The week of

December 05, 2010

Other Local Events and Workshops

Curricular Connections: Art and English-Language Learners


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Sat. December 11. Curricular Connections: Art and English-Language Learners. 10 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Wachovia Education Resource Center, Perelman Building, 26th and Benjamin Franklin...

Improving race relations in school


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Tue. December 7. Improving race relations in school: Creating a just and equitable environment for all. 6-8 School District of Philadelphia Education Center, 440 N. Broad St. This presentation by...

GED to College Success Program


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FREE GED to College Success Program Ready…Set…Go… Come participate in a free one year dynamic program to earn your GED and transition into college. •    20 hours a week, Monday thru...

Demystifying the Consulting Process


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Capacity-building program supports Bucks nonprofits Foundations Community Partnership in Doylestown has joined with The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University’s School of Business to offer...

Media access workshop for nonprofits, small businesses


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Black journalists hold media access workshop for nonprofits, small businesses Hear from real, working journalists from the region’s newsrooms as they share insider advice and best practices on...

Issues in Professional Development for OST Programs


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Forum discusses issues in OST professional development The monthly peer networking meeting of the Out of School Time Resource Center will feature a discussion on Issues in Professional Development on...

Greening Your Office 101


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Greening Your Office 101 – Two Chances to Attend! Registration: Contact: Jen Devor, Jen@ Price:  Free When: Wednesday, January 12th from 12pm – 2pm Where: Bucks County Community...

Lead Safe Babies – Families in Transition


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“Lead Safe Babies – Families in Transition” A workshop on lead poisoning prevention education to homeless families with young children and pregnant women Thursday, December 16, 2010 10:00...

Letter Writing for Earned Sick Days


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Want to Ensure All Workers Have the Right to Earn Sick Days? Join Pathways PA for a Letter Writing Party on December 7! In addition to networking, free coffee, and an opportunity to learn more about...

New Resources

New Report on Children’s Diets


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Dietary Sources of Energy, Solid Fats, and Added Sugars among Children and Adolescents in the United States A recent study published in the American Dietetic Association journal investigating the...

New Report: Household Food Security in the United States


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Household Food Security in the United States, 2009 According to the survey data released annually by the USDA, almost 15 percent of American households were food insecure at some point during 2009...

New Report: Building a Grad Nation


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Given that so many of us work in national service programs to strengthen education, I want to bring your attention to an important report released today that shows our nation is making progress on...

Website: Norris Square Art Factory


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Support Norris Square Neighborhood Project and our newest youth program, Art Factory, this holiday season! During the summer of 2010, thirty youth transformed a former warehouse into an art factory....

New Curriculum: Nourish: Food + Community


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New Teaching Resources Released by WorldLink and Center for Ecoliteracy A new middle-school curriculum released by WorldLink and the Center for Ecoliteracy invites students and teachers to ask,...

Participatory Planning & Service-Learning for Small Town Revitalization


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New from : Participatory Planning & Service-Learning for Small Town Revitalization!  We’re delighted to announce the latest products peer-reviewed & published through , described...

Healthy People 2020


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Healthy People 2020: Health Starts in Homes, Schools, Workplaces, and Communities The Department of Health and Human Services today released Healthy People 2020, its 10-year national objectives for...

How the world’s most improved school systems keep getting better


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How they did it A new report from McKinsey & Company aims to answer questions prompted by their 2007 report, “How the World’s Best Performing School Systems Come Out on Top.”...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteer coaches and trainers needed, Graduation Coach Campaign


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Volunteers sought for Graduation Coach campaign The Graduation Coach Campaign, an initiative of Mayor Nutter’s Cities of Service program, is looking for volunteers to help youth earn a high...

Doctors needed for Haitian relief efforts


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Doctors needed for Haitian relief efforts As the cholera epidemic extends its reach in Haiti, the need for physicians to meet the increasing demand for care has grown apace. There is a special need...

young committee members sought, Developmental Disabilities Council


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Disabilities group seeks young committee members The Developmental Disabilities Council is looking for young people with developmental disabilities to join its committees, which include those on...

Host a High School Student for Career Shadowing Day


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Support Career Exposure for Philadelphia High School Students! Career exposure activities connect area businesses, organizations and individual volunteers to Philadelphia high school students to...

Public Benefit Coaches, Campaign for Working Families


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Become a Public Benefits Expert and Help Working Families! Learn how you can join our tremendous city-wide effort to: – Help working families bring more money into their households each month....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Presentations: Living Economies Conference


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Living Economies 2011 BALLE Business Conference Place Matters June 14-17 Bellingham, WA REGISTER NOW Please join us for the 9th Annual BALLE Business Conference, co-hosted with our local network...

Call for Abstracts, Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning


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Are you interested in submitting an article to the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL)?  We now seek articles for volume 18 (fall 2011, spring 2012). The first step in the...

Grant Opportunities

Home Visitation Program Planning Grants


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State offers planning grants for home visitation programs The Office of Child Development and Early Learning has announced a new opportunity to create or expand home visitation programs in...

Ending Child Sexual Abuse


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RFP supports organizing around child abuse The Ms. Foundation for Women has established the Ending Child Sexual Abuse initiative, which seeks to build the movement to put a stop to child sexual abuse...

Recipes for Healthy Kids Challenge


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Recipes for Healthy Kids Challenge – Due December 30th As part of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! campaign, the USDA is offering cash prizes for winning student teams who submit original recipes...

Summer Food For Children Demonstration Grants


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Summer Food For Children Demonstration Grants – Due December 15th USDA is requesting applications for states to enhance the current Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) by testing and evaluating home...

Impact100 Philadelphia


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Impact100 Philadelphia Announces 2011 Grant Cycle Deadline: January 10, 2011 (Letters of Inquiry) The goal of Impact100 Philadelphia is to provide high-impact grants that reach underserved...

Freedom From Fear Award


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New Awards Program to Recognize Unsung Heroes for Work on Behalf of Immigrants and Refugees Deadline: February 28, 2011 The Freedom From Fear Award, a project of Public Interest Projects, is a new...

Northwest Fund


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The Northwest Fund Neighborhood Change Agent Award Request for Proposals The Northwest Fund (TNF) is a nonprofit, community-based organization that partners with community members, civic...

Anchor Agencies Sought, Graduation Coach Campaign


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Graduation Coach Campaign Request for Qualifications to be an Anchor Agency Graduation Coach Campaign Overview: Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s Office of Education and Office Civic Engagement and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Science-and-policy Fellow, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE)


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Science-and-policy Fellow A science-and-policy fellowship is a post-graduate or graduate-level opportunity to work for 20-30 hours per week for the duration of a year. The science-and-policy fellow...

Lead Educator, Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program


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LEAD EDUCATOR – Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Delivers effective TPP program instruction using the Reducing the Risk (RTR) and Becoming a Responsible Teen () curricula, assists Project...

Critical Path Digital Training Coordinator, Philadelphia FIGHT


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[posted 12/5/10] Critical Path Digital Training Coordinator Critical Path Digital Training Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the technology education and computer literacy programs at...

Child and Family Advocate, Health Federation of Philadelphia


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Health Federation of Philadelphia Position Available!! Early Head Start Program Home based Services Child and Family Advocate Summary: Conducts weekly home visits to pregnant women and parents with...

Director of Culture, Young Scholars Frederick Douglass Charter School


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[posted 12/5/10] Director of Culture, Young Scholars Frederick Douglass Charter School The team of leaders who successfully turned around Young Scholars Charter School seeks a Director of Culture for...

Lead and Assistant Teaching Artists, Mural Arts Program


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Lead and Assistant Teaching Artists DESCRIPTION: Mural Arts Program’s Mural Corps is an after school and summer art education program that operates in 10 locations throughout the city of...

Partnerships Associate, Sustainable Business Network


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[emailed 12/1/10] Partnerships Associate, Sustainable Business Network The Sustainable Business Network (SBN) is a 500-member business association building a just, green, and thriving economy in the...

Fund Development and Communications Coordinator, Pathways PA


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Fund Development and Communications Coordinator, Pathways PA Fund Development and Communications professional sought by PathWays PA to work with a small team of dedicated professionals to manage...

Deputy Director, Pathways PA


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[posted 11/17/2010] Deputy Director, Pathways PA Assist in the direction of a fast-paced North Philadelphia EARN Center that helps TANF participants get and keep family-sustaining employment....

Miscellaneous

Health & Education Policy: Improving Student Outcomes


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Health & Education Policy: Improving Student Outcomes Join us for a webinar on Thursday, December 16th at 1pm (EST) In an era of tight public budgets, it is crucial that federal resources be well...

Service-Learning in Online Courses


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Minnesota Campus Compact and Iowa Campus Compact are pleased to announce three upcoming webinars of interest to service-learning practitioners. SERVICE-LEARNING IN ONLINE COURSES: OPPORTUNITIES AND...

Community Campus Partnerships for Health Annual Award


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Community Campus Partnerships for Health Annual Award Nominations Due February 4!   The award highlights the power and potential of community-campus partnerships as a strategy for social justice. ...

Bank of America Student Leaders Program


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Bank of America Charitable Foundation Invites Applications for Student Leaders Program Deadline: January 12, 2011 The Bank of America Charitable Foundation is accepting applications for its annual...

Make a New Year’s Resolution that will make a difference


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Resolution11: Make a New Year’s Resolution that will make a difference in the lives of others! What might our communities look like if instead of the self-focused resolutions we usually make,...


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