The week of

October 01, 2012

Other Local Events and Workshops

Scalable Innovations for Health Centers and Public Housing


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National Conference – Scalable Innovations for Health Centers and Public Housing Thursday and Friday, November 29th and 30th, 2012 Philadelphia, PA This fall, health center leaders, public...

Placemaking in Latino Communities


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Learn About Placemaking in Latino Communities on October 11 DVRPC is hosting a free event entitled “Placemaking in Latino Communities” on October 11 at 12 noon. Leonardo Vazquez, AICP/PP,...

Philanthropy and Social Enterprise Forum: Investing for Impact


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Philanthropy and Social Enterprise Forum: Investing for Impact As part of the launch of the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal Fall Edition, Philanthropy, Social Enterprise, and Impact...

New Monthly Fundraising Workshop: “Dollars Making Sense”


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New Monthly Fundraising Workshop: “Dollars Making Sense” “Dollars Making Sense:” Philly’s Nonprofit & Fundraising Group Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 6:00PM –...

From Theory to Practice: Trauma-Informed Approaches to Working with Children and Families


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From Theory to Practice: Trauma-Informed Approaches to Working with Children and Families Friday, November 9, 2012 8:30am to 4:00pm Center for Business and Industry Community College of Philadelphia...

Homelessness Has a Name Film Festival


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HOMELESS HAS A NAME: A film festival to raise awareness and a speakers panel to spark dialogue. Depaul received 18 short documentaries about homelessness from across the US and from the UK. On...

Dear Mandela Screening and Discussion


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Dear Mandela Screening and Discussion Media Mobilizing Project Tuesday, October 9, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM Philadelphia, PA Event Details The Media Mobilizing Project and Put People First PA...

Interpreter Training Workshop


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Interpreters are everywhere: from hospitals to courtrooms, from helping to negotiate high-level business deals to mediating conflicts on the streets of Philadelphia. Learn how to make interpretation...

Youth Sports Networking Seminar: Unusual Sports, Unusual Youth Programs


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Youth Sports Networking Seminar: Unusual Sports, Unusual Youth Programs October 16, 2012 9:30-11:30 AM Sponsored by the Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative Event:  The October Youth Sports...

Cyber-Bullying Program Workshop


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The School District of Philadelphia Office of Parent, Family, and Community Services CYBER-BULLYING PROGRAM WORKSHOP October is “National Cyber Security Month” Wednesday, October 3, 2012 @ 10:00...

Entrepreneur Works Business Skills Training


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Entrepreneur Works Business Skills Training (Philadelphia) Class begins:        October 2, 2012 at 6:00 pm Class orientation:     September 25, 2012 at 6:30 pm Class meets: Tuesdays &...

Building Sustainable Funding for Engagement


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Save the Date, December 4th: Facilitated Dialogue themed “Building Sustainable Funding for Engagement:  Advancing Engagement in an Urban Environment.” The Coalition of Urban and...

School District of Phila Facilities Master Plan Community Engagement Sessions


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SDP Announces Next Round of Facilities Master Plan Community Engagement The School Reform Commission, and the School District of Philadelphia announced last week that the next phase of community...

Child & Adolescent Development (3-Part Series)


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Although our Fall & Winter Training Schedule is still a few weeks away, we would like to share a United Way-sponsored training taking place early next month. Training is free. Space is limited....

Need in Deed’s 3rd Annual Education Event


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You’re Invited to Need in Deed’s 3rd Annual Education Event This year, amidst turmoil in the world of public education at all levels, Need in Deed passed the torch to a new executive...

New Resources

Inner City Economic Summit Recap and Conference Materials


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Inner City Economic Summit Jobs. Equity. Investment. Recap and Conference Materials Last month, ICIC convened 250 corporate, civic and city leaders from across the to address challenges facing our...

Donor Research & Cultivation for Nonprofit Organizations


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New White Paper: “You Had Me At Hello: Donor Research & Cultivation for Nonprofit Organizations” A Publication of The EHL Consulting Group, Inc. About This Article This article is...

New Report: PA’s flawed implementation VOTER ID law


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Moving Target: Pennsylvania’s Flawed Implementation of the Voter ID Law Read the Full Report (PDF) Read the Press Release Watch MSNBC’s Coverage of the Report Read Media Coverage of the...

International Undergraduate Journal on Service-learning, Leadership, and Social Change


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The latest volume of the International Undergraduate Journal on Service-learning, Leadership, and Social Change is on line.    This is a Special Volume comes from colleagues in service-learning...

PolicyDirect.org: A New Resource for Postsecondary Research


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: A New Resource for Postsecondary Research Institute for Higher Education Policy The Institute for Higher Education Policy, with support from Lumina Foundation, has launched PolicyDirect, , a new...

Report Brief: Education for Life and Work


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Education for Life and Work: Developing Transferable Knowledge and Skills in the 21st Century The National Academies Business and political leaders are increasingly asking schools to integrate...

New Website: Farm to People


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FARM TO PEOPLE NEW WEBSITE ANSWERS THE QUESTION: WHERE DOES OUR FOOD COME FROM? Driven by a mission to promote transparency and ethics in our current food system, Farm to People () is a new website...

Partnerships Classifieds

Marketing & Special Projects Internship, Entrepreneur Works


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Entrepreneur Works Marketing & Special Projects Internship: Fall 2012- Spring 2013 The Organization Entrepreneur Works is a non-profit 501(c)(3) microenterprise development organization focused...

Election Day Volunteers, Committee of Seventy


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GET READY FOR THE NOV. 6 PENNSYLVANIA GENERAL ELECTION! •    VOLUNTEER. Seventy’s Voter Protection Program will dispatch nonpartisan Election Day volunteers across Philadelphia to assist...

volunteers needed, iPraxis Science Ed Program


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For the second year, a nonprofit called iPRAXIS is bringing volunteers with science and engineering backgrounds are headed out to Cook-Wissahickon to work with students for an hour a week for twelve...

Volunteer/Internship Opportunities at After School Program in West Kensington


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Volunteer/Internship Opportunities at After School Program in West Kensington! Work with Philadelphia’s urban youth in a creative, fun, energetic environment! Give SUPPORT to young people at the...

volunteers needed, Philadelphia Orchard Project


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Please join us for another exciting season of community orchard planting!  See below for our current fall schedule and sign up to help us create a beautiful and bountiful city for all. We invite you...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

New School 28th Social Research conference: Giving


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Upcoming 28th Social Research conference December 6, 7, and 8, 2012 Join us to examine the philosophical and religious grounds for giving, the psychology and evolution of altruism, the relationship...

2012 National Disability Inclusion Leadership Development Institute


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The National Service Inclusion Project is excited to announce that registration for the 2012 National Disability Inclusion Leadership Development Institute is officially OPEN! The 2012 National...

2nd National Community Partner Forum on Community-Engaged Health Disparities Research


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2nd National Community Partner Forum on Community-Engaged Health Disparities Research Applications are due Oct 12 for the 2nd National Community Partner Forum on Community-Engaged Health Disparities...

Call for Papers: Eastern Economic Association


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The Eastern Economic Association announces the call for papers for the 39th annual meetings, to be held MAY 8-11, 2013 at the New York Sheraton Hotel and Towers. PLEASE NOTE THE DATE CHANGE! Eastern...

Call for Workshops: 2013 MAX Annual Conference


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MAX is excited to announce that plans are under way for the 2013 MAX Annual Conference.  This will mark the 8th annual MAX conference.  This year’s theme is “MAXimizing your Potential: The...

2012 National Workforce Housing Forum: Bring Workers Home


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National Association of Realtors: 2012 National Workforce Housing Forum: Bring Workers Home October 10-11, Chicago Are you looking for ways to provide housing that’s affordable to your...

Grant Opportunities

Public Educaiton for Peacebuilding Support Program


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Applications Invited for United States Institute of Peace Public Education for Peacebuilding Support Program Deadline: November 1, 2012 The United States Institute of Peace and the Institute of...

Grants to Support the Housing Needs of Military Veterans


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Home Depot Foundation Offers Grants to Support the Housing Needs of Military Veterans Deadline: October 12, 2012 As part of its Celebration of Service initiative to ensure that every United States...

Creative Placemaking Projects


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ArtPlace Invites Letters of Inquiry for Creative Placemaking Projects Deadline: November 1, 2012 ArtPlace, a nationwide initiative to drive community revitalization through the arts, is inviting...

College Board: Inspiration Awards


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The College Board: Inspiration Awards The Inspiration Awards celebrate America’s most improved high schools, those that have improved their academic environment and helped their students...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Pt-time grantwriter, Better Living Center


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The Better Living Center c/o The Macedonia SDA Church 1917 West 6th Street Chester, PA 19013 Cell:  267-266-1612 Tel: (610) 494-5578 bstoddart@ Job Description Part-time Assistant to President and...

Weekend Assistant Program Coordinator, Nationalities Service Center


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Weekend Assistant Program Coordinator Nationalities Service Center is looking for a Weekend Assistant Program Coordinator for Saturday and Sunday adult ESL classes. The Coordinator is responsible for...

Coordinator, Creativity Club, Independence Charter School


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ODYSSEY OF THE MIND AT INDEPENDENCE CHARTER SCHOOL Seeking energetic, creative individual for after school Creativity Club. Independence Charter School is a tuition-free, public K-8 charter school in...

Miscellaneous

Planning and Land Use webinars


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Join DVRPC and our partners for a series of free events related to land use and planning.  DVRPC has purchased a seires of American Planning Association (APA) audio/web conferences.  Each event...

Bob Costas Awards for the Teaching of Creative Writing


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The College Board: Costas Awards The Bob Costas Awards for the Teaching of Creative Writing support exceptional teachers who through their innovative teaching methods motivate their students to...

Using National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Science Literacy Maps


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FREE Webinar on Using National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Science Literacy Maps URL: Monday, October 29, 2012 from 4:00 -5:30 , EDT Whether you work in a science center, planetarium, aquarium or...

Encouraging the Scientist in All Youth


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Encouraging the Scientist in All Youth – Thurs., October 11 at 1:00 PM EST The ‘S’ in STEM comes alive in afterschool! Get your students thinking like scientists and making discoveries...

Campus Compact Engaged Campus Webinar Series


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Campus Compact is delighted to announce our Engaged Campus Webinar Series. This series of webinars will encourage member dialogue about impact, assessment and the connection between civic engagement...

K-16 Partnerships

Career Programs internship, Campus Philly


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Posted: 9/19/2012 9:54:13 AM Campus Philly Philadelphia, PA Position Description: Campus Philly seeks an energized and motivated student to serve as an intern to support Campus Philly’s exciting...


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