The week of

June 6, 2003

PHENND Events/Activities

Food Stamp Pre-Screening Tool On Line


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Families can now find out if they are eligible for food stamps and apply online! PHENND is partnering with the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger in the Philadelphia Food Stamp Outreach...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Reception and Film: Missing in Action


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The Temple University Pan-African Studies Community Education Program (PASCEP) Will Host A Reception for Hugh Mitchell Bouvier, Writer/Director of “Fathers, Missing in Action…”...

The 1st Annual HIV in Prison Summit


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You are Invited…. beyond the walls: 1st annual HIV in prison summit Tuesday, June 10th 8:30am to 4:00pm The Church of Saint Luke and The Epiphany 330 S. 13th Street, between Spruce and Pine...

Community Technology Training Schedule


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Community Impact Training Institute TEAMING FOR TECHNOLOGY Upcoming Classes For a complete list of trainings or to sign up to become a T4T member, please see Networking Fundamentals (2 day Course)...

Breakfast Discussion: The Care Penalty


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You and a friend are cordially invited to a breakfast and intergenerational, interactive roundtable discussion building upon WOMENS WAY’s Change of Pace research about the economic status of...

COMMON GROUND : On Fairmount Park


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COMMON GROUND Envisioning A New Fairmount Park We Need Your Help to Shape the Vision for ? Fairmount Park The City of Philadelphia invites you to a community forum to provide input into the strategic...

Computer Recycling at Temple University


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Dell Computers is supporting the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Plug-In To eCycling” campaign by organizing a FREE computer recycling event with Temple University. Bring your...

Youth RAP’s Help Make Peace Student Art Exhibit


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COME SEE SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL! Humanity’s Gallery Opening Youth RAP’s Help Make Peace Student Art Exhibit Thursday June 12, 2003 6 PM Reception Farrell School Gymnasium Fox Chase &...

BugMobile comes to Philly


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TALKING “BUGMOBILE” IS COMING TO PHILLY! UNIVERSITY PARK, PA ? If you attend a county fair or other event this year and find yourself talking to a Volkswagen Beetle painted like a lady...

New Resources

New Online Tool: Contact your legislators about education


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Dear Supporters of Quality Education for all kids in Pennsylvania: Good Schools Pennsylvania has just posted an exciting action tool available through its website to help citizens easily identify...

New Paper: Neighborhood Strengthening through Community Building


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[posted from Comm-Org] I am very pleased to announce the availability of a new COMM-ORG paper by Suzanne M. Singh: “Neighborhood Strengthening through Community Building” As the field of...

New Report: Condition of Education 2003


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] CONDITION OF EDUCATION 2003 This report summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The report, which...

New Report: Effect of Classroom Practice on Student Achievement


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EFFECT OF CLASSROOM PRACTICE ON STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT Over the past 40 years, researchers who have attempted to measure the effect of schools on student achievement have often come to the conclusion...

New Report: Community Schools Make the Difference


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] COMMUNITY SCHOOLS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE A new report from the Coalition for Community Schools uses research from multiple fields to demonstrate that...

Discussion document from CCPH/HUD joint symposium


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[posted from Center for Health Professions newsletter] Community-Campus Partnerships for Health and the Department of Housing and Urban Development co-sponsored the Symposium...

City Controller Report: Budgeting for a Preferred Place


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[posted from Neighbors On Line Philadelphia] City Controller Jonathan Saidel has issued a report calling for improvements in Philadelphia’s City Budget Process called, “Budgeting for a...

National Training Institute for Faith Based Initiatives


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The National Training Institute for Faith Based Initiatives, Center of Neighborhood Church Enterprises and Association for Care Providers of School Age Ministries is available for presentation on the...

New Project: Health Institutions as Anchors in Communities


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[posted from Center for Health Professions newsletter] Community-Campus Partnerships for Health has received a grant from the Annie E. Casey Foundation for the project “Health Institutions as...

Partnerships Classifieds

Grant Writing Intern, Small Private School-West Oak Lane


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I am seeking an intern to assist with grant writing for a small private school in the West Oak Lane Section of Philadelphia. Emphasis will be placed on grant writing and marketing strategies in an...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Follett Foundation -Second Internat’l Conversation on Creative


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The Mary Parker Follett Conversation on Creative Democracy 2003 Metropolitan Democracy through Neighborhood Organization This team will explore the development of a practical strategy for Follettian...

Chesapeake Bay Watershed Faculty Development Scholarship Program


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Dear Earth Force Community Partners, If you, or someone you know, might be interested in applying for this outstanding workshop please send an application today. Although this grant focuses on the...

Call for Proposals: Coalition of Essential Schools Fall Forum


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The Coalition of Essential Schools (CES) is now accepting proposals for sessions at the 17th annual Fall Forum, “Making School a Place of Meaning,” which will take place in Columbus,...

State Conference on Volunteerism


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STATE CONFERENCE ON VOLUNTEERISM Sheraton Station Square Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania July 16-18, 2003 Conference booklet and registration information are available on our web site: Early bird price for...

Pennsylvania Campus Compact: 2003 Conference Proposals


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Request for Workshop Proposals Recent articles in the Chronicle of Higher Education reveal that college and university students are emerging as a “swing” population in the 2004...

National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship Traning


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The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) is an organization that provides training and curriculum for teachers (and community organization staff) who are interested in leading...

Grant Opportunities

Target Invites Applications for All-Around Scholarship


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[RFP Bulletin] Deadline: November 1, 2003 Each year, the Target Corporation awards more than 2,100 All-Around Scholarships — including four $10,000 national scholarships and two smaller...

Excellence in Mental Health


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Due Date: November 1, 2003 Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. () has announced its support of the new Minority Mental Health Awards program, established by the American...

Tides Foundation Announces Fund for Drug Policy


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The Tides Foundation has announced the Fund for Drug Policy Reform 2003 Cycle and is accepting proposals in the following sub-cycles: Promoting Policy Change — Support for organizations working...

Target Corporation Minigrants for Arts, Education, violence prevention


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[posted from PPAS listserv] Target Corporation is accepting grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to support nonprofit organizations working in the arts, education, or family-violence prevention....

Kellogg Grant Establishes Youth Innovation Fund


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In an effort to encourage young people to create innovative solutions to important community problems, the Kellogg Foundation () and the National Service Learning Partnership at the Academy for...

Community Colleges Eligible for Excellence Awards


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Deadline: August 1, 2003 Innovative community colleges are invited to apply for the 2004 MetLife Foundation Community College Excellence Awards (). The awards will...

Community Technology Centers Program


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Title: Community Technology Centers Program Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education/Department of Education SYNOPSIS: Support is provided to assist eligible applicants to create or expand...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

PowerScore GRE Tutoring Opportunities


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PowerScore is one of America’s fastest growing providers of test preparation services for graduate school admissions test (LSAT, GMAT, GRE). We offer classes in over 50 domestic and...

various internships, eGlobal Community Services


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eGlobal Community Services Summer employment opportunities for work-study and unpaid interns in Philadelphia: eGlobal Community Services, Inc. is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit...

Part-time Afterschool Leader, Free Library


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After School Leader Part-time The Free Library of Philadelphia is seeking qualified applicants for After School Leader positions starting in September 2003. Applicants must have a minimum of a BA or...

Fundraising Training Director, Center for Responsible Funding


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Job Description Position/Job Title: Director, Fundraising Training, Center for Responsible Funding Location: 924 Cherry Street, Suite 520, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Supervisor: Carole Boughter,...

Miscellaneous

National Black Authors Tour Announces SPEAKERS BUREAU Engagement Bookings:


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Listing of Available Speakers: Dr. Maurice Henderson – awardwinning author of 5 books, nationally syndicated columnist, writer of 20 plays produced Off-Broadway in New York and on the National...

Institute for Global Education and Service-Learning’s (IGESL) new website


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Dear colleagues, You are cordially invited to visit the Institute for Global Education and Service-Learning’s (IGESL) new website at <a href=""></a>. IGESL is the home for...

Nonprofit Sector Slow to Join Internet Revolution


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Nonprofit Sector Slow to Join Internet Revolution Despite the increasing focus on efficiency and accountability in the nonprofit sector, most nonprofit organizations lag far behind their corporate...

Social and Emotional Learning and Service-Learning


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[posted from National Service-Learning Listserv] Making the Case for Social and Emotional Learning and Service-Learning This issue brief provides an overview and description of both social and...


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