The week of

June 4, 2004

PHENND Events/Activities

Student Leadership Development Institute

Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania Student Leadership Development Institute June 17-18, 2004 Penn State University ? Great Valley Campus 30 E. Swedesford Road, Malvern, PA Attention all Community...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Teen Community Leader Workshop

[posted from Philadelphia Cares e-citizen update] Teen Community Leader Workshop Saturday, July 10, 2004 9:00am-12:00pm Greater Philadelphia Cares invites all concerned teens to empower themselves...

Annual Daisies for Justice Party

Join the Center for Responsible Funding?s Annual Daisies for Justice Party Live music, great food and drinks, silent auction, social justice fund baskets Tuesday, June 8, 2004 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm...

Networking Meeting & Seminar on Reuse and Recycling

SBN Networking Meeting & Seminar on Reuse and Recycling on June 23rd Join Sustainable Business Network members and supporters for a wine & cheese networking event at Philadelphia’s...

Policy and Politics Forum

Please join us for a forum addressing ?Policy and Politics,? and learn about what you can do during this election year, with keynote speaker: Estelle Richman, Secretary of Public Welfare, on Public...

Regional Engaged Department Institute

The Pennsylvania Campus Compact will be hosting two events in the fall. Regional Engaged Department Institute October 15 & 16, 2004 Holiday Inn-Harrisburg/Hershey Grantham, PA The Pennsylvania...

Young Education Leaders Leading (YELL) Rally

[posted from Public School Notebook newsflash] June 11: Young Education Leaders Leading (YELL) Rally, 3:30 PM, Love Park, 16th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Join youth from across the city in...

Social Change Leaders Graduation

Social Change Leaders Graduation June 7, 2004, 6:30pm-8:00pm National Constitution Center, Kirby Auditorium Reception to Follow The Social Change Leaders are graduating, and we?d like to invite you...

Homeownership Training Conference

The HUD Philadelphia Office of Public Housing is sponsoring a free Homeownership Training Conference on June 22nd for Homeownership Month in Allentown. This will be a dynamic conference with...

New Resources

Emerging Topics in Microfinance

Dear Friends, Social Enterprise Associates is pleased to share its newest Working Paper Series on Emerging Topics in Microfinance. The five works can be downloaded for free at: , click on Resources....

Re-engaging Disconnected Youth Action Kit

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] REENGAGING DISCONNECTED YOUTH ACTION KIT This kit contains a wealth of new policy and program ideas for municipal leaders and draws upon the latest...

Community-School Partnerships: Living Legacy of Healthy Start

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] COMMUNITY-SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS: THE LIVING LEGACY OF HEALTHY START The California Healthy Start legislation, passed in 1991, has enjoyed 10 years of...

Technology Internship Skill Standards available

T4T Internship Program Skill Standards The T4T Internship program has posted the employer-endorsed skill standards guides for four career clusters: Web Development & Administration, Network...

Partnering with Families and Communities

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Schools have a vested interest in becoming true learning communities. To learn at high levels, all students need the guidance and support of their teachers, families, and others...

National AfterSchool Association Leadership Day Proceedings

[posted from Promising Practices in AfterSchool Listserv] National AfterSchool Association Leadership Day Proceedings Due to the overwhelming demand for the research and evaluation information...

Toolbox for Culturally Competent Care

The Network is pleased to announce that its curriculum, “Toward Culturally Competent Care: A Toolbox for Teaching Communication Strategies,” is now available in CD-ROM format. The...

Nutrition Afterschool Guide

[posted from Promising Practices in AfterSchool listserv] The Food Research and Action Center’s (FRAC) new Afterschool Guide: “Nourish Their Bodies, Feed Their Minds” is now...

Issue Brief on Lowering the Voting Age

A new issue brief from the Education Commission of the States National Center for Learning and Citizenship explores legislation and initiatives in 10 states aimed at lowering the voting age. State...

Out-of-School Time Program Evaluation Database

For those interested in evaluation of out-of-school time programs, we have expanded our online Out-of-School Time Program Evaluation Database and Bibliography. We have added 13 new written profiles...

Evaluation: Transition to Success Pilot Project

We are pleased to release the evaluation report of the Transition to Success Pilot Project, which demonstrates that a more comprehensive approach to supporting at-risk children’s after-school...

2004 Kids Count Data Book Released

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] 2004 KIDS COUNT DATA BOOK RELEASED The 15th annual KIDS COUNT Data Book reports that national trends in child well-being are moving in a positive...

New: Journal of Community Power Building

[posted from Comm-Org] From: “Nancy Marks” Hello Comm-list friends: I invite you to order a copy of RHICO’s (the Ricanne Hadrian Initiative for Community Organizing) premier edition...

New Sustainable Consumption Website

[posted frpm Center for a Livable Future newsletter] NEW SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION WEBSITE The new website () is a joint collaboration of the World Wildlife Federation and the Center for a New American...

Funding Directory for Community Based Participatory Research

* The Northwest Health Foundation and CCPH are collaborating on a directory of sources for community-based participatory research (CBPR). The first edition will be distributed as a handout at the...

Community Perspectives Monograph

The Engaging Communities and Campuses program assisted independent colleges and universities to establish partnerships with community organizations to enhance experiential learning activities while...

Miscellaneous

Award for school boards that support extended day programs

Announcing a Call for Nominations! Is your school board a champion of your district’s extended-day programs or your local after-school programs? Does your board collaborate with other local...

Soros Justice Fellowships

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Proposals Sought for 2005 Soros Justice Fellowships Deadline: September 22, 2004 The Soros Justice Fellowships support outstanding individuals who will advance the criminal...

Courage Awards for LGBTQ

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Colin Higgins Foundation Seeks Nominations for Courage Awards Deadline: July 16, 2004 The Colin Higgins Foundation (<a href=""></a>), a leader in...

Health & Society Scholars Program

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces Call for Applications for Health & Society Scholars Program Deadline: October 15, 2004 The Robert Wood Johnson Health &...

Community Health Leadership Program

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Nominations Sought for Robert Wood Johnson Community Health Leadership Program Deadline: September 22, 2004 (Letters of Intent) Each year, the Robert Wood Johnson Community...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Education & Outreach Coordinator, Living Beyond Breast Cancer

Education & Outreach Coordinator, Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) LBBC, a non-profit education and support organization dedicated to empowering all women affected by breast cancer to live as...

President, Junior Achievement – Delaware Valley

President, Junior Achievement – Delaware Valley Leading nonprofit organization is seeking a chief staff officer for its Delaware Valley operation, headquartered in Philadelphia. The successful...

Project Advisor, New Media Technology Charter School

Project Advisor, New Media Technology Charter School New Media Technology Charter School is now seeking to hire project advisors (teachers) who have a passion for interdisciplinary project-based...

Director of Development & Public Relations, Women In Transition

Director of Development & Public Relations, Women In Transition WIT provides counseling and advocacy services for women and their families who are endangered by intimate partner abuse and/or by...

Administrative Assistant, GPUAC

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSOCIATE: Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition, 1207 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. The Administrative Associate of the Department of Community and Economic...

Grant Opportunities

Safe and Drug-Free Schools-Mentoring Programs grant

[posted from CTCNet-Philadelphia listserv] The Safe and Drug-Free Schools-Mentoring Programs grant provides assistance to promote mentoring programs for children with greatest need that: (1) assist...

Safe Schools/Healthy Students

Safe Schools/Healthy Students (Federal Register: May 28, 2004 [CFDA# ]) Purpose of Program: This program provides Federal financial assistance to LEAs to implement an integrated, comprehensive...

Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Nellie Mae Education Foundation The Nellie Mae Education Foundation provides grants and technical assistance to programs that concentrate on academic enrichment, college planning, advising,...

Women Helping Others Foundation

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] The WHO Foundation Women Helping Others? nationally supports grass-roots charities serving the overlooked needs of women and children. Grants are...

EPA Grants for Environmental Health

Environmental Protection Agency Region III is soliciting assistance applications for grants or cooperative agreements which address regional strategic priorities. These grants fund unique,...

Beldon Fund for Environmental Advocacy Organizations

Beldon Fund Offers Support to Environmental Advocacy Organizations Deadline: June 16, 2004 (Letters of Inquiry) The Beldon Fund (<a href=""></a>) seeks to build a national...

Health Literacy Grants

[posted from RFP Bulletin] AMA Foundation Extends Deadline for Health Literacy Grants Deadline: June 18, 2004 The American Medical Association Foundation (<a href=""></a>) has...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

International Conference on Service-Learning Research

Here is the latest news on the 2004 International Conference on Service-Learning Research to be held in Greenville, South Carolina, October 10-12, 2004. Due to popular demand, we’ve decided to...

Public Markets and Community Development

[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] PUBLIC MARKETS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: FOOD FOR THOUGHT Wednesday, June 9, 2004 Washington Public markets and farmers markets are bringing new...

Blue Vision Conference on Oceans and Coasts

[posted from Center for a Livable Future Newsletter] BLUE VISION CONFERENCE July 11 thru 13, 2004 Washington, Common sense solutions to the cascading disasters now confronting our seas and coastal...

Taking Back the Food System

[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] TAKING BACK THE FOOD SYSTEM June 10 thru 11, 2004 Los Angeles, California University of Southern California The second annual California Community...

Call for Papers: City Governments and Community Gardens

[posted from Center for a Livable Future Newsletter] CITY GOVERNMENTS AND COMMUNITY GARDENS Call for Papers: Deadline June 20, 2004 Conference, October 1, 2004 Toronto, Canada The American Community...

Summer Service-Learning Institute

* Summer Service-Learning Institute sponsored by Washington State Campus Compact, June 28-29, 2004at the Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort, LeavenworthWA. CCPH Program Director Rachel Vaughn will...

Transforming the Curriculum through Innovations in Technology, Information Literacy and Service Learning

Third Annual Summer Institute Transforming the Curriculum through Innovations in Technology, Information Literacy and Service Learning June 17-20, 2004 Radisson Hotel Norfolk Norfolk, Virginia...

Partnerships Classifieds

Summer Intern, WOMENS WAY

Summer Intern, WOMENS WAY WOMENS WAY is seeking a summer intern to assist with general office tasks. The ideal candidate would be an undergraduate student or a recent college graduate with an...

Intern, Pennsylvania Statewide Latino Coalition

For the Pennsylvania Statewide Latino Coalition (PSLC) Haven’t heard about us? That’s why we need you! Volunteer to help others know & understand what PSLC is all about. JOB...


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