The week of

July 30, 2007

PHENND Events/Activities

2007-2008 Scholars in Service to PA Campuses Announced


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2007-2008 Scholars in Service to PA Campuses Announced I am pleased to announce the 2007-2008 host campuses of the Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania program! Scholars in Service to PA is an...

Other Local Events and Workshops

NPowerPA’s August Training Calendar


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Updates from NPowerPA August is an exciting month for training. Make room in your summer schedule to take one of these great classes. The Beginning of the Month Word Introduction 8-8-07 Outlook...

NPower PA Nonprofit Technology Awards Luncheon


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NPower PA Luncheon 3rd Annual Luncheon – September 14th NPower PA’s 3rd Annual Nonprofit Technology Awards Luncheon is on September 14, 2007. This year we are honoring Anne Wilms from...

Annual GreenPower: Turn It On! Awards Luncheon


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Annual GreenPower: Turn It On! Awards Luncheon Tuesday, October 16, 2007 12pm-2pm The Hilton Inn at Penn 3600 Samson Street, Philadelphia, PA PennFuture and friends celebrate the people, businesses...

Free Youth Mediators Training


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FREE YOUTH MEDIATORS TRAINING Good Shepherd Mediation Program is currently looking for youth ages 12 to 17 who are interested in helping friends and family settle their disputes peacefully. This...

Character Counts! Week


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Character Counts! Week set for Oct. 21-27 National CHARACTER COUNTS! Week is a big event! More than three million young people are expected to celebrate in communities across the nation October...

Gateway to College Program


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Gateway to College deadline near The Gateway to College program at Community College of Philadelphia serves at-risk youth, 16 to 20 years old, who have dropped out of school. The program gives...

Grant Writing Workshops


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Upcoming Fall Workshops at JAE Enterprises, Inc. All workshops and seminars are held at the JAE Enterprises, Inc. office, right outside of Philadelphia, Pa. Lunch and refreshments are included with...

PhillyBlocks 2007: The Neighborhood Agenda


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ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE for PhillyBlocks 2007: The Neighborhood Agenda The Institute for the Study of Civic Values invites you to our second annual PhillyBlocks conference at the...

East Parkside Residents Association National Night Out


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East Parkside Residents Association National Night Out This event is on Tuesday August 7th at the kids’ park on 41st Street (just South of Girard). Be there to raise your voices against...

Logan Square Walk and Crawl Tours


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Logan Square Walk AND Crawl Tours Join your friends and neighbors. You’ll be supporting the Logan Square Long Range Plan — an important effort to improve a vital commercial, residential...

2007 Homes Within Reach Conference


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2007 Homes Within Reach Conference, December 6-7 An inspiring training and networking event for people working for a home within reach of every Pennsylvanian 2007 Homes within Reach Conference...

Call for Presenters: Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable Conference


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PCPR Conference – Call for Presentations We invite you to present during our second annual Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable Conference entitled “Winning the Race From Diploma to...

New Resources

2007 KIDS COUNT Data Book available


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2007 KIDS COUNT Data Book available The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released the 18th annual KIDS COUNT Data Book, a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the By...

New Website: NeighborhoodsNow


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NeighborhoodsNow launches website NeighborhoodNow (formerly the Philadelphia Neighborhood Development Collaborative) has launched its new website at In addition to information about the...

West Philly Tool Library


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Join the West Philly Tool Library! The tool library is an exciting project that Neighborhood Bike Works is thrilled to be part of. The tool library will provide Philadelphia residents with access to...

New Article: Civic Engagement in Higher Education


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PHENND Co-Chair and founder, Dr. Ira Harkavy, was published in the most recent issue of the Wingspread Journal, which was subtitled, “Beyond the Ivory Tower.” Dr. Harkavy’s article...

New Article: When Activism Stops After College


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When Activism Stops After College This article looks at how students who want to work in the nonprofit sector are forced to trade in their values because of economic necessity....

New Website: Community Assets PA


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Helping people, changing lives with a Commonwealth of human services Need help but can’t find it? Community Assets PA (CAPA) is here for you! Communities have many assets or resources for...

New Paper: Consensus Organizing: Building Communities of Mutual Self Interest


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: Avis Vidal Sage Publications has just issued “Consensus Organizing: Building Communities of Mutual Self Interest” by Mike Eichler of San Diego State...

New Report: Improving Fresh Food Retailing in Small Stores


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Improving Fresh Food Retailing in Small Stores As a result of decades of inequitable public policymaking and private-sector disinvestments, many low-income communities of color are plagued by a...

Partnerships Classifieds

Service-Learning Institute for Faculty


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PHENND, in partnership with PA Campus Compact, will be hosting a two-day service-learning institute for faculty. August 13-14, 2007 Location: Drexel University University Club, 3250 Chestnut Street...

Volunteer for the Philadelphia Marathon


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VOLUNTEER FOR THE PHILADELPHIA MARATHON NOVEMBER 16, 17 AND 18! The Philadelphia Marathon is seeking volunteers. There are a variety of jobs and tasks available. So have fun. Meet new friends. Become...

Web-designer, Pennsylvania Moratorium Coalition


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The newly formed Pennsylvania Moratorium Coalition, of which PADP is a part, is seeking a pro-bono website designer. The website will be an important piece of the coalition’s outreach and will...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

CNCS/LEARNS Institute for Youth- and Education-Focused Volunteer Programs


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Final days to cash in on the special early bird registration rate for the CNCS/LEARNS Institute for Youth- and Education-Focused Volunteer Programs. Registration is filling up fast. Register by July...

Call for Papers: Youth Theatre Journal


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YOUTH THEATRE JOURNAL The Scholarly Journal of the American Alliance for Theatre and Education Youth Theatre Journal is published annually by the American Alliance for Theatre and Education, 7475...

Poverty & Service-Learning Conference


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SERVICE-LEARNING CONFERENCE community empowerment BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK CO-SPONSORED BY NEW YORK CAMPUS COMPACT & PENNSYLVANIA CAMPUS COMPACT COMMUNITY PARTNERS,...

People to People International Global Youth Forum


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PEOPLE TO PEOPLE INTERNATIONAL GLOBAL YOUTH FORUM: November 7 ? 11 ? Chicago, IL 250 students are expected to converge in Chicago, Illinois for the 6th Annual Global Youth Forum (GYF). The focus of...

National Human Service Leaders Summit


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National Human Service Leaders Summit Where National Human Service Leaders Gather September 19, 2007 1:00-8:00 P.M. National Housing Center Washington, DC http://www.nydic.org/nassembly/nls.htm

Grant Opportunities

Ready for College: Adult Education Transitions Program


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The Department of Education has announced grant funding for "Ready for College: Adult Education Transitions Program," CFDA <a...

CVS Caremark Community Grants


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CVS Caremark offers children’s grants CVS Caremark Community Grants, a giving program of the drug store giant, provides grants for programs focusing on children and healthcare for the...

Ronald McDonald House Charities


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McDonald House Charities improves child well-being Ronald McDonald House Charities funds programs directly improving the health and well-being of children (newborns through age 21), including...

Arthur Vining Davis Foundations


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The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations award grants in five program areas: private higher education, secondary education, graduate theological education, health care, and public television. A concise...

Scherman Foundation


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The Scherman Foundation of New York, founded in 1941 by Harry Scherman, emphasizes long-term general support opportunities. The main areas of interest of the Scherman Foundation are the environment,...

Patricia Kind Family Foundation


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The Patricia Kind Family Foundation supports and stimulates innovative and creative approaches to health and human services from appropriate agencies and institutions in the Delaware Valley area. The...

Sparkplug Foundation


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The Sparkplug Foundation has made grants available to build lasting infrastructures for carrying out the goals of music, education, and community organizing work. Sparkplug gives preference to...

Grants to Address Youth Violence and Related Issues in Persistently Dangerous Schools


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The Grants to Address Youth Violence and Related Issues in Persistently Dangerous Schools Program supports the implementation of programs, activities, and strategies that address youth violence and...

YouthPower Grants


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YouthPower Grants (US applicants only) The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and Youth Service America (<a href=""></a>) (YSA) are pleased to...

Developing Regional Collaborations


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Notice of Funding Availability Developing Regional Collaborations We are pleased to announce funding availability through the PA/NY Campus Compact Consortium, Building on Our Strengths, funded...

Greenworks! Grants for Community-Based Environmental Projects


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PROJECT LEARNING TREE GREENWORKS! GRANTS FOR COMMUNITY-BASED ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS Project Learning Tree (PLT) is the environmental education program of the American Forest Foundation. The...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Assistant Site Manager, Campaign for Working Families


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Campaign for Working Families Position Description: Assistant Site Manager (Full and Part-Time positions) Reports to: Director of Operations, Campaign for Working Families Program: The Campaign for...

K-6 Technology/Literacy Specialist, Project HOME


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Project HOME A Great Place to Work and Make a Difference! We are a rapidly growing, independent nonprofit agency in Philadelphia with a mission to empower persons to break the cycle of homelessness...

Lead Teacher ? After School Program, Project HOME


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Project HOME A Great Place to Work and Make a Difference! We are a rapidly growing, independent nonprofit agency in Philadelphia with a mission to empower persons to break the cycle of homelessness...

Kids in the Community (K.I.C.) Camp Administrator, Lafayette College


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Lafayette College Landis Community Outreach Center Kids in the Community () Camp Administrator August 13, 2007-August 24, 2007 Camp is a free summer camp for at-risk youth from the Easton community....


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