The week of

November 21, 2003

Other Local Events and Workshops

Neighborhood Clean Up, University City


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You provide the brawn. We provide the gear. Last year, volunteers cleaned up nearly 4 tons of trash from University City sidewalks! Litter Co. and UCD are supporting local community organizations for...

SHARE Food Program Holiday Packages


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The SHARE Food Program, based in Philadelphia, is offering holiday packages again this year to families and individuals in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and the Eastern Shore of Maryland. For...

Youth Perspectives on Racial Justice and Public Education


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[posted from the College Prep Round Table listserv] Friends: Mark your calendar and tell your colleagues: join us on December 3, 2003, 3:45-5:30 at the United Way Building, #7 Benjamin Franklin...

Training: Neighborhood Information System


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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 help write grants? Ever wanted to...

Phila Young Nonprofit Leaders listserv and Holiday Event


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SAVE THE DATE AND COME CELEBRATE!!!! 2nd Annual Toy Drive/Holiday Event Thursday, December 11th Independence Brew Pub (1150 Filbert Street, by The Reading Terminal) 6:00pm-8:00pm Donations will once...

Improving Public Schools: Reframing the Argument


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Improving Public Schools: Reframing the Argument A Discussion on Social Equality, Civics, and How Human Knowledge can Be Effectively Utilized to Solve Complex Problems Facing American Cities and...

New Resources

Lessons on collaboration


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[posted from the Promising Practices in After School listserv] Hello everyone. The Los Angeles County Children’s Planning Council has produced a report entitled “Walking the Collaboration...

Citizenship Education Database


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[posted from National Service-Learning Listserv] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: November 11, 2003 Contact: Kim Sharpe, e-Mail: ksharpe@ Fax: ECS Web site: Citizenship Education Declines Along with...

New Website: Ideas in Education – feature on small schools


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] SPOTLIGHT ON SMALL SCHOOLS A new education website, funded by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is now online. The spotlight for the site’s...

New Website: The College Track


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] THE COLLEGE TRACK A new national, media-driven initiative to help break down barriers to college for underserved youth, especially low-income students...

New Report: Education as a Human Right


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SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY: A HUMAN RIGHTS APPROACH A new report from the Center for Economic and Social Rights and New York University Institute for Education and Social Policy argues that although the...

Microfinance and the Double Bottom Line


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[posted from Community Development Banking list] We are pleased to share with you the working paper entitled: Microfinance and the Double Bottom Line Working Paper on Measuring Social Return for the...

Youth Policy Publication


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] The Forum for Youth Investment Releases Youth Policy Publication on Children’s Cabinets As the country continues to “tighten the...

Civic Engagement: A Resource Guide for the Elementary Grades


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[postefd from National K-12 Service-Learning listserv] Greetings Everyone! Thanks to support of the National Service-Learning Partnership (NSLP), the East Bay Conservation Corps (EBCC) is delighted...

Out-of-School Time Program Evaluation Database


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] Harvard Family Research Project has just added 10 new profiles of out-of-school time programs and their evaluations to our Out-of-School...

First Amendment Schools: Educating for Freedom and Responsibility


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] FIRST AMENDMENT SCHOOLS First Amendment Schools: Educating for Freedom and Responsibility, co-sponsored by the Association for Supervision and...

New Website on EITC


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[posted from Tax Roundatable listserv] The Brookings urban center has released a new website () that collates basic data on EITC claims (and usage of RALs) from tax years 1997 through 2001. Users can...

Partnerships Classifieds

Web site assistance, SW Community Enrichment Center


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[posted from CTCNet-Philadelphia listserv] The Southwest Community Enrichment Center at 1341 S. 46th St. is seeking a volunteer group or individual to consolidate and update 2 existing web sites....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Participant: Service-Learning as Feminist Pedagogy


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] Please respond to jmusial@ We seek a final participant in our proposed roundtable at the National Women’s Studies Association meeting to be held...

College Convention 2004


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[posted from Campus Compact Policy Update] College Convention 2004 Campus Compact for New Hampshire and the Center for Civic Engagement at New England College announce College Convention 2004...

Great Cities Winter Forum


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[posted from CBO Service-Learning listserv] University of Illinois at Chicago Marks 10 Years of ‘Urban Engagement’ with Tenth Anniversary Great Cities Winter Forum Ten years ago the...

Grant Writing Institute


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[posted to National Service-Learning listserv] Hi everyone, California State University, Fullerton is hosting a grantwriting workshop on January 12-16, 2004. The workshop will teach people how to...

Youth Leadership Training


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[posted from Youth Service America briefing] YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP COUNCIL The National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) will be conducting its annual...

International Youth Parliament (ages 18-24)


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[posted from Youth Service America briefing] INTERNATIONAL YOUTH PARLIAMENT 2004 Want to change the world? You are invited to be part of a dynamic global network of creative young people working for...

Early Bird Registration for NYLC Conference


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[posted from National K-12 Service-Learning listserv] The National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) is pleased to announce that registration for the National Service-Learning Conference (to be held in...

Training Opportunity: Becoming a Measurement Guide


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[posted from National CBO Service-Learning listserv] Training Opportunity: Becoming a Measurement Guide Yellow Wood Associates, Inc., of St. Albans, VT, is pleased to announce a training that will...

United Students for Fair Trade Convergence & Research


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United Students for Fair Trade is seeking people interested in researching student involvement in the Global Justice movement, particularly the demographic of students and campuses involved in Fair...

Grant Opportunities

William Penn Foundation


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Proposals for grants from the William Penn Foundation to promote the full development of children and youths to become capable adults and productive citizens are now being accepted. Proposals may...

YouthActionNet grants


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] YouthActionNet Offers Funding for Youth-Led Social Entrepreneurial Projects Deadline: April 18, 2004 YouthActionNet (<a href=""></a>) is offering...

Awards for Social Justice and Peace


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] CALL FOR GRANT APPLICATIONS Academy for Educational Development Announces Next Competition for 15 New Awards to Support Nonprofits and Promising New Leaders Committed to...

Partnerships for Older Adults Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Invites Letters of Intent for Community Partnerships for Older Adults Program Deadline: January 9, 2004 (Letters of Intent) Community...

GoGirlGo: Girls’ Sports Programs


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] GoGirlGo Project to Fund Girls’ Sports Programs Deadline: November 30, 2003 Administered by the Women’s Sports Foundation (<a...

Neighborhood Development Grants, Wachovia Regional Foundation


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Neighborhood Development Grants Wachovia Regional Foundation These grants support comprehensive community development projects that target specific neighborhoods. To qualify for a grant, a...

Toyota Tapestry Grants for K-12 Science


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[posted from Public Education Network Newsblast] Toyota TAPESTRY Grant for Teachers The 2004 Toyota TAPESTRY program will award 50 grants of up to $10,000 each and a minimum of 20...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Job Developer, Philadelphia Academies, Inc.


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POSITION DESCRIPTION Title of Position: Job Developer Reports to: Senior Manager-Job Development Primary Objective: Assist Senior Manager of Job Development with developing job opportunities and...

Youth Support Coach, Philadelphia Youth Network


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[posted from College Prep Round Table list 11/14/2003] Youth Support Coach The Philadelphia Youth Network Philadelphia, PA Description: Responsible for supporting approximately 100 Empowerment Zone...

Adult Basic Ed/GED Teacher, Philadelphia Youth Network


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[posted from College Prep Round Table 11/14/2003] Teacher – ABE/GED The Philadelphia Youth Network Philadelphia, PA Description: The Education Coach will instruct and coordinate academic...

Project Manager, Women’s Opportunities Resource Center


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[posted from College Prep Round Table 11/14/2003] Project Manager Women’s Opportunities Resource Center Philadelphia, PA Description: Immediate opening for energetic, highly motivated,...

Technology Consultant, NPowerPA


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[posted to CTCNet-Philadelphia listserv 11/20/2003] NPower PA is growing and we are seeking a nonprofit-passionate, energetic and smart technology consultant to join our team. This consultant will...

Miscellaneous

on-line Grad Certificate Program in Service-Learning


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The University of Wisconsin River Falls with the National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) as a partner, is announcing an on-line Graduate Certificate Program in Service-Learning. The first cohort...

Pennsylvania Federal Surplus Property Program


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[posted from PACDC newsletter] Pennsylvania Federal Surplus Property Program The Department of General Services Surplus property – virtually anything from building materials and trucks to...

Summer Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service


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[posted from the Promising Practices in After School listserv] Scholarship applications are now being accepted for the 2004 Summer Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service, one of the premier...

Various Service-Learning Awards


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[posted from National CBO Service-Learning listserv] Nominations are being accepted through February 2, 2004 for three awards honoring outstanding leadership and inspiration to the service-learning...

Update on Service-Learning Appropriations


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[posted from National Service-Learning Advocacy listserv] Here is a posting from Nelda Brown. SEANotes Policy Update – November 19, 2003 On November 18, 2003, the Senate approved the fiscal...


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