The week of

May 24, 2010

Other Local Events and Workshops

Passages in Caregiving


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Gail Sheehy: The Passage of Caregiving Plan on attending Coming of Age’s upcoming Boomervision!® featuring nationally-renowned author Gail Sheehy on Monday, June 7, 2010 at WHYY’s Technology...

NPower PA June Training Calendar


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

People’s Emergency Center Imprint Award Celebration


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2010 IMPRINT AWARD:  People’s Emergency Center invites you to celebrate the 5th Annual Imprint Award as we honor our long time president Gloria Guard as she prepares to pass the baton to new...

Campus Philly Opportunity Fair


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Campus Philly’s Opportunity Fair Tuesday, June 15, 12-3pm Drexel University’s Bossone Center Calling all recent graduates! Are you currently in the midst of pursuing a full-time position,...

Fellowship Farm 2010 Youth Leadership Academy


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Fellowship Farm 2010 Leadership Academy–Apply Today! The Fellowship Farm 2010 Leadership Academy will take place from Sunday, August 8th to Saturday, August 14th. Applications are now available...

AIDS Month 4th Annual Youth Outreach, Educational and Empowerment Summit


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As the Director of The Youth Health Empowerment Project (Y-HEP), I am writing about ways in which Y-HEP can provide your students with educational workshops about social and sexual health.  Y-HEP is...

Release of 2010 Self-Sufficiency Standard for Pennsylvania


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PathWays PA is proud to announce the release of the Self-Sufficiency Standard for Pennsylvania 2010-2011! Copies of the report can now be downloaded at The Standard measures how much income a family...

FinanciallyHers Women on the Move Conference


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FinanciallyHers Women on the Move Conference – Saturday, June 5, 2010 Join us for a Special FinanciallyHers Event! It’s never too early or too late to start thinking about your financial future....

After School Activities Partnerships’ Philly Dance


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Philly Dance at Piazza at Schmidts Dust off your dancing shoes and join students from After School Activities Partnerships’ Philly Dance clubs as they highlight their best dance moves of the school...

New Resources

New Report: Do Effects of Early Child Care Extend to Age 15 Years?


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More research showing early years to be crucial New results from a study by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development show that low-quality care in the first few years of life can...

New Report: Early Warning! Why Reading by the End of Third Grade Matters


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Zeroing in on a critical benchmark According to a new report from the Annie E. Casey foundation, “the time is now to build a consensus” around the urgent fact that millions of American...

Local Food Systems: Concepts, Impacts and Issues


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USDA Economic Research Service has just released a new report entitled: “Local Food Systems: Concepts, Impacts and Issues.”  Download it here: This comprehensive overview of local food...

New Working Group on Service-Learning and Childhood Obesity


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generationOn—formerly Children for Children, now the youth arm of the Points of Light Institute, is pleased to announce the formation of the Working Group on Service-Learning and Childhood Obesity;...

New Book: What We See: Advancing the Observations of Jane Jacobs


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What We See: Advancing the Observations of Jane Jacobs A timely revisitation of renowned urbanist-activist Jane Jacobs’ lifework, What We See invites thirty pundits and practitioners across...

New Report: Strategies to Prevent Investor Ownership from Causing Neighborhood Decline


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The next chapter of the foreclosure crisis is unfolding – and it’s continuing to hit poor communities and people of color the hardest. With so many foreclosed homes available for pennies on the...

President’s Task Force on Childhood Obesity Report and Action Plan


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The President’s Task Force on Childhood Obesity recently released its report and action plan to tackle childhood obesity. The report addresses five main strategies (early childhood, empowering...

Spring 2010 Community Investments


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This issue of Community Investments explores key issues in place-based community development.  The articles highlight some of the lessons learned over the past two decades of place-based work and...

New Book: Seeking Spatial Justice


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An innovative new way of understanding and changing the unjust geographies in which we live SEEKING SPATIAL JUSTICE By Edward W. Soja University of Minnesota Press | 280 pages | 2010 ISBN...

Delivering More: Scaling up Farm to School Projects


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Delivering More: Scaling up Farm to School Projects How can farm to school programs reach more students and more schools? This new booklet looks at Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC)’s work...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Badges of Honor 5K Run


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Badges of Honor 5K Run Here’s your chance to give back to the survivors of the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice to protect our city. The Second Annual Badges of Honor 5K Run will...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Papers: Changing Landscape of Community Development


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Call for Papers: 2011 Community Affairs Research Conference Crystal Gateway Marriott — Arlington, Virginia — April 28-29, 2011 The Changing Landscape of Community Development Linking Research...

Tapping into Solutions: The Future of Water


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Tapping into Solutions: The Future of Water September 27-29. 2010 Milwaukee, WI The agenda for Environmental Leadership Program’s water conference has been set, speakers are being recruited and...

Mississippi’s Homegrown Sustainability Conference 2010


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Mississippi’s Homegrown Sustainability Conference 2010 Gaining Ground Sustainability Institute of Mississippi Bost Conference Center, Mississippi State University July 30th – August 1st We are...

Latino Credit Union Conference


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Here’s a great opportunity to enhance your knowledge on how to target and reach out to the Latino/Hispanic community! Sign up today to attend the Latino Credit Union Conference! The conference is...

Conference to Build Our Northeast Food System


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IT TAKES A REGION – 2010: A  CONFERENCE TO BUILD OUR NORTHEAST FOOD SYSTEM WHEN:            November 12-13, 2010, with pre-conference trainings on November 11...

Summer Institute in Service-Learning


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Register now for the 7th Annual Summer Institute in Service-Learning in Austin, Texas, on June 16-18, 2010!  Hosted by Service Learning Texas, a statewide initiative of Region 14 Education Service...

Food System Economic Partnership Annual Conference


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Registration is Now Open! Food System Economic Partnership Annual Conference – June 24, 2010 Registration is now open for the 5th annual FSEP conference scheduled for June 24, 2010 at the...

Strategies for Success with Literacy


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REGISTER TODAY for this SUMMER INSTITUTE STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS with LITERACY: A Learning Curriculum that Serves An innovative research-based curriculum designed to engage students for academic...

Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association Conference


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2010 Annual Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association Conference June 13-15, 2010 Atlantic City, NJ The 2010 NAREA annual meeting will be held on June 13-15, 2010 in Atlantic City,...

12th Annual Rooted in Community National Conference


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Food Justice workers! Think Rooted in Community 2010 in the South!  Encouraging you to start planning your trip, creating proposals, start raising money, etc.  Tis a deeply good summer exchange and...

Grant Opportunities

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation: Minigrants


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Ezra Jack Keats Foundation: Minigrants The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation offers Minigrants to public and school libraries for programs that encourage literacy and creativity in children. Programs...

2010 Harry Chapin Self-Reliance Awards


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WhyHunger and The Chapin Foundation Announce the 2010 Harry Chapin Self-Reliance Awards Description:  The Harry Chapin Self-Reliance Awards (HCSRA) honor community-based organizations judged...

Learn and Serve funding for New Jersey K-12 schools


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Funding Announcement We are pleased to announce a new cycle of funding for the Learn and Serve America: School-Based Program (LSA:SBP).  Learn and Serve America provides opportunities for our...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Trauma-informed Therapists, PathWaysPA


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Trauma-informed Therapists, PathWaysPA PathWays PA is seeking quality therapists to provide trauma-informed therapeutic services to women, teen mothers and teen girls in their homes. Must be...

Residential Worker, PathwaysPA


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Residential Worker, PathwaysPA Need caring and motivated individual to provide support and supervision for Delco group home serving women and children; HS/GED, Associates Degree and experience...

various VISTA positions, PathwaysPA


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AmeriCorps Job Opportunities We’re looking for some stars – are you ready to shine? Whether you have left school, are getting ready to graduate, are already working, or are retired but looking to...

Executive Assistant – Finance, Project H.O.M.E.


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Executive Assistant – Finance, Project A Great Place to Work and Make a Difference! We are a rapidly growing, independent nonprofit agency in Philadelphia with a mission to empower persons to...

Director of Finance and Operations, Asian Arts Initiative of Philadelphia


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Director of Finance and Operations, Asian Arts Initiative of Philadelphia Asian Arts Initiative is a multi-disciplinary community-based arts center offering performances, exhibitions, workshops, and...

Youth Counselor, Youth Empowerment Services


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Youth Counselor, Youth Empowerment Services Youth Empowerment Services seeks to hire immediately a full-time counselor. YES is a year round program that serves out-of-school youth, ages 17 to 21,...

Employment Specialist, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians


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Employment Specialist, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians is a nonprofit economic development organization serving immigrants in the Philadelphia...

Truancy Prevention Case Manager, Friends Neighborhood Guild


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Truancy Prevention Case Manager, Friends Neighborhood Guild Truancy case management is provided to youth within an early intervention framework in partnership with DHS to reduce and address truancy,...

Accounting Clerk – Housing, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging


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Accounting Clerk – Housing, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging ACCOUNTING CLERK — HOUSING Definition: Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Housing or the Housing Contracts...

Executive Director, Philadelphia Chapter, Back On My Feet


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Executive Director, Philadelphia Chapter, Back On My Feet Description: • Conduct primary fundraising for the chapter 1. Design, implement and manage all existing and new fundraising campaigns and...

PT Grant Writer, Covenant House Pennsylvania


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PT Grant Writer, Covenant House Pennsylvania Covenant House Pennsylvania, the largest Agency in Philadelphia providing shelter and care for youth 21 and under, is looking for a grant wrier to work...

Community Projects Coordinator/AmeriCorps Member, YouthBuild Philadelphia


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Community Projects Coordinator/AmeriCorps Member, YouthBuild Philadelphia Background: YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School (YBPCS) serves a young adult population of 18-20 year-old high school...

Lead Art Instructors, Audenreid High School, Mural Arts Program


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Mural Arts Program, Art Education Department Lead Art Instructors, Audenreid High School Description: Mural Arts Program is offering a six week summer art program to youth attending summer school at...

Part-Time Maintenance Employee, Messiah College Philadelphia Campus


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Part-Time Maintenance Employee (Messiah College Philadelphia Campus) (Posting Date: 05/19/10) The Messiah College Philadelphia Campus currently has an opening for the position of Maintenance Worker....

Executive Director, Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition


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PICC is Hiring Job Opening for Executive Director Please share this position information with potential candidates. The deadline for applications is June 20, 2010. Interested individuals should apply...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: Strategies to Engage Girls in STEM


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SciGirls FREE webinar Join us for a FREE 1 hour webinar. June 1, 2010, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific The SciGirls Seven: Strategies to Engage Girls in STEM The new PBS Kids television series,...


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