The week of

August 20, 2004

PHENND Events/Activities

Voter Education materials on PHENND Website

Announcing new resources on the PHENND Website related to the upcoming election. There are a few new resources on the page including: – Guide to voting absentee in PA, NJ, and the rest of the...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Parent Project workshops for parents

[posted from Neighbors On Line Philadelphia] ATTENTION PARENTS!! Frankford Group Ministry and Family Court are joining together to bring you the Parent Project? that provides assistance to families...

Town Meeting on Federal Cutbacks and the City

ISCV Town Meeting on Federal Cutbacks and the City On Friday, September 10th, from 9:00AM to 12:30PM at the National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St., the Institute for the Study of Civic Values is...

Free training on Neighborhood Information System

Do you need detailed information about a specific property in your neighborhood? Are you looking for data to help write grants? Are you looking for Philadelphia crime data? Ever wanted to view...

Let’s Love Logan Community Festival

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...

Workshop on Philadelphia Schools

Want help finding the information you need about Philadelphia?s schools? The Philadelphia Public School Notebook is offering FREE workshops on how to use the Internet to access information about the...

Reaching Out to Philadelphia’s Hurting Kids

Greater Philadelphia Cares? Citizen Academy Workshop Reaching Out to Philadelphia’s Hurting Kids HOPE worldwide Pennsylvania – 2239 North Broad Street, Philadelphia Tuesday, August 24,...

Fairmount Park’s Walk for the Park

WALK FOR THE PARK What could be better than a stroll through Fairmount Park on a beautiful Sunday morning? Circle your calendars for Sunday, September 12, 2004, Fairmount Park’s First...

Voter Registration Training

ELECTION 2004: VOTE FOR HOMES! INVITES YOU TO OUR Voter Registration Training For Consumers, Volunteers, Case Workers, Social Service Providers At 1515 Fairmount Avenue Wednesday, August 25, 2004 5pm...

Possibility Project: conflict resolution

Greater Philadelphia Cares & Woodrock Partner to Present The Possibility Project In his book, ?The Art of Possibility?, conductor, teacher, and author, Ben Zander tells us that there are three...

Building Blocks for Inclusive Communities

Building Blocks for Inclusive Communities Sponsored by Fund for an OPEN Society and many other inclusionist organizations A National Conference on Creating Communities of Choice for all People:...

Voters Power Rally

Election 2004: Vote for Homes! MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD AT THE VOTERS POWER RALLY Thursday, Sept. 9th 10:30 am LOVE Park (16th and JFK) Our voices are the KEY to the election! Come kick-off our campaign...

New Resources

Career Coach on the Beehive

[posted from Teaming for Technology newsletter] Women Employed () and the One Economy Corporation () have partnered to bring an exciting new feature to The Beehive (). Career Coach can help you learn...

New Website: Election Central

Constitutional Rights Foundation announces an exciting new web resource, ELECTION CENTRAL, to provide teachers, students, and community members a balanced, up-to-date web resource site on elections....

Free publications related to college readiness

[posted from College Prep Round Table] Free publications from US Dept of Education Greetings, and welcome to back-to-school time! The following free items might help you for the beginning of the...

New Report: Homelessness in Los Angeles

[posted from ] Just the Facts: Homelessness in Los Angeles Released in August 2004, “Just the Facts: Homelessness in Los Angeles” summarizes the latest statistics about homelessness in...

Civic Engagement and Technology Resources for Grassroots Groups

[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] The LINC Project (Low Income Networking and Communications Project) has created a Civic Engagement and Technology Resources for Grassroots Groups web site that...

Election Activities for those under 18

[posted from Public Education Network Newsblast] 18 ELECTION ACTIVITIES FOR YOU AND YOUR UNDER 18-YEAR-OLD In the 2000 presidential election more than 15 million women 18 to 34 did not vote. Help...

Capacity-building nonprofits and civil society

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] CAPACITY BUILDING & THE NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT IT The articles in this issue of the Nonprofit Quarterly illustrate the crucial and...

Parent Information Resource Centers

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] NATIONAL NETWORK OF FEDERALLY FUNDED PARENT INFORMATION RESOURCE CENTERS Title V of No Child Left Behind authorizes establishing parental information...

Curricula Enhancement Modules on cultural competence

[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Series of Curricula Enhancement Modules are being completed by the National Center for Cultural Competence to assist faculty funded to incorporate...

Miscellaneous

Office to rent in West Philly

The Penn State University Cooperative Extension in Philadelphia has one office to rent within their suite at 4601 Market Street. Includes receptionist support, kitchen, use of 2 conference rooms....

Apply for Youth Views Institute

It’s that time of year again! We are soliciting applications for the 3rd Annual Youth Views Institute. The Youth Views Institute will bring together 20 young community leaders, ages 16-20, from...

Graduate Course in Service-Learning

The purpose of this email is to let you know (and ask you to let others know) that I’m teaching my graduate service learning course again this coming semester. I am looking for a few more...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

[emailed 8/16/2004] Director of the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBN) is a growing organization that seeks to...

Accountant, Teaming For Technology

[emailed 8/16/2004] Job Description – Accountant, Teaming For Technology Teaming For Technology (T4T), an initiative of United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, is looking for a part-time...

Benefits/Housing Counselor, Philadelphia Unemployment Project

Benefits/Housing Counselor The Philadelphia Unemployment Project is hiring a Benefit/Housing Counselor. We are on the front lines of fighting to reduce foreclosures in the city and state and this is...

Project Director, Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program at Penn

[posted to College Prep Round Table 8/17/2004] University of Pennsylvania TRIO Position Announcement University of Pennsylvania Department of Academic Support Programs Position Announcement: Project...

Adjunct Teaching Positions – Biology and English for Spanish-speakers

[posted to College Prep Round Table listserv 8/17/2004] ADJUNCT TEACHING POSITIONS OPEN BIOLOGY 104 ? HUMAN BIOLOGY The Nueva Esperanza Center for Higher Education of Eastern University is seeking an...

Red Cross Club Facilitator

[emailed 8/18/2004] American Red Cross ?Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Red Cross Club Facilitator The American Red Cross-Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, in partnership...

Full-Time Case Manager, Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Montgomery County is looking for a Full-Time case manager to work with the Independent Living Program. The Independent Living Program prepares foster care youth ages 16-21...

Community Organizer, ACORN

[posted from Neighbors On Line Philadelphia] ACORN is currently accepting applications for our 3 day organizing academy. The academy will be held in Philadelphia, September 9th – 11th. At the...

Program Officer, PennSERVE

Program Officer/Administrative Officer II PennServe: The Governor’s Office of Citizen Service This position is located in the bureau of PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of Citizen Service...

Grant Opportunities

National Youth Service Day service-learning grants

State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grant Now Available! Youth Service America is pleased to announce the availability of the State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grant to enable youth and...

Coca-Cola Foundation Grants

Coca-Cola Foundation Grants The Coca-Cola Foundation will provide funds to find new solutions to problems that impede educational systems and to support effective existing programs. Examples of...

Dirksen Congressional Center Grants

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Dirksen Congressional Center Grants The Dirksen Congressional Center offers grants assisting teachers, curriculum developers, and others, to improve...

Healthcare and Aging Awards

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Healthcare and Aging Awards to Recognize Innovative Programs Deadline: September 17, 2004 The Healthcare and Aging Network of the American Society on Aging (<a...

Do Something BRICK awards for 19-25 year olds

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Do Something Adds New Category to BRICK Awards for Young Community Leaders Deadline: November 1, 2004 A program of Do Something (<a href=""></a>), the...

DisneyHand Teacher Awards

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Nominations Invited for DisneyHand Teacher Awards Deadline: October 15, 2004 DisneyHand (<a href=""></a>), the worldwide philanthropic initiative of...

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation: Education Proposals

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Seeks Education Proposals for Innovation Fund Deadline: October 15, 2004 The Innovation Fund of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (<a...

National Book Scholarship Fund: Literacy Materials

[posted from RFP Bulletin] National Book Scholarship Fund Offers Literacy Materials Deadline: December 2, 2004 ProLiteracy Worldwide is accepting applications for its National Book Scholarship Fund...

Environmental Grants for Water Projects

[posted from RFP BUlletin] Altria Offers Environmental Grants for Water Projects Deadline: September 30, 2004 Altria Group, Inc. (<a href=""></a>) has announced its 2004...

Echoing Green Fellowships

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Echoing Green Announces 2005 Fellowship Application Cycle Deadline: December 1, 2004 The global social venture fund Echoing Green (<a href=""></a>)...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Service-Learning in Biology

[posted from CoRAL Newsletter] Service-Learning in Biology March 4-5, 2005 Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs, IA Sponsored by the Upper Midwest Campus Compact Consortium (comprised of...

Engaged Department Institute for Engineering, Computer Science, and Related Fields

[posted from CoRAL Network Newsletter] Engaged Department Institute for Engineering, Computer Science, and Related Fields April 7-8, 2005 3M’s Tartan Park, Lake Elmo This event is designed for...

Institute for Education Focused Volunteer Programs

Register now for this low-cost event, designed to build skills and professional networks among directors, supervisors, and trainers of programs serving the educational needs of children and youth....

Community Driven Research and Social Change

“Building Social Capital in the Nation’s Capital” 2005 Conference on Community Driven Research and Social Change in the National Capital Region Dear Colleagues: Please mark your...

The Invisible Child: Poverty in the Heartland

[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] September 23-25, 2004: The Invisible Child: Poverty in the Heartland: Implications for Educators in New Concord, Ohio. The conference will bring...

Call for Articles: Journal for Civic Commitment

Call for Articles for the Journal for Civic Commitment Community College National Center for Community Engagement The Journal for Civic Commitment a web-based publication CCNCCE and The Journal for...

Community Health Solutions Conference Call for Proposals

Community Health Solutions Conference Call for Proposals – Deadline: Sept. 17 The national community health conference is going to be held March 3-5, 2005 in Tampa, Florida. The conference...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer for TechWatch

[posted from Teaming for Technology newsletter] Volunteer for TechWatch! Are you a technology professional interested in election integrity? A geek who believes every vote should be recorded as...

Books needed for youth program

Dear Friends of The Lighthouse: We are turning to you once again for help. We are in the process of establishing an in-house Reading Center and Lending Library at our Youth Services Center to serve...


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