The week of

August 2, 2002

Other Local Events and Workshops

Housing: The Epicenter for Sustainable Communities

[PACDC] Housing: The Epicenter for Sustainable Communities National Organization of African Americans in Housing (NOAAH) September 15, 2002 The Philadelphia Marriot Hotel The National Organization of...

New Resources

New Website: County poverty data

[comm-org] From: “Doug Hess” This link leads to a new, rather long, webpage with data on poverty levels in each county in the US and PR….all 72,000+ of them. Might be usefull for...

New Paper: Membership and Tactics Readings

[Comm-Org] The current issue of Grassroots Fundraising Journal() has an interesting article on building membership programs. Revitalizing Your Membership Program: Why Do You Need Members- and Why Do...

New Report on Communicating Health Strategies

NEW IOM REPORT ON COMMUNICATING HEALTH STRATEGIES Assessing Health Communication Strategies for Diverse Populations (July 8) Communication interventions intended to affect health behavior are an...

New Website: Digital Divide Links and Resources

[digital connections] For a list of links and resources to help bridge the Digital Divide, take a moment to visit Hopefully these links will be helpful to...

New Cross-Age Tutoring Resources

[K-12 Service Learning listserv] The following links from the ETR website are guides for teachers and students for establishing tutoring programs. Both documents are available in PDF format, and...

The 2002 edition of Anti-Predatory Lending Toolkit

[LISC E-newsletter] The 2002 edition of Anti-Predatory Lending Toolkit, created by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, is aimed at helping community groups, financial institutions, and...

New Report: Lessons Learned From the HUD COPCs

[National Service Learning listserv] In 1994, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) launched the Community Outreach Partnership Center (COPC) program to foster and support...

New Publication on State Youth Policy

For those who are interested in state-level youth policy, the Forum for Youth Investment recently released a new publication on the topic. While all states have put in place scores of youth polices,...

No Subject Left Behind Guide

NO SUBJECT LEFT BEHIND No Subject Left Behind is a user-friendly guide to the 2001 federal education act, No Child Left Behind. Americans for the Arts, along with a dozen national arts service...

New Report: The Message of Middle School Reform

[Public Education Network Newsblast] THE MESSAGE OF MIDDLE SCHOOL REFORM “Shooting for the Sun,” a new collection of Hayes Mizell’s speeches and essays on improving student success...

Miscellaneous

Idealist Updates for 07/16/2002

idealist@ wrote: Speakers Bureau Student Environmental Action Coalition Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States Manual English Resource Materials Student Environmental Action Coalition...

Coalition announces

[National CBO Service-Learning list] The Leadership Council of the CHARACTER COUNTS! Coalition is recommending that educational and youth-serving organizations commemorate the first anniversary of...

New Journal: Theory and Research in Education

[CCPH] NEW JOURNAL ON THEORY AND RESEARCH IN EDUCATION Sage is delighted to announce the forthcoming publication of Theory and Research in Education. Formerly known as The School Field, Theory and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Coordinator, White-Williams Scholars

White-Williams Scholars Program Coordinator Job Description White-Williams Scholars is a non-for-profit organization that administers two programs: (1) White-Williams Scholars? mission is to support...

Administrative Assistant, White-Williams Scholars

Hours: 12 month part-time (30 hours per week- ideally 9:00 ) Reports to: Program and Development Associate Supervises: Student Workers and Volunteers WWS: 50% time Ellis: 50% time 70% program, 15%...

Watershed/Program Coordinator, Delaware Valley Earth Force

Watershed/Program Coordinator DVEF provides young people and their educators the leadership skills, resources and knowledge to improve the environment and quality of life in their communities through...

Program Development Coordinators, Center for Youth Development

The Center for Youth Development (CYD) is once again looking to fill positions. For background information, you may or may not be aware that the former "After School Initiative" funded by...

Grant Opportunities

Funding Available for Research and Social Action Projects

Funding Available for Research and Social Action Projects The Sociological Initiatives Foundation provides grants of $5,000 to $15,000 to support research and social action projects. Areas of...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Second International Service-Learning Research Conference seeks discussants

[National Service-Learning Listserv] Peer reviews are in, acceptances have been sent and the program for the Second International Service-Learning Research Conference to be held at Loew’s...

Partnerships Classifieds

Friends of Barkan Park Summer Spruce-up

Friends of Barkan Park Summer Spruce-up Saturday August 3, 2002 11 am 50th and Spruce Streets We need your help to get our park ?spruced up? for the bus tour of other park groups that will be...


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