The week of

February 14, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

An Accounting Workshop for Retailers


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The Enterprise Center and the Retail Resource Network Present An Accounting Workshop for Retailers Register Today!  Space is limited. Getting Started with QuickBooks Learn how using accounting...

Education for Liberation Conference and Curriculum Fair


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Philadelphia’s Second Annual Education for Liberation Conference and Curriculum Fair Toward an Anti-Racist, Pro-Student, Non-Standardized Education Saturday, April 30, 2010 9:30am –...

Beyond the Beat Jazz Buffet for Dignity Housing


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Beyond the Beat Jazz Buffet will be held at the Commodore Barry Club, 6815 Emlen St. in Mount Airy on Sunday, March 20, 2011.  The event will feature a live performance, dinner, raffles, and even...

Creating Sustainable Funding for Your Nonprofit


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Benevon offers sustainable funding workshop Benevon will sponsor a free introductory session on Creating Sustainable Funding for Your Nonprofit on Tuesday, March 29th from 2-4pm at TCC Group,...

School of Leadership and Development Open House


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The School of Leadership and Development invites you to join us at our next Open House: Date: Saturday, February 19 2011 Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Location: Eagle Learning Center, 1st Floor 1300...

Training for community health outreach workers


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Esperanza offers training for community health workers Esperanza Health Center is offering a free 10-week training programs to Spanish speakers interested in becoming community health outreach...

Eastern’s Masters of Arts in Urban Studies Open House


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Are you serious about bringing social change to urban communities? Consider the Masters of Arts in Urban Studies, where you will learn about working in urban communities from a faculty dedicated to...

Tree Tenders Basic Training Course


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Tree Tenders Basic Training Course Tree Tenders is a nine-hour training course that empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for their local tree canopy....

Sustainability education for the next generation


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Green from the start: Sustainability education for the next generation February 17, 2011 6:00- 6:30- Reception and information tables Information tables and light refreshments 6:30- 8:30- Program...

Curricular Connections: Art and Critical Thinking


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Sat. February 19. Curricular Connections: Art and Critical Thinking. 10 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Wachovia Education Resource Center, Perelman Building, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Teachers...

SEPTA’s Annual Public Meeting


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INVITATION TO ATTEND SEPTA’S FISCAL YEAR 2012 ANNUAL SERVICE PLAN PUBLIC MEETING Following is a list and descriptions of the projects to be included in SEPTA’s Fiscal Year 2012 Annual Service...

New Resources

The Role of Media Literacy for Students Today


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YouTube/You Learn?: The role of media literacy for students today Can recording audio be considered writing? Can watching a YouTube video be considered reading? Ask a student or a teacher and they...

White House Council for Community Solutions


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White House announces Council for Community Solutions On December 14th, President Obama signed an executive order establishing the White House Council for Community Solutions to engage a diverse...

City of Philadelphia Economic Report


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Controller Examines Resident Spending Habits City Controller Alan Butkovitz in his 2010 end-of-year economic report examined how individuals and households in our region are spending their money....

Financial Literacy Curriculum in Spanish and English


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Financial responsibility curriculum now available in English and Spanish An online curriculum on financial responsibility released by America’s Promise Alliance, in partnership with the Peter...

Building Economic Security in America’s Cities


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CFED Report Highlights Municipal Strategies for Financial Empowerment A new report by CFED, a Washington, nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding opportunity for low-income families and...

Let’s Move website


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Let’s Move website offers help to child obesity efforts As America moves towards raising a generation of healthier kids, the resources developed and studies conducted to find solutions to the...

Random Acts of Kindness Week


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‘Random Acts of Kindness Week’ starts Feb. 14th Random Acts of Kindness Week, February 14th to February 20th, is dedicated to “celebrating the little things we do for others.” The Random Acts...

Impacts of Advocacy, Organizing and Civic Engagement in PA


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Study: PA nonprofits brought billions in benefits to needy Advocacy by nonprofit organizations over the last five years has brought more than $3 billion in benefits to poor people, public school...

Affordable Housing & Transit-Oriented Development


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The latest from Shelterforce In this issue: Affordable Housing & Transit-Oriented Development Homeownership Today and Tomorrow: Building Assets While Preserving Affordability In the latest issue...

How To Get Food Help: A Consumer Guide to FNS Programs


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We are excited to announce the arrival of How To Get Food Help: A Consumer Guide to FNS Programs!   How To Get Food Help is a low literacy, clear language brochure targeted at consumers who may be...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Conference on Citizenship


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Save the Date: 66th Annual NCoC in Arizona September 22-23, 2011 in Arizona The National Conference on Citizenship is pleased to announce its 66th Annual Conference will be held on the campus of...

2011 Congressional City Conference Youth Delegation


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Youth Delegates Invited to NLC’s 2011 Congressional City Conference As part of National League of Cities’s ongoing commitment to promote youth participation in local government, the YEF...

Strengthening the Green Foundation: Research & Policy Directions for Development & Finance


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Join us in New Orleans March 10-11! Strengthening the Green Foundation: Research & Policy Directions for Development & Finance Strengthening the Green Foundation: Research and Policy...

2011 Green Infrastructure Conference


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2011 Green Infrastructure Conference February 23-25, 2010 – Shepherdstown, WV Join us to hear nationally recognized speakers from across the country discuss key elements for success and vital...

Call for Proposals: National, Faith, Justice and Civic Learning Conference


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CALL FOR PAPERS AND PROGRAM PROPOSALS :2011 National, Faith, Justice and Civic Learning Conference – June 16-17, 2011 – DePaul University, Chicago, IL CALL FOR PAPERS AND PROGRAM...

Grant Opportunities

Nature of Learning Grant Program


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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Invites Proposals for Nature of Learning Grant Program Deadline: April 1, 2011 The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, in cooperation with the Fish and...

Acres for America Applications


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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Walmart Invite Acres for America Applications Deadline: April 1, 2011 (Pre-proposals) Acres for America, a partnership between Walmart Stores, Inc. and the...

Services to Advocate For and Respond to Youth Program


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DOJ offers funding for youth victim support The US Department of Justice is offering grants to support for direct counseling, advocacy, legal advocacy, and mental health services targeting youth...

Youth Engagement Zones Grant


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National Service Agency Provides Funding Opportunity to Increase Academic Engagement Through Service-Learning “Youth Engagement Zones” Support Youth in Schools That Need It Most Washington, DC...

Statewide Mayoral Summits on Afterschool


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YEF Institute to Support New Series of Statewide Mayoral Summits on Afterschool Riceboro, Ga., Councilmember Chris Stacey became involved in the effort to provide afterschool programming last year....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Human Services Specialist, St. John’s Community Services


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Human Services Specialist, St. John’s Community Services – PA Posted on: February 3, 2011 SJCS is accepting resumes and applications for Human Services positions, F/T, P/T and...

Advocate I, Maternity Care Coalition


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Advocate I, Maternity Care Coalition Posted on: February 4, 2011 Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic nonprofit, works to improve maternal and child health and well being through the...

Development Director, Public Interest Law Center of Phila


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PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER OF PHILADELPHIA—DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR POSITION The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, the region’s most prominent public interest law firm which uses high...

AmeriCorps Site Coordinator, LIFT-Philadelphia


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SITE COORDINATOR/AMERICORPS*NATIONAL DIRECT MEMBER LIFT-Philadelphia Our Mission and Vision LIFT-Philadelphia’s mission is to combat poverty and expand opportunity for all people in our community,...

Development Coordinator, Teach for America


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Development Coordinator (Philadelphia) Posted on: February 1, 2011 Position Summary As we continue to expand our impact in Greater Philadelphia and surrounding communities, we are seeking a...

Manager, Special Needs Program, Jewish Family & Children’s Service


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Manager, Special Needs Program, Jewish Family & Children’s Service Posted on: February 1, 2011 MANAGER, SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAM – ADULT AND FAMILY SERVICES JFCS is looking for an...

Life Skill Program Supervisor, The Attic Youth Center


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Life Skill Program Supervisor, The Attic Youth Center Posted on: February 1, 2011 The Attic Youth Center (The Attic) is Philadelphia’s only agency exclusively serving lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

Project Evaluator, United Way of Southeast PA


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UWSEPA seeks evaluator for aging project United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania announces a Request for Proposals for a Project Evaluator. The Project Evaluator will work with United Way’s Healthy...

Job Developer, Nationalities Service Center


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Job Developer, Nationalities Service Center Posted on: February 2, 2011 The Job Developer will identify employment sectors and prospective employers that might be good matches for a large case load...

Outreach Field Organizer, Prometheus Radio Project


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Outreach Field Organizer, Prometheus Radio Project Posted on: February 3, 2011 In the wake of our successful fight to pass the Local Community Radio Act through Congress, the Prometheus Radio Project...

Transition Services Coordinator, YouthBuild Philadelphia


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Transition Services Coordinator (Student and Alumni Career Services), YouthBuild Philadelphia Posted on: February 4, 2011 Full-time (12 months) Transition Services Coordinator (Student and Alumni...

Marketing and Communications AmeriCorps Position, EducationWorks


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Marketing and Communications AmeriCorps Member Wanted Are you a talented graphics person?  Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children in 4 cities?  EducationWorks is looking for you!...

Miscellaneous

Green Teacher 2011 Webinar Series


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Green Teacher 2011 Webinar Series We are very excited to announce the launch of Green Teacher’s 2011 Webinar series. We hope you’ll join us in one or more of our 30 FREE webinars on various...

Connecting Cops and Kids: Strategies to Improve Police Interventions with Children and Families


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Audioconference to Explore Effective Police Interventions with Children and Families City leaders are invited to register for a free, hour-long audioconference on opportunities for police officers to...

Environmental Leadership Program Webinars


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ELP’s Webinar Series February Lineup In January, ELP hosted two wonderful webinars: The Effects of The Built Environment on Health and Health Behaviors, and Translating Environmentalism:...

Products of Community Engaged Scholarship


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The results of service-learning, community-based participatory research (CBPR) and other forms of community-engaged scholarship (CES) are often disseminated through diverse products such as...

Faith and Service-Learning


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Kansas Campus Compact Spring 2011 Webinars Kansas Campus Compact is excited to announce the slate of topics for the Spring 2011 KsCC Webinars.  As before, these webinars are designed to provide a...

Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award


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Award Announcement:  Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award, Nominations are now open for The Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award, presented each year by the nationally recognized...

Get on the Hopeworks Camden Street Map


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The Hopeworks 2011 Camden Street Map is beginning to take shape! Last year’s map was a huge success with over 6,000 copies of the map distributed throughout Camden. The demand was high and many...


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