The week of

January 23, 2012

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND K-16 Partnerships Network Spring Forum


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Please join the PHENND K-16 Partnerships Network on Friday, February 17th from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. We will be hosting a half-day of panel sessions at the School District of Philadelphia. This event...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Delaware County VITA Kick-Off


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All are invited to join DelcoAD Group with Mayor Thomas Micozzie, Representative Margo Davidson,  PathWays PA and the IRS as they celebrate EITC Awareness Day and the Kick-off the 2012 Tax Season...

Philadelphia Global Water Initiative Conference


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Philadelphia Global Water Initiative Conference Tuesday, April 3, 2012 University of Pennsylvania, Hall of Flags, Philadelphia, PA Please save the date for the Philadelphia Global Water...

Sustainability in Higher Education: The Next Frontier


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Sustainability in Higher Education: The Next Frontier West Chester University Public Talk & Curriculum Integration Workshop with Dr. Peter Bardaglio Description: Thursday, February 9th 7:00 pm...

Nonprofit Management 101


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Nonprofit Management 101 Does the term “nonprofit management” feel like an oxymoron in your organization? It doesn’t have to be that way and the change can start with you having a confident...

Nonprofit Executive Leadership Certificate Program


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You’ve Invested Years In Helping Others… Now is the time to build a community that can help you! Enroll in the Nonprofit Executive Leadership Certificate Program at Bryn Mawr College. Our...

Public Health Management Corporation 40th Anniversary Celebration


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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Samuel Hamilton Building Tuesday, April 3, 2012 • 6:30 9:30 Join Public Health Management Corporation to commemorate 40 years of public health leadership...

Film screening: Urban Roots


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LOCALLY GROWN Urban Farming is the topic of the timely documentary film by Tree Media, Urban Roots, which explores the urban farming phenomenon in Detroit, Michigan. The Westphal College at Drexel...

Starting a Childcare Business in your Home


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“SAVE THE DATE” Monday, January 30, 2012 Micro-Enterprise Resource Center 1341 Sandy Hill R. (REAR) Norristown, PA 19401 Micro-Enterprise Resource Center (MERC) of Montgomery County will present...

Extended Learning Opportunities Annual Conference


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The Pennsylvania Department of Education in partnership with the Center for Schools and Communities is pleased to announce the 2012 ELO Conference, Promising Practices – Proven Strategies:...

New Resources

Can Lease Purchase Save Us?


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Can Lease Purchase Save Us? Last week’s webinar, Can Lease Purchase Save Us?, sponsored by NHI/Shelterforce and NeighborWorks America, provided an in-depth look at the lease-purchase model at a...

Elder-Accessible Gardening Fact Sheet


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The EPA’s fact sheet on elder-accessible gardening has come out – and the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging & GenPhilly’s tool kit () helped to shape it!  One of the case studies is the...

Career Gateway Project and website


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By way of introduction, my name is Pamela Jacob and I am Program Manager of the Career Gateway Project at JEVS Human Services. Please be sure to check out the JEVS Human Services’ FREE online Job...

Community Learning Network at Temple University


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The Community Learning Network (CLN), Temple’s home for community-based learning, has a new website with a new look and new functions, including a searchable database. Now students, faculty, and...

LIFT featured in New York Times


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In the Fight Against Poverty, It’s Time for a Revolution By DAVID BORNSTEIN Is it time to rethink our basic assumptions about the way we fight poverty? When Michael Harrington’s landmark book on...

People’s Emergency Center 2011 Annual Report


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People’s Emergency Center 2011 Annual Report Message from the Board Chair and the President PEC’s 2011 annual report is now available to the public. All members of the PEC community...

Trends in the Educational Attainment of Community College Students


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The Road Ahead: A Look at Trends in the Educational Attainment of Community College Students American Association of Community Colleges This brief presents data on educational attainment at community...

Partnerships Classifieds

Membership Intern, Sustainable Business Network


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Membership Intern Philadelphia, PA Posted January 13, 2012 Volunteer Opportunity: Membership Intern Expected Commitment: 10-15 hours per week, 1-3 months Deadline to Apply: Friday, February 3, 2012...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: 2012 Student Parent Support Symposium


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Call for Proposals to present at the 2012 Student Parent Support Symposium Join HEAASC at The Ohio State University 8th annual Student Parent Support Symposium.  “Have Baby, Will Graduate:...

Call for Papers on Community Organizing


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Call for papers:  COMM-ORG () is a website and list-serve that attempts to bring together theory and practice, and academics and organizers, to advance the craft of community organizing. COMM-ORG is...

Intensifying Impact: Civic Engagement Matters


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“Intensifying Impact: Civic Engagement Matters” North Carolina Campus Compact’s 2012 Civic Engagement Institute February 15, 2012 The William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill, NC...

Women and the *NEW* American Dream


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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION Women and the *NEW* American Dream Otterbein University is hosting the Midwest’s first regional summit on March 9 and 10, 2012 for all of us who are determined to work...

IMPACT National Conference


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IMPACT National Conference Community Service | Service-Learning | Community-based Research | Civic Engagement March 29-April 1, 2012 | Stetson University | DeLand, Florida The IMPACT Conference is...

A Just World: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives on Social justice


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Conference Call for Papers March 30, 2012 Holy Family University Philadelphia, PA, USA Objective This conference is in the line of the conference held at Temple University in November, 2010, with a...

5th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education


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5th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education (CRE) Developing Global Citizens in Schools, Higher Education, and the Community March 14 – 19, 2012 Cleveland, Ohio, USA Save!  Early...

Grant Opportunities

“CHIP Champion” Partners grants


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Grant Opportunity: UnitedHealthcare Community Plan to Award Grants to “CHIP Champion” Partners UnitedHealthcare Community Plan will provide mini-grants to partner organizations that agree to...

Tony Hawk Foundation Skatepark Grants


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Tony Hawk Foundation Announces New Guidelines for Skatepark Grants Deadline: February 1, 2012 and July 2, 2012 As part of its mission to foster lasting improvements in society with an emphasis on...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Teachers, Green Woods Charter School


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Now Accepting Teaching Applications for the 2012-2013 School Year!! The award winning, Green Woods Charter School, recognized by Philadelphia Magazine as a top city school for innovation and academic...

Project Development/Grant Writing consultant, Senior Adults for Greater Education


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Consulting Opportunity for Project Development/Grant Writing Senior Adults for Greater Education (), a not-for-profit organization located in Richboro, PA, is seeking a consultant or contractor with...

VP, Asset and Property Management, People’s Emergency Center


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[emailed 1/18/2012] VP, Asset and Property Management Background PEC was founded in 1972 to serve homeless families through a continuum of care that begins in emergency shelter housing, moves to...

Facility Assistant, BTOP Grant Implementation, People’s Emergency Center


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[emailed 1/18/2012] Facility Assistant, BTOP Grant Implementation Background Founded in 1972, PEC is a comprehensive homeless services provider and experienced nonprofit community development agency...

Miscellaneous

Institute for Emerging Sustainability Leaders


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Institute for Emerging Sustainability Leaders Education for Sustainability Workshop in Peru June 24th – July 6th, 2012 The Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research (ACEER) invites...

ECO Camp – Exploring Careers Outdoors


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ECO Camp – Exploring Careers Outdoors Where can a high school student experience a variety of outdoor careers? Where can you learn first-hand about the job of a forester, geologist or park...

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes


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Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes honors outstanding young leaders who have focused on helping their communities and fellow beings and/or on protecting the...

Caring Institute: 2012 Caring Awards


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Caring Institute: 2012 Caring Awards The Caring Institute is now accepting nominations for its annual Caring Awards. Nominees should exemplify caring and serve as worthy role models for others. Award...

Project-Based Learning in Out-of-School Time


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Project-Based Learning in Out-of-School Time Wednesday, January 25 at 1:00 PM EST Project-based learning keeps students engaged and invested in their academic futures. Learn how to prep, plan, and...


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