The week of

January 16, 2004

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND Conference & Movement Summit


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Last few days to register for the PHENND Conference and Movement Summit! Please register by Tuesday, January 20, 2004. Full conference details, workshop offerings, directions and locations, and...

Health and Happiness Fair and VITA Kick-Off


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Health and Happiness Fair and VITA Kick-Off Saturday January 17, 2004 12 PM – 4 PM Event Location: YWCA of Chester Street: 7th and Sproul Streets City, State, Zip: Chester/PA/19013 Come...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Renewing Urban Creeks and Neighborhoods


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Announcement: The Pennsylvania Environmental Council, the Philadelphia Water Department and the Fairmount Park Commission present: ?Renewing Urban Creeks and Neighborhoods — Making the...

Gender Discrimination in the Workplace debate on Justice Talking


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As WOMENS WAY’s Change of Pace report makes clear, women have made tremendous strides over the last 25 years, yet continue to be hampered by gender discrimination in the workplace. Kitty...

Death Penalty speaker


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DEATH PENALTY EVENT THURSDAY JANUARY 22nd Lecture * Book Signing * Discussion an evening with Pam McAllister author of “Death Defying: Dismantling the Execution Machinery in 21st Century...

Nickel & Dimed play fundraiser


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Sunday, Febraury 1 – Saturday, February 7, 2004 The Philadelphia Theatre Company and WOMENS WAY Present Nickel & Dimed Fundraiser All it takes to make it in this country is a little hard...

MOCS Community Technology Center Satruday program


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The Mayor’s Office of Community Services Community Technology Center is recruiting for its Saturday Program. All classes require pre-registration prior to class start date. Classes are located...

Teaming for Technology Spring offerings


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[posted from CTCNet Philly listserv] Happy New Year! Many of you have made the resolution to learn more about comptuers or to acquire skills that will enable you perform your jobs more effectively....

Philadelphia Green Skills Conference


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Saturday, January 31st 9 am to 2 pm Philadelphia Green Skills Conference Community College of Philadelphia 1700 Buttonwood St. (N. 17th between Spring Garden & Callowhill Sts.) Teaching people...

Paul Vallas to speak at St. Joe’s


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On Thursday, February 26 at 6:30pm Saint Joseph’s Faith-Justice Institute will be presenting our Spring Outreach Lecture. Paul Vallas, Chief Executive Officer of the Philadelphia School...

DelCo Computer Workshops


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Delaware County Emergency Service Training Center just posted its Computer Workshops for 2004 at Aside from these open Workshops, we have time slots open for groups up to 18. Excellent new facility...

Good Schools Pennsylvania 2004 Statewide Campus Leaders Training


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WANTED: Students who are passionate about social justice, children’s rights or racial justice; Students who refuse to sit back and watch injustice take its course; Students who understand that...

Wellstone Civic Dialogue Project


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Wellstone Civic Dialogue Project Thursday, February 5 7pm at the A-Space 4722 Baltimore Avenue (#34 Green Trolley to Baltimore and 47th) A national night of discussion of Senator Paul Wellstone?s...

Public Forum on Small Schools


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Notebook Public Forum on Small Schools, 4:30-6:30 PM, United Way Building, 7 Ben Franklin Pkwy (between 17th and 18th Sts.) Join the conversation on small schools featuring presentations from members...

Middle Grades Matter Parent Forum


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Middle Grades Matter Parent Forum: Delivering the Dream, 6-8PM, Leeds Middle School, Mt. Pleasant & Woolston Aves. Participate in the discussion on middle school student behavior in an urban...

PCCY Forum: America’s Working Families


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Can working families ever win? And ? if they did ? could the nation afford it? The collision between work and family obligations in 21st century life will be the focus of a public forum and...

Jobs With Justice Student/Labor Network Meeting


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Dear activist, Happy New Year! 2003 was a big year for activism and 2004 promises to be just as historic. One of the noticeable trends in 2003, was the progressive shift in the labor movement. I hope...

Campaign Training Workshop for Women


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A Campaign Training Workshop Friday, February 6, 2004 8:00 to 3:00 Community College of Philadelphia 1700 Spring Garden Street The Great Hall?Room Philadelphia, PA 19130 Keynote Speaker Hon....

New Resources

Resources for conducting community and classroom dialogues


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: “Bill Berkowitz” An annotated listing of resources for conducting community and classroom dialogues has been compiled by the Psychology Department at the...

Two new healthcare reports


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FEATURED RESOURCES OF AGENCY FOR HEALTHCARE RESEARCH AND QUALITY (AHRQ), DEPT. OF HHS –The National Healthcare Quality Report represents the first national comprehensive effort to measure the...

Mayors Survey Shows Continued Rise of Hunger and Homelessness


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[posted from Philanthropy News Digest] Mayors Survey Shows Continued Rise of Hunger and Homelessness According to a 25-city survey from the Conference of Mayors (), requests for food aid increased...

System Change Through Community Schools


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[posted from Promising Practices in AfterSchool listserv] System Change Through Community Schools Published in the January 2004 issue of the AASA magazine, School Administrator, “System Change...

Community Revitalization and Community Schools


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[posted from Community Schools Online] Community Revitalization and Community Schools An article on Chicago’s James Monroe Elementary School in Logan Square makes personal the impact of one...

New Report: Supporting the Education Organizing Movement


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] SUPPORTING COMMUNITY ORGANIZING ON EDUCATION ISSUES Community organizing is a vital strategy for improving education. Because community organizing...

Partnerships Classifieds

Teens N Technology program needs Mentors


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The Southwest Community Enrichment Center’s Teens N Technology (TNT) program aims to motivate inner city high school juniors from West Philadelphia and Bartram High Schools to stay in school by...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Training-of-Trainers Course for Youth Entrepreneurship


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Training-of-Trainers Course on Making Cents? Entrepreneurship and Business Management Training Courses for Youth and Adults February 2nd ? 4th 2004 Washington, DC Who Should Attend This training is...

National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference


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Welcome back to the office and to the New Year! Hopefully, your holiday was safe and rewarding. Registration for the 2004 National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference can now be completed online at the...

Faculty Development for Cultural Competency


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[posted from Center for Health Professions newsletter] Faculty and Clinical Educators: Are you responsible for preparing clinicians to provide culturally responsive care? Our two-day workshop,...

Inspiring Citizenship through Service-Learning


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Join us for the 8th annual Institute on Service-Learning “Inspiring Citizenship through Service-Learning ” to be held February 5-6, 2004 on the campus of Grand Valley State University....

Audiconference on Town/Gown relationships


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[posted to National Service-Learning listserv] Dear SL colleagues, The Society for College and University Planning is sponsoring an audioconference you may be interested in: On the Edge: The Dynamics...

Grant Opportunities

New RFP for Youth-Led Research


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[posted to CBO Service-Learning listserv] 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...

Unlimited Potential grants, Microsoft


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Funder: Microsoft Community Affairs Program: Unlimited Potential Summary: Microsoft makes monetary grants and in-kind donations of software to nonprofit organizations around the world to help people...

Higher Education Challenge Grants Program, USDA


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[posted to National Service-Learning listserv] The US Department of Agriculture solicits applications for an anticipated $ million in grants for the Higher Education Challenge Grants Program (HEC)....

School-based service-learning grants


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Learn and Serve America has made available approximately $ million for school-based service-learning programs. Awards will be made through a national competition to organizations addressing homeland...

Congressional Research Awards Announcement


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CONTACT: Frank H. Mackaman The Dirksen Congressional Center 2815 Broadway Pekin, IL 61554 FAX fmackaman@ <a href=""></a> **Congressional Research Awards Announcement**...

VISTA Program, PA Campus Compact


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Pennsylvania Campus Compact is please to announce that Applications are now available for the 2004-2005 PACC AmierCorps*VISTA program. Applications are due in the PACC offices by February 20, 2004....

Healthy Lifestyles Grants


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Healthy Lifestyles Grants National 4-H Council, with funding established by Kraft Foods, Inc. in partnership with Cargill, is offering grants of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Development Director, White-Williams Scholars


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WHITE-WILLIAMS SCHOLARS POSITION OPENING Job Title: Development Director Position Description: This job exists for the primary purpose of planning, implementing, and organizing all aspects of...

Part-Time Voter Mobilization, ACORN


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Earn Money & Build Power in Our Neighborhoods! ACORN and Project Vote are NOW hiring workers for Voter Registration Drive Part Time Voter Mobilization Position – Positions start at $7/...

Public Art Project Internship, Phila. Print Collaborative


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GREAT INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY PUBLIC ART PROJECT 2004 Timeframe: Spring 2004 Minimum time commitment: 6 hours per week The Philadelphia Print Collaborative (PPC) seeks a motivated, organized...

Hopeworks Formation Director/Youth Advocate


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Hopeworks Formation Director/Youth Advocate Position description: Hopeworks (<a href=""></a>) seeks a motivated, compassionate individual to act as a counselor, advisor and...

Miscellaneous

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes


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[posted from National CBO Service-Learning listserv] The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes seeks nominations for its 2004 awards. The Barron Prize recognizes young people ages 8 to 18 who have...

Congress in the Classroom 2004


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*** CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Congress in the Classroom 2004 *** Congress in the Classroom is a national, award-winning education program now in its twelfth year. It is sponsored by The Dirksen...

Yes! Magazine free for teachers


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] A NEW YEAR’S GIFT FOR TEACHERS Are your students ready for some good news? YES! is an award-winning ad-free national journal filled with...


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