The week of

August 30, 2002

Other Local Events and Workshops

Roxborough High School Service Learning Fair


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Wanted: Service Placements for High School Seniors Roxborough High School is holding a service learning fair on Wednesday, October 9th, 10:30 AM – 1 PM. Each student must complete 20 hours of...

Philadelphia College Festival!


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MERCHANTS: GET IN ON THE PHILADELPHIA COLLEGE FESTIVAL! September 21-28, 2002 An unforgettable week of student-oriented events and promotions throughout the region, the Philadelphia College Festival...

09/11 Event with Citizen Academy


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September 11, 2002: Transforming Grief and Compassion into Healing and Action, which Philadelphia Cares is presenting in partnership with The Philadelphia Foundation. We will be offering 4 workshops...

Justice Talking


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Monday, 9/9 4:30 Justice Talking: “Race, Justice & Jury Selection” Wistar Institute, 36th & Spruce Sts., Philadelphia, PA 7:30 Justice Talking: “Limited Liberty Post...

Meeting of Delaware Valley Working Consultation on Poverty


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[Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Wednesday, 9/18 7:00 Planning Meeting for Delaware Valley Working Consultation on Poverty Frankford Group Ministry, 4620 Griscom St., Philadelphia, PA For...

Institute on Service-Learning


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As part of the Civic Leadership Program, funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service, Learn and Serve Higher Education, Pennsylvania Campus Compact will host an Institute on...

College Prep Round Table Meeting


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The College Prep Round Table meeting on September 19th will be at the Northwest Regional Center of Community College of Philadelphia. The campus is located at 13th Street and Godfrey Avenue. For...

New Resources

New Books: issues of community interest


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[Comm-Org] Built to Last, By Robert O. Zdenek and Carol Steinbach It’s tougher than ever to lead a CDC. But mastering three management areas can help you do more for your community. Making a...

New Search Engine: National Service Research Center


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The National Service Resource Center would like to announce a new Website feature: Advanced Search. Use our Advanced Search form – – to search the entire NSRC site, or just the Sample...

New Fact Sheet: Latino Computer and Internet Use


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The Latino Issues Forum developed the following fact sheet to look at the Key Demographic Factors in Computer and Internet Use for the Latino population. According to their report, in 2001, only 40%...

New Website: KnowledgePlex


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Check it out! ! This website is sponsored by the Fannie Mae Foundation, with a specialized focus on Housing and Community Economic Development. You can sign-up to get email updates, and also...

New Resource: Advocates’ Guide to Houisng and Community Development


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[LISC e-newsletter] Advocates’ Guide updated. The National Low Income Housing Coalition’s (NLIHC) Advocates’ Guide to Housing and Community Development Policy for those seeking to...

New Resource: Center for Community Change Report


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[LISC e-newsletter] A new report defines housing trust funds and describes national models. The Center for Community Change’s Housing Trust Fund Progress Report 2002 can be obtained by calling...

New Study: Youth and Violence


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[Public Education Network Newsblast] YOUTH AND VIOLENCE: STUDENTS SPEAK OUT FOR A MORE CIVIL SOCIETY Young people describe teasing that goes beyond being playful, put-downs, and cruel gossip as very...

New Handbook: Community Schools


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COMMUNITY SCHOOLS: A HANDBOOK FOR STATE POLICY LEADERS At a time when choice and testing dominate the education agenda, there is an increased need to apply some common sense and consider the critical...

New Toolkit for Learners


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ADVOCACY TOOLKIT: ENSURING THE SUCCESS OF ALL LEARNERS The time for advocacy on behalf of students is now. And the voice needed is yours. You may already be involved in efforts to change policies,...

New Surveys: Young People and Government


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A recent survey conducted by the Gallup Organization shows that college students believe there will be a shift toward careers that benefit the public interest and that their generation will be the...

Article: Coalition Promoting Community-Service


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[Chronicle of Higher Education] Thursday, August 22, 2002 Higher-Education Groups Form Coalition to Promote Community-Service Activities By RICHARD MORGAN A coalition of higher-education associations...

Partnerships Classifieds

Food Stamp Enrollment Program


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Hungry people are falling through the safety net – but you can help! The Food Stamp Program is our nation’s number one defense against hunger-our food and nutrition safety net. Through...

AmeriCorps/Fringe Festival Volunteer Opportunity


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We are trying to duplicate the success AmeriCorps recruitment had with the Fringe Festival in NYC this last week. We are looking for volunteers to assist with the Philly Fringe Festival, wear their...

United Negro College Fund Volunteer Opportunities


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The Philadelphia office of United Negro College Fund (UNCF) in addition to setting an ambitious scholarship fundraising campaign is seeking to reestablish UNCF’s visibility in the Philadelphia...

Grant Opportunities

Braitmayer Foundation: K-12 Education


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[Public Education Network] The Braitmayer Foundation supports organizations and programs from across the that enhance the education of K-12 children. The Foundation is particularly interested in...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Job Opportunities for Students — Time Out, Temple University


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On behalf of the Time Out Respite Program of The Center for Intergenerational Learning (CIL) at Temple University, I would like to announce a special opportunity for your students! Through the Time...

Looking for an Organic Farmer


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[Farm to City newsletter] ORGANIC FARMER WANTED Although Philadelphia, Ambler, and Swarthmore may not be the best place to look for farmers, you never know. . . Township offering 3 acres readily...

Miscellaneous

Community Campus Partnerships for Health Award


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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS RELEASED for 2nd ANNUAL CCPH AWARD! The Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Award recognizes exemplary partnerships between communities and higher educational institutions...

Philly Car Share


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PhillyCarShare is now forming a member-based non-profit organization to bring neighborhood car sharing to Philadelphia. Car sharing is similar to a rental agency, in which members reserve cars by the...


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