The week of

April 23, 2012

Other Local Events and Workshops

Education for Liberation Curriculum Fair and Citywide Summit


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Education for Liberation Curriculum Fair and Citywide Summit OUR Schools, OUR Solutions Saturday, April 28th, 2012 9:30am – 5:00pm Location: Folk Arts and Cultural Treasures School 1023 Callowhill...

People’s Emergency Center fundraiser


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Place your bet on PEC!  Saturday May 5, 2012 from 5:00pm to 7:00 pm Loews Hotel, 1200 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA. Join PEC and event emcee Lori Wilson, NBC10 host and news anchor, for our new...

Remembering Childhood


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In coordination with the exhibition Latino Folk Tales: Cuentos Populares – Art by Latino Artist on display in the Stedman Art Gallery, Remembering Childhood will be a series of events that brings...

Neighborhood Centers: night of urban farming…and astronomy


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Neighborhood Centers sponsor night of urban farming…and astronomy Teens 4 Good, a program of the Federation of Neighborhood Centers, is a youth-led food production and nutrition business that...

Domestic Violence Workshop


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PRO-ACT announces domestic violence workshop PRO-ACT and the city’s Office of Addiction Services have announced a new Domestic Violence Workshop at the Philadelphia Recovery Community Center, 1701...

Bread and Roses Tribute to Change


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Bread and Roses announces honorees for Tribute to Change Bread and Roses Community Fund has announced this year’s Tribute to Change honorees. The Tribute to Change is the region’s annual...

Capturing the Energy and Expertise of People Age 50+


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Coming of Age sponsors 2-day workshop on engaging 50+ WHYY, a founding partner of Coming of Age, the Philadelphia-based national age 50+ civic engagement initiative, will present the initiative’s...

SBN Social Impact Campaign Launch


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Social Impact Campaign Fundraiser Thursday, April 26, 2012, 6:00 – 8:00PM Join us at the Franklin Inn on April 26 for seasonal food, local libations and a charitable cause. Last year, SBN engaged...

How To Obtain 501(c)(3) Tax-Exemption and Keep It


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How To Obtain 501(c)(3) Tax- Exemption and Keep It Do you need some assistance applying for non-profit status for your organization? Understand and complete IRS Form 1023, along with all supporting...

PA College Access Forum


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Monday, May 21: PACAC College Access Forum. Join us for a statewide conversation to help  further define what college access and success looks like in PA, especially for underrepresented students....

Scholarships available for Beyond Hunger conference


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New Scholarships available! Due to new funding, the Center is offering scholarships to nonprofit organizations, staff and advocates to attend the conference. The Center is offering more scholarships...

New Resources

Community Organizing: A Brief Introduction


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[posted from Comm-Org list] From: Aaron Schutz <schutz@> Announcing a new book: Mike Miller, Community Organizing: A Brief Introduction (Euclid Avenue Press, 2012), 76pp. Paperback: $ () ;...

The Banks Are Back, Our Neighborhoods Are Not


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Report Finds Discrimination in REO Marketing and Maintenance From the National Fair Housing Alliance: The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and four of its local member organizations—the Miami...

Benefits of Arts Education for At-Risk Youth


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Not ‘extra’, but essential A new report from the National Endowment for the Arts examines academic and civic-behavior outcomes of teenagers and young adults who have engaged deeply with...

A Match On Dry Grass: Community Organizing as a Catalyst for School Reform


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[posted from Comm-Org list] From:     Warren, Mark R. <mark_warren@> Dear friends, I’m pleased to announce the publication of A Match On Dry Grass: Community Organizing as a Catalyst...

Economic Consequences of Cutting SNAP


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The Economic Consequences of Cutting SNAP This report from the Center for American Progress examines how three scenarios for budget cuts in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program would affect...

Report: A Stronger Nation Through Higher Education


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A Stronger Nation Through Higher Education 2012 This report from the Lumina Foundation assesses progress toward the goal of realizing 60 percent postsecondary degree attainment by 2025. It includes...

The Uninsured in Southeastern Pennsylvania


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PHMC publishes report on uninsured in southeastern Pennsylvania As the Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, health care reform and the...

2012 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey Results


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NFF announces results of nonprofit sector survey The Nonprofit Finance Fund has announced the results of its 2012 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey. Drawing from a larger pool of respondents than...

A Profile of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program


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“Building a Healthy America: A Profile of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program” New Report Contains All You Ever Wanted to Know About SNAP and More! For the last four decades,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Writing and Educational Program Intern, Mighty Writers


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Writing and Educational Program Intern (Unpaid) (Summer 2012) Posted on: April 17, 2012 Join Mighty Writers’ team as a Program Intern this summer. Program interns work directly with the Program...

volunteers needed, Sunday Suppers


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Sunday Suppers seeks volunteers Conceived in October, 2010, the mission of Sunday Suppers is to strengthen the health and well-being of families through the transformative power of family meals....

Internship, FreePlay on Parkway


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Internship Opportunity for College Students at FreePlay on Parkway Unique opportunity for students looking to earn credits this summer. About FreePlay on The Parkway: FreePlay on The Parkway is...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Presenters: Summer Changes Everything™ National Conference


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We are excited to announce that the 2012 Summer Changes Everything™ National Conference will be held October 22-24, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Check regularly for updates and registration....

2012 Assets Learning Conference


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Registration for the 2012 Assets Learning Conference is Now Live! Register by the June 29 early bird deadline and save $100 This morning marked the official launch of the website for the 2012 Assets...

Integrating Design and Community Engagement within Curriculum


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There are a few spaces remaining for the 2012 EPICS Workshop Integrating Design and Community Engagement within  Curriculum May 30 – June 1, 2012 Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana...

Call for Proposals: Eastern Regional Campus Compact Conference


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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Moving Us Forward: Community Impact and Social Responsibility, 2nd Annual Eastern Regional Campus Compact Conference, October 11th and 12th, 2012, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH...

Grant Opportunities

Helping Hands Grant Program


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American Psychiatric Foundation Accepting Applications for Helping Hands Grant Program Deadline: May 31, 2012 The American Psychiatric Foundation’s Helping Hands Grant Program provides grants...

Roadmaps to Health Prize


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Roadmaps to Health Prize to Honor Communities for Population Health Improvements Deadline: May 31, 2012 (Intent to Apply) The Roadmaps to Health Prize, part of the County Health Rankings &...

National Environmental Education Foundation


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National Environmental Education Foundation Offers Funding for Volunteer Groups Serving Public Lands Deadline: May 25, 2012 (Pre-proposals) The National Environmental Education Foundation, with...

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation


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American Legion Child Welfare Foundation Offers Support for Programs to Help Children Deadline: July 15, 2012 The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation seeks to provide other nonprofit...

Sun Life Rising Star Awards for Nonprofits


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Sun Life Financial Accepting Grant Applications From Nonprofit Organizations for Sun Life Rising Star Awards Deadline: June 13, 2012 The United States subsidiary of Sun Life Financial, Inc. has...

Farmers Market Promotion Program


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The USDA is looking for people willing to promote farmers markets, produce stands and other farm-to-consumer marketing efforts. Through their Farmers Market Promotion Program grant, the hope is to...

Pedestrian Parklet grants


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City seeks applications for pedestrian ‘parklets’ The Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities and the Philadelphia Department of Commerce would like to support neighborhoods...

Nonprofit Board Leaders Institute and Grant


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Nonprofit Board Leaders Institute launched United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania and The Philadelphia Foundation have partnered to launch a Nonprofit Board Leadership Institute. Based on two...

AACU: Bringing Theory to Practice Project


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AACU Grant Opportunity: Bringing Theory to Practice Project Request for Proposals, First Deadline: June 15, 2012 The Bringing Theory to Practice Project’s 2012-2014 RFP is now available online...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Projects Coordinator VISTA, United Way of Southeastern PA


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Projects Coordinator – UWSEPA The primary responsibility of the Projects Coordinator VISTA will be to assist in the development and implementation of United Way’s Education Volunteer...

Urban Garden Coordinator, Scholar Academies


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Urban Garden Coordinator, Scholar Academies Posted on: April 11, 2012 Young Scholars Frederick Douglass is seeking a part-time Urban Gardener who will oversee and maintain the school garden and...

Retail Development Associate, Healthy Corner Store Initiative


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Retail Development Associate, Healthy Corner Store Initiative Posted on: April 12, 2012 Posted by: The Food Trust The Food Trust, founded in 1992, is a non-profit organization working to ensure that...

Grants Specialist, Public Health Management Corporation


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GRANTS SPECIALIST, Public Health Management Corporation Posted on: April 6, 2012 The Grants Specialist’s primary responsibilities are implementation of the Keystone STARS grant making process....

Assistant Director of Out of School Time Program, Catholic Social Services


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Assistant Director of Out of School Time Program Posted on: April 10, 2012 Catholic Social Services is looking for an energetic Assistant Director to assist the Program Director in daily program...

Development Director, Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc.


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DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. Posted on: April 10, 2012 The Director of Development works within the Agency’s Fundraising and External Affairs department, reporting to the...

HIV/AIDS Medical Case Manager, Family Services of Montgomery County


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Family Services of Montgomery County Position Description Position Title:  HIV/AIDS Medical Case Manager General Description:  To provide clients who have HIV/AIDS with links to services that will...

VISTA, New Foundations Charter School


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New Foundations Charter School is now recruiting VISTA members for the 2012-2013 year NFCS is a K-12 public charter school located in the Holmesburg section of Northeast Philadelphia. NFCS was...

Member Services Associate, Energy Cooperative


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Member Services Associate Philadelphia, PA Posted March 20, 2012 Job Description The Member Services Associate provides member and administrative services in support of The Energy Cooperative’s...

Contracts Administrator, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission


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Contracts Administrator Philadelphia, PA Posted April 12, 2012 OPENING DATE: March 2012 SALARY RANGE: High $40,000’s to High $50,000’s (position level and salary commensurate with...

Miscellaneous

Creating Just and Healthy Food Systems: The Role of Professional Associations


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There is a webinar called, “Creating Just and Healthy Food Systems: The Role of Professional Associations” on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 from 2:00-3:00 PM (EST). These days, food systems reach out...

The Listen Up contest


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The Listen Up contest is to give young people an opportunity to share their opinions and feelings about what a healthy relationship looks like.   To honor the voices and thoughts of young people as...

UWSEPA seeks to sublet office space


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UWSEPA seeks to sublet office space United Way desires to sublet 1600 rentable square feet of office space on the 22nd floor of the Land Title Building at 100 South Broad Street in center city...

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program


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Free Comprehensive Sex Education Programming for OST Programs and Schools OIC of America’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program provides free, comprehensive sex education programming to youth...

Auction of Broad Street Run entries


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Philadelphia Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) has been given TWO entries to the SOLD OUT Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run on Sunday, May 4 to auction off to the highest bidders! ...

Design Science: Global Solutions Lab


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Design Science: Global Solutions Lab Where you develop solutions to critical global and local problems 2012: DESIGNING THE WORLD TO WORK FOR EVERYONE Who attends? College and high school students, as...

Take the Food Stamp Challenge: April 23-29


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Take the Food Stamp Challenge: April 23-29 Nearly 1 in 7 people in the greater Philadelphia region rely on food stamps (now known as SNAP). For the rest of us, the Greater Philadelphia Food Stamp...

Retail space: Center for Culinary Enterprises


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The Center for Culinary Enterprises will be one of the nation’s most comprehensive commercial kitchen centers. As part of this 13,000+ square-foot project at 48th and Spruce Streets, which is...


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