The week of

August 15, 2003

Other Local Events and Workshops

David Korten at the Arch Street Friends’ Meetinghouse


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Save the date for a reception and talk by David Korten on November 5 at the Arch Street Friends’ Meeting house (at 5th and Arch St.) at 7pm. More info coming soon! David Korten has an MBA and...

Philly Cares Project Leader Training


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Project Leader Training September 10th, 6-7:30pm (Center City) Become one of us! After this short training, you’ll be versed in Philadelphia Cares’ lingo and ready to lead one of our...

Developing Young Leadership


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Developing Young Leadership September 23, 4-6:00pm, Free Library of Philadelphia Philadelphia Young Non-Profit Leaders presents a panel of inspiring and experienced leaders, including our very own...

ORGANIZATIONAL GUIDE TO POLLUTION PREVENTION


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December 9 -11, 2003 Philadelphia, PA ORGANIZATIONAL GUIDE TO POLLUTION PREVENTION This three-day workshop will focus on the new EPA publication, An Organizational Guide to Pollution Prevention...

Hopeworks ‘ N Camden and Veritas Workshop


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Hopeworks ‘N Camden: Expanding the Futures of Youth Hopeworks News: 2003 Hopeworks ‘ N Camden and Veritas (the world’s leading data disaster experts) will again present a community...

Tree Tenders activities and course


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Dear Tree Tenders and friends, Please share this invitation with your Tree Tenders Group and others! 1) Waning Full Moon Tree Walk in the Wissahickon with arborist Ken LeRoy Friday September 12th 7pm...

Recylcing at IvyRidge this weekend


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Bring your recycling to the IvyRidge Train Station this Saturday – August 16 – 9 to 12 – The IvyRidge Train Station is located on Umbria Street between Parker Avenue and Fountain...

Robert Putnam at Constitution Center


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Better Together: Restoring the American Community A Talk by Robert Putnam September 22nd ? Kirby Auditorium ? 7:00 $12 (non-members), $9 (members) Robert D. Putnam, a professor of public policy at...

New Resources

Issue Brief on Connecting the Dots for Children, Youth, and Families


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] CONNECTING THE DOTS FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES In an era of tight resources and increased local responsibility for programs and services,...

Report: Partnerships between community orgs and teachers’ unions


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PARTNERSHIPS FOR CHANGE For a generation, “common wisdom” held that organized teachers and organized communities have separate and irreconcilable agendas when it comes to public school...

Community Organizing as a Tool for Building Community Schools


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Welcome to Community Schools Online where we provide updates on developments in the community schools field and the work of the Coalition. Please forward this e-mail to interested partners in your...

Youth Participatory Evaluation


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The latest issue of New Directions for Evaluation, a journal of the American Evaluation Association, is focused on youth participatory evaluation. The summer 2003 issue features seven articles on...

various articles on Community Based Participatory Research


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The current issue of the Journal of General Internal Medicine (July 2003). It contains many articles on community-based participatory research. The journal website is Many of you may have...

Prevention that Works for Children and Youth


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[Promising Practices Afterschool Listserv] The latest issue of American Psychologist, a journal of the American Psychological Association (June/July 2003, Volume 58, Number 6/7) is focused on...

Toxic Threats to Child Development: Report and Training


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November 6, 2003 and November 8, 2003 Portland, OR and Seattle, WA, respectively ‘IN HARM’S WAY’ TRAINING FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS This training session is based on the peer...

New Report: Higher education and vulnerable youth in rural communities


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Engaged Institutions: Impacting Vulnerable Youth Through Place-Based Learning Rural School and Community Trust, July 2003 With funding from the Kellogg Foundation, the Rural Trust sponsored several...

CongressLink’s Campaign 2004


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For links to the most informative Internet sites about the 2004 presidential campaign, visit CongressLink’s “Campaign 2004” at:

Report: Educating public health professionals for the 21st century


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WHO WILL KEEP THE PUBLIC HEALTHY? This workshop summary is a report of an Institute of Medicine meeting held to discuss how to implement the recommendations of the report, Who Will Keep the Public...

New Report: Role of CBPR in Improving Health


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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released a new brochure “The Role of Community-Based Participatory Research: Creating Partnerships, Improving Health” to provide...

New Papers: Community Organizing and Youth Development


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] COMMUNITY ORGANIZING + YOUTH DEVELOPMENT = YOUTH ORGANIZING A new series of four papers from the Funders’ Collaborative on Youth Organizing...

Partnerships Classifieds

SCRIBE VIDEO CENTER: Precious Places


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Scribe Video Center () is celebrating its 20th anniversary through a Project called Precious Places. Precious Places seeks 20 Philadelphia neighborhood groups who are interested in producing and...

Intern, Food Trust Farmers? Market Program


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Intern with The Food Trust Farmers? Market Program The Food Trust is a nationally recognized non-profit organization concerned with nutrition and food access issues. The Farmers? Market Program runs...

Writing Tutors, West Phila High School Writing Center


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The Philadelphia Writing Project Needs Your Help!! The Philadelphia Writing Project is partnering with Temple University, the University of Pennsylvania and the School District of Philadelphia to...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

SCALE’s annual Read. Write. Act. Conference


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Join us in Chapel Hill for SCALE’s annual Read. Write. Act. Conference. This is the *only* national conference created specifically for campus-based literacy programs, college student tutors,...

Community Development Academy


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[posted from Comm-Org] Are you looking for state-of-the art, hands-on training in the field of community building? The University of Missouri Community Development Extension Program offers a series...

National Conference on Media Reform


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[posted to Comm-Org] THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEDIA REFORM November 7-9, University of Wisconsin-Madison Dear friends and colleagues, This November 7th through 9th in Madison, Wisconsin, Free Press...

Pride At Work’s 5th Biennial Convention


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Pride At Work’s 5th Biennial Convention Calling all civil rights activists, allies and trade union members! Are you concerned about the issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender...

International Conference on Urban Waterfronts, Planning and Culture


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future Newsletter] September 11- 13, 2003 Montr?al, Canada URBAN WATERFRONTS 21 This International Conference on Urban Waterfronts, Planning and Culture features...

Resources for Sustainability: 4th Annual Forum


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[Center for a Livable Future] September 22, 2003 Cambridge, MA RESOURCES FOR SUSTAINABILITY: 4TH ANNUAL REGIONAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FORUM Topics include: heightened awareness of how sustainable...

International Healthy Cities Conference


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future Newsletter] October 19 -22, 2003 Belfast, Northern Ireland INTERNATIONAL HEALTHY CITIES CONFERENCE The Conference objectives are: to celebrate 15 years of the...

Environmental Public Health Challenges of 21st Century


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[posted from the Center for a Livable Future newsletter] December 3 – 5, 2003 Atlanta, GA PREPARING FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH CHALLENGES OF THE 21ST CENTURY This conference is...

22nd International Conference on Service-Learning


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22nd International Conference SERVICE-LEARNING: Developing New Leadership for Communities, Nations, and the World Chiang Mai, Thailand, January 3 – 10, 2004 Service-learning, leadership,...

Second Annual Symposium on Educator Dispositions


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] November 19-21, 2003: The Second Annual Symposium on Educator Dispositions: The Effective Teacher as an Effective Person Identifying, Developing, and...

Grant Opportunities

National Geographic Conservation grants


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] National Geographic Conservation Trust Offers Funding to Preserve Earth’s Resources Deadline: Open The objective of the National Geographic Conservation Trust is to...

Studies to Reduce Smoking Rates During and After Pregnancy


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Proposals Invited for Studies to Reduce Smoking Rates During and After Pregnancy Deadline: Various The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ()will provide up to $3 million over a...

Soros Criminal Justice Fellowships


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Applications Invited for Open Society Institute’s Criminal Justice Initiative Fellowships Deadline: September 26, 2003 The Criminal Justice Initiative of the Open...

Open Society Institute to Support Advocacy Work of Physicians


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[RFP Bulletin] Open Society Institute to Support Advocacy Work of Physicians Deadline: January 21, 2004 To inspire the medical profession to greater participation in civil society, service to the...

Funding Exchange: Media Justice Fund


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[RFP Bulletin] Applications for Immediate Response Grants Deadline: Open The Funding Exchange( ), a national membership organization of publicly supported, community-based foundations, has...

Call for Campus Participation – Integrative Learning: Opportunities to Connect


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Call for Campus Participation – Integrative Learning: Opportunities to Connect To identify campuses that have made significant progress in promoting integrative learning and are committed to...

Tiger Woods Foundation: underserved children and families


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Tiger Woods Foundation The Tiger Woods Foundation focuses on providing opportunities to children and families who are underserved. The following are approved programmatic areas for funding:...

Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation


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Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation awards more than $ million annually to individuals and organizations across the United States....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

NPower PA Announces 3 New Positions


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NPower PA is a new nonprofit organization based in Philadelphia whose mission is to help other nonprofits use technology to better serve our community. Our services enable nonprofits to plan for,...

Harcum College: Assistant Director of Student Support Services


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Harcum College: POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION TITLE: Assistant Director of SSS (Student Support Services)/ Counselor Classification: Administrative/ Professional, Full Time, Exempt Reporting...

Maternal and Child Health Consortium of Chester County: Development Position


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The Maternal and Child Health Consortium of Chester County has a development position opening to plan and direct a development effort for our women’s and children’s nonprofit. Annual...

Villanova University: Engineering and Sciences Recruiting Coordinator


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[posted from College Prep Roundtable] Position at Villanova University Engineering and Sciences Recruiting Coordinator Position summary – This position serves as the primary admission...

Miscellaneous

THIRD WAVE Scholarship Program For Women of Color


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THIRD WAVE Scholarship program THIRD WAVE Scholarship program is for young women of color who prioritize social justice and the work done in the spirit of justice and equality over academic...

New civics education law in Colorado


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] PATRIOTISM PUSH: NEW LAWS REQUIRE KIDS TO SAY PLEDGE, PASS CIVICS COURSE A bevy of patriotic laws to honor the country have taken effect in Colorado....

Measure of Student Poverty Imprecise


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] MEASUREMENT OF STUDENT POVERTY IMPRECISE Ask Troy Peuler how many students at his school are white, black or Hispanic and the principal can quickly...


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