The week of

November 10, 2008

PHENND Events/Activities

2009 PHENND Annual Conference


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2009 PHENND Annual Conference Registration is now open! The 2009 Annual PHENND Conference will be held Friday, February 27, 2009 at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia. The theme this year will be...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Inside Look at Mastery Charter Schools


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Join us for breakfast and an inside look at what is possible for all Philadelphia students. See how Mastery has turned around several of Philadelphia’s most troubled schools and closed the...

Annual Urban Studies Lecture: Is There Hope for Cities?


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The Urban Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce its Twenty-Fourth Annual Lecture: PETER DREIER Dr. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics and Director of the...

Evaluating Trees for Hazards


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For those of you who missed the other Detecting Hazard Trees seminar, please consider this one… Evaluating Trees for Hazards at the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania Wednesday,...

Film Showing: Flow: documentary about water


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The Environmental Leadership Program Invites you to Flow A Documentary Film About Water Tuesday, November 18, 2008 6:00-8:00 pm At Rutgers Cook Campus Center 59 Biel Road New Brunswick, NJ The...

Transit-Oriented Development: Reconnecting Philadelphia


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Transit-Oriented Development: Reconnecting Philadelphia JOIN NeighborhoodsNow to hear highlights from Philadelphia’s first Transit Revitalization Investment District (TRID) Plans for the 46th...

Out of School Time Networking Meeting: Student Perspectives


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November 18: Peer Networking Meeting Promising Practices in OST: Student Perspectives. The Peer Networking Meetings are an opportunity for OST staff to meet one another, share challenges and...

Recycle NOW Philadelphia: The Vision is Zero Waste


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Recycle NOW Philadelphia: The Vision is Zero Waste Saturday, November 15, 2008 (9am – 12 noon) The Academy of Natural Sciences 1900 Ben Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA The Recycling Alliance...

New Resources

City of Philadelphia Refinancing Plan


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City of Philadelphia Refinancing Plan (aka Budget Cuts) Link to Full Text Full Presentation of City’s Response to the Financial Crisis (PDF File) Budget Summary of Operations (Five Year Plan...

Netter Center for Community Partnerships Annual Report


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The Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania has produced its inaugural Annual Report for 2007-08.  This report highlights university-assisted community schools as...

Changes to the PA Food Stamp Program


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Highlights of the Recent Changes to the Pennsylvania Food Stamp Program: What’s New and Why It Matters The Food Stamp Program serves as the nation’s first line of defense against hunger....

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week


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National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week: November 16-22, 2008 Each year, one week before Thanksgiving, the National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Student Campaign Against Hunger...

New Report: Critical Importance of Addressing Chronic Absence in the Early Grade


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Present, Engaged and Accounted for: The Critical Importance of Addressing Chronic Absence in the Early Grade. This report seeks to raise awareness of the critical importance of chronic early absence,...

New Report: Impact of Gardening & Youth


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The Impact of Gardening & Youth Seeds of Solidarity published two new reports that analyze the benefits, impact and process of creating gardening programs for kids in schools and after school....

New Book: Urban Health: Readings in the Social, Built, and Physical Environments of U.S. Cities


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Urban Health: Readings in the Social, Built, and Physical Environments of Cities By Patricia Hynes and Russell Lopez New responses to the urban environment have arisen in the late 20th and early...

New Book: Culture and Health: Applying Medical Anthropology


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Culture and Health: Applying Medical Anthropology By Michael Winkelman Culture and Health offers an overview of different areas of culture and health, building on foundations of medical anthropology...

New Report: Blueprint for a Healthier America


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Trust for America’s Health Report Calls for Stable Funding for Public Health Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) released Blueprint for a Healthier America: Modernizing the Federal Public...

Climate Change and Public Health


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A Call To Action on Climate Change and Public Health The November issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine provides a crucial state-of-the art overview of many of the issues at the...

New Report: The Color of Opportunity


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Special Report Released: The Color of Opportunity – The October 2008 issue of “The American Prospect” has a special report on economic determinants of racial disparity. The...

New Paper: Stabilizing Neighborhoods by Addressing Vacant and Abandoned Properties


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The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has published a discussion paper by Alan Mallach, How to Spend $ Billion: Stabilizing Neighborhoods by Addressing Vacant and Abandoned Properties. The paper...

New Edition of Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning


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We are about to release the new fall issue (volume 15, number 1) of the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning. The table of contents is below. A one-year subscription is $22 for individuals...

New Report: A Plan to Align Out-of-School Time Initiatives with High School Reform


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I am very happy to share with you the report, “Strategies for Success: A Plan to Align Out-of-School Time Initiatives with High School Reform.” The report can be viewed at: This paper, written...

New Website: Congress for Kids


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The Dirksen Center’s site for kids — Congress for Kids — — gives you access to interactive, fun-filled experiences designed to help you learn about the foundation of our...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer, Campaign for Working Families


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Register to Volunteer Now! Help Save Philadelphia’s Working Families thousands of dollars this tax season! YOUR EFFORTS CAN HELP PUT MORE MONEY IN THE POCKETS OF THOSE WHO NEED IT MOST: Low-income...

Literacy Volunteers, Hopeworks N’ Camden


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Hopeworks N’ Camden is looking for Literacy Volunteers for our after school program. As a Literacy volunteer, you will have the chance to make a lasting difference in the lives of Camden youth....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Presenters: PA Multicultural Education Conference


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11th Annual Conference April 3-4, 2009 Juniata College Call for Presenters The National Association of Multicultural Education () is a national non-profit organization that was founded in 1990. is...

Principles and Practices of Volunteer Program Management


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Principles and Practices of Volunteer Program Management is a seminar designed for volunteer managers, hosted by Maria H. Casey, Director of Volunteer Resources of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro...

Call for Presenters: Out-of-School Time for High School Conference


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2009 Save the Date and Call for Presenters March 12 and 13, 2009 Last March the first Out-of-School Time for High School: FOCUS ON PRACTICE was a great learning and networking event. The second...

Beyond School Hours Conference


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February 11-14: Beyond School Hours Conference. This year’s theme, “Graduating to the Next Level,” features presenters who have put current research into action, and who have been...

Using the Afterschool Training Toolkit for Professional Development


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December 9-10: Using the Afterschool Training Toolkit for Professional Development and Academic Enrichment. The Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL) invites you to attend a repeat...

National Staff Development Council Annual Conference


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December 6-10: Step Up & Speak Out – National Staff Development Council (NSDC) Annual Conference. Step up and speak out for high levels of learning for all of our students and for the...

Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conference


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November 21: The 2008 Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conference. This year’s conference will be held at Chicago Field Museum in Chicago. Researchers, leaders of volunteer-based tutor/mentor...

Call for Abstracts: Engaging Reflection in Health Professional Education and Practice


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Call for Abstracts: Engaging Reflection in Health Professional Education and Practice May 13-15, 2009 University of Western Ontario, New London, Ontario This inaugural interdisciplinary conference...

Call for Abstracts: Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health


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Third national Leadership Summit on Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health February 25-27, 2009 National Harbor, MD Call for Abstracts: Deadline: November 18, 2008 Conversations •...

Community Campus Partnerships for Health Annual Conference


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Geoffrey Canada to be Keynote Speaker at the 2009 CCPH Conference, April 29 – May 2, 2009 in Milwaukee WI CCPH is proud to announce that Geoffrey Canada, President and Chief Executive Officer for...

CCPH 12th Summer Service-Learning Institute


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CCPH 12th Summer Service-Learning Institute Applications Now Available! Application Deadline: May 8, 2009 Plan NOW to attend the CCPH 12th Summer Service-Learning Institute held July 24-27, 2009, in...

Lifelong Learning through the Arts Symposium


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REGISTER NOW! December 9-10, 2008 NCCA presents Metlife Foundation Creativity Matters: Lifelong Learning through the Arts Symposium Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts Miami, FL Join the...

Call for Proposals: 2009 DC Conference on Service and Leadership


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From Nice to Necessary 2009 DC Conference on Service and Leadership May 13-15, 2009 Washington, DC Deadline for Workshop Proposals: Monday, February 16, 2009 Each year Serve DC-The Mayor’s Office...

Call for Proposals: National Conference on Volunteering and Service


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The National Conference on Volunteering and Service is the world’s largest annual gathering of service and volunteer leaders. On June 22-24, 2009, we will welcome thousands of conference...

Grant Opportunities

We the People Challenge Grants


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Grant: We the People Challenge Grants in History, Institutions and Culture – To support humanities activities that examine American history through the lens of the nation’s founding principles....

Captain Planet Foundation


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Grant: To promote understanding of environmental issues among youth. Funder: Captain Planet Foundation. Eligibility: Nonprofits. Deadline: December 31. Amount: $250 to $2,500. Contact: &tab=apply...

Youth at the Center Grants


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Youth at the Center Grants. These grants support organizations that have had a successful youth engagement experience to replicate effective practices in a broader network or coalition without a...

2008 NFL Grassroots Program


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The 2008 NFL Grassroots Program The program provides nonprofit, neighborhood-based organizations with financial and technical assistance to improve the quality, safety, and accessibility of local...

Avon’s Hello Tomorrow Fund


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Avon’s Hello Tomorrow Fund The Fund’s goal is to empower women and change our world by providing individuals with cash awards that will allow them to pursue an idea or project that empowers...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Neighborhood Advisory Committee (NAC) Coordinator, Haddington-Cobbs Creek NAC


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[emailed 11/10/2008] ACHIEVEability/Haddington-Cobbs Creek NAC Neighborhood Advisory Committee (NAC) Coordinator The ACHIEVEability/Haddington-Cobbs Creek NAC is looking for a NAC Coordinator who...

GEAR UP Program Manager, Philadelphia Youth Network


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[posted 11/3/08] Philadelphia Youth Network: GEAR UP Program Manager The full-time Program Manager will be responsible for monitoring the implementation of the School District of Philadelphia’s...

Director of Regional Partnerships, Philadelphia Youth Network


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[posted 11/3/08] Philadelphia Youth Network: Director of Regional Partnerships The full-time Director of Regional Partnerships will be responsible for collecting, developing and disseminating best...

Youth Program Coordinator, Friends Neighborhood Guild


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[posted 11/3/08] Friends Neighborhood Guild: Youth Program Coordinator The Youth Program Coordinator will manage the growth of youth programs and Saturday community programs; develop and implement...

High School Youth Facilitator, Friends Neighborhood Guild


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[posted 11/3/08] Friends Neighborhood Guild: High School Youth Facilitator The part-time High School Youth Facilitator works with students from grade 8 until post-graduation. They will coordinate the...

EPIC Coordinators, Friends Neighborhood Guild


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[posted 11/3/08] Friends Neighborhood Guild: EPIC Coordinators. EPIC Coordinators are responsible for identification, recruitment, and relationship building with potential EPIC stakeholders...

Elementary Youth Development Facilitator, Friends Neighborhood Guild


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[posted 11/3/08] Friends Neighborhood Guild: Elementary Youth Development Facilitator This part-time position involves the Friends Neighborhood Guild’s after school enrichment program, summer...

Teen Lounge Monitor, Fleisher Art Memorial


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[posted 11/3/08] Fleisher Art Memorial: Teen Lounge Monitor This new position has been created to coordinate the Teen Lounge program at Fleisher and is offered as a paid internship ($3,000 for the...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: Building Enduring Partnerships Between School Districts and Arts Learning Advocates


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Webinar: Building Enduring Partnerships Between School Districts and Arts Learning Advocates Please join us for our third and final 2008 Webinar, Building Enduring Partnerships Between School...


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