The week of

June 4, 2007

Other Local Events and Workshops

Pennsylvania Advocates for Nutrition and Activity nrg Summit


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The Pennsylvania Advocates for Nutrition and Activity (PANA) invites you to attend the nrg Summit this fall at the Willow Valley Resort in Lancaster, PA, on September 25, 2007 ? where teens, adults,...

Higher Ed program at National Conference on Volunteering and Service


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NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON VOLUNTEERING AND SERVICE PHILADELPHIA, PA, JULY 16-18 2007 Higher education service and civic engagement are high on the agenda for the National Conference on Volunteering and...

Faith and the Environment Series


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Both events are from the Earth Charter Citizens calendar Jun 15 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm Family Night Film; Happy Feet Bring the kids and see the film Happy Feet. This award-winning animated comedy is set...

Montgomery County Emergency Preparedness


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Montco coalition highlights emergency preparedness The Montgomery County Collaborative will hold a special event to help organizations and individuals learn what they need to do to develop and...

Encore Careers Presentation


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Welcome to the Revolution It’s a revolution and it’s happening on the job. Tens of millions of people 50+ are entering a new stage of work at a life juncture when their parents headed to...

Philadelphia Society for Services to Children celebration


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PSSC to hold celebration, discussion More than 3 million children are reported as abused and neglected each year in the US. Every day some of our city?s families and children have fallen victim to...

5th Annual Behind the Walls: Prison Health Care Summit


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5th Annual Behind the Walls: Prison Health Care Summit Wednesday, June 13 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Student Center of Temple University, 755 N. 13th St., Philadelphia, PA For info, email aem@fight.org.

AIDS Prevention & Outreach Summit: Targeting At-risk Communities Together


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8th Annual Prevention & Outreach Summit: Targeting At-risk Communities Together Wednesday, June 20 8:30 to 5:00 PA Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA For info, email...

Youth Scrabble Tournament


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Calling all Scrabble lovers! Pack your Scrabble set and head for the Bellevue?s Gourmet Food Court from 3 to 6 on Thursday, June 7 for an end of year tournament with the kids from ASAP (After School...

Housing Counseling Baseline Standards Project


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Housing Counseling Baseline Standards Project ? A Key to Success United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania invites you to a FREE workshop on the United Way Housing Counseling Baseline Standards...

New Resources

Finding summer programs in city


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Finding summer programs in city What are your children doing this summer? You can keep them safe and learning. Go swimming, paint a mural, play computer games, join a basketball league, learn fashion...

New Book: Service Learning in Planning and Architecture


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From the Studio to the Streets: Service Learning in Planning and Architecture Edited by Mary C. Hardin Architecture should be the ideal field of study for applying to service learning since it...

Effective Practices: Afterschool programming, energy awareness


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THE RESOURCE CENTER’S EFFECTIVE PRACTICES COLLECTION NEWEST EFFECTIVE PRACTICES Assessing the information needs of health care providers in rural areas Promoting inclusion in mentoring...

Genetic Engineering Local Organizing Toolkit


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Local Organizing Toolkit Released on GEAN?s website The Local Organizing Toolkit, compiled by the Genetic Engineering Action Network (GEAN) is now available at The Local Organizing Toolkit is a...

New Paper: Sharing Responsibility for the Whole Child


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The Coalition for Community Schools has released a paper, All Together Now: Sharing Responsibility for the Whole Child. This paper was commissioned and published by the Association of Supervision and...

Handbook for Integrating Service Learning into the Art Classroom


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As part of its 4th annual Service Learning and the Arts statewide conference in 2006, Florida Learn & Serve* produced My Art . . . My World: A Handbook for Integrating Service Learning into the...

New Website for action learning: Living the Question


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] Hello List Serve members I wanted to share my updated web site with you. It’s called Living the Question. The name originated with a participant written...

Jumping into the Political Fray: Academics and Policy-Making


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Study Examines the Role Academics Can Play in the Policy-Making Process: Influence is indirect, political context and advocacy coalitions are critical The question of the role of academics in the...

New Book: Educating Health Professionals for the Communities They Serve


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Building Partnerships: Educating Health Professionals for the Communities They Serve A study of a major initiative that is changing the course of medical education–the Community Partnerships,...

Student Guidebook for Service-Learning Across the Disciplines


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Learning Through Serving: A Student Guidebook for Service-Learning Across the Disciplines This book begins by setting the context, explaining the differences between service and volunteerism and...

Partnerships Classifieds

Grant reviewers needed for Dept. of Ed grants


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The US Department of Education is looking for a few good reviewers with expertise and experience in at least one of the following areas: mentoring; mental health; early childhood development;...

Lead Summer School Activities


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Volunteer Opportunity: Lead Activity for Philly Kids Summer 2007! 1 Hour/Week! Description: ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships is looking for volunteers to lead activities for kids 1 hour/week...

Volunteer Orientation for BuildaBridge


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BuildaBridge will be holding an orientation/training session on Thursday, June 21 from 6-9 PM. This session is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about BuildaBridge and the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Aging out of Foster Care Conference


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?IT?S MY LIFE? CONFERENCE: September 30 ? October 2 ? Atlanta, GA The fifth annual ?It?s My Life? conference will bring together youth in foster care, alumni, caregivers, practitioners, and advocates...

Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop


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The Grant Institute’s Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop will be held at The Ohio State University – Columbus, June 18 – 20, 2007. Interested development...

Transforming Your Organization Through Marketing


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Transforming Your Organization Through Marketing JULY 9-11, 2007 Mandarin Oriental, Washington, Join nonprofit marketing leaders as you discover ways to leverage your unique tools and talents to...

Nonviolent Communication Educators’ Institute


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You may have heard of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) as developed by Marshall Rosenberg. He had his first book published in Philadelphia more than thirty years ago. Now this process is used all over...

Grant Opportunities

Mentoring Initiatives


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The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) seeks applicants for its Support for Mentoring Initiatives solicitation, which will support the implementation of initiatives...

Motorola Grants for Science and Technology


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Motorola Grants for Science and Technology Motorola is offering a total of $ million in grants to institutions that conduct innovative partnership programs focused on science and technology. Schools...

Christopher D. Smithers Foundation – Alcoholism


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Christopher D. Smithers Foundation?s mission is to educate the public regarding the fact that alcoholism is a treatable disease from which people can and do recover; encourage prevention programs,...

Staples Foundation for Learning


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Staples Foundation for Learning, Inc. announces funds to provide educational opportunities and job skills for all people, with a special emphasis on disadvantaged youth. Eligible applicants include...

Hadassah Foundation


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Hadassah Foundation announces funds to support projects that serve women and girls from diverse cultural groups within the Jewish community. Funds support education, training, leadership and...

Avon’s Hello Tomorrow Fund


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Avon Products, Inc. announces funds to assist individuals in realizing a program, project, or idea that will empower women in one of the following areas: business development, community service, or...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Administration/Site Manager, Mural Arts Program


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Mural Arts Program Administration/Site Manager Description: The Mural Arts Program is a community based art education program and seeks an enthusiastic administration/site manager for a...


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