The week of

August 6, 2007

Other Local Events and Workshops

Free Conference for Relative Caregivers


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Free Conference for Relative Caregivers Are you raising a child for a friend or relative? Then this conference is for you! Saturday, September 15, 2007, 10am to 2:30pm At Christian Stronghold Baptist...

Women’s Way 5th Annual Fall Gala


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Save the Date for the WOMEN’S WAY 5th Annual Fall Gala Making Waves, WOMEN’S WAY’s Fall Gala Benefit, will take place on Saturday, October 13, 2007 at the Independence Seaport...

Youth Chess Tournament


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Attention Chess Fans On Thursday, August 9 from 12:30-2 pm attend the Philadelphia Youth Chess Challenge ? Kings and Queens of Summer program. Come watch as some of Philadelphia?s best and brightest...

Arts in Criminal Justice National Conference


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The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is excited to share with you information about a much anticipated conference we are hosting this fall-the Arts in Criminal Justice National Conference ()....

Invasive Species: The Good, the Bad and the Prolific


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Invasive Species: The Good, the Bad and the Prolific The Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center educators are offering a special day-long professional development workshop for environmental...

6th Annual Social Venture Institute


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Save the Date! 6th Annual Social Venture Institute When: November 16-17, 2007 Location: Wharton Small Business Development Center The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania Jon M. Hunstman...

Global Warming: Rising to the Challenge by Acting Locally


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PennFuture Conference: Global Warming: Rising to the Challenge by Acting Locally When: Saturday, October 27 Where: Gwynedd Mercy College, Gwynedd Valley, PA * Learn the latest on federal and state...

Family Child Care Business Forum


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September 10: Family Child Care Business Forum. Women’s Business Development Center offers a forum for family child care entrepreneurs to strengthen their business and professional development...

Defining Your Messages


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September 20: Defining Your Messages. Learn to create clear messages, reach your audience, and attain desired outcomes for your programs through communications. Location: Philadelphia Health...

Atlantic County Environmental Conference


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Atlantic County Environmental Conference Saturday, September 15, 2007 The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Pomona, New Jersey For conference information, see: http://www.acenvironmental.org

Free Homeownership Clinic


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FREE Homeownership Clinic Get Smart about Home Finance Sponsored by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Obtain information to help you make your biggest financial decision your best! ?...

New Resources

Webcast of Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Beyond Summit


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Webcast of ?Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Beyond Summit? Available Municipal leaders can now watch a webcast of sessions from the recent ?EITC and Beyond Summit,? which took place in San...

Education Snapshots Highlight City-School Partnerships


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Education Snapshots Highlight City-School Partnerships The YEF Institute has compiled a series of ?education snapshots? that highlight ways in which municipal leaders in 30 cities are partnering with...

Improving Nutrition and Physical Activity in Schools


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Improving Nutrition and Physical Activity in Schools: Internet Resources. Researchers at the School of the 21st Century (21C) and the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity have reviewed and...

Out-Of-School Time Planning: A Resource Guide for Communities


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Getting Started with Market Research for Out-Of-School Time Planning: A Resource Guide for Communities. The Wallace Foundation commissioned Market Street Research to produce a manual for conducting...

Recruiting volunteers to work with youth


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A Great Fit: Recruiting volunteers to work with youth. This in-depth article provides information that can help you target your recruitment efforts, try out new messages and media, and tie it all...

Partnerships Classifieds

Let’s Love Logan Day 2007


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The Logan community is having their 7th annual community festival. The date is Saturday, September 8, 2007 on Wyoming Ave 12th street to Broad – 6:00pm. There will be resource tables as well...

Volunteer Info Session, BuildaBridge


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BuildaBridge will host a volunteer training session on Saturday, August 18. This session will orient participants to the organization, introduce techniques for working with vulnerable youth, and...

Call for Volunteers, Fairmount Water Works


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Call for Volunteers We?ve said it before. And we?re saying it again. We can?t do it without our volunteers. Come to the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center?s Volunteer Recruitment Day on August...

Volunteers Needed, Portside Arts Center


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Portside Arts Center is asking for the Community’s help! Portside Arts Center at 2531 E. Lehigh Ave. is opening in September and is offering: Senior Arts and Crafts to Children’s after...

United Way Day of Caring


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Days of Caring is the premiere volunteer day of service event organized by United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania. The event provides the corporate community with an opportunity for hands-on...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Service-Learning: Pioneering a Powerful Pedagogy


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Midwest Consortium Fourth Annual Conference on Service-Learning: Service-Learning: Pioneering a Powerful Pedagogy September 27 – 29, 2007 University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, NE Sponsor:...

7th International Research Conference on Service-Learning and Community


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7th International Research Conference on Service-Learning and Community October 6 – 9, 2007 Tampa, FL Sponsor: Florida Campus Compact http://www.floridacompact.org/irsl/index.html

Community Arts Partnerships- Innovative Methods in English Language Arts Education


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“Community Arts Partnerships- Modeling Innovative Methods in English Language Arts Education,” arts-infused-education summer intensive by Marygrove College, Detroit, Mich., Aug. 13-15,...

Reaching Youth, Families and Communities through the Arts


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“Breaking Down the Walls: Reaching Youth, Families and Communities through the Arts,” 7th annual national conference by Center for the Arts and Rutgers, Piscataway, , October 10-11, 2007....

Conference on Social Theory, Politics and the Arts


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33rd Conference on Social Theory, Politics and the Arts, New York, , October 11-13, 2007. On behalf of New York University?s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Lower Manhattan...

Grant Opportunities

Merchants Fund


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The Merchants Fund is pleased to announce that it is resuming operations in downtown Philadelphia. The Merchants Fund is a Philadelphia charity established in 1854 to provide charitable gifts to...

Herb Block Foundation


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Herb Block Foundation Accepting Applications for Defending Basic Freedoms Program Deadline: October 10, 2007 (Letters of Inquiry) The Herb Block Foundation’s (<a href=""></a...

Youth Creativity Programs


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Lego Systems Establishes Lego Children’s Fund to Support Youth Creativity Programs Deadline: Quarterly Lego Systems, Inc. (<a href=""></a>), the Americas (North America...

Best Buy Teach Award


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Best Buy Teach Award Program to Recognize Schools for Creative Uses of Technology Deadline: September 30, 2007 Through the Best Buy Teach Award program, Best Buy (<a...

Norman Foundation Environmental Justice Program


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Norman Foundation Accepting Letters of Inquiry for Environmental Justice Program Deadline: November 1, 2007 (Letters of Inquiry) The Norman Foundation (<a href=""></a>) seeks to...

Knight News Challenge for Digital Media Projects


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Knight News Challenge Invites Innovative Digital Media Projects Deadline: October 15, 2007 A program of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation (<a href=""></a>), the Knight...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Pt-time Program Implementer, Girl Scouts


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GIRL SCOUTS OF EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA POSITION TITLE: Program Implementer (Paid & Non-Paid Positions are available) TERM: Flexible, based on semester requirements REPORTS TO: Membership...

Part-Time Educational Coordinator, Sustainable Business Network


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Job Opportunity: Part-Time Educational Coordinator Sustainable Business Network seeks a part-time Educational Coordinator to coordinate educational programming, including seminars, the Social Venture...

Regional Truancy Court Facilitator


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Philadelphia?s eight regional Truancy Courts are a component of a collaborative relationship with the School District, Family Court and DHS. These courts process cases of public school students that...

Miscellaneous

Effectively Using New Media to Engage Volunteers


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Hands On Network Offers Free "Summer Studies? Hands On Network, a CNCS-funded training and technical assistance provider for community engagement, is offering a series of free ?Summer Studies?...

Environmental Leadership Program


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Please Nominate Your Colleagues! The Environmental Leadership Program is accepting applications and nominations for the 2008 fellowship class! Are you an emerging environmental leader in the Delaware...

Sage Session: National Learn & Serve Challenge


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Sage Session Featuring Amy Cohen Wednesday August 15th 2007 2:00 PM EST, 1:00 PM CST, 12:00 PM MST. 11:00 AM PST Sage Session Featuring Amy Cohen, Director of Learn and Serve America, Corporation for...


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