The week of

December 12, 2003

PHENND Events/Activities

Philadelphia Cares Social Change Leaders

Philadelphia Cares Social Change Leaders Enrolling now for our pilot course, January 19 – June 2004* Philadelphia Cares will launch a unique grassroots leadership program on Martin Luther King...

Other Local Events and Workshops

White Involvement in Black Liberation

[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Monday, 12/15 6:00-8:00 Study & Discussion Group on White Involvement in Black Liberation, Reparations, Etc. Robin’s Bookstore, 108 S....

Training on phillyneighborhoods.org

[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Training on Thursday, 12/18 2:30-4:00 HUD Regional Office, Wanamaker Building, Juniper & Market Sts., Phila., PA and 7:00-8:30 Mt. Airy...

Homeless Memorial Day

The Blueprint to End Homelessness will commemorate Homeless Memorial Day with a candlelight vigil on Monday, December 22 at 4:30pm at City Hall?s Dilworth Plaza. This annual event remembers those who...

New Resources

Out-of-School Time Bibliography

[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] We are happy to announce that the new resource we promised in our last email is now available — a bibliography of all of the...

Youth Workforce Survey Results

[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] Hello everyone. The National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) and the Academy for Educational Development’s Center for Youth...

New Website: policies and practices for educating homeless children

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] EDUCATING & ASSISTING HOMELESS STUDENTS Homeless children face numerous hardships in their personal lives that sometimes result in significant...

New Report: Financing Teacher Professional Development

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] DELIVERING, FINANCING & ASSESSING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Professional development, including both pre-service and in-service training, is a...

New Curriculum: Promoting Higher Education Among Hispanic Youth

CURRICULUM FOR HIGHER EDUCATION FOR HISPANICS Now available: “Sowing the Seeds: A Curriculum for Promoting Higher Education Among Hispanic Youth,” by CCPH Fellow Maricela Ure?o. This...

New Website: Philly Health Info.org

[posted from United Way’s Teaming for Technology newsletter] Featured website ? Philly Health Info () is a health web portal where you can find information on diseases and conditions, health...

Penn’s Out-of-School Time Resource Center

The University of Pennsylvania is pleased to introduce its “Out-of-School Time (OST) Resource Center.” Funded by a grant from the William Penn Foundation, the OST Resource Center is part...

Starting a career development tutoring program in ten steps

[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] Re: your inquiry about career education for high school students, please see the National Service Resource Center’s effective...

Effective Policies and Practices for Out-of-School-Time Programming

[posted from Promising Practices in After School] “Lessons Learned About Effective Policies and Practices for Out-of-School-Time Programming” captures findings and observations from...

New Website: Program sustainability

[posted from National Service Resource Center newsletter] : Providing the Power to Get Things Done The term sustainability, as quoted among nonprofit organizations, foundations, and government...

New Book: Service Learning Research

New Book Information APA Books THE MEASURE OF SERVICE LEARNING RESEARCH SCALES TO ASSESS STUDENT EXPERIENCES Robert G. Bringle, Mindy A. Phillips, and Michael Hudson The addition of service learning...

New Grant.Gov Web Site for all Federal grants

New Web Site Offers One-Stop Shopping for Information on Applying for All Federal Grants Site Supports President’s E-Gov Initiative By Improving Grant Application Process HHS Secretary Tommy...

Miscellaneous

New Course on Sustainable Business Practices

[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] New Course on Sustainable Business Practices Fox Business School and Temple University will offer a course is designed to provide graduate...

Ad Campaign launched to increase participation in Food Stamps

[posted from Food Research and Action Center newsletter] PHILADELPHIA ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN AIMS TO INCREASE AWARENESS OF FOOD STAMP PROGRAM (Business Wire, November 26, 2003) The Greater Philadelphia...

Anti-Violence book for youth

[posted to Comm-Org] Dear Friends — For those whowish to buy Christmas presents forchildren who enjoy books, kids who have a curiosity aboutwhy adults engage in such puzzling behavior in war...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Child Health Watch Associate, PCCY

Child Health Watch Associate Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth is searching for a fulltime staff person to manage our Child Health Watch helpline which assists children to access health...

Computer Instructors, Caring People Alliance

[posted to CTC-Philadelphia 12/22/2003] COMPUTER INSTRUCTORS – ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A JOB WITH MORE THAN MONETARY REWARDS? Caring People Alliance, a nationally known non-profit org., has an...

Grant Opportunities

Do Something BRICK Awards

Do Something BRICK Awards Amount: Each award includes a $5,000 higher education scholarship, a $5,000 grant for continued community work, pro bono services, and other support and recognition....

Archstone Award for Excellence in Health and Aging Program Innovation

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Nominations Invited for Archstone Award for Excellence in Health and Aging Program Innovation Deadline: April 2, 2004 With support from the Archstone Foundation (), a...

Support for New Outreach Techniques

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Engagement Innovation Test Fund Offers Support for New Outreach Techniques Deadline: January 7, 2004 The Common Assets Defense Fund (<a href="></a>), a...

Fund for a Just Society

[posted from Comm-Org] Title: Unitarian Universalist Funding Program–Fund for a Just Society Sponsor: Unitarian Universalist Association SYNOPSIS: The sponsor makes grants to non-profit...

Homelessness Grants

[posted from PhillyNeighborhoods listserv] Philadelphia Youth Philanthropy Group Invites Applicants for Homelessness Grants Deadline: January 30, 2004 The students of Stern Hebrew High School have...

2004 AmeriCorps*National Application and Technical Assistance Information

2004 AmeriCorps*National Application and Technical Assistance Information Below, please find information regarding the 2004 AmeriCorps*National Application and Technical Assistance Calls. The...

Funds for Inspirational K-12 Teachers

[posted from Public Education Network newblast] "Funds for Inspirational K-12 Teachers" ING Financial Services provides funds for K-12 teachers through its Unsung Heroes Awards. The awards...

Award for grassroots community problem-solving

[posted from RFP Bulletin] National Civic League Invites Entries for All-America City Award Deadline: March 11, 2004 A program of the National Civic League (<a href=""></a>),...

Grants for Health Projects in New Jersey

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Award Grants for Health Projects in New Jersey Deadline: January 27, 2004 (Brief proposals) Reflecting the commitment of the Robert Wood...

Funding for Social Entrepreneurs

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Draper Richards Foundation Offers Funding to Social Entrepreneurs Deadline: Open The Draper Richards Foundation (<a href=""></a>) provides selected...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Service-Learning Conference Early Bird Registration

National Service-Learning Conference Caribe Royale Resort and Convention Center Orlando, Florida March 28-31, 2004 The National Service-Learning Conference is the only event designed to meet the...

Commission on Sustainable Development Youth Caucus

[posted from Global Youth Network newsletter] UN Commission on Sustainable Development April 2004 at United Nations Headquarters (NY) Interested in the environment? Issues surrounding Sustainable...

Student World Assembly

[posted from Global Youth Network newsletter] Student World Assembly Date: 12-16 July, 2004 Location: San Luis Obispo, CA, USA The Student World Assembly has been established to encourage democracy...

Democracy Matters National Student Summit

Pre-Register for the Democracy Matters National Student Summit! The Democracy Matters National Student Summit is fast approaching. This February 13-15th, students from across the country will come...

Institute on Service-Learning

[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] Michigan Campus Compact will hold its 8th annual Institute on Service-Learning “Inspiring Citizenship through Service-Learning” February...

Prudential Youth Leadership Institute Train-the-Trainer

Prudential Youth Leadership Institute Train-the-Trainer February 2-4, 2004 in New Orleans, LA The Prudential Youth Leadership Institute is a state-of-the-art training program designed to teach...

Service-Learning Train-the-Trainer

Agencies + Schools = Service-Learning Train-the-Trainer February 18-19, 2004 in Reno, NV As the field of service-learning continues to grow, organizations are increasingly being asked to provide...

Peacemaker Training Institute

The Kirkridge Retreat Center will hold a Peacemaker Training Institute January 3-7, 2004. This will provide basic training for young people, aged 17 to 25 in the philosophy and strategy of nonviolent...

College Convention

New England College will host College Convention 2004 in Manchester, NH, January 7-10, 2004. The meeting will bring together 1,000 high schools and colleges with Presidential candidates, members of...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed: Teen Technology Mentor

Volunteer Description Title: Teen Technology Mentor Who We Are Looking For: Responsible, committed adult ages 18+ who is either employed or a college student (or both). Individual must have an...


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