The week of

October 03, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Philadelphia Senior Citizens Resource Center Inside Flea Market


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Philadelphia Senior Citizens Resource Center Inside Flea Market Saturday, October 8th, 2010 Location: Good Shepherd Presybertian Church 801 North 65th Street (Blue Door Entrance on 65th Street) Time:...

Lateefah Simon: The Power of the People


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Judith Roth Berkowitz Lecture in Women’s Studies featuring Lateefah Simon on: “The Power of the People” Thursday, October 6, 2011 – 5:00pm – 6:30pm Please join us in...

Nonprofit Leaders Success Academy


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Nonprofit Leaders Success Academy Who Is It For? Our Nonprofit Leaders Success Academy is custom-tailored for leaders of new, fairly new or even long-established nonprofit organizations who are...

Livable Communities: Building Connections for a Healthier Future


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HUD Sponsors Livable Communities: Building Connections for a Healthier Future When: October 20-21, 2011 Where: Drexel University’s Center City Campus This conference will explore federal funding...

Uses of the Law to Promote Healthy, Sustainable Urban Communities


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Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia Fourth Annual Symposium on Equality What: Overstudied and Underserved: Uses of the Law to Promote Healthy, Sustainable Urban Communities When: Thursday,...

World Food Day: Conversation


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World Food Day: Conversation When: October 16, 2011 (Sunday), 2:30 – 6:00pm Where:  Hopkinson House, 32nd floor, 6th and Chestnut Street Free Admissions; Donations are Appreciated RSVP at...

Out-of-School Time Professional Development Training Schedule


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United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Center for Youth Development (CYD), in partnership with the Philadelphia Out-of-School Time Professional Development (OST PD) Project, is pleased to...

Out-of-School Time (OST) Summit and Resource Fair


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The Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) and the University of Pennsylvania’s Out-of-School Time Resource Center (OSTRC) will host the Southeastern Pennsylvania...

Guiding the Journey to Responsible Living: Foster Youth at the Crossroads


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Zoeza Institute to discuss transition of foster youth The Zoeza Institute will hold a panel discussion on Guiding the Journey to Responsible Living: Foster Youth at the Crossroads on Thursday,...

The State of Faith-Based Service-Delivery Efforts in Philadelphia


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Faith conference discusses state of service delivery efforts A conference on The State of Faith-Based Service-Delivery Efforts in Philadelphia will be held on Friday, October 28th, 9am – 2pm, at...

New Resources

Out-of-School Time Professional Development Training Schedule


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United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Center for Youth Development (CYD), in partnership with the Philadelphia Out-of-School Time Professional Development (OST PD) Project, is pleased to...

After School Activities Directory


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Mayor Announces ASAP Directory Release On September 14, Mayor Michael Nutter announced the release of ASAP’s annual after school directory in a press conference held at City Hall. ASAP’s annual...

Strategies for Strengthening Families in the Primary Grades


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Partnership yields family-strengthening resource The Center for Schools and Communities, Office of Child Development and Early Learning and the Pennsylvania Parent Information Resource Center staff...

Foundation Growth and Giving Estimates


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Foundations: budget cuts hurting charities A survey of 75 foundation leaders across the country showed that almost all of them (95 percent) said some of their grantees had been affected by federal,...

Economic Benefits of Employing Formerly Incarcerated Individuals in Philadelphia


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Report shows jobs for ex-offenders could save millions for city A new report prepared for the City by the Pennsylvania Economy League says that placing only 100 ex-offenders in jobs would result in...

Six Months After the End of adultBasic


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Report reviews status of ex-adultBasic enrollees Six months following the end of Pennsylvania’s adultBasic program, the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center has issued a report on the status of...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Philadelphia Cares Days


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Philly Cares Day is coming up and we’re looking to engage thousands of volunteers throughout Philadelphia for a day of service in Philadelphia Schools and Community Organizations- below is the...

Scienteer volunteers needed, iPraxis


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A Call to Action: Will You Make a Difference? iPraxis is seeking volunteers! Join nearly 100 science and technology volunteers – “Scienteers” – working through iPraxis to inspire a new...

Interns needed, iPraxis


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iPraxis seeking Interns If you are interested in discovering how a nonprofit works, this is the place for you!  We are very small and rely on volunteers.  It is a very flexible work environment and...

volunteers needed, African American Museum


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African American Museum seeks volunteers The African American Museum in Philadelphia collects and preserves art and artifacts and, through exhibitions and programs, interprets the history and stories...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

The Future of Higher Education


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The Future of Higher Education Thursday and Friday, December 8-9, 2011 John Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street, NYC The Center for Public Scholarship presents the 26th conference from the Social...

Grant Opportunities

Grants for Gardens


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Grants for Gardens We offer a limited number of small grants to community gardens, school gardens and other educational programs that connect children directly to real food. These funds can be used...

City Harvest Growers Alliance


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City Harvest Growers Alliance Applications Now Being Accepted Deadline: October 11, 2011 The City Harvest Growers Alliance (CHGA) is a project sponsored by the Pennsylvania Horticultural...

Open Society Foundation College Debate Program


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Open Society Foundations Announces New Initiative to Support College Debate Programs Around the World Deadline: Rolling As part of an ongoing effort to engage young people in policy issues critical...

Responsible Sports Grants Program


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Responsible Sports Program Opens Fall 2011 Community Grants Program Deadline: November 30, 2011 Responsible Sports, a philanthropic program of insurance company Liberty Mutual, is accepting...

USGA/Alliance: Grants for the Good of the Game


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USGA/Alliance: Grants for the Good of the Game The National Alliance for Accessible Golf (Alliance) and the United States Golf Association (USGA) believe that golf should be open to everyone and...

Child Care Wellness minigrants


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State developing assessment of nutrition, exercise in childcare centers The Pennsylvania Department of Education is developing the Pennsylvania Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for...

Home Depot Community Impact Grants: Focus on veterans


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Home Depot offers community impact grants Home Depot has announced a round of new community impact grants. Proposals for the following community improvement activities will be considered: repairs,...

Second Change Re-entry Demonstration Project for Girls


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State funding supports delinquent girls The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency is offering funding to support the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

English as a Second Language Teacher, Center for Literacy


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English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher            50% FTE The Center for Literacy is a non-profit agency dedicated to providing a range of literacy services, including reading, writing,...

Field Analyst, Open Technology Initiative


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Field Analyst, Open Technology Initiative The Open Technology Initiative (OTI) seeks a well organized, self-directed, community minded, driven person, ideally someone with program evaluation...

Children’s Insurance Program Advocate, Maternity Care Coalition


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Children’s Insurance Program Advocate, Maternity Care Coalition Posted on: September 14, 2011 Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic, $ nonprofit, works to improve maternal and child health and...

Director of Real Estate Development, Project H.O.M.E.


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Director of Real Estate Development, Project Posted on: September 14, 2011 Role and Responsibilities: The Director will be responsible for successfully managing the large-scale residential...

Training and Support Services Coordinator, Adult Learning, Project H.O.M.E.


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Training and Support Services Coordinator, Adult Learning, Project Posted on: September 14, 2011 Training & Support Services Coordinator will support adult students and staff at Project ’s...

Technical Support Services Lead, Resources for Human Development


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Technical Support Services Lead, Resources for Human Development Posted on: September 15, 2011 Resources for Human Development (RHD) is a large and diverse nonprofit social service agency...

Pt time ESL Instructor, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians


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ESL Instructor for Adult Students – Part time Posted on: September 9, 2011 The Global Works Training Center is a project of the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians and includes classes in...

Community Food Center Site Manager, Philabundance


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Community Food Center Site Manager, Philabundance Posted on: September 12, 2011 Philabundance, the largest food bank and food rescue organization in the Delaware Valley is seeking a Community Food...

Organizer, Local 32BJ SEIU


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Organizer, Local 32BJ SEIU Posted on: September 12, 2011 SEIU 32BJ ORGANIZER With 120,000 members SEIU 32BJ is the largest union representing property service workers in the country. Our members have...

Program Director, Camp Dreamcatcher


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Job Opening – Camp Dreamcatcher Program Director Camp Dreamcatcher provides therapeutic and educational programs throughout the year to HIV/AIDS impacted youth. Responsibilities Include:...

Human Resources Director, Back On My Feet


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Human Resources Director, Back On My Feet Posted on: September 13, 2011 THE POSITION Based in Philadelphia, PA, the Human Resources Director (Internal Coach) will report to the Vice President of...

Part-time AmeriCorps member, EducationWorks


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Part-time AmeriCorps member, EducationWorks Posted on: September 13, 2011 Join us in making change in Philadelphia! EducationWorks is a nonprofit organization that enriches the lives of children,...

Miscellaneous

Student Video Contest


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STUDENT VIDEO CONTEST! WHO: Students in grades 6 -12 who attend a Philadelphia Public School (includes Charters) WHAT: Create a 30-60 second video answering: “Why is math and/or science is...

Nutrition Resources for Low-Income School-Age Children


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Food Research and Action Center Webinar Registration Open What:  School Year 2011-2012–New Opportunities to Increase Nutrition Resources for Low-Income School-Age Children When: Tuesday,...

Center for Literacy requests community feedback


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The Center for Literacy Hosts an Adult Literacy Impact and Action Survey Did you know that the United States is ranked 27th among all countries in literacy? Adult literacy affects economic...

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Awards


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Nominations Invited for Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Awards Deadline: January 13, 2012 Community-Campus Partnerships for Health is a nonprofit organization that promotes health, broadly...

Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize


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Grinnell College Invites Nominations for Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize Deadline: November 14, 2011 Grinnell College, a private four-year liberal arts college located in Grinnell, Iowa, has...


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