The week of

August 20, 2012

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Calendar and Meetings


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K-16 Proposed Calendar and Meetings for 2012-2013 These meetings are subject to change only if extended to accommodate teachers or special audiences who may need to meet during after-work time....

Other Local Events and Workshops

LGBT Adoption Café


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The National Adoption Center’s LGBT Adoption Café The National Adoption Center invites you to its LGBT Adoption Café, a FREE informational event, Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 5:30pm – 8pm...

Book Publishing Workshop


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BOOK PUBLISHING WORKSHOP Date:    Tuesday, August 21, 2012 Place:   Micro-Enterprise Resource Center 1341 Sandy Hill RD. (REAR) Norristown, PA. 19401 Time:    1:00PM – 3:00PM Are you...

Philabundance’s Second Annual Hunger Symposium


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Hunger is already plaguing almost 900,000 men, women, and children in our communities, and this summer they are being struck harder than ever. The historic drought in America’s heartland is causing...

National Adoption Center 2012 Golf Classic


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The National Adoption Center invites you to participate in its 2012 Golf Classic: Tee-Off for Kids!  This exciting event will be held at a new venue – the Radnor Valley Country Club in Villanova,...

PhilaSoup Start of the School Year Celebration


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PhilaSoup Start of the School Year Celebration Monday, August 27, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Before we launch into the new school year, let’s get together! There is a new Pennsylvania...

Homeless Advocacy Project Birth Certificate Clinic


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The Homeless Advocacy Project & PECO Birth Certificate Clinic Birth certificates are often needed to receive medical assistance, housing and other public benefits, to obtain a Pennsylvania...

Philadelphia Housing Authority Trainings


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Philadelphia Housing Authority Trainings In response to questions from community allies like yourselves, the Philadelphia Housing Authority are hosting two additional trainings on its program,...

Fruit Growing Simplified


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Join us for FRUIT GROWING SIMPLIFIED with Lee Reich at the SHARE Orchard, Aug 22! Want to grow delicious, healthy fruit without chemical sprays and other intensive management strategies?  The...

New Resources

Expanding Time for Learning Both Inside and Outside the Classroom


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Expanded Learning: What Research Says Expanding Time for Learning Both Inside and Outside the Classroom: A Review of the Evidence Base examines 80 evaluations of initiatives to lengthen the school...

Inquirer Article about deep cuts to volunteer tax programs


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Imagine a tax season without the Campaign for Working Families free tax sites.  No more families lining up outside Careerlink Northwest in Germantown.  No more parents visiting the Center City or...

New Book: Fire in the Ashes: Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America


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For decades, Jonathan Kozol has been a voice for education equity and justice. His writing about schools and children’s lives is filled with insight, compassion, warmth, and a fierce critique...

Deferred Action Request Forms Now Available Online


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Deferred Action Request Forms Now Available Online Recently, the Department of Homeland Security officially released the forms to request deferred action that may be filed by undocumented immigrants...

Food Law and Policy Career Guide


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Food Law and Policy Career Guide For anyone interested in an internship or a career in food law and policy, this guide illustrates many of the diverse array of choices, whether you seek a traditional...

Nine Rules of Engagement for Recruiting and Retaining Community Volunteers


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Nine Rules of Engagement for Recruiting and Retaining Community Volunteers Posted by John Emmeus Davis on August 8, 2012 In community development’s formative years, it would have been...

PathWays PA Financial Resource Guide


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PATHWAYS PA’S FINANCIAL RESOURCE GUIDE PathWays PA has recently updated our popular Financial Resource Guide.  This Guide lists programs that individuals and families can use to help stretch...

National Voter Registration Day Toolkits


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National Voter Registration Day The National Association of Secretaries of State has officially declared September 25, 2012 National Voter Registration Day! This declaration further reinforces the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Science Education volunteers, iPRAXIS


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Science Programs The Science Fair Curriculum and other Science support Programs are an initiative of iPRAXIS, a University City-based non-profit, created to enhance science education in Philadelphia...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Papers on Community


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From Fry, Melissa S. <frym@> PLEASE FORWARD TO ALL WHO MAY BE INTERESTED I am organizing a session on “Community” for the 2012 Mid-South Sociological Association Annual Meeting in Mobile,...

Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment Conference


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The Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment (MACCHE) invites you to our 10th Annual Conference on Friday, September 21st, 2012 at the University of Maryland Southern...

Call for Proposals: 24th Annual National Service-Learning Conference


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The 24th Annual National Service-Learning Conference, Call for Proposals Workshops are the heart of the conference, providing professional development opportunities for youth and adults alike. The...

Call for Proposals: Read.Write.Act 2012 Virtual Conference


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The Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education (SCALE) is hosting a conference this November (details below) and is soliciting presentations. This is an ideal opportunity for community...

Canadian Community-University Partnership Conference: CU Expo


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Proposals are due November 15 to present at CU Expo, the Canadian-led international conference on community-university partnerships, set to take place June 12-15, 2013 in Corner Brook,...

Making Peace with the Land: Embracing God’s Call to Reconcile with Creation


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Making Peace with the Land: Embracing God’s Call to Reconcile with Creation Duke Divinity School September 21 – 22, 2012 Co-hosted by the Duke Center for Reconciliation and the Center for...

Growing Health 2012: Farms, Food & Health


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Register for Growing Health 2012 Join us for two full days of learning and dialog at Growing Health 2012, Cultivating Common Ground: Farms, Food & Health on October 16 and 17, 2012 at the...

Grant Opportunities

EarthEcho Water Planet Challenge Grants


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The NEA Foundation – EarthEcho Water Planet Challenge Grants are available in the form of Student Achievement Grants to middle and high school public educators. A collaborative effort between...

MacArthur Foundation: Documentary Film Proposals


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MacArthur Foundation Announces Open Call for Documentary Film Proposals The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Media, Culture, and Special Initiatives program supports the production...

Nickelodeon Big Help Grants


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NEA Foundation-Nickelodeon Big Help Grants Available to K-8 Public School Educators Deadline: October 15, 2012 Sponsored by Nickelodeon and the NEA Foundation, NEA Foundation-Nickelodeon Big Help...

Project Learning Tree Grants


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Project Learning Tree Grants Project Learning Tree® (PLT), a national environmental education program, awards GreenWorks! grants of up to $3,000 to schools and youth organizations to help students...

State Farm Youth Advisory Board Grants


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State Farm Youth Advisory Board Applications Members are a diverse group of young people ages 17-20, and are charged with managing and distributing $5 million per year in service-learning grants....

Clorox: Power a Bright Future Grants


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Clorox: Power a Bright Future Grants Clorox Power a Bright Future Grants aim to provide necessary resources to help support school programs that enrich kids’ lives. Maximum award: $50,000....

Project Ignition grants


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Get Informed. Get Inspired. Get Involved. The National Youth Leadership Council® and State Farm® are pleased to announce the availability of $2,000 Project Ignition grants! Public high schools may...

Race to the Top – District Grant Competition


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Coalition for Community Schools Provides Remarks and Guidance for Race to the Top – District Grant Competition The US Department of Education released the final guidelines for the Race to the...

Health Impact Assessent Program Grant


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The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts, has issued a call for grant proposals to conduct health impact assessments, or HIAs....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Publications and Policy Analyst, PathWays PA


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Looking for a job in Public Policy in Philadelphia? Look no further! Publications and Policy Analyst: Directly impact legislative policy to help people in need with an organization that helps women...

Executive Assistant to the President and CEO, People’s Emergency Center


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PEOPLE’S EMERGENCY CENTER Executive Assistant to the President and CEO Background Founded in 1972, PEC is a comprehensive homeless services provider and experienced nonprofit community development...

Financial Management Consultant, Women’s Community Revitalization Project


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Financial Management Consultant, Women’s Community Revitalization Project The Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP), a community based non-profit organization founded in 1987, is...

Housing Counseling Positions


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HOUSING COUNSELING POSITIONS AVAILABLE Regional housing and community development agency has an immediate opening for a manager of its comprehensive housing counseling programs.  Candidate must have...

Housing Director


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Housing Director ·  Central New Jersey  ·  Posted on August 13 A nonprofit agency dedicated to helping those individuals in need and improving the quality of life to individuals and families...

Miscellaneous

Prudential: Spirit of Community Awards


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Prudential: Spirit of Community Awards The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honor young people in grades 5 through 12 who have demonstrated exemplary voluntary service to their communities....

National Telephone Town Hall on Democracy, Jobs, and the Budget


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National Telephone Town Hall Join Caring Across Generations for a National Telephone Town  Hall on Democracy, Jobs, and the Budget. As Americans all over the country are dealing with difficult...

Webinar on Voter ID for Housing and Homeless Providers


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Special Webinar on Voter ID for Housing and Homeless Providers Housing and homeless providers work with people every day who may not have the ID needed to vote in November.  Help is available....

Free visit to Please Touch Museum for children with autism


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Good day, I would like to give a few details regarding our upcoming August 25th visit to the Please Touch Museum. – To register for all events, send me an email with all participants names...


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