The week of

July 4, 2003

Other Local Events and Workshops

African Cultural Alliance Music Festival


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[posted from AFRICOM list] The African Cultural Alliance of North America, (ACANA) in collaboration with other cultural organizations in the Commonwealth, presents its annual Millennium of Music...

Health Disparities Research Conference


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The Center of Excellence for Diversity in Health Education and Research will host its third Regional Conference on Health Disparities Research on Thursday July 10, 2003 from 10:00 4:30 at the...

Democracy School at Wilson College


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Tired of Winning a Local Issue While Watching Corporate Control Expand? So Are We. That’s Why the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund and the Program on Corporations, Law, and Democracy...

Let’s Love Logan Day


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[posted from Logan News group] LET’S LOVE LOGAN DAY 2003 “Celebrating Unity in the Logan Community” Dear Friends: The Let’s Love Logan Community Association cordially invites...

Workshop: Web Based Marketing


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Network with colleagues, enjoy a free breakfast, and learn how to use the Internet to support your mission! TechFoundation, United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania and Teaming for Technology invite...

Food Stamp Information Fair


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Food Stamp Information Fair Saturday, July 12 11 am – 3 pm at Broad Street & Glenwood Avenue– Pathmark Supermarket Free food stamp benefits screening, including an estimate of...

New Resources

New Papers about Cooperatives


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[posted to Community Development Financial Institutions listserv] For those a who are interested, these three papers of mine are now downloadable together. They all discuss the issue of understanding...

New Report: Keys to Effective School Reform Partnerships


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[from Public Education Network Newsblast] KEYS TO EFFECTIVE REFORM PARTNERSHIPS Many school districts are turning to external reform partners to meet mounting pressures from federal and state...

New Website: Urban Education Partnership


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] URBAN EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP IS LAUNCHED One of the nation?s largest local education funds, the Los Angeles Educational Partnership — at the...

New Report: Afterschool Programs and Educational Success


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AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS The Nellie Mae Education Foundation commissioned Dr. Beth M. Miller, a senior research advisor to the National Institute of Out of School Time at the Center for Research on...

New Issue: Community Technology Review


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The special summer Conference issue of the “Community Technology Review” is now available online () and in hard copy. Designed as a conference supplement and stand-alone publication, this...

New White Paper: Open Source Software and Nonprofits


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Teaming for Technology at United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania is pleased to release a white paper written by Gary Weissman, our project coordinator. A synopsis is below: There are financial,...

New Report: Economic Perspective on Urban Education


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A new report from the Brookings Institute An Economic Perspective on Urban Education by William G. Gale, Meghan McNally, and Janet Rothenberg Pack June 2003 Abstract Participants in the annual...

Out-of-School Time Program Evaluation Database


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[from Promising Practices in After School listserv] Harvard Family Research Project has just added 16 new profiles of out-of-school time program evaluations to our Out-of-School Time Program...

Social Capital and Cyberpower in the African American Community


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[posted to Comm-Org] We have a paper using the concept of social capital with the concept cyber power that might be useful for you. Social Capital and Cyberpower in the African American Community: A...

Proceedings Avail: Great Universities and Their Cities


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On January 30, 2003, Case Western Reserve University convened a national colloquium, Great Universities and Their Cities, to brainstorm on how to build stronger partnerships between universities and...

Service-Learning Professional Development Tool


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[National Service-Learning Partnership] Interactive CD from Jim Toole Offers Three Professional Development Packages. Partnership members can receive for free a new interactive CD created by James...

New Website: Nonprofit Risk Management Center


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[from ] The Nonprofit Risk Management Center is a nonprofit resource center that helps community-serving nonprofits address liablity, risk management, and insurance challenges. The Center provides...

Partnerships Classifieds

Donate books to KIPP Philadelphia Charter School


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Hello Friends of KIPP Philadelphia Charter School! Summer has just begun and our first day of school is just three weeks away! After months of preparation and hard work we have accomplished quite a...

Volunteers needed: Tacony-Frankford Creek streambank assessments


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I’m trying to get together groups of volunteers to do streambank assessments of the Tacony-Frankford Creek. There are six areas for assessment, starting at the Cheltenham border and ending at...

Village of Arts & Humanities: looking for various resources and info


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The Village of Arts and Humanities is in need of the following opportunities to be filled and or helped out with if you know of anyone or contacts please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Casey Buckley,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Submissions: Service-Learning in Communication


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SERVICE LEARNING IN COMMUNICATION ? CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Announcing a call for submissions for an edited book designed to provide communication instructors with a detailed template of successful...

Spatial Inequality: Continuity and Change in Territorial Stratification


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] July 27 – 30, 2003 Montr?al, Canada SPATIAL INEQUALITY: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE IN TERRITORIAL STRATIFICATION The American Agricultural...

Children’s Health and the Environment


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] September 20, 2003 Norfolk, VA CONFERENCE ON CHILDREN’S HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT Emerging issues in Children’s Environmental Health:...

Grant Opportunities

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation


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[posted from Public Education Network Newsblast] Each week School Funding Services, a division of New American Schools, features a new grant on their website. This week they highlight the American...

Nellie Mae Education Foundation


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The Nellie Mae Education Foundation Provides grants and technical assistance to programs that concentrate on academic enrichment, college planning, advising, preparation and retention support for...

Scholarship for CBOs to attend APHA Community Health Caucus


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[from CCPH] The Community-Based Public Health Caucus of the American Public Health Association became official in January 2001. If you are not from a community-based organization, we encourage you to...

Community Technology Centers grants


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[ed note: there are two grant programs here – the regular CTC program, and a “Novice” program. The “Novice” program closing date is July 21, 2003] [CFDA No. ] Community...

Programs to Serve Elderly People


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Pew Fund for Health and Human Services in Philadelphia Seeks Proposals for Programs to Serve Elderly People Deadline: July 14, 2003 The Pew Fund for Health and Human Services is the primary vehicle...

SAMHSA Conference Grants


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SAMHSA Conference Grants The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announces the availability of Fiscal Year 2003 funds for SAMHSA Conference Grants. The Grants will be...

Compassion Capital Fund


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Subject: Funding for intermediaries through the Compassion Capital Fund – Closing Date July 28, 2003 Program Announcement information for the Compassion Capital Fund Demonstration Program...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

various VISTA positions, PA Service-Learning Alliance


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The Pennsylvania Service Learning Alliance is hiring for VISTA positions, starting in September and November. Following are brief descriptions of the sites. More information about the position, and...

Miscellaneous

Training Opportunity: Becoming a Measurement Guide


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Training Opportunity: Becoming a Measurement Guide Yellow Wood Associates, Inc., of St. Albans, VT, is pleased to announce a training that will enable interested professionals to deliver a powerful...

Small CC Office Avail


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RISA (Reinvest South Africa) & Benchmark Asset Managers LLC have two offices to sub-lease. Do you know a non-profit or small business that is looking for space? The space is a very attractive...

Senate Moves to Prop Up AmeriCorps


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[posted from Philanthropy News Digest] Senate Moves to Prop Up AmeriCorps A bipartisan group of senators is pushing the White House to support additional funding for AmeriCorps (<a...

Colleges Struggle to Meet Fundraising Goals


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[posted by Philanthropy News Digest] Colleges Struggle to Meet Fundraising Goals Colleges that set ambitious fundraising targets in better times are now scrambling to achieve their goals in a...


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