The week of

August 06, 2012

Other Local Events and Workshops

Special Workshops with Ursula Rucker at Scribe Video Center


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Ursula Rucker @ Scribe Renowned poet and recording artist Ursula Rucker will teach two workshops @ Scribe in August! Green Screen Performance Video Starts Monday, August 6 Calling all poets, spoken...

Maximizing the Potential of Downtown Retail Districts


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Maximizing the Potential of Downtown Retail Districts Strategies for Older Suburbs Roundtable Series DVRPC’s Strategies for Older Suburbs Roundtable Series provides a means for networking and...

Mayoral Summits on Out-of-School Time


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September 11 & September 21. Mayoral Summits on Out-of-School Time. These events will inform mayors and municipal leaders about the importance and need for OST opportunities for...

Peer Networking Meeting for Out-of-School Time Programs


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Peer Networking Meeting for Out-of-School Time Programs Please save the date for September’s PNM! Tuesday, September 25, 2012 9:30-11:30AM United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1709 Benjamin...

Info sessions on Leadership Coaching


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An Invitation for Leaders Join Amy Holdsman of Essential Leadership on a Wednesday in August at Legacy Youth Tennis and Education, 4842 Ridge Avenue, for an 8:00 complimentary breakfast and...

New Resources

What Makes a Successful Partnership?


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Appreciation and respect for collaboration is key “What is the relationship between strong community partnerships and strong professional learning communities?” asks Stephanie Hirsh of...

How To Build a Better Teacher


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It’s not impossible With the exception of urban hubs, few school districts have the luxury of firing low-performing teachers, writes Ray Fisman in Slate Magazine. So what else can be done? The...

Access to Learning Award


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Gates Foundation Invites Community Information Technology Programs Outside the United States to Apply for Access to Learning Award Deadline: September 30, 2012 The Bill & Melinda Gates...

2012 KIDS COUNT Data Book on Child Well-Being


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2012 KIDS COUNT Data Book on Child Well-Being Indicators Now Available The YEF Institute is pleased to join the Annie E. Casey Foundation as a 2012 KIDS COUNT National Outreach Partner. Released last...

New Brief on Portfolio Management in Education


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Informing the debate: RFA releases PACER brief on Portfolio Management School may be out for summer, but Philadelphia’s education community is in the midst of an intense dialogue concerning the...

Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR): A Strategy for Building Healthy Communities


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PolicyLink has released a new report, Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR): A Strategy for Building Healthy Communities & Promoting Health through Policy Change. CCPH, our website and a...

New Tools: StudentAid.gov


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Education Department Launches New Website and Social Media Tools to Help Students Navigate Financial Aid Process. Site part of response to Presidential directive, follows report highlighting issues...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, FootballHers


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Volunteer Opportunity. FootballHers, Inc. is a nonprofit organization in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania providing high quality football training to women and girls.  The FootballHers, Inc. mission is to...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Summer Learning Conference


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National Summer Learning Conference: “Expanding the Pool: Reaching More Kids Effectively” October 22-24, 2012 Pittsburgh, PA The theme of this year’s Summer Changes Everything™ national...

2012 Annual Development Banking Conference


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Registration is now open for NCIF’s Annual Development Banking Conference, and we hope you will join us! National Community Investment Fund’s 2012 Annual Development Banking Conference...

Effective Use of Data to Bridge Achievement Gap


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Communities for Change Symposium to Highlight Effective Use of Data to Bridge Achievement Gap Join education, nonprofit and foundation leaders at Communities for Change 2012, October 10-11 in...

2012 Inner City Economic Summit


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join us at the 2012 Inner City Economic Summit. This year’s conference is being held September 19-20th at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. An overview of the agenda is attached. At this...

Growing Power Food Conference


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I am very pleased to invite you to our second National-International Urban & Small Farm Conference, to be held in Milwaukee from September 7th to 9th, 2012. Growing Power first hosted this event...

Pre-Conference Workshop: Getting Community-Engaged Scholarship Published


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if you are planning to attend the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement this September in Baltimore, please consider registering for the preconference...

Grant Opportunities

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Lighting Grant for Vacant Lots


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Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Presents: LIGHT UP YOUR LOTS KPB is supplying communities with solar power light kits because light can be a deterrent to nighttime dumping.  It’s also an indication...

Tikkun Olam Grant Program


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Jewish Helping Hands Announces Tikkun Olam Grant Program Deadline: October 1, 2012 (Letter of Application) Jewish Helping Hands has launched its Tikkun Olam grant program to advance the goal of...

Reduce Older Americans’ Vulnerability to Food Insecurity


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InnoCentive and AARP Foundation Announce Online Challenges to Reduce Older Americans’ Vulnerability to Food Insecurity Deadline: September 20, 2012 InnoCentive, Inc. has announced a...

Aetna Foundation


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Application process The Aetna Foundation has two different processes: one for National requests and one for Regional requests. The two categories are defined below.  Grant seekers who are unsure of...

NBCUniversal FoundationNBCUniversal Foundation


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NBCUniversal Foundation is launching its new signature grant program, 21st Century Solutions, to provide a total of $ million in funding to local non-profit organizations. The initiative will enable...

Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Program


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National Science Foundation is pleased to announce the release of its new Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Program Solicitation in the Directorate of Education & Human Resources, Division...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Civic Engagement Organizer, Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition


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Good news!  PICC is hiring a bilingual Civic Engagement Organizer to run our expanded civic engagement program this Fall!  See below for more information. Applications are due by August 20, 2012...

Projects and Operations Associate, Summer Search Philadelphia


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Summer Search is hiring for a Projects and Operations Associate Ideally this person would have at least 2 years of professional experience, and their strengths would be in organization, creative...

Program Manager, Delaware County Asset Development Group


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Delaware County Asset Development Group (DelCoAD) Program Manager Job Description Project Description:    Delco AD Program Manager Reports To:         DelCoAD Steering Committee Purpose of...

Tutor, School District of Philadelphia


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School District of Philadelphia Title:                Tutor Department:        College Readiness Reports To:        Administrative Superior Job Summary Tutors students in...

Part-time Group Leader, H & S Learning Center


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Group Leader. Part-time Group Leader 20 hours per week from September 4, 2012 -June 20 , 2013. Qualifications:Ability to implement Program Curriculum, Program activities, field trips,model positive...

Get Healthy Philly Youth Wellness Coordinator


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Get Healthy Philly Youth Wellness Coordinator. This is a full-time position leading and implementing youth wellness activities as part of Get Healthy Philly, an initiative that aims to reduce chronic...

21st CCLC Out of School Time Coordinator, Oxford Circle Christian Comm Dev Assoc


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21st CCLC Out of School Time Coordinator Last day to apply: August 15, 2012 DESCRIPTION: Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the Oxford Circle Christian Community Development...

Miscellaneous

Cranaleith Retreat Center available


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PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT AND LOOK AT THIS WONDERFUL RETREAT CENTER! No time to take care of yourself?  Then you really need to take care of yourself! If your organization, nonprofit, business, school or...

Collaborative for Building After School Systems webinars


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The Wallace Foundation, in collaboration with the YEF Institute, the Collaborative for Building After School Systems (CBASS) and the Forum for Youth Investment, will co-host a free, three-part...

Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties


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NLC’s Institute for Youth, Education and Families (YEF Institute) will host a free, hour-long webinar on Wed., Aug. 15, at 2:00 Eastern Time focused on a new project to help local elected...

MoneyWise 101: Lessons for Financial Freedom


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Many people never received basic lessons on personal finance, which can make it difficult to navigate today’s complex financial options. Learn how to tackle many of life’s financial challenges by...


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