Advocacy

PAAN Advisory Board Member Receives Award

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April 22, 2015
Philadelphia Anti-Drug/Anti-Violence Network (PAAN) advisory board member receives a prestigious award at the 2015 Annual Benefit Reception and Auction.

The Support Center for Child Advocates will honor George D. Morse Jr., an Advisory Board member of Philadelphhia Anti-Drug/ Anti-Violence Network's (PAAN) and Philadelphia's Deputy District Attorney, with the Distinguished Advocates for Children Award. The award ceremony will take place at Child Advocates Annual Benefit Reception and Auction on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 beginning at 4:30pm at the Crystal Tea Room.

SEXx Interactive: A Journey for the Mind, and Heart, and Body

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May 7, 2015
Celebrate the mind, body and soul of sexuality May 7th-10th by attending a SEXx (similar to a TEDx) conference that educates LGBT members

Led by GALAEI, SEXx Intearctive: A Journey for the Mind, Heart and Body, will be held May 7th-10th. Patterned off TEDx style talks, SEXx Interactive is a multi-day sex-positive conference featuring workshops, academic presentations, art galleries, and performances. To learn more about this event, visit the page linked here.

 

Coca Cola Pay It Forward Scholarship 2015

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March 31, 2015
Do you know of some awesome teens? If so, nominate them today and they may receive mentoring from Steve Harvey and a $5,000 scholarship.

Do you know a high school student between the ages of 13-18 who is in need of a college scholarship? Coca-Cola is now accepting nominations for their 2015 Pay It Forward program that includes a $5,000 dollar scholarship and a mentorship with Steve Harvey. The Pay It Forward program is desined to help teens to reach greater heighhts, providing a three-day mentorship, leadership, and networking opportunity at the Pay It Foward Academy in Atlanta, Georgia.

PACDC Training for Upcoming Primary Elections

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April 7, 2015
Want to learn how to vote? Click here.

The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) will partner with the Vote for Homes! Coalition to provide training for Community Development Corporations (CDC) to register constituencies to vote in preparation for the Primary Elections on May 19th. This event will take place Tuesday, April 7th from3pm-5pm in PACDC’s offices located at 1315 Walnut Street Suite 1600. Attendees will learn how to register voters, Get out the Vote (GOTV) strategies and voter rights.

GALAEI Day Philadelphia

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April 24, 2015
Do you know an outstanding leader in your community? Nominate him or her today. Click here to submit your nomination.

In 2009, Mayor Nutter officially named April 16th Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative (GALAEI) Day in Philadelphia. In honor of GALAEI Day, GALAEI would like to honor one adult and one youth with the 6th Annual David Acosta Revolutionary Leader Award (DARLA). The DARLA Award is presented to individuals who show leadership and work to improve the community in ways that align with GALAEI’s mission.

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Convening to Build Impact Series

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March 18, 2015
Help to build impact to support student success by attending United Way's Convening to Build Impact Series. Leaders whose employment position is essential to making decisions and affecting change are strongly encouraged to attend these series.

On Wednesday, March 18, 2015 from 9AM to 11AM, the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey is hosting the Convening to Build Impact: Supporting Student Series at their main offices.