The week of

October 4, 2002

Other Local Events and Workshops

Restoration of Urban/Suburban Green Space

[From the PACDC Newsletter] The Restoration of Urban/Suburban Green Space – A Practical and Philosophical Approach — The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education November 21, 2002...

United for a Fair Economy Workshops

[Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar” Tuesday, 10/8 7:00-9:15 Workshop: “The Growing Divide: The Economy in the 21st Century” Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church, 7101 Germantown Ave.,...

Pancake Breakfast Benefits With Young Leaders of the KWRU

6 Children to speak on their recent arrests Pancake Breakfast Benefits With Young Leaders of the KWRU Saturday October 12th 9am-12noon 1319 Locust (1199C) tickets: $25 ($10 low income/student) Ticket...

Community Forum on Free and Low-Cost Health Insurance

Community leaders! Social workers! Clergy! Block captains! Legislative staff! Community Forum on Free and Low-Cost Health Insurance Many Philadelphians are living without the peace of mind that...

Citizen Academy series: Focus on Education: Be Involved. Be Infomed. Be the Solution!

Focus on Education: Be Involved. Be Infomed. Be the Solution! Wednesdays October 9, 16, 23 and 30th, 6:00-8:30pm If you’ve ever volunteered at a school, you may have some questions… Why...

Bryn Mawr Social Work “Advocates Forum”

Dear Advocates: As part of the new Policy Practice and Advocacy track in our Masters of Social Service degree program, we here at Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research...

New Resources

New Web Resource: TechRocks

[From Digital Connections Website Resources Newsletter] “Technology is more than hardware and software, it’s a state of being. A fun state of being. It’s about helping you make a...

New Issue: Tutor Newsletter

The new school year is underway and across the country tutors are working with small groups of students in school and out-of-school settings. If you are interested in learning about some of the...

New Book: Anti-Highway Organizing

[Comm-Org] From: Stacy Zellmann OUR WAY OR THE HIGHWAY: Inside the Minnehaha Free State Mary Losure University of Minnesota Press | 200 pages | 31 halftones, 2 maps | 2002 ISBN 0-8166-3905-1 |...

New Website: Rethinking Schools

Leon Lynn from Rethinking Schools here. We’re proud to announce that our completely redesigned website is up and running! The web address is the same: You’ll find the new site easier on...

New Program: YouthWeb/Community Technology Fall Classes

YOUTHWEB IS RECRUITING YOUTH IN GRADES 9-12. The Fall Classes will begin on October 28, 2002. Accepting Applications now until the DEADLINE which is October 21. YouthWeb/Community Technology Program...

Miscellaneous

Call for Papers: "Social Capital and Community"

[Comm-Org] From: ROBERT SILVERMAN This is a 12th hour call for papers for a special issue of the International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy IJSSP that I am editing. I have room for an...

Call for Papers: AEQ on Service Learning

Academic Exchange Quarterly, a journal dedicated to effective teaching and learning, is accepting submissions for a service-learning edition. The journal’s submission process is largely...

Grant Opportunities

Improving the Health, Education, and Well-Being of Young People Through Coordinated School Health Programs

[CCPH] The funding announcement below is open to applicants from state and local education agencies – proposals are due 11/1. Improving the Health, Education, and Well-Being of Young People...

Information Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)

Information Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) ITEST is designed to increase the opportunities for students and teachers to learn about, experience, and use information...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Home Ownership Summit 2002

[LISC e-newsletter] >> Home Ownership Summit 2002: Federal Resources, Local Strategies will be Nov. 21-22 in Washington, The Summit will provide a forum for policy makers and practitioners to...

Seminar on CDCs and Brownfields Redevelopment

Seminar on CDCs and Brownfields Redevelopment Lincoln Institute January 26, 2003 Lincoln Insitute, Cambridge, MA This course will revolve around case studies and will include experienced CDCs from...

CONNECTING SCHOOL REFORM & SOCIAL JUSTICE

CONNECTING SCHOOL REFORM & SOCIAL JUSTICE Taylor Branch, a national authority on the civil rights movement, will deliver the closing keynote address at Public Education Network’s 2002...


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