The week of

November 5, 2004

PHENND Events/Activities

Financial Literacy Train-the-Trainers – English and Spanish


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Financial Literacy Train-the-Trainers November 19th in English and Novmember 20th in Spanish Co-sponsored by Centro de Apoyo Comunitario Mercy Wellness Center, 6800 Market Street, Upper Darby, PA...

Other Local Events and Workshops

The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program: Teaching Approach and Workshops


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As an educator who spent the earlier part of my career working with men and women in prison and others recently released, I have long felt that there could be a transformative link between higher...

Speaker on Educational Reform in the Japanese Educational System


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Educational Reform in the Japanese Educational System: Much Ado about Nothing, or Radical Reform? Tuesday, November 16, 4:30pm, Vance B10 Speaker: Sam Shepherd, President of the National Association...

Celebration of the Publication of Mexicn Farm-Worker Book


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Philadelphia press announces publication of Mexican farm-worker book and visit by acclaimed Latino poet Jimmy Santiago Baca WHO: JIMMY SANTIAGO BACA WHEN: FRIDAY NOVEMBER 19TH 6-8 PM WHERE: FREE...

2004 Women & Influence Conference


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2004 Women & Influence Conference Saturday, November 20, 2004 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Community College of Philadelphia Winnet Student Life Building 1700 Spring Garden Street Women &...

Forest Service Centennial Celebration


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In January 1905, President Theodore Roosevelt and his Secretary of Agriculture assembled a diverse group of public and private national leaders in Washington, , and presided over a vigorous and...

New Resources

New Article: The Engaged Scholar


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] The Engaged Scholar An article written by the California State University Chancellor’s Office new Service-Learning Faculty Scholar, Gerald...

New Report: Why Globalization Can Be Bad for Our Health


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Dying for Trade – Why Globalization Can Be Bad for Our Health This paper examines the impact of trade agreements on our health and health care...

New Paper: The PayNet Deposit Program


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The Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) is pleased to announce the release of a new paper–The PayNet Deposit Program: Check Casher-Credit Union Partnerships and the Point of Banking...

New Reports: How Financial Institutions Reach the Unbanked


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The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s Community Affairs Department recently released the following two publications which look at products and services being offered by financial...

New Book: Doing Development in Arkansas


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New Book: Doing Development in Arkansas: Using Credit to Create Opportunity Outside the Mainstream By Richard P. Taub The University of Arkansas Press Fayetteville In 1988, Governor Bill Clinton...

New Report: Narrowing the Achievement Gap for African American and Latino Students


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The American Cities Foundation recently released a report entitled, “Best Practices in Urban Education Project: Narrowing the Achievement Gap for African American and Latino Students.”...

New Website: Civic Reflection


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Description: Civic reflection is the practice of reflecting on giving, serving, associating or leading through reading and discussion. This simple practice can help those who are engaged in civic...

Do Something: The Magazine


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[posted from ] Our magazine gives young people the tools and ideas to make change possible. We’re always accepting submissions – go to our website to read about the magazine and learn how...

New Website: American Rights at Work


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American Rights at Work has updated our web resources page for those students, educators and scholars interested in labor law reform efforts and violations of workers? rights to organize. Our...

Building Community Assets: A Guide to Credit Union Partnerships


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A new Woodstock Institute publication is now available on our website. Building Community Assets: A Guide to Credit Union Partnerships will help community organizations enable their members to join a...

K-12 Curricula: Active Citizenship Today and Election Central


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[posted from Service-Learning Advances newsletter] Constitutional Rights Foundation Resources The Constitutional Rights Foundation offers educators two approaches to civic education and...

Second Edition: Place Matters: Metropolitics for the Twenty-first Century


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] From: dreier@ Friends and Colleagues: A second edition of our book, Place Matters: Metropolitics for the Twenty-first Century, will be published in December by the...

Toolkit for Marketing Urban Education


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] TELLING YOUR STORY: A TOOLKIT FOR MARKETING URBAN EDUCATION Why don’t reporters tell the good stories about urban public schools? As board...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Papers for the National Outreach Scholarship Conference


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Proposals for paper and presentations are being sought for the National Outreach Scholarship Conference 2005, to be held October 20-4, 2005 in Athens, GA. The conference theme, “Tranformation...

Symposium on the Workforce for Low-Income Women


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Linking Thought and Action: A Symposium on Workforce Opportunities for Low-Income Women & Girls Event: Symposium: Linking Thought and Action – A Conversation Among Scholars, Practitioners...

Grant Opportunities

National Wildlife Federation Student Fellowships


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Call for NWF Fellowship Proposals! Due December 15th! National Wildlife Federation is now accepting applications for its 2005 Fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students interested in...

Teacher Quality Research Grants: Math/Science


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Description: Teacher Quality Research Grants: Math/Science Deadline: December 2 Supports research on key issues of teacher quality contributing to academic achievement and a reduction of the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Associate to Development Director Posistion Available at White-Williams Scholars


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POSITION AVAILABLE Qualified applicants should forward resume and cover letter to: mkerrspry@ or send to: White-Williams Scholars, 215 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Attn: Human Resources....

Director, Philaposh (Philadelphia Area Project on Occupational Safety and Health)


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Philaposh is hiring a new Director and part-time support staff. Description of the organization is below. For more info, visit their website (<a href=""></a>) or call...

UrbanPromise Ministries Job Postings


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UrbanPromise Ministries Job Postings About UrbanPromise: The mission of UrbanPromise is to equip children and young adults with the skills necessary for spiritual growth, academic achievement, life...

Miscellaneous

New Teaching Products Available


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"The New Teacher Book" is out, our online "Gift Pack" is ready to go, and so is another special offer for our friends. The Gift Pack: You can send your favorite new teacher a copy...

YouthLearn Requests Examples of Technology Integration in Afterschool Programs


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For some time now, YouthLearn has been working with educators from a range of different settings, both formal and informal, to promote the effective use of technology to advance powerful learning....

Programs for Awareness in Cultural Education


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Programs for Awareness in Cultural Education EDUC (URBS ) Cross Cultural Awareness DEADLINE EXTENDED: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12 BY 12:00 PM Cross Cultural Awareness EDUC (URBS ) is a graduate level...

Summer in DC – Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service


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We are pleased to announce that scholarship applications are now being accepted for the Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service, a dynamic summer program for undergraduate students interested...


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