The week of

September 27, 2002

Other Local Events and Workshops

PSAT/SAT Workshop

The Philadelphia Chapter of TWigs, Incorporated is hosting a PSAT/SAT Workshop on Saturday, October 19, 2002 at Martin Luther King High School Stenton Avenue and Haines Street in Philadelphia, PA....

GirlSMART Fall Program Series

GirlSMART is a fun and interactive family skill-building program for girls ages 10 to 14 and their was developed by BIG SISTERS of Philadelphia, Inc., soon to become, Girls Incorporated of Greater...

La Salle Nonprofit Center workshops

[From the DelValProgCalendar] All of the following workshops are sponsored by the La Salle University Nonprofit Center. For more info, or to register, call 215-951-1710. Workshop: “Delaware...

ADULT EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES WITH LUTHERAN CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES

Do you know someone who needs to learn English as a second language (ESL), learn to read and write, or prepare for the PA driver’s license test? Lutheran Children and Family Service has...

Annual Conference on Hunger and Homelessness — in Philly!

The 15th Annual Conference of the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA October 25 – 27. 2002 The National Student Campaign...

New Resources

New Paper: Higher Ed Engages with Community

[From the COMM-ORG Newsletter] We have had a number of discussions regarding how higher education folks and community organizing folks may or may not be able to work together. Here is a paper that...

New Syllabi from COMM-ORG

I am very pleased to announce the availability of one updated and two new syllabi on COMM-ORG, linked from Peter Dreier, “Community Organizing and Leadership Community Internship”...

New Paper: CRA

[From the COMM-ORG Newsletter] Those of you working on CRA issues may find this of interest. From: “Doug Hess” The Levy Economics Institute has a new paper out on the CRA. “Optimal...

New Issue: Shelterforce Magazine

[COMM-ORG] In the current issue of Shelterforce (), Miriam Axel-Lute examines how a new generation of activists is rediscovering and employing direct action on behalf of affordable housing –...

New Website: Foundation Guide from HUD-OUP

The Office of University Partnerships, founded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development in 1994, is designed “to encourage and expand the efforts of higher education that are...

Miscellaneous

Computer Give-Aways!

The Harmonious Volunteer Center is providing Free Computers, Monitors, Printers to Nonprofits, Community Based Organizations, and Day Care Centers. The Free Give Away Days are: Thursday, October 3rd;...

Afghan Children School Supplies Campaign

The Academy for Educational Development, one of the world’s foremost international development organizations, is mounting a campaign to raise $2 million to provide 200,000 BluePacks, backpacks...

Calling all students interested in social justice!!!

Fair Trade Student Organizer Training Oxfam America is seeking motivated college students to participate in a free 3? day Fair Trade Student Organizer Training program. The program will train...

"Rush to Recycle" Challenge

The "Rush to Recycle" Challenge pits colleges and universities across the Commonwealth that are members of in the Pennsylvania Consortium for Interdisciplinary Environmental Policy (PCIEP)...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Fellowship in Nonprofit Law

Applications Invited for Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship in Nonprofit Law Deadline: December 6, 2002 Administered by the National Center on Philanthropy and the Law () at New York University...

Grant Opportunities

Financial Literacy Grants Program

[From the Foundation Center] J. P. Morgan Chase Foundation Invites Applications for Financial Literacy Grants Program – Deadline: October 21, 2002 The J. P. Morgan Chase Foundation is dedicated...

PSLA Mini-Grants

The Pennsylvania Service-Learning Alliance is pleased to announce that the 2002 Special Education Mini-Grant Application Packet has been posted for downloading on the PSLA website at the following...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Conference: Great Markets, Great Cities

‘Great Markets, Great Cities’ – the 5th International conference of the Public Market Collaborative at Project for Public Spaces – will highlight the role of public markets in...

Student Conference: Community Investment at Colleges and Universities (FREE!)

Do you want your school to invest its endowment responsibly and respond to pressing social problems? Are you already working on a socially responsible investment campaign at your campus? Have you...

HUD/Buffalo Area to Host faith-Based Sponsored Housing Workshop

The Department of Housing and Urban Development Buffalo Area Office invites you to a one day workshop to discuss program resources and approaches for faith-based sponsored housing and economic...

Loyola U./Chicago Hosts Presentation on Sweatshop Abuses

On Friday, Oct. 4, Loyola University Chicago will host the nationwide tour of the Campaign for the Abolition of Child Labor and Sweatshop Abuses. The Bangladeshi Workers Tour is organized by LUC alum...

SCALE’s Read. Write. Act. Conference

The Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education presents… SCALE’s Read. Write. Act. Conference October 24-26, 2002 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill SCALE’s annual...

Partnerships Classifieds

Fall Internship with Bread and Roses

The Barbara Smith Community School is looking for a student volunteer intern for the fall. This internship position will be a great opportunity to: -Become familiar with the work of one of...


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