The week of

December 3, 2004

Other Local Events and Workshops

Training: Neighborhood Information System


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Do you need detailed information about a specific property in your neighborhood? Are you looking for data to help write grants? Are you looking for Philadelphia crime data? Ever wanted to view...

Rotunda Flea Market-A-Thon for Foundation Community Arts Initiative


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The Rotunda Sunday, December 12 The Rotunda Flea Market-A-Thon aims to raise funds for The Rotunda’s community-based programming. Following the stellar event that was last year’s Rotunda...

College is Possible Workshop (English and Spanish)


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December 11: “College Is Possible” Workshop. Sponsored by the CORE Philly Scholarship Program and the Sallie Mae Fund to provide college preparation and financial aid information. La...

Intro to Parent Informtion Resource Center


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[posted from Phila Public School Notebook] December 16: “An “An Introduction to the Pennsylvania Parent Information & Resourece Center (Free) Basic Computer Skills Class for Parents...

Protection of Immigrant Worker’s Rights


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition Monthly Meeting: “Protection of Immigrant Worker’s Rights” with reps from...

Bryn Mawr Nonprofit Executive Leadership Insitute Open House


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Open House in Philadelphia for the Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute, Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work & Social Research...

New Resources

Service-Learning Course Construction Resources


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv. Please note, PHENND has its own local collection of service-learning syllabi found on the web at Please add our own syllabi to the collection by...

New Website: Visual Thesaurus


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PHENND Member Seth Horwitz writes: I think this is a pretty cool website — especially for those of us who like to play with words: It has a free trial version by putting a word in the...

Educational Importance of Debate


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[posted from Public Education Network Newsblast] THE EDUCATIONAL IMPORTANCE OF DEBATE Since the middle of the last century, interscholastic debate programs have been common throughout the...

High School Researchers Find a Generation Gap


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] HIGH SCHOOL RESEARCHERS FIND A GENERATION GAP Groundbreaking research by high school students in five states has turned up troubling discrepancies in...

New Report: Food Stamp Program Access Study


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[Ed note: PHENND was one of the original partners in the Food Stamp Enrollment Campaign, sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger. Students from 8 different campuses in the...

Effective Service Practices


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] NSRC Effective Practices Collection This month our Spotlight is on Wilma Boulwen, of the South East Texas Foster Grandparent Program. Our newest...

New Paper: Conceptual Model of Community Organizing


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] Hi COMM-ORG, I am very pleased to announce a new addition to the COMM-ORG Papers Collection: Establishing A Conceptual Model Of Community-Based Research Through...

New Microfinance Publications


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[posted from Community Development Banking listserv] New in the Microfinance Gateway Library: Publications You Could Use! Each month, the Microfinance Gateway adds valuable material received from...

New Article: Building Transformational Partnerships in Nursing


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[posted from Center for the Health Professions Newsletter] The Center for the Health Professions’ Ed O’Neil and Piper Krauel contributed to a special section of the Journal of...

Service-Learning Resources for Community Based Orgs


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[posted from National CBO Service-Learning listserv] Learn and Serve America’s National Service-Learning Clearinghouse is pleased to announce five new resources from the Points of Light...

Health Curriculum Framework


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[posted from CCPH Highlights] Clinical prevention and population health curriculum framework published in this month’s American Journal of Preventive Medicine. The framework is the initial...

Lessons from a Decade of Service-Learning


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[posted from Service-Learning Advances] Lessons from a Decade of Service-Learning Formative Years examines the Kellogg Foundation’s K-12 service-learning investments between 1990 and 2000 in...

Homeless Children in Philadelphia


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Homeless Children in Philadelphia People’s Emergency Center has authored a report titled ?Homeless Children in Philadelphia: Promising Approaches and Although very little data are available...

Partnerships Classifieds

Ayuda Community Center needs Toys


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Dear Community Service Directors/Community Service Groups, Ayuda Community Center serves people living in Hunting Park neighborhood in North Philadelphia. Residents who cannot afford Christmas gifts...

Attention Youth Writers!


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THE LINK We are a teen-run online newspaper based in Philadelphia, PA. We are looking for staff writers, artists, web designers?anyone interested in being a part of an awesome publication! About Us:...

Post your needs on SERVEnet.org


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TO ALL ORGANIZATIONS…FOR ASSISTANCE WITH YOUR VOLUNTEER NEEDS… SERVENET IS EXPERIENCING INCREASE IN SIGN-UPS FOR HOLIDAY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNTIES is experiencing an increase in sign-ups...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

IMCA Workshop on Improving Water Resources Through Collaboration


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future Newsletter] ICMA WORKSHOP ON IMPROVING WATER RESOURCES THROUGH COLLABORATION December 6 thru 7 New Orleans, Louisiana Local government officials and...

2005 Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Institute


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Save the Date: 2005 Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Institute The 2005 CDFI Institute will be held February 10-11 in Washington, DC, and will focus on policy and funding...

Improving Water Resources Through Collaboration


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future] IMPROVING WATER RESOURCES THROUGH COLLABORATION December 6 thru 7 New Orleans, Louisiana University of New Orleans Downtown Center, 226 Carondelet, Room 212...

Call for Proposals: EPA Community Involvement & Training Conference


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EPA 2005 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND TRAINING CONFERENCE July 12 thru 15, 2005 Buffalo, New York Proposal Deadline: December 17, 2004 This annual conference is a unique opportunity for a wide array of...

Health Institutions as Economic and Community Anchors


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Community Campus Partnerships for Health will be facilitating an interactive workshop entitled “Health Institutions as Economic and Community Anchors: Case Studies and Practical...

Eighth Annual Continuums of Service Conference


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Dear Colleagues, The Western Region Campus Compact Consortium is pleased to announce the dates, location, and theme?along with a Call for Proposals?for the Eighth Annual Continuums of Service...

Practitioners’ Conference on Civic Education


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Practitioners’ Conference on Civic Education January 13-15, 2005 ? Hotel InterContinental ? New Orleans About the Conference. For a country to flourish and grow, and for a democracy to sustain...

Submissions to Michigan Journal of Community Service-Learning


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Dear Service-Learning Colleagues, Are you interested in submitting an article to the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL)? We are now seeking articles for volume 12 (fall 2005,...

Grant Opportunities

CiviConnections Grant Funds for Teachers


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CiviConnections is a three-year teacher grant program funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service and National Council for the Social Studies. The program supports students and...

Delaware Community Foundation


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Delaware Community Foundation Invites Applications for Capital Grants Program Deadline: January 31, 2005 The Delaware Community Foundation (<a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Assistant Teacher, YoUth RAP Program


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[emailed 11/10/2004] Assistant Teacher for YoUth RAP Program YoUth RAP, the Youth Urban Renewal Arts Program, is an after-school program dedicated the helping youth ages 9-14 at two schools in the...

Grants Program Manager, Metropolitan Career Center


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[emailed 12/1/2004] Grants Program Manager Metropolitan Career Center is seeking a Grants Program Manager, responsible for the growth and sustainability of MCC’s foundation, corporate, grants,...

Nonprofit Technology Advisor, NPowerPA


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[posted to CTCNet Delaware Valley 12/1/2004] NPower is seeking candidates for the position of Nonprofit Technology Advisor, responsible for promoting NPower PA?s services to the greater Philadelphia...

Director of Professional Development, Phila Safe and Sound


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv 12/2/2004] Director of Professional Development This newly created role will coordinate the development and implementation of a strategic...

AmeriCorps positions, National School and Community Corps


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The National School and Community Corps, an AmeriCorps program of the non-profit EducationWorks, is currently recruiting AmeriCorps members for a one year term of full-time service beginning in...

Miscellaneous

Call for Nominations, Ernest Lynton Award for Faculty


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Call for Nominations Ernest A. Lynton Award for Faculty Professional Service & Academic Outreach The annual Ernest A. Lynton Award for Faculty Professional Service and Academic Outreach...

Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs


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Applications for The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs are due January 7, 2005! LEARN – Study public policy and public affairs for 9 months. Understand how a major city runs from the...


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