The week of

July 19, 2002

Other Local Events and Workshops

Database Basics – Brown Bag Lunch

[CTCNet Philadelphia] Rick Nicholson writes: I’m pleased to announce that the Teaming For Technology program of the United Way of Southeastern PA has asked me to continue the series of Brown...

Operation Safe Streets evening rallies

[Neighbors Online] The City is sponsoring Operation Safe Streets evening rallies in neighborhoods throughout the City. The times are between 5:00-7:00 PM. Mayor Street will participate for 45 minutes...

New Resources

New Report: Impact of community organizing on school reform

The final reports of the Indicator Project to identify indicators of impact and describe the role of community organizing for school reform are out and available to look at or download (or to ask to...

New Book: Community Reinvestment Act’s 25th Anniversary

[community development banking] Kenneth Thomas, , a finance lecturer at the Wharton School, and author of “Community Reinvestment Performance” has released his latest publication, which...

Report Measures Impact of Faith-Based Giving and Volunteering

[Philanthropy News Digest] New Independent Sector Report Measures Impact of Faith-Based Giving and Volunteering According to a new report from Independent Sector( ) and the National Council of...

June 2002 issue of the journal Health Education and Behavior

[CCPH] The June 2002 issue of the journal Health Education and Behavior contains a series of articles on community-based participatory research (see abstracts below). Congratulations to authors...

New Paper: survey of community development finance

[community development banking] Maleny Credit Union in Australia has undertaken a survey of CDFI activity world wide, published as “Inspiration from Abroad, Making money work for...

New Website: Partners for Livable Communities

New Website: Partners for Livable Communities PARTNERS FOR LIVABLE COMMUNITIES is a non-profit organization committed to improving community well-being through economic development, social equity,...

New Report Concludes Federal Programs Critical to Bring a Nation Online

New Report Concludes Federal Programs Critical to Bringing A Nation Online Data Show Many Americans Still on Wrong Side of Technology Divide Read the report: Washington, — Today, the...

New Website: Stimulating Math Education Outside the Classroom

STIMULATING MATH EDUCATION OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM Figure This! provides free real-world math resources in English and Spanish for middle school aged students and their parents. Developed by math...

Miscellaneous

Improving Community Links to Teachers and Schools

IMPROVING COMMUNITY LINKS TO TEACHERS & SCHOOLS Parents and students don’t have ties to their schools and teachers say they aren’t getting the respect they deserve, according to a...

Wanted: CBO reactions to participatory research

[ed note: This is regarding research-based partnerships.] From: " Hill" Barbara Ferman and I have been offered the opportunity to write an article for the Journal of Urban Affairs about...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director, Bryn Mawr College Community Service Office

Director, Bryn Mawr College Community Service Office OVERVIEW The Director of Community Service at Bryn Mawr College provides overall leadership, energy, and inspiration in the development,...

Grant Opportunities

Volunteers in Health Care grants

[CCPH] Dear CCPH members, Volunteers in Health Care Deadline for Letter of Intent – August 9, 2002 Deadline for Proposal – September 13, 2002 “Linking Medical and Dental Communities...

SAMHSA award established for school-based program

[CCPH] The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has established an award to acknowledge the work of an outstanding school-based program that advances mental health...

RFP for Poverty Research Centers

[CCPH] Agency: The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation ASPE), HHS. Action: Announcement of the availability of funds and request for applications for a cooperative agreement...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Training Course: ‘How to Turn a Place Around’

[Comm-Org] From: “Harriet Festing” CREATING PLACES, BUILDING COMMUNITY…. Hi everyone, Just to let you know that we still have some places available for this popular training course...


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