The week of

September 28, 2009

PHENND Events/Activities

Service Leaders Summit


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Service Leaders Summit 2009 Saturday, November 14, 2009 9:30AM to 4PM Drexel University Bossone Research Enterprise Center (Located on Market St. between 31st and 32nd ) Presented by Campus Philly,...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Urban League of Philadelphia Annual Membership Meeting


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Urban League holds annual membership meeting The 2009 Annual Membership Meeting of the Urban League of Philadelphia will provide a complete overview of its impact in the community and an opportunity...

Bilingual Parent Support Group meetings


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PIN offers monthly and bilingual support groups Parents Involved Network hosts a monthly Parent Support Group for Parents with children with emotional and behavior challenges.  Participants learn...

Latino Children’s Health Conference


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Save the Date November 5, 2009 Family Services of Montgomery County Latino Children’s Health Conference Latino children are at high risk for diabetes mellitus, dental carries, asthma, mental health...

Climate Change and How it Relates to Montgomery County


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Climate Change and How it Relates to Montgomery County, PA. Oct 28th, 6:45pm-8:30pm. Plant and animal species and the habitats in which they live are already beginning to adapt and migrate in...

Seminar: Generating Revenues for Non-Profits


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The Greater Philadelphia Food Systems Network Invites you to attend: “Generating Revenues for Non-Profits in Challenging Economic Times: A Non-Profit Law Seminar” •    Learn innovative...

High School Enrichment Programs


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High School Enrichment Programs For 9th-12th grade students Are you interested in earning up to $500? OR Are you looking to do something different this school year? OR Do you want to meet new...

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day


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Please join us in celebrating the 2009 National Latino AIDS Awareness Day. Saber es Poder/ Knowledge is Power Uniendo Nuestras Banderas/ Uniting our Flags Bring your family to celebrate a day of...

Fellowship Farm Annual Meeting


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Fellowship Farm Annual Meeting All Are Welcome! Fellowship Farm will hold its Annual Meeting on Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 2:00 PM at the Farm.  These gatherings are always a time when old  friends...

Bread and Roses Tribute to Change


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Bread & Roses honors co-founder Finkle Tribute to Change is the annual event of the Bread and Roses Community Fund where Philadelphia-area progressives come together to celebrate advances for...

New Resources

New Book: Housing Policy Revolution: Networks and Neighborhoods


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The Housing Policy Revolution: Networks and Neighborhoods from the Urban Institute Press traces the shift in housing policy from the Washington-led bureaucracies of the 1960s to today’s highly...

New Website: GLBT History Month 2009


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Website launched for GLBT History Month A website celebrating GLBT History Month 2009 has been created Equality Forum on behalf of a coalition of national organizations advocating on behalf of the...

Free Elementary Age Poverty/Hunger S-L curriculum


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You can download a FREE poverty/hunger service-learning curriculum for Grades 4-8 at   Those of you with collaborative programs with local schools may find this curriculum especially useful as there...

Children’s Access to Dental Care in Southeastern Pennsylvania


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84,000 children in region without proper dental care Tooth decay is the most common chronic illness among children, affecting more than three quarters of adolescents and increasing in prevalence...

New Report: Lessons Learned from Pennsylvania’s Nurse-Family Partnership Initiative


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P/PV is pleased to announce the release of its new report, Growing What Works: Lessons Learned from Pennsylvania’s Nurse-Family Partnership Initiative. Growing What Works draws on P/PV’s...

New Book: Rebuild America: Solving the Economic Crisis through Civic Works


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PolicyLink Founder and CEO Angela Glover Blackwell is a collaborator on the newly published book Rebuild America: Solving the Economic Crisis through Civic Works (Paradigm Publishers) by Scott...

New Report: Individual Teacher Incentives, Student Achievement and Grade Inflation


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Teacher-performance incentives and student outcomes in Portugal A recent paper from the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, Germany examines individual, performance-related teacher pay in...

New Website: Understanding Poverty


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Urban Institute unveils Understanding Poverty website The share of Americans living in poverty jumped to percent in 2008—up significantly from percent the year before, according to a new analysis...

Youth Development Training Calendar


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UWSEPA publishes youth development training calendar United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Center for Youth Development has published its Fall 2009 Training Calendar. Space for trainings is...

Partnerships Classifieds

Communications and Development Internships, BuildABridge International


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Communications and Development Internships Available Are you passionate about arts in service to those in need? Intern with the development department of BuildABridge this fall. Tasks include:...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Presenters: SCALE’s Second Virtual Read. Write. Act. Conference


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SCALE’s Second Virtual Read. Write. Act. Conference November 4-6, 2009 Call for Presenters – Due October 12, 2009 Visit to submit your proposal. For 20 years, through a dynamic partnership...

Call for Proposals: 5th International Conference on Civic Education


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5th International Conference on Civic Education Proposal Deadline: 10/15/2009 December 6-8, 2009  ·  Gaylord Opryland Resort  ·  Nashville, Tennessee * Submit proposal to present a research...

Mobilizing Community Caring


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Kenyon Community Building presents: Mobilizing Community Caring Integrating your organization into your community using Asset Based Community Building October 22 & 23, 2009 9 am to 4 pm Ralph...

21st Annual National Service-Learning Conference


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Join your friends and colleagues from around the world for the 21st Annual National Service-Learning Conference — Inspire. Imagine. Innovate! Online registration is now open for this event, which...

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


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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! OUCEC 5 State Regional Conference – Space is limited, register early! Community Schools 101: Linking Higher Education and High Schools for a Better Community Join university...

Call for Papers, Eastern Economic Association


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Call for Papers – Philadelphia February 26 -28, 2010 The Eastern Economic Association invites submissions of papers in all areas of economics for its annual meeting which will be held at the...

Grant Opportunities

Partners Investing in Nursing’s Future


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Invites Applications for Partners Investing in Nursing’s Future Deadline: October 29, 2009 (Brief Proposals) Partners Investing in Nursing’s Future, a...

Volunteer USA Foundation Literacy Grants


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Volunteer USA Foundation Announces Literacy Grants Deadline: October 1, 2009 The Volunteer USA Foundation’s family literacy initiative has announced the availability of planning grants for...

School Mental Health Education Grant Program


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American Psychiatric Foundation Offers Grants for High Schools to Implement Mental Health Educational Model Deadline: October 30, 2009 Established by the American Psychiatric Foundation, a...

Communities Putting Prevention to Work


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CDC Announces $650 Million for Community Chronic Disease Prevention The Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced $650 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to “to...

Community Food Projects Grant


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The Community Food Projects (CFP) Request for Applications for FY2010 is Out! The Community Food Projects (CFP) Competitive Grants Program is the major funding source for community-based food and...

KaBOOM! Play Day Grants for Playground Projects


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KaBOOM! Play Day Grants for Playground Projects (Deadline: October 23) You could be eligible to receive a KaBOOM! grant for a playspace enhancement just by hosting a Play Day! Complete the...

PCCY Picasso Project Arts Grants Available to Schools


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$5000 PCCY Picasso Project Arts Grants Available to Schools: Grants of up to $5000 are available to support arts projects in Philadelphia K-12 public schools during the 2009-2010 school year through...

Evaluating Innovations in Nursing Education Program


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Seeks Proposals for Evaluating Innovations in Nursing Education Program Deadline: November 24, 2009 A program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Evaluating...

Strengthening Women and Families Affected by HIV/AIDS


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National AIDS Fund and Johnson & Johnson Invite Applications for Generations: Strengthening Women and Families Affected by HIV/AIDS Deadline: November 2, 2009 The National AIDS Fund and Johnson...

Save the Music for School Music Projects


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Do Something and VH1 Save the Music Announce Awards Program for School Music Projects Deadline: October 16, 2009 Do Something and VH1 Save the Music are inviting young people to help advocate for...

MetLife Foundation Community College Excellence Awards


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Nominations Invited for 2010 MetLife Foundation Community College Excellence Awards Deadline: October 2, 2009 The MetLife Foundation and Jobs for the Future are accepting nominations for the 2010...

Youth Leaders for Literacy


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Youth Leaders for Literacy Available to Young Volunteers Who Inspire and Encourage Reading Youth Service America is partnering with the National Education Association to once again offer Youth...

STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program


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State offers stimulus funds to improve victim services Approximately $4 million in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding is available to support and strengthen services to women who...

Bank of New York Mellon Foundation


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BNY Mellon funds programs for homeless kids The Bank of New York Mellon Foundation, formerly the Mellon Financial Corporation Fund, supports a range of philanthropic efforts, including programs to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Career Advisors, United Communities Southeast Philadelphia


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[posted 9/14/2009] United Communities Southeast Philadelphia and Diversified Community Services – Career Advisors. These two community-based nonprofits based in South Philadelphia, working with...

Miscellaneous

Planning A Light On! Event


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PSAYDN is pleased to offer this special one-hour, online training which will provide participants with tips and tools to develop events that attract media attention, policymaker support, and...

Webinar Series: Let’s End the Childhood Obesity Epidemic


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Webinar Series: Let’s End the Childhood Obesity Epidemic Please join the RWJF Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity for a lively exploration of the latest thinking on: * childhood obesity...

Institute for Youth, Education and Families Audioconference Series


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National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education and Families Offers New Audioconference Series City leaders can now register for one or more free audioconferences that will be held between...

Rx4Good Prescription Partnership


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Rx4Good aids nonprofit, corporate partnerships A new effort, called Rx4good, helps connect health care nonprofits and corporate partners and forge results-oriented relationships that improve the good...


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