The week of

October 10, 2002

Other Local Events and Workshops

ESL, ABE, GED at the YMCA!!


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The Central Branch of the YMCA, 1425 Arch Street, is once again offering ESL (English As a Second Language) classes, ABE (Adult Basic Education) and GED classes. The classes are free for ages 18 and...

Welcoming Diversity workshops


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WELCOMING DIVERSITY 1-DAY WORKSHOPS Center City Philadelphia or Rutgers U Camden 215-922-0744 contact Lisa: lisasanter@ We’ll share stories & learn skills to interrupt oppression....

Book Signing with Michael Gecan – “Going Public”


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Philadelphia Interfaith Action invites you to a Talk and Book Signing By Michael Gecan Author of “Going Public” A Brooklyn neighborhood once called “the beginning of the end of...

Meet with Paul Vallas


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You are invited to attend a community meeting with Mr. Paul Vallas, CEO of the School District of Philadelphia on Wednesday, October 16th from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at St. Christopher’s Hospital for...

Get Certified for Microsoft Office Systems!


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[From the CTCNet listserv] The YMCA of Central Philadelphia is currently taking enrollments for Introduction and Intermediate Microsoft Office as well as A+ certfication trainings. All classes are...

Hunger Banquet to Benefit Homeless Engagement Center


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National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is designed to raise awareness and action on the problems of hunger and homelessness both locally, nationally and internationally. This year Project...

“GIVE A SMILE” TO Area Adults and Youth!


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Parents, grandparents, relatives, guardians and social workers: Mark the Date: Saturday, October 26, 2002 from 9AM-1PM . AT TEMPLE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY LOBBY –Old entrance near Broad...

Celebrate the Environment and Clean Water!


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YOU ARE INVITED TO THE JOHN HEINZ NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE AT TINICUM – Come Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week and the 30th Anniversary of our Nation’s Clean Water Act at the Fish...

The Future of Public Education in Philadelphia


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You are invited to participate in a public conversation about The Future of Public Education in Philadelphia – Philadelphia’s public schools are embarking on a reform effort of historic...

New Resources

Housing Trust Fund Progress Report 2002


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[LISC e-newsletter] >> Housing Trust Fund Progress Report 2002 defines housing trust funds and describes some of the funds in the country. This new report by the Center for Community Change is free...

Giving Back-A Community Service-Learning Manual for Youth Courts


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Youth courts are among the fastest-growing crime intervention programs in the nation. Also known as teen courts or peer juries, youth courts involve young participants in sentencing their peers for...

New Website: National Society for the Study of Education


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We are happy to let you know that the National Society for the Study of Education is online!! Now you can search for topics and authors with our online listing of over 100 years of NSSE yearbooks and...

Campus Compact Consulting Corps


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Campus Compact is pleased to announce the addition of five new members to the Campus Compact/AAHE Consulting Corps. The new members are Dr. Donna Duffy, Middlesex Community College; Dr. Nick...

New Booklet: Service-Learning


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“SERVICE-LEARNING – STUDENT’S GUIDE & JOURNAL” By Robert Schoenfeld Tel: 206-722-1988 or Fax: 206-721-3200 Email: Info@ o Website: Taking Service Learning to a Higher...

New Research: Out-of-School Time


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The Haverford Family Research Project has published two more research briefs in their “Issues and Opportunities in Out-of-School Time Evaluation” series. The two briefs are:...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

COOL Conference!


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The 2003 National COOL Conference will be held March 13-15 in Cleveland, Ohio hosted by Cleveland State University. Mark your calendars now and plan on attending the largest gathering of activist...

White House Faith-Based and Community Initiatives Regional Conference


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White House Faith-Based and Community Initiatives Regional Conference December 12, 2002 Philadelphia , PA Due to the overwhelming response, registrations will no longer be accepted for the White...

Unemployment Insurance Safety Net Conference


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The National Employment Law Project is hosting a national conference, Unemployment Insurance Safety Net Conference, to help generate the state initiatives that strengthen and reform the Unemployment...

Conference – Incorporating Diversity: Moving From Values to Action


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The Society for Community Research and Action – Division 27 of the American Psychological Association invites you to its 9th Biennial Conference June 4 – 7, 2003 New Mexico Highlands...

Grant Opportunities

4-H Council Grants


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[RFP Bulletin] National 4-H Council Offers Grants for Youth-Led Programs to Promote Healthy Lifestyles and Fight Hunger Deadline: Various The Strategic Initiatives Team of the National 4-H Council (...

Ford Foundation Leadership Program


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[From the RFP Bulletin] Ford Foundation Invites Nominations for Leadership for a Changing World Program Deadline: January 7, 2003 Leadership for a Changing World, an initiative of the Ford Foundation...

Youth Garden Grant


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Schools and community organizations with child-focused outdoor garden programs may apply to receive garden tools, products and educational resources generously donated by companies in the lawn and...

USA Initiative Youth Led Project Grants


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Youth Outreach at the Points of Light Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of mini-grants for youth-led service projects that honor the memory of those lost on September 11th . Made...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Philadelphians Concerned About Housing ISO Computer Coach


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The primary responsibility of the computer coach is to help each child and adult client be a more active participant in our technology-oriented society. In particular, the computer coach will help...

Phila. Education Fund – College Access Program ISO Transition Coordinator


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The College Access Program aims to improve access to postsecondary education for Philadelphia public school students. It maintains a full-time staff of 20 who work in a central office and at 3...

Frankford Family Center ISO Parent Educator


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Steve Blackburn at Frankford Family Center (4700 Leiper Street, 19124) is having an inordinate amount of trouble finding a qualified* parent educator. He would appreciate any help other Centers /...

Miscellaneous

Urban Voters Campaign – Get Out the Vote!


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The Institute for the Study of Civic Values is sponsoring a non-partisan "Urban Voters Campaign" in Philadelphia this year to increase turnout in the November 5th election. The League of...

Cold-weather Coat Drive!


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Grand Central, Philadelphia ‘s Kinship Care Resource Center, located at 1211 Chestnut St., Suite 200 is collecting slightly used and new coats. Donations should be clean (preferably...

Disaster Response Network of Phila.


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The Disaster Response Network of Philadelphia (DRNP) is being established by the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania (MHASP) to create settings in which self-help can occur to...


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