The week of

January 30, 2004

Other Local Events and Workshops

Leaf Pack Workshop


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Leaf Pack Workshop Dates and Time: 3/24 & 3/31 4pm – 7:30pm; 4/3 9am – 3:30pm (Macroinvertebrate ID) Registration deadline 3/10. Cost: $90 Leader: Christina Medved, Kristen Travers...

Watershed Tour


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Watershed Tour Date: 3/20 _Registration deadline 3/10. Cost: $45 Time: 9am – 4pm Leader: Vivian Williams Location: LaSalle University, 1900 West Olney Ave., Philadelphia, PA. For directions go...

Use Technology to Do Business & Save Resources


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Join the Sustainable Business Network for our Bi-monthly Networking Event & Seminar on February 11th at the University of Pennsylvania! We’ll hear from the leaders of innovative local...

Effective Grant Writing Using Microsoft Office Tools


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Effective Grant Writing Using Microsoft Office Tools Writing an effective grant proposal requires more that just good prose: you will learn to integrate Excel & Word to turn your proposals into...

Creating a caring economy in Venezuela


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Nora Casta?eda ?Creating a caring economy in Venezuela? Friday February 6, 2004, 7pm Friends Center, 15th and Cherry Sts, Philadelphia Come stand with the people of Venezuela determined to defend...

Presidential Campaign Forum


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[posted from Del. Valley Progressive Calendar] Friday, Feb. 20, 2004 7:30 Presidential Campaign Forum (with local /regional campaign reps) Swarthmore Borough Hall, 121 Park Ave., Swarthmore, PA...

20th Annual Celebration of Black Writing – month long calendar


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Please find below a list of fabulous events. If you have questions, you should contact the folks at Art Sanctuary–215-232-4485 or info@ 20TH ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF BLACK WRITING February 2-20...

Community Impact Training Institute spring/summer calendar


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Teaming for Technology is pleased to announce that the Community Impact Training Institute’s catalogue for the Spring/Summer Semester 2004 is completed and ready for distribution. This...

Camp Wellstone Political Action Training


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Thought you all might be interested to know that Camp Wellstone is coming to Philly next month. More information below and here: &catID=6 We invite you to join us for the Camp Wellstone...

New Resources

Informing Policy with Practice


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[posted from Campus Compact Policy Update] Informing Policy with Practice With funding from The Ford Foundation, The New England Research Center for Higher Education, NERCHE, begins its fifth year...

Two New Papers: Afterschool Policy and Practice


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[posted from the Promising Practices in Afterschool listserv] Dear After-School Colleagues: The William T. Grant Foundation has aligned a significant portion of its efforts around improving the...

Roundtable Report on Engaging Youth through Technology


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[posted from Youth Web Round Up] Roundtable Report on Engaging Youth through Technology The Teens and Technology Roundtable, in which YouthLearn Director Tony Streit participated, convened educators,...

New Website: AssetBuilding.org


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[posted from Community Development Banking Listserv] From: “Leslie Parrish” The Asset Building Program of the New America Foundation invites you to visit We hope you find this new...

new edition of Rethinking Schools newsletter


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Leon Lynn from Rethinking Schools here. We thought you’d like to know we’ve updated our website with articles from the latest issue of Rethinking Schools magazine, Volume 18, Number 2,...

New Report: Getting to Smart Growth II


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[posted from Comm-Org announcements] From: “ at ” EPA and ICMA Release “Getting to Smart Growth II: 100 More Policies for Implementation” Free copies available for a limited...

New Book: Democracy in Action: Community Organizing and Urban Change


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: “Kristina Smock” I am pleased to announce the publication of my book on models of community organizing, Democracy in Action: Community Organizing and Urban...

New Report: Education Pipeline, 1970-2000


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] WHERE HAVE ALL THE STUDENTS GONE? A new study by Walt Haney, George Madaus, Lisa Abrams among others at the National Board on Educational Testing and...

New Website: Workforce.net


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] RESOURCES FOR WORKFORCE & YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PRACTITIONERS is a virtual library of resources for workforce development practitioners, providing...

Step-by-step guide to parent involvement in schools


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] INCLUDING EVERY PARENT: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO ENGAGE AND EMPOWER PARENTS Educators, parents, and researchers agree — students do better at...

New Website on Math literacy: Algebra Project


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[posted from ] The Algebra Project (AP) Network is a national mathematics literacy effort driven by three collaborating organizations, Algebra Project Inc. (AP Inc.), Southern Initiative of the...

New Reports: Highways and Transit


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[postd from LISC e-newsletter] Highways and Transit: Leveling the Playing Field in Federal Transportation Policy, a report brief by Edward Beimborn and Robert Puentes, published by the Brookings...

New Report: Is Affordable Housing and Endagered Species?


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[posted from LISC e-newsletter] Rental Market Dynamics: Is Affordable Housing for the Poor an Endangered Species?, a new study commissioned by HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed: GEAR UP Student Conference 2004


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volunteers are needed to provide workshops as well as to help run this event! GEAR UP Student Conference 2004 Theme: Raising the Bar: Accessing Success for Tomorrow?s Leaders When: May 21st-23rd,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Audiconference on Working with Children of Prisoners


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TRAINING OFFERED – KEY SKILLS FOR WORKING WITH CHILDREN OF PRISONERS Family and Corrections Network now offers the first of a series of audio conference training programs on children of...

Service-Learning in Psychology


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** Save the Date/Call for Presenters ** Please forward to appropriate parties. Service-Learning in Psychology May 21-22, 2004 University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh The Upper Midwest Campus Compact...

Women in Higher Education: Building Solidarity Across Difference


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[posted from DePaul Weekly Service and Justice Bulletin] Description: “Women in Higher Education: Building Solidarity Across Difference. Students, Staff, and Faculty,” to be held at...

Call for Teams: Conversation on Creative Democracy


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[posted from Comm-Org announcements] Advance Notice for the 2004 Mary Parker Follett Conversation on Creative Democracy – October 21-24 – Boise, Idaho This is an advance Call for...

2004 Community Indicators Conference


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THE 2004 COMMUNITY INDICATORS CONFERENCE “Advances in the Science and Practice of Community Indicators” (Reno, Nevada, USA; March 10-13, 2004) COME JOIN US! Over the past two decades,...

Grassroots Use of Technology Conference


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[posted from Comm-Org announcements] 2004 Conference Details Available. Would you like details about OC’s annual “Grassroots Use of Technology” miniconference, schedule for March...

Social Marketing workshop


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Beyond Brochures The cornerstone of sustainability is behavior change. If we are to move toward a sustainable future we must encourage individuals and businesses to engage in a multitude of actions...

Freedom Summer ’04


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[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] Leadership Transformation’s Freedom Summer ’04 will be held June 6-19, 2004 in Jackson, MS. The event marks the 40th commemoration of Freedom...

National Conference on Summer Learning


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[posted from CBO Service-Learning listserv] March 18-19, 2004: Center for Summer Learning and the Johns Hopkins University 2004 National Conference on “Summer Learning for All: Programs, Policy...

Structures for Inclusions Conference


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ACD Annual Meeting / Structures for Inclusions Conference March 25-28, 2004 Atlanta, GA Organized by the Association for Community Design (ACD), a professional support network, and Design Corps, a...

Wireless Opportunities for Bridging the Digital Divide


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Save the Date Wireless Opportunities for Bridging the Digital Divide: The Public, Private, Community Partnership Triangle City of Atlanta Fourth Annual Technology Summit Georgia Tech Hotel and...

Virtual Conference: Promoting Adolescent Health Through Cross-Age Teaching


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[posted from Building Partnerships for Youth e-bulletin] National Training Opportunity: February 13, 1-2:15 pm ET “An Interactive Virtual Conference on Promoting Adolescent Health Through...

Council on Foundations Annual Conference


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[posted from LISC e-newsletter] The Council on Foundations’ 55th Annual Conference will be held April 26-28 in Toronto. The conference theme, “Leadership in Challenging Times,”...

Call for Submissions: Neighborhood Threats: Exclusion, Displacement and Resistance


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: jrt@ NEIGHBORHOOD THREATS: Exclusion, Displacement and Resistance Call for submissions! Neighborhood Threats: Exclusion, Displacement and Resistance will be an anthology...

Grant Opportunities

Homophobia in Sport Project Grant Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Women’s Sports Foundation Accepting Applications for Homophobia in Sport Project Grant Program Deadline: Open The Women’s Sports Foundation (<a...

Small Research Grants Program, Education


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Small Research Grants Program Deadline: None Agency: Spencer Foundation Title: Small Research Grants Program Purpose: The Foundation’s Small Research Grants Program supports short-term research...

Project Safe Neighborhoods: Community Engagement and Media Outreach


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[posted from Comm-Org announcements] Project Safe Neighborhoods: Community Engagement and Media Outreach Technical Assistance Program Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance/Department of Justice...

Funding for AIDS Outreach Efforts


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Cable Positive Offers Funding for AIDS Outreach Efforts Deadline: February 27, 2004 Cable Positive (<a href=""></a>), the cable and telecommunications...

National Youth Service Day grants


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[posted from FP Bulletin] AT&T CARES Youth Service Action Fund Offers Grants for National Youth Service Day Deadline: February 13, 2004 Youth Service America (<a...

Verizon YouthTech Contest


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Hello everyone, I’m writing to inform you of a contest that United Way is running in conjunction with Verizon and the School District of Philadelphia. The Verizon YouthTech Contest seeks to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Technology Business Developer, NPowerPA


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Date: January 21, 2004 Organizational Background NPower PA is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help other non-profits use technology to better serve our community. Our services enable...

VISTA Positions, Centro Nueva Creacion


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[emailed to me 1/26/04] Centro Nueva Creaci?n Job Openings Centro Nueva Creaci?n is a multi-service youth and family center in the Fairhill neighborhood of Philadelphia. We are looking for committed,...

Miscellaneous

Horace Mann Scholarship for Educators


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Horace Mann Offers Scholarships for Educators to Take College Courses Deadline: May 15, 2004 The Horace Mann Scholarship Program for Educators, a philanthropic program of...


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