The week of

July 23, 2012

Other Local Events and Workshops

Nutrition Link Conference: Reaching and Teaching Today’s Diverse Families


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NEW-Penn State Extension Nutrition Link’s annual conference, “Reaching and Teaching Today’s Diverse Families,” will be held at State College, PA on September 18th from 8:00 AM-4:45 PM. Look...

ITWorks program for youth


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ITWorks program recruiting youth for IT training program The NPower Pennsylvania information technology workforce program, called ITWorks, is recruiting youth ages 18-24 for its new class, which...

Celebrate the Dick Clark & American Bandstand Legacy


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Celebrate the Dick Clark & American Bandstand Legacy Join us for the unveiling of a commemorative plaque sidewalk inlay in honor of Dick Clark, American Bandstand and the “Regulars”...

Non-Profit Management workshops


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Please share this information with your network.  The Non-Profit Management workshops are open to emerging leaders in non-profit organizations.   These workshops are ideal if you are interested in...

7th Annual Greenfest Philly


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Save the Date: 7th Annual Greenfest Philly Sunday, September 9, 11:00 – 5:00 PM 2nd Street between South & Pine Street Greenfest Philly is the largest environmental festival in the...

Social Venture Institute


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Social Venture Institute October 19 – 20, 2012 The Hub Cira Centre: 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA Haven’t been able to join us at a past Social Venture Institute?  The Social Venture...

Proposal Writing Seminar


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September 28 | The Hub CityView | 30 S 17th Street | Philadelphia, PA 19103 The Foundation Center will offer a full-day Proposal Writing Seminar for $195; applications for $100 scholarships are...

Foundations 101


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FOUNDATIONS 101 August 21, and *Wednesday, September 12 9:30 – 11:30 | Regional Foundation Center | Parkway Central Library | 1901 Vine Street | Philadelphia, PA 19103 Staff, board members,...

2012 Student & Family Back to School Education Extravaganza


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On Friday, August 3, 2013, The School District of Philadelphia will partner with Radio One and Forman Mills to host the 2012 Student & Family Back to School Education Extravaganza. The festival...

New Resources

How America’s Health and Obesity Crisis Threatens our Economic Future


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Lots to Lose: How America’s Health and Obesity Crisis Threatens our Economic Future Our nation is in the midst of a public health crisis so profound that is it undermining our national well-being,...

Bridging the Gap from High School to Postsecondary Success


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Repairing the connection On the Degrees blog of the FHI 360 website, Rochelle Nichols-Solomon and Maud Abeel write that ensuring students finish college is widely agreed to be critical, yet fewer...

New Consumer Action publication: Digital Dollars


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We would like to tell you about the new Consumer Action series on “Digital Dollars”, which provides information, advice and training materials to help consumers navigate the new online economy....

Increasing College and Career Readiness through Dual Enrollment


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Video – Increasing College and Career Readiness through Dual Enrollment: Research, Policies, and Effective Practices – June 8, 2012 Policymakers and practitioners continue to seek ways to...

New Website: American Youth Policy Forum


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NEW WEBSITE! We are happy to announce the launch of our new and improved website at You have come to rely on the American Youth Policy Forum as an unbiased source of information on policy, practice,...

Beyond Zuccotti Park: Freedom of Assembly and the Occupation of Public Space


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We’re so excited to let you know about our forthcoming title— Beyond Zuccotti Park: Freedom of Assembly and the Occupation of Public Space. The work is a collection of forty original...

How to start a Food Policy Council


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Community Food Security Coalition and Harvard U: How to Start a FPC Unprecedented tools for starting food policy councils released by Harvard Law and Community Food Security Coalition Guides build on...

Partnerships Classifieds

Interns: Assistant Group Leaders, Nature to Nurture


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Internship Opportunity Assistant Group Leaders (up to 6 interns) Timeline: September – November 2012 Program:  Nature to Nurture, a new nature and creative arts program with a therapeutic focus,...

Register Voters with the Vote for Homes Coalition


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Volunteer to Register Voters with the Vote for Homes Coalition! Voter Registration Trainings (pick one!) Learn how to register voters and about voting rights for people who are homeless, living with...

Office Share Space Avail


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The Sustainable Business Network excited to announce Philadelphia’s newest office share, right here at SBN! Our office is conveniently located in Center CIty above SEPTA Suburban Station in the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

NE Food System Conference


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“It Takes a Region” 2012 A CONFERENCE TO CHANGE OUR NORTHEAST FOOD SYSTEM CHECK OUT the PROGRAM Monday-Tuesday, October 29-30, 2012 Pre-conference Trainings Sunday, October 28 AT THE...

Rootscamp conference for organizers


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Rootscamp is an annual “unconference” in Washington put on by the New Organizing Institute. The institute convenes organizers from across the country to collaborate, learn about each...

PTA Emerging Minority Leaders Conference


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2012 PTA Emerging Minority Leaders Conference Destination Leadership VII: Excellence in Action September 21-23, 2012; Washington, This conference will focus on the issues that face ethnically...

Act 45 Out-of-School Time Professional Development Leadership Course


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Act 45 Out-of-School Time Professional Development Leadership Course – Links to Learning August 1-2, 2012; Pittsburgh, Pa. Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) is...

Call for Proposals: Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit


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SAVE THE DATE and REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Join us for the 8th annual international Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit in the Sunflower State! Come to Kansas to work with others across the globe...

Call for Proposals: Beyond Traditional Campus-Community Partnerships


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SAVE THE DATE: Western New York Service Learning Coalition proudly presents, “Exploring Engagement: Beyond Traditional Campus-Community Partnerships”, October 26-27, 2012 at Niagara...

Grant Opportunities

Walmart Foundation: State Giving Program


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Walmart Foundation Accepting Applications for State Giving Program Deadline: August 10, 2012 Through the State Giving Program, the Walmart Foundation supports organizations with programs that align...

Reeve Foundation: Quality of Life Grants Program


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Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Invite Applications for Quality of Life Grants Program Deadline: September 4, 2012 Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Quality of Life grants are awarded...

M·A·C AIDS Fund: Housing Grants


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M·A·C AIDS Fund United States Community Grants Program Accepting Applications for Housing Grants Deadline: August 31, 2012 The M·A·C AIDS Fund United States Community Grants Program supports...

Awards for Excellence in Inquiry-based Science Teaching


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NSTA: Awards for Excellence in Inquiry-based Science Teaching The Delta Education/Frey-Neo/CPO Science Awards for Excellence in Inquiry-based Science Teaching will recognize and honor three full-time...

American Honda Foundation Grant


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American Honda Foundation Grant Application deadline: August 1, 2012 The American Honda Foundation is supporting broad, innovative and forward-thinking projects that meet the needs of youth,...

Asian Mosaic Fund Giving Circle


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July 25 | Asian Mosaic Fund | 2012 Grantmaking Cycle | Philadelphia, PA The Asian Mosaic Fund Giving Circle is accepting Letters of Intent for its 2012 grantmaking cycle. Letters must be e-mailed by...

Merchants Fund


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The next grant deadline for The Merchants Fund is Friday, September 14, 2012 (postmarked).  Please forward this email to your clients, colleagues, business owners, community partners, etc.   If...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Group Leader, Nature to Nurture


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Position Opening Announcement Open Position: Group Leader Program:  Nature to Nurture: Respect, Resiliency & Resourcefulness Timeline: September – November 2012 (additional programs...

Communications Program Coordinator, Pace Center, Princeton University


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Communications Program Coordinator, Pace Center, Princeton University Position Summary The Pace Center for Civic Engagement is Princeton University’s central resource for supporting efforts by...

Student Program Coordinator, Pace Center, Princeton University


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Student Program Coordinator, Pace Center, Princeton University Position Summary The Pace Center for Civic Engagement is Princeton University’s central resource for supporting efforts by...

Asst Director, Civic Engagement Programs, Pace Center, Princeton University


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Asst Director, Civic Engagement Programs, Pace Center, Princeton University Position Summary The Pace Center for Civic Engagement is Princeton University’s central resource for supporting...

various positions, Philadelphia Youth Network


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There are several positions available with Philadelphia Youth Network. They can be found online at Please have interested candidates apply via the instructions listed at the bottom of the Employment...

Miscellaneous

HealthierUS School Challenge


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HealthierUS School Challenge’s accomplishments exceed expectations awarding more than 3,717 schools in 48 states that teach and serve healthy options to school children. Find out more about the...

Healthy Food, Healthy Economies


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POLICYLINK AND ITS PARTNERS PRESENTS: Healthy Food, Healthy Economies Tuesday, July 31, 2012 2 – 3:15 Eastern / 11 – 12:15 Pacific Please join us for a webinar exploring why and how...


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