The week of

June 2, 2009

Other Local Events and Workshops

MLK High School Souled Out event


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Martin Luther King High School proudly presents “Souled Out!” Contemporary Youth Choir Concert Featuring The Martin Luther King High School Choir Director, Jerome Lang and The...

Tour the EPA Research Vessal OSV Bold


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Ahoy! The Environmental Protection Agency and its crew welcomes you aboard the OSV Bold! Take a tour of the Bold on Tuesday, July 14th. Educational displays, children’s activities and tours will...

Citibank’s 3rd Annual Nonprofit Day


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Citibank plans 3rd Annual Nonprofit Day Citibank is hosting its 3d Annual Nonprofit Day on Thursday, June 19th. Entitled Retool, Rebuild, Recover, Citibank’s Non-Profit Day offers the opportunity...

ABC Games at Please Touch Museum


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ABC Games return to Please Touch Museum Please Touch Museum will mark the return of a longtime museum favorite: the 9th Annual ABC Games, presented by US Airways, from June 5th to the 28th. The month...

Youth Ballroom Dancing Competition


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Youth ballroom dancing competition planned Dancing Classrooms Philly, a licensed ballroom dancing program sponsored by the Arts in Schools Collaborative, will present the 2009 Colors of the Rainbow...

Block Captains Beat the Heat dinner


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PCA invites block captains to help keep seniors cool in summer Philadelphia Corporation for Aging ‘s first Block Captains Beat the Heat dinner and information session will take place Monday...

3rd Youth Outreach, Education and Empowerment Summit


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The 3rd Youth Outreach, Education and Empowerment Summit:  One City, One Voice on Saturday, June 20th at Temple University’s Student Center for youth ages 13-24 and adults who teach, parent and...

June is AIDS Education Month – Event Listings


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AIDS Education Month has begun! Here are some of this year’s highlights: * Join in the fun at the Community Cookout! * First-time ever Prison Summit Resource Guide will be made available! * The...

Project Great Potential Entrepreneurship Program


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PROJECT GREAT POTENTIAL Russell Hicks PGP Program Manager 4548 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 1939 215‐895‐4012 Rhicks@ Project Great Potential (PGP) is an entrepreneurship program that helps...

New Resources

City of Philadelphia Recovery Website


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City of Philadelphia Posts New Recovery Web Site.  The City of Philadelphia has developed a web page with information on funding and projects related to the federal recovery.  RFPs will be listed...

New Article: Colleges should teach service


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Promoting Service to College Students.  On May 5 Silvio Laccetti, a professor of social science at the Stevens Institute of Technology, wrote in an opinion piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer that...

History of U.S. Children’s Policy 1900-present


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A brief history of child policy in the A new 28-page publication from First Focus, a bipartisan advocacy organization on federal children and families policies, has released a history of federal...

New Report: Young Hispanic Children: Boosting Opportunities for Learning


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A rapidly growing demographic that needs immediate intervention Hispanics are the largest and fastest-growing racial-ethnic group in the United States, but they trail whites and Asian Americans at...

New Article: Stereotyping and Educational Performance


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New insight on females and ‘math phobia’: overcoming ‘stereotype threat’ A new study shows that when women are aware of both negative and positive stereotypes related to...

Digest of Education Statistics 2008


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Digest of Education Statistics, 2008 p?pubid=2009020 The “Digest of Education Statistics, 2008,” from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), is the 44th in a series of...

New Report: Researching the Impacts of Climate change Around the World


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Solving the Puzzle: Researching the Impacts of Climate change Around the World climate/ This report highlights research findings with respect to the ways climate change is having an impact on: Sky,...

New Report: Parent Involvement Strategies in Urban Middle and High Schools


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Parent Involvement Strategies in Urban Middle and High Schools in the Northeast and Island Region p?pubid=REL2009069 This report summarizes efforts to develop and pilot test a protocol for...

2009 Philadelphia Local Food Guide


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THE 2009 PHILADELPHIA LOCAL FOOD GUIDE IS HERE! Fair Food is happy to announce the release of the 2009 Philadelphia Local Food Guide which appeared Thursday, May 14 as an insert in the Philadelphia...

New Website: Financing and Sustaining Youth Programs with tobacco settlement money


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Financing and Sustaining Youth Programs States Just Received Over $7 billion in 2009 Tobacco Settlement Payments For youth programs to be successful, policymakers, program leaders and intermediary...

Philadelphia’s Stimulus Funds Implementation Plan


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City offers plan for workforce stimulus funds The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (usually referred to as the federal stimulus bill) was signed into law on February 17th with the intent to...

New Website: Common Good Forecaster


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Web tool shows impact of improving education The American Human Development Project and United Way have announced the launch of their Common Good Forecaster™, a Web-based tool that illustrates the...

New Report: Struggling to Make Ends Meet in Pennsylvania


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1 in 5 Pennsylvania households in economic crisis One-fifth of the million households in Pennsylvania lack adequate income to meet their basic needs, representing a large and diverse group of...

New Website: Eagles Eye Health


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Philadelphia Eagles launch new eye health website The Eagles Youth Partnership is keeping an Eagles Eye on Eye Health with a new digital companion to its Eagles Eye Mobile that has, over the past 13...

New Syllabus: Introduction to Community Organizing


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Aaron Schutz has a course, Introduction to Community Organizing, now posted on the COMM-ORG Syllabi page, Get the syllabus directly at: Course Overview (Intro) This course was created for a...

Partnerships Classifieds

City Council Internship


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INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY IN CITY COUNCIL Looking for an exciting and meaningful internship?  Want to help people, make a difference and impact city policy?  Then the Office of Philadelphia City...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Papers: Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum


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Call for Papers The Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum Announces the 11th International Conference on Ethics Across the Curriculum Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, New York November...

Grant Opportunities

Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation


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Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation Invites Applications for Dental Programs Deadline: August 17, 2009 The Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation, Inc., the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of New...

Grants to Restore Fish Habitats


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FishAmerica Foundation Offers Grants to Restore Fish Habitats Deadline: June 22, 2009 The American Sportfishing Association’s FishAmerica Foundation unites the sportfishing industry with...

Public Welfare Foundation


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Public Welfare Foundation: Grants for Organizations that Serve Disadvantaged Communities The Public Welfare Foundation supports organizations that address human needs in disadvantaged communities,...

Library Media Connection Award


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Gale/Library Media Connection: TEAMS Award The Gale/Library Media Connection TEAMS Award recognizes and encourages the critical collaboration between the teacher and media specialist to promote...

Neighborhood Excellence Initiative in Philadelphia


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BOA opens Neighborhood Excellence Initiative Bank of America has begun its sixth annual Neighborhood Excellence Initiative in Philadelphia, which combines leadership development with mission based...

CIGNA Foundation Targeted Grants Program


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CIGNA Foundation offers targeted grants The CIGNA Foundation is accepting applications for its Targeted Grants program. The purpose of this effort is to support innovative programs addressing the...

Braille Training Program


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Feds offer $200,000 for Braille training program The US Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services is offering $200,000 for two awards to establish projects that will provide training...

Second Chance Juvenile Mentoring Initiative


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‘Second Chance’ grants available The US Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention’s Second Chance Juvenile Mentoring Initiative is offering awards of up to $625,000 per...

US Airways Community Education Grant Program


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US Airways Education Foundation Invites Applications for Community Education Grant Program Deadline: July 1, 2009 The US Airways Education Foundation is seeking grant applicants for its 2009...

Awards Program for Young Female Social Entrepreneurs


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Youth Service America Announces New Awards Program for Young Female Social Entrepreneurs Deadline: August 1, 2009 Youth Service America has announced the launch of the first annual Gladys Marinelli...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Vice President for Enrollment Management, Student Affairs and Student Life, Cheyney University


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[emailed 5/13/2009] Cheyney University of Pennsylvania seeks nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Enrollment Management, Student Affairs and Student Life. This position...

Summer Interns, College Access and Career Readiness


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[posted 5/13/09] The Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania is hiring several part-time summer interns to help in our College Access and Career Readiness Program....

VISTA positions, Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger


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[emailed 5/13/09] The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger is currently seeking energetic and idealistic individuals to fill 4 full-time VISTA positions from late July 2009 to late July...

Business Development Coordinator, Caring People Alliance


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[posted 5/16/09] Caring People Alliance – Business Development Coordinator. Caring People Alliance is seeking a Business Development Coordinator for Database and Evaluation.  The position will...

Miscellaneous

Youthbuild Philadelphia Charter School


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If you’re 18-20 and have dropped out of school, be a Drop-in. Earn your high school diploma. Call today: 215-627-8671 YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School provides out-of-school youth in...

Woman of Worth Volunteer Awards


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L’Oréal Paris Invites Nominations for Woman of Worth Volunteer Awards Deadline: July 13, 2009 L’Oréal Paris is accepting nominations for its annual Woman of Worth awards program. In...

Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation


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Drucker Institute Seeks Applications for Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation Deadline: July 1, 2009 The Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University has announced a call for applications for...

NSTA New Science Teacher Academy


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Description: As a cornerstone to building exceptional science educators for the future, this special Academy should be considered by new science teachers across the country. NSTA will again select...


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