The week of

January 04, 2010

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND Announces $67,000 in Grants to Assist with Economic Recovery

PHENND Announces $67,000 in Grants to Benefit Local Colleges and Nonprofits Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND) today announced 12...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Brand Development, Redevelopment & Management… in Tough Times

January 21: Brand Development, Redevelopment & Management… in Tough Times. In this interactive session, participants will learn the strategies and tools to effectively manage the brand to...

Learning Through the Arts Celebration

Village of Arts and Humanities Special Event We’re back on stage! Please join us at Tyler School of Art this Friday, January 8th, 2010 from 6:30-8 PM for our winter Learning Through the Arts...

Empowerment Group Evening at Rittenhouse Women’s Wellness Center

Thursday, January 14: Empowerment Group and Ladies Who Launch Present an Evening at Rittenhouse Women’s Wellness Center 5:30-7:00pm Rittenhouse Women’s Wellness Center 1632 Pine St. Philadelphia,...

Tools of the Trade: Turn Your Bright Idea into a Successful Start-up

Wednesday, January 13: Tools of the Trade: Turn Your Bright Idea into a Successful Start-up 6:00-7:45pm Free Library of Philadelphia, Independence Branch 18 S. 7th St. Philadelphia, PA 19106 Cost:...

MLK Family Chess Day

After School Activities Partnerships will hold the third annual MLK Family Chess Day at the African American Museum, on Sat., January 16 from 2pm to 4:30pm. Open to the public. Chess lessons...

Cities, Bicycles and the Future of Getting Around: A Special Urban Sustainability Forum

Cities, Bicycles and the Future of Getting Around: A Special Urban Sustainability Forum with David Byrne When: Thursday, February 4th Registration: 6:00-6:30 Program: 6:30-8:30 Where: The Academy...

Environmental video and discussion

Video and Discussion Sponsored Warminster Township’s Environmental Advisory Council When: Friday, January 8th at 7:00pm Where: The Township Building is at 401 Gibson Ave., off Henry Ave. in...

Enterprising Woman Business Plan Competition Information Session

Enterprising Woman Business Plan Competition Information Session & Open House When: Tuesday, January 5th from 6:00pm – 7:30pm Where: The Business Center, 7500 Germantown Ave., Elders Hall...

NPower PA January Training Calendar

We just posted our class schedule for January.  Click the link below to check out our upcoming classes. Click Here for the NPower PA Training Calendar January Feature: PowerPoint 2007 Introduction...

Citizen Journalism Training: Media Of the People and By the People

Citizen Journalism: Media of the People and By the People Join Media Mobilizing Project and United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania in a 6-week video journalism training program What: The Media...

Start Small, Think Big! savings workshop

Did you resolve to save more money in 2010? Check out all of the free programs that the J. Lewis Crozer Library offers. As always, all programs are free and open to the public. Consumer Credit...

Foundation Center offers workshop on new 990

Foundation Center offers workshop on new 990 The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Regional Foundation Center will hold a workshop for nonprofits on how to complete the new IRS Form 990 on...

How to Do Business with the School District of Philadelphia

City school district offers training on contract process The School District of Philadelphia will sponsor a workshop on the process and procedures on how to respond to the District’s funding...

Funding for South Jersey Non-Profits

Funding for South Jersey Non-Profits January 12 and 14 at the Waterfront Technology Center Camden, NJ Join JAE Enterprises for a free workshop to learn how to locate and effectively utilize funding...

Engineering Education: Global Challenges, Local Solutions

ENGINEERING EDUCATION: GLOBAL CHALLENGES, LOCAL SOLUTIONS April 16 – 17, 2010 Lafayette College Easton, PA 18042 Theme of the Conference: Engineering Education: Global Challenges, Local Solutions...

New Resources

GuideStar’s Eighth Annual Nonprofit Economic Survey

Down but Not Defeated: Results of GuideStar’s Eighth Annual Nonprofit Economic Survey. This article summarizes the results of a GuideStar survey of public charity and private foundation. The...

Supporting Youth Reentry from Out-of-Home Placement to the Community

Back on Track: Supporting Youth Reentry from Out-of-Home Placement to the Community. This report from the Youth Reentry Task Force of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Coalition...

New Report: Universal Access to a Quality Education

Universal Access to a Quality Education: Research and Recommendations for the Elimination of Curricular Stratification, Jennifer Bezoza, C. C. Burris, Kevin G. Welner, Education and the Public...

Report shows health discrimination against transgendered

Report shows health discrimination against transgendered A new survey from Public Health Management Corporation that of 127 transgender participants surveyed, almost one in five report unequal...

New Report: Immigrants and the Economy

Keystone Center reports describes economic impact of immigrants The Keystone Research Center, in partnership with the Fiscal Policy Institute, has released a report that examines the economic...

Strengthening Civic Impact: An Evaluation of Nonprofit Public Policy Trainings

Lobbying group publishes evaluation of public policy trainings The Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest has released Strengthening Civic Impact: An Evaluation of Nonprofit Public Policy...

New Website: phillyhealthinfo

PhillyHealthInfo keeps community updated on health issues PhillyHealthInfo is a project of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia dedicated to advancing the cause of health and upholding the...

New Fact Sheets: What Works in Parent Involvement

Fact sheets highlight what works in parent involvement Parents can play an important role in helping their children acquire or strengthen the behaviors and skills that promote physical and mental...

New Issue of Journal of Youth Development: Bridging Research and Practice

New Issue of Journal of Youth Development: Bridging Research and Practice To register for Journal of Youth Development to read complete articles: Opportunities Matter: Exploring Youths Perspectives...

New Report: Room to Grow: Tapping the After-School Workforce Potential

New Policy Brief: “Room to Grow: Tapping the After-School Workforce Potential” Communication from Lucy N. Friedman, TASC President December 18, 2009 I encourage you to read and send me...

New Resource for Youth Programs

New Resource for Youth Programs This Web site was created by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP). The site provides interactive tools and resources to help youth-serving...

Reemployment Works! Community of Practice website

Workforce3One Launches Redesigned and Enhanced Community of Practice Website The new and improved Reemployment Works! Community of Practice provides a platform for workforce practitioners to share...

New Report: Group Problem-Solving Sessions Trump Lecture

Group Problem-Solving Sessions Trump Lecture: Results of an Experiment in Teaching Author: Beverly Clendening Presented at: National Association of Biology Teachers, Four Year University Section...

New York Times article on Service-Learning

Does Service-Learning Really Help? By STEPHANIE STROM Published: December 29, 2009 http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/03/education/edlife/03service-t.html?pagewanted=1&emc=eta1

Girl Scout Book on Food Security and Community Action

[originally posted to the national Community Food Security list] Dear Friends at COMFOOD: Many of you responded to my queries–and were spirited and supportive–while I was writing a book...

Miscellaneous

Support Penn partnership in online vote

Please follow the link below and consider voting for our literacy proposal (Netter Center).  If successful, it will provide $20K to help us with curriculum costs, clearances, tutor transportation,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Communications, PACDC

[posted 1/1/10] PACDC Director of Communications The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) seeks an energetic and creative person to fill the new position of Director...

Program Support Coordinator, Consumer Credit Counseling Service

Consumer Credit Counseling Service – Program Support Coordinator. CCCS in Philadelphia is currently searching for a Program Support Coordinator. This position provides overall program support...

Director of Energy Management, City of Philadelphia

[posted 12/22/09] City of Philadelphia Seeking Director of Energy Management A job description for the Director of the Energy Management for the City of Philadelphia is currently posted online. The...

Peer Nutrition Education Coordinator, University of Pennsylvania

[posted 12/12/09] Peer Nutrition Education Coordinator The position involves leading a small team of 10-12 high school aged students in the provision of an award-winning intensive nutrition education...

Grant Opportunities

Learn and Serve Schools of Success

The National Center for Learning and Citizenship (NCLC) at the Education Commission of the States is pleased to announce the release of the Request for Proposals for Learn and Serve Schools of...

Economic Development Assistance Program

Feds offer $35m in economic development assistance The US Dept. of Commerce is offering $35m to promote comprehensive, entrepreneurial and innovation-based economic development efforts to enhance the...

Read. Write. Act. (RWA) Virtual Learning Community

The Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education (SCALE) is thrilled to announce the start of a new initiative, the Read. Write. Act. (RWA) Virtual Learning Community.  This virtual...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Community Development Financial Institutions Institute

SAVE THE DATE: 2010 CDFI INSTITUTE March 2-3 Washington, Embassy Suites DC Convention Center (mention CDFI Institute for best room rates) REGISTRATION NOW OPEN at Institute Agenda Available Soon...

Rebuilding the Real Economy: Nourishing Local Foods and Farmers

Rebuilding the Real Economy: Nourishing Local Foods and Farmers 11th Annual Conference – Future Harvest – Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture January 15-16, 2010 National...

Graduate Research Conference: The Future of Food and Nutrition

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy is hosting a Graduate Research Conference: The Future of Food and Nutrition. This is a unique opportunity for students from a variety of...

2nd Annual Northwest Student Real Food Convergence

CALLING ALL STUDENTS INTERESTED IN GARDENING, LOCAL FOOD SYSTEMS, THE CULINARY ARTS, PERMACULTURE, FARMING & AGRICULTURE, LABOR RIGHTS,  FAIR TRADE NETWORKS, STUDENT ORGANIZING, COOPERATIVE...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer judges needed, Carver Science Fair

We cordially invite you to serve as a judge at the 31st Annual George Washington Carver Science Fair. The Carver Science Fair encourages urban youth to pursue academic achievement, careers in...

Nonprofit needs tables and chairs

The Campaign for Working Families is Philadelphia’s largest provider of FREE tax preparation services.  Since 2003 we’ve prepared over 78,000 tax returns, bringing back $124 million in tax...


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