The week of

April 9, 2004

Other Local Events and Workshops

Institute for Church and Community Arts


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ICCA 2004 is the third annual training Institute of BuildaBridge International based in Philadelphia. ICCA is a six-day residency-based institute with a particular emphasis on at-risk communities....

Inspiring Students to Succeed in Public Schools


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Thursday, May 20 African-American Resource Center and the Penn Bookstore Inspiring Students to Succeed in Public Schools Salome Thomas-El, author of the bestseller ?I Choose to Stay?, has found a way...

Sierra Student Coalition Summer Training Camp


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[posted from Student Environmental Action Coalition listserv] SIERRA STUDENT COALITION SUMMER TRAINING CAMPS Tired of irresponsible corporations dumping toxics in your town? Looking to protect a...

Organizing in the 21st Century: Internet Organizing


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Organizing in the 21st Century: Internet Organizing has been RESCHEDULED! Tuesday April 20, 6:00-8:30pm Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street Co-sponsored by American Friends Service Committee Third...

Social Change Giving Workshop for Young People


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Resource Generation’s Social Change Giving Workshop for Young People Sunday, April 18th Bread and Roses Community Fund, 1500 Walnut Street Resource Generation works with young people (35 and...

Envisioning high schools that work


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Join us for a conversation on ENVISIONING HIGH SCHOOLS THAT WORK: Learning from Experience Join Philadelphia Student Union, Youth United for Change, veteran and young teachers, and researchers from...

No Child Left Behind Town Meeting


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[posted from Phila. Public School Notebook] April 22: No Child Left Behind Town Meeting, 4-7 PM, United Way Building, 7 Ben Franklin Parkway (between 17th and 18th Sts.). Part of a statewide effort...

A Quality Education for All?


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[posted from Phila. Public School Notebook] April 27: A Quality Education for All? 7 PM, Central Library, 1901 Vine St., Skyline Room, 4th floor. A Free Library event on public education 50 years...

Empowering Communities for the New Millennium


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Hello Colleagues: We want to hear from you! Please share your best practices in starting, sustaining, and strengthening relationships that encourage higher education exploration, access, and...

Youth Summit on Technology and Service-Learning


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Pennsylvania Service-Learning Alliance’s 3rd annual Youth Summit on Technology and Service-Learning is happening on Wednesday, June 2, 2004. The summit will take place from 8:30 This year the...

African American Literature from Slavery to the Civil Rights Movement


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The Rosenbach Museum & Library Offers Community Performances Celebrating African American Literature Who: Rosenbach Museum & Library, nationally known storyteller and author Linda Goss, and...

Fabric Workshop Evenings for Educators


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EVENINGS FOR EDUCATORS, APRIL 14TH AND 21ST These free, in-depth workshops, led by the FWM’s Education Coordinator, transform the challenges of contemporary art into positive tools for...

Women at Work: a Case Study of the Southwest Flight Attendants


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Wednesday, 5/5 noon-2:00 Ethnic Labor Lunch Program: “Old and Sick or Young & Pregnant: Women at Work: a Case Study of the Southwest...

EarthFest 2004


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] EarthFest 2004 on April 22 in Ambler Join The Earth Charter Citizens for the second annual EarthFest in Pennsylvania. This year, we will be...

Creating a Healthy Backyard Habitat


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Gardening for Nature Series, Spring 2004 April 17, 2004 10 – 12 noon Session #1 Creating a Healthy Backyard Habitat Wishing you could experience nature in your own backyard? The Backyards for...

Democracy Unplugged presents a Health care Forum


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Democracy Unplugged presents a Health care Forum On Friday, April 16th at 7:30pm, Democracy Unpluggged will present a Health Care Forum at Haverford College’s Chase Auditorium. This event is...

Lecture and Book Signing: Life on the Outside


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LECTURE AND BOOK SIGNING Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett by Jennifer Gonnerman Wednesday April 14th, 7-9 pm Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street Co-sponsored by: Drug Policy...

A Call to Sustainable Democracy with Jane Goodall


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Awakening to Global Responsibility III “A Call to Sustainable Democracy” with Jane Goodall, , DBE Jonathan Granoff, ESQ Ashok Gangadean, Friday, May 14th 12:00 to 2:30 pm Youth...

New Resources

Out-Of–School Time Snapshot: Engaging Families


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[posted from the Promising Practices in After School listserv] The fourth in our “Out-of-School Time Evaluation Snapshots” series is now available on our website and in hard copy. This...

The Public’s Role in Public Education


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[posted from Public Eduaction Network newsblast] LEARN. VOTE. ACT: THE PUBLIC?S ROLE IN PUBLIC EDUCATION A new national poll from Public Education Network (PEN) and Education Week indicates that...

School & College Partnerships: The Missing Link


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[posted from Public Education Network Newsblast] SCHOOL & COLLEGE PARTNERSHIPS: THE MISSING LINK This WestEd Policy Brief examines the problem of having K-12 and higher education operate in...

Free Spanish Language CD-ROM: Health and Media


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[posted from Teaming for Technology newsletter] Free Spanish Language CD-ROM: Health and Media There is a free Spanish language CD-ROM available from the New Mexico Media Literacy Project. It’s...

New Book: Defending Diversity


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters Newsletter] Defending Diversity by Patricia Gurin, Jeffrey S. Lehman, and Earl Lewis. With chapters that explore the factual background, historical context, and...

Handbook of Community-Based Education


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Handbook of Community-Based Education: Theory and Practices by Henk Schmidt, Mohi Magzoub, Grahame Feletti, Zohair Nooman and Pauline Vluggen. This...

Lesson Plans and Readings: Brown v Board 50th Anniversary


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Rethinking Schools is marking the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision on Brown v. Board of Education with a special expanded issue. Activists and scholars provide unique...

New Website: TechFinder


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The Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network (N-TEN, ) and () announced the launch of TechFinder (). This searchable online directory of technology service providers helps nonprofits quickly identify...

Understanding Election Year Advocacy for Community Advocates


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[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] The SPIN Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive communications support to community organizations, has published “Loud...

New Comm-Org Paper: Linking Community Organizing and Research to Leverage Blight Policy


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[posted from Comm-Org] Hi COMM-ORG, I am very pleased to announce a new addition to the COMM-ORG Papers Collection: Research for Democracy: Linking Community Organizing and Research to Leverage...

Putting the Movement Back Into Civil Rights Teaching


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IT?S HERE! PUTTING THE MOVEMENT BACK INTO CIVIL RIGHTS TEACHING Published by Teaching for Change and PRRAC In too many American classrooms, the Civil Rights Movement is taught as an exercise in...

New K-12 Service-Learning Bibliography


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Take a minute to check out this new bibliography from RMC Research Corporation, the senior program advisor for K-12 service-learning to the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse. K-12...

Book Release: Learning After School


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] Book Release: “Learning After School” Students at South Boston Harbor Academy Charter School (SBHA) have consistently achieved...

Green Maps Atlas: Charting the Way to Vibrant Communities


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] Green Maps Atlas: Charting the Way to Vibrant Communities (free download) Download an exciting new sustainability resource at The Green Map...

Partnerships Classifieds

Philadelphia Public School Notebook Celebration


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

Volunteer for Philadelphia Cares About Fairmount Park Day


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Imagine a city without parks… More important, imagine OUR city without parks? No wedding pictures in the Azalea Gardens, no bocce ball in Marconi Plaza and no blading along West River Drive....

Philly Reuses needs volunteers to help flyer


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Philly Reuses (to read about organization here: ) is currently seeking volunteers to help with flyering starting Friday, April 9th (see details below), and public relations with us at Earth Day...

Co-Sponsors Sought: Phila. Regional Meeting with OMB Watch


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Center for Responsible Funding Seeks Outreach Co-Sponsors for Philadelphia Regional Meeting with OMB Watch The Center for Responsible Funding seeks your support to become Outreach Co-Sponsors for a...

Internship, Domestic Abuse Project


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[posted from Women’s Way Fe-mail] Internship, Domestic Abuse Project (DAP) DAP has a limited number of openings available for summer and fall interns in the Counseling program. Interns need to...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Society for Public Health Education Conference


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] May 5, 2004: Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Session at the Society for Public Health Education’s (SOPHE) 2004 Mid Year...

Family Promise National Conference


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The four Interfaith Hospitality Networks in this area are hosting the Family Promise National Conference, bringing together coordinators, board members, pastors, and directors of IHN programs from...

Summer Institute on Service-Learning 2004


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Summer Institute on Service-Learning 2004 at Shelburne Farms, Vermont DATES: July 19-23, 2004 LOCATION: Shelburne Farms, Vermont (Convenient to Burlington International Airport) OVERVIEW: The...

Regional Workshops: Community Colleges and Service-Learning


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The American Association of Community Colleges is sponsoring regional workshops on service learning and civic responsibility, to be hosted by four community colleges this spring and summer. The...

Crossroads: Critical Issues in CBR Partnerships


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**************EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2004**************** CROSSROADS: CRITICAL ISSUES IN COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS A national conference sponsored by the Institute for...

Nonprofit HR Conference


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Dear friends, We hope all’s well with you. The second Nonprofit HR Conference is fast approaching, and if you plan to attend, it would be great if you could register and make your hotel...

Grant Opportunities

Mentoring Children of Prisoners


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) Notice of a Funding Opportunity Funding Opportunity Title: Mentoring Children...

Soros Justice Fellowships


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Soros Justice Fellowships Deadline Announced Deadline: September 15, 2004 The Justice Fund, a program of the Open Society Institute (<a href=""></a>)...

Health and Fitness Project Grants


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Young Women Invited to Apply for Health and Fitness Project Grants Deadline: April 30, 2004 Youth Service America (<a href=""></a>), Bonne Bell, and...

Great American Bake Sale grants


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Share Our Strength is accepting grant applications for this year’s Great American Bake Sale grant making campaign. Applicants must be either current sponsors of the USDA’s summer feeding...

Grants for Small Grassroots Organizations, Employment and Training


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: D Schoech <schoech@> Title: Grants for Small Grassroots Organizations Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration/Department of Labor SYNOPSIS: The sponsor will...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Assistant Director for Development, Kelly Writers House, Penn


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We at the Kelly Writers House will be hiring an Assistant Director for Development this spring. The job begins July 1. This is a full-time position at the University of Pennsylvania, with full...

VISTA, Korean Churches for Community Development


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[posted from Community Development Banking listserv] KCCD Announces Openings for 26 VISTA/AMERICORPS Workers Korean Churches for Community Development (KCCD), a national faith-based organization...

Associate Executive Director, Center for Responsible Funding


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[emailed April 8, 2004] JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Associate Executive Director Center for Responsible Funding Philadelphia, PA The Center for Responsible Funding (CRF) is seeking an Associate Executive...

AmeriCorps*VISTA, Project SHINE


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SEE THE WORLD? Through the Eyes of an Elder Immigrant Become an Americorps* VISTA member with Project SHINE! VISTA members will: Recruit college students to become SHINE tutors. Develop a student...

Director of Conservation Programs, The Nature Conservancy


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] Job Opening: Director of Conservation Programs — The Nature Conservancy Managing all conservation activities and programs in New Jersey,...

Part time editorial assistant Internship, Phila. Public School Notebook


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Internship announcement ? Please post and circulate Philadelphia Public School Notebook 3721 Midvale Avenue &#9679; Philadelphia, PA 19129 (215) 951-0330, x107 &#9679; fax: (215) 951-0342...

Miscellaneous

Call for Afterschool Practices


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The Center for Youth Development and Policy Research at the Academy for Educational Development (AED) in Washington, is pleased to announce a national Call for Afterschool Practices. AED is looking...

Ambassadors in Education Award for Principals


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[posted from National K-12 Service-Learning listserv] Do you know a principal at the middle school, junior high or high school level who is an outstanding citizen in the community? Is this person...

Review grants for HHS


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Call for Hiring Reviewers The Center for Faith-Based & Community Initiatives Call for Reviewers Compassion Capital Fund The Office of Community Services is seeking interested reviewers to...


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