The week of

September 5, 2003

Other Local Events and Workshops

Dialogue for Peace Initiatives: Kashmir Conference

DPI: Kashmir conference, scheduled to be held at Swarthmore College from the 19th to the 21st of September, is open to the public for registration. There is no registration or conference fee. Advance...

Sustainable Landscape & Habitat Visioning Session

[from SBN Newsletter] Visioning Session for the Sustainable Landscape & Habitat Diversity Building Block of the Sustainable Business Network on September 30 at Natural Lands Trust Hildacy Farm...

Film: Life and Debt

“Life and Debt” (86min) showing on Sun, Nov 16 at the White Dog Cafe After winning awards at film festivals around the world, including best documentary, Life and Debt has just been made...

Working with Teens and Parents Workshop

[Delware Valley Progressive Calendar] Wednesday, 9/17 1:00-5:00 Workshop: “Working with Teens and Teen Parents: What You Need to Know” United Way, 7 Ben Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia,...

Youth Artist Open House

[Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Friday, 9/26 4:00-6:00 Youth Artists Chillin’ Fall Open House Asian Arts Initiative, 1315 Cherry St., 2nd floor, Phila., Pa For info, email...

Social Justice in Classrooms

[posted from Public School Notebook newsletter] September 20: Cracks in the Sidewalk: Toward Social Justice in Our Classrooms and Schools. The National Coalition of Education Activists (NCEA) is...

Neighborhoods First Convention

[posted from Public School Notebook newsletter] September 21: Neighborhoods First Convention, 6:30 PM, Wyndham Franklin Plaza, 17th & Race Streets. A Philadelphia mayoral candidate forum...

Organizational Guide to Pollution Prevention

[posted from Center for a Livable Future Newsletter] ORGANIZATIONAL GUIDE TO POLLUTION PREVENTION December 9 -11, 2003 Philadelphia, PA This three-day workshop will focus on the new EPA publication,...

New Resources

Harvard Family Research Out-of-School Time Program

Harvard Family Research Project has launched a new series of publications entitled “Out-of-School Time Evaluation Snapshots” that we thought you might find of interest. This series...

COMM-ORG Papers on Faith-Based Organizing

[posted from Comm-Org] I am very pleased to announce a new addition to the COMM-ORG Papers Collection: Faith-Based Community Organizing: A Unique Social Justice Approach to Revitalizing Synagogue...

Miscellaneous

Southern Organizing Fellowsihp

[Comm-Org] From: "Southern Empowerment Project" <souempow@> The Southern Empowerment Project in partnership with the Southern Organizing Cooperative is offering a southern organizing...

Teaming for Technology Open House

Event Location: The IBM Zone 30 South 17th St. – 14th Floor Date and Time: September 16th, 2003, 4:00-6:00 United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Teaming For Technology is having an...

National Community Education Day

Thursday, October 9, 2003 is National Community Education Day. The National Community Education Association, in collaboration with the Afterschool Alliance, is holding a joint celebration of National...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

After-School Program Director

Program Director Position?Christ Church/St. John?s After School Program Program Description Christ Church is entering its fourth year of offering a successful after school mentoring program for 2nd...

Grant Opportunities

Growing Greener Grants

DEP Offers Grants for Innovative Water, Wastewater Technology. DEP Secretary Kathleen A. McGinty on Aug. 25 announced the opening of a $4 million grant program through Growing Greener that will help...

Summer Food Service Program Grant

The Great American Bake Sale Grant Application Share Our Strength will be accepting grant applications from current/potential summer food service program or after school meal service program sponsors...

MLK Day Service Grants

Announcement of Anticipated Availability of Funds for grants to support the Martin Luther King Jr., Service Day Initiative with supplementary information, guidelines, and list of Corporation State...

Service Learning Grant

The Pennsylvania State Department of Education’s Learn and Serve America: K-12 School-Based program announces a Request for Application for the 2003-2004 school year. The purpose of this RFA is...

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] Hello everyone. We thought that the following awards might be of interest to those of you who work with middle and high school aged youth:...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

CDFI On-Line Training Opportunity

ANNOUNCEMENT! New CDFI On-Line Training Opportunity Offered to Organizations Working to Fight Poverty in their Communities Free to qualified organizations. In October 2003, the School of Community...

Beyond the Non-Profit Industrial Complex

Incite! Women of Color Against Violence presents The Revolution Will Not Be Funded: Beyond the Non-Profit Industrial Complex April 30-May 1, 2004 University of California-Santa Barbara Social justice...

Pedagogies of Engagement:New Designs for Learning …

Pedagogies of Engagement: New Designs for Learning In and Across the Disciplines An AAC&U Network for Academic Renewal Conference April 15-17, 2004, Chicago, Illinois About the Call for...

Scholarships Avail for S-L Research Conf.

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

International Conference on Urban Health

[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON URBAN HEALTH October 15 -18, 2003 New York, NY Sponsored by the International Society for Urban Health. The...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed: Yam Festival

The Yam Festival is a traditional harvest festival that occurs in all Yam-eating societies. Our Theme this year is ‘OUR FOOD – OUR FARMS.’ Traditionally, villagers would showcase...


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