The week of

June 10, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

Preparing Philadelphia children for success in school


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READY OR NOT: HERE WE COME Preparing Philadelphia children for success in school How Are We Doing? Early childhood education and child outcomes in the Philadelphia public schools. Dr. John S....

Journalism workshop for youth


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[posted from PhillySchools listserv] Saturday, June 18 9:30 ? 4:00 Inquirer-Daily News Building 400 North Broad Street The Inquirer is sponsoring a free journalism training workshop for high school...

Bread & Roses Community Fund Young Donors Party


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Bread & Roses Community Fund Funding movements to achieve racial and economic justice We invite you to our party celebrating Philadelphia activism. Tuesday, June 21, 7:30 – 11:30...

Protecting our Trees and Forests


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Protecting our Trees and Forests: What Happens When the Threat of Invasive Insects Becomes a Reality Brown Bag Lunch Tuesday, June 28, 2005, 12:00 – 1:00 The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society...

Neighborhood Information Systems Training


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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...

New Resources

Directory of Summer Camps, Programs, and Activities


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[posted from CTCNet Philadelphia listserv] The 2005 City of Philadelphia Directory of Summer Camps, Programs and Activities is now available. The directory is a comprehensive list of over 750...

Education Reform K-16


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] PUBLIC SCHOOLS NEED A LIFT While American universities have long been acknowledged as the best in the world, our public schools have not. Endowments...

Teach UNICEF


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] TEACH UNICEF A new online resource has been created to help teachers engage students as active global citizens in learning about UNICEF’s...

Global Issues and Sustainability Textbook


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[posted from National K-12 Service-Learning listserv] New Global Issues and Sustainability Textbook! It’s All Connected: A Comprehensive Guide to Global Issues and Sustainable Solutions To...

Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification


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TEACHER CERTIFICATION–ALTERNATIVE ROUTES The Office of Innovation and Improvement at the Department of Education has published the final two books in its Innovations in Education series....

New Guide: School-Business Partnerships


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NEW GUIDE FOR SCHOOL-BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS The How-To Guide is designed for school officials and business leaders who are interested in engaging in school-business partnerships. Partnership programs...

New Website: Social and Economic Indicators


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Woodstock Institute has prepared the facts on economic and social issues in Chicago and the United States. They are intended to give some context for our mission and activities, as well as spread...

New Book: Rethinking Mathematics


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Rethinking Schools has a new book, “Rethinking Mathematics” “Rethinking Mathematics” is a 180-page guide to teaching socially relevant math lessons, and and how to weave...

New Website: KaiserEDU health fellowships


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] The redesigned Web site lists more than 60 fellowship and internships in health policy available to students, researchers, journalists,...

Activist Resource Kit: Defending Justice


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[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] Political Research Associates’ latest Activist Resource Kit, Defending Justice, is now available. The publication includes articles, fact sheets, Q...

Service Learning and Physical Therapy


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[posted from the Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] The May 2005 issue of Physical Therapy Magazine has a feature article on service-learning in physical therapy education. The article is posted in...

Summer Training Directory for Out of School Time personnel


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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...

Case Study: Campus-Community Partnership


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The University of Washington has released the newest case study in its series on University of Washington-community partnerships, this one focusing on the remarkable work of faculty and students of...

Ten Case Studies of After-School Programs


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] The National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) just released Making the Most of After-School Time: Ten Case Studies of...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed, Buy Fresh Buy Local campaign


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Volunteer during Buy Fresh Buy Local Week Volunteer opportunities during Buy Fresh, Buy Local Week abound ? from helping out at events, to getting the word out, to distributing/selling materials at...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Predatory Mortgage Lending and Bankruptcy Training


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[posted from National Community Tax Coalition listserv] National Consumer Law Center Predatory Mortgage Lending and Bankruptcy Training July 20-22, 2005 Emerson College, Boston, MA The National...

Operation Respect’s What Works! Symposium


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Operation Respect and the Don’t Laugh at Me Program Presents What Works! A Symposium Spotlighting Models of Success for Creating Climates of Respect and Overcoming Bullying, Ridicule, and...

Call for Proposals: Community Based Collaborative Research Conference


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Please join Community-Campus Partnerships for Health and other co-sponsors at the Northwest Health Foundation’s 2nd Community Based Collaborative Research Conference in Portland, OR, September...

Grant Opportunities

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] American Legion Child Welfare Foundation Accepting Requests for Applications Deadline: July 1, 2005 (Request for Application) The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation,...

Community Health Leadership Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Robert Wood Johnson Community Health Leadership Program Accepting Letters of Intent Deadline: September 22, 2005 (Letters of Intent) The Robert Wood Johnson Community...

Graffiti Hurts Contest


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[posted from CBO Service-Learning listserv] Enter to Win Cash Awards in Keep America Beautiful’s 2nd Annual Graffiti Hurts? Contest For the second year, Keep America Beautiful, Inc. is proud to...

Compassion Capital Fund


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Compassion Capital Fund HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt announced that $31,900,000 is available from the Compassion Capital Fund (CCF). Some of the funds, from the CCF Demonstration Program, are available...

Drucker Award Honoring Nonprofit Innovation


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Applications Invited for Drucker Award Honoring Nonprofit Innovation Deadline: August 12, 2005 The Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation is presented each...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Leadership Development, Philadelphia Student Union


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[emailed 6/7/2005] The Philadelphia Student Union is seeking a Director of Leadership Development (DLD). PSU is a youth run organization committed to empowering young people to transform public...

Director of Organizing, Philadelphia Student Union


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[emailed 6/7/2005] The Philadelphia Student Union is seeking a Director of Organizing (DO). PSU is a youth run organization committed to empowering young people to transform public schools into...

Loan Fund Associate, Shefa Fund


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[emailed 6/9/2005] Job Opening ? June 2005 Loan Fund Associate at Progressive Jewish Foundation in Philadelphia, PA A national public foundation established in 1988, The Shefa Fund educates and...


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