The week of

March 12, 2004

PHENND Events/Activities

Financial Literacy Train-the-Trainers


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The program will consist of a Train-the-Trainers of the MoneyWise Curriculum. The session is 8 hours long and will be offered twice: Thursday, March 25, 9 AM – 5 PM or Friday, March 26, 8 AM...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Fundraising for Change


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Fundraising for Change Session 1: Thursday, March 18, 6:00-9:00pm Session 2: Thursday, March 25, 6:00-9:00pm William Way Center, 1315 Spruce Street Please note location has changed from the Friends...

Recruiting and Engaging Those Vital Volunteers


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Recruiting and Engaging Those Vital Volunteers! Wednesday, April 7, 6:00-9:00pm Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street Do you wish for more hands (and minds) to share the work of your organization? Are...

Premiere: The New Americans


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[posted from AFRICOM] WHYY and the American Friends Service Committee () are inviting you for an important event for our African community in Greater Philly. We want at least 30 African immigrant...

Bringing Sustainable Practices to Your Community or Business


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Bringing Sustainable Practices to Your Community or Business, Lessons from Sweden on April 29th What we can learn from the Eco-municipalities of Sweden Thursday, April 29th, 5:30 to 7:00pm At the...

Time Dollar Community Meeting


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] Time Dollar Community Meeting in Kimberton on March 21 We would like to invite you to a public meeting on Sunday, March 21st at 1:00 pm at the...

PennFuture Watershed Workshop


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] PennFuture Watershed Workshop: The Legal Toolbox for Watershed Groups on March 27 8:30 – 4:00 , Registration 8:00 – 8:30 Mendel...

Campus Parks Initiative


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[posted from Community Design Collaborative newsletter] The Campus Parks Initiative Friday, March 19, noon – 1 pm @ AIA Philadelphia, 17th and Sansom, Registration: pat@ Cost: $5 AIA /$10 non,...

Empowering Communities for the New Millennium


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[posted from College Prep Roundtable. PACAC is the Pennsylvania Association of College Admissions Counseling] Dear Colleague, With a focus on our students and the communities that support and...

Sharing Our Stories


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Sunday, March 21, 2004 Philadelphia Cares Hosts Sharing Our Stories Women are invited to share stories of struggle, survival and success. Come to listen to, talk with and learn from others whom you...

Civics 101


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Wednesday, March 24, 2004 Philadelphia Cares Hosts Civics 101 Calling all concerned community members, grass-roots activists, and folks who just want to brush up on the basics of being a citizen in a...

National Youth Service Day Rally and Fair


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National Youth Service Day April 16-18, 2004 The NYSD Rally and Youth Activities Fair will be held on Saturday April 17th from 9am-1pm at the National Constitution Center 525 Arch Street...

Energy Conservation Workshops


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Are you spending too much on energy bills? University City District is offering 2 energy conservation workshops, one for homeowners and one for small businesses. Homeowner Energy Conservation...

United for a Fair Economy Workshops with Chuck Collins


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Chuck Collins, co-author with Bill Gates Sr. of Wealth and Our Commonwealth; co-founder of Boston based United for a Fair Economy and Responsible Wealth and co-chair of the national Fair Taxes for...

Summer READS for existing summer programs


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Summer READS is here! Join us to learn about applying for summer enrichment opportunities for your existing summer camp on: April 1, 2004 at 9:30am OR 5:00pm at the Municipal Services Building, 1401...

Friday Forum: How Safe Is Our Food?


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Please join Philadelphia Cares for our next Friday Forum to discuss the question… HOW SAFE IS OUR FOOD? March 26, 6:45 – 9:00pm Wok, 1613 Walnut St. Cost: $25 (includes dinner) RSVP...

New Resources

New Tool for Youth Decision Makers


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FREE NEW TOOL FOR YOUTH DECISION-MAKERS! Youth Service America is excited to announce the completion of Service, Leadership, and Money: A Financial Management Guide for Youth Decision-Makers. This...

More Data on State of Low-Wage Workers


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[posted from Alan Berube to Tax Roundtable list] Sorry to bombard folks with a couple of messages in the same week, but we wanted to let you know that we’ve posted an additional data source on...

Environment and Service-Learning listserv


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] At the Nov 2003 Service-Learning Research conference in Salt Lake City, a small group of participants with common interests in...

New Report on Full-Service Schools


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] SCHOOL AS ONE-STOP CENTERS FOR KIDS & FAMILIES Children learn best when their basic needs — including food, shelter, and clothing —...

New Article: Better Schools, Better Communities


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[posted from Public School Network newsblast] IF YOU WANT TO BUILD A BETTER COMMUNITY, IT TAKES A SCHOOL An editorial in the Los Angeles Times, January 25, 2004 by David Abel and Jonathan Fielding...

New Book: Health and Community Design


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[posted from CCPh Partnerships Matter newsletter] Health and Community Design: The Impact of the Built Environment on Physical Activity by Lawrence D. Frank, Peter O. Engelke, and Thomas L. Schmid....

Senior Employment Training Program


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If you are 55 years or older and meet the income guidelines: What we offer: + Assessment and testing services to determine your present skill level and the types of occupations for which you would...

New Publication: After School Collaboration


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[posted from ] AFTER SCHOOL COLLABORATION: WHEN IT WORKS – WHY IT WORKS – A LITERATURE REVIEW — This comprehensive review of after school collaboration offers parishioners and...

New Website on National Youth Policy


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[posted from the Promising Practices in After School listserv] The Forum for Youth Investment Launches New Web Resource Focused on National Youth Policy In December 2002, President Bush issued a...

Website Update: MLK Day of Service


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Thanks again to everyone who supported and participated in this past January’s 9th annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service and who continue to be involved by turning...

New Hanbook: inclusion in national and community service


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The new handbook, “Inclusion: Creating an Inclusive Environment” is now available to be downloaded from the National Service Resource Center website at the following address: This...

New Reflection Guide


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NSLC ANNOUNCES NEW REFLECTION GUIDE A new 104 page guide on reflection is available in full text on the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse website and in print format from the author, senior...

New Report: Calling Young People to Gov’t Service


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] The Council for Excellence in Government has released a new study of young people’s attitudes towards government and public service and the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day


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Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, a one-day mentoring opportunity for 10th grade students, is Thursday, April 22. It offers professionals the opportunity to have a young man or woman shadow...

Volunteers needed to read applications


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The State System of Higher Education (SSHE) is looking for individuals to assist with reading applications of students applying to the Summer Partnership Program. The reading will take place on...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Association of Community Design Conference


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[posted from Community Design Collaborative newsletter] Association of Community Design: Practice or Praxis & Structures for Inclusion/Choosing Relevancy Thursday-Sunday, March 25-28, Atlanta...

Lilly-East Conference on College & University Teaching


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[posted from CCPH Partnerships Matter newsletter] April 3-4, 2004: Lilly-East Conference on College & University Teaching in Towson, Maryland. Lilly conferences are learning communities that...

Institute for Urban Learning & Action


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[posted from CCPH Partnerships Matter Newsletter] Institute for Urban Learning & Action on June 1-5, 2004 Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut is holding its first Institute for Urban...

Linkages to Learning Institute


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[posted from Promising Practices in Afterschool listserv] A reminder, the Regional Laboratory at SERVE, NCCE’s Southeast Regional Advisory Committee for After-School Training and the National...

Jane Addams Conference on Higher Learning and Democracy


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What Citizen Jane Can Teach Us: Higher Learning and Democracy. Rockford College is pleased to host this first annual conference. The conference goals are to celebrate Illinois Campus Compact’s...

Grant Opportunities

Community Design Collaborative Grants


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Collaborative Project Application Deadlines Grant applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. To be considered for technical assistance nonprofits must submit completed applications by...

National Geographic Education Grants


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] National Geographic Society Education Foundation Teacher Grants The mission of the National Geographic Society’s Education Foundation is to...

Target grants: arts, early childhood, violence prevention


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Target will release applications on March 1 for grantmaking in the area of arts, early childhood reading and family violence prevention. Grants range...

Project Ignition: safe driving


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[posted from National K-12 Service-Learning listserv] Hey students and teachers! Car crashes are the #1 killer of our youth. We want YOU to get involved in helping to resolve this issue by creating a...

21st Century Community Learning Center grants


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The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Community and Student Services, announces the availability of federal 21st Century Community Learning Center grant funding to provide academic...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Communications Director, Education Law Center


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The Education Law Center has an opening for a Communications Director to work out of our Philadelphia office, and would appreciate it if you could distribute the job announcement below. Thank you....

Manager of Information Systems, People’s Emergency Center


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Job Opening at PEC The Manager of Information Systems position has become available at PEC due to Al Hughes leaving PEC at the end of this month. Qualified applicants who are interested in applying...

Miscellaneous

Call for Nominations: CCPH Award


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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS for 3rd ANNUAL CCPH AWARD! DEADLINE: March 31, 2004 The CCPH award recognizes exemplary partnerships between communities and health professional schools that build on each...

NY Times seeks essays on Civic Engagement


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The New York Times seeks student essays on Civic Engagement Do you work towards making a difference in the quality of life in your community? Would you like to recognize an individual that takes...

Free Computer Classes


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Its that time again, The Mayors Office of Community Services, YouthWeb Community Technology Center is recruiting for another computer class. Class will held at 5700 North Broad Street, 3rd Floor...


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