The week of

September 3, 2004

Other Local Events and Workshops

Town Meeting: Federal Cutbacks and the City


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[posted from Neighbors On Line Philadelphia] Over 60 people representing more than 50 organizations have already registered for the ISCV Town Meeting on “Federal Cutbacks and the City: Where Do...

Penn State Cooperative Extension 50th Anniversary


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Come Taste Philadelphia and Celebrate Philadelphia Cooperative Extension’s 50th Anniversary Featuring Philadelphia’s Own KENNETH GAMBLE Join area restaurants as they serve their...

2004 Environmental Justice/Public Involvement Conference


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The 2004 Environmental Justice/Public Involvement Conference will be taking place at the Penn. Convention Center on September 29 and 30, 2004. If you would like to attend, or have any any questions,...

Nominations sought for Change not Charity Awards


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Celebrate Activists In Your Community! Bread and Roses Community Fund would like to identify candidates for the 2005 Change, Not Charity award celebration, which will be presented at the Tribute to...

Justice Talking Fall Schedule


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Join the Studio Audience of National Public Radio’s Award-winning Debate Show Tuesday, September 28 v. : Has International Trust Gone Bust? 5-6:30 pm Counting Every Vote 7:30-9 pm Tuesday,...

VOTE! Music Festival


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On Sunday, September 12, the Philadelphia Songwriters Project will present the VOTE! Music Festival. This free, all ages event will take place at 50 different venues throughout Philadelphia and 5...

Art Sanctuary/Neighborhood Tourism Network


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Art Sanctuary/Neighborhood Tourism Network (NTN) Saturday, September 18 Urban Adventure and learn about the Civil Rights Struggle in North Philly. You will hear first-hand accounts of an era when...

Book Signing and Discussion: Why Deliberative Democracy


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Thursday, September 23 Dr. Amy Gutmann, President of the University of Pennsylvania, Discussing and Signing her book entitled, Why Deliberative Democracy and Identity in Democracy. Dr. Amy Gutmann...

Book Discussion: Teaching Coping Skills to African American Boys Through Athletic and Culture


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Tuesday, November 9 African-American Resource Center Playing with Anger: Teaching Coping Skills to African American Boys Through Athletic and Culture Penn Professor, Dr. Howard Stevenson will lead a...

Friday Forum on Immigration Issues


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Greater Philadelphia Cares invites you to a special Friday Forum presentation focused on Immigration in America and its impact on Greater Philadelphia Effie’s (1127 Pine Street) Friday,...

Drexel’s Center for Women’s Health Open House


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Come see Drexel University College of Medicine?s Center for Women’s Health OPEN HOUSE Tuesday, September 14, 2004 5:30 ? 7:30 219 N. Broad Street, 6th Floor (across from Hahnemann Hospital)...

Training: Constructive Conversations on Divisive Issues


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The Public Conversations Project (PCP) will offer its signature training–The Power of Dialogue: Constructive Conversations on Divisive Issues–in Philadelphia, PA on November 18-20, 2004....

Teaming for Technology September Offerings


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Teaming 4 Technology September Classes T4T is pleased to announce the start of its Fall/Winter Semester. Please register in advance, as classes fill up quickly. To download a registration form and to...

Where do the Presidential Candidates Stand on Children’s Health?


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WHERE DO the PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES STAND on CHILDREN’S HEALTH? A Health Policy Forum With Special Guest Marc Steinberg from FAMILIES USA Tuesday, September 21, 2004 6:00 PM The United Way...

Social Venture Institute 2004


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Save the Date!! SBN’s 3rd Annual Social Venture Institute will be held November 17-18 Practical skills ~ Connections ~ Inspiration At the Social Venture Institute, join business owners and...

Ins & Outs of Philly Politics & Power


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Tuesday, 9/7 7:00 “Ins & Outs of Philly Politics & Power” with former Councilman Angel Ortiz AFSCME DC 47, 1606 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA Sponsored by Philly League of...

Summit on Educational Excellence for Latino Students


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The PA Summit on Educational Excellence for Latino Students ?Roots for Change: Challenges and Opportunities from Early Childhood to Higher Ed? that was scheduled for September has been re-scheduled...

Community Meeting on Policy 102


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[posted from Notebook Newsflash] September 13: Community Meeting on Policy 102, 5:30 PM, Friends Center, 1501 Cherry St. Meeting will address concerns raised about recent changes in District?s...

Citywide Public Action on School Safety


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[posted from Notebook Newsflash] September 14: Citywide Public Action on School Safety, 6 PM, St. Matthew?s Church, 23rd & Fitzwater Sts. Event will focus on generating strategies to create safe...

Parent Resource Fair


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[posted from Notebook Newsflash] September 18: Parent Resource Fair, 9 AM to 3 PM, Temple University Bell Tower, Berks Mall & Liacouras Walk, 1210 Berks St. Fair will include free workshops and...

Grow Your Community? Artfully!


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Grow Your Community? Artfully! At Journey Home 948 North 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19123 Monday, September 13 6:00-8:00PM Please join us to hear from an amazing group of people who?ve used the...

New Resources

New Book: San Francisco: The Political Edge


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] New From the City Lights Foundation! San Francisco: The Political Edge Edited by Chris Carlsson Available October 2004 ISBN 1-93140-405-4 $ Order Now! Reflections by...

Community Developments Investments newsletter


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[posted from Community Development Banking newsletter] The OCC’s Community Affairs Department recently began publishing a Community Developments Investments edition of our Community...

Service-Learning and Evaluation resources


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[posted to Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] The National Service-Learning Clearinghouse has a fact sheet called “Tools and Methods for Evaluating Service-Learning in Higher Education”...

New resources from Idealist on Campus


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The staff of Idealist On Campus–a national program of Action Without based here in Philadelphia–invites you to consider connecting with our work by: *Subscribing to our Idealist On...

Report on Enhancing Public Input and Transparency in Research


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Report on Enhancing Public Input and Transparency in Research Priority-Setting Now Available In April 2004, the National Institutes of Health (NIH)...

Partnerships Classifieds

Philadelphia Cares Day


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Philadelphia Cares Day Serve-a-Thon Saturday, October 2, 2004 In one day, you can make a world of difference… Join Greater Philadelphia Cares, in partnership with the School District of...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Actions Jeunes Citoyens Conference


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[posted from Global Youth Action Network newsletter] “Actions Jeunes Citoyens” Conference Date: October 2-10, 2004 Location: Montreal, Canada Attendees will be invited to present their...

Core Organizer Training


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: “Maurice Redd” National Training and Information Center Core Organizer Training September 20-23, 2004 Illinois The NTIC Core Organizing Training has...

2004 National Society of Experiential Education Conference


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] 2004 National Society of Experiential Education Conference September 29-Oct. 2, 2004 Experiential Learning: Sustaining Global Partnerships in a...

Metropolitan Universities: Partners in the Urban Agenda


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[posted from CCPH Partneship Matters newsletters] October 2-4, 2004 The Tenth Annual International Conference of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities Metropolitan Universities:...

National Meeting on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention in Higher Education


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[posted from CCPH Partnerships Matter newsletter] Department of Education?s 18th Annual National Meeting on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention in Higher Education October 16-19,...

Third International Conference on Urban Health


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] The Third International Conference on Urban Health October 20-22, 2004 in Boston, Massachusetts The conference will address ?The Global Urban Health...

Grant Opportunities

Public School Innovation Grants


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Grant name: Public School Innovation Grants Funded by: NEA Foundation Description: Grants to support public school teachers, education support personnel, and/or faculty in IHEs who collaborate to...

Help America Vote College Poll Worker Program


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Help America Vote College Poll Worker Program – Deadline: Sept. 9 The US Election Assistance Commission is seeking proposals which will assist...

School-Based Interventions to Prevent Obesity


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School-Based Interventions to Prevent Obesity – Deadline: Oct. 1 This National Institutes of Health program announcement encourages the formation of partnerships between academic institutions...

Environmental Justice: Partnerships for Communication Program


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Environmental Justice: Partnerships for Communication Program – Deadline: Oct. 17 The purpose of this program is to strengthen the National...

Braitmayer Foundation Grants


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Braitmayer Foundation Grants – Deadline: Nov. 15 The foundation offers grants of up to $10,000 to fund a broad range of K-12 education...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Workforce Services, Center for Literacy


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[emailed 8/27/2004] Director of Workforce Services, Center for Literacy The Center for Literacy is a non-profit agency dedicated to providing free literacy instruction and a wide range of other adult...

7 VISTA positions, PA Service-Learning Alliance


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The Pennsylvania Service-Learning Alliance announces 7 new Americorps*VISTA positions. Program and job descriptions are listed below. For more information, contact Faith Goldstein at , faithg@, or...

Career Advisors, Transitional Work Corporation


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[emailed 9/2/2004] The Transitional Work Corporation (TWC) is a nonprofit organization located in Center City Philadelphia that provides job training and placement services to entry-level workers....

Miscellaneous

Environmental Leadership Program Fellowships


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Application Process Open for Environmental Leadership Program Fellowships Deadline: October 1, 2004 The Environmental Leadership Program (<a...


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