The week of

December 31, 2004

PHENND Events/Activities

Scholars in Service to PA Round 2 Campuses Announced


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On behalf of PennSERVE, PA Campus Compact, and PHENND, I am pleased to announce that participating campuses of the Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania program Round Two have been announced! Scholars...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Day of Reflection, Lifetime of Action


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Day of Reflection, Lifetime of Action Martin Luther King Day 2005 “Make a career of humanity – and you will make a greater person of yourself, a greater nation of your country, and a...

Annual Conference on Black History in Pennsylvania


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Mark your calendar 28th Annual Conference on Black History in Pennsylvania April 20-23, 2005 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania “A Historic Black Capital of America” The Conference on Black...

Black Male Development Symposium


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Arcadia University Presents 2nd Annual BLACK MALE DEVELOPMENT SYMPOSIUM Saturday, March 5, 2005 ?At all times, Black men need to think and re-evaluate where they are as men, co-workers, lovers,...

Philadelphia Green Skills Conference


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HOLD THE DATE FOR THE 2005 PHILADELPHIA GREEN SKILLS CONFERENCE. PEOPLE, POWER AND PUBLIC GREEN SPACES–Building the Advocacy Movement A regional conference on advocacy for people involved in...

New Resources

2004 Development Report Card for the States


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[posted from the Community Development Banking Listserv] Last month, CFED released its 2004 Development Report Card for the States. Available online at , the annual report card benchmarks the 50...

Tax Credit Community Outreach Kit


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[posted from National Community Tax Coalition listserv] [ed note: PHENND is heavily involved in tax outreach in Delaware and Montgomery Counties. To get more info, contact us at 215-573-2379. For...

Webconference Proceedings: Community Based Participatory Research


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The archive, presentations and handouts are now available from the Dec. 2 webconference on Community-Based Participatory Research: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Its Implications. See...

Guide on Service-Learning and Sustainability/Institutionalization


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] Hot Topics are navigational guides to subject resources on the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse website. These guides provide online...

New Study: Long-term impact of AmeriCorps


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning list] Long-Term Study Reveals Positive Impacts of AmeriCorps Service Serving in AmeriCorps has positive effects on members’ civic engagement, according...

Philly Future Blog Aggregator


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[posted from Neighbors On Line Philadelphia by kmartino1@] Philly Future , since 1999, has been a locally focused blog, attempting to be a resource to the community. Recently, the site has been...

New Website for Mobilizing Citizen Leadership


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[posted from Community Schools Online] Empowering Citizens with Knowledge for Change Within Their Communities The Annie E. Casey Foundation, recently launched a new section on its website, addressing...

New Toolkit: School Partnership with Families and Communities


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[posted from Community Schools Online] New Toolkit for School Partnership with Families and Communities As part of its Making Connections Initiative, the Annie E. Casey Foundation has developed the...

New Guide: Career Planning for Youth


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[posted from Community Schools Online] IEL Distributes Guide for Youth A new product, Career Planning Begins with Assessment: A Guide for Professionals Serving Youth with Educational and Career...

Dept. of Ed guide to No Child Left Behind


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[posted from Community Schools Online] Department of Education Releases a NCLB Resource Guide A new 31-page resource includes sections on education, the economy, national expenditures and...

Graduation Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility Alliance


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GRADUATION PLEDGE ALLIANCE Humboldt State University (California) initiated the Graduation Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility. It states, “I pledge to explore and take into...

New MLK Day of Service Resources for 2005


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[posted to Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] New MLK Day of Service Resources for 2005 On January 17, 2005, Americans across the country will celebrate the national holiday honoring the life and...

Teach for America Reports Some Gains


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[posted from Health Professions Partnership Initiative newsletter] TEACH FOR AMERICA STUDY REPORTS SOME GAINS A recently released study indicates that students of Teach for America (TFA) teachers...

“Gold-Standard” Definition of Community-Based Research


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] The Wellesley Urban Health ?Gold Standard? Definition of Community-Based Research (CBR) CBR is committed to social change; strives to enhance health...

Partnerships Classifieds

Mentors needed, KIPP Charter School


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KIPP Philadelphia Charter School is looking for Big Brother/Big Sister-type mentors for their 5th and 6th graders. KIPP Philadelphia Charter School is a new public charter school that opened in North...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

United Students Against Sweatshops Conference


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USAS National Conference Feb. 10-13 2005 University of Texas, Austin Register for the United Students Against Sweatshops National Conference! “Fighting for the Right to Organize-...

Teleconference: Service-Learning: Why and How


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Campus Compact announces a satellite/internet teleconference for faculty, administrators, and community leaders. Service-Learning: Why and How February 3, 2005 – 2:30-4:00 PM Eastern This...

Working Conference for Local After-School Intermediaries


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The After-School Corporation (TASC) is now accepting applications to attend their Working Conference for Local After-School Intermediaries to be held in New York City from March 30-April 1. With...

Conference on Community Driven Research and Social Change


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Please join us for the 2005 CoRAL Annual Conference on Community Driven Research and Social Change in the National Capital Region. CoRAL invites papers, panels, workshops, and poster presentations on...

Health Conference: Politics, Social Justice and Global Health


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Februrary 18-20, 2005: The Third Annual Western Regional International Health Conference: Politics, Social Justice and Global Health in Seattle,...

Ryan White National Youth Conference


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] February 19-21, 2005: The 11th Annual Ryan White National Youth Conference 2005 in Nashville, Tennessee. This conference is the only national...

Public Health Call for Abstracts


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters Newsletter] APHA 2005 Call for Abstracts – Deadline: Feb 11 The American Public Health Association?s 133rd Annual Meeting and Exposition will take place...

PA Sustainable Ag Conference: Reclaiming Health


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] RECLAIMING HEALTH: NOURISHING OUR FARMS AND FAMILIES FARMING FOR THE FUTURE 2005 Feb. 3-5, 2005 State College, PA Penn State Conference Center,...

National Sustainable Ag Conference


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] NATIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE ANNUAL CONFERENCE February 20 thru 22, 2005 Washington, DC Washington Plaza The meeting brings...

EPA Community Involvement and Training Conference


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[posted from Center for a Livable Future Newsletter] EPA 2005 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND TRAINING CONFERENCE July 12 thru 15, 2005 Buffalo, New York This annual conference is a unique opportunity for...

National Society for Experiential Education Call for Proposals


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National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) Call for Proposals The 34th Annual Conference of the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) will be held in Philadelphia from October...

Grant Opportunities

Timberland Foundation Community Investments


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Title: Community Investments Sponsor: Timberland Foundation SYNOPSIS: The sponsor is committed to strengthening communities through service. Investments made through the sponsor’s grants...

Food For All Grants Program


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[posted from Comm-Org] Title: Grants Program Sponsor: Food For All SYNOPSIS: The program aims to end hunger and malnutrition by encouraging long-term, self-help solutions in the United States....

F.B. Heron Foundation Grants Program


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[posted from Comm-Org] Grants Program Sponsor: Heron () Foundation SYNOPSIS: The sponsor is dedicated to helping people and communities to help themselves. The sponsor promotes the following five...

Petra Foundation Fellowships


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The Petra Foundation identifies unsung leaders who are making distinctive contributions to the rights, autonomy and dignity of others. The foundation provides fellowship awards and welcomes them to a...

New Federal Grant for Community-Based Research on Health Issues


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[postee from the CoRAL Network newsletter] Opportunity: New Federal Grant for Community-Based Research on Health Issues Sponsors: National Institutes of Health (NIH), Agency for Healthcare Quality...

Christopher Columbus Awards for Exploring Social Change


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Christopher Columbus Awards Teams of middle school students are invited to enter the Christopher Columbus Awards, a free awards program that challenges students to explore opportunities for positive...

National Medical Student Service Project Grants


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Caring for Community Grant Program: A National Medical Student Service Project – Deadline: Feb 28 The Association of American Medical Colleges,...

Healthy Communities Access Program Grant


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Healthy Communities Access Program Grant – Deadline: March 2 The purpose of the program is to provide assistance to communities and consortia...

New Jersey Animal Assistance Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Dodge Foundation Invites Applications for New Jersey Animal Assistance Program Deadline: January 20, 2005 The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation established the New Jersey...

Green Communities Initiative Grant


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Green Communities Initiative Announces Grant Guidelines Deadline: Rolling The Green Communities Initiative is a five-year, $550 million initiative to build more than 8,500...

Excellence in Cardiac Care Program for Minority Americans


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces Excellence in Cardiac Care Program for Minority Americans Deadline: January 14, 2005 (Letter of Intent) The Robert Wood Johnson...

John W. Gardner Leadership Award


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Independent Sector Invites Nominations for John W. Gardner Leadership Award Deadline: January 31, 2005 The John W. Gardner Leadership Award was established by Independent...

AmeriCorps State Program Grant


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PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of Citizen Service has issued a request for applications (RFA#-2005-ACS-1) for AmeriCorps State Program grants. Consistent with PennSERVE’s mission, the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Work Study positions, Neighborhood Bike Works


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[emailed 12/10/2004] Neighborhood Bike Works seeks college work-study students NBW is now interviewing candidates for off-campus work study from the Philadelphia Institute of Art (1 art instructor)...

Teen Program Digital Video Instructor, Project H.O.M.E.


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[posted from CTCNet listserv; emailed 12/15/2004] Job Description Honickman Learning Center Comcast Technology Labs Revision Date: June 25th , 2004 Job Title: Digital Music Instructor – Teen...

Teen Program Counselor, Project H.O.M.E.


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[posted from CTCNet Delaware Valley listserv; emailed 12/15/2004] Job Description Honnickman Learning Center/Comcast Technology Labs Job Title: Teen Program Counselor DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The...

Part-time administrative assistant, Kelly Writers House at Penn


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[emailed 12/15/2004] Part-time position at The Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania The Kelly Writers House seeks a responsible, personable, organized, outgoing administrative assistant to...

AmeriCorps*VISTA, Good Shepherd Mediation Program


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Good Shepherd Mediation Program is recruiting for Americorps VISTA volunteers The Good Shepherd Mediation Program (GSMP) is a non-profit neighborhood justice center located in Philadelphia,...

Miscellaneous

Survey of Transnational Youth Activism


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[posted from Global Youth Action Network newsletter] Survey of Transnational Youth Activism A study is being conducted to help researchers and organizers gain important knowledge about youth...

Women’s Way Unsung Heroines awards


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[posted from Women’s Way Fe-mail] Nominate Unsung Heroines for WOMENS WAY’s Local Honoree Awards WOMENS WAY will host its 28th Annual Event on Thursday, May 19, 2005. Among those honored...


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