The week of

June 15, 2009

Other Local Events and Workshops

College Marketing 101

College Marketing 101 June 24 Campus Philly is giving area businesses and cultural institutions a crash course in college student marketing. During this presentation and panel discussion, your...

Water & Public Health

American Public Health Association Annual Conference November 7-11, 2009 Philadelphia, PA This year’s APHA conference theme is Water & Public Health.  As usual, CCPH is exhibiting with the...

Call for Abstracts: Women’s Health Conference

Call for Abstracts – Women’s Health Conference WOMEN’S WAY is currently serving on the planning committee for the Penn-ICOWHI 18th International Congress on Women’s Health....

StorySlam at Kimmel Center

StorySlam at Kimmel “The Great Outdoors” First Person StorySlams are a monthly, real-life-storytelling competition; each month’s theme elicits stories that come from the life...

Positive Pshychology Lecture

The Positive Psychology Center presents Emphasizing the Positive: Positive Emotions, Diverse Social Networks, and Social Status Contribute to Lower Morbidity and Mortality Sheldon Cohen, Part of the...

Obtaining Public Benefits for Immigrants

Pennsylvania Immigration & Citizenship Coalition Are You Eligible? Obtaining Public Benefits for Immigrants A training for providers and advocates When: Tuesday, July 7, 2009 8:30 am—12:30 pm...

MicroSociety Conference: Science, Engineering, and Entrepreneurship

17th Annual MICROSOCIETY National Conference MICROSOCIETY’s 17th Annual National Conference Dates: June 28 – July 1, 2009 Location: Philadelphia, Moore College of Design Theme: Science,...

New Resources

Building Healthy Communities through Medical-Religious Partnerships

Building Healthy Communities through Medical-Religious Partnerships By W. Daniel Hale, PhD and Richard G. Bennett, MD Building Healthy Communities through Medical-Religious Partnerships describes an...

Book: Collaboration: What Makes it Work 2nd Edition

Collaboration: What Makes it Work 2nd Edition By Dr. Paul W. Mattessich PhD et al A new look at what makes collaborations successful What makes the difference between your collaboration’s...

National Survey of Children’s Health

Research Center Releases New Data on Key Indicators of Children’s Health The National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) 2007 examines the physical and emotional health of children and...

Family Health History: Resource Brief

Brief Features Family Health History Resources Family Health History: Resource Brief contains information about federal agency Web sites and other resources that provide information about factors...

Cultivating Women’s Health Through Community Based Research

Women’s Health Research Network Releases New Primer on CBR The Women’s Health Research Network is excited to announce the launch of a new primer on Community Based Research (CBR)! Entitled...

New Article: CBPR From the Margin to the Mainstream

CCPH Co-Authors Article on CBPR in Prestigious Cardiovascular Journal! Community Campus Partnerships for Health Interim Executive Director Sarena Seifer has co-authored co-authored an article on...

Transforming Urban Education: Implications for State Policymakers

Transforming Urban Education: Implications for State Policymakers link: / authors: Laura Lefkowits, Barbara Diamondpublished in: Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning, KnowledgeWorks...

New Report: Parsing the Achievement Gap: Baselines for Tracking Progress

This Policy Information Report follows up on a 2003 report Parsing the Achievement Gap: Baselines for Tracking Progress. The updated report identifies 16 factors related to academic performance...

Out-of-School Time Field Trip Directories

Out-of-School Time Resource Center has updated our field trip, traveling services, and training directory for the summer!  You can view and download all three directories on our website: If you are...

New Report from Gates Foundation on Education Investments

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation shifts course without regret For six years, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation spent billions of dollars to test the idea that smaller high schools might...

New Report on Teacher Effectiveness

An indictment of teacher evaluation In public school districts nationwide, parents are asked to trust that their children are receiving a quality education, even though no one can tell them whether...

New Report: Strengthening After-School STEM Staff Development

Two new reports from the Coalition for Science After School: In 2008, with funding from The Noyce Foundation, CSAS undertook a review of staff development for after-school STEM.  A select group of...

New Report: A Year of Lessons from Expanding Learning Time

Expanded Learning Time: the New Normal – from TASC June 3, 2009 Visit the TASC Web site for New York Nonprofit Press piece as a PDF. Dear Friends, A year ago, TASC joined with the New York...

New Service-Learning game for youth

Learn and Serve America grantee CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement) has helped develop this service-learning game. (PS – 97% of all American youth...

Miscellaneous

Teleconference on No Child Left Behind

For those concerned with ensuring your school is stays compliant under the No Child Left Behind Act, there will be a live, 60-minute Audio Conference: Changes to NCLB: Will Your School Be Prepared?...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Grant Writer/Program Manager, LGBT Health Program, Drexel University

[posted 06/12/2009] Grant Writer/Program Manager, LGBT Health Program, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PN The Program for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Health...

Community Outreach Coordinator, National Student Partnerships

[emailed 6/10/09] Community Outreach Coordinator/AmeriCorps*National Direct Member- Full Time Location: Philadelphia, PA Who We Are: National Student Partnerships (NSP) is a nonprofit organization...

Intern, Childspace Cooperative Development

[emailed 6/9/09] Childspace Cooperative Development, Inc. seeks an Intern Childspace CDI is a non-profit organization who provides early education teachers and employees with the skills, leadership,...

Grant Opportunities

Initiative to Share Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Eliminate Health Disparities

National Organizations that Serve Minority Communities Initiative to Share Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Eliminate Health Disparities with Local Affiliates & Chapters (MNOs REACH-US) Deadline:...

Community Living Program: Administration on Aging

The Community Living Program: Administration on Aging Deadline: July 2, 2009 Under this Announcement, the Administration on Aging will award Cooperative Agreements to assist State Units on Aging...

Strengthening Communities Fund

The Federal Government recognizes the important work carried out by nonprofit organizations to address the needs of disadvantaged and hard-to-reach populations suffering economic hardships and...

Project Learning Tree: GreenWorks! Grants

Project Learning Tree: GreenWorks! Grants Project Learning Tree (PLT) GreenWorks! grants engage PLT educators and their students with their community via “learning-by-doing” environmental...

Student Conservation Association: Green Your School Contest

The Student Conservation Association: Green Your School Contest The Student Conservation Association’s Green Your School Contest stimulates and/or identifies conservation service projects...

NYSE Financial Future Challenge

By Kids for Kids/NYSE Foundation/K12: NYSE Financial Future Challenge The NYSE Financial Future Challenge asks kids to come up with new ways to teach their peers about finance, money management, and...

Open Meadows Foundation: Grants for Women and Girls

Open Meadows Foundation: Grants for Women and Girls Open Meadows Foundation is a grant-making organization for projects that are led by and benefit women and girls. It funds projects that reflect the...

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Grant

VITA Grant The VITA Grant Program is back this year! The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that they will be accepting application for the 2010 VITA Grant. The application period will close on...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Abstracts: Active Living Research Conference

Call for Conference Abstracts: Active Living Research 2010 Annual Conference Deadline: July 29, 2009 Active Living Research (ALR) invites abstracts to be considered for presentation at the 2010...

CDC’s Inaugural Conference on Obesity Prevention and Control

CDC’s Inaugural Conference on Obesity Prevention and Control July 27-29, 2009 Washington, On July 27-29, 2009, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Nutrition, Physical...

Center for Sustainable Health Outreach 10th Annual Unity Conference

Center for Sustainable Health Outreach 10th Annual Unity Conference July 27-29, 2009 St. Louis, MI The Center for Sustainable Health Outreach (CSHO) will hold its 10th annual Unity conference July...

STEM Education Research Designs

STEM EDUCATION RESEARCH DESIGNS: Conceptual and Practical Considerations for Planning Experimental Studies Workshop III: Summative Convocation With Support from the National Science Foundation (MSP)...

Convergence on Zero: The Transition to Zero Emissions

Convergence on Zero: The Transition to Zero Emissions A free public conference 25th-26th June 2009 Baird Auditorium, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Washington, DC The Convergence on...

Program-Related Investments Institute

PRI Institute Baltimore, MD June 24-26, 2009 Foundation executives, staff and trustees are invited to participate in a dynamic, exclusive seminar on the use of program-related investments (PRI).  ...

Partnerships Classifieds

Gardening and Cleaning in University City

BARTRAM’S BEDS CLEAN UP SET FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH Join us for a morning of sprucing up the Bartram’s Beds located at 40th St. and Woodland Avenue (and Baltimore Avenue).  From 9am-12pm...

Fan Fair Volunteers needed

Be a Fan Fair Fan Categories: Health, Volunteering Type: Unpaid The Philadelphia Senior Center is looking for help distributing fans during the summer season to keep older adults safe and comfortable...

Save the Date: Philadelphia Cares Day

Save-the-Date Philadelphia Cares Day October 17, 2009 Join over 12,000 Philadelphians as we partner with the School District of Philadelphia for this volunteer-a-thon, where we’ll work side by...

Organizations needed for Civic Opportunities Fair

The Pennsylvania Coalition for Representative Democracy invites Southeastern Pennsylvania community organizations and businesses to participate in our first ever Civic Opportunities Fair for...


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