The week of

May 13, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

Free Business Law Seminar


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LawWorks and The Partnership CDC present: FREE BUSINESS LAW SEMINAR May 17, 18, and 19 at 6:00 PM at Penn Alexander School Community School (Entrance is located on 43rd St., between Locust and Spruce...

Bring a Computer, Ask a Question


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Workshop Title: Bring Your Computer, Ask A Question Date: Saturday May 21st, 2005. Time: 2:00 PM till 5:00 PM Place: Nonprofit Technology Resources 1524 Brandywine Street Philadelphia PA 19130 Price:...

Service Learning trip Fundraiser for Gratz High School


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Fund Raising Event For What? Our Simon Gratz High CommuniTech Club, CTC, students are traveling to Jamaica June 18 ? 28, 2005, to complete a service-learning project. Our CTC students are going to...

Online Tools for Nonprofit Boards


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[posted from CTCNet Philadelphia] Online Tools for Nonprofit Boards Tuesday, May 24 3:30 United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania When Boards Work Smarter, Organizations Work Better: A look at the...

Author Thomas Frank at Free Library


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THURSDAY, JUNE 2nd – 7:00 pm – THOMAS FRANK Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine Street 215-686-5322 Molly Ivins has called Thomas Frank’s “New York Times” bestseller,...

Interfaith Walk for Peace and Reconciliation


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REMINDER – ALL INVITED TO PARTICIPATE!!! 2nd Annual INTERFAITH WALK FOR PEACE & RECONCILIATION Sunday, 22 May 2005 1:00pm PEACE/UNITY – EMBRACE HOPE, NOT FEAR Join us as we gather at...

TreeVitalizer Trainings in Suburbs


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Subject: TreeVitalizer trainings Become a TreeVitalizer… … learn to plant and care for trees in your community! Join our Course in Community Tree Tending! Become part of the...

Family Court Parent Project Workshop


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ATTENTION-PARENTS!! Or Grandparents, Stepparents, Foster Parents and Care Takers How does your teenage child?s behavior need changing? Join us in the Family Court Parent Project? at Workshop. We can...

Flea Market Supporting Multicultural Education


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Calling all Junk Collectors, Artists and Friends of MYX! We need your donations for the MYX AND MATCH MART: A Flea Market Supporting Multicultural Education Saturday, June 11, 2005 12:00 PM –...

Off of Welfare: How Working Families Are Faring


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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...

Winning the Battle of the Story: Media training for activists


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THE SMARTMEME STRATEGY & TRAINING PROJECT COMES TO PHILLY!!! WINNING THE BATTLE OF THE STORY: JOIN US FOR AN ILLUMINATING, MULTI-MEDIA PRESENTATION ON STRATEGY, STORY-TELLING, AND CREATIVE...

Safe Night Philadelphia


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Philly Schools Announce “Safe Night” School District of Philadelphia officials, Philadelphia elected leaders, community leaders and parents have announced details of the first ever...

Youth Empowerment Summit 2005


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The Teen Leadership Assistants of the Free Library of Philadelphia are excited to announce the sixth annual Youth Empowerment Summit: YES 2005. The Summit is being planned by and for Philadelphia...

Reading Group: Why the Poor Pay More


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Young Involved Philadelphia Reading Group Discusses Brookings Study on Why the Poor Pay More Wednesday, May 25th, 6:00 – 7:45 Philadelphia City Institute Free Library 19th and Locust Streets...

New Resources

Communicating Effectively Through an Interpreter


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[posted from ] Communicating Effectively Through an Interpreter This 28-minute video is designed to help providers in: choosing an appropriate interpreter, recognizing the signs of professional and...

New Fair Lending Data released


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[posted from Community Development Banking list] Below, please find a press release on the report we just released on the new 2004 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data. We also released a report about a...

New Report: School Nutrition Success Stories


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[posted from Community Food Security listerv] Making It Happen-School Nutrition Success Stories (MIH) illustrates a wide variety of approaches that schools have taken to improve student nutrition....

Use Research Knowledge to Advance District-Wide Service-Learning


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In the third issue of our District Lessons series, Dr. Shelley H. Billig of RMC Research Corporation describes how service-learning supporters can apply research knowledge to advance service-learning...

Helping Your Child Learn to Read en Espanol


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] LA LECTURA ES LO PRIMERO: COMO AYUDAR A SU HIJO A APRENDER A LEER The Partnership for Reading is pleased to announce the Spanish translation of the...

New Report on Afterschool Programs in Urban Areas


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] THE AFTERSCHOOL HOURS: A NEW FOCUS FOR AMERICA?S CITIES Vigorous leadership by mayors and city council members can yield big dividends through...

New Report: Recruiting and Retaining Teachers in Philadelphia


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] THE QUEST FOR QUALITY: RECRUITING & RETAINING TEACHERS IN PHILADELPHIA The School District of Philadelphia hires a large number of new teachers...

Building State Early Childhood Systems


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] BUILDING STATE EARLY CHILDHOOD COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEMS Capitalizing on the exciting early childhood systems-building momentum sweeping the country, the...

Defining and Improving High School Graduation Rates


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DEFINING AND IMPROVING HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION RATES “What Counts: Defining and Improving High School Graduation Rates” takes an in-depth look at the complex issue of high school...

Partnerships Classifieds

Archery and gym equip available


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Cindy Rubino of Arcadia University writes: Hi, here?s something different, our athletic department is looking to donate a complete archery set [great condition] as well as several pieces of PE...

Plant trees in Morris Park


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Help Morris Park Tree Tenders Plant Hundreds (and Hundreds) of trees!!!!!! Dates and times for the tree plantings in Morris Park (66th St & Sherwood Road in West Philadelphia): Tuesday, May 17...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Annual Development Banking Conference


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Dear Development Finance Colleagues: This is a reminder that early registration ends May 17, 2005 for National Community Investment Fund’s Annual Development Banking Conference on June 15...

Summer Institute in Arts Management


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Creative Assets Is The Theme for Summer Institute in Arts Management 2005 The Arts Extension Service at the University of Massachusetts announces its annual three-day summer institute: ?Creative...

Zero Waste Action Conference


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GrassRoots Recycling Network (GRRN) is pleased to announce its second annual Zero Waste Action Conference. May 23-25, 2005 New York, New York ?Building Zero Waste Communities: Tools to Take Home?...

International Service-Learning Conference


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The University of Indianapolis and Stellenbosch University are cosponsoring the International Symposium on “Service-Learning: Models for the 21st Century: Intercommunity, Interdisciplinary,...

Annual Public Health Systems Research (PHSR) Meeting


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You are invited to the 4th annual Public Health Systems Research (PHSR) Meeting, Saturday, June 25 from 10:00 4:00 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Held in conjunction with the...

Grant Opportunities

Drug Free Communities Support Mentoring Program


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] New Mentoring Funding Available from SAMHSA From the SAMHSA website: Drug Free Communities Support Mentoring Program Application Deadline: May 31,...

Course Development Grants: Emergency Management and SL


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I would like to draw your attention to the PA Campus Compact web site (<a href=""></a>) where we have just announce a Request for Proposals to integrate service-learning and...

Practicum Partnership Program Adoption Initiative


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[posted from Higher Ed Service Learning listserv] Practicum Partnership Program Adoption Initiative RFP Now Available As the population of the United States grows increasingly older, so does the need...

Merck Childhood Asthma Network: Call for Proposals


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Please see the announcement below about the Merck Childhood Asthma Network: Call for Proposals. There may be opportunities in here for a CBPR approach, as evidence-based interventions are adapted and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

AmeriCorps*VISTA, Good Shepherd Mediation Program


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[emailed 5/11/2005] Good Shepherd Mediation Program is recruiting for Americorps VISTA volunteers The Good Shepherd Mediation Program (GSMP) is a non-profit neighborhood justice center located in...

Project Coordinator, Delaware Valley Earth Force


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[emailed 4/27/2005] Project Coordinator – Delaware Valley Earth Force Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Delaware Valley Earth Force Attention: Janet Starwood, Executive Director 100 Greenwood...

Director of Education, YouthBuild Charter School


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[emailed 5/10/2005] Job Description for Director of Education Background The YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School is an education and job-training program for young adults who have dropped out of...

Part-Time Evaluation Assistant, Institute for Global Ed and Service-Learning


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[emailed 5/10/2005] The Institute for Global Education & Service Learning is looking for a part-time temporary assistant for the Evaluation Specialist of our Youth Organized for Disaster Action,...

Archivist Internship, Philadelphia Folklore Project


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[emailed 5/10/2005] Dear friends– This position has just reopened, and we are eager to fill it quickly. Please help us spread the word. Thanks. . . The Philadelphia Folklore Project seeks a...

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...

Temporary Receptionist, Penn Center for Programs in Comtemporary Writing


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[emailed 4/20/2005] Job Title: Temporary Receptionist Date of Employment: July 11 – October 14, 2005 Center: Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing University of Pennsylvania The Center...

Miscellaneous

Survey on Public Transit


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The Greater Philadelphia Cares Social Change Leaders Public Transit Team is conducting this survey to better understand the top concerns among SEPTA’s ridership. The results of the survey will...


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