The week of

June 06, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

AIDS Education Month and Annual Prevention and Outreach Summit


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Summits on prevention, prison health highlight AIDS Education Month June is AIDS Education Month, and highlights include two community summits in the coming weeks. The Annual Prevention and Outreach...

Women Entrepreneurs’ Circle: A Wellness Walk on Girard Avenue East


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Women Entrepreneurs’ Circle: A Wellness Walk on Girard Avenue East Saturday, June 25, 2011, 10am to 12pm East Girard Avenue, Philadelphia Join Empowerment Group as we visit several women-owned...

Grant Writing 101


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Please join us! Outreach Coalition Webinar Series: Grant Writing 101 Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern Time Registration Link: Each year, the Federal government and countless other...

Greenworks 2011 Progress Report Launch


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Save the Date: June 15th Greenworks 2011 Progress Report Launch Please join Mayor Nutter on June 15, 2011, at 12:30pm, to celebrate the release of the Greenworks 2011 Progress Report. We’re...

AmeriCorps positions for youth-serving organizations


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EducationWorks TEAM UP Youth-Serving Programs and AmeriCorps Introduction EducationWorks (EW) received an increase in its 2010-2011 AmeriCorps award to establish Team Up, a program in which OST (out...

State of the City: Greenworks at Age Two


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Urban Sustainability Forum Thursday, June 16, 2011, 6:00 – 8:30 PM Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA State of the City: Greenworks at Age Two Featuring: Katherine Gajewski, Director...

Keystone STARS Professional Development Conference


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June 24, 25: SAVE-THE-DATE. Keystone STARS Professional Development Conference. Two full days of STARS professional development. The conference is at the Sharon Baptist Church at 3955 Conshohocken...

Reflective Supervision as Trauma Informed Practice


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June 17: Reflective Supervision as Trauma Informed Practice: the Time is Now. Join Multiplying Connections, featuring Rebecca Shamoon Shanok, LCSW, PhD, Founder and Director of the Institute for...

Student Recruitment and Retention in out-of-school time


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Out-of-School Time Resource Center Peer Networking Meeting: Student Recruitment and Retention Wednesday, June 15, 6:00-8:00pm Register HERE. United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1709 Ben...

Mural Arts House Opening


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A Place to Call Home JOIN US FOR our ART HOUSE OPENING and MURAL dedication! Friday, June 10, 2011 – 4 – 6:30 3828 Melon Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Mural Arts invites you to...

Foundations 101


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RFC Training Tuesdays: FOUNDATIONS 101 An overview of grantsmanship research and RFC resources. First-come, first-served –up to our 13-person capacity**).  There is no advance registration. ...

Creating a 12 Week Major Gifts Campaign


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Andy Robinson presents: Creating a 12 Week Major Gifts Campaign Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 Time: 9:30am-12:30 pm Parkway Central Free Library, 1901 Vine Street, 1st floor in Room 108, just past the...

New Resources

Options for Changing the Tax Treatment of Charitable Giving


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Changes in tax code will impact charitable giving A new study released by the Congressional Budget Office, Options for Changing the Tax Treatment of Charitable Giving, describes how changes in the...

Film review: American Teacher


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‘Time for a film like this’ In a review of “American Teacher,” a new documentary produced by author Dave Eggers and former teacher Nínive Clements Calegari, Anthony Rebora...

Incentives and Test-Based Accountability in Education


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They simply don’t work A new report from the National Academies of Science finds that test-based incentives have not consistently generated positive effects on student achievement. The report...

Gaining Ground in the Middle Grades: Why Some Schools Do Better


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Gaining Ground in the Middle Grades: Why Some Schools Do Better &da=1&q= Educators widely recognize that the quality of preparation in middle school often determines whether our young people...

Condition of Education 2011


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The Condition of Education 2011 summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The report presents 50 indicators on the status and condition of education,...

Green Training Index


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green training index The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia has launched a new tool, the Green Training Index, for businesses that want to improve their environmental impact. The...

Learning to read: A Guide to Federal Funding


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The Finance Project is pleased to present a new publication, Learning to read: A Guide to Federal Funding. A first of its kind, this guide helps state and local officials, leaders of community-based...

Adolescent Health Strategic Planning Guide


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Adolescent Health Strategic Planning Guide. 2010. Improving the Health of Youth – A Guide for State-Level Strategic Planning and Action A guide designed to provide tools and practical ideas for...

Practitioner’s Guide to Promising Practices for Recruiting and Retaining Older Youth


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A Practitioner’s Guide to Promising Practices for Recruiting and Retaining Older Youth. Out-of-school time (OST) programs across Pennsylvania are looking for ways to improve their recruitment...

Community-Engaged Scholarship: Critical Junctures in Research, Practice and Policy


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Critical Junctures Conference Report Now Available!  The November 2010 conference, “Community-Engaged Scholarship: Critical Junctures in Research, Practice and Policy,” convened national...

The Central Role of Governance in Community-Based Participatory Research


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Journal Features Papers from 2010 CCPH Conference!  Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research Education & Action (PCHP) ­Volume 5, Issue 2, Summer 2011 features papers presented at...

Partnerships Classifieds

Special Assistant to the Executive Director- Intern, Sustainable Business Network


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Special Assistant to the Executive Director- Intern Philadelphia, PA Posted June 1, 2011 Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia Title: Special Assistant to the Executive Director-Intern...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development Annual Conference


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National CAPACD 12th Annual Convention Join us at the National Housing Center in Washington, DC this June 20-22, 2011 National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (CAPACD) This...

Call for Proposals: Poverty and Environmental Education


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Call for Proposals:  Poverty and Environmental Education issue of Green Teacher The Green Teacher is now accepting proposals for submissions for a theme-based issue on poverty and “environmental...

Third International Conference on Service-Learning in Teacher Education


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Save the date! Conversations That Matter III Third International Conference on Service-Learning in Teacher Education June 21-23, 2012 Duke University Durham, NC Look for the call for proposals in...

Call for Proposals, National Symposium on Mathematics Teacher Retention


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National Symposium on Mathematics Teacher Retention March 22-24, 2012 Los Angeles, CA The California Mathematics Project (CMP), a statewide network of 19 regional sites on university campuses funded...

Service Learning Models: Increasing Our Capacity to Eliminate Health Disparities


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Registration Now Open for CCPH Co-Sponsored Learning Institutes at APHA!  Registration opens today for the American Public Health Association (APHA) conference, October 29 – November 2 in...

Grant Opportunities

GQ Magazine’s Gentlemen’s Fund


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GQ Magazine’s the Gentlemen’s Fund Launches Better Men Better World Search for Community Volunteers Deadline: July 6, 2011 The Gentlemen’s Fund, a philanthropic program of...

Barbara Bush Foundation Family Literacy Grants


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Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Announces 2012 National Grant Competition Deadline: September 9, 2011 The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy has announced its 2012 National Grant...

Urban Green Spaces Planning Grant


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TKF Foundation Invites Planning Grant Applications for Urban Green Spaces Deadline: September 1, 2011 After more than fifteen years of creating contemplative green spaces in Washington, , and...

Award to Honor Young Women for Social Justice Work


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Berger-Marks Foundation Creates New Award to Honor Young Women for Social Justice Work Deadline: July 15, 2011 The Washington, Berger-Marks Foundation provides financial assistance to women who are...

Excellence in Economic Education


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Excellence in Economic Education what is it? Congress first authorized the Excellence in Economic Education (EEE) Act (20 USC 7267) as a part of the landmark No Child Left Behind Act, and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Graduation Coach Campaign Director, Mayor’s Office of Education


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Job Opportunity Graduation Coach Campaign Director Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s Office of Education The Graduation Coach Campaign Director manages all aspects of the Graduation Coach Campaign, a...

Tobacco Cessation Counselor, SEAMAAC


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SEAMAAC Job Description JOB TITLE: Tobacco Cessation Counselor/Outreach Worker DEPARTMENT: Health & Social Services Department REPORTS TO: Health Services Coordinator or H&SS Department...

Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster Program Director


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GPIC Program Director Philadelphia, PA Posted May 24, 2011 Small Business Development Center The Wharton School University of Pennsylvania SUMMARY: The GPIC Program Director will – in collaboration...

Membership Associate, Sustainable Business Network


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Membership Associate Philadelphia, PA Posted May 30, 2011 Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia Title: Membership Associate Reports to: Membership Director Location: Philadelphia, PA...

Lead and Assistant Teaching Artists, Mural Arts Program


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Lead and Assistant Teaching Artists. Offered at 10 sites throughout the city, the ArtWorks! program provides a creative outlet and invaluable youth development and social services for youth in foster...

Education Manager, Mazzoni Center


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[posted 6/1/11] Education Manager, Mazzoni Center. The Education Manager directly oversees the Ally Safe Schools Program, which works with Philly-area schools to help staff and students create more...

Summer Interns, Institute for the Development of African American Youth


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Institute for the Development of African American Youth (IDAAY) Summer Interns Mission IDAAY’s mission is to provide educational/cultural and prevention/intervention programs and social services...

Miscellaneous

Healthy Carts Program Seeks Applicants


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Healthy Carts Program Seeks Applicants Twenty healthy carts, mobile food cart that sells fruits and vegetables in low-income Philadelphia communities, will begin operation in 2011-2012. During this...

Public Comment Period Open for Transportation Improvement Plans


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The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) is seeking your input and will open public comment periods for the following documents: Draft Fiscal Year (FY) 2012-2015 Transportation...


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