The week of

June 04, 2012

Other Local Events and Workshops

Financial Workshops for Teens and Adults


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Helping You Achieve Your Financial Goals Programming for Teens and Adults The J. Lewis Crozer Library is excited to welcome Pathways PA for a series of 3 financial workshops for both teens and adults...

Mighty Writers’ Summer Party & Student Showcase


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Mighty Writers’ Summer Party & Student Showcase Thursday, June 14, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM When: Thursday, June 14th, 5:00-7:00pm Where: 15th and Christian Food and refreshments will...

New Beginnings Nonprofit Incubator Workshop Series


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Upcoming Workshops The New Beginnings Nonprofit Incubator is proud to present a Program Management workshop series at RHD’s Central Office located at 4700 Wissahickon Avenue – Suite 126 –...

100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: Peter Dreier <dreier@> I’m proud to announce that my book,  The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame, will be published...

Become a Green City Teacher


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Become a Green City Teacher! Wednesday & Thursday, June 27 & 28, 8:30 am–1 pm Global Leadership Academy Charter School 4601 West Girard Ave., Philadelphia, PA The Green City Teachers...

Vacant Lots to Growing Food Workshop


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SEPC, PUFFA and PILCOP Host “Vacant Lots to Growing Food” Workshop Reclaiming Our Vacant Lots: Growing Food in Our Communities Tuesday, June 19th from 5 pm to 7:30 pm South Philly Teen Orchard,...

Beyond Inclusion-Improving Outcomes for Students with Disabilities


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July 10-12. 3rd Annual Summer Institute. Beyond Inclusion-Improving Outcomes for Students with Disabilities: Tools and Strategies for Including Diverse Learners. Presented by the Institute on...

Mill Creek Community Day


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June 16. Mill Creek Community Day planning committee is excited to announce its 7th annual Community Day, scheduled for Saturday, June 16, 2012, from 10:00 am to 6 pm. Celebrate Mill Creek’s...

Geek Squad Summer Academy


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Geek Squad Summer Academy @ New Foundations Charter School July 11-12, 2012 8:30-4 PM **Open to students entering 7th to 11th grade** $40 program fee (Includes programming, meals, and supplies)...

Out-of-School Time Career Ladders


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June Peer Networking Meeting The OSTRC’s monthly Peer Networking Meetings provide OST staff with an opportunity to share resources, develop new professional relationships, and use these...

Local Nutrition & Wellness Social Marketing Campaigns


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Are you looking for a nutrition learning opportunity? The Delaware Valley Chapter of the Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior is holding a one-day event from 3:30-6:00 PM on June 21, 2012 in...

Developing Your Resources Workshop


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COMMUNITY CHANGE –  NATIONAL SUPPORT AGENCY Presents “Developing Your Resources”  Workshop * Come meet presenters of events and activities programming. Obtain information on free,...

Norris Square Festival de Bambulaé


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Festival de Bambulaé  – June 15, 2012 Norris Square Neighborhood Project (NSNP) invites friends, community members, and partners to the Festival de Bambulaé, an annual fundraiser and garden...

North Penn United Way’s Community Celebration


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Save the Date to Join Us At: North Penn United Way’s Community Celebration Come help us celebrate the past year’s accomplishments and the exciting 2012-2015 Community Impact Investments When:...

New Resources

Prepaid Cards: An alternative to credit and debit cards


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We would like to tell you about a new free publication on prepaid cards, which are general-purpose reloadable cards as an alternative to credit and debit cards. You can learn how reloadable prepaid...

Arts and Achievement in At-Risk Youth: Findings from Four Longitudinal Studies


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The Arts and Achievement in At-Risk Youth: Findings from Four Longitudinal Studies. May report examines arts-related variables from four large datasets — three maintained by the Department of...

Best Practices in Summer Learning for Middle and High School Youth


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Best Practices in Summer Learning for Middle and High School Youth. May 2012. This online guide in text and video to effective ways of engaging older youth in summer learning. With generous funding...

Slowing Down Fast Food: Policy Guide for Healthier Kids and Families


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SLOWING DOWN FAST FOOD: A policy guide for healthier kids and families It’s been ten years since the journalist Eric Schlosser published his best-selling book, “Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of...

New Report: Preparing High School Students for College


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A look at college-readiness partnerships A new report from the National Center for Postsecondary Research and MDRC examines college-readiness partnership programs in Texas, identifying their...

Weingarten op-ed on Community Schools


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Engaging with reality In an op-ed in The Huffington Post, Randi Weingarten writes that districts across the country are adopting an “all-hands-on-deck” approach for families in crisis by...

Report on Absenteeism in the Nation’s Public Schools


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Chronically overlooked A new report from the Everyone Graduates Center examines the issue of chronic absenteeism — in which a student misses 10 percent of a school year for any reason —...

Planning to Change the World: A Plan Book for Social Justice Teachers


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We are pleased to announce the publication of the 2012-2013 edition of Planning to Change the World: A Plan Book for Social Justice Teachers, published by the New York Collective of Radical Educators...

New Report: The State of Education in Philadelphia


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Summary Report When Our Eyes Are Knocked Open: The State of Education in Philadelphia Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church Town Hall Meeting On May 8, 2012, the Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church hosted a Town...

Partnerships Classifieds

Corporate Kickball Event, Playworks Philadelphia


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Playworks Philadelphia needs volunteers for our Corporate Kickball Event! Support Playworks for our biggest fundraising event of the season! Corporate Kickball is a fundraising kickball tournament...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

24th Annual National Dropout Prevention Network Conference


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The 24th Annual National Dropout Prevention Network Conference is designed to enhance the leadership skills of all adults who are seeking to strengthen interventions among school, community, and...

Grant Opportunities

Community-Based Interventions to Increase HIV Testing and Care


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Kaiser Permanente Invites Applications for Community-Based Interventions to Increase HIV Testing and HIV Care Utilization Grant Program Deadline: July 2, 2012 Kaiser Permanente has announced the...

Grants for Grassroots Health Education


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American Medical Association Foundation to Award Grants for Grassroots Health Education Deadline: July 16, 2012 The American Medical Association Foundation has announced the availability of grants...

Robert Wood Johnson Young Leaders Awards


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Marks Its 40th Year by Honoring Young Leaders Through Awards Deadline: July 16, 2012 For 40 years the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has been helping Americans...

News Challenge Media Innovation Contest Focused on Data


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Knight Foundation Announces Second Round of News Challenge Media Innovation Contest Focused on Data Deadline: June 20, 2012 In 2012, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s Knight News...

Amie’s Place Foundation: Keep People and Pets Together


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Amie’s Place Foundation Offers Support for Programs to Help Keep People and Pets Together During Times of Crisis Amie’s Place Foundation is a New York City-based nonprofit 501(c)(3)...

Innovative Services to Benefit Underprivileged Youth


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Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation Offers Funding for Innovative Services to Benefit Underprivileged Youth Deadline: July 18, 2012 The Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation seeks to help underprivileged...

Grant: Ensure Community College Transfer Students Receive Credit for Coursework


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Kresge, Lumina Foundations Announce Grant Opportunity to Help Ensure Community College Transfer Students Receive Credit for Coursework Deadline: June 27, 2012 The Kresge Foundation and the Lumina...

MLK Day Lead Organizer Grants


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MLK Day Lead Organizer Grants Deadline: July 15 YSA and CNCS  are proud to support up to 16 MLK Day Lead Organizers to coordinate Martin Luther King Day of Service (January 21, 2013) activities. The...

Sodexo Foundation Lead Organizer Grants


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Sodexo Foundation Lead Organizer Grants Deadline: July 15 Sodexo Foundation Lead Organizers will work with 10 or more partner organizations to engage at least 600 youth volunteers in learning about...

Global Youth Service Day Lead Agency Grants


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Global Youth Service Day Lead Agency Grants Deadline: July 15 YSA and State Farm are proud to support up to 100 Global Youth Service Day Lead Agencies for GYSD 2013 (April 26-28, 2013). GYSD Lead...

PreK-6 Classroom Research Grants


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NCTM: PreK-6 Classroom Research Grants National Council of Teachers of Mathematics PreK-6 Classroom Research Grants support and encourage classroom-based research in precollege mathematics education...

Together for Tomorrow


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Department of Ed: Together for Tomorrow To advance community partnerships and citizen service that will support school improvement, the Department of Education, working with the White House Office...

Community Transformation Grant Small Communities Funding Opportunity


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HHS – Community Transformation Grant program Small Communities Funding Opportunity The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced available funding of $70 million to improve...

Faith-Based Initiatives to Transform the Food System


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New Small Grants Program for PC(USA) Congregations Doing Faith-Based Initiatives to Transform the Food System The Presbyterian Hunger Program is encouraged by the emergence of the many faith-based...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Marketing and Social Media Coordinator, npCloud.org


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Marketing and Social Media Coordinator Grow, promote, and foster our new national programs (), our online community, our corporate and our nonprofit networks, and promote our work with at-risk young...

Director of Tours and Merchandising, Mural Arts Program


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Director of Tours and Merchandising. The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program unites artists and communities through a collaborative process, rooted in the traditions of mural-making, to create...

Research Coordinator, Out-of-School Time Resource Center


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Job Opportunity. The Out-of-School Time Resource Center seeks candidates for the position of “Research Coordinator.” The Research Coordinator reports to the Director of the OSTRC. S/he is...

Clinical Supervisor, Truancy Case Management Program, SEAMAAC


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SEAMAAC, INC. JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Clinical Supervisor, Truancy Case Management Program DEPARTMENT: Education REPORTS TO: Education Department Co-Director JOB SCHEDULE: Full-time (40 hours...

Program Manager, Tobacco Policy and Control


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PROGRAM MANAGER, TOBACCO POLICY AND CONTROL Division of Chronic Disease Prevention – Get Healthy Philly Philadelphia Department of Public Health The Program Manager of the Philadelphia Department...

Development and Communications Assistant, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians


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[emailed 5/24/12] Job Posting: Development and Communications Assistant, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians Overview The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians is seeking an exceptional...

Miscellaneous

Mental Health Counseling For Korean Clients


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Mental Health Counseling For Korean Clients Visit our Facebook Page If you are a member of Facebook and have an interest in assisting the Korean community, you are welcome to join us/friend us and...

Summer 2012 Foreign Language Classes


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Nationalities Service Center 1216 Arch Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Summer 2012 Foreign Language Classes Do you need to learn a language for work or travel? Want to improve your language...

Bridging the Gap Intensive Medical Interpreting Training


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BRIDGING THE GAP Intensive Medical Interpreting Training Admissions Testing will start on May 29th and will go through June 18th The 40 hour course will take place on July 20, 21, 27, 28 and August...

ESOL Summer Camp


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NATIONALITIES SERVICE CENTER Serving Immigrants and Refugees since 1921 ESOL SUMMER CAMP 2012 For middle & high school students Nationalities Service Center (NSC) will be offering a Summer Camp...

Summer Hindi Program for grades 9-12


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PENN STARTALK HIGH SCHOOL HINDI PROGRAM University of Pennsylvania July 9 – July 27, 2012 Penn’s STARTALK Summer Hindi Program invites applicants from grades 9-12 in public and private...


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