-9:30 p.m. The Enterprise Center, 4548 Market St., Philadelphia, PA For info, see http://www.thenextmayor.com.

Country Fair Day

Country Fair Day: Family-oriented activities, plant-a-plug, petting zoo, plus tours of the greenhouse facilities and barns. Location: Saul Agricultural High School Saturday, May 5, 11 am ? 4 pm 7100...

Tree Tenders in Philadelphia County

Tree Tenders in Philadelphia County Wednesdays, May 16, 23 & 30, 5:45 pm ? 8:45 pm Location: PHS, 100 North 20th Street, 5th Floor (20th and Arch Streets) Philadelphia, PA 19103 For more...

Free Legal Clinic for New Pennsylvanians

FREE LEGAL CLINIC at the WELCOMING CENTER for NEW PENNSYLVANIANS The Legal Clinic at the Welcoming Center is a year old! As with all one-year-olds, its growth and progress are worth a few remarks....

Big Brothers Big Sisters Breakfast

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania Little Moments, Big Stories Fundraising Breakfast The Crystal Tea Room Wanamaker Building 9th Floor Corner of Market & Juniper Sts...

Gallery Opening for Anti-Violence T-Shirt Contest

United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania in partnership with the North Central Empowerment Zone Community Trust Board invites you to show your support for peace in our neighborhoods! Please join us as...

Temple Youth VOICES Presentation

On behalf of The Temple Youth VOICES Project, I hope you will accept my invitation to join us on Tuesday, May 8th at Temple University (Tuttlemant Hall, rm 105) from 5:30 to 7:30 A dedicated group...

Researching the History of Your Family Home

HSP Workshop: Researching the History of Your Family Home Date: Thursday, May 3, 2007 Time: 6 PM Where: The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street For Directions to the Historical...

Science & Theatre Magic Program Open House

Science & Theatre Magic Program Open House Date: Friday May 4th, 2007 Time: 3:30-5:00pm Location: Dougherty Hall, East Lounge, Villanova University Experience a taste of the ?American School of...

Annual AIDS Education Month (AEM) Peer Education Youth Summit

On Wednesday, June 6, 2007, the first Annual AIDS Education Month (AEM) Peer Education Youth Summit will be held at the Arch Street Meeting House from 8:30am to 5:00pm. This summit will explore HIV...

Campaign for Working Families Celebration

CWF celebrates millions for area families The Campaign for Working Families has brought tens of millions of dollars directly into the homes of Philadelphia-area working families. And saved over $12...

Workshop: New Rules for Fiduciaries: Four Steps Beyond Sarbanes-Oxley

DVG offers fiduciary training for board members Delaware Valley Grantmakers is offering a workshop on New Rules for Fiduciaries: Four Steps Beyond Sarbanes-Oxley, on Thursday, May 10, 2007 at...

AIDS Education Month Kickoff

Philadelphia FIGHT is a comprehensive AIDS service organization providing HIV primary care, consumer education, advocacy and HIV/AIDS treatment research. Each year, Philadelphia FIGHT presents AIDS...

New Resources

New Report: Volunteering in America: State Trends and Rankings

VOLUNTEERING IN AMERICA REPORT RELEASED “Volunteering in America: 2007 State Trends and Rankings in Civic Life,” is the second annual study by the Corporation for National and Community...

New Report: Quality Time After School

P/PV publishes new after school report Public/Private Ventures has published Quality Time After School: What Instructors Can Do to Enhance Learning, aimed at improving the quality of out-of-school...

New Website for ESL Classes in Phila

Welcoming Center offers ESL search engine “Where can I find an English as a Second Language class?” That’s a question the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians answers every day....

Tips for Fundraising with Volunteers

Tips for Fundraising with Volunteers The 14 Most Common Errors Made in Soliciting a Major Gift 1. Forgetting to ask for the gift 2. Not requesting a large enough gift 3. Talking too much and not...

Journal Issue: Indicators of Engagement

Vol. 17 Issue 1 of Metropolitan Universities Journal, is focused on the theme of “Indicators of Engagement.” Below are the abstracts from the issue. For subscription information (or to...

Attracting and Retaining Qualified Teachers

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] SEEKING STUDENT SUCCESS There is no point in turning somersaults to attract talented new teachers if half of them just run out the door — that?s...

New Article: Advocacy Research Versus Academic Authority

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] ADVOCACY RESEARCH VERSUS ACADEMIC AUTHORITY Current education policy is increasingly controlled by partisan politicians and the corporate interests...

Early Intervening System for Young Children at Risk for Learning Disabilities

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] EARLY LEARNING DIFFICULTIES AMONG YOUNG CHILDREN DISCUSSED IN NEW REPORT The University of North Carolina?s FPG Child Development Institute has...

Miscellaneous

Villanova Science & Theatre Magic Program

Explore – Create – Perform July 9 to July 27, 2007 Looking for enthusiastic 13 to 17 year olds to participate in the third annual Villanova Science & Theatre Magic Program. These...

Northeast Regional Public Health Leadership Institute Award

The Northeast Regional Public Health Leadership Institute (NEPHLI) presents the Excellence in Leadership Award to an individual, program or organization for outstanding contributions in public health...

Student Reflection: Mediating Learning through Reflection in Service-Learning

ACPA – College Student Educators International E-Learning Series presents: Student Reflection: Mediating Learning through Reflection in Service-Learning May 15 – June 2, 2007 Facilitated...

Tele-FAFSA: A New Way to Apply for Financial Aid

Tele-FAFSA: A New Way to Apply for Financial Aid Federal Student Aid is partnering with organizations in Pennsylvania to make applying for student financial assistance over the phone a reality. You...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

VISTA, Data Specialist, Education Works

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...

VISTA, Grant Writing & Fundraising, EducationWorks

VISTA GRANT WRITING & FUNDRAISING Summary: EducationWorks (EW), located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey is pleased to announce the availability of a one-year VISTA position starting in June, 2007....

AmeriCorps*VISTA Leader, PA Campus Compact

ANNOUNCEMENT PA Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA Leader PACC is searching for a full-time AmeriCorps*VISTA Leader to assist the VISTA Project Manager in supporting our 28 PACC-VISTA projects led by...

Director of Multicultural Student Affairs, Widener University

Widener University is pleased to announce the following position: Widener University Multicultural Affairs Position Description Position Title: Director of Multicultural Student Affairs Minimum...

Instructor, Summer Mural Academy, Mural Arts Program

Instructor, Summer Mural Academy Mural Academy is a 6 week summer program running from early July to mid-August. Exact dates to be announced. It is run in partnership with the Mural Arts Prograrm and...

Grant Opportunities

Sustainable Communities Awards Program

The Sustainable Communities Awards Program The Sustainable Communities Awards Program recognizes outstanding urban, suburban, and rural counties whose innovative collaborations are leading the effort...

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation: Enrichment and Accelerated Learning Programs

Enrichment and Accelerated Learning Programs. Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has announced funds to increase access to accelerated-learning and enrichment-programs for low- to moderate-income students...

MetLife Foundation: Excellence in Affordable Housing

Excellence in Affordable Housing. The MetLife Foundation in partnership with Enterprise Community Partners recognizes organizations that excel in property and asset management or provide housing to...

Disabled Youth Program Support

Disabled Youth Program Support. The Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation?s mission is helping young people with disabilities maximize their potential and full participation in society. The...

Home Depot CommUnity Impact Grants Program

Home Depot CommUnity Impact Grants Program The Home Depot CommUnity Impact Grants Program supports nonprofit organizations and schools in the and Canada that offer volunteer opportunities for...

National Endowment for the Arts: Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth

National Endowment for the Arts: Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is committed to providing leadership in arts education by inspiring all young...

Youth Service America/Youth Venture Program

Are you a young person? Do you have an idea that will make EVERY DAY National & Global Youth Service Day? Do you need the funding and resources to get things going? The YSA Youth Venture Program...

Goldman Sachs Foundation Youth Prize for Excellence in International Education

GOLDMAN SACHS FOUNDATION YOUTH PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCE IN INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (US STUDENTS, EXCHANGE STUDENTS IN THE US, & STUDENTS ENROLLED IN AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS) Please note this...

Ms. Foundation Invites Applications for Safety Program

Safety Program Requests For Proposals (RFP): Now Open! Download Safety Program Request For Proposal Deadline: May 24, 2007 Description: The Ms. Foundation for Women has supported girls and women?s...

Responsible Reintegration of Youthful Offender

The Employment and Training Adminstration (ETA), Department of Labor (DOL), announces the availability of approximately $5 million in Responsible Reintegration of Youthful Offender grant funds to...

School Health Food Award

Many news stories talk about what?s wrong with school food programs?here at KIWI, we like to talk about what?s right. So, we?re celebrating the schools and school systems that have made a commitment...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Generations United 14th International Conference

Generations United 14th International Conference Intergenerational: IT’S MONUMENTAL Holiday Inn on the Hill Washington, July 24-27, 2007 Join us for the conference designed to spread the word...

Helping Build Safer Communities

Subject: Invitation to the 8th National Conference on Preventing Crime: Helping Build Safer Communities 8th National Conference on Preventing Crime: Helping Build Safer Communities October 3-5, 2007...

Call for Proposals: SCALE’s Read. Write. Act. Conference

CALL FOR PRESENTERS The Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education requests workshop and poster session proposals for SCALE’s Read. Write. Act. Conference October 26-27, 2007 University...

Partnerships Classifieds

Children’s Art Show: Art Needed

When children experience art, they use their fingers, feet, crayons, create dinosaurs with clay or simply become a Picasso using whatever is available to them. From the children’s art...

Volunteers Needed, National Conference on Volunteering and Service

We have a great opportunity we would like to share with you and your volunteers. On July 16 to 18th, 2007, there will be a National Conference on Volunteering and Service that will bring together...


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