The week of

July 6, 2008

PHENND Events/Activities

Quarterly PHENND Meeting: Environmental Focus

Save the date! Quarterly PHENND Meeting – Environmental Focus Tuesday, September 23 9:00AM – 12:00 PM The Mansion, Cabrini College Radnor, PA The Quarterly PHENND Meeting is a chance for...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Solar Energy Shakedown Workshop for teachers

July 8: Solar Energy Shakedown Workshop. Learn how to incorporate solar energy activities into the classroom by attending the “Solar Energy Shakedown” at the Schuylkill Center for...

PennFuture’s Annual Green Power Awards Luncheon

PennFuture’s Annual Green Power Awards Luncheon When: September 16, 12pm-2pm Where: Hilton Inn at Penn Cost: $25 On Tuesday, September 16, 2008 PennFuture will hold its annual Green Power...

Crimes Against the Elderly Presentation

Crimes Against the Elderly Presentation at Crozer Library On Tuesday, July 15th from 11 to noon, the J. Lewis Crozer Library will host a “Crimes Against the Elderly” seminar presented by the...

Healthy Marriages, Safe Families, Strong Communities

The Philadelphia Area Marriage Resource Center and other groups will sponsor Healthy Marriages, Safe Families, Strong Communities on July 23rd and 24th at the Philadelphia Marriott West, 111 Crawford...

Using Blogs to Promote Your Organization

Promoting an organization’s agenda in the 21st century takes an internet presence. But, how does an organization on a shoestring budget get its information on the internet? With the ongoing...

Oreintation and Business Assessment for Women

The Women’s Business Development Center is offering an orientation and business assessment for women interested in starting or growing a business on Wednesday, July 9th from 6-7:30pm at 1315 Walnut...

Peace Hip Hop/Poetry Slam/Health Fair

The Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative will sponsor the Peace Hip Hop/Poetry Slam/Health Fair on Saturday, July 12th.  The event, which takes place from 11am-3pm, will feature Body Mass Index...

Empowerment Group Quizzo Night!

Empowerment Group Quizzo Night! Monday, July 21 | 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm A Full Plate Café, 1009 N. Bodine Street on Liberties Walk Know a lot about something? Or a little about everything? Come test...

New Resources

Using Incentives to Increase Participation in Out-Of-School Time Programs

Using Incentives to Increase Participation in Out-Of-School Time Programs Research suggests that regular participation in out-of-school time programs can benefit children and youth in many ways....

Training Staff to Work with Immigrant Youth

Training Staff to Work with Immigrant Youth Making a commitment to serve immigrant youth affects every dimension of an organization. A key ingredient to success is hiring and supporting effective...

New Report: Guiding Principles for Quality After-School Programs Serving Preteens

Putting It All Together: Guiding Principles for Quality After-School Programs Serving Preteens. Successfully navigating early adolescence depends largely on access to safe and engaging activities and...

CFSI Underbanked Consumer Study

CFSI Releases First Ever Underbanked Consumer Study CFSI released the initial findings of its groundbreaking national segmentation study of the underbanked market at the 3rd Annual Underbanked...

New Paper: A Fundamental Need: Small-Dollar, Short-Term Credit

CFSI Releases New Research on Small-Dollar, Short-Term Credit In their paper, “A Fundamental Need: Small-Dollar, Short-Term Credit,” CFSI’s Michael J. Herrmann and Jennifer Tescher explore...

New Book: A Guide to Service Learning for Disaster Preparation

A Guide to Service Learning for Disaster Preparation Amy Kochanasz This guide is designed as a resource and reference for anyone who is interested in engaging youth/students in service-learning...

Hot Topic: Service-Learning & Voting

Hot Topic: Service-Learning & Voting Service-learning is a tool that can be used to teach about voting and the political process and increase civic and political engagement among students. ...

New Spanish-language guide to service-learning for parents

From the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse Also this month, we’re releasing a Spanish language version of “What is Service-Learning? A Guide for Parents,” our free Bring Learning to Life...

Philadelphia Police Department Crime Mapping Tool

Police open crime mapping application to public People like to know what goes on in their neighborhoods. Most of us want to know if a new family is moving in down the block, if a store is closing or...

Miscellaneous

Environmental Leadership Program accepting applications

Applications for the 2009 Fellowship Class of the Environmental Leadership Program are now open To participate in the Delaware Valley Regional Network’s Fellowship Program for Emerging Leaders,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Project Assistant, Out-of-School Time Resource Center (OSTRC)

[posted 6/27/2008] Out-of-School Time Resource Center (OSTRC) – Project Assistant. The Out-of-School Time Resource Center (OSTRC), which enhances staff support and professional development for...

Grant Opportunities

Non-Profit Training Resource Fund

The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank , has increased the funding available through the Non-Profit Training Resource Fund to $300,000. The expanded program will now...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Connecting Literacy to Service Learning – Adding Relevance, Transforming Lives

Connecting Literacy to Service Learning – Adding Relevance, Transforming Lives August 25 – 26, 2008 Brighton, MI Smart Character Choices Each participant will receive The Complete Guide to...

Partnerships Classifieds

Help register low-income voters

Project is seeking volunteers to help register low-income voters and to support its residents working in the new Page Café at the Free Library of Philadelphia. The group’s Vote for Homes!...


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