The week of

May 27, 2013

Other Local Events and Workshops

Small Business Legal Clinic


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Small Business Legal Clinic Meet individually with a lawyer– for free! Ask an attorney about: • The right legal structure for your business (Sole Proprietor, Partnership, LLC, Corporation, etc.)...

School Gardening Courses


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Teachers, administrators, youth garden instructors, even volunteers can come to Longwood Garden from July 8-11th for gardening class! Find ways to integrate teaching curriculum into school and campus...

PA Nutrition Education Network Summer Workshop


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PA NEN’s Summer Workshop Registration is Open! Sign Up Today! Teaching nutrition is a vitally important job. But what’s even more important? Motivating and inspiring your clients to USE what...

Food for Profit Entrepreneurship Class


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Penn State Extension Food for Profit – Philadelphia Wednesday, June 5, 2013 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Overbrook Environmental Education Center 6134 Lancaster Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19151 The...

June Open House for Youth Development Consultants


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June Open House for Consultants Thursday, June 6, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Join us for the June meeting of this emerging group. This monthly meeting is open to youth development and non-profit...

New Resources

Report on Philanthropy


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Report on Philanthropy June 19, 2013, 8 AM at the Union League of Philadelphia Please join us for the official unveiling of the Giving USA Annual Report on Philanthropy for 2012! Confirmed speakers...

Summer Food Service Program Toolkit


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USDA Summer Food Service Program 2013 The USDA provides free or reduced price lunches to 21 million children during the school year through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). However, during...

Social Determinants of Health


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Getting Serious About the Social Determinants of Health We have long known that factors outside of medical care — race, education, housing, income, and other social determinants — are the most...

With Common Core Standards, Why Service Learning Matters Even More


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I am delighted to let you know of a new article on Common Core and Service Learning that I authored with my associate Maureen Connolly, , for the National Association of Secondary School Principals:...

Barries College Students with Children Face While Pursuing a Degree


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TRADITIONALLY NONTRADITIONAL: THE BARRIERS COLLEGE STUDENTS WITH CHILDREN FACE WHILE PURSUING A DEGREE IN A TRADITIONAL UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM Ronny Washington, Jr ABSTRACT Traditionally...

College-Based Summer Programs Guide


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Each year the University of Pennsylvania Upward Bound Program compiles a listing of local and national college-based summer programs for high school students. The guide is organized by area of...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Project H.O.M.E.


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Summer Volunteer Opportunities We are looking for a few capable people to take on volunteer positions at our HOME Page Cafe at the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Honickman Learning Center and...

members sought, Mill Creek Farm Board of Directors


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Mill Creek Farm Board of Directors Call for Nominations 2013 Mill Creek Farm is an educational urban farm located in West Philadelphia that is dedicated to improving local access to fresh produce,...

volunteers needed, Water Blues Green Solutions


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Volunteers Needed! Beautify a Philadelphia neighborhood block and help the environment! Be part of a team that will build and install downspout planters throughout a Philadelphia residential block,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Conference


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Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Conference We invite you to share your knowledge, wisdom and experience! Submit a proposal for a session or poster presentation at Community-Campus...

Beyond Resilience: Actions for a Just Metropolis


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The Planners Network Conference, June 6-8 in NYC, is themed “Beyond Resilience: Actions for a Just Metropolis,” and will feature a day-long track on community land trusts organized into...

Nutrition Links Conference: Motivating for Lifestyle Change


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Penn State Extension Nutrition Links Annual Conference is just around the bend. Titled, “Motivating for Lifestyle Change,” it’s all happening on September 9, 2013 at the Penn Stater Conference...

Grant Opportunities

Toyota Family Learning Initiative


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NCLF: Toyota Family Learning Initiative Through the Toyota Family Learning initiative, the National Center for Family Literacy will award three-year grants to implement services that engage families...

Valentine Foundation


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The Valentine Foundation is accepting applications for the 2013 grant cycle.  The Foundation funds organizations that provide social change for women and girls using the social change indicators...

Healthy & Green Mini-Grants for Early Childhood Facilities


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Pre-requisite PD for Healthy & Green Mini-Grants PA Early Childhood Education Healthy & Green Mini-Grants Program, which can award eligible providers up to $5,000 to make environmental health...

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation


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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is granting $35,000 to research and intervention related to childhood obesity.  Please consider applying by July 1st. For more information on the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

21st CCLC Out of School Time Coordinator


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21st CCLC Out of School Time Coordinator Last day to apply: June 30, 2013 DESCRIPTION: Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the Oxford Circle Christian Community Development...

Development and Outreach Coordinator, AmeriCorps VISTA, Mill Creek Farm


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Position: Development and Outreach Coordinator, AmeriCorps VISTA Organization: A Little Taste of Everything – The Mill Creek Farm, Philadelphia, PA 19139 Position Overview The AmeriCorps VISTA...

Farm Assistant, Mill Creek Farm


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Mill Creek Farm • Farm Assistant The Mill Creek Farm (), a leader in the food justice and urban farming movement in Philadelphia, seeks an assistant for its farm and education programs. This is a...

Manager, Job Opportunity Investment Network


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Manager, Job Opportunity Investment Network The Job Opportunity Investment Network (JOIN) is a collaborative of public and private funders that aims to enhance the workforce system in Greater...

Miscellaneous

Education Policy Fellowship Program


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APPLY NOW! 2013-2014 PA EDUCATION POLICY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM Applications are available now for the 2013-2014 Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP).  The Education Policy Fellowship Program is...

Webinar on Immigrants and Refugee Survivors


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The  Philadelphia Partnership for Resilience will host its first annual webinar detailing the status of immigrant and refugee survivors of torture in the Pennsylvania region.  This webinar will be...

Let’s Get Ready FREE SAT prep


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Let’s Get Ready is coming to Philadelphia this summer to provide students with FREE SAT preparation and college application assistance. Using trained and enthusiastic college students,...


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