The week of

July 30, 2004

PHENND Events/Activities

Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania campuses announced


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On behalf of PennSERVE, PA Campus Compact, and PHENND, I am pleased to announce that participating campuses of the Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania program have been announced! Scholars in Service...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Roundtable Discussion on Earth Charter


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World Cafe: Conversations that Matter YOU…Concerned people of our community are cordially invited to help create innovative conversations that matter. Join us for a discussion of the Earth...

Be a Greater Philadelphia Cares Project Leader


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GREATER PHILADELPHIA CARES PRESENTS? Project Leader Social Hour Thursday, August 12th 5:30-7:30pm Jones Restaurant 700 Chestnut Street, Center City We invite you to attend the first ever Greater...

Youth VOICES Speak Out


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Think About It: Youth VOICES Speak Out Check out the Main Event hosted by the 2004 Youth Voices Summer Academy Time: August 10, from 11-2 Location: Tuttleman Hall, Room 103, 13th and Montgomery...

NPower PA August calendar


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NPower’s August training calendar is now available. You can view our on-line calendar at Course topics include: HTML Introduction Access Basics Excel...

Workshop on Backing up data


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Dear Community Member and Hopeworks Friend: This year Hopeworks will again offer a valuable training in how to backup critical data in your office. The workshop is designed for folks and...

Healthy Philadelphia Neighborhoods for Nutrition


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The Department of Agriculture?s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service, Mid-Atlantic Regional Office, is joining a partnership with Pathmark and other organizations in the Philadelphia area. The...

New Resources

Report: Protecting Water Resources with Smart Growth


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[posted from LISC e-newsletter] Protecting Water Resources with Smart Growth, a new report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), presents 75 innovative approaches to help protect water...

New Website: Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program


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[posted from LISC e-newsletter] Brookings Promotes Urban Center to Metro Program, Launches New Homepage The Brookings Institution recently announced that the former Center on Urban and Metropolitan...

New Report: Stronger Schools, Stronger Cities


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] STRONGER SCHOOLS, STRONGER CITIES Vigorous leadership by mayors and city council members can yield big dividends through improvements in the quality...

Volunteer Guide for After-School Programs


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] EXPERIENCE AFTER SCHOOL Experience Corps has released a resource guide designed to help community organizations develop and enhance meaningful roles...

New Book: Voluntarism, Community Life and the American Ethic


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] From: Robert Ogilvie At the risk of immodesty, I would like to inform you all about the publication of my new book – Voluntarism, Community Life and the American...

Philanthrophy for Active Civic Engagement


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[posted from CCPH newsletter] Grantmaker Forum for Community & NATIONAL SERVICE REINVENTS ITSELF For the past eleven years the Grantmaker Forum on Community & National Service has worked to...

New Listserv on Urban Health


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[posted from CCPH Newsletter] New Listserv on Urban Health The International Society for Urban Health has established a listserv to encourage discussion, debate, and the generation of ideas about...

Campaign to Improve Local Broadcasting


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[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] Campaign to Improve Local Broadcasting This week the Public Interest, Public Airwaves Coalition launched its Community-by-Community Campaign for Better Local...

New Report on a new organizing model: Movement As Network


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[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] A new report entitled Movement As Network proposes a model for how social movement organizations can collaborate effectively. For more information, please...

New Book: Credit to the Community: Community Reinvestment and Fair Lending Policy in the U.S.


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I thought you might be interested in my new book, Credit to the Community: Community Reinvestment and Fair Lending Policy in the , which has just been published by Sharpe. The publisher has just...

Partnerships Classifieds

Philadelphia Cares Day


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[This listing was previously posted with the wrong date. Below is the correct information.] In One Day, You Can Make A World Of Difference October 2nd is Philadelphia Cares Day! Education is the...

Volunteers needed, WomenVote PA


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Dear Friends, Currently WomenVote PA is working with a number of organizations and agencies to help coordinate voter registration efforts and to turnout the women?s vote in November. WomenVote PA is...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2004 IDA and asset-development Conference


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Register today for the 2004 IDA Learning Conference: Sharing Our Visions, Forging Our Paths in New Orleans, Louisiana, on September 21-23! This year more than 800 asset leaders that represent...

Atlantic Summer Institute on Healthy and Safe Communities


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[posted from CCPH newsletter] August 22-25, 2004: The Atlantic Summer Institute on Healthy and Safe Communities at the University of Prince Edward Island, Canada. This year?s theme ?Meeting of the...

National Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Intersex Health Summit


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[posted from CCPH Newsletter] August 25-29, 2004: 2nd National Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Intersex Health Summit in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For all the details, visit...

Grassroots & Groundwork: Practical Models for Reducing Poverty and Rebuilding Communities


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[posted from CCPH Newsletter] September 12-14, 2004: Grassroots & Groundwork: Practical Models for Reducing Poverty and Rebuilding Communities in St. Paul, Minnesota. A conference to examine and...

Second International Conference on Education, Labor and Emancipation


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Call for Proposals for the Second International Conference on Education, Labor and Emancipation – Deadline: August 20 This year?s conference theme is: ?Reinventing Critical Pedagogy: Widening...

Adolescence and the Transition to Adulthood: Rethinking Public Policy


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] Registration has begun for Adolescence and the Transition to Adulthood: Rethinking Public Policy for a New Century November 8 and 9, 2004 @...

Urban Institute for Service-Learning Practitioners


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The First National Urban Service-Learning Institute August 19-20, 2004, Saint Paul, Minnesota * How can Service-Learning be applied in the inner city? * What are the key issues and opportunities...

Seeking articles on writing, service-learning, and community literacy


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Please consider publishing your work on community service learning in the journal Reflections. Reflections, a peer reviewed journal, provides a forum for scholarship on writing, service-learning and...

Unleashing the Power of Youth & Community Potential


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Oct 10-12 2004 National Youth Development Conference. ?Unleashing the Power of Youth & Community Potential Conference? Holiday Inn, Allentown, PA Keynote speakers include: Ryan Kanswe –...

Building for the Future-Energizing to foster a Better Environment


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Oct 21 8 AM ? 5 PM SWEP Forum 2004: Building for the Future-Energizing to foster a Better Environment Excellent opportunity for dialogue, information and education leading to environmental solutions,...

Grant Opportunities

Broad Foundation Grants for public education Broad Foundation Grants


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Broad Foundation Grants The Broad Foundation offers funding to urban K-12 districts as part of a mission to improve public education through better...

Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation Grants


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation Grants The Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation will offer financial support to education and...

Healthy Communities Access Program Demonstration Project Funds


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[posted from CCPH newsletter] Healthy Communities Access Program Demonstration Project Funds – Deadline: August 20 Examples of support include: providing research-based decision support to...

HIV/AIDS Community Outreach Programs


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[posted from CCPH newsletter] Funds for HIV/AIDS Community Outreach Programs – Deadline: September 10 Cable Positive?s Tony Cox Community Fund is a national grant program that encourages...

Student Support Services (SSS) Program


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[posted from CCPH Newsletter] Student Support Services (SSS) Program – Deadline: August 31 The purpose of the SSS Program is to increase the number of disadvantaged low-income college students,...

Awards Available to Community Healthcare Organizations


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] GlaxoSmithKline Awards Available to Community Healthcare Organizations in Philadelphia Area Deadline: September 13, 2004 Through the Eighth Annual GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT...

National Tobacco Policy Change Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Proposals Invited for National Tobacco Policy Change Program Deadline: September 1, 2004 Tobacco Policy Change: A Collaborative for Healthier Communities and States, a...

Youth Leaders for Literacy Grants


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] NEA Youth Leaders for Literacy Grants The National Education Association will award 20 grants of $500 each to student-led initiatives through Youth...

Barnes & Noble K-12 Grants


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Barnes & Noble K-12 Grants Through its stores, Barnes & Noble provides funding to local and regional efforts to promote literacy and the arts...

Environmental Education grants


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A potential grant opportunity for environmental educators using service-learning: Grant opportunity from GreenWorks! for Project Learning Tree (PLT) trained educators to implement community action...

Cingular Community-based Programs


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Cingular Community-based Programs Cingular supports community-based programs and organizations that address educational, cultural, and social issues that affect the quality of life in the communities...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Youth Organizer, Good Schools Pennsylvania


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Youth Organizer Job Description Good Schools Pennsylvania is a statewide advocacy organization with three regional field offices working in coalition with education, religious and civic associations...

Join City Year Philadelphia


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Do you know highly motivated 17-24 year olds committed to service, leadership development, and their community? If you know anyone who would like to: * develop leadership skills * tutor and mentor...

Program Assistant, Educational Advancement Alliance


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[posted to the College Prep Roundtable 07/23/2004] The Educational Advancement Alliance, Inc. is currently seeking applicants for the position of Program Assistant. Applicants must have a bachelor?s...

after-school program in Mt. Airy


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[posted to College Prep Round Table 07/23/2004] I am in need of pretty much a whole new after school staff for the program I run in Mt. Airy. The Director Position is 3/4 time now, but could become...

Job Developer and Community Outreach Coordinator, Reboot Philadelphia


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[posted to CTCNet Delaware Valley 07/28/2004] Position Title: Job Developer and Community Outreach Coordinator Salary Range: $28,000-$32,000 Position Description The Community Outreach Coordinator is...

Afterschool tutor, Mill Creek Municipal Recreation Center


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[emailed 07/29/2004] Wanda Darden, the extremely nice director of Mill Creek Municipal Recreation Center (approx. 52nd and Aspen Streets) is looking for someone to tutor in their after-school program...

Director of Collegian Services, Philadelphia Futures


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PHILADELPHIA FUTURES DIRECTOR OF COLLEGIAN SERVICES August 2004 Position Announcement Philadelphia Futures, a 15-year old educational nonprofit organization, is seeking a Director of Collegian...

Miscellaneous

New Film: Education for What? Learning Social Responsibility


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[posted to CBO Service-Learning listserv] Call or Email Your PBS Station and Ask them To Broadcast: Education for What? Learning Social Responsibility Shot on location on six urban campuses across...


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