The week of

August 01, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Summer School for Non-Profit Leaders


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Summer School for Non-Profit Leaders TOPICS PRESENTED • Manage Constituents To Raise Friends & Funds • Research, Develop and Write Winning Proposals • Demystify Logic Models & Other...

Water, Water… Everywhere? Anywhere? Who’s Going to Pay?


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Water, Water…..Everywhere? Anywhere? Who’s Going to Pay? Thursday, August 11, 2011 ~ 8:00-10:00am 190 N. Independence Mall (offices of DVRPC), Philadelphia PA Click here to register....

Healthy Food Pricing Strategies


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Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Expert Speaker Series Philadelphia Department of Public Health “Healthy Food Pricing Strategies” Dr. Lisa Powell, University of Illinois at Chicago...

Direct Action Organizing Basics


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We can’t change the weather in Philadelphia but we can change Philadelphia! Community organizing can make real change happen here. That’s why Bread & Roses supports organizations like yours...

White House Urban Entrepreneurship Forum


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You are invited to a: WHITE HOUSE URBAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP FORUM in Philadelphia Co-hosted by: The White House, The Office of Mayor Nutter, Departments of Commerce, Energy, Labor, Treasury, Education,...

Hot Topics in Special Education Law series


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PILCOP to hold second year of special ed law workshops The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia has announced another year-long series in Hot Topics in Special Education Law for the 2011-2012...

New Resources

Realizing the Promise of Community-Engaged Health Disparities Research


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Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) and the Center for Community Health Education Research and Service (CCHERS) are pleased to announce they have been awarded funding from the National...

National Report Card: Geography doing poorly


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Neither encouraging nor surprising The most recent results of the latest National Assessment of Educational Progress reveal that students are making little progress in understanding geography and...

How Four-Year College and Universities Organize Themselves to Promote Student Persistence


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How Four-Year College and Universities Organize Themselves to Promote Student Persistence: The Emerging National Picture The College Board The College Board Advocacy & Policy Center, in...

Successful School-Community Partnerships


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Forum Brief – Successful School-Community Partnerships: Using Lessons Learned from Practice and Research to Expand Learning As policymakers and practitioners consider ways to provide...

Key Considerations for Serving Disconnected Youth


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Key Considerations for Serving Disconnected Youth July 2011 This paper provides a description of the youth population that is disconnected from education and the workforce and describes a set of key...

New Journal: Games for Health: Research, Development, and Clinical Applications


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Games for Health: Research, Development, and Clinical Applications; A Groundbreaking New Journal  on the Applications of Digital Games to Human Health Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. recently announced the...

NY Times Census Map


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A very user friendly link below with map of the US so that you can put the cursor over the US and see the 2010 census figures, compared to 2000. (Browse population growth  and decline, changes in...

Summary Report on Farm to School Program


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The USDA Farm to School Team was established late in 2009 as a result of discussions within the Department-wide Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Initiative. These discussions focused on the need to...

Promising Strategies to Improve Access to Fresh, Healthy Food and Transform Communities


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On July 20, First Lady Michelle Obama announced a groundbreaking public-private partnership that has the potential to significantly increase healthy food access in underserved areas, particularly in...

Online Grant Applications and Reporting


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Report offers advice to funders on online applications A new Ford Foundation report, Online Grant Applications and Reporting: Practical Wisdom and Recommendations for Grantmakers in the Words of a...

A Review of How Public Insurance Protects the Health and Finances of Children and Other Vulnerable Populations


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Atlantic Philanthropies has published a report, Medicaid Works: A Review of How Public Insurance Protects the Health and Finances of Children and Other Vulnerable Populations, that examines the...

Partnerships Classifieds

College partners sought for national service-learning study


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The University of Minnesota is seeking the involvement of 30 diverse higher education institutions to participate in a proposed national study designed to examine the practices of service-learning...

clothing donations needed, PathwaysPA


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Pathways seeks donations of clothing, other items for needy families As it works with women, children, and families through its many direct services and self-sufficiency and financial literacy...

Program Intern, Mighty Writers


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Program Intern (Unpaid, For-credit Welcome) Join Mighty Writers’ team as a Program Intern. Program Interns work directly with the Program Director to facilitate writing workshops and our 2011-12...

Neighborhood Opportunities through Mobile Accessible Destinations seeks host agencies


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OIC seeks agencies to host computer, internet trainings Philadelphia OIC’s NOMAD (Neighborhood Opportunities through Mobile Accessible Destinations) Program is currently seeking community...

Development Associate Intern, Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia


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Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia Internship Opportunity Development Associate Founded in 1995 as Summerbridge, Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia is a six-year academic enrichment program that...

Red Cross Club Intern, American Red Cross


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Job Description Job Title: Red Cross Club Intern Department: Emergency Services Reports to: Youth Services Staff SUMMARY: Red Cross Club interns will work to empower high school students...

Volunteers needed, Cook for a Friend


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Volunteers need to Cook for a Friend RSVP Philadelphia’s Cook for a Friend program is looking for volunteers to help prepare, cook, package and deliver meals to homebound seniors in the area. In...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Advanced Community-based Social Marketing


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For the first time ever, this November I will be delivering a two-day advanced community-based social marketing workshop in Toronto, Canada (November 17-18).   I have had requests to deliver an...

Facilitative Leadership Training


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Take a look at the many IISC (Interaction Institute for Social Change) workshop offerings still to come in 2011! Facilitative Leadership® – Tapping the Power of Participation Essential...

Call for Proposals, Home Grown Institute


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The Home Grown Institute – Evolving Skills for a Sustainable Future presents “Springing Good Intentions Into Action” March 22-25, 2012, Schuylkill River Watershed (Philly area) The...

Permaculture Design & Regenerative Leadership Certification


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We’re deeply honored to announce an incredible course with Larry Korn (), Joanna Macy () and Kevin Danaher () at the stunningly beautiful Hidden Villa () — combining Urban Permaculture...

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities Annual Conference


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Registration is open for the 2011 CUMU Conference October 9-11, 2011 hosted by Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) in Indianapolis, Indiana. Register before September 9,...

Grant Opportunities

Graduation Coach Anchor Agencies


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Agencies sought for Grad Coach campaign The Mayor’s Offices of Education and Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service are requesting qualifications from community-based organizations that...

Komen for the Cure Community Projects


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Komen for the Cure releases RFP The Philadelphia affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is now accepting proposals for its 2012-2013 Community Grants Program. The 2012-2013 Request for Proposals is...

Implementation of New Online Resources


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National Center for Family Literacy Offers Grants for Implementation of New Online Resources Deadline: August 22, 2011 (First Stage Applications) The National Center for Family Literacy is accepting...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Bonner Americorps Coordinator, Burlington County College


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Bonner Americorps Coordinator, Burlington County College Minimum Experience:     Previous experience in project management or in community service leadership preferred....

capital campaign consultant, Laurel House


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Laurel House seeks consultant for capital campaign Montgomery County’s Laurel House, the county’s largest organization combating domestic violence, is considering embarking on a Capital Campaign...

Marketing and Outreach Coordinator, Mariposa Food Co-op


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Marketing and Outreach Coordinator, Mariposa Food Co-op Posted on: July 30, 2011 Mariposa Food Co-op is a member-owned West Philadelphia food co-op in the midst of an exciting and long-awaited...

In Home Support Program (IHSP) Outreach Social Worker, Center in the Park


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In Home Support Program (IHSP) Outreach Social Worker Center in the Park, a nationally accredited community senior center, is seeking a candidate with a BSW/related degree to provide social services...

Part Time Nutrition Coordinator, Center in the Park


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Part Time Nutrition Coordinator Seeking an individual with Food Service/Food Service Management experience to manage, operate and supervise the nutrition program in accordance with administrative and...

Cribs for Kids Program Manager, Maternity Care Coalition


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CRIBS FOR KIDS PROGRAM MANAGER Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic $ nonprofit, works to improve maternal and child health and well-being through the collaborative efforts of individuals,...

Social Work Supervisor, Lutheran Settlement House


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Lutheran Settlement House is seeking a full-time Social Work Supervisor for its Homeless Services program, a shelter serving 29 single mothers with children. Applicants should possess a Master’s...

Membership Coordinator, Clean Air Council


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Membership Coordinator, Clean Air Council Posted on: July 13, 2011 Job Description This is a full-time position working with the Executive Director and Development and Canvass Directors to maintain...

Director, Business Development, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


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DIRECTOR, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Posted on: July 12, 2011 ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: INSPIRE * TRANSFORM * BUILD * SUSTAIN The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has been...

Events Manager, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


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EVENTS MANAGER, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Posted on: July 12, 2011 ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: INSPIRE * TRANSFORM * BUILD * SUSTAIN The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has been a visionary...

Resource Development Coordinator, Providence Center


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Resource Development Coordinator, Providence Center Posted on: July 12, 2011 Providence Center is a faith-based neighborhood outreach organization offering English, computer, and sewing classes for...

Executive Assistant, Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia


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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia, a non-profit organization located in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, seeks an...

Program Director, iPRAXIS


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Program Director Job Description Organizational Overview: iPRAXIS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit located in the University City Science Center. Our mission is to encourage universities and the regional...

Miscellaneous

ITWorks Program recruiting now


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ITWorks program recruiting youth for Fall 2011 training program The NPower Pennsylvania information technology workforce program, called ITWorks, is recruiting youth ages 18-24 for its new cycle,...

Alec Dickson Servant Leader Award


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National Youth Leadership Council Invites Nominations for Alec Dickson Servant Leader Award Deadline: September 23, 2011 Presented annually by the National Youth Leadership Council, the Alec Dickson...


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