The week of

December 10, 2004

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND Conference Call for Workshops and Papers: Civic Engagement

Over the past few years, there has been increasing emphasis on the civic development of young people. Campus Compact has moved towards a pilosophy of the “engaged campus” reflecting a...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Financial Literacy for Homebuyers en Espanol

[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Financial Literacy for Homebuyers–Free Workshop for Immigrants, Refugees & Asylees Tuesday, 12/21 5:00-7:00 Location: Congreso de...

New Resources

FREE WEBCAST on Health Disparities & The Body Politic

March 3, 2005: FREE WEBCAST on Health Disparities & The Body Politic: Policy, Research, Data, & Government Responsibility. First of three international symposia sponsored by the Harvard...

Learning from Others: A Literature Review and How-To Guide

Learning from Others: A Literature Review and How-To Guide from The Health Professions Partnership Initiative (HPPI) This literature review, recently released by HPPI, a CCPH member, features...

New Book: Political and Economic Determinants of Population Health and Well-Being

Political and Economic Determinants of Population Health and Well-Being: Controversies and Developments edited by Vincent Navarro and Carles Muntaner. This new book is an extremely important...

New Report: The State of Aging and Health in America 2004

[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters Newsletter] The State of Aging and Health in America 2004 This report assesses the health status and health behaviors of aged 65 and older, and makes...

New Paper: Needs Assessment And Arm Chair Evaluation of Community Action Network

I am very pleased to announce a new addition to the COMM-ORG Papers Collection: Needs Assessment And Arm Chair Evaluation of Community Action Network by Tara Thomas This is a paper by a new young...

New Article: Out-of-School Time Programs for At-Risk Students

McREL Publication Highlights Out-of-School Time Programs for At-Risk Students. McREL’s latest issue of Noteworthy, its annual education journal, is intended to bring a research-based...

New Article: How the EITC Benefits Urban and Rural Communities

The “State” of Low-Wage Workers: How the EITC Benefits Urban and Rural Communities in the 50 States An analysis of IRS Earned Income Tax Credit data across all 50 states finds that...

Idealist Career Days and Campus Trainings

Idealist Career Days and Campus Trainings! Hopefully by now you?re familiar with the various resources and downloadable workshops that are available to you through the Idealist On Campus program. But...

Teacher Professional Development: Primer for Parents & Community

[posted from Public Education Network Newsblast] TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: PRIMER FOR PARENTS & COMMUNITY MEMBERS Teachers today are under growing pressure to perform. But most new...

New Website: A Focus on Vocabulary

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] A FOCUS ON VOCABULARY Pacific Resources for Education and Learning offers A Focus on Vocabulary, a free online resource on vocabulary development for...

New Report: Child Care and Development Fund & 21st Century Programs

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] CCDF & 21CCLC: STATE EFFORTS TO FACILITATE COORDINATION FOR AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS To date, few afterschool programs have successfully integrated...

Miscellaneous

Ready Responder Commissioned Officer Program Seeking New Sites

The National Health Service (NHSC) Ready Responder Commissioned Officer Program Seeking New Sites The program is currently looking for new sites that currently utilize community health nurses who can...

Community College of Philadelphia Offers Classes in Youth Work

Youth Work Classes Community College of Philadelphia offers classes in Youth Work including day and evening courses, part-time and full time options, and certificate and degree programs ?including...

Winter Edition of Public School Notebook available

The winter edition of the Philadelphia Public School Notebook is now available at public schools, libraries and community sites across the city. (It will be in all schools by today). This edition...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Summit Children’s Program Seeks Program Director

Summit Children’s Program The Summit Children’s Program seeks a Program Director to oversee its early childhood and school age care programs. For more information, please contact the...

Grant Opportunities

Grant to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity

[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters Newsletter] Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Targeted Areas of Need – Deadline: Jan. 13, 2005 The purpose of the grants program is to...

US Federal Funding Announced for Community-Based Participatory Research

The US federal agencies below have collaborated in the release of this new program announcement on Community Participation in Research (PAR-05-026). Proposals will be accepted once a year –...

Services for Recently Arrived Refugees

Title: Services for Recently Arrived Refugees Sponsor: Office of Refugee Resettlement/ACF/DHHS SYNOPSIS: Funding is available to non-profit organizations in three priority areas: Preferred...

NEA Foundation

[posted from Public Education Network Newsblast] The NEA Foundation February Grant Review The NEA Foundation’s next round of Innovation Grant and Learning & Leadership Grant applications...

General Mills Champions Youth Nutrition and Fitness Grants

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Applications Invited for General Mills Champions Youth Nutrition and Fitness Grants Deadline: February 1, 2005 The American Dietetic Association Foundation, the...

Grants for PA Child Care Centers

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Lokoff Child Care Foundation Accepting Grant Applications from Pennsylvania Child Care Centers Deadline: December 31, 2004 The Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation...

National Vacant Properties Campaign

[posted from RFP Bulletin] National Vacant Properties Campaign Invites Proposals for Technical Assistance Program Deadline: January 14, 2005 The National Vacant Properties Campaign (<a...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Student Environmental Action Coalition National Convergence

THE STUDENT ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION COALITION(SEAC)WINTER NATIONAL CONVERGENCE BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS THURSDAY, JANUARY 6- MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 2005 REGISTER NOW!!! For More Information: ncc@;...

Pathways to Health Professions Program

Pathways to Health Professions Program – Deadline: Dec. 17, 2004 The intent of Health Resources and Services Administration’s Program is to support the continuation and development of...

Call for Papers: Working-Class Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS NEW WORKING-CLASS STUDIES: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE The 10th Aniversary Conference of the Center for Working-Class Studies at Youngstown State University Co-sponsored by Ford...

Beyond School Hours? VIII: The Power of Partnerships

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

National AfterSchool Association (formerly the National School Age Child Care Alliance) will host its annual conference February 24- 26, in San Antonio, exas. For more information or to register,...

2005 Eastern Regional Conference on Afterschool

2005 Eastern Regional Conference on Afterschool, sponsored by the Afterschool Institute, will be held on May 10 and 11, 2005 in Towson, Maryland. For more information visit:...

Jewish Activism & Urban Social Justice

The Jewish Council on Urban Affairs — a wonderful progressive activist group in Chicago on April 10-11, 2005 — is sponsoring a national organizing conference for progressive Jewish...

Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment

[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] 2005 CONFERENCE ON SCIENCE, POLICY AND THE ENVIRONMENT February 3 thru 4, 2005 Washington, DC Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade...

National Community Schools Forum

Community Schools: The Time is Now! March 9-11, 2005 Hyatt Regency Chicago Chicago, IL Bring a team from your own community to this national three-day forum to deepen your shared understanding of...

Arts Education Partnership Conference

The Arts Education Partnership will meet in Los Angeles, CA January 30-31, 2005. The theme is “Critical Issues in Arts Education: Partnering with Philanthropy” with main events to be held...

Registration open for COOL Conference

The conference registration and workshop submission sites for the 2005 COOL Idealist National Conference are officially open! Click here to register: Also, our workshop submission page is up and...

Community Development Venture Capital Alliance Conference

The Community Development Venture Capital Alliance (CDVCA) 2005 Annual Conference, which will take place at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, is the premier training and networking event for...

Service-Learning Institute

Michigan Campus Compact and Michigan Community Service Commission will hold the 9th Annual Institute on Service-Learning “Deepening the Commitment to Student Engagement through Quality...

Partnerships Classifieds

United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania Seeks Volunteer Tax Preparers

[Ed note: PHENND is also looking for volunteers for a similar effort in Delaware and Montgomery Counties. If you are interested in volunteering in these counties, contact Sharon Fluellen-Flynn at...


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