The week of

February 4, 2005

PHENND Events/Activities

Register for the 2005 PHENND Conference


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2005 Annual PHENND Conference: Civic Engagement: Beyond Voting and Volunteering Friday, February 25, 2005 Optional Pre-Conference Dinner Thursday, February 24, 2005 Widener University Over the past...

Other Local Events and Workshops

E-Health Training Opportunity


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E-Health Training Opportunity Under a grant from the Bureau of Health Professions, the Center for Collaborative Research at Thomas Jefferson University is conducting an eHealth Training Institute on...

Biodiversity Conservation: From Knowledge to Action


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Biodiversity Conservation: From Knowledge to Action Wednesday, March 9, 2005 Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA Sponsored by: Kings Gap Environmental Education & Training Center and...

Neighborhood Information Systems training


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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...

Training: Planting Bare Root Trees


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Join us for a video presentation and slide show on planting and caring for Bare Root Trees! At PHS – 100 N. 20th St. (20th and Arch) Thurs. Feb. 24th from 6:30 pm to 8pm. Learn the advantages...

New Resources

Housing and Urban Development’s 10th Anniversary Publication Available


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The 10th anniversary publication of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of University of Partnerships is now out and on the web. The publication is titled “The Power...

Website and Reports: College graduation rates


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The Education Trust released a new online database called College Results Online. The interactive Web tool allows users to examine graduation rates at virtually any four-year college and university...

The ?How To? Grants Manual


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[posted from CCPH Partnerships Matters newsletter] The ?How To? Grants Manual: Successful Grantseeking Techniques for Obtaining Public and Private Grants, Fifth Edition by David G. Bauer This guide,...

Managing Risk in Nonprofit Organizations


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Managing Risk in Nonprofit Organizations: A Comprehensive Guide This book is designed to help nonprofit organizations protect their assets and meet...

New Report: Urban Sprawl and Public Health


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[posted from CCPH Partnerships Matter newsletter] RISING HEALTH RISKS LINKED TO URBAN SPRAWL: Family Doctors to Release Comprehensive Research Review The Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP)...

Public Health Research Publication


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Public Health Research Publication The University of Iowa, College of Public Health has the 2004 edition of their research publication available as a...

Roundtable on Community Change Reports


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Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Change Reports Available Reports on structural racism and community building, structural racism and youth development: issues, challenges, and implications....

Safe Schools Campaign 2005


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ISCV Launches Safe Schools Campaign for 2005 The Institute for the Study of Civic Values has launched a “Philadelphia Safe Schools Campaign,” for 2005, in partnership with the School...

Case Study: Service-Learning in Engineering


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] The newest in a series of University of Washington-community partnerships case studies is now available. This one focuses on the remarkable work of...

New Report: Role of libraries in communities


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Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the release of findings from a study, commissioned by The Wallace Foundation, suggesting that communities should...

New Website: Civil Rights Teaching


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[posted from Public Education Network Newsblast] DR. KING?S WORDS INTO ACTIONS Can you name five female civil rights leaders? Did the Civil Rights Movement begin in 1954 and end in 1970? What were...

New survey on business location decisions


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New survey on business location decisions: Survey discussed in article is available at: This was a national survey, not just Louisiana based-businesses. From the New Orleans Times-Picayune: Workers...

New Book on Best Practices in Education


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New Book on Best Practices in Education Tom Luce and Lee Thompson have recently released a new book titled Do What Works. The book presents best practices proven to spur outstanding performance in...

Partnerships Classifieds

Get Involved: 2006 National Service Learning Conference


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Many of you may already be aware that The Institute for Global Education and Service Learning has been selected as the 2006 NYLC conference host. We are excited to have the National Service Learning...

Volunteer needed: Community Voice Mail


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Community Voice Mail allows those who are homeless or participating in Welfare to Work to have an electronic answering machine to receive important messages from prospective employers, service...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Making Theatre/Facilitating Dialogue


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SUMMER 2005 July 11-16 Making Theatre/Facilitating Dialogue: Performance & Collaboration in Educational, Professional, and Community Settings with Michael Rohd/Sojourn Theatre In Portland,...

Future of Academic Work and Collective Bargaining


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The 32nd National Conference The Future of Academic Work and Collective Bargaining March 17, 18 and 19, 2005 in New York City The National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher...

Conference on Community-Based Participatory Research


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Subject: June Conference on Community-Based Participatory Research in Portland, OR Improving the Health of Our Communities Through Collaborative Research is a two-part conference that will explore...

Call for Proposals: Humanitarianism Throughout the World


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletters] Call for Proposals for Presentations at the Humanitarianism Throughout the World: The Life, Ideas and Enduring Legacy of Dr. Albert Schweitzer...

CCPH Summer Service-Learning Institute


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] CCPH’s 8th Summer Service-Learning Institute will be held June 17-20, 2005 in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State. Combining the best of...

National Public Health Leadership Development Network


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The National Public Health Leadership Development Network (NPHLDN), a consortium of state, regional, national, and international leadership programs which focuses on education and leadership training...

Conference: Injury and Violence in America


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Injury and Violence in America: Meeting Challenges, Sharing Solutions An interdisciplinary conference for the injury and violence prevention and control communities Sponsored by National Center for...

Public Health Partnerships in a Changing Health Landscape


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Public Health Partnerships in a Changing Health Landscape May 18-20, 2005 New Orleans, Louisiana Sponsored by the National Network of Public Health Institutes and the National Turning Point Program...

Call for Proposals: Conference of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities


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On October 1-4, 2005, California State University, Dominguez Hills will host the Eleventh Annual International Conference of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) at the...

National Summit on Economic and Financial Literacy


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National Summit on Economic and Financial Literacy Save the Date! Thursday, March 3, 2005 ?We must teach the skills that every young person needs to make good economic – Senator Daniel Akaka,...

Microenterprise Development Training Institute


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Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) Microenterprise Development Training Institute March 21-22, 2005 Jackson Hilton Hotel Jackson, Mississippi Sponsored by: AEO, AmSouth Bank, and...

Social Justice Student Summit


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[posted from Comm-Org] SOCIAL JUSTICE STUDENT SUMMIT Friday, April 8, 2005 California State University Fullerton Titan Student Union Join college students involved in community service, civic...

Grant Opportunities

Tony Hawk Foundation Offers Support for Skateparks Grants


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Tony Hawk Foundation Offers Support for Skateparks in Low-Income Communities Deadline: March 1, 2005 and September 1, 2005 The primary mission of the Tony Hawk Foundation is to promote high-quality,...

Charles Frueauff Foundation


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The Charles Frueauff Foundation 2005 Grants – Deadline: March 15, Sept 15 The Charles Frueauff Foundation focuses on at-risk youths in all its funding categories: education, health, and social...

Robt Wood Johnson Foundation Prescription for Health


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Prescription for Health – Round 2 ? Deadline: March 7 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has announced Round 2...

Fund for a Just Society


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] Unitarian Universalist Funding Program–Fund for a Just Society Sponsor: Unitarian Universalist Association SYNOPSIS: The sponsor makes grants to non-profit...

Grants to Reduce Violent Crimes Against Women on Campus


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] Grants to Reduce Violent Crimes Against Women on Campus Funding Opportunity Number: DOJ-GRANTS-012605-001 Due Date for Applications: Mar 24, 2005 US...

KaBOOM! Announces 2005 Playground Opportunities


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] KaBOOM! Announces 2005 Playground Opportunities Deadline: Open KaBOOM! has announced ongoing opportunities to build new, safe playgrounds across North America. KaBOOM! is...

Mattel Children’s Foundation


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Mattel Launches New Domestic Grants Program Deadline: April 8, 2005 and September 30, 2005 Mattel and the Mattel Children’s Foundation have announced the launch of a...

Organizing and Advocacy Grants Program, Third Wave Foundation


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] Title: Organizing and Advocacy Grants Program Sponsor: Third Wave Foundation SYNOPSIS: The sponsor financially supports organizing and activism work that exists to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Summer Internships, Industrial Areas Foundation


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The Industrial Areas Foundation organizations in the northeast corridor, from Boston to Washington, are seeking to recruit, train, and develop a new generation of organizers to work in one of the...

various organizing jobs, SEIU Local 1199P


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SEIU District 1199P Job Openings Posted February 1, 2005 SEIU District 1199P, AFL-CIO, CLC is Pennsylvania’s largest and fastest growing health care workers union. From direct care workers in...

Paid Graduate Internship, Centro Nueva Creacion


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[emailed 2/2/2005] CENTRO NUEVA CREACION PAID GRADUATE INTERNSHIP RESEARCH POSITION Centro Nueva Creaci?n is seeking a part-time graduate school intern to conduct a research study of the...

Director, Idealist On Campus


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Director, Idealist On Campus Action Without (AWB) is seeking an inspiring manager to oversee and expand our campus programs. This position will be based in our Philadelphia office and report to our...

Miscellaneous

Summer Institute for High School Teachers


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] National Humanities Center Offers Summer Institute for High School Teachers Deadline: March 4, 2005 The National Humanities Center is offering a summer institute for high...

Conference Call re: Partnering with AmeriCorps


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] Enhance & Expand your Existing Community Service Program by Partnering with AmeriCorps Funding is available for multi-state, Institutions of...

National Discussion on Higher Education?s Civic Mission


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National Campus Compact & North Carolina Campus Compact with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill presents Get a Job or Get a Life? (or Both?) A National Discussion on Higher...


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