The week of

February 20, 2004

PHENND Events/Activities

COOL Conference


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Just wanted to send a brief reminder to register TODAY for the 20th Annual COOL Idealist National Conference at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, March 12-14, 2004. Makings of an...

Quarterly PHENND Meeting focusing on Community Arts Partnerships


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Wednesday, Febraury 25, 2004 9 AM – 11:30 AM Arcadia University Conference Room in Grey Towers Castle Glenside, PA The Quarterly PHENND Meeting is a chance for the entire PHENND Network to get...

Financial Literacy Training


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Financial Literacy Training There will be a financial literacy training at the Montgomery County CareerLink Office located at 1855 New Hope St. Norristown, PA 19401. The session will cover Banking...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Viewing of “At the River I Stand


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Jobs with Justice and the Student Labor Action Project will host a viewing of “At The River I Stand” in honor of Black History Month. “At the River I Stand” is a documentary...

Register for National Youth Service Day


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Hi everyone, National Youth Service Day(s) is planned for April 16-18 this year, with the theme “Hands of Peace: Strengthening Communities.” Attached is some information about this day...

Woman One Recognizes Leslie Anne Miller


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Dear Friend, For all the right reasons, Leslie Anne Miller—one of Pennsylvania?s most prominent women leaders—will receive the 2004 ?WOMAN ONE? award in recognition of her exceptional...

Walk Against Hunger & Nourish Your Sole


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The days are longer, so spring can’t be far behind. After those March winds blow through, it will be time to: Walk Against Hunger & Nourish Your Sole! April 3, 2004 kick-off 9:30 AM Visit...

Food Policy in the Land of Plenty


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Food Policy in the Land of Plenty A Recipe for Hunger, Obesity or Health? The first session in the 2004 Maternity Care Coalition Professional Education Series. March 2, 2004; 8:30-12:30 International...

The African Immigrant Experience


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Friday, 2/27 12:00-2:00 The African Immigrant Experience UNITE! Building, 22 South 22nd St., Philadelphia, PA Sponsored by the Ethnic Labor...

National Microenterprise Conference in Philly


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BE INSPIRED! Former Congressman, Reverend Dr. Floyd H. Flake is confirmed to be Keynote Speaker at Association for Enterprise Opportunity’s 14th Annual Conference and Membership Meeting in...

Secretary of Public Welfare Estelle Richman at Penn


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The Interdisciplinary Seminar Series on Ameliorating Health Disparities presents: Secretary of Public Welfare Estelle Richman on The Politicians Role(s) in Ameliorating Health Disparities Reflections...

Winning The War on Poverty? A 3-part series


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Winning The War on Poverty? A 3-part series Clearly, we have not yet won the war on poverty, declared by President Johnson in the 1960s. From Welfare to Welfare Reform, government programs have...

Back to Basics: Public Health, Medicine & the Environment


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Wednesday, 3/3 5:30-7:00 Panel Discussion: “Back to Basics: Public Health, Medicine & the Environment” College of Physicians, 19...

Black History Dinner and Video Night


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Black History Month Dinner & Video Night! FRI FEB 27th 6 – 9 pm at the Uhuru House, 1021 S 49th St @ Chester Ave in West Phila ? Celebrate & honor the life and work of Malcolm X, one...

New Resources

New Website: Fedstats.gov


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[posted to Build-com list] Recently, HUD announced that finding key government-wide statistical data and information about cities, counties, states and the nation just became markedly simpler with...

Winter Bulletin, Phila Out-Of-School Time Resource Ctr


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Philadelphia’s Out-of-School Time Resource Center (OSTRC) is pleased to present its Winter 2004 Bulletin, attached. This document contains information about local OST trainings, physical...

Women’s Anti-Violence and Criminal Legal System


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The Ms. Foundation for Women has just released “Safety and Justice for All: Examining the Relationship Between the Women’s Anti-Violence System and the Criminal Legal System”. To...

New Website: Youth-Resources.net


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[postd from Global Youth Action Newsletter] offers a Guide of profiles, links, and contacts of organizations worldwide which provide resources for youth policies. The Guide also provides a manual of...

New Publication: Service Learning in Community Colleges


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The American Association of Community Colleges is pleased to announce its latest publication, “Service Learning in Community Colleges: 2003 National Survey Results.” This 16-page research...

Educators for Social Responsibility


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[posted from Public Education Network Newsblast] EDUCATORS FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (ESR) ESR teaches young people and adults skills to help them become engaged citizens in their schools and...

Ball and Burlapped Trees Available


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Support a great program and get large Trees (generally 2-3″ caliper and 10-14′ tall)… Awbury Youth 2000 and the Germantown High School Horticulture Club announce: BALL AND BURLAPPED...

New Paper: Bringing Evaluation to the Grassroots


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Hi COMM-ORG, I am very pleased to announce a new addition to the COMM-ORG Papers Collection: Bringing Evaluation to the Grassroots: Insights Gleaned from Studying the Mobilization for Global Justice....

New Edition: Canada’s Community Economic Development Magazine


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The new edition of “Making Waves: Canada’s Community Economic Development Magazine” offers special coverage of the use of indicators and benchmarks in community economic...

Spring Issue: Community Technology Review


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The spring issue of the “Community Technology Review” is now available online () and in hard copy. The new issue features more than two dozen articles including: * organizational updates...

New Website: Agriculture education


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The Pennsylvania Department of Education has partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture to promote agricultural education in the schools of the Commonwealth by developing an...

New Additions: Effective Practices Center


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The effective practices collection has improved its look! With 550 effective practices, it?s easier than ever to find solutions to everyday problems encountered in national and community service....

Center for Arts and Culture


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FREEDOM of imagination. FREEDOM of inquiry. FREEDOM of expression. FREEDOM of opportunity to participate in a vital and diverse culture. If you care about such freedoms, you should know about the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Seeking chess volunteer


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ASAP – After School Activities Partnerships is looking for a volunteer to teach chess one afternoon weekly. All those who are interested should pop an email to Marcienne Mattleman –...

Join Mid-Atlantic Student Environmental Action Coalition


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In years past, Mid-Atlantic SEAC was one the strongest regions in the network with major regional conferences that trained organizers in skills and educated them about critical environmental and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

NE Regional Campus Compact Conference


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NE Regional Campus Compact Conference, April 15-16 We are writing to inform you about the upcoming Northeast Regional Campus Compact Conference scheduled for April 15 and 16, 2004 in Worcester, MA....

Institute for Community Research Conference


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*****CALL FOR PROPOSALS****** Application Deadline: March 15, 2004 The Institute for Community Research (ICR) in Hartford, CT is sponsoring “Crossroads: Critical Issues in Community-Based...

International Conference on Service-Learning Research


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It’s time to consider submitting a proposal for the Annual International Conference on Service-Learning Research! This year’s conference will be held October 10-12, 2004 in Greenville,...

Call for Papers on Service-Learning


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Dear service-learning colleagues, CALL FOR PAPERS ON SERVICE-LEARNING Academic Exchange Quarterly Spring 2005, Volume 9, Issue 1 Expanded issue up to 400+ pages. Feature Editor: Judith Hope Munter...

Conference on Sustainability and the Environment


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The Richard Alsina Fulton Conference on Sustainability and the Environment Sustainability: Diverse Perspectives for the Path Ahead March 26 – 27, 2004 Welcome We invite you to the Richard...

Grants 101: Professional Grant Writing Workshop


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The Grant Institute’s Grants 101: Professional Grant Writing Workshop will be held at the University of Illinois, Chicago, April 19 – 21, 2004. Interested development professionals,...

media and communications training


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Hello! Tides Foundation’s Bridging the Economic Divide Fund (BED) and The SPIN Project, with the generous support of Ford Foundation, are proud to announce a call for applications for media and...

Baltimore Green Week


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] BALTIMORE GREEN WEEK March 22 thru 26, 2004 Baltimore, Maryland The first annual Baltimore Green Week will present a weeklong series of public...

Society for Research on Adolescence Conference


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* March 11-14, 2004? 2004 Society for Research on Adolescence Conference Baltimore, MD For more information: http://www.s-r-a.org

Grant Opportunities

Grants for K-12 Service-Learning


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State Farm Insurance Companies Announces A Three-Year Initiative to Grow the Practice of Service-Learning in K-12 School Districts. State Farm Insurance Companies, in collaboration with the National...

Dr. Scholl Foundation


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The Dr. Scholl Foundation supports programs for children, developmentally disabled, and senior citizens; social service agencies; hospitals and health care; environmental and religious organizations....

Moss Foundation Grants for teachers


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] P. Buckley Moss Foundation The P. Buckley Moss Foundation is giving five $1,000 grants again this year along with $10,000 in teacher awards. Grants...

Community Revitalization Awards


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Enterprise Foundation Invites Entries for Community Revitalization Awards Deadline: April 5, 2004 The Enterprise Foundation (<a href=""></a>) has...

Lemelson-MIT Program InvenTeams Initiative


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Applications Invited for Lemelson-MIT Program InvenTeams Initiative Deadline: May 7, 2004 (Initial application) The Lemelson-MIT Program for Invention and Innovation (<a...

Foundation for the Future Research Grants


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Agency: Foundation for the Future Deadline: 4-1-04 Purpose: Funds research that is directly related to a better understanding of the factors affecting the quality of life for the long-term future of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Assistant Regional Coordinator, Experience Corps


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Experience Corps has a position opening for an Assistant Regional Coordinator. Experience Corps is a volunteer program which engages the time, talent, and experience of older adults to provide...

Site Coordinator, National Student Partnerships


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REWARDING SITE COORDINATOR POSITION WITH NATIONAL STUDENT PARTNERSHIPS National Student Partnerships (NSP) is currently seeking 2 motivated and enthusiastic individuals to serve as Site Coordinators...

Summer Director, National Student Partnerships


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REWARDING SUMMER DIRECTOR OPPORTUNITIES WITH NATIONAL STUDENT PARTNERSHIPS National Student Partnerships (NSP) is currently seeking motivated undergraduate and graduate students to serve as Summer...

part-time coordinator, Writing Center at West Philadelphia High School


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[emailed 2/12/2004] There’s a part-time position available at West Philly High to cordinate the functions of the GEAR UP writing center. This person would need to be at West everyday, as well...

Academic Coordinator, Tech Prep


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[posted to College Prep Round Table 02/14/2004] CCP has posted the following position. This person will work closely with 11th and 12th graders from some SDP high schools. Academic Coordinator...

Executive Director, Spiral Q Puppet Theater


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[emailed 2/10/2004] Executive Director Position Open Spiral Q Puppet Theater Philadelphia, PA Spiral Q Puppet Theater (<a href=""></a>) is in search of an Executive Director to...

Volunteer Coordinator, Greater Phila. Coalition Against Hunger


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Title: Volunteer Coordinator Job Description The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger announces a part-time position opening! We are seeking a dynamic individual, with excellent...

Miscellaneous

Call for Applications: Oxfam America CHANGE Initiative


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The Oxfam America CHANGE Initiative is now accepting student applications for the 2004-2005 academic year. Oxfam America is dedicated to finding long-term solutions to poverty, hunger, and social...

Storytelling Institute for Teachers


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Storytelling Arts, Inc. in cooperation with the Teacher Preparation Program at Princeton University presents the fifth annual Susan J. Epply Storytelling Institute for Teachers June 28 – July...

Model Code of Ethics for Nonprofits and Foundations


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[posted from Philanthrophy News Digest] Independent Sector Releases Model Code of Ethics for Nonprofits and Foundations Independent Sector (<a href=""></a>), a national...


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