The week of

August 11, 2008

PHENND Events/Activities

Senior Project Mentors needed


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[note: PHENND has already engaged 7 local colleges to work with Senior Project high schools for the 2008-2009 school year.  The School District is looking for additional adult mentors for students.]...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Training: Domestic Violence & Health Care


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Lutheran Settlement House’s Bilingual Domestic Violence Program is offering a training on Domestic Violence & Health Care on Friday, October 24th. The training, co-sponsored by St....

National Summit of Clinicians for Healthcare Justice


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National Summit of Clinicians for Healthcare Justice October 23-25, 2008 Washington, Make a Commitment to Healthcare Justice in 2008! Do you feel overwhelmed with the problems facing your patients?...

Bright Ideas Business Workshop


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MONDAY, AUGUST 25 Bright Ideas Business Workshop | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Free Library of Philadelphia, Independence Branch, 18 S. 7th Street (7th Street between Market & Chestnut) This FREE...

Empowerment Group Twilight Fair


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FRIDAY, AUGUST 22 Twilight Fair, 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Headhouse Square Shambles, 2nd & Lombard Streets Join Empowerment Group at the Twilight Fair! Stroll through the Headhouse Square Shambles as...

Job Readiness Seminar for Job Seekers and Recent College Grads


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Congressman Joe Sestak and PHEAA Present… Job Readiness Seminar for Job Seekers and Recent College Grads The purpose of this seminar is to equip passive and active job seekers (and recent...

3rd Annual Water Works Celebration


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The 3rd Annual Water Works Celebration, September 14 Join us at the 3rd Annual Water Works Celebration on Sunday, September 14, from six to nine pm.  The event is sponsored by Women for the Water...

Fall Educational Programs at Fairmount Water Works


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With a new school year approaching, The Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center is expanding its course offerings for students in all grades. Coming in September is History of the Manayunk Canal:...

NJ Afterschool Conference: Outdoors In The Garden State


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SAVE THE DATE NJ’s Annual Afterschool Conference : Outdoors In The Garden State November 14th and 15th, 2008 Princeton, NJ This year ‘s focus is to link  children  and youth in...

New Resources

New Philadelphia Teen Resources Handout


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Cap4Kids offers a yellow pages directory for teens in Philadelphia, which provides information that will enable them to be more safe, secure and successful.  The Teen Resources Handout lists...

New Book: Service-eLearning: Educating for Citizenship


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Service-eLearning: Educating for Citizenship Edited by Amber Dailey-Herbert, Emily Donnellie-Sallee and Laurie N. DiPadova-Stocks This edited collection, the first of its kind, marries the two...

New Book: Public Health & Human Rights: Evidence-Based Approaches


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Public Health & Human Rights: Evidence-Based Approaches By Chris Beyrer Human rights violations are underlying causes of adverse health outcomes for vulnerable people and populations around the...

New Report: Effects of Global Change on Human Health


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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Releases Report on Health Impact of Climate Change The report, entitled “Analyses of the Effects of Global Change on Human Health and Welfare and Human...

Civic Index for Quality Public Education


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Civic Index Can Assist Cities in Measuring Community Engagement in Public Schools A new Civic Index for Quality Public Education developed by the Public Education Network (PEN) offers municipal...

Partnerships Classifieds

Register Voters with Vote for Homes


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Register Voters with Vote for Homes! Vote for Homes! is a NONPARTISAN coalition registering thousands of people who are people who are living on low-incomes, including those who are homeless, living...

Volunteers needed, multicultural health fair


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Volunteers sought for multicultural health fair Mt. Enon Community Outreach is seeking volunteers to assist with a multicultural community health fair planned for August 23rd.  The outdoor event...

Volunteers needed for cyber program


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Volunteers needed for cyber program. Volunteers will assist in monitoring classes while providing educational support and guidance with course work.  Must have experience dealing with adolescents...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Healthy Communities Healthy Youth Conference


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12th Annual Search Institute Conference November 6-8, 2008 Minneapolis, MN ON NOVEMBER 6-8, 2008, asset builders from across the country and the world will gather in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for our...

Delivering the Childhood Obesity Prevention Message in Schools and Communities


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Healthy Foods, Healthy Moves: Delivering the Childhood Obesity Prevention Message in Schools and Communities Chicago, IL October 2-3, 2008 2008 Conference: Preventing childhood obesity is our...

Business Retention and Expansion Training Course


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Are Your Businesses Here to Stay? The International Economic Development Council presents: Business Retention and Expansion Training Course Date: August 26-27, 2008 Location: Oklahoma City, OK Course...

Midwest Consortium for Service-Learning in Higher Education Conference


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The Midwest Consortium for Service-Learning in Higher Education is pleased to announce that on-line registration for its fifth annual conference is now open. Dates:                ...

Grant Opportunities

William T. Grant Foundation research grants


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The William T. Grant Foundation is accepting letters of inquiry for its field-initiated grants program.  The foundation’s current research interests include understanding how social settings...

Domestic Hunger Program


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The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is accepting applications for the Domestic Hunger Program, which provides relief and development assistance for those who suffer from hunger and injustices...

Changemakers Banking on Social Change: Seeking Financial Solutions for All


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Citigroup and Ashoka have launched the Changemakers Banking on Social Change: Seeking Financial Solutions for All competition, a worldwide search for financial-service projects that use the...

Staples Foundation for Learning


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Staples Foundation for Learning to Support Job Skills and Education Programs Deadline: October 24, 2008 The mission of Staples Foundation for Learning is to provide funding to programs that support...

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy National Grant


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Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy National Grant Program Deadline: September 5, 2008 The foundation’s grantmaking program seeks to develop or expand projects that are designed to...

Certificate in Professional Program Development and Grant Communication


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The Grant Institute: Certificate in Professional Program Development and Grant Communication will be held at the University of Phoenix – Burlington Campus, August 18 – 22, 2008. ...

Grants for Families Struggling with Child Health-Related Expenses


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Children who have medical needs are sometimes not insured comprehensively to provide coverage for all of their medical treatments. The United Healthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) provides...

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance grant


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New IRS Grant to Help Cities Boost Free Tax Preparation The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is now accepting applications for a new, one-year Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) matching grant. ...

Funding Available for AmeriCorps*National programs


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Funding Available for AmeriCorps*National programs Funding is available for organizations interested in applying for AmeriCorps*National program grants. AmeriCorps*National grants are made directly...

Service-Learning Grants from State Farm


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It’s that time of year again! State Farm’s Youth Advisory Board announced their annual RFP’s on Friday, August 1st. Deadline to submit is October 3, 2008. Last year the gave away over 5M in...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Youth Development Specialist, Achieving Independence Center


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[emailed 08/09/2008] Achieving Independence Center- Youth Development Specialist. The Achieving Independence Center, a one-stop service center for youth aging out of foster care, is seeking a Youth...

Field Organizer, Good Schools Pennsylvania


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[posted 08/09/2008] Good Schools Pennsylvania-Field Organizer Good Schools Pennsylvania, a statewide grassroots advocacy organization promoting the fundamental right of all children to receive a high...

Local Food Logistics Associate, Common Market Local Food Distribution Center


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[emailed 8/8/2008] The Common Market Local Food Distribution Center is hiring a Local Food Logistics Associate. Description: The Common Market, a non-profit wholesale distributor of local produce, is...

Community Service Coordinator, La Salle University


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[emailed 8/5/08] University Ministry and Service (UMAS), a unit of the Division of Student Affairs, currently has available a fulltime position for either a Community Service Associate or a Community...

Para-Professional, Mastery Charter Schools


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[emailed 8/5/08] Mastery Charter Schools is seeking a part-time paraprofessional to assist students in implementing the portions of an Individualized Education Plan (IEP.) RESPONSIBILITIES: • Works...

Norristown Prenatal Outreach Coordinator, Maternity Care Coalition


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[emailed 8/5/08] Maternity Care Coalition, a dynamic $4M nonprofit, works to improve maternal/child health and well being through the collaborative efforts of individuals, families, providers and...

Operations Manager, St. Mary’s Family Respite Center


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[emailed 8/5/08] St. Mary’s Family Respite Center, an innovative out-of-home respite program for HIV affected infants, toddlers, and pre-schoolers, seeks a full-time (40 hours/week) Operations...

Program Coordinator, Adolescent Intervention Network


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[posted 07/30/2008] Program Coordinator’s Position available in our afterschool program.  Individual will be required to supervise the afterschool program, students, and staff.  Person will be...

Miscellaneous

Youth Education and Families Audioconference Series


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National League of Cities’ Youth Education and Families Institute Announces Audioconference Schedule for Sept. 2008-Jan. 2009 The YEF Institute continues its popular monthly audioconference...

Sustainable Seafood, Sustainable Seas: date change


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UPDATE: DATE CHANGE! Sustainable Seafood, Sustainable Seas A Panel Discussion on How Food and Product Choices are impacting the Sustainability of our Ocean’s Resources An Environmental...


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