The week of

January 23, 2004

Other Local Events and Workshops

SBN Networking Event & Technology Seminar


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] SBN Networking Event & Technology Seminar on February 11 – Save the Date!! We’ll have networking with wine & cheese and our...

Paul Hawken talks on Dreams of a Livable Future


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] “Dreams of a Livable Future” with Paul Hawken on February 3 Carpool from the White Dog Cafe available! Paul Hawken –...

Lecture and Workshop With Edgar Cahn


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Lecture and Workshop With Edgar Cahn, founder of Time Dollars, on February 6, 7-8 Edgar Cahn is the world-renowned author of Time Dollars and No More Throw Away People. This is a unique opportunity...

Seasonal Soup Making Workshop


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] Seasonal Soup Making Workshop on March 6 Saturday, March 6th, 2 PM – ? 4 PM Join the Fair Food Project and Michael Saidman and Sundya...

planning underway for Black Family Technology Week


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We are currently coordinating activities and events for Black Family Technology Awareness Week, and we would like to make sure that all community-based organizations utilize this opportunity to...

Building Quality Pre-Kindergarten in Pennsylvania


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All are welcome to attend! Building Quality Pre-Kindergarten in Pennsylvania: Lessons from the States A Luncheon and Policy Forum February 10, 2004 12:00-2:00 PM United Way Building, Philadelphia...

Barriers Facing Parents with Criminal Records


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Monday, 1/26 5:30 “Every Door Closed: Barriers Facing Parents with Criminal Records” (with Amy Hirsh, CLS) Free Library, 4th floor,...

Black Male Development Symposium


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We will be offering a Black Male Development Symposium here at Arcadia University on Saturday, February 28, 2004. Haki Madubuti and Brother Salome Thomas El (wrote I Choose To Stay) will be part of...

College Prep workshop for parents and students


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The Eastern Region of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated in partnership with University of Pennsylvania Talent Search Program and Nu Sigma Chapter present? ?.GETTING AHEAD BY BEING PREPARED ?FOR...

New Resources

New Website: Justice Learning


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A+. . . A MUST-SEE FOR SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHERS From global warming to gun control, Justice Learning helps you give students the skills they need to understand today’s complex issues. A free...

New Website: Your Vote Matters


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] “Your Vote Matters” campaign – register to vote online Register to Vote Online at Design for Social Impact is one of three...

New Recycling Resource: FreeCycle


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] Freecycle:? A listserve for recycling stuff you don’t want to throw away It works via a Yahoo listserv, which you can find at It’s...

New Report: Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing


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The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) recently posted new publications on its website, Who Are “Fragile Families” and What Do We Know About Them? by Mary Parke. Nearly one-third...

New Report: Science, Gender, and Afterschool


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] Educational Equity Concepts (EEC) and the Academy for Educational Development (AED) released a new report today entitled, “Science,...

New Book: Third-Sector Development: Making Up for the Market


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[posted from Commmunity Development Banking listserv] The long awaited next book by Christopher Gunn (coauthor of Reclaiming Capital) was released this month! Many of the organizations on CDB-L are...

New Article: The Serious Problem of Childhood Obesity


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] BEYOND BABY FAT: THE SERIOUS PROBLEM OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY The medical community is calling childhood obesity the nation’s “largest...

New Report: Diversity: School, Family, and Community Connections


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] DIVERSITY: SCHOOL, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS No matter their race, ethnicity, culture or income, most families have high aspirations and...

Graduation Pledge Alliance


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GRADUATION PLEDGE ALLIANCE Humboldt State University (California) initiated the Graduation Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility. It states, “I pledge to explore and take into...

Computer Training Center for Phila. Regional Non-Profits


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Computer Training for Phila. Regional Non-Profits Just South of Phila. International Airport in Delco A great new computer training lab has been built in Delaware County to serve Philadelphia...

New Organization: Youth Elect


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No time to vote you say? Youth Elect, a nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to increasing civic participation among America’s youth, is advocating for a college voting holiday so...

Partnerships Classifieds

5th Annual Global Youth Service Day


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[posted from Global Youth Action Network newsletter] 5th Annual Global Youth Service Day Join the largest celebration of young volunteers! Organizers are currently being sought to coordinate the...

Tutors & Mentors, West Philadelphia charter school


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West Philadelphia Charter School seeks daytime/afterschool tutors and mentors Belmont Charter School, 41st and Brown in West Philadelphia, is actively seeking academic tutors and mentors to work with...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Idealist.org Nonprofit Human Resources Conference


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Dear friends, Last June we hosted the first national conference to focus entirely on nonprofit human resources. With 300 attendees from around the country, and 50 sessions touching on every aspect of...

Natl. Conf. on Community Volunteering and Natl. Service


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Natl. Conf. on Community Volunteering and Natl. Service The 2004 National Conference Program Committee is pleased to announce a Call for Presentations, for the annual event to be held from Sunday,...

Your City’s Families Conference


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[posted from Promising Practices in AfterSchool listserv] The Institute for Youth, Education, and Families (YEF Institute) at the National League of Cities is hosting its biennial Your City’s...

Sustainable Cities Conference


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] Sustainable Cities Conference, Burlington, VT July 2004 The Challenge Cities, towns, regions, and states all over the world are struggling to...

Audio Conference Interview with Assistant Secretary of HHS


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Sign up today for the first CLASP Audio Conference of 2004! CLASP is the Center for Law and Social Policy. Friday, February 6, 12:30-1:30 pm (ET) An Interview with Wade Horn, , Assistant Secretary...

West Coast Student Summit on Hunger and Homelessness


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[posted to National K-12 Service-Learning listserv] The 2nd Annual West Coast Student Summit on Hunger and Homelessness OUR PROBLEMS, OUR SOLUTIONS: Students Addressing Issues of Hunger and...

Community Development Venture Capital Alliance Annual Conference


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REGISTRATION HAS BEGUN FOR CDVCA’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE!! REGISTER TODAY AND ENJOY A HUGE EARLY-BIRD DISCOUNT!! Please join the Community Development Venture Capital Alliance (CDVCA) for...

Grant Opportunities

Ford Motor Company grants


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Ford Motor Company Millions in grants are allocated each year: funding amounts vary by request and project scope. Donations are made for helping communities, learning for life, sustainable results,...

Wal-Mart Foundation Good Works


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Wal-Mart Foundation Good Works The foundation awarded more than $88 million in community grants, $80 million in scholarships, and $ million in environmental grants last year, plus millions more in...

Packard Foundation


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Packard Foundation Over $200 million given each year for the past two years. Grants provide access to after-school programs that promote positive youth development for all elementary and...

Service-Learning and Homeland Security


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Funding Available for Organizations to Engage Students in Homeland Security Projects (Washington ) – The Corporation for National and Community Service announced the availability of $ million...

William T. Grant Scholars Program for Research in Youth Development


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Nominations Invited for William T. Grant Scholars Program for Research in Youth Development Deadline: July 1, 2004 The William T. Grant Foundation (<a...

Pfizer Health Literacy Initiative


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Pfizer Health Literacy Initiative Grant Program Invites Applications Deadline: Various The Pfizer Health Literacy Initiative Grant Program is part of pharmaceutical company Pfizer’s (<a...

Federal Grants for Agriculture, Energy and the Environment


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] Federal Grants for Agriculture, Energy and the Environment The USDA Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service requests...

Teaching American History Grants


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Teaching American History Grants The Teaching American History Grant program is a discretionary grant program funded under Title II-C, Subpart 4 of...

Teaching Tolerance Grant Program


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[posted from Public Education Network Newsblast] Teaching Tolerance Grant Program The Teaching Tolerance project of the Southern Poverty Law Center offers grants of up to $2,000 to K-12 classroom...

School-Community Partnership Grants


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SCHOOL/COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP GRANTS The Pennsylvania Department of Health and Pennsylvania SAFE KIDS Coalition are pleased to announce the availability of $2500 mini-grants to school/community...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

RN or LPN, Esperanza Health Center


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[posted from DMB Communications] Full Time/Part Time RN or LPN- Esperanza Health Center is seeking a full or part time RN or LPN to provide Christ-Centered health care to the Latino community in...

Part-Time Program Assistant, National Coalition of Education Activists


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[emailed to me 1/16/2004] Please spread the word about this position: National Coalition of Education Activists 1420 Walnut St., Suite 720 Philadelphia, PA 19102 215-735-2418 Job Title: Program...

Policy Director, Housing Alliance of PA


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Policy Director Position Available, Housing Alliance of PA posted 1/9/2004 Purpose of the Position – To be an Effective Advocate for Low Income Housing ? To bring about changes in law and...

Miscellaneous

Applications for Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service


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Scholarship applications are still being accepted for the 2004 Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service, one of the premier summer programs for undergraduate students interested in...

ECO-Action Training the Trainer Series


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: "Yomi Noibi" <yomi@> Hello Friends: ECO-ACTION is accepting application for Training The Trainer Series Class of 2004. Find attached training information...

Asian Pacific Amer. Inst. for Congressional Studies summer internship program


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] Dear SL colleagues, The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) is currently accepting applications from college students...

Early Childhood Awards


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Two awards celebrating the accomplishments of early childhood and school-age care professionals in Southeastern Pennsylvania are now available. Learn about the Young Leader Award and the Champion of...


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