The week of

September 7, 2009

Other Local Events and Workshops

How to Counsel People Through Preventing Foreclosure


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HOW TO COUNSEL PEOPLE THROUGH THE EMOTIONAL CHALLENGE OF PREVENTING FORECLOSURE Join the Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition (GPUAC) on Friday, September 18th from 9:00-12:00 at the Federal...

Migrant Education Program Annual Conference


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The Pennsylvania Department of Education in partnership with the Center for Schools and Communities is pleased to announce the 2009 Pennsylvania Department of Education Migrant Education Program...

NJ’s Annual Afterschool Conference


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NJSACC: The Network for New Jersey’s Afterschool Communities has now opened registration for Celebrate Afterschool! NJ’s Annual Afterschool Conference November 13th and 14th, 2009 in...

Tree Tender Training


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BECOME A TREE TENDER! Tree Tenders is a training program that empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for their local tree canopy. Join us for nine hours of...

Establishing & Maintaining a Successful Volunteer Program


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September 29: Establishing & Maintaining a Successful Volunteer Program for Your Nonprofit Organization. This brown-bag lunch workshop from the Regional Foundation Center of the Free Library is...

Effective Advertising and Program Outreach for out-of-school time staff


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September 23: Peer Networking Meeting on Effective Advertising and Program Outreach.  Meet OST staff, share challenges and victories, exchange resources, and develop new relationships in an informal...

Sports and Media Literacy Professional Development Program


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September 19: Back-to-School Professional Development Program for the Phila Youth Media Community. Attend this special event to learn about an innovative approach to media literacy using a program...

Meet the Funders


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September 18: Meet the Funders. This LaSalle’s Nonprofit Center panel will focus on today’s funding trends and help participants maximize their ability to secure grants by being targeted...

Foundations 101


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September 15: Foundations 101. This is an introductory overview of the basics of grant research and Regional Foundation Center resources. It is FREE, but registration is required and space is...

Festival Verde


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Festival Verde When: Saturday October 3rd, 2009 Where: 8th & Berks Streets (2 Blocks from Temple U. SEPTA rail station) Festival Verde is an environmental fair designed to engage North...

Childcare Workshops Offered by CADCOM


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Childcare Workshops Offered by CADCOM Community Action Development Commission and The Micro Enterprise Resource Center (MERC) present four consecutive workshops starting: 1. September 7, 2009 –...

No Vacancy: Re-imaging Vacant Land in Philadelphia


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Urban Sustainability Forum No Vacancy: Re-imaging Vacant Land in Philadelphia When: Thursday, September 17th, 6:00-6:30 Reception, 6:30-8:30- Program This program features a panel discussion to look...

Entrepreneurial Training Program


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Entrepreneurial Training Program Event Starts: Tuesday, September 15, 2009 from 6:00 to 9:30 Event Ends: Tuesday, November 24, 2009 Where: Women’s Business Development Center, 1315 Walnut St...

Greenfest Philly 2009


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Greenfest Philly 2009 When: Sunday, September 13, 2009 from 11am-6pm Where: 2nd and South Streets Philadelphia, PA GreenFest Philly is now accepting applications for exhibiting at the 4th Annual...

Philagreen Hospitality Association: Event Greening Discussion


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Philagreen Hospitality Association Hosting Event Greening Discussion When: Thursday, September 10th Where: Sheraton University City Hotel from 4:00-5:30 Philagreen Hospitality Association is hosting...

What Every Teacher Should Know about Child Abuse


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FREE ACT 48 WORKSHOP: Recognizing, Responding, and Reporting: What Every Teacher Should Know about Child Abuse Presented by The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County When: Thursday, September...

Green Roofs Workshop for Homeowners


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Green Village Presents a Green Roofs- a workshop for Homeowners Find how to turn your boring roof just sitting on top of your house into a luscious and energy saving green roof!!  Come to Green...

Sept. 11 Volunteer Fair


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Volunteer Fair Friday, September 11 9:00 am to 2:00 pm City Hall Courtyard (Rain Location: Mayor’s Reception Room – City Hall, Room 202) “Everybody can be great because anybody can...

A Greater Philadelphia: Envisioning our Region’s Future


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A Greater Philadelphia: Envisioning our Region’s Future 123 South Broad St., 28th Floor Justice Roberts Room.  Wednesday  September 30th, 2009 @ 8-10AM. Over the past 4 years, a group of 100+...

To Blog or Not to Blog: Marketing Meets Technology


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To Blog or Not to Blog: Marketing Meets Technology Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow, Ltd.  1635 Market Street, 7 Penn Center, 11th Floor.  Wednesday  September 23rd, 2009 @...

New Resources

Toward a new measure of poverty


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In search of an updated measure for poverty The federal poverty measure is deeply flawed, writes Mark Greenberg of the Center for American Progress. Established in the 1960s and “low and in...

Philadelphia Public School Notebook Fall Guide


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The Notebook just released its first ever Fall Guide. The Guide has vital information about the new school year and Philadelphia public schools, both District and charter. The spotlight this year is...

Directory of After School Recreation and Enrichment Activities


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After School Directory Aims to Keep Philly Kids Safe and Active ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships will release its annual Directory of After School Recreation and Enrichment Activities, which...

Website: MetroPhilaMapper


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MetroPhilaMapper Offers New Features Metropolitan Philadelphia Indicators Project is pleased to announce that MetroPhilaMapper, our mapping utility, has undergone several upgrades. Thanks to Avencia...

Afterschool: Providing a Successful Route to Credit Attainment and Recovery


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Afterschool: Providing a Successful Route to Credit Attainment and Recovery. This issue brief from the Afterschool Alliance discusses the role afterschool plays in providing older youth with critical...

New Report: Accelerating Change for Women and Girls: The Role of Women’s Funds,


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Accelerating Change for Women and Girls: The Role of Women’s Funds. A joint publication of The Foundation Center and Women’s Funding Network, this slim volume chronicles the substantial...

New Report: Progress and Challenges of Philadelphia’s Small High Schools


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Small High Schools in Philadelphia A new report finds some promising signs emerging from 25 small high schools created in Philadelphia. Lots of small high schools have managed to make coming to...

New Report: Turning Today’s Economic Inflection Point into Tomorrow’s Savings Behavior


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Turning Today’s Economic Inflection Point into Tomorrow’s Savings Behavior In today’s economic climate, the importance of saving has become of critical value. Financial services organizations,...

Partnerships Classifieds

September 11 National Day of Remembrance and Service


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Join Us in Service September 11th, 2009 9/11 is a date none of us will ever forget. Mayor Nutter will commemorate the first September 11 National Day of Remembrance and Service by bringing...

Volunteers Needed, West Philadelphia High School Community Partners


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Help Turnaround West Philly High Volunteers Needed The West Philadelphia High School Community Partners are beginning a new initiative to reach out to parents. We will be doing home visits, house...

volunteers needed, OneWebDay Philly


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Please volunteer for our OneWebDay Philly technology service project! In an effort to connect technologists and those on the wrong side of the digital divide, we are organizing internet trainings at...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Request for Proposals: Building and Sustaining Engagement in Critical Times


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Request for Proposals — 2010 Gulf-South Summit People, Place, & Partners: Building and Sustaining Engagement in Critical Times As the first decade of the 21st century comes to a close, pressing...

Recruiting and Retaining Teachers in High-Need Content and Geographic Areas


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The deadline for Journal of Curriculum and Instruction’s next call for manuscripts is right around the corner- October 15th.  The theme is “Recruiting and Retaining Teachers in High-Need...

National Conference to End Health Disparities II: Faces of a Health Future


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National Conference to End Health Disparities II: Faces of a Health Future November 3-6, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC Conference Purpose: The purpose of Faces of a Healthy Future: National Conference to...

Call for Workshops: Coalition for Community Schools Conf


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Building Innovative Partnerships for Student Success: The Key to America’s Future The Coalition for Community Schools is calling for workshop and field-building dialogue/affinity group...

Call for Proposals: Community Campus Partnerships for Health Annual Conf


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We invite you to share your knowledge, wisdom and experience!  Submit a proposal for a session or poster presentation at the next Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) conference, May...

Creative Leadership in Environmental Education


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North American Association For Environmental Education Annual Conference The Power of Partnerships: Creative Leadership in Environmental Education Portland, Oregon October 7-10, 2009 6th Annual...

engage NOW conference with the Dalai Lama


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The University of Calgary presents: *engage NOW* A two-day conference of profound relevance to all educators. September 30 – October 1, 2009 Inspired by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama’s...

Grant Opportunities

Do Something Grants


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Deadline: September 15, 2009 Young People Invited to Submit After-School Projects for Do Something Grants Do Something and JCPenney have teamed up to support youth-led afterschool programs and...

Hilton Hotel Grants


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Hilton Hotel Grants. The Hilton Hotels chain provides grants ranging for education, health and youth programs in areas where it has operations. Max Award: $10,000....

Great American Bake Sale


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Great American Bake Sale. Nonprofit organizations that work to increase the number of children receiving nutritious after-school and summer meals may be eligible to apply for funds through this grant...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Volunteer Coordination Intern, Campaign for Working Families


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Volunteer Coordination Intern Every year, the Campaign for Working Families recruits, trains, and manages over 500 volunteer tax preparers that staff our 14 free tax sites in Philadelphia...

Site Manager, Campaign for Working Families


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Campaign for Working Families Position Description:    Site Manager (Full/Part-Time Seasonal positions) Reports to: Director of Operations, Campaign for Working Families Program:    The...

Assistant Site Manager/Coordinator, Campaign for Working Families


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Position Description:    Assistant Site Manager/Coordinator Reports to:     Site Manager & Director of Operations, Campaign for Working Families Program:    The Campaign for Working...

Operations Intern, Campaign for Working Families


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Operations Intern Job Description Tax Season 2009-2010 Seeking highly motivated and mature individuals with above average PC and software skills (Excel and PowerPoint) to fill Operations Intern...

Program Coordinator, Kensington South Neighborhood Advisory Council (KSNAC)


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NAC Program Coordinator Introduction: The Kensington South Neighborhood Advisory Council (KSNAC) is a non-profit, city-funded organization that is currently looking for a Program Coordinator to head...

Technology Associate, Computers for Youth


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Position: Technology Associate Job Type: Part-time, temporary, Fridays and Saturdays Location: Philadelphia, PA ABOUT COMPUTERS FOR YOUTH Computers for Youth (CFY) is tackling an important national...

Technology Coordinator, Computers for Youth


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Position: Technology Coordinator – Part-time position Location: Philadelphia, PA ABOUT COMPUTERS FOR YOUTH Computers for Youth (CFY) is tackling an important national problem—across our country,...

Manager, Financial Stability, United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania


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Manager, Financial Stability The United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s mission is to improve people’s lives by mobilizing the caring power of donors, volunteers and communities.  We have an...

Program Manager, U.S. Department of Labor


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Program Manager, Department of Labor SALARY RANGE: 125, – 153, USD /year OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday, September 02, 2009 to Wednesday, September 16, 2009 SERIES & GRADE: GS-0340-15/15 POSITION...

Executive Director, Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory


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Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory: Executive Director. Youth development and educational non-profit organization seeks a motivated individual to lead the organization into its next phase of life. ...

Director of Education, Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture


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Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture: Director of Education. The Director of Ed will develop and manage educational programs: summer camp, in/after-school based arts program, music instruction and...

Senior Operations Planner, SEPTA


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Senior Operations Planner for SEPTA The Senior Operations Planner is a critical position at SEPTA and is responsible for coordinating, supervising and conducting research and analysis to determine...

Miscellaneous

Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States


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Census Bureau to Announce Findings for Income, Earnings, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage What: The Census Bureau will hold an online news conference to announce the findings from its annual...

Environmental Leadership Program accepting applications


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Environmental Leadership Program is pleased to announce that applications for our 2010 Fellowship Classes are now being accepted. Over the past 10 years ELP has been helping emerging leaders from...

Inclusion of Children with Disabilities


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Kids Included Together (KIT)  Presents a FREE WEBINAR ON INCLUSION OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES Dates/times: September 16th @ 12pm PDT, & September 23rd at 10am PDT. Presenter: Nili Mathews,...

Individual Development Account (IDA) program in DelCo


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CAADC, in partnership with the United Way of Southeast Pennsylvania’s Wachovia Scholarship Program, has a unique opportunity available to qualified students in Delaware County. The new Individual...

Public Participation and Community Engagement in Research


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Register Today for September 23 Educational Conference Call on Public Participation and Community Engagement in Research. The call, featuring presenters from the NIH Council of Public...


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