The week of

June 17, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

Business Camp for Youth

BUSINESS CAMP FOR YOUTH Event: Business Boot Camp 2005 Dates: Monday, August 1st – Friday, August 5th, 2005 Time: Registration: 9 – ; Sessions: – Location: The Enterprise Center,...

Happy Hour for Her!

Happy Hour for Her! It’s girls’ night out for a cause! Join the Young Women?s Initiative of WOMENS WAY from 6:00 to 8:00 on Thursday, July 21st at Angie Brown?s in the Mount Airy...

Build Your Own Computer sessions

Workshop Title: Build Your Own Computer Date: Weekly, Thursdays starting July 7th, 2005. Time: 6:00 PM till 8:00 PM Place: Nonprofit Technology Resources 1524 Brandywine Street Philadelphia PA 19130...

AFL-CIO Organizing Institute

WANTED: LABOR ORGANIZING OPERATIVES Are you stuck in school, have a desire to organize but need to pay the bills? Are you fed up with low wages and poor working conditions in Philadelphia? Do you...

Film: 21st Century Urban Renewal

WEDNESDAY FILMS IN CLARK PARK Near 45th & Regent (between Chester & Kingsessing)in Clark Park Wednesday, June 29, 8 PM or dusk: “All for the Taking: 21st Century Urban Renewal”...

Bring Your Computer, Ask A Question

Workshop Title: Bring Your Computer, Ask A Question Date: Saturday June, 25th, 2005. Time: 2:00 PM till 5:00 PM Place: Nonprofit Technology Resources 1524 Brandywine Street Philadelphia PA 19130...

Community Health Fair

Community Health Fair Saturday July 9th, 11:00 am ? 3:00 pm Millennium Baptist Church 1630 North 52nd Street (52nd & Columbia Streets) FREE Health Information FREE Screenings FREE Food FREE...

SBN Networking Meeting: Independent Media

Join us at SBN?s Monthly Meeting and Networking Event ? Topic this Month is Independent Media! Date: Thursday, June 30th, 6PM Location: Scribe Video Center at 4212 Chestnut Street in West...

New Resources

Building Assets in the Classroom

[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] Your Classroom: A Teacher’s Simple Guide to Building Assets in the Classroom

Financial Literacy and Positive Youth Development workshop kit

Youth Share, Save, and Spend kit Financial Literacy and Positive Youth Development workshop kit &cat=&page=& Today’s young people are bombarded with messages about money. How can...

Activities for Youth-Adult Engagement

20 Activities to Recharge Your Intergenerational Group &cat=&page=1& Rejuvenate your whole community and bring generations together with Generators. This book of reproducible handouts...

New Website: Poverty USA

The numbers are staggering. Today nearly 36 million Americans live in a state of poverty, hunger and hardship. That’s more than last year. More than ever before. But one by one, working...

New Publication: Service-Learning in Spanish

Dr. Andrea Varricchio, professor of Spanish at West Chester University, writes: Here is a new publication: Service-Learning: Enhancing Students’ Learning Experiences, The Creative College...

Assets and Opportunity Scorecard

[posted from Community Development Banking listserv] CFED is pleased to announce the release of the 2005 Assets and Opportunity Scorecard: Financial security across the states. The Scorecard,...

Engaging Resources in Higher Education

The Annie E Casey Foundation has released a new guide from its Making Connections program Engaging Resources in Higher Education Started in 1999, Making Connections is a ten-year investment by the...

New Report: Community Partners Enhance Learning

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] COMMUNITY PARTNERS ENHANCE LEARNING To learn at high levels, students need supports that schools alone cannot provide. Educators increasingly...

New Report: Teacher Collaboration

CREATING A CULTURE OF TEACHER COLLABORATION AND INQUIRY Why does teacher collaboration take root in some schools and not in others? Robert Garmston, co-author of the influential book on effective...

Miscellaneous

Article about Philly Fellows Program

City Paper highlights Philly Fellows in cover story This week?s City Paper leads with Doron Taussig?s article ?Why Can?t we Keep Them?? which focuses on retention of young non-profit leaders. Despite...

Public Comment Period on Farm Bill

[posted from Community Food Security Coalition listserv] Johanns Announces First USDA Farm Bill Forum and Topics for Public Comment PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND AND TO CALL IN FROM ACROSS THE NATION...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Policy Coordinator, Phila Assoc of CDCs

Job Announcement Policy Coordinator Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) is a citywide association...

Administrative Assistant, Shalom Center

The Shalom Center seeks to hire a part time Administrative Assistant. Responsibilities include supporter and donor management, some local event coordination, website and online advocacy support....

Main Street Corridor Assistant Program Coordinator

Position: HACE (Hispanic Association of Contractors and Enterprises) Main Street Corridor Assistant Program Coordinator Supervisor: Main Street Business District Manager General Description: This is...

After School Director, Project Learn School

Job Opening After School Director Full-time teaching position available as the After School Director and Classroom Substitute at Project Learn School, beginning mid-August 2005. Project Learn is a...

Student Labor Campus Coordinator

SLAP Campus Coordinators JOB ANNOUNCEMENT VZW Solidarity Campaign Philadelphia Jobs with Justice is seeking a Student Labor Action Project (SLAP) Campus Coordinator to develop, implement, and provide...

Family Literacy Coordinator, Mayor?s Commission on Literacy

Mayor?s Commission on Literacy Family Literacy Coordinator The family literacy coordinator furthers the mission of the Mayor?s Commission on Literacy (MCOL) by supporting delivery of quality...

Assistant Family Literacy Coordinator, Mayor?s Commission on Literacy

Mayor?s Commission on Literacy Assistant Family Literacy Coordinator The MCOL Family Literacy Assistant is a part-time position (twenty-five hours per week) that works with the Family Literacy...

Phila. Professional Development Center Assistant, Mayor?s Commission on Literacy

Mayor?s Commission on Literacy Philadelphia Professional Development Center Assistant The MCOL Philadelphia Professional Development Center (PPDC) Assistant works with the PPDC Coordinator to...

Grant Opportunities

NASA Spacelink Urban and Rural Community Enrichment Program

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] NASA Spacelink Urban and Rural Community Enrichment Program NASA Spacelink Urban and Rural Community Enrichment Program for grades 5-8. NASA URCEP...

Kids in Need Foundation Teacher Grants

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Kids In Need Foundation Teacher Grants The 2005-06 Kids In Need Teacher Grant applications will become available July 15. This year more than $105,000...

Surdna Foundation Arts Teachers Fellowship Program

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Surdna Foundation Arts Teachers Fellowship Program The Surdna Foundation Arts Teachers Fellowship Program supports the artistic revitalization of...

Addressing Childhood Language Disorders

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Grants for Addressing Childhood Language Disorders The Bamford-Lahey Children?s Foundation Program for Childhood Language Disorders funds projects...

Office for Victims of Crime’s HOPE program

Evaluation of the Helping Outreach Programs to Expand II: Faith-Based and Community Organization Program (NIJ) (Deadline: July 5, 2005) (Apply Online) (Solicitation: Program Information) NIJ is...

Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

Mental Health and Youth Violence Technical Assistance Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention Offered by: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)...

Family Violence Prevention and Services Program

FY2005 Discretionary Grants for the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program Offered by: Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) Specialized Outreach Demonstration Projects for Services to...

Child Well-Bring Through Healthy Marriages

Demonstration Projects That Improve Child Well-Being by Fostering Healthy Marriages Within Underserved Communities Offered by: Administration on Children, Youth and Families The Administration on...

Substance Abuse Policy Research Program

[posted from Community-Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] Call for Proposals: Substance Abuse Policy Research Program ? Round X ? Deadline: August 23 – The Robert Wood Johnson...

Cancer Education (R25E) Grants Program

Cancer Education (R25E) Grants Program ? Deadline: Multiple – Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-05-065 – Educational and research dissemination activities are essential components of the...

Fellowships in Injury and Violence Prevention

[posted from Community-Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] 2005-2006 CDC/SOPHE Fellowships in Injury and Violence Prevention – Deadline: July 31 – One year fellowships. Fellows...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Youth Court National Implementation Training

Youth Court National Implementation Training Announced. The National Youth Court Center, which is funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in collaboration with the...

Reflections: A Journal of Writing, Service-Learning, and Community Literacy

Reflections: A Journal of Writing, Service-Learning, and Community Literacy Invites submissions for a Spring 2006 Special Issue Re-writing the Community Writing Course Guest edited by H. Brooke...

Bringing Complementary Currencies into the Mainstream

[posted from Community Development Banking listserv] The ACCESS Foundation has finally released the info about its international conference “BRIDGING THE CHASM: Bringing Complementary...

Call for Proposals: Second Annual Intnat’l Conference on Social Science Research

[posted from Community-Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] Second Annual International Conference on Social Science Research December 4-6, 2005 ? Hilton Hotel Orlando/Altamonte, Florida...

Partnerships Classifieds

Interns needed, Truancy Prevention Program

I am a Program Supervisor to an Truancy Prevention Prgram and I am looking for interns/volunteers to conduct counseling with our students twice a week. The counselors must have a Masters in...

Wanted: Teachers interested in Africa

As part of the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad grant that we have for the coming year, Across the Ocean and Back Again: Study Abroad and Service Learning in Equatorial Guinea, we are looking for...


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