The week of

April 15, 2005

PHENND Events/Activities

End of the Season Celebration


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Come celebrate the end of the tax season with PHENND and our Delaware and Montgomery County partners! The PHENND Financial Outreach Initiative and the Delaware County Asset Development Group...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Summer Invitational Institute on Writing and Literacy


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The Philadelphia Writing Project at the University of Pennsylvania is currently accepting applications for its 2005 Summer Invitational Institute on Writing and Literacy. The Institute will focus on...

Spyware, Adware, and Viruses


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***This event has been rescheduled to April 26*** Spyware, Adware, and Viruses Tuesday, April 26 3:30 United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania Teaming for Technology?s next Tech Tuesday seminar will...

Launch of new student run feminist magazine


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Hello! My name is Melody Berger and I’m a senior majoring in Women’s Studies at Temple University in Philadelphia. I’m starting a feminist magazine for teens, and I was hoping that...

Negotiation 101: Making Hard Conversation Possible


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NEGOTIATION 101 Making hard conversation possible Do you find yourself wanting to negotiate for results, while maintaining relationships? Not sure of how to ask for something and get it? Here is your...

Summer Activist Training Camp


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The Student Environmental Action Coalition In conjunction with Roadless Summer Presents Our 11th Annual *SUMMER ACTIVIST TRAINING CAMP* Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana July 5 – 11,...

Delaware County Technology Education Center spring courses


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The Delaware County Technology Education Center has released the Spring 05 schedule. Classes are running nights and Saturdays and have been discounted significantly for nonprofits. Two new classes...

NPower PA’s Spring Training Calendar


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NPower PA?s April and May Training Calendar is now available! You can view the calendar by going to Registration is easy. If you see a course you like please call 215-557-1559 to register. Right...

College of Physicians Obesity Program


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[posted from Healthy Environments Collaborative newsletter] College of Physicians Obesity Program, Part I Date: April 27, 6:15 PM Place: Collage of Physicians, 22nd street between Chestnut and Market...

The Urban Garden–Pits, Plots and the Window Box


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The Urban Garden–Pits, Plots and the Window Box Date: Saturday, April 30, 2005, 10 AM ? 1 PM Place: Trinity Center for Urban Life/Trinity Church, S. 22nd St. & Spruce Street The Trinity...

New Resources

Service-Learning literature


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[posted from Higher Ed Service Learning listserv] Wish you knew more about the literature of the service-learning field? Visit the website of Learn and Service America’s National...

New Report: Healthy Foods in Convenience Stores works


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[posted from Community Food Security listserv] Scottish Study to Introduce Healthy Food in Corner Stores Is A Success A six-month pilot study, from April to October 2004, shows signs of success in...

Restoring the Balance Between Academics and Civic Engagement


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Restoring the Balance Between Academics and Civic Engagement in Public Schools, is the new report released by American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum...

Action Guide for Education Organizing


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[posted from Public Education Network newsletter] ACTION GUIDE FOR EDUCATION ORGANIZING Is improving the quality of education in public schools a top priority for members of your organization or...

Youth Organizing and School Change


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[posted from Public Education Newsblast] YOUTH ORGANIZING IS VITAL FOR REAL HIGH SCHOOL CHANGE People often complain about students? attitudes about schools. What they fail to realize is that many...

K-12 Financial Literacy Resources


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[posted from Public Education Network newsletter] FINANCIAL LITERACY RESOURCES The National Council on Economic Education (NCEE) is a nationwide network that leads in promoting economic literacy with...

New Book: Local Acts: Community-based Performance in the US


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[posted from the Community Arts Network (CAN) University newsletter] Jan Cohen-Cruz has a new book coming out from Rutgers U Press: “Local Acts: Community-based Performance in the United...

Community Based research syllabi


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Community-Campus Partnerships for Health maintains a growing collection of CBPR syllabi and course materials. You can view the current resources at #Syllabi Help us expand our collection! To submit...

New Syllabus: Education Policy


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[posted from Comm-Org] I am very pleased to announce the addition of a new syllabus on the COMM-ORG syllabi page (): Education Policy, by Jean Anyon. You can find it in the CO and Education section...

Two new Food Security resources


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[posted from Community Food Security listserv] There are two new resources on food security are available. The first is A Framework for Understanding Food Insecurity: An Anti-Hunger Approach: A Food...

New Journal: Action Research


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] Action Research Editors Hilary Bradbury, Case Western Reserve University, USA and Peter Reason, University of Bath, UK Action Research is...

Partnerships Classifieds

Greater Love Homeless Outreach Summer Institute


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“I have learned that the homeless are not unapproachable like many people believe and most can be reached [through] even the smallest acts of love and compassion, such as a bottle of water or a...

UC Green Neighborhood Greening


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[posted from Health Environments Collaborative newsletter] UC Green Neighborhood Greening Date: Sunday, May 1, 10am-2pm Place: White Dog Caf?, University City Join UC Green for a day of hands-on...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Reclaiming Democracy: Engaging Students and Communities Through the Social Sciences


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On May 23-25, 2005, Campus Compact for New Hampshire, along with the Campus Compacts of Maine and Vermont, will offer the second in our series of Democracy Institutes. Reclaiming Democracy: Engaging...

Call for Proposals: Service Learning and Adult Education


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On October 22nd, 2005 DePaul University in Chicago will host a symposium on service learning and adult education. The symposium will invite participants to consider the relationship between two...

Educators for Community Engagement Conference


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For the first time ever, the Northeast Regional Campus Compact have joined forces with Educators for Community Engagement, combining their annual meetings to create a national gathering unlike any...

Teaching and Learning About Social Justice Issues Through the Arts


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SAVE THE DATE ! ANNOUNCING A UNIQUE SUMMER ONE-DAY CONFERENCE CREATING DEMOCRACY: TEACHING AND LEARNING ABOUT SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUES THROUGH THE ARTS DATE: Friday ,JULY 8, 2005 PLACE: SUNY New Paltz,...

Working with Diverse Children and Youth


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Working with Diverse Children and Youth April 28-29, 2005; Albuquerque, NM The Human Relations & Diversity (HRD) Training & Technical Assistance Project for the Corporation for National and...

Clean Energy Conference


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The Fifth Annual Clean Energy Conference from Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture) SPINNING GREEN ENERGY INTO GOLD: Implementing Pennsylvania?s Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards...

Diversity Fundamentals


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Diversity Fundamentals May 2-3, 2005; Charleston, SC The Human Relations & Diversity (HRD) Training & Technical Assistance Projectfor the Corporation for National and Community Service is...

Recruiting Diverse Members/Volunteers


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Recruiting Diverse Members/Volunteers May 5-6, 2005; Charleston, SC The Human Relations & Diversity (HRD) Training & Technical Assistance Project for the Corporation for National and...

Grant Opportunities

Community Outreach Partnership Centers grant


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The purpose of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Outreach Partnership Centers (COPC) program is to assist in establishing or carrying out outreach and applied...

Community Action for a Renewed Environment


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EPA Empowering Communities to Reduce Risks from Toxic Exposure EPA is launching a new grant program to help communities understand and reduce the risk of exposure to toxic chemicals. The Community...

Community Development Work Study Program


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Community Development Work Study Program This NOFA announces the availability of approximately $ million, plus $391,144 in previously unobligated FY04 funds, for CDWSP. Purpose of the Program: To...

NEA Foundation Grants


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[posted from Public Education Network newsletter] NEA Foundation Grants The NEA Foundation provides grants for the purpose of engaging in high-quality professional development or implementing...

NEA Grants for Summer Schools in the Arts


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[posted from RFP bullein] National Endowment for the Arts Offers Matching Grants for Summer Schools in the Arts Deadline: May 23, 2005 (Statement of Interest) The National Endowment for the Arts...

Reebok Human Rights Award


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Nominations Invited for Reebok Human Rights Award Deadline: May 31, 2005 Established in 1988, the Reebok Human Rights Award provides recognition and financial support to...

MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Enterprise Foundation Offers MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing Deadline: May 15, 2005 In partnership with the MetLife Foundation, the...

Neighborhood Excellence Initiative


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Bank of America Commences Second Year of Neighborhood Excellence Initiative Deadline: June 30, 2005 Bank of America Charitable Investments has commenced the second year of...

Active Living Research Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Proposals Invited for Active Living Research Program Deadline: May 25, 2005 Active Living Research (<a href=""></a>), a $ million national program of...

Healthy Kids Challenge Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] CIGNA Foundation Announces Showcase School Program with Healthy Kids Challenge Deadline: May 27, 2005 Employee benefits company CIGNA and Healthy Kids Challenge (<a...

Housing and Urban Development Grant Opportunities


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Please click on the link below to view HUD’s FY 2005 SuperNOFA Grant Opportunities posted on the web page. There are 53 grant announcements for over $ billion in funding opportunities. With...

Broadening Participation in Computing


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The National Science Foundation Broadening Participation in Computing program aims to increase the number of students achieving academic careers in computing. The deadline for application is June 14,...

Miscellaneous

Teleconference: Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education


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Hello everyone. National 4-H Headquarters, CSREES, Department of Agriculture, is sponsoring two free teleconference informational sessions in order for youth development researchers and...

National Award for Smart Growth Achievement


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2005 Call for Entries National Award for Smart Growth Achievement The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the fourth annual...

Value of volunteer time


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[emailed 3/30/2005] The Philanthropy News Digest reported the following: Independent Sector (<a href=""></a>) has announced that the value of volunteer time has reached $, up 36...


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