The week of

July 29, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

Unemployment: A Savings Opportunity for Nonprofit Employers


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[posted from ] PANO Workshop: Unemployment: A Savings Opportunity for Nonprofit Employers ? How to reduce unemployment costs by 40-60% a year with alternative funding solutions ? Why you should...

City Wide Candle Light Vigil


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Mothers United Through Tragedy Inc. ?Stolen Dreams? PRESENTS OUR CITY WIDE CANDLE LIGHT VIGIL & BALLOON RELEASING CELEBRATING THE OF QUENTELL LEMAR BOGGS , 1976 ? , 1997 WHEN: SATURDAY AUGUST...

NPower PA’s August Training Calendar


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NPower PA?s August Training Calendar is now available! You can view the calendar by going to or by viewing the attached document. Registration is easy. If you see a course you like please call...

New Resources

Free Service-Learning Promotional Materials


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[posted from Service Learning Advances] Free Service-Learning Promotional Materials Learn and Serve America has created a new set of tools to help you spread the word about service-learning,...

Article: Community care for people who are homeless and mentally ill


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] We published a great article in May 2003 entitled, “Community care for people who are homeless and mentally ill” by Lin Drury...

Effective Practices Resource Center


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[posted from Higher Ed Service Learning listserv] THE RESOURCE CENTER’S EFFECTIVE PRACTICES COLLECTION Find all of the following at NEW SERVICE REFLECTION Eugenia Petty shares a poem, a photo,...

Panel on Nonprofit Sector Recommendations


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On Wednesday, June 22, 2005, the Panel on the Nonprofit Sector released its final recommendations to Congress, the Senate Finance Committee, and the nonprofit sector. Also attending the Capitol Hill...

Career website for teens


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[posted from Public Education Networks newsblast] HELPING YOUNG PEOPLE GET A HEAD START ON CAREERS Three hundred middle school students from around the country worked on a new website created to link...

New Book: Youth Perspectives on Globalization


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[posted from Global Youth Action Network newsletter] Global Youth Action Network launches publication on Globalization ?Debating Globalization: Youth Perspectives on the International Economic and...

Creating Exceptional Nonprofit Boards


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[posted from Nonprofit and Foundation Management and Performance Update] The Source: Twelve Principles of Governance That Power Exceptional Boards Exceptional boards add significant value to their...

Community Based Participatory Research in Public Health programs


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On May 9 and 10, the Education Committee of the Association of Schools of Public Health held a meeting to discuss responses to the Institute of Medicine’s recent reports on the future of public...

Making Waves: Canada’s Community Economic Development Magazine


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The Spring 2005 edition of “Making Waves: Canada’s Community Economic Development Magazine” tackles the issue of comprehensiveness in CED from two angles – meaningful...

New Report: School Staffing Inequities for Low-income students


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IMPROVING STAFFING FOR LOW-INCOME AND MINORITY STUDENTS A new report by the Learning First Alliance (LFA) — a permanent partnership of 12 national education associations — offers a...

New Issue of Shelterforce Magazine


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] NEW ISSUE OF SHELTERFORCE MAGAZINE The Power of a Community-Based Development Coalition The rise and fall of the Chicago Association of Neighborhood Development...

Partnerships Classifieds

Add to Coming of Age website


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One of the features of the forthcoming Coming of Age website will be a lifelong learning search engine for the Greater Philadelphia region. This feature will allow users to search for learning...

Volunteers Needed: Stein/Maddox Barbecue Challenge


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We?re looking for volunteers to spend part of Saturday, August 6 at Citizens Bank Park with the Neil Stein/Garry Maddox Barbecue Challenge. This fun-filled event?pitting more than 20 restaurants and...

S-L Opportunity: Food Stamp Enrollment Campaign


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Dear service-learning faculty and coordinators, Now that the summer is drawing to an end, many of you are gearing up for the fall semester. The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger is also...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Community Weaver Certification Training


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COMMUNITY WEAVER CERTIFICATION TRAINING August 23-27th, 2005 Bastyr University Conference & Retreat Center* Seattle, Washington Registration: $495 (Includes training, materials, lodging, meals)...

National Summit on Your City?s Families


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[posted from National Community Tax Coalition newsletter] Sunday ? Wednesday, September 25-28. National Summit on Your City?s Families in San Antonio, Texas. Carol Bellamy, who is completing her...

National Outreach Scholarship Conference


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] We are pleased to invite you to the fifth annual Outreach Scholarship Conference, which will be held October 2-4, 2005 on the University of Georgia...

Teleconference on Communities & Physicians Together


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Teleconference on Communities & Physicians Together: The 2005 CCPH Award Recipient October 19, 2005 10 am PST / 1 pm EST. Communities &...

Grant Opportunities

New Asset Building Technical Assistance Project


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YEF Institute Announces New Asset Building Technical Assistance Project In response to municipal interest in building capacity to develop or support wealth-building initiatives to assist low-income...

Librarians for the 21st Century


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[posted from HIgher Ed Service Learning listserv] The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces funding for Librarians for the 21st Century <a href=""></a> Due Date for...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Organizer, Neighborhood Parenting Program


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[emailed 7/27/2005] The Neighborhood Parenting Program Job Description: Program Organizer Office Management ? Daily general office organization ? Handle daily phone calls, filing and copying ?...

Development and Communications Dir, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary


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JOB DESCRIPTION DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR 7/15/05 GENERAL FUNCTIONS The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary?s Development & Communications Director will assist the Executive...

Chess Mentor Teaching Assistants, America’s Foundation for Chess


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America?s Foundation for Chess Seeking Teaching Assistants to be Chess Mentors Description: America?s Foundation for Chess (AF4C) has developed a chess curriculum called First Move? that uses chess...

Miscellaneous

Openings at YouthBuild Charter School


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Youthbuild Philadelphia Charter School, located at 1231 N. Broad Street, 3rd Floor, is accepting applications for the next program cycle beginning September 2005, ending June 2006. The following...

Corporation for National Service Strategic Plan


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On behalf of our Board of Directors, I am pleased to let you know that a draft of the Corporation?s 2005 ? 2010 Strategic Plan is available on our website <a href=""></a>. I?d...


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