The week of

July 9, 2004

PHENND Events/Activities

Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania


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Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania is an AmeriCorps Education Award Only program (Ed Award). This means that participating students enroll as AmeriCorps members on a part-time basis and receive a...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Creating Music on the Printed Page


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Creating Music on the Printed Page – A Workshop Using Music Notation Software When creating music notation on a desktop computer system, users must choose from different programs, with Finale...

Free Legal Intake Clinics


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Philadelphia VIP Presents Summer 2004 FREE Legal Intake Clinics Philadelphia VIP is the Philadelphia Bar Association?s pro bono program. Our purpose is to provide free legal services to low-income...

Making Knowledge: Democracy, Cultural Partnerships, and the University


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Save the Date! Making Knowledge: Democracy, Cultural Partnerships, and the University University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Friday – Sunday, November 5-7, 2004 What happens when...

Business Camp for Youth


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BUSINESS CAMP FOR YOUTH Event: Business Boot Camp 2004 Dates: Monday, August 2nd – Friday, August 6th, 2004 Time: Registration: 9 – ; Sessions: – Location: The Enterprise Center,...

New Resources

2004 Children’s Report Card – Philadelphia


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Mayor John F. Street Releases Findings of the 2004 Children’s Report Card By Frank Keel, Phila. Safe & Sound PHILADELPHIA — Mayor John F. Street, several City commissioners,...

Website: Afterschool.org


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] Hello everyone. I wanted to let you all know of a resource that we have on our website, We now have over 400 links to resources for...

Service-Learning Resources for Beginners, Experts


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Are you new to service-learning? A service-learning expert? We have picked some of the best fact sheets, quick guides, bibliographies, and hot topics from the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse...

Articles on race, power and urban schools


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Dear SL colleagues, ANTHROPOLOGY & EDUCATION QUARTERLY, Vol. 35, No. 1 (March 2004) Theme Issue: Race, Power, and the Ethnography of Urban Schools Introduction: Brown Plus 50 and Beyond:...

State Approaches to Eliminate Racial Health Disparities


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NEW COMMONWEALTH REPORT ON STATE APPROACHES TO ELIMINATE RACIAL/ETHNIC HEALTH DISPARITIES States are key players in the effort to reduce or eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health and...

New Issue: Rethinking Schools


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Third-grade teacher Terry Moore couldn’t bring himself to eat “another rainbow-sprinkled, cream-cheese-frosted cupcake that raises money without raising consciousness.” In the...

New Report: High Schools Producing the Most Drop Outs


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Graduation is hardly a given for freshmen in 2,000 of America’s public high schools, according to a new study by researchers at the Center for...

National Middle-Grades Forum Calls For Creation Of Small Learning Communities


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Federal, state, and local policymakers need to provide resources and support to create small schools at the middle-grades level, according to a policy...

Summit Offers Lesson Plan For Improving Teacher Quality


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Now, more than ever, a child?s educational experience shapes his or her economic and social future, writes Duane Elling. And among the factors...

New Study: Education Justice issues


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The Cross City Campaign for School Reform, Center for Community Change, and National Center for Schools and Communities at Fordham University have just released an informal study of the relationship...

Guide to Policy Work for Community-Based Participatory Research Practitioners


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Speaking Truth, Creating Power: A Guide to Policy Work for Community-Based Participatory Research Practitioners- authored by Community-Campus...

Early Childhood Programming


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Harvard Family Research Project has published on our website the Spring 2004 issue of our “The Evaluation Exchange” periodical. The new issue charts the course of early childhood...

Review of Primers on Evaluation


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] From: “David Chavis” The following is a link that reviews primers on evaluation. This guide can help folks new to evaluation pick the right resources for...

Website update: Phillyneighborhoods.org


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From time to time I’ll alert you to new information available via our web site: or long-standing links that you may not have seen. Consider this training via email. Crime Data–As noted...

Evaluation Framework for Professional Development Workshops


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Over several months, through multiple edits and re-writes, and with the help of its acclaimed National Advisors, the OSTRC has produced a document entitled, ?Out-of-School Time (OST) Professional...

Report: American Democracy in An Age of Rising Inequality


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[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] The Task Force on Inequality and American Democracy under the guidance of the American Political Science Association has released a report entitled American...

Frontline Report highlighting youth organizing


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[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] Listen (Local Initiative Support Training and Education Network) has released its Frontlines Report, a collection of stories highlighting experiences and...

Online After-School Program Clearinghouse


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] MENTOR Launches Online After-School Program Clearinghouse MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership recently launched the After-School Program...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Microenterprise Solutions for the World’s Poorest


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Metropolitan College, New York City will host this symposium. The Trickle Up Program is seeking submissions in the microenterprise field for a symposium and publication linked to our 25th...

National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders


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Compa?eros y Colegas, I am writing to let you know about the upcoming conference of the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB). NALCAB is a national organization made up of...

Conference On Children’s Health AndThe Environment


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CONFERENCE ON CHILDREN’S HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT Saturday, September 11, 2004 7:30am to 5:15pm Washington, The main purpose of the conference is to educate health care providers and the...

Society for Nutrition Education conference


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] INVITING EVERYONE TO THE TABLE July 17 thru 21, 2004 Salt Lake City, Utah Sheraton City Center Join the Society for Nutrition Education to learn...

Soil and Water Conservation Society Annual Conference


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future newlsetter] SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION SOCIETY ANNUAL CONFERENCE July 24 thru 28, 2004 St. Paul, Minnesota This annual conference brings together...

Asset-Based Community Development Institute


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Announcing A THREE-DAY LEARNING EVENT ON ASSET-BASED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT In Chicago July 22-24, 2004 BUILDING COMMUNITIES FROM THE INSIDE OUT: PUTTING ABCD INTO ACTION The ABCD Training Group...

Disparities in Health in America


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REGISTRATION: 2nd Annual Summer Workshop 2004 Disparities in Health in America: Working Toward Social Justice July 24-30, 2004 Robert C. Hickey Auditorium 11th Floor, R. Lee Clark Clinic 1515...

SPIN Academy 2004: In-depth media training


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August 11-16, 2004: SPIN Academy 2004: In-depth media training for progressive nonprofitsin Petaluma, California. Learn to help your organization make a difference through the media, while you...

Call for Proposals: Liberal Education and the New Academy


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Call for Proposals available online at Deadline for proposals: July 19, 2004 Association of American Colleges and Universities 2005 Annual Meeting “Liberal Education and the New Academy:...

Call for Articles: Creative College Teaching Journal Service Learning Issue


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Invitation to submit articles for the Creative College Teaching Journal: A Peer Refereed Publication by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas 2005 Issue: “Service Learning: Case Studies from...

Grant Opportunities

Heron (F.B.) Foundation (Grant)


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OBJECTIVES: The sponsor supports organizations that help low-income people to create wealth and take control of their lives. The sponsor supports programs in urban and rural communities engaged in...

Grants to Improve Minority, Women?s Health – Office of Women?s Health


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Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Grants to Improve Minority, Women?s Health – Office of Women?s Health (OWH) Deadline: July 20 / Office of Minority Health (OMH) Deadline: August 5...

HIV/AIDS Prevention Grants


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2004 HIV/AIDS Prevention Grants: Gill Foundation – Deadline: August 3 The Gill Foundation is committed to supporting organizations and programs working on HIV and AIDS prevention. The Gill...

Women’s Sports Foundation GoGirlGo Grant


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[RFP Bulletin] Women’s Sports Foundation Invites Applications for GoGirlGo Grant Program Deadline: November 30, 2004 The GoGirlGo! Grant and Education Program is dedicated to the development...

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy


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[RFP bulletin] Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Announces National Grant Competition Deadline: September 10, 2004 The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy (<a...

Patagonia Offers Funding for Environmental Work


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Patagonia Offers Funding for Environmental Work Deadline: August 31, 2004 Patagonia (<a href=""></a>), a privately held outdoor clothing and gear company, provides support for...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Academic Advisor/Tutor, La Salle University


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Academic Advisor/Tutor for the Bilingual Undergraduate Studies for Collegiate Advancement (BUSCA) Program BUSCA is seeking to fill the position of Academic Advisor/Tutor. The academic advisor/tutor...

VISTA, National Student Partnerships


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REWARDING SITE COORDINATOR POSITION WITH NATIONAL STUDENT PARTNERSHIPS National Student Partnerships (NSP) is currently seeking 5 motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join a team of 15...

Miscellaneous

Hands On Science Outreach: Call for Nominees


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This is a wonderful opportunity to bring a new program to your community. Could it fill a need that you have at your site? Hands On Science Outreach (HOSO) announces a call for participants in...

Submit Your Service-Learning Effective Practice


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Submit Your Service-Learning Effective Practice The National Service-Learning Clearinghouse (NSLC) is collaborating with the National Service Resource Center Effective Practices Collection to share...

Forum: Political Engagement in Neighborhoods


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Forum: Political Engagement in Neighborhoods: Stories and Strategies Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1779 Massachusetts Ave., NW, ?Root Room? (2nd Floor) Washington, DC (Dupont Circle...

Dow Awards for K-12 education


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The Dow Chemical Company has made available $20 million in grant funds to support proposed initiatives concentrating on math and science, teacher training, and parental involvement for K-12 school...


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