The week of

October 31, 2010

Other Local Events and Workshops

Political Issues of the Social Web


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Net Tuesday, November 9:  Political Issues of the Social Web Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street, starting at 6:00 PM. Regulation of the Internet is a hot topic in Harrisburg, Washington and other...

Eastern University’s Urban Studies Department Preview Day


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Urban Studies Department Preview Day Monday, November 8th Fall 2010 Residency welcome dinner Preview Day Monday, November 8th from 6-8PM At Eastern University’s Philadelphia East Falls Campus...

CRIB Open Housewarming Party, Hopeworks N Camden


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*Meet the Trainees * Tour the Community * Enjoy food from the Kitchen * Share our DREAMS * We at Hopeworks cannot wait to share with you in our excitement that the CRIB has opened! On November 8th,...

2010 Project H.O.M.E. Young Leaders Event


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Join us for an evening of networking with Philadelphia’s future leaders and learn about Project ’s work with low-income and homeless individuals and families. You are invited to the following...

Job Fair for Ex-Offenders


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Resources for Human Development’s Partnerships for Employment sponsors largest all-purpose job fair for ex-offenders and homeless populations in Philadelphia’s history Philadelphia Mayor Michael...

Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner


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Invite your friends, co-workers and neighbors…..Bring the kids and elders… Support our neighbors experiencing homelessness! Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner for Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith...

Fundamentals of Board Governance for Arts Orgs


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Arts Council sets governance workshops The Arts and Business Council of Greater Philadelphia has scheduled two full-day workshops aimed at helping arts or cultural organizations strengthen governance...

Legal frameworks for fundraising


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Seminar on legal framework of fundraising set Philadelphia LawWorks, Pfizer, and DLA Piper LLP will co-sponsor a free seminar on the legal framework of traditional and nontraditional fundraising on...

Olweus Bullying Prevention Program


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Funding directory for bullying programs published The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program  website has published a listing of dozens of funding opportunities for bullying programs, which available by...

Training for Senior Centers


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Training offered  to area senior centers The Pennsylvania Association of Senior Centers has scheduled several trainings for senior centers in the southeastern Pennsylvania region for November and...

Weathering Winter’s Worst…Resources for Philadelphia’s Elderly


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Workshop helps social workers helps seniors in winter The Emergency Fund Coalition for Philadelphia’s Elderly and the Pennsylvania Aging, Utilities and Economic Education Consortium will present...

Film Premiere: The Olmstead Legacy


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FILM PREMIERE: The Olmstead Legacy Thursday, November 4, 2010  6 Van Pelt Auditorium / Philadelphia Museum of Art VIP Reception to follow at Stephen Starr’s Granite Hill Restaurant $15 for...

Technical Assistance Workshop for AmeriCorps Grants


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PennSERVE is pleased to announce its training and technical assistance workshop being offered for those interested in the 2011-2012 Request for Applications for AmeriCorps funding.  The workshop...

Advancing Youth Development Training


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Federation of Neighborhood Centers of Philadelphia announces openings for its three day Advancing Youth Development Training which will be held on three consecutive Tuesdays November 23, 30 and...

10th Anniversary Celebration of The Earth Charter


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You are invited to join us on November 7th at the 10th Anniversary Celebration of The Earth Charter featuring our New Earth Songs film Catch a Dreamer. Hosted by The Alliance for a Sustainable Future...

Film screening and forum: Beyond the Bricks


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COLLEGE HOSTS NATIONAL FILM AND FORUM TO IMPROVE EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN MALES IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS Community College of Philadelphia will host the nationally acclaimed Beyond the...

New Resources

New Journal: Practising Social Change


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Issue 01 April 2010 Practising Social Change is a collaborative and reflective meeting place for practitioners in Applied Behavioural Science who seek to work at their developmental edge: curious,...

New Website: PA Campus Compact


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PA Campus Compact is pleased to announce the launch of our new website at Our new site includes information on our ongoing programs and initiatives, as well as special events. Included in our new...

Making Schools the Model for Healthier Environments Toolkit


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Making Schools the Model for Healthier Environments Toolkit This toolkit from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity provides information and resources to help make...

What Local Governments Can Do to Reduce and Prevent Obesity


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Healthy Communities: What Local Governments Can Do to Reduce and Prevent Obesity Common Community Measures for Obesity Prevention Project and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

Promoting Healthy Communities and Reducing Childhood Obesity: Legislative Options


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Promoting Healthy Communities and Preventing Childhood Obesity In its recent report, The National Conference of State Legislatures documents the increasing interest of State Legislature in adopting...

New Article: Preventing Obesity


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Congressional Quarterly: Preventing Obesity The latest research report from Congressional Quarterly surveys the latest research and debate about the obesity epidemic, its history and public health...

Farm to School Resources


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Digging Through Farm to School Resources Last Thursday, the National Farm to School Network and the USDA Farm to School team co-hosted a webinar, “Digging through Farm to School Resources,” which...

New Guidebook: What You Need to Know About Teacher Quality


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A tale of two teachers A new guidebook and website from the Joyce Foundation on teacher quality is aimed at parents, community leaders, school administrators, and policymakers. It lays out two...

How One School District Is Adopting Early College as a District-wide Strategy


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Putting pathways in place A new report from Jobs for the Future details how the Hidalgo Independent School District — in one of the most economically depressed metropolitan areas in Texas and...

Partnerships Classifieds

math tutors needed


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We are a non-profit organization with a 501(c)3 status performing work in the south & south west section of the city. Our name means GETTING HOMES EDUCATION TECHNICAL TRAINING EQUAL OPPORTUNITY....

Grant Reviewers Needed


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Grant Reviewers Needed United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania is seeking qualified experts to serve as grant review panelists, now through June 2013. Individuals with extensive knowledge and...

Mentoring available from Nu Sigma Youth Services


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Nu Sigma Youth Services is extending its open enrollment for ages 8-17 in our Enrichment Centers (located at Benjamin Franklin High School and Cooke Middle School) and our Sigma Beta Clubs (mentoring...

Grant Opportunities

Pennsylvania Campus Compact VISTA Program


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Pennsylvania Campus Compact is pleased to notify you that we are now accepting Host Site Applications for the 2011-2012 PACC*VISTA Program. For this new program year, applications will be accepted in...

Technical Assistance Workshop for AmeriCorps Grants


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PennSERVE is pleased to announce its training and technical assistance workshop being offered for those interested in the 2011-2012 Request for Applications for AmeriCorps funding.  The workshop...

New Jersey Health Initiatives 2011: Transitions in Care


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces Call for Proposals for New Jersey Health Initiatives 2011: Transitions in Care Deadline: January 13, 2011 New Jersey Health Initiatives, a statewide...

Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program


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Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program The Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program supports efforts to recruit and educate the next generation of librarians and the faculty who will prepare them...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director, Wolfington Center, Cabrini College


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Director of the Wolfington Center, Cabrini College The Director will lead the Wolfington Center’s mission to weave students’ intellectual and spiritual development with commitments to social...

Director of Community and Business Services, University City District


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Director of Community and Business Services, University City District Leadership position at UCD, a special services district focused on quality of life issues, economic competitiveness and...

Project Manager, SE Office, PA Environmental Council


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Project Manager, Southeastern Office, Pennsylvania Environmental Council The Project Manager (PM) is a temporary (a year and a half) full time position that supports the Southeast Office’s...

Membership Associate, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia


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Membership Associate, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia’s Membership Associate will be responsible for recruiting new...

Deputy Director of Research and Evaluation, Public/Private Ventures


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Last day to apply: November 15, 2010 Description: The Deputy Director of Research and Evaluation will be responsible for conceptualizing, designing and executing complex research studies of programs...

Officer, Philadelphia Research Initiative, Pew Charitable Trusts


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Officer, Philadelphia Research Initiative, Pew Charitable Trusts Last day to apply: December 17, 2010 Description: Search for Officer, Philadelphia Research Initiative The Pew Charitable Trusts, an...

Executive /Development Assistant, Women’s Opportunities Resource Center


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Executive /Development Assistant, Women’s Opportunities Resource Center Salary: $35,000-$40,000 Last day to apply: December 18, 2010 Description: The Women’s Opportunities Resource Center...

Employment Specialist, Nueva Esperanza, Inc.


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Employment Specialist, Nueva Esperanza, Inc. Last day to apply: November 20, 2010 Description: Esperanza has an immediate opening for a full time Employment Specialist. The Employment Specialist is...

Member Services Assistant, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


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Member Services Assistant, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Last day to apply: December 1, 2010 The Member Services Representative is responsible for providing outstanding customer service to...

Youth Enrichment Program Instructor, ASPIRA, Inc. of Pennsylvania


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Youth Enrichment Program Instructor, ASPIRA, Inc. of Pennsylvania Salary: $15-20/hr Last day to apply: December 20, 2010 ASPIRA, Inc. of PA has been serving Puerto Rican and other minority youth of...

Project Director, Kensington Community Corporation for Individual Dignity


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Project Director, Kensington Community Corporation for Individual Dignity Last day to apply: December 14, 2010 A bachelor’s Degree and four (4) years work experience working directly with persons...

Bookkeeper, Prometheus Radio Project


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Bookkeeper for Prometheus Radio Project Job Summary Prometheus seeks a bookkeeper with demonstrated experience with QuickBooks for 8-12 hours a week under the supervision of the Operations Manager. ...

Development and Communications Director, Prometheus Radio Project


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Prometheus Radio Project is Hiring a Development and Communications Director The Prometheus Radio Project is looking for an experienced Development and Communications Director to join our leadership...

Miscellaneous

Raising Money from Your Local Business Community


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PANO webinar discusses fundraising from local businesses The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations will sponsor an online workshop on Raising Money from Your Local Business Community on...

Eleanor M. Johnson Elementary Teacher Award


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IRA: Eleanor M. Johnson Elementary Teacher Award The International Reading Association Eleanor M. Johnson Elementary Teacher Award recognizes an outstanding elementary classroom teacher of...

Office sublet available


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PhillyCarShare has some excess office space that they are willing to sublet to another nonprofit(s).  They can easily fit 1 to 5 people comfortably. Includes phones, computers, internet, printers,...


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