The week of

July 12, 2002

Other Local Events and Workshops

College Access Program’s College Fair

This is a reminder to attend the College Access Program’s College Fair to be held at Community College of Philadelphia’s Winnet Building (on 17th Street south of Spring Garden Street)....

Environmental Investing and Lending Panel

[community development banking] Subject: Virtual Learning Center Special – Environmental Investing and Lending Panel,Wednesday, July 24th A growing number of Community Development Finance...

1st Pennsylvania Sewage Sludge Forum

Join Us For the 1st Pennsylvania Sewage Sludge Forum ?Protecting Pennsylvania Communities From Land Applied Sewage Sludge? The Clarion Hotel and Convention Center Carlisle, Pennsylvania Saturday,...

Supportive Older Women’s Network (SOWN) Support Groups

Do you know Adults 60 and Over Who Are Raising Children 18 and Under? Supportive Older women’s Network (SOWN) is offering and developing Support Groups for Seniors, both men and women, over 60...

PhillyBlocks Town Meeting

[Neighbors-Online] The Institute for the Study of Civic Values will be conducing a PhillyBlocks Town Meeting on Thursday, August 8th, the Friends Meeting House at 3rd & Arch (not the Friends...

New Resources

New Website: Center for Civic Partnerships

[] Center for Civic Partnerships (Sacremento, California) Publications include: – Community-Based Systems Change – The Sustainability Toolkit – YTOT Guide – “Cities as...

New COMM-ORG Paper: “Organizing for Change: Stories of Success”

[Comm-Org] Organizing for Change: Stories of Success by Judy Hertz You can find the paper linked from the COMM-ORG “Papers” page: or directly at: Here is Judy’s introduction to...

Resources from the CTCNet conference

Experts in their fields gave presentations at the CTCNet conference in Austin June 14-16. Many materials from the conference, including PowerPoint presentations, handouts, and attendees’ notes,...

New Paper: Creating Sustainable Service-Learning Programs

[National Service Learning listserv] Creating Sustainable Service-Learning Programs: A Role for Student Organizations ABSTRACT This paper examines the role of student organizations in implementing...

New Website: Coverage of Barcelona AIDS Conference

[Comm-Org] , in conjunction with , is making available special coverage of the largest and most comprehensive international AIDS meeting in two years, the XIV International AIDS Conference, taking...

New Reports: Digital Divide

[George Lucas Educational Foundation Newsblast] New Research Summary: Reports on the Digital Divide Four recent reports explore the nation’s successes in bridging the Digital Divide as well as...

Miscellaneous

Community College certificate program

Community College has a 32 credit certificate program for people interested in careers working in the fields of youth development, recreation, child welfare, juvenile justice and mental health. For...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Job Opportunity: OPEN Society Executive Director

Fund for an OPEN Society (OPEN) is seeking an Executive Director to provide dynamic staff leadership for a revitalized vision and new strategic goals. This is an extraordinary opportunity to shape...

Job Opportunity: Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition Director

Job Opening: Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition Director, Community and Economic Development June 27, 2001 GPUAC is a non-profit organization that brings together business and community...

Grant Opportunities

American Music Education Initiative

[RFP Bulletin] National Music Foundation Invites Applications for American Music Education Initiative Deadline: September 16, 2002 The American Music Education Initiative of the National Music...

Corning Foundation Grants

[digital connections] Corning Foundation Grants (PEN Weekly Newsblast) The Corning Inc. Foundation, established in 1952, develops and administers projects in support of educational, cultural, and...

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Grant

[RFP Bulletin] Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Invites Applications for National Grant Competition Deadline: September 6, 2002 The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy has...

“Teaching Tolerance” Grants

[Public Education Network] “Teaching Tolerance” Grants of up to $2,000 are available to K-12 teachers from the Teaching Tolerance project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, a nonprofit...

Help Us Help Foundation Offers Tech Grants to Schools

*** Help Us Help Foundation Offers Tech Grants to Schools and Youth Organizations *** With support from the Oracle Corporation, the nonprofit Help Us Help Foundation () assists K-12 public schools...

The Office on Minority Health grants

The Office on Minority Health has published 4 new competitive grant announcements in the Federal Register. The deadline is July 25, 2002. Grant announcements are titled: Health Disparities in...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Neighborhood Networks Week 2002

[Comm-Org] From: “NeighborhoodNetworksCommunications” Neighborhood Networks Week 2002 August 11-18, 2002 Delivering Technology Access to America’s Communities HUD’s...


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