The week of

September 12, 2003

PHENND Events/Activities

Urban Voter Campaign Constitution Day Kick-Off


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JOIN THE URBAN VOTERS CAMPAIGN AT OUR RECEPTION What: National Constitution Day Kick-Off Reception to announce the Urban Voters Campaign. () Who: League of Women Voters of Philadelphia * Institute...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Training: Neighborhood Information System


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Do you need detailed information about a specific property in your neighborhood? Are you looking for data to help write grants? Ever wanted to view Philadelphia data on a quick, detailed, and...

Jim Wallis to Speak at Penn


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The Fox Leadership Program and the Politics of Food Speakers Series Presents: JIM WALLIS, Executive Director and Editor of SOJOURNERS Convener of Call to Renewal FEEDING THE HUNGRY AT HOME AND...

Kind Cafe Benefit Concert/Festival


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Kind Cafe Benefit Concert/Festival on September 15 in Philadelphia Who: Coalition between the Kind Cafe, The Fire, Northern Liberties Neighborhood Association & The Weekly What: Free benefit...

Dialogue with Robert D. Putnam


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Dialogue with Robert D. Putnam, Internationally Acclaimed Scholar and Best Selling Author of Bowling Alone and Better Together: Restoring the American Community at the National Constitution Center...

The Nationalities Service Center Reception


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The Nationalities Service Center will be giving a reception the evening of September 16th to welcome to Philadelphia Lavinia Limon of Washington, DC. Limon has more than 25 years of experience...

An Evening of Celebrity Readings for Banned Book Week


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The ACLU-Greater Philadelphia Chapter and the Free Library of Philadelphia invite you to join them in a celebration of the First Amendment and the freedom to read! What: An Evening of Celebrity...

Candidates? Forum on Critical Design & Planning Issues


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DAG?s Candidates? Forum on Critical Design & Planning Issues Date: Friday, September 19, 5:30 to 7:30 Location: Sterns Auditorium, The Franklin Institute (20th Street entrance marked ?special...

Working with Teens and Teen Parents: What You Need to Know


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[Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Wednesday, 9/17 1:00-5:00 Workshop: “Working with Teens and Teen Parents: What You Need to Know” (sponsored by Community Legal Services, WAWA,...

A Neighborhood Preservation Forum


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A Neighborhood Preservation Forum Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Hamilton Auditorium, 118 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 The...

New Resources

Curriculum for Cultural Competency for Pharmacy students


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[Center for the Health Professions newsletter] The Network announces a new curriculum template for teaching cultural competency to pharmacy students, developed by Mitra Assemi, PharmD, and Chris...

Conference proceedings from Australian higher ed and civic engagement conf


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InsideOut 2003, an international conference on higher education and civic engagement was held at The University of Queensland, Ipswich, Australia 3-5 July 2003. InsideOut 2003 papers and powerpoint...

Reading Rockets Bilingual Web Site


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I’m pleased to announce that the Reading Rockets project just launched a major new bilingual Web site for Spanish-speaking parents on how to help children learn to read. I hope you’ll...

New Report: Physical activity of youth


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Campaign baseline survey findings now available As part of the VERB campaign evaluation, CDC is conducting a longitudinal survey on the physical activity attitudes and behaviors of children and their...

New Website: World Hunger Year


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[from ] World Hunger Year’s Website WHY Speaks: provides reports, action alerts and in-depth analysis on food security and sustainable development. National Hunger Clearinghouse Database:...

Transcript: New Developments in Service-Learning Research


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“New Developments in Service-Learning Research” In a September 3 online web chat, nationally-recognized service-learning researcher Dr. Shelley Billig of RMC Research in Denver, CO...

Paper: Getting the Most From Afterschool


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The Cross-Cities Network for Leaders of Citywide Afterschool Initiatives has produced a brief paper: “Getting the Most From Afterschool: The Role of Afterschool Programs in a High-Stakes...

Partnerships Classifieds

Mentor Engagement Reception


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Change a Life! Be a Mentor! Calling all business professionals! Just two hours a week can make an impact that will last a lifetime. Do you have an interesting career? Or maybe you have an interesting...

Seeking Volunteer Teams for Philadelphia Cares Day


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In One Day, You Can Make a World of Difference! The School District of Philadelphia (the nation’s seventh largest) educates more than 260,000 students in 270 buildings. On October 4,...

Philadelphia TechiesDay 2003: Looking for host employers


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Philadelphia TechiesDay 2003- Wednesday, October 29th, 2003 TechiesDay is a one-day career awareness event organized each year by BEST with the region’s employers and educational leaders....

Champions of Caring Fundraiser


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[ed note: Volunteers are needed to help staff information tables at various Whole Foods locations. Champions is also looking for on-going support – especially from health professions and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Green Festival


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] GREEN FESTIVAL October 11-12, 2003 Austin, Texas This two-day event that brings together green entrepreneurs, environmental community...

International Conference on Traditional, Alternative, and Complementary


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] 16TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TRADITIONAL, ALTERNATIVE, AND COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE October 20-24, 2003 Quito, Ecuador This conference is...

18TH Annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] 18TH ANNUAL SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE CONFERENCE November 7-9, 2003 Rock Hill, South Carolina The largest Sustainable Agriculture event in the...

FUTURE OF OUR FOOD AND FARMS SUMMIT


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] FUTURE OF OUR FOOD AND FARMS SUMMIT December 4-5, 2003 Wilmington, Delaware The Summit brings together a diverse array of viewpoints and...

Call for Papers: Accountability in Teacher Education


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The Teacher Educator () focuses on issues, research, and program innovations that relate to preservice teacher preparation and to continued professional development of teachers. A thematic issue on...

Call for Proposals: Institute on Service-Learning


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Michigan Campus Compact invites the submission of conference proposals for the 8th annual Institute on Service-Learning “Inspiring Citizenship through Service-Learning” to be held...

Building Partnerships between Urban America and Higher Education


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Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and the NorthEast Neighborhood Alliance (NENA) are hosting a conference entitled “When the Grass Takes Root: Building Partnerships between Urban America...

Water: Claiming Responsibility for Our Common Wealth


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] WATER: CLAIMING RESPONSIBILITY FOR OUR COMMON WEALTH October 9 -10, 2003 Ogallala, NE The High Plains-Ogallala Aquifer region is divided among...

Society for Ecological Restoration International Conference


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] SOCIETY FOR ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION INTERNATIONAL 2003 CONFERENCE November 19 – 22, 2003 Austin, TX The 15th Annual International SER...

Reclaiming Democracy: Intermediaries, Local Education Funds, and Public Education


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] RECLAIMING DEMOCRACY: INTERMEDIARIES, LOCAL EDUCATION FUNDS & PUBLIC EDUCATION This year, Public Education Network celebrates 20 years of...

Grant Opportunities

Youth Service Day Grants


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Youth Service America is Recruiting Lead Agencies for National Youth Service Day 2004! Be a leading force in the 16th Annual National Youth Service Day – April 16th-18th, 2004 – the...

Youth in Action/Community Service Grants


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] National 4-H Council Offers Youth in Action/Community Service Grants Deadline October 1, 2003 The Strategic Initiatives Team of National 4-H Council offers grants for youth...

K-12 Service-Learning Mini-Grants


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SERVICE-LEARNING MINI-GRANTS AVAILABLE Each year, thanks to a generous grant from The Maurice R. Robinson Fund of New York City, CRF awards mini-grants of up to $600 for K-12 service-learning...

Christopher Columbus Awards for Positive Community Change


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Christopher Columbus Awards Invite Students to Explore Opportunities for Positive Community Change Deadline: February 2, 2004 The Christopher Columbus Awards, which are...

Financial Literacy Grants Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] J. P. Morgan Chase Foundation Announces Financial Literacy Grants Program Guidelines Deadline: September 26, 2003 The Morgan Chase Foundation is committed to improving...

Nonprofit Sector Dissertation Fellowship Competition


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Social Science Research Council Announces Program on Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector Dissertation Fellowship Competition Deadline: December 1, 2003 The Social Science...

National Book Scholarship Fund


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] National Book Scholarship Fund Accepting Applications Deadline: December 4, 2003 Grant applications are now being accepted for the National Book Scholarship Fund (NBSF),...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Homeless Family Shelter seeking MSW


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I advertise for an MSW for our Homeless Family Shelter at 49th and Market. This is a real opportunity to do just about every aspect of Social Work imaginable. The hours are flexible and Travelers Aid...

Adult and Special Needs Museum Educator


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ADULT AND SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAM COORDINATOR/MUSEUM EDUCATOR. Teach edu pgrms for children and adults, develop pgrms. Req MA Museum Edu/rel field, 2 yrs museum exp. Pref American hist bkgnd, bilingual...

Miscellaneous

Online Chat: Risk Management in Mentorship Discussion


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Announcing MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership’s latest online event, Risk Management for Mentoring Programs at <a href=""></a>. The event is FREE and open to all. It is...

Lights On Afterschool


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As schools open their doors for the new year, thousands of afterschool programs across the country are gearing up for the fourth annual Lights On Afterschool! on October 9, 2003. This event is the...


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