The week of

November 14, 2003

Other Local Events and Workshops

Neighborhood Information System


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***Please forward this message to a friend or colleague*** Greetings from the Cartographic Modeling Lab at Penn: Do you need detailed information about a specific property in your neighborhood? Are...

Surviving After Suicide


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SURVIVING AFTER SUICIDE … A Conference For Those Who Have Lost Someone To Suicide On Saturday, November 22, the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention...

Art and Activism


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[from the Bryn Mawr School of Social Work Advocates Forum] Hello to all, After a long hiatus we are back and would like to invite you to a discussion with Robin Valicenti. What: Art and Activism:...

Online Forum: Understanding Nonprofit Marketing


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School] MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership will be holding two Online Community forums this month: * November 17-21, 2003: “Getting your Message...

Go2Guide for School Readiness Kick-Off Event


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Go2Guide for School Readiness Kick-Off Event You are invited to attend the kick-off event of the year for the Go2Guide for School Readiness: Resources for Families with Babies, Toddlers, and...

PeaceJam


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[posted to College Prep Round Table] I am currently working for a International Peace organization named PeaceJam. Last year we had our first Peacejam in the City of Philadelphia at Drexel...

National Teleconference on Foster Care


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National Teleconference on Foster Care November 18th 1:00-3:00pm Hosted locally by the Community College of Philadelphia Winnett Student Life Building (room S2-3) Spring Garden (between 17th and...

New Resources

Fall 2003 Issue of Community Works Journal


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Dear K-12 Service-Learning ListSrv Members, Fall 2003 Issue of Community Works Journal is Now Available! The new issue of Community Works Journal now is available in PDF format at no cost as a...

Directory of Community Development Investments


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The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency recently published its annual directory of community development investments made during 2002. The National Bank Community Development Investments, 2002...

New Book: Deconstructing Service-Learning


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Deconstructing Service-Learning: Research Exploring Context, Participation, and Impacts Edited by: Shelley H. Billig, RMC Research Corporation, Denver, and Janet Eyler, Vanderbilt University...

Approach to Building Community Capacity


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[posted from Comm-Org] Approach to Building Community Capacity by Suzanne Blanc, Matthew Goldwasser, and Joanna Brown This is a comprehensive look at one of Chicago’s most dynamic...

New Report High School to College transition programs


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[posted from Public Education Network newsletter] EASING STUDENTS’ TRANSITION INTO COLLEGE An increasing national focus on the need for high academic standards, coupled with the growing...

New Website: Cultural Competence, Jobs, and Race


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Cultural Competence, Jobs, and Race The Jobs Initiative of the Annie E. Casey Foundation has a new Web site on race, ethnicity, cultural competence, and workforce development. Cultural competence in...

New Website: Advocacy for Low-Wage Workers


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Advocacy for Low-Wage Workers This new Web site contains a tool kit, information, and other resources designed to help people who care about building an economy that works for all Americans–one...

Small Farm Success Project


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] SMALL FARM SUCCESS PROJECT REPORTS ON MID-ATLANTIC FARMERS’ MARKETS A new study released by the Small Farm Success Project finds collective...

Updates to PhillyNeighborhoods.org


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[posted from PhillyNeighborhoods listserv] As we head into the New Year and begin setting our next Neighborhood Agenda, I have updated the home page. You can access it at Major changes: 1....

Helping Youth Make Healthy Eating and Fitness Decisions


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[posted from Promising Practices in Afterschool Listserv] NEW RESOURCE FROM USDA AND DHHS “THE POWER OF CHOICE: Helping Youth Make Healthy Eating and Fitness Decisions” “The Power...

Crime and Community Reinvestment


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[posted to Comm-Org] From: DougRHess@ From GWU press release: “Access to mortgage lending leads to reductions in crime rates according to research to be presented at the 62nd annual meeting of...

Meaningful Student Involvement: Guide to Inclusive School Change


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NOW AVAILABLE! Meaningful Student Involvement: Guide to Inclusive School Change. Written by Adam Fletcher for The Freechild Project & HumanLinks Foundation. This 24-page booklet is designed to...

Community-Campus partnership case-study


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[posted on Service-Learning listserv] Authored by Community-Campups Partnerships for Health (CCPH) Fellow Anne Reiniger, “Best Beginnings: A Child Abuse Prevention Program in New York...

New Report: Emerging Issues in Election Reform


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[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] The League of Women Voters, in partnership with the McCormick Tribune Foundation, convened experts from different backgrounds — Congressional staff,...

New Publication: Creating Great Neighborhoods


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: at New publication: “Creating Great Neighborhoods: Density in Your Community” Density can create great places. The new publication “Creating Great...

Expansion of Congress for Kids website


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[posted from Points of Light listserv] > The Dirksen Center’s site for kids – Congress for Kids – – reached a point where it outgrew its existing Web site for one simple...

Partnerships Classifieds

boat building service learning projects


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[posted from Service-Learning Support Organizations listserv] Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory would like to invite students associated with members of the SLSO group to take part in our boat...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Working with African Immigrants and Refugees


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[posted from AFRICOM listerv] Working with African Immigrants and Refugees A Conference and Workshop presented by The African Immigrant and Refugee Foundation and Montgomery College Diversity...

Best Practices in Black Student Achievement


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BEST PRACTICES IN BLACK STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT MEETING Clemson University invites participation in the Second National Conference on Best Practices in Black Student Achievement, January 25 – 27,...

National Peer Helpers Association Conference


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] Founded in 1984, the National Peer Helpers Association (NPHA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation whose mission is to provide leadership and promote...

National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference


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[posted from Community Development Banking listserv] Have you made plans yet for March in DC? Come to NCRC?s Annual Conference — Bringing Economic Justice Home” — March 10-13, 2004...

Continuums of Service Conference: Is Higher Education a Public Good?


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[posted from Points of Light listserv] The Western Region Campus Compact Consortium invites your participation in the Seventh Annual Continuums of Service Conference, March 10-12, 2004, at the Hyatt...

Grant Opportunities

Talbots: Scholarships for women


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Talbots: Scholarships for women "later in life" Applications Available for the 2004 Talbots Women’s Scholarship Fund Deadline: January 15, 2004 Sponsored by...

Incentive Grants for Higher Education


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$10,000 Grants for Postsecondary Student Programming NAFSA’s Cooperative Grants Program (COOP) invites proposals from based institutions of higher education and based non-profit organizations...

Sabbaticals for Community Activists of Color


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Fellowship Program Offers Sabbaticals for Community Activists of Color Deadline: December 1, 2003 The Alston/Bannerman Fellowship Program (<a...

New Award to Honor Successful United States Schools


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] New Award to Honor Successful United States Schools Deadline: December 31, 2003 Intel Corporation, Scholastic Administr@tor, and the Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence...

National Schools of Character Program Seeks Applications


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] National Schools of Character Program Seeks Applications Deadline: Various Now in its seventh year, National Schools of Character is an annual awards program recognizing...

Grants for School Technology Programs


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Best Buy Children’s Foundation to Award Grants for School Technology Programs Deadline: December 31, 2003 The Best Buy’s Children’s Foundation is offering...

Entrepreneurship Education Grant


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Universities Invited to Submit Proposals for Entrepreneurship Education Grant Program Deadline: December 12, 2003 The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (<a...

Environmental Excellence Awards


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Entries Invited for SeaWorld/Busch Gardens/Fujifilm Environmental Excellence Awards Deadline: December 19, 2003 Students, teachers, and community groups working for...

Tellabs Foundation


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Tellabs Foundation The Tellabs Foundation supports education programs with a particular focus on local and national programs and curricula for...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Project Director Tech Prep Demonstration Program


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Project Director Tech Prep Demonstration Program Community College of Philadelphia Community College of Philadelphia seeks to fill position of Project Director, Tech Prep Demonstration program....

Web Director and Youth Trainer, Hopeworks N’ Camden


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Job Title: Web Director and Youth Trainer Salary: $32,000-$40,000 Availability: Hiring Immediately Hopeworks ‘N Camden (<a href=""></a>) is an innovative faith-based youth...

Miscellaneous

Winter Harvest


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Winter Harvest is a buying club from which you can order locally produced food during the winter and early spring months when farmers’ market and CSAs are closed. We deliver orders weekly to...


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