The week of

May 30, 2003

PHENND Events/Activities

Political Party People (and PHENND area Young Alums)

Political Party People (and PHENND area Young Alums) Next month, PHENND will co-sponsor an informal social gathering with Philadelphia Cares called Political Party People. In addition to Philadelphia...

PHENND-Tech Meeting postponed

Please note, the PHENND-Tech Meeting scheduled for this Friday, June 6, 2003, has been postponed until further notice. In the meantime, if you are interested in community technology issues,...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Sustainable Business Network Meeting and Seminar

July 8th Sustainable Business Network Meeting and Seminar at the Tyler Arboretum Presented by the Habitat Diversity Building Block The Habitat Diversity Building Block is hosting their first SBN...

Art by the Youth of West Philadelphia

The Slought Foundation presents: “Show for the City: Art by the Youth of West Philadelphia”, featuring work by participating art students of the West Philadelphia schools. “Show for...

Bryn Mawr’s Writing for College Program

Bryn Mawr?s Writing for College Program for Young Women, Ages 16-18 June 22-July 12, 2003 Writing for College, a three-week residential writing program at Bryn Mawr College, prepares academically...

PA Family Economic Self-Sufficiency Project

[ed note: speaker Carol Goertzel is the Executive Director of WAWA, a major partner in PHENND’s Financial Outreach Project.] Statewide Meeting of the Pennsylvania Family Economic Self...

Women Writers Expose Hidden Voice of Criminal Justice Movement

Books Through Bars is co-sponsoring this event. Please spread the word. Women Writers Expose the Hidden Voices of the Criminal Justice and Anti-Death Penalty Movements June 19th 7:00-9:00pm Friends...

UCity High School presentation on Community Food Co-op

Eco-Tech Small Learning Community 3601 Filbert St. Philadelphia Pa. 19104 (215) 387-5100, ext. 2291 Dear Sir/Madam: The students of University City High School, who have been assisted by the HUD...

New Resources

Urban Redevelopment Fellowship

From: curepenn@ NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR FUTURE URBAN REDEVELOPMENT LEADERS Through a unique partnership between the urban development industry, the University of Pennsylvania and the John S. and James L....

NPower Pennsylvania

NPower Pennsylvania is now open and offering a full range of technology support to nonprofits. For information about NPower PA, visit Training classes start on June 2nd so check out our schedule...

New Report: Impact of Community Organizing on School Reform

COMMUNITY ORGANIZING FOR SCHOOL REFORM A new study from the Institute for Education and Social Policy examines the work of 66 community groups that are organizing to improve public education in...

New Report: Welfare Reauthorization

[LISC e-newsletter] >> Mayors Speak out on Welfare, Working Families, and Reauthorization, a new report by Margy Waller, co-sponsored by the Brookings Institution Center on Urban and Metropolitan...

New Brochure: Engaging Communities and Campuses

This brochure is a product of the Council of Independent Colleges’ Engaging Communities and Campuses grant program. It adds to the growing literature on community-campus partnerships by...

New Issue of Shelterforce

[posted from Comm-Org] From: Miriam Axel-Lute The latest issue of Shelterforce is now online at: Setting East St. Louis on the Right Track When Ceola Davis heard that the St. Louis light-rail system...

New Paper: Civic Disengagement in the Czech Republic

Hi COMM-ORG. I am very pleased to announce the availability of a new COMM-ORG paper by Daniel Padolsky: Civic Disengagement in the Czech Republic: How to Engage the Disengaged Daniel’s paper...

New Book: Organizing for Community Controlled Development

[posted from Comm-Org] From: patricia murphy NEW BOOK OFFERS ROADMAP FOR REBUILDING COMMUNITIES, STRENGTHENING DEMOCRACY Organizing for Community Controlled Development: Renewing Civil Society by...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

AmeriCorps VISTA, National Student Partnerships

REWARDING AMERICORPS* VISTA POSITION WITH NATIONAL STUDENT PARTNERSHIPS National Student Partnerships (NSP) is currently seeking 9 motivated and enthusiastic individuals to serve as AmeriCorps*...

Computer Instructor, Teens N Technology Program

Computer Instructor Needed for the ?Teens ?N Technology? Computer Training Program Sponsored by The Southwest Community Enrichment Center A qualified paid instructor is needed for Saturday morning...

Community Advocate, Women’s Community Revitalization Project

[posted to PACDC Newsletter] Community Advocate Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP) Lower North Philadelphia WCRP — a 15-year old non-profit organization based in eastern...

Grant Opportunities

Racial Justice Collaborative

[LISC e-newsletter] >> The Racial Justice Collaborative supports partnerships between lawyers and local community-based organizations that use legal tools to advance fair resource distribution and...

Economic Development Grants

[PACDC Newsletter] Economic Development Grants Norman Foundation Inc. Activities: Supports projects, and collaborative efforts to build the capacity of social change organizations working in...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Building Partnerships between Urban America and Higher Education

When The Grass Takes Root: Building Partnerships between Urban America and Higher Education will take place October 2-5, 2003 at the RIT Inn and Conference Center in Rochester, New York. They are...

Incorporating Arts and Culture into Business District Revitalization

[LISC e-newsletter] >> How to Incorporate Arts and Culture into Neighborhood Business Districts Revitalization Programs will be June 23-26 in Lansing, MI. Hosted by LISC?s Center for Commercial...

Call for Submissions: Prison Literacies, Narratives Journal

Reflections invites submissions to a Winter 2004 Special Issue on Prison Literacies, Narratives, and Community Connections, guest edited by Tobi Jacobi and Patricia E. O’Connor. Prisons have...


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