The week of

August 24, 2009

PHENND Events/Activities

Food Stamp Advocates needed

[ed note: This is one of the key service areas PHENND is hoping to support in our new Learn and Serve grant.  Read more at: ] Food Stamp Advocates work to reduce hunger in Philadelphia through their...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Women Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Women Entrepreneurs’ Circle When: Saturday, September 26, 10 – 12:00 Where: Society Hill Dance Academy 409 South 2nd Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 Description Cost: free. Each month the Women...

Launch Party for NPower Delaware

You’re invited to our launch party Join Governor Jack Markell in celebrating the launch of NPower Delaware You are invited to attend the launch party of NPower Delaware.  Join our guest of...

Food Stamp Advocates needed

[ed note: This is one of the key service areas PHENND is hoping to support in our new Learn and Serve grant.  Read more at: ] Food Stamp Advocates work to reduce hunger in Philadelphia through their...

Green Cities, Clean Waters

GREEN CITIES, CLEAN WATERS Join the Philadelphia Water Department on August 25th to learn more about the city’s plan to improve our waters and to green our city. The meeting will take place...

World Green Energy Symposium

New and “Green” Energy is the Responsibility of all mankind. The World Green Energy Symposium Hosts, Sponsors and Partners invite you to join them in what is sure to be one of the most...

Financial Workshop

Financial Workshop When: Saturday, September 12, 10 Where: Hyperion Bank 199 W. Girard Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19125 Description Cost: $50 Learn how to manage your business finances and make savvy...

Entrepreneurship Training Course

Entrepreneurship Training Course Registration Deadline: September 9, 2009 Description Cost: $240; scholarship opportunities are available. Don’t miss this deadline to register for the...

Empowerment Group Information Session

Empowerment Group Information Sessions Description Join Empowerment Group during one of three interactive sessions designed to introduce you to the services Empowerment Group provides. Get a chance...

Community Conversation on Hispanic Education

WHITE HOUSE COMMUNITY CONVERSATION ON HISPANIC EDUCATION TO BE HELD AT COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA ON SEPT. 1, 2009 Juan Sepúlveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on...

2009 PA Community Forestry Conference

Save the Dates! 2009 PA Community Forestry Conference Location: Morris Arboretum, Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill area Thursday, Oct. 22, 8:00 to 8:00 – Presentations followed by a...

4th Annual Passing the Torch Event

The Enterprise Center’s 4th  Annual Passing the Torch: a reception celebrating the next generation of minority entrepreneurs Honoring: PRWT Services, Inc. & Top of the Clock Security, Inc....

Cyber Teaming: Communication and Collaboration

FREE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY Cyber Teaming: Communication and Collaboration Join other Life Science Professionals* in this dynamic and cooperative seminar to build Cyber Team skills. Learn from highly...

New Resources

Boosting the Earned Income Tax Credit to Help Metropolitan Workers and Families

Report Highlights How to Boost Incomes of Working Families Struggling as the Recession Deepens Expanding the Federal EITC could bring back $300 million to Chicago communities High prices, low wages,...

Understanding the State of Knowledge of Youth Engagement Financing and Sustainability

Understanding the State of Knowledge of Youth Engagement Financing and Sustainability This report provides critical information on the costs, funding sources, financing strategies and sustainability...

New Paper: Community Development Approach to Rural Recruitment

[from Comm-Org] I am very pleased to announce another addition to the COMM-ORG papers collection: C. Ken Shannon, A Community Development Approach to Rural Recruitment Rural Health Care faces many...

Book: Jim Crow Nostalgia: Reconstructing Race in Bronzeville

COMM-ORG invites reviews of all books announced on the discussion list. From:     Heather Skinner <skinn077@> An incisive analysis of racial identity in urban politics. JIM CROW NOSTALGIA:...

Special Issue: Credit Union Journal: Next 100 Years

Credit Union Journal is closing out its celebration of the 100th anniversary of CUs in the with an issue that will be dedicated to “The Next 100 Years.”  We are putting out a call for...

Urban Planning Tools for Climate Change Mitigation

Urban Planning Tools for Climate Change Mitigation (Policy Focus Report) Abstract Land use and urban form are key contributors to greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) through the physical arrangement of...

Delivering on the Promise of Data to Transform Teaching and Learning

Data rich, information poor A new policy brief from the Alliance for Education brings attention to data use in the classroom, stating “while many policy discussions focus on data-driven...

Teaching Diverse Students Initiative

Helping educators improve learning in diverse classrooms As part of an effort to improve the teaching of students of color, the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance program has...

Miscellaneous

Siemens We Can Change the World Environmental Education Challenge

Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge Invites Students and Teachers to Address Environmental Issues The Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education, and the National Science Teachers Association have...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

AmeriCorps positions, EducationWorks

Making a Difference Every Day Coach · Mentor · Support · Lead · Guide · Change Help us provide year-round educational programs during and after school to children, youth, and families throughout...

Program Coordinator, Delaware Valley Earth Force

Program Coordinator, Delaware Valley Earth Force Mission:  Earth Force engages young people as active citizens who improve the environment and their communities now and in the future. Delaware...

Grant Opportunities

SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund

SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund Offers Funding for Wildlife Conservation Deadline: December 1, 2009 The SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund is a nonprofit private charitable...

Funding for Investor Research and Education Projects

FINRA Investor Education Foundation Offers Funding for Research and Education Projects Deadline: November 5, 2009 The FINRA Investor Education Foundation supports innovative research and educational...

Prudential: Spirit of Community Awards

Prudential: Spirit of Community Awards The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honor young people in grades 5 through 12 who have demonstrated exemplary voluntary service to their communities....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Submissions: Products of Community Engaged work

September 1 is the Deadline for Submissions for the Public Launch of ! Do you have products from your work in service-learning, community-based participatory research or community-based programs that...

Global Environmental Sustainability Symposium

3rd Annual Global Environmental Sustainability Symposium A Green Economy for a Sustainable Future Monday, April 5, 2010 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Central Connecticut State University New Britain, CT CALL...

Millennials Making a Difference

Registration for the Sixth Annual Conference of the Midwest Consortium for Service-Learning in Higher Education is now open! Millennials Making a Difference Featuring keynote speakers Dr. Mark David...

Community Schools 101: Linking Higher Education and High Schools for a Better Community

Community Schools 101: Linking Higher Education and High Schools for a Better Community Join university and high school leaders from Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Texas as we launch the...

Call for Proposals: 5th Annual Underbanked Financial Services Forum

The Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) invites you to submit presentation proposals for the 5th Annual Underbanked Financial Services Forum in Miami, Fl on June 9-11, 2010. CFSI is...

A Better Deal: Securing Our Economic Future NOW

A Better Deal: Securing Our Economic Future NOW. October 15th and 16th, 2009 The Omni Shoreham Hotel Washington, DC Today’s young adults are the first generation in a century who are not likely...

Partnerships Classifieds

Food Stamp Advocates needed

[ed note: This is one of the key service areas PHENND is hoping to support in our new Learn and Serve grant.  Read more at: ] Food Stamp Advocates work to reduce hunger in Philadelphia through their...


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