The week of

September 17, 2004

Other Local Events and Workshops

World Food Day 2004


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WORLD FOOD DAY 2004 For emergency feeding program volunteers, social service workers, legal services staff, local and state program specialists and policy makers, students, and activists. Friday,...

Philadelphia Cares Day Serve-A-Thon


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On October 2nd, join Greater Philadelphia Cares, in partnership with the School District of Philadelphia, as we host the 11th annual Philadelphia Cares Day Serve-a-thon, a marathon day of service...

Introduction to Neighborhood Planning Workshop


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[posted from PACDC newsletter] Introduction to Neighborhood Planning Wachovia Regional Foundation This workshop will take participants through the steps of developing a resident-driven neighborhood...

Funding Opportunities through the Community Conservation Partnership Program


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*Funding Opportunities through the Community Conservation Partnership Program* *PA Dept. of Conservation & Natural Resources, PACDC & PA Environmental Council* The Philadelphia Association...

Proposal Writing Seminar


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Proposal Writing Seminar The Foundation Center A nuts-and-bolts presentation designed for the novice fundraiser and the nonprofit executive. Get an inside perspective on proposal presentation from...

Environmental Justice Public Involvement Conference


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*Environmental Justice Public Involvement Conference* *Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission* Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. The conference is September 29-30. For more...

Behind the Scenes Bus Tours of Philadelphia


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GET ON THE BUS Please join city officials on special “behind the scenes” look at the City of Philadelphia. Each tour leaves from the Municipal Services Building, 1401 JFK Boulevard. Sign...

Free Credit Rating and Budgeting Workshop


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[posted to Philly Blocks listserv] “It’s not Just About Buying a Home” You may have a higher credit rating than you think! Come to: Families First 3939 Warren Street (Near 40th and...

New Resources

New Report: EITC and Working Families


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[posted from EITC Policy Update] New Report Illustrates How EITC Helps Working Families Escape Poverty The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has released a new report entitled, “A Hand Up:...

New Report: EITC and Food Stamp Program


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[posted from EITC Policy Update] *Report Compares EITC and Food Stamp Program Participation A new report by the Urban Institute illustrates the important relationship between the EITC and Food Stamp...

Facing the Future: People and the Planet Curriculum


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[posted from National K-12 Service Learning listserv] Facing the Future: People and the Planet is a Seattle-based non-profit organization founded in 1995 to bring global issues education and action...

Community-based Participatory Research: Assessing the Evidence


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Community-based Participatory Research: Assessing the Evidence Now Available Online #cbpr The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released the report, Community-based Participatory...

Investing in the Future


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[posted from September EQUITY e-newsletter: Youth Initiatives] FEATURE ARTICLE Investing in the Future: The Saving for Education, Entrepreneurship, and Downpayment (SEED) Initiative Ren?...

FTC Introduces Resource for Counselors


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FTC Introduces Resource for Counselors The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has developed a new set of tools especially for school counselors to help them educate students and their families about...

Interactive Webcast on Students and Democracy


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Interactive Webcast on Students and Democracy September 29, 2004 *Webcast:* “Journey Towards Democracy: Involving Students in the Political Process” *WHEN:* 2:00 to 4:00 EST on September...

New Paper: Faith-Based Civic Engagement


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] I am very pleased to announce a new addition to the COMM-ORG Papers Collection: What’s Faith Got to Do with It? Early Insights on Faith-Based Civic Engagement...

New Website: Youth News, Views, and Action


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The Constitutional Rights Foundation is pleased to announce the Fall 2004 launch of a new web site, Youth News, Views, and Action. Youth News, Views, and Action offers methods, information, and...

New Out-of-School Time Evaluation Resources


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We wanted to let you know that we have released two new publications on out-of-school time (OST) evaluation that may be of interest to you. In our “Issues and Opportunities in Out-of-School...

Partnerships Classifieds

Community Tool Box Update


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A number of Co-List readers may be familiar with the Community Tool Box (Web address = ), a Web site devoted to providing information and practical guidance about community health and development....

Register for MLK Day of Service


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Just wanted to let everyone know that our updated web site — — for the 10th annual Greater Philadelphia Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is up and running. Anyone or group who...

Voter Registration Phone Banking


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I am writing to see if you or your contacts at the local colleges could connect us with some volunteers to work our phone bank as a part of our voter registration and mobilization efforts. The...

Book reviewers needed


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[posted to Comm-Org listserv] From: “Herbert Rubin” Hi, It’s that time of year again. Any one who wants to volunteer for Journal of Community Practice book reviewing please send...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Advancing Regional Equity and Smart Growth: The Second National Summit


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*SAVE THE DATES!!! May 23 – May 25, 2005* *Advancing Regional Equity and Smart Growth: The Second National Summit Philadelphia, PA* *Join neighborhood, labor, and faith leaders; public...

National Conference on Ending Family Homelessness


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[posted from PACDC newsletter] *Nation Conference on Ending Family Homelessness* *National Alliance to End Homelessness* *Wilshire Grand Hotel, Los Angeles, CA* The conference, on October 14-15, will...

Anti-Racism for White Folks


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[posted from the Community Arts Network University listserv] Goucher College Theater Department and Fusion Partnerships, Inc. present The Mandala Center for Awareness, Transformation, & Action...

Grant Opportunities

Community Design Collaborative Grants


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*Collaborative Offers Additional Grants *Application Deadlines: Dec. 15, 2004 The Community Design Collaborative offers you access to skilled help– the architects, landscape architects,...

Good Schools PA Building Their Youth Action Network


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Hello! This school year Good Schools Pennsylvania is launching two new and exciting programs to build our Youth Action Network: High School Action Grants and the Youth Advisory Board. These are...

Mural Arts Program


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[posted from PACDC newsletter] Mural Application Deadline – 11/15 Mural Arts Program The Mural Arts Program is city-wide public art program that works in partnership with community residents,...

MLK Day of Service grants


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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service FY 2005 Notice of Funding Opportunity <a href=""></a> <a href=""></a> Due Date for Applications: Oct 12, 2004...

Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education


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Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education–The Comprehensive Program Grant Grant instructions:<a href=""></a> Deadline for Transmittal of Pre-Applications:...

Grants for Programs for Adults With Disabilities


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation to Support Programs for Adults With Disabilities Deadline: November 1 and May 1, annually The Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation (<a...

Funding for Student Volunteer Projects


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Publisher Offers Funding for Student Volunteer Projects Deadline: January 10, 2005 To celebrate publication of "D is for Democracy," publisher Sleeping Bear...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Computer Instructor, Youth Golf & Academics Program


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[posted from CTCNet listserv 9/13/2004] The Youth Golf & Academics Program is looking for an upbeat, dynamic person to teach computer skills to elementary school children 2-4 afternoons a week...

Website Content Manager, Philly Health Info


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[posted from Teaming for Technology Newsletter, 9/17/2004] Website Content Manager DESCRIPTION: Innovative health information project needs a self-motivated, Internet-savvy individual to identify,...


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