The week of

April 02, 2012

Other Local Events and Workshops

Students for Education Reform Founder at Temple


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Please share with your students this excellent opportunity to learn more about how their peers are organizing to improve the educational system for current and future generations. Featured in Time...

WAVE WEEK 2012


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WAVE WEEK 2012 An intensive 6-day overnight program of leadership development, community service, team building activities, and fun! Wave Week 2012: July 15-20 Villanova University, Villanova, PA Day...

The Next Step Women of Color Mini-Forum


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Black Women in Sport Foundation NCAA & Temple University Department of Athletics and College of Education Present The Next Step Women of Color Mini-Forum “Taking Women of Color to the Next...

Returning to Learning: A FREE College Fair for Adults


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Please join us for Returning to Learning: A FREE College Fair for Adults Tuesday, April 17, 2012 3 to 7 pm Father Judge High School 3301 Solly Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19136 Explore college options...

Clark Park Science Discovery Day


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Clark Park Science Discovery Day FREE! Sunday, April 29, 2012 11:00AM-4:00PM Discover science in your own neighborhood! Meet local scientists and students as they reveal the wonders of historic Clark...

Veterans Business Pitch Competition


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VETERAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP EVENT BUSINESS “PITCH” COMPETITION SPONSORED BY: Drexel University Online proud member of the Yellow Ribbon Program The event is similar to the TV show “Shark Tank”,...

Law and Civics Academy for High School Students


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The Fox Rothschild Center for Law and Society Law and Civics Academy for High School Students Thursday, May 24, 2012 Supported by the American Bar Association Commission on Civic Education in the...

31st Annual 5K Run for Clean Air and Earth Day Celebration


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5K RUN & 3K WALK FOR CLEAN AIR PHILLY’S LARGEST EARTH DAY EVENT Hosted by Clean Air Council on April 21, 2012 on Martin Luther King Drive next to the Art Museum About the 5K Run The 31st...

2012 Healthy Schools Summit


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As a member of the Food Fit Philly Coalition, you are invited to join the Philadelphia Campaign for Healthier Schools, Get Healthy Philly, The Food Trust, and the Bicycle Coalition of Greater...

35th Annual Powerful Voice Awards


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35th Annual Powerful Voice Awards Date: Thursday, May 10, 2012 Time: 5:00 to 8:30 pm Location: Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel Join us for the 35th Annual Powerful Voice Awards, 35 Years and...

New Resources

Distribution Systems and Growing Demand for Local Food


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Distribution Systems and Growing Demand for Local Food (Courtesy of Sustainable Food News) The Department of Agriculture Friday released a new report on the distribution practices of eight producer...

Webinar: Scholarship of Engagement for Early-Career Faculty


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On March 20, 2012, NERCHE hosted a webinar for prospective nominees and nominators for the 2012 Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early-Career Faculty. This web-based meeting...

4th Edition: Organizing for Social Change


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From: The Forum Press <theforumpress@> NOW AVAILABLE Organizing for Social Change 4th Edition Midwest Academy Manual for Activists by Kim Bobo, Jackie Kendall and Steve Max Organizing for...

Updated Report: Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Ending the High School Dropout Epidemic


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Building a Grad Nation 2012 Report The 2012 report update of Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Ending the High School Dropout Epidemic, released March 19 by the Alliance for Excellent...

New Program: FEMA Corps


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New FEMA-AmeriCorps Partnership Strengthens Response, Recovery Efforts Following Disasters This week, FEMA and CNCS announced an innovative new partnership designed to continue to strengthen the...

Struggling to Stay Afloat: Negative Equity in Communities of Color


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Negative equity is disproportionately concentrated in the Chicago region’s communities of color, Woodstock Institute report shows Homeowners with mortgages in African American communities more than...

New Translation Website


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New Website Improves Client Service NSC’s Translation and Interpretation program provides high quality, timely and professional services to area businesses as well as nonprofit, government and...

Rethinking School Lunch: School-Community Kitchens


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Center for Ecoliteracy: Cultivating School-Community Partnerships SCHOOL-COMMUNITY KITCHENS: A NEW PARTNERSHIP STRATEGY School-community kitchens are an innovative strategy for sharing resources...

Obesity and the Economics of Prevention: Fit not Fat


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The obesity epidemic slowed down in several OECD countries during the past three years. Rates grew less than previously projected, or did not grow at all, according to new data from ten OECD...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed for Primary Day, Committee of Seventy


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GET READY FOR THE APRIL 24 PRIMARY! VOLUNTEER. Help Seventy ensure a clean and fair election. Seventy’s Voter Protection Program will dispatch non-partisan volunteers across Philadelphia to assist...

volunteers needed, Philadelphia Orchard Project


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Please join us once again in expanding Philadelphia’s community orchards!  See below for our ambitious spring schedule of orchard plantings. . . and keep an eye out for even more events to be...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Papers: STEM in Afterschool/Out-of-School Time


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Call for Papers on STEM in Afterschool/Out-of-School Time Manuscripts due: July 20, 2012 Afterschool Matters, the peer-reviewed journal published by the National Institute on Out-of-School Time, is...

Call for Proposals: Growing the Good Food Revolution


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Growing Power’s National/International Urban & Small Farm Conference ‘Growing the Good Food Revolution’ September 7-9th, 2012 Milwaukee State Fairgrounds Milwaukee, WI RFP...

National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) conference


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We wanted to pass along some information about the upcoming National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) conference, occurring April 18-21 in Washington, DC. If you haven’t registered or...

Leaders Leading Leaders in Service Learning and Civic Engagement


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Amazing plenaries and workshops now available!!! Registration is open with the slate of plenaries, pre-conferences, workshops, networking time and other events happening May 23 – 25, 2012 at...

Grant Opportunities

Home Depot Community Impact Grants


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Home Depot Community Impact Grants Deadline: August 13 Grants, up to $5,000, are available to registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, public schools, or tax-exempt public service agencies in...

21st Century Community Learning Centers


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21st Century Community Learning Center 2012-15 Request for Proposal and the opening of the 2012-13 eGrants online application Application deadline: May 4, 2012 by 12:00 The Pennsylvania Department...

Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces Calls for Proposals for Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity Deadline: August 9, 2012 (concept papers) and October 4, 2012...

Student Retention Programs


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AT&T Aspire Local High School Impact Initiative Offers Funding for Student Retention Programs Deadline: April 18, 2012 (Pre-Qualification Survey) AT&T Aspire, a $100 million philanthropic...

Creativity and Aging in America Technical Assistance Grant


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National Center for Creative Aging Invites Organizational Members to Apply for MetLife Foundation Creativity and Aging in America Technical Assistance Grant Deadline: May 4, 2012 The National Center...

Challenge 20/20 Partnership


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NAIS: Challenge 20/20 Partnership The National Association of Independent Schools invites schools to participate in Challenge 20/20, a program that brings together one school from the United States...

Next Steps Institute


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Next Steps Powered by Earth Force Releases Institute RFP The Next Steps Institute is a unique combination of a conference, a workshop, and networking sessions. Held over four days, the STEM-focused...

Green Your School Challenge


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Green Your School Challenge Deadline: April 22 Do Something and HP are two $5,000 prizes to K-12 schools that reduce their carbon footprint. In addition, five $1,000 prizes will be awarded to the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Providence Center


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Providence Center is a faith-based neighborhood outreach organization that seeks to engage children, youth, and adults in educational opportunities within the Fairhill/West Kensington community of...

Health Education Intern, Jefferson University


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The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital has an opening for one intern for the 2012 farmers market and CSA season. Health Education Intern:  The Health...

Membership Coordinator, Mariposa Food Co-op


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Membership Coordinator Position Description Mariposa Food Co-op is seeking a new Membership Coordinator to join our Staff Collective! We are a 1300+ member-owned and -operated cooperative grocery...

Director of Education Programs, Asian Arts Initiative


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ASIAN ARTS INITIATIVE -­‐‑ JOB ANNOUNCEMENT DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION PROGRAMS Asian Arts Initiative is a multi-disciplinary community-­based arts center offering performances, exhibitions,...

Consultants Sought to Provide Nonprofit Workshops


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Consultants Sought to Provide Nonprofit Workshops New Beginnings Nonprofit Incubator is seeking consultants to present workshops on a variety of nonprofit issues, including: ·        ...

Executive Director, Concern for Health Options: Information, Care and Education


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Executive Director Job Description About CHOICE: CHOICE ‐ Concern for Health Options: Information, Care and Education ‐ a small non‐profit organization in Philadelphia is seeking an Executive...

Director of Finance and Administration, ACHIEVEability


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Director of Finance and Administration at ACHIEVEability: Foster Organizational Financial Health to Help More Families Achieve Self‐Sufficiency ACHIEVEability is seeking a Director of Finance and...

Farmer/Educator, Mill Creek Farm


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Mill Creek Farm Farmer/Educator The Mill Creek Farm (), a leader in the food justice and urban farming movement in the Philadelphia region, seeks a Farmer/Educator. This is a full-time, seasonal...

Development Director, Part-time, Mill Creek Farm


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Mill Creek Farm Development Director, Part-time The Mill Creek Farm (), a leader in the food justice and urban farming movement in the Philadelphia region, seeks an experienced development...

grad student intern, Fox Rothschild Center for Law and Society


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The Fox Rothschild Center for Law and Society is looking for a law student or graduate student to develop expungement clinics as service learning opportunities for Paralegal Studies students during...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: The Role of Community Health Workers


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Webinar – Affecting Change from Within the Community: The Role of Community Health Workers Tuesday, April 10th 2:00 – 3:00pm EST Community Health Partners for Sustainability is excited to...

Freelance Grantwriter


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Are you looking for grant monies for your nonprofit organization? Are your financial resources limited? Do you lack the time to track down grant funding opportunities? Addie Kaplan is a freelance...

Youth Work Certificate


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Youth Work Certificate Considering a career working with children or youth? Looking to build upon your current knowledge and experience? CCP’s youth work program could be right for you! The...


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