The week of

September 10, 2004

Other Local Events and Workshops

Bridging the Gaps: Community Health Internship Program Symposium

You are cordially invited to attend the 14th annual Bridging the Gaps: Community Health Internship Program Symposium October 1st? 8:30 – 1:30 Rodeph Shalom 615 N. Broad Street Philadelphia...

Health, Wellness and Safety Fair

Health, Wellness and Safety Fair – Saturday, Sept. 18th, 10 – 2 , Laura SimsSkate House, 63rd and Walnut Streets. Held rain or shine. Health screenings, information, demonstrations,...

Roundtable Discussion on Immigrants? Health

A Roundtable Discussion on Immigrants? Health and Philadelphia?s Plan for Universal Health Care Wednesday, September 29 2 ? 4 pm UNITE Building 22 S. 22nd Street One of a series of public meetings...

Interview for Nonprofit Technology Internships

T4T Internship Program Update MEETINGS: 1. Wednesday October 6, 9:00-1:00 STUDENT INTERVIEWS AT United Way-please invite all IT students interested in an internship 2. Wednesday October 6 12:00-1:30-...

The Invisible Homeless, Meeting the Needs of Children and Teens

The Invisible Homeless, Meeting the Needs of Children and Teens presented by Phila. Health Management Corporation Tuesday, September 28 8 AM to 2 PM at Community College of Philadelphia Winnet...

Renewable Energy Event

Renewable Energy Event – Save the Date! Join the Sustainable Business Network for a seminar & networking event featuring Renewable Energy on October 26. John Hanger, President of...

Future of our Food and Farms Summit

[posted from the Center for a Livable Future newsletter] 6TH ANNUAL FUTURE OF OUR FOOD AND FARMS SUMMIT December 2 thru 3, 2004 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Competing uses for its vast resources have...

volunteers needed, Campus Philly Kick-Off Concert

We are looking for volunteers for the Campus Philly Kick-Off concert production, for October 2. Please forward this to student event planners/program board officers that you have a relationship with...

Bread and Roses’ Community School Programs

Bread and Roses’ Barbara Smith Community School Announces September and October 2004 Programs NEW workshops on: – Getting to the media – Leadership development – Opposition...

Citizen’s Cafe

Greater Philadelphia Cares and National Constitution Center invite you to a new series? Citizen?s Cafe Meets in the Delegates Restaurant, National Constitution Center September 23rd, and every...

Social Change Leaders Program

Greater Philadelphia Cares’ Social Change Leaders Program Greater Philadelphia Cares’ Social Change Leaders program trains agents of social, environmental, and educational change. This...

Mayor’s Alliance for Philadelphia’s Animals

Dear Friend of Philadelphia’s Animals: We are pleased to inform you of a new organization formed in the Philadelphia area with the goal of eliminating the unnecessary euthanization of...

New Resources

Corporation for National Service Performance Report

[posted from National Service News] CORPORATION PERFORMANCE REPORT Each year the Corporation for National Service submits a Performance and Accountability Report to Congress. The report contains...

National Neighborhood Day

[posted from National Service Resource Center newsletter] National Neighborhood Day National Neighborhood Day is celebrated in neighborhoods across the country each year on the second Sunday in...

New Poverty Figures Released

[posted from Comm-Org] Neil Wollman; Ph. D.; Senior Fellow, Peace Studies Institute; Professor of Psychology; Manchester College, North Manchester, IN 46962; njwollman at ; 260-982-5346; fax...

New documents on citizenship education

The ECS National Center for Learning and Citizenship recently released two documents designed to help policymakers and education leaders develop policies that support effective citizenship education....

Miscellaneous

Scholarships for PA teachers & students for Atlantic Regional SL Conference

We know you already have done amazing work with service-learning, so we encourage you to bring a friend! Introduce a teacher in your school to service-learning! Pennsylvania K-12 Teachers and...

Graduation Pledge Alliance

GRADUATION PLEDGE ALLIANCE (START A CAMPAIGN OR PASS THIS ONTO OTHERS. THANKS) Humboldt State University (California) initiated the Graduation Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility. It...

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Applications Invited for Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Deadline: October 29, 2004 Created in 1995 by Prudential Financial, Inc. in partnership with the National...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Manager/Director, Coming of Age Initiative, Center for Intergenerational Learning

[emailed 8/30/2004] Manager/Director- Coming of Age Initiative DESCRIPTION The Manager/ Director will oversee Coming of Age, a regional initiative coordinated by Temple University?s Center for...

Administrative Manager, Center for Intergenerational Learning

[emailed 8/30/2004] JOB OPPORTUNITY Administrative Manager ? Center for Intergenerational Learning, Temple University The Administrative Manager will be responsible for supervising and coordinating...

Grant Opportunities

W.K.Kellogg Foundation

Foundation Deadline is open and funds vary, but Kellogg only funds a small percentage of grant requests. The foundation has certain programming areas: health, philanthropy and volunteerism, food...

New Jersey Health Initiatives Program

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Invites Proposals for New Jersey Health Initiatives Program Deadline: October 28, 2004 (Brief proposals) The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

SCALE?s READ.WRITE.ACT. Conference

[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning list] Make plans to attend SCALE?s Conference October 1-2, 2004 in Chapel Hill, NC. Our conference is the only national gathering for faculty, administrators,...

Advancing Research to Improve Service-Learning Outcomes

4th Annual International Conference on Service-Learning Research Hyatt Regency – Greenville, South Carolina – October 10-12, 2004 Theory to Practice: Advancing Research to Improve...

Call for Proposals: Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement

CALL FOR PROPOSALS — WE NEED PRESENTERS!!! 2005 Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education April 6-8, 2005 Hilton Oceanfront — Cocoa Beach,...

Call for Proposals: National Service Learning Conference

16th Annual National Service-Learning Conference, “Educating for Change” Do you have an outstanding service-learning program? Do you have a message that needs to be heard? NYLC’s...

National ASK to Sustain Institute

You are invited to attend the National ASK to Sustain Institute in New Orleans, LA from October 27-29, 2004. During the three-day training, participants select and attend 4 out of 16 in-depth...

Social Theory, Politics and the Arts Conference

[posted from Art in the Public Interest Newsletter] 30th Annual Social Theory, Politics and the Arts Conference, Arlington, Va., October 7-9, 2004. This year’s Social Theory, Politics and the...

Addressing Civic Issues at Historic Sites

[posted from Art in the Public Interest newsletter] Using the Past to Shape the Future: Addressing Civic Issues at Historic Sites, Museums, and Cultural Centers, Chicago, Ill. November 18-19, 2004....

Economic Opportunity for All Through Technology Performance, and Community Empowerment

[posted from newsletter] Economic Opportunity for All Through Technology Performance, and Community Empowerment National Congress for Community Economic Development, Los Angeles, CA...

Call for Articles: Food for Thought

The Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network is now accepting articles for its Winter 2004 issue of Food For Thought. Articles should be no longer than 250 words in length. Subject matter sought...

Unifying Knowledge for Sustainability in the Western Hemisphere

[posted from the Center for a Livable Future newsletter] UNIFYING KNOWLEDGE FOR SUSTAINABILITY IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE September 20 thru 24, 2004 Denver, Colorado Senior policy makers, resource...

Children’s Health as Impacted by Environmental Contaminants

[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] CHILDREN’S HEALTH AS IMPACTED BY ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINANTS September 24 thru 25, 2004 Austin, Texas The Children’s Environmental...

Northeast Campus Sustainability Summit

[posted from Center for a Livable Future Newsletter] NORTHEAST CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT October 14 thru 17, 2004 Durham, New Hampshire University of New Hampshire The first Northeast Campus...

Annual Community Food Security Conference

[posted from Center for a Livable Future Newsletter] ANNUAL COMMUNITY FOOD SECURITY CONFERENCE October 16 thru 19, 2004 Milwaukee, Wisconsin In this year’s Community Food Security conference,...

Growing Together: Conference for Community Supported Agriculture

[posted from Center for a Livable Future Newsletter] GROWING TOGETHER: A CONFERENCE FOR COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE November 12 thru 14, 2004 Tustin, Michigan This conference will include...

Call for Proposals: Deepening the Commitment to Student Engagement through Quality Teaching

Michigan Campus Compact invites the submission of conference proposals for the 9th annual Institute on Service-Learning “Deepening the Commitment to Student Engagement through Quality...

Partnerships Classifieds

Help Register Parents on Back to School Nights

The Philadelphia High School Voter Registration Campaign is looking for volunteers to help register Philadelphia school parents on Back to School Nights in September. The dates cover Sept 14-15, Sept...

Philadelphia Reads Book Drive America

[posted from Neighbors On Line Philadelphia] Going by the book? PHILADELPHIA READS program wants you to donate children’s books @ Office of the city representative PHILADELPHIA READS, a...

Host an AmeriCorps*NCCC Team

AmeriCorps*NCCC is accepting applications from agencies interested in hosting a short-term project. Please see the attachment for more details. For spring (projects conducted from approximately...


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