The week of

March 2, 2009

PHENND Events/Activities

AmeriCorps*VISTA, PHENND Senior Projects Initiative

The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND) seeks an AmeriCorps*VISTA to manage the PHENND portion of the Senior Projects initiative.  The Senior Projects...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Business Planning for Nonprofits

Nonprofit business planning workshop scheduled The Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University will offer a seminar on Business Planning for Nonprofits on April 29th. The workshop will help participants...

Bullying Prevention Best Practices

Best practices in bullying prevention seminar set CORA Services will present a skills training seminar, Bullying Prevention Best Practices: Making It Real, on Tuesday, March 10th from 8:30am to 1pm...

Idealist.org Philadelphia Nonprofit Career Fair

holds nonprofit career fair The Philadelphia Nonprofit Career Fair will take place at Villanova University on Thursday, March 26th from 10am to 2pm.  The fair is hosted by the Nonprofit Career...

City Year Open House

City Year sponsors Open House series City Year unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world. As tutors,...

STEM Professional Development Community of Practice

SAVE THE DATE – March 24, 2009, 8:30 AM to Noon STEM Professional Development Community of Practice – a forum for anyone connected to math and science teacher professional development as a...

Talk About It! Philadelphia’s Homeless Crisis

Project Celebrates The Soloist, and Invites You to Join Us At These Upcoming Events. (Additionally, there are lots of ways that you help stop recently proposed cuts to the Philadelphia Shelter...

New Resources

Community Health Data Base (for Southeast PA)

Community health survey data released Public Health Management Corporation’s Community Health Data Base released its 2008 Southeastern Pennsylvania Household Health Survey data last week. The...

Book: Asian American Communities and Health: Context, Research, Policy, and Action

Asian American Communities and Health: Context, Research, Policy, and Action By Chau Trinh-Shevrin (ed.), Nadia Shilpi Islam (ed.), Mariano Jose Rey (ed.) This ground-breaking textbook examines Asian...

Improving Child Nutrition: Study of School Food Environments

Brief Features Recommendations for Shaping School Nutrition Policy Improving Child Nutrition: Insights from the National USDA Study of School Food Environments provides recommendations for...

National Clearinghouse for Health Workforce Information

New National Clearinghouse for Health Workforce Information Launched The Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration has launched an online repository...

Partnership Trust Tool

PREVENTION RESEARCH CENTER DEVELOPS PARTNERSHIP TRUST TOOL CCPH Organizational Member, the PRC National Community Committee, Plays Integral Role in Tool Development The Center for Disease Control and...

New Book: Inside Urban Charter Schools

Looking at what works in urban charter schools A new book “Inside Urban Charter Schools” by researchers at the Harvard School of Education looks at five consistently high-performing...

New Plan for Philadelphia schools: Imagine 2014

A sweeping new plan for Phila. schools By Kristen A. Graham Inquirer Staff Writer Superintendent Arlene Ackerman yesterday presented a sweeping, controversial vision for the Philadelphia School...

New Book: Teaching for Racial and Cultural Justice

Rethinking Multicultural Education: Teaching for Racial and Cultural Justice Save $5 off each book you order The early praise for our latest book says it all: Rethinking Multicultural Education:...

Perspectives on the Future of the Community Reinvestment Act

The Federal Reserve Banks of Boston and San Francisco are pleased to announce the release of a new publication Revisiting the CRA: Perspectives on the Future of the Community Reinvestment Act.  This...

New Paper: Education and Advancement of Hispanic Immigrant Workers in America

Building Tomorrow’s Workforce:  Promoting the Education and Advancement of Hispanic Immigrant Workers in America from Excelencia in Education Strategic partnerships between industry and community...

Democratic Engagement White Paper

On the Future of Engagement blog site (), you will find a recently released “Democratic Engagement White Paper” written by John Saltmarsh, Matt Hartley, and Patti Clayton that captures the...

New Book: Engaged Scholarship: A Guide for Organizational and Social Research

Engaged Scholarship: A Guide for Organizational and Social Research Authored by Andrew H. Van de Ven, Vernon H. Heath Professor of Organizational Innovation and Change, Carlson School of Management,...

Miscellaneous

Nonprofit office space available at United Way

Nonprofit office space available at United Way United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania is seeking a nonprofit tenant to rent space on the second floor of the United Way building at 7 Benjamin...

Invent Your World Challenge

Invent Your World Challenge Invites Young People to Submit Invention Ideas Deadline: March 15, 2009 Through the Invent Your World Challenge, Ashoka GenV () and the Lemelson Foundation () will help...

Leadership in Science Education Prize for High School Teachers

AAAS Leadership in Science Education Prize Help spread the word about an outstanding science teacher in your school or district. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is now...

History Uncovered Award for students

ABC-CLIO: History Uncovered ABC-CLIO, publisher of history reference and research resources in print and online, is sponsoring its first annual History Uncovered competition, which emphasizes...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Operations/Business Manager, Phila Public School Notebook

[posted 02/21/2009] Philadelphia Public School Notebook – Operations/Business Manager. Public School Notebook is seeking an energetic, versatile, and detail-oriented Operations/Business...

Healthcare Navigator/Organizer, Phila Unemployment Project

[posted 02/21/2009] Philadelphia Unemployment Project – Healthcare Navigator/Organizer. The Philadelphia Unemployment Project has a long history of advocating for access to health care for the...

Fund Accountant, United Communities Southeast Philadelphia

[posted 02/21/2009] United Communities Southeast Philadelphia – Fund Accountant. United Communities is a nonprofit, multi-purpose settlement house with a long and rich tradition of service to...

Outreach Social Worker, Center in the Park

[posted 2/21/2009] Center in the Park – In Home Support Program Outreach Social Worker. Center in the Park is seeking a candidate with a BSW/related degree to provide social services for...

Part-time Interventionist Social Workers, Center in the Park

[posted 02/21/2009] Center in the Park – Part-time Interventionist Social Workers Center in the Park is seeking paid, part-time, master’s level Interventionist Social Workers to provide...

Grant Opportunities

Mingrants for local community projects

Church supports peace and social justice projects Do you or your organization have an idea about how to help your neighbors in these difficult economic times but need a small grant to get your idea...

Funding for Youth Programs

ESA Foundation Offers Funding for Youth Programs Deadline: April 15, 2009 The ESA (Entertainment Software Association) Foundation () is dedicated to supporting positive programs and opportunities...

Active living Research Grant

RWJF Active living Research Grant Deadline: April 28, 2009 Active Living Research supports research to inform policy and environmental strategies for increasing physical activity among children and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Faith, Justice, and Civic Learning Conference

National Faith, Justice, and Civic Learning Conference DePaul University – Chicago, IL June 25-27, 2009 This conference advances the understanding that our teaching, learning, scholarship, and...

Call for Papers: Participatory Health Research Nursing Inquiry

Call for Papers on Participatory Health Research Nursing Inquiry: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Policy and Healthcare Deadline: October 1, 2009 A special upcoming issue of Nursing Inquiry will be...

Call for Papers: Public Health Issues Influenced by Consumer Choice

The Journal of Consumer Affairs Call for Papers for a Special Issue on: Public Health Issues Influenced by Consumer Choice Deadline: June 1, 2009 Consumer choices are directly related to public...

2009 EPICS Conference on Service-Learning in Engineering and Computing

2009 EPICS Conference on Service-Learning in Engineering and Computing Austin, Texas August 3-4, 2009 The Annual EPICS Conference Overview The purpose of the Annual EPICS Conference is to bring...

Call for Proposals:Thriving Partnerships in Service Learning and Community Engagement

The Community College National Center for Community Engagement (CCNCCE) “Unraveling the Mysteries behind Thriving Partnerships in Service Learning and Community Engagement” Scottsdale, AZ May...

Transcending Global Health Barriers: Education & Action

Transcending Global Health Barriers: Education & Action University of Washington, Seattle, WA April 3-5, 2009 18th Annual GHEC Conference: April 3 – 5, 2009 A joint presentation of the:...

Community-Based Participatory Research Workshop

Community-Based Participatory Research Workshop: Challenges and Solutions for Researchers and Community Leaders Houston, TX April 10, 2009 CCPH is cosponsoring this institute and we encourage your...

Communities in Action for Asthma-Friendly Environments National Forum

Join premier experts and future leaders at the Communities in Action for Asthma-Friendly Environments National Forum on June 4-5, 2009, in Washington, Don’t miss this chance to learn how to...

McMaster Symposium / Collegiate Global Summit

The McMaster Symposium / Collegiate Global Summit at Defiance College is a forum for students, faculty, and other campus leaders to address critical global issues.  This year’s focus is...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed, Girls Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology

Girls Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology GETT is a program to introduce 6th-12th grade girls to science and technology. It will be held this year from 9-2:30 on March 28 at the University of the...


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