The week of

January 14, 2005

PHENND Events/Activities

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Season Kick-Off

Join PHENND and its many partners in Delaware County for our Kick-Off Celebration for the 2005 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Season. Saturday, Jan 22, 2005 10 AM – 4 PM YWCA of Chester 7th...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Fifth Annual Minority Business Plan Competition

Fifth Annual Minority Business Plan Competition Background & Purpose: Founded in 1989 by the Wharton Small Business Development Center (SBDC), The Enterprise Center (TEC) nurtures entrepreneurs...

Sustainable Business Management

Sustainable Business Management: What can we do to accelerate positive changes in products? with Dr. Jim Fava Sponsored by SBN?s Sustainable Landscapes Building Block January 21, 2005 at 7-9pm Dr....

Associates Degree in Leadership

Earn Your Associate Degree in Leadership You are a leader. You want to make a difference in your community. You also want to improve your resume and advance in your career. It?s time for you to earn...

NPower PA Jan/Feb schedule

Dear NPower PA Friends: Happy New Year! NPower’s January and February training calendar is now available. You can view this by going to +-+february+2005+npower+ . Register on-line at or call...

National Coalition of Education Activists Conference

The National Coalition of Education Activists (NCEA) is pleased to inform you that our 2005 national conference is rapidly approaching. We would greatly appreciate it if you could spread the word...

Renewable Energy Teleconference

[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] Renewable Energy Teleconference: Wind Project Permitting: The Major Challenges and Potential Resolutions The Renewable Energy Committee of the...

Women’s Health, Children’s Futures 2005

SAVE the DATE!! Women’s Health, Children’s Futures 2005 Childbirth at a Crossroads In celebration of Maternity Care Coalition’s 25th Anniversary Childbirth at a Crossroads:...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] I Dream a World…Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Saturday, January 22 10:00 to 1:00 Friends Center, 1501 Cherry St., Philadelphia, PA...

Garden Tenders and Tree Tenders Workshops

Garden Tenders and Tree Tenders Educational Activities January through February 2005 Thursday, January 20th 6:30 pm to 8 pm Garden Tenders Third Thursday Workshop Starting Seeds Indoors PHS Office,...

Professional Development workshops

Pennsylvania Staff Development Council will present two regional workshops: ?Professional Development Designs? on February 15 in Doylestown, PA; and ?Supporting Student Learning through Job-Embedded...

New Resources

New Report: National Low Income Housing Coalition

[posted to Tax Roundtable listserv 12/20/2004] NPR had a sobering report this about how there is not a single jurisdiction in the country where a person working full time earning the prevailing...

Two new briefs on Citizenship Education

The Education Commission of the States (ECS) National Center for Learning and Citizenship (NCLC) has released two briefs on citizenship education, service-learning and student engagement. They can...

Hot Topic: After-School and Out-of-School Time

[posted from K-12 National Service-Learning listserv] New Resource from the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse After-School and Out-of-School Time Hot Topics highlight recommended resource...

Collegiate Voting Turnout in Philadelphia

[posted from Committee of Seventy News You Can Use] A Preliminary Report Card for the Class of 2004: Collegiate Voting in the Quaker City According to reports based on results of the National...

Fall/Winter 2004 Issue of Community Works Journal avail.

Fall/Winter 2004 Issue of Community Works Journal is Now Available in Print and On-Line! Written by teachers and accompanied by student work and photos Community Works Journal, features essays and...

Student-led advocacy in Philadelphia

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] STUDENTS ADVOCATE FOR THEIR OWN OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN As advocacy groups across the country litigate, mobilize, and vote in favor of improving...

Unite for Sight Service-Learning Website

[posted from National K-12 Service-Learning listserv] I am writing to inform you about Unite For Sight’s new service-learning website that is designed for teens and available at The website...

Community Programs to Promote Youth Development

[posted from Promising Practices in After School] THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES has published a new 8-page report brief based on the Academy report, “Community Programs to Promote Youth...

Journal of Community Power Building

[posted from Comm-Org listserv] Welcome to the western new year. I am, however, still working on the old year. And I am very pleased to announce, as a continuation of the old year, a new addition to...

New Report: After-School Grows Up

[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] The Robert Wood Johnson After School Project?s most recent report, After-School Grows Up, provides in-depth studies of four cities?Chicago,...

Two new Philadelphia oral histories

New City Community Press has two new titles available: ?Chinatown Live(s): Oral Histories from Philadelphia?s Chinatown? and ?Espejos y Ventanas/Mirrors and Windows: Oral Histories of Mexican...

Community-Based Participatory Research Around the World

Theme Journal Issue on Community-Based Participatory Research Around the World. The November 2004 issue of the international Journal of Interprofessional Care is focused on the theme of...

K-12 Service-Learning Toolkit by Disney

This section reviews eight steps to help you and your students effectively plan, implement, and evaluate your program. Within each step you will be given tips and ideas for practitioners...

Summer Food program for rural areas

Pennsylvania is part of an exciting new Summer Food pilot, which allows rural areas to participate if 40 percent of the children in the area are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals. In...

Miscellaneous

Sell books at NYLC Conference

Sell Your Service-Learning Materials at the 2005 National Service-Learning Conference! We are happy to announce that the National Service-Learning Conference, to be held March 16-19 in Long Beach,...

Submit Your Service-Learning Project

[posted from Service-Learning Advances] Submit Your Service-Learning Project "Teaching Tolerance" is seeking information about projects that promote diversity, community-building, peace and...

John Glenn Scholars in Service-Learning

[posted from Service-Learning Advances] John Glenn Scholars in Service-Learning The John Glenn Institute at Ohio State University is awarding scholarships (25 over the next three years) to advance...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

PT Managing Assistant, Media Tank

[emailed to CTCNet-Philadelphia list 12/20/2004] Work for Media Tank and help support the movement for media justice and reform! Media Tank seeks an experienced and reliable part-time managing...

Advancement Director, NPower PA

Advancement Director: responsible for NPower Pennsylvania?s fundraising and communications activities. The Director will secure funding to sustain NPower?s $1 million annual budget with support from...

Nonprofit Technology Advisor, NPower PA

[emailed 1/3/2005] Nonprofit Technology Advisor: responsible for promoting NPower PA?s services to the greater Philadelphia nonprofit community and generating memberships, consulting and training...

GED Instructor, Caring People Alliance

Caring People Alliance has an immediate opening for a GED instructor to work with pregnant and parenting teens. The position is 30 hours per week (9AM-3PM), at $20/hr. 30 hours per week qualifies a...

Executive Director, Renaissance Economic Development Corporation 1

[emailed to CTCNet Delaware Valley 1/5/2005] EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Executive Director Renaissance Economic Development Corporation 1 (REDC) Somerset, New Jersey Founded in 1997, Renaissance Economic...

Program Development Coordinators, Center for Youth Development

[posted to Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter] The Center for Youth Development (CYD) at the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania is currently seeking three Program Development...

Grant Opportunities

UPS Foundation Support for Human Welfare

UPS Foundation Support for Human Welfare The Foundation focuses its Support on National Programs in the Areas of: Human Welfare – including programs for families and children in crisis, the...

Tiger Woods Foundation grants

[posted from Service-Learning Advances] Grants to Help Underserved Children and Families The Tiger Woods Foundation will fund nonprofit organizations, projects, and programs supporting underserved...

NEA Foundation February Grant Review

[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...

Allstate Foundation Grants Program

[posted from Comm-Org listserv] Allstate Foundation Grants Program SYNOPSIS: Support is provided to nonprofit organizations which seek to improve the quality of life in communities across the...

First Data Western Union Foundation Grants Program

First Data Western Union Foundation Grants Program SYNOPSIS: The sponsor supports educational, health, and human service programs that improve and enhance the lives of individuals, families and...

AmeriCorps Grants

Corporation for National and Community Service: AmeriCorps National Grants, AmeriCorps National Planning Grants, & AmeriCorps Indian Tribe Grants Deadline (all programs): March 8, 2005 AmeriCorps...

VISTAs avail thru PA Campus Compact

The 2005-2006 AmeriCorps*VISTA host site application has been posted to the PA Campus Compact web site at <a href=""></a>. Additionally, we will send out hard copies of the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Sustaining Programs through Effective Grant Writing

The National Community Education Association is offering several special winter/spring mini-conferences titled “Sustaining Programs through Effective Grant Writing and Group Work Skills”...

Call for Proposals: Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education

National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE) 18th Annual Conference Dates: May 31 to June 4, 2005 Place: New York City, New York Call for Proposals: –...

Skills Workshops for Trainers, Presenters & Consultants

Event:Two-Day Professional Development Skills Workshops for Trainers, Presenters & Consultants Presented by: The Institute of Cultural Affairs and Shankland & Assocaites More Info: e-mail:...

Educators for Community Engagement Conference

The Northeast Regional Campus Compact and the Educators for Community Engagement present: Creative Tensions in Building the Engaged Campus: Keynote Speaker – Julia Cameron, Internationally...

CNCS/LEARNS Web-Based Tutor Training Call-in

Learn more about using the CNCS/LEARNS Web-Based Tutor Training Does your program engage tutors to assist children with reading? Have you seen the new CNCS/LEARNS Web-Based Tutor Training? The...

Youth for Justice training conferences

YOUTH FOR JUSTICE is a name for the National Law-Related Education Program at DOJ/OJJDP. YFJ is making resources available for over 150 individuals and “teams” from various settings to be...

K-12 School Technology Conference

[posted from CTCNet Funding newsletter] Beyond Wires & Boxes: Using Technology for Transformation Date: 3/22/05 – 3/23/05 Location: Washington, DC The K-12 School Networking Conference,...

Nonprofit Technology Conference

[posted from CTCNet Funding newsletter] Nonprofit Technology Conference Date: 3/23/05 – 3/25/05 Location: Chicago, IL It’s the premier annual event for anyone interested in helping...

Future of the American Public Research University

You may be interested in a symposium at Pennsylvania State University on the “Future of the American Public Research University” February 25-26, 2005. Topics such as teaching and...

Invitation to Present: Congress in the Classroom 2005

**Invitation to Present: Congress in the Classroom 2005** PROPOSAL DEADLINE: February 1, 2005. The Dirksen Congressional Center, a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization in Pekin, Illinois,...


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