The week of

August 22, 2003

PHENND Events/Activities

Teen Impact Leadership Training


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Are you a teen leader? Or, are you a leader of teens? Anyone who wants to be a great leader or expand on their leadership skills should attend this informative workshop geared toward teens and the...

Other Local Events and Workshops

3rd Annual Youth Community Service Awards Dinner


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CTCNet Delaware Valley Regional Conference


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SAVE THE DATE – CTCNet Delaware Valley Regional Conference Date: Saturday, September 13th Time: 9:00 ? 4:00 Event: Delaware Valley CTCNet Regional Conference Title: Curriculum Strategies and...

Philadelphia Arts In Education Partnership Conference


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Save the date! On Saturday and Sunday, January 10 & 11, 2004, the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership will hold their annual conference. The topic for this year’s conference will be...

Logan-Cooke-Villanova Partnership


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Greetings: Logan News Group’s D. Michael Blackie will be hosting a small group of Villanova University students as they learn about Logan, and about “Coaching” Cooke Middle School...

New Resources

New Article: Community Based Participatory Research


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[from CCPH] We thought you would be interested in this article from this month’s issue of the American Journal of Public Health, authored by CCPH member Meredith Minkler. Community-Based...

New Website: Role of higher ed in society


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This initiative looks at a variety of facets of higher ed, including collaboration with K12 and civic participation: 4. The Futures Project: Policy for Higher Education in a Changing World [pdf]...

New Report: After School Matters


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[from Promising Practices in Afterschool listserv] The After School Project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has released a new report entitled, “No Idle Hours: Making After-School Time...

CCPH/HUD Symposium Proceedings Available


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[from CCPH] Proceedings are now available from the National Symposium on Community-University Partnerships: Translating Evidence into Action. The Symposium was cosponsored by Community-Campus...

New Report: Wages and cost of housing in America


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[from ] Paycheck to Paycheck: Wages and the Cost of Housing in America, released in May 2003 by the National Housing Conference. Looking at the most recent census data available, the study found that...

New Curriculum: Energy & Society


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Project Learning Tree has an exciting new program, Energy & Society, available from Project Learning Tree. This set of preK-8 activities and materials integrate science, music, dance, and...

New Studies: Internet use by Latinos


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[posted from Philly Teaming for Technology listserv] STUDY: INTERNET USE BY LATINOS According to a new UCLA study, fewer Latinos use the Internet compared to non-Latinos, reports Hispanic Business....

New Book: Service-Learning in Higher Education Around the World


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[from ] Service-Learning in Higher Education Around the World: An Initial Look a report by Howard A. Berry and Linda A. Chisholm This report, supported by the Ford Foundation, is the first...

New Report: CTC’s as Catalysts for Community Change


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Community Technology Centers as Catalysts for Community Change A Report to the Ford Foundation By Project for Public Spaces, BCT Partners and New School University ABSTRACT This report presents the...

National Vacanr Properties Campaign


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[from LISC e-newsletter] >> National Vacant Properties Campaign Launches LISC, working in partnership with Smart Growth America (SGA) and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA),...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Manuscripts on Health Disparities


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Call For Manuscripts On Health Disparities – Service-Learning Manuscripts Are Encouraged The Journal of Multi-Cultural Nursing and Health is seeking manuscripts for the fall issue of 2003. The...

National Middle School Conference


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Register today for this year’s National Middle School Conference, “The Ultimate Reality Show: Middle School from a New Perspective,” and find out how you can survive middle school...

International Conference on Advances in Service-Learning Research


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3rd Annual International Conference on Advances in Service-Learning Research November 6-8, 2003 — Salt Lake City, Utah Service-Learning as Civically Engaged Scholarship IMPORTANT REMINDER...

National Society for Experiential Education conference


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I am writing to notify you of the upcoming National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) conference in Minneapolis, Oct 15-18, 2003. A number of people I wrote to last time asked to be reminded...

Community Economic Development Conference


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[from LISC e-newsletter] >> The National Congress for Community Economic Development’s 33rd Annual Conference, “Investing In Communities”, will be Oct. 8-11 in Detroit....

LISC Homeownership Summit


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[from LISC e-newsletter] >> The LISC Home Ownership Summit will be Nov. 3 – 4 in Washington, DC. This annual event brings together policy makers and practitioners to examine issues in...

Call for Workshops: NYLC Conference


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The 15th annual National Service-Learning Conference will be in Orlando, Florida on March 28-31, 2004. In the center of a large and fast-growing state that is itself central to national affairs...

Sustainable Resources Conference


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] SUSTAINABLE RESOURCES 2003: INTERNATIONAL FORUM CONNECTING PEOPLE WITH HANDS-ON SOLUTIONS TO WORLD POVERTY September 29 – October 4, 2003...

International Society for Urban Health Conference


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON URBAN HEALTH October 15-18, 2003 New York Academy of Medicine New York, New York Sponsored by the International...

Grant Opportunities

Environmental Support Center Capacity Building Grants


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[CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Environmental Support Center Offers Capacity-Building Program for Grassroots Groups Deadline: September 2 The Environmental Support Center Leadership and...

Domestic Violence grants


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[CCPH Partnerships Matter newsletter] The Mary Byron Foundation, a grant making public charity based in Louisville, Kentucky, is accepting nominations for an award that honors groundbreaking efforts...

Easy Matching Book Grant


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[CCPH Partnerships Matters newsletter] Easy Matching Book Program Offered by Literacy Empowerment Foundation Deadline: August 31 The Literacy Empowerment Foundation (LEF), a 501(C)3 nonprofit...

Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize


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[RFP Bulletin] Nominations Invited for 2004 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize Deadline: November 1, 2003 The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation invites nominations for the 2004 Conrad N. Hilton...

Dollar General Community Grants


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[posted from Public Education Network Newsblast] Dollar General Community Grants Dollar General?s community grants program provides support for non-profit organizations committed to the advancement...

National PTA Excellence Award


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[posted from Public Education Network Newsblast] National PTA Excellence in Education Partnership Award The 2003-2004 Phoebe Apperson Hearst National PTA Excellence in Education Partnership Award...

NEC Foundation


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>> The NEC Foundation of America makes cash grants to nonprofit organizations and programs with national reach and impact in science and technology education or the application of technology to...

Musser Fund Environmental/Community Initiative


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[from RFP Bulletin] Applications Invited for Laura Jane Musser Fund Environmental/Community Initiative Deadline: September 15, 2003 Through its environmental grantmaking program, the Laura Jane...

Digital Media grant program


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RealNetworks Introduces Helix Community Grant Program Deadline: October 3, 2003 RealNetworks, Inc. (), a provider of digital media services and software for consumers and businesses, has announced...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Operations, Hamer Center at Penn State


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DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, PENN STATE: The Hamer Center for Community Design Assistance is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Director of Operations. Primary responsibilities include...

Greater Philadelphia Food Bank, Volunteer Coordinator


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Greater Philadelphia Food Bank Volunteer Coordinator The Greater Philadelphia Food Bank, the region’s largest distributor of donated food to charities that feed the needy in southeast...

Asst. Program Administrator, Community Economic Development Prog.


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I am pleased to report that GPUAC is now announcing a job opportunity with our Community and Economic Development Department ? Assistant Program Administrator. This is a professional level position...

GIS Program Director, Hopeworks ‘N Camden


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GIS Program Director Hopeworks ‘N Camden (<a href=""></a>) is an innovative youth development program that uses the skills of geographic information systems (GIS) and web...

Miscellaneous

Faculty Development Award


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We encourage you to nominate exemplary service-learning faculty development programs for this award: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR FACULTY DEVELOPMENT AWARD Top winner receives $30,000 prize TIAA-CREF...


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