The week of

September 26, 2010

Other Local Events and Workshops

Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice


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Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice Thursday, October 7, 2010 6:00 PM Claudia Cohen Hall Room 402 249 S. 36th Street In his new book, sociologist Mark Warren uncovers the...

Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women Physicians


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Please plan to join us on October 6 as we open Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women Physicians, a touring exhibit hosted by the Legacy  Center at the Institute for...

Adoption Café


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Join the National Adoption Center and adoption agencies from Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware at our Adoption Café on Saturday, October 16 anytime from 10:00am to 1:00pm at the Enterprise...

Creating Focus for Community Change Summit


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Creating Focus for Community Change Summit November 10, 2010 8:00am -12:30pm Location: BranchCreek Community Church 100 Main Street Harleysville, PA 19438 The North Penn United Way requests YOU to...

Women Entrepreneurs’ Circle visits the Yoga Schelter


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Empowerment Group’s Women Entrepreneurs’ Circle visits the Yoga Schelter Saturday, October 23, 12 – 2 Yoga Schelter 3502 Scotts Ln. Philadelphia, PA 19129 Cost: Free Empowerment...

Nonprofit Institute at Penn


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Save the date for the Nonprofit Institute at Penn! November 3-5 & 10-12 Topics include: * Legal Responsibilities of Board Members * Time Management * Nonprofit Administration * Logic Models *...

2011 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Opening Launch Event


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Philadelphia Writing Project & Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership Regional Partner for the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers are proud to announce The 2011 Scholastic Art &...

What Your Garden Can Teach You About Your Organization


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Strategic Plan-ting Workshop helps nonprofits Jett Excellence, a consulting group based in Telford, is offering a workshop based on “what your garden can teach you about your business” for...

National Afterschool Matters Initiative Practitioner Fellowship Program Presentation


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Roundtable discusses after school research findings A research roundtable featuring participants of the National Afterschool Matters Initiative Practitioner Fellowship Program and their findings...

National Liberty Museum’s Teacher Training Workshops


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Liberty Museum opens teacher trainings The National Liberty Museum’s Teacher Training Workshops provide 15 hours of Act 48 Continuing Professional Education Credits approved by both the...

Orientation and Business Assessment Workshop


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WBDC offers business orientation workshop The Women’s Business Development Center will hold an Orientation and Business Assessment Workshop on Monday, October 4th from 6-7:30pm at 1315 Walnut...

New Resources

Civic Life in America: Key Findings on the Civic Health of the Nation


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We are pleased to announce the debut of Civic Life in America: Key Findings on the Civic Health of the Nation, the first federal research of its kind that measures how often residents engage in a...

New Report: Suspended Education


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Grim, but unsurprising, data A new study from the Southern Poverty Law Center finds that in many of the nation’s middle schools, black boys are nearly three times as likely to be suspended as...

New Org: National Neighborhood Alliance


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National Neighborhood Alliance launched United Way Worldwide has joined with other leading organizations in launching the National Neighborhood Alliance, a voluntary collaboration of national, state...

Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States


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Number of Americans living in poverty at 50 year high: census According to a new report from the US Census Bureau, last year’s million poor people, including million children, comprise the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Picasso Project Arts Education Internship


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SEEKING PICASSO PROJECT INTERN – FALL 2010 and SPRING 2011 PICASSO PROJECT ARTS EDUCATION INTERNSHIP Public Citizens for Children and Youth is the region’s leading children’s...

City Year 10th Annual Serve-A-Thon


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10th Annual Serve-A-Thon October 9, 2010 City Year Greater Philadelphia is proud to be involved in the effort to revitalize Carmella Playground located in 2100 Wakeling Street, Philadelphia, PA. *...

Adopt-A-Food Pantry


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Announcing: Adopt-A-Pantry! Want to support a food pantry in the greater Philadelphia region? Adopt-A-Pantry makes it easy for anyone to help these programs feed more people in need. Read the...

Election Day Volunteers Needed


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November 2nd is Quickly Approaching: Help to Ensure a Clean and Fair Election! Become a Committee of Seventy nonpartisan Voter Protection Program volunteer. Help us resolve problems at polling places...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement in Higher Education


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Here’s an update on what is happening with plans for the March 2-4, 2011 Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement in Higher Education, Hotel Roanoke, VA: The Gulf-South Summit...

Grant Opportunities

Award in School Library Humanities Programming


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Nominations Invited for Award in School Library Humanities Programming Deadline: December 15, 2010 The American Library Association Public Programs Office is accepting nominations for the 2011 Sara...

NFL Youth Football Fund Grassroots Program


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Proposals Invited for NFL Youth Football Fund Grassroots Program Deadline: December 15, 2010 The NFL Youth Football Fund Grassroots Program is a partnership of the National Football League Youth...

Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia


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Knight Foundation Launches Contest to Fund the Best Ideas for the Arts in Philadelphia Deadline: October 31, 2010 The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has announced that it will provide support...

French American Charitable Trust Challenge: Collaborate for Social Justice


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French American Charitable Trust Challenge The French American Charitable Trust Challenge seeks to identify and support innovative projects that leverage web and/or mobile technologies around social...

Community Organizing Grants


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Catholic group supports poverty self-help groups The mission of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development is to address the root causes of poverty in the US through the support of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Philadelphia LISC


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LOCAL INITIATIVES SUPPORT CORPORATION Philadelphia LISC Executive Director Job Description Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) seeks an Executive Director for its Philadelphia program. ...

EITC Campaign Coordinator, Nehemiah Gateway CDC


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Nehemiah Gateway Community Development Corporation (NGCDC) has a job opening for NCC EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) Campaign Coordinator. Please feel free to pass this along to anyone you know who...

VISTAs, Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement


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Help Philadelphians Show the LOVE! The Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service is seeking two AmeriCorps VISTAs* to serve as Volunteer Engagement Project Coordinators. One project...

School Programs Administrator, Nutritional Development Services


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Administrator: School Programs, Nutritional Development Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Nutritional Development Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia seeks an administrator for its...

Out of School Time Program Director, United Communities Southeast Philadelphia


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[posted 9/19/2010] United Communities Southeast Philadelphia, a nonprofit social service agency serving the southeast Philadelphia community, has an immediate opening for a qualified Program Director...

Street-side Health Project Coordinator, Prevention Point Philadelphia


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Street-side Health Project Coordinator, Prevention Point Philadelphia Last day to apply: September 30, 2010 Description: Prevention Point Philadelphia (PPP) is a multi-service public health...

Elementary School Counselor, ASPIRA


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Elementary School Counselor, ASPIRA, Inc. of Pennsylvania Last day to apply: November 13, 2010 Description: School Counselor needed ASAP for Elementary Charter School. Reporting directly to the...

Educational Advisors, ASPIRA


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Educational Advisors, ASPIRA, Inc. of Pennsylvania Salary: $25,000 – 28,000 Last day to apply: November 12, 2010 Description: The Bi-Lingual Educational Advisor reports to the Talent Search...

AmeriCorps position, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


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Job Description for Americorps Position Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Tree Vitalize One Million Campaign September 16, 2010 The Americorps Member will work with the PHS TreeVitalize One Million...

Director of Adult Services, Norris Square Civic Association


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Director of Adult Services, Norris Square Civic Association Salary: $45,000 – $55,000 Education: Bachelor (BA, BS, etc.) Last day to apply: November 13, 2010 Description: The Director of Adult...

Economic Development Director, New Kensington CDC


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Economic Development Director, New Kensington CDC Salary: commensurate with experience Education: Master (MA, MSW, etc.) Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19125, United States Last day to apply:...

Vice President of External Relations and Business Development, Please Touch Museum


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Vice President of External Relations and Business Development Please Touch Museum Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Please Touch Museum, the Children’s Museum of Philadelphia seeks a Vice President of...

Miscellaneous

Maximizing the Long-term Sustainability of Service-Learning


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The National Service-Learning Clearinghouse and Community-Campus Partnerships for Health, are pleased to announce the upcoming free webinar, “Maximizing the Long-term Sustainability of...

Arts Access Awards


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Association of Performing Arts Presenters and MetLife Foundation Invite Entries for Final Year of Arts Access Awards Deadline: October 5, 2010 The Association of Performing Arts Presenters and the...

Lexus/Scholastic: Eco Challenge


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Lexus/Scholastic: Eco Challenge The Lexus Eco Challenge program is designed to inspire and empower middle and high school students to learn about the environment and take action to improve it....

VFW: National Citizenship Education Teachers’ Award


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VFW: National Citizenship Education Teachers’ Award The VFW’s National Citizenship Education Teachers’ Award recognizes the nation’s top elementary, junior high, and high...

The What, When, Why and How of Social Media and Economic Development


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International Economic Development Council (IEDC)’s October Webinar Series: Understanding Social Media: The What, When, Why and How of Social Media and Economic Development Price for entire series:...


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