The week of

July 15, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

Lutheran Settlement House?s Open House and Movie Night


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COME AND JOIN US FOR A FULL EVENING OF FUN ACTIVITIES FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY! WHAT: Lutheran Settlement House?s Open House and Movie Night WHEN: Friday, August 12, 2005 TIME: from 5pm to 10pm...

Strike Out Teen Stress


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Join us in STRIKING OUT TEEN STRESS on Wednesday, August 10th at Strikes Bowling Lounge for a night of fun, games and more! All proceeds benefit The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s...

40th anniversary celebration of Community College of Philadelphia


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Dear Friends, Students, Colleagues and Alumni: Community College of Philadelphia is celebrating its 40th Anniversary, ?40 Years?Creating Our celebration commenced on September 23 and will continue...

Dinner Conversation on Keeping Kids Safe


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You?re Invited! Join us for dinner and a stimulating discussion on Thursday, August 4 6:30pm to 9:00pm Back Home Caf? 1515 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia, 19130 Cost: $25* (includes dinner and...

WiFi demonstration in Olney


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Get Stay Reach the WiFi is Philly Wireless Philadelphia is coming to Olney, bringing high-speed Internet access to residents and businesses FREE* for a one-year pilot. Come see what WiFi is all...

Let’s Love Logan Day 2005


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LET’S LOVE LOGAN DAY 2005 5th Annual Community Festival Dear Friends: The Let’s Love Logan Community Association in partnership with the Beloved St. John CDC, cordially invites your...

Future of the City 2015: Planning for Development


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THE FUTURE OF THE CITY 2015: PLANNING FOR DEVELOPMENT August 27 and 28, 2005 Campolo School for Social Change Eastern University–Philadelphia 990 Spring Garden Street, Sixth Floor Philadelphia,...

New Resources

Moving Youth From Risk to Opportunity


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] The Forum for Youth Investment is pleased to announce the release of Youth Count: Exploring How KIDS COUNT Grantees Address Youth Issues...

Family Guide to Keeping Youth Mentally Health & Drug Free


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The Dept. of Health and Human Services (SAMHSA) offers A Family Guide to Keeping Youth Mentally Healthy & Drug Free. Welcome to this public education Web site, developed to support the efforts...

New Book: New Directions in Civic Engagement: University Avenue Meets Main Street


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] New Directions in Civic Engagement: University Avenue Meets Main Street is a collection of essays by 20 experts in the fields of higher education and...

Summer Issue of Community Works Journal


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Summer 2005 Issue of Community Works Journal is Now Available! The Summer 2005 Issue of Community Works Journal “The Measure of Success” Includes: FEATURED ESSAYS * Educating for...

New Website and Listserv: Greater Philly Environmental Network


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We have met or been on other email distribution lists together, etc. and I understand you are interested in open space preservation, green building, and/or other environmental-related issues that...

Articles: Effective Community Collaborations


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A new issue of Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine has been made available: Methodological Challenges in Conducting Health Disparities Research: June 2005; Vol. 82,...

New Article: Campus and Community Collaboration: Clark University story


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-learning list] In the 1980s, Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, had a choice. It could turn its geographic focus toward Park Avenue, expanding its campus...

Symposium Papers: Race, Crime, and Voting


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[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] The Columbia Human Rights Law Review has just published a special issue featuring papers prepared for a symposium on disenfranchisement sponsored by the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Women’s Medical Fund seeks office to share


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[emailed 7/16/2005] Women’s Medical Fund wants to share space with another organization. We need a minimum of 500 square feet encompassing 2 to 4 offices. We would like to share a conference...

Give tours of School District’s New Education Center


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Philadelphia Home and School Council will be working with the School District of Philadelphia to offer tours of the New Education Center at 440 North Broad Street. This is an exciting opportunity for...

Looking for “Social Entrepreneurs”


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CALL FOR STUDENT LEADER/PRESENTERS If you had to nominate one or two students as outstanding ?social entrepreneurs? who have founded and/or led innovative, effective service or activist programs on...

Do Something Youth Advisory Council


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Are you a young person who is changing your world? Join the Do Something YAC! What’s the YAC? The YAC is Do Something’s Youth Advisory Council, a panel of young people that tells us what...

summer camp volunteers needed


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[posted to CTCNet Philadelphia listserv] My Name is Doris Phillips, Executive Director of HERO, a non profit organization, and would like to have Volunteers for our Summer Camp Program ages 5 to 15...

Be on the Media Tank Board of Directors


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Are YOU tired of today’s media climate — full of ads, reality shows, hype and little substance? Do you wish the media were more accurate, accountable, diverse, and community-based? Are...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

People+Money: Making it Work in the Neighborhood


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[posted from Community Development Banking Listserv] The National Training and Information Center (NTIC) is presenting its first national housing and banking summit in Chicago, August 17-19th....

YouthBuild Fall Conference


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YouthBuild Fall Conference, October 24-27, 2005 in Arlington, VA Location: Sheraton National Hotel Event Cost*: varies, see web site at – Construction Staff as Teachers and Counselors (Oct....

Conference on Voting Rights Act of 1965


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[posted from Demos: Democracy Dispatch] The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund invites you to save thedate for Past and Prologue, a national conference commemorating the 40th...

Grant Opportunities

Sociological Initiatives Foundation CBR grant


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] The Sociological Initiatives Foundation provides grants of $5,000 to $15,000 to support community-based research projects. Areas of...

Balance Bar Community Grants


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Balance Bar Community Grants support physical activities that enrich lives while enhancing physical health. Deadline: Aug. 31, 2005. Read more at: <a...

Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts


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The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Grant Program Guidelines [Revised as of October 2003] Grants are made on a project basis to curatorial programs at museums, artists’ organizations...

Tobacco Policy Change Grant


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Invites Applications for Tobacco Policy Change Round Two Deadline: August 1, 2005 Tobacco Policy Change: A Collaborative for Healthier...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

AmeriCorps*VISTA, Campaign for Working Families


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[emailed 7/12/2005] Campaign for Working Families (CWF) works with earned income tax credit (EITC) eligible households in Philadelphia. Working with a partnership of 16 major organizations, we...

Red Cross Club Facilitator, American Red Cross


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[emailed 7/15/2005] American Red Cross ?Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Red Cross Club Facilitator The American Red Cross-Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, in partnership...

Life Skills Instructor, Arbor E & T


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[emailed 7/14/2005] The Achieving Independence Center is seeking to fill the position of Lead Coach. The AIC is a "one-stop" center designed to help young people in foster care achieve...

Ameri*Corps positions, City Year Philadelphia


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City Year Greater Philadelphia POSITION OPENING Position: Full Year Corps Member Organization: City Year, an AmeriCorps national service program Education: All education levels and majors Enrollment...

Director of Development and Marketing, Phila Education Fund


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[emailed 7/5/2005] Philadelphia Education Fund Job Description Director of Development & Marketing Summary: The Philadelphia Education Fund seeks an accomplished fundraising professional with a...

Director of Technology Services & Programs, Arts in Business Council


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[emailed 7/19/2005] Director of Technology Services & Programs The Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia, the region?s leading service organization to the cultural and business...

Assistant Nutrition Program Coordinator, Philabundance


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[emailed 7/11/2005] Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Contacts! Below is a job posting for Philabundance. Assistant Nutrition Program Coordinator Philabundance Full time position with benefits Job...

Assistant to the Exec Dir/Office Manager, Bread & Roses Community Fund


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[emailed 7/20/2005] Job Opening at Bread & Roses! Bread & Roses is seeking an Assistant to the Executive Director/Office Manager. For more information, click here or visit <a...

Part-Time Organizer, Phila Grassroots Cable Coalition


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Seeking Part-time Organizer for David v. Goliath Corporate Accountability Campaign! The Philadelphia Grassroots Cable Coalition seeks part-time media justice organizer to support its campaign to hold...

Miscellaneous

2005 Generations United Intergenerational


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We are pleased to announce the 2005 Generations United Intergenerational Photography Contest sponsored by MetLife Foundation. The contest is for the best intergenerational photo taken by a younger or...


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