Category Archives: opportunity

Funding Opportunity: Respite Care for Families of Special Needs Children

The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University with funding from Pennsylvania Department of Health is accepting applications from Faith-Based and Community organizations for mini grants up to $5000 to develop or expand a volunteer respite program for families of children with special healthcare needs, including … Continue reading

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Join Pennsylvania Taxpayers for Good Public Schools Campaign

From the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (http://www.pennbpc.org): The future of Pennsylvania schools — and the quality of education every child receives — is at stake in the debate over legislation to swap property taxes for higher state taxes in … Continue reading

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Do You Dread Going to Work? Share Your Story Today!

From the National Women’s Law Center (http://www.nwlc.org/): Gabriela worked as a bartender and server. She alleged that her supervisor frequently pulled her close to his body, gave her hugs and grabbed her by the arms. He also made sexual comments, … Continue reading

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Host a Screening: Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert—March 17

Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert offers the deeply personal, unvarnished, and moving story of Katrina Gilbert, a single mom of three, whose daily struggles illuminate the challenges faced by the 42 million women who are … Continue reading

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Invitation to Join Pre-K for PA

From Pre-K for PA (http://www.prekforpa.org/): You are invited to join Pre-K for PA (http://www.prekforpa.org/), a new statewide issue campaign to make access to high-quality pre-k a defining issue in the 2014 Pennsylvania elections. When all children have access to high-quality pre-k, they … Continue reading

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Join the Pre-K for PA Campaign

From Pre-K for PA (http://www.prekforpa.org/): The Pre-K for PA issue campaign is working to ensure that all Pennsylvania children are ready to succeed. Our vision is that every 3- and 4-year-old in the commonwealth has access to high-quality pre-kindergarten. We … Continue reading

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The People’s Charter to Create a Nonviolent World—An Opportunity to Sign

The People’s Charter to Create a Nonviolent World was launched simultaneously on 11 November 2011 at several locations around the world. As of 10 January 2014: 1,307 individuals from 59 countries have signed the Nonviolence Charter pledge, and 84 organisations from 27 … Continue reading

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Mini-Grants Available: Train Volunteers to Help Families with Children with Disabilities—Deadline December 2

The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University with funding from Pennsylvania Department of Health invites faith-based and Community organizations to apply for mini grants up to $5000 to train volunteers to provide families of children with disabilities with an occasional break from care giving. Faith and … Continue reading

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Seeking Members for the Citizens Climate Lobby

Several members of Harrisburg-York CCL heard James Hansen speak at Dickinson College on Thursday night, November 7.   Hansen included in his talk the need for a carbon tax and recommended Citizens Climate Lobby as an outstanding democratic organization working to … Continue reading

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Apply to be a PHAN Certified Health Reform Trainer

Dozens of Pennsylvanians have already taken PHAN’s course and are now out teaching folks in their churches, libraries, community groups and more about what’s in the health care law. Join them! Learn more at http://pahealthaccess.org/blog/apply-be-phan-certified-health-reform-trainer Apply to participate in one … Continue reading

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