The week of

April 19, 2010

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND Annual Report

We are pleased to share the 2010 PHENND Annual Report which profiles our accomplishments during the 2008-2009 academic year. The report also includes brief summaries from many of our member...

Other Local Events and Workshops

World Class Greater Philadelphia

WORLD CLASS GREATER PHILADELPHIA An Economy League Initiative Steven M. Altschuler, MD, Co-Chair President & CEO, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Jane G. Pepper, Co-Chair President,...

Community & Parent engagement: Strategies for Success

Center for the Prevention of School-Aged Violence COMMUNITY SYMPOSIUM PART III Community & Parent engagement: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS Drexel University WEDNESDAY, May 5TH, 2010 Reception (food and...

BuildaBridge Bidders Tea for 2010-2011

Discovery Program Bidders Tea for 2010-2011 If you are interested in working with BuildaBridge in 2010-2011 please join us! On Friday, May 7, 2010 From 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM At 205 West Tulpehocken...

Summer Environmental Educator, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

Summer Environmental Educator at The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education: The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education is looking for energetic, highly motivated, creative and...

Higher Education for a Higher Purpose: The Role of the Academy in Promoting Social Justice

On behalf of Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska and the Program Organizing Committee, it is my great pleasure to invite you to join Penn State Brandywine’s Higher Education for a Higher Purpose: The Role...

Campaign for Working Families End of the Tax Season Party!

End of the Tax Season Party! The Campaign for Working Families would like to thank you, our dedicated volunteers and supporters, with an evening of fun with food, raffles and more! Please join us...

Developing an Energy Plan for Your Business

The Smart Energy Initiative is a program of the Chester County Economic Development Council and the Chester County Workforce Investment Board in collaboration with: PennFuture, the SEPA Workforce...

Cheltenham Transition Town Earth Evening Event

EARTH EVENING Presentation Come watch these relevant, must-see films and participate in the following discussion A Transition Towns Event When: Earth Day,  April 22 ,7:00 to 9:00 PM Where: ...

Starting a Nonprofit Organization

May 4: Starting a Nonprofit Organization. This workshop from the Regional Foundation Center is FREE and registration is required. From 10am to 12:30pm. Location: Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901...

West Philadelphia Education Stakeholder Breakfast

Education Stakeholder Breakfast On April 29th The Enterprise Center-CDC is hosting an Education Stakeholder Breakfast. School administrators, parents, community members, and community organizations...

2010 World Green Energy Symposium

Save The Date! 2010 World Green Energy Symposium October 21-23, 2010 We are excited to announce that based on last year’s sold out event, and already anticipated numbers the 2010 World Green...

Additional Center for Youth Development Trainings

CYD expands youth development training offerings United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Center for Youth Development has released a new spring training schedule that adds new workshops to it...

How High is your EQ? Success through Emotional and Social Intelligence

Leadership Montco sponsors emotional intelligence workshops Leadership Montgomery County, a project of the Eastern Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce supported by United Way and the Prudential...

Business Skills Workshops

PDP offers business skills workshops The Philadelphia Development Partnership, which promotes micro business development, is offering a 10-week business skills course starting April 27th on the...

Drexel Great Works Symposium Studying Greenworks Philadelphia

Drexel Great Works Symposium Studying Greenworks Philadelphia Since 2000, Drexel University has been offering a Great Works Symposium, an interdisciplinary course focused on exploring subjects of the...

55+ Volunteer Recruitment & Management Training

PennSERVE:  The Governor’s Office of Citizen Service is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the upcoming 55+ Volunteer Recruitment & Management Training happening on...

New Resources

MoneyWi$e Spanish PowerPoints and Activities

MoneyWi$e Spanish PowerPoints and Activities are ready to be dowloaded from Consumer Action’s website. Dear Friend, If you’re among the MoneyWi$e educators who have been anxiously...

Effective Policy Solutions for Vulnerable Youth

Youth Transition Funders Group Releases Issue Brief on Effective Policy Solutions for Vulnerable Youth A new issue brief developed by the Youth Transition Funders Group (YTFG) outlines policy...

New Website: Power analysis for social change

[posted to Comm-Org] From: John Gaventa <@> Dear friends: We are excited to announce a new online resource on power analysis for social change: is live and ready to use! Please feel free share...

Pew Updates State of the City Report

Pew Updates State of the City Report The Philadelphia Research Initiative of the Pew Charitable Trusts recently released a 2010 update to its comprehensive statistical study called...

New Report: Philadelphia Financial Forecast Snapshot

Philadelphia City Controller Issues Monthly Economic Report The Financial Forecast Snapshot is a document produced by the Financial and Policy Analysis staff of the City Controller’s office....

New Report: Men of Color Discuss Their Experiences in Community College

Community colleges: factors of success and failure for men of color A new report from MDRC draws on the experiences of African-American, Hispanic, and Native American men enrolled in developmental...

New Report: Survey of the American Teacher

The evolving roles and views of teachers The MetLife Foundation has released the third and final report based on its 2009 Survey of the American Teacher, and finds teachers are reporting significant...

Miscellaneous

Service-Learning – On Line Course

Education  5515 Service-Learning – ON LINE COURSE With 2 on campus meetings, dates are flexible Summer Session #2 In this graduate level Service Learning course, students will actively explore and...

A Call to Service: City Leadership for Local Volunteerism

Audioconference to Help Cities Engage Volunteers in Local Service Efforts On Thursday, April 22, at 12:30 Eastern Time, the YEF Institute and HandsOn Network will co-host a free, hour-long...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Curriculum Design Consultant, Philadelphia Youth Network

Graduation Coaches Campaign Philadelphia Youth Network Curriculum Design Consultant BACKGROUND: The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is a non-profit organization established in 1999.  Over the past...

Website Development Project Manager, Philadelphia Youth Network

[emailed 4/15/10] Philadelphia Youth Network Website Development Project Manager BACKGROUND: The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is a non-profit organization established in 1999.  Over the past ten...

New Paper: Reducing Poverty and Economic Stress Throughout the Business Cycle

New Paper on Creating Jobs through Public Service Employment and Transitional Jobs Programs Clifford M. Johnson, executive director of the YEF Institute, Amy Rynell, director of the National...

Executive Director, Campus Philly

Executive Director, Campus Philly POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT POSITION TITLE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION SUMMARY The Executive Director is responsible for providing the leadership, vision and direction to...

Employer Wellness Program Coordinator, College of Physicians of Philadelphia

[posted 4/4/10] Employer Wellness Program Coordinator, College of Physicians of Philadelphia Description: The Employer Wellness Program Coordinator will solicit employer participation in the...

Life Coach, JEVS Human Services

[posted 4/4/10] Life Coach, JEVS Human Services Description: ESSENTIAL RESULTS: Up to date knowledge and application of TANF, PA Department of Public Welfare, and JEVS Policies, Procedures and...

Grants and Research Manager, Musicopia

[posted 4/4/10] Grants and Research Manager, Musicopia Musicopia, a non-profit arts education organization, works to bring a vibrant combination of music performance and education to students and...

Senior Specialist, Agenda and Finance Services, Pew Charitable Trusts

[posted 4/4/10] Senior Specialist, Agenda and Finance Services, Pew Charitable Trusts Description: The Pew Charitable Trusts (PCT), an independent nonprofit, is driven by the power of knowledge to...

Director of Fund Development and Communications, Women Against Abuse

[emailed 4/4/10] Director of Fund Development and Communications, Women Against Abuse Description: Provides and ensures mission-focused vision and leadership to achieve and maintain excellence in...

Supervisor, Case Management Services, Women Against Abuse

[posted 4/4/10] Supervisor, Case Management Services, Women Against Abuse Description: Provide supervision, planning, and overall coordination of case management services for the women at the...

Case Manager, After Care Services, Women Against Abuse

[posted 4/4/10] Case Manager, After Care Services, Women Against Abuse Description: Provides continued supportive housing counseling and advocacy to former WAA shelter and transitional housing...

Grant Opportunities

Children Exposed to Violence Demonstration Program

Federal funding supports children exposed to violence The US Dept. of Justice is offering funding to develop and support comprehensive community-based strategic planning to prevent and reduce the...

BBC World Challenge 2010

BBC World Challenge 2010 Invites Nominations for Grassroots-Level Project Awards Deadline: June 13, 2010 BBC World News and Newsweek in association with Shell have launched the sixth annual World...

Autism Speaks Family Services Community Grants Program

Autism Speaks Accepting Letters of Intent for Family Services Community Grants Program Deadline: June 10, 2010 (Letters of Intent) Autism Speaks is accepting grant applications for its Family...

HIV Young Leaders Fund

HIV Young Leaders Fund Announces 2010 Request for Proposals Deadline: May 1, 2010 The HIV Young Leaders Fund seeks grant proposals from organizations in all countries working to address the needs of...

Funding for Community-based Habitat Restoration Projects

FishAmerica Foundation and NOAA Restoration Center Invite Proposals for Community-based Habitat Restoration Projects Deadline: May 17, 2010 The American Sportfishing Association’s FishAmerica...

Do Something Awards

Do Something Invites Applications for Six Flags Friends Scholarships Deadline: April 30, 2010 Do Something has teamed up with Six Flags Friends to award college scholarships to young leaders who are...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Mini Conference on Local Food Systems in Old Industrial Regions

International Geographical Union Commission on the Dynamics of Economic Spaces Mini Conference on Local Food Systems in Old Industrial Regions: Challenges and Opportunities Toledo, Ohio August 3-7,...

6th Annual Chicago Microfinance Conference

6th ANNUAL CHICAGO MICROFINANCE CONFERENCE When: Friday, May 7, 2010 – 7:30am – 5:30pm Where: The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Chicago, On May 7, The University of Chicago...

Call for Proposals: Bullying Prevention in the Age of the Internet

SAVE THE DATE! The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Conference of the International Bullying Prevention Association: CHALLENGE AND PROMISE OF THE CYBERWORLD: Bullying...

National Cooperative Business Association’s Annual Cooperative Conference

Cooperatives Transforming the Economy The National Cooperative Business Association’s Annual Cooperative Conference, May 4-6 in Washington, DC, will highlight the role co-ops have played during...

Volunteerism + Community Development

Don’t miss a special symposium for nonprofits, municipalities and communities involved in volunteerism and community development presented by NeighborWorks America: “Volunteerism + Community...

Community Tree Management Institute

Community Tree Management Institute Offered by Penn State Today as we see the trend of migration away from our cities and boroughs beginning to reverse, communities that offer best quality of life...

Partnerships Classifieds

Writing Internship, Mighty Writers

Writing Internship, Mighty Writers Description: One fall writing internship is available. This unpaid internship offers college students, recent graduates, writers, and interested others the chance...

volunteers needed, Lincoln High School Career Day

PYN offers many ways for individuals in the business community to become connected with our work. Upcoming opportunities include mock interviews, career days and professional conferences. Please see...

volunteers needed, West Philadelphia High School Career Day

PYN offers many ways for individuals in the business community to become connected with our work. Upcoming opportunities include mock interviews, career days and professional conferences. Please see...


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