The week of

April 19, 2002

New Resources

New Report: Service Learning and No Child Left Behind Act

National K-12 Service Learning Clearninghouse I would like to share with you a new resource we just posted on the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse website. Written by Shelley Billig (one of...

New Toolbox: Canadian Public Policy

[Comm-Org] From: Ernie Ginsler Apologies in advance for the cross-posting. I just want to thank everyone who responded to my February request for resources for a toolbox on public policy development...

New Website: EpiCenter: Effective Practices Information Center

EpiCenter: Effective Practices Information Center Visit the EpiCenter website to read the latest effective practices from peers and experts in community service and volunteering. Topics include:...

New Organization: Teaming for Technology

-Are you looking for information about funding technology for your organization? -Are you having trouble finding an affordable database consultant? -Do you or your staff need low cost technology...

New Reports: Brookings Housing and Welfare Studies

[LISC e-newsletter] The Brookings Institution Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy has released two new housing and welfare studies. The first, Housing Strategies to Strengthen Welfare Policy and...

New Resource: Use It Again PA

[Neighbors-Online] USE IT AGAIN, PA!!! –Visit This website is Fantastic. I found out about it yesterday, May 16, at an Evironmental Fair along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Among other...

New Report: Technology Counts 2002 (Ed Week)

[HPPI newsletter] TECHNOLOGY COUNTS 2002 The fifth edition of Education Week’s annual 50-state report on educational technology focuses on how state and district e-learning initiatives are...

Mew Website: Minority Scholarship Gateway

*Please circulate to our ASPIRING high school and college students…. 100 Minority Scholarship Gateway List Created by Black Excel...

Website Update: InfoR: West Philadelphia Data

I am happy to inform you that the May update for the InfoR is finally completed. These are some of the additions to the site: 1. Census 2000 information by school districts 2. Census 2000 information...

New Report: FHA Loan Default Activity

[Comm-Org] From: “Tracy Van Slyke” For more information, please call Tracy Van Slyke or Cathy Klump at 312-243-3035. To see a copy of the study, please go to New study documents...

New Website: Online Resources for the Poor

[TechSoup] The Children’s Partnership with the Markle Foundation launched the Community Contentbank (), a new online resource that provides low-income communities with information and tools to...

New Wesbite: US Counties

[Comm-Org] **Counties in the United States Did you know there were over 3,000 counties in the United States? Me neither. You can get information on them at , a page maintained by the National...

New Report: Statwide Coalition Principles of Welfare Reform

The principles paper that came out of the statewide TANF forum is now up on the United Way’s website, , go to media, go to publications or visit This publication, which had lots of input from...

New Article: Digital Divide between rich and poor still growing

[Tech Soup] Says “Digital Divide Still Yawns” Digital Divide between rich and poor still growing By Reuters June 18, 2002, 10:45 AM PT The digital divide between rich and poor countries...

New Toolkit: Building a Teacher, Parent, Teen Alliance

[Public Education Network] FREE “CONNECT FOR SUCCESS” TOOLKIT IS AVAILABLE “Connect for Success: Building a Teacher, Parent, Teen Alliance,” funded by MetLife Foundation, is...

New Website: Strategies for Financing Children & Family Services

[Public Education Network] STRATEGIES FOR FINANCING CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES The Finance Project introduces a new series of products that focus on strategies for financing children and family...

New Website: College is Possible

[Public Education Network] COLLEGE IS POSSIBLE The Community Contentbank is a new online resource that provides low-income communities with information and tools to serve their unique needs. In this...

New Website: Finding Funding for Youth Programs

[LISC eNewsletter] Finding Funding for Youth Programs-The Office of Youth Services at the US Department of Labor has compiled a list of funding resources to help organizations develop and sustain...

New Publications from the National Service Resource Center

[Digital Connections] NEW on the NSRC website: We have three exciting new online documents available at 1) Stages of Group Development for AmeriCorps and Other National Service Programs This...

New Publications: technology funding

[phillyteamtech] Partnerships for Community, Inc. introduces two new publications this month: The Supplement of Corporate Technology Funders, Second Edition 2002. and The Directory of Current,...

New Website: School District’s 2002-2003 Acaemic Calendar

The School District’s 2002-2003 Acaemic Calendar is up on the School District’s website (). Once you’re on the District’s website click on “Students”. Then click...

New Website: 100+ Minority Scholarships

100+ Minority Scholarships: For a list of links to 100+ scholarship programs for minority students, use the link below. Please feel free to circulate this list to anyone who might find it useful....

New Report: Children need access to computer skills

From Connect for Kids…. Young workers with 21st century e-skills will likely prosper in the new economy. But, according to this Kids Count Snapshot report, kids in underserved communities,...

Making Waves: Canada?s Community Economic Development Magazine

[COMM-ORG] From: Don McNair Please find below a brief summary of the articles published in the Summer 2002 issue of ?Making Waves: Canada?s Community Economic Development Its theme is the engagement...

New Paper: Anti-Poverty Service-Learning

[National Service-Learning Listserv] I have completed the final “draft” of the service-learning anti-poverty paper. If anyone is interested in receiving a copy of it, email this address...

Youth Views on Civic Engagement

[Demos: Democracy Dispatch] Youth Views on Civic Engagement Youth Vote Coalition and Lake Snell Perry & Associates have conducted a study of youth attitudes towards voting and civic...

What’s new in InfoResources

Team InfoR just have a major expansion of our information collection. Please click What’s New in InfoResources West Philadelphia website at Here is the highlights of the most recent additions:...

New Book: Teaching Feminist Activism: Strategies from the Field

Those of you who are thinking of incorporating an activist component into your Women’s Studies courses might want to check out Teaching Feminist Activism: Strategies from the Field edited by...

New Report: Foundation Assessment

Center for Effective Philanthropy Releases Report on Foundation Assessment The Center for Effective Philanthropy ( ) has released a report on the results of its study on how large, private...

New Electronic Newsletter: Education World’s Site Reviews

Education World has recently established a free electronic newsletter, where reviews of various websites whose content focuses mainly on the arts are published. The newsletter does a fine job of...

PSLA Newsletters

The PSLA is pleased to announce that starting this week we will resume publishing the email bulletins for teachers. The PSLA staff has worked hard over the summer to make some changes and improve...

Reports from Action Alliance for Children

[] Pathways to Parent Leadership – Special Report #path Communities Committed to Children – Special Report #comm From Action Alliance for Children, Oakland, CA...

New Online Community Building Tool

The National Community Building Network (NCBN) is offering community builders a unique opportunity to learn about the newest and most innovative tools for changing public policy at local, state, or...

FORD FOUNDATION ARTICLES ON EDUCATION REFORM

A new issue of the Ford Foundation Report features articles that draw attention to new and promising approaches to education reform. Three new articles highlight reforms at the elementary, high...

A Handbook on Preserving Subsidized Multifamily Housing

[LISC e-newsletter] >> Stemming the Tide: A Handbook on Preserving Subsidized Multifamily Housing has just been released. This LISC publication provides nonprofit developers, lenders, public...

New Report: CTCs and CBOs

[From Digital Connections Newsletter] A report was recently completed as commissioned by CTCNet with support from the Surdna Foundation titled: “Community Technology Centers as Technology...

Partnerships Classifieds

Action Without Borders/Idealist.org

Willing to share office space? Action Without staffperson relocating to Philadelphia! Action Without Borders, a NYC-based nonprofit that runs the website, will be opening a small office (of one...


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