The week of

May 21, 2004

Other Local Events and Workshops

River to River Teacher Institute

River to River Teacher Institute Sponsored in part by the Corporation for National Service July 20th ? 22nd 2004 Delaware Valley Earth Force, Philadelphia Water Department, and the Independence...

Solid Waste Management: Taking Action in Your Community

Delaware Valley Earth Force presents Solid Waste Management: Taking Action in Your Community Sponsored in part by Waste Management, Inc. August 17th ? 19th 2004 Delaware Valley Earth Force, a local...

Watershed Facilitators Institute

Delaware Valley Earth Force Presents Watershed Facilitators Institute Sponsored in part by the PA Department of Environmental Protection August 9th ? 12th 2004 Our vision is to create a network of...

Families First for Parents of Children in Early Intervention

FAMILIES FIRST Great Opportunity for Parents of Children in Early Intervention! A FREE ONE DAY FAMILY EMPOWERMENT TRAINING ON THE BASICS OF EARLY INTERVENTION Are You Interested In? ? Learning more...

Fundraising Program

Fundraising Program Begins in June Do you want to increase and diversify your group’s income? Do you want to involve more people in fundraising? The Institute for Conservation Leadership...

Telling Stories: A Perspective on Oral and Written Traditions

Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership It?s not too late! PAEP?s Summer Intensives Beat the Heat Telling Stories: A Perspective on Oral and Written Traditions June 23 – 25, 2004 Wednesday,...

Afro-Caribbean Exploration through the Arts

Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership It?s not too late! PAEP?s Summer Intensives Beat the Heat Afro-Caribbean Exploration through the Arts July 14 – 16, 2004 Wednesday, July 14...

City-wide Meeting on Affordable Housing

[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Wednesday, 5/26 6:00 City-wide Meeting on Affordable Housing with Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & Housing Sec’y. Kevin Hanna Friends...

Mexican Community Center Opening

[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Friday, 6/11 11:30 to 3:30 Mexican Community Center Opening 1318 Ritner St. (3 blocks south of Snyder), Philadelphia, PA For info, call Juntos at...

YoUthRAP culiminating events

Please join the Youth Urban Renewal Arts Program for these wonderful culminating events. THURSDAY JUNE 3RD- 6 TO 8PM Farrell School Gym (8300 CASTOR AVENUE) “WHERE WE ARE…AND WHERE WE...

One Big Table: National Hunger Awareness Day Summit

PLEASE JOIN THE GREATER PHILADELPHIA FOOD BANK & PHILABUNDANCE AT ?ONE BIG TABLE? A National Hunger Awareness Day Summit Sponsored by Acme Markets ?Setting The Table: Voices From The Front Line?...

Youth Media Jam

Come on out for Youth Media Jam at The Prince Music Theater Wednesday, May 26th from 6 to 7:30 (1412 Chesnut Street-on Chestnut between Broad and 15th) The Big Picture Alliance and VOICES are...

Motivating People to Care Workshop

Motivating People to Care Workshop is coming to your town! This Thursday, May 27th, Motivating People to Care will be in King of Prussia, at the Hilton Valley Forge. No subject is more important to...

New Resources

New Website: Enterpreneur’s Center

The Beehive Launches “The Entrepreneur’s Center” One Economy Corporation and the EBay Foundation have joined forces to add a new feature to The Beehive website...

New Report: history of Community Development Corporations

[posted from LISC e-newsletter] Inventing Community Renewal: The Trials and Errors that Shaped the Modern Community Development Corporation The Milano Graduate School Community Development Research...

New Report: Racial and Ethnic Integration in Metropolitan Neighborhoods

[posted from LISC e-newsletter] Living Together: A New Look at Racial and Ethnic Integration in Metropolitan Neighborhoods, by David Fasenfest, Jason Booza, and Kurt Metzger, published by the...

New Website: National Child Care Information Center

[posted from LISC e-newsletter] The National Child Care Information Center (NCCIC), a project of the Child Care Bureau, has launched its new website. NCCIC is a national clearinghouse and technical...

Miscellaneous

Graduate course on Service-Learning at Temple

Course Description Service learning is growing in use among faculty at all levels and in all disciplines and is now a graduation requirement in many school districts, colleges, and states (including...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Girard Coalition

Girard Coalition Job Description: Executive Director Reports to: Board of Directors Organization: The Girard Coalition Inc. (GCI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the economic development of...

Teen Technology Internship Supervisor, AchieveAbility

[emailed 5/19/2004] Teen Technology Internship Supervisor Duties: Supervise interns of the Teen Technology Network project. Oversee team leaders. Facilitate project-based learning. Teach skills in...

Teaching Artists, Fleisher Art Memorial

TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial’s Community Partnerships in the Arts Program and The Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative Arts Team are looking for TEACHING ARTISTS for...

Election Protection State Director, People for the American Way Foundation

Election Protection State Director People For the American Way Foundation is a 600,000 member/supporter constitutional liberties organization. The Field Department mobilizes People For the American...

Academically-based Community Service Coordinator, Penn

Academically-based Community Service (ABCS) Coordinator Center for Community Partnerships University of Pennsylvania Job description Academically-based community service courses at the University of...

Lang Center VISTA, Swarthmore College

Friends – the Lang Center at Swarthmore College has been awarded a VISTA position to work on a project with community partners in Delaware County and Chester focusing on work force development...

Managing Editor, Shelterforce

[posted from Comm-Org] From: Harold Simon <hs@> Managing Editor, Shelterforce The National Housing Institute (NHI), a nonprofit organization, is seeking a full-time Managing Editor for its...

Grant Opportunities

2004 Aetna Foundation Regional Community Health Grants

[this was previously listed with an incorrect deadline] Aetna is one of the nation’s leading providers of health care, dental, pharmacy, group life, disability and long-term care benefits,...

K-12 Service-Learning Mini-grants

FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR SERVICE-LEARNING PROJECTS CRF is now accepting applications for the 2004-2005 Robinson Mini-Grant Program. CRF’s Robinson Mini-Grant Program honors the late Maurice R....

Community Outreach Partnership Center Grants

This NOFA announces the availability of approximately $7 million for the Community Outreach Partnership Center (COPC) Program. Purpose of the Program: To provide funds to community colleges,...

HUD SuperNOFA

[posted from the LISC e-newsletter] HUD Releases 2004 "SuperNOFA" Grants. HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson unveiled HUD’s "SuperNOFA," a notice that makes available $ billion...

BRICK Awards to Recognize Community Work of Young People

[posted from RFP Bulletin] BRICK Awards to Recognize Community Work of Young People Deadline: November 1, 2004 A program of Do Something (<a href=""></a>), the BRICK Awards were...

Seed Awards

[posted from Global Youth Action Network] Call for Submissions for the Seed Awards Do you have an innovative or entrepreneurial idea for a partnership project that may contribute to sustainable...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Introduction to Service-Learning & Curricular Connections

Bryans Stationery Training Institute: Introduction to Service-Learning & Curricular Connections June 24-25, 2004 St. Paul, Minnesota For Service-Learning Practitioners The full benefits of...

Youth and Technology Workshop

I’m pleased to announce that on Thursday June 10th, YouthLearn will be offering a free, day-long training in Seattle, Washington as part of the Community Technology Centers’ Network 2004...

Research Colloquim: Service-Learning with immigrant and minority language populations

The URL below contains information about a colloquium for researchers working on service-learning with immigrant and minority language populations. The focus is on research-in-progress across...

Institute on Diversity and Multicultural Education

Diversity 04: Summer Residential Institute on Diversity and Multicultural Education June 27 to July 2, 2004, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Sponsored by East Ed (Eastern Educational Resource...

Exploring Social Justice Issues in Our Schools Through the Arts

[posted NCEA e-newsletter] Exploring Social Justice Issues in Our Schools Through the Arts A Retreat for Women Educational Leaders July 26-28, 2004, Williams Lake Hotel, Rosendale, New York The goal...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed, Work to Ride Program

June 13th is the annual fundraiser for the Work to Ride program at Chamounix Stables. Work to Ride serves at-risk youth in Southwest Philadelphia. We are hosting a picnic event called Polo in the...

Work Day, Clark Park

We’re continuing some of the projects that we’ve been working on over the past few months this Saturday in Clark Park and need volunteers for the next work day, this coming Saturday, May...


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