The week of

December 14, 2009

Other Local Events and Workshops

Ursinus College’s MLK Celebrations


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Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration (Jan. 16-Jan. 29) Ursinus College presents the 2010 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration (Collegeville, Pennsylvania … 20 miles west...

Free Training on Chronic Disease Prevention


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City health department offers free training on chronic diseases The Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s Division of Chronic Disease Prevention is sponsoring a free training and technical...

New Resources

New Book: A Critical Introduction to Immigration Enforcement Today


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We are writing to let you know that Keeping Out the Other is now available for sale and as a complimentary copy for professors to review for course adoption. Keeping Out the Other: A Critical...

Logic Model for Districtwide Family Engagement Strategies


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New Harvard Family Research Project Tool for those working in the afterschool-school reform-parent/family engagement space: “How to Develop a Logic Model for Districtwide Family Engagement...

A Report on Expanded Time Schools in America


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Extended learning time, higher student performance? As more and more schools experiment with an extended learning day, it’s become important to build a base of knowledge about how schools are...

New Guide: State Laws on Family Engagement in Education


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New guide for parental engagement A new publication from the National PTA provides key facts, background, analysis, noteworthy statutes, and policy recommendations for state PTAs and other family and...

New Report: An Early Look at the Economic Stimulus Package and the Public Schools


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An early look at ARRA implementation A new report from the Center on Education Policy (CEP) examines implementation by state education agencies and governors’ offices of ARRA provisions for...

New Programs for Nonprofit Leaders


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LaSalle Nonprofit Center forming emerging leaders groups The LaSalle Nonprofit Center is offering two opportunities for the development of future leaders, currently in management positions, who...

New Policy Brief: Education and Homeless Children


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PEC publishes new policy brief on homeless education People’s Emergency Center is publishing a two-part policy brief on education and homeless children focusing on how the number of homeless...

Step Up to College: Philadelphia’s Guide to the College Process


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Philadelphia Futures publishes college guide Philadelphia Futures has released the 20th edition of Step Up to College: Philadelphia’s Guide to the College Preparation, Application, Admissions &...

Youth Work courses available at CCP


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CCP offers courses for youth work professionals Community College of Philadelphia is currently registering youth work professionals for its January Youth Work classes. Courses include Foundations of...

New Coalition Focused on Re-engaging Dropouts


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New coalition promotes re-engagement of dropouts Operation Restart is a new statewide coalition of nonprofit organizations and education and youth advocates seeking to increase public awareness of...

Partnerships Classifieds

Penn singers volunteer talents to nonprofits


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Penn singers volunteer talents to nonprofits The talented members of Dischord, a community service a cappella group at the University of Pennsylvania, is offering to volunteer their time to perform...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal


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Social Innovation Journal sets second issue The Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal is preparing for its second-issue focus on education and health by  assembling a group of content experts who...

Grant Opportunities

Recovery Community Services Program


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SAMHSA offers peer-to-peer recovery grants Peer-to-peer addiction recovery programs may apply for $ million in grants from the US Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. The grants will fund efforts to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

construction jobs for West Philly residents


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The West Philadelphia High School Community Partners is looking for local residents who are interested in working on the construction of the new school. Many jobs will be created by this project. It...

Program Coordinator, Project SHINE, Temple University


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Program Coordinator, Project SHINE, Temple University Summary of Position The Program Coordinator will develop and help manage the start-up AmeriCorps Health Literacy program.  This program builds...

AmeriCorps*VISTA, PhillyGoes2College Outreach Coordinator


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PhillyGoes2College Outreach Coordinator The Mayor’s Office of Education is pleased to announce the opening of the PhillyGoes2College office in January 2010 as part of the larger PhillyGoes2College...

Family Services Manager, Child Care Information Services


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Child Care Information Services – Family Services Manager. Child Care Information Services-Northeast is seeking a Family Services Manager.  The position is responsible for supervising staff,...

two positions, Health Federation of Philadelphia


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Health Federation of Philadelphia – Early Head Start Social Worker and Home-Based Services Child and Family Advocate The Health Federation of Philadelphia is recruiting for two American...

Billing and Administrative Assistant, Family and Community Service of Del Co.


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Family and Community Service of Delaware County – Billing and Administrative Assistant Family and Community Service, a Delaware County non-profit agency located in Media, is seeking a...

Miscellaneous

Your World View Student Video Contest


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YOUR WORLD VIEW STUDENT VIDEO CONTEST In 60 seconds, you can change the world just by sharing your view. Grab your video camera because we want to see your views on our ever changing world through...

Be included in new brochure aimed at volunteer outreach


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UW brochure to highlight nonprofit civic engagement projects United Way is putting together a special brochure highlighting nonprofit agencies who have a general use for volunteers for distribution...

Health Care Reform: How New Federal Policies Will Impact Cities, Children and Families


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NLC audioconference discusses impact of health reform of cities The National League of Cities will sponsor an audioconference on Health Care Reform: How New Federal Policies Will Impact Cities,...


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