The week of

October 22, 2004

PHENND Events/Activities

New Workshop Guide: Why Should I Vote?


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PHENND is please to announce the development of a new workshop designed to inform and inspire students regarding the right to vote. This workshop was developed by Summer Intern Ellery Biddle, and...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Low Income Housing Tax Credit Course


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Real Estate Development Training Series: Low Income Housing Tax Credit Course Local Initiatives Support Corporation The Local LISC Office, Philadelphia The purpose of this course is to provide...

Everything You Need to Know About Orchestrating Special Events


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Everything You Need to Know About Orchestrating Special Events The Philadelphia Foundation The Philadelphia Foundation Board Room, 1234 Market Sreet, Suite 1800, Philadelphia Learn the basics about...

Philadelphia Historic Preservation Task Force Public Discussion


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Public discussion on “The Impact of Historic Districts on Low Income Property Owners and Residents” Philadelphia Historic Preservation Task Force Community College of Philadelphia, 1700...

Employer Assisted Housing Benefits Program Symposium for Nonprofits


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Employer Assisted Housing Benefits Program Symposium for Nonprofits United Way Building, Philadelphia Tough choices call for new ways of thinking. Come to a symposium for nonprofit organizations, to...

Urban Voters: Take Your Block to Vote


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Make it a civic challenge to get every single person on your block–and in your neighborhood–to vote. My point below is that if you do that, every politician who represents you will take...

Political Poetry Forum


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Thursday, October 28 Temple University’s Creative Writing Program and Chain Arts Action Political Poetry Forum at Temple University How can poetry and politics combine? Can poetry lead to...

Social Venture Institute


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Social Venture Institute on November 17-18 in Philadelphia At the Social Venture Institute, November 17 to 18 in Rittenhouse Square, join business owners and social entrepreneurs for an intensive...

White Dog Breakfast Talk: The Health Care Crisis


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White Dog Breakfast Talk, The Health Care Crisis: Choices & Challenges for Small Business Owners on November 16 in Philadelphia Amid rapidly escalating costs and a growing clamor for universal...

Tech Volunteer Day


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On Friday, November 12th, NPower PA will host a free community event, ?Stop the Spyware!? – a Tech Volunteer Day exclusively for nonprofits. Trained volunteers from area corporations will head...

Geographic Information Systems Workshop


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We are excited to invite you to enroll in a continuing education workshop on using geographic information systems (GIS) and the Census offered through the School of Social Work at the University of...

Best Practices in Higher Education Conference


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[ed note: Come visit PHENND at this event. Director Hillary Aisenstein, will be moderating a panel of faculty who were each involved in the Food Stamp Enrollment Campaign. Join Hillary and Profs....

Advocating for Social Change: The Lobbying Rules for Nonprofits


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Advocating for Social Change: The Lobbying Rules for Nonprofits Location: Community College of Philadelphia, 18th St and Callowhill, Philadelphia The seminar is geared to nonprofits wanting to learn...

New Resources

Report Details Student Disenfranchisement


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On September 22, 2004, the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund’s (LCVEF) Project Democracy released a report on barriers to students’ electoral participation. The report finds...

New Report: Make Sure Your Vote is Counted


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The Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project has released a report Seven Steps to Make Sure Your Vote is Counted: A Guide for American Voters. The report’s recommendations include checking...

New Report: Three Strategies to Expand the Middle Class


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Demos’ Economic Opportunity Program has published a report entitled “Millions to the Middle: Three Strategies to Expand the Middle Class,” forecasting the future of economic...

New Resources from The League of Women Voters


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The League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS) has embarked upon a voter education campaign with the publication of “5 Things You Need to Know on Election Day” cards. The cards...

New Report: Strengthening Community-led Organizations


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We’ve recently published a new report on the problems faced by community-led organizing groups as they grapple with technology use. It’s available from us by mail (send requests to info@)...

Volunteers and Medical Malpractice Insurance


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Volunteers at Free Clinics Get a Break on Medical Malpractice Insurance Volunteering to provide health care to the uninsured at a free clinic just got a little easier, thanks to a new federal program...

Guide to Community-Campus Partnerships for the Health of the Homeless


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Just released! “A Guide to Community-Campus Partnerships for the Health of People Experiencing Homelessness” is now available at Published by Community-Campus Partnerships for Health and...

Money Smart: Free Online Financial Education Program


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FDIC just inaugurated the Computer Based Instruction version of Money Smart, its free financial education program. Classes can be taken directly online and completion certificates are provided. The...

Philadelphia Polling Place Locator


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In 2000, President George W. Bush won Florida, and the Presidency of the United States, by 537 votes. Since this year’s Presidential election appears equally close, I wanted to make sure you...

Partnerships Classifieds

Assistance with Newsletter


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Volunteer needed to research and write small articles for a local civic association newsletter in West Philadelphia. Approx. 2-3 hours per week are needed for the last 2 weeks of each month. Clips,...

Be An Election Protection Volunteer


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In the last presidential election, millions of votes were never counted. Voters in minority communities were disproportionately disenfranchised through illegal disqualification, intimidation, and...

Volunteers needed for art programs, BuildaBridge International


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Do you want to help create a better life for youth in your community? Volunteer to teach or assist in an arts class for Philadelphia youth in the most need. Classes are at locations across the city...

Volunteers needed, High School Fair


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A few volunteers are needed to assist the School District of Philadelphia with their annual High School Fair. The Fair will take place T-F 10/26-10/29, 10 AM – 1 PM and Sat, 10/30, 10 AM...

Get Out the Vote Phone Bank Volunteers Needed


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PathWaysPA is coordinating a phone bank at our new Holmes office on Tuesday, October 26, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. We will be calling registered voters in Delaware County to remind them to vote, to let...

Clearing woodland areas, Medical Mission Sisters


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The Medical Mission Sisters is looking for some students to come out to their site in Foxchase to help in a project to clear some woodland areas for trails around their hermitages. This may only take...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Community Arts: A Revolution in the Making Conference


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“Community Arts: A Revolution in the Making,” 67th Annual Conference of National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts Boston, Mass. November 17-21, 2004. The 67th Annual Conference of...

Second Annual SYNERGY Conference


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The North Carolina Center for Afterschool Programs () will be conducting its Second Annual SYNERGY Conference April 19-20, 2005 at the Koury Convention Center, Greensboro, NC. We are in the process...

Call for Presenters: Service-Learning & The Arts Conference


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~Call For Presenters~ Join us in beautiful Sarasota, FL on February 3-5, 2005 for the 3rd Annual Service-Learning & The Arts Conference entitled “Arts, Culture, and Community: A...

Coalition for Community Schools’ 4th National Forum


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Community Schools: The Time is Now! Register Now ,M3,b914598b-00ad-4760-af50-da7eb6ed3103 for the Coalition for Community Schools’ 4th National Forum, /Community Schools: The Time is Now! /to...

Conference on Renewable Energy From Organics Recycling


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Fourth Annual Conference on Renewable Energy From Organics Recycling on November 8-10 in Des Moines, Iowa Click on this link to preview the program agenda:...

Website Launch for the 2005 COOL Idealist National Conference


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The staff of Idealist On Campus and the Cal Corps Public Service Center are pleased to announce the website launch for the 2005 COOL Idealist National Conference–March 18-20, 2005 at the...

KIDS Consortium Service-Learning Workshops


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[posted from National K-12 Service-Learning Listserv] KIDS Consortium Service-Learning Getting Started Workshops KIDS Consortium is offering two introductory one-day workshops- please share and pass...

Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education


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We are looking for service-learning practitioners who would like the opportunity to review workshop proposals for the 2005 Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher...

Special Issue: Metropolitan Universities journal


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Campus Compact is pleased to announce a special issue of Metropolitan Universities journal focused on exemplary Indicators of Engagement at comprehensive universities. Deadline for letters of intent:...

Grant Opportunities

EPA Brownfields Grant


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EPA Brownfields Grant The Environmental Protection Agency is accepting proposals for up to 200 brownfields assessment, revolving loan fund, and cleanup grants, contingent on availability of funds in...

Window of Opportunity Grants for Women Artists


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Window of Opportunity Grants The Leeway Foundation provides short-term grants of up to $2,000 to Philadelphia-area women artists to help them take advantage of unique, time-limited opportunities that...

We the People Challenge Grants- National Endowment for the Humanities


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We the People Challenge Grants- National Endowment for the Humanities Current Due Date for Applications: Feb 01, 2005 Award Ceiling: $1,000, Award Floor: $30, Eligible Applicants: State governments...

James A. Johnson Fellowships Program


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Fannie Mae Foundation Accepting Nominations for Johnson Fellowships Program Deadline: December 31, 2004 A program of the Fannie Mae Foundation (<a href=""></a>), the James A....

Nominations Invited for Jonathan Mann Award for Global Health and Human Rights


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Nominations Invited for Jonathan Mann Award for Global Health and Human Rights Deadline: January 31, 2005 The Jonathan Mann Award for Global Health and Human Rights is presented annually to honor a...

Johnson & Johnson Community Health Care Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Applications Invited for Johnson & Johnson Community Health Care Program Deadline: November 1, 2004 Johnson & Johnson Community Health Care Program, in partnership...

J. Jill Compassion Fund Offers Funding for Programs Aiding Women and Children


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J. Jill Compassion Fund Offers Funding for Programs Aiding Women and Children Deadline: December 15, annually As a nationwide retailer of women’s clothing, J. Jill Group, Inc. (<a...

Youth Visions for Stronger Neighborhoods Grants Program


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Community Technology Centers’ Network Announces Youth Visions for Stronger Neighborhoods Grants Program Deadline: October 27, 2004 Community Technology Centers’ Network (<a...

Girls Going Places Scholarship Program


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Girls Going Places Program to Recognize Girls for Entrepreneurship Deadline: February 25, 2005 The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (<a href=""></a>) has announced the...

AmeriCorps Education Awards Program


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Applications are now being accepted in eGrants from prospective Direct and State Commission applicants for AmeriCorps Education Awards Program funding. The application deadline is November 2nd, 2004....

YOUTHadelphia funding for youth-led projects


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PLEASE PASS THIS ON TO YOUTH AND ADULTS WORKING WITH YOUTH! Do you have an idea for a project that will help improve the condition of the youth in Philadelphia but lack the resources to make your...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Maintenance/Facility Supervisor Position Available


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Maintenance/Facility Supervisor Travelers Aid Society of Philadelphia Provider of emergency shelter services and transitional housing seeks an experienced supervisor to manage maintenance and repairs...

Summit Children’s Program: Director Position Available


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Summit Children’s Program Director Job Description Summary: The Summit Children’s Program (SCP), now in its 20th year, provides early childhood (toddler, pre-school, and pre-K) and...

Miscellaneous

YSA Seeks Nominations for the Harris Wofford Awards


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The Harris Wofford Award Pay tribute to individuals that best exemplify the spirit of service by nominating them for the Harris Wofford Awards. The Awards carry significant prestige as it recognizes...

The Scotts Company: Give Back to Grow Awards


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The Scotts Company: Give Back to Grow Awards The awards celebrate and honor individuals who give back to their communities through gardening. The awards provide support for, and promote participation...

National Main Street Awards Applications Available


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National Main Street Awards Applications Now Available Deadline: November 1, 2004 The National Trust Main Street Center(<a href=""></a>), a program of the National Trust for...

Programs for Awareness in Cultural Education


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Programs for Awareness in Cultural Education EDUC Cross Cultural Awareness Cross Cultural Awareness EDUC (URBS ) is a graduate level course where students will learn about the salient dimensions of...

Audio Conference on Civic Engagement


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The Forum Hosts Out-of-School Time Audio Conference on Civic Engagement The Forum for Youth Investment is pleased to announce the third installment in its Out-of-School Time Audio Conference series,...


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