The week of

November 15, 2010

Other Local Events and Workshops

Dream Keepers Forum


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I would like to invite your organization to collaborate with the Feltonville Dream Center on an awareness event on bullying and suicide among youth happening on November 30th. The Dream Keepers...

Preparing A Successful Audit


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Saving Time & Money: Preparing A Successful Audit Your level of preparation significantly effects the cost of your audit.  In addition, your successful audit is critical to your...

Leveraging the Professional Expertise of “Boomer” Volunteers


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Tapping Into New Resources: Leveraging the Professional Expertise of “Boomer” Volunteers Many nonprofits see a wealth of possibility as people 50+ reach a stage in life where they may...

Open House for Nonprofit Ascending Leaders


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On November 17th, we are holding an Information Session on NELI’s leadership programs from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm at the SEPA United Way. During the session we will talk about our new...

Campaign for Working Families Fundraiser Happy Hour


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Campaign for Working Families Fundraiser Happy Hour The event will provide a wonderful opportunity to introduce our Advisory Board members and for you to meet other volunteers and supporters! Please...

College Preparation Seminar


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(Building Resilience In Communities, Kids, and Schools) Presents: College Preparation Seminar Get helpful information on the following topics: * Choosing the right college * Navigating the...

Building a Framework for Advanced Evaluation and Outcome Measurement


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Advanced outcome measurement workshops set The LaSalle Nonprofit Center will present Building a Framework for Advanced Evaluation and Outcome Measurement:  A Three-Part Immersion, in three...

Motivos Magazine Meet the Authors Event


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Bilingual teen magazine features young writers Young writers, aspiring poets, illustrators and photographers express themselves through Motivos Magazine, a bilingual magazine “that harnesses the...

Homeownership Counseling Annual Conference


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You’re invited to the HOMEOWNERSHIP COUNSELING ASSOCIATION OF THE DELAWARE VALLEY ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING AND CONFERENCE ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND MEETING SCHEDULE Tuesday, November 23, 2010 Temple...

Strategic Partnerships: Creating Innovation and Impact Through Partnership


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Join us for Strategic Partnerships: Creating Innovation and Impact Through Partnership This educational forum for funders and nonprofit leaders will feature Darlyne Bailey, Dean and Professor,...

Immigrant Access to Public Benefits


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Training on Immigrant Access to Public Benefits in Chester County & Philadelphia County (3 CEs offered for Social Workers) Presented by PICC and the Maternal and Child Health Consortium of...

Philadelphia Immigrant Leadership Program


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PICC’s 2011 Immigrant Leadership Program Deadline extended to Nov 30th – Submit your application today! * Are you active and involved in your community? * Would you like to become a more...

New Resources

New Report: Social and Educational Factors


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‘A national catastrophe’ A new study from the Council of the Great City Schools attempts to pull together much of the disparate research on African-American male achievement. Black males...

New Report: Districts Developing Leaders


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Leadership pipelines Given the current criticism surrounding leadership preparation programs and the changing nature of school leadership itself, school districts are becoming more actively involved...

Socioeconomic Integration in the Classroom


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A question of numbers In a post on her Policy Notebook blog for Education Week, Sara Mead writes that discussions of the Century Foundation’s study on socioeconomic integration leave out...

Youth Civic Participation in Action: Meeting Community and Youth Development Needs


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Youth Civic Participation in Action: Meeting Community and Youth Development Needs Innovations in Civic Participation (ICP) launched the Youth Civic Participation in Action: Meeting Community and...

New Issue: The Generator: Establish Evidence of Learning


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Newest Issue of NYLC’s The Generator Available This issue of The Generator asserts the importance of “learning” in service-learning as we explore the third step of the...

2010 Youth Voter Turnout About 20%


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2010 Youth Voter Turnout About 20%, Comparable to Recent Midterm Years According to Jonathan M. Tisch from the College of Citizenship and Public Service in Medford, MA, an estimated percent of young...

Big Ideas: Game-Changers for Children


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Book highlights ideas on children’s policy efforts The bipartisan children’s advocacy group First Focus has published its book Big Ideas: Game-Changers for Children to encourage policymakers...

Voting in 2010: Lessons Learned


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Voting in 2010: Lessons Learned With the election dust settling and the GOP now in control of the House what were the biggest issues at the polls this year? Tova Andrea Wang, a Senior Democracy...

Measuring Teacher and Leader Performance


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Building a better evaluation The recent push to use performance evaluations for critical personnel decisions in education has highlighted the shortcomings of our current systems, and increased the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed to help with college applications


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Volunteers needed to help with college applications PhillyGoes2College is holding a workshop on Wednesday, November 17th, from 3-6pm to help those starting the college application process or who...

volunteers needed, Campaign for Working Families


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Tax Time is Coming. Volunteer with the Campaign for Working Families. Register for Volunteer Training Today! (January 24-April 16) Learn how you can join our tremendous city-wide effort  to: *...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Showcase at National Service-Learning Conference


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Now is the time to Get Involved in the 22nd Annual National Service-Learning Conference.  Join us for the most comprehensive service-learning professional development opportunity in the world!...

Call for Papers: Planning History Conference


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Call for Papers: Planning History Conference, October 2011 The Society for American City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH) announces a Call for Papers for presentation at the 14th National...

Grant Opportunities

National Grassroots Grant Program


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Ben & Jerry’s Foundation National Grassroots Grant Program (Deadline: Ongoing) Through the National Grassroots Grant Program, Ben & Jerry’s Foundations supports nonprofit...

Get Into It Grants to fight Childhood Obesity


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Get Into It Grants Available (Deadline: January 19, 2011) Special Olympics is partnering with Youth Service America to offer Get Into It grants that bring together students of all abilities to fight...

Learn and Serve K-12: School-Based Grants for Pennsylvania


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Announcing 2010-2011 Learn and Serve K-12:  School-Based Federal Grant Request for Application (RFA) The Department of Education is pleased to announce the availability of the Learn and Serve K-12...

Tech Awards 2011


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Nominations Open for Tech Awards 2011 Deadline: March 31, 2011 An annual program of the Tech Museum of Innovation, the Tech Awards are designed to inspire global engagement in applying technology to...

Prize in Public Interest Computing


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Tides Foundation Invites Nominations for Prize in Public Interest Computing Deadline: December 15, 2010 The Tides Foundation has opened the nomination period for the fifth annual Antonio Pizzigati...

Immersive Jewish Service-Learning Grants


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Repair the World Invites Letters of Inquiry for Immersive Jewish Service-Learning Grants Deadline: November 17, 2010 (Letters of Inquiry) Repair the World, which works to make service a defining...

Captain Planet Foundation: Grants for the Environment


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Captain Planet Foundation: Grants for the Environment The Captain Planet Foundation funds hands-on environmental projects for to encourage youth around the world to work individually and collectively...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Youth Boatbuilding Program Director, Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory


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Youth Boatbuilding Program Director, Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory Salary: Mid 30s with health insurance package Last day to apply: December 20, 2010 Description: The Philadelphia Wooden Boat...

Leadership Club Facilitators, ASPIRA


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Leadership Club Facilitators, ASPIRA, Inc. of Pennsylvania Type: Part time Salary: Last day to apply: December 19, 2010 Description: Implement afterschool leadership clubs within local schools....

Housing Counselor, United Communities


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[posted 11/7/10] United Communities has an immediate opening for an experienced Housing Counselor.  The position is part-time, approximately 19 hours per week, and offers a flexible work schedule. ...

various, Media Mobilizing Project


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Media Mobilizing Project Is Now Hiring As part of our mission to build the media and communications infrastructure of a movement to end poverty led by poor and working people, Media Mobilizing...

Accountant, Philadelphia Workforce Development Corporation


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Accountant, Philadelphia Workforce Development Corporation Salary: $38,000 -$42,000 Last day to apply: November 28, 2010 Description: In this position you will be responsible for the following...

Employment Opportunities Manager, Philadelphia Mural Arts Program


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Employment Opportunities Manager, Philadelphia Mural Arts Program Last day to apply: November 30, 2010 Description: Employment Opportunities Manager The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, is a unique...

Miscellaneous

American Historical Association: Beveridge Family Teaching Prize


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American Historical Association: Beveridge Family Teaching Prize The American Historical Association Beveridge Family Teaching Prize recognizes excellence and innovation in elementary, middle school,...

Engaged Education Now launch


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Engaged Education Now Coalition Launches On November 11, a coalition of education and service-learning organizations launched Engaged Education Now, a campaign to improve academic achievement and...

College Scholarships for Afterschool and Youth Work Professionals


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College Scholarships for Afterschool and Youth Work Professionals Wouldn’t you love the opportunity to complete college course work, increase your salary and envision a career in afterschool and...

Healthier Communities Through Collaboration


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Healthier Communities Through Collaboration Tools and Techniques for Better Outcomes in an Era of Healthcare Reform A One-Day Online Conference Thursday, 18 November 11:00-18:00 Eastern (New York) /...

Philadelphia Reading Olympics


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Registration for 2011 Reading Olympics opens The Philadelphia Reading Olympics is a city-wide collaborative reading competition coordinated by Philadelphia READS, the Free Library of Philadelphia,...

National Child Care Teacher Awards


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Children’s Tylenol: National Child Care Teacher Awards The Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children’s Tylenol National Child Care Teacher Awards acknowledge the critical role of child care teachers in...


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