The week of

October 17, 2003

Other Local Events and Workshops

Reinventing America’s Older Communities


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[posted from LISC e-newsletter] >> Reinventing America’s Older Communities, a conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and the Brookings Institution, will be Jan. 14-16...

Defending Public Education from the 1950s to the Present


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[posted from Phila Public School Notebook newsflash] October 31-November 1: Defending Public Education from the 1950s to the Present. The American Friends Service Committee?s Annual Gathering will...

Anatomy of Social Justice Movements


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[ed note: I will be attending this workshop. I hope to see you there!] The Anatomy of Social Justice Movements Saturday, November 15, 9:30am 5:00pm Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street Cost: $5 per...

Rev. Jim Wallis to speak at Penn


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The Fox Leadership Program & The Politics of Food Speaker Series Presents: FEEDING THE HUNGRY AT HOME AND ABROAD: CHANGING LIVES, NEIGHBORHOODS AND AMERICA –A Faith Based Perspective with...

Environmental Justice: Land Use Considerations in the Urban Environment


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[posted from Student Environmental Action Committee list] Environmental Justice: Land Use Considerations in the Urban Environment Student Center-Rutgers University, Camden Tuesday, October 21 5:30...

Long Road to the Fast Track: lecture from Penn Women’s Studies


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Thursday, October 30, 2003, 5:00pm Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall, Univ. of Penn Public Lecture by Claudia Goldin, Professor of Economics at Harvard: “The Long Road to the Fast Track” Goldin...

Focus on Education: The Middle School


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Be The Solution! Philadelphia Cares? Citizen Academy presents? Focus on Education: The Middle School Thursday, October 23, 6:00-8:00pm at Shaw Middle School, 54th St. & Warrington Ave (SW...

Health Catalyst Group


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Health Catalyst Group October 22, 6:00-8:00pm, at The Philadelphia Foundation (1234 Market St.; 18th Floor) Join community and civic leaders, representatives of non-profit service and advocacy...

Friday Forum Dinner Discussion: Philly Politics


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Friday Forum Dinner Discussion: Philly Politics October 24, 6:30-9:00pm at Wok (1613 Walnut St. Philadelphia) Cost: $25 (includes dinner & gratuity) With the upcoming election in the City, and a...

Affordable Housing Candidates Forum


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Affordable Housing Candidates Forum Come Hear Sam Katz and John F. Street Talk about Issues of Affordable Housing and Homelessness at this Public Forum Wednesday, October 22, 2003 Arch Street United...

New Resources

New Report: community development and smart growth


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[from LISC e-newsletter] >> Theory or Reality: Another Way of Looking at Sprawl Community development organizations’ ability to spot opportunities to meet localized needs is key for designing...

Living Cities: Management Information Exchange


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[posted from LISC e-newsletter] >> Living Cities Milano MiX: Management Information Exchange, a Living Cities Milano Collaboration, recently launched its website. MiX is a source of free information...

Out of Reach 2003: report of National Low Income Housing Coalition


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[posted from LISC e-newsletter] >> Out of Reach 2003: America’s Housing Wage Climbs, a study comparing wages and rents in every county, was recently released by the National Low Income Housing...

AAHE Learning Communities initiative


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AAHE Forges Partnership with the National Learning Community Project AAHE is partnering with the National Learning Community Project at the Washington Center for Improving the Quality of...

New Website: Teen Yellow Pages


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[posted from Teaming for Technology Get the Word Out] Teen Yellow Pages Launch The Teen Yellow Pages is up and running on the Beehive! A huge thank you goes out to the Center for Youth Development...

Service-learning Guidebook for Health Administration Faculty


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Announcing a Service-learning Guidebook for Health Administration Faculty Authored by CCPH Fellow Anne M. Hewitt, Community-Campus Health Partners in Action: A Service-Learning GuideBook for Health...

Partnerships Classifieds

Join City Year’s Serve-A-Thon


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City Year’s Serve-a-thon is approaching- Saturday, October 25 2003. Visit or call 267-386-7014 (Deena) for more information about how you can get involved, volunteer, transform a community,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

New Partners for Smart Growth Conference


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[posted from LISC e-newsletter] >> 3rd Annual New Partners for Smart Growth: Building Safe, Healthy, and Livable Communities, a conference sponsored by the Local Government Commission, Penn State...

Claim Democracy Conference


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CLAIM DEMOCRACY CONFERENCE: NOVEMBER 22-23 Tired of attempts to change electoral rules in the middle of the game? Wasted votes? Money-drenched politics? Bad voting equipment? Political failures to...

Advanced Level Service-Learning Institute


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] February 7-10, 2004: CCPH 4th annual Advanced Level Service-Learning Institute: Fostering Leadership for Service-Learning Sustainability at...

Foundations Inc Afterschool Conference


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[posted from Promising Practices in AfterSchool listserv] FOUNDATIONS will be hosting a national conference on quality extended-day programs-Beyond School Hours VII-Viewing Challenges as...

Community Food Security Conference


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] COMMUNITY FOOD SECURITY CONFERENCE November 1 thru 5, 2003 Boston, Massachusetts Boston Park Plaza The theme of this year’s conference is:...

National Conference on Media Reform


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[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] Madison, WI, November 7-9: National Conference on Media Reform A broad range of media reform activists will join members of Congress, the FCC, and leaders of...

Grant Opportunities

Public Welfare Foundation


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[posted from LISC e-newsletter] >> The Public Welfare Foundation is accepting letters of inquiry from groups that provide services to disadvantaged populations and those working for lasting...

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation


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[posted from LISC e-newsletter] >> The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is accepting letters of inquiry for its Community Partners Program. The focus is primarily on issues related to...

Changes in Health Care Financing


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[posted from LISC e-newsletter] >> The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is accepting letters of intent for its Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization program. The program focuses on...

Milagro Foundation


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Milagro Foundation The Milagro Foundation focuses on serving at-risk, underrepresented and disadvantaged youth through educational programs and health...

Microsoft Community-Based Technology Centers


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Microsoft Announces Funding Program for Community-Based Technology Centers Deadline: Open Microsoft Corp. (<a href=""></a>) has announced the launch...

Civic Engagement Grants


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Dear Colleagues, Pennsylvania Campus Compact is making grants available to students as part of the 2004 Raise Your Voice campaign. For more information about the grants visit the PACC website at...

PennSERVE Planning Grants


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Please allow me to alert you to a national service grant opportunity which I hope you will consider sharing with local organizations in your community that may be interested in, and capable of,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Regional Coordinator, Study Abroad, Rutgers University


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Position announcement: Regional Coordinator, Study Abroad, Rutgers University Anticipated start date: Immediately Salary: Range 20 – $36,588-$49,762 More information: <a...

Program Coordinator, Black Women?s Health Project


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[posted from Women’s Way Fe-mail] Job Opportunities Black Women?s Health Project Small non-profit seeking part-time (20 to 25 hours per week) Program Coordinator for breast health and breast...

Internship/work-study positions, Philadelphia Public School Notebook


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Internship/work-study positions, Philadelphia Public School Notebook Are you concerned about improving urban public education? Want to learn more about the independent media and publishing?...

Miscellaneous

Artists in Communities Training


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ARE YOU AN ENERGETIC ARTIST OF COLOR WHO WANTS TO SHARE YOUR ARTISTIC PASSION? WOULD YOU LIKE TO PREPARE YOURSELF TO LEAD MEANINGFUL PROJECTS IN COMMUNITY SETTINGS? Apply for the Asian Arts...

PBS to Examine the Health of American Democracy


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[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] PBS to Examine the Health of American Democracy Public broadcasting stations are planning a series of more than 60 programs between November 3 and November 9,...


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