The week of

October 15, 2012

Other Local Events and Workshops

Spirit Health Education (S.H.E.) Circle trainings


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The Mautner Project, the national lesbian health organization, in collaboration with Mazzoni Center will be offering a free, two-day training in Philadelphia on facilitating Circles. Saturday,...

National Afterschool Matters Initiative Practitioner Fellowship Roundtable


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National Afterschool Matters Initiative Practitioner Fellowship Roundtable October 27 You Are Invited to Attend the National Afterschool Matters Practitioner Fellowship Fall Roundtable Date:...

Asset building challenges of the Latino community in Greater Philadelphia


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We look forward to seeing you at the Financial Education Brown Bag lunch series!  Mark your calendars for Thursday, November 15, 2012 12PM – 1PM! · Speaker: Will Gonzalez, Executive Director,...

Sisters’ Giving Back Committee Leadership Conference for Girls


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GAN’s Sisters’ Giving Back Committee Presents A Mini Conference October 27, 2012 Unlocking opportunities Leadership-Education-Empowerment Girls Action Network® (GAN) GAN is a 501(c)3 non-profit...

Religion and Politics: Faith, Democracy, and American Public Life


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During this election season, religion and politics are in the news almost daily.  Join the Interfaith Center for an evening at the National Museum of American Jewish History where this topic will be...

Netter Center 20th Anniversary Conference


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Netter Center 20th Anniversary Conference The Barbara and Edward Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania turned 20 this summer. In celebration of this anniversary,...

North Penn Emerging Leaders Society


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NPUW Emerging Leaders wants You! Are you between 22 & 40 years old?  Do you have a passion for helping others in your community?  Are you looking for networking opportunities that will have you...

Legal Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs


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THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP LEGAL CLINIC PRESENTS LEGAL BOOTCAMP for ENTREPRENEURS GROWING YOUR BUSINESS Join us on Saturday, October 27, 2012 8:30 Registration 9:15 Branding for Growth: Using...

ACHIEVEability Community Town Hall Meeting


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Community Town Hall Meeting The ACHIEVEability Community Service Office is holding its quarterly Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The meeting will be held at...

Digging Around: Archeology at the Fairmount Water Works, 1988-1998


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Digging Around: Archeology at the Fairmount Water Works, 1988-1998 Thursday, October 18, 2012, 5:30-7:00 PM Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center As part of the background research for the...

New Resources

The Road Half Traveled: University Engagement at a Crossroads


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Now Available The Road Half Traveled: University Engagement at a Crossroads A growing number of universities are dedicating resources to support their surrounding communities, but much potential for...

Democratic Devolution: How America’s Colleges and Universities Can Strengthen Their Communities


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We thought you would be interested in the new report by Penn Netter Center Director Ira Harkavy and Assistant  Director Rita Hodges on Democratic Devolution: How America’s Colleges and...

Democratic School Turnarounds: Pursuing Equity and Learning From Evidence


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Democratic School Turnarounds: Pursuing Equity and Learning From Evidence Needed: an about-face on turnaround A new report from the National Education Policy Center suggests that government agencies...

Partnerships Classifieds

AmeriCorps*NCCC teams available


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AmeriCorps NCCC offers help to Get Things Done! AmeriCorps NCCC is now accepting service project proposals for 2013.  Now is your chance to take advantage of an affordable way for your community to...

Higher Education Alliance of Advocates for Students with Children seeks board members


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Higher Education Alliance of Advocates for Students with Children (HEAASC) seeks board members Join our board to help student parents succeed We’re proud to say that what we do changes lives....

Workstations available to rent with Campus Philly


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Campus Philly has two workstations at our 1515 Market Street location available for sublet by a like-minded freelancer or organization.  Use of the conference room, kitchen and wireless is included....

Pledge to be a Graduation Coach!


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Pledge to be a Graduation Coach! What is a graduation coach? A graduation coach is an adult with connections to a young person. Coaches engage youth in conversations about their educational futures,...

Internships, Art Sphere


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INTERNSHIP OPENINGS WITH ART SPHERE, INC (ASI) ASI’s -CREATIVE ART’S TEAM is seeking passionate undergraduate or graduate student interns in the following areas (interns can provide all or one...

volunteers needed, West Philadelphia Alliance for Children


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WePAC Elementary School Readers & Library Volunteers Do you love to read?  Do you believe it’s important that young folks learn to read? Be part of a school library team and help make reading...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Educating Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness


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Please join us for Pennsylvania’s 2012-13 Meeting the Challenge: Educating Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness statewide conference being held November 19-20, 2012 at the Penn Stater...

Using Our Strengths to Build Stronger Communities


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Asset-based Community Development Training Using Our Strengths to Build Stronger Communities October 19, 2012 9:00am-1:30pm Cintas Center, Xavier University Cost: $100 (lunch is included) Join us for...

Grant Opportunities

Wells Fargo NEXT Awards Planning Grants


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NEXT Awards Planning Grants Now Available The NEXT Awards, through the generosity of the Kresge Foundation, is offering $80,000 in Planning Grants for CDFIs planning to apply to the 2013 NEXT...

AAUW Community Action Grants


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AAUW Accepting Applications for Community Action Grants Deadline: January 15, 2013 The AAUW Community Action Grants Program annually provides funds to individuals, AAUW branches, and AAUW state...

Award for Domestic Violence Programs Focused on Underserved Populations


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Mary Byron Project Announces Roth Award for Domestic Violence Programs Focused on Underserved Populations Deadline: December 21, 2012 As part of its annual Celebrating Solutions Awards honoring...

Retention in Care for People Living With HIV/AIDS Funding Opportunity


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AIDS United and MAC AIDS Fund Announce Retention in Care for People Living With HIV/AIDS Funding Opportunity Deadline: November 2, 2012 AIDS United and the M·A·C AIDS Fund have announced a Request...

Chesapeake Bay Mini Grant Environmental Education Program


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Chesapeake Bay Trust Announces Expansion of Mini Grant Environmental Education Program Deadline: January 13, 2013 The Chesapeake Bay Trust, in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

College Knowledge Challenge App Competition


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Gates Foundation Launches College Knowledge Challenge App Competition Deadline: November 16, 2012 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has provided $ million to fund the College Knowledge...

2012 SeaWorld/Busch Gardens Environmental Excellence Awards


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2012 SeaWorld/Busch Gardens Environmental Excellence Awards The 2012 SeaWorld/Busch Gardens Environmental Excellence Awards recognize the outstanding efforts of students and teachers across the...

Mathematics Grades 7-12 Classroom Research Grants


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NCTM: 7-12 Classroom Research Grants support and encourage classroom-based research in precollege mathematics education in collaboration with college or university mathematics educators. The research...

Connecting Mathematics to Other Subject Areas Grants


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NCTM: Connecting Mathematics to Other Subject Areas Grants for Grades 9–12 Teachers The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Connecting Mathematics to Other Subject Areas Grants help create...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Director, Youth Health Empowerment Project (Y-HEP)


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The Youth Health Empowerment Project (Y-HEP) Program Director of Y-HEP Job Description Reports To: Philadelphia FIGHT’s Director of Education Hours Weekly: 40. This is an exempt position....

Program Manager, Earth Force, Inc.


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Employment Opportunity: Program Manager Earth Force, Inc. Earth Force, a national non-profit dedicated to engaging young people as environmental citizens, has an immediate need for a full-time...

Project Director, Youth Empowerment Program, Swarthmore College


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Job Description Project Director, Youth Empowerment Program. Part-time, hours/week. Funded by the Blueprints III grant, Office of Minority Health. •    Serves as point of contact for the...

Miscellaneous

How Obesity Threatens America’s Future 2012


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Each year, the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) issue a report on America’s obesity epidemic to examine strategies for addressing the crisis. In...

National Service to Employment Program (NextSTEP)


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NSIP Webinar Announcement: A Presentation by the National Service to Employment Program (NextSTEP) Date: October 17th, 2012 Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm EST (2:00 PM Central, 1:00 PM Mountain, 12:00 PM...

Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship


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Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships reward students (kindergarten–graduate school) working to end domestic hunger with $5,000 for college and $5,000...


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