The week of

April 22, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

Conflict Transformation Workshop


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Conflict Transformation Workshop For community relations and law enforcement professionals, civic and religious leaders Led by Elisa Levy, conflict resolution trainer , who has developed programs on...

After School Public Policy Seminar


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After School Public Policy Seminar. Join Philadelphia Safe and Sound and its partners for a special seminar on creating an afterschool and youth development public policy for Pennsylvania. Held at...

Educating the Whole Child: Partnering for Success for Children and Families


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Educating the Whole Child: Partnering for Success for Children and Families. This Department of Human Services Provider Forum, sponsored by Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth, and Family...

Philadelphia LANDvisions Kickoff


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Philadelphia LANDvisions City Parks Association ? The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society ? Pennsylvania Environmental Council ? The Reinvestment Fund Our Voices, Our Future Thursday May 5, 2005 3:45...

Boomervision: Civic engagment for older adults


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The Delaware Valley initiative to promote age 50+ civic engagement and learning presents… Boomervision! Philadelphia 5:30 PM on May 4, May 16 and June 21 2005 WHYY, 150 N. 6th Street,...

Woman One Award: A Ceremony of Champions


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We invite you to join us for the third annual Woman One Award: A Ceremony of Champions honoring DAWN STALEY Thursday, April 28th 5 ? 8 $125 per person DoubleTree Hotel Funding medical school...

Strings for Schools benefit concert


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Buy your tickets NOW and support a quality music education for Delaware Valley students! Friday, April 29, 2005 at 6:00 PM (Concert begins at 8:00 PM) Four Seasons Hotel, Philadelphia Magic of Music...

Undergraduate urban research conf: Building Community, Building Bridges


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Building Community, Building Bridges: urban studies, engaged scholarship, thoughtful activism Friday, April 29th 8:30 AM-5:30 PM Temple University This one day undergraduate urban research conference...

Let’s Love Logan Community Association


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The Let’s Love Logan Community Association invites you to attend our upcoming community meeting. Our meeting will be held on Wednesday evening, April 27, 2005 at 6:00 at the historic Logan...

The Souls of Young Folk


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The Art Sanctuary & North Stars present ?The Souls of Young Folk,? an exciting multimedia production featuring poetry, music and African dance on Friday April 29 and Saturday April 30 at 7 PM at...

New Resources

Updates from Effective Practices Collection


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The Effective Practices Collection Please visit the Effective Practices Collection to read more about any of the content described below. Our newest effective practices: Creating a roadmap to civic...

New Report: Making Out-of-School Time Matter


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Making Out-of-School Time Matter: Evidence for an Action Agenda. The RAND Corporation, commissioned by The Wallace Foundation, conducted a broad-ranging literature review to identify, frame and...

Revolutionary Access to Data for Educators & Policymakers


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REVOLUTIONARY ACCESS TO DATA FOR EDUCATORS & POLICYMAKERS , a web-based national education data service that provides in-depth information and analysis about public schools, districts and state...

New Report: Linking Scholarship and Communities


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Linking Scholarship and Communities: Report of the Commission on Community-Engaged Scholarship in the Health Professions The report from the Commission on Community-Engaged Scholarship in the Health...

New Manual: Improving Access to Health Care


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Improving Access to Health Care: Building a Community-Based Program This manual presents the highlights of the knowledge from Communities in Charge in a logical and practical format. With...

New Book: Analyzing Urban Poverty: A Summary of Methods and Approaches


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Analyzing Urban Poverty: A Summary of Methods and Approaches In recent years an extensive body of literature has emerged on the definition, measurement, and analysis of poverty. Much of this...

Curriculum Guide: Advancing Healthy People 2010


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Advancing the Healthy People 2010 Objectives Through Community-Based Education: A Curriculum Planning Guide An essential resource for curriculum planning at all levels of health professional...

New Book: Colleges with a Conscience


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[ed note: Congrats to Swarthmore and Penn which are featured in this book.] New Book from Campus Compact and The Princeton Review Features Colleges with a Conscience Contact: Campus Compact Devon...

Partnerships Classifieds

Empowerment Group Seeks Help for Fundraising Event


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Empowerment Group seeks help for fundraising event in July! The Empowerment Group, a non-profit organization in North Philadelphia, is planning its first-ever Philly Small Business Week, a week-long...

Plant some trees in South Philly


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Tree Planters looking for Support There will be 46 trees planted around Capitola Park in South Philly this Saturday (April 30th). The group would love your help!!!! The park is between 9th and 10th...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

The 2005 National Main Streets Conference


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The 2005 National Main Streets Conference Date: May 8 ? May 11 Place: Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel, 700 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. The National Main Streets Conference is the...

Creating Great Neighborhood Spaces


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How to Turn a Place Around: Creating Great Neighborhood Spaces Date: May 19-20, 2005 Place: New York Project for Public Spaces. This workshop is designed for professionals and non-professionals...

Creating Markets in Your Neighborhood


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How to Create Successful Markets: Creating Markets in Your Neighborhood Date: May 19-20, 2005 Place: New York Project for Public Spaces. Cities and towns across the US are rediscovering the benefits...

Call for Presenters: National Community Education Association Conference


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SAVE THE DATE!! Meet us in St. Louis National Community Education Association’s Annual Conference “Community Education: Gateway to Strong Diverse Communities” Celebrating 40 Years...

Call for Proposals: Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability


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Call for Proposals Action in Place: Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability October 6-9, 2005 Goddard College Plainfield, Vermont DEADLINE May 1, 2005 Join us to celebrate and learn from...

Community-Based Solutions for Environmental and Economic Justice Conference


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4th Annual Community-Based Solutions for Environmental and Economic Justice Conference May 7th, 2005, 9 am – 6 pm University of Washington Magnuson Health Sciences Center 1705 NE Pacific St...

National Health Care for the Homeless Conference


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National Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Conference: Motivating for Change Location: Washington, Date: June 2-4, 2005 Join us in Washington for the 2005 National Health Care for the Homeless...

Disparities in Health in America


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Disparities in Health in America: Working Toward Social Justice 3rd Annual Summer Workshop Date: June 4-10, 2005 Location: Houston, TX The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Robert C....

Conference on Community-Based Collaborative Research


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The Northwest Health Foundation is sponsoring the 2nd conference on Community-Based Collaborative Research, September 19-21, 2005 in Portland, OR. Details will be announced on the Foundation’s...

Call for Papers by Students: Journal of Interprofessional Care


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Journal of Interprofessional Care (JIC) Call for Papers – A Competition for Students Deadline: September 30 JIC invites teams of student authors from pre and post-licensure programs in any...

The Intentional City


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The Intentional City International Federation of Housing and Planning Annual Conference May 22-25, Portland, OR The Intentional City: Applying local values and choice in a global context To plan a...

Earth & Religion: Crisis, Opportunity, Convergence Conference


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Earth & Religion: Crisis, Opportunity, Convergence The Fourth Resurgence Conference in the Century of the Environment Series Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York June 9-12, 2005...

2005 Community Mapping Summer Institutes


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2005 Community Mapping Summer Institutes: Part I & Part II Part I: Understanding Place: Tools and Methods for Community Mapping, June 22 – June 25 Part II: ArcView GIS for Community...

Urban Forum on CDCs Revitalizing Commercial Corridors


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Now Accepting On-line Registrations…Visit us at All Aboard For San Francisco! May 23-25, 2005 San Francisco, CA Hosted by the LISC Center for Commercial Revitalization and the San Francisco...

Grant Opportunities

Best Buy Children’s Foundation Grants Available


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"Best Buy Children’s Foundation" The Best Buy Children’s Foundation supports programs that connect kids,technology and education. Best Buy’s tech program was created to...

Allen Foundation Grants for Educational Nutrition Programs


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"Allen Foundation" The Allen Foundation supports educational nutrition programs, with priority given to training programs for children and young adults to improve their health and...

Intel Model School Technology Grants Available


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"Intel Model School" The Intel Model School Program provides equipment for a school or district to enhance their technology by using advanced technology. The Intel Model School Program...

Fund for Teachers Grants for Summer Learning Opportunities


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"Fund for Teachers" Fund for Teachers provides funds for direct grants to teachers to support summer learning opportunities of their own design. Maximum Award: $5,000. Eligibility: teachers...

The American Nurses Foundation Research Grants Program


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The American Nurses Foundation Research Grants Program Deadline: May 2 Awards are given in all areas of nursing, including healthy patient outcomes, health care policy development, critical care,...

Office of Child Support Enforcement Grants


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Office of Child Support Enforcement; Special Improvement Project (SIP) Grants Deadline: May 3 This grant program is primarily to fund a number of special improvement projects, which further the...

Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families


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Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program Deadline: May 17 Funding Opportunity Number: SM-05-010. These cooperative agreements will support developing...

Community Participation in Research


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Community Participation in Research Deadlines: May 17, 2005, 2006, 2007 A number of federal agencies, including NIH, CDC and AHRQ have collaborated in the release of program announcement PAR-05-026...

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Grants


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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Funding Announcement Health Services Research Deadline: June 22 AHRQ Health Services Research Date Due: June 22, 2005 (Date Posted: 11/9/04)...

The Charles Frueauff Foundation 2005 Grants


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

Common Counsel Grassroots Exchange Fund


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Common Counsel’s Grassroots Exchange Fund (GXF) Deadline: Open GXF provides discretionary small grants to build bridges between grassroots organizations throughout the United States to...

Fund for Wild Nature Offers Support for Environmental Action


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Fund for Wild Nature Offers Support for Environmental Action Deadline: June 10, 2005 The Portland, Oregon-based Fund for Wild Nature (<a href=""></a>)...

Patagonia Offers Support for Grassroots Environmental Work


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Patagonia Offers Support for Grassroots Environmental Work Deadline: August 31, 2005 Patagonia (<a href=""></a>), a privately held outdoor clothing and gear company, provides...

Support for Community-Based Health Projects


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Local Initiative Funding Partners Program to Provide Support for Community-Based Health Projects Deadline: June 30, 2005 Local Initiative Funding Partners (<a href=""></a>), a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Partnership Community Development Corporation Seeks Director of Development


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The Partnership CDC (community development corporation) is a local non-profit dedicated to inner-city economic development. We are located in University City/West Philadelphia. The Partnership CDC is...

Energy Coordinating Agency, Program Manager of Heating Services


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The Energy Coordinating Agency (ECA) has a job opening for the Program Manager of our Heating Services. This is a key management position here at ECA, which oversees the office support for Heater...

Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now Seeks Legislative Director


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

GIS Program Director, Hopeworks ‘N Camden


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[emailed 4/21/2005] GIS Program Director Job Description Job City: Camden (Philadelphia Metro Area) Job State: NJ Salary: 40,000-55,000 Commensurate with education/experience Category: General GIS...

Miscellaneous

May is Buy Local Philly Month


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May is Buy Local Philly Month Buy Local Philly is a campaign that Sustainable Business Network is launching in May to get consumers to shop and purchse from locally-owned, independent businesses....

Request for Applications: Smart Growth Implementation Assistance


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Request for Applications: Smart Growth Implementation Assistance After learning about the principles of smart growth, many communities are asking "How do we get from the principles to practice?...


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