The week of

March 23, 2009

Other Local Events and Workshops

Fair Trade Market at Chestnut Hill College


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Chestnut Hill College Supports Fair Trade Fair Trade Market Thursday, March 26, 2009 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM Music Corridor of St. Joseph’s Hall 9601 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19118 Contact...

Mapping and Geographic Information Systems for nonprofits


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For our next Net Tuesday on April 7, we are privileged to have Robert Cheetham present on mapping and geographic information systems for nonprofits. From Google Earth to GeoRSS, maps and geography...

Summer Invitational Institute in Writing and Literacy


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Applications are now being accepted for the 2009-2010 Summer Invitational Institute in Writing and Literacy at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. The dates are August 3,...

Long Term Impact of the Foreclosure Crisis on Urban Communities


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The Urban Law Forum of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the American Constitution Society cordially invite you to join us for our Second Annual Panel Discussion: Cities in Flux? The Long...

Film screening: The Garden


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Subject: free film screening: The Garden Thursday April 2nd, 2009  @ 7:00 pm The Garden The Garden tells the story of the country’s largest urban farm (in South Central Los Angeles), backroom...

Financial Literacy Fair


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Dear Potential Community Fair Participant: Since 2002, Temple University has worked closely with four elementary schools in North Philadelphia.  The university’s mission, as manifested by its...

DelCoAD Volunteer Recognition Event


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Please join us to celebrate the end of tax season! At the DelCoAD Volunteer Recognition Event Date:  Wednesday, April 29, 2009 Time:  5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Location: Swarthmore College Bond Hall...

A Day About Immigrants


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On Monday, April 13, Family Services and the Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research will present a half-day conference, A Day About Immigrants. Pre-registration is...

Giving and Beyond: Leveraging Privilege and Resources for Grassroots Movements


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What does it mean to be a donor and an activist? How can people with access to wealth support grassroots social justice movements? These are some of several questions that will be discussed at our...

Day of Dialogue


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Saturday, April 18 “Day of Dialogue” Please be our guest at this special event. No charge to attend. SEATING IS LIMITED! Community Service + Conversation = Connections! Mark your calendar...

The Road Map to Financial Aid for College


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State Senator Vincent Hughes The Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition & The School District of Philadelphia – Office of College and Career Awareness present The Road Map to Financial...

New Resources

New Book: The School Leaders Our Children Deserve


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I am very excited to announce my new book published by Teachers College Press titled: “The School Leaders Our Children Deserve: 7 Keys to Equity, Social Justice & School Reform.” This...

Social Change Tops Classic Books in Professors’ Teaching Priorities


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Social Change Tops Classic Books in Professors’ Teaching Priorities By ROBIN WILSON A new national survey of faculty members shows that the proportion of professors who believe it is very...

Cabrini College’s “Justice Matters” in Inside Higher Ed


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Cabrini College’s “Justice Matters” in Inside Higher Ed A ‘Mission-Driven’ Core March 6, 2009 Social justice matters get a fair amount of attention at colleges these days,...

The Notebook’s Spring Edition online


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The Notebook entire spring edition is now available on our site. This edition is focused on keeping students on track and what we can do to help students before they drop out. The edition also...

New Brief: The Latino Education Crisis


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New Forum Brief:  The Latino Education Crisis: The Consequences of Failed Social Policies This forum featured Patricia Gándara, Professor of Education at UCLA, presenting an overview of her new...

Increasing Underrepresented Minorities Participating in STEM Fields


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New Forum Brief: Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Centers and Community Colleges: Increasing Underrepresented Minorities Participating in STEM Fields ATE Centers and Projects have made it a...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed, Spring Tree Plantings


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Hello All Tree Lovers! Welcome to the Spring Planting Season!!  PHS and the DCNR TreeVitalize program are thrilled to announce that more than 1,000 trees will be planted this spring in the greater...

Philadelphia Cares about Fairmount Park Day


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Volunteer! Philadelphia Cares about Fairmount Park Day Saturday, May 16, 2009 Fairmount Park is Philadelphia’s backyard. Spring is just around the corner and that means Philadelphia Cares about...

Philly Spring Cleanup


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Saturday, April 4 9am – 2pm Join Us for The Philly Spring Cleanup Help to give Philadelphia a good spring cleaning! On April 4th, join Mayor Nutter and thousands of volunteers in neighborhoods...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Accelerating Social Entrepreneurship


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Accelerating Social Entrepreneurship How Technology is Knocking Down Doors and Fueling Social Innovation Keynote Address by: David Gergen Director, Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership May 4,...

Beyond the Classroom: Co-Educating Students in the Service-Learning Partnership


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Service-Learning Symposium: “Beyond the Classroom: Co-Educating Students in the Service-Learning Partnership” May 5, 2009, 5:00 – 9:00 PM The City College of New York, NAC Faculty...

Restoring Balance: New Visions for Food and Activity


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Restoring Balance: New Visions for Food and Activity A working conference celebrating 100 years of the Program in Nutrition Teachers College Columbia University Broadway between 120th and 121st...

2009 National Conference on Volunteering and Service


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The 2009 National Conference on Volunteering and Service, taking place June 22-24 at the Moscone Center – West in the heart of San Francisco, is the world’s largest gathering of volunteer...

Call for Papers: Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education Journal


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The Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education is accepting papers for its annual journal.  The deadline is May 1. The PBCOHE Journal 1) provides a forum for critical discussions on relevant...

National Summit on P-16 Service-Learning Leadership


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My name is Shelley Henderson, and I am the P-16 Coordinator for the Service-Learning Academy at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. I wanted to let you know about a summit my office is planning that...

NC AfterSchool SYNERGY Conference


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The NC Center for Afterschool Programs invites you to attend our statewide afterschool SYNERGY Conference Scheduled for April 29 – May 1, 2009, at the Joseph S. Koury Center in Greensboro,...

Call for Proposals: First Annual STEP Up High School Summit


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California Afterschool Network’s Requesting Proposals for its First Annual STEP Up High School Summit The California Afterschool Network is planning its first annual STEP  UP High School...

Grant Opportunities

Arts Alive


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The PNC Foundation announced today that it will double its commitment to arts groups in the twelve-county, Philadelphia/South Jersey region with the introduction of PNC ARTS ALIVE a five-year, $5...

National Association of Independent Schools: Challenge 20/20 Partnership


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The National Association of Independent Schools: Challenge 20/20 Partnership The National Association of Independent Schools invites schools to participate in Challenge 20/20, a program that brings...

NEA Foundation: Learning & Leadership Grants


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NEA Foundation: Learning & Leadership Grants NEA Foundation Learning & Leadership Grants support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in...

Acres for America Grant Program


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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Accepting Preproposals for Wal-Mart Acres for America Grant Program Deadline: April 1 and September 1, annually (Pre-proposal) Acres for America, a partnership...

Project Learning Tree: Green Works!


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Project Learning Tree: Green Works! Project Learning Tree GreenWorks! gives grants for community action and service-learning projects. GreenWorks! projects should address an environmental issue, and...

Grants for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers


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Dominion Foundation Accepting Grant Applications for 2009-10 School Year from Elementary and Secondary School Teachers Deadline: May 1, 2009 Energy company Dominion and the Dominion Foundation ()...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Part-Time Business Manager, Cradles to Crayons


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[emailed 3/19/2009] Part-Time Business Manager, Philadelphia The Business Manager will be primarily responsible for all organizational finances and reporting, as well as supporting office technology...

Youthworks Manager, Mural Arts Program


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[emailed 3/19/2009] Youthworks Manager Description: Mural Arts Program (MAP) partners with the Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) to provide summer programming and employment opportunities for...

UC Green Corps


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2009 UC Green Corps accepting applications Do you know someone who likes to work hard and might like to join the UC Green Corps? The UC Green Corps, a greening maintenance program, offers...

Information Systems Administrator, Achieving Independence Center


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[emailed 3/17/2009] ARBOR E&T JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION:        Information Systems Administrator REPORTS TO:    Project Director RESPONSIBILITIES: – Perform responsible technical...

Lead Coach, Achieving Independence Center


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[emailed 3/17/2009] ARBOR, E&T JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title:  Lead Coach Achieving Independence Center 11th & Market Streets Philadelphia, PA...

EducationWorks AmeriCorps Opportunities


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EducationWorks AmeriCorps Opportunities Would you like to help shape the future? Our AmeriCorps national service programs focus on the education and safety of children and youth in Philadelphia....

Miscellaneous

Marci Resnick Teacher Fund Awards


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Applications are now being accepted for the 2009-2010 Marci Resnick Teacher Fund Awards. Four awards of $500 each will be presented in June. Two of them will go to teachers who are members of the...

Oxfam America CHANGE Initiative Summer Training for students


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The Oxfam America CHANGE Initiative is now accepting student applications for its free 2009 summer training in Boston July 18-24. Here is your chance to become more involved on your campus and...


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