The week of

December 13, 2010

Other Local Events and Workshops

Entrepreneur Works Business Skills Course


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Entrepreneurs: Want to turn your BIG business idea into Dollar$?  We can help… Entrepreneur Works Business Skills Course is a multi-part course that is designed to teach the fundamentals of...

Marcellus Shale and Gas Drilling in Pennsylvania: A Watershed Perspective


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December Schuylkill Soundings: “Marcellus Shale and Gas Drilling in Pennsylvania: A Watershed Perspective” Our popular lecture series, Schuylkill Soundings, happens on the third Wednesday...

Homeless Memorial Day


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Join us to commemorate Homeless Memorial Day Tuesday, December 21 4:30-5:30 PM LOVE Park, 15th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia We will REMEMBER homeless and formerly homeless Philadelphians who died...

Women Entrepreneurs’ Circle


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Women Entrepreneurs’ Circle Meets SA VA Start Date/Time: Saturday, February 26, 2011 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Sarah Van Aken of SA VA runs a clothing brand that is unique in more than just its...

New Resources

2025 Vision for Black Men and Boys


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2025 Campaign proposes solutions to crises of black men The 2025 Campaign for Black Men and Boys has released a new report with recommendations aimed at drastically altering life outcomes for black...

New Social Networking Site for Nonprofits


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Facebook founder launches new social network for nonprofits Jumo is a social network connecting individuals and organizations who want to change the world. Participants need to join Facebook to...

New Website: HandsonSocial Network


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HandsOn Network creates online space for social entrepreneurs Social entrepreneurs now have a one-stop-shop to share and enhance their knowledge in the area of social development. Developed by...

Financial First Encounters: An Examination of the Fractured Financial Landscape Facing Youth Today


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Financial First Encounters: An Examination of the Fractured Financial Landscape Facing Youth Today All kinds of organizations and institutions play influential roles in the lives of young people....

Potential benefits of a fully connected waterfront greenway in Phila


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A Vision for Philadelphia’s Riverfronts The November Schuylkill Soundings presentation focused on the potential benefits to Philadelphia of public access to its riverfronts. Rachel Vassar of...

Fall Issue: Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning


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Volume 17 number 1 (fall 2010) of the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning is hot off the presses. The contents are below. Order your subscription today online at ~mjcsl/. $22 for...

The Road Half Traveled: University Engagement at a Crossroads


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Report Describes Potential of Urban Universities to Fully Realize an Anchor Institution Mission For Additional Information: Contact: Steve Dubb: 301-237-2135, sgdubb@ or Rita Axelroth, 205-422-4488,...

Research on Learning Outcomes, Completion, and Quality


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Research on Learning Outcomes, Completion, and Quality Resource: “Five High-Impact Practices: Research on Learning Outcomes, Completion, and Quality” from AACU This monograph examines the...

New Website: Research for Action


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For 20 years, Research for Action has wielded timely, relevant research as a tool to improve education policy and practice in Philadelphia and nationwide.  Our research has shaped and sharpened...

Partnerships Classifieds

tutors neeed, Northern Home for Children


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Northern Home for Children seeks tutors Northern Home for Children, which provides a variety of supportive services to children and families, is seeking volunteers to assist children with tutoring...

YouthBuild needs donated computers for training program


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YouthBuild needs donated computers for training program The YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School provides former high school dropouts with the opportunity to earn a diploma and job training,...

Holiday turkeys needed


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North Central Victim Services is a non-profit community based agency, we are located at 1415 N. Broad Street, Suite 222, Philadelphia PA 19122. We are in need of (25) twenty-five turkeys. These...

Habitat MontCo Women Build Week


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First Ever Women Build Week! May 3-7, 2011 Join Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County in hosting their first ever Women Build Week! Come build on site, hear from women who are community leaders...

Be a Service Leader or Volunteer on King Day of Service!


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Be a Service Leader or Volunteer on King Day of Service! Monday, January 17, 2011 Multiple Locations Throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, & Delaware Be a part of the largest King Day event in the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Community Schools Collaboration: Bridging Practice and Policy


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It’s time to REGISTER for the 2011 Seattle Community Schools Learning Lab, “Community Schools Collaboration: Bridging Practice and Policy!” This event is being co-hosted with the...

6th Annual Underbanked Financial Services Forum


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Pre-registration Now Open for the 6th Annual Underbanked Financial Services Forum Pre-registration is now open for the 6th Annual Underbanked Financial Services Forum to be held from June 8-10 at the...

Call for Proposals: Media Literacy Education


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National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) convenes media literacy educators and leaders every two years to expand the knowledge and practice of media literacy education in the United...

Call for Proposals: SW PA Service-Learning Symposium


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Call for Proposals – 2011 SPRING Service-Learning Symposium  – March 26, 2011, hosted at Community College of Allegheny County – South Campus We invite faculty, practitioners,...

Call for Papers: Conference on Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality


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2011 Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Policy Summit: A Conference on Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality The Community Development and Research Departments of the Federal Reserve Bank of...

Call for Proposals: Pushing the Boundaries of Collaboration in Higher Education


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Call for Conference Proposals “Pushing the Boundaries of Collaboration in Higher Education” October 12-14, 2011 The Doubletree Hotel, Claremont, California There is a significant call for...

Grant Opportunities

Dell Social Innovation Competition


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University Students From Around the World Invited to Enter Dell Social Innovation Competition Deadline: February 14, 2011 The RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service in the LBJ School of...

Signature Employment Grant for People With Disabilities


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Kessler Foundation Offers Grants to Increase Employment Outcomes for People With Disabilities Deadline: February 15, 2011 The Kessler Foundation’s Signature Employment Grant Program seeks to...

NEA Youth Leaders for Literacy Grants


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NEA Youth Leaders for Literacy Grants (Deadline: January 5) The National Education Association (NEA) is partnering with Youth Service America to offer Youth Leaders for Literacy grants to support...

Innovation Generation: Christopher Columbus Awards Program


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Innovation Generation: Christopher Columbus Awards Program The Christopher Columbus Awards Program combines science and technology with community problem-solving. Students work in teams with the help...

LEGO: Children’s Fund Grants


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LEGO: Children’s Fund Grants The LEGO Children’s Fund provides grants for collaborative programs, either in part or in total, to organizations that focus on early childhood education and...

AmeriCorps Community Fellows Campus Application


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Pennsylvania Campus Compact (PACC) will be making its 2011-2012 AmeriCorps Community Fellows Campus Application available on Monday, January 24, 2011. PACC anticipates having another 500 minimum-time...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Generocity


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GENEROCITY: Executive Director Opening Generocity – a start-up nonprofit organization supported by Philadelphia-area philanthropists – is seeking a social entrepreneur as an executive director....

Project Consultant, United Way of Southeastern PA


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UWSEPA seeks consultant for aging project United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania has issued a Request for Proposals for a Project Consultant that will work with its Healthy Aging priority area...

VP for Asset Management, People’s Emergency Center


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VP for Asset Management, People’s Emergency Center Qualifications • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting and five years of relevant work experience managing related facilities, such...

multiple listings, PathWays PA


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PathWays PA Job Postings 12/08/2010 Residential Worker Part-time and Full-time – need caring and motivated individual to provide support and supervision for Delco group home serving women and...

Miscellaneous

Building a Grad Nation: Signs of Success and the Road Ahead


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Free Live Webinar: Building a Grad Nation: Signs of Success and the Road Ahead Friday, December 17, 1 to 2 Eastern time Also available “on demand” anytime 24 hours after the event. Free...

John W. Gardner Leadership Award


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Independent Sector Opens Nomination Process for Gardner Leadership Award Deadline: January 31, 2011 Independent Sector presents the John W. Gardner Leadership Award to honor outstanding Americans who...

National Igniting Creative Energy Challenge


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National Igniting Creative Energy Challenge The National Igniting Creative Energy Challenge is an educational competition designed to encourage students to learn more about energy conservation and...

C-SPAN: StudentCam 2011


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C-SPAN: StudentCam 2011 C-SPAN’s StudentCam is an annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think seriously about issues that affect our communities and our...


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