The week of

September 19, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

event volunteers needed, Pennypacker Mills


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Please come and join the Pennypacker Mills with these great up coming volunteer events!!! Pennypacker Mills 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville, PA19473 Tel: 610-287-9349    Fax: 610-287-9657 Website:...

LIFT-Philadelphia Fall Workshop Series


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LIFT-Philadelphia Fall Workshop Series LIFT-Philadelphia, a local community resource center, is excited to be piloting a series of workshops and information sessions this fall. Space is limited so...

Class Warfare in Philadelphia: Foreclosures


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The Moonstone Arts Center & 1199C Presents Thursday September 22, 7pm Class Warfare in Philadelphia, Part 2 Foreclosures At the 1199C National Union of Hospital & Health Care Employees,...

Goods Movement and Public Health Implications


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Learn how goods movement impacts air quality and public health and how health professionals, planners, government officials, civil engineers and others can play a role in advocating for healthier...

Bread and Roses hosts Town Hall meeting


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Bread and Roses considers re-tooling mission The board of directors of the Bread and Roses Community Fund formed a Change Committee earlier this year to come up with a set of recommendations that...

Empowering the “Forgotten Ones” Through Systems Change


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Empowering the “Forgotten Ones” Through Systems Change When: Wednesday, October 5 Where: Temple University Student Center (South), 1755 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia What: A statewide,...

The Future of Community Reinvestment in Challenging Times


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Talk focuses on the future of community reinvestment Dede Myers, vice president and community affairs officer for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, will talk on The Future of Community...

Becoming an Asthma Educator and Care Manager


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Becoming an Asthma Educator and Care Manager Thursday October 6, 2011 8:30 – 3:00 St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children Di George Auditorium Erie Avenue at Front Street Philadelphia, PA...

Youth Forum on MLK for International Peace Day


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MLK Association to hold teen forum for International Peace Day In honor of International Peace Day 2011 on Wednesday, September 21st, the Philadelphia Martin Luther King, Jr. Association for...

African and Caribbean Health Forum


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African, Caribbean health forum set for West Phila. On Sunday September 25th, the African Family Health Organization will host its second annual African and Caribbean Health Forum with the theme...

Caring Center’s 20th Anniversary Celebration


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The Caring Center’s 20th Anniversary Celebration How Can You Be A Part of Sustaining the Legacy? For two decades, The Caring Center has been recognized as one of the area’s foremost...

Idealist.org Grad School Fair


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holds fair for graduate schools will holds its annual Grad Fair on Tuesday, September 27th from 5-8pm. The fair provides the opportunity for individuals to learn more about programs that focus on...

New Resources

How parent involvement affects student achievement


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On parental involvement A new brief from the Center for Public Education looks at research concerning parental involvement in public schools, finding that partnerships between parents and schools...

Study: Competing for Underbanked Relationships


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Study: Competing for Underbanked Relationships SYNERGISTICS Research has recently completed a study on the underbanked segment of the population to examine their financial services usage and to...

Reaching Underbanked Consumers Through Mobile Services


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Reaching Underbanked Consumers Through Mobile Services Underbanked consumers need minute-to-minute information about their finances, and mobile financial services are well suited to deliver it....

Community Schools in DOE Handbook for Family and Community Engagement


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Community Schools Featured in New USDOE Handbook! Community schools are quickly becoming embedded in the Department of Education’s school reform strategy as an innovative and efficient method for...

SNAP’s Role in Improving Nutrition as well as Food Security


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SNAP’s Role in Improving Nutrition as well as Food Security The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly the Food Stamp Program, is a profoundly important program for tens of...

Teacher Resource: Gender Equality, Poverty and Population


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Creative Change Educational Solutions is pleased to announce  “Gender Equality, Poverty and Population,” a new, in-depth lesson for grades 9-12 and higher education. In this interdisciplinary...

Zinn Education Project


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Several new developments for the Zinn Education Project, the online social justice teaching site that is a collaboration between Rethinking Schools and Teaching for Change. First, we’re...

Connecting Service-Learning to the Curriculum: A Workbook for Teachers


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THE COMPLETE RESOURCE FOR SERVICE-LEARNING AND SUSTAINABILITY Connecting Service-Learning to the Curriculum: A Workbook for Teachers and Administrators A Comprehensive Resource for CURRICULUM...

Towards Food Sovereignty: Reclaiming Autonomous Food Systems


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Multimedia Publication: Towards Food Sovereignty: Reclaiming Autonomous Food Systems “Towards Food Sovereignty” is an online compilation of video files, color illustrations, and audio...

Question Formulation Technique (QFT)


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Better than answers In an article in The Harvard Education Letter, Dan Rothstein and Luz Santana of the Right Question Institute write they have found that teaching students to ask their own...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Waste Watchers program


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Become a Waste Watchers Volunteer with the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability Concerts, parades, festivals, and other public events entertain Philadelphians and attract visitors to the city...

Drivers needed, Road to Recovery program


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Cancer patients need volunteer drivers A major challenge for cancer patients is finding ways to get back and forth to all their appointments, and it certainly can be a lonely road to travel. Road to...

volunteers needed, Manayunk Eco Arts Festival


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I’d like to invite you to volunteer at the Manayunk Eco Arts Festival being held September 24th & 25th, 2011 along the historic Main Street Manayunk corridor. Our event is a celebration of...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2012 BALLE Business Conference: Real Prosperity Starts Here


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2012 BALLE Business Conference Real Prosperity Starts Here May 15-18, 2012 in Grand Rapids, MI Wedding? Send your regrets! Kids? Send them to camp! Boss? Send her the bill! Whatever you had planned,...

2011 Opportunity Finance Network Conference


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Conference Overview In these uncertain economic times, CDFIs of all types—banks, credit unions, loan funds, and venture funds–are enjoying unprecedented attention for the impact they have on...

Pathways to Prosperity Conference on Asset-Building and Financial Education


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Join us for the 2011 Pathways to Prosperity Conference on Asset-Building and Financial Education. The conference will take place October 17-18 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham, NC. The...

Grant Opportunities

Healthy Sprouts Awards


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NGA/Subaru: Healthy Sprouts Awards The National Gardening Association/Subaru Healthy Sprouts Awards recognize outstanding youth garden programs that teach about nutrition and the issue of hunger in...

NEA Foundation: Student Achievement Grants


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NEA Foundation: Student Achievement Grants The NEA Foundation Student Achievement Grants provide funds to improve the academic achievement of students by engaging in critical thinking and...

NEA Foundation: Learning & Leadership Grants


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NEA Foundation: Learning & Leadership Grants NEA Foundation Learning & Leadership Grants support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Group Leader, Nu Sigma Youth Services


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Nu Sigma Youth Services is seeking energetic individuals to work with in our Enrichment Centers, providing direct services to youth ages 8 to 17. Applicants must be able to work during after school...

Director of Health Center Operations, Public Health Management Corp.


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DIRECTOR OF HEALTH CENTER OPERATIONS, Public Health Management Corporation Posted on: August 29, 2011 Provide operational oversight, direction, performance management and improvement, patient and...

Senior Program Analyst, Back On My Feet


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Senior Program Analyst, Back On My Feet Posted on: August 30, 2011 The Organization BoMF is a nonprofit organization that promotes the self-sufficiency of homeless populations by engaging them in...

Program Coordinator, Journey’s Way


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Journey’s Way, a division of Intercommunity Action, offers a wide array of innovative resources and programs for Philadelphians 55+ to enrich their lives in their communities and support them...

Child and Family Services Director, A Second Chance


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Child and Family Services Director, A Second Chance, Inc Posted on: August 31, 2011 Director of Child and Family Services PHILADELPHIA REGIONAL OFFICE EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS A Master’s Degree in...

Program Coordinator, Bethesda Project


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Program Coordinator, Bethesda Project Posted on: August 31, 2011 NOTE: This postion is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Applicants must...

Associate Director of Development for Individual Giving, Episcopal Community Services


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Associate Director of Development for Individual Giving, Episcopal Community Services Posted on: August 31, 2011 Episcopal Community Services (ECS), a Philadelphia non-profit social services agency...

AmeriCorp Youth Coordinator, Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Assoc.


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Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association Job Description:  AmeriCorp Youth Coordinator SUMMARY:  The Youth Coordinator (YC)  is a full time, one year AmeriCorps position...

Miscellaneous

Open Data Philly contest


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My name is Tim Wisniewski, and I’m helping to organize a new contest to promote civic engagement and government transparency, in partnership with The William Penn Foundation, NPower, Azavea,...

Moving Towards an Understanding of Women in the Wind Energy Workforce


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Moving Towards an Understanding of Women in the Wind Energy Workforce Thursday, November 17, 2011 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST This is an early effort to better understand the demographics across the...

John Gardner Leadership Award


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Independent Sector Opens Nomination Period for Gardner Leadership Award Deadline: January 31, 2012 Independent Sector presents the John W. Gardner Leadership Award to honor outstanding Americans who...

Using Service-Learning to Teach Business and Technical Writing


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Announcing Clemson University – Collaborations in Service-Learning Webcast Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 5:00pm – 6:00pm Using Service-Learning to Teach Business and Technical Writing:...


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