The week of

December 19, 2003

PHENND Events/Activities

Registration Available: Annual PHENND Conference


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Special PHENND Gathering: (COOL and Idealist) Learning the Lessons from Social Movements Mini-Summit January 23-24, 2003 Do you think about past social change and movement building and what’s...

PHENND Financial Outreach Program Featured in Northeast Times Herald


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PHENND’s involvement – and by extension the involvement of Bryn Mawr, Cabrini, and Villanova – in Montgomery County’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance programs were recently...

Register for the 2004 COOL Conference


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~ Don?t miss the Celebration ~ The 20th Annual COOL Idealist National Conference: Connect. Act. Change. Hosted by the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) ? March 12-14, 2004 ? In partnership...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Professional Development: Walking the Way of Dr. Martin Luther King


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Service Learning Institute of Jewish Community High School PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN SERVICE: WALKING IN THE WAY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING Martin Luther King Jr. lived a life of dignity in service....

Community Schools–Higher Education Partnerships


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We invite you to attend our Special Topic Workshop on Community Schools–Higher Education Partnerships Sponsored by the National Center for Community Education and the Center for Community...

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 in...

Bowen’s Puppets: Punch and Judy


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Bowen’s Puppets is here! Puppeteer James Bowen has been a professional puppeteer for the past 7 years. He has toured throughout the Northeastern United States performing puppet shows of all...

Town Meeting on Temporary Aid to Needy Families


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Thursday, 1/15 7:00-9:00 Town Meeting on Temporary Aid to Needy Families (featuring testimony from women TANF recipients) Beacon Presbyterian...

Call for Papers: Sisters Defining Sisters


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[posted from AFRICOM listserv] CALL FOR PAPERS SISTERS DEFINING SISTERS Redefining our Issues ~ Affecting Change MARCH 5 & 6, 2004 In an effort to identify and critically examine issues relevant...

Sustainability and Development: Old World vs. New


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Please join Philadelphia Cares for our next Friday Forum: Sustainability and Development: Old World vs. New January 23rd, 6:30 – 9:00pm, @ WHYY, Independence Mall Cost: $15 (covers dinner)...

New Resources

Scholarship Flash


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[posted from College Prep Round Table] Subject: Office of College and Career Awareness – Scholarship Flash The College and Career Awareness Scholarship Clearinghouse created through an...

New Report: CTC’s as Nonprofit Technology Assistance Providers


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[posted to the CTCNet-Philadelphia listserv] Over the past several years, much discussion has taken place in the nonprofit sector and particularly in the community technology movement around the...

New Report: Back to Prosperity: A Competitive Agenda for Renewing Pennsylvania


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[posted from LISC e-newsletter] Back to Prosperity: A Competitive Agenda for Renewing Pennsylvania, a collaborative analysis published by the Brookings Institution, reports on how the economic future...

Report Examines Motivation Among Students


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] REPORT EXAMINES MOTIVATION AMONG STUDENTS A report unveiled by the National Research Council last week paints a grim picture of high schools unlikely...

New Book on economic justice


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: “Peter Dreier” Friends: I recommend the just-published book — PERFECTLY LEGAL: THE COVERT CAMPAIGN TO RIG OUT TAX SYSTEM TO BENEFIT THE SUPER-RICH AND...

New Book on youth activism


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Two Young Leaders Publish Book on Youth Activism Millennial Manifesto tells the untold story of youth activism, generational politics, and youth service in America examining the issues, individuals,...

Introduction to Service-Learning Toolkit for Faculty: Second Edition


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AVAILABLE NOW! Introduction to Service-Learning Toolkit: Readings and Resources for Faculty (Second Edition). This new revised edition of our bestselling book brings together the best, most...

Service-Learning Product: EcoTech Newsletter


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Take a look at University City High School’s EcoTech YDSLC newsletter. The center is doing fabulous work– hats off to director Martin Galvin, VISTAs Sona and Nick, and all of the teachers...

Partnerships Classifieds

Looking for speakers: Black Women’s History at Sayre Middle School


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I am coordinating a mini Speakers Series for Black History month at Sayre (February) focusing on Black women’s history. If you know of anyone who may want to speak for a couple Sayre classes,...

Mentors need for young adults


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The Achieving Independence Center (AI Center) is seeking mentors to positively influence young adults. The AI Center is a one-stop shop created for youth who are aging out of the foster care system...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Community Development Financial Institutions Conference


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[posted from Community Development Banking listserv] Register NOW for the 2004 CDFI Institute Held in Washington, DC from February 4-6, 2004 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, the 2004...

A national meeting of artists, educators and organizers


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A national meeting of artists, educators and organizers New Orleans, January 23 to 25, 2004 At certain moments in history, an idea catches on that transforms how social change is thought about,...

Community Development, Government, & Banking Forum


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[posted from Community Development Banking listserv] REGISTER TODAY SPACE IS LIMITED MCIC’s Community Development, Government, & Banking Forum is right around the corner! MCIC’s...

Grant Opportunities

HP’s Microenterprise Development Program


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[posted from Digital Divide listserv] We are pleased to inform you of HP’s 2004 launch of the Microenterprise Development Program, a grant opportunity for nonprofit microenterprise development...

Join Hands Day Youth-Led Mini-grants


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[posted from National CBO Service-Learning Listserv] Join Hands Day Youth-Led Mini-grants Deadline: February 2, 2004 Join Hands Day is quickly approaching! On May 1, 2004, young people will join...

Grants for Arts teachers


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The National Education Association is awarding ten grants of $2,000 each to enable arts teachers to create and implement fine arts programs that promote learning among at-risk and disadvantaged...

RFP for Youth-led Research


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New RFP for Youth-Led Research The Center on Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) is pleased to announce a new grant competition for research on civic engagement that is...

John Glenn Scholars in Service-Learning


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John Glenn Scholars in Service-Learning – January 16 Deadline The next round of John Glenn Scholars in Service-Learning applications are due on Friday, January 16, 2004. Applications are being...

Social Change grants from Resist


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: D Schoech <schoech@> Title: Grants Program Sponsor: Resist, Inc. SYNOPSIS: The sponsor funds small-budget groups who struggle towards a broad vision of social...

Getty Trust Offers Campus Heritage Grants


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Getty Trust Offers Campus Heritage Grants Deadline: April 10, 2004 A program of the J. Paul Getty Trust (<a href=’"></a>), Campus Heritage Grants are...

Challenge Grants to Build Community Skateparks


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Challenge Grants Available to Build Community Skateparks Deadline: January 15, 2004 The American Eagle Outfitters Foundation (), a giving program of American Eagle...

CiviConnections Grant Funds for Teachers


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] National Council for the Social Studies Offers CiviConnections Grant Funds for Teachers Deadline: April 30, 2004 The National Council for the Social Studies (<a...

Teaching American History Grant


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The US Department of Education has announced their invitation for applications for the Teaching American History Grant for Fiscal Year (FY) 2004. You can access the full notice at the following...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Part-time computer instructor, Intercultural Family Services


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[posted from CTCNet Philadelphia 12/17/2003] Hi Everyone, I need help! I am looking for a computer instructor 2 days a week to teach in my program from 4pm-6pm. If you would like to make a difference...

VISTA Program Coordinator, Girls Action Initiative


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GIRLS ACTION INITIATIVE Seeks a Program Coordinator About the Girls Action Initiative: Girls Action Initiative, an organization dedicated to leadership, social action, and creative self expression...

Program Coordinator, PathwaysPA


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PathWaysPA is looking to fill a newly created position (thanks to the Casey Foundation). Please see the description below. Program Coordinator to manage innovative grant-funded neighborhood outreach...

Miscellaneous

Be a part of MTV’s Choose or Lose


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MTV’s Choose or Lose coverage of the 2004 Presidential election campaign is about to kick into gear, aiming to bring 20 Million young voters to the polls in ’04. MTV News will be looking...

Register your MLK Day Event


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[posted to National CBO Service-Learning listserv] Before you know it the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service will be upon us. I hope that each of your programs is making the holiday "A Day...

Cover The Uninsured Week


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Cover the Uninsured Week 2004 is less than six months away! Building on the success of Cover the Uninsured Week 2003, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The California Endowment and other funders,...

National Family Volunteer Awards


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Nominations Invited for National Family Volunteer Awards Deadline: March 15, 2004 Presented by the Youth & Family Outreach department of the Points of Light Foundation (<a...

Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program


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[posted from the National Service-Learning listserv] The Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program The Congressional Hunger Center is a private, bi-partisan organization that fights hunger by...

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award


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[posted from Comm-Org] Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award Sponsor: Kennedy (Robert F.) Memorial SYNOPSIS: The sponsor provides an award to honor creative individuals who are, often at great...


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