The week of

March 06, 2011

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND Announces new K-16 Partnerships Network


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PHENND is pleased to announce the development of a K-16 Partnerships Network for the Philadelphia region. Operating under the overall PHENND network, the K-16 Partnerships network will bring together...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Pennsylvania Childhood Injury Prevention Conference


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Plan to attend the Pennsylvania Childhood Injury Prevention Conference on May 2-3, 2011. This statewide conference will focus on key elements of childhood injury prevention. Who should attend?...

Open House: MA in Arts in Transformation Concentration


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Eastern University’s Master of Arts in Urban Studies, Arts in Transformation concentration is now accepting applications for the Summer 2011 semester. This is the last chance to join the...

Forum on the Federal Housing Budget


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Forum on the Federal Housing Budget — Featuring Doug Rice Thursday, March 24, 2011 10:00 – 12 Noon At Project Back Space 1515 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA  (19130) (Directions)...

Healing the Wounds: A Roundtable Discussion on Restorative Justice


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Healing the Wounds: A Roundtable Discussion on Restorative Justice Tuesday, March 15th 6pm – 7:30pm Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall University of Pennsylvania Exploring social transformation and...

City Year Open House


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Every 26 seconds a student drops out of school. Young people of color are most affected – nearly half of all African-Americans will not graduate with their class; less than six in 10 Hispanic...

Breast Cancer Self Help Support Group Meetings


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Women of Faith and Hope, Inc. Breast Cancer Self Help Support Group Meetings 2010-2011 Monday, March 14, 2011 2:00PM to 3:30PM Mercy Philadelphia Hospital 501 South 54th St. Iris Henderson Room,...

Van Jones to speak at Temple


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Temple University is pleased to welcome Van Jones, the former advisor to President Obama on green collar jobs, to campus. A dynamic speaker, Van Jones will explore the future of the green economy and...

Literacy Strategies for Out-of-School Time Programs


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March 23: Literacy Strategies for Out-of-School Time Programs Serving Children in Grades K-5. 9:30am- 12:00pm. Trainer: Public/ Private Ventures. In this workshop participants will learn, and...

Financial Support for Youth Sports Programs


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Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative Seminar Wednesday, April 27: Financial Support for Youth Sports Programs Location: Public Health Management Corporation, 260 South Broad Street, Philadelphia...

Out-of-School Time Peer Networking Meeting: Fundraising and Finances


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Out-of-School Time Peer Networking Meeting Monday, March 14, 9:30-11:30am Fundraising and Finances Register HERE. United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1709 Ben Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia....

Basics of social media and branding


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PBJ offers crash course in social media The Philadelphia Business Journal will offer an interactive workshop is to introduce the basics of social media and branding on Friday, March 25th from 9am to...

Remembering the Fire: Triangle Factory Fire Commemorative Events


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Remembering the Fire Widener University Commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the Triangle Factory Fire Co- sponsors: The College of Arts and Sciences • Gender & Women’s Studies Program...

Special Events benefitting the Momobile


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Two Special Events with a French Twist Saturday, March 12, 2011 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel A Tale of Two Cities – Exploring Paris in Philadelphia with Dora the Explorer Children’s...

Green Jobs Training Program for youth


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The Green Jobs Training Program at Foundations, Inc. is now opening enrollment for its next track, which is focused on local and sustainable food systems and food preparation. Trainees who are...

14th Annual Wellness Breakfast for Men Only


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Men’s wellness breakfast slated for March 13th The Wellness of You and Universal Companies will sponsor the 14th Annual Wellness Breakfast for Men Only on Sunday, March 13th from 9am to 1pm at the...

Are you ready to be an entrepreneur?


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FinanciallyHers Join us for a special FinanciallyHers Event … Are you ready to be an entrepreneur? Have a great idea for business or service, but don’t know where to start? Start here....

New Resources

High Impact Philanthropy to Improve Teaching Quality


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Center for High Impact Philanthropy. February 2011. The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania has released a special report on education, highlighting how donors can...

Adolescent Literacy Development in Out-of-School Time


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Adolescent Literacy Development in Out-of-School Time. A Practitioner’s Guidebook. 2011. Carnegie Corporation’s Advancing Literacy program is dedicated to the issues of adolescent...

Seeding Sustainability in Hospital Kitchens


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Women’s Health & Environmental Network 704 N. 23rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Telephone: 215-990-1271 • Email:  Info@ Web Site:  Contact: Dianne Moore 610-949-9497 or Dianne@...

Color of Food Report Maps Out the Food System by Race, Gender, and Class


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The “Color of Food” Maps Out the Food System by Race, Gender, and Class The Applied Research Center released “The Color of Food,” a report that demonstrates racial and gender inequality of...

State Food Action Plans: Reduce Bureaucracy to Promote Food Democracy


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Report on State Food Action Plans: Reduce Bureaucracy to Promote Food Democracy According to the report, “The Case for Food Action Plans: Laboratories of Food Democracy,” bureaucracy and...

Public Perceptions of the School District of Philadelphia’s Response To Intergroup Conflict


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PHRC to release report on school violence and District’s response Members of the Philadelphia Human Relations Commission released a report last week, based on public meetings held throughout the...

A Better Budget for All: Saving Our Economy and Helping Those in Need


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Report: millions victimized by planned federal budget cuts At a time when 14 million people are out of work, the House approach to the federal budget fails those who are struggling most, according to...

What works for children of color in after school


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Study highlights what works in after school for children of color African American and Latino/Hispanic children and adolescents often face challenges that differ from each other and from other groups...

Draft Philadelphia 2035 Plan Issued


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Draft Philadelphia 2035 Plan Issued The first draft of Philadelphia 2035 was released by city planners recently, producing the first city-wide comprehensive plan since 1960. The plan predicts that...

Partnerships Classifieds

4th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup


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Keep up the cleanup with the 4th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup on April 2! Greater Philadelphia Cares, in partnership with The City of Philadelphia, is offering great projects for the 4th Annual...

student video team needed, Campaign for Working Families


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Please pass along to any contacts that may be able to help with this project.  We recognize this is late notice and are also interested in building relationships for future small video production...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

PA Environmental Education conference


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March 17-19: Teachers!  Naturalists!  Environmental Interpreters! This region’s premier Environmental Education conference will be held near Ligonier March 17-19. Learn about upcoming career...

Call for Papers: Communication in Community-Engaged Research


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Call for Papers for 3rd Annual Community-Engaged Research Workshop!  CCPH joins the Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics (JERHRE), University of Houston Hobby Center for Public...

Call for Abstracts: North American Housing and HIV/AIDS Research Summit VI


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North American Housing and HIV/AIDS Research Summit VI Eliminating HIV Health Disparities: Is Housing the Key to Ending the AIDS Crisis? New Orleans, Louisiana September 21 – 23, 2011 The...

2011 SW PA Service-Learning Symposium / Showcase


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2011 Service-Learning Symposium / Showcase Featuring Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth Rosemeyer, , Executive Director, The Pittsburgh Project Saturday, March 26, 2011 9:00 am – 3:45 pm Community College...

Call For Presenters, National Dropout Prevention Network Conference


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Call For Presenters 23rd Annual National Dropout Prevention Network Conference, STAY (Systems Together Advancing Youth) Please click here if you plan to submit a proposal for this event. Please note...

Call for Workshops: Pennsylvania Education for All Coalition


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Inclusion conference seeks workshop proposals The First Annual Inclusion Conference sponsored by the Pennsylvania Education for All Coalition will be held from November 6-8 in Philadelphia, and is...

Grant Opportunities

Social Innovation Fund


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National Service Agency Requests Applications for Social Innovation Fund Competition The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) recently released a Notice of Federal Funding...

East Falls Community Grants


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Grants support efforts in East Falls The East Falls Community Council makes grants available to individuals and organizations with projects that benefit the East Falls Community. The application and...

Walmart State Giving Program


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Walmart grants prioritize hunger relief The Walmart State Giving Program supports a variety of initiatives in the areas of education, workforce development, economic opportunity, health and wellness...

Second Chance Act Adult Mentoring Grants to Nonprofit Organizations


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DOJ supports mentoring of adult ex-offenders Second Chance Act Adult Mentoring Grants to Nonprofit Organizations are being offered by the US Dept. of Justice to provide support to promote more...

Foundation for Financial Planning


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Foundation supports financial planning projects The Foundation for Financial Planning seeks to help people take control of their financial lives by connecting the financial planning community with...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Development/membership associate, The Notebook


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Job Opportunity: Development/membership associate (part-time/full-time) Founded in 1994, Philadelphia Public School Notebook is an independent, nonprofit news service that serves as an information...

Vice President of Development and Marketing, People’s Emergency Center


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[emailed 3/1/11] Vice President of Development and Marketing, People’s Emergency Center Background PEC was founded in 1972 to serve homeless families through a continuum of care that begins in...

Communications Specialist, Direct Care Alliance


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Communications Specialist, Direct Care Alliance Posted on: February 22, 2011 The Communications Specialist will work with DCA staff to provide direct care workers with opportunities to educate the...

Summer Mentor Teacher, Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia


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Summer Mentor Teacher, Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia Position Description Summer 2011 Organization Overview: Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia (formerly known as Summerbridge) is a six-year...

Senior Associate, Pew Children’s Dental Campaign


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Senior Associate, Pew Children’s Dental Campaign Posted on: February 23, 2011 The Pew Children’s Dental Campaign needs a creative senior associate to write, edit and research the material...

Training Manager, City Year


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Training Manager, City Year Posted on: February 24, 2011 Organization’s Mission and Goals City Year was founded in 1988 on the belief that young people can change the world. The organization unites...

Project Coordinator, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


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Project Coordinator, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Posted on: February 23, 2011 ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: INSPIRE * TRANSFORM * BUILD * SUSTAIN The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has been a...

Sponsorship/Corporate Relations Manager, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


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Sponsorship/Corporate Relations Manager, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Posted on: February 25, 2011 ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: INSPIRE * TRANSFORM * BUILD * SUSTAIN The Pennsylvania Horticultural...

WorkReady Summer Coordinator, Philadelphia Youth Network


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WorkReady Summer Coordinator, Philadelphia Youth Network Posted on: February 25, 2011 General Description: The WorkReady Summer Coordinator will be primarily responsible for supporting the design,...

Controller, Congreso de Latinos Unidos


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Controller, Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. Posted on: February 25, 2011 Under the supervision of the Vice President of Administration the Controller is responsible to direct and oversee the...

Miscellaneous

Survey for residents of Bala Cynwyd, Manayunk, East Falls and Wissahickon


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In an effort to gather information concerning perceptions of the neighborhood and physical activity, Drexel School of Public Health and Philadelphia University are conducting a research study with...

2011 Community Schools National Awards for Excellence


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Apply NOW for the: 2011 Community Schools National Awards for Excellence! The Coalition for Community Schools is now accepting applications for exemplary community schools and initiatives from across...


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