The week of

December 02, 2013

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND Conference Canceled


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DUE TO THE WEATHER FORECAST, THE PHENND CONFERENCE HAS BEEN CANCELED.  STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS ABOUT POSSIBLE RESCHEDULING. 25th Anniversary PHENND Conference Early bird registration is...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Focusing Talent for a World Class Philadelphia


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JEVS breakfast focuses on talent for a World Class Philadelphia The JEVS Human Services Corporate Partners Council will sponsor a breakfast and dialogue on Focusing Talent for a World Class...

Youth Entrepreneurship Launch Party


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Enterprise Center to launch youth-led businesses The Enterprise Center will sponsor a Youth Entrepreneurship Launch Party on Thursday, December 5th from 5-7pm. At the event, youth who have formed...

Professional Standards and Advancement for Youth Workers


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OSTRC sponsors two staff development sessions The Out of School Time Resource Center will hold a showcase of out of school time (OST) professional development opportunities on Wednesday, December 4th...

Homeless Memorial Day


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Project sponsors Homeless Memorial Day Project will sponsor the 2013 Homeless Memorial Day outside the Municipal Services Building at 15th Street and John F. Kennedy Blvd. on Thursday, December...

Theatre of the Oppressed workshop


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Interested in new tools for Social Justice? FLIP THE SCRIPT BEFORE IT FLIPS YOU An inspiring Theatre of the Oppressed workshop to reinvigorate your work and life. Gain fresh, playful yet powerful...

Connecting Children with Nature


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DVAEYC Annual Conference PA Convention Center, Philadelphia March 21-22, 2014 Join us this year as we Take a Walk on the Wild Side! Connecting Children with Nature. This year’s Conference will...

Why Leaders Who Prioritize Balance Are Good For Your Organization


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TPF seminar on work-life balance The Philadelphia Foundation will host the Third Path Institute, a national nonprofit that helps leaders create an integrated approach to work and life, for a seminar...

Symposium on New Opportunities to Create Tomorrow’s Neighborhoods Today


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PACDC sponsors forum on tomorrow’s neighborhoods The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) will hold a Symposium on New Opportunities to Create Tomorrow’s...

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal mini-launch and holiday party


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PSIJ schedules launch, holiday celebration The Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal (PSIJ) will hold a “mini-edition” launch event and holiday party on Tuesday, December 17th from...

New Resources

The Common Core as Lever for Advancing Equity and Excellence


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One district tackles the Common Core A new article in Strategies Magazine examines the work that the Charlotte-Mecklenburg district in North Carolina has undertaken to build capacity for the Common...

Strengthening Families Guidebook for Early Childhood Programs


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strengthening families A GUIDEBOOK FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS REVISED SECOND EDITION Strengthening Families™ provides a set of tools for early care and education (ECE) programs that helps them...

Access to Healthy Food and Why It Matters


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Research Confirms Access to Healthy Food Still Matters A new joint report by PolicyLink and The Food Trust, Access to Healthy Food and Why It Matters: A Review of the Research, underscores healthy...

Evidence Base on Preschool Education


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The Evidence Base on Preschool Education For the first time in a generation, national legislation on publicly-funded preschool education is the focus of prominent debate. The research brief...

Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities Five Year Progress Report


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In honor of its 5th birthday, the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities released MOTU at Five – A Five Year Progress Report. The report is broken into five sections –...

America’s Big Cities in Volatile Times


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America’s Big Cities in Volatile Times Quick Summary This report examines how America’s big cities navigated the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. It focuses on...

Success Principles for Afterschool Arts


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Success Principles for Afterschool Arts Something to Say: Success Principles for Afterschool Arts Programs from Urban Youth and Other Experts How can high-quality arts programs attract and retain...

State of Grantseeking Fall 2013 Report


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State of Grantseeking Fall 2013 Report Overview The State of Grantseeking Fall 2013 is the seventh semi-annual informal survey of nonprofits  conducted by GrantStation and PhilanTech to help...

Partnerships Classifieds

Philadelphia VIP Legal Assessment Program


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VIP offers free legal assessments The free Philadelphia VIP Legal Assessment Program pairs nonprofits with volunteer lawyers who will help determine whether the organization is legally...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for articles: innovations in urban and periurban agriculture


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Call for articles on innovations in urban and periurban agriculture Publishing date: July 2014 Deadline for contributions: 30 April 2014 This Urban Agriculture Magazine will highlight innovations in...

Healthy Housing Conference


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SIGN UP NOW FOR EARLY BIRD RATES & SCHOLARSHIPS 2014 NATIONAL CONFERENCE Washington DC A National Conference that Combines the Indoor Environmental Health & Technologies Conference & The...

Call for Papers: Local Responses to Globalization of Food Systems


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Call for Papers: University of Vermont Food Systems Summit June 17-18, 2014 Abstract deadline: February 15, 2014 Download the Call for Papers The University of Vermont (UVM) Food Systems Summit is...

Call for Papers: Special Food Systems and Social Justice Issue


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Call for Papers for Special Food Systems and Social Justice Issue EXTENDED DEADLINE: December 15, 2013 The editorial board of the Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis (JCTP) invites you to submit...

A Just Economy: Ideas, Action, Impact.


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We are excited to announce the theme of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s (NCRC) Annual Conference: “A Just Economy: Ideas, Action, Impact.” The 2014 NCRC Annual Conference...

Grant Opportunities

Early Childhood Education Facility Fund


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New Grant Opportunity! Early Childhood Education Facility Fund Grant applications are now being accepted for the Early Childhood Education Facility Fund managed by Public Health Management...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Development Associate, Tech Impact


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TECH IMPACT DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE Organization Overview Tech Impact is a nonprofit whose mission is to ensure all nonprofits can use technology to better serve our world. Position Overview The...

Part-Time Program Coordinator, New Horizons Senior Center


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Part-Time Program Coordinator Responsibilities: •    Plan, coordinate, and evaluate programs for older adults •    Produce monthly program calendar and coordinate calendar mailings...

Site Coordinator/AmeriCorps, LIFT-Philadelphia


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SITE COORDINATOR/AMERICORPS*NATIONAL DIRECT, LIFT-Philadelphia Posted on: November 18, 2013 Job description About LIFT LIFT’s mission is to help community members achieve economic stability and...

Volunteer Coordinator, Philabundance


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Volunteer Coordinator, Philabundance Posted on: November 14, 2013 Position Summary: Under supervision of the Senior Manager of Volunteers, schedule volunteers for all Philabundance direct service...

Volunteer Coordinator, Episcopal Community Services


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Volunteer Coordinator, Episcopal Community Services of the Diocese of PA Posted on: November 14, 2013 Job description Episcopal Community Services (ECS), a Philadelphia non-profit social services...

Executive Director, Centro Nueva Creación


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Executive Director, Centro Nueva Creación Posted on: November 19, 2013 Job description Centro Nueva Creación seeks an Execuitve Director (ED) to lead and grow our youth-focused, community-based,...

Bilingual Foster Care Coordinator, Concilio


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Bilingual Foster Care Coordinator, Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations of Philadelphia, Inc. Posted on: November 19, 2013 Job description Master’s Level Social Worker Needed for Foster...

Support Specialists, St. John’s Community Services


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Support Specialists, St. John’s Community Services – PA Posted on: November 20, 2013 Job description F/T Support Specialist position and substitute positions available in our Community...

Receptionist/Program Assistant, University City District (UCD)


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Receptionist/Program Assistant, University City District (UCD) Posted on: November 20, 2013 Job description The Receptionist/Program Assistant is an integral part of University City District (UCD), a...

Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA


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Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Posted on: November 14, 2013 Job description AGENCY OVERVIEW AND JOB DESCRIPTION JOIN A FORWARD-THINKING...

Manager of Grants, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA


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Manager of Grants, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Posted on: November 20, 2013 Job description AGENCY OVERVIEW AND JOB DESCRIPTION JOIN A FORWARD-THINKING ORGANIZATION THAT HAS BEEN PROVEN...

SMP Volunteer Coordinator, CARIE


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SMP Volunteer Coordinator, CARIE Posted on: November 20, 2013 Job description POSITION: This Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) Volunteer Coordinator position is based in Philadelphia, and is funded...

Development and Communications Officer, Council for Relationships


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Development and Communications Officer, Council for Relationships Posted on: November 21, 2013 Position Overview Council for Relationships is a nonprofit organization with the mission to help people...

Miscellaneous

Weight-Based Bullying: The Silent Culprit Complicating Pediatric Obesity


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Weight-Based Bullying: The Silent Culprit Complicating Pediatric Obesity Much research exists on the countless negative consequences of childhood obesity, yet few professionals are talking about one...

Public Health Departments Transforming Community Health


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Public Health Departments Transforming Community Health On November 12th, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation held a Google Hangout about how Public Health Departments are striving to change the...

8 Steps to Becoming a Reporting Rockstar


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8 Steps to Becoming a Reporting Rockstar Thursday, December 19, 2013 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST Webinar Registration In this webinar, attendees will learn the science behind good communication for...


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