The week of

November 8, 2002

Other Local Events and Workshops

Communication Policy Symposium

System Change for Better Communication A Symposium for Policy Makers Translating Across Literacy Levels, Languages and Cultures to Reduce Health Disparities December 17, 2002 8:00 to 1:30 Houston...

Sexuality Education Training

Sexuality Education Training for Professionals who Work with Youth Ages 9-12 — Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania is offering a two-day workshop December 12-13, 2002, to teach...

Challenging the Soda Companies

[Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Wed. 11/13 2:00-3:30 Program: “Challenging the Soda Companies” (in public schools) Univ. of PA, 3535 Market St., Room 4123 (4th floor),...

Reclaiming the Public Sphere: The Independent Media Movement

[Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Monday, 11/18 6:00 Table Talk: “Reclaiming the Public Sphere: The Independent Media Movement” White Dog Cafe, 3420 Sansom St., Philadelphia, PA...

Workshop: Introduction to Government Grants

[Delaware County Progressive Calendar] Thursday, 11/21 9:00 to noon Workshop: “Introduction to Government Grants: Federal Proposals Made Easy!” Community College of Philadelphia, 1700...

Conflict Resolution Theater – various workshops

CONFLICT RESOLUTION THEATER/Phila. Dept. of Recreation/Performing Arts Office Created by Judy Nelson (Dept. of Recreation) 215-683-0703 Must sign up to attend. Call Judy Nelson or Chris Flood,(City...

APHA Conference – Free student exhibit

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting November 9th through November 13th, 2002 Pennsylvania Convention Center The American Public Health Association (APHA) holds its 130th annual meeting...

Counting on Democracy

Media Tank presents COUNTING ON DEMOCRACY A video screening and discussion with Danny Schechter...

NAACP Philadelphia National Day of College Preparation

NAACP Philadelphia Youth Council Hosts National Day of College Preparation Saturday, November 16, 2002 Temple University / Philadelphia, PA Gladfelter Hall – 12th and Berks St. Parents and...

Forum on Race in America

[Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Monday, 12/2 7:30-9:00 Forum: “Race in America Beyond Black & White” Arch St. Meetinghouse, 4th & Arch Sts., Philadelphia, PA For info,...

Workshop: “Organize!”

[Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Wed, 12/4 7:00-9:00 p.m. Workshop: “Organize!” Back Home Cafe, Project HOME, 1515 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia, PA For info, call 215-731-1107 x.206

New Resources

TOC: Journal of Nonprofit & Public Sector Marketing w S-L section

Table of Contents for: Journal of Nonprofit & Public Sector Marketing Volume 10 (2), 2002 Marketing Tuberculosis Prevention Programs to Foreign-Born Vietnamese: The Role of Culture in the...

Free LexisNexis for Educators during November

[Public Education Network] FREE ACESS ON LEXISNEXIS IN HONOR OF NATIONAL HISTORY DAY National History Day (NHD) has partnered with LexisNexis to provide 30 free days of access in November to primary...

Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia – Free After School Program

After School Program for kids in Grades 9-12. Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia – Free After School Program 15 South 7th Street, Philadelphia, 19106 Monday through Thursday following school...

Shelterforce: Homelessness and Young Adults

[originally posted to Comm-Org] From: Miriam Axel-Lute New from Shelterforce… () The Young and the Homeless If you?re a teenager in foster care, coming of age means growing up ? fast. When you...

New issue of MJCSL with special offer

Dear Colleagues: To celebrate the release of Volume 9 Number 1 of the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL), we are offering the following special: Subscribe to Volume 9 ($...

Autumn 2002 Edition of CED Magazing

[originally posted to Comm-Org] From: Don McNair Please find below a summary of the articles published in the Autumn 2002 edition of “Making Waves: Canada’s Community Economic Development...

Guide: Integrating Civic Responsibility into the Curriculum

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...

Action Guide for Community & Parent Leaders

[Public Education Network] ACTION GUIDE FOR COMMUNITY & PARENT LEADERS Public Education Network has developed an indispensable guide for community leaders, parents and educators on how to use...

Miscellaneous

Article: Teaching critical thinking skills important to democracy

[Public Education Network] IT?S CRUCIAL TO TEACH CHILDREN TO THINK The current heated debate over the use of statewide standardized testing to measure children’s educational progress brings to...

Youth and Voting

[originally posted to National Service Learning listerv] Hi all, Thought this might be interesting food for thought, given that "civic engagement" is the new buzzword in some...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Diversified Community Services

Executive Director Diversified Community Service (DCS) DCS is a multi-purpose, multi-site community agency committed to providing essential community and family services in South Philadelphia...

Executive Director, Summit Children’s Program

Summit Children’s Program, a NAEYC accredited child care center, in West Mount Airy, is seeking an Executive Director to manage day-to-day operations, maintain a fiscally sound program,...

Coordinator Off-Campus and Summer Housing, Temple University

The Coordinator for Off-Campus and Summer Housing Programs will be responsible for assisting students in need of off-campus housing, and monitoring the Summer Housing Program with the primary goal of...

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Protective Services, this position will supervise Protective Services Case Managers and clerical support. This position involves administrative and...

Middle School Counselor, Delaware Valley College

[originally posted to College Prep Round Table] Job Title: Middle School Counselor Qualifications: Candidate will hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field plus 2 years of...

Talent Search Counselor, Delaware Valley College

[originally posted to College Prep Round Table] Job Title: Talent Search Counselor Qualifications: Candidate will hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field plus 2 years of...

Grant Opportunities

Summer Intern Program for Environmental Justice Community Organizations

Summer Intern Program for Environmental Justice Community Organizations Since 1992, the Office of Environmental Justice (OEJ), at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has sponsored a Summer...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

AAHE Conference Call for Presenters

There is a call for proposals for the March 14-17, 2003 AAHE Conference. The theme is “Good Work in Challenging Times.” Some of us should submit CBR-related proposals, which are due...

NCRC Workshop

UPCOMING WASHINGTON, DC AREA WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT: NCRC, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, in conjunction with HomeFree-USA will be hosting a free Financial Education Train-the-Trainer...

Partners for Smart Growth Conference

Exciting news! The 2nd Annual New Partners for Smart Growth: Building Safe, Healthy and Livable Communities conference brochure is here! This dynamic event will be held January 30 – February 1,...

National Community Building Network Conference

Request for Facilitators and Presenters Deadline: Friday, December 20 , 2002 Friends, Mark your calendars – the National Community Building Network’s 10th Anniversary conference will be...

Partnerships Classifieds

Drew School Playground needs volunteers

ENJOY SPENDING TIME WITH KIDS? WANT TO GO BACK TO THE DAYS OF PLAYGROUND GAMES OF KICKBALL AND FOOTBALL? I KNOW YOU DO! COME HANG OUT AT DREW ELEMENTARY WITH THE KIDS ON THEIR RECESS BREAK!! AS...


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