The week of

August 6, 2004

Other Local Events and Workshops

Best Practices in Higher Education


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Community College of Philadelphia is hosting our First Annual Conference on Best Practices in Higher Education on Friday, November 19, 2004. This one day conference will focus on Assessing the Impact...

Paul Loeb in Philadelphia


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Paul Loeb will be in Philadelphia speaking on his new book, The Impossible Will Take a Little While: A Citizen’s Guide to Hope in a Time of Fear. Sept 17, 2004, Noon-2:00 PM Free Library of...

Panel on race and education


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Dear Colleague: Dr. Stephen Jones and Brian Wade request your attendance at the Worlds Apart television program. The Worlds Apart program will feature a unique discussion about race and education in...

PA Campus Compact Annual Conference


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Pennsylvania Campus Compact’s Annual Conference will be held November 5-7, 2004 at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg East in Harrisburg, PA. This year’s theme is “Engaged Thinkers for...

Social Change Leaders Class of 2005


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Social Change Leaders Class of 2005 Greater Philadelphia Cares’ Social Change Leaders program trains agents of social, environmental, and educational change. This course, which begins on...

New Resources

Communtiy Work Journal on Teaching for Community


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A Very Special Issue of Community Works Journal Written by teachers and accompanied by student work and photos this special expanded reflection edition of Community Works Journal, features essays and...

Guide: Partnerships for the Health of People Experiencing Homelessness


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[posted from CCPH Newsletter] New Publication: “A Guide to Community-Campus Partnerships for the Health of People Experiencing Homelessness” is now available on the CCPH website at...

Directory of US Funding for Community Based Participatory Research


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[posted from CCPH newsletter] The directory of funding sources for community-based participatory research, published by Community-Campus Partnerships for Health and the Northwest Health Foundation,...

New Comm-Org Syllabi


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[posted from Comm-Org] I am very pleased to announce the availability of new syllabi, at , just in time for fall classes: Narrative and CommunityBuilding, by Natasha Freidus and Ceasar McDowell...

New Paper: Education and Liberation of the Poor in Community Organizing


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Hi COMM-ORG, I am very pleased to announce a new addition to the COMM-ORG Papers Collection: The Education and Liberation of the Poor in Community Organizing: The Personal Growth and Transformation...

New Article: Public Purpose of Education


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] EXPLORING THE PURPOSE OF PUBLIC EDUCATION As schools struggle with achievement gaps, they should consider how educating students for democracy can...

New Report: Inequality of Wealth and Income Distribution


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[posted from CCPH Partnerships Matter newsletter] Inequality of Wealth and Income Distribution This page looks at increasing worldwide inequality. While booming stock markets, giant mergers and...

Index of Child Well-Being


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[posted from CCPH Partnerships Matter Newsletter] Index of Child Well-Being: A Composite Index of Trends The Child Well-Being Index (CWI) is an evidence-based composite measure of trends over time in...

Partnerships Classifieds

Internships, Art Sphere Incorporated


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Art Sphere Incorporated is a 501c3 non-profit whose mission is to provide art education to the underserved low income youth of inner city Philadelphia. We seeks interns that can support our programs...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

AAHE Conference: Rallying the Trendsetters in Higher Education


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2004 American Association for Higher Education National Conference on Higher Education CALL FOR PROPOSALS COURAGE, IMAGINATION, ACTION Rallying the Trendsetters in Higher Education March 17-20, 2005...

Trees mean Business Conference


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Trees mean Business Conference! Please help advertise this conference by forwarding the attached flyer to community leaders, planners, developers, landscape architects, merchant associations, tree...

2004 Master Gardener: Northeast Regional Conference


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future Newsletter] 2004 MASTER GARDENER: NORTHEAST REGIONAL CONFERENCE October 5 thru 8, 2004 Timonium, Maryland Holiday Inn Select Baltimore North A large group of...

Role of Farmers’ Markets in America’s Food System


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[posted from the Center for a Livable Future newsletter] THE ROLE OF FARMERS’ MARKETS IN AMERICA’S FOOD SYSTEM September 9 thru 10, 2004 Des Moines, Iowa Drake University and the...

Art & Democracy: A National Gathering of Artists and Activists


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[posted from Community Arts Network newsletter] “Art & Democracy: A National Gathering of Artists and Activists,” by American Festival Project, Whitesburg, Kent., September 11-12,...

Reaching Youth at Risk Through the Arts


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[posted from Community Arts Network newsletter] “Breaking Down the Walls: Reaching Youth at Risk Through the Arts as a Strategy in Health and Wellness,” Rutgers University, Piscataway, ,...

Sustainability Institute for Campus Buyers


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Sustainability Institute for Campus Buyers! October 18-22, 2004 North Charleston, South Carolina The National Association of Educational Buyers (NAEB) is hosting a Sustainability Institute where...

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Annual Conference


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October 6-10, 2004: CCPH and The Network: Toward Unity for Health are cosponsoring an International Conference: Overcoming Health Disparities: Global Experiences from Partnerships Between...

African American and Hispanic Leadership Conference on HIV/AIDS


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[posted from CCPH Partnerships Matters Newsletter] September 10-11, 2004: 2004 African American and Hispanic Leadership Conference on HIV/AIDS in Lexington, Kentucky. Description: The purpose of the...

Grant Opportunities

Nickelodeon Let’s Just Play Grants Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Nickelodeon Announces Let’s Just Play Grants Program Deadline: November 1, 2004 Cable television channel Nickelodeon has announced the first call for entries for its...

Christopher Columbus Awards Program for K-12 community projects


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Entries Invited for Christopher Columbus Awards Program Deadline: February 14, 2005 Now in its ninth year, the Christopher Columbus Awards program challenges middle school...

Funding for Organizations Serving Blind and Visually Impaired People


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Funding Available for Pennsylvania Organizations Serving Blind and Visually Impaired People Deadline: August 30, 2004 The Verizon Foundation (<a href=""></a>), the philanthropic...

Grant to Support Expansion of Credit Union Services


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Two New Grant Programs to Support Expansion of Credit Union Services Deadline: September 20, 2004 The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions has launched two separate grant...

Be a Lead Agency for National Youth Service Day


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Youth Service America Recruiting Lead Agencies for National Youth Service Day Deadline: September 17, 2004 Youth Service America seeks organizations to serve as lead...

Community Connect Grant Program


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[posted from CCPH Partnerships Matter newsletter] Community Connect Grant Program – Deadline: Sept. 13 The purpose of the program is to provide financial assistance that will provide, on a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Coordinator, White-Williams Scholars


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White-Williams Scholars, Program Coordinator White-Williams Scholars is a nonprofit pre-college enrichment organization serving high achieving low-income students in Philadelphia public high school...

Youth Leadership Coordinator, Neighborhood Bike Works


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[emailed 8/3/2004] Neighborhood Bike Works seeks a part-time Youth Leadership Coordinator. This individual must commit to working at least through the 2004-2005 school year, preferably longer. The...

Program Coorindator, Leadership Development in Interethnic Relations


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[emailed 8/3/2004] PROGRAM COORDINATOR JOB DESCRIPTION Leadership Development in Interethnic Relations (LDIR) is a program that works to equip and mobilize people to work for positive social change...

Youth Organizer, Philadelphia Student Union


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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT!! Philadelphia Student Union Seeks Youth Organizer The Philadelphia Student Union is an organization that was founded and continues to be led by young people. We believe that if we...

Miscellaneous

Community-Based Service Learning 101 Online


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Two fall training classes for Staff and Volunteers working with youth and teens. Save Time . . . Learn Online! Community-Based Service Learning 101 – October 4, and ending November 19, 2004....


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