The week of

April 23, 2004

PHENND Events/Activities

End of the Season Celebration


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Come celebrate the end of the tax season with PHENND and our Delaware County partners! The PHENND Financial Outreach Initiative and the Delaware County Asset Development Group (DelCoAD) cordially...

Media/Communications Summer Intern


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PHENND, as part of our work with the School District of Philadelphia’s Partnerships for Character Education Initiative, seeks a college intern to assist with project documentation. The intern...

Other Local Events and Workshops

UCHS/Drew annual Spring Garden Festival


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Hey everyone – I wanted to invite you to the UCHS/Drew annual Spring Garden Festival. This will be taking place on April 29th from 8:30-6pm. (Raindate is April 30th) In school activities will...

National Kickoff of America Votes


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Saturday, 5/8 ALL DAY–National Kickoff of America Votes, a non-partisan voter registration & education initiative. Events in...

Motivating Your Students Toward a Career in Dentistry


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[posted from College Prep Round Table] You are invited to the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine?s program: Something to smile about?Motivating Your Students Toward a Career in...

NEW Leadership Pennsylvania program


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The NEW Leadership Pennsylvania program is designed to address the underrepresentation of women in politics focusing on the role of women in politics and policy making in the Commonwealth of...

Globalization: Making the Local Connection


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William J. Marrazzo President and CEO of WHYY Invites you to the Spring 2004 Preview Forum GLOBALIZATION: MAKING THE LOCAL CONNECTION Tuesday, May 18th, 2004 An alphabet soup of acronyms of...

Forum on the Impact of Immigration in Philadelphia Region


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WHYY and Citizen Voices of the Philadelphia Inquirer INVITE YOU TO AN INTERACTIVE FORUM ON THE IMPACT OF IMMIGRATION IN THE PHILADELPHIA REGION A strategic plan to attract immigrants to Philadelphia...

3rd Annual Youth Summit on Technology and Service-Learning


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Announcing: The Pennsylvania Service-Learning Alliance’s 3rd Annual Youth Summit on Technology and Service-Learning Wednesday, June 2, 2004 Hosted by Project ’s new Honickman Learning...

Community Tree Stewards course on Community Forestry


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Community Tree Stewards: A 2 Day Short Course on Community Forestry in Pennsylvania Montgomery County 4H Center, Creamery, PA Wednesday, May 19 and Thursday, May 20, 2004. This two-day program helps...

Zoning 101: A Zoning Course Designed for Community Groups


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Thursday, 4/29 4:00-7:00 Workshop: “Zoning 101: A Zoning Course Designed for Community Groups” (presented by East of Broad Improvement Association) Holiday Inn Express Midtown, 1305...

Free Composting Workshop in Logan


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Wednesday, 5/19 6:15 Free Composting Workshop Logan Branch Library, 1333 Wagner AVe., Philadelphia, PA Sponsored by Philadelphia Streets Dept. All...

Environmental Leadership Program: talk on Smart Growth


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Environmental Leadership Program’s Philadelphia Regional Network NATIONAL LEADER ON SMART GROWTH TO SPEAK at ELP NETWORKING EVENT: May 4, 6-8 at Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center DON...

Workshop: Volunteering for Parents & Kids


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Sign Up! Free Workshop in PHILADELPHIA on Volunteering for Parents & Kids Thursday, May 20, 2004 WHO: If YOU would like to know more about getting your family hooked on service, this workshop is...

New Resources

Technology and service-learning in California


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] MAKING A DIFFERENCE WITH TECHNOLOGY The California Department of Education has incorporated a national educational reform initiative, Environmental...

New Academic Health Website


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] New Kaiser Family Foundation Website: KaiserEDU The website is a new online resource for the academic community that provides a wealth of information...

New Report: National Effort to Improve Health Literacy


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters Newsletter] Institute of Medicine Report Calls for National Effort to Improve Health Literacy Nearly 90 million Americans, or half of the adult population, do...

State of Nonprofit America


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The State of Nonprofit America by Lester M. Salamon Like the arteries of a living organism, nonprofit organizations carry a life force that has long been a centerpiece of American culture-a faith in...

Free training workshops for nonprofit staff


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PathWaysPA (formerly Women’s Association for Women’s Alternatives) is offering FREE educational sessions for staff of Philadelphia-area nonprofit organizations that help people with low...

New Report on High School Reform written by youth


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: “Amy Beres” A new report has been released by Padres Unidos in Denver, Colorado that explores the roots of the high dropout and low graduation rates at an...

Partnering with Parents on-line training


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[posted from Promising Practices in AfterSchool listserv] Partnering with Parents, an outreach Academy offered by Iowa State University Extension, is now available online! The Academy consists of 11...

Dot.OrgEssentials


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[posted from Teaming for Technology newsletter] Featured Website: is a monthly online journal that provides valuable, current information to help non-profit organizations create a strong Internet...

Assessing Out-of-School Time programs


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] The Spring 2004 issue of our “The Evaluation Exchange” periodical on assessing and improving the quality of out-of-school time...

New Website: WarOnHunger.org


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STUDENT WEB SITE LAUNCHED — The United Nations World Food Program invites students, teachers and community youth groups to log onto , an interactive student web site launched today in a new UN...

New Guide: Establishing Apprenticeship Programs for Youth Workers


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Dear Colleagues, The National Training Institute for Community Youth Work (NTI) at the Academy for Educational Development (AED) in Washington, is please to announce its most recent publication,...

Commission on Community-Engaged Scholarship in the Health Professions


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With funding from the WK Kellogg Foundation, the Commission on Community-Engaged Scholarship in the Health Professions was convened by Community-Campus Partnerships for Health to take a leadership...

Tools for School Improvement Planning


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[posted from Public Education Network Newsblast] TOOLS FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLANNING This helpful website contains observation protocols, focus group samples and questions, surveys, questionnaires,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Help Build a Playground!


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Special Announcements HELP BUILD A PLAYGROUND!!!!! The Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Philadelphia at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in conjunction with the School District of...

Internships needed for innovative new technology program


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CORPORATE INTERNSHIPS FOR SUMMER 2004 NEEDED FOR INNOVATIVE NEW TRAINING PROGRAM April 14, 2004 18 eleventh-graders at Garnet Valley High School (located in Glen Mills, PA) are learning how to set up...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Building Blocks for Inclusive Communities


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SAVE THE DATES! Please plan to participate in: Fund for an OPEN Society’s Building Blocks for Inclusive Communities The Only National Conference for Leaders Who Want to Create and Sustain...

CCPH Conference: Registration Open


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Register Now For A Pre-Conference Workshop at the Community Campus Partnerships for Health Annual Conference co-sponsored by the Network. When you register for the conference, make sure to register...

Inequality Matters Conference


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INEQUALITY MATTERS — THE GROWING CONCENTRATION OF WEALTH, INCOME, POWER AND OPPORTUNITY IN AMERICA – Why it’s happening, how it’s affecting us, what we can begin to do about...

National Health Care for the Homeless Conference


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[posted from CCPH newsletter] June 17-19, 2004: 2004 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Experts from around the country will present current information,...

Call for Proposals: International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning


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Call for Proposals Thirty-Fourth Annual Conference of the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning The Colonnade Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland October 14-16, 2004 The thirty-fourth...

Call for Papers: Journal of Community Psychology


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Call For Papers for Special Issue of Journal of Community Psychology on Organization Studies and Community Psychology – Deadline: May 1 The Journal is publishing a special issue exploring the...

National Community Capital forum


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You are invited to join with National Community Capital to explore the best ways to increase the capital flow from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Bank System (collectively known...

Visions of Feminism Conference


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Looking Back, Moving Foward The 4th Annual Visions in Feminism Conference seeks to foster dialogue across difference, with the aim of dismantling hierarchies of knowledge. We believe everyone has...

National Gathering of Educators for Community Engagement


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Are these topics that you and your staff, students, and faculty are concerned about? * Working, Living & Learning in Multicultural Communities * Life-Long Paths: Vocation, Spirituality &...

Engaging Democracy Through the Humanities Institute


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Vermont Campus Compact, together with the Campus Compacts of Maine & New Hampshire, is pleased to offer an opportunity for faculty in the Humanities to explore the connections between their...

2004 National Charter Schools Conference


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2004 National Charter Schools Conference June 16-18, 2004 Fontainebleau Hilton, Miami Beach, FL I am pleased to announce two outstanding speakers for the 2004 National Charter Schools Conference, Ms....

Call for Proposals: Adolescent Nutrition and Fitness conference


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The California Adolescent Nutrition and Fitness (CANFit) Program is now accepting workshop presentation proposals for CANFit?s fourth biennial Recipes for Success: From Practice to Policy Conference,...

Consumer Rights Litigation Conference


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Every year, National Consumer Law Center and the National Assoc. of Consumer Advocates holds a Consumer Rights Litigation Conference. We are in the planning stages for our conference which is in...

Grant Opportunities

Treatment Grants Help Pregnant Women


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters Newsletter] Treatment Grants Help Pregnant Women – Deadline: June 2 Nonprofits and government agencies may apply for a share of $7 million in grants to...

Toyota TAPESTRY Grant Program for Science Teachers


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Science Teachers Invited to Submit Proposals for Toyota TAPESTRY Grant Program Deadline: January 19, 2005 Over the past fourteen years, the Toyota TAPESTRY grant program,...

Active Living Research grants


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Invites Proposals for Active Living Research Program Deadline: September 1, 2004 (Cycle Two) Active Living Research (formerly Active Living...

Community Technology Centers Program


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[posted from CTCNet-Philadelphia listserv] Department of Education (ED) ED invites applications for funding under the Community Technology Centers Program. These centers seek to provide disadvantaged...

Mix It Up grants for youth-led projects


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The Southern Poverty Law Center and the Study Circles Resource Center are accepting applications for the Mix It Up grants program, which gives awards of up to $250 to support youth-led projects...

NEA Foundation June Grants


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NEA Foundation June Grants All public school teachers in grades K-12, education support professionals, or higher education faculty and staff are eligible to apply for the NEA Foundation?s Innovation...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Data Department Manager


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DATA DEPARTMENT MANAGER Purpose: (Primary) Assists the IT Support Specialist, Trains, Supervises and Directs the Data Staff to ensure the timely and accurate processing, production and dissemination...

Join City Year!


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Do you know a 17-24 year old who wants to: * tutor and mentor children * deliver social justice curriculums * serve on a diverse team & break down social barriers * develop leadership skills...

Miscellaneous

Don’t Be An American Idle contest for youth


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] DON’T BE AN AMERICAN IDLE! Afterschool students and programs can win new equipment or cash prizes through the Afterschool...

Presidential Freedom Scholarships


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] The Presidential Freedom Scholarships program recognizes high school juniors and seniors for their outstanding leadership and commitment to community...

Eureka Communities Fellowship Program


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Eureka Communities Fellowship Program Eureka Fellowships are available to executive directors of nonprofit, 501(c)3 organizations. The Fellowship is a...


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