The week of

October 15, 2004

Other Local Events and Workshops

Nonprofit Technology Resources 30th Anniversary Celebration


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Join us to celebrate our service to Philadelphia since 1974. Nonprofit Technology Resources Saturday, October 23, 2004 The Little Dipper 7854 Montgomery Avenue Elkins Park, PA 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM...

Free Workshops: Recycling through Composting Program


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City’s Recycling through Composting Program Announces Free Workshops for Fall 2004 Philadelphia Gardeners Divert Tons of Organic Waste from Landfills The City of Philadelphia Streets Department...

Forum: Protecting Our Children from Violence


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October 27: ?Peace by Piece: Protecting Our Children from Violence,? forum sponsored by Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth, takes place at Moore College of Art, 20th Street & Benjamin...

2nd Annual Student Anti-Violence Conference


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October 30: 2nd Annual Student Anti-Violence Conference, Drexel University, Main Building, 3141 Chestnut Street. Registration: 8 Conference: 9 – 2:30 Aims to promote safety for all students,...

A Moral-Religious Argument for Tax Reform


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November 4: ?A Moral-Religious Argument for Tax University of Alabama Law School professor Susan Pace Hamil shares her account of how Alabama?s governor came to propose progressive tax reform...

Urban Heat Islands Conference


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“Cooler Minds (and Communities) will Prevail: Combating Philadelphia’s Urban Heat Island Effect” being held at PECO Energy “Energy Hall” (THIS IS A VENUE CHANGE FROM...

Youth Development Conference: Inspiring Community Action


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2004 Youth Development Conference: Inspiring Community Action ? Representin? Yourself, Your Community, Your World, sponsored by the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Greater...

PathWaysPA’s Share Our Spirit Halloween Gala & Silent Auction


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PathWaysPA will host our second annual “Share Our Spirit” Halloween Gala & Silent Auction on Thursday evening, October 28, 2004 at the (haunted) Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at...

Election Day Watchdog Program Training


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Join Greater Philadelphia Cares in support of Fair Elections and Good Government! The Committee of Seventy?s Election Day Watchdog Program Training day Monday, October 25, 6:00-7:00pm (and a shift on...

City Year Young Friends Event


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Please join us as we host our first Fall 2004 Young Friends of City Year event on Wednesday, October 20, 2004 from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm at the Boathouse Pub located in the Rittenhouse Hotel. Young...

New Resources

Out-of-School Time Resource Center Training Directory Available


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The Out-of-School Time Resource Center (OSTRC) is pleased to announce the completion and distribution of its Fall 2004 “Area Training Directory.” Listings are for September 2004 through...

Trick-or-Treat For UNICEF Offers New Teaching Resources


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TRICK-OR-TREAT FOR UNICEF OFFERS NEW TEACHING RESOURCES In recent years, Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF has evolved from the traditional door-to-door collection on Halloween night into a month-long,...

How-To Guide for Creating a Youth Media Arts Program


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A How-To Guide for Creating a Youth Media Arts Program For curriculum and how-tos, you can check out America Connects Consortium’s Field Innovation Grant product from the Bass Art Museum in...

Articles Available Online from “The New Teacher Book”


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Rethinking Schools has just published a new book, and to celebrate we’re offering a special deal to our online friends. It’s called “The New Teacher Book: Finding Purpose, Balance,...

New Resources from the National Service Resource Center


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Check out what’s new on the National Service Resource Center website: Todd Clark is our expert on “citizenship and civic engagement.” Link to the Expert’s page from the NSRC...

New Website: Urban Voters Campaign


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With less than a month remaining before the November 2nd election, the Institute for the Study of Civic Values has launched a new Philadelphia web site aimed at supporting Get Out the Vote efforts...

Parental Involvement in Homework


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[posted from Promising Practices in Afterschool listserv] Our Family Involvement Network of Educators (FINE) has just released a new publication that may be of interest to you. “Parental...

Journal Issue: Children of Immigrant Families


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANT FAMILIES This journal issue focuses on the growing number of immigrant families in this country, and the challenges faced by...

Measuring Community Groups’ Impact on Education


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[posted from Public Education Networks newsblast] ROADMAP FOR MEASURING COMMUNITY GROUPS? IMPACT ON EDUCATION Recognizing the growing role of community organizing in implementing public school...

Out of School Time Directory of Local Trainings


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New OSTRC Directory ? Area Trainings! The new OSTRC Training Directory (attached to this Listserve message) is complete and in distribution! Covering the period from September 2004 through January...

On-Line Afterschool and Child Care Program Finder


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On-Line Afterschool and Child Care Program Finder Philadelphia Safe and Sound’s newly released regional directory, allows visitors to search for afterschool programs by address, intersection,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Student Intern, Bread and Roses Community Fund


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Bread and Roses Community Fund is happy to announce an internship opportunity for students for the 2004 fall semester. Bread and Roses is a public foundation that offers grants and technical...

Nonprofit needs warehouse type space


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[posted from Neighbors On-Line Philadelphia] Nonprofit needs warehouse type space The Please Take Materials Exchange is looking for space to house a reuse center and materials exchange. In addition...

Help house AmeriCorps*NCCC members


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AmeriCorps*NCCC Seeks Housing in Philadelphia Two nonprofit organizations in Philadelphia have applied for the assistance of AmeriCorps*National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) teams, starting...

Get Out The Vote with ACORN


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ACORN, having completed our registration of 130,000 new voters in PA, is now organizing one of the cities largest Get Out the Vote Initiatives, which is ongoing right now. If you are interested in...

City Year Serve-A-Thon


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City Year Greater Philadelphia Will Hold 4th Annual Serve-A-Thon? As 750 Citizen Volunteers and 175 Young Leaders Revitalize the Rivera Recreation Center Philadelphia, PA ? On Saturday, October 23rd...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals – Gulf-South Summit


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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,...

Seminar: Trees, People, and the Law


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Here is another tree-related event you may be interested in. Please plan to attend the full-day seminar, Trees, People, and the Law, on December 7, 2004 at Penn State Great Valley in Malvern,...

Web-based Teleconferences on Service-Learning


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The National Service-Learning Clearinghouse invites you to participate in the first of a series of free web-based teleconferences on service-learning in higher education. Please see details below,...

Practitioners’ Conference on Civic Education


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PRACTITIONERS’ CONFERENCE ON CIVIC EDUCATION New Orleans. Hotel InterContinental, January 13th through 15th, 2005 Proposal Deadline 10/31/04 View Selected Conference Workshops (will be updated...

Student Summit on Community Leadership


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Hello colleagues, I am an educational programmer for the Association of College Unions International (ACUI). Our non-profit organization seeks to build community on college campuses by supporting the...

National Conference on Citizenship


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SAVE THE DATE! National Conference on Citizenship, Annual Conference Friday, December 3, 2004 Reagan Building and International Trade Center Washington, DC 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Featuring...

Workshop: Negotiation and Coalition Building


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FREE WEEKEND WORKSHOP ON ?NEGOTIATION AND COALITION BUILDING? SATURDAY-SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30-31 ANTIOCH NEW ENGLAND GRADUATE SCHOOL, KEENE, NH Antioch New England?s graduate program in Environmental...

Institute on College Student Values


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The Institute on College Student Values will host its 15th annual meeting on February 3-5, 2005, at Florida State University. Over the past two decades the Institute has become a national gathering...

Grant Opportunities

Youth Visions Grant Opportunity


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Youth Visions Grant Opportunity CTCNet is pleased to announce the 2005 Youth Visions for Stronger Neighborhoods Grants program! Youth Visions Grants (<a href=""></a>) are...

Proposals to Attract and Retain Teachers


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] NEA Foundation Announces Request for Proposals to Attract and Retain Teachers Deadline: November 1, 2004 The NEA Foundation for the Improvement of Education (<a...

ING Unsung Heroes Awards Program for Teachers


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Teachers Invited to Apply for ING Unsung Heroes Awards Program Deadline: April 30, 2005 The ING Unsung Heroes awards program is designed to recognize classroom heroes who...

Active Living Research Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Seeks Proposals for Active Living Research Program Deadline: December 1, 2004 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (<a...

Nonprofit Sector Research Fund


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Nonprofit Sector Research Fund Announces New Grants Program Deadline: November 5, 2004 The Nonprofit Sector Research Fund (<a href=""></a>) at the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

ESL Tutor, Lea School


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The English as a Second Language program at the K-8 Lea School (47th and Locust Sts) needs one more part time tutor… mostly work one on one with from 1-3 children depending on how many...

Network Administrator / Computer Educator, YouthBuild Philadelphia


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[emailed to CTCNet Philadelphia 10/8/2004] YouthBuild Philadelphia is looking for a Network Administrator / Computer Educator Job Description This key position provides problem resolution,...

After-School Program Instructor, People for People, Inc


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[emailed to CTCNet Philadelphia on 10/8/2004] Part-time Employment/People for People, Inc. Position Title: After-School Program Academic Instructor/Mentor for High School Students Position Location:...

Clean Energy Organizing Internships


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CLEAN ENERGY ORGANIZING INTERNSHIPS ORGANIZATION: Energy Justice Network, a project of , is a networking resource for those working to promote clean energy and to stop dirty energy technologies of...

Coordinator of Special Projects, Philadelphia Reads


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Immediate Job Opportunity Coordinator of Special Projects ? PHILADELPHIA READS When the President’s Summit for America’s Promise met in Philadelphia in 1997, educators, legislators, and...

Miscellaneous

Join an EPIC Community Stakeholder Group


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Join an EPIC Community Stakeholder Group What are EPIC Community Stakeholder Groups? Stakeholder groups consist of individuals who live in and/or utilize a community. They have a stake in what occurs...


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