The week of

March 5, 2004

Other Local Events and Workshops

Information Session on Funding Opportunities

Information Session on Funding Opportunities Wachova Regional Foundation The Information Session is a great opportunity for nonprofit organizations to learn about the foundation’s funding...

Affordable Housing and Energy Efficiency

[posted from PACDC newsletter] Making Affordable Housing Truly Affordable through Energy Efficiency and Solar Technologies Sponsor: Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency Location: Philadelphia...

Addressing Community Opposition to Affordable Housing

[posted from PACDC newsletter] Addressing Community Opposition to Affordable Housing Sponsor: Housing Alliance of PA Location: Temple University’s Harrisburg Campus in Strawberry Square The...

Idealist.org Career Fair

Just a quick reminder about our upcoming nonprofit career fairs in Pittsburgh, on March 22, at Duquesne University, and in Philadelphia, on April 1, at St. Joseph?s University. Spaces are filling up,...

Spring Break Business Camp for Youth

SPRING BREAK BUSINESS CAMP FOR YOUTH Event: Business Basic Training 2004 Dates: Monday, April 5th – Wednesday, April 7th, 2004 (Philadelphia School District Spring Break) Time: Registration: 9...

Inside-Out Prison Exchange Instructor Training

Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program: Exploring Issues of Crime & Justice Behind the Walls Program & Training Information 2004 Inside-Out Instructor Training * July 13-19, 2004, Philadelphia,...

Triple Bottom Line Business Practices

Practical Tips to Grow Your Business Triple Bottom Line Business Practices & Advice from Experts Join the Sustainable Business Network for an evening of high-impact business advice. We will have...

Youth Media Jam Film Festival

[posted from Phila. Public School Notebook newsflash] March 19: Deadline for entries to Youth Media Jam Film Festival. The Prince Music Theater hosts its 5th annual youth film festival on May 19-26,...

Speak Out Against Racism

[posted from Phila. Public School Notebook Newsflash] March 21: Speak Out Against Racism, 1:30-5 PM, The Rotunda, 40th & Walnut Sts. Sponsored by the Voices Organizing Project of Temple...

Public Forum on No Child Left Behind

[posted from Phila. Public School Notebook newsflash] March 29: Public Forum on No Child Left Behind, 7:30 PM, Elkins Park Public Library, 563 East Church Rd., meeting room. A panel discussion...

various trainings from Mayor’s Commission on Literacy

Hello Everyone, Listed below are the scheduled activities for the Philadelphia Professional Development Center. If you have any questions about these professional development activities please...

Hip Hop Chop Shop: Workshop

[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Friday, 3/12 4:00-5:00 p.m. Hip Hop Chop Shop: Workshop Asian Arts Initiative, 1315 Cherry St., 2nd floor, Phila., PA For info, call 215-557-0455.

Global Health & Security in the Second Nuclear Age

[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Saturday, 4/3 8:30 to 5:30 Conference: “Global Health & Security in the Second Nuclear Age” Meyerson Hall, Univ. of PA, 33rd...

Hunger 101

Philadelphia Cares presents Hunger 101, 3/10, 6:30-8:30pm At the Greater Philadelphia Food Bank, 302 W. Berks Street This interactive workshop will give participants a sense of the difficulties...

New Resources

Recruitment Tool for Health Care for the Homeless Projects

[posted from CCPH Partnerships Matters newsletter] Providing Care to People Experiencing Homelessness: A Recruitment Tool for Health Care for the Homeless Projects, is a new resource, now available...

Health Care Conference Tool Kit

[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Health Care Conference Tool Kit Made Available The Health Action 2004 tool kit contains materials covering a wide range of health care issues and...

Risk Management in Volunteer Programs & Community Service

[posted from CCPH Partnerships Matters newsletter] Better Safe: Risk Management in Volunteer Programs & Community Service by Linda L. Graff, helps nonprofit managers identify and control their...

Community Organizing Case Studies

[posted from Comm-Org] From: “Nancy Marks” February 25, 2004 Dear Comm-List Colleagues: We are pleased to share with you some three important reporting documents that the Ricanne Hadrian...

New Resource: Brown v. Board of Ed lessons

[posted from Const. Rights Foundation newsletter] BROWN v. BOARD OF EDUCATION Constitutional Rights Foundation presents a series of FREE online lessons marking the 50th anniversary of the Brown v....

Asian-American Groups Set Agenda for Presidential Campaign

[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] Asian-American Groups Set Agenda for Presidential Campaign A new coalition of Asian-American groups has released a 70-page platform in an attempt to get...

New Civil Rights Report Card

[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] Civil Rights Update The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR) has released a new report card examining key votes in the first session of the 108th...

New Website: 18to35.org

[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] The advocacy group 18to35 has launched an online policy center for young adults, 18to35 is a national, non-partisan organization that works to engage young...

New Article: Summer Learning Programs

[posted from Promising Practices in AfterSchool listserv] Learning and practicing academic skills need not end with the regular school year. Summer learning programs provide many students with the...

Service-Learning ad Medical Education Toolkit

Toolkit for integrating community oriented primary care and cultural competency in medical education through service-learning Authored by CCPH Fellow Jan Gottlieb this project is a guidebook of...

Community Development model for campus-community partnerships

A community development model–the foundation of campus-community partnerships Authored by CCPH Fellow Joyce Krothe, this project is a monograph that extends the implementation of a community...

Evaluation of service-learning in dental and dental hygiene schools

Evaluation of service-learning in dental and dental hygiene schools Authored by CCPH Fellow Michelle Henshaw, this project is a monograph detailing a plan for evaluating the outcomes of...

New Syllabi: Education Organizing

[posted from Comm-Org listserv] Hi COMM-ORG, I am please to announce the addition of more resources on the COMM-ORG Syllabi page, In the CO & Education section: Mark Warren, “Education...

New Report: Case Study on Community Technology

Hello all, Over a year ago, Teaming for Technology at United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania launched the T4T Digital Inclusion Program that has promoted our local Philadelphia version of the...

Working Papers: Building Assets, Building Credit

[posted from e-newsletter] Working Papers from Building Assets, Building Credit: A Symposium on Improving Financial Services in Low-Income Communities, Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard...

Updates to Phillyneighborhoods.org

[posted from Ed Schwartz, Hi- It’s been a long time–too long–since I made significant changes in the phillyneighborhoods web site () Over the past few days, I’ve done it....

Miscellaneous

New guidelines for Community Service Federal Work Study?

[posted from Campus Compact policy update] New Guidelines for Community Service Federal Work-Study? In his 2005 budget President Bush has proposed doing away with the 7% mandate for Community Service...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Join National Civilian Community Corps

Subject: March 16th Deadline for NCCC applications Are you at a turning point and need to make some important decisions? Will you go to college? Work? Grad school? Last year, many of the most...

Program Director, Commercial Corridor Revitalization, Mt. Airy USA

[posted from PACDC Newsletter] Program Director – Commercial Corridor Revitalization Mt. Airy USA February 24, 2004 Mt. Airy USA seeks an entrepreneurial, self-starter and motivator to grow its...

Executive Director, Camden Community Development Association

[posted from PACDC Newsletter] Executive Director Camden Community Development Association February 25, 2004 The Camden Community Development Association is comprised of thirteen community...

Project Coordinator, Targeted Systems Repair Program, Partnership CDC

[posted from PACDC Newsletter] Project Coordinator For Targeted Systems Repair Program The Partnership CDC February 26, 2004 Position Title: Project Coordinator For Targeted Systems Repair Program 1....

Assistant Program Officer, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

[posted from PACDC Newsletter] Assistant Program Officer ? Fundraising, Policy and Communications Local Initiatives Support Corporation – Philadelphia Program February 27, 2004 LISC is the...

Grant Opportunities

Health Justice and Tobacco Control Grants

[posted from CCPH Partnerships Matters newsletter] Health Justice and Tobacco Control Grants – Deadline: April 19, 2004 The grant is a national initiative that will provide funding for...

Criminal Justice Initiative Grants

Agency: Open Society Institute Title: Criminal Justice Initiative Grants Purpose: Funds projects meant to break the cycle of imprisonment and improve the administration of justice in the United...

Mentoring Youth with Disabilities

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Partners for Youth with Disabilities Invites Proposals for Mentoring Youth with Disabilities Initiative Deadline: March 17, 2004 Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc.,...

Community Coalitions Anti-Hunger Program

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Altria Requests Proposals for Community Coalitions Anti-Hunger Program Deadline: April 30, 2004 A grant program of Altria Group, Inc. (formerly Phillip Morris), the Altria...

Youth Venture Grants

[posted from CBO Service-Learning listserv] Youth Service America and Youth Venture are teaming up for the first time to help make every day National Youth Service Day! In conjunction with NYSD,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Innovation in International Education

[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] March 12-14, 2004: Innovation in International Education: The Third Schreyer National Conference at Penn State University. The theme for the...

National Steps to a HealthierUS

[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] March 18-19, 2004: 2nd National Steps to a HealthierUS Summit in Baltimore, Maryland. The 2004 summit will focus on chronic disease prevention and...

Call for Submissions: Community Technology Conference

CTCNet is now accepting proposals for sessions at the 13th Annual CTCNet Conference, “Building Connected Communities: The Power of People & Technology”. Proposal Deadline: March 10,...

Leadership Training for Refugee and Immigrant Women

[posted from AFRICOM list] Leadership Training for Refugee and Immigrant Women Refugee Women’s Network, Inc. (RWN) has begun preparations for the eighth cycle of the Leadership Training for...

Organizing a National Agenda for a Young People’s Movement

[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] On April 3, 2003, the National Organizers Alliance will sponsor a national summit for young Americans, “Toward a Common Struggle: Organizing a National...

Community Organizer Symposium

[posted from Comm-Org] From: “Julie Kurzweil” JKurzweil@ Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation is holding a Community Organizer Symposium May 3-5, 2004 in Minneapolis. The symposium will...

Partnerships Classifieds

South Philly day treatment program seeks volunteers

I am writing from Circle of Life, a day treatment program in southeast Philadelphia which serves juveniles on probation. We are a non-profit organization and we are looking for college aged...

St. Gabriel’s Career Day – volunteers needed

Greetings everyone! It is time yet again for St. Gabriel’s Hall Career Day. This year, it will be held on May 7, 2004, running from approximately 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM. At this Career Day, we...

Public School Notebook Celebration

Special Notebook celebration: June 8, 5-7:30 PM, University of the Arts, Hamilton Hall, 320 South Broad Street. The Notebook celebrates its tenth anniversary and ten years in the fight for...


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