The week of

May 29, 2012

PHENND Events/Activities

CSD/Scholars In Service to PA Summer Institute


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Save the Date! Scholars in Service to PA Summer Institute Attention all Community Service and Service Learning Administrators and Faculty! The Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania program...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Focus on Youth


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NAUW sets annual Focus on Youth program The National Association of University Women – Philadelphia Branch will hold its annual Focus on Youth program on Saturday, June 9th at noon at Janes...

Community Resources Fair at Free Library


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Free Library of Philadelphia hosts resources fair The Free Library of Philadelphia will sponsor a Community Resources Fair on Tuesday, June 19th from 9am to noon at the Parkway Central Library, 1901...

JEVS Career Solutions for 55+: Strategies for Success Seminar


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JEVS offers workshop for 55+ looking for work JEVS Career Solutions for 55+ is inviting those looking for work to a free, half-day program, Strategies for Success Employment Seminar. Held on May 31st...

Towards Religious Competency for Health Professionals


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Training helps health professionals with religious competency The Pennsylvania Public Health Training Center at The Drexel University School of Public Health, in cooperation with The Interfaith...

Concilio workshop for first time homebuyers


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Concilio workshop helps first time homebuyers On Tuesday, June 5th, Concilio will host a homeownership workshop to educate the community on how to become successful homeowners and prevent...

Start Talking Before They Start Drinking


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Events focus attention on underage drinking Individuals who start drinking before the age of 15 are more than six times more likely to develop alcohol problems than those who don’t drink until...

Motivos Celebration of Youth Talent and Teen Team Awards


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Motivos magazine sponsors celebration of youth talent The Motivos Celebration of Youth Talent and Teen Team Awards will be held at the Youth Net Center, 550 N. Broad Street in Philadelphia on June...

White House Hispanic Community Action Summit


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White House plans Hispanic Community Action Summit Key decision and policy makers from the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics are coming to Philadelphia to listen on June...

Film Screening: The Journey of the Universe


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The Center for Environmental Transformation Fourth Annual Thomas Berry Celebrations From the beginning of time, until now, the human journey, Our place in the universe, In the mind of God Screening...

Financially Hers Workshop


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Do you have financial goals and don’t know where to start? Do you feel as though you’re in good financial shape but want to make sure? Join us for a Free Seminar Are YOU in Financial Position?...

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


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New Class:   06/06/2012 through 06/27/2012 – Hours: 12SWL12B How To Obtain 501(c)(3) Tax- Exemption and Keep It W : 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Lutheran Theological Seminary, Hagan Hall...

Women Veteran’s Forum


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Women Veteran’s Forum A Day Honoring Military and Women Veterans HER STORY: She Wore Her Boots with Pride Friday, June, 1, 2012  .  8:30am – 3:30pm . Temple University . Howard Gittis...

Philadelphia Public School Notebook Turning the Page for Change Event


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Notebook holds annual fundraiser The Philadelphia Public School Notebook will hold its annual Turning the Page for Change Event on June 12th from 4:30 to 7pm at the University of the Arts, Dorrance...

New Resources

New Book: Transforming Places: Lessons from Appalachia


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[posted from Comm-Org list] From: “Stephen L Fisher” <slfisher44@> Dear Comm-Org List readers, We want to let you know about our new book Stephen L. Fisher and Barbara Ellen Smith,...

Senior Hunger in America Annual Report


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Senior Hunger in America 2010: An Annual Report Prepared for the Meals On Wheels Research Foundation, Inc. May 3, 2012 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This study is the first in a series of annual reports on the...

Weight of the Nation Conference materials


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After the  Weight of the Nation Conference, many policy and research documents addressing issues associated with obesity were released. The forum also highlighted successful policy and environmental...

Gender Wage Gap by Occupation


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The Gender Wage Gap by Occupation This report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research compares 2011 median weekly earnings by gender, occupation, and race/ethnicity; the wage gender gaps...

New Report: Gaps in Health Insurance


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Gaps in Health Insurance This report on why so many Americans experience breaks in coverage presents findings from the Health Insurance Tracking Survey of Adults, including the percentage of those...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Rebuilding Together Philadelphia


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Rebuilding Together Philadelphia to launch major rebuilding effort Rebuilding Together Philadelphia will lead a major three-day rebuilding effort in the West Philadelphia neighborhood of Overbrook...

volunteers needed, webinar feedback sessions


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Volunteers needed for participation in online webinars on the You for Youth (Y4Y) Professional Development Portal ().  We are holding webinars to get your feedback on how to improve Y4Y to better...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Scalable Innovations for Health Centers and Public Housing


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Community Health Partners for Sustainability plans fall conference This fall, Community Health Partners for Sustainability will invite health center leaders, public housing organizations, and...

Moving Us Forward: Community Impact and Social Responsibility


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Please join us for the 2nd Annual Eastern Regional Campus Compact Conference — Moving Us Forward: Community Impact and Social Responsibility.  The conference will be held on October 11th and...

Asset Based Community Development Workshop


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“When people discover what they have, they find power. When people join together in new connections and relationships they build power. When people become more productive together, they exercise...

Grant Opportunities

West Phila. Neighborhood Funding Stream Program


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West Phila. Empowerment Zone seeks workforce projects The Philadelphia Department of Commerce and the West Philadelphia Empowerment Zone’s Community Trust Board is accepting proposals for the...

Grants to Increase Farmers Market Participation in SNAP


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USDA’s wireless technology grants increase farmers market participation in SNAP. This is done by encouraging the use of Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) system or EBT technology. This technology...

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Research Grants


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For nutrition researchers a $35,000 grants for studying childhood obesity lifestyle interventions and prevention are available through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Projects can spotlight...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, CeaseFirePA


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Position Announcement Executive Director Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Website: Description of Organization CeaseFirePA is a statewide organization- a network of communities, survivors, and...

Adult Literacy Program Assistant Director, Mayor’s Commission on Literacy


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Adult Literacy Program Assistant Director The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy is moving forward dynamically to create a system that engages all adults in Philadelphia in lifelong learning for their...

Coordinator of Retreat Programming, Center for Environmental Transformation


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Coordinator of Retreat Programming Center for Environmental Transformation Camden, NJ A part time position beginning September 1, 2012 Responsibilities include: –    Coordinating retreat...

Digital Service Fellows AmeriCorps Program


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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITY Join the Urban Technology Project as a Digital Service Fellow The Urban Technology Project is seeking members for the 2012-2013 team of Digital...

Finance and Accounting Assistant, FINANTA


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Position:              Finance and Accounting Assistant Company:           FINANTA Reports to:         CFO Location:              Philadelphia, PA...

VISTAs, Stockton Center for Community Schools


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The national Points of Light  Hands On Corps VISTA organization has approved Stockton Center for Community Schools for two full time VISTA representatives to do community service in the Atlantic...

Health Services Researcher (Program Evaluator), The Consortium


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The Consortium, Inc. Health Services Researcher (Program Evaluator) Summary:    Using current accepted methods and tools, the position serves to evaluate programs and service effectiveness as...

Manager Human Resources, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA


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Manager Human Resources (Generalist), Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Posted on: May 9, 2012 JOB DESCRIPTION In this role that reports directly to the Vice President, Administration, the...

Team Leader, Pathways To Housing


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Team Leader, Pathways To Housing Inc. – PA Posted on: May 9, 2012 Position Summary: The Team Leader will manage the daily operation and clinical supervision of a modified Assertive Community...

Communication Associate, The Food Trust


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Communication Associate, The Food Trust Posted on: May 9, 2012 The Food Trust, founded in 1992, is a non-profit organization working to ensure that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food....

Senior Program Officer, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)


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Senior Program Officer, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Posted on: May 9, 2012 Please apply online at Deadline is June 15, 2012 POSITION DESCRIPTION TITLE: Senior Program Officer...

Repair the World Coordinator, Penn Hillel


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Repair the World Coordinator – University of Pennsylvania (1022) Posted on: May 10, 2012 A significant piece of Penn’s approach to Jewish life is providing high quality and sustainable models...

Development Associate, Philadelphia Mural Arts Program


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Development Associate, Philadelphia Mural Arts Program Posted on: May 10, 2012 The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program (<a href=””></a>) is the nation’s largest public...

Senior Designer, Public Health Management Corporation


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The Senior Designer’s mission is to ensure effective, high quality creative services and related client service in support of PHMC’s strategy and goals.  The Senior Designer reports to the...

Miscellaneous

TeenSHARP program looking for youth


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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The TeenSHARP program develops youth that are SHARP (Successful, High-Achieving, Reaching Potential) and ready to serve as thought leaders in a globalized world. The program...

Join YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School


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Do you work with at-risk youth? Do you know of any high school drop-outs in Philadelphia that are looking to get their high school diploma? Do you believe in second chances? I am writing to tell you...


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