The week of

May 7, 2004

PHENND Events/Activities

Atlantic Region Service-Learning Conference: Call for Submissions


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Atlantic Region Service-Learning Conference We are pleased to announce a call for proposal for the Atlantic Regional Service-Learning Conference, scheduled for October 28-29, 2004 at The Wyndham...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Teaming for Technology May offerings


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Upcoming Trainings May’s classes are now underway. Some upcoming classes are: Basic Web Design Using HTML- May 4-5 The Internet for Early Childhood Educators- May 10 Practical Web Design Using...

Brown v. Board – 50 Years Later


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May 15, 2004: Brown v. Board – 50 Years Later: Where Do We Go From Here?, 2-5 PM, Friends Center, 15th & Cherry Sts. A panel discussion sponsored by Philadelphia Area Black Radical...

Forum on Violence in Public Schools


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[posted from Phila. Public School Notebook newsflash] May 15, 2004: Forum on Violence in Public Schools, 4-7 PM, UNIA Headquarters, 1609-11 Cecil B. Moore Ave. Event will feature a panel discussion...

Discussion and bookreading: Overturning the Culture of Violence


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Discussion and Bookreading Penny Hess, author of Overturning the Culture of Violence Tuesday, May 18 at 6:30pm At Robin’s Bookstore, 108 S. 13th St. Philadelphia The book that turns history...

Fairmount Park Workshop


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Fairmount Park Workshop Sunday, May 23, 1:30-3:30pm Cobbs Creek Environmental Education Center (700 Cobbs Creek Parkway, 63rd and Catharine Streets) Philadelphia Cares is inviting all concerned...

Telecommuting Seminar


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] Telecommuting Seminar on May 14 at Villanova There’s a pilot program in Philadelphia funded by the Environmental Protection Agency and the...

World Caf?: Conversations That Matter


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[posted from Sustainable Business Netowrk newsletter] World Caf?: Conversations That Matter on May 16 in Phila Sunday, May 16th,1:00-3:30pm Philadelphia Free Library, Skylight Room, 1901 Vine Street,...

South Jersey Grantmakers Panel


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Thursday, 5/13 8:30-10:00 South Jersey Grantmakers Panel Alice Paul Institute, Mt. Laurel, NJ Cost is $40–sponsored by LaSalle’s...

Media Roundtable Lunch on Youth Media


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WED MAY 12th 12:00-1:30 PM Media Roundtable Lunch on Youth Media Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street Free – Come meet, eat, and talk as we build the media community and culture in...

Mixing in the Media: interactive workshop for youth organizers


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REPRESENTIN’ YOUTH May 20 & 22, 2004 ————————— Mixing in the Media: an interactive workshop for youth organizers...

Workshop in Classroom Management


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The Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership (PAEP), in collaboration with The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, is presenting a workshop on classroom management. This workshop is conducted by and...

Friday Forum: Is Philadelphia Open for Business


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Please join Philadelphia Cares for our next Friday Forum on… “Is Philadelphia Open For Business?” May 21, 6:30pm-9:00pm Dahlak (4708 Baltimore Ave) Cost: $20 (includes dinner &...

New Resources

$55 in ’05 Campaign for Service-Learning


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[posted from National Service-Learning Partnership] $55 in ’05 Campaign Launched! Join thousands of service-learning supporters as we mobilize to increase Learn and Serve America funding! Dear...

New Book: Troublemaker’s Teaparty: Manual for Effective Citizen Action


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[posted to Comm-Org list] From: charles dobson I’d like to announce the publication of the Troublemaker’s Teaparty, A Manual for Effective Citizen Action. The book is an expansion of The...

Service-Learning Starter Kit


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Service-learning is growing! Many people contact us looking for information to help them get started with service-learning in K-12 schools. To support beginning service-learning practitioners, the...

S-L Quick guides: Chem, Math, and Teacher Ed


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] Chemistry, Math, and Teacher Education are the focus of three new quick guides from the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse senior program advisor...

Linking to Benefits and Tax Prep: Program Profiles


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The National Community Tax Coalition is proud to announce a new resource at The Linking to Benefits: Program Profiles section features profiles from 5 organizations across the nation, providing...

New Publication on Youth Action


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The Forum for Youth Investment Releases New Publication on Youth Action Across the country, young people are increasingly becoming leaders who possess the knowledge and skill to evoke positive change...

AIDS Educators available for your group


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Philadelphia FIGHT?s AIDS Education Month In-service Presentation June 2004 Every June Philadelphia FIGHT collaborates with human service organizations to present updated HIV prevention and treatment...

K-12 S-L Quick Guides: Parent involvement, resilience, civics


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Resilience, Democratic Classrooms, Civics, and Parent & Family Involvement are the latest quick guides from the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse. These new, easy-to-use resources are...

Lee Schulman: Essays on Teaching and Higher Education


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Two volumes of collected works by Lee S. Shulman published Jossey-Bass has released two volumes of essays by Carnegie President Lee S. Shulman: Teaching as Community Property: Essays on Higher...

New Wesbite: CYFERnet


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NEW CYFERNET SITE LAUNCHED The Children, Youth and Families Education and Research Network (CYFERnet) has introduced new features and a brand new look to help you find the information you need...

Partnerships Classifieds

Philadelphia Cares About Fairmount Park Day


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Philadelphia Cares about Fairmount Park is Saturday, May 15th!!! Philadelphia Cares About Fairmount Park Day is a collaborative effort of Philadelphia Cares and the Fairmount Park Commission,...

Volunteer with WorkReady Philadelphia


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Volunteer with WorkReady Philadelphia! WorkReady Philadelphia is a coordinated and expanded citywide youth employment and training initiative which believes in supporting youth employment as a form...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Mary Parker Follett Conversation on Creative Democracy 2004


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: “Matthew Shapiro” The Mary Parker Follett Conversation on Creative Democracy 2004 — October 21-24 Boise, Idaho, USA Proposed Research Conversation Teams...

Incorporating Cultural Competency into Pharmacy Education


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[posted from Center for the Health Professions newsletter] Save the Date! The Network is co-sponsoring a two-day training workshop with the UCSF School of Pharmacy: Incorporating Cultural Competency...

Activist Training Camp


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ACTIVIST TRAINING CAMP Antioch College in Yellow Springs, OH August 1-8, 2004 For More Information: atc@; 215-222-4711 (SEAC Office); 413-626-8435 (Emily’s cell) Visit the Website: Register...

Moving Young People from Participants to Decision Makers


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Moving Young People from Participants to Decision Makers Kansas City, MO June 4 & 5 Join our dynamic youth and adult training team for this interactive training. Together we will explore...

Alternative Break Citizenship Schools


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Break Away invites you to claim one of its remaining spaces for the 2004 national Alternative Break Citizenship Schools (ABCs) in Boston and Miami, hosted by Hostelling International Boston () and...

Organizing for Social Change Institute


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: Jackendall@ Midwest Academy – a national training institute for Organizers, community leaders and activists will be holding its Organizing for Social Change...

Campus Compact Introduction to Service-Learning Institutes


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SAVE THE DATE! What: Campus Compact Introduction to Service-Learning Institutes When: November 4-5, 2004 Where: Chicago, IL (for all institutions) When: November 11-12, 2004 Where: Austin, TX (for...

Grant Opportunities

Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program


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Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society Invites Applications for Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program Deadline: September 30, 2004 The Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society’s...

SBC Excelerator Competitive Grants Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Nonprofit Technology Proposals Invited for SBC Excelerator Competitive Grants Program Deadline: August 13, 2004 The SBC Foundation, the chief philanthropic vehicle of SBC...

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation Grant Program


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: D Schoech <schoech@> Title: Ben & Jerry’s Foundation Grant Program Sponsor: Ben & Jerry’s Foundation SYNOPSIS: Support is provided to nonprofit,...

Milagro Foundation


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[posted from Promising Practices in Afterschool listserv] The Milagro Foundation supports artistic and culturally enriching educational programs and health services that strengthen youth and...

Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools


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[posted from Public Education Network newsletter] Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools The Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools is a long-term effort to renew and elevate civic education in...

TechGrants Spring 2004 Awards


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Deadline Extended and Self Nominations Accepted for TechGrants Spring 2004 Awards Extended Deadline: May 15, 2004 The TechFoundation (<a href=""></a>) has extended the deadline...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

various jobs, Discovery Day Corps of Salvation Army


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[posted from CTCNet-Philadelphia listserv] The Discovery Day Corps of The Salvation Army has the following job openings: 1. After School Literacy Program, grades 1-4, – immediate start –...

Technical Assistance position, Montgomery Early Learning Centers


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Montgomery Early Learning Centers is seeking qualified applicants for technical assistance and training positions to work with providers primarily Bucks, Chester & Montgomery Counties in...

Bicycle Repair Instructor


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Bicycle Repair Instructor Neighborhood Bike Works is looking for a caring, organized, and outgoing person to teach bike repair and safety to 8 – 17 year old students from West Philadelphia....

Manging Editor and freelance writer, new online LGBTQ community


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Managing Editor, Online Community A new online LGBTQ community based in Philadelphia is seeking a full-time managing editor. Applicant should have a BA in English, Communications, or Journalism and...

Miscellaneous

Award: Schools as centers of community


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SCHOOLS AS CENTERS OF COMMUNITY: A NATIONAL SEARCH FOR EXCELLENCE $5,000 Award for Excellence KnowledgeWorks Foundation seeks schools that reflect the emerging trend of designing schools that serve...

Interactive Teleconference on Younger Youth and Positive Youth Development


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[posted from Promising Practices in Afterschool listserv] National Conference Call: May 19, 2004, 1-2:00pm ET ?An Interactive Teleconference on Younger Youth and Positive Youth Development? Join...

Ehrlich Award for Service-Learning announced


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[ed note: Two of the ten honorees are from PHENND Institutions. Congrats to Karen Bojar of Community College of Philadelphia and Joan Gluch of the University of Pennsylvania!] TEN PROFESSORS HONORED...

Call for John Glenn Scholars in Service-Learning


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2004-2005 Call for John Glenn Scholars in Service-Learning With support from the Kellogg Foundation, The John Glenn Institute for Public Service and Public Policy at The Ohio State University has...

Education Policy Fellowship Program


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Education Policy Fellowship Program The Institute for Educational Leadership’s flagship program, the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP), is a ten-month in-service professional...


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