The week of

October 19, 2009

Other Local Events and Workshops

Hepatitis B and the Asian American Community


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Good afternoon! The Lourdes Center for Public Health is excited to invite you to attend the first Sister Helen Owens’ Public Health Lectureship of our 2009-2010 series. Doctor Hisham ElGenaidi,...

Youth identity in the context of urban violence


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THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE OF PHILADELPHIA PRESENTS “Survival and Success” youth identity in the context of urban violence How do young people in Philadelphia perceive and process the...

Citizenship Day in Norristown


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DO YOU NEED HELP APPLYING FOR CITIZENSHIP? Citizenship Day Sunday, November 15th in Norristown Citizenship Day provides free legal help to people ready to apply for citizenship.  To participate,...

Annual Energy Services Conference


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ECA is pleased to announce its annual Energy Services Conference: “2009: It’s Time to Save Energy.” With so many exciting initiatives in energy conservation and green jobs, the conference will...

PECO Career Workshop for High School Students


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“Overcoming the Odds: Excellence in Education” Black Energy Awareness Month () A Career Workshop for High School Students Saturday October 31, 2009 PECO Energy – Main Office Building 2301...

School Climate Symposium


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January Symposium focuses on school climate Everyone – students, teachers, administrators, families – plays a role in establishing the climate in a school. In an effort to generate conversation...

Borrower/Buyer Beware Fair Housing Training


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Borrower/Buyer Beware National Fair Housing Training Academy Participants engage in hands-on activities to help them identify and avoid deceptive practices, which impair home ownership. FREE Seminar...

Film showing: Papers, the Movie


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Open Borders Project and Accion Columbia Invite you to the first Philadelphia showing of Papers, the Movie A film about immigrant high school graduates who have grades and the desire to go to...

Working with a General Contractor


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WCRP discusses working with a general contractor The Women’s Community Revitalization Project will present a workshop for nonprofits on Working with a General Contractor on Thursday, October 22nd....

Evaluating Neighborhood Programs: Measuring Outcomes, Determining Effectiveness


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PCA conference focuses on evaluation, outcomes Evaluating Neighborhood Programs: Measuring Outcomes, Determining Effectiveness is the theme of this year’s M. Powell Lawton Conference on Urban...

Workshop Facilitation and Parenting Education Training


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Lakeside offers facilitation, parent education certificate Lakeside Educational Network’s Institute for Professional Education & Development has announced a certification training in Workshop...

Withstanding the Winds of Change Economic Development Symposium


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Temple black alumni hold economic development panel The Temple University Black Alumni Alliance will hold  its second annual economic development symposium, Withstanding the Winds of Change, on...

Children’s Dental and Vision Care


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Forum highlights vision and dental needs of children Public Health Management Corporation’s Community Health Data Base project will host a forum on Children’s Dental and Vision Care on Thursday,...

Urban Leadership Forum Class seeking participants


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Info session on Urban Leadership Forum planned The Urban League of Philadelphia is looking for high-potential mid- to senior-level managers for its Urban Leadership Forum Class of 2010.   The...

7th Annual Housing Conference in West Oak Lane


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Rep. Evans hosts housing conference in W. Oak Lane State Representative Dwight Evans will present the 7th Annual Housing Conference, Living the Dream…Building your Future, on Saturday October 24th...

Earned Income Tax Credit Forum


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CAAP offers Harrisburg EITC training On Tuesday, November 10th, Community Action Association of Pennsylvania will host a forum about the Earned Income Tax Credit at the Hilton in downtown Harrisburg....

The New Parks and Rec: Discussion with Michael DeBerardinis


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The NEW Parks & Recreation: A discussion with Michael DiBerardinis Save the Date! Thursday, November 6th at 6PM. Location TBA. Join Young Involved Philadelphia for a conversation with Parks and...

The Future of News Media in Philly


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Young Involved Philadelphia presents: The Future of News Media in Philly What is the state of the current crisis in Philadelphia’s news industry? Where would you get your local news if the...

Missing the Point: The State of the National Discussion of Urban Schools


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Research for Action Presents: Charles Payne Missing the Point: The State of the National Discussion of Urban Schools TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27TH, 4–5PM INTERNATIONAL HOUSE—IBRAHIM THEATER LECTURE: To...

Teacher Workshops from National Liberty Museum


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Fulfill your Act 48 Continuing Professional Education requirements with us at the National Liberty Museum. “Schooling Ourselves”: Hip-Hop & Literacy Improvement Saturday, November 7,...

Community Schools National Forum


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Co-hosted by the Coalition for Community Schools and the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania Community Schools National Forum April 7-9, 2010 Marriot Downtown...

Financial Smarts Seminars


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Financial Smarts Seminars Fall 2009 Schedule Attend one of Consumer Credit Counseling Service’s (CCCS) Seminars and gain control of your finances! CCCS is a non-profit service that has provided...

New Resources

Constitution for Kids website


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INTRODUCTION TO THE CONSTITUTION & TRIVIA This section of Congress for Kids covers the history of the Constitution of the United States. It includes information about the writing the...

Report: State of City Leadership for Children and Families in 2009


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YEF Institute Report Describes the State of City Leadership for Children and Families in 2009 The State of City Leadership for Children and FamiliesA groundbreaking new report by NLC’s Institute...

New Website: College Access Center of Delaware County


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College Access Center of Delaware County The new website is here and full of great information about events, workshops and resources at the College Access Center of Delaware County. Get ACCESS to...

Report: National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence


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6 in 10 children exposed to violence: study In remarks addressing a recent news conference on youth and school violence, Attorney General Eric Holder drew attention to “a call to action to...

Toolkit to help Nonprofits prepare for Census


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Toolkit helps nonprofits plan for 2010 census Too often in the public policy arena, if you’re not counted, you don’t count. Many nonprofits serve low-income and other underserved...

New Report: Are Achievement Gaps Closing and Is Achievement Rising for All?


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Achievement gap narrows but remains large A new study from the Center on Education Policy examines student performance in all 50 states since 2002 when the No Child Left Behind Act took effect,...

Explaining race, poverty, and gender disparities in advanced course-taking


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For higher minority AP enrollment, the long view The latest research from the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management explores the wide disparities in advanced high school course-taking among race,...

New Report: Findings from the Foundations of Learning Demonstration


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Emotional and behavioral development paves the way to achievement According to a new report from MDRC, evidence suggests that improving young children’s healthy emotional and behavioral...

New Paper: College Readiness


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College Readiness, Pearson Issue Paper, 2009. This paper “examines college readiness, one of America’s fundamental educational challenges. College readiness involves multiple factors that...

Cities of Service initiative


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Mayors’ Coalition Promotes Service and Volunteering This past month, mayors formed a new coalition to promote volunteering and service. On Sept. 10, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg...

Partnerships Classifieds

Board of Directors members needed, SAGE


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Looking for Leaders The Board of Directors of (Senior Adults for Greater Education) is reorganizing and wants to add several new members to the team. Please look to see if you, or someone you know,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Institute for Experienced Civic and Community Engagement Practitioners


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We are pleased to announce Diving Deep: Campus Compact’s Institute for Experienced Civic and Community Engagement Practitioners — an exciting new professional development opportunity that...

Call for Proposals: Nutrition Education Conference


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CALL FOR SPEAKER PROPOSALS!!! The Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network is hosting its Annual Conference this coming April 27th and 28th at the Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey in Harrisburg, PA. Be...

Call for Papers: 2010 IRS Research Conference


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IRS will hold the 2010 IRS Research Conference in June or July, in Washington,   The exact date and location will be announced in the future at ,,id=213583,  For more information about this...

Grant Opportunities

Fourjay Foundation


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Fourjay Foundation supports education, human services The Fourjay Foundation supports education and human services, specifically those programs which offer a helping hand to the addicted, the...

Walgreens funds faith-based nonprofits


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Walgreens funds faith-based nonprofits Walgreens provides funding to faith-based groups, with those focusing on health receiving preference. The pharmacy chain focuses its corporate giving on health...

Public Welfare Foundation


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Public Welfare Fund supports health reform, worker initiatives The Public Welfare Foundation focuses funding on three funding programs: criminal/juvenile justice, health reform and worker’s...

Emergency Food and Shelter Program


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Emergency food and shelter program funds available United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania is accepting applications for Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds in Philadelphia County. Funds may be...

Champions for Healthy Kids


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General Mills Foundation: Champions for Healthy Kids The General Mills Foundation Champions for Healthy Kids grant program encourages communities in the United States to improve the eating and...

SeaWorld/Busch Gardens Environmental Excellence Awards


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SeaWorld/Busch Gardens Environmental Excellence Awards The 2010 SeaWorld/Busch Gardens Environmental Excellence Awards recognize the outstanding efforts of students and teachers across the country...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Research Fellow, ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships


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ASAP Seeking Research Fellow ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships is a small, non-profit organization with the duel mission to 1) recruit volunteers and organizations to lead after school clubs...

AmeriCorps positions, City Year Greater Philadelphia


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City Year Greater Philadelphia NOW HIRING!!! City Year is currently hiring 17-24 year olds to serve as tutors, mentors, and role models.  These leaders will make a difference in the lives of...

Interventionist Social Worker/Supervisor, Center in the Park


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[posted 10/13/2009] Center in the Park – Interventionist Social Worker/Supervisor Center in the Park is seeking a full-time Master’s level Supervisor for its Beat the Blues Program. The Beat...

After School Group Leader, United Communities


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[posted 10/13/2009] United Communities – After School Group Leader United Communities Southeast Philadelphia is looking for an experienced After School Group Leader who will care for children...

Miscellaneous

Integrated Pest Management Essentials for Schools


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Upcoming Webcast – Integrated Pest Management Essentials for Schools – 10/27 @ 12pm EST All educational professionals want to provide a healthy learning environment that protects students...

Philly Plays Scrabble


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ASAP: Philly Plays Scrabble What’s an eight letter word meaning fun for everyone nine to 90? Scrabble!   October is Philly Plays Scrabble month, the After School Activities Partnerships and...

Tax Credits: What Working Families Need to Know


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Did you know that federal tax credits for families have been expanded and are now more valuable than ever? We’re not talking about a few dollars more for families; we’re talking about...

Advocacy Capacity: A Short-term Indicator for Success


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Webinar discussing evaluating advocacy work On October 29th, TCC Group will present Advocacy Capacity: A Short-term Indicator for Success, a webinar designed for nonprofits and funders. Evaluating...

Low Cost Refurbished Computers for your organization


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Nonprofit Technology Resources Offers Complete Computer Labs For Nonprofit Organizations ONLY Includes 10 Refurbished Computers and a Networking Class Starting at $1,500 for Everything! Basic...

Webinar: Reducing Summer Learning Loss


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Webinar to Highlight Successful Programs to Reduce Summer Learning Loss The Wallace Foundation and the YEF Institute will host an hour-long webinar on Tues., November 3, at 12:30 Eastern Time on...


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