The week of

October 25, 2002

Other Local Events and Workshops

Community Forum on Free and Low-Cost Health Insurance


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Many Philadelphians are living without the peace of mind that health insurance can bring. Come learn how you can help spread the word about new free and low-cost insurance programs, like adultBasic...

Rebuilding Philadelphia


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There are over 700 acres of vacant land and abandoned properties in the City of Philadelphia for which there is no market. How do we transform this huge liability into an asset? This panel of leading...

Challenging The Soda Companies


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Robert Gottlieb, Director of the Urban and Environmental Policy Institute at the Center for Food and Justice of Occidental College, California will be in Philadelphia to discuss the Los Angeles...

Brighter Futures technology event


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The upcoming Brighter Futures event will have more than 1,000 people attending, and will celebrate the accomplishments of people with mental retardation living in the community. The event will be...

All Access: Confronting Boundaries


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New City Press and are pleased to announce the upcoming All Access: Confronting Boundaries exhibit and event. The exhibit of various forms of art by people with disabilities will be open to the...

A CONVERSATION ON WOMEN’S HEALTH


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Sponsored by Presbyterian Women Wednesday, October 30, 2002 at 7:30 Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church 625 Montgomery Avenue Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 Another in the series of highly acclaimed forums conducted...

Composting with the City!


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The City of Philadelphia Streets Department is pleased to invite residents to one of the following free composting workshops: West Philadelphia — Wednesday, October 30, 6:15 Overbrook Park...

New Resources

New Guide: Integrating Civic Responsibility into the Curriculum


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The American Association of Community Colleges is pleased to announce the publication of “A Practical Guide for Integrating Civic Responsibility into the Curriculum.” This 86-page guide...

New Book: service as


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[National Service-Learning Partnership] Learning That Lasts: How Service-Learning Can Become an Integral Part of Schools, States and Communities, published by the Education Commission of the States...

New Report: Community Reinvestment Act


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The Community Reinvestment Act of 1977 (CRA) is pending renewal. At issue in the regulatory overhaul are the various yardsticks regulators use to judge whether individual institutions are meeting the...

New Article: WHARTON KNOWLEDGE ARTICLE ON CRA


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Have Banks, After 25 Years, Made Peace with the Community Reinvestment Act? When Congress enacted the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977 (CRA), many financial institutions bristled at the thought of...

New Tool: State Asset Development Report Card


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Last week, the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) released a new tool designed to measure state performance in asset building and to initiate a broader dialogue at the state level about...

Two New Resources From Brookings


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Seizing City Assets: Ten Steps to Urban Land Reform, by Paul Brophy and Jennifer S. Vey, is the first in a series of papers about vacant properties published by the Brookings Center on Urban and...

New Report: Perceptions on Affordable Housing


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Fannie Mae Foundation Affordable Housing Survey finds 41 percent of Americans believe the lack of affordable homes is a very or fairly big problem, compared to lack of affordable health care (39...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer Opportunities with Verity Foundation


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The Verity Foundation is a nonprofit volunteer run organization founded in August 2002. We provide pro-bono capacity building marketing and technology services to Philadelphia area nonprofits. We...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Conference: Champions for Children


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Champions for Children: Celebrating and Inspiring Success, November 07-10 2002, the Communities In Schools 25th Anniversary Celebration and National Conference, Washington DC. Bob Seidel and Marsha...

Building Seamless Systems – conference on youth development


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2nd Annual Youth Development: Inspiring Community Action Conference Friday, November 22nd from 8 5 Pennsylvania Convention Center at 12th & Arch Streets in Philadelphia. This year’s...

Asset management Professionals’ Conference


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[From the LISC Newsletter] Truth or Consequences: The Third Annual Asset Management Professionals’ Conference will be Dec. 6-7 in Washington, , hosted by CHAM (a collaboration of Local...

Social Determinants of Health Conference Nov. 2002


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Social Determinants of Health Across the Life-Span: A Current Accounting & Policy Implications November 29 to December 1, 2002 York University, Toronto The cost is $150 Cdn plus $35 for...

Community Based Collaborative Processes Conference, 2003


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Community Based Collaboratives Research Consortium’s national conference ‘Evaluating Methodologies and Environmental Outcomes of Community Based Collaborative Processes’ will be...

Call For Papers: Social Marketing


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Submissions are being sought for a special issue on social marketing. All social marketing topics are welcomed. For example: – Empirical studies that build upon prior research –...

Grant Opportunities

Zero to Three Fellowship


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[From the RFP Bulletin] Zero to Three Offers Fellowship Program for Leaders in Early Childhood Development – Deadline: November 1, 2002 Zero to Three ( ), a national, nonprofit organization...

Cash Awards for Science Classroom Materials


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[From the RFP Bulletin] Elementary School Teachers Invited to Enter National Science Program to Receive Cash Awards for Science Classroom Materials – Deadline: December 16, 2002 Seeking to...

Grants to Support Leadership


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Leadership for a Changing World, an initiative of the Ford Foundation, recognizes and supports outstanding, emerging leaders in a range of fields, including economic and community development, human...

New Voices: Grants to Non-Profits


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New Voices is a national program that helps small nonprofit organizations cultivate leaders who bring new perspectives and expertise. It awards two-year grants for salary, fringe benefits, financial...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Students! Careers In The Public Interest


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As a graduating senior you are no doubt trying to decide what you will do next year, or even for the next 5 years. I would like to let you know more about opportunities in the public interest and...

Miscellaneous

CTCNet Post-Conference Update


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For all who attended (and those who did not) the September 20th "Growth through Collaboration Philadelphia CTCNet Conference", this is to inform you that our website has been updated to...

Sign On To Protect The Clean Air Act


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The state Public Interest Research Groups (the state PIRGs) are working on a campaign to stop the rollback of some of our key environmental protections at the federal level. For example, the New...

Proposed Pennsylvania Law Could Hurt Charitable Trusts


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[Philanthropy News Digest] A proposed Pennsylvania law designed to make it more difficult for the Hershey Trust Company ( ) to sell its controlling stake in Hershey Foods Corp. ( ) may conflict...

Voluntarism on the Rise Despite Decline in Charitable Giving


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[Philanthropy News Digest] While donations to charitable organizations are declining, voluntarism continues to rise across the nation, CBS MarketWatch reports. According to Giving and Volunteering in...


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