The week of

May 20, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

Commercial & Mixed-Use Development

Philadelphia LISC Presents: Commercial & Mixed-Use Development: A Two-Day Training for CDCs and Commercial Corridor Development Practitioners Monday, June 20, 2005 & Tuesday, June 21, 2005...

Envision the Future

Envision the Future Please join some of our community?s most thoughtful and provocative leaders for the first BoomerVision Main Line event, ?Envision the This high-energy panel discussion will...

Best Practices for Researching Private Funding Sources

“Best Practices for Researching Private Funding Sources” Saturday, June 4, 2005 9:30 am – 11:00 am Skyline Room, Roof level Central Library, 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia Sponsored...

Bartram?s Garden Boat Tour

Bartram?s Garden Boat Tour with Young Involved Philadelphia (YIP) We have organized a very unique opportunity for you to meet and mingle with Young Involved Philadelphia (YIP) – riverside!...

One Child Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare

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

Biodemocracy Festival and Teach-In

[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] BIODEMOCRACY FESTIVAL Saturday, June 18th, 10 AM to 3 PM For more info, visit *** The BioDemocracy convergence will kick off with an open-air...

Philadelphia Small Business Week

[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] Participate in first annual Philadelphia Small Business Week! The Empowerment Group is organizing its first-ever Philadelphia Small Business...

New Resources

New Website: Community Arts Network

[posted from Art in the Public Interest listserv] ANNOUNCING THE NEW CAN WEB SITE Art in the Public Interest is proud to present the newly re-engineered Community Arts Network Web site. We’ve...

Community Public Art Guide

[posted from Art in the Public Interest newsletter] CPAG DEBUTS ONLINE COMMUNITY PUBLIC ART GUIDE Chicago Public Art Group has a new online Community Public Art Guide, based on 30 years of experience...

New Book: Service Learning and Medical Education

[posted from Community Campus Parterships for Health newsletter] Creating Community-Responsive Physicians: Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in Medical Education Published by the American...

New Book: Radical Compassion

[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] Radical Compassion For more than twenty-five years, Gary Smith, , has lived among and ministered to the poor. Through a series of...

Guide to Grassroots Organizing with the Internet

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] USING THE INTERNET FOR EFFECTIVE GRASSROOTS ADVOCACY The Internet is transforming the way nonprofits organize, energize and mobilize activists in...

New Publication: Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] INNOVATIONS IN EDUCATION The Office of Innovation and Improvement at the Department of Education has published the final two books in its Innovations...

Website Upgrade: Cartographic Modeling Lab

The Cartographic Modeling Lab (CML) launched an enhanced version of its popular neighborhoodBase application on April 12, 2005. An integral part of the Neighborhood Information System (NIS),...

Out-of-School Time Resource Center Summer Training Directory

The Out-of-School Time Resource Center (OSTRC) is pleased to present its 2005 Summer Training Directory, a listing of area workshops, conferences, and trainings of interest to OST staff. This...

New Issue of Shelterforce Magazine

[posted from Comm-Org listserv] From: David Holtzman NEW ISSUE OF SHELTERFORCE MAGAZINE Organizing People Through Civic Engagement In many cities struggling to come back after years of decay, it...

Miscellaneous

Paint Donations for Non-Profit Orgs

PAINT DONATIONS FOR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS The National Council on Paint Disposition, Inc. (NCPD), an environmental nonprofit organization, is seeking to identify organizations which may benefit...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

VISTA, Project Coordinator, Home Savings Plus

[emailed 5/19/2005] Project Coordinator Individual Development Account (IDA) Home Savings Plus of United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania Job Description for a VISTA Unpaid VISTA position ? Must be...

Paid Summer Internship, NW Phila Interfaith Hospitality Network

Summer Intern Position with Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network, "the shelter that’s not like a shelter." Work on telephones v Receive calls v Return calls v...

Art Teachers Wanted, Homeless Initiative

Homeless Intitiative Homeless Initiative Project Funded. BuildaBridge International is pleased to announce the new Homeless Inititative project that has been funded by the Philadelphia School...

Internship, Women’s Opportunity Resource Center

[originally posted 4/22/2005 from click newsletter] WOMEN’S OPPORTUNITY RESOURCE CENTER: [RESPONSIBILITIES] Work with Family Savings Account (FSA) Program Manager on program operations...

Pt-time with stipend, Community Planning Fellow

[emailed 5/23/2005] Title: Community Planning Fellow Job Summary: Concordia LLC is a planning and design firm specializing in community engagement in school design. Concordia will engage 100...

Director, Heritage Organics

[posted 5/5/2005] JOB POSTING: DIRECTOR, HERITAGE ORGANICS (full-time opportunity) Responsible for overall operational, strategic and fiscal responsibility for Heritage Organics, an agricultural...

Enrollment Management Counselor, Arcadia University

[emailed to College Prep Round Table 4/29/2005] Enrollment Management Counselor Office of Enrollment Management The Enrollment Management Counselor (Admissions) will be involved in the recruitment of...

multiple positions, Prevention Point Philadelphia

[posted to Sustainable Business Network newsletter 5/1/2005] Prevention Point Philadelphia is seeking candidates for the positions listed below. Full descriptions of positions and requirements are...

Director, Wissahickon Restoration Volunteers

[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter 5/1/2005] Director for Wissahickon Restoration Volunteers The Wissahickon Restoration Volunteers is a community-based, grassroots organization...

Grant Opportunities

Second Annual Verizon YouthTech Contest

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 27, 2005 SECOND ANNUAL VERIZON YOUTHTECH CONTEST In partnership with United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Verizon Foundation is launching a program entitled "Verizon...

Grants for girls from single-parent households

The Charles Ellis Trust provides grants to girls from single parent families in need of aid to complete their high school education. The money is spent on programs in pre-college preparation, music,...

Course Grant: Altruism, Compassion, Service

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Secondary School Faculty Invited to Enter Course Competition on Unselfish Love Deadline: July 15, 2005 The Institute for Research on Unlimited Love – Altruism,...

Grants for Environmental Programs in Rural Areas

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Laura Jane Musser Fund Seeks to Support Environmental Programs in Rural Areas Deadline: October 1, 2005 The Laura Jane Musser Fund (<a href=""></a>)...

Earth Island Institute Youth Awards Program

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Earth Island Institute Invites Applications for Brower Youth Awards Program Deadline: June 1, 2005 The Earth Island Institute (<a href=""></a>), a...

Grants for follow-ups to National Youth Service Day

[posted from CBO Service-Learning listserv] DISNEYHAND MINNIE GRANTS AVAILABLE NOW FROM YOUTH SERVICE AMERICA: Post-National Youth Service Day DisneyHand Minnie Grant (Now Available) DisneyHand and...

Captain Planet Foundation

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Captain Planet Foundation The Captain Planet Foundation funds hands-on environmental projects to encourage youth around the world to work individually...

Engage Boomers in Service, Mentor Disadvantaged Youth

Funding Available to Engage Boomers in Service, Mentor Disadvantaged Youth Washington – The Corporation for National and Community Service is encouraging organizations to apply for...

Henson Foundation Offers Grants for Puppet Theater

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Henson Foundation Offers Grants for Puppet Theater Deadline: June 1, 2005 (Letters of Intent) The Jim Henson Foundation (<a href=""></a>) awards...

Environmental and Social Justice Projects

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Common Counsel Member Funds Offer Support for Environmental and Social Justice Projects Deadline: June 15, 2005 The Common Counsel Foundation (<a...

Funding for Grassroots Charities Serving Women and Children

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Funding Available for Grassroots Charities Serving Women and Children Deadline: September 13, 2005 The WHO (Women Helping Others) Foundation (<a...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Annual Conference

[posted from Art in the Public Interest listserv] “Creative Tools for Critical Times: Amnesia, Witness, Intervention,” 11th Annual Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Conference,...

Arts Management in Community Institutions

[posted from Art in the Public Interest listerv] Arts Management in Community Institutions (AMICI), National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts, St. Paul, Minn., June 15-18, 2005. Established in...

National Media Education Conference

[posted from Art in the Public Interest newsletter] Giving Voice to a Diverse Nation, National Media Education Conference, San Francisco, Calif., June 25-28, 2005. When and Where Join us for NMEC...

Principles and Best Practices of Place-Based Education

Principles and Best Practices of Place-Based Education at Shelburne Farms * June 22-23, 2005 (June 24 optional) Principles and Best Practices of Place-Based Education is an exciting workshop that...

Discovering Community: Students, Digital Media, and Place-Based Learning

Discovering Community: Students, Digital Media, and Place-Based Learning at Vermont Technical College, Randolph Center * July 11-15 Sponsored by The Vermont Folklife Center, Discovering Community:...

American College Health Association Annual Meeting

[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] May 31 ? June 4, 2005 ● American College Health Association Annual Meeting: Charting a Course for College Health Leadership in...

Call for Papers: Service-Learning and Social Justice Education

Call for Papers ? Service-Learning and Social Justice Education Guest Editor: Dan W. Butin (Gettysburg College) Journal: Equity & Excellence in Education The theme for a forthcoming special...

Service, Learning, and the Research Connection

[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] Registration Information Available! ?From Here to There: Service, Learning, and the Research The Midwest Consortium for Service-Learning in Higher...

Exploring Local Living Economies and Community-based Business

Exploring Local Living Economies and Community-based Business with MICHAEL SHUMAN Sunday, July 17 to Sunday July 24, 2005 A Residential Course at the Whidbey Institute in Clinton, WA (on Whidbey...

Teachable Moments: Service-Learning, Ethics, and Reflection

[posted from K-12 Service-Learning listserv] Here’s a great opportunity for those who are looking for both an advanced service-learning institute as well as a chance to earn some CEUs this...

Partnerships Classifieds

Charter School seeking Student Teachers

STUDENT TEACHERS WELCOME! Green Woods Charter School, located on the beautiful grounds of the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education in Roxborough, is embarking on a new and exciting...

Internships, Associated Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired

Potential Intern Projects Specialized Services Associated Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired Summer 2005 1) Research oriented project: a. Administer survey questionnaires in person and...

Communications Intern, Financial Advancement Network

Communications Intern The Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition (GPUAC) is seeking a Communications Intern to assist the Program Manager in its Community and Economic Development Division...


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