The week of

September 15, 2008

PHENND Events/Activities

Service-Learning Expo


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On October 7, in partnership with the Institute for Global Education and Service Learning, and State Farm, PHENND will be organizing a K-16+ service-learning fair featuring projects related to food,...

Screening Series of First Person Documentary


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Screening Series of First Person Documentary (Sep 25) On September 25, in partnership with several community organizations, the United Way of Southeast Pennsylvania, will be presenting five...

Other Local Events and Workshops

First Suburbs Project Public Forum


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September 28th Public Forum After 18 months of work involving discussions with hundreds of suburban leaders, the First Suburbs Project will unveil an agenda for regional change: specific policies...

Panel: Criminalization of Urban Youth


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Eastern University has been a strong and vocal advocate for social justice issues. This discussion of Juvenile Justice Issues is the first in a series of Church and Community Conversations where...

Teaching and Telling an Underground Railroad Story


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Free Teacher Workshop Thursday, September 18, 2009 4:00-5:30 Session #7    Teaching and Telling an Underground Railroad Story No charge to Philadelphia Teachers Limited Seating At the Friends of...

Horizon Theatre Gala Event


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Friday, September 19th CURTAIN UP! A Gala Event BUY GALA TICKETS NOW WITH NO SERVICE FEES Join us for an elegant evening! Hors d’oeuvres, Desserts, Performances, an Open Bar…and...

Bridging African American and Immigrant Communities in West Philadelphia


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Bridging African American and Immigrant Communities in West Philadelphia A discussion with Fatimah Muhammad from Welcoming Center West and Penn Prof. Domenic Vitiello Friday, September 19, 3-5pm Penn...

Homeless and Low-Income Voter Registration Rally


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Join the VOTE FOR HOMES! Coalition to Raise Issues of Homelessness and Poverty in the Presidential Election As part of National Homeless and Low-Income Voter Registration Week, the Vote for Homes!...

Transportation for the Region’s Future


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Transportation for the Region’s Future Wednesday, October 22, 4-6:30 PM at Philadelphia’s Pyramid Club PenTrans Forum Continuing the Conversation: Developing for Mobility and Access...

New Resources

New Report: Advocates’ Perspectives on Evaluation


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Research Study: “Speaking for Themselves: Advocates’ Perspectives on Evaluation” Innovation Network has just released a new publication: Speaking for Themselves: Advocates’...

New Book: Preparing for Interprofessional Teaching: Theory and Practice


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Preparing for Interprofessional Teaching: Theory and Practice Edited by Elizabeth Howkins and Julia Bray This book provides a critical exploration of the theory and practice of interprofessional...

New Book: Collaborating to Improve Community Health


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Collaborating to Improve Community Health: Workbook and Guide to Best Practices in Creating Healthier Communities and Populations Edited by Kathryn Johnson et al Resolving Tough Community Problems...

New Report: Health affects of Katrina Two Years Later


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Report Examines Health Care Access for Mississippi Residents Displaced by Hurricane Katrina “Access to Care Among Displaced Mississippi Residents in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...

Article: Education on Higher Education for the Next President


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(you need to be a subscriber to use this link) An Education on Higher Education for the Next President Chronicle of Higher Education–Sept 12, 2008 JAMES T. HARRIS III, president of Widener...

Journal issue: Sustainable Food Systems


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The Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition’s special double issue titled “Sustainable Food Systems:  Perspectives from the United States, Canada and the European Union” is...

Web demonstration: Community Connections Asset Mapping Process


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I wish to highlight an opportunity for you to interactively examine—from the comfort of your own office or meeting room–an outstanding software tool, CCAMP (Community Connections Asset...

Ideas for engaging and re-engaging students in learning


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Ideas for engaging and re-engaging students in learning Amid growing concern about the nation’s dropout epidemic, the UCLA Center for Mental Health in Schools has issued what it calls a...

New Report on girls’ interest in math and science


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Girls’ interest in math and science shown to benefit from adults’ support Contrary to a widespread view that little can be done if middle- and high-school-aged girls show no interest in...

Partnerships Classifieds

AIDS Walk Philly 2008


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AIDS Walk Philly 2008 Sunday, October 19, 2008 http://www.aidswalkphilly.org/ Raising funds for HIV/AIDS services in the Delaware Valley

Free office furniture


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[posted 09/11/2008] More office stuff I was asked to rehome… they do not need to go to a nonprofit, but it is preferred. Five and a half cubicles and a desk… Two & 1/2 cubicles need...

Fall Into Your Park


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Fall Into Your Park Volunteer! Saturday,October 4, 2008 Olney Recreation Center and Tacony Creek Park Volunteer to help clean and green Olney Recreation Center and Tacony Creek Park on Saturday,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Papers: Midwest Political Science Association Conference


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Call for Papers for the 67th MPSA National Conference , April 2-5, 2009, Chicago Submission Deadline: October 10, 2008.   Please remember to submit a proposal to present at the 2009, MPSA National...

University Economic Development Association Conference


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University Economic Development Association presents: Policy, Practice, & Partnership: Effective Engagement and Emerging Trends in Economic Development November 9 – 11  |  St. Petersburg,...

Safe Kids Worldwide: Child Injury Prevention Conference


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Safe Kids Worldwide: Child Injury Prevention Conference October 15-18, 2008 Washington, DC Join injury prevention professionals from around the world as we celebrate two decades of working to save...

2008 National Conference on Dialogue & Deliberation


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2008 National Conference on Dialogue & Deliberation: Creating Cultures of Collaboration October 3-5, 2008 Austin, TX Are you dedicated to solving tough problems through honest talk, quality...

Grant Opportunities

Campaign for Mentors and Young Males of Color


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United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) to support the and retaining males of color as mentors for youth. This effort is part of United Way’s desire to...

AAUW Community Action Grants


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AAUW Educational Foundation Accepting Applications for Community Action Grants Deadline: January 15, 2009 The American Association of University Women () Educational Foundation annually provides...

Innovative Domestic Violence Programs


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Mary Byron Foundation to Present Celebrating Solutions Awards in Honor of Innovative Domestic Violence Programs Deadline: October 17, 2008 The Mary Byron Foundation () created the Celebrating...

Produce for Kids Healthy Eating Campaign


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Produce for Kids and PBS Kids Partner for School-Based Healthy Eating Campaign Deadline: November 1, 2008 Produce for Kids (), an organization that promotes the benefits of healthy eating for...

Queer Youth Fund


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Liberty Hill Foundation Accepting Letters of Intent for Queer Youth Fund Deadline: October 7, 2008 (Letters of Intent) The Liberty Hill Foundation’s () Queer Youth Fund makes multiyear grants...

Responsible Sports Community Grants


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Liberty Mutual: Responsible Sports Community Grants Liberty Mutual Insurance Company Responsible Sports Community Grants support equipment upgrades, facility repairs, and scholarship programs for...

TAPESTRY Grants for Science Teachers


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Application Period Open for Toyota Tapestry Grants for Science Teachers Deadline: January 21, 2009 A partnership between Toyota Motor Sales, , Inc. () and the National Science Teachers Association...

Family Literacy Teacher Award


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Toyota/NCFL: Family Literacy Teacher Award The Toyota Family Literacy Teacher of the Year Award is given to educators, selected by the National Center for Family Literacy, who demonstrate exemplary...

I Love My Librarian Award


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Carnegie/New York Times: Exceptional Librarians The Carnegie/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users to recognize exceptional public, academic, and school librarians. Users...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Philadelphia Scholars Admin Asst, Phila Education Fund


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[emailed 09/11/08] Philadelphia Education Fund Job Description Philadelphia Scholars Administrative Assistant Summary The Philadelphia Education Fund seeks a full-time Administrative Assistant for...

AmeriCorps positions, EducationWorks


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[emailed 09/10/08] EducationWorks is searching for adults of all ages to help us provide year-round  educational programs and services before, during, and after school to children, youth, and...

AmeriCorps*VISTA, Delaware Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Campaign


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[emailed 09/10/08] Nehemiah Gateway Community Development Corporation, a non-profit agency located in Wilmington, DE is currently recruiting for an AmeriCorps*VISTA to work primarily on our Delaware...

Program Director/Organizer, Childspace Cooperative Development Inc.


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[emailed 09/10/08] Childspace Cooperative Development Inc. (Childspace CDI) is seeking an experienced Program Director/Organizer. Childspace CDI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the...

AmeriCorps*VISTA Volunteer, PathwaysPA


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[emailed 09/09/08] AmeriCorps* VISTA Volunteer PathWays PA is currently recruiting for an AmeriCorps* VISTA to work in our self-sufficiency department. The Self-Sufficiency Department projects focus...

AmeriCorps*VISTA, Education Program Specialist, CCCSDV


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[emailed 09/09/08] Job Title:    Education Program Specialist  – AmeriCorps* VISTA Location:    Philadelphia Reports to:          Education Program Director Position Summary: The...

AmeriCorps*VISTA, Agency Operations Specialist, CCCSDV


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[emailed 09/09/08] Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Delaware Valley AmeriCorps* VISTA JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title:          Agency Operations Specialist Location:         1515 Market...

Data Management Technician, Campaign for Working Families


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[emailed 09/09/08] Position Description:    Data Management Technician Reports to: Tech Team Manager, Campaign for Working Families Program: The Campaign for Working Families (The Campaign)...

IT Software/Hardware Technician, Campaign for Working Families


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[emailed 09/09/08] Position Description:    IT Software/Hardware Technician Reports to: Tech Team Manager, Campaign for Working Families Program: The Campaign for Working Families (The Campaign)...

Assistant Site Manager, Campaign for Working Families


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[emailed 09/09/08] Campaign for Working Families 1207 Chestnut Street, 5th floor Phila., PA 19107 Position Description:    Assistant Site Manager (Part-Time Seasonal position) Reports to:    ...

Site Manager, Campaign for Working Families


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[emailed 09/09/08] Campaign for Working Families Position Description:    Site Manager (Full/Part-Time Seasonal positions) Reports to: Director of Operations, Campaign for Working Families...

Miscellaneous

Opt-Out Option for High School Students


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Are you concerned that your teen-age son or daughter will be recruited by the military to go to Iraq or Afghanistan?  Are you concerned that your teen-age son or daughter’s name, address and...

Audio Training: The Human Right to Housing


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The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty’s Free Audio Training: The Human Right to Housing October 6, 2008 The United Nations has designated the first Monday in October each year as...


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