The week of

December 11, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Positive Minds Experiential Luncheon


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“The important thing is not the idea. The important thing is the people. It’s how they work together…who they really are that matters more than anything else.” – Steve...

POPPYN #6 Viewing Party at PhillyCAM


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POPPYN #6 Viewing Party, December 15th @ PhillyCAM Join the POPPYN crew for a premiere of Episode #6: Presenting Our Perspective on PLANET Youth News. POPPYN follows Philly youth around the world and...

What You As A Parent Should Know About Title I Funding


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BAEO helps parents understand the working of Title I funding Philadelphia Black Alliance for Educational Options and the School District of Philadelphia will sponsor a workshop, What You As A Parent...

Memoirs of a Retired Foundation Director


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Feather Houstoun to speak at College of Physicians luncheon Feather Houstoun, until recently president of the William Penn Foundation, will provide her Memoirs of a Retired Foundation Director, or...

Developing and Maintaining School Partnerships


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Employer Education Series Developing and Maintaining School Partnerships Please join us at our upcoming “Developing and Maintaining School Partnerships” program on January 11th at the...

PhillyCAM Open House for Non-profits


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Tis the season to come together and celebrate our community! Open House for Non-profits (4pm – 6pm) On Wednesday, December 14, PhillyCAM will host a special Open House for non-profit...

2011 Nonprofit Networking Mixer


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2011 NONPROFIT NETWORKING MIXER! “Connect ~ Learn ~ Grow” When was the last time nonprofits got together to network, relax and meet new people? Mix and mingle with other nonprofits...

Tree Tender trainings


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Become a Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Tree Tender PHS’s Tree Tenders® program offers nine hours of hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region. The...

New Resources

Poverty in Bucks County almost doubles


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[posted from United Way’s What Matters newsletter] Poverty in Bucks County almost doubles: census Bucks County saw Southeastern Pennsylvania’s highest percentage-point increase in the number...

Impact of Alternative Grade Configurations on Student Outcomes


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A crucial transition, overlooked A new study, part of the Program on Education Policy and Governance Working Papers Series at Harvard University, finds the transition to middle school from elementary...

Ascending Leaders program deadline extended


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NELI extends deadline for Ascending Leaders program Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute has extended the application deadline for its Ascending Leadership Certificate program. Mid-level...

State High School Exit Exams: Impact of the College and Career Readiness Movement


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The Center on Education Policy (CEP) invites you to download its new report on state-level trends for high school exit exams. The report, based on state-level surveys, describes possible changes to...

Health, Safety, and Greening Vacant Urban Space


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Study Shows Impact of Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Vacant Land Program A new study by University of Pennsylvania researcher Dr. Charles Branas reveals an amazing impact of the PHS vacant land...

Food for Thought: Eating Healthy on a Budget


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Sesame Workshop’s Food for Thought Helping Families throughout Witnesses to Hunger member Tianna Gaines-Turner on expert panel to discuss new research Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit...

Philadelphia Global Education Network Website


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UPENN’S NATIONAL RESOURCE CENTERS LAUNCH GREATER PHILADELPHIA GLOBAL EDUCATION NETWORK A New Website Featuring Global Education Resources, News, Events, Opportunities, & Networks for Delaware...

State of Child Welfare report


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Today, Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children released its annual State of Child Welfare report, which shows some good news for Pennsylvania’s child welfare system. The state’s family-focused...

The Criminalization of Homelessness in U.S. Cities


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Criminalizing Crisis: The Criminalization of Homelessness in Cities, a new report from the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty looks at how local laws across the country are...

Everyone Leads: Building Leadership from the Community Up


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Everyone Leads: Building Leadership from the Community Up. Over the past two decades, Public Allies has developed over 4,000 leaders in communities, most of whom never saw themselves or were seen by...

Maximum SNAP Benefit Still Falls Short for Families


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With potential funding cuts for the SNAP program, the Children’s Healthwatch released a report to prove that even the maximum SNAP benefits are not enough to pay for a family’s healthy diet. Here...

SNAP: Lifeline for Families, Support for the Economy


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Lifeline for Families, Support for the Economy: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Millions of Americans remain unemployed in the aftermath of the Great Recession and wage growth has...

Partnerships Classifieds

Seeking agencies interested The Benefit Bank


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Campaign for Working Families helps area agencies provide free tax preparation via  The Benefit Bank Many of you are familiar with the Campaign for Working Families from our 11 tax sites that...

Internships, Prometheus Radio Project


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Internships, Prometheus Radio Project We are looking for interns seeking to gain useful skills and a meaningful experience in the movement to democratize the airwaves and the media. The Prometheus...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Community-based Social Marketing Training


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I am pleased to announce that I will be delivering introductory and advanced community-based social marketing training in Halifax, Canada (February 27-29).  These workshops will be of interest to...

Grant Opportunities

Phoebus Criminal Justice Initiative


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The Phoebus Criminal Justice Initiative was created to support organizers whose work addresses police accountability, racially-biased sentencing policies, the growth of the for-profit prison...

Chester County Fund for Women and Girls


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Chesco Women’s Fund opens new grant cycle The Chester County Fund for Women and Girls’ 2012 Annual Grants Cycle began on December 6th. Nonprofit agencies that are interested in applying for up...

Turning Point Prize


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Women’s Way fund offers $15,000 innovation award Women for Social Innovation, a giving circle that donates to and advises a donor fund of Women’s Way, is accepting applications for the 4th annual...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

AIDS Education Month Coordinator, Philadelphia FIGHT


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AIDS Education Month Coordinator Agency: Philadelphia FIGHT Department: Education Department Reports To: Director of Education Job Summary The AIDS Education Month (AEM) Coordinator is responsible...

Domestic Abuse Response Team Advocate, Laurel House


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LAUREL HOUSE POSITION POSTING Resumes/Cover letters to/Application: Attn: Stacy Sweinhart Box 764, Norristown, PA 19404 (Internal applicants through interoffice mail to Administration offices...

HIV Medical Case Manager, GALAEI


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HIV Medical Case Manager, GALAEI Posted on: December 1, 2011 TITLE: HIV Medical Case Manager (Full–time – 35 hours per week) (Opening Date: November 7, 2011) REPORTS TO: Program Manager...

College Access Coordinator, Philadelphia Youth Network


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College Access Coordinator, Philadelphia Youth Network General Description: The College Access Coordinator is responsible for creating and managing relationships between student organizations at...

Director of Development, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance


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Director of Development, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance Posted on: December 2, 2011 The Cultural Alliance’s mission is to lead, strengthen and give voice to a diverse cultural sector that...

Vice President, Policy and Community Engagement, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance


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Vice President, Policy and Community Engagement, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance Posted on: December 2, 2011 The Cultural Alliance’s mission is to lead, strengthen and give voice to a...

Certification Assistant, Women’s Business Enterprise Council


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The Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC; ) is part of a national network of organizations dedicated to opening the doors of opportunity for women’s business enterprises (WBEs). We provide...

Research Associate, Frontline Solutions


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Organization Frontline Solutions is a social change organization that invests in the pipeline of emerging social change leaders, provides consulting services to nonprofit organizations, and engages...

Information Technology Specialist, Girard College


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Information Technology Specialist, Girard College Posted on: November 29, 2011 Information Technology Specialist Girard College is a Boarding School for academically capable students, grades 1...

Program Coordinator, Philadelphia Reads


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Program Coordinator, PHILADELPHIA READS Posted on: November 29, 2011 PHILADELPHIA READS is a non-profit organization. Our mission is to strengthen the literacy skills of Philadelphia’s youngest and...

Life Skills Counselor, Valley Youth House


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Life Skills Counselor- Supportive Housing Program Posted on: November 29, 2011 Valley Youth House’s Residential Programs assist homeless youth ages 17-21 to move into stable housing through a...

Information Services Manager, Center for Literacy


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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: Information Services Manager – Part-time CFL’s mission is to unleash the power of literacy to improve lives through a wide range of literacy services, including reading,...

Project Manager and Assistant, Resources for Human Development, Inc.


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Project Manager and Assistant, Resources for Human Development, Inc. Posted on: November 29, 2011 Resources for Human Development (RHD) is a national non-profit/for-profit corporation. This position...

LEARN Coordinator, Child Care Information Services Northeast


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We’re Looking For A Qualified Individual For The Following Position: LEARN Coordinator (1 position) This position is responsible for the management and implementation of the Local Education and...

Human Resources Director, Center for Literacy


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The Center for Literacy’s mission is to provide a range of literacy services, including reading, writing, math, life and work skills, to help a diverse population of learners meet their needs and...

Miscellaneous

One King Day, One King Book project


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One King Day, One King Book project highlights King’s contributions The goal of One King Day, One King Book, a project of the Martin Luther King Day of Service, is to increase students’...

WorkReady Summer Internships


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WorkReady Summer  Internships Early Committment Deadline – December 31st It’s not too early to hire a summer intern! In summer 2011, 1,049 teens were employed thanks to the 124...

Using Data and Inquiry to Build Equity-Focused College-Going Cultures


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Using Data and Inquiry to Build Equity-Focused College-Going Cultures Join us for a Webinar on December 14 Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: Postsecondary education is being...


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