The week of

April 4, 2003

Other Local Events and Workshops

Green City Month and Activities


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NGA’s First Annual Green City Month The Neighborhood Gardens Association/A Philadelphia Land Trust (NGA) announces the first annual Green City Month in June 2003. NGA, in cooperation with the...

Donate your old computer!


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Do you have older computers that you would like to dispose of in a safe, environmentally friendly way? The UrbanTech Project and the Philadelphia Digital Divide Network are sponsoring a Computer...

Women in Politics Film Showing


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WOMEN IN POLITICS FILMS, LLC In Pennsylvania the political gender gap is particularly wide. We rank 44th out of 50 for women elected to public office. Discover how to support an effort that reaches...

Campaign Finance Reform lecture


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[Urban Voters Philly list] National Constitution Center presents Voting with Dollars: A New Paradigm for Campaign Finance The Inaugural John M. Templeton, Jr. Lecture on Economic Liberties and the...

Start Something Partnership


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April 1, 2003 Dear Youth Services and After School Program Providers: United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania is proud of the work you do for our youth. As a community leader we appreciate all that...

Asian Leadership Forum


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5/3 Asian Leadership Forum Philadelphia Cares and ICON | Philadelphia are co-hosting a workshop on leadership in the Asian community. The purpose of this workshop is to give participants a better...

Integrating Environmental Sustainability into the Corporate


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[Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Thursday, 4/24 4:30-6:30 Seminar: “Integrating Environmental Sustainability into the Corporate Management Paradigm” Rm. F50, John Huntsman Hall,...

Teacher Networks: Thriving in Troubled Times


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Please Join Us for a Public Conversation about The Future of Public Education in Philadelphia: “Teacher Networks: Thriving in Troubled Times” Representatives from the Philadelphia Writing...

New Resources

New Paper: Decline of Progressive Policy and the New Philanthropy


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Hi COMM-ORG. I am very pleased to announce the availability of a new COMM-ORG paper by Robert O. Bothwell: “The Decline of Progressive Policy and the New Philanthropy: Progressive Foundations...

New Report: Analysis of Community Development Financial Institutions


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New Report from National Community Capital Provides Data and Analysis of over 100 CDFIs National Community Capital Association?s 2002 edition of ?CDFIs Side by Side: A Comparative Guide? can help you...

New Report: Improving Diversity of Health Professions


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Strategies for Improving the Diversity of the Health Professions, a report written by Kevin Grumbach and colleagues, is available. This study evaluates current programs and strategies designed to...

Roundtable on Religion and Social Policy


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[National Service News] RESOURCE TIP: ROUNDTABLE ON RELIGION AND SOCIAL POLICY The Roundtable on Religion and Social Policy at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government in Albany, , is funded...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Papers on Community-Based Participatory Research


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Dear Service-Learning Colleagues, Call for Papers on Community-Based Participatory Research For a Theme Issue of the Journal of Interprofessional Care Co-Editors: Anna Aret Eno, Stacy L. Holmes and...

Community-Based Education in Appalachia Conference


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Just Connections? First Annual Conference for Community and Scholar Activists in Community-Based Education (CBE) in Appalachia June 5-7, 2003 Emory & Henry College Emory, Virginia Sponsors:...

4th Annual River Institute


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The applicaton deadline has been extended for the 4th Annual River Institute, an upcoming service-learning institute to be held at Tufts University this summer (5/21-8/8/03). Applications are now due...

Student Advocates for the Arts Conference


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[posted from COMM-ORG] From: “Peter Heslip” THE FUTURE IS US: ARTS ADVOCATES OF TOMORROW A conference for the next generation of arts leaders. Columbia University, New York, NY Saturday,...

Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Conference


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The Campus Compact National Center for Community Colleges invites you to its 12th annual conference, May 21 through May 23, 2003 “Reaching the Summit for Civic Commitment” and to the...

Urban Community Development: Market, Government, and Social Forces


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What should be done about our nation’s housing crisis? Will educational choice help or hurt public schools? Why is there no quality retail in urban areas? Will biotech improve the job prospects...

Assessing the Character Outcomes of College


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“Assessing the Character Outcomes of College” CALL FOR PAPERS 1st Prize: $4000, 2nd Prize: $2000, 3rd Prize:$1000 The Center for the Study of College Student Values at Florida State...

Call for Presenters: SCALE Conference


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CALL FOR PRESENTERS The Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education requests workshop proposals for SCALE’s Read. Write. Act. Conference October 31 – November 1, 2003 University of...

Health Education and Health Promotion Conference


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[CCPH Partnership Matters Newsletter] May 21-23: The 21st National Conference on Health Education and Health Promotion will be held in San Diego, CA. The conference theme is “Emerging...

Grant Opportunities

Moskowitz Prize for Research on Socially Responsible Investing


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From: Rob Hanson The 2003 Moskowitz Prize – For outstanding research in the field of Socially Responsible Investing 2003 Deadline for Entries: June 30, 2003 (see below for how to enter)....

Literacy Education/Youth Leadership Grant


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2003 LITERACY EDUCATION/YOUTH LEADERSHIP GRANT $500 – $2,000 Funded by Bridgestone/Firestone Trust Fund and Firestone Agricultural Tire Company Youth need safe and inviting places to enrich...

Grants for Citizenship Education


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***DEADLINE: May 1, 2003*** The Dirksen Congressional Center invites applications for grants totaling $35,000 in the two selection rounds, October 2002 and May 2003, to help teachers, curriculum...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director, Learning Center/Tech Lab, Project HOME


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

Intern for the BugMobile


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The Pennsylvania Integrated Pest Management (PA IPM) Program is seeking to hire an intern to assist with The BugMobile! – a traveling, interactive display designed to educate the public on the...

Miscellaneous

CNCS seeks public comment


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The Corporation for National and Community Service is seeking input from organizations and individuals interested in helping to define the agency’s mission, goals, and operational strategies...


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