The week of

February 9, 2009

Other Local Events and Workshops

Opportunities in Health and Social Services Career Panel


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Join us for Philly Service Network’s Opportunities in Health and Social Services Career Panel When: Wednesday, February 18th, 5:30-7:30 Where: United Way Building (Lobby 3 [on the first floor]) 7...

Pennsylvania Governor’s Conference on Higher Education: Pathways to College Success


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Pennsylvania Governor’s Conference on Higher Education: Pathways to College Success March 17-18, 2009 The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel State College, Pennsylvania Conference Registration...

Dead Man Walking at Villanova


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Villanova Student Theatre will be putting on “Dead Man Walking”  the story of Sr.  Helen Prejean’s experience as a minister on Death Row in Angola Prison. This play will be at...

Artists and Arts Collaborating for Civic Growth and Social Responsibility


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Arts, Community and Economic Development: Artists and Arts Collaborating for Civic Growth and Social Responsibility When:  February 21, 2009    9AM-4PM What:  Arts, Community and Economic...

From Computers to Classrooms: Tackling Bullying in Today’s Schools


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The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education is pleased to announce the following teleconference opportunity: Title: From Computers to Classrooms:  Tackling Bullying in...

1st Statewide Environmental Justice Conference


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1st Statewide Environmental Justice Conference “Building Healthy & Improved Communities for All” April 26-28, 2009 at the Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey Hotel What is Environmental Justice (EJ)?...

Volunteer Training at Keystone Hospice


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Keystone Hospice offers volunteer training sessions Keystone Hospice, which provides comfort through physical, emotional and spiritual care to terminally ill patients and their loved ones, will...

Annual Clean Energy Conference


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June 3 – 4, 2009- Reserve your spot now for the PennFuture 2009 Annual Clean Energy Conference in Camp Hill Get set for the clean energy event of the year. Now in its ninth year, Penn...

Women Entrepreneurs’ Circle


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Women Entrepreneurs’ Circle Saturday, February 28th | 10:00am – 12:00pm 6 East Hartwell Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19118 FREE and open to aspiring women entrepreneurs Warm your body and spirit at...

2009 Schuylkill Watershed Congress


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The Delaware Riverkeeper Network is pleased to announce: The 2009 Schuylkill Watershed Congress Saturday, March 7th, Montgomery County Community College Pottstown, Pennsylvania With a Special...

New Resources

Website: PolicyMap


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[Ed note: See a demonstration of PolicyMap at the 2009 PHENND Conference on Friday, February 27.] PolicyMap offers subscriptions deals PolicyMap is a gateway to thousands of datasets that have been...

New Local Program: GPUAC U!


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GPUAC U! Strengthening the nonprofit sector GPUAC is launching GPUAC U!, a new capacity building workshop series to build and strengthen the Coalition’s program partners! Thanks to a grant from...

New Book: Class and Race Formation in North America


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Class and Race Formation in North America By James W. Russell In this far-reaching study, Russell offers a comparative exploration of how patterns of class and racial inequality developed in the...

Health Equity Workbook Available


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Health Equity Workbook Available – A new workbook from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Promoting Health Equity – A Resource to Help Communities Address Social...

New Report: The Challenge of Assessing School Climate


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School climate: a critical component An article in Education Leadership outlines ways that educators can assess their school’s climate, which a growing body of research has confirmed is crucial...

New Report: Reviving the Goal of an Integrated Society


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An education system increasingly segregated A new study finds that black and Latino students are more segregated from white students than at any time since the Civil Rights movement, and are more...

New Report: Actions to Improve America’s High Schools


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Accelerating the Agenda: Actions to Improve America’s High Schools:  National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center), National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL),...

Report: Real High School Grad Rate Hard to Determine


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Chasing the High School Graduation Rate: Getting the Data We Need and Using It Right: Educational Testing Service This newly released publication examines data indicating that a much greater...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed for Winter Emergency Respite, Project HOME


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Help Project ’s Winter Emergency Respite Thrive In response to the harsh winter weather, Project is operating an emergency respite for women in our building at 1515 Fairmount Avenue. This...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop


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The Grant Institute’s Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop will be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on April 8-10, 2009. Interested development professionals, researchers,...

Education for Sustainability (EFS) Institute


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Education for Sustainability (EFS) Institute EFS Strategies, Stories, & Successes August 5 & 6, 2009, Wednesday & Thursday FEE: $389 includes materials, lunches & snacks, excludes...

Sustainability Education Summer Institute


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Sustainability Education Summer Institute July 27-29, 2009 This three-day institute, at Islandwood, a sustainably-designed campus, Bainbridge Island, Washington, for K-12 teachers, administrators,...

Celebrating Rural Women


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Join us for an Exciting Conference on Women’s Issues: Celebrating Rural Women What We Will Cover: The Conference will focus on critical roles that today’s women play, including separate...

Call for Presenters: Local, Sustainable Healthcare Food and Healthy Communities


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FoodMed 2009 When: June 30 – July 1, 2009 Where: MGM Grand Hotel, Detroit, MI As places of healing, hospitals have a natural incentive to provide food that’s healthy for people and the...

Grant Opportunities

Bread and Roses Grants and Info Sessions


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Bread & Roses is holding grant information sessions for our March 1st deadline for the Racial and Economic Justice Fund, Media Justice Fund and Future Fund! Please forward this email announcement...

Host a Team of Baby Boomer Volunteers


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In collaboration with United Way of Southeastern PA, Coming of Age® is seeking proposals from area organizations interested in recruiting Make A BIG Difference teams (MABD) – cadres of people...

Carol M. White Physical Education Program


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Feds support physical education programs The US Department of Education, through the Carol M. White Physical Education Program, is offering grants to initiate, expand or enhance physical education...

Kristin Mitchell Foundation: Unhealthy Dating Relationships


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Grants focus on relationship dangers The Kristin Mitchell Foundation is currently accepting funding proposals for projects that help to raise awareness among college students about the potential...

Social Entrepreneurship Award


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Manhattan Institute Invites Nominations for Social Entrepreneurship Award Deadline: March 20, 2009 The Manhattan Institute () Award for Social Entrepreneurship honors a nonprofit leader or...

Higher Education Student Leadership Awards


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Jenzabar Foundation Announces Call for Nominations for Higher Education Student Leadership Awards Deadline: March 31, 2009 The Jenzabar Foundation (), the philanthropic arm of Jenzabar, Inc., has...

Designing for Better Health Competition


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Changemakers and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announce Designing for Better Health Competition Deadline: April 1, 2009 A project of Changemakers () and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (),...

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grant


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Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grant Program Accepting Applications for Spring 2009 Grant Cycle Deadline: February 15, 2009 Funded by the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation...

Adult and Family Literacy Grants Programs


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Dollar General Accepting Applications for Adult and Family Literacy Grants Programs Deadline: March 4, 2009 Dollar General () is accepting grant applications for its Adult Literacy Grants program and...

PMI Foundation


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The PMI Foundation is offering support to nonprofits with a 501 (c)(3) that target disadvantaged, poor, and distressed populations. The focus of the project should be on affordable housing...

Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program


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The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program seeks to encourage talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors and professionals to become K-12 mathematics and science teachers....

TreeVitalize Philadelphia Fall 2009 Tree Planting Program


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The TreeVitalize Philadelphia Fall 2009 Tree Planting Program will support neighborhood volunteer tree planting by supplying trees and limited services to help prepare planting locations....

Jordan Fundamentals Grant Program


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Nike: Jordan Fundamentals The Jordan Fundamentals Grant Program recognizes outstanding teaching and instructional creativity in public secondary schools that serve economically disadvantaged...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: Universal Design in Early Childhood Education


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National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP) is pleased to host the February webinar on Universal Design in Early Childhood Education Date: Monday, February 23rd at 3 PM – 4 PM EST (2pm-3pm Central,...

Wave Week camp for teens


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WAVE WEEK – (July 19th-24th, 2009) is an intensive 6-day program of leadership development, community service, team building activities, and summer fun at Villanova University! We offer both...

Campus Philly’s Online Internship Fairs


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Online internship fair matches employers with college students Campus Philly’s Online Internship Fairs provide an opportunity for employers and college students in the Greater Philadelphia region...

Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship Program


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Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship Program to Recognize Young Volunteers Deadline: March 15, 2009 Through the Kohl’s Kids Who Care scholarship program, the Kohl’s Corporation () plans...

Princeton University Summer Journalism Program


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The Princeton University Summer Journalism Program 220 Nassau Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, Thank you for your interest in the Princeton University Summer Journalism Program....

Basic and Intermediate Excel for nonprofits


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Next TechCamp online, February 19 – build your skills with Microsoft Excel. Sign Up Now! Basic Excel (more info at ) * Create a basic spreadsheet * Utilize a few formulas * Link spreadsheets *...


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