The week of

March 7, 2003

PHENND Events/Activities

Clean Up Day with Philadelphians Concerned About Housing

The culminating event to National Student Civic Engagement Week is here! Day of Service with Philadelphians Concerned About Housing: Saturday, Mar. 15, 2003, 10 AM – 2 PM. Help clean out...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Empowerment through Learning Information Technology

eLit – Empowerment through Learning Information Technology Mission: Empower socially and economically challenged women all over the world through technology education — specifically, free...

Women in Technology and New Media Summit

2ND ANNUAL WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY AND NEW MEDIA SUMMIT March 28th and Saturday, March 29th Center for Business & Technology Community College of Philadelphia 18th & Callowhill Streets...

Center for Community Partnerships 10th Anniversary Conference

COME JOIN US FOR THE CENTER FOR COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS’ 10th ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE! As you know, the Center for Community Partnerships is hosting an International Conference on...

Spring Break Business Camp for Youth

SPRING BREAK BUSINESS CAMP FOR YOUTH AGES 12-19 ENTERPRISE CENTER, 4548 Market Street, 19139 Call Jeff Wicklund, 215-895-4078 E-mail: jeff@ Business Basic Training 2003: For Youth between the ages of...

Free Parenting Conference

Saturday, April 26, 2003: Free Parenting Conference from 9:30 – 1:30 at the Germantown Women’s Y, 5820 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144. Call: 215-753-2000 to register....

Benefit Performance for Philadelphia Cares

SEE A SHOW – SHOW YOU CARE ON MARCH 12! Join Philadelphia Cares and the Arden Theatre on March 12 at 8pm for a benefit performance of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. The beloved...

Town Hall Meeting: Persistent Gender Wage Gap

SAVE THE DATE! ARE WOMEN WORTH THREE-FOURTHS OF MEN? WOMENS WAY and the University of Pennsylvania?s Alice Paul Center for Research on Women & Gender invite you to a town hall meeting to discuss...

New Resources

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning Special Offer

To celebrate the release of Volume 9 Number 2 of the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL), we are offering the following special: Submit a new subscription (via the web page –...

New COMM-ORG Syllabi

Hi COMM-ORG. I am very pleased to announce the availability of two new syllabi on COMM-ORG: Megan Meyer, “Community Organization” and “Social Work and Social Action” Both are...

New Paper: Civil Journalism & Scientific Citizenship

Hi COMM-ORG. I am very pleased to announce the availability of a new COMM-ORG paper by Wolfgang C. Goede: Civil Journalism & Scientific Citizenship: Scientific Communication “of the...

New Report: Restoring Civic Mission of American Schools

[Service-Learning Advances] Report suggests how to restore the civic mission of American schools “Individuals do not automatically become free and responsible citizens, but must be educated for...

New Report: How Lenders Dodge Community Reinvestment

[Comm-Org] From: “Tracy Van Slyke” On March 4, the National Training and Information Center and members of the grassroots coalition, National People’s Action released a new study...

Interesting report on labor-community collaborations

[Comm-Org] From: “Peter Dreier” Anyone interest in union and/or community organizing will be interested in a new report, “Forging Closer Ties: Case Studies of Labor’s Role in...

Miscellaneous

School Dist. of Phila: Secondary Ed and Teacher Recruitment

Dear College Prep Round Table Colleague: If you were not at the press conference announcing the new ?Secondary Education Movement? you can download documents from the School District?s website (<a...

Empowerment Group

The Empowerment Group, a community-based organization and VISTA program founded by Swarthmore alums, was recently featured in the Inquirer. Read about their work at: <a...

National Service-Learning Partnership’s Advocacy Recommendations

The National Service-Learning Partnership’s Advocacy Committee recommends focusing on four top-priority bills in 2003: * The Citizen Service Act * The Civic Education and Service-Learning...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Community Investment Program Organizer/Educator

Job Opening Community Investment Program Organizer/Educator Progressive Jewish Foundation, Philadelphia A national public foundation established in 1988, The Shefa Fund educates and organizes...

After-School Program coords, teaching artists, and asst. teachers

Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial and our Partners William M. Meredith Elementary School & McCall Elementary School are currently looking to hire staff for their 21st Century Learning Community...

Community Development Assistant, Neighborhood Advisory Committee (half-time)

[PACDC Newsletter] Community Development Assistant, Neighborhood Advisory Committee (half-time). Make arrangements for and help publicize and conduct community, committee, and other meetings. Advise...

Associate General Secretary for International Programs, AFSC

Job Title: Associate General Secretary for International Programs Supervisor: General Secretary Location: National Office, Philadelphia, PA Program Background: The International Programs unit is...

Commercial Economic Developer, Project HOME

A Great Place to Work and Make a Difference! Project is a rapidly growing, independent nonprofit agency in Philadelphia with a mission to empower persons to break the cycle of homelessness and...

Assistant Director, Philadelphia Student Union

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT!! Philadelphia Student Union seeks Assistant Director The Student Union is a youth led organization supported by adults who are all united by a common purpose: to empower youth and...

Grant Opportunities

Technology Opportunities Program

TOP GUIDELINES TO BE RELEASED SOON As many of you know, on February 20, 2003, Congress appropriated $ million for Fiscal Year 2003 for the Technology Opportunities Program (TOP) (). That means that...

Service-Learning Course grants for Philosophy

American Philosophical Association Mini-Grants for Service-Learning Course Development The American Philosophical Association’s Committee on Teaching offers grants for community...

Reebok Human Rights Award

[RFP Bulletin] Nominations Invited for Reebok Human Rights Award Deadline: May 31, 2003 Established in 1988, the Reebok Human Rights Award honors young people from the United States and around the...

Mini-grants for Join Hands Day

Up to 75 mini-grants are available to youth-led projects on JOIN HANDS DAY, June 21, 2003. The $250-$500 mini-grants are offered through the Youth Outreach Department of the Points of Light...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Community Building Network Conference

Renewing Our Commitment to Community Building NCBN?s 2003 Annual Conference and 10th Anniversary Celebration April 30 ? May 3 , 2003 Chicago, Illinois Registration for NCBN’s 2003 Annual...

Inclusiveness and the Democracy Movement

[Demos: Democracy Dispatch] Washington, , May 8: ?Inclusiveness and the Democracy Movement: A Focus on Electoral The National Civic League is bringing together participants from universities,...

Practice-Oriented Education Conference

Northeastern University, through the auspices of the Provost’s Office and the Center for the Study of Practice-Oriented Education, is sponsoring the Second International Conference on...

Break Away Training Conferences

NATIONAL ALTERNATIVE BREAK TRAINING CONFERENCE LOCATIONS ANNOUNCED Break Away: The Alternative Break Connection, Inc. invites all campuses with established alternative break programs, as well as...

Political Education and the Modern University

Dear Service-learning Colleagues, DePauw University Presents a Symposium on: POLITICAL EDUCATION AND THE MODERN UNIVERSITY April 7-12, 2003 In an era of historically low voter turnout, and with...


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