The week of

April 29, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth: Get To Know Us Event

Dear Friends, PCCY is having an event to attract and engage the 20, 30 & 40 something?s of our region in the work that we do. I invite you to join us on May 12th and ?Get to Know PCCY? and find...

Art and Community VIII: Community Arts Partnership

Please join the Community Arts Partnership (CAP) and the Esther M Klein Art Gallery at the Science Center on May 13, 2005 for the opening reception of Art and Community VIII: Community Arts...

Panel on Nonprofit Sector

Representatives from the Panel on Nonprofit Sector will be at La Salle University on May 6th at 10:00 until 12:00 at Hayman Hall to discuss information about the Interim Report in response to the...

Employee Housing Benefit Info Session: Phila. Home Buy Now

?Meet the housing benefit experts? Join fellow human resource professionals, administrators and other professionals from the Philadelphia area for a breakfast roundtable to discuss a new housing...

Self-Sufficiency Statewide Meeting

PathWaysPA invites you to a Self-Sufficiency statewide meeting Please join us for a forum addressing ?Off of Welfare: How Working Families Are Faring,? featuring keynote speaker: Lissa Bell, Senior...

Healthy Environments Collaborative monthly meeting

Healthy Environments Collaborative monthly meeting Date: May 5, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Place: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1015 Chestnut St, Suite 617 Everyone interested in learning more about...

Philadelphia City Planning Commission meeting

Philadelphia City Planning Commission meeting Date: May 12, 2pm Place: 18th Floor Conference Room (Room No. 18029) of the One Parkway Building, 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, unless...

2nd Annual Penn GIS Symposium on Public Health

2nd Annual Penn GIS Symposium on Public Health Date: June 19-22, 2005 Place: The University of Pennsylvania Call for more information. Summary Each day of the symposium (June 21?23) will offer...

One Child Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare

Thursday, June 2 & Friday, June 3 Field Center for Children?s Policy, Practice & Research at The University of Pennsylvania One Child Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child...

Neighborhood Information Systems Training

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...

Workshops for Educators: Latino Philadelphia

Workshops for Educators ? Exploring Diversity Through PA Ethnic History Saturday, May 7, 10 AM ?12 PM, Latino Philadelphia The theme of ?settlement? continues with this FREE workshop introducing...

Seminar: Standards of Excellence for Nonprofits

In partnership with the United Way of Western Montgomery County and North Penn United Way, the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) is pleased to present an Introductory session...

Philadelphia Education Fund?s Distinguished Educator Lecture Series

[posted from the Philadelphia Public School Notebook] May 18: Philadelphia Education Fund?s Distinguished Educator Lecture Series presents Steve Hamp, to speak on the Henry Ford Academy, a public...

What Parents Should Know About Supplemental Services

[posted from Philadelphia Public School Notebook] May 18: What Parents Should Know About Supplemental Services (Free Tutoring). 10 ? 12 noon. Winnet Student Life Building, Community College of...

Parent Resource Fair

[posted from Philadelphia Public School Notebook] May 23: Parent Resource Fair. 9 ? 1 Drexel University, Behrakis Grand Hall, 32nd & Chestnut streets. Hosted by Drexel Center for the...

Service-Learning 101 and 102 training

Mark your Calendars! The National Service-Learning Exchange, Atlantic Region Center would like to invite you to attend a service-learning training on June 27 and 28 at the Holiday Inn in Bensalem, PA...

New Resources

Youth Making Positive Choices workshops

[posted from PhillySchools listserv] Adolescent Intervention Network (AIN), a community-based, nonprofit, organization in Philadelphia, helps youth avoid the negative effects of peer pressure and...

New Blog: Expanding Mainstream Credit Unions’ Lower-Income Membership

Woodstock Institute Blog Working to Expand Mainstream Credit Unions? Lower-Income Membership Contact: Marva Williams, Senior Vice President Community organizations and credit unions seeking to...

New Journal: Education, Citizenship and Social Justice

New SAGE Journal in 2006: Education, Citizenship and Social Justice Education, Citizenship and Social Justice will provide a strategic forum for international and multi-disciplinary dialogue for all...

New Website: Canadian Association for Community Service-Learning

[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] The Canadian Association for Community Service-Learning is extremely pleased to announce the launch of their website. It is the first national site...

New Issue: Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

we’re pleased to announce the release of volume 11 no. 2 (spring 05) of the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning. view the table of contents at ~mjcsl/ SPECIAL OFFER!!! order volume...

New Handbook: Including People with Disabilities in National and Community Service

[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning list] Thank you very much to everyone who participated in today’s teleconference hosted by the National Service Inclusion Project. Below you will find a...

Education Advocacy for Children in Child Welfare Systems

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] PROVIDING EDUCATION ADVOCACY FOR CHILDREN IN THE CHILD WELFARE SYSTEM Advocates for Children of New York released its newest report “Project...

New Urban Education data released

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] BEATING THE ODDS The Council of the Great City Schools has prepared the fifth edition of “Beating the Odds” to give the nation another...

Miscellaneous

Annual assessment of volunteer time

The annual assessment of the value of a volunteer’s time has been announced by the Independent Sector. The estimated dollar value of volunteer time is $ per hour for 2004. See website for press...

Grant Opportunities

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education grant

It’s that time of year again! Don’t forget to check your region’s website for newly posted Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education grant deadlines and application forms....

Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI)

CFSInnovation Special Announcement The team at The Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) is proud to announce its 2005 Request for Proposals seeking candidates for investment and grant...

Training and Technical Assistance Grants for National Service

$12 Million Available for Training and Technical Assistance for National Service The Corporation for National and Community Service today announced the availability of more than $12 million in funds...

National Science Foundation Teacher Professional Continuum

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] National Science Foundation Teacher Professional Continuum The National Science Foundation Teacher Professional Continuum (TPC) Program is aimed at...

Integration of Schools and Mental Health Systems

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Dept. of Education Integration of Schools and Mental Health Systems Dept. of Education Integration of Schools and Mental Health Systems Program...

Community Parent Resource Centers

Dept. of Education Community Parent Resource Centers Dept. of Education Community Parent Resource Centers program to ensure that parents of children with disabilities receive training and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Papers: International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership

The International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership (IPSL) is seeking paper and poster session proposals for its 23rd International Conference. The conference will take place in Rapid...

Call for Papers: Insider Action Research

[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] Action Research Call for Papers Special Issue: Insider Action Research Guest editors: David Coghlan and Rosalie Holian We are seeking...

Call for Proposals: Service, Learning, and the Research Connection

Call for Proposals. ?From Here to There: Service, Learning, and the Research The Midwest Consortium for Service-Learning in Higher Education seeks proposals for its September 2005 conference at the...

Community-University Research Partnerships: Leaders in Urban Change

Community-University Research Partnerships: Leaders in Urban Change International Conference, September 15 – 18, 2005, Delta hotel, downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada ***Early registration...

Public Engagement and Intercultural Practice

Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life Rutgers: The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Office for Academic and Public Partnerships in the Arts and Humanities Institute of...

Call for Presenters: Afterschool Summer Institute

The Department of Education and the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, in conjunction with the National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning at SEDL, is pleased to announce that the 21st...

Visualizing Food and Farm

Visualizing Food and Farm, PORTLAND, OREGON June 9 – 12, 2005 This is the Joint 2005 Annual Meetings of the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society (AFHVS) and the Association for the Study...

Partnerships Classifieds

Part-time Spanish Teacher, Logan Child Care and Resource Center

Logan Child Care and Resource Center a non-profit child care facility in the Philadelphia area. Currently we are seeking a volunteer to teach Spanish on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to...

Teen Mentoring with AchieveAbility

Teen Mentoring Kick Off On Your Feet Project Philadelphia and AchieveAbility will kick off a Teen Mentoring Program on May 7. This a great opportunity to spend time supporting AchieveAbility youth....

Volunteers needed for Public Education Notebook event

Mark your calendar for a special Notebook celebration on Wednesday, June 8, 4:30 7 , University of the Arts, Dorrance Hamilton Hall, 320 South Broad St. Join us for ?A Celebration of Voices for...

Help Inspect Voting Machines

THE COMMITTEE OF SEVENTY PRIMARY ELECTION 2005 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FRIDAY, MAY 6th, 2005 Each Election Day, non-partisan Committee of Seventy volunteers can be found in virtually every city...

Election Day Volunteers Needed

THE COMMITTEE OF SEVENTY ELECTION DAY 2005 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES TUESDAY, MAY 17th, 2005 The Committee of Seventy, Philadelphia?s leading political watchdog organization since 1904, is now...


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