The week of

November 05, 2012

Other Local Events and Workshops

14th Annual Empty Bowl Dinner at Chestnut Hill College


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14th Annual Empty Bowl Dinner at Chestnut Hill College Dinner Celebrates 20th Anniversary and Expansion of Northwest Interfaith Hospitality Network Chestnut Hill College, in partnership with the...

Nonprofit Institute at Penn


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Save the date for the Nonprofit Institute at Penn! November 28-30 & December 5-7 Topics include: * Legal Responsibilities of Board Members * Time Management * Nonprofit Administration * Logic...

Accelerated Schools: Growth, Challenges and Outcomes


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A Community Roundtable Accelerated Schools: Growth, Challenges and Outcomes Tuesday, November 13, 2012 1-3PM 1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103 Since 2004, accelerated high schools...

Project Peace training: conflict resolution, bullying, and peer mediation


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Interactive training on conflict resolution, bullying, and peer mediation Monday, November 19, 2012 / 9:30 Arcadia University’s King of Prussia Campus 1150 First Avenue, Parkview Tower Bldg.,...

Orientation to Scribe Video Center


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Orientation to Scribe Tuesday, November 13 6:30pm-7:30pm FREE An overview of all the resources of Scribe Video Center. This orientation session will direct you to the resources, workshops and...

Immigrant Access to Health Care: Are you Eligible? Obtaining Health Care for Immigrants


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Immigrant Access to Health Care:  Are you Eligible? Obtaining Health Care for Immigrants PICC’s Immigrant Access Training Program is offering a skill based and participatory training on how to...

New Resources

November is Family Literacy Month


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November is Family Literacy Month Literacy events and programs provide opportunities to improve the educational outcomes and quality of life in our city and beyond. Throughout November, schools,...

Post your Hurricane Sandy volunteer opportunities


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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the Corporation for National and Community Service is working side-by-side with our grantees, state service commissions, and public and private partners to...

Building Blocks For Change: What it Means to be Career Ready


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What it actually means The Career Readiness Partner Council, a coalition of national education, business, philanthropic, and policy groups, has released a four-page statement on what it means to be...

How Recent Education Reforms Undermine Local School Governance and Democratic Education


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Fundamentally anti-democratic A new report from the National Education Policy Center concludes that the concept of local control has all but disappeared from discussions of education policy. The...

Report: Teacher’s Views on Elevating the Profession


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Before and after A new survey from Teach Plus looks at attitudes of teachers who entered the profession after NCLB in comparison with their colleagues who entered before it. Teachers with 10 years or...

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s Holiday Network


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Join United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s Holiday Network!! Do you need volunteers to work with your organization over the holidays?  Are you in need of specific items for...

Improving the Tracking of Child Abuse and Neglect


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Improving the Tracking of Child Abuse and Neglect PolicyLab at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia announces the a new Evidence to Action brief, Tracking Child Abuse and Neglect: The Role...

Hurricane Sandy Resources and Information


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Hurricane Sandy Resources and Information Volunteer today to help our neighbors stay safe and secure in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. United Way’s Community Action Center is currently in...

Growing Urban Agriculture: Equitable Strategies and Policies for Improving Access to Healthy Food and Revitalizing Communities


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PolicyLink just released a new report that highlights urban farming as an innovative solution for low-income communities struggling with blight and abandonment, and lack of access to healthy foods....

Losing Ground: The Struggle of Moderate-Income Households to Afford the Rising Costs of Housing and Transportation


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The combined costs of housing and transportation in the nation’s largest 25 metro areas have swelled by 44 percent since 2000 while incomes have failed to keep pace, according to a new report...

LIHEAP Applications Online


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State launches on-line LIheap application The Department of Public Welfare is encouraging Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) recipients to apply online this year for assistance in...

2012-2013 Pennsylvania Self-Sufficiency Report: Overlooked and Undercounted


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PathWays PA Releases the 2012-2013 Pennsylvania Self-Sufficiency Report: Overlooked and Undercounted While the likelihood of experiencing inadequate income in Pennsylvania is concentrated among...

United Way’s Community Calendar


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Please allow me to introduce you all to a wonderful resource that your United Way’s “Community Action Center (CAC)” is making available to agencies interested in promoting their...

Partnerships Classifieds

Hurricane Sandy volunteer opportunities


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How Can I Help Greater Philadelphians Impacted by Hurricane Sandy? Visit and/or on a regular basis for the latest opportunities to support neighbors in need! In the meantime, please consider the...

various science ed needs, iPRAXIS


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One Day mentoring opportunities: Northwood would like to have volunteers work with small groups on graphing and conclusions before their Science Fair on December 6th.  The specific dates have not...

Friends Center available to host your meeting


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Planning a Meeting or Conference? Friends Center serves the nonprofit community in Philadelphia for meetings and events of all sizes. Our tree-lined campus in the heart of Philadelphia provides a...

Internships, East Park Revitalization Alliance


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East Park Revitalization Alliance (EPRA), a community-based 501(c)3 non-profit in Strawberry Mansion, is looking for help starting a prenatal nutrition program.   EPRA is collaborating with a...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Collaborations in Service-Learning Webcast


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Clemson University – Collaborations in Service-Learning Webcast Thursday, November 8, 2012  10:30- 11:30 EST Clemson’s EDGE  Program in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management: Using...

Call for proposals: Re-Engaging Democracy in the 21st Century: Preparing Students to Lead Civic-Minded Lives


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The Gulf South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education invites you to submit a proposal to the 11th annual conference! The theme is “Re-Engaging Democracy in the...

Call for Proposals: IMPACT Conference


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Call for Workshop Proposals February 21 – 24, 2013 | University of New Mexico The IMPACT Conference brings together college students, nonprofit professionals, campus administrators, and year of...

Community Schools Fundamentals Conference 2012


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Community Schools Fundamentals Conference 2012 December 5-6, 2012 CAS National Center for Community Schools, the Interchurch Center, New York City, The Fundamentals Conference will share The...

Call for Proposals: Feminist Methods and Community Engagement


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Call for Manuscript Proposals: “Feminist-infused participatory and action research clarifies the mediated nature of all knowledge construction and exemplifies ‘ways of knowing’ that are...

Call for Stories: Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality


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We are seeking narratives for a new book by Rethinking Schools. The working title is Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality. We invite you to submit a story that relates to teaching and learning...

Call for Proposals: Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement (PACE) Conference


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Call for Proposals – NC Campus Compact Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement (PACE) Conference February 13, 2013, Elon University, Elon, NC North Carolina Campus Compact is now accepting workshop...

Grant Opportunities

Laura Bush Foundation School Library Grant Applications


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Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries Accepting School Library Grant Applications Deadline: December 1, 2012 The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries, a component fund of...

Grants for Organizations Serving At-Risk Youth


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Edna McConnell Clark Foundation Offers SIF Grants for Organizations Serving At-Risk Youth Deadline: November 9, 2012 (Intent to Apply) The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation is inviting youth-serving...

Fund for Art and Civic Engagement Grant Opportunity


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The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority’s Fund for Art and Civic Engagement (FACE) FACE: THE VACANCY GRANT OPPORTUNITY 2012 APPLICATION GUIDELINES PROGRAM OVERVIEW The Philadelphia Redevelopment...

AmeriCorps State & National Grants


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AmeriCorps State & National Grants Deadline: January 23 The FY2013 AmeriCorps State and National grant competition is designed to help national service programs achieve greater impact by...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program


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The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program Class of 2013 application period opened on Monday, November 5 and will close on Monday, November 19, 2012, at 11:59 pm Eastern Time. The entire...

Manager of Public Spaces & Streetscapes, Center City District


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JOB: Manager of Public Spaces & Streetscapes, Center City District –  Philadelphia GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB: This individual will manage the planning, implementation, and maintenance of...

Business Partnership Specialist, Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN)


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Business Partnership Specialist, Philadelphia Youth Network The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is a nationally-recognized, intermediary organization dedicated to improving the education outcomes of...

Exec Dir (pt-time), Hatboro-Horsham Educational Foundation


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Executive Director (Part-Time) Organization: Hatboro-Horsham Educational Foundation Job Categories: Senior Management, Montgomery County (PA), Community Art/Cultural Organization, Education &...

Miscellaneous

Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence


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Entries Invited for 2013 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Deadline: December 10, 2012 A program of the Bruner Foundation, the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence is designed to celebrate...

Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards


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Kennedy Center Seeks Nominations for Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards Deadline: December 16, 2012 The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is seeking nominations for the...

Guerrilla Green Sustainable Showdown


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Architecture for Humanity: Guerrilla Green Sustainable Showdown The Guerrilla Green Sustainable Showdown invites teams of middle and high school students across the to bring innovative solutions to...

Gulf South Summit Awards


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Gulf South Summit Conference Award Nomination deadline: November 15, 2012 The Gulf-South Summit is proud to present five awards recognizing the hard work and dedication of outstanding people and...

Healthy and Sustainable School Food Journalism Awards


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Healthy and Sustainable School Food Journalism Awards Deadline: February 28 The Healthy and Sustainable School Food Journalism Competition is designed to bring the hard facts about school food to...

Spreading Smiles Service-Learning Photo Contest


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Spreading Smiles Service-Learning Photo Contest Deadline: December 3 Are you a K-12 classroom that is participating in a service-learning project and could use funds to complete your project? Capture...

Utilization of the Standards Aligned System and Portal in Out-of-School Time Programs


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November 30, 2012 10:30AM – 12:00PM Utilization of the Standards Aligned System and Portal in Out-of-School Time Programs Webinar This online meeting will share PSAYDN’s current work and...


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