The week of

October 10, 2003

Other Local Events and Workshops

Recycling through composting


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Saturday, 10/18 1:30 Recycling Through Composting Workshop South Philadelphia Library, 1700 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA City Residents attending can receive composting bins For info,...

YouthWeb Community Technology Center course offerings


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Mayors Office of Community Services, YouthWeb Community Technology Center has completed the first quarter of its fall 2003 Schedule. ALL CLASSES REQUIRE REGISTRATION, PRIOR TO STARTING CLASS....

E-Philanthropy Seminar


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NEW DATE FOR E-PHILANTHROPY SEMINAR IS OCTOBER 29th! The Omaha 2003 eTour training seminar has been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 29 from 1:00 to 5:00 If you were registered for the original...

Training Sessions: Cartographic Modeling Lab


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[ed note: I highly recommend this!] Greetings from the Cartographic Modeling Lab at Penn: Do you need detailed information about a specific property in your neighborhood? Are you looking for data to...

Social Venture Institute


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Social Venture Institute 2003 (svi03) is a few days of intense learning and interaction. All confidential. It?s where successful people share their wisdom in finance, marketing and management ?...

David Korten speaking at SVI03


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David C. Korten, author ?When Corporations Rule the World? *Wednesday, Nov 5 evening reception and talk: 5 pm reception & 7pm talk: $20/non-SBN members – $10/SBN members 7pm talk only: $10...

Service-Learning workshops for teachers


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Interested in making connections between your classroom and the community? Come explore what service-learning is all about! This year the Pennsylvania Service-Learning Alliance is offering a series...

Community Healthcare Interpreter Training


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Community Healthcare Interpreter Training! On November 7, 8, 14 and 15, 2003 A new Community Healthcare Interpreter Training (CHIT) is set on November 7, 8, 14 and 15, 2003 in Philadelphia! Please...

Discussion: Racism in Planning Events, Meetings, etc.


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Sunday, 11/2 noon-1:00 Discussion: “Racism in Planning Events, Meetings, Protests & Special Events” Aspace, 4722 Baltimore Ave.,...

New Resources

New Book: Principles and Practices: Community-Based Research and Higher Education


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We would also like to announce the release of Principles and Practices: Community-Based Research and Higher Education. The book, for which CoRAL Director Sam Marullo is a co-author, is now available...

New Report: How Race Counts for Hispanic Americans


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[posted from Comm-Org list] From: DougRHess@ Two reports of interest from the Mumford Center at SUNY Albany: OF CONTINUING INTEREST: HOW RACE COUNTS FOR HISPANIC AMERICANS There are nearly a million...

New Report: How Immigration Is Changing the Political Terrain in America’s Largest Cities


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[posted to Comm-Org] The other report from the Mumford Center at SUNY-Albany: PEOPLE & POLITICS IN AMERICA’S BIG CITIES The Challenges to Urban Democracy How Immigration Is Changing the...

New Online Tool for Grassroots Advocacy


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: “Jo Lee” CitizenSpeak is a new non-profit that offers a free email advocacy service for grassroots organizations. CitizenSpeak was inspired by MoveOn email...

New Publication: Service Enquiry


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Welcome to the Launch Edition of Service Enquiry. Service Enquiry is a series published by the Global Service Institute, USA, in partnership with Volunteer and Service Enquiry Southern Africa...

New Articles: Higher Education as Public Good, European perspective


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[posted from the National Service-Learning listserv] Dear SL colleagues, Volume 28 Number 3/October 2003 of Higher Education in Europe is now available on the Taylor & Francis web site at The...

Community Guide to No Child Left Behind


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] GUIDE TO TALKING TO YOUR COMMUNITY ABOUT NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND Polls show that parents and the public at large are not well informed about the No Child...

Handbook for community partners new to service-learning


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] Subject: Handbook for community partners new to service-learning Dear SL colleagues, Announcing a handbook for community partners new to...

Community Impact Training Institute Catalog Avail


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[posted from Teaming for Technology list] Community Impact Training Institute Catalog Now Available The latest edition of the Community Impact Training Institute Catalog is now available as a pdf on...

Tuition waivers at Community College for laid-off workers


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Community College of Philadelphia’s “Opportunity Now” Program is a tuition-free opportunity for laid off Philadelphians. “Opportunity Now” applies to Philadelphia...

Guide to Policy Work for Community-Based Participatory Research Practitioners


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] Dear Colleague, Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) is pleased to announce new resources for community-based participatory research,...

New Publication for Parents on preventing teen pregnancy


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The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy has released today a brand new publication entitled “Parent Power: What Parents Need to Know and Do to Prevent Teen Pregnancy.”...

New Report: Service-Learning at Historically Black Colleges and Universities


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[posted to National Service-Learning listserv] Dear SL colleagues, Service Learning at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: A Preliminary Study presents the results of community, student and...

Community Economic Development Digital Bookshop


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[posted to Comm-Org] From: “Ellie Parks” THE CED DIGITAL BOOKSHOP The CED Digital Bookshop is an on-line catalogue of over 450 of the best articles, papers, and books currently available...

Partnerships Classifieds

Homework help – Volunteers Needed


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[posted from Delaware Vally Progressive Calendar] Wednesday, 10/22 (appears to be a weekly recurring event) 3:15-5:15 Homework Help (Volunteers Needed–Kids Welcome) Aspace, 4722 Baltimore Ave.,...

Urban Bridges Technology Center seeks partners


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Urban Bridges of ECS offers low cost basic computer classes. 12-hour courses are $40 (Seniors $35), 6-hour courses are $20 (Seniors $15). Seniors who are members of “Premier Years” or who...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Family and Youth Services Bureau’s National Youth Summit


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[posted from the Promising Practices in Afterschool listserv] Dear Colleague: Don’t miss the Family and Youth Services Bureau’s (FYSB’s) Second National Youth Summit, scheduled for...

Campus Compact Conference for Community Service and SL Directors


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SAVE THE DATE: CAMPUS COMPACT PRE-CONFERENCE FOR Community Service and Service Learning Directors Bridging the Divides: Connecting Service, Learning, and Communities Sponsored by Pennsylvania Campus...

Credit Path Seminar for Community Development


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[posted from Community Development Banking listserv] Alternatives Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce its first Credit Path Seminar for Community Development practitioners. The Credit Path ()...

Call for Papers: Spirituality, Social Justice, and Service-Learning


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Announcement and Call for Papers – A conference on Spirituality, Social Justice and Service-Learning will be held at Messiah College, Grantham PA, June 3-5, 2004. Dr. Paul Loeb, author of Soul...

Call for submissions: Community Technology Review


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The Community Technology Review () is now accepting abstracts and articles for its Winter and Spring issues at We look for well-written articles on the use of media and technology in community...

Grant Opportunities

Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males


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Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males The purpose of this initiative is to stimulate and expand research in the health of minority men. Specifically, this initiative is intended to...

State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Award


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State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Award Youth Service America and State Farm are proud to present the State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Award. The award is now available to...

Corp for Nat’l Svc: Next Generation Grants


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Corporation for National and Community Service Notice of Availability of Funds for Next Generation Grants AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice of funding...

Youth Venture grants


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Find out how to get $1,000 to change your community — and shape your world! Want to help your community or change the world Need some funds and support to help get things going? Youth Venture...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Job Opening at the Educational Advancement Alliance


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Job Opening at the Educational Advancement Alliance, Inc. Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 The Educational Advancement Alliance, a non-profit organization, is currently seeking a Student Coordinator to work in...

Administrator, Neighborhood Bike Works


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NBW is looking for an Administrator! 9/30/03 Neighborhood Bike Works (NBW) is a youth development program that teaches bicycle repair, riding and safety to youth in West Philadelphia. NBW seeks a...

Director of Collegian Services, Philadelphia Futures


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Dear Colleagues ? I?m sorry to announce that Lisa Belfield, Director of Collegian Services at Philadelphia Futures will be leaving in the very near future. That means Philadelphia Futures will be...

Miscellaneous

National Teleconference on Student Civic Engagement


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National Teleconference on Student Civic Engagement Whether you are directly involved in the Raise Your Voice Campaign or not, the Midwest Collaboration is offering and requesting your help in a...


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