The week of

January 20, 2009

Other Local Events and Workshops

Nonprofit Match-Making: Finding Your Perfect Partner


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Symposium focuses on nonprofit partnerships PhillyCarShare will sponsor Nonprofit Match-Making: Finding Your Perfect Partner and Making the Relationship Work on Tuesday January 27th.  Learn to...

Uniting Our Community to Reduce Childhood Obesity


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The 4th Annual Community Summit, Protecting Our Children’s Future: Uniting Our Community to Reduce Childhood Obesity, will be held on March 31st. The event will feature practical tips for creating...

Arts and Quality of Life Conference


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ARTS AND QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH CENTER Boyer College of Music and Dance SECOND Conference: Arts and quality of life in the philadelphia community February 27, 2009 8:30-5:00 PM Student Center, 2nd...

Judy Wicks talk and dinner at La Salle


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Judy Wicks, Socially Responsible Business Owner and Leader, will speak on January 29, 2009 at 4:30 in the Dunleavy Room in the Union Building at La Salle University, 1900 W. Olney Avenue.  She will...

Nonprofit Seminars at Eastern University


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One-day seminars for you, your friends, colleagues and church members at Eastern University Philadelphia, 990 Spring Garden Street.  Space is limited.  Registration is due February 5th.  To...

Liquid Assets: Philadelphia’s Water Infrastructure


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Liquid Assets: Philadelphia’s Water Infrastructure A Schuylkill Soundings Presentation Stephanie Ayanian, who directed the recently released documentary “Liquid Assets,” will speak at the...

Intergenerational Service-Learning in Higher Education


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Intergenerational Service-Learning in Higher Education Date(s):     March 31, 2009 Venue:     Rochester NY Description * For College Faculty Interested in the Model of Intergenerational Service...

Is Clean Coal Possible?


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The Sierra Club of Southeastern PA and Penn Environment present IS CLEAN COAL POSSIBLE? Monday, January 26, 6:45 PM The Free Library of Philadelphia, 19th/Vine Sts, 4th Floor Michael Fiorentino, Esq,...

New Resources

Models of Providing Science Instruction in the Elementary Grades


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Models of Providing Science Instruction in the Elementary Grades: A Research Agenda to Inform Decision Makers authors: Abigail J. Levy, Marian Pasquale, Lisa Marco published in: The Science...

Toolkit: Service-Learning and Historic Preservation


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Service-Learning and Historic Preservation This toolkit provides resources for teachers and for historic preservation organizations interested in partnering to provide youth with an engaging learning...

Book: Service-Learning In Action


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Back in Print: Bring Learning to Life – Service-Learning In Action Created in collaboration with Cathryn Berger Kaye, this is a new edition of the popular companion piece to the Bring Learning...

New Report: Enhancing School Reform Through Expanded Learning


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Enhancing School Reform Through Expanded Learning In the report, Enhancing School Reform Through Expanded Learning, released by Learning Point Associates and the Collaborative for Building...

Partnerships Classifieds

Dynamic Duos mentoring program seeks mentors


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The Dynamic Duos mentoring program serves youth ages 10-18 years of age who are receiving child welfare services. The program is site based. All mentoring takes place at the mentoring center located...

HIV/AIDS Board Seeks New Members


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The Philadelphia Community Planning Group (CPG) is looking for new members who possess the necessary knowledge, expertise, and dedication to be an outstanding member of the planning body.  A member...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Papers: Integrating Teaching, Research, and Service Through Community Engagement and Partnership


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Call for Papers – Abstracts Due February 28 Service Learning:  Integrating Teaching, Research, and Service Through Community Engagement and Partnership A Special Issue of the Journal of...

Meeting the Challenges of Great Lakes Stewardship


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Meeting the Challenges of Great Lakes Stewardship: Civic Engagement and Service-Learning Conference, March 27-28, 2009 in Cleveland, Ohio. The purpose of this conference is to bring together...

National Training to Implement or Enhance a local Teen Court


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Hosted by the Global Issue Resource Center, this National Training to Implement or Enhance a local Teen Court or Youth Court will take place in Cleveland, Ohio from March 30-31, 2009.  There are...

Call for Proposals: Research for What? Making Inquiry Matter


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The Experiential Learning Service of the University of Ottawa and the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement are proud to invite you to the Ninth...

20th Annual National Youth-At-Risk Youth Conference


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20th Annual National Youth-At-Risk Youth Conference Date(s):     March 1, 2009 – March 3, 2009 Venue:     Hyatt Regency Hotel, Savannah, GA Description We encourage you to attend the 20th...

First National Conference on What Works in Education Partnerships


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First National Conference on What Works in Education Partnerships Date(s):     February 20, 2009 – February 21, 2009 Venue:     Hyatt Regency Hotel Phoenix AZ Description We are pleased...

Call for Papers: National Black Child Development Institute


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NBCDI CALL FOR PAPERS You are invited to submit a proposal for presentations at the National Black Child Development Institute’s 39th Annual Conference “Cultivating Genius: Imagine the...

Reexamining the Engaged Campus: Community, Reciprocity, and Social Justice


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New England Regional Campus Compact Spring 2009 Conference Reexamining the Engaged Campus Community, Reciprocity, and Social Justice March 30th (Conference) & March 31st (Post-conference...

Future of Food and Nutrition: A Graduate Research Conference


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On March 28, 2009 the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy will once again be hosting The Future of Food and Nutrition: A Graduate Research Conference.  We invite you to join us as we...

Grant Opportunities

Youth Disaster Preparedness grants


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Do Something offers preparedness grants to youth Do Something and the Dunkin Brands Community Foundation have partnered to offer $500 Disaster Grants to young people across the United States and...

Macy Foundation: Health Professional Education


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Macy Foundation supports health care programs The Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation provides health care grants for projects to improve medical and health professional education, efforts to increase...

Bartko Foundation for Single Minority Mothers


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Bartko assists single mothers of color The Bartko Foundation, a nonprofit organization that assists single minority mothers in their efforts to achieve economic, educational, social, emotional, and...

Funds for Grassroots Women’s Projects


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Funds for Grassroots Women’s Projects – Deadline: February 15 (US and International Applicants) The Open Meadows Foundation supports projects nationwide that are led by and benefit women...

Use of Research Evidence in Policy & Practice


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Please see excerpt below from a new request for proposals (RFP) issued by the William T. Grant Foundation.  For more information, visit  The William T. Grant Foundation has a longstanding interest...

Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Centers


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Grant:  Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Centers – To elevate national, state and community focus on, and commitment to, the health, safety, positive development, and social and...

MetLife Foundation community-police partnerships


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Grant: MetLife Foundation community-police partnerships To recognize, sustain and share the work of innovative partnerships between community groups and police to promote neighborhood safety and...

School- and community-based service-learning grants


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Subject tothe availability of appropriations for fiscal year 2009, the Corporation for National and Community Service (the Corporation) announces the anticipated availability of approximately: $...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Two positions: Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly


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[posted 1/10/2009] Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly – Long Term Care Ombudsman and Part-Time Line Advocate.  The Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests...

Part-time Bilingual Social Worker, Philadelphia HUNE


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[posted 1/10/2009] Philadelphia HUNE, Inc.—Part-time Bilingual Social Worker.   Philadelphia HUNE, which provides bilingual English and Spanish training and assistance to parents of children with...

Manager, Digital Inclusion Program, People’s Emergency Center


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[posted 12/29/2008] People’s Emergency Center in West Philadelphia now hiring Digital Inclusion Manager. Details below. Please pass along. TITLE:                     ...

Green Jobs Coordinator, Sustainable Business Network


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[posted 12/23/2008] Position Announcement: Green Jobs Coordinator The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia seeks qualified applicants for a full-time position to serve as Green Jobs...

Miscellaneous

Sports Equipment Grant


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Good Sports offers sports equipment Is your organization in need of sports equipment? If so, help may be just a short application away. Good Sports is a non-profit organization aimed at increasing...

Survey for Carnegie Classification Workshops


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Brief Survey on Carnegie Classification Workshops. The achievement of Carnegie Community Engagement Classification is an important indicator of institutional commitment to public service. The recent...


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