The week of

October 22, 2012

Other Local Events and Workshops

Housing after the Great Recession


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Delaware Valley Smart Growth Alliance DVSGA Fall Forum American Dream or American Nightmare: Housing after the Great Recession Thursday, November 8, 2012 8:00 am to 11:30 am PECO Energy Hall, 2301...

Harvest Festival at Bartram’s Gardens


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Harvest Festival Come celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Community Farm and Food Resource Center! Saturday, November 3rd, 1:00-4:00, at Bartram’s Historical Gardens- 54th and Lindbergh...

Understanding Copyright and Fair Use


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Philadelphia Youth Media Collaborative presents: Understanding Copyright and Fair Use. Do you have questions or concerns about using copyrighted material in youth media work or in your own teaching?...

2nd Annual Philadelphia Stair Climb for Special Olympics


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On Sunday October 28th, join Special Olympics Philadelphia for our 2nd Annual Philadelphia Stair Climb at the BNY Mellon Center, 1735 Market Street. We will take on a vertical climb to benefit...

Creating Youth Leadership Development


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The University Community Collaborative of Philadelphia Presents: A Two Part Workshop Series on Creating Youth Leadership Development The Only Practice for Leadership is Leadership… This two part...

Fall Career Fair


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TEMPLE UNIVERSITY THE OFFICE OF CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT DARRELL L. CLARKE & THE OFFICE OF PA STATE SENATOR SHIRLEY M. KITCHEN FALL CAREER FAIR Monday, October 29th 9am – 1pm MITTEN HALL,...

West Phila Skills Initiative Connect to Success program


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The West Philadelphia Skills Center for Economic Advancement (WPSCEA) is now accepting applications for the next session of our Connect to Success program. This program informs, prepares and connects...

Master of Arts in Urban Studies Open House


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Master of Arts in Urban Studies Open House Date: Saturday, October 27th Time: 11AM-1PM Location: Eastern University Falls Center 3300 Henry Ave 2 Falls Center Philadelphia, PA 19129 Will include:...

Philadelphia Cooperative Summit


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Register now for the Philadelphia Cooperative Summit WHAT: The Philadelphia Cooperative Summit will transform the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance from an informal group of co-ops and...

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...

New Resources

Service-Learning and Community Engagement Research Conference Proceedings


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The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) invites you to join in conversation with fellow researchers and practitioner-scholars through our...

After school Get Moving Toolkit


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The “After school Get Moving” toolkit was created for those who work with kids after school hours.  The program promotes affordable ideas to get children moving. Look here for more...

Online Network for K-16 and Community-Based Educators


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A New Online Network and Professional Learning Community for K-16 and Community-Based Educators Join the Network JOIN OUR ONLINE NETWORK: Connect with Other Educators Working on Place-Based...

Governor’s Role in Aligning Early Education and K-12 Reforms


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Come together As more and more states pursue reforms in both early childcare (ECE) and the K–12 education system, governors are uniquely placed to bring together state agencies to coordinate ECE...

Article: Learning From Mount Laurel


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Learning From Mount Laurel by Douglas S. Massey In the suburb whose exclusive zoning led to New Jersey’s fair share affordable housing law, new research explores what the affordable housing finally...

Rethinking Evaluation: Intelligent Software for Community Programs


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Rethinking Evaluation: Intelligent Software for Community Programs Merge Education INTUITIVE, AFFORDABLE ASSESSMENT FOR QUALITY PROGRAMS Special sale going on now! Merge Education’s assessment...

Partnerships Classifieds

Waste Watchers, Philadelphia Marathon


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Become a WASTE WATCHER  at the Philadelphia Marathon! Each year the Philadelphia Marathon attracts over 85,000 runners and spectators who come from every state in the nation and more than 40...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Racial Healing through the Food System


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SAVE THE DATE!!!! Chicago, IL Friday, December 7th – Sunday, December 9th, 2012 Racial Healing through the Food System Please join us to build a collective vision for healing and action...

EPICS Service-Learning in Engineering Virtual Conference


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IEEE EPICS Around the Globe Virtual Conference The IEEE, the world’s largest professional association advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity, is hosting the...

2013 National Community Schools Awards for Excellence


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2013 National Community Schools Awards for Excellence Application Due: December 15th NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!!! Are you a community school or initiative that goes above and beyond to create...

Family Involvement Conference


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Family Involvement Conference October 28-31, 2012; Lancaster, Pa. This conference is based upon the premise that active family involvement in the educational process is the key to effective schools...

Grant Opportunities

AmeriCorps*VISTA Request for Concept Papers


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The Pennsylvania State Office of the Corporation for National and Community Service announces an opportunity, subject to availability of resources, to develop new AmeriCorps*VISTA projects in...

Community Garden Grants and Makeovers


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Fiskars’ Project Orange Thumb Seeks Applications for Community Garden Grants and Makeovers Deadline: December 15, 2012 The Fiskars Corporation, a global supplier of consumer products for the...

Wal-Mart Foundation Community Grants


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The Wal-Mart Foundation gives back to your town through their Community Grants. $250-5,000 dollars goes to applicants who fit these criteria. Whether you’re a non-profit group, a state or federal...

2012-2013 Christopher Columbus Awards


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2012-2013 Christopher Columbus Awards The Christopher Columbus Awards is a national, community-based STEM competition for middle school students and teachers looking to make a difference in their...

Pennsylvania Campus Compact VISTAs available to campuses


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In partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Pennsylvania Campus Compact (PACC) is pleased to announce the availability of up to thirty (30) AmeriCorps*VISTA awards...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Project Coordinator, OMG Center for Collaborative Learning


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The OMG Center is directing the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)’s national program, New Connections: Increasing Diversity of RWJF Programming. New Connections aims to introduce new early- to...

Director, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Supportive Services Center, Cheyney University


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Director, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Supportive Services Center Cheyney University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania seeks a Director for...

Rainbow Welcome Initiative Project Coordinator, Nationalities Service Center


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Nationalities Service Center – Job Announcement Rainbow Welcome Initiative Project Coordinator History and Mission NSC is a non-profit organization that provides social, educational, and legal...

Miscellaneous

Awards to Honor Social Service Professionals


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Superstar Foundation Invites Nominations for Veronica Awards to Honor Social Service Professionals Deadline: November 21, 2012 The Superstar Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to...

Inglis Awards for Continuing Excellence


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Inglis Seeking Applications for Awards for Continuing Excellence Deadline: November 19, 2012 Inglis, which provides programs and services to enable people with physical disabilities — and those who...

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards


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Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Alliance for Young Artists and Writers The 2012-13 season begins the 90th Anniversary of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards: nine decades of students, teachers...


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