The week of

April 18, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Green Jobs Training program


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Green Jobs Training program Are you…. 20-24 years old? Out of work? Out of school? Are you interested in learning about the local food movement and working in the food service industry? Get...

12th Employment Supports Symposium for People with Disabilities


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Networks for Training and Development, Inc. PROUDLY PRESENTS. . . The 12th Employment Supports Symposium A Pennsylvania Employment Conference for People with Disabilities Employment 1st PA!...

Modified: A Look at the Future of Food


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Modified: A Look at the Future of Food (Philadelphia Science Festival Event) Tuesday, April 19, 2011 from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (ET) Dan Rodden Theatre, Student Union Building La Salle University...

The Social Construction of Urban Garden Space as a Site for Anti-Racist Struggle


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3rd Annual Earth Day Commemoration Our special guest will be LETICIA GARCIA presenting her research paper… “The Social Construction of Urban Garden Space as a Site for Anti-Racist Struggle”...

Women Working Together– Writing The Next Chapter of HerStory


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Women Working Together– Writing The Next Chapter of HerStory April 25, 2011 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Moore College of Art & Design 20th Street and the Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103 In...

Community Forum on Vulnerable Children in Frankford


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Please save the date for Friday, May 6th at 12:30PM to dialogue about a new referral system of resources and services for vulnerable children, youth and families who reside in the 24th and 25th...

Earth Day Every Day: Extending Environmental Justice to All


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To celebrate Earth Day this year, the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia is hosting a training seminar on Environmental Justice to provide lawyers, advocates, and community members with the...

Eco-Healthy Futures for Childcare Centers


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WORKSHOP ECO-HEALTHY FUTURES FOR CHILDCARE CENTERS APRIL 26, 2011- MANSION PARLOR ROOM, MEDIA, PA MAY 18, 2011 – DVAEYC OFFICE, PHILADELPHIA, PA TBA- BUCKS COUNTY TBA- MONTGOMERY COUNTY...

Workforce re-entry series in Bucks Co.


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Workshops help recovering people return to the workforce The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, an affiliate of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, will offer a free, hands-on...

New Resources

Bringing a Public Voice to the School Governance Debate


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Putting Public Voice in Public Education: How New York City’s Campaign for Better Schools influenced the debate on mayoral control of public education There is a careful transformation that...

Roots & Shoots Unveils New Environmental Service-Learning Curriculum


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Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Unveils New Environmental Service-Learning Curriculum Created in partnership with the Pearson Foundation, the new Roots & Shoots service-learning curriculum...

Building Teacher Evaluation Systems: Learning From Leading Efforts


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Considerations for evaluation systems A new report from the Aspen Institute looks at the teacher evaluation systems of the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) and the Achievement First (AF)...

Rethinking Popular Culture and Media


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Brand new from Rethinking Schools: Rethinking Popular Culture and Media, edited by Elizabeth Marshall and Özlem Sensoy. “Should be required reading for anyone dealing with issues of young...

New Report: Addressing Critical Issues Among Black Males in Philadelphia


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Community coalition seeks action on needs of black males in city Last September 30th over a hundred black men came together in Philadelphia to develop a ten-year agenda aimed at addressing the crisis...

Partnerships Classifieds

various internships, Prometheus Radio Project


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Internships We are looking for interns seeking to gain useful skills and a meaningful experience in the movement to democratize the airwaves and the media. The Prometheus Radio Project builds...

Volunteers needed, Philly Orchard Project tree plantings


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We invite you to participate in this season’s POP events, working alongside volunteers from our community partners to plant and maintain orchards all over the city. Volunteers of all ages and...

volunteers needed, Spring Workday for Elder Neighbors


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Journey’s Way organizing spring workday to help elder neighbors Journey’s Way, the senior center program of Intercommunity Action, is organizing a spring workday on Saturday, April 30th to assist...

volunteers needed, Communicare


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Center City effort to support elderly plans expansion Facing a growing number of low-income elderly people needing support in the neighborhood, Communicare, a project of the Community Outreach...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Big Tent Youth Success Conference


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Are you ready for BigTent? We’re getting ready for you. Registration is now OPEN! Are you . . . interested in helping youth succeed in life? Do you . . . work with youth in their schools or in...

Establish or Enhance a local Teen Court/Youth Court Diversion Program


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Registration is now open. 2011’s 1st International Training Institute ‘Establish or Enhance a local Teen Court/Youth Court Diversion Program’ June 7-9, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada,...

Call for Papers: Urban Education and Neighborhood Revitalization


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[posted from Comm-Org list] From: “Silverman, Robert” <rms35@> CALL FOR PAPERS JOURNAL OF URBAN AFFAIRS Special Issue on “Urban Education and Neighborhood Revitalization”...

Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality


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Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality June 9-10, 2011 No community has gone unscathed by the housing crisis and recent recession. However, low– and moderate–income communities have been...

Grant Opportunities

Mobile Phone Education Innovations Minigrants


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NEA Foundation and Consortium for School Networking Invite Ideas for Mobile Phone Education Innovations Deadline: May 13, 2011 The NEA Foundation’s newest C2i challenge, conducted in...

Left Tilt Fund Grants for Social Justice Projects


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Left Tilt Fund Invites Grant Applications for Social Justice Projects Deadline: April 25, 2011 The San Francisco-based Left Tilt Fund is a private nonprofit social justice foundation that funds...

Innovative Youth Program Evaluation Grants


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Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation Accepting Applications for Innovative Youth Program Evaluation Grants Deadline: July 27, 2011 The Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation is accepting applications for...

Build-A-Bear Workshop Grants


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Build-A-Bear Workshop Announces 2011 Grantmaking Schedule Deadline: October 28, 2011 Toy retailer Build-A-Bear Workshop provides grants through the Build-A-Bear Workshop Foundation and the...

Partners in Arts Education Program


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MetLife Foundation: Partners in Arts Education Program The MetLife Foundation Partners in Arts Education Program enhances arts learning in K-12 public schools by supporting exemplary community...

Best Buy Summer Academy camp grant


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Best Buy seeks partners to host Summer Academy camps For the past five summers, Best Buy has inspired more than 6,000 students to discover more about the digitally-connected world through its Geek...

Mental Health Foundation Young Adult Programs


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Mental Health Foundation Accepting Applications for Young Adult Programs Deadline: April 30, 2011 The Albany, New York-based Mental Health Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on educational...

Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Launches First Round of Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health: Community Grants Program Deadline: April 27, 2011 (Brief Proposals) The Robert Wood Johnson...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Development Manager, National Adoption Center


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National Adoption Center Job Title:    Development Manager Reports to:    Executive Director Position Overview: The Development Manager will assist the executive director in managing the...

Admissions Coordinator, ACHIEVEability


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POSITION AVAILABLE Admissions Coordinator: Be the Gateway to Self‐Sufficient Lives The admissions coordinator for the ACHIEVEability Family Self‐Sufficiency Program holds the key to giving...

Manager, Foundation and Corporate Philanthropy, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America


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Manager, Foundation and Corporate Philanthropy, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Posted on: April 6, 2011 Outstanding opportunity for an individual with proven experience in foundation and...

Case Manager, Family Court


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Case Manager– Family Court – CEU Posted on: April 6, 2011 Posted by: Public Health Management Corporation Provide case manager services for 200+ court ordered Family Court clients in need of...

Office/Human Resources Coordinator, Maternity Care Coalition


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Office/Human Resources Coordinator, Maternity Care Coalition Posted on: April 7, 2011 The Office/Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Human Resources and office...

Director, Job Opportunity Investment Network


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Director, Job Opportunity Investment Network Posted on: April 7, 2011 Posted by: United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania The Job Opportunity Investment Network (JOIN) is seeking an entrepreneurial,...

Victim Assistance Coordinator, Archdiocese of Philadelphia


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Victim Assistance Coordinator, Archdiocese of Philadelphia Posted on: April 7, 2011 The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is currently seeking a Victim Assistance Coordinator to work in our Office of Child...

Director, Office of Child and Youth Protection, Archdiocese of Phila


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Director-Office of Child and Youth Protection Posted on: April 8, 2011 The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is currently seeking a Director to work in our Office of Child and Youth Protection in Center...

Test Coordinator, Fair Housing Council of Suburban Philadelphia


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Test Coordinator, Fair Housing Council of Suburban Philadelphia Posted on: March 29, 2011 The Fair Housing Council of Suburban Philadelphia (“FHCSP”) is a private, non-profit fair housing agency....

Director of Development and Business Operations, Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund


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Employment opportunity: Director of Development and Business Operations The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund, founded in 1976, advocates for families with seriously ill, physically and cognitively...

Interim Director of Development, Fairmount Park Conservancy


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Interim Director of Development, Fairmount Park Conservancy Posted on: April 4, 2011 The Fairmount Park Conservancy, the public-private partnership dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of the...

Summer Program Instructor, Wilson Community School


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SUMMER PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR – Wilson Community School Posted on: April 4, 2011 Posted by: Netter Center for Community Partnerships – University of Pennsylvania PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Wilson...

Community Food Center Assistant Manager, Philabundance


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Community Food Center Assistant Manager, Philabundance Posted on: April 4, 2011 Philabundance, the largest food bank and food rescue organization in the Delaware Valley is seeking a Community Food...

Substitute Support Specialists, St. John’s Community Services


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Substitute Support Specialists, St. John’s Community Services Posted on: April 4, 2011 Substitute positions are available for Support Specialists to work with adults with intellectual...

Summer Youth Career Exploration Program Project Coordinator, BPSOS-Philadelphia


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Summer Youth Career Exploration Program Project Coordinator (BPSOS-Philadelphia) Posted on: April 5, 2011 BPSOS-Delaware Valley seeks a highly motivated, enthusiastic and responsible individual for...

Miscellaneous

CNCS Service Impact Award


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CNCS Service Impact Award Deadline: April 25 The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) seeks nominations for the Service Impact Award. Focusing on impact, the new Service Impact Award...

Outstanding Young Educator Award


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ASCD: Outstanding Young Educator Award The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development is seeking nominations for its Outstanding Young Educator Award, which recognizes a teacher under the...

Join the Graduation Pledge Alliance


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GRADUATION PLEDGE ALLIANCE (GPA) The Graduation Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility  states: “I pledge to explore and take into account the social and environmental consequences...

True Hero Awards for youth organizations


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About True Hero® Awards: Our Mission is to Shine a Bright Light on Student Service, and on the Schools and Sponsors that Support these Heroic Efforts True Hero, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) public...

College 101 for Afterschool and Youth Work Professionals


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Webinar encourages youth workers to complete college The Pennsylvania Child Care Association will hold an online workshop, College 101 for Afterschool and Youth Work Professionals, on Thursday, April...


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