The week of

October 18, 2002

Other Local Events and Workshops

There’s Got to Be a Better Way Seminar Series


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There’s Got to Be a Better Way? A Seminar Series at the CA Let’s discover and consciously live out alternatives to living mindlessly in a corporate consumer-oriented culture. These...

Reforming Philadelphia Schools: What Can Be Done?


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—Friday, November 1st, from 8:30 AM-10:00 AM The Philadelphia Bar Association and the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia are co-sponsoring a forum with Paul Vallas and Donna Cooper,...

CAREER EXPO 2002


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CAREER EXPO 2002 The Career Enhancement Ministry presents Career Fair and Workshops Saturday November 2, 2002 8AM – 3PM Sharon Baptist Church 3955 Conshohocken Avenue (Main Sanctuary)...

Corporate Power and the American Dream


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The Kensington Welfare Rights Union and the Labor Party are hosting the following workshop Corporate Power and the American Dream What do downsized steelworkers, welfare recipients, and unemployed...

New Resources

New Tools and Factsheets: facing the technology gap


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[From Digital Connections Newsletter] Election 2002: Youth and Technology Candidate Information Program Adapt & use these “off-the-shelf” advocacy tools to raise awareness among...

New Study: Community Investing Pays


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[For the full article, please visit ] Conventional wisdom holds that loans to low-income borrowers carry a higher risk of default than conventional loans. However, a new study commissioned by the...

New Article: HBCU Tech Project


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[From the Digital Divide Newsletter] “The HBCU Technology Project…is about bridging the ‘Digital Divide,’ which cannot be accomplished without putting in place policies and...

New Book: Action Guide for Advocacy and Citizen Participation


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A New Weave of Power, People & Politics: The Action Guide for Advocacy and Citizen Participation By Lisa VeneKlasen with Valerie Miller Published by World Neighbors This new field manual...

New Resource: Election info by County


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What is 67@Seventy? 67@Seventy is an ambitious new effort to provide all Pennsylvanians with detailed information about voter registration and electoral participation across the Commonwealth. The...

Phila.gov Neighborhood Sections Website


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Check out the neighborhood section of the new City website http://www.phila.gov/neighborhoods/

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Women Working to Make a Difference


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SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S POLICY RESEARCH CONFERENCE: IWPR’s Seventh International Women’s Policy Research Conference, “Women Working to Make A Difference,”...

STANDARDS-BASED REFORM: A CIVIC IMPERATIVE


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[From the PENWeekly NewsBlast] Public Education Network’s 2002 annual conference, “Standards-Based Reform: A Civic Imperative,” November 10-12 in Washington, DC, features Harvard...

New Politics in Urban America: A New Generation Dialogue


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Brooklyn, NY, October 25: New Politics in Urban America: A New Generation Dialogue. The Urban Think Tank Institute and DuBois Bunche Center for Public Policy at Medgar Evers College () are holding a...

Campus Compact 2002 National Summit


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FINAL NOTICE Campus Compact 2002 National Summit November 7-9, 2002 Westin Hotel, Providence, RI Registration for the National Summit is now OPEN. We have a limited number of slots within the three...

Call for Proposals – CCPH Annual Conference


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2003 Annual CCPH Conference – Call for Proposals Deadline is October 25, 2002 **Please note: If you experience difficulty saving the adobe form onto a disk, please copy and paste what you have...

Best Practices in Savings Mobilization


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[Community Development Banking listserv] There’s Still Time: Best Practices in Savings Mobilization The registration deadline for the upcoming conference on “Best Practices in Savings...

Grant Opportunities

RSVP OF PHILADELPHIA SEEKS NEW SPONSORING AGENCY


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The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Philadelphia is seeking a non-profit or public agency to sponsor over 450 RSVP volunteers who serve in community based programs west of Broad...

Johnson & Johnson Community Health Care Program


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Johnson & Johnson Community Health Care Program We are pleased to announce a $150,000 grant-funding opportunity for nonprofit, community-based healthcare organizations in New York; New Jersey;...

Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award


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[From the PENWeekly NewsBlast] Established in 1989 by The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Educational Foundation, the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award honors an individual, project,...

The Very Best In Youth award


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[K-12 Service-Learning Listserv] ATTENTION YOUNG READERS — ARE YOU THE VERY BEST IN YOUTH? The Very Best In Youth program, sponsored by Nestle? and Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), honors the...

Jumpstart


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Friends: We have a goal: Every child in America enters school prepared to succeed. Then there is the reality: 50% of all poor children start first grade up to two years behind their peers in...

Arts Education Grants


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Applications Invited for NEA Foundation for the Improvement of Education Arts Grants Deadline: Various Created by the National Education Association in 1969, the NEA Foundation for the Improvement of...

Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children


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[RFP Bulletin] Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program Funds Access to Health Services Deadline: November 1, 2002 A collaborative venture between the American Academy of Pediatrics ( )...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Food Stamp Outreach Coordinator for Volunteers


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Food Stamp Outreach Coordinator for Volunteers The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger (GPCAH) is seeking an individual responsible for recruiting, training, and coordinating faith-based...

Miscellaneous

Colleges and Universities Face Reduced Funding


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[Philanthropy News Digest] Colleges and Universities Face Reduced Funding Colleges and universities across the country are struggling with shrinking endowments, dim fundraising prospects, and state...

Call for Papers: Community and Grassroots Associations/Organizations


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From: Susan Ostrander *******CALL FOR PAPERS******** Special Issue of NONPROFIT AND VOLUNTARY SECTOR QUARTERLY (NVSQ) on "Community and Grassroots Associations/Organizations" This issue...


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