The week of

October 8, 2004

PHENND Events/Activities

Atlantic Regional Service-Learning Conference


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We are pleased to announce the Atlantic Regional Service-Learning Conference, scheduled for October 28-29, 2004 at The Wyndham Franklin Plaza in Philadelphia, PA. This year?s conference theme is...

Other Local Events and Workshops

PennFuture’s Post-Election Forum


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On Wednesday, November 10, 2004 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM, PennFuture will offer a veritable smorgasbord for the politically inclined. Starring some of Pennsylvania’s best known and frequently...

Bike Ride of Philadelphia Tress


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Please Join us for the 7th ANNUAL BIKE RIDE OF PHILADELPHIA TREES Sunday October 10th – 12:00 noon – 3:30pm Join Philadelphia Green’s Tree Tenders, Bartlett Tree Experts and The...

Filmmaking seminar and workshop for children and adults


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Free filmmaking seminar and workshop for children and adults at the Free Library Of Philadelphia. Ever want to direct or be in a movie? Then you must save the date and attend the FREE FILMMAKING...

NPower PA October Training Calendar


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Dear NPower PA Friends: NPower’s October’s training calendar is now available. Please click here to view our on-line calendar, October’s Featured Class: Raising Money for...

Community Internet Seminar in DelCo


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The Delaware County Emergency Services Training Center is sponsoring it’s first FREE Community Internet Seminar. FREE SEMINAR FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT, PARENTS & TEACHERS COMMUNITY INTERNET...

Building Effective Partnerships: Design an Interdisciplinary Arts Project Team


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Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership “Making A Match” Join PAEP on Monday, November 8, 2004 Roundtable II: Building Effective Partnerships: How to Design an Interdisciplinary Arts...

Zoo President discusses plans for the Centennial District


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Philadelphia Committee on City Policy presents: Alexander L. Hoskins, President and Chief Executive Officer, Philadelphia Zoo “Outlook for the Centennial District” Thursday, October 21,...

Latino AIDS Awareness Day


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Congreso de Latinos Unidos is commemorating the second annual event dedicated to promoting Latino AIDS Awareness on Friday, October 15, 2004 from 12:00 PM-5:00 PM. There will be a march beginning at...

Civic Education Forum: The Reading Viaduct


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Young Involved Philadelphia presents: OCTOBER FORUM: The Reading Viaduct: Saturday, October 23rd at 2:00 PM. Meet at Cafe Lift (428 N. 13th Street) for a guided tour of the Viaduct, located in the...

Greater Philadelphia Cares: Social Change Leaders Program


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Greater Philadelphia Cares is launching the second class of our Social Change Leaders program on Martin Luther King Day, January 17th , 2004. This program will train and support compassionate,...

National Lights On Afterschool Day Rally


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SAVE the DATE! Thursday, October 14, 2004 National Lights On Afterschool Day Rally Philadelphia Downtown Courtyard Marriot 21 Juniper Street-Philadelphia, PA 4:00 to 7:00 The Educational...

Symposium: “Where the Roots Hit the Curb”


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Please join us for “Where the Roots Hit the Curb”, a symposium exploring solutions to the conflicts between city street trees and hardscape elements such as sidewalks, curbs and gutters....

PCCY Forging the Future Forum


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Stuffed toys, balloons and candles used to be for happy birthdays…Now they line the sidewalks, as memorials to young lives lost. What can we do? PHILADELPHIA CITIZENS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH...

Free Training: Neighborhood Information System


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The Cartographic Modeling Lab at the University of Pennsylvania will be holding free trainings on how to use the Philadelphia Neighborhood Information System (NIS). The NIS is designed to help...

Asian Arts Initiative: A People’s Dialogue


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Friday, 10/15 – 7:00 “A People’s Dialogue” with Marty Pottenger (examination of Asian American political view and feelings...

College Prep Round Table


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Please plan to attend the next College Prep Round Table meeting October 21st, 9 AM – 11 AM. The presenteres will be the School District’s Office of College and Career Awareness. They will...

Focus on education: Civics Education


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October 13, 6:00-8:00pm: Civics Education How do schools teach students to be good citizens? This workshop will explore voting, volunteering and everything in between! Great for educators and...

ASCAB Capoeira’s 5th Annual Batizado


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ASCAB CAPOEIRA?S 5th ANNUAL BATIZADO — Sun. Oct. 24th, 2004 at 10+; South Philadelphia YMCA, located at 1724 Christian St. What do UPenn, Temple, Drexel, Swarthmore, Villanova, St. Joseph?s and...

Focus on Education Series ? Arts Education


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Philadelphia Cares: Focus on Education Series?Arts Education October 20, 6:00-8:30pm: Arts Education held at Central High School, 1700 W. Olney Avenue It seems that music and art suffer the first and...

New Resources

Join the Information Systems Forum


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Dear Colleague, If you are interested in how nonprofit organizations use technology to help fulfill their social missions, you are welcome to join the Information Systems Forum. The Information...

New Website: Better Questions, Better Decisions Voter Education Initiative


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We are excited to announce the launch of the website for the Better Questions, Better Decisions Voter Education Initiative. Better Questions, Better Decisions offers a non-partisan, skill-building...

Greater Philadelphia Guide to Corporate Grantmaking


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Greater Philadelphia Guide to Corporate Grantmaking New from Tunbridge Publishing, the Greater Philadelphia Guide to Corproate Grantmaking offer hundreds of corporate programs and initiatives to help...

Teen Philly Resource Guide


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White-Williams Scholars is thrilled to announce the publication of the Teen Philly Resource Guide! The guide contains information on programs, services, and other resources for high school age youth...

Toolkit: Maximizing the Earned Income Tax Credit in Your Community


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Dear Friends: I wanted to alert you all that the National League of Cities’ Institute for Youth, Education, and Families just released “Maximizing the Earned Income Tax Credit in Your...

Election 2004: Materials for Teachers, Grades 1-12


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] TEACHERS URGED TO BRING 2004 ELECTION INTO THE CLASSROOM A new web-based resource for teachers will help bring the 2004 elections into classrooms...

Parent Tip Sheets for Student Success


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[posted from Public Education Network newsletter] FREE TIP SHEETS FOR PARENTS KSA-Plus Communications and the Kellogg Foundation’s ENLACE initiative have teamed up to present four new...

New Report: Communities Taking on Diabetes


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COMMUNITIES TAKING ON DIABETES Community-wide efforts to prevent and treat chronic public health problems are gaining traction both here and abroad. In the , there is particular interest in...

Online Toolkit: No Child Left Behind


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[posted from Public Education Network Newsletter] NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND TOOLKIT AVAILABLE ONLINE The Pittsburgh Council on Public Education, a local education fund, created a Toolkit to help parents...

Grant Writing for Beginners Teleworkshop


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November 9, 16, 30, 2004: Show Me the Money! Grant Writing for Beginners Four-part teleworkshop at 2:00 :30 Volunteers in Health Care is offering the teleworkshop for beginners....

New Website: Contextual Community Health Profile


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] The Contextual Community Health Profile is a comprehensive description of the health status of a specific community. This description includes...

New Report: Digital Divide Persists with Children


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Disparities in Internet Access for Children Persist, Kaiser Study Shows A new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation indicates that children between the ages of eight and eighteen with less...

Health Policy Tutorials


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] KaiserEDU Tutorials KaiserEDU’s tutorials are multimedia presentations on health policy issues, research methodology or the workings of...

Rural Health and Health Care Disparities Journal Issue


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Rural Health and Health Care Disparities Journal Issue The October 2004 issue of the American Journal of Public Health is focused on rural health and health disparities. Articles include: . Health in...

New Report on Community-Campus Partnerships for Health


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Community-Campus Partnerships for Health: Making A Positive Impact is a new report from the WK Kellogg Foundation that offers pragmatic insights from diverse community-campus partnerships involved in...

Conference Notes: Building the Financial Futures of Working Families


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The Building the Financial Futures of Working Families: Challenges Facing the Free Tax Preparation Field Conference last June in Chicago was filled with enrichment, networking, and exploration. As an...

Partnerships Classifieds

Tree Tenders for School Tree Planting Program


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Patrice Carroll, Project Director of TreeVitalize, is looking to identify potential Tree Tender partners for a school tree planting and care program. It could mean some tree planting if you are...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Pennsylvania Urban and Community Forestry Conference


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13th Annual Pennsylvania Urban and Community Forestry Conference October 21 – 22, 2004 Location: Toftrees Resort – State College, PA Contact: Dr. Bill Elmendorf or Carol Leitzell at...

The Daniel Pennock Democracy School


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The Daniel Pennock Democracy School Conceived, Designed, and Run by The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (Pennsylvania) and the Program on Corporations, Law, and Democracy (Massachusetts)...

Call for Papers on Community Service Learning


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Please consider publishing your work on community service learning in the journal Reflections. Reflections, a peer reviewed journal, provides a forum for scholarship on writing, service-learning and...

Increasing Physical Activity in Populations


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[posted from Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Newsletter] October 21-23, 2004: Increasing Physical Activity in Populations: Understanding Diffusion and Dissemination in Dallas, Texas....

National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness


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October 29-31, 2004: Setting National Priorities Students Building a Movement to End Hunger and Homelessness 17th Annual Conference of the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness...

Call-out for Youth Perspectives on Globalization


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[posted from Global Youth Action Network] Call-out for Youth Perspectives on Globalization publication@ GYAN France is searching for a wide-range of views, from articles questioning the legitimacy of...

Successful K-16 Transitions for Pennsylvania Youth Conference


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The Successful K-16 Transitions for Pennsylvania Youth conference offers you the tools you need to help create a better alignment between high school and university expectations, as well as better...

Grant Opportunities

Service Learning and Homeland Security Grant Available


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New Service-Learning Grant Opportunity in Homeland Security and Disaster Preparedness The Institute for Global Education and Service Learning (IGESL) is please to announce a Learn and Serve Homeland...

Environmental Triggers of Childhood Asthma


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Building State, Territorial, and Tribal Capacity To Address Children’s Environmental Health: Environmental Triggers of Childhood Asthma Deadline: Dec. 29 This solicitation focuses on projects...

Healthy Start Initiative-Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Disparities Grants Available


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Healthy Start Initiative-Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Disparities Deadline: Dec. 28 Under this program, grants will be awarded to address significant disparities in perinatal health indicators:...

Save Our History Grant Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] History Channel to Award Grants to Historical Organizations for School Projects Deadline: December 3, 2004 The History Channel has announced the first year of its Save Our...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Project Coordinator, PennCORD


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POSITION Available: PennCORD Project Coordinator REPORTS TO: Project director, PennCORD/vice-president of interpretation, National Constitution Center BACKGROUND: PennCORD, the Pennsylvania Coalition...

Miscellaneous

John Glenn Scholar in Service-Learning Applications


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CALL FOR SCHOLARS DEADLINE The John Glenn Institute for Public Service and Public Policy at The Ohio State University recognizes scholars whose scholarship contributes to advancing the understanding...

Award Program: Successful Land Conservation Programs


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] New Award Program to Recognize Successful Land Conservation Programs Deadline: November 19, 2004 The Trust for Public Land and the National Association of Counties (<a...


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