The week of

January 10, 2003

Other Local Events and Workshops

Special Topic Workshop on Community Schools–Higher Education Partnerships


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Sponsored by the National Center for Community Education and the Center for Community Partnerships, University of Pennsylvania The National Center for Community Education (Flint, Michigan) and the...

IT Staffing Strategies for Nonprofits


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Co-sponsored by TechFoundation & Teaming for Technology at United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania — Learn how to apply and develop IT staffing best strategies and practices: * Understand...

Justice Talking debates Civics Education with Howard Zinn


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Start your new year with a healthy debate! Join the live audience of Justice Talking, on Tuesday, January 14 at the Wistar Institute, 36th and Spruce streets. For tickets, sign up at or call Erin...

Family Savings Account Loan & Grants Resources Conference


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WORC – WOMEN?S OPPORTUNITIES RESOURCE CENTER PRESENTS the 5th Annual Family Savings Account Loan & Grants Resources Conference: Building on your savings Saturday, January 11, 2003 from...

Durable CDCs Conference


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[LISC e-newsletter] Durable CDCs Conference will be Jan. 14 in Philadelphia. Sponsored by Philadelphia LISC, Fannie Mae Foundation, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, and the City of Philadelphia...

New Resources

New Report: Leverage Points for Parents and Community Leaders


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[Public Eduaction Network] A new report from Parent Leadership Associates and the National Coalition of Parents in Education (NCPIE) identifies six key leverage points for parents to use in...

New Reports: Financing Out-of-School Time Program


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The Finance Project is pleased to announce the publication of two new publications focusing on strategies for financing out-of-school time programs. For printed copies of any of these publications,...

New Report: Technology and University Community Partnerships


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[Ed note: Univerity of Pennsylvania’s Program to Bridge the Digital Divide is featured in this report. They will also be presenting at our conference.] Seedco’s newest publication,...

New Directory: CDC Investments


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[Community Development Banking List] The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) recently published the “2001 Directory of National Bank Community Development Investments.” The...

New COMM-ORG Papers: Community Organizing, internationally


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[Comm-Org list] I am very pleased to announce the availability of two new COMM-ORG papers. Both papers are authored by Peter Szynka. The first, “Community Organizing and the Alinsky Tradition...

New Reports: Digital Divide and Breaking Down Barriers


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Digital Divide Encompasses More Than Technology — Penn State researchers find that even though access to information technology and training in IT skills are supposed to level the economic...

New Resource: GIS for Community Development


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[LISC e-newsletter] Mapping for Change: Using Geographic Information Systems for Community Development is a new LISC publication, prepared in collaboration with PolicyLink. This report documents the...

Partnerships Classifieds

MLK Day Canned food drive


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The Philadelphia AmeriCorps Inter-Corps Council, along with the Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service, is sponsoring a city-wide 24-hour canned food drive on January 17th-18th,...

MLK Day in Tinicum


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The John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum has an exciting year planned for volunteers and visitors. Our first volunteer event will occur on the morning of January 20th – Martin Luther...

YMCA Needs Tutors!


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Help an adult learn to read and write or to learn English as a Second Language. Volunteer as a tutor for the YMCA of Philadelphia Adult Education Program. Description: 3 hours/week of one-on-one or...

MLK Day Volunteering With United Way


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On January 20, 2002 the Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service will organize more than 35,000 volunteers to serve at hundreds of project sites throughout the six county area (Bucks,...

Calling all students interested in taxes and social jsutice!


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Calling all students interested in tax (in)equity and social justice! A collective of Philadelphia city government officials, community lawyers, educators and organizers has formed to present a...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Northeast Student Environmental Leaders Summit


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Hosted at Yale University, New Haven, CT by the Yale Student Environmental Coalition (YSEC) Saturday, February 15th, 2003 The purpose of this summit is to build a coalition of Northeast student...

3RD National Conference on Science, Policy, and the environment


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[Center for a Livable Future] The conference on science, policy and the environment will be held on January 30-31 in Washington, DC. JOIN leading scientists, educators and policymakers from around...

Call for Papers: Political Ecology at Home Conference


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The Rutgers Graduate Program in Geography invites participation in a one-day conference devoted to the theme: “Political Ecology at Home.” This is the first of two events organized under...

Technology in Mathematics and Science Education Conference


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[From CTCNet] TECHNOLOGY IN MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE EDUCATION February 24-25, 2003 – Penn State Conference Center Hotel, State College, Pennsylvania Participants will receive valuable hands-on...

Grant Opportunities

Small Grants Program to Reduce Tobacco Use


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[RFP Bulletin] American Legacy Foundation Offers Small Grants Program to Reduce Tobacco Use – Deadline: Rolling Created as a result of the settlement of the multi-state lawsuit against tobacco...

Grants for Research in Adolescent Literacy


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The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), Department of Education’s Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), Department of Education: Office of Special...

State Farm Service-Learning Awards


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The State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Award is now available to teachers and youth (ages 5-25) to implement service-learning projects on National Youth Service Day 2003, April 11-13th....

Community-Police Partnership Awards


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[RFP Bulletin] MetLife Foundation & Local Initiatives Support Corporation Invite Applications for Community-Police Partnership Awards Dealine: January 17, 2003 The MetLife Foundation and the...

Learn and Serve Grant Guidelines


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Learn and Serve America has posted the 2003 Grant Guidelines. The Guidelines and Application Instructions are now available on the website at: Deadlines: Higher Education deadline: April 1, 2003...

Policy Advocacy for Tobacco and Health Call for Proposals


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Policy Advocacy for Tobacco and Health (PATH) — An Initiative to Build Capacity in Communities of Color for Tobacco Policy Change – Call for Proposals Released Please visit our Web site...

Petra Fellows Awards: Human and Civil Rights


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[LISC e-newsletter] >> The Petra Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2003 Petra Fellows Awards, which recognize and support unsung heroes who are advancing human and civil rights. Each Petra...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Prevention Point Phila. Seeks Staff Members


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Prevention Point Philadelphia (PPP) is a multi-service public health organization working to reduce harm associated with drug use by providing safe and humane alternatives to the war on drugs....

Institute for Safe Families ISO Advocate


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The Institute for Safe Families (ISF) is seeking a Family Violence Advocate (FVA) who will institute a family violence training program, facilitate a local case review team and serve as a consultant...

KIPP Charter School ISO Teachers!


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OUTSTANDING TEACHERS WANTED: A new kind of school is opening in Philadelphia – and we are looking for teachers! KIPP Philadelphia Charter School, a proposed charter middle school that will open...

Summer 2003 – Angler Survey Internships


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The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary and Pennsylvania Sea Grant seek two outgoing and enthusiastic individuals to conduct in-the-field interviews with individuals fishing along the tidal Delaware...

Phila. School District ISO Career Coordinator


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This is administrative educational support work providing services and support relative to the School District’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) initiative. Employees in this class serve...

Miscellaneous

Book Bank Reopened!


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The Greater Philadelphia Book Bank, closed for the holidays, is back in operation with over million free books available to residents of the Tri-State Area. The Book Bank offers a large selection of...

UCHS Featured on NPR


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This week on NPR, student civic engagement was discussed. Philadelphia’s own University City High School, and their work with the University of Pennsylvania, was prominently featured. To read...


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