The week of

March 14, 2003

Other Local Events and Workshops

Community Artist Panel

[Del Val Prog Calendar] Thursday, 3/27 6:00-8:00 Community Artist Panel Asian Arts Initiative, 1315 Cherry St., 2nd floor, Philadelphia, PA Donations welcome! For info or to rsvp, call Lori at...

Walk Against Hunger

Walk Against Hunger – Saturday, April 12th Half day event to fight hunger in our local neighborhoods. Walk festivities begin at 9:00 sharp at Eakins Oval directly across from the Art Museum...

Forum on Fatherhood

The Philadelphia Department of Human Services and its private provider agencies present a one-day forum, Father hood: Forever Building, Strengthening & Educating Families on June 4, 2003, at the...

Undergraduate Research & Technology Conference

Undergraduate Research & Technology: Experiencing the Transformation Spend a day as a guest of Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts as we explore the role of technology in...

Designing Student Assessment and Evaluation Tools

PAEP Roundtable Alert: Designing Student Assessment and Evaluation Tools Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership (PAEP) is holding the second Roundtable Discussion on March 19, 2003, from 4-5:30...

10th Anniversary Conference of Center for Community Partnerships

COME JOIN US FOR THE CENTER FOR COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS’ 10th ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE! April 7-8 , 2003 Penn’s Center for Community Partnerships is hosting an International...

Womens Health Conference: Building Health Relationships

On Saturday, March 29, from 10 to 12:30 (including lunch), Drexel’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership will present a free program on “Building Healthy Relationships: A...

Fox Leadership Series: Adolph Reed, Jr.

The Fox Leadership Program Leaders and Issues in the Politics of Poverty and Development presents Prof. Adolph Reed, Jr. FREE HIGHER EDUCATION – AN IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME AGAIN! As college...

Race & Organizing in the New Century with Gary Delgado

[Del Val Prog. Calendar] Thursday, 4/3 6:30-8:30 Workshop: “Race & Organizing in the New Century” with Gary Delgado Friends Center, 1501 Cherry St., Philadelphia, PA Sponsored by...

Cover the Uninsured Week Event at Drexel

GRAND ROUNDS ON COVERING THE UNINSURED A Drexel Health Sciences Grand Rounds on Covering the Uninsured, will be held at 4:30 in Lecture Hall B, Center City Hahnemann Campus, on Thursday, March 20,...

Earth Day Picnic at Bryn Mawr College

Attention Local Environmental Groups! The Greens environmental club at Bryn Mawr College is having an Earth Day picnic on the afternoon of Saturday, April 19th, and we want YOU to come. Help us...

Fund for Children Focus Groups

The Philadelphia Foundation invites you to participate in a series of community focus groups on March 26th, 27th and 28th. The general purpose of these focus groups is to engage individuals and...

New Resources

New Website: CLIKS Database of Info on Kids

[Promising Practics in Afterschool Program list] The KIDS COUNT initiative at the Annie E. Casey Foundation released a new database called CLIKS: County, City, Community-Level Information on Kids....

New Article: Why teachers do (or don’t) adopt service-learning

The National Service-Learning Partnership has published an article by Jim Toole on its website to help school leaders involve other teachers in service-learning. Jim’s article is based on...

New Publications from Campus Compact

Colleagues: Resource news from Campus Compact – new publications and website updates: *New publications! Available now! The Engaged Department Toolkit is designed to help departments develop...

Local Trainings Calendar – youth development & after-school

Dear Colleague: On behalf of Philadelphia’s Best Practices Institute-PMHCC, I am pleased to offer a summary of local trainings in the areas of after-school programming, positive youth...

New Website: I Care America

Here is a supplemental resource to share with the PennSERVE family. A network of 5000 family foundations with a collective networth of $180 m has invited healers to link faithbased and service...

Miscellaneous

Report on Teacher Recruitment Strategy for Philadelphia

[Excerpt of weekly email from Superintendent Paul Vallas] The Campaign for Human Capital delivered to me its final report on strategies for recruiting and retaining highly qualified teachers on...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Chester Education Foundation, Communities That Care Program Coordinator

Position Title: Program Coordinator Position Reports to: CTC Program Director Program: Communities That Care (CTC) CTC is a research based process for helping communities mobilize efforts on behalf...

AmeriCorps Environment Coordinator, Belmont Community Partnership

The Belmont Community Partnership represents a multi-disciplinary approach to community capacity building. Our mission is to use the energy and resources from a large university to build skills and...

Grant Opportunities

Pathways to Collaboration

[CCPH] Pathways to Collaboration: A Knowledge-Building Workgroup Due date for Letters of Intent from community partnerships: May 9, 2003 The Pathways to Collaboration workgroup, funded by the W. K....

Local Initiative Funding Partners Program

[RFP Bulletin] Applications Invited for Local Initiative Funding Partners Program Deadline: July 15, 2003 The Local Initiative Funding Partners (LIFP) program, a partnership between the Robert Wood...

PA Campus Compact VISTAs available

Dear Colleagues, By now you may have received a copy of the VISTA RFP for 2003-2004. Please note that all proposals to host an AmeriCorps*VISTA member for 2003-2004 must be received at the...

Community Cultural Development Projects

[RFP Bulletin] Rockefeller Foundation Offers Funding for Community Cultural Development Projects Deadline: April 1, 2003 (first-round applications) A program of the Rockefeller Foundation’s ()...

HIV Prevention Grants

Applications Invited for Conference of Mayors HIV Prevention Grants Deadline: May 19, 2003 The United States Conference of Mayors (), in cooperation with the Centers for Disease Control and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Annual Conference

[CCPH] We’re very excited about our upcoming 7th annual conference, Taking Partnerships to a New Level: Achieving Outcomes, Sustaining Change, to be held April 26 – 29, 2003 in San Diego,...

Campus Earth Summit

Saturday, March 22nd 2003 University of Texas at Austin CAMPUS EARTH SUMMIT This summit will focus on new techniques for addressing important environmental issues on campus, including assessing each...

United States Soceity for Ecological Economics Conference

[Center for a Livable Future Newsletter] May 22 – 24, 2003 Saratoga Springs, NY Prime Hotel & Conference Center (formerly the Sheraton) SECOND BIENNIAL CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED STATES...

Partnerships Classifieds

Seeking grant reviewers for Corporation for National Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service is seeking people to review 2003 AmeriCorps and Learn and Serve America grant applications this spring, as well as to facilitate grant panel...

Junior Zoo Apprentice Program 2003 seeking participants

The Philadelphia Zoo?s Junior Zoo Apprentice Program 2003 Are you interested in working with and learning about animals? Do you want to work in an animal related career? Then read on! Please read the...


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