The week of

September 10, 2012

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships July/August Newsletter


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Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships July/August Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships Network...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Child Health and Safety Mini-Conference


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SERK Child Health and Safety Mini-Conference: Register Now! October 1, 8:00am-3:30pm Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, Philadelphia Learn how to keep your children and yourself healthy this year. You...

4th Annual LGBTQ Womyn of Color Conference


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4th Annual LGBTQ Womyn of Color Conference: will take place October 12 – October 14 at the William Way Center. This year’s theme is Flowing Further, a call to move beyond our current...

Give Back for Kids & No Child Left Behind


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“Give Back for Kids & No Child Left Behind” CONFERENCE Free Events, Activities, Performances & Workshops Friday, October 12, 2012 10am – 2pm   Room 1172   School...

Using Online Tools for Fundraising


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Using Online Tools for Fundraising A fabulous online fundraising page is just a tool—raising money still requires asking lots of people to give. The general strategies of grassroots fundraising...

Open House, NELI Ascending Leaders Program


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Want To Move Up? Learn How the 2013 Ascending Leadership Certificate Program Will Help Transform Your Career! The Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute at Bryn Mawr College invites you to an Open...

Internet Essentials — September Series


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Internet Essentials — September Series FREE Computer Classes! Learn the skills you need to stay connected and successful in to-day’s high-tech times. Our workshops will cover the basics of...

NPower PA September/October Training Calendar


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NPower PA September/October Training Calendar Featured Class: HTML Take control of your website!  Do you need to change content on the website?  Add or remove events? Add a photo, post an...

Food for Profit


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Food for Profit A State-wide Entrepreneurship Training Program customized to meet the needs of local food entrepreneurs October 18, 2012 – 9:00 – 4:00 Overbrook Environmental Education...

Developing Healthy and Local Food Procurement Policies


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Developing Healthy and Local Food Procurement Policies Thursday, September 27, 2012, 9am-12:00pm The Friends Center, 15th and Cherry Streets, Philadelphia, PA RSVP @ Food purchases by governments,...

Youth Nonprofit Symposium


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The Office of Councilman David Oh Presents: “Youth Nonprofit Symposium,” where panelists from various corporations and foundations will meet with youth servicing nonprofits for informational...

Sustainable Energy Conference 2012


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Sustainable Energy Conference 2012 Date: Thu, October 18, 2012 – 8:00am – 3:00pm Philadelphia has established itself as a leader in sustainability. Join us for the annual Sustainable...

National Conference on Black on Black Violence


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The Father’s Day Rally Committee, Inc. (FDRC) Is hosting a National Conference on Black on Black Violence  in Philly on Friday, October 26 to Sunday, October 28 , 2012 to be held at the...

PA Immigration Coalition Tenth Annual Membership Meeting


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SAVE THE DATE: PICC Annual Membership Meeting Thursday Sept 20 2012 3-6pm Please save the date for PICC’s Tenth Annual Membership Meeting: Panel: “Immigrant Voters in Pennsylvania:...

Free Homebuyer Workshop


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Wells Fargo brings CityLIFT Program to Philadelphia Last month, Mayor Michael Nutter and City Council President Darrell Clarke joined Wells Fargo Regional President Vince Liuzzi to announce the...

Jobs with Justice Taproot Training


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WANT TO BUILD POWER? JOBS WITH JUSTICE TAPROOT TRAINING IS COMING! Get excited–the Jobs with Justice Taproot Training is coming to town September 14th-September 16th! Taproot Training is...

Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB)


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“Exploring Solutions to increase access to nutritious food in ‘food desserts'” will show on September 25th, 2012 at 2:00 PM (EST).  During the webinar, learn the definition of “food...

Ending Hunger Through Citizen Service


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Ending Hunger Through Citizen Service Join us as we launch a nationwide initiative to redefine the way people think—and act—about volunteering to fight hunger. WHAT: An innovative conference that...

15th Anniversary Celebration Zhang Sah Martial Arts


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You are invited to the following event: 15th Anniversary Celebration Friday, October 19, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT) The Sanctuary at Fleisher Art Memorial 719 Catharine St Philadelphia, PA...

New Resources

New Book: Planning as if People Matter: Governing for Social Equity


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[posted from Comm-Org list] From: “Sanchez, Thomas” <sanchezt@> My co-author, Marc Brenman and I are proud to announce that the book, Planning as if People Matter: Governing for...

New Report: Unequal Education


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Truth told In a new report from the Center for American Progress, Ary Spatig-Amerikaner writes that nearly 60 years after Brown v. Board of Education, public schools remain separate and unequal....

Free Early Childhood Resources


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Free Resources You Should Know About!! The Act Early Program through the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) offers a ton of free materials geared towards families, educators, and health professionals....

New Website: Citizen Effect


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Shh…you’re the first to know! In early September we’ll be refreshing our website with a new look and new tagline: Citizen Leadership, Community Fundraising, Lasting Impact. This...

Homeless Children’s Awareness Week


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Organize an event on your campus for Homeless Children’s Awareness Week The 2nd Annual Homeless Children’s Awareness Week (HCAW) will take place October 14 – 20, 2012. This state-wide...

Consumer Action Financial Empowerment Resource Sheet


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Years after the financial crisis began, consumers are still struggling to make ends meet. More than ever, families need to take advantage of available assistance as a way to keep much-needed dollars...

Are Our Neighborhoods Making Us Sick?


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Archived Webinar: Are Our Neighborhoods Making Us Sick? Inadequate housing conditions–the presence of lead, radon, water leaks, poor ventilation, pollution or mold–are linked to poor health. But...

New Book: EcoLiterate


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Got time for some good news? ECOLITERATE tells inspiring stories of activists, educators, and young people who are creatively addressing issues related to food, water, oil, and coal in places ranging...

Children’s Food Environment State Indicator Report, 2011


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Children’s Food Environment State Indicator Report, 2011 This report highlights selected behaviors, environments, and policies that affect childhood obesity through support of healthy eating....

How Bureaucracy Stands in the Way


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The Gordian knot of red tape A new brief from the Broad Foundation lists 75 ways that bureaucracy impedes student achievement. The brief identifies “numerous bureaucratic challenges” for...

When Does Advocacy Become Lobbying?


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Training for an Army of Health Advocates: When Does Advocacy Become Lobbying? Today, grant makers and some government agencies are encouraging public health departments and nonprofit health...

Report: Social Security Disability Insurance is Vital to Workers


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SSDI Is Vital to Workers with Severe Impairments The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has issued a report on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). The report finds that the growth in...

Partnerships Classifieds

Internships, Leeway Foundation


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Announcing Fall Internships The Leeway Foundation is looking for fall interns in the following fields–special events, public relations, grantmaking, and exhibits. These are learning...

volunteers needed, PhillyPatientRide


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Volunteers needed: PhillyPatientRide Sometimes the greatest challenge cancer patients face is getting to their treatments. That’s why the American Cancer Society and PhillyCarShare have...

volunteer translators needed, Congreso de Latinos Unidos


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Volunteer opportunity with Congreso de Latinos Unidos: Help an underprivileged community in North Philadelphia without leaving home! The Children and Youth Services division of Congreso de Latinos...

Volunteer Farm Educators needed, Henry Got Crops! CSA


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Are you interested in working with youth? And learning more about farming? Henry Got Crops! CSA (a partnership farm between Weavers Way, Weavers Way Community Programs, and Saul High School) is...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures Conference


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The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) will be holding its national conference October 17-21 in Philadelphia. The NALAC conference is the only national convening of the Latino...

Call for Speakers and Topic: PA Nutrition Education Conference


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2013 Annual Conference Call for Speakers and Topic Here’s your chance to contribute to the PA Nutrition Education Network’s Annual Conference. We are seeking session topic and speaker...

Grant Opportunities

Grants to Promote the Health and Success of Young Men of Color


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces Forward Promise Innovation Grants to Promote the Health and Success of Young Men of Color Deadline: October 10, 2012 (Brief proposals) Forward Promise...

E2 Energy Grants Program


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Constellation Invites Students to Apply for 2012 E2 Energy Grants Program Deadline: October 1, 2012 Constellation energy company has announced the launch of its 2012 E2Energy to Educate Grants...

Service-Learning Projects to Combat Childhood Obesity


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Youth Service America and UnitedHealthcare Offer Grants for Service-Learning Projects to Combat Childhood Obesity Deadline: October 15, 2012 Youth Service America and UnitedHealthcare are inviting...

Funding for Contemporary Arts Performance Projects


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MAP Fund Offers Funding for Contemporary Arts Performance Projects Deadline: October 17, 2012 (Letters of Inquiry) Funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation...

NEA Foundation: Student Achievement Grants


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NEA Foundation: Student Achievement Grants The NEA Foundation Student Achievement Grants provide funds to improve the academic achievement of students by engaging in critical thinking and...

NEA Foundation: Learning & Leadership Grants


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NEA Foundation: Learning & Leadership Grants NEA Foundation Learning & Leadership Grants support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in...

Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program


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Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program Application Deadline: September 30, 2012 Award Ceiling: Dependent on hospital The Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Lead Instructor, District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund


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District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund JOB POSTING: LEAD INSTRUCTOR General Overview of Position: The full time Lead Instructor reports to the Director of College & Career Readiness as part...

Part-time Community Service Coordinator, ACHIEVEability


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ACHIEVEability Part-time Community Service Coordinator ACHIEVEability is a nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive and intensive support for families so that they can break the...

Director of College Advising and Young Alumni Support, Girard College


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[emailed 9/4/12] Girard College Job Description Director of College Advising and Young Alumni Support In an effort to prepare students to earn college degrees, Girard College seeks an experienced...

Miscellaneous

Healthy Sprouts Awards


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NGA/Subaru: Healthy Sprouts Awards The National Gardening Association/Subaru Healthy Sprouts Awards recognize outstanding youth garden programs that teach about nutrition and the issue of hunger in...

Community Partnership Lending


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Interested in how charitable organizations and local economy networks can create a mechanism for local clients, businesses, and microbusinesses to get access to more loans? Then join us for our...

Call for Submissions, Apiary Magazine


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Spread the word to your friends and fellow writers! We are now accepting submissions for APIARY, a biannual magazine showcasing the best poetry and prose in Philadelphia! “A respected force on...

Citywide Storefront Challenge


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citywide storefront challenge good design is good business 2012 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS The City of Philadelphia Commerce Department and the Community Design Collaborative seek nominations to identify...

Evaluating Community Food Initiatives


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Tips, Tools and Telling the Story: Evaluating Community Food Initiatives Upcoming webinar: September 13, 2012 12-1pm EDT Please see the details below and click here to register: On September 13th,...

Roots for Success: Teaching Environmental Literacy to Underserved Entrepreneurs


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Roots for Success: Teaching Environmental Literacy to Underserved Entrepreneurs Join us for a Webinar on September 19 Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: Eager to help your clients...


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