The week of

October 17, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Public Meeting: Park West Green Trails Initiative Master Plan Presentation


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Public Meeting: Park West Green Trails Initiative Master Plan Presentation November 5, 2011 9:30 AM Global Leadership Charter School 4601 Girard Avenue Philadelphia, PA Please join The American...

Film Screening: American Teacher


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Tickets now available On Wednesday,  November 9, Need in Deed will host a screening of the new film, American Teacher.  The event will be held at WHYY’s Hamilton Media Commons (150 N. 6th)...

1st Annual Returning Citizens Support Summit


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EXIT-US Presents the 1st Annual RETURNING CITIZENS (EX-OFFENDERS) SUPPORT SUMMIT Saturday-November 5, 2011 9:00am – 4:00pm Refreshments will be provided Berean Institute 1901 W. Girard Avenue...

Pennsylvania Conference for Women


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City hosts annual state conference for women The Pennsylvania Conference for Women, the state’s largest event of its kind with more than 5,000 attendees, will be held in Philadelphia on...

Southeastern Pennsylvania Global Warming Conference


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Regional conference discusses impact of climate change For years, climate scientists have warned that climate change would bring more weather extremes, and this year nearly every part of Pennsylvania...

West Philly hosts Carrotmob event


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West Philly hosts Carrotmob event The Philadelphia Carrotmob is hosting an event on Friday, October 21st from 4-7pm at West Phillie Produce, a sustainable and healthy food outpost in an area without...

PA Consumer Advocate Sonny Popowsky talk


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Free Library sponsors talk by state consumer advocate PA Consumer Advocate Sonny Popowsky will explain what people need to know about utility rates, telecommunications, natural gas, water, and...

Exclusive Tour of Generocity


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You are invited to the following event: Exclusive Tour of Generocity Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: November 2, 9:30-10:30 AM University City Science Center 3711 Market...

NPower PA’s October trainings


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Upcoming October Training Classes Thursday, October 20th – Introduction to Excel – 9 AM to Noon Tuesday, October 25th – Intermediate Word – 9 AM to Noon Thursday, October 27th...

New Resources

Fundraising Professionals Ethics Assessment Inventory


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New ethics tool available for nonprofit fundraisers Fund raisers now have a new online tool available to figure out whether they give ethical issues enough priority and to measure how well their...

Asthma & Environmental Education for Health Professionals


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Asthma & Environmental Education for Health Professionals In May of 2011 the National Nursing Centers Consortium, in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency, provided a free...

The Surprising Truth About Why Today’s College Students Aren’t Graduating


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Time Is the Enemy: The Surprising Truth About Why Today’s College Students Aren’t Graduating…And What Needs to Change The longer college students stay in school, the less likely...

How Do States’ Safety Net Policies Affect Poverty?


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How Do States’ Safety Net Policies Affect Poverty? Using Georgia, Illinois, and Massachusetts as illustrative examples, this report by the Urban Institute examines how states’ narrow,...

Updated Census Data Available on MetroPhilaMapper


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Updated Census Data Available on MetroPhilaMapper Metropolitan Philadelphia Indicators Project has uploaded the first installment of data from the 2010 Census and the 2005 to 2009 American Community...

Discipline Policies, Successful Schools, and Racial Justice


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The suspension gap A new policy brief published by the National Education Policy Center examines current research about racial disparities in school discipline, including trends over time and how...

2011 Civic Life in America: Key Findings on the Civic Health of the Nation


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Civic engagement high among boomers Between 2008 and 2010, a majority of Americans were civically active in a variety of ways, working with others to improve their communities, according to the 2011...

Conference Proceedings: Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement


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The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) invites you to join in conversation with fellow researchers and practitioner-scholars through our...

New Healthy Literacy Website: What’s the Mutter?


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College of Physicians Introduces What’s the Mutter? The College is proud to present , a new website that unites our youth education and health literacy programming and resources in one great place....

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, LGBTEI Resource Guide


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Volunteers sought to help with resource guide The LGBT Elder Initiative’s Access Committee is seeking volunteers to assist with the development of the LGBTEI Resource Guide. The Resource Guide will...

Tree planters needed


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LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD LEADERS WITH A FLEXIBLE TUESDAY SCHEDULE! We have been working with TD Bank, the Alliance for Community Trees, PHS, Philadelphia Parks and Rec and City Year to organize a...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Extra Learning Opportunities (ELO) Conference


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The Request for Conference Proposals for the March 7-9, 2012 Extra Learning Opportunities (ELO) Conference Promising Practices-Proven Strategies: Working Together for a Brighter Tomorrow is now...

Institute on Service-Learning


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CWI’s Summer WEST Institute on Service-Learning July 30-August 3, 2012 Los Angeles, California Register Online, by Mail, or Phone (909-480-3966) Register soon for Community Works...

Prize-Linked Savings Conference


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Doorways to Dreams is hosting the first ever Prize-Linked Savings Conference on November 18, 2011 in Boston. We are bringing together financial service executives, policymakers and public officials,...

Call for Proposals: 15th Annual Continuums of Service Conference


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The Call for Proposals for the 15th Annual Continuums of Service Conference, April 11-13, 2012 is now open! Creating the New Vision for Higher Education Higher education is changing. We are...

Symposium on Service and Inclusion: Improving the Member Experience through Intentional Strategies


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On December 8-9, The 2011 Symposium on Service and Inclusion: Improving the Member Experience through Intentional Strategies will be held in Arlington, VA at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel....

Grant Opportunities

Perinatal HIV Prevention Services


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City grants available to prevent perinatal HIV A Request for Proposals for Perinatal HIV Prevention Services has been posted by the City’s AIDS Activities Coordinating Office. Go here and click on...

Second Annual Philadelphia Knight Arts Challenge


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Innovative Arts Ideas Invited for Second Annual Philadelphia Knight Arts Challenge Deadline: October 31, 2011 A program of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Knight Arts Challenge...

Martin Luther King Day of Service Lead Organizers


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Lead agencies sought for MLK Day activities Youth Service America and the Corporation for National and Community Service are looking for up to 16 Martin Luther King Day Lead Organizers across the...

J-Serve 2012 Grants


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J-Serve 2012 Grants Deadline: November 3 Grants are available for J-Serve 2012 – April 22, 2012. J-Serve is a day of service for Jewish teens framed in a Jewish context and part of YSA’s...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Family Friends, Program Coordinator, Temple University


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Family Friends, Program Coordinator The Family Friends program, an intergenerational respite program supporting families raising children with special needs, is looking for a part-time (32...

AmeriCorps Program Coordinator, Project SHINE


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Project SHINE, AmeriCorps Program Coordinator Project SHINE, a national immigrant integration initiative is looking for a part-time (34 hours/week) AmeriCorps Coordinator for an ESL/Health Literacy...

Program Director, Back on My Feet


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Back on My Feet (BoMF) is a nonprofit organization that promotes the self-sufficiency of those experiencing homelessness by engaging them in running as a means to build confidence, strength and...

Director of Development & Communications, The Moyer Foundation


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Director of Development & Communications, The Moyer Foundation Posted on: September 26, 2011 Position Reporting to and in partnership with the National Executive Director and the Board of...

Special Events Coordinator, Canine Partners for Life


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Nonprofit service dog organization in southern Chester County, PA seeks Special Events Coordinator for 30 hours/week with benefits.  Relevant experience required.  Resume, cover letter, and salary...

School-to-Career Coordinator, ASPIRA, Inc. of Pennsylvania


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School-to-Career Coordinator, ASPIRA, Inc. of Pennsylvania Posted on: September 29, 2011 The School-To-Career Coorindator is responsible for development, management and coordination of the School-to...

Development Intern, The Food Trust


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Development Intern The Food Trust, founded in 1992, is a non-profit organization working to ensure that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food.  The Food Trust works to educate the...

Adult / Pediatric Medical Assistant, Public Health Management Corporation


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Adult / Pediatric Medical Assistant, Public Health Management Corporation Posted on: September 29, 2011 The PHMC Care Clinic is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides quality,...

Various positions, A Second Chance


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Various positions, A Second Chance A Second Chance, Inc. (ASCI) is a non-profit corporation established in 1994. Its mission is to provide a safe, secure, and nurturing environment to children who...

Financial Aid U-Philly Assistant Coordinator, Campaign for Working Families


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Campaign for Working Families Position Announcement: Financial Aid U-Philly Assistant Coordinator Reports to: Director of Impact and Outreach, Campaign for Working Families Position Characteristics:...

Miscellaneous

Film Festival highlights


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Below is a listing of films playing in the Philadelphia Film Festival that might be of particular interest to PHENND members.  Thanks to J. Lansing Sylvia for pulling this together. HUMAN RIGHTS...

Going Mobile: How Nonprofits Succeed


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PayPal sponsors webinar on mobile web The Chronicle of Philanthropy and PayPal are sponsoring an online workshop, Going Mobile: How Nonprofits Succeed on Thursday, October 20th from 2-3pm. As...

Breakfast Matters


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Start off the school year, all you anti-hunger advocates, parents and nutrition professionals, by attending the Food Research and Action Center conference call about “Breakfast Matters”...

Increasing College Access and Success Through Civic Engagement


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PACE Webinar: Increasing College Access and Success Through Civic Engagement This webinar will feature Campus Compact’s national effort to utilize civic engagement to promote access to and...

Microfinance Speaker Series (webinar)


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Microfinance Program Overview With a loan portfolio of more than $65 billion, microfinance institutions are getting more attention from executives interested in strategic corporate responsibility and...


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