The week of

March 28, 2003

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND Student Service and Leadership Conference

Announcing the first PHENND Student Service and Leadership Conference! Saturday, April 5, 2003 10 AM – 6:30 PM Haverford College Attention all students interested in community service,...

Quarterly PHENND Meeting: Focus on Health

Quarterly PHENND Meeting: Focus on Health Tuesday, April 1, 2003 9:00-11:30 AM Saint Joseph?s University Sun Room #1, Campion Hall. (City Ave and Cardinal Ave) Coffee and light refreshments will be...

Summer Volunteers and Interns Need for Food Stamp Advocacy

Please spread the word. Summer Volunteers and Interns Needed! Become a Food Stamp Advocate! The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger needs your help this summer to reach out to low-income...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Earth Force Youth Summit 2003

The Earth Force Youth Summit 2003 will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2003 from 10:00am – 2:00pm at the Philadelphia Zoo. This Summit is free to Earth Force educators and their students, and we...

Pennsylvania Campus Compact Conference

SAVE THE DATE Pennsylvania Campus Compact Annual Conference October 24 – 26, 2003 Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey Grantville, PA Mark your calendar to attend the annual conference. More...

Reclaiming the Radical Vision of MLK

[Del Val Prog Calendar] Sunday, 4/6 3:00-6:00 Prophet of the Nonviolent Revolution: Reclaiming the Radical Vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Church of the Advocate, 18th & Diamond Sts.,...

Summer College Campus Residency Program for Teens

Philadelphia Martin Luther King Jr. Association for Nonviolence’s College for Teens 2003 Summer College Campus Residency Program (SUCCES) For the 3rd consecutive year the King Association in...

Literacy & Technology Conference

Save the Date: The 15th annual Mayor’s Commission on Literacy Technology Conference will be held on Thursday, May 15, 2003, at Temple University’s Tuttleman Learning Center, 13th Street...

Training on Legal Issues Affecting the Elderly

Clients? Council of Pennsylvania Statewide Meeting Midtown Holiday Inn Express 1305 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA (215) 735-9300 Saturday, April 12, 2003 ?What You Should Know About Elder Law?...

New Course: Interdisciplinary Seminar in Community Based Arts

new course, fall 2003 Interdisciplinary Seminar in Communitybased Arts Art Education 251 Wednesdays, 1 3:30pm Ritter Hall Room 200, Main Campus, Temple University Instructor: Dr. Billy Yalowitz...

Video screening and discussion about standardized testing

Video screening and discussion about standardized testing (April 8) Standardized tests have more and more influence over our children’s schools — but are students learning more? The...

Stand for Children, Stand for Educational Justice

Important Event: Stand for Children Stand for Educational Justice Philadelphia Day in Harrisburg Monday, May 5, 2003 Buses leave Philadelphia At 8am Contact Philadelphia Citizens for Children and...

Rethinking Public Policy for the Homeless

[Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Tuesday, 4/8 4:00-6:00 “Rethinking Public Policy for the Homeless: New Directions in NYC” with Linda Gibbs, Commissioner, NY Dept. of Homeless...

New Resources

National Service Resource Center website updates

The National Service Resource Center (NSRC) website () has undergone an extensive renovation! In order to offer more information and resources, quickly and efficiently, we’ve added these great...

Australian University Civic Engagement Initiative

This project forms the Australian component of the International Research Project: Universities as Sites of Citizenship and Civic Responsibility, a project of the International Consortium on Higher...

2003 Pennsylvania Career Guide

2003 Pennsylvania Career Guide ? Designed to assist those exploring careers and making decisions about post-secondary education, training and work. The guide contains employment outlook and wage...

New Book and Accompanying Review: Managing Activism

[posted from Comm-Org] From: Julie Andersen John Stauber of Center for Media and Democracy wrote a review of “Managing Activism” for the CMD website PR Watch. The whole website is worth...

2003 Summer Camps/Programs & Activities Directory

From Bernice Kaplan The Summer Camps/Programs & Activities Directory for Children & Youth 2003, which I compile each year for the Dept. of Human Services, has been placed on both the...

BrownfieldSource.org

[LISC E-newsletter] >> is a comprehensive online resource for brownfields news and information created by the International City/County Management Association. The site provides access to news,...

New Report: Regional Collaboration for Economic Development

[LISC e-Newsletter] >> The New Metropolitan Alliances: Regional Collaboration for Economic Development, published by CEOs for Cities, Northeastern University, and the University of Illinois,...

New Book: A Story of Institutional Change

Announcing a new book you may be interested in: A Time for Boldness: A Story of Institutional Change Nancy L. Zimpher, Stephen L. Percy, & Mary Jane Brukardt Foreword by Katharine C. Lyall A...

New Book: Church and Community in a Black Urban Neighborhood

[posted from Comm-Org] STREETS OF GLORY: CHURCH AND COMMUNITY IN A BLACK URBAN NEIGHBORHOOD University of Chicago Press, Morality and Society Series. (From the UofC Press)Long considered the...

New: Citizenship Toolkit

NEW! The National Service Resource Center is offering a valuable new online resource, the Citizenship Toolkit (). The 2003 AmeriCorps Guidance recommends that applicants incorporate citizenship...

New Book: Service-Learning and Learning Communities

Service-Learning and Learning Communities: Tools for Integration and Assessment Authors: Lynn Leavitt, Director, Center for Service and Leadership, and Karen Kashmanian Oates, Professor of...

Miscellaneous

Early Childhood Development as Economic Development

[Public Education Network Newsblast] EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT AS AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY Early childhood development programs are rarely portrayed as economic development initiatives, and...

States Have Created Barriers to College Success

[Public Education Network Newsblast] STATES HAVE CREATED BARRIERS TO COLLEGE SUCCESS More high school students plan to go to college than ever before, but many are being set up to fail, according to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Neighborhood Program Coordinator, American Cities Foundation

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Neighborhood Program Coordinator, American Cities Foundation Helping Homeowners and Neighborhoods Develop (Helping HAND) The American Cities Foundation (ACF) is a 501 (C) 3...

Technology Manager, The Enterprise Center

Position: full-time Technology Manager Start Date: mid to late summer Job Summary: Will oversee management of day-to-day operations of technology infrastructure. Work with staff and start-up...

Advocacy Consultant, PA Assoc. for Adult Continuing Education

ADVOCACY CONSULTANT PENNSYLVANIA ASSOCIATION FOR ADULT CONTINUING EDUCATION (PAACE) Consultant wanted immediately to provide support, including: A. Establish legislative contact network of PAACE...

Auditions for Actors/Educators, Conflict Resolution Theatre

ACTOR / EDUCATORS PAID POSITIONS Summer Touring Schedule June 16th ? August 15th Monday ? Friday 9am ? 3pm Touring Original Comedic Improvisational Musical CONFLICT RESOLUTION THEATRE: Summer Musical...

Staff Writer, Philadelphia Public School Notebook

JOB OPPORTUNITY ? STAFF WRITER The Philadelphia Public School Notebook is hiring a staff writer for our quarterly newspaper. The Notebook is an information source and a voice for parents, students,...

Grant Opportunities

Early Reading First Program

[Public Education Network Newsblast] “Early Reading First Program” The Department of Education is now inviting applications under the Early Reading First (ERF) program. Part of President...

Braitmayer Foundation Curricular Change Grants

June 30: Education (national). Applications for grants from the Braitmayer Foundation, which support change in academic curriculums and schools, as well as professional-development opportunities for...

Comprehensive School Reform Quality Initiatives Program

“CSR Quality Initiatives Program” The Comprehensive School Reform (CSR) Quality Initiatives program supports activities in the following categories: (1) To support public and private...

YouthActionNet minigrants for youth

“YouthActionNet” YouthActionNet is now giving awards to youth leaders and their emerging projects that promote social change and connect youth with local communities. These youth-led...

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 & Hotel...

International Conference on Education and Social Justice

Dear Service-learning colleagues, INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION AND SOCIAL JUSTICE Date: 13-15 June 2003 Location: San Francisco Airport Marriott Hotel, California, Deadline for Early...

Call for Submissions: CBR Pedagogy in Sociology

Submissions sought for CBR pedagogy in Sociology Submissions are currently being accepted for a new American Sociological Association Teaching Resources Guide on community-based research as a...

Neighborhood Reinvestment Training Institute

[LISC E-newsletter] >> The Neighborhood Reinvestment Training Institute will be April 22-26 in Chicago. The Training Institute offers educational opportunities in community development, including a...

Growing Possibilities: Agriculture in the City

April 5th 2003 Roxbury Community College, Boston, MA 8:30 am – 5:30 pm GROWING POSSIBILITIES: AGRICULTURE IN THE CITY: A one-day conference sponsored by The Food Project Urban Agriculture...

Community-Based Solutions for Environmental Health & Justice

[Center for a Livable Future newsletter] April 19, 2003 (Register by April 14th) Seattle University School of Law-Sullivan Hall 9 am – 5:30 pm 2ND ANNUAL COMMUNITY-BASED SOLUTIONS FOR...

2003 Mid-Atlantic Sustainability Conference

[Center for A Livable Future newsletter] June 4-7, 2003 Trenton, New Jersey 2003 MID-ATLANTIC SUSTAINABILITY CONFERENCE The Mid-Atlantic Sustainability Conference brings together professionals in the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Christ Lutheran Church seeking volunteers

Good afternoon. Christ Lutheran Community Church in Upper Darby has several community service programs, including an after-school program, a Summer Day Camp, and a community healthcare outreach. We...

Help Register High School Students to Vote

Philadelphia High School Voter Registration Drive A number of organizations including PCCY, The School District of Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Home and School Council, The Philadelphia Federation...

Village of Arts and Humanities, Spring Clean/Health Fair

Dear Partners in Service, I am writing to inform you of an awsome and huge event we are having and we at the Village would love to have as many people as possible here to participate. We are looking...


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