The week of

December 6, 2002

Other Local Events and Workshops

Delaware Valley Grantmakers Panel


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[From the DelValProgCalendar] Thursday, 12/19 8:15 to 10:00 Delaware Valley Grantmakers Panel (includes reps from Chester Co. Community Foundation, United Way, William Penn Foundation) West Chester...

Intersession Course on


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The second course with Charles Rojzman, well-known French activist, author, social psychologist, and international consultant to local governments and agencies, will begin on January 11-12 and...

Local Documentary Shorts


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[From the DelValProg Calendar newsletter] Wednesday, 12/11 7:30 Community Visions Premiere Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA Features documentary shorts produced by local...

PhillyBlocks Town Meeting


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ISCV will hold our third PhillyBlocks Town Meeting on Thursday, December 12th, at the Friends Meeting House, 4th & Arch St.–as before. The Town Meeting will take place from 7:00-9:00 PM....

KWRU Bus Tour Event


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Join other social workers, the Kensington Welfare Rights Union, and other groups from the nationwide Poor People?s Economic Human Rights Campaign at an Economic Human Rights Rally and Truth...

Fair Trade Night


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Dear Friend of NCBI, You have a great opportunity to support fair trade, diversity awareness, and resolution of conflict between groups while you shop at NCBI’s Fair Trade Night, Thurs. Dec....

Frances Fox Piven at Bryn Mawr School of Social Work


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Frances Fox Piven, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Sociology, at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, will speak Tuesday, December 10th, 4:00-5:10 pm, at the Bryn...

Luncheon Discussion: “Inequality at the Starting Gate”


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[From the DelValProg Calendar newsletter] Monday, 12/16 12:00-2:00 Luncheon Discussion: “Inequality at the Starting Gate” PNC Bank, Center Hall, 1600 Market St., Philadelphia, PA...

Philadelphia’s Young Nonprofit Leaders Holiday Event/Toy Drive


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Dear friends, Many of you attended the event we organized at The Irish Pub a couple months back. Together with a group of volunteers, I am continuing to work on an emerging network for people in our...

New Resources

Women’s Health Daybook


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It’s time to order the new Women’s Health 2003 Daybook The Women’s Health Daybook is published by the Department of Health and Human Services – Office on Women’s...

Special Publication: Social Capital and Community


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[From the Comm-Org Newsletter] A special issue on “Social Capital and Community” is being released in Vol. 22, No. 11/12 (2002) of the International Journal of Sociology and Social...

New Website: No Child Left Behind law


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This website from the National Network of Partnership Schools (NNPS) at Johns Hopkins University, directed by Dr. Joyce L. Epstein, assists schools, districts, and state departments of education in...

TechSoup.Org – New Features


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I’m pleased to announce a new feature on TechSoup: You can now search our resource lists via a zip code look-up box. Simply go to any one of our resource lists, type in your zip code in the...

Introducing the [sl_advocacy] listserv


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[Service-Learning Advances newsletter] by Kenny Holdsman, Board Chair I’m excited to introduce the National Service-Learning Partnership’s [sl_advocacy] listserv, a much-needed forum for...

New Report: Civic and Political Health of a Nation


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[Service-Learning Advances newsletter] The Civic and Political Health of the Nation: A Generational Portrait, published by the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement...

Smart Communities: Curbing Sprawl at its Core


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[LISC E-newsletter] Smart Communities: Curbing Sprawl at its Core is a new LISC publication, written by Tony Proscio, which identifies the critical links between community development and smart...

New Study: America’s Working Families and Housing Landscape


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[LISC E-newsletter] America’s Working Families and Housing Landscape is a study released last week by the Center for Housing Policy at the National Housing Conference (NHC). The study found...

Community Technology Review Winter Issue: Philly featured


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The winter issue of the “Community Technology Review” is now available in hard copy and online at The new issue continues to feature a number of interactive and dynamic components...

New Book: Community Based Participatory Research for Health


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Community Based Participatory Research for Health Edited by Meredith Minkler and Nina Wallerstein Foreword by Budd Hall ?This volume marks a new milestone in the history of participatory research....

Idealist.org Nonprofit Career Resource Guides


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On behalf of the College and University Career Advisory Board (), I am pleased to share the new Nonprofit Career Resource Guides now available online at: As students deal with post-graduation...

New Book: Politics and Banking


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[Community Development Banking listserv] Politics and Banking: Ideas, Public Policy, and the Creation of Financial Institutions by Hoffmann, Susan Published: Johns Hopkins University Press,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Holiday events for kids – Village of Arts and Humanities


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The Village of Arts and Humanities is in great need for Volunteers for some major holiday party events that we have coming up this month. Please let me know asap if you will or your group will be...

Volunteers needed: Youth Education for Tomorrow Centers


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YET (Youth Education for Tomorrow) Center Volunteers Volunteer today and change lives tomorrow by assisting children in grades K-12 to improve their literacy levels. You can volunteer at one of 27...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Conference on Language and Autism


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“SCIENCE-BASED INTERVENTIONS TO IMPROVE LANGUAGE AND OTHER SKILLS FOR CHILDREN with AUTISM” – A conference for professionals and parents. January 17th and 18th, 2003 to be held at...

Call for Papers: Michigan Journal of Community Service


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The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL), a national, peer-reviewed journal, seeks one-page abstracts of potential article submissions for volume 10 (fall 03 / winter 04). The MJCSL...

Call for Presenters: Community Volunteering and National Service


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The 2003 National Conference Program Committee is pleased to announce its “Call for Presenters” for the National Conference on Community Volunteering and National Service, the premier...

NYLC Winter Generator Call for Papers


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[CBO Service-Learning listserv] NYLC is currently accepting submissions for the Winter 2002-2003 issue of The Generator, which will feature articles on the theme: Weaving the Fabric of Community: A...

Call for Proposals: University Efforts to Encourage Smart Growth


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[Center for a Livable Future newsletter] Call for Proposals Deadline: January 15, 2003 UNIVERSITY EFFORTS TO ENCOURAGE SMART GROWTH Concerns about sprawl, traffic congestion, and loss of open space...

Cover the Unisured Week: Conference Call


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Dear CCPH members, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in collaboration with a wide range of national organizations has announced Cover the Uninsured Week. This unprecedented weeklong series of...

Call for Proposals: NSEE Conference


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[National Service-Learning listserv] The National Society for Experiential Education invites you to submit a proposal for its upcoming conference in Minneapolis, MN for Oct. 15-18, 2003. The deadline...

Emerging Leaders in Community Economic Development


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[Service-Learning listserv] The National Congress for Community Economic Development Council is currently taking applications for the Emerging Leaders Conference taking place in Washington on March...

2003 Institute on Service-Learning


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[National Service-Learning listserv] The Michigan Campus Compact and the Michigan Community Service Commission is pleased to announce the program for the 2003 Institute on Service-Learning, February...

Call for Proposals: Continuums of Service Conference


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Dear Friends and Colleagues, Over the past week, many of you have contacted us with session ideas for “Service-Learning in Challenging Times: Contexts and Crossroads,” the sixth annual...

Grant Opportunities

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS NATIONWIDE TO RECOGNIZE LEADERSHIP IN COMMUNITIES


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[From the Comm-Org Newsletter] Leadership for a Changing World is seeking nominations of community leaders across the country who are successfully tackling tough social problems. Twenty outstanding...

Fair Housing Award


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[RFP Bulletin] Equal Rights Center Invites Applications for Fair Housing Best Practices Award Deadline: January 13, 2003 (written mailed submissions); January 15, 2003 (online submissions) The Equal...

Grants in Geriatrics Education


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Applications Invited for Geriatrics Education for Specialty Residents Program Deadline: March 31, 2003 Founded in 1942, the American Geriatrics Society () is the leading clinical society devoted to...

Grants to Fight Pollution


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Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water Offers Grants to Fight Pollution Deadline: February 1, 2003 The Boat Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water ( ) is a nonprofit organization that...

AmeriCorps Funding Available


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PennSERVE and the PA Community Service Advisory Board announce the availability of new grant funding for the operation of AmeriCorps national service programs by educational institutions, government...

Grants Available for Local History Projects


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The National Endowment for the Humanities is accepting applications for matching grants to support research, education, and public programs in local history, especially in communities underserved by...

HP’s Microenterprise Development Program


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We are pleased to inform you of HP’s Microenterprise Development Program, a new grant opportunity for nonprofit microenterprise development agencies and programs working in underserved...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Peace Education Fellowship


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Peace Education Fellowship (Peacebulding Unit) Any person interested in applying should send a letter of interest and resume to Clara Wright in the Human Resources Department by 5:00 PM on Wednesday,...

Family Case Manager, Resources for Change


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I am writing from Resources for Change, a small non-profit school social work organization here at the Community Education Center. We serve the children of Philadelphia in several areas of the city,...

Miscellaneous

Conference TBA – Technology and Service Learning


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The College of Liberal Arts at Temple University in Philadelphia is planning a conference to be held this coming Spring on Technology and Service/Experiential Learning. We are looking for resources...

Candy and fast food in schools


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[Public Education Network] SCHOOLS TEACH THREE Cs: COOKIES, CANDY & CHIPS School is back in session, but do you know what your children are learning about a matter of lifelong importance? That...


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