The week of

November 19, 2004

PHENND Events/Activities

Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania: Second Round


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Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania is an AmeriCorps Education Award Only program (Ed Award). This means that participating students enroll as AmeriCorps members on a part-time basis and receive a...

Homeland Security and Service-Learning: Deadline Extended


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Deadline Extended to November 24, 2004!! The Institute for Global Education and Service Learning (IGESL), in partnership with the New Jersey Commission for National and Community Service and Penn...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Out of School Time focus groups


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[posted from the Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter] Three OSTRC focus groups will be conducted over the next few months. These will take place on Wednesday, December 1, Friday, December...

Ninth Annual Coat Drive Begins November 15th


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The Ninth Annual Coat Drive Begins November 15th! Every year, thousands of men, women, and children in the Greater Philadelphia region live through the cold winter season without a coat to keep warm....

Lecture & Book Signing by Author/Journalist Liza Featherstone


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Lecture & Book Signing by Author/Journalist Liza Featherstone author of Selling Women Short: The Landmark Battle for Workers’ Rights at...

Human Resources 101 Workshop for nonprofits


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Nonprofit Workshop: “Human Resources 101” Wednesday, 12/1 9:30 to 3:30 International House, 3701 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA Cost...

Greater Philadelphia Grantmakers Panel


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Greater Philadelphia Grantmakers Panel Tuesday, 12/7 8:30-10:00 Greater Philadelphia Grantmakers Panel (with reps from Environmental Support...

Grant Proposal Writing from A-Z Workshop


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Workshop: “Grant Proposal Writing from A-Z” Tuesday, 12/7 10:30 :30 PECO Energy HQ, 2301 Market St., Philadelphia, PA Cost is...

MLK Day of Service, Project Leaders Training


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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Lifetime of Action, Day of Reflection January 17, 2005 Greater Philadelphia Cares are looking for passionate leaders committed to social change to coordinate workshops...

City Year Open House


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The Open House is a way to learn more about employment opportunities with City Year Greater Philadelphia, meet current corps members and staff, and begin the application process. The Open House will...

PennSERVE Workshops on AmeriCorps Programs


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Below you will find an announcement with specific information for a series of informational workshops which PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of Citizen Service will be conducting over the next...

New Resources

New Website: Education Planner


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter] Education Planner Education Planner is a new website that helps students learn about themselves, research careers, search for colleges,...

New Report: Out-of-School Time and Civic Engagement


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter] Out-of-School Time and Civic Engagement This commentary describes how out-of-school time programs make ideal contexts for nurturing civic...

New Guide: Service-Learning Guide and Journal: Higher Ed Edition


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SERVICE-LEARNING GUIDE & JOURNAL HIGHER EDUCATION EDITION By Robert Schoenfeld Tel: 206-722-1988 ? Fax: 206-721-3200 Email: Info@ Website: The new Service-Learning Guide & Journal?Higher...

Tree Planting Resource Kit


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[ed note: This sounds ideal for classroom-based service-learning projects.] The National Arbor Day Foundation has a special offer for you! Thanks to support from Toyota, they developed a complete kit...

New Data on School District Website


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[posted from Neighbors On Line Philadelphia] Those of you who use the School District website from the outside world may have been aware of the frustrating lack of school data on their website. If...

New Report: Gender Gap in Election 2004


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Here is a link to a poll on the gender gap released 11/9. The homepage is the Votes for Women 2004 webpage located at: Here is a link to the actual report: Kathy Miller President Pennsylvania NOW...

New Report: Improving the Health of Adolescents & Young Adults


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[posted from Building Partnerships for Youth – E-bulletin] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) have released...

New Report: Promoting Emotional and Behavioral Health in Preteens


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[posted from Building Partnerships for Youth – E-bulletin] Foundation Evaluation: Promoting Emotional and Behavioral Health in Preteens A new study by Public/Private Ventures proposes...

New Book: The People’s Business


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It is with great pride that Citizen Works announces the release of a brand-new book that gets right at the heart of fighting corporate dominance. The People’s Business, which hits stores this...

Bringing Service-Learning to your School District


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We are pleased to announce the release of District Lessons, a new publication series that focuses on promoting service-learning at the school district level. Research on effective education reforms...

New Website: Family Strengthening Policy Center


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] NEW FAMILY STRENGTHENING POLICY CENTER WEBSITE LAUNCHED The Family Strengthening Policy Center (FSPC) website is a clearinghouse of information and...

New Report: Healthcare Coverage Gaps Persist


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REPORT FINDS COVERAGE GAPS PERSIST AMONG LATINO, BLACK AND WHITE AMERICANS The health insurance gap among Latino, black, and white Americans persisted in 2003, with one in three Latinos, one in five...

New Report: Missing Persons: Minorities in the Health Professions


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] LACK OF DIVERSITY MAY BE GREATER CAUSE OF HEALTH DISPARITIES THAN NOT HAVING INSURANCE, FINDS SULLIVAN COMMISSION A lack of diversity...

New Manual: Building Career Ladders for Low-Wage Workers


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Building Career Ladders for Low-Wage Workers This manual will help community organizations, unions, employers, training providers, career counselors,...

New Paper: Comparison between American and Chinese Community Building


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I am very pleased to announce a new addition to the COMM-ORG Papers Collection: Comparison between American and Chinese Community Building by Xi Zhang This is a very interesting paper, both for its...

Where We Stand: Community Indicators for Metropolitan Philadelphia


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Where We Stand: Community Indicators for Metropolitan Philadelphia It is our pleasure to inform you of the completion of Where We Stand: Community Indicators for Metropolitan Philadelphia, the first...

Partnerships Classifieds

various activities, Neighborhood Bike Works


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Neighborhood Bike Works has several events coming up, and we’d love to see you! *Scrap Run* On Wednesday, November 24 (the day before Thanksgiving) at , one of our excellent volunteer truck...

Benefit Bank Counselor


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CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS Position: The Benefit Bank Counselor Place: Various locations around Philadelphia Hours: Part-Time Temporary, adaptable to individual schedules The Benefit Bank (TBB) is a...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Beyond School Hours VIII: The Power of Partnerships


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Beyond School Hours? VIII: The Power of Partnerships, sponsored by Foundations, Incorporated, will be held on February 16-19, 2005, in Atlanta, GA. For more information or to register, visit:...

National AfterSchool Association Conference 2005


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National AfterSchool Association (formerly NSACA) Conference 2005 will be held in San Antonio, Texas and will bring together 2500 afterschool professionals – the largest conference of the...

Call for Papers: Drama as Reflective Action for Social Transformation


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[posted from Community Arts Network University list] Praxis: Drama as Reflective Action for Social Transformation Praxis has been defined as “the action and reflection of people upon their...

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


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On behalf of the Florida Campus Compact, Brevard Community College, Florida Institute of Technology, University of Central Florida and the Planning Committee, I would like to invite you to the...

National Latino Education Summit


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THE LATINO INSTITUTE, INC. INVITES YOU TO THE NATIONAL LATINO EDUCATION SUMMIT TO BE HELD APRIL 3-5, 2005 AT MGM GRAND HOTEL AND CASINO LAS VEGAS, NEVADA This educational summit is being convened by...

National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] March 1-3, 2005: Visit the CCPH exhibit at the 19th National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control: Health Disparities: Progress,...

National Conference on Housing Mobility


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] December 3-4, 2004: Third National Conference on Housing Mobility in Washington, DC. Housing mobility programs traditionally help low income families...

AEQ Call for Papers: Critical Thinking


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Academic Exchange Quarterly invites articles that explore issues of Critical Thinking. Although service-learning is not explicitly mentioned, it certainly fits into this topic! Focus: Despite the...

Grant Opportunities

Youth Action Grants


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter] Youth Action Grants YouthActionNet is awarding $500 grants to individuals and groups that work on projects promoting social change and...

Pew Fellowships in the Arts


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Philadelphia-Area Artists Invited to Apply for Pew Fellowships in the Arts Deadline: December 3, 2004 Funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts and administered by the University...

New Voices Fellowships for Social Justice Leaders and Orgs


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] New Voices Fellowships to Support Organizations and Promising New Leaders Committed to Social Justice Deadline: January 10, 2005 The New Voices National Fellowship Program...

Nutrition Leadership Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Dannon Institute Offers Nutrition Leadership Program Deadline: December 15, 2004 The Dannon Institute (<a href=""></a>), an independent nonprofit...

Public Health Training Centers Grant


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Public Health Training Centers (PHTC) Grant – Deadline: Dec. 1 The goal of the PHTC Grant Program is to improve the Nations public health...

Nursing Workforce Diversity Grants


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Nursing Workforce Diversity Grants – Deadline: Dec. 3 Grants are awarded to increase nursing education opportunities for individuals from...

Health Education and Training Centers Grant


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Health Education and Training Centers (HETC) Grant – Deadline: Dec. 10 HETCs strive to improve the health status and life expectancy of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Student Workers, Documentary History Project for Youth


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Scribe Video Center Seeks Student Workers for 2005 Documentary History Project for Youth An after-school and summer program for 8th – 12th graders. * Write, shoot and edit a documentary video...

Technology Program Manager, Teaming for Technology


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[emailed 11/18/2004] Technology Position United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania is the region?s premier human service organization. We have an excellent opportunity for a Program Manager with our...

Health Educator, NW Phila Tobacco Control Project


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[emailed 11/18/2004] HEALTH EDUCATOR/PROJECT COORDINATOR NORTHWEST PHILADELPHIA TOBACCO CONTROL PROJECT Drexel University is seeking a Health Educator/Project Coordinator to develop and implement a...

Miscellaneous

FamilyFun Volunteers Program


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Program Honors Families Volunteering Together The FamilyFun Volunteers Program, offered by FamilyFun in partnership with DisneyHand, recognizes families that volunteer together to benefit others or...

Global Innovators Invited for Tech Museum Awards


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Nominations of Global Innovators Invited for Tech Museum Awards Deadline: April 4, 2005 (Nominations) A program of the San Jose-based Tech Museum of Innovation (), the Tech...

PA Commission for Women Requests Nominations for Role Model Book


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PA Commission for Women Requests Nominations for Role Model Book Friday, October 29, 2004 – WOMENS WAY Melissa Weiler Gerber, Executive Director of WOMENS WAY and a Commissioner for the PA...

Conference Call on Positive Youth Development and Academic Success


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National Conference Call: Decemenber 8, 2004, 2-3pm EDT An Interactive Teleconference on Positive Youth Development and Academic Success Join Building Partnerships for Youth, and CYFERnet on December...

Notice re: emergency gas shutoffs


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[posted from Neighbors On Line Philadelphia] Many low-income Philadelphia families risk losing their gas heating service next month because of their inability to keep up with payments. This situation...

Idea of America Essay Contest for High School Juniors


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[posted from Public Education Network Newsblast] 2005 Idea of America Essay Contest for High School Juniors The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) invites all eligible high school juniors to...

Leadership IS Award


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Independent Sector Invites Nominations for Leadership IS Award Deadline: February 18, 2005 Independent Sector (<a href=""></a>) established the...


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