The week of

April 04, 2011

PHENND Events/Activities

Internship Grants for Economic Recovery Organizations

Internship Grants for Economic Recovery Organizations With funding made available from Learn and Serve America, PHENND will be awarding approximately 50 interns to qualified nonprofit agencies to...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Black Women in Sport Foundation’s 2011 Next Step Women of Color Mini-Forum

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR PERSONS INTERESTED IN BECOMING COLLEGIATE HEAD COACHES OR ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATORS The Black Women in Sport Foundation’s 2011 Next Step Women of Color...

A National Teach-in on Austerity, Debt and Corporate Greed

A National Teach-in on Austerity, Debt and Corporate Greed – Panel Discussion Moderated by Cornel West and Francis Fox Piven: April 5 at 2:00PM in Stokes Auditorium, Haverford College Wall...

Youth Economic Empowerment Conference

8th Annual Youth Economic Empowerment Conference on Saturday, April 16th at St. Joseph’s University for youth in grades 5-12 featuring a dynamic speaker and workshops on earning, saving,...

Revolution or Reform?: Educational Strategies for the 21st Century

Association of African American Graduate Students in Education Revolution or Reform?: Educational Strategies for the 21st Century Friday, April 22, 2011 The University of Pennsylvania’s Association...

Public School Notebook Anniversary Event

Every year since 2004, hundreds of Notebook friends and supporters have come together in June to celebrate the accomplishments of another year and the victories we have won … and to reenergize...

Legs Against Arms V and Celebration of Youth

Legs Against Arms V Sunday April 10, 2011 8-1pm Saint Joseph’s University To register or for more information please visit: In its 5th year, Legs Against Arms attracts runners, walkers,...

Sr. Helen Prejean at Chestnut Hill College

The Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation at Chestnut Hill College Presents: Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, Best Selling Author and Passionate Death Penalty Opponent “Dead Man Walking: The...

Social Entrepreneurship Conference: From Idea to Impact

Temple University’s Fox Net Impact and The Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute are excited to announce the 6th Annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference: From Idea to Impact. This event...

Evidence Based Volunteer Management: Adding Value and Impact to Your Programs and Practices

Nonprofit Management Seminar Evidence Based Volunteer Management: Adding Value and Impact to Your Programs and Practices Presented by: Lynn S. Connolly, , adjunct faculty, School of Graduate Studies,...

Association of Fundraising Professionals Forum

Franklin Forum brings fundraising professionals together The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals will hold the 2011 Franklin Forum on Friday, April 8th from...

Public Citizens for Children and Youth 30th Anniversary

PCCY plans 30th anniversary celebration Public Citizens for Children and Youth will celebrate its 30 years of advocacy for children, youth and families in Southeastern Pennsylvania with a party on...

Mandates, Models, and Methods, Oh My! A Strategic Look at the Essential Components of Early Childhood Education

Annual Albert Greenfield lecture looks at early childhood education The 2011 Albert M. Greenfield Memorial Lecture at the University of Pennsylvania is entitled, Mandates, Models, and Methods, Oh My!...

Special Education Advocacy Training

Arc of Chester County schedules education advocacy training series The Arc of Chester County has announced a 12-part special education advocacy training beginning on Saturday, April 9th. The training...

The Rise of Digital Democracy

Constitution Center forum discusses digital democracy phenomenon How did social media harness the democratic fervor in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and beyond? How are Facebook, Google and Twitter changing...

Disability Leadership and Policy Summit

Temple to host Disability Leadership and Policy Summit Leaders and advocates from the disability community will meet to discuss employment issues impacting wheelchair users and others living with...

Career Boom: Job Security in an Aging America

GenPhilly forum focused on job security in aging America Generation Appreciation Philadelphia will present Career Boom: Job Security in an Aging America, a forum on employing seniors in companies and...

Citizen’s Planning Institute

Institute seeks to engage citizens in city planning The Citizen’s Planning Institute, Philadelphia’s first educational program designed to engage citizens in the city planning process, has opened...

Future of Education forum

Innovation Journal sponsors forum on future of education The Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal and Young Involved Philadelphians will sponsor a public forum on the Future of Education on...

Preparing Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Jobs in Metropolitan America

Save the Date Preparing Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Jobs in Metropolitan America: The Policy, Practice, and Research Issues Conference Wednesday, May 25 & Thursday, May 26, 2011 HOUSTON...

New Resources

ITWorks Interns are Now Available

ITWorks Interns are Now Available It is with great pride that I share with you this opportunity to host a young person from our ITWorks program as an intern at your organization.  Last year 15 of...

PHS Tree Tenders: University Initiative

The University Initiative of PHS Tree Tenders® brings colleges and universities and their neighboring communities together to plant and care for community trees along streets, in parks, and in...

Report: Philadelphians Feel Less Positive About their City

Pew: Philadelphians feel less positive about city A public opinion poll published by the Pew Charitable Trusts shows a downward drift in Philadelphians’ attitudes about their city and its...

Multiple Responses, Promising Results: Evidence-Based, Nonpunitive Alternatives To Zero Tolerance

Report shows limited effectiveness of school zero tolerance policies A new report from Child Trends highlights rigorously evaluated, non-punitive alternatives to zero tolerance that have shown...

Impact of Youth Development Programs On Student Academic Achievement

Study shows impact of youth development programs on students The National Collaboration for Youth, a coalition of leading national nonprofit youth development agencies for more than 40 years, has...

2011 State of the Sector Survey

Nonprofits see increasing service demand in 2011:  survey Although there are plenty of indications the economy is gaining strength, America’s nonprofits are expecting 2011 to be another...

Global Youth Service Day

Global Youth Service Day April 15-17, 2011 How are you going to change your world on Global Youth Service Day? GYSD is the largest annual service event in the world and the only one that specifically...

Community Development Investment Review

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Center for Community Development Investments has published a new issue of its journal, the Community Development Investment Review.  This issue...

A Look at Refund Anticipation Loans and Refund Anticipation Checks

For Working Poor, Tax Season Brings Rush to Use Refund Anticipation Loans and Checks Nearly one in five tax filers getting a refund this tax season, many of whom number among the working poor, are...

Sustainability through Math: Exploring the Ecological Footprint

Creative Change Educational Solutions is pleased to announce “Sustainability through Math: Exploring the Ecological Footprint,” a new unit for grades 6-8. This unit engages middle school students...

Miscellaneous

Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty

2011 Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty Sponsored by the New England Resource Center for Higher Education (NERCHE) The annual Ernest A. Lynton Award for...

Building Bridges for Peace: Education and Philanthropy for 21st Century Learners

Building Bridges for Peace: Education and Philanthropy for 21st Century Learners Presenter: Christiane Leitinger Cost: $ Thurs., April 7, 4:15 – 5:15 ET Service-learning can be an important tool...

Net Literacy Financial Connects Contest

Net Literacy Financial Connects Contest (Deadline: Rolling through June 30, 2011) Net Literacy is a student-founded nonprofit where students comprise 50% of the board of directors.  Thanks to...

We (Heart) Action Scholarships

We (Heart) Action Scholarships (Deadline: April 26th) and AT&T are teaming up to offer $35,000 in college scholarships to students committed to rethinking what’s possible and making a...

Congress in the Classroom 2011

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: CONGRESS IN THE CLASSROOM 2011 — OUR 20TH YEAR Deadline: April 15, 2011 Congress in the Classroom is a national, award-winning education program now in its 20th year....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Creative Arts Therapist, BuildaBridge

Title: Creative Arts Therapist Employer: BuildaBridge Location: 205 West Tulpehocken Street, First Floor, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and locations in the Northeast and South Philadelphia...

Director of Information Services, Family Planning Council

Director of Information Services, Family Planning Council Posted on: March 23, 2011 Company: Family Planning Council Status: Full Time, Employee Relevant Work Experience: 7-10 years Educational...

Union Organizer, UNITE HERE!

Union Organizer, UNITE HERE! Posted on: March 23, 2011 UNITE HERE! is seeking entry level organizers to work locally on aggressive national campaigns. Take on and fight multi-national corporations in...

President and CEO, Jewish Family and Children’s Service

President and CEO Organization: Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia Posted: March 24, 2011 The President/CEO reports to the Board of Directors of JFCS. This individual...

Healthy Start Case Manager/Family Advocate, Maternity Care Coalition

Maternity Care Coalition Healthy Start Case Manager/Family Advocate Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic $7M nonprofit, works to improve maternal and child health and well-being through the...

Grant Opportunities

Professiona Development Provider for Keystone STARS Early Childhood

Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) is soliciting responses for a Request for Proposal (RFP), for the FY 2011-2012 delivery of Professional Development and Technical Assistance services for...

Be Big In Your Community Contest

Be Big In Your Community Contest (Deadline: June 17) Scholastic’s Be Big Fund will help bring the winning BIG Idea that helps make your community a better place to life with help from Clifford,...

Dare to Dream Grants for girls

Dare to Dream Grants (Deadline: April 15) The Ann Bancroft Foundation’s Dare to Dream grant program funds small experiences for girls designed to help them gain a new perspective on their own...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Recalibrating the Workforce System

Cost for a great seat at the Super Bowl  in Indianapolis, IN $ Cost for a great seat at the World Series in San Francisco, CA $ Cost for a great seat at the ASTD/ETA Regional Technical Forum:...

Summer Institute on Service-Learning

Community Works Institute (CWI) and the University of Southern California present, CWI’s Summer WEST Institute on Service-Learning  •  Los Angeles, CA August 1-5, 2011, at The University of...

Rural Wealth Creation and Livelihoods Conference

I am writing to let you know about an invitational Rural Wealth Creation and Livelihoods Conference that will take place this fall – and to ask you to spread the news about it. The conference is...

Midwest Academy Advanced Strategy Seminar

Are you in the early stages of planning an issue campaign?  Or in the middle of a campaign that isn’t going where it needs to? Come to the Midwest Academy Advanced Strategy Seminar and spend...

Exploring Innovation: A Conference on Community Development Finance

Our 2011 Exploring Innovation is just two months away and we would like to extend a personal invitation to the members of the community development banking listserv.  We know that some of the top...

Sustainability Education Summer Institute 2011

The Sustainability Education Summer Institute 2011 (now in our 3rd year) will be held July 25-27, 2011 at IslandWood in Seattle, WA. SESI is a rich and vibrant opportunity for K-12 teachers and...

Partnerships Classifieds

Election Day Volunteers

Committee of Seventy seeks election day volunteers The Committee of Seventy is looking for non-partisan volunteers to visit polling places and solve problems on this year’s primary election day,...


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