The week of

April 12, 2010

Other Local Events and Workshops

Starting a Nonprofit


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Chestnut Hill College announces the third in a series of free nonprofit capacity-building seminars, supported through funding from PHENND and Learn & Serve America. “Starting a Nonprofit”...

Law and Disorder: Crisis of Trust in the City of Brotherly Love


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The IVRP’S Eleventh Annual Symposium entitled: Law and Disorder: Crisis of trust in the city of Brotherly Love. The symposium is scheduled for April 14th at 6:30 pm in the Haub Executive Center...

Center for Male Engagement Summer Enrichment Program


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The Community College of Philadelphia announces the 2010 Center for Male Engagement Summer Enrichment Program!  This program, geared towards African American males, is a four-week intensive summer...

Destiny Statement Summer Institute 2010


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Destiny Statement™ Summer Institute 2010! We Train High School and College Students to Succeed in School and Life! Research continues to indicate that students with a clear purpose excel and are...

Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dreamer


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Saturday, April 24th, 12 Noon – 4:30   (On-site registration begins at 11:30am) Join West Chester University’s Sustainability Advisory Council and other co-sponsors for Awakening the Dreamer,...

Gubernatorial Forum on Pennsylvania’s Workforce and Economy


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Gubernatorial Forum on the Future of Pennsylvania’s Workforce and Economy: April 19th Tuesday, April 19, 2010: 6PM – 9PM National Constitution Center 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia The...

Gubernatorial Forum on Urban Sustainability


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Gubernatorial Forum on Urban Sustainability: April 15th Thursday, April 15, 2010 Reception: 6:00 – 6:30 PM Program: 6:30-8:30 PM Academy of Natural Sciences 19th St and the Benjamin Franklin...

Advancing Youth Development


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May 11-13: Advancing Youth Development. Learn what it takes to be a great youth worker and the theory behind what you do. This three-day course introduces and familiarizes youth workers to the...

Tri-State Afterschool Academy


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April 28: Tri-State Afterschool Academy. This one-day professional development session from the Afterschool Alliance is for selected afterschool leaders and directors from PA, NJ, and DE....

Preparing Youth for Summer Employment


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April 27: Preparing Youth for Summer Employment Meet Out-of-School Time staff, share challenges and victories, exchange resources, and develop new relationships in this informal environment....

Nonprofits 101


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Regional Foundation Center | Nonprofits 101 April 27, Tuesday. 9:45 am. Free, but first-come, first-served and space is limited. An introductory overview of the basics of grantsmanship research and...

Infill Philadelphia Design Reveal


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Infill Philadelphia Design Reveal- SAVE THE DATE May 27. 4-6:30pm. Details to follow Infill Philadelphia Featuring the results of the Infill Philadelphia: Industrial Sites Design Challenge, with...

New Play on HIV/AIDS: Shrink Rap


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JazzyOne Productions Presents Shrink Rap a dramatic play Written & Directed by: Kati ‘Jazzy’ Gray-Sadler Assisted by: Ginger Lee Agnew ‘Shrink Rap’ a powerful and compelling story about...

Green the Block Touring with Drake comes to Cheyney


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Green the Block Touring with Drake Green The Block, a campaign of Green For All and the Hip Hop Caucus, is partnering with Reverb for the 2010 Campus Consciousness Tour with hip-hop star Drake. ...

New Resources

After-School Apprenticeship Program Toolkit


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New Resource on OST Programming for Older Youth: The CBASS After-School Apprenticeship Program Toolkit The Collaborative for Building After-School Systems (CBASS) released a Toolkit featuring their...

New Paper: Whatever Happened to Community Organizing?


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[posted to Comm-Org] I am very pleased to announce the second 2010 COMM-ORG paper: Whatever Happened to Community Organizing? by Ellen Ryan At a time when we have witnessed the demise of ACORN, and...

Real Time Census Participation Website


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You may be interested in how the data collection of census forms is going and how we, as a state or county, are doing.  Please go to this area of the 2010 Census website: From here, you can examine...

Young People Advocate for, Plan, and Provide Services to Their Communities


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Young People Advocate for, Plan, and Provide Services to Their Communities. (2009). This report describes how the structure and philosophy of the Beacon serves as an excellent support for community...

Promising Practices in Integrating School and Out-of-School Time Program Supports


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Partnerships for Learning: Promising Practices in Integrating School and Out-of-School Time Program Supports. (2010). This Harvard Family Research Project report is aimed to help school and OST...

Engaging Middle-School Youth Through Project-Based Learning Clubs


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Engaging Middle-School Youth Through Project-Based Learning Clubs. (2009). Project-based learning is promoted widely in education and youth work as a means of engaging youth in valuable learning...

Healthy Eating, Physical Activity and Food Security in Afterschool Programs


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Changing Lives, Saving Lives, A Step-by-Step Guide to Developing Exemplary Practices in Healthy Eating, Physical Activity and Food Security in Afterschool Programs is designed to help program...

PhilaPlace Web Site Launches New Mapping Feature


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PhilaPlace Web Site Launches New Mapping Feature An exciting new mapping feature on PhilaPlace—an interactive Web site that connects stories to places across time in Philadelphia’s...

New Brief: Integrating Expanded Learning and School Reform Initiatives: Challenges and Strategies


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In this new policy brief, “Integrating Expanded Learning and School Reform Initiatives: Challenges and Strategies,” the Collaborative for Building After-School Systems (CBASS) and Learning Point...

New Report: Access in Hard Times: Women and the National Voter Registration Act


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Amid Recession-Era Losses, Low-Income Women Benefit From Federal Law Requiring Agency-Based Voter Registration New Report on National Voter Registration Act Highlights Benefits for Women New...

Newly Designed Website: National Community Tax Coalition


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Redesigned with You in Mind: Visit the New The National Community Tax Coalition is proud to announce the launch of the new   On our new website, you’ll be able to enjoy the same features of...

Streetwise for Book Smarts: Grassroots Organizing and Education Reform in the Bronx


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[posted to Comm-Org] From: Celina Su <celinasu@> Dear Colleagues, I never sent out an announcement about my book Streetwise for Book Smarts: Grassroots Organizing and Education Reform in the...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Philadelphia Orchard Project


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Spring 2010 will be POP’s busiest orchard planting season to date!  See below for the full range of events scheduled this season. We invite you to participate in this season’s POP...

Green Fair vendors needed, Earth Day Event at UCHS


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Philadelphia Youth Network offers many ways for individuals in the business community to become connected with our work. Upcoming opportunities include mock interviews, career days and professional...

Volunteers Needed, Youth Mock Interviews


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Philadelphia Youth Network offers many ways for individuals in the business community to become connected with our work. Upcoming opportunities include mock interviews, career days and professional...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Culminating Project Institute 2010


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Culminating Project Institute 2010 Join Us in Portland, Oregon Riverdale High School July 23-24, 2010 An Institute for Culminating Project Coordinators, School District Leaders and Nonprofit...

Call for Presentations: Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences


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The Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS) invites you to submit a presentation proposal – or simply attend – its second annual meeting, to be held at Lewis & Clark College...

Call for Presenters: Chesapeake Urban Farming Summit


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A group us in the Baltimore / DC area are organizing Sowing Seeds Here and Now! A Chesapeake Urban Farming Summit on June 18th, and we’re looking for presenters for exciting, engaging, and...

National Staff Development Council Conference


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2010 Summer Conference in Seattle — Register and Save! NSDC’s Summer Conference for Teacher Leaders and the Administrators Who Support Them will be in Seattle July 18-21. Join your...

2010 Eastern Regional Conference on After-School


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2010 Eastern Regional Conference on After-School June 16-17, 2010 Early Registration: $250 (through April 30th)           General : $350 (beginning May 1st) Primary Targeted States: MD, VA,...

Advancing the Service Movement through Innovation


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Advancing the Service Movement through Innovation April 20, 2010 The Newseum, Washington, Join the most creative thinkers to learn how individuals are using social media tools and other innovative...

Bronx Food Summit


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BRONX FOOD SUMMIT MAY 1, 2010 9am- 5pm HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 500 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY (Easily accessible via public transportation-take 2 or 5  express train to 149th/Grand Concourse...

Grant Opportunities

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative


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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative 2010 RFA Released The 2010 RFAs for Agriculture Food Research Initiative (AFRI) has been released. Universities, colleges and their collaborators may be...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Coordinators, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program


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Mural Tour Coordinators The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program () is the nation’s largest public art program of its kind. Since its inception in 1984 the Mural Arts Program has created over...

Re-Entry Coordinator, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program


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Re-Entry Coordinator The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program () is the nation’s largest public art program of its kind. Since its inception in 1984 the Mural Arts Program has created over 3,000...

Director of Development and Marketing, EducationWorks


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At EducationWorks () the Director of Development and Marketing is responsible to secure financial resources to support organizational stability and growth, development of new programs, expansion of...

Parent Teacher Officer (PTO), SEAMAAC


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SEAMAAC, INC. JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE:         Parent Teacher Officer (PTO) DEPARTMENT:    Education REPORTS TO:    Anti Truancy Intervention Prevention Services (ATIPS) Coordinator...

Director of Lending and Training, Economic Opportunities Fund


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ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FUND (EOF) Director of Lending and Training Job Announcement The ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FUND (EOF) is a certified Community Development Financial Institution that provides...

State Program Specialist, Corporation for National and Community Service


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[emailed 4/6/10] Job Title: State Program Specialist Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service Job Announcement Number: CNS-10-47-335597 JOB SUMMARY: This position is located in the...

Research Coordinator, Out-of-School Time Resource Center


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[posted 4/1/10] Out-of-School Time Resource Center: Research Coordinator. We are seeking a Senior Research Coordinator to oversee all research and evaluation activities at the OSTRC. This includes...

Executive Director, iPraxis


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[posted 4/1/10] Executive Director, iPraxis Organizational Overview: iPRAXIS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit located in the University City Science Center. Our mission is to encourage universities and the...

Miscellaneous

Earth Day Challenge for Middle and High Schools


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One Million Acts of Green – Earth Day Challenge for Middle and High Schools Participate for a chance to win a $5,000 green celebration for your school. To demonstrate the eco-power of this...

Retention – Keeping Staff Engaged All Summer Long


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April 27: Retention – Keeping Staff Engaged All Summer Long. Participants in this webinar from the National Summer Learning Association will discuss strategies and best practices for retaining...

Providing Feedback and Coaching Staff


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April 22: Providing Feedback and Coaching Staff. Participants in this webinar from the National Summer Learning Association will explore strategies that they can apply immediately when leading and...


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