The week of

August 19, 2013

PHENND Events/Activities

Save the date! 25th Anniversary PHENND Conference


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Save the date! 25th Anniversary PHENND Conference The 25th Anniversary PHENND Conference will be February 13-14, 2014 and will take place at both the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University....

Other Local Events and Workshops

3rd Annual Sexuality, Intimacy & Aging Conference


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3rd Annual Sexuality, Intimacy & Aging Conference Helping to Navigate Challenges in Sexuality & Aging September 27-28, 2013 Widener University, Chester, PA Co-sponsored by the Center for...

How to Obtain 501(c)3 Status


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HOW TO OBTAIN 501(c) (3) TAX-EXEMPT STATUS and KEEP IT (4 week Course) Mt. Airy Learning Tree: September 25-October 16, 2013 6:30pm-8:30pm.  Registration: Mt. Airy Learning Tree -215 843-6333. This...

Weavers Way Urban Farm Bike Ride


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Registration is now open for Weavers Way’s 8th Annual Urban Farm Bike Ride taking place on Saturday, September 7th.  All proceeds benefit the farm education programs at Weavers Way Community...

Lend for America’s 5th Annual Summit


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Lend for America’s 5th Annual Summit Come attend the premier conference for student-led microfinance! Lend for America’s fifth annual summit will take place on October 11-13, 2013 at the...

Out-of-School Time Summit & Resource Fair


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October 29, 2013 Philadelphia, Pa. 2013 Southeastern Pennsylvania Out-of-School Time Summit & Resource Fair Hosted by PSAYDN and the University of Pennsylvania’s Out-of-School Time Resource...

MANNA’s Nourish Awards & Health Symposium


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On September 26, 2013, we will be holding our Nourish Awards & Health Symposium. The cost of this event is FREE. MANNA will honor three champions in the health care and nutrition fields – this...

Women Entrepreneurs: Taking Care of Businesses


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PASSING THE TORCH Women Entrepreneurs: Taking Care of Businesses Save the Date: The Enterprise Center’s 8th annual Passing the Torch Awards. The event will be held on Thursday, October 3, 2013...

Privatization – Looking Out for the Public Good


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2013 Symposium: Privatization – Looking Out for the Public Good Hosted by the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia Keynote by Samuel Bagenstos, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for...

New Resources

New Website: How Youth Learn


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New “How Youth Learn” Website For more than a dozen years, What Kids Can Do and their Next Generation Press have championed what they call “powerful learning with public...

service-learning and 21st century skills


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Latest Issue of NYLC’s The Generator This issue of The Generator looks at the connection between service-learning and 21st century skills, and how they play out in classrooms and school...

Children’s Budget 2013 Report


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Children’s Budget 2013 Report First Focus, a bipartisan advocacy organization dedicated to children and families, recently compiled a list of budget and policy decisions that affect children....

Documentary Series: Hunger in the West End


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Hungry in the West End, the senior hunger documentary produced by AARP Rhode Island is an Official Selection of the 2013 Melbourne, Australia International Web Series Festival. This follows the...

Better Together: Building Local Systems to Improve Afterschool


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Better Together: Building Local Systems to Improve Afterschool A Conference Report What happens when teams from 57 cities building afterschool systems gather to discuss two key system...

Chief Innovation Officers Make Their Way into Schools


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The innovation leadership gap Chief Innovation Officers Make Their Way into Schools Chief innovation officers (CIOs) are surfacing in districts around the country to fill a leadership gap that some...

Research: Examining Health Care Costs Among MANNA Clients and a Comparison Group


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Examining Health Care Costs Among MANNA Clients and a Comparison Group Chronically ill populations have a strong need for quality public health nutrition services to aid in disease management and...

Prepping Colleges for Parents: Strategies for Supporting Student Parents


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Prepping Colleges for Parents: Strategies for Supporting Student Parent Success in Postsecondary Education by Rachel Schumacher (July 2013) This brief is a product of the Student Parent Success...

Widener featured in Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement


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We are pleased to report that your article, From Gates to Engagement: A Ten-Year Retrospective of Widener University’s Journey to Reclaim Its Soul and Fulfill Its Mission as a Leading Metropolitan...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Southwark Elementary School


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Southwark Elementary School Needs You This Fall!    JOIN TEAM DRAGON!! Southwark Elementary (at 9th and Mifflin in South Philadelphia) may open in September without crucial support staff....

drama volunteers needed, Beyond Sport Summit


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Are you interested in sport? Would you like to help organizations make sport safer for children? Are you available in Philadelphia from 1-3pm on Thursday, September 10th? We are looking for drama...

volunteers needed, Bike MS: City to Shore Ride


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Join us on Sept 28 and 29 at Bike MS: City to Shore Ride. We welcome families and volunteers of all ages and abilities. Jobs include positions at rest stops, starts, and finish lines, and range from...

Interns needed, Girls Inc.


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Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey is the local affiliate of the national organization Girls Inc. Our mission is to inspire ALL GIRLS TO BE STRONG, SMART & BOLD. We work...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Place Matters 2013 National Health Equity Conference


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PLACE MATTERS 2013 National Health Equity Conference October 2, 2013 Washington, DC Join the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and nearly 400 public health professionals, policymakers,...

North American Association for Environmental Education Conference


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North American Association for Environmental Education Conference October 9-12, 2013 – Baltimore, MD About the Conference Since 1972, the NAAEE conference has convened top educators, government...

Call for Presenters: Nutrition Educators: Nourishing Future Generations One Table at a Time


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PA NEN 2014 Annual Conference Nutrition Educators: Nourishing Future Generations One Table at a Time April 28 – 29, 2014 Lancaster, PA Request for Speaker Proposals: Due September 30, 2013...

Grant Opportunities

Host an NCCC AmeriCorps team


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AmeriCorps NCCC offers help to Get Things Done! AmeriCorps NCCC is now accepting service project proposals for 2014.  Now is your chance to take advantage of an affordable way for your community to...

Blackstone Charitable Foundation


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Blackstone Charitable Foundation Announces Second Annual Request for Proposal The Blackstone Charitable Foundation recently announced that it is releasing its second Request for Proposal (RFP)...

Financial Products Innovation Fund


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IPA’s US Household Finance Initiative Announces New Request for Proposals for Innovative New Financial Products GRANT AWARDS TO PROMOTE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATIVE FINANCIAL PRODUCTS...

Seybert Foundation


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The Seybert Foundation has shifted its focus to provide General Operating Support grants to organizations whose overall missions align with the mission of the Foundation- to serve disadvantaged...

Action for Healthy Kids District Breakfast Grant


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Action for Healthy Kids District Breakfast Grant With generous funding from Kellogg’s Corporate Citizenship Fund, Action for Healthy Kids is pleased to release its School Breakfast to School...

Race to the Top – District Competition


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FY 2013 RACE TO THE TOP – DISTRICT COMPETITION Announcements The Department is pleased to invite local educational agencies (LEAs) to apply for the FY 2013 Race to the Top—District...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

SAT Instructor, Mighty Writers


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Mighty Writers’ SAT Prep program is second to none in Philadelphia. We create rigorous, high-quality SAT Prep and offer it for free to our city’s youth. If this is the kind of mission you...

School Marketplace Assistant, Weavers Way Community Programs


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Description: School Marketplace Assistant Job Purpose: The School Marketplace Assistant is responsible for aiding the Program Coordinator with the School Marketplace Program. Duties include, but are...

Asst. Dir. for Student Leadership & Dev., Lindy Center for Civic Engagement at Drexel


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Asst. Director for Student Leadership & Development Position Description July 2013 Job Overview: Drexel University’s Lindy Center for Civic Engagement promotes the ideals of social...

Manager of Communications, PR, and Events, Philadelphia FIGHT


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Philadelphia FIGHT Employment Posting: Manager of Communications, PR, and Events Background Philadelphia FIGHT (FIGHT) is a comprehensive AIDS Service Organization whose mission is to provide state...

School Teacher, YESPhilly


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YESPhilly School Teacher Job Posting 2013-14 School Year YESPhilly is a dynamic organization that engages youth who have dropped out of school and helps them transform their lives.   Students come...

Patient Sitters, CHOP thru West Philadelphia Skills Center


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The West Philadelphia Skills Center for Economic Advancement (WPSCEA) is recruiting Patient Sitters for employment opportunities with The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)! Applications...

Development, Uptown! Entertainment Alliance


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Uptown! Entertainment Alliance DEVELOPMENT POSITION Job Description Company Overview The Uptown! Entertainment Alliance, a nonprofit corporation, needs to develop staff to move past the early stages...

Miscellaneous

Green Thumb Challenge


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GEF/Gardener’s Supply Company: Green Thumb Challenge GEF and Gardener’s Supply Company are calling on schools and youth groups to submit chronicles of their garden projects. The award is...

Kids in Need Foundation: Teacher Grants


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Kids in Need Foundation: Teacher Grants Kids in Need Foundation Teacher grants provide funds for classroom teachers with innovative, worthy ideas. Projects may qualify for funding if they make...

4 Brothers Entrepreneurship Program


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The 4 Brothers Entrepreneurship Program is one of 9 youth programs offered by Institute for the Development of African-American Youth, Inc. This Training Program was founded to combat the challenges...

Harris Wofford Youth Award


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Harris Wofford Youth Award Deadline: September 8 YSA’s Harris Wofford Youth Award honors young people doing extraordinary work towards achieving Senator Wofford’s vision of “making...

Statistics for Survey Design: Solutions for Success


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Statistics for Survey Design: Solutions for Success Wednesday, September 11, 2013 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT Webinar Registration This webinar will engage the participant in ways to consider the...

Becoming Evidence-based: Lessons from the Teen Outreach Program


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Becoming Evidence-based: Lessons from the Teen Outreach Program (TOP®) and BUILD Chicago Date & Time Thursday, August 22, 2013, 3:00-4:30pm EST Moderator Ingvild Bjornvold, Director of Strategic...

Webinar: Supporting Dreamers


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September 26, 2013 6:30 – 7:30 PM; Webinar Supporting Dreamers This webinar will provide high school counselors with step-by-step advice to help undocumented students realize their college dreams....

State Farm Youth Advisory Board seeks members


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Applications are now available for new board members for the State Farm Youth Advisory Board (YAB). This is an incredible opportunity for a young person to grow as a leader, help out their...


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