The week of

August 5, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

Save the Family Benefit & Awards Ceremony


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Mothers United Through Tragedy Inc. ?Stolen Dreams? PRESENTS SAVE THE FAMILY BENEFIT & AWARDS CEREMONY Where: Colleen?s Restaurant 2200 Ben Franklin Pkwy. Park Towne Place When: August 28, 2005...

Fifth Annual Youth VOICES Speak Out


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Join us for the Fifth Annual Youth VOICES Speak Out Tuesday, August 9th 10 to 1 Ritter Hall, Walk Auditorium 13th and Montgomery St. Temple University Don?t miss this extraordinary screening of...

Intergenerational Strategies for Nutrition Education


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On September 19th, the PA Nutrition Education Network is presenting its fall workshop, Intergenerational Strategies for Nutrition Education, FREE to Network members! To accommodate members across the...

Conflict Resolution and Community Building Training


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5th Annual Conflict Resolution and Community Building Training for Elementary School Educators Practical Strategies and Activities to: ? Teach kids creative conflict resolution skills ? Help kids...

Urban Tree Risk Management Professional Training


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Urban Tree Risk Management Professional Training August 24-25 Delaware Center for Horticulture Wilmington, Delaware Cost $ This training provides a sound base and understanding of tools and concepts...

Kick Off Meeting, Artspace


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On September 12, 2005, from 3 -5 , the William Penn Foundation is hosting a meeting at the Chemical Heritage Foundation at which Artspace Projects will announce the cultural facilities initiative it...

PA Governor’s Conference for Women


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Just announced! Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will be a keynote speaker at the Conference. Madeleine Albright served as the 64th Secretary of State of the United States. She was the...

New Resources

New Book: Promise of Partnerships: Tapping into the Campus as a Community Asset


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] The Promise of Partnerships: Tapping into the Campus as a Community Asset, a new publication from Campus Compact, is a hands-on resource that offers...

New Publication: University Education for Community Change


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] Announcing a new publication from the Community Learning Project: University Education for Community Change: A Vital Strategy for Progress on...

Toolkit: How to Build a Successful Mentoring Program


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership has just released a comprehensive tool kit that shows organizations How to Build a Successful...

New Publication: Hands-on Farm to School Education Programs


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[posted from Community Food Security listserv] FEEDING YOUNG MINDS: Hands-on Farm to School Education Programs ?Feeding Young Minds: Hands-on Farm to School Education Programs,? is the latest...

New Article: Ethical Goals of Community Consultation in Research


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] The latest issue of American Journal of Public Health (Vol. 95, No. 7) features an article that may be of interest. Ethical Goals of...

Fact Sheet: Impact of Service-Learning K-12 students


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[posted from Higher Ed Service Learning listserv] A new fact sheet from Learn and Serve America’s National Service-Learning Clearinghouse () summarizes a number of findings from studies on the...

New Website: Service and Inclusion


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[posted from Higher Ed Service Learning listserv] Hello from the National Service Inclusion Project, We have recently completed some major website construction and we would like to invite you to take...

New Resource: Good Knight Crime Prevention materials for families


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] Bilingual Family Volunteer Resource for Adults and Children of All Ages – Perfect for Volunteers Interested in Literacy, Crime/Abduction...

New Articles: Critical Public Health


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] Volume 15 Number 2/June 2005 of Critical Public Health is now available on the Taylor & Francis web site at This issue contains...

New Report: Complementary Learning


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School] I have some news for you that I hope you’ll find of interest. The new issue of Harvard Family Research Project?s periodical, ?The Evaluation...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed, Senf Off to College Rally


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Please read this as an invitation to participate in the “Send Off to College Rally” this Wednesday (August 10th) at the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Come and cheer on the...

Session leaders needed, Nonprofit Technology Regional Conference


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Share your knowledge, successes, and war stories with your peers. The Nonprofit Technology Regional Conference, “What you Need to Succeed: Using Information to Empower your Organization,”...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Community Development: International Perspectives


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[posted from Community Development Banking listserv] Interdisciplinary Community Development: International Perspectives Papers are sought for a special issue of the Journal of the Community Practice...

Fall 2005 Comunity Development Academy


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Fall into…. New Ideas, Community Building and Hands-On Training at the Fall 2005 Comunity Development Academy The University of Missouri Community Development Extension Program offers a series...

Call for Proposals: Political Science Teaching and Learning Conference


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[ed note: this looks like a great opportunity to present on service-learning] 2006 Teaching and Learning Conference Call for Papers Opens The American Political Science Assocition invites proposals...

American Political Science Association Annual Convention


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American Political Science Association Annual Convention The APSA will hold its annual convention from September 1-4 in Washington, 2005 Program Theme: Theorists have posited that people who live in...

Microenterprise Regional Training Institutes


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[posted from Community Development Banking listserv] Dear Colleagues: we don’t waste any time after the annual conference to bring you additional opportunities for high quality training on...

Continuing Ed Institute on Community Based Participatory Research


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The ASPH/CDC Examining Community-Institutional Partnerships for Prevention Research Group has been invited by APHA to offer a continuing education institute (CEI) on CBPR partnerships at this...

Grant Opportunities

AmeriCorps Announces Funding Opportunities


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2, 2005 CONTACT: Sandy Scott sscott@ (202) 606-6724 AmeriCorps Announces Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2006 (Washington ) — The Corporation for National and...

Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grant Program


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[posted from Public Education Network newblast] Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grant Program The Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grant Program gives small monetary grants to schools, nature centers,...

Environmental Excellence Awards


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] SeaWorld/Busch Gardens/Fujifilm Environmental Excellence Awards 2006 SeaWorld/Busch Gardens/Fujifilm Environmental Excellence Awards recognize the...

National Schools of Character


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] National Schools of Character The National Schools of Character (NSOC) Awards program has a twofold purpose: 1) To identify exemplary schools and...

Read Across America Library Books Awards


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Read Across America Library Books Awards The NEA Foundation announces a new award to help public schools serving economically disadvantaged students...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Exec. Director, Philadelphia Area Consortium for Education


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[emailed 8/2/2005] As many of you know, I?ve been working these past few months to help launch a new non-profit, the Philadelphia Area Consortium for Education (PACE). The purpose of this venture is...

Program Associate, Charles Ellis Trust


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[emailed 8/3/2005] The Charles E. Ellis Trust Program Associate Description of the trust: The Charles Ellis Trust mission is to help girls from single parent families who are Philadelphia residents...

AmeriCorps positions, National School and Community Corps


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Education Works Home of the National School and Community Corps (NSCC) NSCC: WHAT?S IN IT FOR ME? Few opportunities will offer you as much power and influence as a term of service with the National...

North Penn Valley Boys & Girls Club


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[emailed 8/3/2005] A Boys and Girls Club after school tutoring program serving North Penn/Souderton, is seeking new employees for its program. They are looking for someone who wants to be in a...

Pt-time Youth Development Specialist, Temple University


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[emailed 8/8/2005] Job Title Youth Development Specialist (Part-time) Location TU: Center for Social Policy and Community Development Campus Main Campus Part Time Job Number TU-07847 Date Posted...

Manager, 21st Century Community Learning Center, Project HOME


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[emailed 8/8/2005] A Great Place to Work and Make a Difference! We are a rapidly growing, independent nonprofit agency in Philadelphia with a mission to empower persons to break the cycle of...

Technology Innovation Project Manager, NPowerPA


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[emailed to CTCNet Philadelphia listerv 8/1/2005] NPower Position Announcement NPower PA is a nonprofit organization founded in 2002 whose mission is to help other nonprofits use technology to better...

Project Coordinator, Pace Center, Princeton University


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[posted to Higher Ed Service-Learning list 7/28/2005] The Pace Center for Community Service at Princeton University is looking to fill a Program Coordinator position. Please circulate the description...

Pt-time Admin. Asst, Pace Center, Princeton University


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[posted to Higher Ed Service-Learning list 7/28/2005] The Pace Center for Community Service at Princeton University is looking to fill a half-time Administrative Assistant position. Please circulate...


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