The week of

December 19, 2010

Other Local Events and Workshops

Pardon Me Clinic Meetings for ex-offenders


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Ex-offenders group sets clinics on pardons, clemency X-Offenders for Community Empowerment has scheduled a series of Pardon Me Clinic Meetings, aimed at assisting the formerly convicted who are no...

Collaborations between Nonprofits and Community Media Outlets


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Seminar discusses nonprofit, media partnerships January’s Philly Net Tuesday discussion on Tuesday, January 4th, will gather around the topic, Let’s Make Media!: Collaborations between...

Call for Workshop Proposals: Power of Resilience


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The 5th Annual Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color (COSEBOC) Gathering Boy, Don’t You Turn Back Now: The Power of Resilience Announces A Call for Workshop Proposals I am pleased to...

Value Added of Teachers in High-Poverty and Lower-Poverty Schools


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What good is experience if you’re burnt out? A new report from the National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research looks at whether teachers in high-poverty schools are...

Community Impact Training Institute (CITI)


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United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Center for Youth Development (CYD), in partnership with the Philadelphia Out-of-School Time Professional Development Project, is pleased to release its...

Credit Improvement Program


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Help to Increase Your Credit Score – Credit Improvement Program Just in time for the holidays, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Delaware Valley is rolling out a new, free program to help those...

Green Jobs Training program


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Green Jobs Training program Are you…. 20-24 years old? Out of work? Out of school? Get on-the-job training (paid) in landscaping and landscape design! Plus: Academic support for better...

New Resources

The Age for Change: An E-Book for People 50+


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Coming of Age publishes e-book on life after 50 Coming of Age published The Age for Change: An E-Book for People 50+, a free online book, written by a team of published authors, that explores the...

Nonprofit 2010 Fundraising Survey


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Nonprofits show slow gains in fundraising Some nonprofit organizations have seen a slight turnaround in giving in 2010 that mirrors the slow economic recovery, a new survey from the Nonprofit...

Education Week Special Report on Teacher Learning


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Education Week Special Report on Teacher Learning # Professional Development: Sorting Through the Jumble to Achieve Success This special report aims to provide a fresh look at teacher professional...

Findings from Campus Philly’s Student Retention Study


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College Graduates Stay in Philadelphia Campus Philly, a non-profit organization focused on enhancing Philadelphia’s image as a college town for students and post-graduates, announced the...

Philadelphia unveils new plan for urban green spaces


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Philadelphia Getting Greener Mayor Nutter unveiled a plan to make parkland available within a ten-minute walk of all city residents by 2015. The report that informed the plan was developed by the...

MLK Day of Service Toolkit for Engaging College Students


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North Carolina Campus Compact Releases New MLK Day of Service Toolkit! Today NC Campus Compact announces the release of “Engaging College Students”  which contains tips, tools and best practices...

30 Large Districts with Better Performance


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Outstanding A new analysis based on data collected as part of The Broad Prize process provides insight into which large urban school districts in the United States are doing the best job of educating...

Slow and Uneven Progress in Narrowing Gaps


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A mere 105 years The Center on Education Policy (CEP) has released a study that tracks trends in achievement gaps for minority and low-income students in all 50 states, and the picture is bleak,...

New Civic Health Reports for various states


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OK, IL, Chicago, MD, and NY Release Civic Health Index Reports The National Conference on Citizenship has been working in partnership with local institutions to release Civic Health Index reports in...

New Report: How Pennsylvanians View Their Local Governments


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Temple University’s Institute for Public Affairs Releases Report on Municipal Governance The Temple University Municipal Governance Survey finds that despite a recession that has depressed...

MetroPhilaMapper Now Features State Legislative Districts


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MetroPhilaMapper Now Features State Legislative Districts! MetroPhilaMapper now offers indicators for the region’s state legislative districts! We’ve uploaded indicators from the US...

Effects of Political Discussion on Youth Knowledge and Efficacy


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New Research on the Effectiveness of Political Discussion in K-12 Civic Education CIRCLE Working Paper #72 addresses whether efforts to systematically incorporate media into school curricula increase...

Going Blue: A Teen Guide to Saving Our Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, & Wetlands


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Going Blue Named Learning Magazine 2011 Teachers’ Choice Award Winner Going Blue: A Teen Guide to Saving Our Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, & Wetlands by Cathryn Berger Kaye and Philippe Cousteau...

Partnerships Classifieds

Office Space to Sublet


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Campus Philly has some office space to sublet.  Details: Space: •    Up to 1,800 of 3,854 RSF •    4 Class A offices on West Market Street, Center City •    2 offices and 10 work...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Fellowships


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Horace Mann: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Fellowships Horace Mann and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) are offering fellowships to study the life and...

2011 National Conference on Alternative Education


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2011 National Conference on Alternative Education February 9-12, 2011 Nashville, TN This annual conference will promote proactive solutions and alternatives to suspension and expulsion by examining...

Grant Opportunities

Eisner Prize for Excellence in Intergenerational Work


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The Eisner Prize for Excellence in Intergenerational Work (Deadline: January 31) The Eisner Foundation has announced the launch of the inaugural Eisner Prize and is currently soliciting nominations...

NEA Foundation: Learning & Leadership Grants


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NEA Foundation: Learning & Leadership Grants NEA Learning & Leadership Grants support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public...

Gannett Foundation Community Action Grants


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Gannett Foundation Community Action Grants (Deadline: February 16) The Gannett Foundation supports local organizations in communities served by Gannett Co., Inc.  Community Action Grant priorities...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Middle School Program Assistant, Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia


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Middle School Program Assistant Organization Overview: Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia (formerly known as Summerbridge) is a six-year academic enrichment program that builds a path from middle...

Early Learning Center Director, EducationWorks


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The Early Learning Center Director, under the supervision of the Pennsylvania Director, shall manage the Early Learning Center in accordance with State and local regulations and EW policies to ensure...

Development Director, Face to Face


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Face to Face Development Director Face to Face is a human services organization which provides free meals, nurse-managed health care, legal and social services, computer training, creative arts...

Employment Support Specialist, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians


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Employment Support Specialist, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians Function: Provides recruitment, assessment, case management, training and placement support for the Welcoming Center’s health...

Urban Horticulturist, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS)


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Urban Horticulturist Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) seeks a creative and energetic horticulturist with a passion for plants and people in the urban arena. Will be responsible for promoting...

Manager, Outreach and Community Engagement, Awbury Arboretum


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Manager, Outreach and Community Engagement, Awbury Arboretum Awbury Arboretum, a 55-acre public park in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, seeks an energetic, experienced and creative individual...

Citizen Outreach Director, The Fund for the Public Interest


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Citizen Outreach Director — The Fund for the Public Interest — Philadelphia Are you ready to make a difference on the most pressing environmental issues of our generation? Are you ready to stand...

ITWorks Coordinator, NPower PA


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Do you want the opportunity to change lives and get in on the ground floor of a growing program that has already been featured in CIO Magazine, on Fox News, and NBC10? Here is your chance. NPower PA...

Director of Education, Communities in Schools of Philadelphia


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The Director of Education for the Performance Learning Center (PLC) is an exempt position reporting directly to the Deputy Chief of Workforce Development and School Support Services. The Director is...

CSA Farm Education Coordinator, Weavers Way Farms


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Position: Henry Got Crops! CSA Farm Education Coordinator Status: Part Time, hourly, seasonal, 16-20 hours per week Weavers Way Farms, a small-scale, chemical-free, multi-site urban farming operation...

Health Services Researcher, The Consortium


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Health Services Researcher, The Consortium Using current accepted methods and tools, the position serves to evaluate programs and service effectiveness as informed by State, County, Foundation and...

Director of Emergency and Transformational Housing, NPIHN


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Family Shelter and Housing Program seeks Director of Emergency and Transformational Housing: The Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network, a congregational-based shelter, mentoring and...

Development Director, Habitat for Humanity Montgomery County


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Habitat for Humanity Montgomery County 533 Foundry Road | West Norriton PA | 610-278-7710 | | Position Summary for the Development Director Finding The Right Person Is it possible to find a person...

Miscellaneous

Community Advocacy Award


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American Educational Research Association (AERA) Critical Educators for Social Justice (CESJ) Special Interest Group Community Advocacy Award This award recognizes a community advocate who has made...

Pathways Within Roads to Reading Initiative


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Pathways Within Roads to Reading Initiative The Pathways Within Roads to Reading Initiative donates books to literacy programs in small and rural low-income communities. Maximum award: 200 books...


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