The week of

October 24, 2003

PHENND Events/Activities

Forum on Socially Responsible Investing


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What: An informational panel presentation about “Socially Responsible Investing” or SRI. Who: Intended primarly for college and university professional staff, but others are certainly...

Be a Kids Vote Volunteer


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Make a difference in the lives of kids and communities! The Urban Voter Campaign is seeking energetic volunteers to help run Mock Elections at selected Philadelphia public schools on Election Day in...

Other Local Events and Workshops

N-TEN Nonprofit Technology Conference


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[posted from CTCNet-Philly] If you haven’t heard by now, the N-TEN Nonprofit Technology Conference (formerly known as the N-TEN RoundUP) is coming to Philadelphia, PA! If you haven’t...

Neighborhood Revitalization or Gentrification?


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Neighborhood Revitalization or Gentrification? on November 6 7:00-9:00pm at the Friends Meeting House, 15th and Cherry Streets Cost: Free (Donations accepted) How do we ensure strong job, income, and...

Women’s Way Conference: Women and Influence


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WOMEN & INFLUENCE CONFERENCE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2003 A WOMENS WAY conference on advancing the role of women in politics and the workplace Register using the form below or by clicking: 8:30...

Building Bridges Prejudice Reduction Workshops


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ALL FOR 1 1 FOR ALL National Coalition Building Institute?Philadelphia invites you to BUILDING BRIDGES PREJUDICE REDUCTION WORKSHOP ONE DAY WORKSHOPS IN PHILADELPHIA AREA 9 AM- 4 PM Saturday, Nov. 1,...

Community Resource Roundtable (West Philly)


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Tuesday, 10/28 12:30-3:00 Child Care Info Services’ 2nd Community Resource Roundtable Market at University Square, 3901 Market St.,...

Workshop: How to Start a Nonprofit Organization


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Saturday, 11/1 9:30 to 3:30 Workshop: “How to Start a Nonprofit Organization” Community Education Center, 3500 Lancaster Ave., Phila.,...

Workshop: Fundraising 101


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Friday, 11/14 9:30 to 3:30 Workshop: “Fundraising 101” Community Education Center, 3500 Lancaster Ave., Phila., PA Cost is $50,...

Diversity speaker at Penn State Great Valley


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Penn State Great Valley writes- The next Diversity Action Council Speaker Series Event, “Getting Beyond Cultural Communication Barriers in the Classroom and at Work” will be held Monday,...

Prisoner Art Exhibit: Creativity in Confinement


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“Creativity in Confinement”, the most recent exhibit of prisoner art organized by Books Through Bars, will be on display at the Klein Gallery until Thursday November 6th. The show is...

New Resources

New Study Comparing Local Businesses vs Chain Stores


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] New Study Comparing Local Businesses vs Chain Stores Three times as much money stays in the local economy when you buy goods and services from...

Free CBO Partner Manual


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Free CBO Partner Manual ServeMinnesota! and the Minnesota Department of Education are proud to announce the release of Partner Power and Service-Learning: Manual for Community-Based Organizations to...

Commission created for Community-Engaged Faculty


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National Commission Seeks to Reward Faculty for Linking Scholarship to Community Concerns FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact Jen Kauper-Brown at 206-543-7954 or jenbr@, or visit...

Start-Up Resources for Tutoring Programs


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[posted to National K-12 Service-Learning listserv] Autumn is here again and that means program start-up time! If you are setting up a new national service tutoring program or if you are looking for...

New Report: Impact of Poor Health on Business


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] THE US DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ISSUES REPORT ON THE IMPACT OF POOR HEALTH ON BUSINESSES In September, Department of Health and Human...

State-specific Chronic Disease Report


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Newly released: State-Specific Prevalence of Selected Chronic Disease-Related Characteristics. This report includes findings on the prevalence of...

Role of Civic Skills in Fostering Civic Engagement


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] CIRCLE Working Paper 6: The Role of Civic Skills in Fostering Civic Engagement by Mary Kirlin was written for youth program administrators,...

Metropolitan Magnets for International and Domestic Migrants


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[posted from LISC e-newsletter] >> Metropolitan Magnets for International and Domestic Migrants, an analysis by William Frey, published by the Brookings Institution, reports on the nation?s most...

Fact Sheet: service-learning and teacher education


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] The National Service-Learning Partnership in Teacher Education has been releasing a series of fact sheets on how service-learning can meet the...

New Edition: Canada’s Community Economic Development magazine


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[posted from Build-Com listserv] Please find below a summary of articles published in the Autumn 2003 edition of “Making Waves: Canada’s Community Economic Development Magazine.”...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Educating for Citizenship Conference


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[posted from National k-12 service-learning listserv] Educating for Citizenship Conference, December 4-5, 2003 South East Denver Marriott Denver, Colorado December 4 Special Pre-Conference Program...

Hunger and Homelessness Conference


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The Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness is hosting its annual conference in Hartford, Connecticut October 31-November 2, 2004. Please share their website () with any students who might...

Call for Papers for Improving University Teaching


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[posted from CCPH Partnerships Matters newsletter] Call for Papers for Improving University Teaching (IUT) Conference – Deadline: January 15, 2004. The IUT’s 29th International Conference...

Grant Opportunities

HUD Urban Fellows Program


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[posted to National Service-Learning listserv] The Office of University Partnerships in the US Department of Housing and Urban Development is pleased to announce the availability of $550,000 in funds...

Small Research Grants Program on civic service


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] The Global Service Institute at Washington University in St. Louis announces the beginning of a Small Research Grants Program on civic service. For...

Careers in the Arts Initiative


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CAREERS IN THE ARTS INITIATIVE – MENTORING (CAIM) REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces a request for proposals to implement mentoring programs in...

Open Meadows Grants


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[posted from CCPH Partnerships Matter newsletter] Open Meadows Grants for Projects Deadline: February 15, 2004. Grants of up to $2,000 will be awarded by the Open Meadows Foundation to fund new or...

Leadership for a Changing World


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Leadership for a Changing World Program Invites Nominations of Community Leaders Deadline: January 6, 2004 A program of the Ford Foundation (<a href=""></a>), Leadership for a...

Volvo for Life Awards


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Nominations Invited for Second Annual Volvo for Life Awards Deadline: January 16, 2004 Introduced in December 2002 by Volvo Cars of North America, the Volvo for Life Awards...

Harols Howe II Youth Policy Fellowship


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THE HAROLD HOWE II YOUTH POLICY FELLOWSHIP "Bridging Youth Policy, Practice and Research" The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) of Washington, announces the 2004 competition for our...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Solar Coordinator, Energy Coordinating Agency


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter 10/13/03] Job Opening at the Energy Coordinating Agency in Philadelphia The Energy Coordinating Agency (ECA) administers the Philadelphia Million...

Reg. Network Consultant, Environmental Leadership Program


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter 10/13/03] Job opening at the Environmental Leadership Program Part-time regional network consultant, Philadelphia, PA The Environmental Leadership...

Refugee Case Manager, Nationalities Service Center


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[posted to AFRICOM list 10/14/03] Positon Announcement Nationalities Service Center Refugee Services Case Manager The Nationalities Service Center (NSC) is a charitable, non-profit provider of...

Executive Director, Summerbridge of Greater Philadelphia


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[posted to College Prep Round Table 10/14/03] The Executive Director of Summerbridge of Greater Philadelphia administers a tuition-free, two-year, comprehensive academic enrichment program that...

Live-In Resident Tutor, A Better Chance


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INTERESTED IN MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN KIDS’ LIVES WHILE LIVING RENT-FREE? JOB OPENING: Live-in Resident Tutor for A Better Chance / Strath Haven program in Swarthmore, PA. Caring, mature...

Teachers needed for afterschool program


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[posted from College Prep Round Table 10/21/03] The Educational Advancement Alliance, Inc. is currently hiring teachers for our After School Enrichment Program. This program offers students, grades...

Miscellaneous

NetDay: speak up about technology in schools


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[posted from National K-12 service-learning list] MAKE SURE YOUR STUDENTS VOICES ARE HEARD ON SPEAK UP DAY NetDay announced that it will host the first ever, large scale national event where students...

Gleitsman Foundation 2004 Citizen Activist Award


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"The Gleitsman Foundation 2004 Citizen Activist Award" The 2004 Citizen Activist Award will honor those who have struggled to improve K-12 public education in order to give each child the...

Effective Practices in Your Mentoring Program


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Join us for MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership’s latest online event October 27-31, "Implementing the Elements of Effective Practice into your Mentoring Program," at <a...


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