The week of

June 20, 2003

Other Local Events and Workshops

Web Based Marketing: e-Marketing Strategies for Lean Times

TechFoundation, United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania and Teaming for Technology invite you to register today for the following TechConnect seminar, to be held Thursday July 10th at the UWSEPA. Web...

EarthBusiness Forum

The EarthBusiness Project – Dialogue to Action You are cordially invited to an EarthBusiness Forum on Tuesday, July 1, 2003; 4:00 – 8:00pm at Rohm & Haas Company, Conference Room B...

Community-Campus Partnerships & Community Health Worker Initiatives

On Monday, June 30th at 3 pm Eastern Daylight Time–Community-Campus Partnerships for Health presents a tele-briefing focused on Community-Campus Partnerships & Community Health Worker...

sustaining partnerships between communities and campuses

On Thursday, July 24th at 3 pm Eastern Daylight Time–Community-Campus Partnerships for Health presents a tele-briefing focused on Building and sustaining partnerships between communities and...

Free Neighborhood Info System training at Penn

Greetings from the Cartographic Modeling Lab at Penn: Do you need detailed information about a specific property in your neighborhood? Are you looking for data to help write grants? Ever wanted to...

NPower PA Open House

Open House NPower PA June 24, 2003, 4-7 PM 1211 Chestnut Street, 4th Floor NPower Pennsylvania is a nonprofit agency dedicated to providing high-quality technology services to help nonprofits better...

Business Boot Camp 2003

COMING SOON … SUMMER BUSINESS CAMP FOR YOUTH! Monday, August 4th – Friday, August 8th, 2003 Registration: 9am-Noon; Sessions: Noon-5pm The Enterprise Center, 4548 Market Street Business...

Philadelphia Demographic Analysis Workshops

What: Philadelphia Demographic Analysis Workshops When: June 26th or 27th (one day workshops) 9:00 to 4:00 Where: 1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd., 12th Floor, Suite 1260 Philadelphia, PA Cost: $215 for...

New Resources

New Report: Workforce Investment Act and Contingent Workforce

On June 2, the National Training and Information Center released a new report called “Short Term Pay, Long Term Struggles: WIA and the Contingent Workforce.” To get a copy of the report,...

New Report Analyzes Trends in Arts-Related Grantmaking

[Philanthropy News Digest] New Report Analyzes Trends in Arts-Related Grantmaking Foundation funding for the arts dipped percent in 2002, to an estimated $ billion, after peaking at an estimated $...

National People’s Action 32nd Annual Conference Resources

On May 31-June 2, National People’s Action held its 32nd annual conference with 1,000 community leaders from across the country in attendance. The conference covered a multitude of issues,...

New Syllabus: Geopolitics of Hunger and NGOs

[posted from Comm-Org] The Geopolitics of Hunger and NGOs, by Joseph Lee. A new syllabus that serves as a resource about community issues and the locus of hunger. You can access the syllabus by going...

New Report: Helping Local Communities Improve High School Education

[posted from Public Education Network Newsletter] HELPING LOCAL COMMUNITIES IMPROVE HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION Across the United States, young people and adults are organizing to create public schools...

New Report: Closing the Graduation Gap

[posted from Public Education Network Newsletter] CLOSING THE GRADUATION GAP The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, lead funder for the Early College High School Initiative, is committed to...

New Report: Building Constructive Partnerships In Urban School Reform

[posted from Public Education Network Newsletter] BUILDING CONSTRUCTIVE PARTNERSHIPS IN URBAN SCHOOL REFORM A new collection of essays examines the intentions and achievements of a cross-section of...

GAO Report Released on Public Financing of Elections

[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] The General Accounting Office (GAO) recently released a report on public financing of candidates in Maine and Arizona in the last two elections. The study...

Sentencing Project Releases New Organizing Tool for Inmates Registration

Sentencing Project has posted a new disenfranchisement organizing tool on their website. Jail-Based Voter Registration Campaigns describes four model advocacy campaigns designed to register jail...

Civic Infrastructure and the Financing of Community Development

[posted from LISC e-newsletter] Civic Infrastructure and the Financing of Community Development, a new Brookings Institution study written by William Bogart, examines the link between community...

Building Blocks for Primary Prevention: Protecting Children from

Building Blocks for Primary Prevention: Protecting Children from Lead-Based Paint Hazards is a series of case studies being developed by the Alliance To End Childhood Lead Poisoning to help...

New Paper: Research, Investigating, Organizing, and Fighting

[posted from Comm-Org] I am very pleased to announce the availability of a new COMM-ORG paper by Lutz Wessels: Research! Investigating, Organising and Fighting This is a paper close to my heart,...

Kids Voting Curriculum

[from ] Kids Voting Curriculum Kids Voting Arizona Tempe, Arizona United States Article or paper, Book, Manual, Newsletter, Website English, Spanish...

Miscellaneous

Free Books from Philadelphia Reads

"FREE BOOKS – PHILADELPHIA READS, among its many activities, collects and re-distributes new and gently used reading books for children. These are available to schools, bonafide child care...

COMMUNITY ORGANIZING PAYS OFF FOR LOCAL SCHOOL

COMMUNITY ORGANIZING PAYS OFF FOR LOCAL SCHOOL Five years ago, Little Village was confident of getting a new high school because the Chicago Board of Education had purchased land and earmarked $30...

In Rhode Island, Colleges Will Help Foot Providence’s Bill for Services

In a move that could set a precedent for colleges across the nation, four major colleges in Providence, Rhode Island, have agreed after months of negotiations to help finance city services, the...

Mayor’s Office Seeking Transit Advocates

[posted from Logan Times-Independent News Group] Mayor’s Office Seeking Transit Advocates Candidates Sought To Fill Vacancies A Logan News Group Staff Report In response to an "Open Letter...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Campus Coordinator : Democracy Matters

Description Democracy Matters is accepting applications for paid internships through our Campus Intern Program for the 2003-04 academic year. We are a non-partisan organization of students and...

various, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

[opsted from PACDC newsletter] Project Coordinator, Project Manager, Landscape Designer The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Project Coordinator – Seeking a project Coor. that can organize...

Project Manager, Partnership CDC

[posted from PACDC newsletter] Project Manager The Partnership CDC Project Manager The Partnership CDC – West Philadelphia The Partnership CDC, a nonprofit community development corporation, is...

Grant Opportunities

2004 National Awards for Planning

2004 National Awards for Planning; The Sectretary’s Opportunity and Empowerment AwardAmerican Planning Association The Sectretary’s Opportunity and Empowerment Award recognizes excellence...

VA Accepting Applications for Homeless Program Grants

VA Accepting Applications for Homeless Program Grants The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is accepting applications from public and nonprofit private groups for $8 million in grants to develop or...

Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Grant

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE COLLABORATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING GRANT PROGRAM REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS (May 30, 2003 – September 30, 2003)...

Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations

The U. S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau is happy to announce its 2003 Solicitation on Grant Applications (SGA) Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO). Please visit...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Pathways to Participation: Volunteering and Voting in D.C.

[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] Washington, DC, August 1-4: Pathways to Participation: Volunteering and Voting – Arsalyn, a project of the Ludwick Family Foundation, will host a...

Youth 2 Leaders National Summit

Washington, DC, August 7-12: Youth 2 Leaders National Summit – The Tavis Smiley Foundation will host a national conference for youth ages 13 to 21 to discuss Democracy, Leadership Development...


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