The week of

May 2, 2002

Other Local Events and Workshops

Colleges That Change Lives Tour


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The Colleges That Change Lives Tour is coming to Philadelphia! For five years, admissions officials from the schools profiled in Loren Pope’s book, Colleges That Change Lives, have hit the road...

14th Annual Computers in Adult Literacy Conference


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[Family Advocates Network] The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy’s 14th Annual Computers in Adult Literacy Conference Thursday, May 16, 2002 Temple University’s Tuttlement Learning...

Speaking of Womens Health: A Full-Day Conference Focusing on Important Issues for Women


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The National Speaking of Women’s Health Foundation presents: “Speaking of Womens Health: A Full-Day Conference Focusing on Important Issues for Women” Saturday, May 18 8:00am-4:30pm...

Transportation & Land Use in the Philadelphia Region


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[PACDC Newsletter[ Sponsor: PA Environmental Council et. al. June 03, 2002 Conference will include informational sessions on transit-oriented development, land use and highways, regional...

American Metropolitics: The New Suburban Reality


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[PACDC Newsletter] American Metropolitics: The New Suburban Reality Metropolitan Phila. Policy Center, Federal Reserve of Phila. & The Brookings Inst. June 13, 2002 Myron Orfield, Minnesota...

New Resources

New Website: Philadelphia area Academic Enrichment Guide


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The Academic Enrichment Guide is now online!! The first phase of the Academic Enrichment Guide is now complete! After two computer crashes and much typing we have launched the Enrichment Website....

New Website: Student Jobs Website


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Subject: STUDENT JOBS WEBSITE This is the student jobs website which identifies summer jobs, coop jobs, and special student appoinments with the government. http://www.studentjobs.gov

New Website: Compendium of Evaluation and Research Tools


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[National K-12 Service Learning Listserv] The Compendium of Assessment and Research Tools (CART) is a database that provides information on instruments that measure attributes associated with youth...

New Listserv and Software: Organizers’ Collaborative


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In January of 2000 Organizers’ Collaborative (OC) established a low volume email list focused on the technology needs of social change groups and small nonprofits. This low-volume list, now...

New Report: State of Philanthropy


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National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy Releases State of Philanthropy Report (4/20/02) The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy ( ), a watchdog, research, and advocacy organization...

Partnerships Classifieds

Spring Clean Event: Neighborhood Bike Works


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Spring Clean Event: Neighborhood Bike Works The Neighborhood bike works teaches bike repair, bike safety, & bike fun to kids in West Philly. Our basic earn-a-bike program is just that, youth fix...

Looking for computer repair mentors


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I have a project in Norristown () where we collect, repair and distribute used computers to economically challenged families. We have helped over 4,000 families impacting approximately 20,000...

My Corps Summer Mentors


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Have some time this summer? Interested in trying something different? Want to increase your skills working with special education students? Interested in networking with different organizations? Want...

Summer Program Counselors Needed (Stipended)


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The Legacy Program of Delaware Valley College will be operating its second Summer Youthworks Program from July 7th through the 19th on DVC’s campus. The program is centered around environmental...

Needed: More Community Service Jobs Worksites


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[Family Advocates Network] From Ed Schwartz As many of you know, after two years of receiving cash assistance, TANF recipients must work for 20 hours per week. Since many cannot find...

Volunteers wanted to run computer parts thrift store


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Nonprofit Technology Resources (NTR) has been collecting and refurbishing computers since 1996. Along with the computer donations that we received have come a host of parts, cards, connectors,...

TeachChildren.com Computer Donation program


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Imagine our region being the first in the nation to have every economically challenged family equipped for the technology future. Imagine every child in our region with access to the world of...

VolunterWay.org – Virtual Volunteering


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In September 2002, VolunteerWay and United Way Southeastern Pennsylvania will be launching our Virtual and Technology Volunteering initiative at is our interactive, volunteer matching website that...

Volunteer Position: “I CAN PROBLEM SOLVE”


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(Seeking Out Alternative Responses) Purpose – Students identified as needing support beyond what the school offered in developing conflict resolution / problem-solving skills. The ” I...

Healthy Living Fair – Volunteer Opportunities


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Exciting news is coming your way! A chance to help our community in a way that we all deem important. Saturday, September 21st is our first chance to get out there and show that we care about the...

Office Volunteers


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WOMENS WAY is always in need of people to help us during workday hours with mailings, data entry and other office work. We also need help with writing for our newsletter and updating our website and...

Kujenga Pamoja Festival volunteers


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– HEAR YE, HEAR YE, VOLUNTEER YE! The Village is looking for volunteers for its 16th Annual Kujenga Pamoja Festival on Saturday, September 28, 2002 (Raindate on Sunday, September 29, 2002.) The...

AFSC Internship and Volunteer Opportunities


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Internship and Volunteer Opportunities at the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) The International Programs unit of the AFSC is seeking people who are interested in learning about the lives of...

Volunteer Readers Needed at CHOP


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The Reach Out and Read? (ROR) program, a national pediatric literacy program that occurs at the four Primary Care Centers of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, strives to promote an early...

KWRU New Freedom Bus Tour


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New Freedom Bus Tour Economic Human Rights For All November 10-December 10, 2002 The Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign represents individuals and families that are fighting every day...

UN Day 2002 ISO Facilitators


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UN Day 2002 is in the final stages of preparation. Having a clearer picture of the student enrollment, it’s time to look for facilitators. UN Day 2002 is Thursday, October 24th. Approximately...

After School Program Volunteers Needed


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The Women’s Association for Women’s Alternatives is looking for volunteers to help with their new after school program. The After School Incentive Activities program () is an intensive...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Youth Summit


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THE NATIONAL YOUTH SUMMIT Washington, , June 26th-28th, 2002 FOR YOUTH… BY YOUTH… WITH YOUTH… Tommy G. Thompson, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, and...

Grassroots Use of the Internet


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[Preregistration for this event is now open. Please see the exerpt below from the OCtech email digest. Also, if you run an email list and you can include notice of this event, we’d greatly...

Service-Learning: What, Why and How in Physical Therapy Education


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[CCPH] The American Physical Therapy Association and Community-Campus Partnerships for Health are cosponsoring the workshop, Service-Learning: What, Why and How in Physical Therapy Education Friday...

SERVICE-LEARNING IN WOMEN’S STUDIES


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SERVICE-LEARNING IN WOMEN’S STUDIES October 18-19, 2002 Carondelet Center St. Paul, Minnesota Co-sponsored by: Minnesota Campus Compact The American Association for Higher Education Campus...

Creating Successful Service-Learning Programs for Adult Learners


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The “Creating Successful Service-Learning Programs for Adult Learners,” study tour, Council for Adult and Experiential Learning, will be held at the Brevard Community College, in...

Democracy Summer 2002


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[Democracy Dispatches] June 25-July 2: Democracy Summer 2002 The Democracy Action Project hosts its second Democracy Summer, a weeklong electoral reform and voting rights training institute primarily...

Grant Opportunities

Telecommunications Partnership Awards


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[RFP Bulletin] Partners in Education, SBC Foundation Invite Entries for Telecommunications Partnership Awards Deadline: June 17, 2002 The SBC Foundation, the philanthropic arm of SBC Communications...

Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program


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Topic: Notice Inviting Applications for Grants for the Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2002 Primary Sponsor: Department of Education The Underground...

Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative


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Program Name: Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative Closing Date: June 21, 2002 Program Description: Under this program, the Departments of Education (ED), Health and Human Services (HHS), and...

Community-Based In-Home Asthma Environmental Education and Management


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Title: Community-Based In-Home Asthma Environmental Education and Management Sponsor: United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Deadline Note: Interested parties must submit a letter of...

One-Stop Delivery System Grant


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[PACDC Newsletter] The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) A $500,000 grant to increase and expand the number of faith-based and community-based organizations serving as committed and active...

African American Success Foundation


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Topic: Lydia Donaldson Tutt-Jones Memorial Award Primary Sponsor: African American Success Foundation The African American Success Foundation provides one grant of $1, to support research being...

Miscellaneous

Students to work election day polls


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[Democracy Dispatches] Students May Be One Solution to Poll Worker Shortage Although it is easy to overlook their importance amidst election reform debates about voting machines, hanging chads, and...


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