The week of

October 31, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Communities Confront Class Warfare


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The Moonstone Arts Center & Friends Present Thursday November 3, 7pm Class Warfare in Philadelphia, Part 5 Communities Confront Class Warfare At Liberty Resources, 714 Market Street, Wade Blanc...

Returning to Learning: A College Fair for Adults


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In celebration of National Non-traditional Student Week, Please join us in Returning to Learning: A College Fair for Adults Tuesday, November 8, 2011 10 am to 2 pm Municipal Services Building –...

Nonprofit Management Workshops at Temple


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Wednesday, November  2nd , 1pm to 3pm 21st Century IT in Non-Profit Agencies:  Assessing Your IT Needs and Using IT Effectively Facilitated by Sheri Stahler, Associate Vice President, Temple...

Grants Professionals Association meeting


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Grants Professionals Association sets meeting The next meeting of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Grants Professional Association will be Saturday November 12th beginning at 9:30am and...

FinanciallyHers Lunch ‘n’ Learn Workshops


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FINANCIAL EDUCATION THAT’S EASY TO DIGEST CCCS and our FinanciallyHers® program team up for a second round of Lunch ‘N’ Learn workshops Wouldn’t it be nice if you could begin to take control...

NPower PA November Training Calendar


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NPower PA November Training Calendar Check out our upcoming nonprofit training courses Check out our Feature Class! Become a Master at Mail Merge! November 15,2011 9am to 4pm Mass mailings are...

Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative’s 5th Annual Afterschool Idol Talent Show


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Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative’s 5th Annual Afterschool Idol Talent Show Saturday November 12th, 2011 Doors open at 6pm, performances begin at 7pm Admission: $5 The Southeast Philadelphia...

Facility Investment and Building Reserve Grant


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Kresge Foundation’s Arts and Culture Program Announces Final Call for Facility Investment and Building Reserve Grant Applications Deadline: March 1, 2012 (Preliminary Applications) The Kresge...

National Afterschool Matters Initiative Practitioner Fellowship Fall Roundtable


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Mark your calendar The  National Afterschool Matters Initiative Practitioner Fellowship Fall Roundtable Wednesday, November 16, 2011 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm United Way Building, 1709 Ben Franklin Pkwy...

Screening of American Teacher at School of the Future


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Save the Date! Screening of American Teacher at SOTF! American Teacher is a documentary that chronicles the stories of four teachers living and working in disparate urban and rural areas of the...

Healthy Communities through a Healthy Environment


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Beyond Translation Initiative at EPA Region III November 2, 2011 8 am – 4 pm Drexel University, James Creese Student Center, Behrakis Grand Hall (3210 Chestnut St) The mission of the Beyond...

Philadelphia Parks Alliance Annual Celebration


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Philadelphia Parks Alliance Annual Celebration November 14th from 3 pm to 6 pm at the Please Touch Museum Each year, the Parks Alliance hosts a Celebration to gather Philadelphians to celebrate our...

Empty Bowls Dinner


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Join Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network at our fun and festive annual clay and soup dinner celebrating the power of caring community! EMPTY BOWL DINNER Thursday November 17th...

Out-of-School Time Academy


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Introducing The OSTRC Academy, a special workshop series, free of charge to all OST staff. OSTRC Academy workshops will address OST professional development content, such as “Promising...

Nonprofit Career Conference


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Nonprofit Career Conference set for November Opportunity Knocks, the national nonprofit jobs site, is returning to Philadelphia to host the Nonprofit Career Conference on Tuesday, November 15th. The...

Delaware Valley Grantmakers Annual Conference


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Delaware Valley Grantmakers sets annual conference The annual conference of Delaware Valley Grantmakers will explore how funders, nonprofits and communities are Holding It Together in High Wire Times...

New Resources

Deep Green Jobs for Philadelphia: More than a Paycheck


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Deep Green Jobs for Philadelphia: More than a Paycheck Deep Dive on Green Jobs Shows Many Shades of Opportunity Philadelphia’s green jobs movement parades as many green hues as Fairmount Park,...

International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement Conference Proceedings


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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...

Hunger in America: Suffering We All Pay For


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Hunger in America: Suffering We All Pay For By Donald S. Shepard, Elizabeth Setren, and Donna Cooper October 2011 The Great Recession and the currently tepid economic recovery swelled the ranks of...

September Job Numbers for Pennsylvania


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September Job Numbers PA Advantage Shrinks as Unemployment Rate Climbs Closer to National Rate Keystone Research Center Economist Stephen Herzenberg issued the following statement on the September...

Starving America’s Public Schools


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‘Far more real and much more dangerous’ A new report from the Campaign for America’s Future looks at American pre-K-12 public schools from the perspective of local newspapers and...

Choosing the Wrong Drivers for Whole System Reform


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Driver ed A new paper from Michael Fullan for the Centre for Strategic Education, as part of its Seminar Series, examines policy and strategy levers that drive reform — “drivers”...

The Mission of the High School


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The Mission of the High School: A New Consensus of the Purposes of Public Education? ETS This report issued by ETS provides a perspective on a variety of issues that need to be addressed as the...

2011 College Completion Data


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2011 College Completion Data: Complete College America This report issued by Complete College America compiles postsecondary data from 33 states, and produces a comprehensive picture of today’s...

Video: Reducing High School Dropouts


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Video – Reducing High School Dropouts: Strategies to Help More Students be College and Career Ready This forum offered an overview of the American high school dropout crisis. The presentation...

New Strategies for Combatting Teen Obesity


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Can Peer Mentors Help Teens Lose Weight? New Strategies for Combatting Teen Obesity A recent study published in peer-reviewed journal Childhood Obesity suggests that peer mentoring may play a...

How People Learn About Their Local Community


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How People Learn About Their Local Community The report, by the Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism, presents survey findings about local news and information sources Americans rely on — such...

The Toll of the Great Recession: Childhood Poverty Among Hispanics


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The Toll of the Great Recession: Childhood Poverty Among Hispanics This report from the Pew Hispanic Center compares the number and rates of children 17 and younger living in poverty in 2007 and 2010...

Cost of US hunger estimated at $167 billion


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Cost of US hunger estimated at $167 billion The cost of hunger in the US, the world’s largest economy, was $ billion last year as the recession in 2008 and a slow economic recovery pushed more...

Partnerships Classifieds

Mighty Writers’ “On the Road” Workshops avail for your org


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Mighty Writers’ “On the Road” Workshops Are you looking to turn a group of Philly students into Mighty Writers but unable to make it to our center at 15th and Christian? We take some of our...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Accelerating Social Entrepreneurship in the Age of Austerity


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Join The Phoenix Project, a Learn and Serve America grantee located in the George Mason Center for Social Entrepreneurship, for the 4th installment of the acclaimed Accelerating Social...

Service-Learning in Online Courses: Practical Considerations and Strategies


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Service-Learning in Online Courses: Practical Considerations and Strategies Tuesday, December 6, 2011 1:00pm – 2:30pm (Central) Register at You have used service-learning in your classes for years...

Grant Opportunities

J. Jill Compassion Fund to Help Disadvantaged and Homeless Women


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J. Jill Compassion Fund Accepting Preapplications for 2012 Grants to Help Disadvantaged and Homeless Women Deadline: December 21, 2011 (Preapplications) Since 2002, the J. Jill Compassion Fund, a...

Youth Soccer Programs


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Soccer Foundation Opens Annual Grant Cycle for Youth Soccer Programs Deadline: November 18, 2011 The Soccer Foundation has opened its 2012 Annual Grant Cycle. Since 1995, the foundation has awarded...

Art-Centered Community Development Projects


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New National Arts Initiative Invites Letters of Inquiry for Art-Centered Community Development Projects Deadline: November 15, 2011 (Letters of Inquiry) Eleven private philanthropies have joined with...

Community-Wide Reading Programs


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Big Read Invites Applications for Community-Wide Reading Programs Deadline: February 1, 2012 The Big Read, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest designed...

Scholastic/Lexus: Environmental Challenge


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Scholastic/Lexus: Environmental Challenge The Scholastic Lexus Environmental Challenge program is designed to educate and empower students to take action to improve the environment, encouraging...

2012 AmeriCorps Grants


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2012 AmeriCorps Grants Deadline: January 18 AmeriCorps awards grants to organizations to implement programs that utilize AmeriCorps members to engage in evidence-based interventions to strengthen...

Katie’s Krops youth garden grant


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Katie’s Krops Grant Deadline: December 5 Katie’s Krops is excited to announce a new grant opportunity for kids ages 9 to 16 to start a vegetable garden to feed people in need in their...

Points of Light MLK Day Grants


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Points of Light MLK Day Grants Deadline: November 7 Two $30,000 Leadership Grants and four $15,000 Signature Grants are available. $30,000 Leadership Grants require engagement of 10,000 volunteers...

Parent-Child Education Program for Hispanic families


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AVANCE offers grants to support Hispanic parenting program AVANCE, Inc., a national nonprofit organization that provides parent and early childhood education programs along with other family support...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Coordinator, Development and Volunteer Services, People’s Emergency Center


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PEOPLE’S EMERGENCY CENTER Nurturing Families, Strengthening Neighborhoods, Driving Change. Coordinator, Development and Volunteer Services Background Founded in 1972, PEC is a comprehensive...

Director of Programs and Operations, Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative


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Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) Director of Programs and Operations Seeking qualified applicants for a leadership position at a dynamic university community educational partnership focused...

various positions, Project GRAD USA


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Project GRAD USA is looking to fill the following positions serving the Philadelphia school district: 3 – Campus Coordinators (Stephen Douglas HS, Sayre HS and Vaux HS) and 1  – Academic...

Associate Director of Development for Individual Giving, Episcopal Community Services


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Associate Director of Development for Individual Giving, Episcopal Community Services Episcopal Community Services (ECS), a Philadelphia non-profit social services agency with an annual budget of $9...

Parent Involvement Associate, Maternity Care Coalition


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Parent Involvement Associate, Maternity Care Coalition Posted on: October 12, 2011 Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic $8M nonprofit, works to improve maternal and child health and well-being...

Teen Advocate, Maternity Care Coalition


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Teen Advocate, Maternity Care Coalition Posted on: October 11, 2011 Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic $8M nonprofit, works to improve maternal and child health and well being through the...

Program Manager, Maternity Care Coalition


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PROGRAM MANAGER, Maternity Care Coalition Posted on: October 11, 2011 Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic $8M nonprofit, works to improve maternal and child health and well-being through the...

Software Application Developer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America


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Software Application Developer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Posted on: October 12, 2011 Position Purpose: The Software Application Developer develops software and tests, deploys and maintains...

Director of Development, Mastery Charter Schools


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Director of Development – Mastery Charter Schools Posted on: October 13, 2011 Mastery Charter Schools, a growing network of charter schools created to prepare underserved youth for success in...

Miscellaneous

CCP Classes for Youth Work Professionals


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Attention Youth Work Professionals Community College of Philadelphia offers classes in Youth Work. •    Day and Evening courses available •    Part-time or full time options •   ...

Service-Learning and Education for Sustainability in Schools


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Webinar Announcement Service-Learning and Education for Sustainability in Schools Registration link The US Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development’s K-12 and Teacher Education Sector...

The Role of Optimism on Nutrition and Health Behaviors


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On November 9 from 2:00-3:00 PM, you can begin to understand how positivity empowers behavior change in healthcare; listen-in on a webinar titled, “The Role of Optimism on Nutrition and Health...

How to Build an Accessible Website for Your Organization


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Webinar Announcement- Inclusion Goes Digital: How to Build an Accessible Website for Your Organization Hosted by the National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP) Date: Thursday, November 10, 2011 Time:...

2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll


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2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll Deadline: December 9 The 2012 Honor Roll will accept applications in two categories for service performed during the 2010-2011...


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