The week of

April 8, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

Fairmount Park Horticulture Workshop


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Fairmount Park Horticulture Center Presents: Scented Geraniums-A Plant With Identity Problems!! Workshop Date: Thursday, April 28, 2005 Time: 10:00 Am Place: Fairmount Park Horticultural Center...

Spring Plant Sale


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Spring Plant Sale Friday April 29th and Saturday 30th 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Fairmount Park Horticulture Center Presents: Spring Plant Sale Friday April 29th and Saturday 30th 10:00 am to 2:00 pm....

Fitzwater 2000 Community Garden Association’s Second Garden Day


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The Fitzwater 2000 Community Garden Association’s second Garden Day Fundraiser/Tour/Plant Sale/Flea market Saturday, April 30th from 10 am – 2 pm. (Rain Date Sunday, May 1st). Who: The...

City Gardening Series


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Philadelphia Green Educational Activities May through June 2005 Thursday, April 28th 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Garden Tenders: Spring in the Garden 831-9 South Street (at Darien) Getting ready for spring...

O, YES! (Our Youth Enlightened about Sexuality) Conference


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O, YES! (Our Youth Enlightened about Sexuality) (July 30th , 10 to 4 ) Sponsored by Eastern University’s Center for Urban Youth Development in partnership with SPYCC (the South Philadelphia...

Money Counts Teachers Training Conference


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MONEY COUNTS TEACHERS TRAINING CONFERENCE You?re Invited to Register for the – an Investor Education and Personal Financial Literacy Program for Pennsylvania K-12 Educators Federal Reserve Bank...

Entering Philadelphia Politics Workshop


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Entering Philadelphia Politics: How and Why to Become A Committee person Wednesday, May 18, 6 pm – 8 pm Location: 1199C Union of Hospital and Healthcare Workers Becoming a Committeeperson is a...

Entries Needed for the Student Voices Film Festival


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WHYY and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) are seeking entries for the Student Voices Film Festival, which will be held June 28 at the Philadelphia Marriott. Held in...

Port Richmond 1st Annual Breast Cancer Walk-a-Thon


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PORT RICHMOND 1ST ANNUAL BREAST CANCER WALK-A-THON Sunday May 15, 2005 12 Noon Rain or Shine Samuel Recreation Center Gaul & Tioga Streets PRBC Walk P O Box 26966 Phila PA 19134 215-291-3820...

PA Assoc. of Nonprofit Orgs Annual Meeting


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PANO’s 10th Annual Meeting & Luncheon Keynote speaker is Pennsylvania Secretary of State Pedro Cort?s. More details to follow June 16, 2005 Holiday Inn Grantville Code: Member rates:...

New Resources

Food Trust develops Healthy Beverage Toolkit


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Food Trust develops Healthy Beverage Toolkit The Food Trust based in Philadelphia just received an Excellence Award from the Produce for Better Health Foundation for their achievements in promoting...

Making Waves: Canada’s Community Economic Development Magazine


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The (much delayed!) Winter 2004 edition of Making Waves: Canada’s Community Economic Development Magazine features articles on Business Retention & Expansion, on Wal-Mart, on labour market...

New Report: Underrepresentation of People of Color in State Gov. Policy


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Report Finds People of Color Underrepresented in State Government Policy Positions A new report published by the Center for Women in Government at SUNY Albany finds that disproportionately few people...

National Public Health Week (NPHW) 2005: Toolkit Now Available


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National Public Health Week (NPHW) 2005: Toolkit Now Available NPHW 2005 is dedicated to empowering Americans to live stronger, longer. During the week of April 4 – 10, the American Public...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Report


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Second Annual State of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Report Dr. Julie Gerberding, director of the CDC, released this report which highlights agency achievements, progress on...

Health Affairs Examines Progress Toward Ending Health Disparities


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Health Affairs Examines Progress Toward Ending Health Disparities Articles in the March/April issue of Health Affairs () address the role of government and policy in helping to eliminate racial and...

Tutoring and Tutor Training Resources


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Direct links to some of the LEARNS products and services. CNCS/LEARNS Web-Based Tutor Training This interactive Web site was created to prepare national service members and volunteers to tutor...

New Report: Is Higher Education Ready to Commit to Community Engagement


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Calling the Question: Is Higher Education Ready to Commit to Community Engagement? is a report resulting from an April 2004 Wingspread conference on Institutionalizing University Engagement. The...

Science, Gender and Afrerschool Website and listserv


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Visit the new Science, Gender and Afterschool portal on and Join the Science, Gender, and Afterschool (SGA) Listserv What is the SGA Listserv? * The SGA Listserv is an electronic mailing list, which...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Upcoming Human Relations and Diversity Workshops


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Mark your calendar for the Upcoming Human Relations and Diversity Workshops The Human Relations & Diversity (HRD) Training & Technical Assistance Project for the Corporation for National...

Fundraising, Marketing, and Financial Skills workshop for nonprofits


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LOW-COST NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP TRAINING WEEKEND IN NEW ENGLAND The Environmental Advocacy and Organizing Program at Antioch New England Graduate School in Keene, NH is sponsoring a weekend seminar...

Community Service Directors Professional Development Retreat


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Second Annual Campus Compact CSD Professional Development Retreat Four days of must-have knowledge for new community service and service-learning professionals! July 25-29, 2005 DePaul University...

The National Community Education Association 40th Annual Conference


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The National Community Education Association (NCEA) 40th Annual Conference “Community Education: Gateway to Strong Diverse Communities” will be held in St. Louis, MO, December 7 –...

Youth in Action: Making a Difference Summit


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Register to Attend the 2005 National Youth Summit The 2005 National Youth Summit “Youth in Action: Making a Difference” Marriott Wardman Park Hotel Washington, DC July 28-30, 2005 Nearly...

Reclaiming Economic Development Conference


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REGISTER NOW for Good Jobs First?s “Reclaiming Economic Development” II Conference Our second national conference will be held May 11 ? 13, 2005 at the Wyndham Baltimore Inner Harbor...

Food Resource Safety Net Conference


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May 24-25, Strengthening the Food Resource Safety Net, Wyndham Harrisburg-Hershey. For more information about the conference content or registration, please contact the Penn State Office of...

Society for Nutrition Educators 2005 Annual Conference


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July 23-27, Society for Nutrition Educators 2005 Annual Conference, Leading the Way in Nutrition and Health, Hyatt Grand Cypress, Orlando FL. Phone: (317) 328-4627 URL: http://www.sne.org/conference/

Call for Proposals: Student Learning and the Public Good


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The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) in collaboration with Campus Compact The Civic Engagement Imperative: Student Learning and the Public Good Network for Academic...

Building a Movement for Social Justice through Community Based Education


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Building a Movement for Social Justice through Community Based Education Second Biennial Conference Friday, June 3 – Sunday, June 5, 2005 Maryville College, Maryville, Tennessee Sessions for...

Building Partnerships to Strengthen Communities Conference


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The Office of University Partnerships (OUP) invites you to join “Building Partnerships to Strengthen Communities,” the 2005 Community Outreach Partnership Centers (COPC) conference. The...

Growing Possibilities: Agriculture in the City


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April 15 thru 16, 2005 Boston, MA Roxbury Community College GROWING POSSIBILITIES: AGRICULTURE IN THE CITY Friday, 1:00 PM-5:00 PM: Tours will be conducted to visit kitchen enterprise sites, an...

Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference


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October 21 thru 23, 2005 Burlington, VT WOMEN IN SUSTAINABLE AGRICULATURE CONFERENCE: CELEBRATION OF HOPE AND OPPORTUNITY This three day national conference will honor the role of women in...

International Conference on Servant-Leadership


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15th Annual International Conference on Servant-Leadership in Indianapolis, IN. June 2-4, 2005 Each year our conference attracts a healthy mixture of first-timers and return attendees, with many...

Congress of Health Professions Educators


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12th Congress of Health Professions Educators in Washington, DC. June 6-7, 2005 The 12th Congress of Health Professions Educators, Integrating Clinical Prevention and Population Health into...

Building Sustainable Local Economies


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The E. F. Schumacher Society has a 25-year history of developing and promoting regional economic institutions that link citizens and producers in the task of shaping their own local economies. The...

Grant Opportunities

Grants AvailableTargeting the American Street Empowerment Zone


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United Way’s New Initiative, The Neighborhood Funding Stream, Now Accepting Grant Applications Targeting the American Street Empowerment Zone United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania (UWSEPA) is...

Presidential Freedom Scholarships to Honor High School Students for Outstanding Service


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$1,000 Presidential Freedom Scholarships Available to Honor High School Students for Outstanding Service (Washington ) – Washington – Two students from every high school in the country...

Grants for Workforce Preparedness in Afterschool


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Afterschool funding due April 15th, 2005 National 4-H Council just released an RFP for Workforce Preparedness in Afterschool. Grants of $30,000 will be made to 10 states to conduct workforce...

U.S. Dept. of Education Children With Disabilities Program


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" Dept. of Education Children With Disabilities Program" This grant program is designed to promote academic achievement and improves results for children with disabilities by supporting...

U.S. Dept. of Education Steppingstones of Technology Innovation Program


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" Dept. of Education Steppingstones of Technology Innovation Program" This grant program is designed to: (1) Improve results for children with disabilities by promoting the development,...

National Dairy Council 3-A-Day of Dairy Nutrition Education Grants


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National Dairy Council 3-A-Day of Dairy Nutrition Education Grants This grant program is designed to address America’s low calcium intake and support the philosophy of the nutrition-based...

Nominations of Child Advocates Invited for World of Children Awards


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Nominations of Child Advocates Invited for World of Children Awards Deadline: April 25, 2005 The World of Children Awards are designed to honor ordinary people doing...

Target Stores Opens Community Giving Grants Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Target Stores Opens Community Giving Grants Program Deadline: May 31, 2005 Applications are now available for the Target Stores( <a href=""></a> )...

African American Success Foundation Offers Research Funding


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] African American Success Foundation Offers Research Funding Deadline: June 10, 2005 The African American Success Foundation offers the Lydia Donaldson Tutt-Jones Memorial...

Young Scholars Program for High-Achieving Youth


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Offers Young Scholars Program for High-Achieving Youth Deadline: May 2, 2005 The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program (<a...

KnowledgeWorks Foundation Search for Excellent Schools


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] KnowledgeWorks Foundation Begins 2nd Annual National Search for Excellent Schools Deadline: June 24, 2005 The KnowledgeWorks Foundation (<a...

Microsoft’s Scholarships to Reward Students for Charitable Contributions


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Microsoft’s Annual Scholarship Program to Reward Students for Charitable Contributions (SCI/TECH) Deadline: April 30, 2005 Microsoft (<a href=""></a>) has launched its...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Centro Nueva Creaci?n Seeks Executive Director


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Centro Nueva Creaci?n Announcement of position: Executive Director Centro Nueva Creaci?n (<a href=""></a>) seeks an Executive Director to manage and oversee its operations, as...

Institute for Global Education and Service Learning Seeks Program Manager


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The Institute for Global Education and Service Learning (IGESL) seeks a Program Manager to implement its Learn and Serve America-Homeland Security program. The LSA program – Youth Organized for...

The Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia Seeks Preliminary Hearing Coordinator


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The Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia (AVP) Families of Murder Victims Program (FMV) Fax: Email: fmv@ Web: <a href=""></a> Position Title: FMV Preliminary Hearing...

Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Seeks Computer Lab Technician


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Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Computer Lab Technician Responsibilities: ? Installation, configuration, trouble-shooting and maintenance of computer workstations for general public...

Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now Seeks Legislative Director


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Legislative Director – PA Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now ACORN is hiring a full-time, salaried, Legislative Director in Pennsylvania, to start immediately. The position...

Miscellaneous

Excellence in Education Prizes


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Fordham Foundation Invites Nominations for Excellence in Education Prizes Deadline: May 13, 2005 The Thomas B. Fordham Foundation (<a href=""></a>) is...

Reviewers Sought for Book Proposal on Health Literacy


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Reviewers Sought for Book Proposal on Health Literacy Jossey-Bass is giving serious consideration to a proposal for a new textbook on Health Literacy. If you teach a course that relates to this...


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