The week of

March 26, 2004

Other Local Events and Workshops

The Corporatization of Higher Education


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Wednesday, 3/31 6:00-8:00 Teach in on “The Corporatization of Higher Education” Temple Campus, Philadelphia, PA For info, exact...

Rev. Nelson Johnson speaks


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Rev. Nelson Johnson speaks, PICWJ April 2, 8-10 am at the Jobs with Justice office in the AFSCME 1199c building 1319 Locust St. Rev. Nelson is a long time civil and economic rights leader from...

Three Youth Court Implementation and Enhancement Trianings


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Three Youth Court Implementation and Enhancement Trianings Announced by OJJDP, NHTSA and the National Youth Court Center. The National Youth Court Center, which is funded by the Office of Juvenile...

Video premiere: 5 Heroes of AIDS in Africa


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You are cordially invited to attend the premier screening of 5 Heroes of Aids in Africa, a Web based digital video documentary that was created by Neil Halloran, one of our undergraduates in our...

Trolley Tour: Creating Communities of Choice


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Trolley Tour – Creating Communities of Choice On May 7, 2004 join the People’s Emergency Center for a tour of our exciting community revitalization work in West Philadelphia. We’ll...

Town Meeting on America’s Future


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Saturday, 4/17 10:00 to noon Town Meeting on “America’s Future: the War Economy or Good Jobs, Health Care & Education?”...

Meeting for West Philly CTC’s


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I am writing to invite you to the first meeting of the West Philadelphia Computer Consortium. The Digital Divide Program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Community Partnerships is...

Rally for the Vote at Project HOME


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We Have Power! We Will Vote! OUR VOICES, OUR VOTES RALLY FOR THE VOTE! Come hear how our votes can be a powerful force in Election 2004! WITH SPEAKERS: RUDY LOPEZ, NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF FIELD...

Using the Internet to Build Community and Attract Support


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Using the Internet to Build Community and Attract Philanthropic Support A half-day seminar presented by the ePhilanthropy Foundation Wednesday, April 28, 2004 8:30am – 12:30pm Greater...

New Resources

New Website: Teaching and Learning for Peace


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] TEACHING & LEARNING FOR PEACE The Teaching and Learning for Peace Foundation seeks to support any adults and children in communities, both...

Philadelphia Block Cleanup Schedule


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[from Ed Schwartz, edcivic@] Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee Block Cleanup Schedule If you go to and scroll down the page, you’ll see a prominent link to the PMBC Block Schedule for this...

New Service-Learning Bibliographies


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] NEW BIBLIOGRAPHIES FROM NSLC The National Service-Learning Clearinghouse has recently developed eight new bibliographies for service-learning...

Performance Measures in Out-of-School Time Evaluation


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The next publication in our “Out-of-School Time Evaluation Snapshots” series is now available on our website. This Snapshot, “Performance Measures in Out-of-School Time...

New list for financing facilities


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Many non profit organizations struggle with financing their own facilities. I created a new Yahoo list today to facilitate sharing ideas, strategies and successes in this area. Group name:...

First Campus Compact Reader: Democratic Dialogue


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The first online issue of the Campus Compact Reader is here! In this issue you’ll find four in-depth articles about democratic dialogue and civic education, as well as a host of dialogue...

Computer Training for Nonprofits: April Calendar


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NPower’s April calendar is now available. And classes are filling quickly so be sure to check it out today! You can click here to view our on-line calendar (). Outlook Basics is our pick of the...

Online Tool for Evaluating Educational Policy


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NEW ONLINE “PRIMER” HELPS POLICYMAKERS EVALUATE EDUCATION RESEARCH The Education Commission of the States (ECS) and Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL) have launched...

Spring 2004 Issue of Community Works Journal


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The Spring 2004 Issue of Community Works Journal is Now Available The new issue of Community Works Journal is now on-line, in PDF format, as a service to the educational community. To review and...

Book on Pioneer Community Organizer Don West


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[posted to Comm-Org] From: “George Brosi” A new book has just been released about a pioneer community organizer, Don West (1906-1992). A native of Gilmer County, in the North Georgia...

Out-of-School Time Resource Center listserv


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Colleagues: The Out-of-School Time Resource Center (OSTRC), at the University of Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce the development of an OSTRC Listserve. The purpose of the listserve will be to...

Partnerships Classifieds

Various Marketing and Management internships, ArtSphere Inc


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Art Sphere Incorporated, a small volunteer based 501 C-3 non-profit was established in 1998 to offer a range of art education programs to underserved Philadelphia youths as well as teachers and...

Volunteers needed for Cambodian Parade & Art Festival


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Art Sphere is currently looking for volunteers to assist on April 17th Cambodian Parade and Art Festival, Earthday Art Celebrations, and Southwest Philadelphia summer mural/art programs. Activitities...

Volunteers wanted for middle school career day


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[posted to College Prep Round Table listserv] Dear Friends/Colleagues: I am planning a career day event for a local middle school in Chester, PA, and I need volunteer presenters to discuss their...

Looking for partners, youth electronics program


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Dear Friends, After more than a year of preparation, NTR has inaugurated what we feel is a unique after-school activity. The pilot, now underway, offers ten children the opportunity to build 7 kits....

Social Action & Social Witness Internships


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Social Action & Social Witness Internships at Pendle Hill. 8 internships are available for committed social justice volunteers 18 and older to work 20 hours per week on or off-campus on a...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Reclaiming Economics Conference


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] Reclaiming Economics Conference: Local Strategies For Promoting Community, Ecology and Self-Reliance on June 18-20 in North Carolina The...

Local Currencies in the 21st Century


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] Local Currencies in the 21st Century: Understanding Money, Building Local Economies, and Renewing Communities on June 25-27 in New York...

Mosaic Summer Workshops on Management and Evaluation


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] From: “Francoise Coupal” Mosaic is pleased to announce its 2004 summer workshops on: 1) Results-based Management, Appreciative Inquiry and Open Space...

Outreach Scholarship Conference


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[posted to National Service-Learning Listserv] On Oct. 3, 2004, scholars from around the country will convene for two days at Penn State’s University Park campus, in State College, Pa., to...

Northeast Regional Students’ Conference for a Global Conscience


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Northeast Regional Students’ Conference for a Global Conscience April 2-4th, 2004 Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Register today! website: email: studentglobalconscience@...

Anti-Bias Education Programs


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The 2nd annual Conference on ANTI-BIAS EDUCATION PROGRAMS: Improving Practice, Promoting Research June 10-13, 2004 Tempe, Arizona sponsored by the American Jewish Committee and the Arizona State...

Service-Learning in Teacher Education Institute


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AN INVITATION TO TEACHER EDUCATORS! We invite you to Clemson University for an institute that will enable you to maximize the learning in service-learning. You will be able to give your students the...

Call for Abstracts: Community Campus for Health Conference


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*The Call for Abstracts and Registration Brochure is now available for the international conference, Overcoming Health Disparities: Global Experiences from Partnerships Between Communities, Health...

Educating for a Civil Society: On-line forum


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[posted from Global Youth Action Network] Educating for a Civil Sociey After a Collective Violence Date: April 5-15, 2004 Location: (on-line forum) Education is often an afterthought of transitional...

National Community Tax Coalition Conference


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The Annie E. Casey Foundation and the National Community Tax Coalition are pleased to announce the details of our upcoming joint conference / cross-site learning exchange: Building the Financial...

Community Engagement Workshops


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Announcing Community Engagement Workshops Do you want to inspire citizen involvement and innovation to solve community problems? Are you looking for practical strategies to strengthen community...

National Network for Health Conference


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2004 PRIESTER EXTENSION NATIONAL HEALTH CONFERENCE APRIL 14-16, PRE-CONFERENCE APRIL 13 ST. LOUIS, MO ADAMS MARK HOTEL Welcome to the 2004 Priester Extension National Health Conference website. Here...

Scientific Approaches to Youth Violence Prevention


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Scientific Approaches to Youth Violence Prevention Apr 24, 2004 – Apr 26, 2004 Rockefeller University, Caspary Auditorium Organizers: John Devine, Center for Social and Emotional Education, New...

Professional Development Forum for School-Age Staff


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School] 2004 Professional Development Forum for School-Age Staff May 1, 2004 The Penn Stater Conference Center 215 Innovation Boulevard State College, PA...

Grant Opportunities

Teammates for Kids Foundation


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Teammates for Kids Foundation The Teammates for Kids Foundation accepts proposals for grants from nonprofit organizations that specialize in working...

MetLife Foundation Bridge Builders’ Grant


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The MetLife Foundation Bridge Builders’ Grant NASSP is inviting proposals from public middle level and high schools serving large numbers of low-income students and underrepresented minorities...

Jordan Fundamentals Grant Program: K-12


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Teachers Invited to Apply for Jordan Fundamentals Grant Program Deadline: June 15, 2004 The Jordan Fundamentals Grant Program was established in 1999 to recognize...

Support for Medical Student Service Projects


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Caring for Community Grant Program Offers Support for Medical Student Service Projects Deadline: March 29, 2004 The Association of American Medical Colleges (<a...

Hannah Neil World of Children Awards


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The Hannah Neil World of Children Awards honor ordinary people doing extraordinary work for children. Each year nominations from across the globe are reviewed to identify selfless individuals whose...

3Com Urban Challenge Grants


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3Com Urban Challenge Program 3Com is Awarding $500,000 in Grants to American Cities and Schools. The 3Com Urban Challenge Program rewards forward-thinking schools and municipalities that are...

Tech & Media Services for Individuals with Disabilities


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Tech & Media Services for Individuals with Disabilities Title: Technology and Media Services For Individuals With Disabilities — Steppingstones of Technology Innovation for Students with...

W. M. Keck Foundation


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The W. M. Keck Foundation is one of the nation’s largest philanthropic organizations. Established in 1954 by the late William Myron Keck, founder of The Superior Oil Company, the...

HIV/AIDS Prevention Grants


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters Newsletter] HIV/AIDS Prevention Grants from the Conference of Mayors The grants program is intended to strengthen the local capacities to carry out effective...

Compassion Capital Fund Demonstration Program


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Department of Health & Human Services Administration for Children and Families Funding Office Name: Administration for Children and Families, Office of Community Services Funding Opportunity...

Kodak American Greenways Grants


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Applications Invited for Kodak American Greenways Grants Deadline: June 1, 2004 The Kodak American Greenways Awards Program, a partnership of the Eastman Kodak Company...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Civic Engagement Field Manager, Citizens for Consumer Justice


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[emailed 03/12/2004] Job Announcement: Civic Engagement Field Manager PA Citizens for Consumer Justice (CCJ), in contract with USAction Education Fund, is seeking a reliable, ethical, and creative...

Paid Summer Internship, Philadelphia Public School Notebook


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Position Announcement – Please post and circulate Paid Internship available at Philadelphia Public School Notebook, Summer 2004 Philadelphia Public School Notebook, an award-winning quarterly...

Senior Program Assistant, BCT Partners


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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Senior Program Assistant BCT Partners, Newark, NJ BCT is a management, technology and policy consulting company that works with nonprofit organizations, government agencies and...

Various positions, Philadelphia Futures


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[emailed 3/22/2004] Philadelphia Futures is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving opportunities for economically disadvantaged youth through education. Through a variety of programs and...

Program Coordinator (VISTA), Girls Action Initiative


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GIRLS ACTION INITIATIVE Seeks a Program Coordinator (Americorps VISTA) About the Girls Action Initiative: Girls Action Initiative, an organization dedicated to leadership, social action, and creative...

Miscellaneous

Unsung Heroes Awards Program for K-12 educators


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Unsung Heroes Awards Program Presented by financial services company ING and managed by Scholarship America, the Unsung Heroes Awards program...

Spirit of Service Award


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Outstanding National and Community Service Volunteers Sought for Spirit of Service Award (WASHINGTON) ? The Corporation for National and Community Service is announcing a national call for...


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