The week of

August 4, 2008

Other Local Events and Workshops

Entrepreneurship Course in Montgomery County


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ASSETS Montco will offer a business design and management course for new and growing entrepreneurs beginning Thursday, September 4th. Topics include vision, marketing and promotion, cash flow,...

Norristown Family Festival


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Norristown Family Festival planned Fall for Norristown, an annual family festival, will be held this year on Saturday, September 20th from 11am to 4pm at Elmwood Park. Organizers are currently...

UC Green 10 Year Anniversary


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Please Join UC Green in Celebration of: Ten Years And Still Growing Strong A Tapas and Cocktail Reception Friday, September 19, 2008 6:00 – 8:30pm At the Restaurant School, 4207 Walnut Street,...

Building Afterschool Capacity at the National Level: Community Schools Model


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AYPF Forum Report: Building Afterschool Capacity at the National Level – The Community Schools Model This forum examined the “community schools model” as a part of the growing movement to...

Art & Justice Panel


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Art & Justice Aug 12 This panel discussion from 6:30-8pm is on how art can be used as a tool for social change. This project explores ways in which art can create a forum for youth, adults, and...

YouthVOICES Mardi Gras celebration


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VOICES Mardi Gras The Leadership Development Institute Youth Action 4 Peace Youth and Media, and the V-Media Group in collaboration with YOUTHadelphia and the Student Success Centers, are coming...

New Resources

New Book: Wrestling with Difference and Educational Equity in Everyday Practice


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Title: Elusive Justice: Wrestling with Difference and Educational Equity in Everyday Practice Author(s): Thea Renda Abu El-Haj Publisher: Routledge, New York ISBN: 0415953650 , Pages: 256, Year: 2006...

Virtual Volunteering


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Volunteering is expanding beyond the home into virtual volunteering which provides people with and without disabilities the opportunity to volunteer outside of the workplace environment and can be...

Afterschool Training Toolkit


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Use these research-based practices, sample lessons, video examples, and resources to support academic enrichment in out-of-school time.  This is a section of the Afterschool Training Toolkit, a free...

Revitalizing Arts Education Through Community-Wide Coordination


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Revitalizing Arts Education Through Community-Wide Coordination. Commissioned by The Wallace Foundation and conducted by the RAND Corporation, this study provide objective information about the...

Policy Brief on Expanded Learning Time


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More Time for Learning: ELT Initiatives & Enrichment Opportunities The Collaborative for Building After-School Systems (CBASS) published this policy brief to explore Expanded Learning Time (ELT)...

Making Waves community development magazine, Summer 2008


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The Summer 2008 edition of Making Waves reports on two years of practitioner-led research. The Development Wheel Project, as it was called, explored the building of an infrastructure of services and...

New Report: Renewing the Promise in Smaller Industrial Cities


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To Be Strong Again: Renewing the Promise in Smaller Industrial Cities Far too many of America’s smaller industrial cities — those that once fueled our nation’s economy and created and...

Partnerships Classifieds

Big Brothers needed


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100 Big Brothers needed for boys Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania has launched the 100 Men in 100 Days campaign, through which it aims to recruit 100 men (or more) to become Big...

Volunteers Needed, Non-Violence Rally & Resource Fair


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Non-Violence Rally & Resource Fair Saturday, August 16, 2008 11:00am- 4:00pm We are looking for volunteers who will fill the following positions: Arts & Crafts Tables Monitor, Resource Table...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Fostering Global Citizenship Conference


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SAVE the DATE!!!! The 2nd Annual Fostering Global Citizenship Conference will take place in Burlington, Vermont on November 10-11, 2008. Please visit this site for more information, including the...

North American Association for Environmental Education Conference


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Oct 15-18: North American Association for Environmental Education Conference. Early bird registration is now open for the annual North American Association for Environmental Education conference. The...

Call for Proposals: Community Campus Partnerships for Health


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Call for Proposals for Community Campus Partnerships for Health’s 11th Conference Just Released! The call for proposals for CCPH’s 11th Conference “Creating the Future We Want to Be:...

Growing Food & Justice for All Initiative


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(follow link for full details!) – Please distribute widely! Growing Food & Justice for All Initiative First Annual Gathering Thursday, September 18 – Sunday, September 21, 2008 Tommy...

Achieving High-Powered Community Partnerships


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Achieving High-Powered Community Partnerships: A workshop for community relations professionals, non-profits managers, and public administrators. September 18th & 19th, 2008 For many community...

Call for Proposals: American Planning Assoc. conference


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The American Planning Association 2009 conference is being held in Minneapolis  on April 25-29.  APA is now soliciting session proposals, with an August 26 deadline.  I encourage you to work with...

Grant Opportunities

Hilton Hotel Small Grants


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Hilton Hotels provides grants ranging from $2,000-$10,000 for education, health and youth programs in areas where it has operations.  Hilton franchises include Conrad Hotels, Doubletree, Embassy...

Best Buy’s Interactive te@ch Program


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Best Buy’s Interactive te@ch Program The Best Buy te@ch Program rewards schools for successful interactive programs they have launched with available technology. Winning te@ch programs focus on...

North Penn Community Health Foundation


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The North Penn Community Health Foundation invests in programs and agencies that will improve the health, welfare and quality of life of children and families, older adults, people with disabilities...

RFP for After School Literacy Program


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After School Literacy Program: Request for RFP. Public/Private Ventures has been funded by the City of Philadelphia through Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) to provide after school...

Data-Scribe Website Development Grant


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Data-Scribe Website Development Grant. Data-Scribe is looking to fund new websites, including a branded design and functionality, or to improve a website with a branded design, enhanced content and...

Technology-Based Learning Initiative


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Grant: Technology-Based Learning (TBL) Initiative – To expand access to training that results in an increased number of workers trained, particularly in high-growth, high-demand occupations, and to...

Supplemental Education Services and Afterschool Programs


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Grant: After-school partnerships – To establish or expand partnerships between supplemental educational services (SES) programs and 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21stCCLC) projects to...

Kresge Foundation, Programs in Health and Environment


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Kresge Foundation Announces New Grantmaking Programs in Health and Environment Deadline: Open The Kresge Foundation has announced two new comprehensive grantmaking programs: the Health Program and...

Equity in Mathematics Grants


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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Invites Applications for Equity in Mathematics Grants Deadline: November 14, 2008 The Mathematics Education Trust of the National Council of Teachers of...

Surdna Arts Teachers Fellowship Program


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Surdna Foundation Invites High School Arts Teachers to Apply for Fellowships Deadline: November 14, 2008 (Letters of Intent) The Surdna Foundation is pleased to announce the ninth round of the Surdna...

International Reading Association: Teacher Recognition Award


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International Reading Association: Teacher Recognition Award The International Reading Association’s Regie Routman Teacher Recognition Award honors an outstanding elementary-school teacher of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

various, United Communities


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United Communities – Truancy Coordinators, Volunteer Coordinator and Data Entry Clerk. United Communities, a nonprofit, multi-purpose settlement house with a long tradition of service to...

Center Director, Care to Learn Child Development Center


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Care to Learn Child Development Center – Center Director. Care to Learn Child Development Center in West Philadelphia is looking for a Center Director. Candidates must have Bachelor’s...

Executive Director, Rebuilding Together Philadelphia


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[posted 8/2/2008] Rebuilding Together Philadelphia – Executive Director. Rebuilding Together Philadelphia (RTP), a volunteer-driven organization that makes essential repairs for low-income...

Primary Client Managers, Congreso de Latinos Unidos


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[posted 08/01/2008] Congreso de Latinos Unidos: Primary Client Managers. Congreso is recruiting for 11 Primary Client Managers (PCM), a new position created to implement Congreso’s new model of...

various, Norris Square Civic Association


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[posted 8/1/2008] Norris Square Civic Association: Administrative Assistant. Responsible for assisting and supporting the Executive Director to ensure that the administrative operations of NSCA flow...

Health Strategist, Public Citizens for Children and Youth


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[posted 8/1/2008] Public Citizens for Children and Youth: Health Strategist. The region’s major child advocacy organization is seeking a health strategist to join the leadership team, develop...

various, Summit Children’s Program


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[posted 8/1/2008] Summit Children’s Program After School Coordinator/Teacher.  Immediate opening in an exciting and innovative children’s program in West Mt. Airy. To assist director in...

Associate Director, Asian Arts Initiative


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[posted 8/1/2008] Asian Arts Initiative: Associate Director. This person will be in charge of Finance, Facilities, and Administration; and plans and directs all aspects of the organization’s...

Office Manager, Neighborhood Bike Works


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[emailed 8/1/2008] Neighborhood Bike Works seeks Office Manager Don’t miss this rare opportunity to join the NBW staff! NBW needs an office manager to coordinate all activities and assets in...

Project Bridging Cultures Mentor, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians


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[emailed 07/30/2008] Project Bridging Cultures Mentor Position Summary: The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians () is seeking part-time mentors for its Project Bridging Cultures program. ...

Adult, Youth, and Early Learning Educators, Community Women’s Education Project


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[emailed 07/29/2008] Job Announcement Agency: Community Women’s Education Project 2801 Frankford Ave. (Frankford & Somerset) Philadelphia, PA 19134 Title:  Adult, Youth, and Early Learning...

Miscellaneous

Call: Planning a Lights On! Event


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Join the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) and the Afterschool Alliance in celebrating the 9th Annual Lights On Afterschool! To help prepare for the event, PSAYDN...

Rebuild Revive Student Design Competition


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I am writing to let you know that the Ed Bacon Foundation launched its 3rd annual national student design competition today. Called “Rebuild | Revive,” it focuses on the Ludlow...

Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory’s BUILD Program


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a Boat! Looking for something fun and challenging this school year? Come to Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory and learn to build a real wooden boat! Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory teaches...

Leader to Leader Institute: Scholarship Program


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AMA and Leader to Leader Institute: Scholarship Program The American Management Association (AMA) and Leader to Leader Institute scholarship program seeks to assist social-sector nonprofit...


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