The week of

May 13, 2013

Other Local Events and Workshops

Connecting Fitness and Nutrition in Youth Sports


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Youth Sports Networking Seminar: Connecting Fitness and Nutrition in Youth Sports May 15, 2013 9:30-11:30 AM Sponsored by the Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative Event:  The May PYSC Networking...

Pros and Cons of Social Media Use Among Teens


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Free Workshop: Pros and Cons of Social Media Use Among Teens The Urban Studies Department presents next Free Workshop in their Education Forum Series, The Handing Writing on the Wall: The Pros and...

14th Annual HIV Prevention & Outreach Summit


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In the Spotlight! 14th Annual Prevention & Outreach Summit Keynote Speaker: The Reverend Al Sharpton The Prevention & Outreach Summit has always been free and open to the public, and the...

New Resources

Sortable Health Stats


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Sortable Stats Sortable Stats, the site that gives you easy access to extensive data on death rates, risk factors and other public health indicators, has been updated to include even more. An...

Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties: Active Kids at Play


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Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC) Webinar: Goal V: Active Kids at Play Part 1 On April 23, 2013, the National League of Cities hosted this webinar to demonstrate how local elected...

New NationalService.gov Website


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New Website The new consolidates information from three national service sites – , , and – under the website to create a single home for all CNCS programs and initiatives. The three...

Free coaching for community partners in research partnerships


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The Community Network for Research Equity & Impact is sponsoring a free series of coaching conference calls for community partners who are considering or already engaged in research partnerships...

CES4Health: A Tool for Enhancing Impact of Community-Engaged Scholarship!


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CES4Health is a free online mechanism for peer-reviewed publication and dissemination of diverse products of community-engaged scholarship. More than 50 products have been published to date! For more...

Graduation Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility


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Graduates commit to building a healthy, sustainable, and just world. Once again this year, tens of thousands of students around the globe will be signing the Graduation Pledge of Social and...

Gardening Nutrition Curriculum for Grades 3 and 4


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The Great Garden Detective Adventure:  A Standards-Based Gardening Nutrition Curriculum for Grades 3 and 4 Discover what fruits and vegetables are sweetest, crunchiest, and juiciest through a series...

Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement


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Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement has just published its latest issue at   Partnerships is a multi-disciplinary, open access peer reviewed journal, exploring...

Grading the teachers’ teachers


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Grading the teachers’ teachers Scores of teacher-training programs across the country will soon be evaluated based on the test scores of their graduates’ students, reports Sarah Carr in The...

State of Preschool 2012


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Pre-K annus horribilis A new analysis of the state of early-childhood education in this country by the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) finds 2011-2012 to have been the worst...

Building the Capacity of OST Organizations through Peer Networking


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Through the generous support of the William Penn Foundation, Policy Studies Associates has published a policy brief about the Out-of-School Time Resource Center’s “Peer Networking Meetings”...

New Website: StrongNonProfits


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Strong Non Profits The Wallace Foundation, in partnership with Fiscal Management Associates have developed a new and free suite of online resources at that can help you develop a budget and...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Habitat in Upper Dublin


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Volunteers Needed to complete Habitat homes in Upper Dublin We are looking for volunteers to help on our construction site in North Hills over the next three weeks so we can get two families in their...

Infrastructure Development Intern, Office of Charter Schools


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The School District of Philadelphia’s Office of Charter Schools (OCS) is launching a historic transformation, culminating in the development of best-in-class charter school authorizing practices....

Data Management Intern, Office of Charter Schools


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The School District of Philadelphia’s Office of Charter Schools (OCS)  is launching a historic transformation, culminating in the development of best-in-class charter school authorizing practices....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

36th Annual Summer Institute of College Admissions Professionals


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The Professional Development Committee of PACAC would like to remind everyone that registration is NOW OPEN for the 36th Annual Summer Institute which will take place on July 14-16 at Bucknell...

International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement 2013 Conference


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2013 Conference Registration is now open! Now’s the time to get registered for the 2013 IARSLCE Conference in Omaha, November 6-8, 2013 at the Hilton Omaha! The link to register and more...

Faculty Service-Learning Course Development Workshop


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Workshop Information Registration (includes breaks, lunch and materials) $40 per person for PACC members; $100 for non-PACC members; register by May 20. Any questions? Contact Michele Lowrey...

National Youth Leadership Training


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National Youth Leadership Training The National Youth Leadership Training is powering the next generation of leaders. While racism, classism, and oppression affect us all, young people are among the...

National Conference on Volunteering and Service


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The National Conference on Volunteering and Service is pleased to announce that the 2013 Conference will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington Make plans to join us...

Making It Matter: The Art of Being Strategic


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You are invited to “MAKING IT MATTER: The Art of Being Strategic”, a one-day retreat sponsored by Connecticut Campus Compact and facilitated by Dr. KerryAnn O’Meara. WHEN: June 3,...

Grant Opportunities

Closing the Gap in Healthcare Disparities through Dissemination


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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Funding Opportunity Announcement: Closing the Gap in Healthcare Disparities through Dissemination and Implementation of Patient-Centered Outcomes...

Fuel Up to Play 60


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Fuel Up to Play 60 Funding opportunities are available to any qualified K-12 school enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60. Sponsored by the National Dairy Council, state and regional Dairy Councils and...

Annie’s Grants for Gardens


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Annie’s Grants for Gardens Deadline: May 31 Annie’s offers grants to school gardens that connect children directly to real food. These funds can be used to buy gardening tools, seeds or...

Healthy Food Financing Initiative


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Through the Community Economic Development program and within the framework of the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (CED-HFFI), the Office of Community Services (OCS) seeks to fund projects that...

Community Economic Development grants


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Description For Fiscal Year (FY) 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Community and Economic Development (CED) program, administered by the Office of Community Services (OCS) in...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Project Accountant, The Reinvestment Fund


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About The Reinvestment Fund (TRF): TRF is a national innovator in capitalizing distressed communities and stimulating economic growth for low- and moderate-income families.  TRF identifies the point...

College Connection, Associate Director, Philadelphia Futures


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The College Connection Program is a new initiative that will guide low-income, first-generation-to-college students through the college application and admission processes and actively support their...

College Guidance Training and Community Outreach Specialist, Philadelphia Futures


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This new position will be responsible for coordinating Philadelphia Futures’ efforts to offer its expertise in college access, guidance and retention services to external audiences, including...

Summer Instructors, Philadelphia Futures


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A critical component of Philadelphia Futures’ academic programming is summer instruction. Programs are offered on college campuses and designed to build academic skills and increase...

Miscellaneous

Baltimore: A Healthy Food Access Case Study


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Baltimore acts as a healthy city role model, as they have brought healthier food options to their communities through inter-governmental initiatives. Their model programs include a healthy food...


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