The week of

May 21, 2012

Other Local Events and Workshops

Incorporating Restorative Principles Into Our Work With Youth


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Incorporating Restorative Principles Into Our Work With Youth Wednesday, May 23rd, 6:30-8:30 Facilitator:  Wanda Moore Location:  PhilaPosh, 3001 Walnut St., 5th Floor (AFSCME DC 33 building)...

Answer the Roll Call: Veterans Career Fair


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Answer the Roll Call: Veterans Career Fair Friday, June 8, 2012 10am—2pm Coatesville VA Medical Center, Building 5 Great Hall 1400 Blackhorse Hill Road, Coatesville, PA 19320 Honor our returning...

What We Must Do to Enhance the Achievement of African American Males


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The Center for Safe Schools is pleased to announce the sixth offering in an online learning series presented by the Mid-Atlantic Equity Assistance Center, which will be offered on Thursday, May 24,...

Understanding Food Systems and Food Justice


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Mariposa Education Events May/ June 2012 *************************************** Wednesday, May 23rd, from 7-8:30pm Understanding Food Systems and Food Justice A participatory, introductory workshop...

Linking PA Common Core to Effective Teaching Practices


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Learning Forward PA (formerly the Pennsylvania Staff Development Council) Invites you to join us at our annual Fall Institute October 24, 2012  8:30 am-4:00 pm  Harrisburg Hilton LINKING PA COMMON...

Integrated Pest Management Training for Property Owners


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Want to stop bed bugs and other pest infestations while protecting tenants and staff from toxic pesticides? TRY INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT (IPM)! Please attend this FREE one-day IPM Training for...

New Resources

Code for America Accelerator Program


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Code for America is Now Recruiting Civic Startups The past few decades have seen staggering advances in technology, but government has been left behind, saddled with outdated and inefficient...

Map the Meal Gap 2012


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Feeding America unveiled “Map the Meal Gap 2012,” the second annual research study that provides estimates of food insecurity at the county and congressional district level. By understanding the...

Seasons of Service: Engaging Youth in Service-Learning Throughout the Year


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Seasons of Service: Engaging Youth in Service-Learning Throughout the Year The YMCA Center for Asset Development is proud to announce that their new Seasons of Service: Engaging Youth in...

New Book: Designing a World That Works for All


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Over the last seven years, students and young professionals from around the world have come to the Design Science Lab where they have been briefed by experts at the UN.  After these briefings, the...

Effective Teaching and Their Implications for Improving Student Learning


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Beyond questions of hiring and firing For an article in The Harvard Educational Review, Anthony Bryk, Heather Harding, and Sharon Greenberg convened scholars and practitioners with a range of...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Philadelphia Orchard Project


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Spring 2012 Event Schedule RSVP here:  *POP NURSERY WORK DAY Wednesday, May 23, @ 1pm Weavers Way Farm @ Awbury Arboretum, Germantown Help out with potting up plants at our nursery space and check...

science volunteers needed, Community Science Carnival


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This summer the Science Education Academy (SEA)  will have a Community Science Carnival in the gym of the White Rock Baptist Church on Saturday July 21 from 11:30-3pm. During this event we will...

Race Day Volunteers, National MS Society


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The National MS Society Needs Race Day Volunteers – June 9th and 10th! Muck Ruckus is the National MS Society’s fundraising event formerly known as Mud Run MS Philly.  There are plenty of ways...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Service-Learning Faculty Institute


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2012 New York Campus Compact and St. John’s University Faculty Institute June 14, 2012 Bent Hall St. John’s University Queens, NY Explore or deepen your understanding of the academic...

Grant Opportunities

Environmental Solutions for Communities


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Wells Fargo and National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Launch New Grant Program to Support Community Sustainability and Environmental Stewardship Projects Deadline: July 2, 2012 (Pre-proposals)...

US Airways Community Education Grant Program


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US Airways Education Foundation Invites Applications for Community Education Grant Program Deadline: July 1, 2012 The US Airways Education Foundation is accepting grant applicants for its 2012...

Banking on Youth Competition


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Young Social Change Entrepreneurs Invited to Enter Banking on Youth Competition Deadline: June 10, 2012 The Consumer Bankers Association Foundation and banks across the United States have partnered...

AVANCE Parent-Child Education Program


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AVANCE Invites Re-Grant Applications to Implement Parent-Child Education Program Deadline: October 15, 2012 AVANCE, a nonprofit organization that provides parenting and early childhood education...

P. Buckley Moss Foundation: Grants for Incorporation of the Arts


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P. Buckley Moss Foundation: Grants for Incorporation of the Arts The P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education makes grants for new or evolving programs that integrate the arts into...

50 States for Good Program


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Tom’s of Maine Invites Nonprofit Organizations to Apply for Fourth Annual “50 States for Good” Program Deadline: June 12, 2012 Tom’s of Maine, a natural products company...

Chesapeake Bay Trust


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Chesapeake Bay Trust Invites Applications for Community Engagement and Restoration Grant Programs Deadline: July 6, 2012 The Chesapeake Bay Trust is accepting applications for its Outreach and...

Tony Hawk Foundation: Skateparks


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Tony Hawk Foundation Offers Support for Skatepark Construction in Low-Income Areas Deadline: July 2, 2012 As part of its mission to foster lasting improvements in society, with an emphasis on...

Women’s Sports Foundation GoGirlGo


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Women’s Sports Foundation Invites Applications for GoGirlGo! Pennsylvania Grant Program Deadline: June 29, 2012 The Women’s Sports Foundation created its GoGirlGo! program to give girls,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Knowledge Manager/Engineer Project Lead, Out-of-School Time Philadelphia


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Position Title: Knowledge Manager/Engineer Project Lead – Full-time Position Detail: Position calls for someone with data analysis and architecture skills with project management experience.  An...

Executive Director, City Year Greater Philadelphia


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City Year Greater Philadelphia POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Executive Director Organization’s Mission and Goals City Year is an education-focused, nonprofit organization that partners with public schools...

Executive Director, Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition


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Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition Seeks a Dynamic Executive Director Position: PICC Executive Director Applications Due: June 8, 2012 The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship...

Project Specialist, Tactile Design Group


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Project Specialist Tactile Design Group is hiring a Project Specialist to work on a contract with the Department of Education that is tasked with maintaining and developing the You For Youth (Y4Y)...

Director, Real Estate Development, People’s Emergency Center


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PEOPLE’S EMERGENCY CENTER Nurturing Families, Strengthening Neighborhoods, Driving Change. Director, Real Estate Development Background PEC was founded in 1972 to serve homeless families through a...

Miscellaneous

GreenWorks Small Business Energy Efficiency Rebate program


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The Philadelphia Commerce Department has funding remaining for the GreenWorks Small Business Energy Efficiency Rebate program for a limited number of projects.  The program’s purpose is to...

Green Stormwater Infrastructure


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The PWD Wants You! Submit Your Proposals for a Greener Philadelphia Green City, Clean Waters, launched in 2009, is the Philadelphia Water Department’s ambitious and progressive strategy for...

Eat at Trolley Car Diner for PW NW High School


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The week of June 4th eating at the Trolley Car Diner will help raise money for Parkway Northwest High School for Peace and Social Justice. The more you eat, the more  the High School gets! Help...


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