The week of

May 23, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Standards for Excellence session


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PANO sets Bucks County “Standards for Excellence” session With the support of Foundations Community Partnership, the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations will hold a Standards for...

KaBOOM: How One Man Built a Movement to Save Play


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Constitution Center hosts presentation on “the movement to save play” The National Constitution Center will sponsor a talk by social entrepreneur Darrell Hammond about his new book, KaBOOM: How...

Speaking for Ourselves Annual Disabilities Conference


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Speaking for Ourselves conference draws people with disabilities This year’s Speaking for Ourselves annual conference – Voices & Choices, Bring It Together! – will take place on Friday,...

Kujenga Pamoja (Together We Build) Community Arts Festival


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‘Kujenga Pamoja’ celebrates Village’s 25th anniversary The Village of Arts and Humanities in North Philadelphia will commemorate its 25th anniversary with the Kujenga Pamoja (Together We Build)...

For parents: How to Do Your Own Due Process Hearing


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Training helps parents handle own due process hearings The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia will offer a training on How to Do Your Own Due Process Hearing (While Maintaining Your Sanity)...

Spirituality Research Symposium: Mindfulness, Spirituality and Healing


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SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday, June 29, 2011 for The University of Pennsylvania’s Fourteenth Annual Spirituality Research Symposium: MINDFULNESS, SPIRITUALITY AND HEALING …with presentations by:...

P.L.A.C.E. Workshops for Educators: People, Land and Community Education


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DCNR Bureau of State Parks presents PLACE and PA Land Choices Contact:  Estelle Ruppert PA Land Choices/PLACE Coordinator eruppert@ 717-772-1807 Workshops for Educators:  People, Land and...

Free Computer Classes


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Free Computer Classes Philadelphia FIGHT is now offering new FREE computer classes to the general public.  NEW CLASSES and a NEW  COMPUTER LAB in April! Courses Available Introduction to Computers...

Modeling Health and Fitness in Youth Programs


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Sports/Fitness/Nutrition Networking Seminar June 10 Wells Fargo Center The next Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition Networking Seminar will be on Friday, June 10, from 9:30-11:30 AM. It will be held at...

Doing Business with the Commonwealth of PA


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African-American Chamber of Commerce: “Doing Business with the Commonwealth of PA” Workshop Series Wednesday, June 22, 2011 – 9:00am – 12:00pm Events for Entrepreneurs...

ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp


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The ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp (EMBHSSC) is organized to provide activities, experiments, projects, and field experiences for students entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in the fall...

NPower June Training Calendar


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NPower June Training Calendar We just posted our class schedule for June.  Click the link below to check out our upcoming classes. Tuesday, June 7 9:00am Excel 2010 Introduction Tuesday, June 14...

New Resources

2026: Future Histories of Philadelphia


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Economy League draws picture(s) of region in 2026 Just 15 years from now, the eyes of the globe will be on Philadelphia for the celebration of the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration...

2011 Veteran Internship Initiative


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GREATER PHILADELPHIA VETERANS NETWORK PRESENTS 2011 Veteran Internship Initiative WHEN – MAY 2011 to SEP 2011 The goal of this initiative is to help match student veterans with internship...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Presenters: National Dropout Prevention Conference


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The 2011 National Dropout Prevention Network Conference in Chicago, October 9-12, 2011, promises to be one of the best yet!   There is still time to be on the program at this dynamic and exciting...

Call for Workshops: Community-Campus Partnerships as a Strategy for Social Justice


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We invite you to share your knowledge, wisdom and experience! Submit a proposal for a session or poster presentation at Community-Campus Partnerships for Health’s 15th anniversary conference,...

Let’s Move Regional Summit


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Let’s Move Regional Summit in Washington, June 13-16. The Let’s Move coalition will come together to educate attendees, share strategies and highlight success related to the goals the Let’s...

Call for Papers: Inner-City Empowerment and Revitalization Community Development


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Call for Papers on the theme Inner-City Empowerment and Revitalization Community Development The Journal of the Community Development Society Theme Editors Robert Mark Silverman Department of Urban...

Call for Proposals: Power, Principles and Participation in the Information Age


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Call For Proposals International Studies Association Annual Meeting 2012: “Power, Principles and Participation in the  Information Age” Panel: “Social Media and Social...

Grant Opportunities

Community Transformation Grants to Reduce Chronic Disease


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$100 million in community transformation grants available The US Department of Health and Human Services has announced the availability of $100 million for up to 75 Community Transformation Grants ....

9/11 Day of Service Minigrants


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Youth-led service projects planned for 911 Day of Service The Youth Council of Youth Service America is partnering with State Farm to support youth across the United States in learning about,...

Research on Human Services Philanthropy and Organizations


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Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University Invites Grant Proposals for Research on Human Services Philanthropy and Organizations Deadline: June 27, 2011 With support from the Kresge Foundation, the...

Tony Hawk Foundation for Public Skateparks


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Tony Hawk Foundation Accepting Summer 2011 Grant Applications for Creation of Public Skateparks Deadline: July 1, 2011 The Tony Hawk Foundation provides grants to encourage and facilitate the design,...

Public Welfare Foundation


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Public Welfare Foundation: Grants for Organizations that Serve Disadvantaged Communities The Public Welfare Foundation supports organizations that address human needs in disadvantaged communities,...

United Methodist Women: A Brighter Future Grants


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United Methodist Women: A Brighter Future Grants The Women’s Division of the United Methodist General Board of Ministries offers grants of up to $4,000 for projects and programs addressing the...

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Grant Program


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IRS VITA Grant Program The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Grant Program is an IRS initiative designed to promote and support free tax preparation service for the underserved, low income populations....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Operations Manager, The Welcome Center


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Operations Manager, The Welcome Center Posted on: May 19, 2011 Operations Manager needed to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Welcome Center, a two-day/week drop-in center, upholding its...

Full-time Prevention/Care Outreach Case Manager, Prevention Point Philadelphia


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Full-time Prevention / Care Outreach Case Manager, Prevention Point Philadelphia Posted on: May 19, 2011 Organizational Overview: Prevention Point Philadelphia (PPP) is a multi-service public health...

Research Assistant, Public/Private Ventures


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Research Assistant, Public/Private Ventures Posted on: May 16, 2011 Public/Private Ventures P/PV is a national nonprofit research organization that works to improve the lives of children, youth and...

Manager, Training and Employment Programs, People’s Emergency Center


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Manager, Training and Employment Programs, People’s Emergency Center Posted on: May 18, 2011 Background Founded in 1972, PEC is a comprehensive homeless services provider and experienced...

Development and Grant Manager, Mazzoni Center


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Development and Grant Manager, Mazzoni Center Posted: May 13, 2011 Mazzoni Center is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) health and wellness organization,...

Director of Admissions, HMS School


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Director of Admissions, HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy Posted on: May 13, 2011 HMS School is a private special education school (day and residential) located in Philadelphia, PA....

Volunteer Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA Member), YouthBuild Charter School


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Volunteer Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA Member), YouthBuild Philadelphia Posted on: May 13, 2011 Background: YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School (YBPCS) serves a young adult population of 18-20...

Resource Development Coordinator, YouthBuild Charter School


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Resource Development Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA Member) Posted on: May 13, 2011 Background: YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School (YBPCS) serves a young adult population of 18-20 year-old high...

Community Outreach Student Interns, Penn Asian Senior Services


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Position Title: Community Outreach Student Interns Position Summary: Community Outreach Student Interns will direct workforce development services aimed at low-income people by conducting research on...

AfterSchool Program Director, UrbanPromise Ministries


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AfterSchool Program Director Position Announcement UrbanPromise Ministries is looking to hire a passionate and experienced individual for a full-time position directing an AfterSchool Program and...

Clean Diesel and Community Health Coordinator, Clean Air Council


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Clean Diesel and Community Health Coordinator Function: To assist in Clean Air Council’s efforts to reduce goods movement related pollution. This position is full-time. CAC Goods Movement...

Summer Program Instructors, Wilson Community School


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Job Posting: SUMMER PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR Wilson Community School @ Alexander Wilson Elementary School 1300 S. 46th Street Philadelphia, PA  19143 Program Description: Wilson Community School Wilson...

Miscellaneous

Ready by 21 Webinar Series: Using Better Data 101


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Webinar focuses on using data collection to make decisions The Ready by 21 Webinar Series will hold its next free webinar, Using Better Data 101, is slated to take place from 3to 4pm on Tuesday, May...

National Afterschool Matters Initiative Practitioner Fellowship


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National Afterschool Matters Initiative Practitioner Fellowship 2011-2012 It provided a professional environment for the first time where I was with like-minded individuals and provided an example of...

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evaluation Fellows Program


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We would like to bring to your attention the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Evaluation Fellows Program. It is an opportunity that could be of interest to some of your current or former...

Capital Solutions for Equitable Transit-Oriented Development


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You are invited to watch Capital Solutions for Equitable Transit-Oriented Development as it is live-streamed over the web on Tuesday, May 24.  This conference, taking place at the Federal Reserve...

Broad Center: Superintendents Academy


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Broad Center: Superintendents Academy The Broad Center for the Management of School Systems Superintendents Academy seeks leaders from business, the military, government, education, and nonprofit...

National Call to Action: Make the Case for Community Schools


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Upcoming Community Schools Webinar Opportunity: National Call to Action: Make the Case for Community Schools Join Us for a Webinar on Tuesday, May 24th at 3pm (ET) America’s world leadership is...

Physicians for Social Reponsibility at Riversharks Game


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Come out on Friday, June 24th to support Physicians for Social Responsibility while enjoying a Camden Riversharks game. Physicians for Social Responsibility – Post Game Extravaganza Reserve your...


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