The week of

July 16, 2004

Other Local Events and Workshops

Social Justice and the Future of Public Education


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July 29-August 1: ?With All Deliberate Speed??: Social Justice and the Future of Public Education. Join parents, educators, students, and community activists in a national conference sponsored by the...

America Connects Consortium Regional Meeting


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[posted from Stan Pokras to CTCNet-Philadelphia] This year’s local CTCNet conference will be happening a little early. We’re meeting at the United Way on July 29th. This program will be...

Let’s Love Logan Day 2004


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LET’S LOVE LOGAN DAY 2004 “4TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY FESTIVAL” Dear Friends: The Let’s Love Logan Community Association cordially invites your neighborhood organization or...

New Resources

New Report: Homeless Persons’ Political Rights


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[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] WASHINGTON, July 1, 2004 – This Independence Day will find many more homeless and impoverished citizens with greater obstacles to overcome to exercise...

Philadelphia Summer Camps Directory


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The City of Philadelphia is proud to present a directory of summer camps, programs and other activities for children of all ages, in every Philadelphia neighborhood. From overnight camps in the...

Philadelphia Gay Youth Guide


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Created by The COLOURS Organization, Inc. and DHS this guide is one of many steps the city is taking to more directly address your particular service needs as members of the gay and lesbian...

New Directory: Helping Hands for Fathers


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The Department of Health and Human Services has reported a trend over the last four decades of a dramatic increase in the number of children growing up in homes without fathers. In 1960, almost 10...

Early Childhood Programs and Evaluation


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[posted from Public Education Network Newsblast] The Spring 2004 issue of Harvard Family Research Project’s “The Evaluation Exchange” periodical charts the course of early childhood...

New Report: Helping Latino Youth Finish College


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[posted from Public Education Network Newsblast] The gap in the number of Latino and white college students who graduate with a bachelor’s degree is wider even than the very substantial...

Building Successful Partnerships with Schools, Businesses, etc.


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[posted from National Service Resource Center newsletter] Building Successful Partnerships with Schools, Businesses, and Faith-Based Organizations: Models from National Service, a joint presentation...

Various service-learning resources


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[posted from National Service Resource Center newsletter] “What Turns Service into Learning?” was led by Barbara Holland, Director of ETR’s National/ /Service-Learning...

Reflecting on Service


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Reflection enriches all streams of service. Learn how to use reflection activities as a means to teach, evaluate, recognize, or celebrate service participants in a way that meets the needs of your...

Community Schools Dot Org


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Features, Community Schools and Family Economic Success Poverty is expensive. This issue of Community Schools Online focuses on how some community schools are taking on the challenge of educating...

WOMENS WAY A Change of Pace [update]


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The Change of Pace 2004 Update Is Now Available — The 2004 edition of the WOMENS WAY A Change of Pace: Accelerating Women’s Progress is now available. A Change of Pace includes...

United Way Community Impact Training


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Training Registration Now Available Online We are delighted to announce that the Community Impact Training Institute now offers easy online registration. You can access the registration in several...

Dissertation on Community Based Research and IRBs


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[posted from Randy Stoecker of Comm-Org] From: Nancy L Shore For my dissertation project, I examined researchers? experiences with the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and their perceptions of the...

Using Internet for Info on Philadelphia Schools


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Did you know… ? There are 214,350 students in the Philadelphia public school? ? The School District is the 7th largest in the USA? ? Has a billion dollar operating budget? Want to learn more...

Partnerships Classifieds

various positions, hOURS: local time currency group


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hOURS () is a Philadelphia-based service-exchange network and local currency system. Participants perform services for one another and pay each other in Hours for the time spent. It builds community,...

Partner needed for curriculum-based Alternative Break


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] Hibbing Community College, a small college in rural, northern Minnesota is seeking another institution to partner in a curriculum-based alternative...

various summer opportunities, Neighborhood Bike Works


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Neighborhood Bike Works Summer Youth Programs 2004 Call for details unless otherwise noted. Summer Camp This summer we are again running our Earn-a-Bike program as a two-week day camp. Camp is from...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2004-2005 COOL Conference


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The staff of the Cal Corps Public Service Center is proud to announce that UC Berkeley has been selected as the host for the 21st annual COOL Idealist National Student Conference on March 18-20,...

SCALE Conference Call for Proposals


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CALL FOR PRESENTERS The Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education requests workshop proposals for SCALE’s Read. Write. Act. Conference October 1 * 2, 2004 University of North Carolina...

Grant Opportunities

Staples Foundation for Learning


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The Staples Foundation for Learning will award public schools and other community non-profits individual grants of $5,000 to $25,000 to fund a broad range of job training and education programs for...

Sol Hirsh Education Fund Grants


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The National Weather Association will award grants of $500 to individual K-12 teachers with proposals to educate their students in meteorology. Past recipients have used the funds to purchase...

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Grants


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The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation offers "mini-grants" of $350 to school and public libraries for programs that encourage literacy and creativity in children. Programs that will be considered...

AmeriCorps National Professional Corps Program


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AmeriCorps*National Professional Corps Programs For full information ,please visit: <a href=""></a> *Filing Deadline *August 17, 2004 *Available documents include:* ? Notices of...

Assets for Independence Program


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It’s official! The Office of Community Services (OCS) published a request for proposals for the Assets for Independence (AFI) Program today. We are looking forward to receiving applications for...

Dell Recycling Grant Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Dell Recycling Grant Program Deadline: July 30, 2004 ( applicants) Dell Inc. is offering $220,000 in grant money to support computer recycling events in the fall of 2004....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Voter Mobilization Training & Job Fair – DC/PA/NY Area


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This summer, the Center for Progressive Leadership will support the greatest mobilization of progressive political activists this country has ever seen. Progressive non-profit organizations around...

Public Engagement Manager, United Way SEPA


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Position Title: Public Engagement Manager Grade: E 3 Salary Range: $42,424 — $56,000 — $69,576 Reports to: Director, Policy, Planning & Public Engagement Department: Community Impact...

Education Writer, Public School Notebook


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EDUCATION WRITER (Full time, beginning September 2004) The Philadelphia Public School Notebook is hiring an education writer for our award-winning quarterly newspaper and monthly email newsletter....

Teacher Positions, YouthBuild Charter School


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Youthbuild Charter School has some openings for teacher positions. If you or someone you know is interested in working with high school age students, please review the attached information. Inquiries...

Counselor, To Our Children’s Future With Health


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TO OUR CHILDREN?S FUTURE WITH HEALTH, a non-profit agency serving children and families in the Nice-town/Tioga section of North Philadelphia is seeking a person, part time, to provide therapy to its...

Database Consultant, YouthBuild Charter School


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[posted to CTCNet-Philadelphia list 7/9/2004] YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School is looking for a consultant who can create an access database to capture: Student Information: Basic table to hold...

Recruitment and Outreach, To Our Children’s Future With Health


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POSITION DESCRIPTION Position Title: Recruitment and Outreach Specialist/Instructor Organization: To Our Children’s Future With Health Reports to: Director, Safe Haven Teen/Pre-teen Program...

various positions, Summit Children’s Program


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Director of School Age Care (SAC) This position is currently ? time to full time year round. Availability to work until after 6:15 pm during the school year and between 8:00 and 6:00 during the...

Union Organizer, SEIU


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Fight the Good Fight–Become a Union Organizer! Service Employees International Union (SEIU) organizers help working people win dignity and respect on the job. We help people help themselves, by...

Miscellaneous

Call for Editor, Anthropology & Education Quarterly


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Call for Editor: Anthropology & Education Quarterly The Council on Anthropology and Education seeks to appoint a new editor of Anthropology & Education Quarterly, the leading journal in...


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