The week of

June 20, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Finance with a Female Touch


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Financially Hers: Finance with a Female Touch J. Lewis Crozer Library is excited to offer FinanciallyHers, a free four-part series of exciting financial education classes for women provided by...

PA Community on Transition Conference


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Subject: PaTTAN Training Announcement – 2011 PA Community on Transition Conference The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education is pleased to announce the following...

National Association for Media Literacy Education


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If you’re interested in the intersection of media + education be sure to attend the National Association for Media Literacy Education conference taking place in Philadelphia from July 22-25,...

Let’s Love Logan! Community Festival


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Community festival says, Let’s Love Logan! The Let’s Love Logan! Community Festival will take place from 11am to 5pm on Saturday, June 25th at Park, Old York Road and Sommerville Avenue in...

Sustainable Communities Initiative for Eastern North Philadelphia


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Event launches sustainable community project in eastern North Phila. Asociacion de Puertorriquenos en Marcha will kick off the Sustainable Communities Initiative for Eastern North Philadelphia on...

New Resources

Map Your Community widget for your website


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The following information is now available on the Philadelphia Fed’s website: Map Your Community Now Available for You to Embed on Your Website The Community Development Studies and Education...

School-Based Early Childhood Education and Age-28 Well-Being


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Pay now or pay later One of the largest and longest follow-up studies on preschool finds its enduring benefits last well into adulthood, The San Francisco Chronicle reports. Better jobs, less drug...

Perspectives on Getting Through College from Recent Graduates


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How Students Are Making It:  Perspectives on Getting Through College from Recent Graduates of the Boston Public Schools The Boston Foundation This report focuses on the experiences of Boston Public...

Portraits: Initial College Attendance of Low-Income Young Adults


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Portraits: Initial College Attendance of Low-Income Young Adults Institute for Higher Education Policy In this brief, experts at the Institute for Higher Education Policy suggest that poverty still...

Unconventional Wisdom: A Profile of the Graduates of Early College High School


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Unconventional Wisdom: A Profile of the Graduates of Early College High School Jobs for the Future For many young people, early college high schools are opening the door to higher education and...

Priced Out: How the Wrong Financial-Aid Policies Hurt Low-Income Students


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Priced Out: How the Wrong Financial-Aid Policies Hurt Low-Income Students The Education Trust The report demonstrates how much low-income students must stretch to pay for college, even after grant...

Spring/Summer edition, Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal


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Happy Spring! Welcome to the Spring/Summer edition of the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal (PSIJ), the Philadelphia region’s social impact journal. Continuing our new focus on...

New Report: Information Needs of Communities


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FCC report highlights changes in media in the “broadband age” The Federal Communications Commission has published a report, The Information Needs of Communities, which discusses the changing...

Philadelphia 2035 Plan Approved


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City sets goals for major growth by 2035 For the first time in 50 years, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission has approved a comprehensive plan that will guide Philadelphia’s growth over the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Walk-a-thon captains, PRO-ACT


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PRO-ACT seeks team captains for recovery walks PRO-ACT is seeking individuals to organize teams for the upcoming Recovery Walks! 2011 — part of the Rally for Recovery in recognition of National...

volunteers needed, Center for Grieving Children, Teens and Families


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Grief center seeks volunteers Volunteers play a vital role at the Center for Grieving Children, Teens and Families.  They may work directly with children and teens in support groups, or help The...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Association of Consortium Leadership Conference


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Association of Consortium Leadership 2011 Annual Conference October 12-14, 2011 Hosted by Claremont University Consortium Claremont, California Please forward this email to any of your friends and...

Call for Abstracts: Global Health & Innovation Conference 2012


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Global Health & Innovation Conference 2012 Presented by Unite For Sight, 9th Annual Conference Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Saturday, April 21 – Sunday, April 22, 2012...

Training for Social Action Trainers


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Training for Social Action Trainers August 12-14, Birmingham, MI Our flagship 3-day workshop — this is our most popular training of trainer workshop. Training for Social Action Trainers, is an...

YouthBuild USA Transformation Institute


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YouthBuild USA Transformation Institute – POSTPONED July 26 – 28, 2011, in New Orleans, LA JUST ANNOUNCED ~ CONFERENCE HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL 2012! It is with sadness that we are announcing...

Grant Opportunities

Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program


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Funds available for homeless vets’ reintegration The US Dept. of Labor’s Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program is offering $5 million in grants to provide approximately 3,000 homeless veterans...

Hadassah Foundation for Women and Girls


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Hadassah Foundation Seeks Proposals for Social Change Projects to Help Women and Girls in the Jewish Community Deadline: August 2, 2011 Established by Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist...

Climate Change Solutions Grant Program


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Mertz Gilmore Foundation Accepting Letters of Inquiry for Climate Change Solutions Grant Program Deadline: August 5, 2011 (Letters of Inquiry) Letters of Inquiry for its Climate Change Solutions...

Children’s Music Education Program Grants


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Mockingbird Foundation Invites Applications for Children’s Music Education Program Grants Deadline: August 1, 2011 The Mockingbird Foundation, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization created by...

Arts in Media


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National Endowment for the Arts Announces New Arts in Media Funding Category Deadline: September 1, 2011 The National Endowment for the Arts’ new Arts in Media funding category is designed to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Coordinators, Civic House, University of Pennsylvania


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Program Coordinators, Civic House, University of Pennsylvania (Two positions will be available) Overview Reporting to the Associate Director of Civic House, the Program Coordinators oversee the...

Community Organizer, Friends of the Free Library of Philadelphia


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[as of 6/27/2011 — position is filled] Community Organizer, Friends of the Free Library of Philadelphia Friends of the Free Library of Philadelphia (FFL) is seeking a full-time, experienced...

AmeriCorps members, Temple Center for Intergenerational Learning


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Learn from your community! Give to your community! Belong to your community! Project SHINE is a national service organization at Temple University Intergenerational Center.  AmeriCorps members at...

State Director, Best Buddies International Inc.


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State Director, Best Buddies International Inc. Posted on: June 8, 2011 Best Buddies is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates...

Going Places Network (GPN) Coordinator, Dress for Success Philadelphia


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Going Places Network (GPN) Coordinator, Dress for Success Philadelphia Posted on: June 8, 2011 Dress for Success Philadelphia is an international non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting...

VP, Finance and Administration, ACHIEVEability


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VP, Finance and Administration, ACHIEVEability Foster Organizational Financial Health to Help More Families Achieve Self-Sufficiency Posted on: June 9, 2011 Posted by: ACHIEVEability As we celebrate...

Communications Coordinator, Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission


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Communications Coordinator, Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission Posted on: June 6, 2011 Posted by: Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission ORGANIZATION: Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission is a non-profit...

CEO/Head of School, Foundations, Inc.


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CEO/Head of School, Foundations, Inc. Posted on: June 9, 2011 Posted by: Foundations, Inc. Organization: Philadelphia Montessori Charter School (PMCS) Location: 2227 Island Avenue, Philadelphia, PA...

Healthcare Program Coordinator, YouthBuild Philadelphia


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Healthcare Program Coordinator, YouthBuild Philadelphia Posted on: June 7, 2011 The Healthcare Coordinator is required to: Healthcare Education Operations: o Organize the screening and selection...

Financial Operations Manager, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)


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Financial Operations Manager, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Posted on: June 7, 2011 Position Summary The Financial Operations Manager is responsible for insuring that the accounts...

Miscellaneous

2011 Camp Save-A-Life


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2011 Camp Save-A-Life (Youth ages 10-14) “Make new friends while learning to keep your old friends safe!” Camp Save-a-Life provides youth with the opportunity to learn valuable disaster...

Great Friend to Kids Award


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Please Touch seeking nominations for Great Friend to Kids Awards Please Touch Museum, the children’s museum of Philadelphia, is seeking nominations for the 16th Annual Great Friend to Kids Award....


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