The week of

August 1, 2003

Other Local Events and Workshops

Philly Cares Outcomes Catalyst Groups


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Issues in Action Outcomes Catalyst Groups September 3 (Technology) and 16 (Seniors)/October 22 (Health) and 29 (Children’s Education) 6-8:00pm, Center City Philadelphia Cares invites you to our...

Social Justice in Our Classrooms and Schools


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September 20: Cracks in the Sidewalk: Toward Social Justice in Our Classrooms and Schools. The National Coalition of Education Activists (NCEA) is sponsoring a full-day workshop in Philadelphia for...

Project SCORE: Offering Workshop


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In our continued commitment to helping build the capacity of the region?s nonprofits, The Philadelphia Foundation would like to introduce a new partnership with Temple University?s Center for Social...

Women’s Community Revitalization Project


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Overview of the Development Process Women’s Community Revitalization Project WCRP Offices, 407-11 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia This half-day FREE training will introduce you to the phases and...

Americans? Role in the World: A Public Forum to Develop Common Ground


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Americans? Role in the World A PUBLIC FORUM TO DEVELOP COMMON GROUND Sunday, August 10, 2003 1:00 – 3:30 National Liberty Museum 321 Chestnut St., Philadelphia As the only superpower since...

Social Issues Salon: Morality and the Law


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Social Issues Salon: Friday Forum September 19, 7:00-9:00pm Cost: $25 (includes dinner & gratuity) Morality and the Law Recent Supreme Court rulings on Affirmative Action and privacy rights for...

New Resources

Child Trends Research Brief


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Child Trends has just released a new research brief entitled “How children are doing: The mismatch between public perception and statistical reality.” The brief is available at the...

OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME PROGRAM EVALUATION:TOOLS FOR ACTION


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For all out-of-school time programs, we are pleased to announce a very timely and useful guide for program evaluation. Please share this information with your sites wherever it might be of use:...

New Report: Physical (In)Activity Among Low-Income Children and Youth


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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s After School Project just released a new report by Robert Halpern entitled, “Physical (In)Activity Among Low-Income Children and Youth: Problem,...

Keynotes from Recent Education Leadership Colloquium


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At the recent Education Leadership Colloquium (ELC), National Service-Learning Partnership Board chair Anthony Welch gave a keynote address outlining six things the service-learning community could...

Building an Effective Citizenry–Lessons Learned From Initiatives in Youth Engagement


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Building an Effective Citizenry–Lessons Learned From Initiatives in Youth Engagement In 2002-2003, American Youth Policy Forum conducted a series of forums and field trips, each focused on...

New Report: Role of Money in the 2002 Congressional Elections


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[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] PIRG Education Foundation – The Role of Money in the 2002 Congressional Elections. The report is a comprehensive breakdown of how money was raised and...

Alliance for Better Campaigns – Profiteering on Democracy


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Alliance for Better Campaigns – Profiteering on Democracy. The study outlines the increasing price of campaign ads on local television stations, despite the federal law passed three decades ago...

The National Service Resource Center: Youth Development


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Borrowing resources from the National Service Resource Center lending library has never been easier. Try our new online lending system or just give us a call at (800) 860-2684. For more details...

New Website: Theory of Change


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ActKnowledge and the Aspen Roundtable on Comprehensive Community Initiatives are launching a new website on “Theory of Change” and how to use it for program design and evaluation. It can...

New Report: Cross Sector Alliances in Education


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] CROSS SECTOR ALLIANCES IN EDUCATION In this exploratory study, the authors examine the recent emergence of cross-sectoral alliances — groups of...

Partnerships Classifieds

Unite for Sight: Looking for Replication


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Unite for Sight, a member of the National Healthy Vision 2010 Consortium, is dedicated to preventing blindness through free community vision screenings and health education for medically underserved...

Volunteers Needed for 1% More for Kids Campaign


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PCCY NEEDS VOLUNTEERS FOR THE “1% MORE FOR KIDS CAMPAIGN!” Throughout the month of September, Philadelphia Citizens for Children & Youth will have a table set up at the Philadelphia...

Be a Philly Cares Day Site Captain


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Make a Difference in a Public School–Be a Site Captain! September 9th, 6pm-7pm (Center City) Site captains are on site program managers who play a critical leadership role at public schools on...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Advanced MicroEnterprise Development Training Institute


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Dear Colleagues: Join us in for the unveiling of Association for Enterprise Opportunity’s new Advanced MED Training Institute! September 17-19, 2003 Oakland Marriott City Center Oakland,...

Service-Learning in the Health Professions


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For an intensive training institute on service-learning in the health professions, consider applying now for CCPH’s 4th annual Advanced Level Service-Learning Institute – the application...

Gulf South Summit on Service-Learning, Civic Engagement, and Positive Youth Development


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Join us for the 2004 Gulf South Summit— RFPS due October 10, 2003 Dear Colleagues, Join us March 24-26, 2004 in New Orleans, LA The 2004 Gulf South Summit on Service-Learning, Civic Engagement,...

Call for Proposals: Eating as a Moral Act Conference


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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Submission Deadline: October 15, 2003 for the symposium “Eating as a Moral Act: Ethics and Power from Agrarianism to Consumerism” on April 25-27, 2004 at University of...

Colorlines Conference


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[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] Cambridge, MA, August 30-September 1: Colorlines Conference The conference will feature new thinking and research on race in America from leading practitioners...

Community Building and Child Welfare Symposium


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ANNOUNCEMENT: On-line registration and conference program materials are now available for “Building Communities for 21st Century Child Welfare”, the first national symposium dedicated to...

School / AfterSchool Learning Conference


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The Bridge From School to Afterschool and Back: Supporting Children’s Learning Across the Hours October 27-28 Vancouver, Washington Featuring Beth Miller, Author of “Critical Hours:...

Working Group on Youth Civic Engagement and Media


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YOUTH SERVICE AMERICA TO CONVENE THE WORKING GROUP ON NATIONAL & COMMUNITY SERVICE FOCUSED ON YOUTH CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AND THE MEDIA As part of its strategy to convene the field, Youth Service...

National Community Land Trust Conference


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National Community Land Trust Conference Sponsored by: Institute for Community Economics (ICE) Onondaga County Convention Center at Oncenter, Syracuse, New York Conference on Housing communities,...

Grant Opportunities

Jenesis Group Grants for Youth Programs


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Jenesis Group Grants for Youth Programs A private family foundation, The Jenesis Group is offering grants to non-profit and grassroots organizations that focus on youth development, education, and...

Hasbro Children’s Foundation Direct-Service Funding


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Hasbro Children’s Foundation Direct-Service Funding The Hasbro Children’s Foundation supports innovative health, education, and social services programs that share the Foundation’s...

Open Meadows Grants for Projects


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Open Meadows Grants for Projects Grants of up to $2,000 will be awarded by the Open Meadows Foundation to fund new or ongoing projects “designed and implemented by women and girls,”...

Sociological Initiatives Foundation: CBR


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Funding Available for Community Based Research and Social Action Projects The Sociological Initiatives Foundation provides grants of $5,000 to $15,000 to support community-based research and social...

Civic engagement research grants


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The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) at the University of Maryland has posted its Request for Proposals for research on youth civic learning and...

Progressive Technology Project Grants


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Progressive Technology Project (PTP) is accepting applications for its Organizing Technology Grants application deadline is August 29, 2003. Application and eligibility information can be found on...

Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Grant Program


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Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Grant Program Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) The purpose of the Environmental Justice CPS Grant Program is for EPA to provide financial...

Tech Grants to Schools and Youth Organizations


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Tech Grants to Schools and Youth Organizations Help Us Help Foundation With financial support provided by database software giant Oracle Corporation, the nonprofit Help Us Help Foundation () assists...

Philadelphia Mural Arts Program


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[posted from PACDC newsletter] Mural Arts Program Given the large number of murals we paint each year, budgetary realities, and our commitment to making murals a meaningful part of youth and...

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation for Low-Income Women and Children


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Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation for Low-Income Women and Children In 2003, our first year in operation, the Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation will offer 5 Education Support Awards for...

HHS ACF Office of Community Services’ Funding – various grants


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Are you searching for funding? Well, the ACF Office of Community Services’ FY2003 Training, Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Program is requesting applications. Interested? Click on...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Coordinator: White Williams Scholars


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White-Williams Scholars, Program Coordinator White-Williams Scholars is a non-for-profit organization that administers two programs: (1) White-Williams Scholars? mission is to support high academic...

Community Development Internship: Diamond & Associates


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Diamond & Associates, a real estate advisory firm specializing in affordable housing and community development, is seeking an intern for the fall semester. The intern would gain an in-depth...

PARENTING EDUCATION COORDINATOR


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PARENTING EDUCATION COORDINATOR Centro Nueva Creaci?n is looking for a Master?s Level educator or counselor to coordinate its Parenting Education Program at New Creation Lutheran Church in the West...

PT AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM DIRECTOR


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AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM DIRECTOR (15-20 HOURS PER WEEK) Centro Nueva Creaci?n is looking for a program director for its After School Program at New Creation Lutheran Church in the West Kensington...

Women’s Way: Manager of Events and Public Relations


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Job Opportunities MANAGER OF EVENTS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS – POSITION DESCRIPTION The Manager of Special Events and Public Relations is responsible for the planning, organization and execution of...

Project Manager/Program Coordinator: SOSNA


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[posted from PACDC newsletter] Project Manager/Program Coordinator South of South (SOSNA) To oversee and manage SOSNA’s Targeted Basic Systems Repair Program and work with Neighborhood Advisory...

Maternity Care Coalition: Community Relations Coordinator


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Community Relations Coordinator Work with communities of faith, service clubs, businesses, youth groups,senior centers, etc. throughout southeastern PA to organize drives, benefits, and community...


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