The week of

June 18, 2007

Other Local Events and Workshops

Fair Food Farm Tour Series


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Interested in local food? Ever wanted to know how cheese is made? Just want to get out of Dodge? 2007 Fair Food Farm Tour Series Valley Shepherd Creamery Long Valley (Morris County), NJ Sunday, June...

Growing a Green Schools Movement


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Please join us for a Two-Day Forum on Growing a Green Schools Movement: Regional Models, Inspiration, & Connections June 27th- 28th, 2007 West Chester University Philips Memorial Building...

Rooted in Community: Building Local Food Self-Reliance


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Where: Philadelphia, PA When: July 18 to July 22, 2007 Local Host: Urban Nutrition Initiative Rooted in Community (RIC) is a national grassroots network that empowers young people to take leadership...

Podcasting Grants for Teachers


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PODCASTING GRANTS FOR EDUCATORS Podcasts are digital audio files used to share information electronically. Tool Factory, in partnership with Olympus America, Inc., is sponsoring a podcasting grant...

Chartering Ceremony for National Black Child Development Institute


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NBCDI born in Philadelphia On June 21st an organization will be born in Philadelphia and the surrounding region whose sole focus will be on improving and protecting the lives of Black children. That...

Research on state of ESL education


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Research on state of ESL education The Free Library of Philadelphia and the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians will sponsor a presentation on new developments in the field of teaching English as...

Expo to support Truancy and Delinquency Programs


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SCOP Expo on June 23rd The 22nd Annual SCOP Expo, featuring information on hundreds of community-based community outreach programs supported by the Phila. Dept. of Human Services? Office of Truancy...

Lobbying Training for Nonprofits


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PANO offers lobbying training The PA Association of Nonprofit Organizations is offering a half-day training on advocacy by 501(c)(3) charities on June 27th, 10am to 1pm, at the offices of Montgomery...

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 University of Pennsylvania , August 22 – 24, 2007. Interested development professionals,...

Creating and Supporting Successful Mentor Matches


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Mentor program coordinators and staff know that the mentor-mentee relationship is at the heart of every successful mentoring program. Are you looking for tools to support and sustain mentor-mentee...

March for Education Justice


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PARENTS UNITED FOR PUBLIC EDUCATON and THE PHILADELPHIA HOME SCHOOL COUNCIL and PARENTS UNITED FOR BETTER SCHOOLS MARCH FOR EDUCATION JUSTICE When Wednesday, June 20 at Noon City Hall, Dilworth Plaza...

New Resources

Philadelphia Teaching Fellows


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LOVE our city, TEACH our children. Become a teacher in the School District of Philadelphia. No experience or coursework in education is required. Do you know someone that works or volunteers for your...

Listserv for School District Parents


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H&S Association establishes listserv The Home & School Association of the School District of Philadelphia is recruiting parents to sign up on a new listserv created especially for their...

African Family Health Organization


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African Family Health Organization African Family Health is a new organization serving immigrants in the Philadelphia region. The African Family Health Organization (AFAHO) was founded to assist,...

New Website: Somerville Community Corporation


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: Natasha Freidus For those of you interested in community development, mapping, stories, and organizing, check out this new interactive, multimedia, community generated,...

Forthcoming Book from Political Engagement Project


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[posted from Higher Ed S-L listserv] In the June 2, 2006 issue of Inside Higher Ed, Carnegie Senior Scholars Thomas Ehrlich and Anne Colby consider the importance of promoting thoughtful inquiry on...

Making Waves: Canada’s Community Economic Development Magazine


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The latest edition of making waves offers feature articles on community development finance in the and in Canada. At which point does the politics of community development finance cross the line...

Partnerships Classifieds

Make Tanner G. Duckrey Elementary School beautiful


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Make Tanner G. Duckrey Elementary School beautiful Volunteers needed to help make Tanner G. Duckrey Elementary School beautiful for its’ students and faculty – and to make its neighboring...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Strategies for Success with Literacy: A Learning Curriculum that Serves


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Announcement! Registration is still open for a three-day “Strategies for Success with Literacy: A Learning Curriculum that Serves” Institute in College Station Texas with Cathryn Berger...

Institute for Youth- and Education-Focused Volunteer Programs


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Do you recruit, train, or supervise volunteer mentors or tutors? Does your program address the needs of youth in disadvantaged circumstances? Are you interested in strengthening your mentoring,...

Alternate ROOTS Conference: The Artist as Citizen in the 21st Century


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Alternate ROOTS 2007 Annual Meeting August 7 – 12, 2007 Lutheridge Conference Center Arden, North Carolina Click here for Registration This year?s theme is, The Artist as Citizen in the 21st...

Devising Civic Theatre: Performance & Dialogue


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2007 Sojourn Theatre One Week Summer Institutes for adults working in Theatre, Education & Community settings in Portland, Oregon (July 2-7) & in The Catskills, New York (July 30 –...

Grant Opportunities

Youth Venture Grant for Young People


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YSA YOUTH VENTURE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS The Youth Service America/Youth Venture Program is a unique partnership between Youth Service America and Youth Venture that helps youth engage in...

Environmental Excellence Awards


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] K-12 Students and Teachers Invited to Apply for SeaWorld/Busch Gardens/Fujifilm Environmental Excellence Awards Deadline: November 30, 2007 Since 1993, Anheuser-Busch...

Colombe Foundation Seeks to Support Peace Programs


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Colombe Foundation Seeks to Support Peace Programs Deadline: September 3, 2007 A program of the Proteus Fund (<a href=""></a>), the Colombe Foundation...

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation for libraries


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Ezra Jack Keats Accepting Applications From Public Schools and Public Libraries for Minigrant Program Deadline: September 15, 2007 The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation (<a...

Fund for Wild Nature


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Fund for Wild Nature Invites Applications for Grants Program Deadline: November 2, 2007 The Fund for Wild Nature (<a href=""></a>) provides...

Awards to Support School and Youth Garden Programs


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National Gardening Association’s Healthy Sprouts Awards to Support School and Youth Garden Programs Deadline: October 15, 2007 As a way to encourage the growth of health-focused youth gardens,...

Funding for Afterschool and Summer Nutritional Programs


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American Bake Sale Offers Funding to Increase Participation in Afterschool and Summer Nutrition Programs Deadline: July 13, 2007 Share Our Strength (<a href=""></a>) is...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

VISTA, Data Specialist, Education Works


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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...

Pt-time teachers for summer camp


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We are seeking part-time (flexible hours) teachers for our academic summer camp, ages 6-16. Candidates need to have experience teaching or tutoring children. Undergraduate and Graduate students,...


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