The week of

July 25, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Center for Literacy Grand Opening


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Center for Literacy to open new HQ The Center for Literacy wants to share its new headquarters and learning center at 399 Market Street on September 8th. The public is invited to be part of the...

MLK365 Beer Summit: A Continuing Conversation on Race Relations


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MLK365 Beer Summit continues conversation on race relations In the aftermath of the summer, 2009 arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates on his own front porch by Cambridge police sergeant...

New Resources

September 11th Day of Service


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In two months, the nation will observe the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. We will never forget that tragic day. The innocent lives lost, the bravery of those who responded, and the...

UChicago’s Urban Portal


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The University of Chicago has been working to create a resource to make it easier for scholars and others interested in urban social science to learn about new studies, find data sources, and learn...

2010 Southeastern Pennsylvania Household Health Survey


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Survey describes health, well-being of region’s young adults Public Health Management Corporation has released an analysis of the findings of its 2010 Southeastern Pennsylvania Household Health...

Partnerships Classifieds

food packing volunteers needed, Jewish Relief Agency


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On Sunday, August 7th, 8th, the Jewish Relief Agency needs volunteers to help with food packing from 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM.  People can pick up their boxes of food for delivery between 10:30 AM and...

Alzheimer’s Walk for Ed Schwartz


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Friends of former councilman forming team for Alzheimer’s Walk Upon hearing the news that longtime community leader and former City Councilman Ed Schwartz has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s...

Juniata College seeks winter break service trip partners


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Juniata College is coordinating an alternative break called “Urban Immersion” for some of their students in Philly for January 11-15 .  We would like to invite another college (in or out of the...

mentors needed, United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia


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United Communities seeks volunteer mentors United Communities Southeast Philadelphia is in need of volunteers to be individual or group mentors to youth ages 14-18 years in its Intensive Prevention...

service providers needed for community fair


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Church seeks agencies to participate in community day First Presbyterian Church of Olney, located at 5435 N. 3rd Street in Philadelphia, is seeking provider agencies to come out and join their...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Urban Service-Learning Institute


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NYLC Joins STEM Education Center to Present National Urban Service-Learning Institute New dates announced: August 15-16, 2011 in St. Paul, Minn. The National Urban Service-Learning Institute,...

National League of Cities Annual Leadership Summit


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NLC’s 19th Annual Leadership Summit, September 15-17, 2011, Minneapolis, Minn. Join renowned authors and leadership scholars as you engage in a unique reflective program that will help guide...

Leadership for Healthy Communities Childhood Obesity Prevention Summit


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Leadership for Healthy Communities Childhood Obesity Prevention Summit, September 8-9, 2011, Washington, This summit will focus on the significant social and economic benefits of preventing...

2011 National Summit on Your City’s Families


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Register Now for the 2011 National Summit on Your City’s Families at NLC’s Congress of Cities November 10-12, 2011 • Phoenix, Arizona The biennial National Summit on Your City’s...

Call for Proposals: Student Leadership and Engagement Conference


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Call for Proposals PACC’s “Best in Class” Student Leadership and Engagement Conference October 21-22, Holiday Inn-Harrisburg East, Harrisburg, PA PA Campus Compact seeks workshop proposals for...

2011 National Outreach Scholarship Conference (NOSC)


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2011 National Outreach Scholarship Conference (NOSC): *Preconference Workshop for Outreach and Engagement Staff* Saturday, October 1, 2011 10:00 am-4:00 pm Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center,...

Grant Opportunities

National Science Teachers Association Making a Difference Award


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NSTA/DCAT: Making a Difference Award The National Science Teachers Association DCAT Making a Difference Award recognizes and honors excellence in a science program developed and implemented by...

Using Mathematics to Teach Music


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NCTM: Using Mathematics to Teach Music The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Using Mathematics to Teach Music grant encourages the incorporation of music into the elementary school...

Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation: Melody Program


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Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation: Melody Program Mr. Holland’s Opus Melody Program provides musical instruments and instrument repairs to existing K-12 school music programs that have no...

Nonprofit Capacity Building Grants


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Nonprofit Capacity Building Grants Deadline: August 9 The Corporation for National and Community Service has announced the availability of close to $1 million in funding to help build the capacity of...

CNCS 9/11 National Day of Service 10th Anniversary Challenge


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CNCS 9/11 National Day of Service 10th Anniversary Challenge Deadline: July 29 For the 10th Anniversary Challenge, CNCS will award up to $500,000 through approximately 10-15 awards ranging from...

Sodexo School Engagement Grants


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Sodexo School Engagement Grants Deadline: August 15 The Sodexo School Engagement grant program will support teachers and students, grades K-12, in learning about the incidence of childhood hunger in...

Merchants Fund grants to businesses


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The next grant deadline for The Merchants Fund is Thursday, September 15, 2011 (postmarked).  Please forward this email to your clients, colleagues, business owners, community partners, etc.   If...

Research to Further Social Change


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Sociological Initiatives Foundation Offers Support for Research to Further Social Change Deadline: August 15, 2011 (Concept Application) The Sociological Initiatives Foundation was established to...

By Girls, For Girls


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Chesco fund seeks girls for advisory board The Chester County Fund for Women and Girls is currently accepting applications for its award-winning “By Girls, For Girls” program, which distributes...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Adult Literacy Marketing and Communications, Mayor’s Commission on Literacy


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[emailed 7/13/11] The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy is moving dynamically forward to create a system that engages all adults in Philadelphia in lifelong learning for their economic success, civic...

Director, Pace Center for Civic Engagement, Princeton University


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[emailed 7/13/11] Director, Pace Center for Civic Engagement-Princeton University Princeton University – Princeton, NJ Princeton University, one of the world’s leading teaching and research...

Administrative Coordinator, Urban Studies Program, University of Pennsylvania


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[emailed 7/12/11] Administrative Coordinator – Urban Studies Program, University of Pennsylvania The person will be responsible for managing and carrying out administration of the Urban Studies...

Grant Manager – Neighborhood Revitalization, Fairmount CDC


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Grant Manager – Neighborhood Revitalization, Fairmount CDC Posted on: July 6, 2011 The mission of the Fairmount Community Development Corporation (FCDC), a 501(c)3 organization, is to foster...

Director of Business Development, OIC International


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Director of Business Development, OIC International Posted on: July 6, 2011 Director of Business Development OIC International’s mission is to empower entrepreneurs and enhance community capacity...

Strategic Director, Philadelphia Student Union


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[posted 7/9/11] Job Announcement: Philadelphia Student Union seeks Strategic Director About: The Philadelphia Student Union (PSU) is a community based youth organizing and leadership development...

Development & Communications Coordinator, Educating Communities for Parenting


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Development & Communications Coordinator, Educating Communities for Parenting Posted on: July 7, 2011 Educating Communities for Parenting is seeking a part time Development & Communications...

Assistant Executive Director, Greater Brewerytown Community Development Corporation


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Assistant Executive Director, Greater Brewerytown Community Development Corporation Posted on: July 7, 2011 The mission of the Greater Brewerytown Community Development Corporation (GBCDC), a 501(c)3...

HIV Prevention Data Specialist, Public Health Management Corporation


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HIV PREVENTION DATA SPECIALIST, Public Health Management Corporation Posted on: July 7, 2011 The chief responsibility for the HIV Prevention Services Data Specialist is to manage the HIV Prevention...

Nutrition Educator, Public Health Management Corporation


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NUTRITION EDUCATOR, Public Health Management Corporation Posted on: July 7, 2011 This full‐time position works as part of a team of nutrition educators to conduct group and one‐on‐one nutrition...

AmeriCorps Member, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


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AmeriCorps Members ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: INSPIRE * TRANSFORM * BUILD * SUSTAIN The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has been a visionary not-for-profit organization in the Greater Philadelphia...

Education Coordinator, Philadelphia FIGHT


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Education Coordinator Job Description Posted on: July 8, 2011 Philadelphia FIGHT is a comprehensive AIDS service organization providing state of the art, culturally competent, HIV primary care, and...

Employment and Technology Instructor, Valley Youth House


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Employment and Technology Instructor, Valley Youth House Posted on: July 8, 2011 The Achieving Independence Center (AIC) is a “one-stop center” designed to help young people, ages 16-21, from the...

Manager – Raisers Edge, Philabundance


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Manager – Raisers Edge, Philabundance Posted on: July 8, 2011 Philabundance, the largest food bank and food rescue organization in the Delaware Valley is seeking a Manager – Raisers Edge....

Part-Time Data and Outcomes Coordinator, United Way of Southeastern PA


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PART-TIME DATA AND OUTCOMES COORDINATOR The United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s mission is to harness, leverage and strategically invest the collective power of donors, advocates and...

Data and Outcomes Manager, United Way of Southeastern PA


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CYD DATA AND OUTCOMES MANAGER The United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s mission is to harness, leverage and strategically invest the collective power of donors, advocates and volunteers, to...

Executive Director, Philadelphians Organized to Witness, Empower and Rebuild


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Executive Director – POWER (Philadelphia) Posted on: July 2, 2011 Posted by: PICO National Network ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND : An Interfaith Movement (Philadelphians Organized to Witness, Empower...

Quality Improvement Manager, United Way of Southeastern PA


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CYD QUALITY IMPROVEMENT MANAGER The United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s mission is to harness, leverage and strategically invest the collective power of donors, advocates and volunteers, to...

Miscellaneous

Drug/Violence Free Communities 2nd Neighborhood Leadership Corps


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Anti-drug coalition has openings for leadership training The Philadelphia Coalition for Drug/Violence Free Communities is sponsoring its 2nd Neighborhood Leadership Corps program in North...

CISV USA Founder’s Award


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CISV USA Founder’s Award Deadline: July 31 In honor and celebration of its 60th anniversary, ClSV USA will be awarding one individual with the inaugural Founder’s Award. The winner will...


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