The week of

November 12, 2004

Other Local Events and Workshops

Financial Aid Workshop for counselors and others


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There is still room available for participants who want to attend the second Philadelphia date for the PHEAA workshops this year. Wednesday, November 17 8:30 – 12:00 Germantown High School...

New Food Movements: Transforming Food, Farming and Community


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New Food Movements: Transforming Food, Farming and Community With Anne Lappe, co-author of Hopes Edge, co-founder The Small Planet Institute. Wednesday, December 1st, Noon ? 1:30 PM – FREE...

Workshop: Should I Start a Nonprofit Organization?


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Should I Start a Nonprofit Organization? Presented by: Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University Location: Municipal Services Building, 14th St and JFK Blvd, Philadelphia We’ll review what it...

Workshop: Overview of the Facility Development Process


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[posted from PACDC newsletter] Overview of the Facility Development Process Presented by: Women’s Community Revitalization Project Location: WCRP Offices, 407-11 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia...

The Future of Philadelphia’s Schools


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November Civic Education Forum THE FUTURE OF PHILADELPHIA’S SCHOOLS Save the Date: Monday, November 29, 7:00 , location to be announced Major changes are in store for Philadelphia’s...

New Course: School-Community Partnerships in Urban Settings


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School-Community Partnerships in Urban Settings: Urban Education 516 (CRN 043059). Temple University. Tuesdays, 5-7:30, Ritter Annex 319. Instructor: Dr. Novella Keith (keithnov@) Rationale: Although...

Weekend course: Reforming Social Institutions


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I would like to inform you of a unique opportunity coming to your students this spring. This course is for both graduate and upper-level undergraduate students. Please take a look and distribute the...

Why Wi-Fi? An Educational Forum on Wireless in Philadelphia


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W H Y W I – F I ? An Educational Forum on Wireless in Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wednesday Nov. 17 at 7pm Free Library of Philadelphia Montgomery...

Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner for NW Interfaith Hospitality Network


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Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner for Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network “the shelter that’s not like a shelter” at Chestnut Hill College Rotunda 9601 Germantown Ave....

New Resources

New Report: Improving Nutrition and Physical Activity in Our Schools


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IMPROVING NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN OUR SCHOOLS A new report by Action for Healthy Kids calls on schools to take action to address students’ poor-nutrition and physical inactivity. The...

New Report: Cultural Competency for California Public Health Staff


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[posted from Center for the Health Professions newsletter] The Center for the Health Professions completed a report that outlines a cultural competency curriculum specifically for public health...

New Book: Education, Conflict and Social Cohesion


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[posted from Global Youth Action Network] NEW PUBLICATION: Education, Conflict and Social Cohesion Studies provided here examine the potent role of curriculum policy in reconstructing social and...

Website: Importance of EITC for People with Disabilities


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Webcast Invitation November 19, 2004 12:00 ? 2 :00 PM EST THE IMPORTANCE OF THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES Co-Sponsored by the Law, Health Policy and...

Disability and Service Teleconference Transcript


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National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP)’s October, 27 2004 teleconference transcript is now available! Please visit to download the transcript. On the October, 27 2004, NSIP hosted...

New Paper: Undergraduates and Community-Based Research


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[posted from Comm-Org] I am very pleased to announce a new addition to the COMM-ORG Papers Collection: Undergraduates and Community-Based Research: Benefits, Challenges and Opportunities by Katharine...

New Website: White Dog Cafe Foundation


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We have a new website!! Visit us at This site lists upcoming events, important news and current projects of Fair Food. If you are a chef, grocer or farmer ? we have a page on the site specifically...

New Report: 2004 Youth Voting Participation


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The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE) at the University of Maryland has released the findings of their study on youth (18-29 year olds) voting...

Hampton Neighborhood Initiative: Lessons and Resources for Other Communities


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[posted from the Community Building Institute newsletter] One of the oldest cities in the United States, Hampton, Virginia, recently marked the 10th anniversary of its Healthy Neighborhood...

New Report: People, Place, and Prosperity


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[posted from Community Building Institute Newsletter] National Funding for Local Improvements “Improving local well-being involves working with a range of partners to address issues at the most...

New Report: Indicators of Opportunity in Higher Education


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NEW REPORT REVEALS THAT INCOME GAP IMPACTS HIGHER EDUCATION, AS WELL Washington, DC ? Despite numerous policies to make college more accessible, most low-income students never consider college, many...

Pathways to College Toolbox


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PATHWAYS TO COLLEGE TOOLBOX The Pathways to College Network has created a systematic, research-based resource to help schools and college outreach programs increase the number of students preparing...

Free Webconference: Community-Based Participatory Research


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Register now for this upcoming free webconference cosponsored by Community-Campus Partnerships for Health and the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Registration is limited to 75 incoming...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

American Planning Association Annual Conference


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After the rousing success of their 2004 conference with more than 5,200 planners and their colleagues attending, the American Planning Association will be holding the 2005 Nation Planning Conference...

16th Annual National Service-Learning Conference


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Online registration is now open for NYLC?s 16th Annual National Service-Learning Conference! Don?t wait to utilize the new online registration system, making your registration experience a breeze....

NeighborWorks Training Institute


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[posted from PACDC newsletter] NeighborWorks Training Institute Presented by: Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation Location: Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, LA Intensive core and specialized education...

Grant Opportunities

DisneyHand Minnie Grant for Global Youth Service Day


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DisneyHand Minnie Grant for Global Youth Service Day 2005 Disney and Youth Service America offers grants to groups, schools, and organizations that engage children and youth ages 5-14 in community...

Student-Faculty Research on Growing to Greatness s-l survey


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The National Youth Leadership Council is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals for further research on our Growing to Greatness 2004 national survey of kindergarten through 12th-grade...

EPA Research grants for sustainable development


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EPA RESEARCH GRANTS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ($660,000) EPA is now accepting applications from student teams for the 2005 P3 competition. The deadline for receipt of applications is Jan. 27, 2005....

Youth Service America Youth Venturer


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Get up to $1,000 in start-up funds for sustainable NYSD projects by becoming a YSA Youth Venturer! Want to help your community or change the world? Need some funds and support to help get things...

National Gardening Association Grants Program


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[posted from PACDC newsletter] National Gardening Association Grants Program The NGA supports programs across the country that actively engage kids in the garden and improve the quality of life for...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Senior Web Application Developer, One Economy


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Senior Web Application Developer Non-profit connecting low-income people to economic opportunities online at <a href=""></a> seeks Senior Web Application Developer. Candidate...

Regional Membership Executive, Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic


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[emailed 11/2/2004] Regional Membership Executive – Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic Are you looking for a rewarding job that focuses on helping others? Recording for the Blind &...

Coordinator of Special Projects, Philadelphia Reads


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter, 11/5/2004] Philadelphia reads seeks a Coordinator of Special Projects. Resumes with cover letters should be sent to Thomas S. Jacoby,...

Director of Community & Agency Services, United Way of Bucks Co.


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UNITED WAY OF BUCKS COUNTY POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION: Director of Community & Agency Services REPORTS TO: President & CEO PURPOSE OF POSITION: To lead staff, volunteers and community...

Miscellaneous

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) award


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*Please circulate widely* CALL FOR NOMINATIONS for 4th ANNUAL CCPH AWARD! DECEMBER 8, 2004 DEADLINE The Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) award recognizes exemplary partnerships between...

Leadership for a Changing World: Call for Nominations


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[posted from Global Youth Action Network] Leadership for a Changing World: Call for Nominations Seventeen outstanding social justice leaders will receive awards of $100,000 to advance their work,...

Progressive Leadership and Advocacy Network (PLAN) for Women


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National Women?s Law Center Progressive Leadership and Advocacy Network (PLAN) for Women Since 1972, the National Women?s Law Center has been working to expand the possibilities for women and girls...

Office Space for Rent


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Office Space for Rent The White Dog Cafe Foundation is moving offices (just a few doors down from the White Dog Cafe in University City) and we have an extra small office in the building that we plan...

Join Winter Harvest local food buying club


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Dear Supporters of Locally Produced Food, Today is the launch of Farm to City’s 2004-2005 season for Winter Harvest! We hope you will join us to enjoy the bounty from our local farms during the...


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