The week of

May 30, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Affordable Housing Art Installation


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Asian Arts Initiative to produce installation on right to affordable housing From June 2nd through July 2nd, Asian Arts Initiative will host artists-in-residence Michael Premo and Rachel Falcone of...

PennMOVES Annual Community sale


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PennMOVES sets annual community sale for June 4th The University of Pennsylvania, in collaboration with Goodwill Industries, is holding its fourth annual PennMOVES community sale on Saturday, June...

Entrepreneurship Workshop: Before You Start


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WBDC offers workshop to women on starting a business The Women’s Business Development Center has scheduled another workshop in its JumpStart series, Before You Start, to help participants assess...

Creative Expressions About Mental Health


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Workshops help parents with MH issues and their kids Child and Family Connections is offering a series of free interactive workshops, Creative Expressions About Mental Health, for parents with a...

Mighty Writers Celebration & Student Showcase


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We hope to see you on Thursday, June 16th to celebrate the second year of our writing programs for city students. You’ll have a chance to see where it all happens and meet our Mighty Writer...

7th Annual Women’s Issues Summit


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Calling all Delaware Valley nonprofits working with women and girls! Join WOMEN’S WAY and the Women’s Center at the Community College of Philadelphia for the 7th Annual Women’s Issues Summit on...

Nutrition Education workshops


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PA NEN is excited to announce its summer workshop schedule for 2011! Amanda Archibald and Lynn Fredericks will be presenting different workshops in the tri-city area. Space is limited so be sure to...

Free Legal Clinic for New Pennsylvanians


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Welcoming Center schedules legal clinic for immigrants, refugees The next Free Legal Clinic at the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians will take place on Tuesday, June 14th from 3-5:30pm at 1617...

Grant Writing workshop


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Please join us at La Salle University for our next workshop! Grant Writing June 15, 2011, 9:00-11:30 AM Gloria Pugliese, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, at La Salle University will do...

Fifth Youth Outreach, Education and Empowerment Summit


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Annual youth empowerment summit set for Saturday, June 4th The Fifth Youth Outreach, Education and Empowerment Summit will be held on Saturday, June 4th from 11am to 6pm at the University of the...

Enterprise Center Offers Summer Business Youth Camp



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Enterprise Center Offers Summer Business Youth Camp The Enterprise Center’s Leaders About Business (TEC-LAB) has announced its summer camp program to take place from June 27th-June 30th. ...

Urban Nutrition Initiative Fundraiser at C19


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Urban Nutrition Initiative Fundraiser at C19 Join John & Kira’s Chocolates, Penns Woods Winery, and C19 for a chocolate, cheese and wine tasting fundraiser at Cichetteria 19 near Rittenhouse...

New Resources

Education Edition of Philadelphia Social Innovation Journal


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Innovation Journal expanding work on education reform In its winter/ spring 2011,  the Philadelphia Social Innovation Journal published Pennsylvania’s first comprehensive guide on new...

Results of Philadelphia’s Homeless Outreach Week survey


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Mayor Nutter announces results of city’s homeless outreach survey Mayor Nutter has announced the results of Philadelphia’s Homeless Outreach Week survey. Two hundred fifty volunteers took to...

United Way announces community impact investments


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UWSEPA announces 3-year community impact investments Saying its results to date demonstrate that its funding strategy is making a difference, United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania has announced the...

Resource Center for Good Governance and Ethical Practice


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Independent Sector launches online resource center for nonprofits Independent Sector has launched the new online Resource Center for Good Governance and Ethical Practice, a comprehensive collection...

Why Attention Will Return to Non-School Factors


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Where (we hope) it’s all leading American schools won’t achieve their goal of “all students at proficiency” unless they attend to nonschool factors, write Jeffrey R. Henig and...

National Commission on Civic Investment in Public Education


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Parlaying civic support into civic investment Civic investment in public education in the 21st century must have two goals: to ensure quality public education as a civil right for every child, and to...

Planning to Change the World: A Plan Book for Social Justice Teachers


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We are pleased to announce the publication of the 2011-2012 edition of Planning to Change the World: A Plan Book for Social Justice Teachers. This unique resource is packed with all new social...

Kids with Savings Accounts in their Name Six Times More Likely to Attend College


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Kids with Savings Accounts in their Name Six Times More Likely to Attend College 4/25/2011 Evidence supporting the link between savings and college success is growing. Three studies out of the Center...

Partnerships Classifieds

Practice Interviewers, YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School


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Unique Volunteer Opportunity: Interviews Are Crucial—Help Students Perfect Their Skills! June 8th, 9th, and 10th, 2011 About YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School: YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Forum on the Human Right to Housing


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National Forum on the Human Right to Housing Tuesday June 07 – Wednesday June 08 , 2011 By: National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, American Bar Association Commission on...

Fostering Sustainable Behavior workshop


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Doug McKenzie-Mohr  will be delivering a Fostering Sustainable Behavior workshop in Toronto on September 8th and 9th. This workshop will be of interest to those working to promote waste reduction,...

Call for Abstracts: Small Business and Entrepreneurship During an Economic Recovery


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Small Business and Entrepreneurship During an Economic Recovery November 9–10, 2011 The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and the Ewing Marion...

Grant Opportunities

Engaging Men in Preventing Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Program


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USDOJ seeks to engage men in combating violence against women The Engaging Men in Preventing Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Program provides support for public...

PreK-6 Classroom Research Grants


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NCTM: PreK-6 Classroom Research Grants National Council of Teachers of Mathematics PreK-6 Classroom Research Grants support and encourage classroom-based research in precollege mathematics education...

State Farm Foundation


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State Farm Foundation: Grants State Farm is committed to meeting the needs of our communities by focusing our giving in three areas: Safe Neighbors (safety), Strong Neighborhoods (community...

Elton John AIDS Foundation


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Elton John AIDS Foundation Invites Letters of Intent for 2011 Funding Round Deadline: June 1, 2011 (Online Letters of Intent) The Elton John AIDS Foundation is accepting Letters of Intent for its...

Sun Life Rising Star Awards


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Sun Life Financial Seeking Applications for Sun Life Rising Star Awards Deadline: July 1, 2011 Sun Life Financial has announced that it is seeking grant applications from nonprofit organizations that...

Partnering for Excellence: Innovations in Science + Technology + Engineering + Math


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Partnering for Excellence: Innovations in Science + Technology + Engineering + Math Education Competition Deadline: August 3 If you are a changemaker with STEM expertise and the desire to realize...

Best Buy Community Grants


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Best Buy Community Grants Deadline: August 1 Best Buy teams across the   select non-profit organizations that provide positive experiences to help teens to excel in school and develop life and...

Tom’s of Maine 50 States for Good Community Sponsorship Program


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Tom’s of Maine 50 States for Good Community Sponsorship Program Deadline: June 21 50 States for Good is a national initiative to support the goodness behind grassroots community projects. Six...

9/11 Service-Learning Grants


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9/11 Service-Learning Grants Deadline: June 17 YSA’s Youth Council is partnering with State Farm to support youth across the United States in learning about, remembering, and honoring the 10th...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Human Resources Director, Back On My Feet


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Human Resources Director, Back On My Feet Posted on: May 26, 2011 THE POSITION Based in Philadelphia, PA, the Human Resources Director (Internal Coach) will report to the Vice President of Growth and...

AmeriCorps Program Coordinator, Playworks


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Playworks: AmeriCorps Program Coordinator Posted on: May 26, 2011 Do you love working with children and being active? Do you want to develop your career in a fun, playful environment where you can...

City Heroes Program Manager, City Year Greater Philadelphia


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City Heroes Program Manager, City Year Greater Philadelphia Posted on: May 26, 2011 Organization’s Mission and Goals City Year was founded in 1988 on the belief that young people can change the...

Civic Engagement Program Manager, City Year Greater Philadelphia


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Civic Engagement Program Manager, City Year Greater Philadelphia Posted on: May 26, 2011 Organization’s Mission and Goals City Year was founded in 1988 on the belief that young people can change...

Program Manager, City Year Greater Philadelphia


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Program Manager, City Year Greater Philadelphia Posted on: May 26, 2011 Organization’s Mission and Goals City Year was founded in 1988 on the belief that young people can change the world. The...

SIL Case manager, PathwaysPA


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SIL Case manager, PathwaysPA Posted on: May 24, 2011 The SIL Case Manager/Counselor will have at least two years experience providing direct services to individuals and/or families. She/he shall...

Technology Systems Contractor, Media Mobilizing Project


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Technology Systems Contractor, Media Mobilizing Project Posted on: May 24, 2011 Role: The Technology Systems Contractor work will support the IT needs for Media Mobilizing Project’s media...

Volunteer and Parish Relations Manager, Episcopal Community Services


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Volunteer and Parish Relations Manager, Episcopal Community Services Posted on: May 24, 2011 Volunteer and Parish Relations Manager Episcopal Community Services (ECS) a Philadelphia non-profit social...

IT Manager, Women’s Christian Alliance


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IT Manager, Women’s Christian Alliance Posted on: May 20, 2011 The Information Technology Systems Manager is responsible for all systems and associated subsystems at WCA office. An employee in...

Local Food Operations Manager, Common Market Philadelphia


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Local Food Operations Manager, Common Market Philadelphia Posted on: May 20, 2011 The Common Market, , a non-profit wholesale distributor of local food, is hiring a full-time Local Food Warehouse...

AmeriCorps Construction Crew Leader, Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia


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Construction Crew Leader (AmeriCorps Member), Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Posted on: May 20, 2011 Background: Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia is an independently chartered affiliate of...

ReStore Development VISTA, Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia


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ReStore Development (AmeriCorps VISTA Member), Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Posted on: May 20, 2011 Background: Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia is an independently chartered affiliate of...

Policy & External Relationships Director, United Communities SE Philadelphia


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Policy & External Relationships Director, United Communities SE Philadelphia Posted on: May 20, 2011 The Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative informs, educates and organizes a broad and diverse...

Strategic Initiatives Assistant, Women Against Abuse


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Strategic Initiatives Assistant, Women Against Abuse Posted on: May 25, 2011 Summary of Principle Duties: Provides support to the Executive Director on strategic initiatives, advocacy initiatives,...

Travel Soccer Coaches and Program Directors, Impact Soccer


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Impact Soccer Travel Soccer Coaches Impact Soccer are looking for talented leaders in PA and NJ to work with our Travel Soccer teams through the fall of 2011. Applicants to have a keen enthusiasm for...

Salvation Army Sponsor Gardener Internship


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[emailed 5/24/2011] Internship Posting: The Salvation Army Sponsor Gardener Internship Position: Garden and Educational Programs Intern Location: West Philadelphia Corps Community Center – 5501...

Miscellaneous

Webinar for the Budget-Perplexed


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Coalition sponsors webinar for the “budget- perplexed” The National Coalition on Human Needs will sponsor Stop the Slashing: A Webinar for the Budget-Perplexed on Tuesday, June 7th from 2-3pm. ...

Census Webinar on Hispanic population


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Please join the US Census Bureau for a live UStream event on Tuesday, May 31 at 2 PM EDT. Join Census Bureau statisticians as they discuss new details on the Hispanic population in the United States,...


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