The week of

January 30, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Habitat Philadelphia’s Green Success Story


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Habitat Philadelphia’s Green Success Story – Presentation 2/1 @ DVGBC February 1, 2011 6:30 pm Venue: DVGBC’s shared Conference Room – One Penn Center, above Suburban Station; Suite...

FAFSA Training Workshop


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Please see the updated information for this event below. We look forward to seeing you there! Title:             Additional FAFSA Training Workshop When:           Monday,...

Farm to School Distribution Solutions and Supply Chain Forum


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The New Jersey Farm to School Network would like to invite you to attend the Distribution Solutions and Supply Chain Forum on Saturday, February 26, from 8am-3pm at the Rutgers EcoComplex in...

Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program National Instructor Training


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The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program would like to invite you to consider applying for one of the upcoming 2011 National Instructor Trainings to be held this summer. Inside-Out is a unique...

Temple Community Learning Network Open House


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Monday, February 7th, 1-4pm 861 Ritter Annex, Temple University, Cecil B. Moore, between Broad and 13th Streets Join us to celebrate Temple’s new Carnegie designation as a Community Engaged...

Kick Off Meeting: Philadelphia Intercollegiate Coalition Against Hunger


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On January 25, 2010, the Food Research and Action Center released data revealing that the Philadelphia-area district is the 2nd hungriest district in the US! Hungers grip extends beyond the third...

Teen Dating Violence: A Training for Professionals Working with Teens


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Teen Dating Violence: A Training for Professionals Working with Teens Do you work with teens?  Do you want to learn more about Teen Dating Violence? Then sign up for this informative training...

Hopeworks Youth Film Festival


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Hopeworks would like to invite YOU to our next Film Festival! This is where we will be showcasing another set of Digital Story short films that our youth have created. After all of their hard work,...

Health Care Reform: Are We Ready


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Health Care Reform: Are We Ready? The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) aspires to * increase access, * lower cost, and * improve quality. Health care delivery system reform is an...

Philly Buying Power: PECO Rate Caps Expire


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Philly Buying Power: PECO Rate Caps Expire Philly Buying Power is a new program endorsed by the City of Philadelphia that aggregates demand from many businesses in order to get the best deal on...

Immigration and Migration: Ethnography in Education in Dynamic Times


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Registration info – Immigration the Focus of 32nd Ethnography Forum * Front Page * Press Releases With globalization has come an unprecedented migration of people, goods, ideas, and languages...

NPower PA’s February Training Calendar


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NPowerPA has just posted their class schedule for February.  Click the link below to check out our upcoming classes. Click Here for the NPower PA Training Calendar February Feature: PowerPoint...

What About the Fathers?


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Save the Date: What About the Fathers? Overall, most children benefit from a relationship with their father. “What About the Fathers?” training is being offered to update participants on...

New Resources

Teacher Professional Learning in the United States


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A framework for effective PD Learning Forward has released the third phase of its Status of Professional Learning study, which aims to identify effective professional development policies and...

Community Organizing as an Education Reform Strategy


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Community organizing and reform A new report from the Annenberg Institute for School Reform (AISR) looks at the growing body of literature on community organizing to understand how it fits into...

New Book: Food Justice


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Folks– I wanted to encourage you to check out a new book that has been recently released by Community Food Security Coalition co-founder  Bob Gottlieb and our colleague in the National Farm to...

Charter School Tax Credit: Investing in Human Capital


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The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Center for Community Development Investments has published a new working paper: Title:      Charter School Tax Credit: Investing in Human...

MS in Nonprofit Management, Eastern University


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MS in Nonprofit Management – New Cohorts forming this Spring! Applications are still being accepted for the Spring Cohorts of Eastern University’s MS in Nonprofit Management and MA in...

Pennsylvania Green Jobs Survey Report


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PA Dept. of Labor and Industry Release Green Jobs Report The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry has released its Pennsylvania Green Jobs Survey Report, based on survey data from over...

From Student to Resident: Findings from Campus Philly’s 2010 Student Retention Survey


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FROM STUDENT TO RESIDENT: FINDINGS FROM CAMPUS PHILLY’S 2010 STUDENT RETENTION SURVEY This report is built on the shoulders of two earlier studies that set a course in Greater Philadelphia for...

Asphalt to Ecosystems: Design Ideas for Schoolyard Transformation


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We are pleased to announce the release of our latest 2010 title, Asphalt to Ecosystems: Design Ideas for Schoolyard Transformation by Sharon Gamson Danks. Sharon is receiving glowing reviews for her...

New Paper: Staff Development and Leadership


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I am very pleased to announce the availability of a new paper from Moshe ben Asher, a regular COMM-ORG contributor.  “Staff Development and Leadership” is, for me, a very practical...

Partnerships Classifieds

Stroehmann Bakeries Walk+Run Against Hunger


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Stroehmann Bakeries Walk+Run Against Hunger Saturday, April 9, 2011 Philadelphia Museum of Art The Walk+Run Against Hunger supports more than 100 food pantries, soup kitchens and hunger-relief...

Campus Philly’s Alternative Spring Break


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Campus Philly’s Alternative Spring Break – Applications Now Available – Deadline for students to apply is February 11th! Campus Philly’s Alternative Spring Break is a weeklong...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

NYC Conference covers farm to school and nutrition


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As a member of the Board of Trustees for The Culinary Trust, I am co-producing the International Association of Culinary Professionals first New York City Regional Conference. Please join us on...

Food Justice: Community, Equity and Sustainability


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Food Justice: Community, Equity and Sustainability February 19-21, 2011 • University of Oregon Conference highlights Opening plenary address Saturday, February 19, 4:00 175 Knight Law Center Fred...

Interaction Institute for Social Change Facilitative Leadership Workshop


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The Interaction Institute for Social Change (IISC) invites you to attend its first ever New York City-based public offering of our acclaimed Facilitative Leadership® workshop. This two-day...

Place Matters: Higher Education and Community Development


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Registration is now open for PACC’s Spring Conference “Place Matters:  Higher Education and Community Development” to be held March 31 – April 1, 2011 at the Hotel Carlisle...

Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference


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Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference This conference “is the leading forum for sharing ideas and strategies for building a green economy that creates good jobs, reduces global warming and...

Equity Summit 2011: Healthy Communities, Strong Regions, A Prosperous America


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The PolicyLink Summit is back! Please join us — and thousands of your fellow advocates, activists, policymakers, foundation officials, and other equity leaders — in Detroit this November...

Grant Opportunities

Tony Hawk Foundation Skatepark Grants


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Tony Hawk Foundation Invites Applications for 2011 Skatepark Grants Deadline: March 1, 2011; October 1, 2011 The Tony Hawk Foundation provides grants to encourage and facilitate the design,...

Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity


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Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity Application Deadline: Multiple Healthy Eating Research is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The...

AmeriCorps Community Fellows Program


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In partnership with PennSERVE, the Governor’s Office on Citizen Service, Pennsylvania Campus Compact (PACC) is pleased to announce the availability of 500 Part-time AmeriCorps awards to member...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Generocity Community Alliance Inc.


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Executive Director, Generocity Community Alliance Inc. Posted on: January 6, 2011 – a start-up nonprofit organization supported by Philadelphia-area philanthropists – is seeking a social...

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Democracy, Citizenship and Constitutionalism


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University of Pennsylvania Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism Contact: Rogers M. Smith   rogers@ Phone: 215-898-7662 Fax: 215-573-2073 Address: 3440 Market St. , Suite...

Peer Counselor, Family Planning Council


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Circle of Care, Peer Counselor Company:            Family Planning Council Status:                Full-Time; Employee (35 hours per week) Relevant Work Experience:    1+...

Senior Research Associate, Public/Private Ventures


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Senior Research Associate, Public/Private Ventures Posted on: January 19, 2011 Primary Purpose of Position The Senior Research Associate position will oversee and lead projects in the research...

Community Outreach/Marketing Coordinator, Resources for Human Development, Inc.


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Community Outreach/Marketing Coordinator, Resources for Human Development, Inc. Posted on: January 19, 2011 Resources for Human Development (RHD) () is a large and diverse nonprofit social service...

Youth Employment and Academic Coordinator, Urban Nutrition Initiative


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Youth Employment and Academic Coordinator, Urban Nutrition Initiative Posted on: January 20, 2011 Description: The Netter Center for Community Partnerships (NCCP)/Urban Nutrition Initiative (UNI)...

Parent Involvement Associate, Maternity Care Coalition


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Parent Involvement Associate/Center-based Family Advocate, Maternity Care Coalition Posted on: January 20, 2011 arent Involvement Associate/Center-based Family Advocate (PIACFA) needed for Early Head...

Miscellaneous

Green Prize in Public Education


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National Environmental Education Foundation Invites Applications From K-12 Public Schools for Green Prize in Public Education Deadline: February 15, 2011 The National Environmental Education...

Youth Courage Award


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Colin Higgins Foundation Invites Nominations for Youth Courage Award Deadline: February 28, 2011 A program of the Colin Higgins Foundation, the Colin Higgins Youth Courage Awards annually honor young...

Midwest Academy Organizing Internships


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The Midwest Academy, a 37-year-old national training institute for progressive direct action organizing, will train community organizing interns in a ten week Summer 2011 program, running from...

Summer Food Service Program Webinar Series


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Please join us! USDA FNS 2011 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Webinar Series Thursday, 2/10/11, 12:00pm – 1:00pm EST: General Public Session Thursday, 2/10/11, 3:00pm – 4:00pm EST: General...


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