The week of

September 13, 2002

Other Local Events and Workshops

New Course: Literature of Social Change

[Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Tuesday, 9/17 6:15-9:15 Comey Institute: “The Literature of Social Change” (course lasts until 11/12) Post Hall Rm. 120, St. Joseph’s...

Community-Building Workshop

[Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Tuesday, 9/24 9:00-4:30 Workshop: “Building Inclusive Communities” (continues through 9/26) Community College of Philadelphia, 1700 Spring Garden...

The Free Air Time Forum

[Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Tuesday, 9/17 5:00-7:00 The Free Air Time Forum Conversation Hall, City Hall, Broad & Market Sts., Philadelphia, PA Dinner provided IF you RSVP. Call...

Reasons To Stay Summit II

[Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Thursday, 9/19 7:00 Reasons To Stay Summit II Arch St. Meetinghouse, 4th & Arch Sts., Philadelphia, PA Neighborhood groups working to keep people in the...

Lunch with Tim Potts of School Reform Network

[Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Friday, 9/20 12:00-1:30 Lunch with Tim Potts, Director of School Reform Network Update on School Funding Reform Campaign CWA Local 13000 Union Hall, 2124 Race...

Film Viewing at White Dog

[Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Sunday, 9/22 6:30 Sunday Night Film Series: “Another World is Possible” (re: World Social Forum) White Dog Cafe, 3420 Sansom St., Philadelphia, PA...

The Earth Charter Community Summits

“The Declaration of Interdependence” — Earth Charter Community Summits 09/28/02 – Saturday, 8am to 6:30 pm University of Pennsylvania – Irvine Auditorium Paul Hawken,...

Fundraising Seminar with CRF

Center for Responsible Funding Hosts Fundraising Seminar Contact: Tiffany King (215) 925-6140 tking@ Center for Responsible Funding (CRF) Brings Internationally Known Fundraiser Kim Klein to...

New Resources

New Book: public disclosure

[Comm-Org] This new book might be of interest to groups who do work on public disclosure issues (, redlining, toxics, etc.): Democracy by Disclosure: The Rise of Technopopulism by Mary Graham...

New Resource: Housing Matters Voters Guides

The PA Low Income Housing Coalition, in partnership with Project HOME, has recently released the 2002 Housing Matters Voting Guide. This non-partisan publication compares gubernatorial candidates...

Miscellaneous

Workshop Proposal Reviewers for NYLC Conference

Calling all Prospective Workshop Proposal Reviewers for the National Service-Learning Conference! On April 23-26, 2003, more than 3,500 service-learning practitioners will convene in Minneapolis,...

Education For Health Journal Seeks Book Reviewers

[CCPH] If any of you would be interested or could suggest a suitable volunteer to became a book reviewer for the international journal Education for Health, please respond with name and email address...

AHRQ wants comments on CPBR

[CCPH] The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is continuing to seek input from its user-groups and stakeholders on its implementation of Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) to meet...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

BEHAVIOR CHANGE SPECIALIST

Drexel University seeks an individual with proven expertise in behavior change, preferably smoking cessation, to assume responsibility for the University’s new initiative in smoking cessation...

Bi-lingual case manager position

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT CASE MANAGER Bi-lingual English and One or More Asian Languages Provide case management services to clients served by city-funded family center in North Philadelphia. Case...

Students!!! Intern with Spiral Q Puppet Theatre!

Off Campus Work-Study Position Available Development INTERN with the Spiral Q Puppet Theater To start immediately DUTIES: Grant assembly and assistance Grant writing and editing New grant research...

Positions with NPowerPA

We are starting the hiring process for NPowerPA. The positions we will be filling in the coming months are: Director of Consulting Services Director of Training and Resources Administrative...

Community Development Intern

Community Development Intern – Philadelphia Association of CDCs The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC), an association of 85 community development...

Grant Opportunities

Grants: Promoting Development of Children and Youth

[CCPH] Proposals for grants from the William Penn Foundation to promote the full development of children and youths to become capable adults and productive citizens are being accepted. Proposals may...

Youth Development Prize

[RFP Bulletin] Board on Children, Youth, and Families Seeks Nominations for William T. Grant Foundation Youth Development Prize Deadline: October 1, 2002 The Board on Children, Youth, and Families, a...

Grants to young AIDS Activists

[RFP Bulletin] Young AIDS Activists Invited to Apply for Lisa Lopes Scholarship Deadline: October 15, 2002 MTV’s Fight for Your Rights: Protect Yourself program, in partnership with LIFEbeat...

Service Learning Grants

Do you need extra money to start a service-learning project? Thanks to a generous grant from The Maurice R. Robinson Fund of New York City, Constitutional Rights Foundation gives grants of $100 to...

PA Campus Compact Course/Project Grants

Pennsylvania Campus Compact is pleased to announce the availability of funds for the 2002-2003 academic year. The Corporation for National and Community Service makes these funds available. Funds are...

Small Grants for Progressive Organizers

GRANT PROGRAM: SMALL, TIMELY GRANTS FOR PROGRESSIVE ORGANIZING FROM RESIST INC. Since our founding in 1967, Resist has given more than 5,000 small, timely grants and loans to groups and organizations...

Resources for Women Activists

Third Wave Foundation Offers Support to Young Women Activists and Their Organizations Deadline: 10/1 and 4/1, annually. The Third Wave Foundation provides resources through a variety of programs to...

Grants to Support Mental Health Services

$1 Million Available to Fund Mental Health Prevention and Early Intervention Services Deadline: 10/22/2002 The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is announcing the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese Conference

A summit for Spanish and Portuguese Educators and Service-Learning professionals…October 10-12, 2002 Join us as we discuss: Practical tips for establishing successful service-learning programs;...

Media Arts and Culture Conference

“Pull Focus Pushing Forward: Media Arts Connecting Culture and Community,” National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture Conference, Seattle, Wash. October 2-5. 2002. E-mail: Janet Barry,...

Move Into Action Conference

[Arts in the Public Interest] “Move Into Action,” second annual conference in “Breaking Down The Walls: Reaching Youth At Risk Through The Arts” series, Rutgers Univ.,...

World Food Day Teleconference

October 16, 2002 The 19th Annual World Food Day Teleconference. For more information, check out the Center for Improving Minority Health website at or call (434)...

Partnerships Classifieds

Saturday School at Lea

Dear tutors, prospective tutors, or other interested community adults!! The successful Saturday morning reading tutorial at Lea will start up again on Saturday the 21st of September under Mike...


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