The week of

July 1, 2005

PHENND Events/Activities

Scholars in Service to PA Applications Available


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PHENND is pround to announce the approval of a second year of the Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania program. Scholars in Service to PA is an AmeriCorps Education Award Only program. This means that...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop


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The Grant Institute’s Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop will be held at the University of Pennsylvania, July 18 – 20, 2005. Interested development professionals,...

Mapping Pennsylvania Communities: GIS and Community Analysis Workshop


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Mapping Pennsylvania Communities: An Introduction to GIS and Community Analysis Workshop When: August 11th and 12th, 2005 (8:30 am – 4:30 pm) Note: This is a one day workshop. Please choose...

NPower PA’s July Training Calendar


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NPower PA?s July Training Calendar is now available! You can view the calendar by going to

Fellowship Farm’s Annual Gathering


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Save the Date Fellowship Farm’s Annual Gathering to showcase our youth’s summer arts projects and Elect our Board and Officers All are welcome – Contributers have voting rights...

Regional Community Technology Conference


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If you haven’t heard already, the Philadelphia Regional Conference is scheduled for Wednesday, September 14. Co-hosted by N-TEN, The Arts and Business Council of Greater Philadelphia, NPower...

New Resources

Engaging Adolescents in Out-of-School Time Programs


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter] The April 2005 issue of “The Prevention Researcher” features an article entitled “Engaging Adolescents in Out-of-School...

Strategies for Attracting and Sustaining Participation in After-School Programs


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter] The May 2005 issue of “The School Administrator” contains an article entitled “Finding the Right Hook: Strategies for...

New Website: William T. Grant Foundation


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter] The William T. Grant Foundation has launched their new online grants management system, designed to improve all stages of the grantmaking...

State and local education report cards


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] NCLB ACTION BRIEFS: STATE & LOCAL REPORT CARDS This new action brief from Public Education Network outlines the information and data that state...

New Book: Community Research on Environmental Health


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A new book edited by Community Campus Partnerships for Health Member Doug Brugge with Pat Hynes (BUSPH), entitled, “Community Research on Environmental Health: Studies in Science, Advocacy and...

Youth Media: Literacy & Social Change Guide


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[posted from Global Youth Action Network newsletter] Youth Media: Literacy & Social Change Guide This 69-page manual aims to expose young people, parents and educators to the many issues...

New Books: AmeriCorps Experiment and 51 Innovative AmeriCorps programs


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] We wanted to bring your attention to two new publications released yesterday during a forum at the National Press Club, “The AmeriCorps...

New Tool Kits: Youth Development, Civic Activism, and Reflection


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[posted from CBO Service-Learning listserv] NEW TOOLS HELP ORGANIZATIONS WORK WITH YOUTH Two user-friendly tool kits help community organizations work with young people and conduct successful...

Handbook for Participatory Community Assessments


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] The Alameda County Public Health Department is pleased to announce the release of a new publication, “A Handbook for Participatory...

Audiofile: Community-Engaged Scholarship


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health] Community-Engaged Scholarship for Health Collaborative Holds Teleconference on Community Engagement and Community-Engaged Scholarship The...

New Report: Measuring Digital Opportunity for America’s Children


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[posted from CTCNet Philadelphia listserv] I thought I’d share with you a newly released report from The Children’s Partnership — Measuring Digital Opportunity for America’s...

Partnerships Classifieds

Powell School Garden Service Day


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Powell School Garden Service Day Date: Saturday, July 16, 10am – 2pm (rain date Sun, July 17, 10am) Place: meet at Samuel Powell Middle School – 301 N. 36th Street Cost: volunteer...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

International K-H Conference on Service Learning Research


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5th Annual International K-H Conference on Service Learning Research Exploring the Premise: Advancing Knowledge & Transforming Lives November 13-15, 2005 Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center...

18th Annual Student Conference on Hunger and Homelessness


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] 18th Annual Student Conference on Hunger and Homelessness Seattle University Seattle, Washington November 11-13, 2005 Kick off your Hunger and...

12th Annual Education Law Conference


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12th Annual Education Law Conference Examines Current Law and Educational Policy Issues, July 25-28, 2005 Portland, Maine. Portland, ME – latest developments in special ed, NCLB, testing,...

2005 Rooted in Community Conference: the Politics of Food


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[posted from Community Food Security Coalition newsletter] The 2005 Rooted in Community Conference: the Politics of Food What: Officially summer arrived which means the gardening season is in full...

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges 68th Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA July 17th to 20th, 2005 “Sustaining the...

Grant Opportunities

National Weather Association Sol Hirsch Teacher Grants


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] National Weather Association Sol Hirsch Teacher Grants The National Weather Association awards Sol Hirsch Teacher Grants to improve students’...

National Geographic Teacher Grant Program


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National Geographic Teacher Grant Program National Geographic Teacher Grant Program to promote geographic literacy for all children. Maximum Award: $5,000. Eligibility: Teachers K-12. Deadline:...

Do Something BRICK Awards


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Do Something BRICK Awards The Do Something BRICK Awards honors 6 outstanding youth leaders who develop projects to improve their community. Maximum Award: $5,000 scholarship and a $5,000 grant....

Toyota Family Literacy Program


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Toyota Family Literacy Program This program provides Hispanic and other immigrant families with quality family literacy programming designed to increase basic language and literacy skills, as well as...

HSR Impact Award


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] AcademyHealth requests nominations for its first annual HSR Impact Award, which recognizes outstanding research that has been...

Pay It Forward Foundation — Mini-Grant Project


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Pay It Forward Foundation — Mini-Grant Project Application Deadlines: Applications for mini-grants are reviewed three times each year. Deadlines are October 15, January 15, and April 15....

NIH Funding for Drug Abuse Prevention Intervention Research


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] Funding Opportunity Number: PA-05-118 Due Date for Applications: Multiple Receipt Dates – See Link to Full Announcement for details...

Presidential Academies for American History & Civics Education


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] Presidential Academies for American History & Civics Education Purpose of Program: This program supports the establishment of Presidential...

Emergency Response & Crisis Management Grant Program


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] Emergency Response & Crisis Management Grant Program Purpose of Program: The Emergency Response & Crisis Management grant program supports...

Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention Models on College Campuses


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention Models on College Campuses Purpose of Program: We seek to support projects addressing high-risk drinking &...

Underage Drinking: Building Health Care System Responses


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] Underage Drinking: Building Health Care System Responses Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-AA-06-003 Due Date for Applications: Dec 19,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Development Director, Phila. Citizens for Children & Youth


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An excellent opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children awaits YOU at one of the region?s leading child advocacy organizations! Now in its 25th year, Philadelphia Citizens for Children...

Chess Mentors, America’s Foundation for Chess


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[emailed 7/7/2005] America?s Foundation for Chess (AF4C) Philadelphia Chapter Seeking Teaching Assistants to be Chess Mentors Description: America?s Foundation for Chess (AF4C) has developed a chess...

K12 Science Trainer


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[posted from CTCNet Philadelphia list 7/1/2005] Job Title: K12 Science Trainer Job Description: K12 is implementing our classroom-ready K-3 Science program in Philadelphia. Key to the success of this...


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