The week of

March 14, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Smoke-Free Campuses Symposium


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City will host Smoke-Free Campuses Symposium in April Universities, hospitals and workplaces across the country are adopting tobacco-free policies.  A 100% tobacco-free policy bans smoking and the...

The Black Family: Generations of Strength


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Black social workers schedule conference on black families The Philadelphia Alliance of Black Social Workers was developed out of concern that services provided to black families were oriented in a...

Credit Workshop for entrepreneurs


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Credit Workshop!! Entrepreneur Works is partnering with The Consumer Credit Counseling Service of the Delaware Valley to host a Credit Workshop Wednesday March 30th at our office at 6:30pm! 111 S....

Planning Healthy and Child-Friendly Communities


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Resources from Livable Cities Conference Available Online Resources from the 48th International Making Cities Livable (IMCL) Conference on Planning Healthy and Child-Friendly Communities are now...

Research & Development: A New Form of Evaluation


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Research & Development: A New Form of Evaluation Wednesday, March 23, 2011 2 – 3:30pm Eastern Investors expect for-profit leaders to use research and development to determine which...

College Bound Workshops Series for Parents and Students


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COLLEGE BOUND A free and exciting series of college prep workshops for high school students and parents The Blues Babe Foundation, in collaboration with Central North Epic Stakeholders and Honickman...

School District Chat & Chew Outreach Meeting


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Ackerman to hold community meeting in Germantown Philadelphia school superintendent Arlene Ackerman will host her 1st Parents, Community, and Faith-based Chat and Chew Outreach Meeting on Wednesday,...

Planning for High-Quality Service-Learning


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Professional Development Opportunity: Planning for High-Quality Service-Learning FREE FOR PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL‐BASED AND COMMUNITY‐BASED EDUCATORS! **limited to 30 participants** Saturday, March...

Harnessing the Energy of Our Diverse Community


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North Penn united Way Join Us for a Powerful Workshop Series— Harnessing the Energy of Our Diverse Community Enhance Your Intercultural Proficiency to: * Tap into New Markets & New Clients *...

Board Boot Camp


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Bucks center offers board boot camp The Bucks County Center for Nonprofit Management will sponsor a Board Boot Camp on Saturday, April 9th from 9am to noon.  The training will take place at...

PA Association of Nonprofit Orgs Annual Conference


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Registration opens for PANO Annual Conference The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Associations will sponsor its 16th Annual Conference and Member Meeting on Monday and Tuesday, April 4th and...

Northeast Center for Rural Development What Works Conference


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What Works! 2011 Conference March 30-April 1 Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA (With apologies for cross postings) If you are passionate about helping our communities thrive, growing new jobs,...

Breakfast fundraiser for Women of Faith and Hope


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Enjoy a short stack for a tall cause. You’re invited to an Applebee’s® Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast to support Women of Faith and Hope $ per person Kids – $ WHEN: Saturday, April...

New Resources

New Edition: Shelterforce Community Development Magazine


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The latest from NHI/Shelterforce Commentary: The Midterm Elections Breaking Down Walls: Senate Appropriators LISC’s Barbara Burnham is back this week with more analysis of Congressional changes...

Out-of-School Time Resource Center Directories


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OSTRC posts updated directories for youth program resources The Out of School Time Resource Center has updated its free directories and has posted them on its website. The Traveling Services...

New Opportunities Scholars blog


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Student blog gives advice to help youth reach college Twenty students who beat the odds to become first in their family to attend college have teamed up with nonprofit Center for Student Opportunity...

Nationalities Service Center 2011 Annual Report


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Greetings!  2010 was a year of great accomplishment for NSC. Our Annual Report, which describes some of the highlights of our work last year, can be found by clicking on this link. We are very...

Free Self-directed Tax Prep Website


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Free Tax Preparation in the privacy of your own Home and on your own schedule . . . is available to YOU! Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) has partnered with United...

Elected Official’s Toolkit for Jail Reentry


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Jail Reentry Toolkit for Local Elected Officials While there has been increased attention to reentry from state and federal prisons in recent years, little attention has been paid to the 9 million...

New Evaluation of Impact of Pre-K


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Yet more evidence of the value of pre-K A new study from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody Research Institute finds that children who attended Tennessee’s public prekindergarten gained an...

The Foster Care Ghetto and School Reform


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Aging out shouldn’t mean dropping out In a post on his Dropout Nation website, Rishawn Biddle cites that approximately 424,000 children nationwide were in foster care in the 2008-2009 fiscal...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteer tutors, Center for Literacy


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Center for Literacy needs volunteer tutors The Center for Literacy is in need of volunteer tutors. Tutors can help someone read to their child for the first time, get a better job, or go on to post-...

volunteers needed, West Philadelphia Town Hall Meeting


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On Thursday, March 24th from 5:30-7:30pm, ACHIEVEability will host a Town Hall Meeting for West Philadelphia residents, business owners, and other stakeholders to share, collaborate, and develop...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference


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I’d like to invite you to attend the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s annual conference, April 13-16 in Washington, DC. Our theme this year is “National Challenges, Local Solutions:...

Summer Research Institute on the Future of Community Engagement in Higher Education


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It is with excitement that we announce the 2nd annual Summer Research Institute on the Future of Community Engagement in Higher Education. The Institute – sponsored by Merrimack College’s Center...

Call for Proposals: Research for Impact: Scholarship Advancing Social Change


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2011 IARSLCE Annual Conference Research for Impact: Scholarship Advancing Social Change November 2 – 4, 2011 Chicago, Illinois Submission of Proposals – System Live We are excited to...

Call for Workshops: Cultivating Infants’ and Toddlers’ Social Emotional Development


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State seeks proposals for infant-toddler symposium The PA Office of Child Development and Early Learning is currently accepting workshop proposals for their summer infant-toddler symposium, A...

Grant Opportunities

Playful City USA


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$ Million in Grants Available through Playful City USA Program With more than one-third of children overweight or obese and only one in five children living within walking distance of a park or...

Youth-Focused Education Technology Programs


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ESA Foundation Offers Support for Youth-Focused Education Technology Programs Deadline: May 15, 2011 The ESA Foundation, a philanthropic vehicle of the Entertainment Software Association, is...

Assets for Independence Grants


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US offers new round of IDA grants The Assets for Independence  Resource Center has announced a new round of grants supporting programs offering individual development accounts to low-income...

Green Jobs Innovation Fund Competition


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Dept. of Labor Announces Green Jobs Innovation Fund Competition The Department of Labor today announced the Green Jobs Innovation Fund competition to support opportunities for workers to receive...

Libri Foundation: Books for Children Grants


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Libri Foundation: Books for Children Grants The Libri Foundation Books for Children Grants donate new, quality, hardcover children’s books for small, rural, public libraries across the country....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Paid Grad Student Internship, Public School Notebook


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Paid Summer Graduate Student Internship Opportunity in Philadelphia Where: The Philadelphia Public School Notebook, an award winning bimonthly newspaper () that promotes quality and equity in the...

Program Manager, Porch Light Initiative, Mural Arts Program


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Program Manager – The Porch Light Initiative The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program unites artists and communities through a collaborative process, rooted in the traditions of...

Housing Counselor, Affordable Housing Centers of America


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Position: Housing Counselor Affordable Housing Centers of America, a national non-profit, seeks a dedicated, detail-orientated person for housing counselor position in our PHILADELPHIA, PA office. ...

Case Manager, Dignity Housing


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Case Manager, Dignity Housing Position Summary: The Case Manager (CM) is responsible for providing case management support including home-based visitations and office consultations ensuring that...

Case Manager, Nationalities Service Center


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Case Manager, Nationalities Service Center Posted on: March 4, 2011 History and Mission NSC is a non-profit organization that provides social, educational, and legal services to immigrants and...

Urban Internships, Servant Year


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SERVANT YEAR Urban Internships in Philadelphia Servant Year is a faith-based, AmeriCorps, social service program of the Episcopal Diocese of PA and the Lutheran Synod of Southeastern PA. Servant...

Family Services Coordinator, Archdiocese of Philadelphia


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Family Services Coordinator, Archdiocese of Philadelphia Posted on: March 4, 2011 The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is currently seeking a Family Services Coordinator to work at the Mercy Hospice...

Behavioral Health Project Coordinator (PT), Women Against Abuse


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Behavioral Health Project Coordinator (PT), Women Against Abuse Posted on: March 1, 2011 We are starting a new behavioral health initiative and will begin building a coalition to improve community...

SCEP WorkReady Monitor, North Light Community Center


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SCEP WorkReady Monitor, North Light Community Center Posted on: March 1, 2011 WorkReady Summer Internships are a six week summer internship program for youth who have completed grades 10 to 12. North...

Dean of Students, Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia


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Dean of Students, Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia Posted on: March 2, 2011 ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW: Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia (formerly known as Summerbridge) is a six-year academic...

Youth Care Worker, Youth Service, Inc.


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Youth Care Worker, Youth Service, Inc. Posted on: March 2, 2011 Youth Service, Inc. a private non-profit child welfare agency seeks experienced Youth Care Workers for full time and part time flexible...

S2P2 Senior Program Officer, CORE Scholarships Program


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S2P2 Senior Program Officer, CORE Scholarships Program Posted on: March 2, 2011 Salary Competitive; Commensurate with Experience Education Bachelor’s Degree (BA, BS, etc.) Location Philadelphia,...

Advocacy Coordinator, Neighborhood Interfaith Movement


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Advocacy Coordinator, Neighborhood Interfaith Movement Posted on: March 2, 2011 Neighborhood Interfaith Movement (NIM), Philadelphia, seeks an Advocacy Coordinator (20 hrs/week) to direct Early...

Client Services and Inventory Coordinator, Career Wardrobe


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Client Services and Inventory Coordinator, Career Wardrobe Posted on: March 3, 2011 The Career Wardrobe is the nation’s largest community-based nonprofit organization that assists low-income women...

Miscellaneous

100 Best Communities for Young People competition


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National competition for best communities for youth launched America’s Promise Alliance and the ING Foundation have announced the call for submissions for this year’s 100 Best Communities...

Community Attachment and Civic Engagement: Key Lessons and Opportunities for Municipal Leaders


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March 24 Audioconference on Local Civic Engagement Strategies Is your city looking to engage local residents more effectively?  On Thurs., March 24, at 2:30 Eastern Time, the YEF Institute and...

Lemelson-MIT Inventeam Competition


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Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams The Lemelson-MIT Program is dedicated to supporting and encouraging invention, and seeks to inspire students and rising inventors. InvenTeams are teams of high school...


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