The week of

March 9, 2009

PHENND Events/Activities

Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania Applications for 2009-2010


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Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania Applications for 2009-2010 PHENND is proud to announce the 2009-2010 Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania program. Scholars in Service to PA is an AmeriCorps...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Parents POWER Session Back to the Basics


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Philadelphia Black Alliance for Educational Options In partnership with Mathematics, Civic & Science Charter School is hosting a Parents With POWER! Session “Back to the Basics” Guest speaker...

PECO-ASAP Checkmate Violence Chess Marathon


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YOU ARE INVITED TO Come out and play chess with the Chess Challenge kids! AT THE PECO-ASAP CHECKMATE VIOLENCE CHESS MARATHON ASAP’s Philadelphia Youth Chess Challenge kids are holding a 24-hour...

Anchor Institutions Toolkit: A guide for neighborhood revitalization


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Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to inform you about a new publication by the Netter Center for Community Partnership’s at the University of Pennsylvania, Anchor Institutions Toolkit: A guide for...

Youth Engagement Summit


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The Fund for Children is planning a Youth Engagement Summit on April 2nd from 4:14-6:15pm at the Philadelphia Foundation, 1234 Market Street, 18th Floor.  The free event will convene representatives...

PathWays to the Stars Charity Art Show and Auction


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PathwaysPA sponsors art auction Pathways PA’s second annual PathWays to the Stars Charity Art Show and Auction will take place on March 29th, 4-7pm at the Waterford Ballroom of the Radisson King of...

Emergency Preparedness Conference for Community-Based Organizations


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Nonprofit emergency preparedness conference set The Health Departments of Bucks and Montgomery Counties are sponsoring an Emergency Preparedness Conference for Community-Based Organizations and...

Working Smarter by Working Together: Partnering and Pooling Resources in Difficult Times


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Montco workshop supports nonprofit partnerships The North Penn Nonprofit Academy will hold Working Smarter by Working Together: Partnering and Pooling Resources in Difficult Times, a free...

An Alternative Energy and Conservation Workshop for Retailers


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The Enterprise Center and the Retail Resource Network Present An Alternative Energy and Conservation Workshop for Retailers Learn how to use energy-saving techniques to help your retail business...

Healthy Homes Workshop


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Healthy Homes workshop in Philadelphia, April 23-24 The training  will be held in Germantown (free parking, and breakfast and lunch provided both days!). This practical and eye-opening training...

silence youth violence: after-school audio arts program


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listen up! silence youth violence an after-school audio arts program During this FREE 10-week after-school program you will: •Gain a greater understanding of youth violence in Philadelphia and take...

Bright Ideas Business Workshop


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Bright Ideas Business Workshop Thursday, March 12, 6:00pm – 8:00pm Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd St. (3rd and Fairmount) This interactive workshop is designed for entrepreneurs...

New Resources

Good Society Journal


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The Good Society, a journal of the Committee on the Political Economy of the Good Society (PEGS) has published its most recent volume.  The journal focuses on reflections John Dewey and Alan...

Guide to Economic Stimulus funding


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Casey issues guide to PA stimulus opportunities To ensure that Pennsylvania is able to garner its fair share of resources from the recently enacted American Recovery and Reinvestment Act,...

Alignment of Secondary and Collegiate Learner Goals in Science


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“Smooth Handoff — Alignment of Secondary and Collegiate Learner Goals in Science,” Jeffrey Weld, John Ophus, and Joshua Hanna, Journal of College Science Teaching, January 2009....

Community-Engaged Scholarship Review, Promotion & Tenure (RPT) Package


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The Community-Engaged Scholarship Review, Promotion & Tenure (RPT) Package is designed to help RPT committees to understand community-engaged scholarship and how to assess its quality and...

Economic Data for Local Community Profiles


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Community Profiles Redesigned Community Profiles are available in the Community Development section of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s website. Each profile includes demographic and...

Foreclosure Mitigation Toolkit for Communities


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Fed Creates Foreclosure Mitigation Toolkit for Communities The Federal Reserve has created a toolkit of resources to assist communities in addressing the current turmoil in the housing market and...

New Report: Governor’s Commission on College and Career Success


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Governor’s Commission on College and Career Success Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Final Report Introduction Globalization has arrived in Pennsylvania, with significant implications for business and...

New Book: Metaphors We Serve By


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New Book Metaphors we serve by: Critical and constructive play with the discourses on service, national service, and service-learning by Taylor, Joby Blaine, , University of Maryland, Baltimore...

Partnerships Classifieds

Maternity Care Coalition seeks board members


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MCC seeks board members Maternity Care Coalition, which serves mothers and their babies in neighborhoods affected by poverty, infant mortality and changing patterns of immigration, is seeking several...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Third Annual Community Economic Development Summit


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Third Annual Community Economic Development Summit March 30 to April 1, 2009, DoubleTree Hotel, Washington, The conference is organized by the National Alliance of Community Economic Development...

Language of Service and Community symposium


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THE LANGUAGE of SERVICE and COMMUNITY SYMPOSIUM Bringing together foreign language/ESL professors and instructors who are exploring community engagement and service-learning pedagogy. Saturday, April...

Service-Learning in the Health Sciences Symposium


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Service-Learning in the Health Sciences Symposium-Register Now! Through funding from the PACC/NYCC Consortium Learn & Serve grant, a one-day symposium on service-learning in the Health Sciences...

Fostering Sustainable Behaviour


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The Fostering Sustainable Behaviour workshops in Toronto on March 30th and 31st are now full.  As a consequence, we have added additional workshops on April 1st and 2nd.  Please note that these...

Community Schools Learning Laboratory


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Visit a Community School! Participate in the Lincoln Community Schools Learning Laboratory April 27-29, 2009 The Cornhusker Marriott Hotel: Room Rate- $99/night 333 South 13th Street Lincoln,...

New Agrarian Center Leadership Summit


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Leadership Summit 2009 March 21st & 22nd The New Agrarian Center and Open Roads Institute presents Leadership Summit 2009 – Cleveland Ohio.  The summit’s core objectives are to convene,...

Call for Presentations: Food & Spirit: Building Cross cultural understanding for systems Change


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Call for Presentations Due: March 25, 2009 Second Annual Gathering Food & Spirit: Building Cross cultural understanding for systems Change! October 30 – November 1, 2009 Pre gathering...

Grant Opportunities

Wal-mart Foundation


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Wal-Mart supports various programs Wal-Mart is offering grants of at least $25,000 to nonprofit organizations sponsoring projects in education, health and wellness, job training and the environment....

Funding from YOUTHadelphia


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Fund for Children funds youth projects in city YOUTHadelphia is the Youth Advisory Committee of the Philadelphia Foundation’s Fund For Children. The mission of YOUTHadelphia is to give Philadelphia...

Women Helping Others Foundation


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Women Helping Others Foundation Invites Grant Applications Deadline: September 8, 2009 The WHO (Women Helping Others) Foundation () supports community-focused charities that serve the overlooked...

Earth Island Institute Youth Awards


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Earth Island Institute Invites Applications From Young People for Brower Youth Awards Deadline: May 15, 2009 The Earth Island Institute’s () annual Brower Youth Awards honor young people ages...

Suder Foundation Seeks University Partners


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Suder Foundation Seeks University Partners Deadline: March 31, 2009 The mission of the Suder Foundation () is to improve the graduation rates of first-generation college students by providing them...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Programs, Trinity Cooperative Day Nursery


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[posted 2/28/2009] Trinity Cooperative Day Nursery  – Director of Programs.  Trinity Cooperative Day Nursery in Swarthmore, Delaware County, is seeking a Director of Programs. TCDN provides...

Nurse, Resources for Children’s Health


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[posted 2/28/2009] Resources for Children’s Health – Nurse.  Resources for Children’s Health has an immediate opening for a nurse to work as part of a nursing/social work team in...

Miscellaneous

Teen Research in Education in Environmental Science (TREES) summer program


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Penn’s Center for Excellent in Environmental Toxicology presents: Teen Research in Education in Environmental Science (TREES) summer program June 29 through July 31st, 2009 Topic: Learn to...

Frank Newman Leadership Award for students


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I just wanted to remind you of Campus Compact’s award for students. The Frank Newman Leadership Award provides financial support and mentorship to assist students with financial need and civic...

Poetry for Peace Contest


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2008-2009 Legs Against Arms 5K Race & Celebration of Youth Poetry for Peace Contest Free Event! Food! Music! Dancing! Games! Prizes! Fun! We are looking for young poets to enter the Poetry for...

Geotourism Innovation Competition


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National Geographic and Changemakers Announce Geotourism Innovation Competition Deadline: May 20, 2009 National Geographic and Ashoka Changemakers () have announced the second annual global...

National Liberty Museum 2009 Young Heroes Award


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The National Liberty Museum – Philadelphia’s “Home for Heroes” – is honoring children and teens from around the region in recognition of outstanding service to their...


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