Category Archives: Events & Opportunities

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From idealist.org – Community Outreach Coordinator (part-time)

For the full listing, visit: http://ow.ly/2fIQR Community Outreach Coordinator (part-time) Description: We want to see every child succeed. How does it start? Involved parents. GreatSchools, the nation’s premier provider of online K-12 information, has embarked on an ambitious project to provide quality educational information to DC parents. This project, a part of the GreatSchools Local…

Requests for Proposals: Neighbors In Need & Preventing Childhood Obesity

FYI… -Amanda Posted on July 10, 2010 Community Foundation for the National Capital Region Announces ‘Neighbors in Need’ Grants The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region has announced grants totaling $973,000 to fifty-one D.C.-area nonprofits providing safety-net and mental health services to vulnerable local residents. Awarded through the foundation’s Neighbors in Need Fund, the…

Focus group: "Defining College and Career-Readiness for District Youth"

Since we’ve been talking about how we can get our young people ready for higher education and general self-sufficiency, I think anyone who is available in the DC area should consider participating. -Amanda Good evening, I hope this finds you well as the July 4th holiday weekend approaches. I would like to update you as…

Re-calculating And Re-assessing Tent City Supplies And Commitments

I must say, Eric & friends = awesome radical moves. Check this out & see how you can participate. -Amanda Hello All, As you know, Take Back The Land DC is planning a tent city in protest of Mayor Fenty’s failure to create an adequate amount of truly affordable housing. However, we will precede our…

Beaucoup Internships @ FLY!!!

And just in case you were wondering, I did say it as “boocoo” in my head. I just figured I shouldn’t make that the headline, for obvious reasons. [insert smiley of choice here] Anyhoo, as many of you know, I’m currently interning at FLY: Facilitating Leadership in Youth.  In case you don’t know, FLY is…

Free Technology Training for DC Residents

WOW! This kind of stuff makes me happy. Let’s hope the program gets slammed so they’ll keep offering vouchers! -Amanda If you know of anyone interested in Free Technology Training, please pass along this information. We’re pleased to announce that the D.C. Department of Employment Services is partnering with Microsoft to provide 11,250 vouchers to…

Summer Employment Opportunities for Students

In light of recent car issues and a general desire for more personal fundage (yep, I made that up), I might just be applying for one of these jobs myself. -Amanda David C. Harrington Maryland State Senate – 47th Legislative District

Call for Conference Presenters – 1 Week Until Deadline

This looks like an awesome opportunity for youth workers to share their best practices. And for anyone following in @rosettathurman‘s footsteps, conferencing is a great personal branding tactic! -Amanda Having trouble viewing this message? Please view it on the web at: http://www.manynet.org/ims/communicationmanagement/recipientresources.aspx?did=3199680 Special Announcement Call for Conference Presenters – 1 Week Left Share your best…

DC Executive Fellowship

Woke up to all kinds of good stuff this morning! I’m also very much in love with the Center for Progressive Leadership (which, by the way, @nachristine graduated from). This is a great opportunity for those nonprofit folks who are in senior management to get some excellent professional development. If you’re not eligible, nominate someone…

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